Aspat is peaceful place located between Karaincir and beautiful Bagla Bay. Although close to the lively and bustling Bodrum, this place will offer a diversity to which many tourists crave. This small town lies on Aspat Bay and is protected with Aspat Hill from its eastern side. Although this is a small place, you will be surprised by its beauty, culture and the contents offered to tourists. Throughout history, this place was known under the name Aspartos, which still stands for its full and correct name.
Aspat Hill is something one will notice immediately upon arrival. This hill stands as a protective barrier against the bay and provides a sense of security. At the same time, it acts as an imparegnable target for all those who love hiking. Yet, if you're a fan of this sport, it can be a good idea to follow the narrow path and try to win the top of this natural beauty. The award will be multiplied. Not only you will enjoy the tour through the beautiful nature, but will be able, after reaching your goal, to see the entire place. Enjoy the panorama that will be in front, with all its beauty and specificity.
If you want to learn more about this area through the verses, listen to a traditional folk song Cokertme. In an interesting way it tells the story of this place and testifies about how Aspat was famous among all Turkish sailors and people. Through the stories the locals can find out a lot about the beautiful fortress. Once it was a shelter and a haven for pirates. This kind of a day trip can be an enjoyable experience.
Although this is a wonderful place to spend some wonderful moments, one does not need much time to explore all its secrets. So, it's good to think about how to complete your visit to this part of Turkey. Places that are near, and can offer the same enjoyment are Turgutreis and Gumusluk, and a good choice may be a visit to Yalikavak.