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Turkish Backroads and Coastal Towns

Cycle with us on a route that abounds with natural beauty, history and cultural interest on Turkey's beautiful Turquoise Coast. We pedal along wonderfully quiet back roads through a rugged interior of forests, hillside villages and farmland before relaxing on the golden sands of Patara Beach. We also enjoy a private boat trip across Fethiye Bay, visit ancient sites and savour the fresh local food. The trip is fully supported; you can do as much or as little riding as you like, jumping on and off the support vehicle as much as you prefer.

Tour Highlights

  • Cycle beautiful scenery - Interesting hill villages and try great local food
  • Lake Koycegiz - Cycle around this scenic lake
  • Fethiye Bay - Boat trip across the bay with swim stop
  • Overnight mountain village - Experience local culture with a night in a village house
  • Kas - Stay in the pretty harbour town of Kas
  • Patara - Discover the ancient ruins and relax on the golden sand beach


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  • 1
    Join tour Dalyan

  • 2
    Cycle around Lake Koyceyiz

  • 3
    Pedal to Gocek. Cross Fethiye Bay by private boat

  • 4
    Cycle to Saklikent. Lunch in a village house in Karaagac

  • 5
    Visit ancient site of Tlos (optional additional ride to Tlos). Ride up through the hills to Sutlegen

  • 6
    Cycle to Patara. Visit ancient site of Xanthos en route

  • 7
    Morning ride via Kalkan along the coast to Kas

  • 8
    Tour ends Dalaman airport

Tour notes

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Turkish Backroads and Coastal Towns
Why Book this tour
Unlike many other operators, we include the hire of your bike in the overall cost of the holiday: you don't need to bring your own or pay extra to hire one locally. We also provide a support vehicle, spare parts and take care of day to day bike maintenance. All you need bring is your own helmet.
Included meals 7 3 1
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Boat, Bicycle
5 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Simple Hotel
1 night Simple Village House
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader / Cycle guide
Cycling Information
On this tour we cycle 306 km over six days (an average of 51 km per day). The roads are extremely quiet and the terrain is nicely varied; including flat and hilly sections with some steep ascents and descents. The ride on day 5 is mainly ascent - over the course of the day we climb 1288m (option to reduce to 800m ascent or opt out). Considering none of the rides are particularly long, we have graded the route as moderate to challenging.
Included Bike
24 gear Seddona mountain bikes with front suspension
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16