Whether you want a relaxing break in the warm Turkish sunshine, or a trip full of incredible sightseeing, Fethiye is a wonderful destination for your next holiday. Suitable for family holidays, romantic retreats and getaways with your friends, this sunny spot on Turkey’s southwest coast is not to be missed.
As part of the Turquoise Coast, Fethiye has some of the best weather anywhere in Europe, perfect for spending long days lounging around on the beach. Head down to Calis Beach where there’s a peaceful atmosphere and the pace of life is nice and slow, and soak up some golden sunshine. Whether you’re happy to lie back on the sand all day and go for the occasional swim, or you prefer to have a go at some of the water sports on offer, you’re sure to have a lovely experience.
When it’s time to go sightseeing, there’s lots of fascinating sights close to Fethiye. If you love your history and mythology, don’t miss the Tomb of Amyntas or the ancient ruins of Tlos and Letoon. Explore these important Lycian sites and learn abut the rich heritage of the area. If you like to be active on your holidays, visit the amazing Saklikent Gorge, or go hiking in the Kabak Koyu nature park, before relaxing on the valley’s beautiful beach.
Lovely old town
Back in town, wander through the cobbled streets of Fethiye’s old quarter, the Paspatur. You’ll notice the traditional Turkish feel as you shop for souvenirs and stop at a local cafe for a drink. The Paspatur is a lovely place to spend an evening out, whether you’re looking to find local specialities to eat or welcoming bars to enjoy a night out.