Izmir is situated on the Aegean shoreline and is the third biggest city in Turkey, with a population of approximately 4 million. It is the area’s critical commercial hub, with a large seaport and an airport, and has an extra European feel compared to other Turkish towns, with many cafes, restaurants and bars dotting the seafront.
Though over a million visitors gather to its seashores, trendy restaurants, boutique hotels and clubs every summer, the town of Bodrum (ancient Halicarnassus) by no means seems to lose its pleasure.
More than all other Turkish coastal getaways, it has a mysterious stylishness that permeates it, from the city’s crowning castle and impressive marina to its flower-filled teashops and white-washed backstreets.
Kusadasi is amongst the Turkish Mediterranean’s most popular cruise ports, and this dock town is all about sea, sun and fun vacations. Known for its lively entertainment scene and bargain shopping, it has become, during the past several decades, a preferred destination for tourists from European nations on package holidays.
Situated inside what was formerly the inlet of the River Kaystros, Ephesus includes succeeding Roman and Hellenistic settlements founded on new spots, which followed the shoreline as it withdrew westward. Excavations have shown magnificent monuments of the Roman Imperial epoch including the Great Theatre and the Library of Celsus.
Marmaris is a coastal resort a port town and a traveller destination on the south-west Mediterranean beach of Turkey, in the Mugla Province, akin to the other trendy vacation town Bodrum. Marmaris has numerous quality hotels, holiday villages and apartments and is amongst Turkey’s most popular holiday cities and biggest resorts on the Aegean coastline.
It has impressive environs such as extensive coastline, outstanding scenery of pine-covered hills, isolated inlets and bays, marinas and numerous attractions.