Ancient Ephesus tour with Wine Tasting in the village and visit to Mother's Mary House
Visit 3 different places in 1 day. Firstly ancient ruins of Ephesus which is the best-preserved ancient city in Turkey. It is a must see while visiting Turkey. Then continue to the sanctuary of Virgin Mary's House. Finally finish your trip with free wine tasting while visiting old village Sirince which is famous for its wineyards and winehouses. All-day trip with lunch included in the price.
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.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children passport is required on the day of travel"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers"
Duration: 8 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up point is always outside the hotel, close to security gate/ main gate of the hotel.
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.