You can reach the Turkish city of Fethiye from the port of Rhodes in the Dodecanese by taking a ferry to a port on Turkey's Mediterranean coast. Roughly 70 kilometers separate this harbor from the island of Rhodes. The port is of moderate size and sees moderate activity year-round, peaking in the summer months.
It is only during the summer that ferries run to Fethiye. Fethiye only offers speedy boats so passengers can make the quickest possible trip. There are six departures every week during the summer. Driving or walking after reaching the port will help you travel for intercity travel. A pet is welcome on the ferry ride to or from this port.
There are numerous cafes, restaurants, pubs, and ATMs, as well as covered waiting rooms at the port. Fethiye is a complete city, with all necessities available within a short stroll of the harbor. Parking near the port is extensive and free of charge on the surrounding roads. A taxi stand and bus stop are both conveniently located close to the harbor. Numerous bus stops may be found all across Fethiye.
How to explore Fethiye Port?
- Visit the Fethiye Museum, which is easily reached from the harbor, and houses a wide variety of objects from ancient to the present day. All the way back to the ancient Lycians, it shows and attests to the development of a series of civilizations in the region.
- After arriving at the port, you can travel to nearby locations such as the historic city of Kadyanda (Cadyanda), Kayaköy - the deserted Greek village, Afkule, Gemiler, and Aya Nikola.
- One of the tourist attraction of this city is the massive Tomb of Amyntas in 350 B.C., constructed by the Lycian dynasty.
- From this harbor, boat trips can easily reach Kzlada, an island in the Gulf of Fethiye located 4 miles (6.4 km) from the city.
- There are also excellent diving spots available near the port, Afkule being among the best.
- Sit back and relax with a coffee at a restaurant in Fethiye port.
- There is Kzlada Lighthouse which houses a seafood restaurant and a guesthouse with nine rooms.
- Fast ferries to Rhodes, Skala Kamirou, and other islands often depart from this port. Visit these nearby places for some more adventure and thrills.
- Experience the excitement of the weekly Tuesday bazaar. Leather goods, including shoes and purses, Turkish carpets, seasonal fruits and vegetables, and cheeses, shopping at this Tuesday market is a fun experience.