DAY 1: Marmaris - Aphrodisias - Hierapolis, Pamukkale: Around 08.00 - 09.00am We transfer you from your hotel in Marmaris or pick you up from Dalaman airport or Yacht-Port in Marmaris (From Rhodes - Greece ferries arrive here) and depart to Pamukkale way. On road visit to Aphrodisias (Love Goddes city) for 2 hours. and continue and arrive to Pamukkale. We have visit to Hierapolis The Roman Theatre was built in the 2nd century A.D. and is still basically in good condition despite to collapse of much of the proscenium and the frons scnae. Traditionally the city was founded by the king of Pergamon Eumenes II. In the second half of the 2nd century B.C. The city flourished under the emperors who followed and the new Christian doctrine found a fertile terrain thanks to the Apostolate of St. Philip who was martyrized here in 80 A.D. We have C/in to hotel in Pamukkale. ON (L,D)
DAY 2: Pamukkale - Didym - Miletos - Priene and Kusadasi: After having breakfast we depart to Didym (3 hours drive) upon arrival our visit to Didym where We have seen the famous Oracle Temple the temple was famous all over the Greek world for its oracles so that it even surpassed the reputation of Delphi. The reason for which the harbor of Panamos near Didym became very busy and was visited by lots of commanders, ordinary and respected people, is that they wanted to learn their future from the priests of the temple. The oracle ceremonies were in two steps : the Pithy would first comment the glitters on the waters of a well and then the priests would translate these into literal and impressive words. During the tour also will be seen Pryataneum, Agora. After lunch we continue to visit Miletos where visit to the most important monuments to be seen at Miletos are: the Bath of Faustina, the Delphinion (small temple dedicated to Apollo Delphinion, protector of ships and harbors) and the amphitheater. Miletos was also the city of many scientists and philosophers such as Thales, Anaximander, Hekataios (principle source to Herodotos) and closer to us, Isidorus, the architect of Ayasofia in Istanbul. And had its alphabet recognized by the Greek world as the official Greek alphabet, basis of the current Latin alphabet. Our tour will continue to Priene: As the city had been demolished, its restoration has been planned by the famous city planner and architect, Hippodamos, who used for the first time the "Grating System": all the constructions were turned to the South in order to benefit a maximum of the day light. The roads were crossing perpendicularly to give the best ventilation system to the city. Approx. 283 BC, a border quarrel arose between Priene and the Greek island Samos. It was only solved one century later when both parties accepted to become Roman vassals. Since then, Priene was under control of the Bergamian King, Attalos II, who was to return the city to the Romans after his death. Arrive to Kusadasi where C/ In to our hotel. ON (B,L).
DAY 3 F/D Ephesus Tour and transfer to Izmir airport or hotel in Izmir: After breakfast we drive to Selcuk and arrive to Ephesus where visit to ancient city of Ephesus, Great Theatre Last abode of Virgin Mary at Mountain Solmissos and visit to the old city of Ephesus, Marble Street - Odeon - Bouleterion - Temple of Hadrian and Serapis - Agora - Library of Celsus - Double Church - Arcadian Way - Gate of Magnesia. St. John Basilica - Selcuk Museum and we depart to Izmir way. Your transfer to airport or hotel in Izmir. (B, L).
TOUR DATES You can participate anytime whole years. Need Pre-booked minimum 21 Days in Advance. Tour can be organise regular and private if requested.
TOUR DEPARTS: Hotels in Marmaris or Dalaman airport or pick you up from Marmaris port - Yacht Harbour.
TOUR VISITS: Marmaris - Aphrodisias - Hierapolis - Pamukkale - Didym - Miletos - Priene Kusadasi - Selcuk - Selcuk Museum - Ephesus - Great Theatre - St John Basilica - Virgin Mary House - Odeon - Hadrian Temple Agora - Double Church and more...ending on transferring ton Izmir airport or Hotel in Izmir.