İskele and around

Crammed with European birdwatchers in springtime, the small but charming port town of TASUCU makes a pleasant base from which to explore the nearby Göksu Delta.

Crammed with European birdwatchers in springtime, the small but charming port town of TASUCU makes a pleasant base from which to explore the nearby Göksu Delta. There are few attractions in the town itself, but its frequent ferry and hydrofoil services to Cyprus make it a popular transport hub. A stroll around the pretty marina makes a pleasant way to kill time, and there are some excellent fish restaurants along the main strip. You can take a dip in the water from the tiny pebble beach before the harbour, and the nearest sandy beaches are a 1km walk beyond the marina, heading south.

Taşucu (Greek: Holmi) is a small town of Silifke, Mersin Province, Turkey. It obtained the status of Municipality after the local elections in Turkey, 1955. By the new regulations on the constitution, it legally got the status of Mahalle again in 2014. The population was 8,847[1] as of 2012.

The Göksu (Turkish for “blue water” also called Geuk Su, Goksu Nehri; medieval Latin: Saleph, Ancient Greek: Καλύκαδνος Calycadnus) is a river on the Taşeli plateau (Turkey). Both its sources arise in the Taurus Mountains—the northern in the Geyik Mountains and the southern in the Haydar Mountains. Their confluence is south of Mut