Ephesus Tour For Cruise Guests: Ancient Treasures and Historic Wonders

  • Maximum group size of 14

  • Discover the wonders of Ephesus with easy pick-up & drop-off from Kusadasi Port

  • 7 Hours

    • 1Step back in time and immerse yourself in the impressive ancient city of Ephesus.
    • Discover the opulence of the wealthy elite in ancient Ephesus as you visit the Terrace Houses.
    • Experience a moment of serenity and spirituality at the sacred site of Virgin Mary´s House.
    • Discover the remains of the legendary Temple of Artemis, once considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
    • Enjoy the convenience of pick-up and drop-off services directly from Kusadasi Port.

Welcome to the Ephesus Tour, an enchanting journey back in time to explore the wonders of Ephesus, one of the most remarkable archaeological sites in the world. This carefully curated tour includes pick-up and drop-off services from Kusadasi Port, making your experience seamless and hassle-free. Your expert guide will be waiting for you at the port to lead you on an unforgettable adventure through the ancient city.

Upon disembarking at Kusadasi Port, you´ll be greeted by your friendly and professional tour guide who will escort you to a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle. The guide will provide a warm welcome, introduce the itinerary for the day, and ensure all logistics are taken care of, so you can relax and enjoy the tour to the fullest.

The journey begins as you depart from the port and head to the ancient city of Ephesus. During the ride, your guide will share fascinating insights into the region´s history and prepare you for the wonders you are about to encounter. The scenic drive will provide glimpses of the beautiful Turkish landscape.

Arriving at Ephesus, prepare to be captivated by the grandeur of this ancient city. You´ll be guided through the impressive ruins, including the Library of Celsus, the Great Theatre, the Temple of Hadrian, and other remarkable structures that once thrived during the Hellenistic and Roman eras. Your guide will provide detailed historical context, bringing the ancient city back to life.

Next, you´ll explore the Terrace Houses, an extraordinary collection of well-preserved residences belonging to the wealthy citizens of Ephesus. Step into the opulent world of the elite, as you marvel at the intricate mosaics, frescoes, and interior decorations that offer a glimpse into the luxurious lifestyle of the ancient inhabitants.

After the Ephesus, it´s time to satiate your appetite with a delicious lunch at a carpet village. Enjoy a traditional Turkish meal, prepared with fresh, local ingredients. Delight in the flavors of authentic dishes, while soaking in the tranquil surroundings of the village. Continuing your tour, you´ll visit the serene and sacred site of Virgin Mary´s House. A place of great spiritual significance, this humble stone house is believed to be the last residence of the Virgin Mary. Take a moment for personal reflection and reverence as you explore this holy site.

The final stop is the legendary Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Though the temple itself no longer stands, you´ll learn about its historical importance and its significance as a center of worship and pilgrimage in ancient times.

After a day filled with history and exploration, your guide will escort you back to the vehicle for a comfortable ride back to Kusadasi Port. Reflect on the fascinating stories and rich cultural experiences you´ve encountered during your Ephesus tour.

With pick-up and drop-off services included, this Ephesus tour promises an effortless and immersive adventure into the ancient treasures and historic wonders of this captivating region. Whether you´re a history enthusiast, a cultural explorer, or seeking spiritual connections, this tour ensures an unforgettable and enriching experience from start to finish.


    • Professional Licensed Tour Guidance
    • Private Brand-New Mercedes with Wi-Fi & Bottle of Water
    • Deluxe Lunch at Traditional Carpet Village
    • Parking Fees
    • Pick Up & Drop Off from Kusadasi Port


    • Admission Fees to Ephesus
    • Admission Fees to Terrace Houses
    • Admission Fees to Virgin Mary´s House
    • Driver & Guide Gratuities
    • Personal Expenses


* per adult
1 PAX 2-3 PAX 4-6 PAX 7-9 PAX 10-14 PAX 15+ PAX
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