Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey
Information Not Currently Available
Approximately 5½ Hours
A panoramic drive leads away from the port, with a stop at the site of the Temple of Artemis. Your expert guide offers details about the importance of this fascinating Greek goddess. Only one column remains standing today, but in its heyday, the temple was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Your guide will explain the story behind it and the powerful female character of Artemis, daughter of Zeus.
Little is known about the Virgin Mary's personal life, but Jesus entrusted the care of his mother to St John the Apostle at the crucifixion. It has been determined that Mary likely spent time in Ephesus with St John. You will visit the Virgin Mary House -- the place believed to be where she lived and died.
The local Earth School, established by the female Mayor of Selçuk, supports the local agricultural industry by educating people of all ages and backgrounds, focusing on promoting young people and women. Meet a member of the mayor's team for an exclusive insight into the many community projects she has implemented. By teaching younger community members about farming and cultivation, she hopes to inspire them to look after their own city and use available resources to continue their agricultural work into the future. Visit this link for full details: https://www.tumturkiyeeksin.com/
Enjoy an exclusive pairing menu at Yedi Bilgeler winery, tasting various wines with lunch as the chef and a wine expert add color to your experience.
Wear comfortable walking shoes. Shade is limited; to avoid sunburn, wear light, long clothing suitable for use as a cover-up. Bring a hat and sunglasses, wear biodegradable sunscreen. Bring bottled water.