After your Ephesus tour, we will stop at the Carpet Cooperative House , where the girls from villages learn how to make rugs.There you will be explained and educated about this old and dieing Art of Weaving.During the last century, rugs and kilims became a subject of research due to their rarity and speciality.With the spread of knowledge ,there is an increasing demand for high quality rugs.Turkish rugs and kilims reflect the historic and hereditary expertise passed through the generations; therefore owning a tribal weave is, as taking a page out of spectacular and overwhelming Anatolian nomadic life. - Please, note that this is not a hard-sale tour and we go there to learn about that art-of-patience ; having said that the prices are not for tourists, but for locals and start from as low as $50 -
The Selcuk area where Ephesus is, also famous with it's Leather products which are exported to all over the world.From leather belts,handbags to jackets and coats , world's best known designers like Gucci, Versace and many others have their leather goods designed and made in Selcuk.If you want to see a fashion-show, and shop for quality leather coats at very low unbeatable prices, please, tell your guide that you want to stop there to have a look.It does not take a long time and the stores are only minutes away from your harbour.
Your guide will be happy to give you a complimentary book about Ephesus also. - Every couple receives one Ephesus book only -