Tour Code: CSS-07
Duration: Approx. 5 hours
Highlights: Ancient Ephesus, Sirince Village
Your tour continues to ancient Ephesus, where you’ll pass through the arched Magnesia Gate and begin a slow, downhill walk to the ruins of the Roman provincial capital. Your knowledgeable guide will highlight such sights as the beautifully preserved Temple of Hadrian, the magnificent Trajan Fountain, the Odeon Theater, once used for both political and entertainment purposes, and the beautiful Celsus Library with its imposing façade and two story Corinthian-style columns. The dramatic Great Theater is one of the few structures still used today. It seats twenty-five thousand and, although it was once an arena for gladiator games, it is now home to annual spring festivals.
Sirince Village delightful village nestling in the mountains 8 km from Selcuk has 19th century homes where villagers still live. This lovely village is famous for its own wines and olive oils, garden produce and charming church dedicated to St John. Visit the carpet weaving corporation to see how carpets are made by hand.
Guests must be able to walk approximately 2 miles over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and 10 – 30 steps. Comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sunscreen are recommended as shade is limited the order of the tour itinerary may vary in order to avoid congestion. Guests should watch their step at all times in order to avoid injuries.
Tour Price Includes;
- Pick up from the port
- Professional English speaking Official Tour Guide
- Entrance fees to the various sites
- Air Conditioned non-smoking luxury vehicle
Tour Price Does Not Includes;
- Personal expenses
- Tip to driver and tour guide
- anything unless specified being included