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Full Day Cruise Port Tour: Ephesus and Surrounding Villages

Full Day Cruise Port Tour: Ephesus and Surrounding Villages

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Explore the ancient ruins of Ephesus, see the Magnesia Gate, walk through the ruins of the Temple of Artemis, one of the ancient wonders of the world. Finally, stop off in the traditional Turkish villiage of Sirince for a local meal.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Cruise ship port or your hotel
Private group available


  • Walk the ancient marble streets of Ephesus
  • Explore the ruins of one of the wonders of the ancient world: the Temple of Artemis
  • Spend time in the Basilica of St. John and the House of the Virgin Mary
  • Sample local wine and traditional Turkish food in Sirince Village
Full description
Ephesus is a marvel of our ancient past. From the majestic gates of its library to its marble streets, it is best explored with an informative guide who can point out all there is to know about this venerable metropolis. After meeting at the cruise ship port, you will enter through the Magnesia Gate and begin a relaxed downhill walk with your expert guide. As you wander these streets, you will learn how this once-bustling port city was an important piece of the Greek, Roman and Byzantine Empires. Snap some pictures of the well maintained ruins, marvel at the well preserved library and stand on the stage of the Great Theatre. Imagine what it must have been like to hear one of Euripides' plays performed here in front of 44,000 enthralled spectators. After Ephesus, we head to the Temple of Artemis. Your imagination has to work a little harder at this ancient wonder of the world, as today there are only a series of columns and scattered ruins of this once great temple. Next we head to Sirince village, a traditional Turkish village. Here you can mingle with the locals a bit, tasting local cuisine and having a sip of the local wine. We'll have the chance to visit one of the Greek Orthodox Churches for yet another look at local life.
  • Private Deluxe A/C VIP Vehicle.
  • Private Professional Driver.
  • Private Professional Licensed English Speaking Tour Guide.
  • Personal COS Agent
  • All Entrance Fees mentioned by the itineraries.
  • Gasoline & Carpark Fees.
  • Services Charges & Local Taxes.
  • Lunches
  • All Personal Expenses
  • All Drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Good tour of Ephesus and engaging guide

We had a fun day seeing Ephesus and surrounding village. Our guide was very engaging. We didn't quite get what was advertised. We didn't go to the Temple of Artemis (not that there's much there) or the Basilica of St. John and the House of the Virgin Mary. But we did get a delicious lunch. We probably could have done without the visit to the carpet and leather shops.

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May 16, 2016

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