Likya Yolu maceramız 2006 yılında başladı. Mayıs ayı başında üç kişilik ekibimiz ile Ovacık’tan yola çıktık. Amacımız bir hafta içinde Kalkan’a varmaktı. Tabii o zamanlarda Kalkan’a ancak 2013 yılında varabileceğimizi bilmiyorduk. Elbette Kalkan’a varmak fiili olarak yedi sene sürmedi. Ancak muhtelif sebepler yüzünden uzun bir ara vermek zorunda kaldığımız yürüyüşe ancak 2012 yılında tekrar…

As part of the Europe to Turkey on Foot project funded by the Civil Society Dialogue program a group of 8 representatives from the Culture Routes Society and its associates visited the Via Francigena between 23.05.2016-28.05.2016. The participants were Kate CLOW and Hüseyin ERYURT (CULTURE ROUTES SOCIETY), Ensar MACİT and Önder KILIÇ (İNEGÖL MUNICIPALITY – EVLİYA ÇELEBİ WAY), Süleyman ATEŞ…

This is Yann Rochard’s story of his walk of the whole of the Lycian Way in autumn 2015. It’s a 15-page detailed description with photos that you can download as a .pdf file and take with you to enjoy as you explore. You can also use it as a guide to the pensions he stayed in. Download…

  Hü in Italy This blog is just an update on Hü’s visit to Italy as part of the joint European Union project with the EAVF. Hü is currently walking part of the Via Francigena, with the purpose of assessing the route, and learning about its management. Above is a collection of the signs on the…

The Turkish government, as part of its long-term tourism strategy, has proposed and is starting surveying work on, a new airport to serve Kaş and Demre. The other interpretation is that this was a pre-election bribe to the voters of the Demre area, where 5 new hotels are being built on unspoiled beachside (mainly forestry)…

Creating a Cultural Route between Europe and Turkey Turkey’s Culture Routes Society (CRS), an NGO that was founded at the request of the Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism to develop, maintain and promote cultural routes in Turkey, is preparing to connect a great European walking network to Turkey! The Civil Society Dialogue program, which…

Avrupa ve Türkiye arasında bir Kültür Rotası Hazırlığı Likya Yolu başta olmak üzere Türkiye’deki 17 adet yürüyüş rotasının oluşumu, bakımı, korunması ve tanıtımından sorumlu olan ve T.C. Kültür ve Turizm Bakanlığı tavsiyesiyle kurulan Kültür Rotaları Derneği (KRD), Avrupa’daki büyük bir yürüyüş şebekesini Türkiye’ye getirmeye hazırlanıyor! Avrupa Birliği ile Türkiye Cumhuriyeti tarafından finanse edilen Sivil Toplum…

Once upon a time, a great Turkish clan moved out of Central Asia towards the Middle East. In 1072, about 300,000 members of this clan, their allied tribes and supporters, were the first Turks to enter the landmass of Asia Minor. The remainder continued on a long migration towards Iran and Egypt. Facing Byzantine armies…

    Most people have heard of the UNESCO world heritage sites program, which aims to identify the best examples of cultural and wild places in the world and push governments to protect them. It does this by adding to the status of the site and encouraging tourists to visit them – the designation ‘World…

For you trekkers planning to use the Lycian Way, St. Paul Trail, and Phrygian Way, there are a few smart phone applications and tracks out there.  Most of these apps download a map into your device and use a GPS signal to identify exactly where you are on that map. So you don’t need Internet…