Take a Journey Along The Mediterranean Coasts in This Summer
Without doubt, The Mediterranean is the most beloved sea in the world for both yacht charter holidays and island hopping tours. People from all over the world flock down to the Mediterranean to charter yachts or join a gulet cruise holiday. Turkey, which lies in the Eastern section of Mediterranean, is obviously one of the best sailing destinations in the world. Turkey houses thousands of traditional gulets which are built on the southwest coasts of the country.
Since the Mediterranean is massive, That’s why most sections got different names from the ancient civilizations. the Aegean sea, Ionian sea, Tyrrhenian sea, and Adriatic sea are actually parts of the huge Mediterranean. The Aegean Sea spans from the mouth of the Sea of Marmara in Northern Turkey to the Greek Dodecanese Islands along the Southwestern Coast of Turkey. Southwest of Turkey, which starts from Bodrum, goes through Marmaris, and ends in Fethiye, is the Turkish Riviera where luxury yachting and all Turkey sailing tours are happening in Turkey.
Here are some facts about the legendary Mediterranean:
The Mediterranean is considered the largest sea in the world which touches three continents (Africa, Europe, and Asia). It is also the most popular for sailing tours and private charters.
The salinity rate in the Mediterranean is so high, that’s why even if you are not a good swimmer you will find yourself floating on the water.
The word the Mediterranean derives from the Latin word “Mediterraneus” which means “middle” (medius) + “terra” (earth). For ages, the Mediterranean always considered being in the center of the world, between Europe, Asia, and Africa.
The largest island in the Mediterranean is Sicily, belonging to Italy. Sardinia is the second-largest; island of Italy. And Cyprus, which is half under Turkish rule and half Greek is the third largest island on the Mediterranean.
Although there are 6,000 Greek islands on the Mediterranean, only 227 of them have people living on. Rhodes, Kos, and Symi are some of the closest to the Turkish Southwest Coast. You can charter a private gulet with Go Turkey sail and have a cruise holiday, right from Fethiye!
One of the most common misspellings in English is the Word; the Mediterranean. It sounds like this: Medi (middle) + Terra (earth) + Nean.
The deepest point in the Mediterranean is the Calypso Deep, 17,280 feet or 5,267 meters. It is in the Ionian Sea, closer to Greece.
All the way to the west of the Mediterranean is the Straight of Gibraltar, the most narrow passageway in the sea at 14 km (or 9 miles) wide, and it is the only passage to the Atlantic Ocean from the Mediterranean. While cruising across it, you may spot massive marine life with bottlenose dolphins, striped dolphins, sperm whales, and even orcas.
All around the world Thousands of people find yachts for rent or join sailing tours around the Mediterranean in caravans while partying, eating, swimming, and meeting new people on other sailboats, catamarans, or mega yachts. Prices vary based on the amenities you choose and what type of services are included