Demre-Myra-Kekova Tour is a unique opportunity to see ancient city of Kekova with partially destroyed columns, antique statues, fragments of arches and clay amphoras
Demre-Myra-Kekova Tour and be touched from bottom of your heart?
Demre Myra Kekova Tour from Antalya and all cities of Turkey can be booked prior to your holiday, as well as during your holiday.
Demre Myra Kekova Tour from Antalya and all cities of Turkey combination of recreation, history and for some people its Pilgrimage.
Myra is former capital of Roman province of Lycia. It carries spirit of a great era, huge amphitheater, enermous city gates, ancient tombs, basilicas carved into the rocks.
Demre and Myra have been a center of pilgrimage for religious Christians for many centuries. Locations of their important shrines: the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, known for the miracles of healing parishioners..
We suggest for curious travelers and adventurers to backle up as here you will be delighted to have undoubtedly amazing journey.
On Demre Myra Kekova Tour From Antalya an all cities in Turkey, you will walk and sail on a yacht, swim in the pure Mediterranean Sea and visit “places of power”, legendary Roman settlements and unique archaeological finds.
What to bring: Swimming suits, Towels, Camera, Money for personal expenses.
- Pick up from your hotel or location
- Drop off to your hotel or location
- Entrance fees of Myra
- Demre Myra Kekova Tour from Antalya and all cities of Turkey
- Lunch (Drinks are extra)
- Licensed Tour Guide
- Boat trip to Sunken City Kekova
- Entrance of Stn. Nicholas Church
- Personal expenses
After completing your booking Demre Myra Kekova Tour from Antalya and all cities of Turkey, you should be ready for a full day adventure, ancient city pieces in our days, Christians Pilgramage zones, amazing swimming break.
Road to Demre
You will be picked up from your hotel at scheduled time. Please kindly note road to Demre differs depending how many km you are away.
Example from Antalya road is approximately 2.5 hours. The road is incredibly picturesque through mountains and serpentines towards the Aegean Sea.
Comfortable tour bus will let you view high cliffs and dense cedar forests,blue sea.
Licensed Tour Guide will accompany you throughout your tour.
Ancient Cities Demre and Myra
In the 5th century BC. in a quiet harbor near the Mediterranean Sea Myra was founded, after it was destructed the new name became Demre or Kale.
Myra or Demre was ruled by Persians, Byzantines, Seljuk sultans and Roman emperors. Roman architecture is visible in ruins of the acropolis with fragments of statues, columns, multi-level Roman arena.
Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker
You will visit Church founded in the 4th century. As per legend, it was the local Bishop Nicholas who initiated the tradition of Christmas gifts. He was leaving gifts at the gates of the poor and in need people.
People have built temple after his deat. The pilgrims miraculously healed by touching the sarcophagus with the relics Saint. Several centuries have passed, untill now many people ask help and peace within the walls of the church.
Basilica's walls decorated with frescoes and mosaics, biblical scenes, reliefs and ornaments on the ancient sarcophagus are still protected.
Sunken city of Kekova
At the end of your Demre Myra Kekova Tour from Antalya and all cities of Turkey , you will enjoy sunbathing and swimming on modern yacht.
Through the glass bottom of the boat you can see columns, arches and stone stairs, altars and ruins of Byzantine church.
We suggest you to take lots of pictures as you will have best places for photoshoots.
Your driver will bring you back to your hotel after your tour.
Enjoy your holiday.