The historical region and natural beauty in central Anatolia.
The area is known with exceptional natural wonders, in particular characterized by fairy chimneys and a unique historical and cultural heritage. (see more at Wikipedia). Hot-air ballooning is very popular in Cappadocia and gives chance to see whole region from air.
Cappadocia is in Central Anatolia, within the province of Nevsehir, very close to Kayseri. The closest train station is Kayseri Station.
Kayseri Bus Terminal is 8 km away from train station. You can go there by bus or tram. Nevsehir is 70 km away, and there are bus services almost every hour during day. Cappadocia is very close Nevsehir (13 km) and transport to main destinations and towns in the region (Urgup, Goreme, Ihlara Valley, Uchisar, Avanos and Zelve) is very easy with minibuses running very frequently during day.
See direction map from station to Cappadocia below in Google Maps:
You can list the bus services and buy tickets from Kayseri to Nevsehir at neredennereye.com in English.
Balloons are departing very early in the morning. You need to reserve your seat one day before.
See pictures of Cappadocia at Nevsehir Municipality
How to get to Cappadocia by train from Turkish cities?
How to get to Cappadocia by train from Adana? - Cappadocia is less than 300 km away from Adana. Train will give you chance to visit Kayseri as well.
How to get to Cappadocia by train from İstanbul? - Cappadocia is about 750 km away from Istanbul. Train is a little complex with many interchanges, but entertaining if you want to spend some time at cities… Read more "How to get to Cappadocia by train from İstanbul?"
Cover photo by Onur Uysal