Xanthos Ancient City is located near the town of Kaş. Xanthos, which known as the city of monuments, was one of the most important capital cities of the ancient Lycian Union.
The ancient Pinara was one of the largest and most important cities in the Lycian League. It is known as the place where the first beauty contests were held. There is a temple which is dedicated to Aphrodite.
Patara is Turkey’s longest beach, that is extremely worthy of exploring. Its soft sand and shallow sea is also a favorite among the Caretta Caretta sea turtles that come here to lay their eggs.
At a distance of 45 km from Fethiye. It is known as the city where mythological hero Bellerophon and his winged flying horse Pegasus lived.
Myra was one of the six most important cities of ancient Lycia. Saint Nicholas, born during the 3rd century in nearby Patara, was the bishop of Myra in the 4th century.
As one of the six cities with voting power in the Lycian league, it had huge importance and status. But the position on the coastline, also left it vulnerable to attacks from pirates.