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All year round (Everyday)
Day 1: Ephesus - Pamukkale
Pick up from your hotel or Izmir airport and leave for Ephesus, the veritable cradle of early Christianity. Visit the Shrine of The Virgin Mary where she supposedly spent her later days. Proceed to Ephesus and see the spectacular ruins from the period of St. Paul, some of which have only recently been excavated. See the Odeon, the Bouleterion, Fountains, the Temples, the Brothel, the Library, the Agoras, the Great Theatre, the Roman Baths, the Gymnasiums. After lunch visit the Archaeological Museum, the Temple of Artemis (one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world). Proceed to your hotel after the tour. Overnight in Pamukkale.
Hotel : Richmond Pamukkale Thermal Hotel
Hotel : Colossae Thermal Hotel
Day 2: Pamukkale (Hierapolis) - Aphrodisias - Izmir
Drive to Hierapolis (the cotton castle) one of the most spectacular sites. See the wonderful formations of the travertine and watch the cataracts falling into basins at the bottom of the mountain. Walk around the ancient city Hierapolis, the Monument and Thermal Baths. See the architectural genius of the Theatre, the magnificently well preserved Necropolis and the world wide famous "Devil’s Hole". Year-round swimming possibility in the natural hot spring pool. Then proceed to Aphrodisias. The city of Goddess of Love. Visit one of the largest ancient Theaters in the world, the Odeon, Bishop s Palace, Stadium, Temple of Aphrodite and the Museum with the gorgeous reliefs and statues of the sculptors of Aphrodisias. Return back to Izmir after the tour. Drop off at your hotel or Izmir airport.