"ESKIFOCA - A UNIQUE SEASIDE TOWN" Foca by Arkeolog
Foca Travel Guide: 7 reviews and 76 photos
Eski Foca (Old Foca) is synonymous with Mediterranean monk seals, turquoise bays and old stone houses. Since ancient times, Mediterranean monk seals have made Foca their home. Indeed, the name Foca is derived from the ancient Phokaia, which means "town of seals".
Appropriately enough, a statue of a seal in the town square is one of the first sights to greet you as you enter Eski Foca. Foca's quiet coves also attract their fair share of tourists. Before you set off to explore the town, pick up a few brochures from the tourist information office. From there, wander through the cobblestone streets of the market towards Kucukdeniz. With its ancient stone houses, fish restaurants and colourful fishermen's boats bobbing in the harbour, Kucukdeniz is the heart of Eski Foca. Take a moment to notice the interesting knockers on the doors to the stone houses decked with hanging flowerpots. Most of Foca's small hotels and pensions are in Kucukdeniz, only steps away from its charming beach and blue Aegean waters.
- Pros:seafood, clean sea and mythology
- Cons:too crowded in summertimes
- In a nutshell:if u r lucky u can see Mediterranean monk seals
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