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Would you like to diversify your beach vacation by visiting interesting tourist attractions in Turkey and enriching yourself with cultural and historical knowledge? Then you will definitely like the excursion to Side Demre Myra Kekova Tour.
Respecting the national heritage of humanity allows us to see with our own eyes how our ancestors lived before us. How cities were built, how the dead were buried. How the culture developed and various historical events took place. During the journey you will delve into the past of ancient people who lived long before our time.
Early in the morning, depart from your hotel in a comfortable bus to Demre, next to which is the ancient city of Mira. St. Nicholas the Wonderworker himself lived and carried his flock here. Valuable not only for Christianity but also for all of history, the city today contains several preserved buildings, a large amphitheater and amazing rock-cut tombs. According to the legend of ancient people, the higher a person is buried, the closer he is to paradise. Maybe they were right and maybe they weren’t. But these tombs will capture your imagination.
In Demre, visit the Church of St. Nicholas, where the miracle worker is buried, and shop for various religious paraphernalia in the church shop.
After lunch, take a short boat trip to Kekova Island, which is encumbered with the underwater realm of the sunken city of Simena, the outline of which is visible under the transparent azure waters. The underwater ancient city will leave vivid impressions and beautiful photos on your cameras.
On the way back you will stop at a wine shop where you will be offered various masterpieces of local winemakers as well as an onyx workshop. And in the evening you will arrive back at your hotel.
Excursion to Side Demre Myra Kekova Tour, you will learn a lot from history steeped in the secret life of ancient people, see a charming underwater city and take away a lot of good impressions and souvenirs.
Side Demre Myra Kekova Tour price is 40 Euro for adults, 20 Euro for children from 4 to 11 years old and for children under 3 years old free.
Please note that we have ‘no hidden costs’
In the morning at 6:30 AM you will be picked up from your hotel and transported by comfortable transport on your journey through the ancient cities of Turkey. On the way you will stop at a picturesque place to rest, have breakfast and drive to the city of Demre, next to which is the ancient city of Myra. After seeing all the sights and taking a lot of photos against the backdrop of the amphitheater, beautiful landscape and impressive rock tombs, return to Demre to visit the Church of St. Nicholas and the church shop, which has a variety of unique items.
The price of Demre Myra Kekova excursion from Side includes transfer from your hotel and back, insurance, professional English-speaking guide, boat ride, entrance tickets and lunch.
The price of the excursion to Demre Myra Kekova from Side for adults is 40 euros, for children 4-11 years old it is 20 euros, and for children 0-3 years old it is free.
Excursion to Demre Myra Kekova from Side lasts in the morning from 6.30am to 7.30pm. Total tour time is approximately 10 hours.
The distance to Demre, Myra, Kekova from Side is 2 hours 50 min (216.0 km) via D400
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