Places to See

Residential Areas – Villages

City center

Gökçeada is a district that is affiliated to Çanakkale. District centre is the residential area that includes the largest population. Administration and public structures of the island are gathered in the centre. 75 Evler Housings and 800 housings that were built by Emlak Bankası were built in the centre in 1994. The centre, which was formerly referred to as Panayia, is comprised of three neighbourhoods: Çınarlı Neighbourhood, Yeni Neighbourhood and Fatih Neighbourhood. One may observe examples of local architectural structures that preserve their uniqueness in the neighbourhoods that are former Greek residential areas. Çınarlı Neighbourhood is the residential area that preserves its unique structure the most. Aya Panayia Church, Centre Mosque, which was built as the first mosque of the island in 1813, and two old laundries are all located in Çınarlı. Fatih Neighbourhood is established at both sides of the road that leads to Kaleköy. There are many shops and

public buildings available on this road. Centre Mosque, which is located in Çınarlı Neighbourhood and which carries the reflections of Ottoman architecture, and Fatih Mosque, which is the largest of the three mosques available in the district, may be listed among places to see. There are also two churches, i.e. one in Yeni Neighbourhood and the other in Fatih Neighbourhood. Vocational School and Applied Sciences Vocation School that are affiliated to Çanakkale On Sekiz Mart University are also located in the centre. Centre is in the position of a crucial point that provides connection means to the other residential areas of the island. All of the new villages in the island are comprised of uniform housings.1

1 Lerzan Yetim Erdinç, Determination of Natural and Cultural Architectural Characteristics of Gökçeada and Bozcada, Conservation and Development Facilities, Landscaping Architecture Department, Institute of Science, Ankara University, Consultant: Prof. Dr. Mükerrem ARSLAN, Phd Thesis, page no.: 133

Eski Bademli (Gliki)

Eski Bademli, which is a village in Gökçeada that faces north Aegean Sea, is at a distance of 4 km. from the district centre. This village, which is also referred to as “Former” (Gliki) after foundation of Yeni Bademli (New Bademli), is established on a high hill. Mother Mary

Church that is available in the village is an architectural work that is worth seeing. Coffee shops that smell history like other Greek villages, laundry that is located among great plane trees and olive shop reflect the daily life habits of the island.

Yeni Bademli

In 1984, families that came from Isparta and Black Sea Region were settled in Yeni Bademli, which was established between Eski Bademli and Kaleköy. It is one of the most populated villages of the island in terms of population density. It is at a distance of 4 km from the centre. Yıldızkoy, which is one of the most beautiful points of

Gökçeada where one may go swimming, is at fives minutes walking distance from Yeni Bademli. Boarding house management is an important source of income particularly because of its closeness to the centre and seashore. Agricultural activities are also among the sources of income of the villagers.

Dereköy (Shınudı)

Dereköy is located in the western part of the island and is at a distance of 15 km. from the centre. In the past, it developed more in comparison to the other villages in terms of economy and society thanks to its strategic location and Pirgos Port.1 The population of Dereköy, which was the largest village of Gökçeada and which used to be the most populated area in the past, has decreased a lot today. The village that was established on the shoulders of two reciprocal hills, i.e. Halakasi and Madrabodus, is divided into two by the road that passes from the middle of the village.2

Today, this village, which is considered as a mystical residential area by those, who come to visit the island, includes severed stone houses, churches, square and laundries, unused olive workshops and shops. Dereköy laundry comes at the top of the places that may be shown to those, who visit the island. Also, it is also advised to visit Panagia, upper church of Dereköy and Agia Maria, lower church of

Dereköy. Dereköy is registered as conservation area.

Şahinkaya Neighbourhood, which is considered as a neighbourhood of Dereköy, was established in 1975. It is the first collective settlement area that was established in the island as a result of settlement law. 61 residences from Şahinkaya village, which is affiliated to Çaykara district of Trabzon, were accommodated in the island. Inhabitants of Dereköy immigrated to district centre in time.3

1 Ağaryılmaz P., Gökçeada (compiled by: Öztürk, Bayram) Gökçeada Municipality Publication, Çanakkale, 2002, page no. 110
2 Şahin, M. 1996. , Gökçeada, Design Magazine Volume No.: 63, page no.: 95-97. Yurtseven H.R. and Yurtseven, E. 2002. Gökçeada: An island tradition, Gökçeada Municipality Publications, page nos.: 41-52 ISBN: 975-92501-0-1, Gökçeada.
3 Nazlı Uçar, Effect of Tourism on Rural Area: Gökçeada, Anthropology Department, Institute of Social Sciences, Istanbul University, Master’s Thesis, 2010, page no.: 21

Kaleköy (Kastro)

Kaleköy is the first settlement centre of the island and is the only settlement area that is located on shore. Today, the village, which is at a distance of 5 km. from the centre, is developed as the most lively settlement area from social perspective because of its location. It is comprised of two parts, i.e. Upper and Lower Kaleköy. Lower Kaleköy is the most colourful venue of the district in summer nights. Tea gardens, restaurants, hotels and pensions that line up along Kaleköy fishing port which was initially built in 1964 and that was extended in 2006 and 2013 are used for tourism purposes.

Aya Marina Church, which is the Metropolitan Church of Gökçeada, is located in Kaleköy Port. The church that has been renovated recently is worth seeing. It is known that fishermen used to visit here before sailing to the sea and they used to pray to God to protect them and to give them prosperity.

Gökçeada Acropolis, which is located in Kaleköy, is a settlement that has a barrier made of steep cliffs, that is constructed by stones, and that is being protected by walls. These fortifications show that Gökçeada was used as a residential area during Pelasgians era. Landowners from Athens were settled in the vicinity of these fortifications in the midst of 5th century BC and led their lives in a way similar to those of Greek city-states. Market place, theatre, houses and temples constitute the general structure of the settlement area.1 Kaleköy are registered as urban conservation area. Kaleköy Castle and Kaleköy Yıldız Bay Site are registered as 1st Degree Archaeological Conservation Area, and surroundings of Kaleköy Castle are registered as 3rd Degree Archaeological Conservation Area.

1 Yurtseven, H..R. 2006, Stories of Ordinary People, Detay Publishing House, 1. Edition, ISBN:975-8969-62-5, Publication No: 06-06-0395-HY-156, Ankara.

Tepeköy (Agridia)
Agridia, former name of Tepeköy, means small fields in Greek. It was established in 17th century and it still preserves its original identity. The village, which is registered as conservation site, is established on the southern hillside of Aya Dimitri Hill, which is 13 km. away from district centre. The place, where the monumental plane tree that was registered in 1994 is located and that is close to the village, is used as the picnic area that is referred to as Çınaraltı (İspilya). There is a monumental plane tree in this picnic area that is located on the hill, which faces Semadirek Island.1

Tepeköy consists of Village Square, coffee shop, church, Barba Yorgo Pub, laundry, olive oil shop and traditional housings. Evangelismos Teotoku Church and ancient Greek graveyard that also includes a chapel may be visited.

Traditional Mother Mary Festival is hold in the village in August 15 annually. Those, who emigrated from the island in the past, also visit the island for the celebrations that continue for approximately ten days. Foods are cooked in the cookers that are placed in the square and streets are filled with people and music. Homemade wines that are referred to with the name of Gökçeada are produced.

Among the trekking routes in Gökçeada, you may follow the route that starts from Çınaraltı picnic area, that is in the length of 4,4 km and that is completed within approximately 2 hours in order to see Greek houses and nature at the same time.

1 Lerzan Yetim Erdinç, Determinatio of Natural and Cultural Architectural Characteristics of Gökçeada and Bozcada, Conservation and Development Facilities, Landscaping Architecture Department, Institute of Science, Ankara University, Consultant: Prof. Dr. Mükerrem ARSLAN, Phd Thesis, page no.136

Zeytinliköy
Zeytinli (Ayatodori), which is one of the most developed villages of the island in terms of social structure, is one of the four villages of the island, which are under protection. It was registered as urban conservation area on 15.08.1991. It is located on the asphalt road that extends in the direction of southwest from the centre and it is at a distance of 3 km from the centre. Today, the village that was established in 16th century managed to protect its physical texture significantly with the alleys and stone houses it includes.1 t is a typical Greek village that includes traditional Greek houses, village square, coffee shops and a church. The number of the permanent residents of the village is around 50-60 persons. Zeytinliköy includes Madam Maria’s Place, which is famous for its grinded coffee, one of
the most visited places by the guests of Gökçeada, Mr. Orhan’s Coffee Shop and Mr. Hristos’ Coffee Shop. Agios Georgios Church, which is the oldest church in the island, is also located in this village.

Zeytinli’s source of pride is that 1. Bartholomeos, who is the spiritual leader of 300 million Orthodox Christians, was born in here in 1940. Bartholomeos, who was announced as Patriarch in 1991, comes several times in a year to visit the house in which he was born.

1 Saygı, E. 1992, Gökçeada-İmbroz, Serhat A.S. page nos.: 11-48, İstanbul.

Eşelek
The village is at a distance of 8 km from district centre. The village that is established on Aydıncık road was founded since Eşelek Village, which was affiliated to Biga district of Çanakkale, was left within the impact area of Bakacak Dam in 2000. It is the closest settlement area to Aydıncık Beach. Therefore, villagers, who are
engaged in agriculture and stock breeding in the winter, are engaged in boarding house management in the summer. Eşelek’s two-storey houses that include gardens and that have sea view are lined up next to the asphalt road. Villagers sell vegetables and fruits by opening stalls next to the road.

Şirinköy
It is a village established for the families that emigrated from Bulgaria. It was opened to settlement in 1990. It is at a distance of 22 km from the centre. Olive cultivation is a critical source of income for the villagers. There is a facility close to the village, which was used as a jailhouse in the past. However, a part of this facility, which is not used today, is operated as an olive oil factory.1
Şirinköy becomes colourful in the summer just like other parts of Gökçeada.

1 Nazlı Uçar, Effect of Tourism on Rural Area: Gökçeada, Anthropology Department, Institute of Social Sciences, Istanbul University, Master’s Thesis, 2010, page no. 25.

Uğurlu
Uğurlu, which is at a distance of 16 km from Çınarlı, is the village that is located on the most western end of the island. It was established in 1985 as a result of settlement of the residences that were transferred here from Burdur and Muğla within the scope of Settlement Law. Main source of income of the villagers is tourism, agriculture and stockbreeding. It is one of the busiest villages where tourists accommodate since 71,1% of the villagers are engaged in boarding house management in the summer.1 Gökçeada includes public camps that provide service to the public personnel. Public training and recreation facilities, which provide service between June 15 and September 15, are located in Uğurlu Village.
Large fishing boats take shelter in Uğurlu Port, and inhabitants of the island catch fish in here. There are heavenly natural beaches where one may go for swimming at a walking distance from the village. Secret Harbour is one of these beaches. For the very reason, pensions and hotels in Uğurlu are the first choice of visitors in the summer. Although boarding house management is wide-spread in here, there are also hotels.

1 Nazlı Uçar, Effect of Tourism on Rural Area: Gökçeada, Anthropology Department, Institute of Social Sciences, Istanbul University, Master’s Thesis, 2010, page no. 24.

Historical Places and Natural Beauties

Salt Lake
The lagoon lake which is located in Aydıncık and which is referred to as Salt Lake extends in the south of Gökçeada in the direction of east-west. The lake which hosts many aquatic bird species has an impressive view. 80 bird species are determined throughout the island, such as flamingo, ruddy shelduck, shelduck, duck breeds, plover breeds, calidris species and seagull species etc.1 The water of Salt Lake, which is the most important of the natural lakes in the island, is not suitable for being used as potable water and for irrigation purposes. Black coloured mud formation may be observed at the part of the lake that faces Kefaloz Beach. It is believed that this black mud treats various diseases.2
A thin layer of ice covers the surface of the lake which dries in the summer and it provides a mystical view.

1 Ertan, A. 2005. “Natural Assets of Gökçeada” Survey Report Gökçeada Magazine,Volume No. 1, May-2005, page nos.: 20-24, Gökçeada Tourism, Introduction, Conservation and Development Association Publications, Gökçeada.
2 Lerzan Yetim Erdinç, Determination of the Natural and Cultural Architecture Characteristics of Gökçeada and Bozcada, Preservation and Development Facilities, Department of Landscape Architecture, Institute of Science, Ankara University, Consultant: Prof. Dr. Mükerrem ARSLAN, Phd Thesis, page no.110.

Island Bays
The shores of Gökçeada have various forms and the island accommodates several bays in miscellaneous sizes because of its natural structure. Steep hills descend between Yıldız Bay and Kuzu Port in the form of a wall in the north-east of the island. They provide very steep coasts. North coast is very wavy in comparison to the south coast. Main bays of the island are as follows; Aydıncık Port, Yıldızkoy and Cape Marmaros. Part of the island that includes sandy coast is the shoreline that is located between Cape Aydıncık, Cape Yuvalı and Cape Kömür.1

Gökçeada’s bays that look like an aquarium and its clean beaches draw visitors to themselves every summer. Secret Harbour, Kaleköy Port, Aydıncık Bay, Güzelcekoy, Kapıkaya, Laz Bay and Yuvalı all have various natural beauties, each of which must be seen one by

one. Gökçeada’s bays are global attraction centres for wind surfing, kite surfing and diving. Sequence of mountain ranges, speed and direction of wind and pureness of the sea provide a unique combination.

In shallow waters, there are British sunken ships at Kefaloz Bay’s left corner, which faces the sea. Sunken ships may be observed easily by scuba diving, as well as snorkel diving. It is an easy diving point and even beginner divers may experience an extremely interesting diving procedure very easily.

1 Lerzan Yetim Erdinç, Determination of the Natural and Cultural Architecture Characteristics of Gökçeada and Bozcada, Preservation and Development Facilities, Department of Landscape Architecture, Institute of Science, Ankara University, Consultant: Prof. Dr. Mükerrem ARSLAN, Phd Thesis, page nos.: 80-83

Gökçeada Marine Park
In 1999, the area that is located between Yıldızkoy and Yelkenkaya was announced as Underwater Park by Turkish Marine Research Foundation (TÜDAV).1 The limits of the park was extended up to Çiftlik Bay by stretching approximately a half mile subsequently. The area that is located between Yelkenkaya and Çiftlik Bay, that also includes underwater cave inlets and that provides habitat to several sea creatures, including Mediterranean Seal, was taken under protection. This Park is Turkey’s first and single Underwater Park. As a of the studies made by TÜDAV, it was included to international literature by being listed among the best conservation area practices of our country in the Johannesburg World Sustainable Development Summit.2 
It is a great pleasure to observe rich underwater life by swimming with snorkel in waters that look like an aquarium and where sea flora and fauna are under protection. Blue Bay to which one may reach by land or by boat is suitable for introductory diving and free diving. It is one of the unique beauties that the visitors of Gökçeada must definitely explore.

1 It is the first Marine Park of Turkey. It became effective after being published in the Official Gazette with No.: 23618, dated February 21, 1999.2 http://www.tudav.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=202%3Atudav-oenerisi-ile-goekceada-deniz-parknn-snrlar-geniletildi&catid=51%3Agoekceada-deniz-park&Itemid=111&lang=tr

Aydıncık Coast
Aydıncık is the most favoured beach in summer months. The length of its golden like beach is 2 kilometres. Aydıncık Coast also provides camping opportunity to the visitors. This coast is in the position of a special venue for those, who are interested in wind surfing. Gökçeada, which is regarded as the beginning point of the wind corridor in Aegean Region, allows wind surfing activities to be performed since the speed and direction of the winds that blow in the south coasts are suitable for such activities. Aydıncık Bay is the most suitable area. The wind force is around 4-5 beafort (11-16,17-27 sea mile). Wind is extended over the entire year and it is homogeneous. The number of days that is suitable for wind surfing is around 300 days in Gökçeada. This environment provides an
opportunity that may be rarely found by the surfers.1 A Surf Training Centre was founded in Aydıncık Coast in 2004 in order to provide training on wind surfing and kite surfing.2

There is a sunken ship which is approximately 1.5 miles off Cape Aydıncık, which lays at a depth of 27 m. and which is estimated to be from Çanakkale War era. This place provides a magical experience to the experienced divers coming from all over the world.

1 Lerzan Yetim Erdinç, page no.: 252
http://surfgokceada.com/

Yeni Bademli Tumulus (Gökçetepe Tumulus)
Archaeological studies were commenced in Gökçeada by the Archaeology Department, Hacettepe University after obtaining necessary permits from General Directorate of Monuments and Museums, Ministry of Culture. Studies that commenced on Yeni Bademli Tumulus in 1996 shed light on the history of the island. Yeni Bademli Tumulus which was registered as 1st Degree Archaeological Conservation Site in 1999 is located in Büyükdere Plain, i.e. 1.7 km. south-west of Kaleköy and west of the asphalt road that connects Çınarlı district centre and Kaleköy to each other. Since parts of pots which date back to Late Bronze Age were found intensely in the west
terrace of the tumulus, it is considered that Late Bronze Age layers are available below the surface.

Archaeologists found anachronic parts from 1st Troia Period, as well as parts of imported Mycenae painted pots in the tumulus. These finds indicate that the centre was on marine trade routes back in 2000 BC.1

1 Hüryılmaz, H. 2006. “Urban Organization and Management in Gökçeada Yeni Bademli Tumulus”, Electronic Social Sciences Magazine, www.E-Sosder.Com. ISSN:1304-0278 Spring -2006.

Cape Kaşkaval, Peynir Kayalıkları (Cheese Rocks)
Cape Kaşkaval which is located on the left of Kuzu Port has rock formations which are referred to as cheese rocks. Kaşkaval Rocks were named as above since they look like cheese hoops that are put over one another. These rocks may only be observed from the sea by boat. There is a legend which is told about Cape Kaşkaval. This legend is about a rich, stubborn, stingy and old woman, who owns numerous goats and sheep. This old lady did not share her cheese with anybody and overlapped hundreds of rounded cheese hoops in order to go to heaven. She refused the request of a little child, who was very hungry, and she kicked him out.
According to the legend, God punished her because of her stinginess. God petrified the woman and her cheese. That is how Cape Kaşkaval formed.1 Kaşkaval Rocks accommodate an important diving point which is approximately 15 minutes away from Kaleköy Port and 5 minutes away from Kuzu Port by boat.

1 CittaSlow Gökçeada, a publication of ÇOMÜ GUBY, prepared within the scope of “Cittaslow Project for Introduction of Gökçeada and Eco-gastronomy Culture in the National-International Arena” which is supported by the Southern Marmara Development Agency, Republic of Turkey.

Gökçeada Rock Tomb – Necropolis Area
Gökçeada Necropolis Area which is located on the right of the asphalt road that connects Aydıncık to Uğurlu and that is available at Kokina Site was registered as 1st Degree Archaeological Conservation Site in 1985. It is determined that the remains of the rock tombs herein are dated 3000 BC.
Grave ruins are located in the vicinity of Aydıncık Site, and the rock tomb is at a distance of 18 km. from district centre. Although it is not known exactly to which period this extremely mystical rock tomb belongs, it is believed that it is from Roman era.

Marmaros Waterfall
Marmaros Waterfall in Gökçeada is a natural miracle. One may reach to Marmaros Waterfall by passing through a lush plain. The waterfall falls from 38 m. Marmaros fall, whose water decreases significantly in the summer, sends its water to the Marmara Sea by
a creek. The vicinity of Marmaros Fall is a trekking haven: the routes of Marmaros Waterfall, Tepeköy-Marmaros and Dereköy-Marmaros Waterfall are listed among the most impressive trekking tracks of Gökçeada.

Gökçeada Castle
Gökçeada Castle is located at the north-west part of the island; it is located on the hill where Kaleköy is located. Settlements were established in the vicinity of the castle and this area was used as the administrative and defence centre of the island in the past. It was established on a dominant hill in order to protect Kaleköy Port which was the first port of the island in the past. The castle which is in ruins shows the characteristics of Byzantium and Genoese
structures. The cast and its surrounding were registered as 1st Degree Archaeological Conservation site.1

1Emecen, M.F. 2002., M.F. 2002., History of an Island; from Imbros to Imroz and Gökçeada,
Page nos.: 53-68, Gökçeada Book, Gökçeada Municipality Publications, ISBN: 975-92501-0-1, Gökçeada.

Bays

The shoreline with the length of 95 km that surrounds Gökçeada includes beaches in miscellaneous sizes. These beaches which are mostly virgin are among the cleanest beaches of the world. Yıldızkoy, Mavikoy and Yelkenkaya which also include Aydıncık, Gizli Liman, Yuvalı, Uğurlu, Pirgos, Lazkoyu, Kuzulimanı and Underwater Marine National Park are the most important beaches. The beaches
on the south include silky fine sand and the beaches on the north include gravel like jewel. Cleanness and pureness of the sea water is very advantageous for diving sports and underwater photography. Uninterrupted wind of the island is very suitable for surfing throughout the year.

Aydıncık Plajı (Kefaloz)
Sand dunes in Aydıncık Bay, which is located in the southern part of Gökçeada, and in the shore of Kefaloz show a coastal characteristics that may not be seen very often. The shoreline with the length of 700 m in the shore of Kefaloz has the characteristic of an aesthetic coast. Aydıncık Beach is 13 km away from district centre. It is the most favourite beach of the island in the summer. Aydıncık (Kefaloz) Beach is the Gökçeada’s single beach that includes a daily facility. It is also attractive for its closeness to the Salt Lake. It has a great beach that is in the colour of gold. The corridor between Aydıncık
Gulf, Salt Lake and Aegean Sea is a candidate for being one of the most important surfing points of Europe. Aydıncık Beach is a rare opportunity for professional surfers.

Aydıncık route is listed in Gökçeada trekking tracks. It is a circular track which is spectacular visually, which is in the length of approximately 14 km. and which may be covered within 4 – 4,5 hours and which you may complete at any time you like.


Laz Koyu
Gökçeada accommodates within its body several bays in miscellaneous sizes because of its natural structure. One of these bays is called Laz Bay, which is located in the borders of Şahinkaya. One may reach to this bay by walking from Şirinköy in the direction
of Kapıkaya. Laz Bay is one of those beaches where you may spend joyful time thanks to its natural structure and beauty. Strong northern winds of the island do not reach to this bay. Sea is always as calm as a millpond

Yuvalı Plajı
Yuvalı (Pyrgos) which is located in the southern coast of the island has a position that is close to Uğurlu Village and Şirinköy. Facilities of public institutions are established in this point. Furthermore, the
beach, which is spread on two bays, also has a section that is open to public access, and snack bars, cafes and restaurants of these facilities are open to visitors.

Gizli Liman
It is a natural port located in the western part of Gökçeada, in the vicinity of Uğurlu Village part of Cape İnce, which is closed to the Northeast winds. It is literally a heaven thanks to the pine trees and its beach which is comprised of fine sand. One may reach to Secret Harbour, which is one of the most natural and endless beaches of the island, by taking the road in Uğurlu Village. Secret Harbour will greet you like a nice surprise after Uğurlu Fishing Port. One may reach to Secret Harbour by proceeding approximately 2 km from the road that turns right prior to reaching to the quay. The length of the
shoreline is 1-1,5 km. The coast is virgin completely, and there are no manmade structures in this area. Cape İnce, which is the furthest west point of Turkey, is located at distance close to Secret Harbour.

Secret harbour is one of the most suitable points for discovery diving and free diving. Its deepest point has a depth of 8 m. One may see schools of salema, grey mullet and red mullet in here. One may reach to this area by boat, vessel and by land. It is 5 minutes away from Uğurlu Quay by boat.


Yıldızkoy
Yıldızkoy is one of the most suitable points to go swimming on the northern shores of Gökçeada. A part of Yıldızkoy is named as Blue Bay. This area is generally windy since the prevailing wind blows from the north in the island. Sculptural rock formations draw attention in Yıldızkoy. In 1999, the area that is located between Yıldızkoy and Yelkenkaya was announced as Underwater Park by Turkish Marine Research Foundation (TÜDAV). The limits of the park was extended up to Çiftlik Bay by stretching approximately a half mile subsequently. The area that is located between Yelkenkaya and Çiftlik Bay, that also includes underwater cave inlets and that provides habitat to several sea creatures, including Mediterranean Seal, was taken under protection. This Park is Turkey’s first and single Underwater Park. As a of the studies made by TÜDAV, it was included to international literature by being listed among the
best conservation area practices of our country in the Johannesburg World Sustainable Development Summit.1 It is a great pleasure to observe rich underwater life by swimming with snorkel in waters that look like an aquarium and where sea flora and fauna are under protection. There is also an ancient chapel in the bay, but only the external walls of this chapel remain today.

Yıldızkoy route that remains within Gökçeada trekking tracks gives the opportunity to reach to blue waters after a nice walk.

1 http://www.tudav.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=202%3Atudav-oenerisi-ile-goekceada-deniz-parknn-snrlar-geniletildi&catid=51%3Agoekceada-deniz-park&Itemid=111&lang=tr

Marmaros Beach and Waterfall
Marmaros Waterfall is one of the rare bays where one may go swimming in the northern shores of Gökçeada. When one considered its aquarium like sea and virgin pebble beach, it is a forgotten heaven that is far from all of the residential areas. One may reach to Marmaros Waterfall by walking among pine forests for approximately one hour. The water of the waterfall increases in the
winter, and it falls from a distance of 38 meters and it provides a magnificent scene. The existence of waterfall in the island greets you like a miracle of the nature. The routes of Marmaros Waterfall, Tepeköy-Marmaros and Dereköy-Marmaros Waterfall are listed among the most impressive trekking tracks of Gökçeada.

Kuzu Port
Kuzu Port is the first place that Gökçeada shows its face to the approaching ships. It is the port where ships approach. It has become one of the favourite venues of Gökçeada thanks to its beach. One may spend time in the cafes and participate in various
sports events, while they are in the beach. Centre – Kuzu Port route, which is listed among Gökçeada trekking tracks, is one of the unique routes where you may see both Güzelce Bay and Kuzu Port. It may be covered within two and a half hours.
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