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Turkiye's Most Beautiful Bike-packing Routes

By: PRLog

Taking the cycling experience to a new level, 'bike-packing' is among the unique passions of adventurous travellers searching for discovery.

DUBAI MEDIA CITY, UAE - July 11, 2023 - PRLog -- From the Bosphorus to Gallipoli: Istanbul-Canakkale Route

This route, stretching from Istanbul to Canakkale, is most preferred by long-distance cyclists. The route, which starts from Sultanahmet, the Historical Peninsula, which fascinates with Istanbul's architectural heritage, extends to Catalca after breathtaking views. By visiting the province of Tekirdag via Cerkezkoy, you can reach Luleburgaz, the charming town of Kirklareli. Proceeding towards the fascinating inner parts of Tekirdag, the route again descends to the shores of the Marmara Sea in Sarkoy. When you see the Gallipoli sign on the continuation of the route, you will enter the borders of Canakkale and reach the last point of the route. The route ends in the centre of Canakkale via Eceabat. For detailed information visit: Komoot

Heaven Where Blue and Green Meet: Gokova Route

When you head towards the south of Turkiye, you can discover the wonderful Gokova Route, located between the Bodrum Peninsula and the Datca Peninsula. Located on the shores of Bodrum-Akyaka-Datca, which is approximately 260 km long, the route is among the most impressive routes in Turkiye with its magnificent nature, impressive landscapes passing through pine forests, small ports, clear waters and ancient ruins. Various peaks such as Mazi, Alatepe, Karacasogut and Balikasiran await you along the way from Bodrum to Datca. Moreover, since these peaks do not exceed 450 meters, they also offer an ideal exploration experience for cycling enthusiasts.

For information about the route: Komoot

In the Depths of Central Anatolia: The Phrygian Way

The Phrygian Road, which follows the footsteps of the Phrygians, greets you between the provinces of Ankara, Afyonkarahisar, Eskisehir and Kutahya. The route starts in Yazilikaya, one of the most important settlements of the Phrygians in Eskisehir. The Phrygian Way Route, which lasts more than 500 km, stretches along the Phrygian Valleys in Ankara (Gordion), Afyonkarahisar (Seydiler), Ayazini Village and Kutahya (Yenice). Phrygian artefacts can be seen and marked by international standards, impressive structures, including important churches, burial chambers, rock settlements and Avdalaz Castle. For more information: Komoot

Exploring History: Hittite Road

Exciting route for history-savvy cyclists is the Hittite Road. The main centre of the route, which proceeds on the old caravan and migration routes, is one of Turkiye's UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Hattusha, covering an area of 236 kilometres. Cycling on the Hittite Road also offers the opportunity to make a unique cultural and historical journey between the past and the present. With this route, you can explore the Hittite civilisation in Anatolia, and see its unique works such as Yazilikaya and Alacahoyuk. For more information: Komoot

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