Pamukkale Water Sports
The lake formed by Adi Guzel Dam is very suitable for wind
PLACES OF INTEREST
IZMIR : -3rd largest city and 2nd port,
along the shores of a very large bay. Mildness of climate
tempered in summer by sea breezes. City famous for the International
fair. Ideal centre to visit the most famous archeological
sites and tourist spots in Turkey.
ÇESME : - small port, 15th century fortress, thermal baths,
nearby vast sandy beach always refreshed by summer breeze.
TRUVA : - TROY Çanakkale convenient port for visiting Troy.
Very important ruins in the nearby ancient city of ASSOS
(village of Behramkale).
GULF OF EDREMIT: fringed by beautiful beaches and seaside
resorts. AYVALIK a charming port.
BERGAMA : PERGAMON - the site of the ancient city of Pergamon
is one of the finest in Turkey. A great centre of culture
and commerce which became the capital of the Roman province
EFES : EPHESUS - one of the most important cities of Antiquity
and a highlight of a visit to Turkey. It has links with
pagan Gods and the Virgin Mary who spent her last days near
Ephesus. Important Greek and Roman monuments (Grand Theatre,
the little town of Selçuk with the 6th century Basilica
of St. John).
KUSADASI : -or island or Birds a little port overlooking
the most beautiful bay in the Aegean.
PRIENE and MILLET : MILETOS - important Ionian ports
DIDIM: DIDYMA - impressive temple of Apollo
APHRODISIAS : - dedicated to Aphrodite with remarkable stadium
and monuments. Marvellous sculptures housed in a museum.
PAMUKKALE : - spectacular white petrified cascade formed
by waters of hot springs
BODRUM: - picturesque port with beautiful Gulf of Gökova
MARMARIS : - confluence of the Med and the Aegean, pleasant
port with countless coves. DATÇA fishing village. KÖYCEGIZ
near the site of ancient KAUNOS FETHIYE - the ancient Telmessos,
on a hillside overlooking bay. Ruins of fortress built by
the knights of Rhodes.
| denizli rooster | folklore
| legends | festivals
sports and tourism >> hunting
| water sports
| bicycle tours
| fishing | winter
sports | cave tourism
| river tourism
| trekking | cultural
| thermal tourism
| eco tourism |
ancient cities >> hierapolis
- laodikya - tripolis
- colossae - eumania
- heraklia salbace
- tabae - dianisopolis
- apollon temple
attuda - apollonia
museums >> ethnography
home page >>