Information for Visitors - Places to Visit
27 km from Göcek, here you will find wide range of shops, banks and supermarkets. The modern town is built around a beautiful bay and close by are the remains of the ancient city of Telmessos. There are impressive tombs dating from c450 BC.
The inspiration for Louis de Berniẽre’s acclaimed novel ‘Birds Without Wings’. This ancient mountain village has been deserted for over 80 years. It is well worth a visit even if you haven’t read the book.
About 40 minutes drive from Göcek, this is a seaside resort that includes the protected Iztuzu Beach, where the endangered Loggerhead turtles lay their eggs. A short boat ride through the river reed beds takes you to the c9th B C fortress of Kaunos and to the impressive Lycean tombs built into the mountainside.
The "Dead sea". The most photographed place on the Turkish coast. A lagoon surrounded by pine trees mountains. (41 km from Gocek)
Hidden city. 18 km natural canyon with waterfalls, mud baths and full of mystic beauty (67 km from Gocek)
Derived from springs in a cliff almost 200m high overlooking the plain, calcite-laden waters have created at Pamukkale (Cotton Palace) an unreal landscape, made up of mineral forests, petrified waterfalls and a series of terraced basins. At the end of the 2nd century B.C. the dynasty of the Attalids, the kings of Pergamon, established the thermal spa of Hierapolis. The ruins of the baths, temples and other Greek monuments can be seen at the site.