Southern Aegean (Güney Ege) is the southern part of Aegean Region, Turkey.
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, and Lycia (partially).
- International airports are located in Bodrum and Dalaman.
- Ferries connect most towns on the coast to the nearest respective islands belonging to Greek ???Dodeconese…. greek islands of fof….group….?
- 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.