Bodrum wins the title of “Saint Tropez of Turkey” by NYTimes magazine. Bodrum is the dreamland of those who answer as “yes” the question “Would you like to go on a holiday after work every day?”
A small island of Dodecanese, Nisyros is not developed in tourism and remains a peaceful, alternative destination.
Ephesus, founded in the 7th century BC, was the most important Greek city in Ionian Asia Minor and was noted for the magnificent Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.
The spindly, 50-mile-long Datça peninsula in Turkey’s Muğla province is a dagger of pure green at the meeting point of the Aegean and the Mediterranean, and is as unsullied as south-west Turkey gets. The ancient Greeks believed Datça to have been created personally by Zeus, so gorgeous are its rocky outcrops and aquamarine waters.
The craggy mountainous Bozburun Peninsula is the real hidden Turkey. Almost a living museum, it provides an insight into life rural Turkey much as it was 50 to 100 years ago. Even in the peak of summer, the peninsula remains peaceful and uncrowded.
Rhodes Greece is the largest and most popular island of Dodecanese.
Among the most Greek islands, Mykonos island is located almost in the centre of the Cyclades complex.
Santorini, or Thira, is the top destination in Greece and among the most romantic destinations in the Greek islands and also in the world.
With a recorded history of 3,000 years, Athens is the capital of Greece and among the most interesting places in the world.