1. Turkey
  2. Aegean Region
  3. Izmir
  4. Ephesus

Ephesus: Full-Day Private Shore Excursion

Product ID: 164088
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Enjoy a tour customized according to your preferences, interests, time and budget. Visit the ancient site of Ephesus and discover the culture of the area.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Skip the line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up service

İzmir or Kuşadası hotels or port.
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore Ephesus, the most impressive archeological site in Turkey
  • Marvel at the sights
  • See the first church dedicated to Virgin Mary in Ephesus
Full description
After pickup from the pier, start your tour with a 20-minute drive to Ephesus. Visit the ancient city of Ephesus for 1 hour 45 minutes. Ephesus is one of the most well-preserved Greco-Roman ancient cities in the world, famous for the Odeon home to music concerts; the Domitian Temple, one of the first temples in the history dedicated to humans; the Celcius Library,the third biggest library in the ancient world; the amphitheater, one of the biggest amphitheaters in the world with a 24000 person capacity, where St. Paul preached; Roman Baths; fountains; temples; Agora; and the Love House. 

Visit the House of Virgin Mary, one of the pilgrimage centers of Christians and the site where Virgin Mary passed her time and died. Discover its history with the former Popes, and see the gifts they brought for this shrine. Next, stop at the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient age.

Enjoy a local lunch before heading back to Kusadasi town center and port.
Includes
  • Private professional licensed guide
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private professional driver
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities for your guide and driver
  • Drinks (unless specifically mentioned)
  • Other personal expenses

When you get there

Know before you go
• Please wear comfortable shoes and bring a hat and plenty of sunscreen as shade is limited
• Terrace Houses are optional and not recommended for disabled people because of the steps. The minimum required time for Terrace Houses is 30 minutes
• The order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion
• Ephesus: 40 Turkish Lira (Equivalent of 8 Euros)
• House of Mary: 25 Turkish Lira (Equivalent of 5 Euros)
• Temple of Artemis: Free of Charge
• Sirince Village: Free of charge
• Isa Bey Mosque: Free of Charge
• Terrace Houses: 20 Turkish Lira (Equivalent of 4 Euros)
• Basilica of St. John: 10 Turkish Lira (Equivalent of 2 Euros)