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Çınarlı and Saraylar, two villages located on Marmara Island

On the way to Saraylar

On the way to Saraylar

In our previous post we discovered Marmara Island and its main village of the same name.

Among the six villages on the island, two more are worth seeing: Çınarlı, located 4 km north-west of Marmara and Saraylar, 29 km north-east. Read the rest of this entry »

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Marmara Island, a lovely place to spend a weekend surrounded by greenery

Marmara Harbour

Marmara Harbour

Marmara is the largest of the islands located in the Sea of Marmara and it is only 2 and a half hours away from Istanbul. Ferries to Marmara depart from Yenikapi Terminal.

Little-known to most tourists, this charming island is mainly frequented by Turkish families and couples and is the ideal place to spend a relaxing weekend surrounded by greenery. Read the rest of this entry »

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The island of Heybeliada off Istanbul

Heybeliada is the second largest of the Princes’ Islands located off Istanbul.Istanbul's Islands Spread over 2.7 km long and 1.2 km wide, it is a destination far less popular with the tourists than its neighbor Büyükada and still worth a visit.
The island is once known as Halki Demonisos. Like other islands of the archipelago, on Heybeliada Island all motorized vehicules are banned except municipal and police. Horses pulled carriages replaced them. Read the rest of this entry »

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