Ephesus Private Tours From Kusadasi Port


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Ephesus is one of the most popular sights to see in Turkey. There are several ways to organize a trip to Ephesus. For instance if you will visit the Istanbul, there are daily tours arranged by local agencies. If you are visiting a popular holiday city on the west coast of Turkey, then you can probably hire a car and drive to the Ephesus in a few hours. Ephesus is located at the center of Western Turkey, therefore it’s easy to get there.

In this article, i will give you the overall information about the Western Coast of Turkey. There are beautiful cities that are worth to visit and see. All of them have natural beauties, blue flagged beaches and good quality holiday resorts as well as the five stars hotels of prestigious brands of the world.

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Major Cities To Visit In Western Turkey

Major Cities To Visit In Western Turkey


Located on the westernmost of Turkey, Çeşme is one of the most popular holiday town in Turkey. Çeşme is a province of İzmir city of Turkey. İzmir is known as second largest and populated city in Turkey, housing many beautiful holiday towns including Çeşme, Foça, Urla, Kuşadası. Çeşme and nearby Alaçatı neighborhoods have been extremely popular in Turkey since 2000s. Some of the best beach clubs and boutique hotels are located in these places.

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Turkey West Coast: Göcek


Bodrum has always been on of the prominent holiday city for Turkish people. Foreign chain hotels also discovered the beauty and charm of Bodrum so they have been racing with each other to make some investments in there. Four Seasons, Mandarin Oriental, Hilton and other famous brands opening their luxurious hotels in Bodrum. Bodrum has a great atmosphere and nightlife so it’s really good place to spend the summer.


Marmaris has been the most popular holiday city for British tourists for the last 10 years or so. Many English family bought their summer houses from there, since the British pound is much more expensive than Turkish Lira. Thank to this currency advantage, spending a longer time in Turkey, than Spain or France possible. Marmaris has blue flagged beaches and perfect restaurants. Blue voyage through good quality yachts possible.


This region is a pure beauty of nature. Fethiye have one of the longest beaches of Turkey named Belceğiz Plajı (Belcegiz Beach) besides the picturesque natural beach of Turkey called Ölüdeniz also here. Fethiye is also famous for paragliding and hiking activities. Boat tours are also sailing out to a splendid nature like Kelebekler Vadisi (Butterfly Valley). Nearly a hundred species of butterflies can be seen in this marvel of the world.

Kelebekler Vadisi or Butterfly Valley In Fethiye

Butterfly Valley, Fethiye


Kaş has a different character comparing to all other cities mentioned above. Kaş is located in the Antalya which is second largest holiday city in Turkey after İzmir. Kaş is under government protection due to its natural beauties and history. Therefore there are no five star hotels or first class holiday resorts around here. There are charismatic boutique hotels with breath-taking views of the sea. There are good bars, restaurants, coffee houses all around the center of the town. This is a place to admire and fall in love. You would never forget Kaş (pronounced like Cash) if you pay a visit to this place.

Magnificent Shores Of Kaş, Antalya

Beautiful Shores of Kaş , Antalya


Antalya is the largest holiday city in Turkey with lots of good quality hotels and holiday resorts. Kemer and Belek provinces are the most popular among the Antalya provinces when it comes to luxurious accommodation. There is also Alanya province which is very popular among the Russian tourists. Mostly Russian and German tourist prefer to stay in Antalya.


Kuşadası or Kusadasi is located in the İzmir city of Turkey. Comparing the holiday towns like Bodrum, Çeşme, Marmaris of Fethiye; Kuşadası is the least popular among the local tourists. However something make Kuşadası to receive more foreign tourists than them: The Kuşadası Cruise Port.

Kuşadası Cruise Port With Cruise Ships

Kuşadası Cruise Port Terminal

Majority of the Mediterranean Cruise Ships, start their travel from Italy, then they go to Greece and Greek Islands which are scattered around the Aegean Sea. Finally they come to Turkey to visit two cities: İzmir and İstanbul. First they stop at the cruise port at Kuşadası, then the passengers visit this lovely town and join to the daily trips to the Ephesus ancient ruins. Kuşadası shore excursion is special for the history-enthusiast passengers because of Ephesus ancient city. The Ephesus is known as the best-preserved ancient sight left from the Greek and Roman antique ages.

Visiting the Ephesus of course strongly recommended. It’s one of the highlights of Mediterranean journeys. If you are interested in arranging your private Ephesus tour thorugh an agency, you may consider Turkland travel agency. You may contact to them through below e-mail adress or from their website. To view their website please click this link: Ephesus Tours From Kusadasi Cruise Port By Turkland. E-mail adress is highlighted below.


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Further Reading From Istanbul Clues Travel Blog

If you are interested in the day trips from Istanbul. You may read the Cappadocia Private Tour And Travel Guide article which is giving great deal of information about Cappadocia with good pictures.

It might be also useful to read Things To Do In Turkey article, if you are planning a visit to Turkey. This article gives you overall information about the places that are worth to visit in Turkey.

If you are planning a trip to Turkey, probably Istanbul city would be on your list. In order to get local advices about Istanbul city before you plan your visit, you may want to check the Plan Your Visit To Istanbul article which is giving links to some other very useful articles related to accommodation, public transportation and sightseeing in Istanbul.

Written By Serhat Engül

Ephesus Private Tours From Kusadasi Port was last modified: September 13th, 2017 by Serhat Engül

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