The Lycian Way

Lycian Way

Lycia is the historical name of the Tekke Peninsula, on Turkey’s South-west coast. Mountains rise from the rocky coastline, providing beautiful views over the Mediterranean, pine trees mixed with carob give way to juniper and cedar trees at higher elevations. The Lycians were a democratic and warlike people, with a high standard of living for … Continue reading The Lycian Way

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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

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