Çeşme Websites

Links to websites with useful & Interesting information related to Çeşme and the region:

General Çeşme Websites

Alaçatı Tourism AssociationTurkish only website of the Alaçatı Tourism Association that is focused on the promotion and development of tourism, gastronomy, artistic & cultural life and activities & events such as the organisation of festivals in the town.
Cesme.com.trTurkish only website managed by the Çeşme Touristic Hotels Association featuring details of the hotels in Çeşme & Alaçatı as well as well maintained on concerts, events and fairs in the region.
Cesmebook.comTurkish only website with guide information on festivals and activities in Çeşme & Alaçatı with inbuilt translation tool, managed by Ozansoy Turizm agency that also has similar sites for other Turkish resorts.
Cesmecity.comTurkish only website with hotel, restaurant & beach club listings and some fascinating blogs, for example, this one showing historic photos of the town.
Çeşme Life (Facebook)Turkish only Facebook pages of the monthly print magazine Çeşme Life. The main website cesmelife.com.tr is currently inactive.
Çeşme MunicipalityTurkish only website of the Çeşme Municipality includes a guide with history, festivals and touristic initiatives.
Cestob.comTurkish only website detailing activities of members of Çeşme Touristic Hoteliers and Operators Association (ÇEŞTOB) with aim of improving quality of tourism in Çeşme
Vikipedi “Çeşme”Turkish version of Wikipedia site, offers a statistical perspective of the town.
We Heart AlaçatıVivid site in English that features activities in Alaçatı including detailed pages on restaurants and coffee houses in the town. Site managed by local residents Zeynep & Alp Boneval.
Wikipedia “Çeşme”English site of the ubiquitous online encyclopaedia.
Wikitravel “Çeşme”English site for Çeşme of Wikitravel, also available for Alaçatı.

Regional Tourism Sites

Chios Travel GuideEnglish & Greek language site of the North Aegean Regional Unit of the Chios Department of Tourism detailing all aspects of the island, including the small neighbouring islands of Psara & Oinousses.
İzmir “At Your Finger Tips” ProjectTurkish only multimedia site by the İzmir Development Agency and Ministry of Culture & Tourism. Sections on Çeşme but generally rather dated.
İzmir Provincial Directorate of Culture & TourismOfficial English & Turkish site provided by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism for the region of İzmir. Some excellent detail on historical sites & museums, however, also a little dated in parts.
Turkey Cultural Portal – İzmirTurkish only site by Ministry of Culture & Tourism. Includes a detailed history of İzmir, activities, local crafts and details of local cuisines.
Visit İzmirEnglish & Turkish sites detailing a broad range of facilities, activities and events around İzmir, as well as background on the culture, history and nature of the region.

History Links

DÖSİMMOld (pre-2020) Turkish-only site of the Ministry of Culture & Tourism – Directorate of Rotary Capital Business Centre includes historical details of museums and sites.
Müze TurkeyEnglish & Turkish contemporary multimedia site by the Ministry of Culture & Tourism detailing the museum and archaeological sites throughout Turkey, including access to tickets & passes.
Personal Encyclopaedia of Erol ŞaşmazTurkish-only site with details on historical and cultural sites around Izmir includes bridges, castles, fountains, monuments, mosques, and tombs.

Turkey Links

Go TürkiyeSlick and contemporary English site loaded with multimedia focused on experiences and tourist destinations, with a feature on the Aegean region as a whole.
TGAEnglish & Turkish site of the Türkiye Tourism Promotion & Development Agency outlines brand activities for the country’s tourism.
Travel Guide TurkeyEnglish language Turkey-wide site with short and concise details of each region, including Çeşme & İzmir.
TripAdvisor – Explore TurkeyMultilingual ranking & booking site for things to do, restaurants, hotels and home rentals.