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Fırtına River in Turkey

Black Sea region of Turkey's untouched valley, unrivalled river for rafting canyoning canoeing sports

The River Firtina River is interesting not only for the arched bridges spanning it and the tea plantations lining the banks, but also for the traditional costumes of the local people. Formed by a number of streams on the Black Sea side of Kackar Mountains, the Firtina runs 57 km through lush countryside, eventually reaching the Black Sea about 2 km west of Ardesen, Rize. The arched stone bridges crossing the water add to the beauty of the Firtina, which is recommended for river sports along the following course.

Firtina River is ideal for tourists which make holiday in Trabzon, Rize, Ordu, Giresun, Sümela, Kaçkar Mountains, Uzungöl, Ayder, Çamlıhemşin.

The Fırtına River bridges are a group of more than 20 well-preserved Ottoman-era bridges over the Fırtına river and its tributaries near Çamlıhemşin in Rize Province at the eastern end of Turkey's Black Sea coast. Because of the steep-sided valleys and frequent floods, the bridges have characteristically high arches. The 23km long course is very rocky, rating a hardship degree of 3-4-5 in places, depending on the speed of the water. Extra caution is required during heavy rains. The Firtina is recommended for river sports all year round.

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List of the principal cities, towns, holiday villages ideal to join daily river rafting tours for Fırtına River in Turkey
Trabzon Rize Ordu Giresun Bayburt Artvin Hopa Ayder Çamlıhemşin Sumela Monastery Altındere National Park Uzungöl Kaçkar Mountains Pazar Çayeli Ardeşen Of İkizdere Sürmene Maçka Çaykara Akçaabat