When we say “winter trip”, would you only think of snowy mountains? Well, think again. Because there’s something beautiful like Cappadocia! Cappadocia doesn’t have a best season; it’s beautiful in all seasons. Especially when the fairy chimneys and Cappadocia valleys are covered with the white blanket it gets very peacefully silent there. Here are 8 reasons to visit this unique, millions-year-old place in winter months too...
Balloon Tour: For Enjoying a Snow-White Cappadocia
Are you one of those who think that they can only do balloon tours in summer? Then you’re missing out on the chance to have great fun! Because Cappadocia has balloon tours in every season. If you’ve already fallen for Cappadocia’s summer vibe you must visit there in winter too as it offers a whole different beauty when covered in snow.
Horse Trips: A Journey to the Country of Beautiful Horses
It is called the “Country of Beautiful Horses” for a reason. A horse trip in winter is a unique experience in which you can see the valleys and fairy chimneys in their most beautiful, and take photos in snow too! This tour visits the most beautiful places including Devrent Valley, Paşabağı and Çavuşin.
Underground Cities: A Surreal Architecture
The underground cities in Cappadocia is quite the reason that you can visit the area every season. Carved deep underground, these cities were home to civilizations of the old age in a stunning architecture. They carved these cities to create safe zones for themselves in times of attacks. Among the most well known underground cities are Mucur, Özkonak, Derinkuyu and Kaymaklı.
Tasting the Best Grapes: Wine Tasting
Wine is a favorite drink in every season. But when wine is at its best, it’s usually in stone houses and beside the fireplaces. You can find the best of these in Cappadocia. During the day you can visit the wine factories and taste the all-time favorite wines Cappadocia has to offer, some of which are award winners.
Göreme Open Air Museum: A World Heritage Site
When you visit Cappadocia, it means you are seeing some of the world’s heritage in person. The most fascinating part of this experience must be Göreme Open Air Museum. Once served as a monastery in the 8th century AD, it also earned its place in UNESCO’s World Heritage List. It makes quite an enjoyable visit in winter.
Budget-friendliness: A Valid Reason for Winter
As you already know, Cappadocia gets the most attention in summer. This means that prices are lower in winter. If you love seeing different places and trying new experiences, Cappadocia might just be the place for you!
Rock Motels: An Enjoyable Stay Experience
If you are interested in a unique way of accommodation, there’s something for you in Cappadocia. Cappadocia offers rock motels which started serving to the guests after being renovated in keeping with their original design. You can get your share of history by choosing to stay in one of those motels!
Tasty Food and Feisty Nights!
Fasıl, whirling dervishes, belly dancing and kafkhar... Imagine that these local dances are performed in huge caves and you feel happy and contented as you watch them, besides, that you are tasting delicious flavors such as wedding soup, milky soup, testi kebab and haricot beans in pots! What else could you expect from a winter day?
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