Highlights of Turkey's Lycian Way
Along with its sweeping views of rocky coastal cliffs, lush forests of olive trees, fragrant pine and dazzling blue bays, the chief attraction of the Lycian Way is its cultural heritage and historical sites.
The route was mapped out by avid history buff, Kate Clow, and ‘launched’ in 1999. Following the Lycian Way, it takes you directly to a wealth of ancient ruins and archaeological sites, spanning multiple empires and civilizations from the Lycians to the Greeks to the Roman Empire.
If you can't do the full route in its entirety, here are some must-do highlights along the trail, from day hikes to historic sites.