This village represents a beautiful blend of Turkish and Greek cultures from the 1920s, because, after the Independence War, it was agreed that the Greek homes would maintain their original characteristics.
As you stroll amongst the narrow cobblestone streets of Sirince, you can interact with the charming inhabitants of this tranquille little village that offers homemade fruit wine, herbal soaps and olive oil.
From Sirince you may visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, which was a center of pagan religions in the 15th century.
A visit to the ancient city of Ephesus is a must
Asclepion is a site dedicated to the god of healing and once served as a medical school and a healing center where Hippocrates is said to have taught and received his medical training. Today you can see Roman public baths, patients’ rooms and temples dedicated to Asclepius and Apollo.
Türkbükü bay is known as the ‘Saint-Tropez of Turkey’
Your charter will continue to the pleasant town and port of Datça and its peninsula with secluded and beautiful bays and on to the bay of Dalyan-Ekincik, known for excellent windsurfing. A lunch of fresh fish in a Dalyan village by the river is a must, as the river is the spawning ground for mullet and bass.
The ruins of Caunos include an amphitheater overlooking the Dalyan River; one of the most beautiful features of the site is the rock tombs sculpted in the form of the porticoes of small Iconic temples.
Now a specially protected area, the region encompasses the island of Kekova as well as the four ancient towns of Simena, Aparlae, Dolchiste and Teimioussa.
the sunken ruins of Dolchist are one of my best-kept secrets
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