WHERE THE GREEN and THE BLUE MEET
KemerKemer is a seaside resort and district of Antalya Province on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, 40 km (25 mi) west of the city of Antalya, on theTurkish Riviera. Kemer is on the Gulf of Antalya, 53 km (33 mi) of sea coast with the skirts of the western Taurus Mountains behind. The coast has the typical Mediterranean hot, dry weather and warm sea. Until the early 1980s this was a quiet rural district but today the town of Kemer and coastal villages in the district play a very important part in tourism in Turkey. This region has grown very fast in this field, especially within the last 15 years with its nature, historical monuments, tourism and entertaiment facilities, Kemer became a place frequented by local and foreign tourists alike and provides a comfortable and quite tourist opportunity.
Kemer was called Eski Köy (Old Village) until in 1916 - 1917, a 23km (14mi) long stone wall was built to channel the mountain stream water and protect the town from flooding, which until then had been a persistent problem. The nameKemerrefers to those walls. Until the 1960s there was...Read More
Sea to Sky / Olympos Teleferik(colloquially known as 'Tahtalı Teleferiği'(translated as wooden cableway in English) in Turkish),Yeni Mah. Atatürk Bulvarı 2/1, Kemer (their office in downtown)(access to lower station is from a 7-km surface road that branches off from the main highway between the towns of Çamyuva and Tekirova ,Read More
Places of interest
Mount Chimaeraisthe naturalburning rockof Greek mythology,was a place or places in ancientLycia, notable for volcanic phenomena and said by some ancient sources to be the origin of the myth of theChimera. The ancient city ofPhaselisis an ancientLyciancity in theprovinceofAntalyainTurkey. It is located between the Bey Mountains and the forests ofOlymposRead More
AntalyaAirport, the nearest international one to Kemer, is about 42 km to the north-east, about an hour away by car.There areshuttle from Antalya Airport and city center once or twice time in a hour. But it is reported that 3 hours bus ride is possible.Read More