Place to Visit Kalkan & Historic Kalkan
Introduction of Kalkan's History
Kalkan is a holiday resort famous for its enormous beaches connected to Antalya Kaş. Bodrum, Marmaris, Kuşadası, Dalyan and Göcek, which British tourists are most interested in, are among the important tourist destinations for Turkish tourism. The region has a large historical background. The famous historian Herodotus used Kalkan: "The closest place to the stars in the world". It was an important point in every civilization period and attracted attention with its strategic position. The Kalkan region, which hosts many important civilizations from the Hittites to the Romans to the Ottomans, is an excellent holiday route, especially preferred by British tourists. Kalkan hotels, apart from their hostels, have recently become one of the preferred accommodation options in Kalkan. One of the 'blue flagged' seas in our country is a perfect summer tourist spot. Kalkan, which is hosting the Patara Beach, which is one of the biggest beaches in the world, continues to be a shining star in the Mediterranean coasts. With its carefully preserved natural areas and historical heritage, Kalkan should be on the list of notable holiday destinations in the first place. You can do Paragliding in Kalkan, join blue tours and dive, and have a chance to visit canoeing in Esen Creek. We have compiled Kalkan History, natural beauty and places to visit.
Places to Visit in Kalkan
Patara Beach: This 18-kilometer long beach is home to a magnificent historical city of the Lycian civilization with one of the largest and largest beaches in the world. Temples, baths, theaters will take you through those times in this ancient ancient city of Lycian origin. We urge you to visit this historical Ancient city which reveals the history of Kalkan. Patara beach has been preserved in places where sea turtles (Caretta Caretta) lay eggs.
Kaputaş Beach: A beach where the outgoing people talk about the surroundings. Many of the holidaymakers say that it is the region with the most beautiful waters and beaches of the Mediterranean. Kaputaş beach which is famous in the world is home to wonderful beaches and clear waters. If you visit Kaputaş beach, you can also visit Blue Cave which is a close area. Kaputaş beach should be added to your list for your holiday.
Big Pebble Beach: It is a wonderful wonder of nature that hides itself with the trees behind it. It is located among the most preferred beaches of Kalkan with its clear waters and pristine beaches. During the days when summer temperatures reach high temperatures, you will leave yourself in the ice-cold Mediterranean waters. Big Pebble Beach can be an indispensable holiday spot.
Saklikent Canyon: 18 km long and visitors within one of its admired the mystical aura of the major sightseeing route in Turkey Saklikent Canyon, an important Tlos ancient city in tutmaktadır.saklıkent tour of places to visit Kalkan'n and again a nature reserve located in the same location We suggest you include your turtle at the wonderful Yakapark.
Firnaz Cove: Firnaz Cove will definitely enter the first three, if it will make the most beautiful koiler sort of Kalkan. It is definitely one of the natural beauties of Kalkan with its innocent beauty. It is not possible to cross to Firnaz Bay, which is 5 km away from Kalkan, by road. Boat tours are organized regularly.
Bezirgan Plateau: It is one of the oldest settlements in the region of Bezirgan Village, which is 17 km away from Kalkan. Bezirgan village, which is visited frequently by foreign and foreign tourists in summer, It is very close to the ancient city of Pirha which is one of the biggest cities of the Lycian Civilization.Bezirgan Plateau has started to be very important for plateau tourism in recent years as much as Trabzon, Rize and Artvin springs.With this mood, another beautiful will be.Kalkan places to be a good suggestion for the audience.
Blue Cave: It is a rare natural beauty of Kalkan that can be entered into by boat trips and even in the cool waters inside. We recommend you to visit Mavi Mağaray with a fine tour. Blue Cave, which is close to the Kaputas beach, has also been home to seal fish for some time. It will be a nice experience for diving passengers.
İslamlar Köyü (Bodamya): Kalkan is a frequented place in Kalkan for those who want to go to some natural areas during the day. The neighborhood, which is connected to the Kas district of Altya, is a preferred region especially for rent villas. The village where various flavorful fruits are found, It is among the beauties.
Simena Ancient City: The ancient city which houses an ancient theater is very interesting with its 2,400 years old age.
Xanthos: You can find many artifacts belonging to Hellenistic periods in this antique city, which was the capital city of Lykia, on your visit to Kas-Kalkan. Xanthos, the capital of the Lycian Civilization, passes through the Lycian inscriptions as "Arnna". The world famous Homer, writes that the people of Xanthos were involved in the Trojan war under the leadership of Sarpedon. It shows that the history of Xanthos, full of wrath, dates back to ancient times.
Kekova: Kekova, which can be reached by boat from Kaş Port, is a paradise on earth. Kekova is divided into three divisions. Firstly Kekova Sunken City, the magnificent Kekova Koylar which you can swim in Simena Castle (Kaleköy) and crystal clear waters. Dive in Kekova Sunken City Kalkan will add an extra color to your holiday.
Letoon: This ancient city actually depends on Fethiye. But despite it being very close to Kalkan, it will allow you to translate your route here. Leto's Apollo and Artemis bring this region to the world and it is the ideal place for mythology buffs. UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage List is one of the places in our country to visit Ephesus Antique City, Nemrut Mountain, Troy Antique City, Cumalıkızık Village, Hattusas Antique City, Pamukkale, Bergama Antique City and Cappadocia. it is a historic spot.