Posts tagged: Xanthus

Patara – visiting the archaeological sites

Odysseus Cruising – Visiting Notes You can hire our luxury gulet MS Odysseus by private charter to enjoy the holiday of a lifetime – sailing the Blue Cruise, visit Patara and much more. Recommended excursion on all Lycian Itineraries. ½ hour from Kalkan Patara – The capital city of the Roman provinces of Lycia and […]

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The Xanthus Valley – visiting notes

Odysseus Cruising – visiting notes PATARA XANTHUS LETOON The heart of ancient Lycia is the Xanthus River Valley. This contains Xanthus itself, the ancient capital set high on a hill overlooking the river, Patara, the great port and Letoon, the religious centre of the Classical Period. All three sites can be reached by minibus from […]

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Xanthus – The Capital City of ancient Lycia

Odysseus Cruising – visiting notes Recommended Excursion on all Lycian Itineraries. 45 mins north of Patara. How to get there Minibus from the quayside at Kalkan.  Take in Patara on the way. ¾ hr from Patara.  The area to visit at Xanthus is not as large as Patara. Time required It needs 1 ½ hr […]

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