Marmaris Ephesus Tour Under The Stars / Away From The Crowds

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  • Adult30€
  • Child (4-7)15€
  • Infant (0-3)Free
  • Tour GuideEnglish, Russian
  • Hotel TransferYes
  • Tour Times13:30 / 02:00

Marmaris Ephesus Tour Under The Stars / Away From The Crowds

Escape the hustle and bustle of daytime tourism and step into the serene, illuminated world of ancient Ephesus with our exclusive night tour from Marmaris. Imagine walking through the grand marble streets where Romans once strolled, all under the enchanting glow of the setting sun and twinkling stars. This unique tour offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore one of the world’s most well-preserved ancient cities without the daytime crowds and sweltering heat. Guided by an expert English-speaking guide, you will marvel at the illuminated ruins of the Grand Theater, the Library of Celsus, and numerous temples, experiencing the timeless grandeur of Ephesus in a whole new light.

After an evening of historical exploration, you will be treated to a delightful dinner featuring traditional Turkish cuisine. The tranquil night sky, combined with the ancient city’s majestic ruins, creates a truly magical atmosphere that will leave you in awe. This tour not only provides a deep dive into the rich history and culture of Ephesus but also offers a serene and intimate experience that is perfect for those looking to escape the usual tourist rush. Join us for the “Marmaris Ephesus Tour By Night: Away From The Crowds” and create unforgettable memories in one of Turkey’s most iconic historical sites.


Discover the ancient city of Ephesus in the cool, tranquil hours of the evening with our exclusive Marmaris Ephesus Tour by Night. This unique tour offers a chance to explore the grandeur of Ephesus without the crowds and the heat, providing an unforgettable experience that combines history, culture, and cuisine. Guided by an expert English-speaking guide, you will traverse the ancient streets, marvel at the illuminated ruins, and enjoy a traditional Turkish dinner, all under the serene night sky.

Experience the enchanting beauty of Ephesus under the glow of the setting sun and twinkling stars. Our exclusive night tour, “Marmaris Ephesus Tour By Night: Away From The Crowds,” offers a unique opportunity to explore one of the world’s best-preserved ancient cities without the bustling daytime crowds and the sweltering heat.


  • Witness the ruins of Ephesus bathed in the golden hues of sunset and illuminated under the night sky.
  • Explore the expansive archaeological site that showcases the grandeur of Ephesus.
  • Gain deep insights into the history and significance of Ephesus with a knowledgeable guide.
  • Savor the rich flavors of Turkish cuisine in a local setting.

Hotel Pick-up

Marmaris Hotels – 13:30

What's Included

  • 2 Hours Visitng Time ın Ephesus
  • Dinner In A Local Restaurant
  • Hotel Transfer (Both Ways)
  • Bus with Full A/C

What's Excluded

  • Entrance Fees To Ephesus
  • Personal Spendings
  • Drinks

Don't Forget

  • Comfortable walking shoes, a light jacket or sweater (as evenings can be cooler), a hat or sunglasses for the late afternoon sun, and a camera to capture the stunning views.
  • Children will be asked to present their valid passports at the entrance of the museums in order to validate their age.
  • This Tour is Not Suitible For Guests With Walking Difficulties

If you like historical sites then a visit to Pamukkale  can be also interesting for you.

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Tour Program

Experience the enchanting beauty of Ephesus under the stars with our exclusive night tour from Marmaris. Begin your journey with a comfortable pickup from your hotel in Marmaris, and embark on a personalized adventure through the ancient city.

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Marmaris Ephesus Tour

Departure from Marmaris: Your adventure begins with a comfortable pick-up from your hotel in Marmaris. Our air-conditioned bus will ensure a relaxing journey to Ephesus, allowing you to enjoy the scenic views of the Turkish countryside. The drive offers a great opportunity to unwind, prepare for the evening ahead, and maybe even take a short nap.

Comfort Break: After about two hours on the road, we will stop for a short comfort break. This is an excellent chance to stretch your legs, use the restroom, and grab a quick snack if you wish. Our stop will be at a location where you can enjoy refreshments and take in some local sights.

Visit to a Pottery Workshop:  Our next stop will be at a traditional pottery workshop. Here, you will have the chance to see skilled artisans at work and learn about the ancient craft of pottery making, which has been a part of Turkish culture for centuries. You can observe the intricate process of transforming clay into beautiful works of art and even try your hand at the potter’s wheel if you’re feeling adventurous.

Arrival in Ephesus: We will arrive in Ephesus just as the late afternoon light begins to cast a warm glow over the ancient city. This timing allows us to avoid the intense midday heat and the large crowds that typically visit Ephesus during the day.

Guided Sightseeing Tour of Ephesus: Our guided tour of Ephesus will begin at around 7 p.m. Over the next two hours, you will be taken on an extraordinary walk through the ancient streets of this once-mighty city. Highlights of the tour include:

  • ✅ The Grand Theater: Marvel at the grandeur of this impressive structure, which could seat up to 25,000 spectators in its heyday.
  • ✅ The Library of Celsus: Admire the stunning facade of what was once one of the largest libraries in the ancient world.
  • ✅ Temple of Hadrian: Learn about the history and significance of this well-preserved temple dedicated to the Roman Emperor Hadrian.
  • ✅ Roman Baths and City Baths: Discover the sophisticated bath complexes that were a hallmark of Roman engineering and social life.
  • ✅ Various Temples and Agoras: Explore numerous other temples and public spaces that highlight the architectural and cultural wealth of Ephesus.

The experience of seeing these magnificent ruins illuminated against the twilight sky is nothing short of magical. The peaceful atmosphere and the absence of crowds make this an unforgettable experience.

Visit to the Multimedia Museum: After exploring the outdoor ruins, we will visit the multimedia museum. This modern museum uses state-of-the-art technology to bring the ancient world of Ephesus to life. Through interactive displays and multimedia presentations, you will gain a deeper understanding of the history, culture, and daily life of Ephesus’ inhabitants.

Dinner Turkish Cuisine: Following our museum visit, we will enjoy a delightful dinner featuring traditional Turkish cuisine. The meal will be served at a local restaurant where you can savor a variety of Turkish dishes, from succulent kebabs to flavorful mezes, all accompanied by freshly baked bread and, of course, traditional Turkish tea or coffee. This culinary experience is the perfect way to cap off an evening of historical exploration.

Departure for Marmaris: After dinner, we will board our bus for the return journey to Marmaris. The drive back provides a serene opportunity to reflect on the day’s experiences, perhaps discuss your favorite moments with fellow travelers, and enjoy the nighttime landscape of the Turkish countryside.

Arrival in Marmaris: We will arrive back in Marmaris around 1 a.m., where you will be dropped off at your hotel. This concludes our memorable night tour of Ephesus, leaving you with unforgettable memories of an ancient city seen in a whole new light.


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Eze Grey

Couple Traveller

The Marmaris Ephesus Tour by Night was a highlight of our trip to Turkey. Seeing the ruins of Ephesus under the night sky was a surreal and enchanting experience. Our guide was fantastic, providing in-depth historical context and answering all our questions. The lighting of the ruins added a mystical atmosphere, making the ancient city even more impressive. This tour was well worth the time and money, offering a unique perspective on one of Turkey’s most famous archaeological sites.

Marta Clenney

Solo Traveller

The Marmaris Ephesus Tour by Night offered a unique way to explore this ancient city. The illuminated ruins were stunning, and the cooler evening temperatures made the tour very comfortable. Our guide provided excellent commentary, enriching our understanding of the historical significance of Ephesus. The only reason I’m giving it four stars instead of five is that the drive from Marmaris was quite long. However, the magical experience of seeing Ephesus at night made it worth it. Highly recommended!

Darren Mount

Couple Traveller

I cannot recommend the Marmaris Ephesus Tour by Night enough! The evening timing meant we avoided the daytime heat and crowds, allowing us to fully appreciate the stunning ruins. The site is beautifully lit, creating a magical ambiance that daytime visits can’t match. Our guide was knowledgeable and passionate, making the history of Ephesus come alive. This tour was the perfect blend of history, culture, and beauty. If you’re visiting Marmaris, don’t miss this unique experience!