What Places To Visit when on a Charter Gulet Holidays
Gulet cruises are incredibly fun, relaxing and romantic. Gulet charters are extremely popular version of sailing holidays in Turkey, Croatia and Greece. So if you wonder what places to visit on a charter gulet, look no further than these three beautiful countries. They boast natural beauties, friendly people, fine local cuisines, historical sites.
Marmaris is one of the most popular charter destinations in the Eastern Mediterranean. It is located on Turkey's Aegean coast and protected by high mountain ranges and is a very popular summer resort destination for British, German and Russian tourists. The highlight of the city is the wide variety of restaurants and the superb Turkish food. Marmaris is also a good starting point for gulet charters to Rhodes, Kos or Samos.
As Homer put it, "The land of eternal blue", Bodrum is another not-to-be-missed gulet charter spot. It is built on a peninsula formed by the meeting of the eastern and western harbors and is famous for its castle, yachts, its shipyards as well as its white houses and tombs that line the shores of its two harbors. Today Bodrum is an important tourist center all year long. Bodrum offers everything for everyone, from the rich yacht owners to the penny-counting tourists who just want a bed and shower.
The Dodecanese chain down to the Asiatic Turkish coast curving west towards Crete. The islands are mostly bare of vegetation. However, several of the islands have natural springs, notably Kos and Rhodes, are relatively wooded. Typically, charter gulets use Rhodes as a setting off point due to the regular air service from Athens. From Rhodes, gulets can head up the Turkish coast taking the route on the lee side of the islands of Kos and Kalymnos and cruising up to Samos using the many Turkish peninsulas on the Aegean sea as protection from the NW wind.
Split is a city and port in Central Dalmatia. This 1700-year-old city is urban, cultural and traffic center of Dalmatia that boats a variety of archaeological, historical and cultural monuments, among which the well-known Palace of Diocletian, enlisted into the UNESCO World Heritage List. When there, try visiting the Marjan Park, which includes promenades, vista points, nature paths, and playgrounds. Split has a wide variety of restaurants and wine cellars, as well as many beaches in the city and its surroundings. Dubrovnik is the world-famous UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most attractive and famous cities of the Mediterranean. Surrounded by outstanding natural beauties it boasts well-preserved cultural and historical heritage. A simple walk through Stradun - the center of the city's life, the narrow streets and small squares, monumental ramparts and fortresses, is enough to experience this beautiful city. Dubrovnik is among the sunniest towns of southern Europe, and its vegetation is subtropical and luxuriant.