Bodrum wins the title of “Saint Tropez of Turkey” by NYTimes magazine. Bodrum is the dreamland of those who answer as “yes” the question “Would you like to go on a holiday after work every day?”
The craggy mountainous Bozburun Peninsula is the real hidden Turkey. Almost a living museum, it provides an insight into life rural Turkey much as it was 50 to 100 years ago. Even in the peak of summer, the peninsula remains peaceful and uncrowded.
Cappadocia, ancient district in east-central Anatolia, situated on the rugged plateau north of the Taurus Mountains, in the centre of present-day Turkey.
The Dalyan Delta is one of Turkey’s most wondrous natural phenomena.At the head of the delta lies Lake Köycegiz, a large mystical lake that many years ago formed a natural harbour. Over time, silting has created a warren of reed covered streams that
The spindly, 50-mile-long Datça peninsula in Turkey’s Muğla province is a dagger of pure green at the meeting point of the Aegean and the Mediterranean, and is as unsullied as south-west Turkey gets. The ancient Greeks believed Datça to have been cre
Saint Nicholas, who is involved in many a childhood memories, was born in and lived his life in lands which is part of Turkey. His birth place is the ancient city of Patara, which is adjacent to the Gelemisvillage of the Antalya province.
Ephesus, founded in the 7th century BC, was the most important Greek city in Ionian Asia Minor and was noted for the magnificent Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
Fethiye is located in the Aegean region of Turkey, on the ancient city of Telmessos. In 1958 an earthquake levelled the city, leaving only the tombs from Telmessos. It is a well known tourist destination in the summer, for its excellent natural harbo
Göcek (named ‘Kalimche’ in ancient times) was conveniently located between Telmessos (today Fethiye) and Kaunos (today Dalyan). Göcek would have remained a sleepy Anatolian town if a group of artists and poets (led by Bedri Rahmi Eyüboğlu and
The ancient sites of Xanthos, Letoon, Pinara, Tlos and Patara are all close by, with Kekova, Demre, Myra, Phaselis, Olympos and Aspendos slightly further afield, but all easily accessible.
Naturally, the harbour is the focal point of the town, with local çay (tea) gardens providing delightful shady spots in which to relax and soak up the atmosphere prior to exploring the labyrinth of narrow streets that meander through the old town.
The ruins of ancient Knidos, also known as Cnidos, sit on the very tip of the Datca Peninsula in Turkey. The city was built on the end of this peninsula and also on the neighboring island, which was once connected by a bridge or causeway and is no
Marmaris is a coastal town, a port city and a tourist destination on the southwest Mediterranean coast of Turkey, in the Mugla Province. Marmaris is one of the Turkey's most popular holiday towns and largest resorts on the Aegean coast.
Oludeniz Beach is the most beautiful and popular tourist beaches in Turkey and is now a National Park. That is why there are no hotels on the beach and new construction works are banned to preserve the uniqueness of the local nature.