Ephesus tour from Izmir

Departure from: Izmir Airport/Izmir port or hotel / Kusadasi Harbour or Kusadasi Hotels

Izmir Ephesus tour
Key Information:
Tour Duration: approx. 5 hours
Days of Operation: Every day
Season: All Year
Places to visit: Artemission Temple, Ephesus ancient city, House of Virgin Mary, St. John Basilica.
Guide: English speaking guide (tours in other languages are available)
Departure from: Izmir Airport/Izmir port or hotel.


Ephesus Izmir tour program

Meeting with your guide at the determined point. The guide will hold up a sign with your name on it. Driving to Ephesus through Selcuk.

You will be picked up by your tour guide at the exit of the Izmir port held the board written your name on it. First you will drive to Ephesus, the way takes about 1 hour and 15 min. At the beginning you will visit the House of Virgin Mary, where it is believed that she has spent her last days before she died. Continued you will visit the ruins of the Ephesus city including Odeon, Temple of Hadrian, Grand Theatre, Roman Baths, Celcius Library etc. After the lunch you will go together with your guide to the St. John Basilica located over his burial place. After leaving the Basilica you will visit the Temple of Artemis, being one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. After the tour is over, optionally we offer some shopping opportunities. At the end of the tour you will be returned to the port of Izmir.

The next stop will be the Basilica dedicated to the author of Revelation St. John. According to the legend St. John died in this church after having written the Fourth Gospel and the Basilica was built by the Emperor Justinian over St. Johns burial place.

At the end of the tour we offer to you a lunch and then we drive you back to Izmir port/airport/hotels.


Take with you

  • Camera.
  • Hat.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Water.

Included in price
Professional English speaking guide (tour in other language is available).
Air conditioned vehicle with the driver
All entrance fees stated in the program.
All local taxes.
No extra or hidden costs!.


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