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Discover the artful traditions of Turkey on an excursion that visits a trio of handicraft centers where you’re sure to find the perfect keepsake (or two). Begin at a ceramics workshop for a first-hand look at the process of shaping pottery. Give it a try yourself or simply browse the lovely creations for sale. Next, it’s off to a village famed for its handmade carpets. Savor a Turkish pastry while watching the meticulous process of weaving these masterpieces knot by knot. See if you can master the delicate process by tying a knot of your own. Afterwards, travel to a nearby leather outlet for a fashion show and the chance to try on and purchase pieces from the collection. At the end of the tour you will have the opportunity to participate in a short carpet demonstration and the option to browse the amazing collection of authentic handmade Turkish carpets and other products.
Visit a ceramic arts center and watch master craftspeople hand shape beautiful works of pottery.
Stop at a handicraft village to learn about the art of spinning, weaving and dying Turkish carpets.
Tour a leather shop and enjoy an exclusive fashion show featuring the superb artisan creations.
What to BringShow
KeyCard and photo identification
What to WearShow
Hat and sunglasses
Location Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey
Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey
Tour Code KDG1
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