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Tastes of Turkey

Port/City: Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey

Activity Type:
Destination Highlights | Culinary

Approximate Duration:
7 hour(s)

Prices starting from:
*109.75 USD (Adult)
*79.75 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

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*Prices shown above are representative. Dates, times, and prices are subject to change and may not be available for your sailing. To purchase a Royal Caribbean International Shore Excursion, you must already have a reservation number for a cruise and have made a payment towards that reservation. Shore Excursions must be purchased in the same currency as your cruise reservation. Exchange rates are determined by a competitive pricing program and may be subject to change without notice. All monetary exchanges onboard are processed in U.S. Dollars directly to your SeaPass® onboard charge account unless otherwise specified.This tour requires a minimum number of guests in order to operate.
Shore Excursions
Tastes of Turkey - KD29

This tour introduces you to the rural life in Aegean region. You'll visit Sirince, a beautiful Aegean village of 600 situated in the Turkish hillside. Here you will see the vast orchards and try some of the local specialties including different fruit wines. The highlight of the day will be when you are taken to the "cherry village" and are welcomed into the home of the local villagers' courtyards and served their favorite Turkish and household dishes. Stop at the Turkish weaving arts, carpet and handicraft village where a carpet presentation will take place. Finally, you will visit Ephesus Park for a refreshment stop and exclusive interactive show.
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Discover the rustic side of Ephesus as you travel to two countryside villages, where you'll taste local wines, pick fruit in orchards, and visit a handicraft center. Explore the cobblestone streets of Sirince, a small farming village, and sip on house-made wines produced with fresh oranges and peaches. Sit on a courtyard floor in nearby Kirazli Koy, where you'll sip Turkish coffee and enjoy lunch before heading to a local handicraft center for a traditional carpet presentation.


• Sirince: Roam the hillside pastoral village, where you can sample delightful fruit wines made right in the Turkish village.
• Kirazli Koy: Dine at a village resident's home, savoring family dishes and flavorsome Turkish coffee, on traditional floor seating.

What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Cash/credit cards
• Sun protection

What to Wear:
• Hat and sunglasses

Important Notes:
• A gift set and bottled water are provided on this tour.
• Guests must be able to walk approximately 1.5 miles on this tour.
• Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
• Consider dietary restrictions and food allergies when selecting tour.
• Guests must be of legal age to consume alcohol.
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