One of Volkan’s Adventures customers best choice and even more improved for the 2023 season, because of our customers feedback, we have shortened the length of Mediterranean Highlights Tour. We are exceptionally proud to be able to showcase to our guests the absolute wonders within the Mediterranean Highlights.
On this exclusive Dalyan Excursion we will take you on a dream-like journey that stretches between the Aegean and the Mediterranean coastline of Turkey. You will experience all the highlights of the beautiful Turquoise Coast. Splendid seaside locations and a unique atmosphere. The delightful town of Kaş with its winding streets and tiny shops. The Ancient city of Patara, and the pretty harbour of Kalkan. Join us for a day full of joy and laughter, unforgettable memories of some of Turkeys favourite resorts on Mediterranean Highlights Tour.
Firstly our amazing day will start as we collect you from your accommodation between 08.30am and 09.00am. After a short journey we will stop at a wonderful restaurant beside the sea where you will enjoy an immaculate Turkish breakfast. It will be full of sweet jams and honeys, delicious cheeses, perfectly harvested fruits and vegetables, freshly baked breads, organically grown olives and much more. This will set you up for the day ahead.
Once we arrive in Patara we will spend time exploring the ancient city. Patara takes its name from the important archaeological site, Patara Antic City. Patara Ancient City, founded in 5th century B.C., was one of the most important cities of Lycian Empire. Still to do this day you can see the ruins of the Senate Building and the very well preserved amphitheatre, stone sarcophagi and town walls. Theres a very interesting fact about how this Ancient city was discovered which we will share with you.
Next after our visit to Patara we will head towards Kaş which is a 50 minute journey. It will take us on a picturesque coastal route to where the mixture of Roman Greek architecture and authentic Turkish atmosphere will welcome us. Kaş is a picture postcard town and is set on the ancient site of Antiphellos. If you walk around the town, you can still see some of the visible ruins dotted around. The town centre has whitewashed, and ottoman style houses covered in bougainvillea. In addition it has steep winding streets, tiny boutique shops and relaxing ambient bars. You will be able to enjoy up to 2 hours free time in this quaint little picture postcard town.
After enjoying our free time in the town, we take the 30 minute drive back along the coast road to the picturesque and charming town of Kalkan. Again you will have the opportunity to walk alongside the harbour and to the beach. Or alternatively you can enjoy a drink or spend some time shopping, or maybe you can have a dip in the sparkling sea. You will have approx. 1 hour free time here before we meet for late lunch/ dinner . We have in dinner in one of best locations in Kalkan. The views from the restaurant look out over the sea and are stunning. Also depending on the time of year you can see some amazing sunsets from here ( early & late season) .
Tired, happy and full of memories we then take the journey home arriving back in Dalyan between 9.00-9.30pm. This is a long day but the time will fly and you will see many amazing sights. If you want to get out and about and see more of Turkey, this Volkan’s Adventures exclusive excursion is the perfect opportunity.