7 days in Bodrum District Itinerary

7 days in Bodrum District Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Bodrum District journey planner

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Bodrum City
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Bodrum City

— 6 nights

St.-Tropez of Turkey

More than a million tourists visit Bodrum City each year, drawn by its sandy beaches and luxury hotels.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Castle of St. Peter and Bodrum Amphitheater. Shop till you drop at Midtown Shopping Mall and Gallery Mustafa. Get out of town with these interesting Bodrum City side-trips: Palamutbükü Plajı (in Palamutbuku), Altinkum Beach (in Altinkum) and Knidos (in Datca). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, hunt for treasures at Bodrum Bazaar, enjoy the sand and surf at Bitez Beach, and browse the different shops at Avenue Bodrum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bodrum City holiday maker.

Beirut, Lebanon to Bodrum City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Beirut to Bodrum City. Traveling from Beirut in July, expect nights in Bodrum City to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Bodrum City

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Bodrum District travel guide

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Nightlife · Beaches · Castles
St.-Tropez of Turkey
Elegant Bodrum is a district and port city, watched over by its 15th-century seaside castle and is home to the Mausoleum of Mausolus, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Formerly a simple fishing village, the town flourished after writer Kabaağaçlı put the city on the map: exiled here in 1925, he adopted the pen name, "The Fisherman of Halicarnassus"--an allusion to the city's name in aniquity. Today this seaside vacation spot charms visitors with a glittering marina, flower-filled cafes, palm-lined promenades, and a host of seafood restaurants. The serene simplicity that caught Kabaağaçlı's eye has since attracted other artists, giving Bodrum a sophistication that sets it apart from other coastal towns.