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Springtime in Turkey

Red poppies against the unique geological formations of Cappadocia

Red poppies against the unique geological formations of Cappadocia

Cappadocia is spectacular any time of the year, but in spring the unique geological formations come alive with a blaze of color.

Fairy chimneys and a field of wild flowers

Fields of wild flowers blossom and fill the region with splashes of red poppy, yellow buttercup and blue bachelor's button, to name a few.  Walk among the fairy-chimneys, discover centuries old rock churches, well-hidden off the tourist track. 

Turkey's wild flowers are at their peak display in May, which just happens to coincide with our spring departures through the region.  Six times more than Northern Europe, there are over 9,000 species of wild flowers, stretching from the Taurus mountains, through the Anatolian plains down and along the Turquoise Coast.

Like the Galapagos, many species of wildflower are endemic to isolated mountains and valleys.  As you travel south from Cappadocia through the Taurus Mountains, across the Anatolian Plains and down into Antalya, the sites visited will be set against a backdrop of constantly changing color.

There are still a few spaces left for our scheduled spring departures, however we're happy to customize a private trip for you and your traveling companions.  Give our knowledgeable staff a call 1 (510) 420-1550.

 

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