Bodrum is a Turkish port city and is located in the south of the Turkish coastline overlooking the Aegean Sea. Being only 10 nautical miles from the Greek island of Kos, Bodrum has many monuments and sights to complement your holidays, as well as beautiful beaches with crystal waters. Check this Ferryhopper page to find useful information on how to reach Bodrum from Greece and suggestions for your holidays there!
How to get to Bodrum?
Bodrum is an ideal destination in case you want to travel by ferry from Greece to Turkey and vice versa.
The main ferry connection of Bodrum is with the Dodecanese as you can travel mainly to Kos and Rhodes.
- Kos to Bodrum: There are everyday ferry routes from the main port of Kos to Bodrum during the summer. The ferry ride lasts around 45 min and the fare is 25€.
- Rhodes to Bodrum: The ferry connection of Rhodes to Bodrum is about 4 times a week, ferry ticket prices start from 42€ and the duration of the ferry trip is 2.5 hrs.
Tip: Not all ferry schedules for 2020 to Bodrum have been announced so far. Stay tuned to Ferryhopper news on ferry routes or contact our customer support team!
What to do in Bodrum?
Bodrum is a quiet yet beautiful place of the southwestern Turkish coast with a rich history, tasty traditional food and many holiday options.
Beaches in Bodrum
You can find beautiful beaches with amazing crystal waters and golden sand, only a few kilometers away from the city of Bodrum. Most of them are well organized for visitors, but you can find more secluded places to relax under the sun. Some of the best beaches near Bodrum are:
- Fener beach
- Gümüşlük beach
- Karaincir beach
- Gümbet beach
- Torba beach
- Kadikalesi beach
- Yahsi beach
Sightseeing and Activities in Bodrum
Bodrum is a city of particular historical interest, dating back to the Dorian era under the name Halicarnassus. The most famous attraction in the area is the ruins of the Mausoleum, which was considered one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. Apart from that, you can find various options to explore Bodrum and appreciate its beauties. Ferryhopper suggests:
- Museum of Underwater Archaeology
- Bodrum Theater
- Castle of St. Peter
- Myndos Gate
- The Old town of Bodrum
Tip: Stroll around and visit the Bazaar of Bodrum, a wide market area with many Turkish products such as textiles, jewelry and pottery.
Where to book ferry tickets to Bodrum?
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