Seferihisar is one of the Cittaslow cities in Türkiye.
In Seferihisar, the streetlamps are solar powered. Local seeds are grown, and mesh net bags are used instead of nylon bags where local goods are sold. The district's restaurants offer the local delicacies that are unique to Seferihisar. Homemade, fresh, and natural products can be found in the market that is set up inside the Sığacık Castle every Sunday.
The archaeological site of Teos, located 5 kilometers from Seferihisar, is one of the oldest and most important historical ruins in the district. Teos was one of the 12 Ionian cities of the Ionian League, and according to the historian Pausanias it was established by the descendants of Athamas, a mythological Boeotian king.
Seferihisar has a 49-kilometer-long coastline with many beaches and bays, each more beautiful than the next... There are 11 in total, 10 of which are public beaches. Daily charter boats that tour the district’s beautiful bays leave from Sığacık Port.
Seferihisar is the tangerine capital of Türkiye, and each year in November, it welcomes the tangerine season with the Tangerine Festival. Many mouthwatering delicacies made of tangerines are available to taste at the festival.
Apart from citrus fruits, Seferihisar is also famous for its winegrowing.