Discover Mugla, home of Datca Peninsula
Datca is Turkey's less known but beautiful peninsula, located in Mugla province. In Datca you will find peaceful beaches, old villages, and plenty of undisturbed nature. Here is why you should travel to Datca in this summer.
According to the ancient geographer Strabo, Datca is a place where God will send his most beloved servant so as to ensure a long life for him.
Datca Peninsula forms the boundary between the Gokova Bay and the Mediterranean. One part of this peninsula extends towards the Mediterranean, the other part towards the Aegean. Knidos, as this peninsula was once known, is a veritable spring of oxygen.
Why you should visit the remote port town of Datca;
Visit the bays where nature and sea meet, swim in the turquoise waters. Watch the sunset in Datca, from the top of hills to the heart of bays and sea. Wander through the lovely streets of old Datca, buy beautiful gifts from the shops, remember the poet Can Yucel. Lie on the seaside or hillsides, watch the stars, make wishes and fall asleep on the spot. Taste the cinnamon breads, honey, almonds, marzipan, wines and olive oils.
Knidos Lighthouse, Datca
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