Kalkan is a natural harbour village. First visitors to this land was firewood carrier ships and their crew.Previous name of this village was "Kalamaki",where the Greek origined people lived in.Those people had migrated to Australia and Greece after 1923. In Kalkan, it is so usual to encounter Australian tourists who try to find the house they were born in.
The historic town of Kalkan is an enchanting place and one of the most beautiful locations along Turkey's gorgeous Lycian Coast. With the absence of mass tourism, Kalkan remains a charming and unspoiled haven of lush nature, brilliant blue crystal-clear sea, historic architecture, ancient history and warm traditional Turkish hospitality.
There is something magical about Kalkan which makes this a very special place to visit and the perfect place to experience a little bit of what makes Turkey so unique.
Kalkan in an enchanting historic town and one of the most beautiful along Turkey's Turquoise Riviera.Kalkan is 130 km to Dalaman Airport,80 km to Fethiye and 215 km to Antalya.