10 Things to do in Fethiye; One of The Delights in Turkish Riviera
Saklikent Gorge is a 300 meter-high and 18 kilometer-long canyon, one of the deepest gorges in the world. Saklıkent in Turkish means hidden city. a small walk into the canyon can be perfect to see some highlights.
Remember to take your waterproof camera because you will have to walk through the river in the canyon. The level of the water changes by the day and can easily get to your knees. The water is super clear and cold because it is snow-melt water from the high mountains.
Lycian Rock Tombs
These tombs are carved into the rock and can be seen from all around Fethiye town. Getting there is easy by walk, just follow the street signs. You need to climb about 200 stairs up to take a closer look. You will be amazed by a tomb entrance of an impressive size and a beautiful city view.
Watch Mighty sunset
After a long day of swimming and chilling Çalış beach will also offer the most amazing sunset which shouldn’t be missed.
Anywhere along the beachfront will provide you a stunning view of the sunset. What better way to end the day than sitting down to a great meal with a glass of something cold and watching this mighty sunset.
A real experience; Turkish bath
Enjoy the pleasures of a Turkish bath with roughly about a 2-hour experience in Fethiye. Rejuvenate your skin as you relax in the sauna and enjoy an oil massage, foam massage, and peeling at the Fethiye Hamam.
Visit Kayakoy, Ghost town
Kakakoy a short journey away from Fethiye, but a different and tranquil world, far more like the real Turkey. Don’t miss it when you are in Fethiye. As you can imagine from its name it is an old abandoned town where there used to be almost 20000 people lived once. Today it looks like a film set which makes you travel in time. You can also have a lovely lunch and chill out in any of the nice cafes and restaurants in Kayakoy.
Fethiye is one of the most popular and biggest towns which has a huge harbor welcomes thousands of people from all over the world to experience Turkey sailing or also known as blue cruise. It is the main port where most of the sailing tours start and end. Especially in the last decade Sailing around the Turkish turquoise coastline became more and more popular among the young travelers from Australia, New Zealand, the USA, Uk, Canada, South Africa, and many European countries. Check out www.goturkeysail.com for some amazing Turkey sailing tours.