Full Day Pergamum Tour & Asclepion
Shore Excursions: Pergamon Acropolis & Asclepion, Teleferic inc.
Duration: Approx. 8 hours
Regular: Sunday – Wednesday
Tour Price: $89 (Regular)
Itinerary – Full day Pergamum Tour
Departure for Pergamon takes about three hours. It was the capital city of social and cultural as much as it was sacred. Built on a conical hill rising 1,000 feet above the surrounding valley, was an important capital city of Pergamon Kingdom. Pergamon´s acropolis and Asklepion are both listed among the top 100 historical sites on the Mediterranean. Most of the remains of monuments in Pergamon dated back to the time of Eumenes II (197-159 BC), including the famed library, the terrace of the impressively sited hillside theater, the Altar of Zeus, and the propylaeum of the Temple of Athena. In the early Christian period, Pergamon´s church was a major center of Christianity and was one of the Seven Churches of Revelation. Asklepion, the ancient medical center ,Galen born & educated in Pergamon, was the authority of European medicine from the 2nd century B.C until renaissance. He was the founder of the health principles of diet, relaxation, exercise.
Clients May able to walk approximately 2 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and 10 – 50 steps. Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries.
WHAT THE PRICE INCLUDES
Hotel or airport pickup and drop-off
Service of professional English –speaking official Guide
Entrance fees to the sites visited, per itinerary
Transportation by non-smoking air -conditioned luxury mini/ midi bus
Taxes and services charges
Beverages (except a small bottle of water provided in the vehicle)
All item of a Personal Nature
Gratuities to tour Staff
Anything unless specified being included