Izmir Cesme District Guide

Izmir City Guide

Çeşme is located on Urla peninsula of İzmir with around fourty-five thousand population. The district is adjacent to Urla district of the city. Çeşme is one of the most important district of İzmir in terms of domestic and foreign tourism. Naturally, tourism drives the economic structure in the district. Ildırı (Erythrai), the first ancient settlement of the peninsula, is also within the boundaries of the district. Çeşme has hosted various civilizations throughout history. Apart from historical places, there are many unique beaches in Çeşme district. You can windsurf in Alaçatı or find healing in Çeşme’s thermal springs. There are Ro-Ro services from Çeşme Port to Trieste and ferry services to Chios and Athens.

Check out the most comprehensive Çeşme district guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Çeşme” or “How to get to Çeşme?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




162.50 / km2

2,01 %

285 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Çeşme? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Çeşme, there are 1 state hospital and 1 private hospital.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Çeşme or real estate for rent in Çeşme, you are on the right page. As of the end of September 2020 in İzmir, Çeşme district, the prices of houses for sale have increased 32.87% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 155 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in İzmir province Çeşme district as of the end of September 2020 were Germiyan, Ildır, Boyalık, Musalla, Şifne, respectively.

Accommodation in Çeşme is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. You can find many hotels and holiday resorts from 3 to5 star that are suitable for every kind of budget and pleasure in the borders of district.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Çeşme” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Çeşme” questions in this guide. There are many historical places and deep blue beaches to visit in all around the district. Çark Beach and Piyade Beach in Alaçatı, Ilıca BeachÇeşme Altınkum Beach, Boyalık BayÇatamaz Beach are the main places to swim in the district. In addition, the abundance of wind in the region makes it preferred for windsurfing. Çeşme Castle is one of the most important landmarks of the district. The castle is also used as a museum today. Erythrai Ancient City is another historical attraction. Alaçatı WindmillsAlaçatı Village Market and Çeşme Hot Springs are among the other places to visit in the district. You can also camp in the bays of Büyük Liman and Paşa Limanı and meet diving sports.

Çeşme has bus and ferry transportation alternatives. You can use ESHOT buses to visit different districts of the city. You can also use minibuses for inner transportation in the district. Çeşme is 90 kilometers away from İzmir Adnan Menderes International Airport. On the other hand, there are Ro-Ro services from Çeşme Port to Trieste and ferry services to Chios Island and Athens.

Check out the İzmir railway network map below :

Izmir Subway Map


Enes Sahin

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