5 Great Reasons to Choose A Lycian Way Holiday

Lycian Way view from Faralya

Here are 5 reasons why you should choose a Lycian Way holiday for your next hiking adventure:

1 Scenery

2 History

3 The Hiking

4 The Climate

5 The Hospitality

The Scenery

Mountains, turquoise sea, ancient olive groves, pine forests, deserted beaches and more. The scenery on The Lycian Way route is really awe inspiring. It feels like travelling back in time as the natural landscape is practically unchanged for millennia.


You will discover many ancient sites whilst hiking on The Lycian Way route. South West Turkey is steeped in history. Walk in the footsteps of Alexander The Great and St Paul The Apostle. There are many historic sites to see such as Xanthos, Letoon, Patara, Myra, Olympus, Sidyma and many more.

The Hiking

The route follows paths many thousands of years old. You will climb mountains, discover unspoilt valleys and pristine beaches. The route is suitable for those with average levels of fitness. It is possible to walk 4 to 5 hours per day. It is also great for experienced hikers who wish to walk 8 or 9 hours a Day. We can tailor the holiday to suit your ability.

The Climate

Come in Spring or Autumn and you are almost guaranteed warm dry weather.  You can hike in shorts and t-shirts. There are also many opportunities to swim in the Mediterranean Sea on sections of the route.

The Hospitality

Many guests tell us a big highlight of their Lycian Way holiday is the friendliness of the locals and the quality of the food. You will get to see traditional Turkish hospitality and eat fresh organic produce.

For more information click here to look at our itineraries. If you want to have a chat just send us a message via the green button below or email us at admin@lycianwayholidays.com.

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