Christmas is one of the most celebrated days in the world and the countdown is on. There are only five days to go before the big day. For those of you who aren’t ready…PANIC NOW!

A Festive Fethiye Times

A Festive Fethiye Times

Here at Fethiye Times, we’re getting into the festive mode too and over the holiday season we’ll be bringing you a selection of articles about Christmas and New Year traditions, a round up of 2019 and summer holiday information. We’ll also be keeping an eye on the news and keeping you updated.

Making a list and checking it twice…

It’s time to make your final lists, write down everything you need to do, finish off your festive menu (if you haven’t already) and generally make sure everything is ready for you to enjoy the festive season and relax with your family.

Have a read of our recent article on Christmas fare with a Turkish twist if you haven’t quite finished your menu planning.

2019 in a nutshell

A Festive Fethiye Times

In between Christmas and the New Year we’ll bring you a review of 2019 so you can enjoy the highlights of the year with us.

Holidays 2020

A Festive Fethiye Times

We all know that, pretty much as soon as the Christmas dishes are washed, we’ll be bombarded with advertisements for holidays. Well it is the first thing you think about once Christmas is over – who wouldn’t?. Visions of long summer days in the sun will get you through the bleak, grey winter months ahead.

We’re not going to bombard you. Well, only a little!

The businesses in the resort areas are working very hard preparing for their summer visitors and we’ll tell you about some of the places to visit in this beautiful area.

Christmas photos

Every week, our Associate Editor Steve runs an album of readers photographs, with one being chosen as the Fethiye Times Facebook cover photo for that week. There will be a break over Christmas and then the first album will be – you’ve guessed it – your favourite ‘festive fun’ photos. Watch out for Steve’s post on

Have a look at our article to help you capture those Christmas memories.

Photography tips for a Happy Snappy Christmas

In the meantime, happy Christmas planning and we’ll see you on Sunday for Charity News and Events.

Today’s featured image is by local photographer, Hülya Yamanoğlu

Visit Hülya on Instagram to see more of her photography.

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