If you want to discover the true hiiden gems of Turkey and take a rest from the fuss and comotion of the busy Bodrum city center, our village tour is just what you need.Our Bodrum Village Tour starts with a free pick up from your hotel. Our driver will take you for a comfortable trip to the charming villages near Bodrum. You will travel to the eastern half of the Bodrum Peninsula and enjoy the scenery of rural scenery around you.
We will make several stops and visit some of the most fascinating Turkish villages, first of which will be Etrim Village. Etrim is a small traditional village of Bodrum. Turks are famous for their direct aproach and warm hospitality, and we will surely enjoy our coffee or tea at the local coffee-house.
We will be visiting a famous olive oil factory, where we will be able to learn something about how olive oil is produced. We will hear firsthand all about olive pressing and oil making in this enjoyable harvesting and processing experience. You will discover what it takes to make that delicious and flavorful olive oil we all know and love.
After the visit to the factory, we will stop for a delicious lunch in a lovely family restaurant in the village. You will enjoy some traditional Turkish specialties and hospitality.
After your delectable meal, you will be able to visit the Carpet factory. This is not just an ordinary carpet production. In this factory skillful Turkish women make the finest hand -woven carpets in the world.
We will also visit the gorgeous village mosque, as well as the market, where you can by some souvenirs and some unique products, such as hand-made olive soap and oil, tobacco, dry figs, house wine and much more.
Once our beautiful adventure is over, we will board the bus and head back to Bodrum.
Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to relax and have a wonderful day in the Bodrum countryside, and learn something new and interesting about the culture of the friendliest people in the world.
Join this full day excursion that gives you the chance to combine relaxation and cultural exploration in the charming countryside of Bodrum. The Bodrum Village Tour enables you and your loved ones to interact with the locals and observe their lifestyle. It also gives you the opportunity to visit some interesting local factories and workshops and learn some interesting insights about their production.
Pick Up: On a specific time in the morning, a tour guide will pick you up with a comfortable vehicle. For the purposes of this tour, you will enjoy an interesting road trip towards the countryside of the eastern part of the peninsula.
Etrim Village: The Bodrum Village Tour enables you to visit the picturesque and charming village of Etrim. Surrounded by an unparalleled natural beauty, this settlement is an excellent example of Turkish village life and hospitality. The local people are friendly and the spirit of Turkish hospitality is still present in this village. At the village’s coffee shop, you may enjoy a cup of Turkish coffee or tea and interact with the locals.
Olive Oil Factory: The first visit of the day will take place at an olive oil factory. There, professionals will explain to you interesting information about the “liquid gold”. During your time there, you will observe the olive pressing and watch the whole production of the oil. If you wish, you may also purchase some oil to take back home.
Lunch: At a local village restaurant, you will have an authentic lunch full of typical recipes of the area. Relax and feel the traditional atmosphere of this place during your time there.
Carpet Factory: The village is also known for the handmade woven carpets. The tour guide will take you to visit a workshop where local women make handmade carpets of high quality. You will be impressed by the colourful motives and the processes used during the production. Feel free to ask anything you would like to know about these exquisite and fine carpets.
Village Market: The last stop of this magnificent exploration of the countryside, takes place at a local market. This would be the perfect chance for you to explore the handmade products and the local delicacies that are produced and sold there. For example, you may find dry fruits, wines, olive soap and many other interesting souvenirs.
Return: The Bodrum Village Tour finishes during the afternoon. When the last stop is over, the bus will drive you back to the city centre of Bodrum. Full of emotions and great images you will return back to your hotel.