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Keeping you up to date with news and information from Fethiye and around Turkey

Kurban Bayramı (Feast of Sacrifice)

Kurban Bayramı, Eid al-Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice, which occurs 70 days after the end of Ramazan, is a spectacular day of slaughter and feasting throughout the Muslim world.  This year, Eid al-Adha, which marks the end of the hajj and the second most important religious festivity after Eid al-Fitr, starts on the evening […]

The distinctive sound of the ezan

Visitors to Fethiye will be familiar with the sound of the ezan but how much do you know about it? Türkiye is a country that needs to be experienced with all of the senses. Visitors to Fethiye are drawn by photographs of the beautiful, lush Mediterranean scenery, reports of a wonderfully warm climate and friendly, […]

Kuyucak Village: The land of lavender in Türkiye

The production of essential oil from lavender is a significant source of revenue in Türkiye, where lavender gardens boast lively purple colours, creating a distinctive opportunity in eco-tourism. For around 50 years, lavender production has been available in the Kuyucak Village of the Keçiborlu district of Isparta province, making up more than half of lavender […]

World Ocean Day: Embracing the ‘Blue Mind’

Dr Sylvia Earle: It’s going to take all of us to save the ocean Research is highlighting the therapeutic power of blue spaces—the oceans, lakes, rivers, and even fountains and aquariums. This emerging field, often referred to as ‘blue mind’ science, explores how spending time near water can significantly enhance our well-being. World Ocean Day, […]

Fethiye Times News – Week Ending 9th June 2024

Welcome to our pick of last week’s news from Fethiye and around Türkiye. Curated from various news sources. NEWS Sudden Storm in Antalya: Temperature Drops 16 Degrees, Causing Chaos Antalya, a city known for its tourism, experienced a sudden and dramatic weather change on Friday. After enduring scorching temperatures around 40 degrees Celsius for three […]

Find the property of your dreams with Vartur Real Estate and Investment

Buying a property abroad is one of the most serious lifestyle changes you will ever make. Türkiye has proved increasingly popular with those looking to buy a property over the last couple of decades, as more buyers are tempted by the beautiful scenery, temperate climate and moderate cost of living. Vartur Real Estate With over […]

Stay safe in the sun!

Most people love to get out into the sun. Sunlight is essential for human health and well-being and the health benefits of sunlight include generating the production of vitamin D, supporting bone health, lowering blood pressure, preventing disease, and promoting good mental health. Whilst we enjoy the feeling of warmth and light that the sun brings, […]

World Environment Day – #GenerationRestoration

World Environment Day - #GenerationRestoration

World Environment Day, which falls on 5 June every year, is the United Nations flagship day for encouraging global awareness and action to protect the environment.  The theme of World Environment Day 2024 is ‘Land Restoration, Desertification and Drought Resilience‘. This year’s slogan is “Our Land, Our Future.” We are #GenerationRestoration. Our Land, Our Future […]

A Turkish bath – the real way to relax

Step inside a traditional Turkish bath and discover why this centuries-old wellness ritual remains so popular today. No trip to Fethiye is complete without a visit to a Turkish bath or Hamam, so set aside any prudishness you may have and take the plunge. Savour that feeling of supreme cleanliness that is so different from a […]

Fethiye Times News – Week Ending 2nd June 2024

Welcome to our pick of last week’s news from Fethiye and around Türkiye. Curated from various news sources. NEWS Beşkaza’s Braves, Yoruks Exhibition and Festival The Beşkaza’s Braves, Yoruks Exhibition and Festival was successfully held at Kayadibi Martyr Er Feruz Zorlu Secondary School in the Seydikemer district of Muğla. The event featured a vibrant display […]