Late Riser - Ephesus Highlights

Late Riser - Ephesus Highlights

5.75 hours | Kusadasi | K U 1 - 4 1 0
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Medical restriction (See special notes)

Description

Points of Interest

  • Basilica of St. John
  • Ephesus
  • House of the Virgin Mary
  • Carpet Weaving and Shopping
Shopping Opportunities, Includes snack, Moderate activity

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Sleep in or linger over breakfast, then set out on a historic tour with a late start time. Travel 30 minutes to the ancient ruins of Ephesus, considered the most important archaeological site in Turkey. Enjoy a guided walking of all the highlighted sites. Pass through the Magnesia gate and see the Odeon, the Fountain of Trajan, the steam baths of Scholastika, the Temple of Hadrian. the Library of Celsus, and the Grand Theater, with a capacity of 25,000 seats. Next, enjoy a snack of traditional Turkish pancakes near the mythical Grotto of the Seven Sleepers. Then onwards to the Virgin Mary's house, believed to be the last abode of Jesus's mother. The last stop of the day will be a Turkish carpet and handicraft village, where you will enjoy a carpet presentation on this age-old Turkish tradition. Browse in Kusadasi or go back to the ship directly.

Special Notes:

A hat and sunscreen are recommended.

Medical Restriction:

Not advisable for guests using a wheelchair, those with mobility limitations, or those with vision impairments.

Details

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Transit via motorcoach to Ephesus.

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 44
Travel time: 00:30
Air conditioned: Yes
Restroom available: No
Shopping available: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Inside visit of Ephesus.

Time at site: 01:30
Inside visit: No
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: Yes
Photo/video restrictions: Yes
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Reboard motorcoach for drive to the Grotto of the Seven Sleepers

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 44
Travel time: 00:10
Air conditioned: Yes
Restroom available: No
Shopping available: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Enjoy refreshment at the Grotto of the Seven Sleepers

Time at site: 01:00
Inside visit: No
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Ride via motorcoach to the House of the Virgin Mary.

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 44
Travel time: 00:15
Air conditioned: Yes
Restroom available: No
Shopping available: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Inside visit of the House of the Virgin Mary.

Time at site: 00:40
Inside visit: Yes
Air conditioned: No
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: Yes
Photo/video restrictions: Yes
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Reboard motorcoach, transit to local demonstration.

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 44
Travel time: 00:15
Air conditioned: Yes
Restroom available: No
Shopping available: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Local Carpet Demonstration and Shopping.

Time at site: 01:00
Inside visit: Yes
Air conditioned: Yes
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: Yes
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Transit back to ship.

Transport type: Air Conditioned Motorcoach
Transport Capacity: 44
Travel time: 00:25
Air conditioned: Yes
Restroom available: No
Shopping available: No
Photo/video opportunity: No