The Turkish town of Fethiye is one of the most popular touristic areas of the country. It attracts many tourists thanks to touristic sights such as Ölüdeniz, Dalyan, Kelebekler Vadisi (Butterfly Valley), and the rock tombs of kings and queens. Tourism and greenhouse cultivation are the primary sources of income. Highlights include Ölüdeniz, ranked by various magazines as one of the best beaches in the world, the beautiful and secluded Butterfly Valley (Kelebekler Vadisi), Kabak Bay, and the 12-Island Boat Tour.
In addition to catering to the needs of sun and sea holiday fans, Fethiye can also satisfy those who are looking for alternative ways of spending their holidays. Paragliding in Babadağ, rafting on the Dalaman creek, or diving at Af Kule (Af Tower) are some of the options available to those who seek excitement on their holidays. History enthusiasts should consider trekking on the Lycian Way or exploring the rock tombs.
Fethiye is accessible by air via the Dalaman Airport, which is 70 km to the town center. There are shuttle buses operated by HAVAŞ to the airport from the central coach station of Fethiye. Fethiye has a Mediterranean climate characterized by hot and dry summers, and mild and rainy winters.