Kemer (Turkey) – the most detailed information about the city with photos. The main attractions of Kemer with a description, guides and cards.
Kemer – a city in southwestern Turkey, located on the coast Mediterranean Sea 40 km from Antalya. This is one of the most popular. Turkish Mediterranean resorts with pretty sandy beaches and a huge concentration of hotels “all inclusive”. Kemer – one of most popular destinations for citizens of Russia and Ukraine, as well as Germany and Scandinavia. This city is not the most interesting for Inquisitive tourist, although in the vicinity there are several ancient ruins and picturesque natural landscapes.
- Geography and climate
- Best time to visit
- Practical information
- How to get there
- Maps and guides
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Geography and climate
Kemer is located in the region of Antalya 43 km from the eponymous cities at the foot of the Taurus Mountains. The climate is Mediterranean. Summer hot and sunny, winter is warm and rainy. Water temperature in The sea in June is approximately 21-22 ° C, reaching a maximum in July-August (25 ° C).
Kemer is not the warmest sea in Antalya. If the water temperature plays an important role recommend to pay attention to Sidei Alanya.
In the vicinity of Kemer there are several excellent sandy beaches with all the necessary infrastructure and leisure. The best beaches:
- Ayısigi (Moon Beach) – a great sandy beach in the center of Kemer right behind the pier.
- Adrasan – golden sand beach 50 km from Kemer.
- Cirali is a beautiful beach 50 km from the city.
- Olympos – an excellent beach in the vicinity of the ancient Lycian city, located near Cirali (35 km from Kemer).
- Phaselis is a wonderful beach near ancient Phaselis.
Best time to visit
The best time to visit Kemer is June-September.
You should know that in July and August in Kemer can be very in hot and daytime temperatures in the shade may exceed 40 ° C.
- The population is more than 20 thousand people.
- The language is Turkish. Although most tourist places say in Russian, English or German.
- The currency is Turkish Lira.
- Visa – for up to 60 days it is enough to have a passport whose actions are more than four months from the date of entry into Turkey
- Time – UTC +2, in summer +3.
Kemer is located on the territory of ancient Lycia and in antiquity had idiros name. In the period of the Ottoman Empire and until 1910 represented a small settlement and called Eskikoy. Kemer has become to develop as a resort since the 90s of the 20th century.
Beach in Kemer
How to get there
The nearest airport is Antalya (42 km). From the airport to Kemer is not a bus. You must first get to the station of Antalya and on find a minibus (dolmush).
The Clock Tower is an interesting white stone structure, located at Ataturk Square. Here you can also look at dancing fountains. On some days a market is held on the square. (bazaar).
The mosque is a religious building in Kemer with one minaret. Pretty simple looking.
Phaselis – the ruins of the ancient Lycian port, located 12 km from Kemer. The city was founded in the 7th century BC by the Greeks from the island Rhodes. There are remains of the temple of Athena and the acropolis. Now this one of the most famous archaeological sites of Antalya.
Olympos is an ancient Lycian city located near Cirali. It was founded in Antiquity by people from the island of Rhodes. For its history belonged to the Byzantines, the Venetians, the Genoese.
Mount Chimera – famous natural landmark, rock on the slope of which natural fire has been burning for many centuries. The reason This phenomenon is the output of natural gas. Mountain in antiquity served as a guide for sailors
Maps and guides
Sketch map of Kemer Hotels and attractions Map coast