Day 1 - Istanbul - Izmir – Ephesus
Take the evening flight by Turkish Airlines from Ataturk airport (Departure: 20:00PM Arrival: 21:00PM) Arrival at Izmir airport, meeting just outside the aarrival’s gate and transfer to your hotel .
Overnight near Ephesus.
Day 2 - Ephesus – Izmir- Istanbul
Visit to the ancient city of Ephesus and first visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Ephesus was undoubtedly one of the most important cultural centers of the ancient world. Impressive structures we will see include the Library of Celsus, Temple of Hadrian, Theatre and Odeon. The ruins of Ephesus take on a value and a special significance among the numerous sites of an archaeological interest. This is due to its inestimable artistic patrimony, its titanic heritage of history and culture, and the inexhaustible beauty and charm of its archaeological site.
We also visit the House of the Virgin Mary.
This place of pilgrimage visited by thousands of tourists every year, maintains its holiness for the Moslems as well as for the Christian world. People believing in the godly qualities of the Virgin Mary came here and drinking from the water believed to be sacred they make wishes in the mystic and quite atmosphere of Mount Aladag.
Transfer to Izmir Airport to take the Turkish Airlines flight at 20:30pm to Istanbul Atatürk Airport, arrival at 21:30pm.