Dalaman Airport: 40 km (25 miles) 1 hour. The
small port town, occupies the site of the
ancient city Telmessos, with an impressive
ancient Theatre and numerous Lycian rock tombs.
Situated at the
head of a pretty island-strewn bay. Fethiye is a
popular destination on the stretch of the
Mediterranen known as the Turquoise Coast. The
town absorbs the tourist traffic
and still retains a sense of its old-fashioned
rural character. Fethiye is home to several
remarkable ancient sites.
conspicuous are the rock tombs dating from the
4th century BC carved on the hillside above the
town. Beside the harbour is the Roman
amphitheatre and the crumbling remains of the
medievil castle built by the Knights of St John.
There is a good
of restaurants on the unspoiled rocky coves and
beaches; Calis Beach, several kilometers long,
is only 5 km (3 miles) northeast of Fethiye,
Ölüdeniz, is 8.5 km (5.3 miles) south of
Fethiye, over the hills, crystalline seas,
offshore islands, cliffs and pine-covered
mountains affording as much relaxation or
activity as one chooses.
This is a beautiful
town to live in, there is already a quite a
strong British and European community in place.