Attractions in Marmaris

If you love ancient charm and the magical serenity of nature Marmaris is just the right place for you. All you have to do is drive out of the town a little, and nature with all its vintage charm will embrace you from all sides.

Along the peninsula lie humble villages, tourist marinas and secluded beaches that still hold the enchantment of the ancient civilization. The lovely resort of Icmeler lies in the outskirts of Marmaris and the stretch between Icmeler and Degirmenyani is aesthetically magnificent. If you are on a yachting trail then two popular stops are Gokova and the village of Turunc. The latter is known for handcrafted honey, saga tea and Garden Thyme. Some other beautiful spots are Siliman Beach, Kizkumu beach and the waterfall near the Turgut village.

A major historical site is the Marmaris castle museum that remains open from 8:00 am to noon and 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm daily. The olive farm also known as the Mountain of Roses farm offers a nice tour of the mill and if you wish, you can taste the exotic olive products of the farm. Make sure you go on a Friday so you can taste their olive bread.

Exciting activities, such as promised by Marmaris are sure to enrich your summer travel experiences and you will never regret at having planned your vacation here.