Best season to travel to Cappadocia

Dried Apricots in Cappadocia 2024

Turkey is known to be one of the biggest exporters of dried fruit. Cappadocia is one of the largest regions that produce sun-dried apricots in a unique​ way

Best time: June–August

Dried Apricots
Dried Apricots

Cappadocians take the process of drying apricots very seriously. They don't feel it is worth to dry only a few dozens, you should dry tons of them in a sun heat of the summer. Therefore, if you happen to be in Cappadocia in the summer, you will not only have a chance to try the best, the juiciest fresh apricots but also, you will ​witness the traditional sun drying procedure. Nothing too complicated: the apricots are laid on the ground and waiting for the sun to prepare them. Not only tasty but a most healthy snack, sun dried apricots bring essential vitamins with an interesting Cappadocian​ swirl.

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Authors: Olha Savych