Bozcaada, which is located in the North of the Aegean Sea and in the borders of Çanakkale Province, is a must-to-see destination with its all beauty. This lovely island, regardless of its small area, has immense vineyards, beaches like dreams, a very clean sea, a cuisine with delicious wines and foods. So, let’s cut a long story short, we start to answer the most frequent questions about Bozcaada. Here is a guide for Bozcaada, which is an island beautiful in four seasons.
How to Get Bozcaada?
You can easily get to Bozcaada with your private car or fast ferry. It is possible to have a flight, as well. But, regardless of the transportation type you choose, you need to take Bozcaada ferry to reach the island. Therefore, you should check the ferry timetable, after you decide how to get there.
Where to stay in Bozcaada?
You can prefer your accommodation among various options such as vineyard houses, boutique hotels, guesthouses and camp areas. As the demand rises in holidays, if you are planning to get the island during religious or official holidays, you should book your room in advance. Otherwise, you may not find a room in the hotels.
Places to see in Bozcaada
Don’t mind that we said that Bozcaada is a small place! There are many important locations to see. Bozcaada Castle, Greek District, Bozcaada Museum, wineries, Polente Lighthouse and windmills, Ayazma Monastery, Church of the Virgin Mary, Bozcaada beaches are only a few of them.
Nightlife in Bozcaada
You may be disappointed if you have an expectancy for the nightlife on the island, as Bozcaada has a pretty tranquil and peaceful life. But, you can enjoy with your friends in the taverns located in the Greek streets, you can drink your coffee or tea in Çınaraltı Cafe with joy.
What to eat in Bozcaada?
As Bozcaada is located in the Aegean Sea, olive oil culture dominates in its cuisine. In addition, you can enjoy different tastes, as the Greek culture influences the island’s foods. However, if you are curious what the island is famous for, we highly recommend you to taste mastic gum cookies, delicious wines, and various jams.
Shopping in Bozcaada
During your holiday in Bozcaada, you can buy various souvenirs besides jams, wines, and mastic gum cookies. For souvenir shopping, you can visit the booths in the Cumhuriyet Square. You can buy handmade products and present unforgettable memories to your beloved ones.
Activities in Bozcaada
Of course, the only activity in the Bozcaada is not to spend time in its excellent beaches. If you can plan your visit in the first week of the September, you can attend the Bozcaada Vintage Festival. Similarly, you can think to attend Bozcaada Jazz Festival, which is organized in the last week of July. During your holiday, you can hire a bike and ride around the island’s beautiful streets. You can do scuba-diving to discover underwater life or, as a more sportive activity, you can experience windsurfing.
Don’t come without doing these!
- Swim in the Ayazma Beach, which is like the Maldives.
- Watch the sunset in Polente.
- Discover the streets of Greek district.
- See the famous vineyard houses.
- Spend time in Bozcaada’s taverns...
We wish you a good holiday!
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