Gemiler Island

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  • Address: Gemiler Island, Fethiye, Mugla, Turkey
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +90-2526141150
  • Ticket Price: 8 TRY
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Island, Entertainment, Family And Kids, Nature, Tomb

An astonishing confluence of the historic and the picturesque, Gemiler Island is one of the most popular tourist destinations around Fethiye. According to the archaeologists, the island was the location of the original tomb of Saint Nicholas, popularly known as Santa Claus. Once a key stop on the Christian pilgrimage route to the Holy Land, the island is today strewn with churches dating back to 6th century AD. The island also offers the sight of spectacular Mediterranean Sunsets from its western peak. The highlights of this island are:

  • 350m processional walkway.
  • Around forty ecclesiastic buildings.
  • Over fifty Christian Tombs.

The island can be reached only by boat, something which adds to the romantic charm of the site. There are many cruise operators such as Cosmos Tours and Cruises and Deluxe Cruises,who will offer you their services to make the commute between Fethiye and Gemiler Island interesting and unforgettable.

How to Reach Gemiler Island

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  • Gemiler Island Address: Gemiler Island, Fethiye, Mugla, Turkey
  • Gemiler Island Contact Number: +90-2526141150
  • Gemiler Island Timing: 24-hrs
  • Gemiler Island Price: 8 TRY
  • Best time to visit Gemiler Island(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Gemiler Island: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 82.76% of people who visit Fethiye include Gemiler Island in their plan

  • 71.43% of people start their Gemiler Island visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Gemiler Island

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Gemiler Island

People normally club together Deep Blue Bar and Calis Beach while planning their visit to Gemiler Island.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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