Ephesus Tour with Temple of Artemis and Sirince Village From Izmir

Ephesus Tour with Temple of Artemis and Sirince Village From Izmir

Immerse yourself in history during this full-day tour to Ephesus and the House of the Virgin Mary from Izmir. See the site where we believe the world’s most famous woman lived at the end of her life, after virgins mary,s house we will visit Ephesus. Deluse yourself in the most well-preserved ancient city in the world. Visit the ruins and stop at places such as the Odeon,the famous library from Celsus,the Bouleterion, the Temple of Hadrian, the Agora, the Bath of Scholastica, and the Great Theater. Visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and explore the tiny village of Şirince.Transportation from the Izmir airport or your hotel is provided by our airconditioned busses.

Highlights today will be the library of Celsus,the temple of Artemis and fruit wine tasting in Şirince.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Off to Meryem Ana Yolu Sultaniye Mahallesi, Selcuk 35100 Turkiye

We starts our tour pick up service from any hotel you stay in Izmir. If you are booing your Ephesus with us and you stay in Kusadasi, it is first pick up location which is going to depart 07:30 am and continue to Selcuk where there will be meeting with other participants. After everyone comes together tour starts with the House of Virgin Mary.

House of Virgin Mary is the place where Mary may have spent her last days. Indeed, she may have come in the area together with Saint John. This place was offically declared a shrine of the Roman Catholic Church in 1986, and since then it has become a popular place of pilgrimage. Pope Paul VI visited shrine in 1967. The visit to the House (church) takes about 45 minutes and after our visit; there will be a 5 min drive to Ephesus.

Duration: 1 hour

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

we will carry on with the visit to Temple of Artemis; which is one of the Seven Wonders of antiquity. Here, there will be good chance to shoot photos of Church of St. John and Mosque of Isa Bey from the best angle as well.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkiye

Ephesus is an exceptional testimony to the cultural traditions of the Hellenistic, Roman Imperial and early Christian periods. Ephesus is an important site for Christianity; being one of the seven Churches of Revelation. Apostle Paul probably spent two and half years in Ephesus during his third missionary journey. In two hours, you will be exploring the city by walking on the marble streets, accompanied by our English speaking tour guide.

In our tour, we will be seeing Odeon, State Agora, Prytaneion, Memmius Monument, Domatian Temple, Hercules Gate, Curetes Street, Hadrian Temple, and Latriens. The visits to Private House (so-called brothel, 'Terrace Houses’) is an optional visit for an extra 25 ₺/person and your guide should be informed before hand. After Terrace Houses, we will carry on with our exploration with Celsus Library, Marble Road, Commercial Agora, Great Theather, and Arcadine (Harbour Road).

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Sirince Koyu, Sirince Turkiye

Sirince is an old village of ‘Rum’ (Byzantine Greeks) situated on the hills of Selcuk and 7 km from Ephesus. As part of the peace treaty after Turkish National War (1919-1922), a formal exchange of Turkish and Greeks, was agreed upon and Sirince is inhabited by Turkish now. The village is popular for beautiful traditional houses and fruit flavoured wine production; and you will have a free time for some wine tasting.

Duration: 2 hours



Informacion Adicional
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Not 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Duration: 8 To 9 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Departure point:Izmır Hotels, Izmır Cruise Port and Izmir Airport

Airports

  • Adnan Menderes Airport, Izmir Turkiye


Ports

  • Izmir Port, Umurbey, 35230 Konak/İzmir, Türkiye


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

Included

  • Airport/hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance Fees
  • Parking Fees
  • Entry/Admission - The Temple of Artemis
  • Entry/Admission - Sirince Koyu
  • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus

Not Included

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities

Facilities


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