The national capital Ankara is located 170 miles (274 kilometers) east of Selimiye, while Istanbul lies 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the northwest.
Bodrum - Aegean Region attracts travelers from all over the globe, which means getting around is easy. Be sure give yourself sufficient time to explore the many attractions this region has to share. Journey 17 miles (27 kilometers) north to Iznik, where you can enjoy the Aya Sofya Museum and Archeological Museum.
While you are in Selimiye, don't forget to head to Yalova. Approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the west, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you can find Yuruyen Kosk, Baris Manco Open Air Theater and Luna Park. Mohackale Park, Yasar Okuyan Park and Yalova Ferry Terminal are also good spots for checking out before heading back to Selimiye.
For a window into local culture, make a beeline for Bodrum - Aegean Region's art museums. Visitors searching for quiet places for peace and reflection, will enjoy the chance to visit the area's shrines.
The wider region offers plenty of activities for energetic visitors who enjoy watersports. Sailing and fishing are some of the popular pastimes here. For those who feel it's important to collect valuable insights as well as souvenirs while on vacation, this region offers a range of specialist tours, including guided nature walks.
You'll hate to say "Hoşçakal" (farewell) to this magnetic place.