Two-Day Historic Odyssey: Smyrna, Bergama, Ephesus, and House of Virgin Mary

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1 Day


Smyrna, Bergama, Ephesus

Day 1: Smyrna and Bergama (Pergamon)


Start in Smyrna (Izmir): Meet at a central location in Izmir. Begin with an introduction to the history of Izmir, formerly known as Smyrna.

Explore Smyrna: Visit the Agora of Smyrna and Kadifekale (Velvet Castle), exploring the ancient remnants and enjoying panoramic views of the city.


Lunch in Izmir: Savor local delicacies at a traditional restaurant, experiencing Izmir's culinary culture.

Travel to Bergama: Depart for Bergama, the site of the ancient city of Pergamon.


Pergamon Exploration: Visit the Acropolis of Pergamon, including the Temple of Trajan, Hellenistic Theater, and the Altar of Zeus. Proceed to the Asclepion, an ancient healing center.


Return to Izmir: Reflect on the day’s experiences during the drive back to Izmir. Overnight stay in Izmir.

Day 2: Ephesus and House of Virgin Mary


Depart for Ephesus: After breakfast in Izmir, travel to the ancient city of Ephesus.

Ephesus Tour: Explore key sites like the Library of Celsus, the Great Theatre, and the Temple of Hadrian, immersing in the city's rich history.


Lunch Near Ephesus: Enjoy a traditional Turkish lunch at a local restaurant near Ephesus.


House of Virgin Mary: Visit the House of Virgin Mary, a site of great religious significance, believed to be Mary's final resting place.

Further Exploration of Ephesus: Depending on time, continue exploring Ephesus or visit other nearby historical sites.


Tour Conclusion: The tour concludes in the late afternoon. Participants are transported back to their original starting point or their preferred location in the nearby area.

  • 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)
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  • 500€

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