The exhilarating Lycian Way long-distance trail weaves its way through the westernmost reaches of the Toros, while the more challenging St Paul Trail crosses the range from south to north. Both trails are marked with red-and-white paint flashes and take in some stunning mountain and gorge scenery, remote ancient sites and timeless villages. Each has its own guidebook and map, with more information on wtrekkinginturkey.com.

A number of other trails have recently sprung up. These include the Evliya Çelebi Way in northwest Turkey, a trail suitable for horseriders and walkers; Abraham’s Path, linking Yuvacalı village with Harran and the Syrian border; the Carian Way on the southwest Aegean coast; and the Phrygian Way. You can find more information on those routes, and several others, at wcultureroutesinturkey.com.

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