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Camping & Hiking in Turkey Jun 01, 2012
Turkey is a walkers’ paradise – especially in early spring and late autumn, when the temperatures are milder. In spring the hills and coast burst into life as colourful flowers line the trails, while in autumn you’ll find trees heavily laden with fruit and markets full of fresh vegetables.

Walking holidays in Turkey allow you to delve deep into this fascinating land. Aside from remnants of ancient civilizations and Greek and Roman rule, Turkey offers stunning views of craggy limestone cliffs, white sandy beaches and warm azure seas.

[b]Top 3 Walking Trails[/b]

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• Lycian Way: [url=http://www.monarch.co.uk/turkey/turquoise-coast-dalaman/flights]Book Monarch Flights to Dalaman[/url]

for this favourite walking tour of Turkey’s southern coast. Start with a visit to the deserted Greek village of Kaya Koyu then walk across the Lycian Way’s miles of unspoilt coastal and mountain paths. Moving south you’ll see Patara’s Roman ruins and stunning beach, the pretty coastal town of Kas and the sunken city of Kekova.

• Ancient and Classical Turkey: A fantastic mix of walking and sightseeing can be had in walking tours from Istanbul, Turkey’s cultural capital, to Bodrum, via fascinating historic sites like legendary Troy and ancient Ephesus. These walks are perfect for colourful bazaars, bustling fish markets and lively harbour fronts. Bodrum Flights from Monarch will collect you from your destination.

• Cappadocia: Explore this beautiful region of soft volcanic rock, which has been eroded over many centuries to form a unique lunar landscape. Walk through this striking terrain to discover the famous cone-shaped ‘fairy chimneys’ and the spectacular underground city of Kaymakli.

Camping

Camping is slowly catching on in Turkey as a popular choice of accommodation for holiday makers. However, most campsites still remain havens of peace and tranquillity – even in high season. There are many glorious places to camp in Turkey and this is particularly true of the Aegean coast, where camping is the ultimate way to enjoy undeveloped but idyllic beauty spots.

Most campsites in Turkey are found adjacent to small hotels, or roughly established in their back gardens. If you don’t see a site and you still want to camp, you can often do so for a Most campsites in Turkey are found adjacent to small hotels, or roughly established in their back gardens. If you don’t see a site and you still want to camp, you can often do so for a nominal fee – or for free if you’re lucky. Standards vary hugely, from basic fields to fully equipped sites.
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