Southern Marmara is the southern part of Marmara Region, Turkey. Bird Paradise National Park is one of the earliest national parks of Turkey, surrounding Lake Kuş.
Popular destinations: Bursa, Uludağ and Bozcaada
The Marmara Islands are an archipelago in the Sea of Marmara, located in its mid-west portion, near its exit to Aegean Sea and off Kapıdağ Peninsula on the Asian coast.
Popular destinations: Avsa and Marmara
Armutlu, in the Southern Marmara Region, is the principal town of the Armutlu Peninsula, a hilly land draped with olives, cypresses, stone pines and other Mediterranean vegetation, interrupted by the occasional rocky canyon.
Mudanya is a town on the southern coast of the Sea of Marmara. A pleasant town in itself, Mudanya started to re-gain its role as a transportation hub for travellers between Istanbul and Bursa thanks to the recently launched seabus services.