29 Sep '12, 8am

Explore hidden coves, ancient sites and rustic villages on Turkey’s dramatic south-western coast

Explore hidden coves, ancient sites and rustic villages on Turkey’s dramatic south-western coast

On a journey from the Aegean to the Mediterranean along Turkey's dramatic south-western coast, Lisa Johnson discovers hidden coves, ancient sites, rustic villages, and the region's hottest boutique hotels. As we set off down the coast of Turkey on a 500km drive from the Aegean to the Mediterranean, via the Datça and Bozburun Peninsulas where the two seas meet, my guide Burak Doganay puts me in the picture. 'Turkey has eight national borders influenced by several different religions and cultures,' he says. 'In the south and east, there is an Arabic effect and a Christian effect. In the north, there is a Russian Orthodox effect. And in the west, there is a Greek effect.' The last is clearly evident as we progress from fertile plains planted with cotton, grapes, olives and figs to dizzying views over the Gulf of Gökova, dramatic peaks bristling with pines and the Taurus Mount...

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