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Many people know the Aegean Region of Greek but the Aegean Region has two sides and the other one is in Turkey. Over the years, this region has been ruled by the Romans, Greeks and the Turks so there are many ancient ruins to visit. The beach coast is one of the most beautiful coasts on earth and very popular with Irish holidaymakers. Stunning isn’t it? You want to know more about it? Then visit Turkey and let it convince you!


1 – Marmaris

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Marmaris is a popular holiday destination with its beautiful beaches. The beaches of Marmaris are very beautiful and they are located along the coast which is about 8 km from the centre of Marmaris to the Icmeler Township. Marmaris beach has many restaurants, cafes and bars to keep you entertained. The Marmaris Sea is crystal clear and on the water is not too deep. One of the best activities to be done in Marmaris is swimming in Marmaris beaches as well as water sports and sunbathing.

 


2 – Izmir

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The Aegean Region offers much more than only beaches. Izmir is a beautiful town in that region. Izmir is a big city which is surrounded by the sea. Many Turkish stars live in Izmir because the city is very modern and cosmopolitan. Izmir has a famous harbor and shopping centres and of course not forgetting the historical sights around Izmir for instance Ephesus.

 


3 – Kusadasi

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Kusadasi is a beach resort town on Turkey’s western Aegean coast and very popular with Irish package holiday tourists. Near this town there are ancient buildings and ruins from the ancient Greeks including the Temples of Artemis, Ephesus and Aphrodisias. The beach is an attraction in it’s own right and is known for its clear and turquoise water.

 


4 – Bodrum Castle

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One of the most beautiful castles in the Aegean Region is the Bodrum Castle.  This castle was built by the soldiers of Jerusalem. First the Roman Empire were housed there then the Ottoman Turks. In 1895 it was refunctioned into a prison and is now the Museum of Underwater Archaeology. You can find ancient shipwrecks there for example from the war of Gallipoli.

 

 


5 – Ephesus

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The first establishment of the ancient city of Ephesus within the boundaries of Selcuk District of İzmir, goes back 6000 years. During the researches and excavations made in recent years, settlements belonging to the Bronze Ages and Hittites were found. Are there any Greek Gods still there? Make sure to explore Ephesus and find out.

 

 

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Travel Insurance for Tureky

 

If you do end up making plans to travel to Turkey, make sure you have travel insurance for your trip.

Travel insurance is important, if you become ill or suffer an accident you are prepared. Remember that you’ll also be covered against all other mishaps that might befall you during your trip, such as lost luggage or cancelled/delayed flights.

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