Information About Demre, Myra and Kekova Yacht Tour
The name "Kekova" is used today to describe the geography of the bay and the main coasts of Kalekoy, Üçağız, Kekova Island, which are between Demre and Kaş. The most distinctive feature that makes the Kekova coastline unique; archaeological remains submerged, with sea level constantly rising since ancient times.
Together with Myra, Kekova Region was one of the important settlements in Lycian history. On the Kekova Island, the wrecks of Dolkisthe Ancient City, which is located right across Kaleköy and disappeared by earthquakes in the 2nd part of the island, can be seen in the northern part of the island. This place is called Kekova Batıkşehir.
There is no settlement on Kekova Island. The only settlements in the region are Kaleköy and Üçağız villages, located directly across Kekova Island.
Kaleköy (Simena) is located right across Kekova Island. It has become the symbol of the region with its typical Byzantine castle, temple ruins inside the castle, rock tombs, the smallest theater of the Lycian region carved into the rocks and numerous Lycian sarcophagi. The walls of the ancient houses in Kaleköy are still standing.
Üçağız Village is located on the shore behind Kaleköy. The ruins of this ancient settlement, whose ancient name was Theimussa, are located in the east of the village. There are many sarcophagi dating from the Roman period. You can swim among the sarcophagi.
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Demre, Myra and Kekova Yacht Tour Program
-Tour begins with the transfer at the specified pick-up time.
(The pick-up time could change depending on distance of pick up point)
-Breakfast break on our route
-10:00 Kekova Boat Tour starting
-10:30 - 12:30 Kekova Gulf (The most distinctive feature that makes the Kekova coastline unique is that the sea level has been constantly rising since ancient times and the archaeological ruins are inundated.) swimming break, Simena Ancient City (Sunken City) and Kaleköy visit
-13:00 Lunch break (chicken, pasta, salad)
-15:30 Departure from the yacht, Demre St. Nicholas Church (St. Santa's Church) and Myra Ancient City visit (The name of Myra Ancient City, which is famous for being the bishopric place of St. Nikolas, means "the place of the Great Goddess").
-19:00 Drop off transfer to the tour starts points.
(Depending on the weather conditions, our guide could change the route.)