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5 Great Reasons to Choose The Lycian Way

5 Great Reasons to Choose The Lycian Way

Here are 5 reasons why you should choose Lycian Way holiday for your next hiking adventure: 1 scenery 2 History 3 The Hiking 4 The Climate 5 The hospitality 1 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. 2 History. You will discover many ancient sites whilst…

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Hiking on The Lycian Way

Hiking on The Lycian Way

Ancient Sites Pydnai and Xanthos In this blog Hiking on The Lycian Way, we look at two ancient sites; Pydnai and Xanthos. We hope to provide some insight for hikers enjoying The Lycian Way. Pydnai was a small naval and military base fortress. In antiquity it guarded the estuary at the west end of Patara Beach.  The marshy area around it was once a bay and was probably a deep water harbour.  It is made of well-preserved polygonal masonry which…

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