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Cappadocia is a historical region in Central Anatolia, largely in the Nevşehir, Kayseri, Kırşehir, Aksaray, Malatya, Sivas and Niğde provinces in Turkey.


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1 - Nevşehir

Nevşehir, formerly Neapolis and Muşkara, is a city and the capital district of Nevşehir Province in the Central Anatolia Region of Turkey.

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2 - Göreme

Göreme, located among the "fairy chimney" rock formations, is a town in Cappadocia, a historical region of Turkey. It is in the Nevşehir Province in Central Anatolia and has a population of around 2,000 people.

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3 - Hot Air Balloon Rides in Goreme

Discover the stunning landscape of the Cappadocia region of Turkey from a hot-air balloon! Admire Cappadocia's beautiful scenery of tall, volcanic rock spires and high plateaus from the air on either a 1-hour or 75 minutes flight. Your Cappadocia hot-air balloon flight includes a complimentary pre-flight light breakfast and convenient round-trip hotel transportation.

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4 - Cappadocia

Cappadocia is a historical region in Central Anatolia, largely in the Nevşehir, Kayseri, Kırşehir, Aksaray, and Niğde Provinces in Turkey.

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5 - Cappadocia Turkey

Cappadocia is a historical region in Central Anatolia, largely in the Nevşehir, Kayseri, Kırşehir, Aksaray, Malatya, Sivas and Niğde provinces in Turkey.

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6 - Safaris in Goreme

The most scenic views of Cappadocia volcanic landscapes are available only on the sunset time. So, we offer our guests special opportunity to experience this unforgettable activity. Sit on the quad and ride towards the miracle beauties of Cappadocia valleys. This tour is the best option for people who wants to drive and explore magical views of the last sunlights over Cappadocia Volcanic formations. After short instruction of a ride, you will start your adventure. You will discover "Swords Valley" in which there are so many fairy chimneys and rock formations. Also will visit the famous "Rose and Red" valleys and you will have some free-time enough to take photos. Witness how the early people used to live inside the caves by visiting "Cavusin" (Ghost Village). "Love Valley" is one of the popular valleys in Cappadocia which draws most of the attention with interesting shapes of fairy chimneys. At the end of the journey, you will be dropped off to your hotel.

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7 - Göreme Tarihi Milli Parkı

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8 - Ürgüp

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Ürgüp is a town and district of Nevşehir Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey. It is located in the historical region of Cappadocia, and near the cave Churches of Göreme.

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9 - Archaeology Tours in Goreme

Göreme Panorama, Derinkuyu Underground City, Ihlara Valley Hiking (one hour), lunch, Selime Monastry, Pigeon Valley, Onxy and Stone Demonstation.

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Learn More about Kapadokya

Kapadokya is a historical region of Turkey, located in the center of Turkey and east of the Anatolian Peninsula. In 1985, UNESCO included it on the list of protected World Heritage Sites.

It is a semi-arid region that is known for its characteristic fairy chimneys, large rock formations in the shape of cones present in the Valley of the Monks, in Goreme and elsewhere, and its villages with atypical architecture.

The region is unique in the world. The region was formed by three volcanoes, which have sculpted the area in a futurist way. Its ocher and powdery-colored lands contain true natural works of art. The different human civilizations that lived there left priceless treasures. You will find there a profusion of troglodyte vestiges and rupestrian sites, swept by a true mythological breath.

Among all the wonders that are located in Kapadokya, the valley of Goreme is the one to visit absolutely. It contains a small village sculpted by erosion and by man. While walking in the area, you will have the chance to observe these curious round houses dug in the rock from the 4th century. Around you, a lunar panorama extends. It is speckled with fairy chimneys, natural rock columns, and many other wonders

Derinkuyu is the largest and the most well-preserved underground city in the country. Its history is very mysterious today, we only know that it was created around the 7th century. It could then shelter nearly 20 000 people and their livestock, it is a true masterpiece of architecture and history to absolutely see!

The famous beige-shaded "valley of love" offers an immense landscape that shelters unusual rock formations of fairy chimneys that you must see.

The region of Kapadokya is very atypical for its geological formations and its architecture, it is a historical wonder to be visited, and do not hesitate to make a mythical balloon ride to admire the region with a panoramic view.

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Kapadokya

How long is it recommended to stay in Kapadokya to see the most of it ?

We recommend you to spend at least one week to enjoy all the gems the region has to offer, there are plenty of things and villages to discover.

The best season to enjoy the landscape that the region has to offer is between April and October, the weather is pleasant, avoid rainy and cloudy days for a balloon tour!

Hot air balloon tours take place all year round, even in winter! So you can go at any time of the year, and you will always have the opportunity to do this activity, unless the weather conditions are not favorable, like a lot of wind for example.













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