Category: Odysseus Cruising

Explore Turkey by land and sea

Odysseus Cruising, for 23 years the most experienced specialist in luxury gulet holidays on the Turkish Riviera, unrivalled in knowledge and for happy holidays. See www.odysseuscruising.com for information. Because we believe that holidays in Turkey by land and sea offer such superb experiences we’d like you to suggest that you take a look at the […]

Sunday May 17th, 2009 in Odysseus Cruising | Comments Off on Explore Turkey by land and sea

Caunus visiting notes

Odysseus Cruising – Caunus visiting notes Caunus can be visited as part of our itineraries as an optional excursion. One of the most interesting sites on the Turkish coast, with beautiful views, it was once famous as Mausolus’s easternmost stronghold and for its safe harbour in Greek, Roman and Early Christian times. How to get […]

Monday August 17th, 2009 in Visiting Notes | Comments Off on Caunus visiting notes

Patara – visiting the archaeological sites

Odysseus Cruising – Visiting Notes You can hire our luxury gulet MS Odysseus by private charter to enjoy the holiday of a lifetime – sailing the Blue Cruise, visit Patara and much more. Recommended excursion on all Lycian Itineraries. ½ hour from Kalkan Patara – The capital city of the Roman provinces of Lycia and […]

Sunday December 14th, 2008 in Visiting Notes | Comments Off on Patara – visiting the archaeological sites

Cnidus visiting notes

Odysseus Cruising – Cnidus visiting notes A famous, 1000 year old harbour city of ancient Caria. Our visit to Cnidus is included in the holiday price (except site tickets) for our itineraries 1 & 3 – see itineraries section. How to get there The visit is part of an Odysseus cruise, itineraries 1 and 3; […]

Friday July 17th, 2009 in Visiting Notes | No Comments »

The Xanthus Valley – visiting notes

Odysseus Cruising – visiting notes PATARA XANTHUS LETOON The heart of ancient Lycia is the Xanthus River Valley. This contains Xanthus itself, the ancient capital set high on a hill overlooking the river, Patara, the great port and Letoon, the religious centre of the Classical Period. All three sites can be reached by minibus from […]

Monday December 1st, 2008 in Visiting Notes | Comments Off on The Xanthus Valley – visiting notes

Xanthus – The Capital City of ancient Lycia

Odysseus Cruising – visiting notes Recommended Excursion on all Lycian Itineraries. 45 mins north of Patara. How to get there Minibus from the quayside at Kalkan.  Take in Patara on the way. ¾ hr from Patara.  The area to visit at Xanthus is not as large as Patara. Time required It needs 1 ½ hr […]

Sunday December 14th, 2008 in Visiting Notes | Comments Off on Xanthus – The Capital City of ancient Lycia

The Turkish cuisine we serve on our gulet

image: Turkish cuisine served on M/S ‘Odysseus’ The healthy and delicious Turkish cuisine we serve on our gulet cruise holidays aboard ‘Odysseus’ is prepared by our Master Chef and selected from the wonderful range of produce grown in Turkey. He sources it from local markets, and for fish, buys it in the mornings from local […]

Tuesday April 14th, 2009 in Odysseus Cruising | Comments Off on The Turkish cuisine we serve on our gulet

The splendid Odysseus breakfast

The sea is calm, flat even, and the sun is up. You are drying off after an invigorating swim in the sapphire water around the boat. Only a few people are up and the steward Ali is making coffee. The gorgeous smell wafts up to the rear deck where we dine every day. Cups are […]

Friday April 2nd, 2010 in Odysseus Cruising | Comments Off on The splendid Odysseus breakfast