Tour Duration: 8 hours max-Full day
Tour Type: Private Transportion Based
Tour Price: Starting from 250 euro
Highlights: Ephesus ancient city, House of the Virgin Mary,
Temple of Artemis and Sirince Village / basillica of St. John(replaceable)
We will pick you up from your port /hotel and take you in comfort to Ephesus, where a spectacular and memorable day awaits you. Throughout your tour your professional guide will provide full information about what you are seeing, bringing the city to life for you and answering your questions. You will enjoy a comprehensive tour of this ancient city. A short drive away from the main site, we will visit one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Temple of Artemis. Artemis was the mother goddess of the pre-Christian Ephesians whom the biggest temple ever dedicated to. Leaving the temple, we drive up the hill for 4 miles until we reach to House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed that the mother of Jesus spent her last years. This is a place of peace, sacred to both Muslims and Christians. The many pilgrims who have made the journey here,including Pope Paul V and John Paul II. and Pope Benedict XVI celebrated mass here in November 2006. Finally we drive up a winding mountain road to the beautiful and authentic Turkish/Greek Orthodox village of Sirince. The village is famous for its fruit wines, fig peach and olive groves. Many of the local women produce beautiful hand-made lace. You may climb to an old Greek Orthodox church which is being lovingly restored and walk the narrow cobbled streets where local families sell wine, olive oil, fruit and handicrafts. We take a break in a traditional coffee house and former village school.Finally we drive for port at least 45 min before your boarding time/Driving back to your hotel by the end of your tour.
Private Guiding Service
Entry fees to mentioned places.
Tips for your guide and driver
This Tour can be combined with TurkeyTour2: Daily Pamukkale Tour upon request. We have a special discount for combined tours.
We work with Turkish airlines, Pegasus and Onur air for your domestic flight tickets. Please ask for any travel services that we can help better.