Top things to do in Fırtına Valley

Village in Fırtına Valley

Çat Yayla

The Çat summer village (1800m), where locals move to in the warmer months when the road is passable, lies 3.5km uphill from Çat. It's well worth the walk for the yaylalar, overlooked by snowy peaks and swathed in bu…
Castle in Fırtına Valley


South from Şenyuva the road climbs into the hills to reach the restored 13th-century Zil Castle after 5.5km. A rectangular stone tower surrounded by sturdy walls on a rock pinnacle above the sheer gorge, this was a …
Waterfall in Fırtına Valley

Palovit Şelalesi

The Palovit River falls 15m at this thundering waterfall, 4km off the Fırtına valley road from a signposted turning 2.5km south of Zilkale castle. The road up to the waterfall is paved. Past the waterfall the road c…