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Ancient History and Azure Waters of Bodrum

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Starting from €94,40 EUR / Adult
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Discover the depths of Bodrum’s history and explore its turquoise waters on this daylong adventure. It begins at the Castle of St. Peter, built in the 15th century using materials from the Mausoleum, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Today the castle is a stunning museum, its great halls filled with artifacts chronicling Turkey’s Bronze Age, Roman era and Byzantine times. Enter the French Tower to view the supposed remains of Queen Ada, sister of King Mausolos. Explore a chamber once used to store booty, now housing the Museum of Underwater Archaeology and a late Roman shipwreck. Head back to the cruise ship for lunch. Then, the adventure continues with a voyage into Bodrum’s pristine cruising grounds. Motor past hidden coves and secluded bays en route to a perfect stretch of beach. Relax on the soft sand or wade into the inviting waters for an afternoon swim.
HighlightsShow
  • Discover this sleepy fishing village that is also the opulent playground of privileged vacationers and yachting enthusiasts.
  • Tour the magnificent Castle of St. Peter, now a museum filled with artifacts dating from the Bronze Age to the Byzantines.
  • Embark on a “Blue Voyage” through Bodrum’s cruising grounds and stop at a perfect stretch of beach to swim and sunbathe.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Sun protection
  • Insect repellent (July & August)
  • Towel (from ship)
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Swimsuit under cover-up or light clothing
Important NotesShow
  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 1.5 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, with gradual inclines and over 120 steps.
  • Guests with mobility issues, with walkers and/or wheelchairs should not select this tour.
  • Guests who miss return transportation will be responsible for getting back and at their own expense.
  • The Castle and Archaeology Museum are not under water, but house artifacts found under water.
  • Transportation to and from the castle will be done by sea/boat; other transportation can be used if necessary.
  • Guests prone to motion sickness should take precautions.
  • Tour itinerary is subject to weather conditions and bays visited may vary.
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic beverages are available at an additional cost on the local boat.
  • This tour is NOT recommended when temperature is below 79º F.
  • Tour does not operate on Mondays.Tour operates April 15 through October 15.
Location Bodrum, Turkey Bodrum, Turkey
Tour Code DM03 DM03
Duration6.50 Hours 6.50 Hours
Activity Level#Medium #Medium
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