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- A guided tour of important places
- Accommodation in single twin share room
- Beautifully illustrated souvenir map
- Full Insurance
- Professionally guided tour
- Current Hotel Taxes and Service Charges
- Departure Taxes or Visa handling fees
- Entrance tickets to monuments and museums
- Excess baggage charge
- Other International flights
- Personal expenses
- Visa arrangements
Food & Culture
A tireless innovator of food and culture, Marmaris is a city of ideas and the imagination. The Turkish have always been fiercely independent thinkers, they like to create and imagine things that others would not. They also like to build and design unique homes and restaurants that are eye-catching for the tourist to enjoy. You can find these designs all around Marmaris. Food is another creative arena that has become a tireless obsession in certain circles.
This city is deeply multicultural, with one in five Marmaris living individuals being from another part of Turkey, and locals speaking over 30 different languages. But for now Marmaris remains one of Turkey`s most cosmopolitan cities, and diversity infuses daily life, food, music and fashion.
A Tale of Two Small Cities
Marmaris also has another small city boarding next to it and it is just as popular. It is called Içmeler. Only 15 minutes away by car (7.9km) from Marmaris by car you can visit this quiet town and all it has to offer if you feel that Marmaris might to busy for you. It still offers amazing food and history as well.
- Day 1 - All day and all inclusive boat trip.
- Day 2 - Free Time at Grand Bazaar
- Day 3 - Marmaris Castle tour
Sun, Sea & Marmaris
Variety of boats depart from the Marmaris harbour, the Long beach and Icmeler beach for visits to side bays, coves and islands such as the famous Paradise Island, various Caves, Aquarium and Green Sea Bays, Kumlubuk and Turunc beaches. During this trip as well you will have unlimited drinks (including local alcoholic drinks). As well as your lunch.
Shop until you drop.
There are lots of shopping centres in Marmaris. Bargaining is rife here, so be prepared to haggle. You can find a range of traditional Turkish items here to take back as souvenirs, such as onyx vases, bowls and ashtrays, mosaic lanterns, Turkish clothes, metal wares, leather, carpets, shoes, bags and jewellery.
Go back in time
The Castle was rebuilt and widened by Suleyman the Magnificent during his campaign for the Greek island of Rhodes in 1522. Suleyman the Magnificent used the castle as a military base for his troops. During World War I, the castle was cannon fired by the French Fleet and had a huge damage
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One of the world's most visited cities with-in Turkey, Marmaris has something for everyone: from history and culture to fine food and good times.
Nimara Cave in Heaven Island near Marmaris had been used as a place of worship since the ancient times, but the human presence was thought to date back to 3000 B.C. until the Municipality of Marmaris executed archeological excavations, only to find that it dates back to 7000 B.C.
Marmaris Castle and the Archaeology Museum is the only huge historic landmark and the only museum in Marmaris. It is believed that Marmaris Castle was first built by the Ionians (1044 BC) and later on repaired during the era of the Alexander the Great
Marmaris Grand Bazaar
Built along the lines of all the traditional bazaars around turkey and surrounding countries, The Grand Bazaar is a vast maze of curios, rugs, handcrafts and sweets. It is recommended that you do your best at haggling and the your moneys worth over there. Now the size definitely lives up its name and if all is seen you will need a couple of hours to complete all. Now even though some items may not be original don`t let them fool you. But on the other hand you can buy authentic items as well so just be careful and look at what you are buying and be clever.