Ancient Ephesus House of the Virgin Mary Temple of Artemis and Sirince Village Small Group Tour
Explore numerous ancient sites on this 9-hour tour. Visit the House of the Virgin Mary, Ephesus, and Sirince, seeing the Temple of Hadrian, the Temple of Artemis and more. You’ll enjoy complimentary hotel or port pickup and drop-off as well as lunch.
Important notice: Tour service starts in between 8:00 and 10:00am and finishes in between 4:00pm and 5:00pm.
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Professional, English-speaking guide
- Hotel or port pickup and drop-off
- Transport by air-conditioned mini bus
- Parking Fees
- Entry/Admission - Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House)
- Entry/Admission - Ancient City of Ephesus
What's excluded :
- Terrace Houses inside of Ephesus
- Baby seat: is extra to pay as 75% of the per person price.
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Sirince Koyu, Sirince Turkey
Sirince, a mountain village in the Selcuk District of Izmir, is undoubtedly one of the most aesthetic villages in Turkey. As a matter of fact, our language is not willing to say Village. There's an artificial side of this place that looks more like a movie set. But if you say beautiful, it's architecture, nature, feeling, everything is very beautiful. One of the things that make Sirince stand out among tourist destinations is its fruit wines. Many of the houses in the area have been converted into hotels, and the general public welcomes a large number of guests. From the village square, up to the church located on the top of the village, it is possible to visit shops selling tourist items and exhibitions crafts.
Duration: 45 minutes
Stop At: Meryemana (The Virgin Mary's House), Selcuk 35100 Turkey
In the House of Virgin Mary, declared holy by the Vatican, Muslims as well as Christians from all over the world pray and make offerings to fulfil their pilgrimage. In the Virgin Mary House, which is a sacred place for Christians all over the world, believers from all religions pray, and tourists make their visits. Olive trees on both sides of the path leading to the house of the Virgin Mary were planted by Lazarist monks in 1898. The statue of Mary, located at the end of the road with olives, is the gift of a religious community in Izmir and bears the date of 1867. The visit to the Virgin Mary House ends with three fountains reached by descending the stairs on the right after leaving the church. Drinkable water flows from the fountains and from the wells next to the church. Visitors do not only taste this water in the belief that it is healing but also take it with them.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Ancient City of Ephesus, Selcuk 35920 Turkey
Ephesus Ancient City, which contains the symbols that shed light on the superior urbanization, architecture and religious history of the Hellenistic and Roman periods, has the most important architectural and urban planning examples from different periods. The ancient city, which is completely made of marble, is also very impressive with its architectural structures. Where you will see one of the most magnificent excavations in the world, the ancient city of Ephesus is a remarkable ancient site and you will be able to see every step of the dozens of historical artefacts that include The Odeon, The Fountain of Trajan, The Terraces of Apartment Houses, The stream baths of Scholastika, The temple of Hadrian and impressive Celsus Library which is adorned with columns and statues, and let's not forget about The Magnificent Grand Theater, where Saint Paul preached and is the largest theatre is antiquity with capacity of 24.000 seats.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: The Temple of Artemis, Ataturk, Park Ici Yolu No:12, Selcuk Turkey
The Temple of Artemis, a religious building where the people of Ephesus presented their faith to the goddess, was also the meeting point of the people used as a market place. The Temple of Artemis, which only has its basic ruins and a marble column, is one of the most important places to see in Selcuk. The temple of Artemis, the temple of Temenos, the religious section, had the appearance of a small city with public buildings and residences. Far from the sea, surrounded by fertile land, the temple was used as a commercial enterprise. Because it was a safe place, it also functioned as a bank. What a magnificent structure the Temple of Artemis was once; It is clear from the words of the Macedonian General Antipatros, "When I saw the house of Artemis built on clouds, all other wonders lost their shine and I said," Here! Except for Olympus, the sun has never looked at such a big thing ".
Duration: 10 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offeredPorts
- Scala Nuova Shopping Center Kusadasi Aegean Ports, Camikebir, Liman Cd., 09400 Kuşadası/Aydın, Turkey
Departure Time :8:30 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Infant seats available on request if advised at the time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- For stroller accessibility, the surface of the ground is covered by marble and stones; so it is difficult to ride the stroller but it is possible.
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.