Tlos is one of the six principal cities of Lycia, once bore the title “the brilliant metropolis“ it is one of the oldest and largest settlement of Lycia was eventually inhabited by Ottoman Turks. Tlos overlooks a lovely valley of fertile fields and orchards with mountains rising in the distance. Saklıkent; High in the mountains above Fethiye rushing torrents cut a narrow gorge/canyon through the mountains creating Saklikent Gorge. The Saklikent Canyon at 50 km from Fethiye is a natural wonder. The canyon is 300 meters deep and 18 km long resulting from the abrasion of the rocks by flowing waters. Over thousands of years it is favourite picnic spot with rustic restaurants serving fresh trout fish. Patara is longest sandy beach in Turkey and was a flourishing maritime and commercial city on the south-west coast of Lycia on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey near the modern small of Gelemis, in Antalya Province. It is the birth place of St. Nicholas, who lived most of his life in the nearby town of Myra ( Demre)
Did You Know?
- Saklıkent Gorge is second longest gorge around the Europe.
- One of the biggest ancient city of Lykia district is Tlos
- The story of Pegassos Horse