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* [[Bodrum]] — trendy resort town featuring a citadel, Roman ruins, and trendy clubs
 
* [[Bodrum]] — trendy resort town featuring a citadel, Roman ruins, and trendy clubs
 
* [[Datca|Datça]] — unspoilt local resort on the Datça Peninsula, nearby Knidos forms the boundary between Aegean and Mediterranean proper
 
* [[Datca|Datça]] — unspoilt local resort on the Datça Peninsula, nearby Knidos forms the boundary between Aegean and Mediterranean proper
* [[Didim]] — near the Roman city of Didyma
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* [[Didim]] — near the Roman city of Didyma with the statue of Medusa
 
* [[Denizli]] — relatively big city inland, hub for visiting Pamukkale
 
* [[Denizli]] — relatively big city inland, hub for visiting Pamukkale
* [[Gumusluk]] — village on Bodrum Peninsula mainly frequented by bohemians
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* [[Gumusluk|Gümüşlük]] — village on Bodrum Peninsula mainly frequented by bohemians
* [[Yalikavak]] — village on Bodrum Peninsula
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* [[Muğla]] — pleasant inland city with a well-preserved old quarter
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* [[Yalikavak|Yalıkavak]] — village on Bodrum Peninsula
  
 
==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
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* [[Altinkum]]
 
* [[Altinkum]]
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* [[Aphrodisias]] {{-}} one of the best preserved Roman cities in Turkey, much less crowded than some better known sites
 
* [[Pamukkale]] — the white travertines
 
* [[Pamukkale]] — the white travertines
  
 
==Understand==
 
==Understand==
Essentially a northwestern extention of [[Mediterranean Turkey|Mediterranean coast]], this region has the typical “Turkish blue coast” – with mountains covered by pine forests descending right to the sea level. Historical names for this region include '''Caria''', and '''Lycia''' (partially).
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Essentially a northwestern extention of [[Mediterranean Turkey|Mediterranean coast]], this region has the typical “Turkish blue coast” – with mountains covered by pine forests descending right to the sea level. Historical names for this region include '''Caria'''.
  
 
==Talk==
 
==Talk==
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
* International '''airports''' are located in [[Bodrum]] and [[Dalaman]].
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* International '''airport''' of the region is located in [[Bodrum]].
 
* '''Ferries''' connect most towns on the coast to the nearest respective islands belonging to the [[Dodecanese]] island group of [[Greece]].  
 
* '''Ferries''' connect most towns on the coast to the nearest respective islands belonging to the [[Dodecanese]] island group of [[Greece]].  
 
* [[Aydin]] and [[Denizli]] has daily '''train''' services from [[Izmir]].  
 
* [[Aydin]] and [[Denizli]] has daily '''train''' services from [[Izmir]].  

Latest revision as of 14:36, 27 December 2010

Southern Aegean (Güney Ege) is the southern part of Aegean Region, Turkey.

Regions[edit]

Cities[edit]

  • Akyaka — coastal town on the tip of Gulf of Gökova, with beautiful traditional architecture
  • Bodrum — trendy resort town featuring a citadel, Roman ruins, and trendy clubs
  • Datça — unspoilt local resort on the Datça Peninsula, nearby Knidos forms the boundary between Aegean and Mediterranean proper
  • Didim — near the Roman city of Didyma with the statue of Medusa
  • Denizli — relatively big city inland, hub for visiting Pamukkale
  • Gümüşlük — village on Bodrum Peninsula mainly frequented by bohemians
  • Muğla — pleasant inland city with a well-preserved old quarter
  • Yalıkavak — village on Bodrum Peninsula

Other destinations[edit]

Travetines of Pamukkale
  • Altinkum
  • Aphrodisias — one of the best preserved Roman cities in Turkey, much less crowded than some better known sites
  • Pamukkale — the white travertines

Understand[edit]

Essentially a northwestern extention of Mediterranean coast, this region has the typical “Turkish blue coast” – with mountains covered by pine forests descending right to the sea level. Historical names for this region include Caria.

Talk[edit]

Get in[edit]

  • International airport of the region is located in Bodrum.
  • Ferries connect most towns on the coast to the nearest respective islands belonging to the Dodecanese island group of Greece.
  • Aydin and Denizli has daily train services from Izmir.
  • A motorway connect the region with Izmir in the north. D400 connects Fethiye with Antalya in the east through Lycian coast.

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