Shore Excursions: Ephesus Small-Group Tour

Shore Excursions: Ephesus Small-Group Tour

SMALL-GROUP TOURS UP TO 15 PEOPLE

Ephesus is one of the best-preserved ancient sites in the world and the House of Virgin Mary is one of the most important religious sites, visited by many Popes. Planning a visit to the famous ruins takes serious time. During this hassle-free, all-inclusive day trip, you can settle back and relax while someone else handles the logistics and all others. Explore the ancient ruins and religious sites of Ephesus on a full-day, small-group tour with lunch and an experienced guide.

• Starting from your Hotel/Cruise Port and return to your Hotel/Cruise Port
• Guaranteed on-time return to ship for the Cruise passengers
• Entrance Fees, Lunch and Licensed Tour Guide Included
• Even you have a chance to explore local handicrafts besides visiting historical & cultural destinations
• Small-group tour limited up to 15 people; ensures a more personalized experience

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Kusadasi, Kusadasi, Turkish Aegean Coast

Upon arrival to Kusadasi, we meet you at the exit of the Cruise Port. When you come out of port, you will see our team with holding a sign with your name on it. After then we met with all our guests, we departure around 08:00- 08:30 am.

Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Sultaniye Mahallesi, Selcuk 35100 Turkey

House of the Virgin Mary where mother of Jesus Christ spent her final years. Pope Paul VI visited the shrine in 1967, and 'unofficially' confirmed its authenticity. Pope John Paul II also visited the shrine in 1979. Pope Benedict XVI visited this shrine in 2006. While their visiting, they gave some gifts for this shrine what you can see during your visit.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

UNESCO listed place Ancient City of Ephesus that is one of the best well-kept Greco- Roman ancient city in the world, famous with Odeon where the music concerts were organized; Domitian Temple that is one of the first temple dedicated for a human; Celcus Library which was the third biggest library in the ancient time; Amphitheatre where is one of the biggest amphitheatre in the world with 24.000 people capacity and St. Paul preached to Ephesians; Marble Street; Roman Baths ; Fountains; Temples; Agora; Love House; Public Toilets and more...

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Ataturk, Park Ici Yolu No:12, Selcuk Turkey

Artemis was the Greek goddess, the virginal huntress and twin of Apollo, who replaced the Titan Selene as Goddess of the Moon.

The ancient temple was built around 650 BC to the cult of Artemis, was constructed on a site already sacred to the Anatolian Mother Goddess,Cybele. The temple was financed by the wealthy king of Lydia and marshy ground was selected for the building site as a precaution against future earthquakes.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Feribot İskelesi, Camikebir, Liman Cd. No:16, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey

At the end of the tour we will give you some time as optional to explore local goods and around 15:00 – 16:00 we will drop you back to the Kusadasi Cruise Port.

This tour designed as the preferences of cruise passengers, and ensures your on time return to onboard time.



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"



Duration: 4 To 6 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered

Ports

  • Kusadasi Cruise Port
  • İzmir Cruise Port



Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Fuel surcharge
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Parking Fees
  • Licensed Tour Guide
  • 100 % Satisfaction
  • Entrance Fees to the Museums
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
  • Entry/Admission - The Temple of Artemis

Not Included

  • Gratitude (Optional)

Facilities


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