Known in antiquity
as Farilya, Gundogan rightly claims to have been
one of the earliest human settlements on the peninsula
as Old Bronze Age ceramics, polished stone axes
and milling stones have been found in a nearby
cave. This extensive cavern encrusted with stalagmites
and stalactites is a natural wonder not to be
Yet another fascinating
destination for visitors to Gundogan is Big Rabbit
Island with its still standing remains of a Byzantine
monastic settlement, provisionally dated to the
9th century A.D.
Today Gundogan is a quite relaxing place, its
touristic facilities surrounding the long bay
which is a paradise for swimmers and watersports
Gundogan's hotels and restaurants go out of their
way to make guests welcome and contented so they
will come again.
Speaking volumes for Gundogan is fact that many
high level members of the diplomatic service,
active and retired, have made it their summer
The visitor has a very wide range of hotels to
choose from since modest accommodations are available
as well some of the most exclusive and luxurious.