Patara, cradle of civilizations, is declared this year’s tourism site

Following the years of Troy and Göbeklitepe in 2018 and 2019, respectively, the Turkish Culture and Tourism Ministry declared 2020 as the Year of Patara, the ancient city where St. Nicholas was born. Now, the ministry will promote the ancient city in the southern province of Antalya's Kaş District.

Migrant boat sinks off Turkish coast, 8 killed

A boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey's Aegean coast, killing eight people, Turkey's Interior Ministry said Friday. A search-and-rescue mission continued for about seven migrants thought to be missing.
A ministry statement said a rubber boat with about 15 people on board went down late Thursday off the coast of Fethiye, in Turkey's southwest corner.

More than 165,000 people paraglided over from Mt. Babadağ

More than 165,000 people paraglided over the famous Mt. Babadağ of the Fethiye district in Turkey's southwestern Muğla province in 2019.

Mt. Babadağ in the resort town of Ölüdeniz, also known as Blue Lagoon, welcomes thousands of local and foreign tourists who want to paraglide every year.

Dalaman: Heart of the Aegean

Gateway to the southern Aegean, Dalyan is like the point at the end of one leg of a compass with whose other leg you can trace ever-widening circles and explore the beauties of the region. My aim is to start from Sarıgerme and branch out via Fethiye to Dalyan, Bozburun and Datça.