Guided tour

From Izmir: Guided Tour of the Ancient City of Ephesus

Activity provider: Gezenthi Travel Agency
Guided tour

From Izmir: Guided Tour of the Ancient City of Ephesus

Activity provider: Gezenthi Travel Agency

From US$ 98.34 per person

Drive to Selcuk Village and enter the UNSECO heritage site of the city of Ephesus. Encounter many important relics such as the Temple of Artemis, Gate of Hercules, and the Roman Baths of Scholastica.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Turkish, English, French, Spanish
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible
Small group
Limited to 15 participants


  • Learn the wonderful history of Turkey on your one-hour drive
  • Explore the ancient city of Ephesus with a guide
  • Enjoy shopping and lunch before driving back
Full description
Arrive on the outskirts of Bulbul Mountain at the gates of the ancient city of Ephesus. Discover the daily life of Ephesians and visit the most important pagan and Christian heritage sites. Enjoy an included lunch, and take some time to shop afterward before returning back to Izmir. Enjoy pick-up from your hotel and learn the important history and mythology on your one hour drive to Selcuk. Find yourself at the gates of the city, important for its place in the Hellenic world and Roman era. Imagine yourself an Ephesian, and see the most important attractions. Begin at the Governmental Agora, see the Road of Curates, and the Gate of Magnesia. Find the Gate of Hercules, the Traianus Fountain, the Temple of Hadrianus, and checkout how ancient bathrooms worked. Wonder at the Roman Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsius, and the Grand Theatre of Ephesus. Leave the city gates and take the option to visit the House of the Virgin Mary, where she spent her final days in peace and mourning. Marvel at the Temple of Artemis, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. View St. John Basilica, an architectural wonder of the Christian world. Light a candle for the Virgin Mary if you like, and experience lunch and shopping before the drive back to your hotel.
  • Driver/Guide
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned private car or minivan (depending on group size)
  • Ephesus Ancient City Entrance Fee
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses
  • Entrance fees for the Terrace House and Virgin Mary House

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March 4, 2023

Really lovely tour guide and a really great trip! Thank you!

November 20, 2022

Very nice trip - comfortable transport, nice and knowledgeble guide and good lunch - value for money!

September 13, 2022


Product ID: 408395