A coastal pathway around the headland below passes precarious steps that climb to a rock-hewn Lycian tomb from the 4th century BC, which boasts an impressive Doric facade. There are several such tombs along Turkey's Anatolian coast, but they are very rare in Greece.

It’s also possible to walk the 1km up to Paleokastro, the island’s ancient capital. Follow the concrete steps that start just past a soldier’s sentry box on the airport road. The old city’s Hellenistic walls enclose a tower, a water cistern and three churches.