Small Group ( Max. 16 Guests ) Ephesus and The House of Virgin Mary Tour

Small Group ( Max. 16 Guests ) Ephesus and The House of Virgin Mary Tour

NO HIDDEN COSTS in our small group tour ( Maximum 16 guests in each bus )
Entrance fees, Professional licenced English speaking guide , Parking fees,
A/C Transportation are included.

Meeting with our tour guide at hotel lobby / Kusadasi port with EPHESUS SHUTTLE sign at pre-arranged time. We will have 20 mins drive to Ephesus area. Visit to the ancient city of Ephesus, walking in the footsteps of Alexander the Great, Caesar, Cicero, Apostles Paul and John and many other familiar historical names. Next stop is The House of Virgin Mary A lovely chapel is constructed on the site tended by Franciscans and open to visitors. It has been designated a pilgrimage site by the Pope. Our Last stop is The Temple of Artemis to see the remains of one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Drive back to Kusadasi.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ege Ports, Camikebir, Liman Cd. No:10, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey

Our guide will meet you at Kusadasi Port / Hotel with EPHESUS SHUTTLE sign. Meeting times are differ for each cruise line. Meeting time will be given during your confirmation.


Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey

We will have 10 mins drive to Ephesus. We will start visiting one of the main highlights in Turkey, Ephesus, one of the 12 cities of Ionian League (an ancient Greek district on the western coast of Asia Minor) is located near Izmir. As a port city it was a major departure point for trade routes into Asia Minor.

Walk through history along marble streets lined with wonderful public buildings, among them the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus; it was built in the beginning of the 2nd century A.D. by Gaius Julius Aquila to be a memorial to his father Gaius Julius Celsus Polemanus, the proconsul of Province of Asia. , the Temple of Hadrian and The Grand Theater are two of the most impressive buildings in Ephesus. Grand theatre was built in 3rd century B.C and it was later expanded to 24.000 spectators by the Romans in the 1st century A.D.

Duration: 2 hours

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

We will have 30 min. drive to The House of Virgin Mary is located on the Aladag Mountains 5 miles away from Ephesus. At the third Ecumenical Council on 431 AD in Ephesus, it was claimed that Mary came to Ephesus with St. John in 37 A.D. and lived there until her death in 48 A.D. After the discovery of the house, the Archbishop of Izmir declared there as a place of pilgrimage in 1892. On July 26, 1967, Pope Paul VI visited this place and prayed there.

Duration: 45 minutes

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

We will stop at Artemission Temple where used to be one of the seven wonders of the ancient world as our last stop before drive back to your hotel / Kusadasi town center and port.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Setur Kusadasi Marina Carsi, Turkmen Mahallesi Ataturk BulvarI Setur MarinalarI No:101, KusadasI AydIn, Kusadasi 09400 Turkey

Drive to Port through Kusadasi Marina. Arriva and the end of services



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Most travelers can participate"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults"
"Dress code is smart casual"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers"



Duration: 5 To 6 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Kusadasi port for Cruise Guests / Your hotel in Kusadasi or in Selcuk

Ports

  • Ege Ports, Camikebir, Liman Cd. No:10, 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey



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

Included

  • Entrance fees ( Your Tour guide will have Pre-Paid tickets to skip the lines )
  • Professional Licenced English speaking tour guide
  • Transportation with A/C vehicles
  • Parking Fees
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
  • Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)

Not Included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - The Temple of Artemis

Facilities


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