Sunny all year round!
A coast of coves, turquoise sea, lush forests, ancient settlements!
The breathtaking panorama of the 500-kilometers Lycian Way!
History, nature, life ... You will want to shoot your films here!
LOCATIONS IN MUĞLA
Described by Homer as the “Land of Eternal Blue,” Bodrum—or Halicarnassus, as it was known in antiquity—is renowned for the castle sitting atop the peninsula that divides its eastern and western harbors, as well as for its rows of white houses on the two shorelines, domed cisterns, narrow alleyways leading toward the sea, and world-famous marinas and shipyards.
The Bodrum Peninsula is home to the ancient cities of Myndos (Gümüşlük), Termena (Akçaalan), Telmissos (Gürece), Kadıyanda (Aşağıgöl), and Theangela (Etrim).
Bodrum Castle (Saint Petrum)
Today the castle serves as a museum. It occupies a large area and boasts five towers.
Traditional Bodrum Houses
Traditional Bodrum houses are characterized by windowless ground floors, doors on the second floor, and retractable ladders or bridges that provide access to the building.
Fethiye is one of the leading destinations in Muğla with its sea, coves, beaches, islands, and nature. The district features an amazing variety of filming locations, including a museum with an expansive collection of royal tombs of Lycian kings, numerous artifacts, statues, ceramics, and glass and metal objects from antiquity to the Byzantine Empire; the Ölüdeniz resort; Turkey’s first long-distance footpath, the Lycian Way; the Island of Knights, home to the Knights of Rhodes; and the Butterfly Valley with its unique geography.
Marmaris is a veritable paradise on earth, flaunting all shades of green and blue throughout the year. The region features traces of Carian, Rhodes, and Island civilizations, alongside signs of Egyptian, Assyrian, Ionian, Dorian, Persian, Macedonian, Roman, Byzantine, Seljuk, and Ottoman presence. Marmaris is home to world-famous beaches and unrivaled coves. The village of Turgut, 40 minutes’ drive from central Marmaris, is an essential stop on jeep safaris.
Located at the 60-kilometer mark of the Muğla–Fethiye motorway, Köyceğiz is a tranquil resort hidden amid the enchanting countryside and citrus orchards between the Mediterranean and Aegean regions. The famed Rock Tombs of Kaunos, although directly visible from the nearby town of Dalyan, are actually inside the borders of Köyceğiz.
Datça is home to 52 coves in total, some surrounded by steep rocky cliffs, other by charming beaches. Some coves have small islets directly across from them, while others have long beaches. Datça’s narrow streets, lined with whitewashed stone houses with lovely backyards adorned by almond trees, bring the lifestyle of ages past to life. Streets in the port area and the town center are home to many restaurants and tourist venues.
Muğla is very accessible from all across Turkey, especially during the summer season as tourists flock to the region. Visitors arriving by air have two options: Dalaman and Milas-Bodrum airports. For travel by road, Muğla is accessible via Ankara, Antalya, and several Istanbul motorways. Travel by sea is via ferries and sea buses from neighboring resort towns and various Aegean islands.
ACCOMMODATION IN MUĞLA
As one of Turkey’s main tourist destinations, Muğla has a wide variety of world-class accommodation, restaurants, cafés, and bars.