Fethiye, Pearl of Turkey

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Where is Fethiye?

Fethiye which is famous for its natural beauty and beautiful bays, is a town of Muğla. It’s neighbor of Antalya and Dalaman and perfect place for vacation.

The town is full of touristic and historical areas. If you wonder about where to go and what to do in Fethiye just keep reading.

How to go to Fethiye?

The easiest way is taking a flight.  Dalaman airport is 45 km to central points. If you need shuttle here is the solution. Considering renting a car here you can check the deals.

What to do in Fethiye?

The question is actually ” What you can’t do in Fethiye?”.
The azure sea, lush forests and ancient ruins… these cover the routes of nature and history offered by Fethiye. The places to visit in Fethiye are both natural wonders and very historic. The glorious cities of ancient times now attract those who wish to travel to ancient times.

There are many natural parks around Fethiye. If you are interested in nature, I recommend you take a walk on the Lycian Way, where you can explore many species of plants and animals in their natural environment.

Fethiye has almost all extreme sports. Bungee jumping, paragliding, safari, scuba diving, rafting…Fethiye, along with many other extreme sports events, is one of the places to see for a holiday that will not be forgotten.

Besides being interesting and appealing to different expectations, Fethiye is a place that meets every expectation, from a peaceful sea holiday to an exciting adventure trip.

Lycian way fethiye
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Let’s talk a little more about the things to do in Fethiye, and then we’ll deepen the subject.

Go to Calış Beach early in the morning. Sea is like heaven in early hours of day and it’s the only time you’ll see it not crowded.
Enjoy nature photography and swimming, diving in Butterfly Valley.
Walk the Lycian Way.
Sail on Dalyan and observe blue crabs.
Patara, Pınara, Tlos, Xanthos, Letoon, Myra…Take a tour around awesome ancient cities. 
Visit rock tombs of King Amyntas .
Explore the ghost town.
Join quad safari tour to have some fun in nature.
Scuba diving: Dive under water to explore the beauty there, too.
Discover the paradise bays.
Paragliding: Fly over Fethiye to have most striking experience of it.
Discover the bays, sunk cities and islands by Blue Voyages
You can even see caretta carettas if you’re lucky

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Kelebekler Vadisi (Butterfly Valley) in Oludeniz/Fethiye, Mugla.
BUTTERFLY VALLEY
Rock tombs in Fethiye
DALYAN TOUR
cappadocia-jeep-safari
QUAD SAFARI
Buttefly valley Oludeniz
BLUE VOYAGES
Fethiye-scuba-diving
SCUBA DIVING
Paragliding on Oludeniz Fethiye
PARAGLIDING

There are so many must-see places in Fethiye that honestly I don’t know which one to start with. Let’s take a look at down town first. This is the first place your vacation will start eventually.

Fethiye Downtown

Center is 45 km from airport and most populated area in the town. Some of the attractions of Fethiye nightlife are here, and there are large shops for shopping in the center. It’s the place you can provide any need if you’ll join Lycian way walk.

Blue Lagoon - Ölüdeniz

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Fethiye is the home of most eye-catching beaches in Turkey. Ölüdeniz, which is always on the list of the best beaches in the world, is the first of the must-see places of Fethiye. Oludeniz, where blue waters meet gold and platinum sands, offers a peaceful and fun holiday opportunity while enjoying nature.

Hotels around Blue Lagoon are always full on summer. So early reservation is recommended here. It is not possible to find a room especially in boutique hotels after May.

Butterfly Valley

Kelebekler Vadisi (Butterfly Valley) in Oludeniz/Fethiye, Mugla.
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Get ready to get amazed. Butterfly Valley is one of the most beautiful sights you can see on Earth.

Offering excellent views with its untouched nature Butterfly Valley is on high demand by campers. You can stay in the campgrounds of the valley, or visit it daily as part of a boat tour from Blue Lagoon. If you don’t want to join back on your boat trip, you’ll be charged an entrance fee to stay in Butterfly Valley. You pay to camp or you go to beautiful Faralya Village and arrange your accommodation there.

 

Butterfly Valley is first degree protected as natural site. Extreme sports such as climbingscuba diving and paragliding are quite popular here. I left my article HERE for extreme sports in Turkey in case you want to try some other activities, too.

Kabak Bay

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Here we go for nature admirers.Kabak Bay is a spot to enjoy the beach while exploring many plants and living species.

“How to get to Kabak Bay?”

If you’re wondering, let’s say you have two options. You can take a boat trip to Kabak Bay or you can use cabs or public transportation.

Now imagine; a mountain behind you, sea view in front of you, watching the sun in the forest dancing with the glimmers of gold, accompanied by the chirps of birds you have never heard of. Kabak Bay is such a place…

Don’t forget to visit Blue Cave on your trip to Kabak Bay. It’s definitely worth your time.

Ghost Town - Kayaköy

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As the Legend follows the Ghost Town was established on ruins of Karmylassos which was one of the most important cities of Lycian civilization. It is 9 km to Fethiye today. This old town which consists totally of stone houses is called as Lebessos in history. No one knows why the citizens left the town without a trace.
Located on a hill within walking distance, Kayaköy is also one of the stops of the Lycian Way.

Lycian Way

Love to walk long distance and explore slowly? Here is your activity: Lycian Way

Kidrak Bay (Kidrak Nature Park)

Kidrak Bay in Ölüdeniz, Fethiye
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If you want to enjoy a quiet beach in Fethiye, take a look at Kidrak Bay. The view is beautiful, the air is clean, the sea is like heaven. It is a charged bay. So there are toilets, showers and cafes, I mean anything you need in Kidrak Bay.

Katranci Bay

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Fethiye has many bays of natural wonder, and Katranci Bay stands out with its professional operators and forest full of eucalyptus trees. This place, which I describe as a “holiday concept village” for its cafes, campsites and beaches, is one of the hidden gems of Fethiye.

This bay is one of the places where paragliders land in Fethiye. When you’re lying on the beach, I can tell you not to be surprised if you see a parachute coming down from the sky towards the beach. We continue our list of places to visit in Fethiye from Katranci Bay.

Saklikent Canyon

Fethiye-saklikent-canyon
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We continue with another miracle of nature. 43 kilometers from Fethiye Center, Saklikent Canyon offers unbelievable views nearby Dumanlıkaya. Just beyond Saklikent Canyon is the Saklikent waterfall. To those who like to explore hidden places! You can book HERE NOW.

Rock Tombs

The tombs of the kings in Fethiye or the rock tombs of Amyntas, include tombs carved into the rocks in 4th C BC.

If you’re wondering about the historical sites in Fethiye, this is one of the first places you should look at. The ancient city of Telmessos is also right next to it.

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Kelebekler Vadisi (Butterfly Valley) in Oludeniz/Fethiye, Mugla.
BUTTERFLY VALLEY
Rock tombs in Fethiye
DALYAN TOUR
cappadocia-jeep-safari
QUAD SAFARI
Buttefly valley Oludeniz
BLUE VOYAGES
Fethiye-scuba-diving
SCUBA DIVING
Paragliding on Oludeniz Fethiye
PARAGLIDING

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