Tour from Marmaris To Ephesus





12 hours 30 minutes

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Marmaris to Ephesus: Unveiling Ancient Marvels

Through this remarkable excursion from Marmaris to Ephesus, we aim to provide you with an incredible opportunity to embark on a captivating journey through the pages of history. Exploring Ephesus, renowned as one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, will grant you a wealth of new and fascinating knowledge, allowing you to gain insights not only into the history of Turkey but also the ancient civilizations that once thrived there.

The Historical Origins of Ephesus

You may be wondering what sets Ephesus apart and makes it so exceptional, like a standout among its contemporaries. Well, here’s the answer: Ephesus distinguishes itself by virtue of its stringent protection and conservation measures, setting it apart from other ancient cities.

Within the boundaries of the ancient city, no construction is permitted, adding to its uniqueness. According to historical accounts, Ephesus is believed to have been founded by King Croesus of Lydia, who dedicated the city to the goddess Artemis, also known as the Priapus goddess.

Furthermore, it is said that the construction of this grand city spanned nearly 120 years. With its proximity to harbors and strategic location, Ephesus became the capital of the Hellenistic Period and emerged as one of the most significant centers during that era.

The Significance of Ephesus in Christianity

Furthermore, Ephesus carries a distinctive importance in the realm of Christianity. It is widely believed that Ephesus holds a unique association with the Holy Bible, as it is attributed to being the place where St. John penned this sacred text and where mother Mary peacefully departed from the earthly realm.

Despite attracting around 1.5 million annual visitors from diverse nations across the globe, it is worth noting that a significant majority of these tourists are adherents of the Christian faith. This can be attributed to the special significance that Ephesus holds for followers of Christianity.

During the Marmaris Ephesus Tour

To begin with, our Marmaris Ephesus Tour will commence by transporting you to the western part of the Aegean region, where the charming and small town of Selcuk is situated. Our main objective is to explore Ephesus, which lies at the heart of Selcuk.

Once there, you will have the opportunity to wander through the cobblestone streets adorned with marble, mosaics, and frescoes that still embellish the walls of ancient houses. The Temple of Hadrian, baths, and a brothel are among the well-preserved attractions of the city.

As you explore, you will be captivated by the presence of numerous small details hidden in every corner, piquing your curiosity about their underlying stories.

Do not miss:

  • The famous Celsius Library, the most impressive building in Ephesus,
  • Theater, which housed about 25,000 residents for gladiatorial contests and theatrical performances that has a spectacular view over the main street, lined with marble fountains, temples and baths,
  • The Temple of Hadrian,
  • House of Love,
  • Agora and more…

Just contact us and let us play a part of this precious experience of yours.



  • Hotel Transfer (From/to Icmeler, Armutalan, Siteler, Marmaris City Center)
  • Bus with Full A/C
  • Guiding Service (EN)
  • Breakfast and Lunch (Open Buffet)
  • Insurance
  • Personal Spendings
  • Drinks
  • Entrance Fees

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Accepts Credit Cards
Best Crew
Big Discount
Hotel Transfer
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