Fethiye is a lively Turkish town of around 100,000 inhabitants. It is the perfect mix of of a sophisticated and ethnic life for living and for holidays.The town has area called Paspatur which is a bazaar area catering for the needs of all tourists with real atmosphere. The main street and all side streets are full of big and small traders in everything you can possibly imagine. Right in the centre of town is a combined permanent Fish and fruit and veg market where the bargains are incredible. ASDA watch out you can not roll back your prices this far. You can buy your fish or shellfish in the market and one of the restaurants surrounding the market will create a delicious meal for you for around ï¿½2.
Tuesday is the big market in Fethiye. Maybe 500 to 700 traders all selling their wares. Big bargains but please haggle sensibly and compare prices before you buy. Great atmosphere here also.Originally Fethiye was known as Termessos and there are still remains and an amphitheater from the Lycian period.Some 3 to 4000 ex-pats live in and around Fethiye permanently with this number doubling at least during spring to autumn.
Fethiye must be one of the best sailing centres anywhere in the world with steady winds, crystal clear water and the most incredible scenery.
Transfers from Dalaman Airport to Fethiye with us.