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Fethiye is our beautiful home town - and we want to share our love of the area with as many people as possible. In the posts below, you will find lots of info about things to do in Fethiye and the places you should see when you come here on holiday. There will also be plenty of suggestions about our favourite places to eat and drink in Fethiye too...

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May News From Life In Fethiye

Oh, wow! It’s June, already… Time for yet another monthly Fethiye news roundup, then! I know we always say the months fly by so quickly but May was particularly speedy. UK Visit A week back in the UK to visit family and friends in Wigan, and then the much needed few days recovery period after …

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A close up shot of lemon blossom on a tree. One flower has opened and the rest are pink buds.

March News From Fethiye

And just like that, another month flies by! March was the month that was – so it’s time for another monthly news roundup from daily life in Fethiye. Blossom & Pollen March in Fethiye is always the month where spring really springs with the sights and scents of the new season. It’s lovely to walk …

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February News From Fethiye

We know it’s already March – and this is our Fethiye monthly news update for February – but we do have a good excuse. Runtalya As is the general norm, we head to Antalya for the first weekend in March. It’s for one of the biggest Turkish running events in the calendar; the Runtalya Marathon. …

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January News – Welcome, 2024

Hello! Welcome to our very first monthly Fethiye news update of 2024! How’s January been for you? As I type, the very wet and mild Fethiye winter has suddenly turned on its heels and done a very fast runner to make way for icy breezes and Real Feel temperatures in minus figures. Maybe we’ll get …

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Turkish Oil Wrestling – Top Fighters Clash In Fethiye

Over two decades of living in Turkey and we finally get to experience our first Turkish oil wrestling (yağlı güreş) tournament. Our neighbouring province, the Mediterranean Province of Antalya, has a strong tradition in hosting oil wrestling festivals and has produced some of the country’s top wrestlers. The Yeşilyayla oil wrestling festival in Antalya’s Elmalı …

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