The charming town of Marmaris is located on the south-western coast of Turkey, right in the heart where the Mediterranean Sea and the Aegean Sea meet. The city of Marmaris is located in a bay on the Mediterranean coast. On a clear day, you can see the Greek island of Rhodes on the other side of the sea.
The South Aegean coast of Turkey is also called Lycian Coast. Places like Marmaris are covered with different shades of green and are characterized by many beautiful bays, some of which have become famous seaside resorts in a very short time. The colour transition between the beautiful nature and the bright blue tones of the sea gives each place around the Lycian Coast its own identity.
The places you can visit from Marmaris around this area are Icmeler, Turunc, Fethiye, and Dalyan. You will notice that the road to the beaches has remained quite narrow with an authentic appearance. The bays are mostly located between high mountains.
The summer months start in April and last until October. This means that half of the year the summer is warm with average temperatures from 25 degrees Celsius. In the preseason the average maximum temperature is between 20 and 25 degrees Celsius. In the high season in July and August, the average maximum temperature is more than 40 degrees and in the low season in September and October, the average maximum temperature is between 25 and 30 degrees.
The weather! The sun shines 300 days a year which is perfect for getting a great tan. The nightlife is famous in Marmaris! In the Bar Street you can drink, dance and party all night long. The culture! Marmaris is a great base for trips to many wonders of the world like Pamukkale, Hierapolis, Ephesus and more.
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Turkish food is a holiday for your taste buds. The traditional Turkish cuisine consists of a wide selection of mezes (starters), delicious kebabs and sweet desserts like “baklava” and “kunefe”.