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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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Lycian Way 2019

Lycian Way 2019

Whats’s been happening this Year on The Lycian Way? So far this year we have enjoyed meeting walkers from all over the world. More hikers than ever are enjoying the beautiful Lycian Way route. We have welcomed guests to our guesthouse Meyveli Ev from The UK, Spain, Canada, USA, Australia, Germany & Ireland.  The weather is less hot than last year so far which is good news for those hiking. It seems that the numbers are also more than last…

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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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On the Lycian Way

On the Lycian Way

Delikemer Aquaduct and Patara Ruins. In this blog we are looking at two important historic sites on The Lycian Way; Delikemer Aquaduct and Patara Ruins. A water source near Islamlar approx. 20kms from the port of Patara helped meet the cities water needs. At Delikemer, an aquaduct still exists where water was syphoned in stone blocks. The aquaduct crosses a valley and remains an engineering marvel. Patara was once one of the most important towns of ancient Lycia. Once a…

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Lycian Way Turkey

Lycian Way Turkey

Eastern Section Cirali to Beycik via Ulupinar In this blog I’m continuing on The Lycian Way Turkey. Hiking the route in November 2018.   The pretty town of Cirali on the coast is a great place to stay. There are many guesthouses and small hotels along the beach road. It has a long pebble beach with a small river and the ruins of Olympus at the western end. The Lycian Way route runs through the town before heading north. After…

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Lycian Way Eastern Section Hike

Lycian Way Eastern Section Hike

On The Lycian Way November 2019 Days 1 to 3 Here is my experience of Hiking on The Lycian Way between Karaoz and Cirali. I set of in November 2018. The weather was warm and dry. Day 1 Arriving in Karaoz Day 1 Karaoz is a collection of pretty, white holiday homes situated on one side of a bay. I stayed in a nice pension (bed and breakfast) with balcony views overlooking the sea. The small village now contains many…

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Lycian Way Group Hike October 2018

Lycian Way Group Hike October 2018

Day 1 Western Section Lycian Way Group Holiday In the next few weeks, we will outline our Lycian Way group hiking holiday. We took a small group hiking on The western section of The Lycian Way route in October 2018. Ovacik to Kabak, 18 km, 7 hours with stops for photos & packed lunch.   We set off from our hotel in Ovacik. The route starts off the road that runs from Ovacik at the top of the hill down…

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New from Lycian Way Holidays

New from Lycian Way Holidays

More Lycian Way itineraries. More Choice for you. New for 2019, at Lycian Way Holidays, we are proud to offer the new ‘Pro hiker’ and ‘Casual Hiker’ itineraries to our Website. Our new Lycian Way itineraries are aimed at different types of hiker: The ‘Prohiker’ is aimed at fit, experienced hikers who want to cover more of the route in the time they have available. The ‘Casual Hiker’ is a grade down from our standard itinerary. It is aimed at…

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Lycian Way Group Holiday

Lycian Way Group Holiday

Lycian Way Group Holiday Dates 2019 Welcome, For those interested in joining a Lycian Way group to hike in Spring 2019. We have put together two, one-week dates for April and May 2019. 21st April to 28th April and 5th to 12th May 2019.     It’s a wonderful hiking holiday with so much to see and experience. Here are the main Lycian Way Group Holiday details: 6 days hiking on The Lycian Way route. Groups will be a maximum of…

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How fit do I need to be to hike on The Lycian Way?

How fit do I need to be to hike on The Lycian Way?

Is There an Age limit to Hike on The Lycian Way? It is  questions we often get asked. It is always difficult to answer. In our 12 years, we have had guests as young as 6 and as old as 84 come and hike on The Lycian Way. We are able to adjust most daily walking distances to fit various degrees of fitness. Our most common and popular age group is the 55-65 one. So, age need not be a barrier to…

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