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FETHIYE TIMES ™

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Since 2005 

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

Fethiye Times News – Week Ending 1st October 2023

Welcome to our pick of last week’s news from Fethiye and around Türkiye. Curated from various news sources. NEWS BSK hot asphalt work continues in Fethiye Following completion of infrastructure works in Fethiye, superstructure works have also been completed with BSK hot asphalt works carried out on Atatürk Street, İnönü Street, Ölüdeniz and Baha Şıkman […]

Turkish desserts – indulge your sweet tooth

One of the things we love about Türkiye is the amazing food; an endless supply of mouthwatering dishes. Desserts are also an important part of Turkish cuisine, a social ritual meant to be shared. There is a vast range to satisfy everyone, even those with the sweetest tooth. Baklava Baklava is a rich, sweet pastry made of layers of filo […]

“Very superstitious” – a guide to Turkish superstitions

Superstitions have a great place in society and most people exhibit some superstitious behaviour without even realising it. Do you walk under ladders? Do you think you’ll have seven years of bad luck if you break a mirror? If you are a frequent visitor to Türkiye you have probably already realised that the people believe in a lot of […]

The beauty of autumn in Türkiye

There is something magical and beautiful about autumn in Türkiye. The sweltering summer sun cools and a chill creeps into the air. The harsh sunlight mellows, adding new tones and vibrancy to colours, and the green of summer changes to a canvas of autumn browns, reds and golds. The mild temperatures and incredible displays of […]

Fethiye Times News – Week Ending 24th September 2023

Welcome to our pick of last week’s news from Fethiye and around Türkiye. Curated from various news sources. NEWS 1st Fethiye Gastronomy Culture and Friendship Festival takes place The 1st Fethiye Gastronomy Culture and Friendship Festival was held in Beşkaza Square with the participation of world-famous Greek and Turkish chefs. The festival was organised by Fethiye […]

Tesbih – Islamic prayer beads

Tesbih, a small string of prayer beads that are carried around by many Turkish men, is one of the most common sights in Türkiye. Used as a sign of faith as well as an accessory, these small beads are the embodiment of centuries-old craftsmanship. When you visit Türkiye you are certain to notice that the […]

Fethiye Times News – Week Ending 17th September 2023

Welcome to our pick of last week’s news from Fethiye and around Türkiye. Curated from various news sources. NEWS Fethiye Municipality continues road improvements Fethiye Municipality continues its plan to improve the roads in the district with the laying of 25,000 m2 of parquet in the Esenköy neighborhood. Problems that have been waiting for solutions […]

58th Presidential Cycling Tour of Türkiye

Organized traditionally by Turkish Cycling Federation, Presidential Cycling Tour of Türkiye started in 1963 as the “Marmara Tour.” It gained international status for the first time in 1965 and was included within the sponsorship of the Presidential Office in 1966. In 2017, the tour was promoted to World Tour category by UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale).  58th […]

Why a road trip through Muğla offers the best of Lycian history in Türkiye

This post contains affiliate links, so we may earn a small commission when you make a purchase through links on our site at no additional cost to you. By KARA GODFREY Less than two hours from Dalaman Airport lies Fethiye, a beautiful city that is home to some of the best restaurants and activities. Walking along the natural […]

The fascinating culture of Wishing Trees

Your hopes and dreams, whatever they may be. Entrust them to the Wishing Tree … A Wishing Tree is an individual tree that has been chosen specifically and is used as an object of wishes and offerings. Such trees are identified as possessing a special religious or spiritual value.  People will come to these trees […]