Laid-back village located between Fethiye and Ovacık.


Motable for the fascinating ‘ghost town’ along its southern hillside. There’s also some Lycian tombs at the village’s northern edge.



There is a dolmuş stop right in front of the entrance to the ruins, with frequent service throughout the region.


Has a good selection of accommodation options.


Popular places include Selçuk Pension and Villa Rhapsody.


There are several excellent restaurants in the village including CINBAL Kebab Restaurant, Sarniç Boutique Restaurant & Art Gallery, Bülent’in Yeri Restaurant, and Yalçın Kebab Restaurant.


There is a market available and several water fountains.


There’s an admission fee required for entrance to the ghost town (through which the Lycian Way passes).

Attractions & Highlights

Notable highlights along the trail and at either endpoint include:
  • Ghost Town Ruins in Kayaköy
    Historical Site
    Kayaköy ‘Ghost Town’
    In Kayaköy


Here’s what we’re currently tracking for this community:
  • Annotated map of Han Camping & Pension
    Han Camping & Pension
  • Annotated map of Misafir Evi in Kayaköy
    Misafir Evi
  • Annotated map of Selçuk Pension in Kayaköy
    Selçuk Pension

Pretty Pictures

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All photos are copyright by their respective owners and are used with permission.
  • Kayaköy's ghost town seen from a distance on the approach from Fethiye
    Kayaköy’s ghost town seen from a distance on the approach from Fethiye
    Photo by 
    The Trekopedia Team
  • Lycian tombs at edge of Kayaköy.
    Tombs at edge of Kayaköy
    Photo by 
    Darren Moens
    Oct 2022
  • View of Kayaköy's 'ghost town'
    View of Kayaköy’s ‘ghost town’
    Photo by 
    Darren Moens
    Fall 2022
  • Kayaköy's ghost town.
    Kayaköy’s ghost town
    Photo by 
    Darren Moens
    Fall 2022

How You Can Help

Trail research is never actually done. Here’s some of what we’re looking for (in addition to the general requests for help listed in this article):
More photos! We’re always looking for more photos to add to our internal research database as well as for use here on Trekopedia. If you are willing to share your collection with us, we’d be incredibly grateful. Let us know and we’ll arrange a transfer.
Details on accommodation options, especially places where you’ve stayed.
Details on restaurants, markets, and other amenities.
Tips, recommendations, and generally anything that you think would help other hikers.
Help improve the geo-location of any points-of-interest.
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