© Roy Digital Design

Fethiye is a very popular destination for tourists and boasts an important marina at the head of a beautiful bay strewn with islands. A hill crowned by the ruins of the crusader fortress built by the Knights of Rhodes overlooks the little port. Above the town (called Telmessos in antiquity), numerous Lycian rock tombs, reproducing the facades of ancient temples, were cut into the cliff face. In the Fethiye Museum you can see ancient artifacts of civilizations that have lived in the area, the oldest of which were the Lycians. they built the Tomb of Amyntas around 350 BC.

Other nearby historical sites include the ancient city of Kadyanda (Cadyanda), the abandoned Greek village of Kayaköy, the diving site of Afkule, Gemiler, Aya Nikola, Çalış Beach area, Hisarönü, Ovacık and Ölüdeniz.

In Ölüdeniz is a beautiful lagoon with crystal clear water called the Blue Lagoon. It is ideal for swimming and other water sports. The Blue Lagoon has one of the most stunning natural surroundings in the world. At Mount Baba (1969 m), you can paraglide into the area of the Blue Lagoon. The Butterfly Valley is also very interesting.

About 6km (4 miles) off shore from Fethiye is the island of Kızılada, a popular destination for boat trips. It also boasts good diving sites. The lighthouse on the island doubles as a hostel and restaurant.


Current Weather

Hotels in Fethiye

Travel Guides for Fethiye

Find a flight to Fethiye

Find a Flight


images images images

We try to maintain our database as accurate as possible, but we can not guarantee the correctness of this information. Please notify us if you think the information on this page is outdated, incorrect or if you think something should be added. Additional photographs for this destination can be emailed to photo@Gheos.com. We are not responsible for any damage, injury or inconvenience resulting from information published on this site. Before traveling to any destination you should verify critical information such as visa requirements, health and safety with the authoroties.

You found a piece of the puzzle

Please click here to complete it