Kayakoy Ghost Town & Lycian Culture Sites on the Best Fethiye Tours

Fethiye is a harborside town and has some of the best Fethiye day tours to the Kayaköy Ghost Town located eight kilometres away and the ruins and remnants of the Lycian culture. Private Fethiye tours are perfect for exploring many of the tourist attractions and historical sites along the Turkish Coast.  Read More...

Kayakoy Ghost Town & Lycian Culture Sites on the Best Fethiye Tours

Many cruises dock in the port as it is a popular destination for Turkish and tourist holidaymakers. With sandy beaches and laid back locals, Fethiye private guided tours will put you at ease, and the locals are always on hand to help. In the 1950s an earthquake had a devastating effect. As a result, there are no high-rise buildings in the region; you will have the most spectacular views of the beautiful scenery that surround the city when on Fethiye tours. 

This town was once thriving and had a mixed population of Turkish and Greek people who lived together for centuries. The 1923 Population Exchange changed everything! The Greek community moved to the Greek Islands; their homes were left there. Private guided tours from Fethiye of the old stone village are excellent. The town across the hillside and the houses are slowly decaying; it is a ghost town as no community has ever moved or lived in the homes since. The Taxiarchis Church is among the ruins, and it still stands and has some beautiful interior decoration.

Best Time To Visit Fethiye

The best time to go to Fethiye would be the summer months May to October when it is warm. July and August are the hottest and if doing any guided Fethiye tours it may be uncomfortable. May to June and September to October are not so hot but still very warm and would be much better while doing your sightseeing tours.

Typical Costs in Fethiye

Costs will vary and depend on when you decide to travel to Fethiye. Prices of food will also depend on where you dine. Local restaurants are reasonably priced but if you're on a budget, street food would be a good option and well worth trying. The shopping in Fethiye is very good especially at the local markets you will definitely find a few souvenirs to take home with you. Transport is very cheap and is very easy to get around.

Know Before Visiting Fethiye

Always check with the embassy before visiting Fethiye as you may need to obtain a Visa before entering Turkey. Wear appropriate clothing and footwear when on your private Fethiye tour so that you're comfortable. Also if you are visiting any religious places make sure you stay covered. If possible Keep a copy of your passport and any valuables in your hotel safe.

Weather in Fethiye

The weather in Fethiye from July to August is when temperatures will be at there highest hitting the 40's. May and September will be warm still hitting the 30's and is when the temperatures are enjoyable while on your Fethiye day tours. 

Dining And Nightlife in Fethiye

Fethiye is definitely not in short supply of different restaurants to try while on your Fethiye tours for all styles and budgets. The long promenade houses plenty of eateries with plenty of choices to suit everyone's taste buds from small local restaurants serving traditional food to larger international restaurants. Most of Fethiye’s nightlife is centred around the old town of Paspatur, with a strip of bars and nightclubs. The strip can become very busy later on in the evening with seating areas lining the street and live music playing making the atmosphere electric.

Shopping in Fethiye

The Tuesday market is the best place to find a bargain. Right in the centre of Fethiye, selling an array of goods, with a vast selection of locally grown produce, leather goods and clothing. There is also a nice shopping mall located in the Tasyaka area. A modern two-floor centre, with designer shops, and a food hall. The old town of Paspatur is a really nice shopping experience while on your Fethiye day tours, with traditional style shops lining the alleys selling handmade rugs, beautiful glass mosaic lamps, Turkish ceramics and an abundance of other traditional Turkish goods.

How to Reach Fethiye

To fly to Fethiye, the nearest airport is Dalaman airport which is located 45 kilometres from Fethiye. It is an international airport with many flights from around the globe.

During the holiday season, you can travel to Fethiye by ferry from the Greek island of Rhodes in less than 2 hours.

You can get to Fethiye by shuttle bus from almost every major city in Turkey. All buses arrive into Fethiye municipal bus station.

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