Fethiye – Muğla – Turkey
GPS : 36°37’26.4″N 29°06’19.0″E / 36.624011, 29.105267
GPS : 36°39’10.7″N 29°02’38.6″E / 36.652963, 29.044070
Focal Plane : 32 m (105 ft), Tower Height : 13 m (43 ft)
Character : W. Fl. 5.0 Second (white flash every 5 second), Flashing Character : 1.0 + 4.0
Visibility Range : 15 nautical miles
VHF Channel : 16
Call Sign : ” fethiye marina ”
Fethiye is an entry-exit port.
Entry-exit formalities can be carried out.
Fethiye is a city and district of Muğla Province in the Aegean region. Modern day Fethiye is located on the site of the ancient city of Telmessos, the ruins of which can be seen in the city, e.g. the Hellenistic theatre by the main quay. An interesting peculiarity of the ancient city is the fame of its oracles. The oracles of Telmessos, devoted to Apollo, have had great impact on the course of ancient history.
The history of Fethiye, known as Telmessos in the antique period, and the most important city of Lycia -one of the oldest Anatolian Civilisations- reaches far back to 5th century BC.
Fethiye provides all-round shelter except in heavy northerlies. A long quay by the ferry port has berthing capacity up to 120 boats and it is administrated by the municipality. Water and electricty connections are available, fuel can be obtained from a tanker truck. The quay gets crowded by excurison boats and gullets in summer. The settings behind the quay is attractive.
In the city center the quay that extends to the west is owned by the Fethiye Municipality. You can anchor in 10 – 15 meters on the west of the marine. You can anchor on the rowing club on the west end of Fethiye Port. The market and restaurants are very close. There are also many hotels nearby.
Mooring : 200 yachts
Water Depth : 10 – 15 m
Maximum Lenght : 13 m
The streets of the Old Town of Fethiye, Hisarönü & Ölüdeniz have several pedestrian only streets lined by shops selling jewelry, carpets, sunglasses, clothes and Turkish Delight. Getting the traditional Turkish products, high quality & fashionable goods at prices much lower than home. Shopping is fun in Fethiye.
This charming county is in a bay within Fethiye Gulf where both large and small islands are scattered. The rear of the bay is surrounded by pine forests.
Accommodation : Hotels, Motels, Pensions, Apart Hotels, Holiday Villages
Dining : Restaurants, Cafes, Buffets, Bakeries
Beach : Ölüdeniz, Belcekız (Belceğiz), Çalış Plajı, İztuzu Plajı (Dalyan)
Entertainment : Bars, Discotheques, Night Clubs
Health : Hospitals, Health Centers, Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacies, Dentists
Shopping : Hipermarkets, Supermarkets, Shops, Markets, Stores
Communication : Post Office, Phone, Internet, Wi-Fi
Repairing & Maintenance Workshops : Mechanical and electrical works can be carried out in the workshops in the industrial zone.
Technical Equipment Shops : There are shops that deal with repairing works in Fethiye town.
Museum : Fethiye Museum
Weekly Market : Tuesday, Friday
Historical Site : Caunos, Telmessos, Cadianda, Tlos, Pınara, Letoon, Xanthos, Patara
Fish Restaurants are very famous with their fishes, cooking and services. Fishes available due to seasons.
FISH AND SEA PRODUCT SPECIES LIST OF THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA
There are several ancient Lycian rock tombs on the hillsides. The amphitheatre by the harbour, the archaeological museum in the town and abandoned village of Kayaköy (Karmylassos) are worth visiting. Fethiye, the ancient Telmessos, is a very pleasant town with a large esplanade. The town is surrounded by Lycian rock tombs carved on the rocks. The tomb of Amyntas, carved in the style of an Ionic temple into the rock face south of the town in the 4th century BC, is worth a visit for the view alone.
Further east are some impressive Lycian rock-cut tombs extending several hundred metres up the cliff face. There is also a medieval castle built by the Knights of Rhodes on a high bluff SW of the town. In the middle of town there is a Lycian sarcophagus tomb in the shape of a small house.
The Fethiye Museum, which is very rich in ancient and more recent artifacts, displays and testifies to the successive chain of civilizations that existed in the area, starting with the ancient Lycians.
Bus : Fethiye – Antalya, Muğla, Burdur, Dalaman
Ferryboat : Fethiye – Rhodos (Greece)
Airport : Dalaman International Airport