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Southern Aegean

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Southern Aegean

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



  • 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
  • Muğla — pleasant inland city with a well-preserved old quarter
  • Yalıkavak — village on Bodrum Peninsula

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Travetines of Pamukkale


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.


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  • International airports of the region are located in Bodrum and Dalaman.
  • 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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