Fethiye is a beautiful town located on the Mediterranean coast. The town has a wonderful seafront with several restaurants and cafes. Fethiye is a bustling market town with a lively atmosphere and caters to the needs of visitors from all across the world. The beautiful waterfront in the town is among the main attractions. Another attraction that the town is famous for is the pre-Roman Lycianruins.
The Lycian sarcophagus is stone sarcophagi carved in traditional Lycian style. The best preserved Lycian sarcophagus can be seen at the governor’s office in the center of the town.There are a few other cave tombs located on the side of a cliff at the southern end of the town.
The beach at Fethiyeis amazing and there are several activities that visitors can enjoy. The waters around the beach are calm and excellent for swimmingand canoeing. Other activities that can be enjoyed in the area include parasailing and para-gliding. Fethiye serves as the starting point for the walking trail of Lycian Way.
It is a 500 Km long marked train that runs till Antalya. There are several island day cruises that leave from Fethiye and take visitors to different islands off the coast.
Fethiye has a lively market scene in the center of the town. The market in the town center is known for selling fresh produce of vegetables, fruits, herbs and meat. The market also offers local handicraft. The city also hosts a Tuesday Farmers’ Market that is good to visit and shop at.
The nearest airport to Fethiye is the Dalaman Airport. It is an international airport located about 1 hour away from Fethiye. There is a direct bus service available from Dalaman Airport to Fethiye. There is another airport about 3 hours from Fethiye, the Antalya Airport. Both the airports serve international and domestic flights.
Finding halal food around Fethiye is easy. Since Turkey is an Islamic country most of the restaurants serve halal food. However, some places do sell bacon and alcohol.It is best for visitors to confirm before dining. The ElizanOtel inFethiye claims to serve halal food. Visitors would prefer dining at small restaurants where the locals eat.
There are a number of mosques in Fethiye. The most prominent mosque in Fethiye is the Old Mosque. Other mosques in the city include the TokgozMosque, KaragozlerMosque, YeniHamidiye Mosque. Most of the mosques in Fethiye are historical and feature beautiful architecture.