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Private Kusadasi Shore Excursion: Tour of Ephesus

  • Hassle-free port pickup and drop-off
  • Travel comfortably in a private vehicle
  • Learn about the area from your guide
Private Kusadasi Shore Excursion: Tour of Ephesus
From USD 69.54
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Private Kusadasi Shore Excursion: Tour of Ephesus
From USD 69.54
Visit the historical sites at Ephesus from your cruise ship with ease on this full-day shore excursion. Depart from the Kusadasi port in a private vehicle and make your way to Ephesus. In the company of a guide, learn the history of the ancient city. Go to the House of Virgin Mary, the Library of Celsus, the Archaeological Museum of Ephesus, and more.
What to Expect
On the full day tour of Ephesus, we see one of the most amazing and outstanding cities of the Roman Empire. Once upon a time, it was an important commercial and cultural city and played and important role at the beginning of the Christianity. After meeting you at the port, we drive to the House of Virgin Mary where believed that Mother Mary spent her last years in this little stone home on Bulbul Mountain. After we are blessed, we go down to visit Ephesus and on the way see the odeon, temple of Hadrian, library of Celsus and the beautiful Greek-Roman monuments. Ephesus is also known as one of the Seven Churches of Asia Minor.
Later, we visit the Church of St.John, the Apostle, where he was buried at the Church. After talking about St.John, St.Paul and St.Mary we continue our tour and visit archaeological museum of Ephesus to see the famous Roman statues and artifacts. On the way, we see and take pictures of the Temple of Artemis.
Depending on our time, we can also go to Sirince Village, this is a typical Greek-Ottoman location where can see the Nomadic art and handicrafts and taste local food and wine.
We drive down to the road through scenic view of the mountains surrounded by olive, peach and fig trees. Finally, you will have time for shopping and enjoy the negotiable local products.
Finally, we take you back to the port of Kusadasi and have time to stroll on the streets of the town.
Reviews (47)
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We have used this year again Bluege tours company and are so glad we did. Right from the very first E;mail to inquire about booking, everything was handled in such a promt and professional manner ( thank you MR Yusuf that it wasvery comfortable booking...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank p_janssen90
Reviewed 25 October 2016
Ephesus and Bluege Provided Memorable Trip

I have waited many years to experience the ancient city of Ephesus and while I was holidaying at the Kusadasi Golf and Spa Resort, I decided it would be the ideal time. I did a little research on the trips available in town and the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Spinnaker57
Reviewed 17 October 2016
Worst Customer Service

My first direct experience with trying to use this company to go on a tour. It is family owned and not part of the Kusadasi Golf and Spa resort hotel because it's an independent business on the hotel grounds, but they run the only transport...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Celia918
Reviewed 10 September 2016
Ephesus tour

My husband and myself took this tour with Bluege whilst holiday at the Kusadasi Golf & Spa resort. The tour was the highlight of our week. The tour guide Celine was so knowledgeable and enhanced the tour with her descriptions of the ruins. Well worth...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Bellad56
Reviewed 13 July 2016
"Private tour of Ephesus and the Virgin Mary House"

We went to Turkey Kusadasi for my husband 50th birthday celebration and stayed at the CLC resort in Kusadasi. We had 30 guests in our party and from the moment I spoke to Erdem of Bluege travel I knew we were in the right hands....More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank rolaray
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