Port Marmara Yacht Charter Information
The Marmara Region occupies the northwest corner of the country and represents 8.5% of the total area of Turkey with its 67 000 square kilometers of land.
Being a point of juncture between Europe and Asia, this area has seen thousands of tribes and their civilizations passing through, from one continent to the other.
Extending on the two sides of the Bosphorus, bordered by green groves, it also possesses beautiful shores along the internal Marmara Sea. Facing the city there exist small, pretty islands, adorning this big sea and lying in the middle of the region.
Uludag, one of the main peaks of Turkey, is the most prominent mountain in this region and one of the most popular ski resorts with every kind of convenience provided. At the foot of Mount Uludag, the Green Bursa is located, with its dense forests covering the mountains and wide meadows, which give it its title.
It is a center of historical importance with its rich past being kept alive in its mosques and tombs of wonderful architectural design.
Bordering Greece and Bulgaria, the land in Thrace is covered by wide fields of sunflowers and vineyards, while olive groves are found extending all over the region, like the gardens in Balikesir on the Anatolian side. In the same district there is a special spot nearby a broad lake which is the National Park of Bird Paradise where there are sheltering birds of over two hundred species.
The Marmara Region forms a passage between the Balkan Peninsula and Anatolia. The islands of Bozcaada and Gokceada, situated in the open sea off the Aegean coast, are also located in the Marmara Region.
When yacht chartering in the Marmara Sea, you can choose the yacht you prefer, whether sailing yacht or motor yacht or crewed or not crewed. You can just relax and enjoy your cruise and admire the sceneries from the sea.
Approximately half of the sown areas consist of wheat fields which are followed by sugar beet, corn and sunflower production.
In the region, which realizes almost 73 percent of Turkey sunflower and almost 30 percent of her corn production, the other important goods are vegetables and fruit. This region is in second place in corn production and olive production among regions.