Marmaris (Mugla province)(beach town) – located 9 hours via car south of Istanbul, Marmaris (located within the Turkish Riviera) is a splendid holiday resort with a history dating back to 12,000 BC. Surrounded by a lush green forests of pine trees and the deep blue sea stretching in front of it, Marmaris bedazzles its visitors also with its splendid marina. Thanks to the excavation works conducted in the region, it is possible to follow the traces of a variety of civilizations that have settled and ruled the area since ancient times.
Named Physkos in the ancient times, the seaside town is located in the province of Mugla at the intersection of the Aegean and Mediterranean region. Due to the variety of harbors and bays located in the area, Marmaris has been a central port of maritime trade for centuries. Offering different natural wonders and tourist attractions in every corner, Marmaris has a mild Mediterranean climate. While the summers are hot and dry the winters are mild and rainy. It is possible to enjoy the sea also during off-season as the humidity in the air is quite high.