Pier InformationThe ship is scheduled to anchor off the port of Dikili. Guests will be taken ashore via the ship's tenders, landing in the town center. Taxis may be available in limited numbers for trips farther afield. English-speaking drivers cannot be guaranteed.
ShoppingA few small shops are scattered along the waterfront with a limited selection of merchandise. Be aware that not too many residents in either Dikili or Bergama speak English, and dollars may not be readily accepted in shops. The local currency is the lira.
CuisineLocal dishes are mainly based on fish, lamb, olive oil and spices. Meze are typical Turkish appetizers and include cheese pastries, dolmas and potato fritters. Tuna and bonita are fished locally.
Other SitesThe main reason to call at Dikili is for the purpose of visiting Pergamum.
Private arrangements for independent sightseeing are not available due to the limited number of English-speaking guides.