The Lycian Way is a
long-distance footpath in Turkey around part of the coast of ancient Lycia. It is approximately 540 km long.The Sunday Times has listed it as one of
the world's top ten walks.
The Turquoise Coast/Lycia region
Turkey is one the popular tourist destinations and has got plenty of interesting places and sites that are liked by all who explore them. If you haven't traveled to Turkey and are thinking to do so in near future, then don't forget to visit Kalkan town..
Kalkan is a town in Mediterranean Turkey. It is an enchanting, historic town and one of the most beautiful locations along Turkey's gorgeous Lycian Coast. There is an absence of mass tourism, and it remains a charming and unspoiled haven with brilliant blue crystal-clear sea, historic architecture, ancient history and warm traditional Turkish hospitality.Kalkan is a favorite destination for British travelers coming for a week's villa vacation,
The area includes many fine beaches and historical sites.it is the ideal resort for those who want calm and relaxation, enjoying the natural beauty of the area.The famous patara beach is 18 km from kalkan down center and the kaputas beach is just a few km away.Patara Beach is one of the largest and most beautiful beaches near the ancient Lycian city of Patara in Turkey, on the coast of the Turkish Riviera.The 18 kilometres (11 mi)-long Patara Beach is the longest in its region and sometimes reaches a width of 200–300 metres. The beach has soft sand and shallow sea. It is one of the places that sea turtles leave their eggs. Because of this, the beach is under protection. At its easternmost point there is a rocky outcrop looking over a spectacular rocky cove. The single road approach to the beach features ancient sites of archeological interest.Kaputaş Beach is a small beach between Kaş and Kalkan.The beach is situated at a distance of 20 km from Kaş and 7 from Kalkan, at a point where an extremely narrow valley towered by steep cliffs and forests joins the sea shore in the cove of the same name as the beach (Kaputaş). The beach is quite popular among visitors to the region due to its untouched natural beauty commanded by a view from the heights traversed by the State road D400 between Kaş and Kalkan.