Duration: 7.5 Hours
Departure: Kusadasi Port or Hotel
Visiting: The House of Virgin Mary – Ephesus – Terrace Houses – Basilica of St. John
Highlights of the Full Day Ephesus Tour
Visit the Ephesus, the Terrace Houses, The house of Virgin Mary and the St. John Basilica
- Learn the Ephesus history and explore the ancient ruins
- See the spectacular Celsius Library and marvelous Grand Theatre
- Make a wish in the House of Virgin Mary
- On the way to the Kusadasi enjoy breathtaking views of harbour town.
Description of the Full Day Ephesus Tour From Kusadasi
Arrive in Meet with your professional guide at Kusadasi port. Drive to Ephesus-Selcuk.
you will be taken on a journey through the history of Ephesus and get a chance to see the ancient ruins, visit the Library of Celsus, and explore the Upper Agora.
Ephesus is considered to one of the spectacular open-air museums in Turkey and in the world – and one of the highlights of any visit to Turkey.
During this privately guided Full Day Ephesus Tour, you will be taken on a journey through the history of Ephesus and get a chance to see the ancient ruins, visit the Library of Celsus, and explore the Roman bath, the Temple of Artemis, the Temple of Hadrian and Domitian, the Fountains of Trajan, Polio, Vedious and Scholastic Baths, Bouloterion, and the Great Theatre with capacity of 24.000 spectators.
We will also visit the Terrace Houses which are located on the slopes of Bulbul Mountain, opposite the Hadrian Temple.The Terrace Houses called as “the houses of rich”, these houses were for the important and wealthy people with beautiful frescoes and mosaics inside.
After visiting Ephesus, we will continue our all-day ephesus tour with the house of the Virgin Mary. The Vatican has designated this modest home in the Solmissos Mountains as the Virgin Mary’s ultimate resting place. When the ruins of the home were originally unearthed, a modest shrine dedicated to St. Mary was discovered.
As last we will visit the Basilica of St. John Built by the Emperor Justinian over the tomb of St. John the Apostle, the Basilica, now in ruins, once rivaled St. Sophia in size. At the end of the Full Day Ephesus Tour, you will return to Kusadasi Port.
We can also arrange private excursions with our firm, which has specialized in Private Ephesus Tours for many years. In addition to private Ephesus excursions, you should also look at our Turkey historical places tours, which cover other nearby ruins, such as Priene, Miletos, Hierapolis, Pergamum.
- – Licensed professional guide in English or other preferred language for all sightseeing.
- Air-conditioned luxury vehicle with a professional driver
- Pick-up and drop-off service
- Entrance fees to museums and sites according to the above itinerary
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
- Gratuities to guide and driver
- Items of a personal nature
- Any items not specifically mentioned as included
Additional Information:To bring a camera, a sunhat, and to prefer comfortable walking shoes are highly recommended.
Prices of the of the Full Day Ephesus Tour from Kusadasi
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