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Ephesus Highlights Tour
  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Archeology, History, Shore Excursion

  • Duration

    6 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language

    English, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish


Take this customized tour when your cruise ship docks at the Kuşadası port. Choose to go to the places of your choice, such as the Terrace Houses, the Temple of Artemis, the House of the Virgin Mary, The Basilica of St. John, Sirince Village, & the Ephesus Archaeological Museum. You can also visit the carpet viewing center, leather outlet, or ceramic workshops in the area.

  • Witness the Terrace Houses & Temple of Artemis

  • Visit the House of the Virgin Mary & The Basilica of St. John

  • Explore the Ephesus Archaeological Museum

  • Explore the Ruins of Ephesus expand_more
    • When your cruise ship docks, a professional Turkish tour guide will meet you at the arrival gate of the Port. Drive for 30 minutes to Selcuk town, where Ephesus ruins stand.

    • Choose where to go from the options below:

      • Terrace Houses, located on the hill, opposite the Hadrian Temple.

      • Temple of Artemis, a Greek temple dedicated to an ancient, local form of the goddess Artemis. 

      • House of the Virgin Mary, a Catholic shrine located on Mt. Koressos.

      • The Basilica of St. John, constructed by Justinian I in the 6th century. 

      • Sirince, a village of 600 inhabitants in İzmir Province, located about 8 km east of Selçuk and about 8 km from Ephesus. 

      • Ephesus Archaeological Museum, an ancient city in Turkey’s Central Aegean region.

    • If you are interested in shopping, you can also visit the carpet viewing center, leather outlet, or ceramic workshops in the area.

    • At the end of the tour, get dropped off at Kusadasi port.

What's Included
  • English-speaking Turkish tour guide

  • Transportation in comfortable air-conditioned and non-smoking vehicles

  • Private, professional driver

  • Parking fees for all the sights

What's Excluded
  • Lunch (10 USD per person)

  • Tips to the driver and guide

  • Personal expenses

  • Entrance fees (free for children until the age of 12; please do not forget to bring their ID or passport copy as age proof)

What to bring
  • Sunscreen, umbrella, or hat is recommended
Know before you go
  • Terrace Houses are not recommended for disabled people because of the steps.
  • The itinerary can be changed according to the wishes of the travellers.
  • The ancient city of Ephesus is an open-air museum and includes 2 km walking.
Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
The group size and price
1 To 4EUR 200 Per Group

This is a private tour

Starting From


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EUR 200 / group

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