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This exciting trek follows the prettiest parts of Turkey’s first ever long-distance footpath – the Lycian Way. The route snakes its way over bare hillsides and through scented pine forests overlooking the blue Mediterranean. It dips down to wonderful hidden beaches where sparkling waves lap smooth sands. We spend the nights at tiny villages where grape vines wreathe the stone cottages. The trek ends at the impressive ruins of Patara, located near one of the finest and whitest beaches of Turkey.
Sept. 29th – Oct. 13th Over the years, many guests travelling on our “Cruising the Lycian Shore“ trip found themselves fascinated and enchanted by the occasional strolls we took on the Lycian Way, Turkey’s very first long-distance walking hiking trail. Their frequent inquiries inspired us to create a tour that combines more walking with archaeological adventures and the pleasure of a gulet cruise. Thanks to your inspiration, back in 2006, Walking and Cruising the Lycian Shore became the first of our…
This challenging short trek follows the highest and most rugged section of Turkey’s first ever long-distance footpath – the Lycian Way. The route snakes its way above the Mediterranean’s most dramatic coastline of “the Land of Light” Lycia, to the limestone peaks of Mount Olympus, soaring high above the glittering sea. It descends through shady wooded valleys along a 4-km beach past the ruins of the Lycian city of Olympus. It finishes at the spectacular isolated lighthouse on the ridge of Cape Gelidonia.