One of the most richest in history is the city of Bodrum. This fantastic city by the sea is recognized in photos around the world with its landmark of the St. Peter’s castle – a must see if you are visiting Bodrum and one of the best preserved structures, dating back to the middle ages. There is much to see before or after your gulet cruises Bodrum holiday in Turkey.
The city dates back to the 12th century and once called Halicarnassus. Bodrum is also the birthplace of Herodotus, known as the father of history during the 5th century B.C.
According to fact, the Mausoleum of King Mausolus from 350 B.C. is one of the seven wonders of the world and can be visited when in Bodrum. This structures’ only remain is the amphitheatre from the Classical Era and one of the oldest theatres in Turkey with a capacity of 13,000. To this day, it still hosts many various concerts.
During your planning stages for a gulet cruise Bodrum vacation, other than the yacht or gulet charter you wish to choose for your journey, itineraries most popular from Bodrum are to the Gulf of Gokova and the Greek Islands; however can extend all the way to Marmaris, Gocek, Fethiye, Kekova and Antalya. There are many variations offered for you to choose from. Each Bodrum blue cruise itinerary is unique and just as lovely as the other. You can choose from any one of the islands in the Dodecanese as well as the Cyclades since they are considerably nearby without going too further out into the open seas in the Aegean. Alternatively custom itineraries can be organized to sail to the Ionian islands, the Cretian islands and the Sporades.
With such a rich coastline full of different cultures, savory dishes and vast history, Turkey’s Aegean boat charters, particularly on Turkish gullet cruises from Bodrum, offer you much to choose from. If you are unsure about your choice in routes, then it might be an idea to discuss your plans; where you wish to go, what type of places you wish to see and activities you are interested in doing; with your yacht charter consultant. They are very familiar with all the regions and can help you plan an itinerary for your yacht charter Bodrum vacation.
Gulet cruise Turkey holidays generally run on Saturdays for 7 nights and 8 days. These luxury cruises are meant for private groups who are interested in hiring a gulet for a sailing holiday in the Aegean and / or Mediterranean seas. After a transfer from the Milas airport – a mere 40 minutes drive, guests are met at the Bodrum harbor, and taken to their yacht. Prior to setting off on their blue cruise travels, guests have the opportunity to settle in, get to know the crew and the boat, relax and unwind, enjoy a welcome drink and look forward to special times at sea.