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About Uzumlu
The village of Uzumlu is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty on a plateau 500m above sea level surrounded by pine clad mountains. 18km (11 miles) fromFethiye the main market town of the area, with its magnificent marina, shopping and nightlife, 30km (18 miles) from the beaches and lagoon at Oludeniz and 72km (44 miles) east of Dalaman International airport.

Uzumlu village literally translated means 'grape yard' or 'place of the grape' and shares its plateau location with the neighbouring village of Incirkoy (fig village). The village itself is largely untouched by development and retains much of its traditional Turkish charm and lifestyle. Being some 500m above sea level the area enjoys pleasant summer night temperatures and as it's name suggests you will see many grapevines growing in all areas around the village. Produce of the area includes grape-juice, vinegar, olives, olive oil, tobacco, fig products and of course wine. There is also an active local weaving industry.

Perched 400m above the village of Uzumlu lies the ancient Roman/Lycian city of Cadianda with monuments dating back to the 5th century B.C. Visitors to Cadianda can explore the ruins of a temple and angora, stadium, baths and theatre and enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.

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