Wounded green sea turtle rescued in Fethiye

Green Sea Turtle

While out sailing in the Gulf of Fethiye a group recently spotted a wounded green sea turtle in the sea, which they succeeded in rescuing. The group noticed the sea turtle lying motionless on the surface of the water. They managed to get the animal on board and take it to a Coast Guard boat … Continue reading Wounded green sea turtle rescued in Fethiye

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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

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

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

54th Presidential Tour of Turkey – Stage 3 Fethiye – Marmaris

54th Presidential Tour of Turkey

Organized by the Turkish Cycling Federation, the Presidential Cycling Tour of Turkey debuted in 1963 and became an international race two years later. In the world's only cycling tour to connect the continents, cyclists will also ride in Eurasia tunnel connecting Europe to Asia under the Bosphorus. Nine "World Tour" teams will be among 20 … Continue reading 54th Presidential Tour of Turkey – Stage 3 Fethiye – Marmaris