Alabayır – Gerga Ancient City

Total Distance: 3,5 km

Average Time: 2 hours

Starting Elevation: 550 m

Highest Elevation: 600 m

Difficulty: Medium


Transportation to the Starting Point of the Route

Aydın – Alabayır Village: 57 km (Bus Route 504 and inter-district dolmush)

Nazilli – Alabayır Village: 81 km (Bus Route 302 and inter-district dolmush)


Route Details

When you reach Alabayır Village located 20 km away from Çine, you can spend a day in nature away from the commotion of the city. Thanks to its unique nature and fresh air you can rest your soul here. When you set off from the village, and head South for about 3,5 km, you’ll be welcomed by Gerga Ancient City. After visiting the ruins of the temple and other structures in the city, you can observe the rock formations that formed after millions of years of corrosion around this city which has a view of Çine (Marsyas) Creek. With the plant diversity in its surroundings, Çine Creek presents you a unique view of nature.