Didim Ephesus & Sirince Tour is a full day tour that departs from Didim every Thursday. This full day tour is ideal for all as it combines history, sightseeing, beautiful landscapes and cultural exploration in an all in one package. Enjoy spending some quality time with your friends or family, while exploring one of Turkey’s most notable sights. An exceptional opportunity to visit two interesting and well-known locations is available for the holiday makers of Didim.
According to the schedule, a pick-up service is offered to participants. On a pre-scheduled time, during the morning, a fully air-conditioned and comfortable bus will pick you up from your accommodation place in Didim / Turkey. You will be welcomed by a professional and fully licenced tour guide who will be responsible to provide interesting descriptions about the places you are about to visit. Once participants are picked up, the bus will start on its way towards the first stop of this exciting, yet informative excursion, which is Ephesus.
Ephesus is one of the most notable sights in Turkey and is listed as an UNESCO sight of cultural heritage. Located on the west coast of Anatolia, Ephesus has long been considered as one of the most famous ancient Greek cities. The city is also known as Ionia and during antiquity it was a commercial and trading centre. Our guests will have the opportunity to explore Ephesus and learn some interesting historical facts from the tour guide. The ancient city of Ephesus can also be characterized as an open air museum due to the variety of ancient structures that can be found there.
With this full day excursion, our guests get also the opportunity to visit a small, charming village in the nearby Selcuk. Sirince village is known for its history and its deep rooted tradition. After visiting Ephesus, the bus will drive you there by following mountain roads. Before visiting the village, a lunch break will be offered during which, you can enjoy freshly made delicious recipes at a local restaurant.
Right after lunch, you will have some free time in order to explore the village and unfold its secrets. During your time there, you may observe and admire the houses of the settlement which are having strong Greek elements. There is also a Greek church there on the top of the hill. The village is known for producing exceptional wines and amazing handcrafts, including souvenirs. Thus, it is a great opportunity to purchase some to bring your back home. When the visit is over, the bus will start on its way back to Didim. This excursion finishes when you arrive back to your hotel in Didim during late afternoon.
Didim Ephesus & Sirince Tour will give you the opportunity to visit the ancient city of Ephesus and the charming village of Sirince in the same day. Unfold the history and secrets of Ephesus and admire the atmosphere of this open ain museum with your friends and family. Explore the charm of a small Greek village and get to known the culture of its people with a memorable and exciting tour there.
Pick Up: The tour begins during the morning. Members of our team will pick you up from your hotel in Didim on a pre-scheduled time. Transportation for this excursion is made with a comfortable, modern and fully air conditioned vehicle. A professional tour guide will welcome you and inform you about the details of the excursion.
The first stop of this excursion is scheduled to take place at the ancient city of Ephesus. The spot can also be characterised as an open air museum due to the spectacular variety of ancient structures that can be found there. Ephesus used to be an ancient Greek city and is currently listed as an UNESCO sight of cultural heritage due to its importance. The professional tour guide will provide interesting descriptions of the structures during your time there. Snap some photos, learn the history, and enjoy the outstanding atmosphere of this ancient city.
Lunch: By the end of Ephesus guided tour, our guests will visit a local restaurant in the nearby area. There, a lunch break will be offered that includes typical Turkish flavours. It must be noted that drinks are not included in the price.
The excursion includes also a visit to the Greek village of Sirince. This particular village is known as the Ephesus of the Mountains and has a long history that dates back to Hellenistic period. There, participants will have free time to walk around and explore the village. One of the most notable sights of the village is a Greek church located on the top of the hill. Another interesting highlight is the Greek architectural style that the houses have. During your time there you may also purchase some interesting souvenirs to take back home. Sirince is known for its wine production and handcrafts.
Return: This full day excursion finishes during the afternoon. Transportation back to your hotel is also included in the price. By the moment you arrive back to your hotel, you will be full of great memories and positive feelings.
Best tour we had! The guide Mehmet was amazing. Told us so much about Turkiye and the history of this beautiful country and of course about Ephesus. I would definitely recommend this tour to everybody.