Private Christian Ephesus Tour from Izmir

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Tour Number

Activity Level

10911


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Museums / Culture, Religious Heritage, Shore Excursion

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Spanish (conversational), Turkish (fluent)

Ephesus, House of Mary, Basilica of St. John with a Private Guide


As your vehicle makes its way along the Aegean Coast, you will pass some of the region's fertile lands. As you reach the silted valley, time seems to come to a halt and then reverse. After a steep drive up Mt. Pagus, you will arrive at a stone chapel. This converted house probably dates from the 1st century and was envisioned by a German nun as the site where the Virgin Mary spent her last days. Continuing to Ephesus, leave your coach at the parking area and proceed on foot through Magnesia Gate. As you stroll along the old marble streets, you will pass the Odeon and Upper Agora. You will also see the ornate Hadrian Temple, the remains of some Byzantine houses, the beautifully restored facade of the Celsus Library, the Thermal Baths of Scholastica, the Commercial Agora and the theatre, which accommodates 25, 000 spectators and is s

Itinerary

Ephesus, House of Mary, Basilica of St. John

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: In front Izmir Port, hotel or domestic Terminal in Izmir Airport

End location: Izmir Port, hotel or Airport

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Tours are conducted with A/C recent model vehicles. I use late model A/C Mercedes Vans for small groups over 2 people. Mercedes Minibus buses for larger groups. These vehicles are well equiped, and have comfortable seats for passengers. The vehicle is driven by a proffesional seperate driver.

What’s Included

- Guiding services
- A/C Recent Model Vehicle
- All transportation costs.
- Tax, service charges
- Parking fees

Estimated Local Cash Needed

60 Turkish Lira - Approximately 20 Euro per person for entrance fees

What’s Extra

- Entrance fees to the sites.
- Lunch

A Recent Review of this tour

Perfect English! Very Knowledgeable! Enthusiastic! Everything we were looking for in a guide through Izmir and Ephesus! We would HIGHLY recommend Dennis! Thank you for a memorable tour!!!!
Wayne Triplett

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