Lycian Way – Route Sections

Route Sections

Route Sections Along the Lycian Way

This listing contains all of the route sections tracked in The Lycian Way Project from which you can build your personal route, sorted roughly in route-order. Route sections are generally short stretches between towns typically ranging from 2km to 10km (though some can be longer). In some cases there are alternative sections you can take between two points.

Sorted: Route-Order

Name Type Rank Distance Ascent Descent Terrain Difficulty
Fethiye – Kayaköy Optional Good 6.8 km 405 m 285 m Gentle Hills Easy
Kayaköy – Ovacık Optional Good 5.2 km 315 m 180 m Steep Hills Moderate
Kayaköy – Ölüdeniz Optional Good 5.1 km 195 m 350 m Steep Hills Moderate
Ölüdeniz – Ovacık Optional Poor 2.8 km 295 m 5 m Steep Hills Moderate
Ovacık – Kirme Recommended Excellent 9.6 km 725 m 310 m Mountains Moderate
Kirme – Faralya Recommended Average 2.9 km 10 m 390 m Mountains Easy
Faralya – Kabak Recommended Good 4.5 km 245 m 320 m Steep Hills Moderate
Kabak – Kabak Beach Recommended Average 1.2 km 25 m 275 m Steep Hills Moderate
Kabak Beach – Alınca Recommended Good 5.6 km 925 m 200 m Mountains Difficult
Kabak – Alınca (direct) Alternate Average 6.1 km 830 m 355 m Mountains Moderate
Alınca – Turnoff Junction After Alınca Recommended Average 4.9 km 235 m 440 m Steep Hills Difficult
Turnoff Junction After Alınca – Gey (via road) Alternate Average 2.7 km 135 m 35 m Mountains Easy
Gey – Bel Alternate Average 5.7 km 365 m 330 m Steep Hills Moderate
Turnoff Junction After Alınca – Sidyma Recommended Average 6.9 km 270 m 245 m Steep Hills Moderate
Sidyma – Bel Recommended Good 5.1 km 300 m 195 m Steep Hills Moderate
Bel – Belceğiz Recommended Average 2.9 km 120 m 155 m Steep Hills Moderate
Belceğiz – Gavurağılı Recommended Average 4.0 km 65 m 595 m Mountains Moderate
Gavurağılı – Pydnai Ruins / Petara Beach West Recommended Average 6.4 km 285 m 385 m Steep Hills Moderate
Pydnai Ruins / Patera Beach West – Patara Beach @ Letoon Alternate Average 4.9 km 0 m 0 m Flat Easy
Patara Beach @ Letoon – Letoon Alternate Average 5.2 km 20 m 15 m Flat Very Easy
Pydnai / Patera Beach West – Letoon (official) Recommended Poor 8.0 km 35 m 30 m Flat Very Easy
Letoon – Kumluova Recommended Poor 1.9 km 10 m 5 m Flat Very Easy
Kumluova – Kınık Recommended Poor 3.2 km 40 m 30 m Flat Very Easy
Kınık – Gelemiş Alternate Poor 9.7 km 55 m 60 m Flat Easy
Kınık – Xanthos Ruins Recommended Average 550 m 35 m 0 m Gentle Hills Very Easy
Xanthos Ruins – Çavdır Recommended Average 4.0 km 75 m 30 m Gentle Hills Easy
Çavdır – Üzümlü Recommended Average 9.1 km 480 m 275 m Gentle Hills Moderate
Üzümlü – Akbel Recommended Average 5.5 km 255 m 320 m Gentle Hills Moderate
Akbel – Delikkemer Recommended Good 5.3 km 115 m 210 m Varies Moderate
Delikkemer – Patara Ruins (north path) Recommended Good 8.1 km 225 m 360 m Varies Moderate
Patara Ruins – Gelemiş Recommended Average 1.6 km 25 m 25 m Flat Very Easy
Gelemiş – Delikkemer (south path) Recommended Good 13.9 km 560 m 430 m Varies Moderate
Delikkemer – Kalkan Recommended Average 5.1 km 140 m 225 m Steep Hills Moderate
Kalkan – Bezirgan Recommended Good 9.9 km 795 m 110 m Mountains Difficult
Bezirgan – Gökceören Recommended Average 15.5 km 635 m 530 m Mountains Moderate
Gökceören – Pınarbaşı Recommended Average 19.7 km 675 m 935 m Mountains Moderate
Pınarbaşı – Çukurbağ Recommended Average 980 m 5 m 100 m Gentle Hills Easy
Çukurbağ – Kaş Recommended Excellent 6.7 km 60 m 545 m Mountains Difficult
Kaş – Limanağzı Recommended Average 4.3 km 110 m 105 m Gentle Hills Easy
Limanağzı – Boğazcık Recommended Good 14.6 km 705 m 420 m Steep Hills Moderate
Boğazcık – Aperlai Recommended Average 6.4 km 100 m 395 m Steep Hills Moderate
Aperlai – Üçağız Recommended Average 7.6 km 125 m 125 m Gentle Hills Moderate
Üçağız – Kaleköy Junction Recommended Average 2.1 km 45 m 45 m Gentle Hills Easy
Kaleköy Junction – Kapaklı Recommended Average 6.4 km 145 m 75 m Gentle Hills Easy
Kapaklı – Çayağzı Junction Recommended Average 3.7 km 60 m 115 m Gentle Hills Easy
Çayağzı Junction – Myra via Demre Recommended Average 7.3 km 25 m 25 m Flat Easy
Çayağzı Junction – Myra (bypass Demre) Alternate Average 9.1 km 415 m 410 m Gentle Hills Moderate
Myra – Alakilise Ruins Recommended Good 12.2 km 1,100 m 295 m Mountains Moderate
Alakilise Ruins – Belos Ruins Recommended Good 16.7 km 1,150 m 1,105 m Mountains Difficult
Belos Ruins – Finike Recommended Good 9.6 km 110 m 975 m Mountains Moderate
Belos Ruins – Finike (alt) Alternate Good 9.3 km 60 m 925 m Mountains Moderate
Finike – Mavikent Recommended Poor 17.1 km 25 m 35 m Flat Easy
Mavikent – Karaöz Recommended Average 13.5 km 235 m 230 m Gentle Hills Easy
Karaöz – Adrasan Recommended Good 20.1 km 1,050 m 1,045 m Steep Hills Difficult
Adrasan – Olympos Ruins (high route) Recommended Good 12.9 km 790 m 790 m Mountains Difficult
Adrasan – Olympos Ruins (low route) Alternate Poor 15.1 km 215 m 215 m Steep Hills Easy
Olympos Ruins – Çıralı Recommended Average 1.8 km 40 m 40 m Flat Very Easy
Çıralı – Ulupınar Recommended Good 7.8 km 505 m 240 m Mountains Moderate
Ulupınar – Beycik Recommended Good 8.9 km 775 m 215 m Mountains Difficult
Beycik – Yayla Kuzdere Recommended Good 11.9 km 1,135 m 1,015 m Mountains Difficult
Yayla Kuzdere – Gedelme Recommended Good 7.3 km 220 m 500 m Mountains Easy
Gedelme – Göynük Yayla Recommended Average 8.8 km 585 m 425 m Mountains Moderate
Çıralı – Tekirova Alternate Average 21.6 km 965 m 955 m Steep Hills Moderate
Tekirova – Phaselis Ruins Alternate Average 4.5 km 50 m 65 m Flat Easy
Phaselis Ruins – Çamyuva Alternate Average 3.4 km 105 m 95 m Gentle Hills Easy
Çamyuva – Kuzdere Alternate Average 10.2 km 460 m 415 m Steep Hills Easy
Kuzdere – Roman Bridge Alternate Average 4.1 km 205 m 90 m Gentle Hills Moderate
Roman Bridge – Göynük Yayla Alternate Good 13.2 km 1,090 m 420 m Mountains Difficult
Göynük Yayla – Göynük Canyon Recommended Excellent 12.6 km 700 m 1,470 m Mountains Difficult
Göynük Canyon – Göynük Optional Average 4.0 km 35 m 85 m Gentle Hills Very Easy
Göynük Canyon – Hısarçandır Recommended Good 18.3 km 1,720 m 920 m Mountains Difficult