Highlights : Virgin Mary House,Ephesus Ruins and Sirince Village .
Duration : 09:30 - 17:30
Operates : All year around.
For this tour when you are picked up from your hotel,we proceed for Virgin Mary House.The house on the top of Bulbuldag is believed to be the last home of the Virgin Mary. It is a world-famous place of pilgrimage. The structure is a church that dates to the seventh century, and was restored in 1951. The church was supposedly built on top of the house in which the Virgin Mary lived. When we fnish our visit,we proceed for Ephesus which is on the List of World Heritage. Established in 6000 BC, Ephesus was one of the 12 cities of the Ionia and also one of the most magnificent and sophisticated ancient cities. Ephesus was an important center of politics and trade; but what makes it important even today, besides its heritage, is that Christians believe that this is the place where St. John to wrote the gospel and where the Virgin Mary died. That’s why the ancient city is flooded with visitors from all over the Christian
Lunch in Selcuk .
Then through to Sirince Village.It is a small village near the Aegean shore of Anatolia,and it used to be greek village. Being inhabited by a Greek population until January 30, 1923, the protocol for the exchange of citizens between Greece and Turkey at this date, has been a turning point on the history of the village where the population had to be changed with the group of Turkish population migrating from around Salonika, Kavala, Provusta in Greece.
Drop off hotels.
Please note that comfortable shoes, a hat and plenty of sun cream are recommended as shade is limited.
The tour includes
Pick up from & drop off to hotels in Selcuk or Kusadasi.
Transportation with an A/C luxury minivan or minubus.
Lunch ( vegetarian meals available - drinks extra).
Professional licensed guide in English.
The tour excludes
All kinds of drinks.
Non-mandatory but customary tips.
All personal expenses.
Aruz Travel is proudly a fully licensed travel company working under TURSAB-License No. A-6645.