The Best of Ephesus and Shopping Tour
Ephesus Tour - Celcus Library

Quick Information

Tour Highlights: Ancient City of Ephesus, The House of Virgin Mary & The Temple of Artemis, Shopping.

Location: Ephesus & Surrounding sites.

Duration: Approx. 7 Hours

Departures: All Year Round from Kusadasi.

Price Includes

  • Professional Licensed Tour Guide.
  • Transportation with luxury Van.
  • All transportation costs.
  • All entrance fees.
  • All insurances.
  • Parking fees and Gas.

Tour Program

Ephesus Shore ExcursionsWhen your cruise ship arrives, our professional tour guide greets you outside the customs/passport control building with your named signboard. Then your guide conducts you to your private transport and your Private tour starts. During the tour you will visit all the places in the schedule. After the tour your guide returns you to the port.

Ancient City of Ephesus

Ephesus - Celcus LibraryEphesus is one of the most important ancient cities of the world and it is a UNESCO heritage site and was the capital and commercial center of Asia Minor in the roman period.It was the beginning and the end of the King Road.(One of the three ancient trade routes,the others being the silk and spice roads )of the World. You will have chance to see beautiful temples, library ( which was the third largest in ancient World ) and buildings were built in the roman period.

The House of Mother Mary

The House of Mother Mary is located at the top of the Bulbul mountain and it’s only 6 kms away from Ancient city of Ephesus. It is believed that The Mother Mary spent her last years in this shrine. According to Catholic Christianity, After the Crucifixion of Jesus, Mother Mary was brought from Jarusalem to Ephesus by St. John the appostal to live. The foundation of the house is based on Anna Catherine Emmerich's visions and was found in 1891. When they found the house, was already collapsed by the erthquake. After The House of Virgin Mary was re-built as a church and has been visited by Pope Paul VI in 1967 and Pope John Paul II in 1979, has been registered as a place of pilgrimage.

The Temple of Artemis (Diana)

The Temple of ArtemisIt is known as the first settlement of Ephesians where the Temple is. However , today only the basic structure and a column remained from the temple, but worth a visit even in the current atmosphere of the temple.

 

Shopping in Ephesus / Selcuk

The Temple of ArtemisIf you are interested in shopping in Turkey, Selcuk is one of the best place for shopping. Not only shopping but also you will have a chance to see how handcraft carpets and rugs are made by the talented craftsmen . These factories are supported by Turkish Government and work as schools at the same time. In addition, you will visit leather factory where well-known qualified leather jackets are produced and demonstrated by the models as a fashion show.

Tour Prices :

Number of Person Tour Price
For Parties of 2 USD 140 / Van
For Parties of 3 USD 190 / Van
For Parties of 4 USD 230 / Van
For Parties of 5-6 USD 270 / Van
For Parties of 7-8 USD 300 / Van
For Parties of 9-10 USD 330 / Van
For Parties of 11-14 USD 370 / Van
Over 14 guests Please contact us

Special Notes

  • Tour prices given in the price list on the left are daily in total for parties, not per person.
  • Terrace Houses in Ephesus are optional and not recommended for disabled people because lack of access.
  • This tour is fully private. Therefore you can change your itinerary anytime before or during the tour without any extra cost.