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The Sea of Marmara and the North Aegean Travel Guide

Behramkale (Assos)

The port is a marvel, pressed against the sheer cliff walls. It's crammed with small hotels that were built of volcanic rock, a fleet of fishing boats, and a small rocky beach at each end. Behramkale village is home to the lofty ruins of ancient Assos—the Acropolis—which provide a panoramic view over the Aegean. It has blossomed in recent years and now surpasses the port area in

terms of prices—and perhaps in charm as well. Nowadays the name "Behramkale" is used for the village at the top and "Assos" for the port area.

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