Magnificent, inspiring, gorgeous, amazing, extraordinary…
These are only a few of the words that may describe Ephesus. However no one could adequately describe Ephesus with words alone; one has to see Ephesus to appreciate it. A visit to Ephesus, one of the largest and best-preserved ancient cities in the world, a vast open-air museum, is a must for those who are interested in archaeology and culture.
07:00 Depart for Ephesus.
08:30 Stop for a traditional Turkish Breakfast at a beautiful view point over Lake Bafa.
10:30 Visit the House of Virgin Mary and the amazing ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus, including the fabulous Terrace Houses. Take a look at the cave of Seven Sleepers and the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world.
13:30 Arrive for local lunch at fiirince
wines, a small market and restored traditional village houses.
15:00 Visit Ephesus Museum.
16:00 Visit the Basilica of St.John in Selçuk.
16:30 Leave for Bodrum.
Specialist guiding, transfer from/to your gulet in an air-conditioned vehicle, entrance fees, breakfast and lunch. Tax included. Sites are open every day. One way distance 215km. Note Mass at the House of Mary.
Mass services are held every day:
Summer weekdays 7:00am (usually in Italian/Turkish); Sundays 10:30am English.
Prices: 150€ per person for 5 persons