Balatçık Village – Şirince Village

Total Distance: 13 km

Average Time: 3 hours 30 min

Starting Elevation: 125 m

Highest Elevation: 730 m

Difficulty: Medium


Transportation to the Starting Point of the Route

Aydın – Balatçık Village: 37 km (Bus Route 402 and inter-district dolmush)

Söke – Balatçık Village: 27,5 km (Bus Route 404 and inter-district dolmush)


Route Details

After you’re done with your tour of Germencik District’s Balatçık village, you can go 13 km in the North direction on the mountain road surrounded by sycamore and olive trees, and reach Şirince. Village bazaar where olive products are sold, winehouses and the historical Greek houses on cobblestone streets are places worth seeing. You can also visit cellars, the Church of St. John the Baptist,  and Theatre Madrasa located in the village centre.