The Fethiye 12 Island Boat Tour in Turkey is one of the most popular and exciting boat trip from Fethiye, Oludeniz and Hisaronu (we pick up from those locations as well) which will demonstrate the beauty of the Gulf of Fethiye. Contemplation of marine and coastal landscapes evokes a storm of emotions, you can enjoy all this beauty comfortably ensconced on the upper deck. There is a high probability that you can see dolphins, flying fish and even sea turtles. During the 12 islands tour from Fethiye for extra charge you may try water sports such as jetski, banana boat rides, ringo etc.
The history of the Dalyan Turkey (known as Turkish Venezia) dates back to ancient times and as usually happens in such cases it is full of a large variety of legends and myths. The most touching of them is connected with the complicated relationship of boy and girl which were born by the Miletus - son of Apollo.
It is a Greek settlement founded beginning from 14th century over antic Karmillassos, fully destroyed excluding a few house type tomb as a result of earthquakes and foundation period is not known definitely.Its former name is Levissi. Kayaköy, teaching humanity on the concepts of friendship, brotherhood and peace, and united with five Turkish villages during its lifetime, is one of the pride resources of our region.
The Lycians’ “Beauty Center”, Pınara is on the way to Minare Village and can be reached by a short road branching off from the Fethiye—Kaş highway. Numerous Pigeon Hole type simple tombs carved into the cliff faces, a hearth planned Aphrodite Temple with fine friezes and a well preserved amphitheatre are probably the most interesting remains of Pınara.
Uzumlu village (grape village) is 18 kilometres from Fethiye, nestled in foothills. Here the quality variaties of grapes are still grown, as the name of village suggests. On looms found in most homes, a local pure cotton material (known as ‘Dastar’) is woven by the village women. Table clothes & curtains are among the finished products available.
Letoon was a holy city, dedicated to the Goddess Leto. Located at Kumluova Village and 4 km from Xanthos, it is known that all holy ceremonies were performed here by the priests of the temples of Leto, Artemis and Apollon.
Founded on the Antic Xanthos Stream ascended, it is 40 km. away from Fethiye.This extraordinary water spring is subjected to mythological stories. Rampart ruins, Turkish baths and aqueduct of Bizantium period are remaining from the city, placed within territories of Ören Village today.
Located 28 km. from Fethiye, Tlos is one of the oldest residential areas of Lycia and one of the few cities that continued its existence up to the 19th Century. Tlos is known as “the sports centre” of the Lycian Federation and was the home of the mythological winged horse, Pegasus, and his hero Bellorophonte. An Acropolis, the temple type tomb of Bellorophonte, the Stadium, the Roman Bath complex (with its great views), and amphitheatre, are some of the structures that remain quite well preserved.
A recently excavated city, Oenanda is located near İncealiler Village, about 88 km from Fethiye. British and Turkish archaeologists discovered about 300 scribed tablets by the Lycian Epicurean Philosopher, Dioghenes.
Following the road leading from Kaya Köyü, descend to the beautiful Gemiler beach, surrounded by pine and
olive trees. Gemiler bay faces St Nicholas Island where the Byzantine ruins of a monastery lie tucked among the olive trees. A Japanese team has carried out archaeological excavations at intervals over the past 10 years and confirmed that this is the once residence of St Nicholas.
There is one of the highest commercial take-off sites in the world – Babadag Mountain located near the Oludeniz beach and Hisaronu which has a height of about 6500 ft (1960 m). Breathtaking panorama and stable weather conditions make launch site for paragliding from Babadag Mountain the best in Europe for tandem Oludeniz paragliding in Turkey. During the Babadag paragliding Oludeniz flight you will experience exciting 360 degrees turns, wingovers and even thermal flows that may extend the descent. Contrary to popular belief Oludeniz paragliding in Fethiye does not imply jump from the cliff but the several steps run to take off to the sky. Landing on the Oludeniz beach is as easy as taking off from Babadag Mountain - no rapid decline but just gentle touch down. All pilots are professionals with years of Babadag paragliding experience so the tandem flight with the pilot is completely safe. You are insured from the moment you get on the transport truck that will take you to the launch site to landing on the Olu Deniz beach.
Ölüdeniz (Blue Lagoon), referred as "The Eden bestowed by God to World" according to Tourism authorities, is a tourism center that is cost to world with its reputation exceeding country.Ölüdeniz (Blue Lagoon) with very green pine forests reached to shores, tepid sea and long beaches in which all tones of green, blue and violet color can be seen, is a wonder of the World. Recently parachute divers from the peaks of the 1975 m. height Babadağı, are facing with the most breathtaking panorama of the world. There are numerous touristic facilities, restaurant, shopping centers, as well as health cabinets, showers - toilets, buffets, changing cubicles etc. within this unique bay, serving to enter sea possibility for ten months of the year, and transportation to the center 14 km. away from province is supplied for whole day via dolmuşes.
The area around Fethiye is packed with things to see and do so we offer you take the break from sunbathing and join us on an exciting and full of emotions Oludeniz jeep safari from Turkey Hisaronu. For our Fethiye jeep safari we use open top jeeps that will drive you in safety and comfort to ones of most beautiful and remarkable places near Fehiye – Tlos, trout farm and restaurant Yakapark, Saklikent gorge, mud bath and Patara beach. The first place we visit during our Fethiye jeep safari is Tlos – home of Bellerophon and his horse Pegasus. You may walk in Lycian, Greek, Roman and Ottoman ruins and enjoy stunning views of the mountain. During our Oludeniz jeep safari we visit the trout farm and restaurant Yakapark where you may enjoy magnificent landscapes of restaurant’s park zone. Saklikent gorge will strike you with its greatness – it is the second largest gorge in the Europe and the longest and deepest in Turkey.