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Programme

You may find the schedule of Salcano Cappadocia Cycling Festival here.

Accommodation

As major tourism center, Uchisar offers a wide selection of accommodation options for any budget.

Transportation

Uchisar is easily accessible by domestic and international flights, by intercity buses and by car.

Weather

The sun sets late in June and Cappadocia's climate is comfortable for cycling. Average temperature in June is 19°C.

Program

27 June Wednesday
10:00 Cyclists Village Gathering Day 1
15:00 EXPO Area Opening
28 June Thursday
09:00 Cyclists Village Gathering Day 2
13:30 - 17:00 MTB and XCE Registrations
29 June Friday
08:00 - 12:00 Eliminator (XCE) Registrations
08:00 - 09:00 Eliminator (XCE) Training
09:00 - 09:30 Eliminator (XCE) Technical Meeting
09:00 Cyclists Village Gathering Day 3
09:30 - 13:00 Stage Race Registrations
10:00 - 12:00 Eliminator Race (XCE)
13:00 - 13:30 MTB XCT Technical Meeting
14:00 - 17:30 MTB XCT Race
18:00 MTB XCE and XCT Podium
30 June Saturday
09:00 - 09:30 MTB XCP Technical Meeting
09:30 Cyclists Village Gathering Day 4
10:00 - 13:00 MTB XCP Race
10:00 - 22:00 Gran Fondo Cappadocia Registrations
13:00 MTB XCP Podium
17:00 MTB XCO Technical Meeting
18:00 Gran Fondo Cappadocia Technical Meeting
1 July Sunday
07:00 - 08:30 Gran Fondo Cappadocia Registrations
09:00 Cyclists Village Gathering Closing
09:00 Gran Fondo Cappadocia Long Course Start
09:15 Gran Fondo Cappadocia Short Course Start
09:30 - 11:00 MTB XCO Race (National)
11:30 - 13:00 MTB XCO Race (UCI)
13:30 MTB XCO Podium (National-UCI)
14:30 Gran Fondo Cappadocia Podium
16:00 EXPO Area Closing

Accommodation

For accommodation in Uchisar, we recommend the following hotels that offer special prices for Salcano Cappadocia Bike Festival participants.

You can contact us for alternative hotels, room availability and rates.


  • A 4 star hotel within 5 kms. to the start area.

    Single 120 TL
    Double (double bed) 160 TL
       Twin 160 TL
       Triple (1 double + 1 single bed) 220 TL
         Triple (3 single beds) 220 TL
    Prices include breakfast, dinner and taxes.
  • A 4 star hotel within 3 kms. to the start area.

    Single 220 TL
    Double (double bed) 300 TL
       Twin 300 TL
       Triple (1 double + 1 single bed) 420 TL
         Triple (3 single beds) 420 TL
    Prices include breakfast, dinner and taxes.
  • Located 50 meters from the start and finish line of Gran Fondo Cappadocia & MTB races.

    Single 55 Euros
    Double (double bed) 60 Euros
       Twin 60 Euros
       Triple (1 double + 1 single bed) 75 Euros
         Triple (3 single beds) 75 Euros
    Prices include breakfast and VAT.
  • Located 150 meters away from start and finish line of Gran Fondo Cappadocia & MTB races.

    Single 1800 TL
    Double (double bed) 250 TL
       Twin 250 TL
       Triple (1 double + 1 single bed) 300 TL
         Triple (3 single beds) 300 TL
    Prices include breakfast and VAT.
  • Single 270 TL
    Double (double bed) 300 TL
       Twin 300 TL
       Triple (1 double + 1 single bed) 380 TL
         Triple (3 single beds) 380 TL
    Prices include breakfast and VAT.
  • Located 200 meters to the Start, the hotel has a great view of Cappadocia.

    Single 120 TL
    Double (double bed) 180 TL
       Twin 180 TL
       Triple (1 double + 1 single bed) 240 TL
         Triple (3 single beds) 240 TL
         Quadruple (1 French + 2 Single Bed) 280 TL
           Quadruple (4 Single Beds) 280 TL
    Prices include breakfast and taxes.

Transportation

Uchisar is easily accessible by domestic and international flights, by intercity buses and by car.

Detailed information on different means of transportation are listed below.

Flights

You may reach Cappadocia by Kayseri Erkilet International (ASR) and Nevsehir Cappadocia (NAV) Airports.

Buses

Bus travel in Turkey is economic and comfortable. You may reach Uchisar by scheduled buses which depart from all major cities of Turkey.

Car

If you are planning to reach Uchisar by car, the travel takes about 4 hours from Ankara and 9 hours from Istanbul. Majority of the routes are double highway.

Weather

Cappadocia has a continental climate. The weather is mild and non-humid at the end of June and beginning of July, making it suitable for cycling.


Average temperature in Cappadocia during June is 19°C. Maximum and minimum temperatures are 25°C and 12°C, respectively. There is no humidity and rainfall is also low with a monthly average of 33 mm.

On June 28, 2018 sunrise will be at about 05:20 and sunset will be at about 20:10.
There will be 15 hours of daylight for cycling.

You can check daily weather forecast for Uchisar at AccuWeather.com and Weather.com.

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