Demre Myra Kekova tour from Alanya DESCRIPTION

Demre Myra Kekova tour from Alanya -Turkey is an amazing country! Such a unique historical heritage, perhaps, has no equal in the world. Thanks to the wonderful natural, recreational facilities, the location among the four seas — beach tourism is developing at the highest level. Muslim and religious temples contribute to the improvement of religious and pilgrimage tourism sector. What attractions do you expect in the amazing tour to Demre Myra Kekova from Alanya? We offer tourists a visit to several places at once with their detailed introduction (accompanied by an English-speaking guide throughout the trip) The antique city of Demre and the sunken city — Kekova — the world's tourist centers. Attractions of this region, which are considered holy for local residents too (St. Nicholas Church), will be attractable for kids because these holy places are connected with the prototype of Santa Claus. Demre Myra Kekova tour is a rather exciting journey, which will replenish the bank of your knowledge and pleasant memories. Also, we recommend you to visit, at least, an interesting tour of Kursunlu — Aspendos — Side from Alanya, which can be found in detail on our website.


Demre Myra Kekova tour will consist of the following points of the program:

  • Picking participants up and departure from the hotel in the early morning. The first stop in the mountains for breakfast, which you can pre-order in advance a day at the reception of the hotel.
  • Arrival in the ancient city of Mira. It is called the jewel of Turkey. Here you will see the famous Lycian tombs and a huge amphitheatre. The rock Lycian tombs are the largest in Turkey. They are a wall with the height of more than 200 m, erected from stone blocks on which the tombs are located. Lycans believed that after death a person goes to heaven and the higher they will be buried, the faster he will get there. The rich were buried at the highest points, those with little affluence - buried below. Not far from the tombs, you will see another unique structure - the Greco-Roman amphitheatre. The theatre can accommodate more than 10 thousand spectators, in ancient times, grandiose theatrical performances and gladiatorial battles were held here. Despite the fact that it was destroyed many times by natural elements, it was always rebuilt and welcomed guests. The building has such good acoustics that it is possible to hear even a whisper. Now the Roman Theatre is one of the main attractions of Turkey.
  • The next stage of the trip to Demre Myra Kekova from Alanya is a visit to an ancient city of Demre. Incredibly beautiful and historically rich city. Exactly, this city is the birthplace of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, of course, all known to us, St. Nicholas. If Finike is called the orange capital, then this resort town is a tomato paradise, here you can see a greenhouse for a tomato.
  • Visit the Christian Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. The main bishop of the city between 300 and 343 was St. Nicholas of the year. According to legend, he brought gifts to all the children for Christmas, and therefore, became a prototype of Santa Claus. Today, any guest of Turkey can visit the temple and honor the memory, bowing to the sarcophagus of Nicholas the Wonderworker.
  • Stop for lunch. We offer a buffet of the tastiest national dishes of Turkey.
  • Next, you will arrive at the city port for a fascinating journey across the Mediterranean by yacht.
  • Continuation of the tour - 1.5 hours on the Kekova sunken city - a real paradise for archaeologists. Like Atlantis, this city sank under the water due to tectonic movements, the inhabitants of Kekova left it in an instant, leaving all things in place. Several swim stops. at the time you can observe underwater life on the glass bottom of the boat
  • Return to the port, board buses and arrive at the hotel.