Ankara, the national capital, is situated roughly 160 miles (257 kilometers) to the east of Kartepe, while Istanbul is 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the west.
There's so much more to Southern Marmara than Kartepe alone, so allow time to visit the region's cities, attractions and landscapes. Roughly 13 miles (21 kilometers) away is Sapanca. Set aside a day here to see the Yeni Mosque and Sapanca Lake Park.
Yalova is about 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Kartepe. This center offers a diverse range of attractions, like Luna Park, Yasar Okuyan Park and Yalova Ferry Terminal. Agustos Park, Mohackale Park and Baris Manco Open Air Theater are just a few of the other interesting attractions that await.
Venture into the past during your time in the Southern Marmara area. Discover some of the old towns for which this part of the world is renowned.
Southern Marmara boasts a number of gentle pastimes. Why not spend some time sunbathing or beach combing and leave your worries behind. Try some of this region's most popular cold weather activities. Join the locals and go cross-country skiing here. Snow shoeing is also popular.
You'll never want to bid "Hoşçakal" (farewell) to this memorable spot.