Located at the hillsides of the Mount Mendos, the part of the Tourus Mountain chains, Fethiye is one of the most beautiful Turkey's tourist centres. Rocky cliffs, pine-clad mountain ranges, and offshore islets that speak of ancient civilizations, all constitute a breathtaking natural environment. Scuba diving, paragliding off a mountain peak, hiking ancient mountain paths, or wading slowly through an ice-cold gorge, these are just a few of the activities possible in and around Fethiye. The area is also famous for carved tombs in the mountain. Fethiye Museum displays ancient and more recent artifacts testifing to the successive chain of civilizations which existed in the area, starting with ancient Lycia. Nearby you can admire the Blue Lagoon of Oludeniz, one of the most astonishing natural beauties in all of Turkey.