Highlights of Ephesus Tour - 1 Day

Overview

The ancient city of Ephesus is one of the main tourist attractions in Turkey. Ephesus is on the top of every traveler’s to do list. Its fascinating temples and streets are every culture vulture’s dream. When you have finished walking through the ruins, there are a lot more things in the region.

Ephesus is situated in the town of Selçuk that has been a favourite place for travelers. This small town is underestimated by the enormous ruins next to it. However Selçuk has a lot of sightseeing for those who want to spend a few days more. There is a castle, Byzantine basilica, Roman arch bridge and an excellent museum. 

Duration: 6-8 hours but it can be flexible with respect to tour duration. 4-6 hours but it can be flexible with respect to tour duration. Visitors who come from Izmir airport the total tour hours will be 8, from Kusadasi the total hours will be 6.

Tour does not limit the guests’ time for sightseeing.

Itinerary

Day 1
Ephesus

When you have arrived at Kusadasi, you meet your guide and it only takes 20 minutes getting from Kusadasi to Ephesus.

First, we will visit the Temple of Artemis which is one of the seven wonders of the world. After that, we will drive to Ephesus.

Ephesus ruins is the highlight of our tour. Besides it is the best preserved city on the Aegean sea coastline. A lot of celebrities like Mark Antony, Cleopatra, Virgin Mary and the Apostle John walked in these streets. While you are walking through this historical place, a local guide will company you giving more information about life in ancient Rome.
There will be a lunch of Turkish cuisine in a local restaurant.

The house of Virgin Mary is the next place that will be visited. According to the historical studies, after the resurrection of Christ, the apostle John brought Virgin Mary to Ephesus. It is said that she lived her final days in Ephesus. The church is mounted.Pope John Paul II and Pope Paul VI validated its authenticity.

There are also Terrace houses that rich Ephesians would live in and Basilica of St. John if you would like to visit.
When you have finished your tour, we will take you back to Kusadası or Izmir port/airport/hotel.

Including

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Entrances
  • Transportation (in a comfortable vehicle with an experienced driver for tours)
  • Fuel and parking costs
  • Lunch

Excluding

  • Drinks
  • Tip to driver and guide (it is optional)
  • Entrances for Terrace Houses and Basilica of St. John is extra

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Highlights of Ephesus Tour

Trip Facts

  • A modern and air-conditioned car
  • Kusadasi or Izmir port/airport/hotel
  • Ephesus
  • English
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