The famous Lycian Way has the unique distinction of being Turkey’s first marked, long distance footpath. Until 2015, the length of the footpath was 509 km and the road finished at Hisarcandır Village along with the newly added Çıtdibi and Geyikbayırı stages meant the road has now increased to 535 km. The footpath terminates at the locality of Geyikbayırı.
This hiking route begins in Fethiye and stretches all the way to Antalya, was created by marking and mapping some of the trails on the Teke peninsula, which in history was called 'Lycia'.
In order to experience the enchanting beauty of the Aegean, Mediterranean and the intriguing mystery of the ancient Lycian period, continue your journey by taking a pleasant hike along the Lycian way. You will discover quaint, unspoiled bays, villages in the mountains and lowlands where few people live.
As you witness the stunning, breathtaking natural scenery, you will also embrace the cultures Mediterranean & Aegean region.
It is possible to see many historical ancient sites and new settlement areas along the hiking route from Fethiye. These include; Sdyma, Pyndai, Phellos, Apelia, Theimussa, Letoon, Xanthos, Patara, Antiphellos, Apollonia, Idyros, Simena, Myra, Limyra, Gagae, Olympos, Sura, Belos and Phaselis.