Washed by the blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea, the small and charming town of Side showcases an impeccable combination of history, vibrant nightlife, rich culture and unspoiled nature. In fact, the city is a draw for thousands of visitors every year looking to soak up its flawless cosmopolitan vibe and explore the city’s top attractions. If you are looking for a way to combine everything, Side City Tour offers you the chance to visit the main attractions and understand why the city is so popular.
This full-day tour is available every day except Monday and Thursday mornings. An air-conditioned bus with comfortable seats will pick you up from your accommodation in Side. To get the most out of this excursion, a professional English speaking guide will give you interesting descriptions of each place.
The bus first stops at the beautiful Manavgat Waterfall for a 30-minute visit. This natural wonder is best known for its sheer size and the emerald green water that laps into the pool. As you enter the site, get ready to enjoy the tranquility of the place and take some stunning photos. Relax and clear your mind to enjoy the rest of the tour.
Your exploration of Side continues with a visit to the ancient city of Seleucia. This from the 4th century BC. The city is located on a hill that better protects the ancient settlement. Among the ruins you can admire the ancient agora, a preserved Byzantine church and a temple dedicated to Apollo.
After spending some time there, visit a village to interact with the locals and observe their lifestyle. In the village you can buy some nice souvenirs before having lunch at a local restaurant.
According to the schedule, the last stop of the Side city tour will be at the Merkez Kullye Mosque in Manavgat. What is special about this mosque is its beautiful interior and architectural design. A large carved dome dominates the building, while the interior is characterized by majestic oriental decoration with enhanced aesthetics. The guide will explain everything you need to know about this mosque and answer any questions you might have.
At the end of the last stop at the mosque, the bus will take you back to Side. This exciting and interesting full day excursion ends in the afternoon. With a feeling of sweet tiredness from this exploration, you will return to your hotel full of great memories.
Side City Tour price is 35 Euro for adults, 20 Euro for children from 6 to 11 years old and for children under 5 years old free.
Please note that we have ‘no hidden costs’
Explore some of Side’s most interesting sights on an excursion that combines fun and excitement. Side city tour gives you the opportunity to visit some places of impeccable natural beauty, an authentic countryside village, an archaeological site and one of the most beautiful mosques in the country. Admire the beauty of the city and unfold its history by joining this full-day excursion.
Pick- up: On the day of the tour, a fully air-conditioned and modern bus will pick you up from your accommodation in Side in the morning.
Professional Guide: This tour is a fully guided experience. A professional and experienced guide will welcome you on the bus and accompany you throughout the excursion. The English-speaking guide will answer your questions and help you if necessary.
Manavgat Waterfall: The first stop is at Manavgat Waterfall. This place has a pristine relaxing vibe full of sounds from nature. The emerald color of the water and the size of the waterfall itself will take your breath away. The stop lasts approximately 30 minutes during which you can take some photos, walk around and explore, or relax in a quiet spot.
Seleucia: The ancient city of Seleucia is your next destination. It was founded in the 4th century B.C. Built on a high hill so you can enjoy some nice views. Among other things, you can admire the ancient Agora, the Temple of Apollo and a Byzantine church. Feel free to ask the guide anything you want to know about the history and importance of this settlement.
Your next stop will be in a small and picturesque village. This is a great opportunity to interact with the locals and observe their everyday life. In this village you will also find small stalls and shops selling various local delicacies and souvenirs. There will also be a lunch break at a local restaurant.
The last stop of the Side city tour takes you to one of the most beautiful mosques in the country. The Merkez Kullye Mosque is best known for its large carved dome. The interior is also an excellent example of oriental design with colorful patterns. As you walk around, the guide will tell you interesting facts about this mosque and its importance.
The excursion ends in the afternoon when the bus drops you off at your accommodation in Side.
Side city tour price includes transfer, services of professional English speaking tour guide, lunch, insurance, cable car to Tunektepe Mountain, entrance tickets to Duden Waterfalls and boat ride.
The price of Side city tour for adults is .. euros, for children from 7 to 12 years old it is .. euros and for children from 0 to 6 years old it is free.
Side city tour lasts from 09:00 to 16:00. Total tour time is 7 hours.