The local airport is called Samsun-Çarşamba Airport (IATA: SZF, ICAO: LTFH), 23 km from the city centre. There are flights from Istanbul and other big cities almost every day.
The local people all eat pide all the time especially and ritualistically on Sunday almost .Pide has four different types available Kapalı, peynirli-yumurtalı (cheese&egg), pastırmalı-yumurtalı (spicy bacon&egg) and sucuklu-yumurtalı (Turkish wurst&egg) although there are some further varieties also possible such as spinach, kavurmalı etc.
One of the best restaurant in the city is Venn Restaurant on Adnan Menderes Bulvarı, 325. Huge variety of food with definite quality. Not to mention about the dining rooms, plating and service is quite perfect. You keep in mind that there is another dining room upstairs with a better view and fine dining atmosphere. You can always get the Pide here, and you won't regret. Don't leave Samsun without stopping by this restaurant.
Venn Butik Otel, Cumhuriyet Mahallesi Adnan Menderes Bulvarı No.325 Atakum, ☎ 0362 407 00 01 - 02 - 03, . Venn Otel is located in Atakum area of Samsun, right next to beautiful Black Sea. Everything in this hotel is just thought to be perfect. There are only 14 rooms, but all of them are just beautiful. When you will get in there you will not only feel like home but also enjoy the chicness and the comfort. You can also enjoy the delicious food in both of the saloons.