Ephesus Tour For Cruise Guests: Sacred Sanctuaries

  • Maximum group size of 14

  • Where history comes alive as you explore ancient ruins

  • 6 Hours

    • Indulge in a delectable lunch at a charming carpet village, savoring traditional Turkish dishes infused with local flavors.
    • Visit the sacred site of Virgin Mary´s House, believed to be the final residence of the Virgin Mary.
    • Discover the remains of the legendary Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
    • Throughout the tour, benefit from the expertise of a knowledgeable guide who will bring the sites to life with fascinating stories and historical insights.
    • Explore the remarkably preserved ancient ruins of Ephesus and other impressive structures that offer a captivating glimpse into the grandeur of the past.

Embark on an extraordinary Ephesus Tour from Kusadasi Port, where you´ll encounter ancient history, culinary delights, and spiritual wonders. This carefully curated excursion will take you on a journey through the ages, visiting the awe-inspiring ruins of Ephesus, savoring a delicious lunch at a charming carpet village, exploring the sacred site of Virgin Mary´s House, and discovering the legendary Temple of Artemis.

Departing from Kusadasi Port, your adventure begins with a scenic drive to the magnificent ancient city of Ephesus. Step back in time as you stroll through the remarkably preserved ruins, accompanied by your knowledgeable guide. Admire the stunning Library of Celsus, marvel at the impressive Great Theatre, and explore the Temple of Hadrian, among other historic structures that offer a glimpse into the glory of the Hellenistic and Roman eras.

After immersing yourself in history, the tour takes a culinary turn as you head to a charming carpet village for a delightful lunch. Experience the warm hospitality of the locals as you savor traditional Turkish dishes, enriched with flavors and aromas unique to the region. Don´t miss the opportunity to admire the artisans at work, weaving intricate carpets that reflect the rich cultural heritage of Turkey.

Continuing your journey, you´ll visit the serene and sacred site of Virgin Mary´s House. Revered by people of different faiths, this humble stone house is believed to be the final residence of the Virgin Mary. Take a moment for personal reflection and serenity in this spiritual sanctuary, nestled amidst picturesque surroundings.

The tour concludes with a visit to the legendary Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. While only a few remnants remain, your guide will bring to life the historical significance of this once-magnificent temple, dedicated to the goddess Artemis, through captivating stories and legends.

As the day draws to a close, you´ll be transported back to Kusadasi Port, cherishing the memories of an enchanting journey through the past, the flavors of Turkish cuisine, and the spiritual revelations of ancient sites.

This Ephesus tour from Kusadasi Port promises a truly immersive experience, encompassing history, culture, delectable food, and spiritual exploration. Whether you´re a history enthusiast, a culinary connoisseur, or a seeker of spiritual connections, this tour guarantees an unforgettable adventure into the heart of Ephesus and its surrounding wonders.


    • 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 Attractions
    • Driver & Guide Gratuities
    • Personal Expenses


* per adult
1 PAX 2-3 PAX 4-6 PAX 7-9 PAX 10-14 PAX 15+ PAX
$140.00 $70.00 $35.00 $20.00 $15.00 $10.00

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