Take a 2 day tour to Ephesus, one of the twelve cities of the Ionian League during the classical Greek period, and Pamukkale (Cotton Castle), a beautiful and spectacular natural site near Denizli, unique in the world.
What to Expect
Day 1: Early morning flight to İzmir, birthplace of Homer and departure for Ephesus, one of the twelve cities of the Ionian League during the classical Greek period. Ephesus was also one of the “Seven Churches of Anatolia (Asia)” that are cited in the Book of Revelation.
Visit to the old Greco-Roman city of Ephesus, Marble Street, Odeon, Bouleterion, Temple of Hadrian and Serapis, Agora, Library of Celsus, Great Theatre, Double Church, Arcadian Way, Gate of Magnesia.
Last abode of Virgin Mary at Mount Solmissos and lunch at Selçuk. Visit to İsabey Mosque, one of the oldest and most impressive works of architectural art remaining from the Anatolian Beyliks. Visit to the Ephesus Archaeological Museum and the Temple of Artemis, one of the “Seven Wonders of the Ancient World”. Dinner at the hotel an overnight at Kuşadası.
Day 2: Drive to Pamukkale (Cotton Castle), a beautiful and spectacular natural site near Denizli, unique in the world. Thermal spring waters have carved this fantastic formation of stalactites.
Thermal waters have been used since Roman times for their therapeutic powers. Situated on the plateau are both the thermal center with its motels, thermal pools and ruins of the ancient city of Hierapolis. Monument on this side includes the ancient thermal baths which have been restored and converted into an archaeological museum.
Return to İzmir for evening flight to İstanbul.
- Round trip plane tickets, round trip transfers from/to central hotels, English speaking professional guide (other languages are available on request), museum entrance fees, lunch, HB accommodation at 4* hotels and V.A.T.
Know Before You Go
Advance reservation required. (3 days)
When verifying your booking, your local supplier will advise you on alternative meeting points for hotels which are not accessible