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Bodrum

Bodrum

Things To Do, Tours and Activities in Bodrum

Top Tours & Activities in Bodrum

This is one of the most popular and most luxurious resorts in Turkey, famous for its nightlife and one of the largest marinas on the Aegean Sea and the port, from where ferries leave daily to the Greek Islands: Kos or Rhodes. Bodrum is not like any other holiday resort in Turkey – thanks to its landscape and the extraordinary nature of this place, nowhere more so than here do Turkish and Greek influences penetrate each other.

Top Package Tours in Bodrum

Only in this part of Turkey can you see hills with white houses, olive groves, older men traveling on donkeys, mountain villages, similar to Greek ones. Even the minarets towering over the mosques seem more friendly. Bodrum is a combination of Greek freedom with Turkish hospitality, which has also affected the regional cuisine. This city, with a population of 32 thousand, also has a colourful history, which you can trace with every step you take. In the antiquity, Bodrum was called Halicarnassus and this is where the Mausoleum was located, one of the seven wonders of the world. Here Herodotus was born - the "father of history", who wrote the first history of the world. In the city centre there is the enormous St Peter's Castle, a stronghold built by the Knights (Crusaders) in the 15th century.