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Kusadasi Shore Excursion Guide

Cruise lines offer a number of shore excursions for sale when visiting Kusadasi. For your convenience, we have provided a sample listing below of the shore excursions typically sold by cruise lines that visit Kusadasi. You may wish to check out 3rd party shore excursions in Kusadasi to get a wider variety of options to choose from.

Ephesus, Basilica of St. John, and the House of the Virgin Mary

This tour predominantly takes place in the ancient city of Ephesus, which dates back 6,000 years. You'll first see the house which was, according to the Vatican, the final resting place of the Virgin Mary. At this house, there's a small shrine and a spring whose waters are said to have healing properties. In Ephesus, you'll see the Temple of Hadrian, the Trojan Fountain, the Odeon Theater, the Celsius Library, and the Great Theater. You'll then see the ruins of the Basilica of St. John, built during the reign of Emporer Justinian. It is said that Saint John was interred here. Your last stop is a visit to the Kusadasi market and bazaar, where you'll see a carpet weaving demonstration.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $7- for this 5 hour tour.
 
Booking Advice: Due to the walking involved, these tour are rated as moderate in terms of physical exercise. Cruise line prices are quite competitive.

Ephesus and Museum, Basilica of St. John, and the Virgin Mary Shrine

This tour predominantly takes place in the ancient city of Ephesus, which dates back 6,000 years. You'll first see the house which was, according to the Vatican, the final resting place of the Virgin Mary. At this house, there's a small shrine and a spring whose waters are said to have healing properties. In Ephesus, you'll see the Temple of Hadrian, the Trojan Fountain, the Odeon Theater, the Celsius Library, and the Great Theater. You'll then see the ruins of the Basilica of St. John, built during the reign of Emporer Justinian. It is said that Saint John was interred here. Following a tour of Ephesus, you'll visit the Ephesus Museum, which displays artifacts thematically in rooms and courtyards, and which also features the statue of Artemis, Goddess of Fertility. You'll then have a traditional Turkish lunch at an elegant hotel. Your last stop is a visit to the Kusadasi market and bazaar, where you'll see a carpet weaving demonstration.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay from $100 to $130.
 
Booking Advice: Due to the walking involved, these tours are rated as moderate with regard to physical exertion. Cruise line prices appear to be quite competitive.

Ephesus and the Terrace Houses

In the ancient city of Ephesus, you'll see the Temple of Hadrian, the Trojan Fountain, the Odeon Theater, the Celsius Library, and the Great Theater. You'll then see the ruins of the Basilica of St. John, built during the reign of Emporer Justinian. It is said that Saint John was interred here.. Beyond Hadrian's Temple, you'll see the newly discovered Terrace Houses, two of which have become museums. With central heating, toilets, hot water, and lovely mosaics and frescoes, these were considered to be luxury homes in 1st century AD. Your last stop is a visit to the Kusadasi market and bazaar, where you'll see a carpet weaving demonstration.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $80 for this 4.5 hour tour.
 
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as physically arduous because of the walking involved. Cruise line prices appear to be competitive.

Sirince Village, a Home Visit, and Tour of Ephesus

When you arrive in the quaint village of Sirince, you'll have opportunity to stroll about and see the Byzantine church that is being restored, as well as homes that date from the 1800's and earlier. Sirince is known for its beauty, and is well known for its wine. You'll have opportunity to sample Sirince vintages, and you'll have a traditional meal and Turkish coffee at someone's home. Following your cultural jaunt to Sirince, you'll then visit the ancient city of Ephesus. Your tour will conclude after a visit to the Kusadasi market and bazarra.
 
Price: Adults expect to pay around $120 for this 6 hour tour that includes a home made meal.
 
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as moderate in terms of physical exercise. Cruise line prices appear to be competitive.

Third Party Shore Excursions in Kusadasi

Below are links to third-party shore excursion vendors in Kusadasi / Ephesus Turkey. These links will launch in a new browser window and are external sites. We bear no responsibility for the content or services offered at these sites.
3rd party shore excursions often have advantages over shore excursions sold by the cruise lines. Third party shore excursions can be less costly and feature smaller groups than shore excursions sold by the cruise lines. Often, the vendors you buy from directly are the same vendors used by the cruise lines themselves.
 
The benefit of buying shore excursions from the cruise line is that the vendors and pre-screened for safety and reliablity. While cruise lines shore excursions can be more expensive than buying direct from a local vendor, there is certainly peace of mind that the cruise line will be using a reliable, safe and trusted vendor. If you experience a problem with the vendor on a cruise line-sold shore excursion, the shore excursion managers onboard the cruise ship will likely be an invaluable resource to help settle disputes.

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