The Sunken Island of Kekova, the Ancient City and the Church of St. Nicholas from Alanya
Photo 1 The Sunken Island of Kekova, the Ancient City and the Church of St. Nicholas from Alanya
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The Sunken Island of Kekova, the Ancient City and the Church of St. Nicholas from Alanya

5.0(2)
Duration
15 hours
Languages
English, Russian
Guests
1-50

This tour is available from Antalya, Alanya, Belek, Kemer and Side.

On this 1-day excursion we offer you to explore the rich culture of Demre - Myra - Kekova. Ancient cities, ancient churches, thousand-year-old burials, places of pilgrimage and the turquoise coast will open before your eyes.

Highlights:

  • Visit Kekova Island
  • Learn about Lycian sarcophagus
  • Discover Church of St. Nicholas the Saint and Ancient City
  • Enjoy boat cruise

Includes:

  • Pick-up and drop-off from your hotels
  • Transportation by a/c bus
  • Guide
  • Lunch (buffet)
  • Yacht cruise

Not included:

  • Entrance ticket to the Church of St. Nicholas the Saint (for guests over 9 years old) - 20 euro (optional)
  • Entrance ticket to the Ancient City of the World (for guests over 9 years old) - 13 euro (optional)
  • Breakfast (take a lunch box with you at the hotel)
  • Drinks

Days: Wednesday and Sunday

Please note: Child price: 4-7 yo. The tour takes place on comfortable buses with 17, 30, 40 or 54 seats (the size of the group depends on the season and the number of reservations). Take your passport with you (a copy of your passport or a photo on your phone, especially if you have children aged 7-8 years with you: to enter for free). The price for a child of 4-11 y.o. is 19 USD per person, the price for a baby with a bus seat is 19 USD per person. The approximate distance to Demre is about 280 km. Approximate pick up time: 02:30-03:30

The current city of Demre was once called Mira and has a thousand-year history. For centuries, peoples have lived here and left numerous historical traces of their culture. One of the most important Christian saints served, died and was buried in this city St. Nicholas the Saint, Bishop of Myra (Myra is a city, Lycia is a country).You will be able to explore the culture of burial of the Lycians who lived on this territory 2500 years ago. They carved rocks to create tombs of an incredible beauty, which have been preserved to this day. On the engraved facade, scenes from the lives of the consumed tell us about their lives and achievements.Next to them is the GrecoRoman amphitheater, which once housed about 15 thousand spectators. Theatrical performances, performances of Emperors, gladiatorial fights and pilgrimage sermons of Bishops took place here. The end of your excursion will be a yacht trip, sailing from the port of Andriake. This port is of great importance in the history of the life of St. Nicholas the Saint, it was here that numerous scenes from his life took place. Walk by the sea and near the sunken Kekova Island and take in magnificent views. You will see sunken amphorae, Lycian sarcophagus, a fortress.

Itinerary:

03:00 - 06:20 : Pick-up from hotel.

9:00 - Breakfast and then visit to church of St. Nicholas the Saint, city of Myra.

Lunch and then cruise on a boat with visit to Kekova Island. There you will have a stop to swim.

15:30 - departure from the property.

18:30 - 19:30 : Arrival at the hotel.


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