Sinop is a charming Black Sea port town with excellent views. You can easily spend a day here wandering around the town, restaurants and sea front, although you could also easily see everything in half a day.
There is a daily Turkish Airlines morning flight to and from Istanbul Airport.
Sinop has impressive fortifications running through much of the town. The walls stand at 3 meters thick and up to 30 meters high, with 7 large towers.
Between 9 and 23 August near Sinop - a proposed site for a nuclear power plant - the international activist gathering Ecotopia will be held .
Grilled fish at one of the small restaurants.
Get up early and visit one of the local bakeries for a fresh loaf of Ekmek (a sourdough bread). Served hot and sometimes with butter and honey - It is a treat for the taste buds. A warm cup of tea goes well with this treat.
There is a large number of informal open-air cafes along the harbor serving deliciously fresh fish.
One of the fortified towers has turned into a cafe/bar, and is a great place to get a drink. It also has a good night scene. The mavi esinti cafe is on the sea front and have free wifi connection.
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