Category Archive: Sightseeing

Bodrum Day Trip to coastal Çökertme

If you’re looking to explore a little bit further afield than the Bodrum Peninsula there are plenty of places within an easy 60-90 minute drive from central Bodrum. Earlier this week we decided to venture to the famous Çökertme. This bay backed by pine forests and olive groves and is a favorite mooring point for captains cruising along the Blue Cruise route.

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Welcome to the Best of Gümüşlük

Welcome to Gumusluk Bay Home Page. Discover what’s waiting for you at Gumusluk. Getting There, Things to Do, Map & summary of the Beach and Harbour

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Welcome to the Best of Kadikalesi

Located mid-way between Gümüşlük and Turgutreis, this off-the-beaten track destination offers an oasis of calm. Although there are a couple of resorts in the area, the local beach retains is rural charm, and is within walking distance of it’s nearby neighbours. We like stopping off here on our way to Turgutreis.

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Video of how to get the best out of Bodrum with Day Trips

This 45 minute video shows you how to enjoy Bodrum, with boats trips & day trips to places like Yalikavak and Güvercinlik.

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4 Reasons to Visit Bodrum Castle

As well as giving an overview of the antiquities at the castle Silke didn’t miss the most important aspect of a visit to the castle … a chance to view the local area from the ramparts.

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A Review of Jack Scott’s “Postcards from the Ege”

A review of Jack Scott’s “Postcards from the Ege”. A book that introduces different areas of Turkey in bite-size chunks making it easy to digest. Get to know what is further afield from Bodrum, and along Turkey’s Aegean and Mediterranean shores.

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Top 10 Bodrum’s Ottoman Shipyard & Cemetery Photo Gallery

This month’s theme is “Bodrum’s Ottoman Shipyard and Cemetery” for our Top 10 Photos from Annie at Bodrum and Beyond Photography.

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Peksimet Windmill Photo Gallery

On the road from Ortakent to Gümüşlük, as you drive through Peksimet, you get a great view of four abandoned windmills along the ridge.

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First Impressions & Lasting Memories of Yalikavak & Bodrum

Read Karen’s First Impressions and Lasting Memories of Yalikavak & Bodrum, excerpts of which will be featured in the updated edition of my “Bodrum Peninsula Travel Guide” ebook available on Amazon.

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Myndos Gate Bodrum

Myndos Gate was located on the western side of the city wall that protected the ancient city of Bodrum. The towers and walls are being renovated, and this is the location of a bloody battle when Alexander the Great stormed the city.

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Gümüşlük Travel Guide Contents

Here’s a summary of the chapters and content in my Gümüşlük Travel Guide ebook Content. If you’re visiting the Bodrum Peninsula in Turkey, make sure to visit Gümüşlük, even if it’s only for a day.

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Back Street Stroll to Bodrum’s Mausoleum

The restaurants and bars that line the harbour along Neyzen Tevfik add a touch of modern day glitz and glamour to Bodrum. But you only have to step off the main drag to be transported back in time, as you follow the tranquil back streets of Bodrum that lead to the entrance of the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus.

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