World Reviewer rating

Not yet rated

Cirali

Listed under Seaside Towns in Aegean Region, Turkey.

Photo of Cirali
Photo by flickr user Potato Benevolence
Pin It

Cirali has two main attractions, and a lovely seaside setting to present them in. The first attraction are the ruins of the city of Olympos, and the second are the rare loggerheads sea turtles that come here to nest on the beach, a mix of sand and pebbles.

While some visitors to Cirali are here just for the ruins, the turtles, or a nice seaside break on the Turkish Riviera, some of them are passing along the Lycian Way, which passes though the town.

This area doesn't have the large resort hotels that have sprouted up along the coast, most visitors stay in family guest houses in amongst the surrounding olive groves and orchards.

Written by  Lina Frost.

Comments, reviews and questions by other travellers

There are no posts. Why not be the first to have your say?

Post a comment, review or question

I want to
Question
My comment - optional
Rating - how would you rate this place or experience?
 

Who's been here

No travelers have told us they have been here. Have you?

Similar Experiences

  • Santa Marta

    Pushed against the Caribbean by the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains, this colonial port has been an important spot on th…

  • Portofino

    Even though tourism in Portofino is growing, the small fishing town retains much of its character and charm. It seems that the …

  • Broome

    Broome is a beautiful town set in the middle of nowhere. Separated from the green ocean by idyllic long white beaches and a cl…

Nearby Experiences

  • Flames of Yanartaş

    Yanartaş means flaming rock – and this spot has this name for a good reason – that the rocks here appear to be on fire. Methan…

  • Olimpos Beach

    A pine forest lines the back of this beach, in which is hidden the ruins of an ancient temple - marble pillars are scattered be…

  • Phaselis

    Phaselis was built by the people of Rhodes in about 700BC, opposite their own harbour. These two harbours, and those that dwel…

Related links

Contribute to this page