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Cappadocia is one of the places where the most balloon flights take place in the world.  The unusual and unique beauty of this province in Turkey is the perfect backdrop to a magical hot air balloon festival.  The festival is an exceptional experience and a magical event.  From the spectacular hot air balloons to the fabulous hotels carved in the rocks.  We would definitely recommend a trip to Cappadocia.  Make a holiday of it.  (Oh and did I mention that you’ll get the most magical photos for your Instagram account…)

So here are a few of the best places to stay in Cappadocia

Stay in a rock hotel.

Lounge in a carpet-room with a view.

There are a few awesome places to see when you’re visiting Turkiye / Turkey:  Read more

Carpet room in Turkey Places to stay

Hot Air Balloon Festival at Cappadocia is a must-see for your travel bucket list.  A fabulous travel destination with so many photo opportunities, unique places to stay, and amazing sunsets.

Read more about this fabulous place in our article about The best of Beautiful Cappadocia – All you need to know for your next trip.

Best accommodation in Cappadocia
Hotel in Cappadocia
A trip to Cappadocia

Get the perfect spot to watch more than 160 hot air balloons fly through the air at the same time.

Travel Tip:

The balloons usually take off early in the morning.  So any time from 05H00 to 05H30.  Hot air ballooning is an early morning sport and always weather depending.  

Hot air balloon festival in Cappadocia

Travel Tip:

When you book in a hotel situated in the perfect location, you are already certain of getting fabulous views of the hot air balloons.  However, most of the hotels do offer transfers to the popular spots.

Want to get in on some hot air balloon ride fun?  Book a balloon ride and make memories for a lifetime.  See our article ‘Experience the Magic of a Hot Air Balloon Ride‘.

You can use the links in the above article to book a ride in advance.  It is often a better idea to book before you go as it can get pretty busy at certain times of the year and well it can get pricey when you’re there.  Our links are from trusted tour operators, so you know you are in safe hands.  (Most of them have a cancellation policy in place.)

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