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$94.65 Day Trips & Excursions

Ancient Ephesus tour with Mother's Mary House and visit to old village Sirince with wine tasting

Exploring the city of Ephesus you will start from the administrative part reserved for Roman politics. This is where the odeon (parliament) remains, an agora for meetings and political rallies or ancient hospital. While walking down the marble streets which were floodlit in ancient times we will get to the public part. This is where the entertainments were used, among the others in Roman baths, public house or latrines. You will enter the huge Celsius library, which is at the same time a tomb of the ruler. At the end of the trip around the city there is a huge Roman theatre  for 25 thousand viewers . You will go on the tribunes to check out its acoustics. When the Ephesus visit is about to finish you will be able to buy souvenirs in booths, and start your lunch in the local restaurant (included in price). After the meal we will head to the Selcuk city, passing by the remains of St. John Basilica with his tomb, Middle-age fortress and the Temple of Artemis -once 1 of the 7 wonders of the world.You need to know that Ephesus is also the last place of living of Mother of God. Everyone interested will be able to visit her house and pray. The sanctuary is on the high hill which we will climb with our vehicle. Then you will continue about half an hour to the previous christian village of Sirince. The village listed on UNESCO is old with stone houses and stony streets. You will walk down the streets to meet villagers selling their hand made souvenirs. Sirince is famous for its  wine houses, that you will visit and you could taste different wines ex. from pomegranate. You will be admired by the special architecture of houses, village atmosphereand taste of the best wine in Turkey!. After yourfree time in the village is finished you will comeback to your hotel.

$94.65 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Small-Group Turkey Tour from Izmir: Kusadasi and Ephesus

DAY 1 EPHESUSPick up from your hotel in the morning and drive to Ephesus .and then absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of the site of one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of theworld, the site of Temple of Artemis and the ancient city of Ephesus. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the city and stadium where chariot and horse races were once held. You will also have the chance to experience some Turkish handicrafts and to visit the pilgrimage point claimed to be the last home of the Virgin Mary and your last visit will be Sirince village which is located on the top of a mountain and famous with wines that you can taste. After the visit of Sirince you will turn back to your hotel. DAY 2 PAMUKKALEThis morning we will enjoy a display of locally handcrafted leather goods before heading to the magnificent white calcium terraces, known as Travertines, in Pamukkale where we also tour the ancient city of Hierapolis. Take a dip, amongst ancient columns, in the hot springs that were used in Roman times for their theapeutic powers. Drop off to your hotel in Kusadasi

$266.21 Multi-day & Extended Tours

4-Day Small-Group Turkey Tour from Kusadasi: Pamukkale, Ephesus and Hierapolis

Day 1: Kusadasi (D)
Start your 4-day tour with a transfer from Izmir Airport or Denizli Airport to your Kusadasi hotel. Alternatively, if you're already in Kusadasi, opt for a hotel-to-hotel transfer to start your tour. Check in to your hotel and relax, perhaps enjoying the resort beaches or markets. Tonight, enjoy dinner at your hotel.

Overnight: 4-star Grand Onder, Marina or Ilayda Avantgarde hotel in Kusadasi

Day 2: Kusadasi – Ephesus (B, L, D)
After breakfast, travel by minibus to Ephesus and on route, hear how this former Roman capital of Asia is now the Mediterranean's best-preserved classical city. On a walking tour, stroll the Arcadian Way, see the Great Theater – the stadium that once seated more than 25,000 people – and view the façade of the Library of Celsus and Temple of Hadrian, among other sites.

After a stop for lunch, visit the nearby House of the Virgin Mary, where Mary is said to have spent her last days, and the ruined Temple of Artemis; once one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Then, after a stop at a Turkish handicrafts center, finish in Şirince. Stroll the cobbled lanes of this pretty village, known for its wine and crafts, and sample its fruit wine. Later, return to Kusadasi for dinner at your hotel.

Overnight: 4-star Grand Onder, Marina or Ilayda Avantgarde hotel in Kusadasi

Day 3: Kusadasi – Pamukkale – Hierapolis (B, L, D)
Following breakfast, travel by minibus to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Pamukkale, stopping on route at a leather center to see displays of hand-sewn leather goods.On arrival, gaze at the white travertine rock terraces that appear to flow down 656-foot (200-meter) cliffs and then walk to nearby Hierapolis to see its classical ruins. Enjoy time at leisure here and perhaps swim in the ancient thermal pool (own expense). Break for lunch and then tour the relics, seeing the Roman necropolis; well-preserved Roman theater, and Martyrion of St. Philip. After, return to Kusadasi in time for dinner at your hotel.
Overnight: 4-star Grand Onder, Marina or Ilayda Avantgarde hotel in Kusadasi

Day 4: Kusadasi (B)
Enjoy breakfast and the morning at leisure in Kusadasi. Then, check out and end your tour with a hotel-to-hotel transfer in Kusadasi, or transfer to Izmir Airport or Denizli Airport.

$70.99 Day Trips & Excursions

Ancient Ephesus tour with Wine Tasting in the village and visit to Mother's Mary House

Exploring the city of Ephesus you will start from the administrative part reserved for Roman politics. This is where the odeon (parliament) remains, an agora for meetings and political rallies or ancient hospital. While walking down the marble streets which were floodlit in ancient times we will get to the public part. This is where the entertainments were used, among the others in Roman baths, public house or latrines. You will enter the huge Celsius library, which is at the same time a tomb of the ruler. At the end of the trip around the city there is a huge Roman theatre  for 25 thousand viewers . You will go on the tribunes to check out its acoustics. When the Ephesus visit is about to finish you will be able to buy souvenirs in booths, and start your lunch in the local restaurant (included in price). After the meal we will head to the Selcuk city, passing by the remains of St. John Basilica with his tomb, Middle-age fortress and the Temple of Artemis -once 1 of the 7 wonders of the world.You need to know that Ephesus is also the last place of living of Mother of God. Everyone interested will be able to visit her house and pray. The sanctuary is on the high hill which we will climb with our vehicle. Then you will continue about half an hour to the previous christian village of Sirince. The village listed on UNESCO is old with stone houses and stony streets. You will walk down the streets to meet villagers selling their hand made souvenirs. Sirince is famous for its  wine houses, that you will visit and you could taste different wines ex. from pomegranate. You will be admired by the special architecture of houses, village atmosphereand taste of the best wine in Turkey!. After yourfree time in the village is finished you will comeback to your hotel.

$68.62 Day Trips & Excursions

Ancient Ephesus House of the Virgin Mary Temple of Artemis and Sirince Village Small Group Tour

After pickup from your hotel or from the port, you will pass through the verdant and picturesque countryside to arrive at your first stop, the House of the Virgin Mary.Continue on to the ancient city of Ephesus. Explore the city on a walking tour that will take you through one of the most magnificent excavations in the entire world. You will be able to see the Odeon, the Fountain of Trajan, the stream baths of Scholastic, the Temple of Hadrian and, of course, the library of Ephesus. The library is adorned with columns and statues.The Grand Theatre, where St Paul preached, is the largest theater from antiquity and has the capacity of 24,000 seats. You will then return back to the bus through the Arcadian Way, where Mark Antony and Cleopatra once rode in procession.After your 2-hour exploration around Ephesus, you will continue on for a lunch break for approximately an hour. Then continue onto the Temple of Artemis which was built in honor of the Greek goddess of hunting, wild nature and fertility. Deemed one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, it used to be the largest marble temple in ancient Greece, being four times bigger than the Parthenon.Afterwards, drive to Sirince, a former Greek village famous for wine houses, olive oils, organic vegetables and fruits. Here you will have free time to explore the town and try local cuisine at your own pace.On your way back to your hotel or the port, stop for an educational presentation on Turkish carpets.

$99 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Sirince Tour From Kusadasi Port

Meet at Kusadasi Harbor and continue to Sirince - Stroll down the tree - lined streets of this traditional hillside village. Browse among the tented stalls and shops. Sample the local wine and stop for a cup of Turkish coffee. Sirince is surrounded by groves and orchards. Stroll through the streets of this hillside village with its white houses and red - tiled roofs. Visit a village home to have an oportunity to see authentic Turkish village house. On your return to Kusadasi, you have the opportunity of remaining in town to view a carpet - weaving demonstration or to shop on your own in the bazaars.