The Story Behind Göcek Tunnel

Göcek Tunnel

Unofficial sources had been saying that the second tunnel at Göcek would not be opening, for some time.  This is due to a contract clause with the builder of the first tunnel, which states that the original contractor can charge for two-way toll for a period of 25 years. The second tunnel at Göcek was built by … Continue reading The Story Behind Göcek Tunnel

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Ex-mayor of Fethiye succumbs to heart attack on visit to Kayaköy

Ex-mayor of Fethiye, Özer Olgun, recently passed away following a heart attack. He was taken ill while in Kayaköy. Following a funeral ceremony at the New Mosque in the town centre, he was buried at Taşyaka Cemetery. At the time of his death, Özer Olgun was sitting chatting with friends in the garden of Kayaköy … Continue reading Ex-mayor of Fethiye succumbs to heart attack on visit to Kayaköy

Muğla’s taxis fares metered to suit driver and customer

Taxi Sign

In Muğla, the Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality, Dr. Osman Gürün, has established a new system for taxis based on taximeters in an attempt to make prices fairer and resolve the age-old disputes that so often arise between taxi drivers and their passengers. The new taxi fare system involves the rates on the taximeters decreasing … Continue reading Muğla’s taxis fares metered to suit driver and customer

Fethiye Municipality sues MUÇEV

Fethiye Mayor Behçet Saatçi

Fethiye Mayor Behçet Saatçi, who spoke at the opening of the 19th International Air Games, announced that as a Municipality they will sue MUÇEV soon. Mayor Saatçi said in his statement that "If  promoting the beauty of Fethiye is left to the institutions in Fethiye and STK’s (Non-governmental organisations) instead of  organized by Ankara, all … Continue reading Fethiye Municipality sues MUÇEV

Buying Property in Turkey with Turkish Coast Homes

Turkish Coast Homes

Buying property at home can be difficult enough so, should you decide to buy property in Turkey, you need to be prepared for a whole range of new challenges! And one of the most important factors in buying any house, is the estate agent that you choose to work with. Foremost, you need to make … Continue reading Buying Property in Turkey with Turkish Coast Homes

Three Medals for the Local Fencing Team

Fethiye Eskrim Spor Kulübü - Fethiye Fencing Team

Fethiye Fencing Sports Club athletes win medals at an International Fencing Tournament in Thessaloniki, Greece. On the 10th October, 38 young people flew to Thessaloniki, Greece, to represent Turkey in an International Fencing competition, with 13 of those 38 athletes being from Fethiye. Whilst the boy's U14 team, grabbed 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions, three local … Continue reading Three Medals for the Local Fencing Team