Finike, famous for its delicious oranges, is a tranquil holiday destination. Finike
offers an untouched beauty with its 10 km of beaches and bays. The destination attracts many luxurious Turkish and foreign yachts.
has two festivals each year: last week of June and first week of July.
Historic Places to Visit in Finike
Arykanda is an ancient city that dates back 4,000 years.
The city is worth visiting as it is like an open air museum. The ruins of the city was first discovered by Charles Fellows in 1838. Archeological research showed that the city dates back to the 2nd century BC. Arykanda is located on the north side of Sahintepe, at an altitude of 1100 meters. This half a km2 city is situated on a steep hill, this is why ancient residents built terraces in front their houses. Today, you can view a theatre, odeon, agora (open air shopping centres), streets with steps, Hellios Temple, Traian Temple, basilica, Turkish baths, toilets, municipality building, houses and mausoleums.
Located on the north west of Finike, Limyra or Zemuri, is mentioned in the Hittite writings, and ruins from the Roman
times were found in this ancient city. Castle and mausoleum were built in this city.
The city is situated 1.5km away from Yenice village, and located on the south west of Kumluca. Gagai dates back to the 4th century BC. Today, you can only view a small section of the theatre and city walls.
Situated on the 2km southwest of Kumluca, the city dates back to the Roman
times. Currently, you can only view section of the city walls.
2km north of Korydalla, Rhodiapolis is sitauted 200 meters above sea level. The city dates back to the 6th century BC. Today, you can view a tower from the Hellenistic times, and ruins of a cistern and a necropolis.
Getting to Finike
is 119km away from Antalya
centre and 125km away from Antalya
Airport. There are buses available to Finike
from both Antalya
centre and the airport. The bus companies only use the road by the seaside, which offers stunning views.