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Daytrips from Selcuk

4 Day trips from Selçuk by dolmuş

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When it comes to planning my travel itinerary, having a variety of experiences is on top of my list. I can only take so many days at the beach before I need to do something cultural. Just as I can only be in the city so long before I need some slow paced village time. And vice versa. That’s why…

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Kamil Koc Bus

Selçuk Public Transportation Options

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Now that you’ve gotten some good ideas on how to spend a few days here in Selçuk, it’s time for me to give you the options for getting out. INTERCITY BUS (FOR ONWARD TRAVEL) Since Selçuk is a major tourist hub and a popular stop on the backpacker trail, it’s easy to get to major places such as Istanbul, Pamukkale, Bodrum,…

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Ephesus and Beyond

7 reasons why you should stay longer in Selçuk

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Selçuk (pronounced ‘sell-chook’) is a small farming town located in southwestern Turkey, whose claim to fame are the ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus, located 3km from the town. That’s all most people know about it and is the main reason that the town is a popular stop on the traveler’s trail. Most travelers stop here for an overnight,…

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Love Street, Selcuk, Turkey

G-strings, gypsy pants & good times in Selçuk

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When I stepped off the bus in Selçuk, my friend was already there waiting for me. I’d met him a year earlier, the first time I came to Turkey, and we’ve kept in touch ever since. He recently opened up his own guesthouse and that’s where I’ll be staying for a few weeks. On the walk there we made small…

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