Top things to do in Milas & Around

Ruins in Milas & Around


This remote hillside site occupies the area that supplied drinking water to Mylasa (Milas) and is one of the most interesting sites in Caria. Never a city but a religious centre linked by a sacred way with Mylasa, L…
Ruins in Milas & Around


Founded in the 6th century BC, Euromos peaked between 200 BC and AD 200 under Hellenistic and then Roman rule. Its indigenous deity had earlier been synthesised with Zeus, and indeed the partially restored Corinthia…
Ruins in Milas & Around

Beçin Castle

At the beginning of Beçin village, about 6km south of Milas on the road to Ören, a steep signposted road climbs to Beçin Castle. Originally a Byzantine fortress, it was remodelled by the short-lived Menteşe beylik (…
Seafood in Milas & Around

Iasos Ceyar Deniz Restaurant

Enjoy fresh fish and views of the Iasos ruins (turning your back to the blight that is the Güllük holiday village to the south) at this friendly waterfront restaurant.
Ruins in Milas & Around


The seaside village of Kıyıkışlacık is surrounded by ancient Iasos, a Carian city that was once an island and prospered from its excellent harbour, rich fishing grounds and red-tinted marble quarried in the nearby h…