Mary Magdalene & Virgin Mary Tour

Duration Approx. 6 Hours
Starting From
60 USD
per person
What will you see in this tour ?

Ancient Ephesus - House of the Virgin Mary - the Virgin Mary's Church - the Seven Sleepers Cave 

Tour Itinerary

A unique tour  to the House of Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene Tomb.

We will welcome our guests at the port of Kusadasi ( Ephesus ) or Izmir. After 20 minutes drive a spectacular day will start. On the way your guide will give you information about the area and historie of Ephesus. In this ancient site you will see  Hadrian’s, Trajan’s, Domitian’s Temples, the ancient Roman bath, three main streets of Ephesus called ; Curetes Street,Harbour Street, Marble Street, the Gate of Mihridates and Mazues, The Commercial Agora,where St.Paul used to make tents, the Latrina, the Scolastica Baths,  The Trajan and Polio Fountains,the  Memnius & Sulla  Monument, the Prytaneion, the Odeon ( Buleterion ) , the State Agora, the wonderful Celcus Library and the biggest amphitheater in Turkey,where St.Paul preached.The Hadrian's Gate,the Gymnasium at the Theatre.the Milestones.

After the delicious tradional lunch in a peacefull garden restaurant at a Village next to Ephesus,you  will drive to the mountain named Nightingale ,where the House of the Virgin Mary is located in a nature park nearby Ephesus . It is believed to be the last residence of the Virgin Mary, Mother of Jesus Christ. The peaceful site is sacred to both Christians and Muslims and is visited by many tourists and pilgrims. Ephesus and this House was later visited by Popes Paul VI in the year 1967  and John Paul II,( 1979 ) , who confirmed its appropriateness as a place of pilgrimage. On November 29, 2006, Pope Benedict XVI visited and celebrated a mass in the House of the Virgin Mary.

Finally we will visit to the Seven Sleepers Cave,close to Ephesus.This is the location where Maria Magdalene was buried in Ephesus.This area was used specaily in the Byzantine periode as a hospital,church and graveyard.


prices list PRICES
  • For 9 or more people
    60$/pp
  • For 8-6 people
    70$/pp
  • For 5-4 people
    80$/pp
  • For 3-2 people
    90$/pp
All prices for per person
INCLUDED
  • Entrance Fees
  • Lunch
  • Private English-speaking Guide (different language speaking guides are possible)
  • Private transfers from Kusadasi port or Hotel (Transfers from Izmir port, hotel or AirPort is 10USD additional fee per person)
  • Private Non-Smoking, A/C, comfortable van or minibus
  • Local Tax

 

NOT INCLUDED
  • Parking
  • Beverages
  • Tips to guide and driver
OPTIONAL

Terrace Houses located in Ancient Ephesus can be added in the itinerary which takes about 20-30 mins. If you would like to visit Terrace Houses, please inform at the time of booking.

NOTES

Level of Activity; 1,5 km

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