Fethiye

Situated in Turkey’s Aegean region, Fethiye lies among rolling green scenery that filters out into beautiful turquoise bays. Remains of the town’s Lycian past are fascinating to see, with sites like the breathtaking Tomb of Amyntas on your doorstep. The region is a paraglider’s paradise and attracts hikers and horse riders, too. Fethiye is a short distance from one of the most famous beaches in Turkey, the dazzling Blue Lagoon

Fethiye enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate with long, dry summers and mild, wet winters.

Holiday in Fethiye

Fethiye is best for..

Beach lovers: Situated right on the Aegean coast, Fethiye has plenty of beaches nearby including the famous Blue Lagoon.

Sightseers: Fethiye’s long history has left it with plenty of sights to see, including the breathtaking Tomb of Amyntas.

Adventurers: The mountainous region is a playground for the adventurous, with fantastic places to hike, paraglide and dive.

Getting Around

By dolmus: Fethiye’s dolmuses, or mini buses, operate around once an hour between the town centre and local beaches and attractions. They are an easy and affordable way to get around within the resort.

By car: If you’re interested in exploring in your own time, hiring a car may be the best option. There are a number of competitive car hire companies located at Dalaman Airport.

By bike: Fethiye is a pleasant place to explore on two wheels, and easy to get around within the resort. Outside Fethiye, the roads begin to get steep, and cycling further afield should be left to experienced cyclists.


 Events

Culture and arts: Fethiye Culture and Arts Festival comes to town every May, for four days of concerts, performances and cultural events. These include performances by local bands and musicians, art events for children, workshops and theatrical performances.

Air games: The Oludeniz Air Games is one of the most unusual and exciting events in the region, taking place in October in nearby Oludeniz. The event includes thrill-seekers from the worlds of skydiving, paragliding, base jumping and more putting on shows and displays for five days over Babadag Mountain and on Oludeniz’s beach.

WEATHER AND CLIMATE

Temperature: 10-28 (°C)

Fethiye heats up gradually throughout the spring, typically climbing into the 20s (°C) by May. Book your holiday for summer for glorious highs of 33 and up to 14 hours of sunshine a day, or come in the autumn when temperatures are slightly cooler and the resort is quieter. Winter temperatures rarely drop below 10, even in January.

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