Cesme, the far west point of Izmir…About Cesme
Cesme named Cysus in the Roman age had been the quay of Erythrai, one of the 12 Ionian cities. The trade developed in the 8th century BC had made Cesme together with Erythrai one of the leading ports of the East Mediterranean. The ships operating among Cyprus, Sakiz (Chios) and Cesme had oriented mainly the marketsof wine and slaves, cesme being the far west point of Izmir extending to the Aegean Sea is one of the important entry and exit points of Turkey in the maritime transportation today. The trips between Cesme-Chios, organized every day in summer, constitue a bridge between turkey and Greece. This wonderful peninsula extending to the Aegean Sea offers excellent sunsets every afternoon in each season.
Climate & Clothing
Weather in June in Cesme pleasant and expected to be sunny. The temperature is around 25 Celcius degree. It is advised to get some light dresses for day time and some jackets for the night.
Working Hours & Holidays
Banks are open weekdays from 9.00 am until noon and from 1.30 pm until 5.00 pm
Museums are generally open Tuesday through Sunday from 9.00 am until 5.00 pm and closed on Monday
Shops and bazaars are normally open Monday through Saturday during the day and closed all day on Sunday. But most stores in shopping malls and in common streets are open seven days a week, including lunch breaks.
You can find restaurants or cafes open virtuallyat any time of the day or night during the week