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Information about Foca (Turkey, Izmir)

Turkey -> Izmir

The Owner of 'FOC1003' says about Foca
Foca is a charming locality with many fischer ports.
The Owner of 'FOC1002' says about Foca
This nice and sweet holiday home is in a maintained holiday complex and in a very close location to Foca. Foca is a charming locality with many fischer ports.
The Owner of 'Charming Ottoman stone house with sea view & garden' says about Foca
Situated on the west coast of Turkey, Foca is a picturesque seaside town situated at about 69 km north by northwest of İzmir. The district also has a township with own municipality named Yenifoca (literally 'the new Foca'), also along the shore and at a distance of 20 km (12 mi) from Foca proper. For this reason, Foca itself is locally often called as Eskifoca ('the old Foca') in daily parlance. The ancient city of Phocaea is located between the two modern Focas. Foca has a typical Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters, giving a long tourist season. This part of the Turkish Aegean receives about 300 days of sunshine during the year on average. Foca offers interesting walks, cycle rides, fishing and swimming. There are several beaches nearby with lovely clear water and opportunities for windsurfing, water skiing and sailing. In season, boat trips go from the small harbour. Eski Foça stretches along two bays; a larger one named Buyukdeniz ('the greater
The Owner of 'Town flat 2nd floor' says about Foca
Eski, or \'old\' Foça, is no exaggeration for a town that dates from the 11th century B.C. It is situated on the Aegean, 670 km southwest of Istanbul, 65 km north of Izmir. Homer\'s Siren Rocks, made famous from the Odyssey, can be seen only 3 sea miles away across the bay. Foça has 12,000 inhabitants, and a lively fishing fleet and market is based at its harbour. Unfortunately many of the original Greek buildings have disappeared, but enough remain and are being restored, helped by small narrow streets, to preserve the authentic character of this ancient settlement. Visitors with an interest in archaeology will find that the world\'s second oldest amphitheatre, which has only recently been discovered, is within the town boundary. Foca also has a museum that shows pictures of excavations and tells about the town\'s history. The town is a very safe family resort, and whilst there are some discotheques, they do not intrude in the way they can in a more \'developed\' resort. Most of
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