Best of Fethiye, Southern Turkey -Traveling Alone

Sign up for Kate's newsletter and receive a free travel photos e‑book.Subscribe

Advice

9 Best Sights Fethiye Southern Turkey

By  | 

The 9 Top Locations in Fethiye Southern Turkey are amazing! The natural beauty, fresh food and relaxed lifestyle of the Aegean coastal area of southern Turkey is one of my favorite destinations.  Planning your trip to Fethiye Turkey is easy using Trip Advisor and secure online booking.

Best Sights Fethiye Southern Turkey

My favorite is Jerry’s Daily Boat Trip. Several guests I’ve met were return customers, so they must have thought it was worth it too. There are other tours.  Jerry’s is my favorite.

Best Sights Fethiye Southern Turkey

Best Sights Fethiye Southern Turkey – Use Secure Online Booking

It took me several days to get here because I went to Rhodes first. When I arrived, I was ready for quality beach time. The plan was to see the sights, eat fresh fish and bask in the sunshine reflecting off the Aegean Sea.  The Aegean is breathtaking.  Prices here are reasonable and the location is a great value versus other tourist resorts.  Renting boat time is easy and affordable.

Huge British Expat Community

Best Sights Fethiye Southern Turkey

Fethiye is home to a large British expat community. English is spoken everywhere. Out of loneliness, the Turks are very talkative to English speaking guests and are talkative and friendly to Americans, Europeans, and all English speaking guests.

Para Gliding Oludeniz, Turkey

Best Sights Fethiye Southern Turkey

Para Gliding Oludeniz, Turkey will make you lose your cookies. The big boat in the photo is how the boats look. Check capacity so you don’t have a boat that is overcrowded and overbooked.

Beautiful Marina, Fethiye Harbor, Turkey

Best Sights Fethiye Southern Turkey
This is the Fethiye harbor. The ferry from Rhodes Greece docks at this spot and its a short walk to anywhere in town. If you have luggage, taxis wait at the end of the peer to take you and your luggage to the hotel.  The Yacht Classic is a five-minute walk up the hill behind the hotel. The market is a five-minute walk in the opposite direction. The peer where the day boats depart from is right across from the market. Everything is an easy walk.

Ghost Town

A surprise on this trip is the Ghost town to explore. It is best to go early to avoid the extreme heat of the day, hiking is harder later in the day. Even though the heat is dry, the temperature is scorching most times of the year. In the winter there is low cloud cover and tourism is light.  You can have the place to yourself in winter.

Best Sights Fethiye Southern Turkey

Old towns to explore and inexpensive, fresh farm-to-table wholesome meals.

Best Sights Fethiye Southern Turkey

Meet Nice People

Best Sights Fethiye Southern Turkey

Explore Ancient Ruins and Biblical Sites –  Lycia, Lycian Tombs, and Fortresses

Lycian Tombs, Best Sights Fethiye Southern Turkey

Great views and great places to hike

Best Sights Fethiye Southern Turkey

Video at the Gorge, Saklikent Gorge Video

Best sights Fethiye Southern Turkey

My favorite things list for Fethiye, Turkey

Jerry’s Daily Boat Trip

Aegean Soul-1 – Day Trips  – for extended travel

Saklikent

Boat trip from Fethiye

Oludeniz

Old Town

Kayakoy  – Ghost town

Lycian Way  – hiked

Downtown Fethiye  – it’s a market like those in Turkish towns, fun.

Pinara Antique City and Ancient Rock Tombs

Classic Yacht Hotel is where ‘SkyFall the Movie was filmed. In the movie, this is the location for James Bonds ‘get away bar’.

Most important – Have fun. There is more to do and explore. Tell us what you discovered and enjoyed!

 

Copyright © 2019 Capetown-Rio, Inc. USA. All rights reserved. Republishing is allowed only with written permission. All photography rights on this page belong to Capetown-Rio, Inc. and the author. Do you have a question, business proposal, or speaking opportunity? Please contact me here.

Kate started traveling for work. Now with grown children, who are travelers, she travels for pleasure looking for great travel experiences. Currently, her home is in Bellevue, WA, and lives with her cat Angelina Jolie. She has a Bachelor's of Fine Arts, Studio Arts and Art History from the University of Colorado, an MBA and Master of Arts, Management. Her favorite things are exploring new cultures, traveling the world, creating a painting and sour or spicy foods.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.