This excursion combines Christian shrines, ancient antiquities and a sailing trip. In a group of up to 40 people, you will go to Demre, where you will touch the sarcophagus of St. Nicholas and examine the frescoes. In Mir, visit the huge amphitheater and get accustomed to the faces on the rock tombs. Then you will swim near the sunken city of Kekova. Group excursion Duration More than 12 hours Group size up to 40 people Children Allowed with children How it goes By bus € 30 per person
What awaits you
Church of St. Nicholas in Demre. This is the resting place of Nicholas the Pleasant, one of the most significant Christian saints. You will see the sarcophagus, where his relics were kept until the 11th century, and you can turn to the saint with prayers. Hear about the miracles and amazing life of Nicholas, as well as admire the frescoes of the 11th and 12th centuries.
The ancient city of Mira. Once it was the capital of the Lycian state - you will hear about its fate, about the impressive structures that were erected here in honor of the Roman emperors. The amphitheater, which could accommodate up to 10,000 people, as well as rock tombs of the richest Lycians will tell about the greatness of the city.
Walking on a yacht near the island of Kekova. You will sail past an ancient fortress, sunken amphorae and tombs. And then we will drop anchor to swim in the turquoise waters and relax after a hot day.
- Collection of travelers and departure from hotels (03:00 - 04:30)
- Stop in the mountains for breakfast (around 08:00)
- Visit to the Icon Center of St. Nicholas the Pleasant
- Visit to the Church of St. Nicholas the Pleasant (pilgrimage to the sarcophagus)
- A yacht trip near the sunken island of Kekova and the ancient city of Dolihiste, the ancient Simena peninsula and the ancient city of Teimussa + a stop for swimming
- Stop for lunch at a restaurant
- Visit to the ancient city of Myra (Greco-Roman amphitheater, Lycian rock tombs)
- Return departure (15:30 - 16:30)
- Return to hotels (20:00 - 21:00)
How the excursion goes - Be sure to take your passport with you - The tour will be guided by one of our professional historian guides - The program may change depending on the weather or other factors - Distance from the center of Antalya to Demre 145 km - Children under 6 years old are not provided with a separate seat on the bus. Children sit with adults (in their arms). If you want your child under 6 years old to occupy a separate seat on the bus, then when ordering, you need to issue a separate ticket for him
What is included in the price - Transfer - Lunch (buffet, drinks not included) - Walk on a yacht near the sunken island of Kekova and the ancient city of Dolihiste, the ancient peninsula of Simena and the ancient city of Teimuss
Additionally paid: - The drinks - Breakfast (take lunch box from the hotel) - Entrance ticket to the church of St. Nicholas the Pleasure - 50 TL - Entrance ticket to the antique city of Mira - 45 TL
The tour starts at your hotel. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.