Istanbul - Ephesus - Istanbul Tour (by plane)
At 08:00 am depart from Istanbul Ataturk Airport to Izmir airport, (50 minutes flight time) or meet at Izmir Hotel's and head to Selcuk. First visit to Ephesus. Ephesus the city dedicated to Artemis, the best preserved ancient city of Asia Minor with its majestic theater, marble road, Temple of Artemis, the Church of the Virgin Mary or the Double Church, the library of Celsus, the stadium, the lecture hall. Then visit the Church of St. John and his Tomb in Selcuk before driving to the home of the Virgin Mary, who was brought to Ephesus by John, the beloved disciple of Jesus. The home of Virgin Mary on a hill top, where she lived out her days is now visited by over a hundred thousand pilgrims each year. The pilgrims drink the water of the sacred spring, meditate and pray for health at this ancient spot of worship. Pope Paul VI in 1967 and Pope John Paul II in 1979 and Pope Benedict XVI celebrated Mass at the House of the Virgin Mary in Ephesus, Wednesday Nov. 29, 2006. Follows transfer to izmir airport and flight back to istanbul or other destinations in Turkey. End of tour. (L)
Tour Dates: You can participate anytime whole years. Tour can be organise regular and private if requested.
Tour Departs: (Izmir apr to Ephesus 70 km - Kusadasi to Ephesus 15 km) Hotels in Izmir or pick you up from Izmir airport at 09:00 am - Return: 17:00 pm ...