“Lycian Way’s first friendship trail was celebrated with a series of activities”
The Culture Routes Society organized “Friendship Trails Event” on June 15-16th at Demre with the participation of South Korean group of seven representatives from Jeju Olle Trail including the founder Myung Sook and Jeju Environment Conservation Bureau representatives Kang Myeng-gyun and Lee Kyung-a.
Lycian Way and Friendship Trails Agreement:
Turkey’s first long-distance trekking route The Lycian Way is a 540 km, 29-day way-marked footpath around the coast of Lycia in southern Turkey, from Fethiye to Antalya. The Lycian Way’s Demre, Çayağzı, Kekova section (no 17) and Jeju Olle 11th section were declared as “friendship trails” as a sign of a strong international relationship between South Korea and Turkey. A friendship agreement was signed in South Korea, Jeju Island on 28th of May 2018. After that, Culture Routes Society organized a series of activities on June 15-16th at Hoyran and Andriake in order to celebrate the making of the Lycian Way’s first friendship trail partnership.
Jeju Olle is a series of walking routes on Jeju Island, 130km off the southwest coast of Korea. The 425 km long trail consists of 26 routes and hosts 1 million hikers per season. The Jeju Olle Foundation is a non-profit organization which develops and maintains Jeju Olle Trail. Local residents, volunteers and donors from all around the region support and lend a hand for the operation and maintenance of the trail
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