Ephesus, St. Mary's House & St. John Basilica: Journey Through Ancient Sanctity

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1 Day




Start of the Tour: The day begins with a meet-up at a designated point in Ephesus or from your hotel. The tour guide will provide an introduction to the rich history of Ephesus and its significance in ancient and early Christian times.

Ephesus Exploration: The first stop is the ancient city of Ephesus. Here, you will explore the ruins, including the Library of Celsus, the Great Theatre, and the Temple of Hadrian, learning about their historical and cultural significance.


Lunch Break: Enjoy a traditional Turkish lunch at a local restaurant. This is a great opportunity to experience local cuisine and culture.

House of Virgin Mary (St. Mary's House): After lunch, visit the House of Virgin Mary, a site of great religious importance believed to be the final residence of Mary, the mother of Jesus. This serene location is a pilgrimage site and offers a peaceful atmosphere for reflection.


St. John Basilica: The next destination is the Basilica of St. John, an ancient basilica built over the believed burial site of John the Apostle. Explore the ruins and learn about the basilica's history, architecture, and its connection to early Christianity.

Exploring the Surroundings: Walk through the remnants of this once-great church, appreciating the architectural details and the historical context provided by your guide.


Reflective Closing: Conclude the tour with a discussion or a peaceful walk in the area, reflecting on the historical and spiritual journey of the day.

Return to Starting Point: The tour ends in the late afternoon or early evening, with a return to the original meeting point or your hotel.

  • Professional Licensed Tour Guide
  • Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off
  • All Local Taxes
  • A/C Mercedes MPV
  • Parking Fees
  • Drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Driver & Guide Tips – Gratitude
  • Entrance Fees
  • Lunch (Full-day Tours)
  • Our tours can be customized according to your requests, and prices will be redefined for customized tours. For detailed information, you can reach us directly by using our email address or contact us via WhatsApp. We are here to assist you with detailed information and special offers!

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  • 190€

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