Af Kule Monastery, Kayaköy

Af Kule monastery, from above

Translated as “Tower of Forgiveness”, Af kule is an ancient monastery, located in the village of Kayaköy. Clinging to the high cliffs over the sea, the site affords some really impressive views over the Gulf of Fethiye, as far away as Rhodes if the skies are clear. Legend has it that the monastery was built … Continue reading Af Kule Monastery, Kayaköy

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A New Network of Hiking and Cycling Trails is Opening in Southwest Turkey

Dalyan Turtle Beach

Hikers and cyclists will soon have even more reason to make trips to Turkey, as a beautiful new network of trails is opening up in the southwest of the country. The ECO Trails are based around the towns of Köyceğiz, Ortaca and Dalaman in Muğla Province. The routes will effectively link up southwest Turkey’s existing … Continue reading A New Network of Hiking and Cycling Trails is Opening in Southwest Turkey

19th International Fethiye Ölüdeniz Air Games Festival

Ölüdeniz Air Games

Preparations of the 19th International Fethiye Ölüdeniz Air Games Festival are underway, with the International festival taking place from 16th – 21st October 2018. 900 pilots from 31 countries will participate in this year’s Ölüdeniz Air Games, starting on Tuesday 16th October from 11:00, at the 1,700 metre take off point, Mount Babadağ. Paragliding shows, … Continue reading 19th International Fethiye Ölüdeniz Air Games Festival