Private Full-Day Shore Excursion from Kusadasi: Private Ancient Ephesus - Virgin Mary Sightseeing

Day Trips & Excursions in Kuşadası

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Enjoy a mostly panoramic tour with a few photo stops. This tour does not visit the Ephesus Open-Air Museum or archaeological site which requires an extensive amount of walking, but you’ll stop at the upper and lower gates from where you’ll have a view of some areas of the site. This tour is designed for guests with walking difficulties or that prefer minimal walking.
Arrive at the Upper Gate of Ephesus from where you can see the Odeon in the distance. Your guide will provide you with some information about the site from the outside. You’ll have some free time for pictures. Another quick photo stop on the road is at the statue of the Virgin Mary, en route to the Lower Gate of Ephesus where you can find souvenirs and facilities, as well as more information about Ephesus from the outside, while seeing the Great Theatre from this point. Visit Isa Bey Mosque, one of the oldest and most impressive works of architectural art from the Anatolian Beylik’s. Proceed to view where the Temple of Artemis once stood and another short photo opportunity. Only one column remains of this Wonder of the Ancient World, but your guide will share some important and interesting information about it. This tour is designed for guests with walking difficulties or that prefer minimal walking. Worry-free Shore Excursion:We will ensure your timely return to Kusadasi cruise port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Port pickup and drop off
  • Professional licensed Local guide
  • Transport by no-smoking, air-conditioned, luxury private coach

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified


  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible