You will be picked up from your hotel or the airport in Izmir, where you will start the tour with a visit to the House of the Virgin Mary, which is believed to be the place she was taken to by St John to spend her last days.
Next stop is a visit to the former capital of Asia Minor, Ephesus. Excavations began in the 19th Century, and some of the buildings you will see include gymnasiums, agoras, the Domitian Square, the Hadrian Temple, the Roman Bath, the Celsus Library and the biggest theatre in Anatolia with 25,000 seats. After visiting Ephesus, you will move on to the Temple of Artemis which is one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World.
You will also visit Isa Bey Mosque,which is a beautiful example of Seljuk Turkish architecture in an atmospheric location. It is the oldest known example of a Turkish mosque with a courtyard. Afterwards, you will be driven back to your hotel or the airport of Izmir.