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One Day Trip Efes - Selçuk

One Day Trip Efes - Selçuk

Today we’re in Selçuk, which has witnessed many different periods of history...

A Day Full of History

A Day Full of History

There are many historical buildings that deserve to be seen in the center of İzmir.

İzmir for Couples

İzmir is an ideal destination also for couples. Here are 5 activities you can do to refresh your love with your significant other in this Aegean paradise.


Enjoy the wine in a stone mansion in Şirince

Şirince (which means “cute” in Turkish) village of Selçuk district lives up to its name thanks to its nature, streets, houses, and hospitable people. You can visit stone mansions in Şirince, which welcomes you with its cobbled streets, or you can stay in those mansions that serve as hotels and pensions today. While having a romantic dinner by the candlelight, do not forget to open a bottle of Şirince wines made with the essence of many fruits such as blackberry, blueberry, melon, and strawberry.

Explore the most popular and the most hidden bays

You will love to enjoy the sea, the sand, and the sun to the fullest with your lover in İzmir, which has a coastline of 629 kilometers. The best thing is that İzmir offers you many different experiences according to your character or your current mood. If you wish, you can start the day in a beach club in Alaçatı, and enjoy the sea and dance with your lover until the first lights of the morning in the same club. Or you can spend calmer time in the most hidden bays with boats departing from Çeşme, Seferihisar, Gümüldür, Özdere, Karaburun, Foça, and Dikili. You can also explore the hidden spots of the Karaburun Peninsula if you have a vehicle.

Enjoy the ferry in the Gulf

When you take a ferry between Alsancak and Karşıyaka or in another line with your loved one, the salty smell of the sea, a light wind caressing your skin, and the magnificent view will remind you how unique it is not only to be together but to be together in İzmir. We assure you this experience will make you fall in love with each other once again.

Refresh your love watching the beautiful sunset

The sunset in İzmir is so unique and beautiful that it has been mentioned in a countless number of songs. There are many spots with great views in İzmir where you can watch the sunset with your loved one and propose a toast for the many happy days to come, such as Kordonboyu, The Historical Elevator, Seyirtepe, Kadifekale, the coastline of Foça, and the windmills in Alaçatı.

Spend an evening together in Alsancak

After saying goodbye to the sun, it's time to enjoy the evening together in Alsancak and Konak, where there are many coffee shops, restaurants, and bars. You can have dinner by the sea, then have a drink and spend a time full of romance in a bar. It is impossible not to find a place that suits your taste around the Cyprus Martyrs' Street. You can choose one of the live music options that appeal to a wide range from traditional Turkish music to jazz, or pop to rock, and dance until late.

 

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