travel42 Port Guide: Fethiye

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The charming, modern town of Fethiye, Turkey, sits on a pretty harbor sheltered by 12 small islands 340 mi/550 km south of Istanbul.

Although most of the buildings were constructed after a 1957 earthquake, the city has a number of ancient tombs scattered throughout town (the best being the Tomb of Amyntas, cut into the rock face above the town).

The harbor is filled with traditional wooden sailing ships and makes a good spot for a pleasant evening stroll. There are beaches at Calis (2 mi/3...

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