Cappadocia Valleys

Tourist information and guide to Pasabag (Monks) Valley, Zelve Valley, Devrent Imagination Valley, Pigeon Valley, Love Valley, Red Valley, Red Valley, Swords Valley, Ihlara Valley, the must see Valleys in Cappadocia, Turkey




Cappadocia offers great sights and points of interest for travellers from outstanding landscape, fairy chimneys and rock-cut houses, the beautiful valleys and scenic lunar hills to incredible monuments. Cappadocia valleys host about all the popular sights of Cappadocia. The Goreme National Park that were added to UNESCO World Heritage Sites list in 1985 hosts the majority of the valleys in Cappadocia.




You will experience and enjoy the beautiful landscape, fairy chimneys, settlements dating back to centuries, rock-cut houses, caves, hidden churches, lunar landscape and more at the Cappadocia valleys. Popular valleys in Cappadocia include; Pasabag (Monks) Valley, Zelve Valley, Devrent Imagination Valley, Pigeon Valley, Love Valley, Red Valley, Red Valley and Swords Valley. They are all located at the Goreme National Park.



In addition, there is one extraordinary valley around Cappadocia, the Ihlara Valley, located about 85 km. from Goreme Cappadocia. It seems very far away from Cappadocia but travellers are highly recommended to arrange a day and make a visit to the Ihlara Valley. A really must visit sight in Cappadocia.


If you don't have much time in Cappadocia and unable to visit and see all those valleys, than we recommend you to visit Pasabag (Monks) Valley and Rose Valley. Below you may see the popular valleys in Cappadocia that worth a visit and see on your Cappadocia holidays.

Popular Valleys in Cappadocia for you...

  • Pasabag (Monks) Valley

    Fairy chimneys, seclusion place for the Monks, three capped fairy chimney where Saint Simeon lived
  • Devrent imagination valley

    a Lunar landscape, the most surreal landscape of the region, fairy chimneys that resemble animal or human figures
  • Zelve Valley Open Air Museum

    Fairy chimneys, one of the most important residential and worship places for Christianity, churches, tunnels, mills, houses and monastery
  • Pigeon Valley

    Pigeons' nests at the Fairy chimneys, Evil Eye Tree, observation terrace
  • Love Valley

    Interesting fairy chimney formations, ATV quad safari, 4x4 off-road safari,
  • Red Valley

    Red colored formations, Fairy chimneys, one of the best places to watch the sunset, observation terrace, hiking
  • Rose Valley

    best place to see the fairy chimney formations, Three Cross Church, Ayvali Church, ATV quad safari, 4x4 off-road safari, hiking
  • Swords Valley

    Fairy chimneys, Kiliclar Church, Virgin Mary Church, ATV quad safari, 4x4 off-road safari, hiking
  • Ihlara Valley

    Canyon, extreme monastery life btwn 4th-13th century, hidden cave churches, Belisirma village, Selime Monastery, hiking