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Turkey Walking & Trekking Holidays

Turkey Walking & Trekking Holidays

Turkey has a rich history and culture but its dramatic Turquoise blue coastline, surreal Cappadocian landscape and deeply forested hillsides also make it a fantastic walking and trekking destination.

  • Capital city: Ankara
  • Population: 77,695,904 (est. 2015)
  • Size of country: 783,562 sq km (302,535 sq miles).
  • Currency: Turkish Lira
  • Power supply: 220 volts AC, 50Hz. Standard two round pin European-style plugs are used.
  • Language: Turkish, Kurdish, Arabic, Armenian, Greek
  • Time difference: GMT +2 hours
  • Visas: British Nationals require a visa
  • Religion: Muslim
  • Popular dishes: Shish kebab (pieces of meat threaded on a skewer and grilled), Dolma (vine leaves or vegetables stuffed with pine nuts and currants).
  • Popular drinks: Raki, an anise flavoured alcohol, served as an aperitif. It turns cloudy if mixed with water, giving it the name 'lions milk'.
  • Did you know: Van has its own breed of cat with white fur and two different coloured eyes, commonly one blue, one amber-green.
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