Fethiye is a district of Mugla Province, which has the most popular holiday destinations in Turkey. Fethiye is 50 km away from Dalaman Airport, where the Mediterranean and Aegean coasts and turquoise bays meet. Fethiye is built onto the old city of "Telmessos", where you can see the ruins and theatre in the city. Here is popular with its tourism opportunity and fantastic nature. The population of Fethiye is around 115,000, and it receives so many international visitors during the summer season.
Today, Fethiye holiday resort is a popular destination with its unique atmosphere. The town has three marinas serving international and local visitors and cruise ships. You can find everything you may need here. Delicious restaurants, great nightlife, history and nature, incredible bays, traditional markets, day trips, events, and more opportunities are waiting to be discovered. Fethiye is probably the only city in the world where you can find temples and ruins on its streets.
Must-Visit Attractions in Fethiye
There are many natural beauties, historical places, unique bays and other must-see places in Fethiye. Below we have listed some of the most popular Fethiye Excursions for you.
Oludeniz is one of the most visited places in Turkey. With its fantastic beach, nature and turquoise clear waters, it has been a popular tourist destination for many years. "Babadag", where paragliders take off for an unforgettable flight, is located right here in the Oludeniz region. Oludeniz is 15 km from Fethiye city centre.
Another popular place in Fethiye is Hisaronu. It is a small town full of hotels, hostels, restaurants, bars and colourful nightlife. It is well known and loved by British citizens as there are more than 7000 settled British citizens in the area. Hisaronu is a town where nightlife is very active. Most of the bars and nightclubs in Fethiye are located here. Hisaronu is located between pine forests and 3 km from Oludeniz and 13 km from Fethiye city centre.
Calıs Beach is one of the most popular places in Fethiye, especially by visitors. Calis Beach, which is 7 km away on the west side of Fethiye, is an accommodation area preferred by holidaymakers. It is full of hotels, hostels and holiday rentals. Calis Beach is also known as the best spot to watch sunset view in Fethiye. With its long sandy beach, restaurants, bars, cafes, and famous nightlife, Calis Beach attracts more tourists every year.
Saklıkent Canyon, which is 50 km away from Fethiye, is on the Muğla - Antalya provincial border. This magnificent canyon in Fethiye, which is 18 km in length and 600 m in height, is the second-largest canyon in Europe. It is a unique tourism centre offering mountaineering, trekking, and swimming opportunities for nature lovers with cliffs, plane trees, sparkling and enthusiastic spring waters.
Tlos Ancient City
Tlos is one of the oldest ancient cities of the Lycian region and its history is known to date back to 2000 BC. The ancient city of Tlos was built on the natural rocks of the acropolis and decorated with house-type tombs. Tlos Ancient City, which is among the historical places of Fethiye and a meeting point for history-loving travellers, hosts tens of thousands of foreign tourists every year with all its glory.
Butterfly Valley, which is 6 km away from Oludeniz and surrounded by mountains at an average height of 350 meters, is famous for its butterflies seen in July-September. Butterfly Valley, is a truly worth visiting place with its waterfall that flows every season, wide beach, clean sea, and pink flowers. Transportation to this bay, which is a small paradise on earth, is provided by boats from Oludeniz. Butterfly Valley is known as the meeting place of world travellers, and there are camping areas, restaurants, bars, showers, cabins, etc., facilities are offered.
Things to Do in Fethiye
Besides having unique nature, there are many activities you can do in Fethiye. As Fethiye is popular with summer tourism, we can advise you on a lot of things to do in Fethiye, such as visiting magnificent bays and beaches, doing extreme sports, and joining daily tours. Here are some popular daily activities in Fethiye.
Fethiye Boat Trip:
Fethiye Diving Tour:
Fethiye Jeep Safari:
Except for these Fethiye excursions, you can review the information about dozens of daily Fethiye tours on our Fethiye daily tours page. During your Fethiye vacation, you can book online the adventure types that suit you best.
Night Life in Fethiye
Fethiye, which hosts hundreds of thousands of visitors worldwide, is a famous region with its nightlife and historical sites, natural beauties, and magnificent beaches. Nightlife in Fethiye is waiting to be discovered with its bars and entertainment centres located at many different points. Fethiye Nights, consisting of 4 different locations as Oludeniz Pubs Street, Calıs Pubs Street, Paspatur Pubs Street, and the most preferred Hisaronu Pubs Street, will be an alternative choice for your Fethiye vacation.