For a spot of culture, on one end of the beach lie the ruins of Olympos, an ancient Lycian
city, and evidence of its status in the second century BC.
About 30 miles from Fethiye, winding up through the mountains with spectacular views of the plain below, you'll come to the ancient Lycian
site of Tlos.
COAST Exclusive Escapes (020 8605 3500) offers seven nights' B&B from Oct 20 at special price of pounds 600 (saving pounds 250 off brochure price), incl Manchester-Dalaman flights, transfers, luxury gulet cruise.
A very good winner over a mile and a half at Leicester in March, Puzzlement ran his best race since when, claimer ridden, he kept on nicely at the end of the 10-furlong Yarmouth handicap won by Lycian
three weeks ago.
High up on the skyline sits a medieval castle behind which ancient Lycian
sarcophagi tumble down the hill.
A CAR to explore the Lycian
coast and a day's private yacht cruise are thrown in when two families rent the Payam Evi villa in Turkey this half-term.
TURKEY ACTIVITY: Exodus (0870 9500029) offers Lycian
Activity Week ex-London Sept 10withwhitewater rafting, sea kayaking, mountain biking, canyoning and hiking and much more in eight day package from pounds 664, incl flights, transfers, all breakfasts and four lunches.
Depart from London on May 7 and discover ancient sites such as the sunken city of Kekova reached by sea kayak, the remains of the Lycian
city of Arycanda and the ruins in Kas.
can complete a hat-trick in the Choke Jade Apprentice Handicap (2.40).
A stolen hoard of Lycian
gold was handed over to Turkey by the Metropolitan Museum in New York.
Mr Kirkham, of Fleetwood, Lancs, vanished last Monday after leaving the resort of Olu Deniz in the south-west of the country to walk part of the ancient Lycian
TURKEY Exclusive Escapes (020 8605 3500) offers seven nights' half-board at mountain eco retreat on Lycian
Way from May 19 for pounds 450, saving pounds 250, incl return flights ex-Manchester into Dalaman, transfers, guided trekking, luxury gulet cruise, and one evening meal out in Fethiye.