Fez Travel offers day tours in a wide range of locations around Turkey. They are a great way to see a lot of things in a short time, and you will visit each site with one of our expert local tour guides, all of who have studied history and archaeology at university.
Our day tours include pick up from and drop back to hotels in central locations. Here are just a few of the sites you can visit on a Fez Travel Day Tour :-
Kusadasi and Izmir are the gateways to all things Ancient! Take one of our daily Ephesus Tours and visit Ephesus with its well preserved, colonnaded Arcadian Way, Hadrian’s Temple, spectacular Theatre and the amazing Celsus Library. You can also visit St John’s Basilica, the site of the Temple of Artemis and the Virgin Mary’s house where many believe is where she spent the final years of her life on earth.
Duration: 9 am to 4 pm
Absorb yourself in history today with a guided tour of the site of one of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the world, the site of Temple of Artemis and the ancient city of Ephesus with its well preserved colonnaded Arcadian Way, Hadrians Temple, Celsus Library, market and theatre.. Feel the mystical atmosphere of the city and stadium where chariot and horse races were once held. You will also have the chance to experience some Turkish handicrafts and to visit the pilgrimage point claimed to be the last home of the Virgin Mary and your last visit will be Sirince village which is located on the top of a mountain and famous with wines that you can taste. After the visit of Sirince you will return to your hotel.
Duration: 9 am to 7 pm
Visit Pamukkale, cotton castles and Heirapolis, including magnificently preserved necropolis, the main steet, gates, thermal baths, the Greco Roman theatre and the Basilica of St. Philippe. Swim in a theraputic bath of hot spring mineral waters.
Duration: 9 am to 5 pm
Depart from your hotel in Kusadasi or Selcuk in the morning. Bergama is home to two of the country's most celebrated archaeological sites: the Acropolis and the Asklepion of ancient Pergamon both listed among the top 100 historical sites on the Mediterranean. Most of the extraordinary buildings and monuments in Bergama date to the time of Eumenes II (197-159 BC), including the famed library, the terrace of the spectacularly sited hillside theatre, the main palace, the Altar of Zeus and the propylaeum of the Temple of Athena. In the early Christian era, Pergamon's church was a major center of Christianity and was one of the Seven Churches of Revelation. The ancient city is composed of three main parts: the Acropolis, whose main function was social and cultural as much as it was sacred; the Lower City, or realm of the lower classes; and the Asklepion, one of the earliest medical centres on record. You will return to your hotel after the tour
Duration: 9 am to 4 pm
Depart from your hotel in Kusadasi in the morning. After a 2 hour drive your tour starts with the visit tp Priene which was one of the most active ports of the Ionian Federation. The city is the oldest example of geometric city planning.
Thereafter visit Miletus which has provided its alphabet to the rest of the classical world, was a great port and the hometown of several philosophers and sages.
Continue to Didyma's Temple of Apollo with its very well-known oracles was one of the most sacred places of antiquity. Although looted and burnt many times it remains impressive. At the end of the tour you will be transferred to your hotel.
Duration: 8 am to 8 pm
Depart from your hotel in Kusadasi, Selcuk or Izmir in the morning and drive to Laodicea which was the chief city of the Lycus River Valley region. The full name of the city was Laodicea ad Lyceum (Laodicea on the Lycus). The city was originally known as Diospolis ("the City of Zeus"). The Greek deity considered to be the greatest of the Olympian gods.
After the visit to Laodicea we will depart to Aphrodisias the ancient city dedicated to Aphrodite, the goddess of Beauty, Love and Fertility, also famous for its school of sculpture, we visit the stadium, which is the best preserved in Anatolia, the Temple of Aphrodite, the Tetrapylon, theatre, the Museum.
A Kusadasi Jeep Safari promises to be a day of fun and adventure in surroundings you could not access any other way. Only half an hour from Kusadasi you will find yourself in pine scented forests, see unspoilt tiny villages and remote coves. We travel in a convoy of 4x4 jeeps affording you the best of vantage points. Our route takes us on 60km of on road and 40km of off road terrain and includes the National Park. We make scheduled stops to Zeus Cave, Echo Valley, a monastery and a waterfall. You have a substantial lunch at a 800 metre peak in amazing scenery, and later have an opportunity to wash off the days dust in the sea at Long Beach.
Start your day with a pickup from your centrally located Kusadasi hotel. Then, relax into your air-conditioned coach as you drive to Adaland Aquapark on the edges of town. On arrival, use your entrance ticket to head inside this top-notch water park, one of the largest in Europe. Then, get around six hours of free time to enjoy the vast array of slides, chutes and pools that cater for families and kids of all ages. Change into your swimsuit and perhaps float down the lazy river as you enjoy views over the garden-like park. Then, maybe pick up the pace on the 'Water Coaster', riding a tube down its tight twists and bends. When the time comes, dry off and change, and meet up with your coach outside the park. Your experience then ends with a drop-off at your hotel.