Aegean Coast

Why you should visit The Aegean Coast

  • Spend a few days relaxing in the port town of Bodrum
  • Transport yourself back to Roman times as you stroll around the ancient city of Ephesus
  • Head inland to bathe in the calcium rich waters of Pumakkale 
  • Enjoy the views from Pergamum, one of the country's finest ancient sites

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Travel inland to explore the much less known yet beautiful ruins and sculptures at Aphrodisias.

A little bit more about The Aegean Coast

The Aegean Coast has the highest concentration of ancient sites in Turkey - it's hard to find a city younger than 3,000 years old along this beautiful coastline. Ephesus is one of the best preserved Roman classical cites and still exhibits much of its former glory. Ancient Ephesus was a great trading city and was famed for the Temple of Artemis (completed around 550 BCE), one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

Slightly less visited but no less impressive are the ancient cities of Ionia - Priene, Miletus and Didyma.

This coastline is also home to the pretty fishing village of Assos and the charming port of Bodrum, which with its striking crusader castle is a popular place to spend a few days.

Further north is the ancient site of Troy which, on first inspection is one of the less impressive sites so be prepared to use your imagination or Steppes Travel can ensure you have a specialist guide who will be sure to bring the site to life.

When to go

Overall the best time to visit is spring, April to May and Autumn, September to October when the climate is perfect for sightseeing. If you are looking for a beach holiday to Turkey's Aegean Coast, May to September is perfect.

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