"Myra, Kale - Simena - Sunken city of Kekova" Kale by sandysmith
Kale Travel Guide: 43 reviews and 125 photos
its definitely the place I want to go to return to on my next - long overdue visit to Turkey in 2007!
I'd forgotten how delightful this place was and that we didn't get to spend long enough here.
Well Sept 2007 and WE did make it back here - not as long as I would have liked but long enough
to climb up to the crusader castle of Kale and see the local life.
We drove to Myra to see the lycian rock tombs and then on to Demre to see the Church of St Nicholas (yes Father Christmas!). In the afternoon we reached the harbour port of Ucagiz where we enjoyed a delightful lunch on board and sailed to the sunken city of Kekova and then over to mainland to the village of Kaleköy (Castle Village) or Simena as it is known. Back to Ucagiz and then back to Kalkan - a great day out and a good mix of sights.
- In a nutshell:Rock tombs, Father Christmas and a sunken city - what a combination!
Several options: An organised trip combining Myra/Demre/Kekova and Kale using coach and boat. Boats sail from Kas - -... more travel advice
Having a dip in that amazing turquoise warm water was so relaxing and the water so warm! Boat trips will often drop... more travel advice
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