Explore Ephesus Day Tours
Shore Excursions: Ancient Ephesus, Temple of Artemis (Diana), House of Mother Mary
Duration: Approx.: 7 hours
Type: Archeological, Traditional, and Panoramic
Food Beverage: Lunch
Shore Excursions Price: Special Offer Semi Private Small Group Tour $45 Maximum 14 people this is for individuals who does not want to book private tour. 09: AM to 16:00 PM
Boarding pass required – promotion only for cruise passengers
ITINERARY – Explore Ephesus Day Tours
Meeting with your guide at the exit gate of Kusadasi Port Drive to Seljuk Town to visit sites of Ephesus Ancient City We are going to start with the House of the Virgin Mary includes panoramic views of the Byzantine fortress in Seljuk and the Temple of Artemis. A long and winding road affords wonderful views of the valley en route to the Shrine of St. Mary. The diminutive house, beautifully situated in the Solmissos Mountains, is considered by the Vatican to be the final resting place of the Virgin Mary.
Ephesus Day Tours Proceed to ancient Ephesus, where you´ll pass through the Magnesia Gate and continue a slow, downhill walk to the heritage of Roman Empire. Your Trained guide will highlight such sights as the well preserved remains of Temple of Hadrian, the fascinating Trajan Fountain, the Odeon Theater, once used for both political and entertainment activities , and the amazing Celsus Library with its impressive facade and two story Corinthian-style columns. The Great Theater is one of the few structures still used today. It seats twenty-four thousand and, although it was once an arena for gladiator games, it is now home to concerts and annual spring festivals.
Temple of Artemis (Diana), it was one of the seven wonders of ancient World. Visit the carpet weaving corporation to see how carpets are made by hand. There is no obligation for Shopping. End of Ephesus Day Tours Shore Excursions return to port
Guests must be able to walk approximately 1.5 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and 10 – 30 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
- Pick up from to port
- Service of a professional English – speaking official Guide
- Entrance fees to the sites visited, per itinerary
- Transportation by non-smoking air -conditioned luxury mini/ midi bus
- Lunch, Featuring Selection of Turkish Food
- 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