Demre Myra Kekova
Demre Myrer Kekova from Alanya. Myrer which is also known as myra with its ancient name 25 km to the west of finike is usually remembered as santa clause. He was choosen as the religious leader of myra and died 342 AD. Every year in December 6th santa claus comemoration ceremony is held in myra beside the church which was built in honour to santa claus. İn myra are the famous rock tombs and theather built in greek and roman style. Pick up is from hotel with airconditioned and comfortable bus professionel guiding and boat trip in kekova.
DEMRE – The western city of Kekova, one of the most interesting touristic centers of Lycia, which was flooded by the earthquakes in the 2nd century west of the Mediterranean, attracts great interest from domestic and foreign tourists.
Kekova, near the town of Demre in Antalya, has a historical background and the cleanest sea of the Mediterranean, so it is a place frequently visited by tourists, and it also houses extraordinary underwater beauties. Travelers can easily reach and visit this fenomenal cultural and historical area.
Swimming and diving is allowed with special permission, most of the historical buildings that were under water were destroyed and some of them were under sea sand due to the currents. Kekova is about 30 meters off the coast of the island and 20 meters deep at the depth of hundreds of amphoras has been broken by the treasure hunters. While the stairs leading into the sea from Kekova Island remained intact, it was observed that the breakwater belonging to the two limbs on the north side of the island had not been destroyed.
Demre Myra kekova Attraction point
Demre District Governor Murat Sefa Demiryürek said that Demre and its surroundings are a complete tourism center in terms of historical background and geographical location. Demirürek stated that Santa Claus Church, Myra Antique City and Theater, Andreak Ancient City, Rock Tombs, Simena Ancient City and Kekova are attractive for tourism, He sais: “The richness of ancient and historical monuments as well as natural beauties, There are also small settlements in the region which have been under the influence of the Lycian Civilization for a long time and the Roman Empire for a long time.The Üçağız and Kale villages are the settlements of today.In addition to these, the tombs written in Lycian writing, Lycian sarcophagi, There is a rich historical heritage consisting of building remains, theater carved into the rocks in the medieval castle, rock tombs, water cisterns, sarcophagi in the north, and necropolis of small rock tombs in Teimiussa (Ucagiz) There are many submerged cities in the area of the iceberg, which is estimated to be a very old boat building on the inner side of Kekova Island. Kekova islands, the historical texture of the Sunken City and its immaculate sea attract great attention. Every year hundreds of thousands of local and foreign tourists visit this region and get information about the region. We are in an effort to promote our region all over the world. ”
|DEPARTURE TIME||Rafting Pickup time from hotel 5:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 10:00 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hat.|
5.30 AM – 1000 PM: Demre Myra Kekova
- Ancient buildings
- Boat tour