What can you do in Bodrum for a day?
Visit Bodrum CastleVisit Bodrum Castle, it was built by the Knights of St. John and offers wonderful views from its high towers across the whole town and whilst there visit Bodrum Underwater Archaeology Museum, the only one of its kind in Turkey, it has many interesting exhibits and one of which is a glass shipwreck.
Tea GardenStop and take a break for refreshments at a tea garden.
Halicarnassos RuinsVisit the ruins of the historical Halicarnassos.
Daily Boat TourTake a daily boat trip from the quayside that are available in summer and autumn; they leave around 10am and return in the early evening and lunch and afternoon tea are usually inclusive of the ticket price.
Watch the SunsetVisit one of the many beautiful coves on Bodrum’s peninsula and from where you are guaranteed to see a stunning sunset; the best places for this are Gumusluk , Yalikavak , Turkbuku and Gundogan .
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Visit the MarketThe huge market/bazaar of Bodrum is held on a Tuesday and a great place for those in need of retail therapy, you can buy everything here from the latest fashions, jewellery and handicrafts, souvenirs and gifts for those at home.
Dine at a RestaurantDine and drink at one of the many restaurants or bars that are around the castle and cater to all tastes and budgets and for those who want to escape the vast crowds that can be here head for the side streets where there are plenty more venues for entertainment and usually a little less packed.
Try Local CuisineBefore you leave ensure you have sampled Bodrum’s local cuisine which includes Aci Ot Kavurmasi (Hot Sautéed Vegetables), Kabak Cicegi Dolmasi (Stuffed Courgettes), Usulu Cig Borek (a Bodrum style pastry) and we highly recommend Cirik (Chicken cooked in tomatoes and onions).
Daily & Extended Tours Outside of BodrumIt is possible to take day tours to visit popular sites outside of Bodrum which can include overnight stays, and whether you want to use a travel agent for this, create your own programme and use your own vehicle, this is a great way to see other popular nearby destinations.
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