The finest of the Aegean and the Mediterranean meet in Bodrum
Muğla, located where the Mediterranean and the Aegean seas meet, is home to some of Turkey's most famous tourist spots?
By: Turkish Tourism
Bodrum, is amongst the most popular holiday destinations along Türkiye's beautiful coastline. It's golden sand and Blue Flag beaches provide idyllic holiday experiences for sun and sea lovers while also providing an ideal location for numerous water activities, particularly scuba diving. For history buffs, both Bodrum Castle, built by the Knights of Rhodes in the 15th century, and the Bodrum Underwater Museum inside the Castle are must-sees, while the ruins of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, bring a sense of graceful antiquity to the city. Guests can enjoy evocative views of docks adorned with palm and eucalyptus trees and marinas where "gulets" (a typical boat for Bodrum) are anchored at Bodrum Harbour, where ships have docked for over three thousand years. Bodrum; a culinary destination serves the most distinctive selections from Turkish and global cuisine.
Fethiye: A Natural Attractions Destination
Fethiye, a renowned tourist destination in Muğla, is beloved for its natural beauty, stunning beaches, serene coves, and breathtaking vistas. Ölüdeniz, with its picturesque shoreline, and Butterfly Valley, a protected area boasting 80 butterfly species since 1995, are top attractions. Kabak Bay, an hour's drive away, is a popular camping spot. Fethiye is also home to the famous Lycian Way hiking trail, Saklıkent Canyon with its cliffs and Eşen Stream, and captivating underground caves. Divers flock to Fethiye for its diving sites, while Babadağ stands as one of Türkiye's and the world's premier paragliding hubs.
Marmaris: A Favourite Destination for Tourists
Offering natural beauty, ancient history, blue sea and golden sands, Marmaris provides travellers with all they need for a relaxing summer holiday. Cleopatra Island, also known as Sedir Island, attracts visitors who want to swim in refreshingly calm waters and observe historical structures. Known for its golden sands and protected due to its historical significance, Cleopatra Island also houses ancient sites such as the Temple of Apollo, a theatre and a necropolis. Selimiye and Bozburun, the two beach settlements of Marmaris, which also have a cruise terminal, guarantee a tranquil and relatively private vacation.
Köyceğiz: A Serene City
Located between Marmaris and Fethiye, Köyceğiz is a peaceful CittaSlow City in Türkiye. Boat tours on Köyceğiz Lake provide a fragrant experience with orange flowers and sweetgum trees, and a chance to spot Caretta caretta sea turtles in the Köyceğiz-Dalyan Special Environmental Protection Area. The ancient city of Kaunos boasts remarkable rock tombs from the fourth century BC, captivating visitors. Sandras Mountain, part of the beautiful Taurus Mountains in the distinctive landscape of Köyceğiz, offers lovely trekking, camping, and thrilling activities, including a mountain biking trail. Köyceğiz provides a tranquil holiday experience while preserving its traditional way of life.
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