Fethiye is a small town located on the southern coast of Turkey on the Mediterranean Sea occupies the site of ancient city of Telmessos with an impressive ancient theatre and numerous Lycian rock tombs dating back to 4000 BC. Fethiye is a busy popular destination for tourists as the Turquoise coast. Around Fethiye there are numerous unspoiled rocky caves and beaches, crystal clear water, offshore islands, cliffs and pipe tree covered mountains.
Fethiye’s strength is in its role as base for exploring the surrounding coastline and countryside. Still being a rural town, Fethiye’s main economic activity is agriculture besides tourism.
Fethiye with its combination of warm sunshine, sandy beaches and places make it a perfect place to see and spend time in. The relaxed atmosphere ensures your holiday more memorable. You will find good range of shops, eating places, accommodation and excellent transport services to surrounding attractions. You can find nice selection of restaurants on the harbor front and in the narrow streets of old town. The local food is worth to taste. Also fishing market offers you several kinds of fresh fish and restaurant cooking your fish.
Fethiye is an ideal place to do several activities such as paragliding in Ölüdeniz, boat tripping to 12 Islands and Butterfly Valley, diving in untouchable bays, nature walks etc.
If you are having holiday in Fethiye, you should visit colorful local market on Tuesday.