INLAND ROUTE TO MADEN BEACH & ALONG THE COAST TO OLYMPOS
Walk Overview / Highlights - Beautiful Walk in Forested Hills to Maden then Crytal Clear Waters & BeachesThis walk starts beside the main coastal road (D400) below Beycik and heads over a river sometimes full flowing depending on the time of year. The route then heads steadily uphill then follows contour lines as it heads steadily to the coast. Then a long and meandering descent over many different terrains leads you to stunning coastal views, past shepherds’ huts. A short section of dirt road leads to riverbeds (most often dry). from here you cross an open area to reach a short shady track which will take you Maden Beach. The route now turns right and hus the cliff tops a s you pass from bay to bay. After several headlands and swimming opportunities you will arrive at Çirali-Olympos beach. Crossing the beach you will find numerous watering holes before heading into the ruins of the ancient city of Olympos.This is a walk that combines walk in wild unsullied pine forest, with some more challenging terrain with a classic coastal walk. A A recent guest said that when he was going over the last few headlands “The water was so clear I could have gone fishing with a rifle.”From Below Beycik Back To Olympos Transfer Times (Out / In) 25mins / 20minsDistance 17km Duration 5-5.5hrs Max Height 470m TotalAscent 630m Total Descent 720mTerrain Initially on good narrow, woodland trails. Later the tracks become a bit steeper and rocky in places as you near Maden Beach. From here a series of rocky (low max 90m) headlands lie ahead. Beaches past each headland and a long beach at Çirali & Olympos. Lots of swimming opportunities and lots of tempting beach side bars towards the end.