Turkey Tours (Jewels of the Aegean)

Aegean Coast
Comments : The itinerary of this program will reveal to you the highlights of the Aegean Coast and its surroundings.

Day 1
(Get the early morning flight to Izmir) Upon arrival in Selcuk start the full day ‘Ephesus tour’. This tour is taking you to the world famous Ephesus ancient city. The best place in the world to get the feeling of what life was like in Roman times. Proceed to the House of Virgin Mary. The Vatican has recognized this small house in the Solmissos Mountains as the final resting place of the Virgin Mary. A small shrine dedicated to Virgin Mary was found when the ruins of the house were first discovered. Finish your day visiting the Artemis Temple, remains of what was once one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. Overnight stay in Kusadasi.
Day 2
(Pamukkale) Early departure and drive to Pamukkale (the cotton castle) which is one of the most spectacular sites. See the wonderful calcium formations of the travertine and watch the cataracts falling into basins at the bottom of the mountain. Take off your shoes and walk in the calcium rich waters. Visit the ancient Greco-Roman city of Hierapolis, its largest Necropolis in Asia Minor, thermal baths, great theater, temples, and streets. Overnight Kusadasi
Day 3
(Pergamum) Pick up from Hotel and drive up north to Pergamum, one of the most beautiful cities of ancient world that became an important kingdom during the Hellenistic period. This city was the renowned cultural and political center used by the Romans as an administrative center for the province of Asia. Visit the ruins of ‘Asclepion’, the ‘Acropol’ and the breathtaking Theatre which is built into a steep hillside. After the tour we will transfer you to Izmir Airport for your return flight Thank you for visiting the Aegean Coast with us!
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