Turkey’s lavender fields are Instagrammable, but that’s not why you should visit. Here’s how to find the Isparta lavender fields & the real reasons to go!
Turkey’s lavender fields: lake district meets Provence
You may have seen them on Instagram, pictures of the sea-of-purple-lavender-fields bordering Lake Burdur in Turkey. If it weren’t for the caption, you’d assume that this landscape is the Provence in France. It’s an honest mistake, and it may be more closely related to the historical background of Turkey’s lavender fields than you think. These past years, the lavender fields near Isparta have become a top destination for selfie-lovers looking for the ultimate Instagram shot. Us? Well, the ultimate selfie on Instagram (or anywhere else) has never made it onto our list, but we found there were reasons enough to visit Kuyucak Köyü, or the lavender-scented village, as it is called.
If you’re into beautiful landscapes and supporting local communities, read on to find our top tips to make the most out of your lavender fields visit and how to avoid the crowds.
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