Would you like to see Ancient Greece without leaving Turkey? Light! The excellently preserved ancient cities of Perge and Aspendos will amaze you with their amazingly interesting and unusual ruins. A tour to Perge Aspendos Side Tour from Belek will diversify your vacation and allow you to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of antiquity.
You will see one of Turkey’s most famous landmarks – the ruins of the ancient Greek city of Perge. It is 18 kilometers from Antalya.
Excavations have been carried out here since 1946, but more and more relics are being found to this day.
You will be impressed by structures such as the 2nd-century amphitheater, the stadium that could hold 12,000 spectators and was the largest of its brethren. You will admire the baths that the city used to boast of. There are many preserved churches here, as well as the acropolis and necropolis where many sarcophagi and tombs have been found.
The ancient city of Aspendos will delight you with a Roman theater. Of all the theaters that have survived to this day, it is the best preserved. During its full existence, it offered space for 17,000 spectators. It was built by the famous architect Zeno, taking into account all the requirements for high quality sound quality.
It will be interesting for you to admire the old Seljuk bridge built in the 13th century on the Kopruchay. However, various sources claim that it was built on the basis of an even older bridge from Roman times.
You will be amazed by the ancient aqueduct that stretches 15 kilometers from the Taurus Mountains to the hill where Aspendos is located. In the city you can see the ruins of various buildings, a fountain, and a little further away – a necropolis with tombs and monuments.
You drive to Side, where you visit one of the picturesque waterfalls Kursunlu or Manavgat. Both falls are in a park area shaded by trees. Kurshunlu is surrounded by pine trees. Here you will find a variety of birds and even small turtles. There are special viewing platforms near the Manavgat waterfall to make the photos you want to take even more beautiful.
Driving through the ancient cities to Perge Aspendos Side Tour from Belek will give you an unforgettable experience. You can plunge briefly into antiquity and imagine stepping into the shoes of the inhabitants of these cities that have been destroyed by time.
Price List for Perge Aspendos Side Tour from Belek 2022
|Ages||Standard Price||Online Price|
|Adult ( + 12 )||62 Euro||60 Euro|
|Child ( 6 – 11 )||32 Euro||30 Euro|
|Infant ( 0 – 5 )||Free||Free|
Belek Perge Aspendos Side Tour Days – Times:
Daily – From 08:00 to 18:00
At 08:00 in the morning, a comfortable, air-conditioned bus will arrive at your hotel and take you to the ancient city of Perge. After enjoying the view, drive to the town of Aspendos. After exploring the sights, you will be offered a hearty lunch. Your next stop is Side city where you will see one of the beautiful Kursunlu or Manavgat waterfalls. After the tour, you will be returned to your hotel around 6:00 PM.
An ancient city in the suburbs of Antalya. It was founded after the Trojan War and then ruled by Rome for a long time. You can walk the streets, past the ruins of buildings and churches, and imagine how many centuries ago townspeople walked in the same place. The most popular attraction is the theater. He certainly deserves your attention. The building dates from the 2nd – 1st century BC. The theater is perfectly preserved, even now you can see the stage with its charming scenery.
The nearby stadium is also an impressive structure. You may be surprised, but its capacity was 12,000 people.
You will surely be interested in the Hellenistic Gate erected in the 3rd century BC. They lead to the marketplace and the thermal baths. In them you can see a perfectly preserved heating system.
The fountain and the main street of the city as well as the acropolis and necropolis will impress you greatly.
Perge is remarkably well preserved. You will definitely enjoy walking through the old streets.
It was built in the XIII – XII centuries BC. Founded. The hotel is located on the Köprüçay River . Like Perge, it was ruled by the Roman Empire.
Here you can see the great theater created by Zeno himself. It was famous for its acoustics and size. It could accommodate 17,000 spectators. It is the best preserved and most beautiful theater.
A little further north you will see the Hippodrome, it is perfectly preserved so you can see the details of the structure. You will also be interested in the aqueduct that used to bring water to the city. And, of course, the bridge built in the 13th century will not leave you indifferent. The exact date of construction is not known, but it is definitely related to the construction of the aqueduct as parts of it were used to build the bridge. The width of the bridge is between 4.5 and 5.7 meters, depending on the part. Length 225 meters.
The ancient city with its rich history will be remembered for its majestic architecture and the opportunity to briefly introduce yourself as a resident.
After long walks, you will be offered a hearty lunch of grilled chicken or fish with a salad of fresh vegetables and rice.
In Side town, visit a waterfall, either Manavgat or Kurshunlu.
Manavgat is 40 meters wide and surrounded by a picturesque park where you can hide from the summer heat. Next to it are viewing platforms to admire it from a comfortable distance.
Kurshunlu is located in a national park that opened in 1986. The height of the waterfall is 18 meters, the water has a very beautiful turquoise color. You can stroll through the landscape park, admire nature, enjoy the singing of birds and take photos as a souvenir. Around 18:00 you drive to your hotel.
Perge, Aspendos and Side tour price from Belek includes transfer, English speaking guide, entrance tickets, insurance and lunch.
The price for a Perge Aspendos Side from Belek for adults is 60 euros, for children from 7 to 12 years old it is 30 euros and for children from 0 to 6 years old it is free
The tour from Belek to Perge, Aspendos and Side is from 08:00 to 18:00 and takes about 10 hours.
ou can cheaply book the Perge Aspendos Side Tour from Belek online with us. No deposits are required with your reservation.