Full-Day Tour of Ephesus with Flight from Istanbul
On this tour, you will visit the antic city of Ephesus, a pearl of the Greek, Roman and Byzantine civilizations. You will travel back in time with its rich history and learn why it was so important in the past. It also has the most extensive collection of Roman ruins in the eastern Mediterranean. On this tour, you have a chance to visit all its ancient sites.
Visit the Grand Theater, which is the largest theatre in the ancient world with the capacity for 44,000 viewers. Also, explore the ruins of the famous Temple of Artemis, which is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Another unusual sight is the enchanting facade of the Library of Celsus, which has been carefully reconstructed from the original antic pieces. It was built by Celsus’ son and once held more than 12,000 scrolls.
After, have a delicious lunch of Turkish cuisine and visit the House of the Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus. She spent the last days of her life here.
Also visit the beautiful Basilica of St. John, which was built in the 6th century, over the site of the Apostle’s tomb.
- Visit the House of the Virgin Mary
- Explore the ancient sites of Ephesus
- See one of the Seven Wonders
- Enjoy a local, authentic lunch
- Scheduling: Shared Tour
- Languages offered on activity/tour: English
- Duration: 13 hours
- Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Pick-up servicePickup service from centrally located European side of Istanbul
- CancellationThere is no cancellation fee once Customers Cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
There is 100% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
- Instant Confirmation
- Cut-off TimeAvailable to be booked until 24 hours before the tour starts. Please note we reserve the option to confirm the tour or not due to availability.
- Complimentary round-trip transfer from Hotel to Airport
- Round-trip flight from Istanbul to Izmir
- Full day of Sightseeing
- Gratuities (optional)
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Tour itinerary may be changed due to unexpected circumstances (museum closures, holidays, strikes, weather condition etc.)
- Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear for this tour.