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Private Shore Excursions in Kusadasi

Private Shore Excursions from Kusadasi Cruise Port and Kusadasi Hotels: When your cruise ship sails into the Kusadasi harbor, you should be prepared seeing some of the best archaeological sights in the world.

Depending on how much time you have in Kusadasi, we will suggest an itinerary from the list below. All you need to do is fill out the form here.

  • Ancient City of Ephesus
  • Terrace Houses in Ephesus
  • House of Virgin Mary
  • Church of St. John
  • Temple of Artemis (One of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World)
  • Archaeological Museum of Ephesus
  • Sirince Village

Private Shore Excursions in Istanbul

When your cruise ship sails into the vibrant harbor of Istanbul, get acquainted with the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman capital’s rich cultural heritage on a half or full-day sightseeing shore Excursions. Pick one of our themed private tours ↗ from below or let us customize a tailor-made private tour for you. With one of our knowledgeable expert guides, see what Istanbul has to offer and enjoy personalized attention.

Depending on the tour you will pick, an expert guide will meet you at the cruise ship port and escort you to the starting point of the tour with public transportation. Then our guide will give you background information on some of our most famous sights, show you around, and answer questions. We will then bring you back to the port.

Selections from our Themed Private Tours:

Underground and Secret Istanbul (Roofs-Terraces & Underground) Tours
2-Seven Hills and Theodosian Walls
Culinary Walking Tours of Istanbul Spanning Two Continents
Culinary Walking Tour of Istanbul (Short Version)
Culinary Tours Highlighting Architect Sinan’s Famous Works
Discovery and Shopping Walk in and around the Grand Bazaar
Private Walking Tour of Highlights in Istanbul
Short Walking Tour of Highlights in Istanbul
Walking Tour of Byzantine Istanbul-I
Driving Tour of Byzantine Istanbul-II
Ottoman Istanbul
Topkapi Palace
Aqueducts of Istanbul tours

Places that tourists must see in Kusadasi

Kusadasi is a popular coastal town located in western Turkey, known for its beautiful beaches, historical sites, and vibrant atmosphere. Here are some tourist places you might want to consider visiting in and around Kusadasi (Shore Excursions):

    1. Pigeon Island (Guvercin Adasi): This small island is connected to Kusadasi by a causeway and is home to a 13th-century Byzantine fortress. It offers great panoramic views of the town and the Aegean Sea.
    2. Ephesus Ancient City: One of the most well-preserved ancient cities in the Mediterranean, Ephesus is famous for its stunning ruins, including the Library of Celsus, the Great Theater, and the Temple of Artemis.
    3. House of the Virgin Mary: A pilgrimage site believed to be the last residence of the Virgin Mary, located on Mount Koressos. It’s a peaceful and historically significant spot.
    4. Basilica of St. John: The ruins of an ancient basilica dedicated to St. John the Apostle. It offers insights into the early Christian history of the region.
    5. Private Shore Excursions in KusadasiAdaland Aquapark: A large water park offering a variety of slides, pools, and entertainment options for visitors of all ages.
    6. Kusadasi Beaches: Kusadasi boasts several beautiful beaches such as Ladies Beach, Long Beach, and Kustur Beach, where you can relax, swim, and enjoy water sports.
    7. Kusadasi Castle: A medieval castle that offers a glimpse into the town’s history. It also houses the Caravanserai Cultural Center, featuring traditional Turkish arts and crafts.
    8. Dilek Peninsula-Büyük Menderes Delta National Park: This national park offers a diverse range of ecosystems, from forests to wetlands, and is a great place for hiking, picnicking, and birdwatching.
    9. Güvercinada Diving Center: If you’re into scuba diving, this center offers opportunities to explore underwater caves, reefs, and marine life (Shore Excursions).
    10. Kaleiçi Mosque: An Ottoman-era mosque known for its impressive architecture and intricate tile work.
    11. Kervansaray Turkish Night Show: Experience Turkish culture through traditional dances, music, and cuisine at this entertaining show.
    12. Kusadasi Bazaar: A bustling market where you can shop for souvenirs, textiles, spices, and more.e
    13. Priene, Miletus, and Didyma: These ancient archaeological sites are a bit further from Kusadasi, but they offer fascinating insights into the history of the region.

Remember that this list is not exhaustive, and there are many more attractions and experiences to enjoy in and around Kusadasi. It’s a place that offers a blend of history, culture, and relaxation for travelers. Make sure to check the opening hours and any travel advisories before visiting specific sites.