Volunteer camp: Way-marking and path cleaning on Spring 2019

Lycian Way

Turkish Cultural Routes and European Council Meeting
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Who are we?

Who are we?

ornament1We are a small Turkish not-for-profit society. Our members make and maintain long distance walking, biking and horse-riding routes. The society protects old roads, markets Turkish culture routes and helps villagers along the routes benefit from them.

Committee and members

ornament1Our committee includes the creators of the finest walking routes in Turkey. Our members include trekking guides, travel agencies, accommodation providers, archaeologists, historians, nature-lovers and people interested in Turkish village culture.

Products and services

ornament1To help you use our routes, we produce and sell guide-books, maps and iphone apps. We also list all our member agencies tours on the site (see tours) and will advise you about your adventure by mail, by phone or at our drop-in centre in Antalya .

Practical way to help

ornament1The society relies on help from enthusiastic volunteers either with individual projects or in our office. Read more about our how you can help. If you like our work and want to contribute, you can become a member or make a donation.

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Je suis partie en randonnée dans la montagne dans la région d‘Antalya, au sud de la Turquie. Avant de m’informer sur le climat et l’organisation de mon voyage je m’interroge sur mes capacités, c’est primordial pour pouvoir commencer son sac…et donc son voyage. Qui suis-je ? Je suis une fille de Belgique de 28 ans. Je…

The Management committee met in Impact Hub, Istanbul, on 11th January. As well as the current updates on the society’s activities, upcoming EU projects were also evaluated with the participation of the trail representatives who are likely to get involved. One of these projects is the continuation of our previous EU project named ‘Europe to…

  A comprehensive training targeting various groups and professional disciplines was held in Antakya between 21-24 February within the scope of ‘the KORU Project’. The project is carried out in Mardin and Antakya by the Association for the Protection of Cultural Heritage in cooperation with Edinburgh World Heritage , supported by the British Council under the Cultural Conservation Fund….

Lycian Way (Likya Yolu), Turkey: Part 3 The Lycian Way is a mythic and ancient route; a 500 kilometre walk around the Teke Peninsula in southwestern Turkey following old ways, past traces of Lycian, Greek and Roman civilisations, alongside turquoise fringed beaches, through coastal villages and high up into the rugged Taurus Mountains. Karaöz to…

http://our-wanderlust.com/2018/05/lycian-way-likya-yolu-turkey-part-2-2/ The Lycian Way is a mythic and ancient route; a 500 kilometre walk around the Teke Peninsula in southwestern Turkey following old ways, past traces of Lycian, Greek and Roman civilisations, alongside turquoise fringed beaches, through coastal villages and high up into the rugged Taurus Mountains. Kalkan to Sarıbelen (13.5 km) A week’s walking…

Een wandelvakantie langs de Lycian Way was mijn eerste kennismaking met het onbedorven Turkije. Tijdens een zoektocht op internet naar Turkijevakanties kwam ik een Lycian Way wandelreis van Earth Tracks tegen. Ik wist meteen: die wil ik doen. In april 2013 wandelden we met een klein groepje en Evelien Bogaart van Earth Tracks van Kayaköy bij Fethiye…

In army cadets; I was the biggest whiner when it came to weekend excursions that required strenuous expeditions in southwestern Ontario; often with freezing temperatures and long marches. I could not fathom the concept on why I had voluntarily signed up as we had to go into the ‘bush’ to learn survival techniques; with mediocre…

At the annual conference of the European Institute of Cultural Routes in Görlitz, the Council of Europe announced the ongoing programme to promote the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe in four different regions of eastern and south-eastern Europe. These are: Baltic Sea; Danube Basin; Alpine and Adriatic – Ionian areas. The last group,  also…