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The map of Turkish Riviera in Turkey ; The Turkish Riviera (also known popularly as the Turquoise Coast) is a term used to define an area of southwest Turkey encompassing Antalya, Muğla and to a lesser extent the provinces of Aydın, southern İzmir and western Mersin. The combination of a favorable climate, warm sea, more than a thousand kilometers of shoreline along the Aegean and Mediterranean waters, and abundant natural and archeological points of interest makes this stretch of Turkey’s coastline a popular national and international tourist destination.
Among the archeological points of interest are two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - the ruins of the Mausoleum of Maussollos in Halicarnassus and the remains of the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, which can still be seen today.
The Riviera is also the home for the internationally-known Blue Voyage, which allows participants to enjoy a weeklong trip on Gulets to ancient cities, harbors, tombs, mausolea and intimate beaches in the numerous small coves, lush forests and streams that lace the Turquoise Coast.
The coastline is further regarded as a cultural trove that provides a fascinating mixture of factual and mythological individuals, conflicts and events, and has frequently been referred to in the folklore of various cultures throughout history. As such, it is regarded as the home of scholars, saints, warriors, kings, and heroes, as well as the site of numerous well-known myths. Mark Antony of the Roman Empire is said to have picked the Turkish Riviera as the most beautiful wedding gift for his beloved Cleopatra of Egypt.St. Nicholas, later known as Santa Claus, was born in Demre (ancient Myra), a small town close to present-day Antalya. Herodotus, accepted as the father of History, was born in Bodrum (ancient Halicarnassus) in ca. 484 BC. The volcanic mountains to the west of Antalya, near Dalyan, are believed to have been the inspiration for the mythical Chimera - the firebreathing monster that Bellerophon slew.

Things to do / Places to see in Turkish Riviera, Turkey ; White water rafting, yacht trip, boat tours, diving, hunting, trekking, canyoning, 4x4 mountain jeep safari, aqupark, waterplanet, dolphin park, dolphin show, dolphin swimming, mountain climbing, horse riding, atv -quad bike riding, fishing, animal park - zoo, green canyon, water dam, waterfall, turkish bath, hamam, turkish night, biking, cycling, aerial cable way, adventure park, paintball, paragliding, air balloon flights, donkey - camel safari, open air concert - opera, aspendos antique city, pamukkale, cappadocia, demre rock tombs, kekova sunken city, termessos antique city, perge, olympos antique city and chimera fire flames, saklikent gorge, patara beaches, lycian coasts, alanya casttle, manavgat dam, antalya water dam    

Yachting - Boat Tours in Turkey ; A wonderfull voyage during Turquoise Coast where mountains meet the sea. This trip will be unforgettable for you "

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