Ephesus Shore Tours from Izmir
Explore Ephesus Half day Private Tour from izmir
Tour Code: CSS-IZM04
Highlights: Ancient Ephesus, House of Mother Mary
Duration: Approx 6 Hours
Departures: Daily, year-round
Tour Price: From $55 per person, private
Tour starts from the port of Kusadasi and proceeds to the House of the Virgin Mary, includes scenic views of the Byzantine fortress in Selcuk 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.
Your tour continues to ancient Ephesus, where you’ll pass through the arched Magnesia Gate and begin a slow, downhill walk to the ruins of the Roman provincial capital. Your knowledgeable guide will highlight such sights as the beautifully preserved Temple of Hadrian, the magnificent Trajan Fountain, the Odeon Theater, once used for both political and entertainment purposes and the beautiful Celsus Library with its imposing facade and two story Corinthian-style columns. The dramatic Great Theater is one of the few structures still used today. It has twenty-five thousand seats, although it was once an arena for gladiatorial games, it is now home to the annual spring festivals. Visit the carpet weaving corporation to see how carpets are made by hand.
Temple Of Artemis (Diana), on the side of one of the seven wonders of ancient World. Visit the carpet weaving corporation to see how carpets are made by hand.
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.
Tour prices are given per person private tours run with minimum 2 person
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What The Price Includes
- Pick up from the port
- Professional English speaking Official Tour Guide
- Entrance fees to the various sites
- Air Conditioned non-smoking luxury vehicle
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities to driver and tour guide
- Anything unless specified being included