Where is Altındere Valley National Park? How to go? What are the activities?
It is located in the eastern Black Sea region, within the boundaries of Maçka district of Trabzon province. Access to the National Park area; Trabzon province center, the connection to the town of Maçka 48 km is provided by the road. The main feature of the National Park is the plant richness and geomorphological structure of the Sumela Monastery and the Altındere valley.
The Sumela Monastery, built in the name of the Virgin Mary, is 300 m. on the western slope of Altındere. Established in the high place. The National Park is very rich in terms of flora and the dominant vegetation, especially with spruce.