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The Lycian Way Hiking Holidays

The Lycian Way Hiking Holidays

What’s happening at Lycian Way Holidays this year? Hello, Happy New Year & here is our first blog of 2020! At Lycian Way Holidays we are proud to say that this will be our 12th year of business. We are pleased to offer the best choice of Lycian Way holidays on our website. You can choose to walk anything from a few days to completing the whole Lycian Way route. You will find itineraries to suit different abilities. We have…

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More of Autumn 2019 On The Lycian Way

More of Autumn 2019 On The Lycian Way

Lycian Way Holidays Guest Photos and Comments It’s been another great season on The Lycian Way. We have really enjoyed meeting so many lovely hikers. For this year we asked guests to send in some of their photos and would like to show them off in the next couple of posts. I hope you will agree there are some great pics. Lovely memories of your holiday on The Lycian Way. Here also is some lovely feedback from recent guests: Hi…

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Lycian Way Autumn 2019

Lycian Way Autumn 2019

A busy hiking season on The Lycian Way This Autumn we have been busier on The Lycian Way than in the previous 4 years. Guests have come from around the world to hike. It has been our pleasure to welcome them to Turkey. The hiking community is full of interesting and friendly people. Getting to meet so many makes our work so enjoyable. This Autumn we have welcomed Aussies, Americans, French, Spanish, Canadians & Brits to the beauties of The…

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Booking Your Lycian Way Turkey Holiday

Booking Your Lycian Way Turkey Holiday

5 Things, you, as our guests, should know. Our latest blog concerns making a Lycian Way Turkey holiday booking with us. We are experiencing a busy Autumn season this year. Each year one of the most popular questions we get asked surrounds sending us money. It is understandable that people want to make sure that we are a legitimate business. So, with that in mind, here are 5 things guests should understand about your Lycian Way Turkey holiday. We have…

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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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Finding your way on The Lycian Way route

Finding your way on The Lycian Way route

Why we recommend Lycian Way GPS Finding your way, Lycian Way GPS solves your challenges. Many of our guests have not been to Turkey before. Some also have not enjoyed a hiking holiday like The Lycian Way before. We get a wide range of questions about hiking in Turkey. Probably the most popular questions we get regularly asked at Lycian Way Holidays are: ‘How easy is it to navigate The Lycian Way route?’ Or ‘Will we get lost hiking The…

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Walking The Lycian Way

Walking The Lycian Way

Sidyma & Letoon Continuing our journey Walking The Lycian Way we look at two historic sites. Sidyma and Letoon are both on The Lycian Way route. They are impressive ancient sites though neither get many visitors. Sidyma is located on the slopes of Mount Cragus on the edge of the Xanthos Valley. In history, Sidyma was mentioned in the 1st century BC by the Greek scholar, Polyhistor.  The current ruins were discovered by Charles Fellows in the mid-19th Century. Many…

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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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