For young and old, but not
suitable for small children
Off to Cappadocia:
If I had to describe Cappadocia with just one word
that would be "bizarre". Because this Turkish region
consists of countless surreal rock formations,
caused by erosion from the volcanic
Tufa were shaped. But at the same time come to me
also immediately words like "magical", "fairytale" and
"Beautiful" comes to mind.
Curious why? Then watch out now!
The fascinating Cappadocia - the land of the noble
Horses, as the Persians called them in the 5th century BC. this
Territory - is located in the southeast of the Central Anatolian
Plateau. The area identified as
Cappadocia is called includes nowadays
mainly the provinces of Nevşehir, Niğde, Aksaray,
Kırşehir and Kayseri.
Arrival in Antalya. Transfer to the hotel at the
Turkish Riviera (Pamphylia) - an ancient landscape
which stretches from Antalya to the Taurus Mountains.
Subsequent overnight stay in the hotel.
Our drive takes us from the province of Antalya
across the Taurus Mountains to the city of Konya.
This culturally rich city was home to Mevlana,
the founder of an ancient Islamic order,
whose philosophy is based on humanism.
Here the visit to the monastery gives us the
whirling dervishes a glimpse of the interesting
World of Islamic mysticism. Then ours goes
Travel across the Konya plateau to Nevşehir.
Located on the huge volcanic mountain Hasan Dag
we reach one of the most beautiful regions of Turkey.
Here we visit an underground city -
an ancient haven for people of different kinds
Epochs that will inspire you.
Overnight at your hotel in Cappadocia.
Today we explore the unique lunar landscape,
shaped by numerous volcanic eruptions that occurred before
Millions of years ago this landscape was unique
Have given appearance.
That since 1985 in the list of the UNESCO world cultural heritage
registered open-air museum Göreme, with its
numerous rock-hewn churches, is one of the highlights
Your trip. The many wall paintings to be found here
Biblical origins will fascinate you.
It continues to Paschabag in the Mönchstal.
There are the picturesque rock formations
which are popularly referred to as "fairy chimneys".
A short hike through this landscape will be
Take your breath away. The pigeon valley and the 60 meters
high tufa castle of Uchisar is another
Highlight of your tour.
A visit to a wine cellar, also made of tuff stone,
will show us that Cappadocia is not just through its
Landscape but also through
is known for its local wine products.
Subsequent overnight stay in the hotel.
Today we drive to Avanos.
The Red River (Kizilirmak) flows through this city,
which is the longest river in Turkey with 1325 km.
It owes its name to the ferrous red clay,
who was here already by the Hittites in 1200 BC. processed
became. This is one of the reasons why pottery is one of the most popular today
main art forms of Cappadocia. A visit to
a traditional pottery will give us a glimpse into
give this art.
The weaving of carpets is also an important cultural aspect
Art branch that plays a major role in Cappadocia.
The most colorful carpets come from this area.
They are made in fine handwork. Your patterns are
based on local traditions and customs.
The decorations differ depending on the
Region a little. In a knotting shop, the
Given the opportunity to the artists
Looking over your shoulder at work. Know this
especially in the production of silk and natural colors
A short hike in the love valley (weather permitting) and
the associated visit to the city of Ürgüp and
Mustafapascha will crown our day.
Then it goes back to the hotel in Cappadocia where you
will stay overnight.
We leave beautiful Cappadocia and
drive again over the Taurus Mountains to the Turkish
Riviera back. On the way we visit another one
Caravanserai - a hostel from the 13th century
Then spend the night in the Pamphylia area.
Visiting the city of Antalya - the ancient Attaleia -
is pending. The opportunities for shopping
(Leather, jewelry, textiles, spices, etc.)
no wishes unfulfilled.
We end the day with a tour of the 39 meters
high and thus also the highest waterfall
end of the Turkish Riviera.
Overnight in the Antalya area.
This day is at your disposal.
Overnight at hotel
We say goodbye and you take the return flight
Airport transfer with air-conditioned coaches
Drive to Cappadocia there and back,
also with an air-conditioned coach
4 nights with breakfast in a 4 - 5 star
Middle class hotel in the Antalya area
3 nights with breakfast in a 4 - 5 star
Comfort hotel in Cappadocia
6 x dinner
All entrance fees
State-certified, German-speaking tour guide
This service package cannot be split up
Bookable on site:
Ride with the hot air balloon (depending on the season) over the
fascinating landscape of Cappadocia.
The prices are between 175 € - 250 €
Traditional folklore evening in Cappadocia
(including local alcoholic and non-alcoholic
Drinks) for € 28
The Whirling Dervishes Show € 22