There are a lot of options when you are referred to places to visit in İzmir. What are the places to visit around Izmir or Izmir? Here are some of the places to visit around Izmir:
Places to Visit in Izmir
Alaçatı, there are colorful streets, historical stone houses, wind roses, small hotels, crowded streets, windsurfing and famous grass festival spread all over the country. This district near the fountain has become a tourism center in recent years. Those who are disturbed by the popularity of Alaçatı visit the province in the spring and winter months, which are quieter. Especially in the summer months go in preparation for encountering above-average prices.
Çeşme, a district adjacent to Urla and Karaburun. Although Çeşme seems to be in the shadow of Alaçatı in terms of popularity today, Çeşme is beautiful all seasons. When you come here you can go to the beach, go to the sea, eat at the beach or at the seaside restaurants.
It is an ideal destination for those who want to get away from the city of the city and who do not want to take long distances to it.
Urla pier is a frequent destination for many visitors. You can walk here by the sea, chat with fishermen, taste fresh seafood and seafood in restaurants. You should try the famous Urla katmerini in the Unmer Brothers Katmer Hall. A submarine restaurant is also recommended, especially if you prefer to have breakfast but there are other options as well. Once upon a time, the pier where the Tanju Okan sat and watched the sea and wrote his songs is worth seeing.
Seferihisar is the number one place in our country carrying the title of “cittaslow” (slow city). The term “Cittaslow” is a term given by the association of international municipalities established in Italy in 1999 and given to unique and peaceful places within its own identity. 45 km from the city center. Seferihisar is located in the distance, has made a name in the production of olives, artichokes and citrus fruits. If you come here with olive oil, tangerines and seasons, do not go without artichokes! With the artichoke and mandarin festivals held throughout the year, the district is made more active. Seferihisar has many points that you can go to the sea, the quietest and most beautiful Sığacık. Seferihisar Castle is also worth seeing. In addition, Teos Antique City, Dionysus Temple, Lepedos Antique City are places to be seen.
Foça is a charming town in the north of İzmir and named after the monks who lived here in antiquity. You should see Foça Fatih Mosque and Foça Kayalar Mosque built by Kanuni Sultan Süleyman in Foça which is rich in history as well as natural beauties. Another famous place to be seen here is the “Siren Rocks” mentioned by Homer. The International Foça Festival, held every summer, is the day when the number of visitors increases. This small place, which conjures up tranquility, should definitely take place on the list of places to be seen in the Aegean.