You will visit the picturesque ancient city of Focha and the uninhabited islands adjacent to it, which will be remembered for their mysterious caves, friendly seals and the bright color of the water. I will tell the legends and traditions associated with them, reveal the peculiarities of the Turkish mentality and help you feel the relaxed Izmir pace of life. Individual excursion for 1-4 people Duration 6 hours Children Without children How it goes By boat € 140 per excursion Price for 1-4 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
An idyllic day at the Aegean Sea You will walk through the old Foča, climb the tower of the medieval fortress Beshkapylar and hear who lived in these places many centuries ago and how they passed to the Ottoman Empire. Next, board a boat and go to enjoy the beauty of the Aegean Sea and the enchanting uninhabited islands. In a programme
Fig island - you will observe the only seal colony in Turkey and find out what else this tiny island is famous for
Orak Island - you will enjoy the clear turquoise water, look through the sea inhabitants and appreciate the crescent-shaped cape, after which the island is named
Siren Island - the most mysterious island of the Aegean Sea. You will find out who the sirens are and how they lured sailors. And also admire the picturesque caves and colorful birds nesting in them
Ataturk island - you will hear about the founder of the modern Turkish state and try to discern his profile in the outlines of the island
After the boat trip, we will visit a fish restaurant by the sea, where you can taste traditional Aegean cuisine in olive oil and the freshest mussels.
- From Izmir to Foca and back, you need to get on your own (distance - 65 km). You can take a taxi or a bus. I can also arrange a transfer for you.
- The boat trip is paid additionally - 120 lira per person (meals included)
- Food and drinks in the fish restaurant are not included in the price
- If weather permits, it will be possible to swim on the islands
The meeting point is by agreement with the guide, you can discuss it when ordering an excursion.