Olympos was founded in the Hellenistic period. BC And the three leading 100 of the Lycian troops have the right to vote was one of six cities. BC 78'de Roman commander Servilius Isauricus Olympos clear from hackers to the city include the Roman lands and cities were in Rome known as the period prior to the burning of natural gas in Cirali Demirci built for the cult of the god Hephaistos the open-air altar with a big reputation has been the owner. In the early Middle Ages, M.S. 4, 5 century written sources for information about the first bishop of Olympos hıristiyanlaşan Although the city's 7 century later is now dark. 5 in the city after Christ and 7th century can be dated to the 12th century Byzantine church is located one that, in the early years of Christianity, which is an important city of Olympos is. Venice, Genoa and the Knights of Rhodes in the Mediterranean, especially made to feel the presence of 14 century after the port is frequented Olympos is plausible. The city's sea of Ottoman rule before the installation has passed the possibility is on the importance. Because the Mediterranean coast of Antalya and Alanya in the activities despite written and archaeological evidence as no data are available regarding the Ottoman Period Olympos. Based on archaeological data, Olympos urban activity 13 After the end of the century, it is possible to say. Olympos, through the spread in both sides of the rivulet. Common and tombs located on the beach from the high hill called the acropolis of Olympos in this area even though only belong to a medieval castle are located. Within the ruins of buildings on a hill fort belongs to many civic buildings and single storey. This overlooks the river model in Venice when you can watch the beautiful images. River, to the sides of the polygonal techniques into the canal walls were inserted, the two sides still have seen traces of the Roman period, probably in the folding format was built, örgü stone piers, the body is combined with a wooden bridge. Immediately on the southern side of the river in the coastal city has seen a lot of arched structure belongs to one of the basilica. This section of the city, because of vegetation can be difficult to visit Olympos theater is located. Vaulted paradosları the theater, orchestra and the environment here is a typical scattered parts of architectural sculpture decorated the Roman theater in shows. Between theater and the sea, to the east, respectively, during the Hellenistic era city walls of polygonal, large bath in the river's edge remains, ErkenBizansdönemi basilica and organic connection with the basilica belonging to the small bath items, is seen structures.
SIT is in the context of ancient Olympos area in and around construction areas is prohibited. Accommodation is in wooden houses. This stroller is the most important stop. Olympos National Park, near the region also Beydağları an ideal area for those who are also interested in mountaineering
Place to stay in olympos Treehouses
Bayram's Treehouses:Bayrams is a great place to stay and relax. When you arrive by bus (dolmus), the drivers will announce the hostels as you pass them. Bayrams is almost at the end of the line. With treehouses located in an Orange Grove, this is the perfect location to relax and enjoy the welcoming atmosphere. The treehouses are quite spacious, with mattresses on the floor to sleep on. Bring your own lock, as they do not have a lock on them. For the amount of travellers staying here, it is really quiet at night. Breakfast and dinner are provided, and there is plenty of food to go round. The cafeteria prepares lunch for a very reasonable price. There is a bar as well, with a good selection of juices, sodas, and alcohol. You can also run a tab during your stay, which is very convenient. The site is very well designed. There is a large common area with many tables and chairs for relaxing. There is a very modern computer room where you can access the internet for a charge (the internet service is slow, and it is much cheaper to walk down the street to use the internet cafe). There is a brand new ATM close to Bayrams if you need cash during your stay. The toilet facilities are very modern and clean. The showers work well and there is a lot of hot water. Bayrams is very close to the beach and the shops in the area. Be aware that to get to the beach you need to pay a small entrance fee as you walk through ancient ruins on your way. The admission is good for one day and you can come and go as many times as you want. There is frequent dolmus service to and from the area. There are also excursions offered by the hostel, including the Chimera Flames. You get picked up and dropped off right in front of Bayrams, which is really convenient. The staff are very helpful and do what they can to make your stay great.
Saban'sTreehouses:Situated among the towering pines of the Olympos valley and a short walk to the pristine Olympos ruins and beach, Saban Treehouses is the perfect place for either a relaxing break or an adventure holiday. Opened in 1990 we provide quality accommodation to travelers, backpackers and families from all countries.
We have a range of accommodation to suit all budgets. Ranging from spaciously appointed Bungalows with climate control and ensuite bathroom, Treehouses for those who wish to relive their childhood dreams and even an air-conditioned dormitory for solo travelers.
All rates are inclusive of breakfast and a magnificent evening buffet dinner prepared in the traditional Turkish village style, utilizing the freshest of local produce and a world away from the usual restaurant fare.
Our food is continually rated by most guidebooks as the best in Olympos. Family owned and operated we provide a relaxed and safe environment and encourage our guests to feel like a part of the family. English, German and Turkish are spoken fluently. Turkmen Tree House: is the biggest hostel in Turkey and great place for backpackers and travelers to meet people from all over the world.They provide accommodation with 420 beds for individual backpackers, budget travelers, school groups, couples or families. How to get to Olympos Tree Houses Turkey
How to get to Olympos via Antalya
Antalya is the closest major bus station to Olympos. It takes approximately 1½ hours from Antalya to the Olympos main road bus station.
Buses leave Antalya every half hour for the west (look for the destinations of Fethiye or Kas, these buses pass by the Olympos main road bus station). Antalya Tour is the company, which runs these buses.
How to get to Olympos along the "COASTAL ROAD" from Fethiye and the West
Buses depart Fethiye every hour towards Antalya. The closer you get to Olympos the more frequent the buses become. Check the times with the bus station in the town that you are in. You need to get off the bus at the Olympus Main Road Bus Station.
Olympos Main Road Bus Station
From here you need to catch the Olympos service 11 kilometers down to the Valley that will drop you right at our front door. Just request to stop here.
How to leave olymposTree Houses
When you are ready to throw the backpack on again, you first need to get to the Olympos Main Road Bus Station. In high season times buses leave from the pension doorstep every hour on the hour between 9am and 6 pm. In other times, there are still 5 services a day up to the main road. If you are traveling in the winter months, you can always access Olympos Tree Houses, Pension. Just give us a call and we will pick you up.
Buses West towards Fethiye
Buses depart the Olympos Main Road Bus Station on the main road every half hour.
This same bus can be taken to reach destinations such as: Demre, Kas, Kalkan, Patara.
Buses to all other destinations via Antalya (Istanbul, Goreme, Selcuk, etc)
From the Olympos Main Road Bus Station buses travel to Antalya Bus station approximately every half an hour. From here you can catch buses to Istanbul, Cappadocia, Selcuk, Marmaris etc. We can book these bus tickets for you while you are staying with us here.
Airport Transfer Services
Arriving into or departing from Antalya airport? We have a 24 hour airport transfer service available. Contact us prior to your arrival with flight details and we can confirm the price.
Activities in Olympos Things to do while in olympos: Emerge into the morning sun from your tree house bungalow into the friendly atmosphere of our common area. After a complimentary breakfast you might take a stroll to one of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful beaches and swim in the clear turquoise waters. In the scenic cove, dramatic mountains rise overhead, including the lofty mount olympos. You could spend your day relaxing on the beach, at one of the nearby seaside restaurants, or a lazy corner back at the pension. Or if you are looking for some action, hop onboard for one of our guided adventure activities: hiking, diving, canyoning, snorkeling, yacht tours, jeep safaris, just to name a few. Take h time to explore the myriad of ruins that lay hidden amongst the cliffs, coves, and thick valley forest. As the sun goes down, enjoy our complimentary dinner of authentic Turkish cuisine. With nightfall grab a hot tea and join a conversation around the fire, or head to the bar for live music and a faster pace.
Activities In Olympos
• Canyoning • Jeep Safari • Trekking • Sea Kayaking • Chimera Flame Tours • Daily Boat Trip • Diving • White Water Rafting • Golge Bar • Pool Table • Table Tenis • Volleyball Bluecruise,gulet cruise ,yacht cruise olympos to Fethiye 3 nights 4 day or weekly