Experience Demre, Myra and Kekova during this guided day trip from Antalya. On this tour, you will discover ancient Lycian ruins in Myra and cruise the tranquil waters to Kekova Island. Enjoy an expedition to the sunken city of Simena and savor plenty of opportunities to swim and snorkel along the way.
1 Myra Ancient City - Antalya Myra Ancient City, which is located in and around the present-day Demre district center, was established on the plain of the same name. The city was connected to the sea with the canal to the west of the Myros River (Demre Stream), which was convenient for transportation. Sea transportation and trade of the region was also carried out from Andriake (Çayağzı) Port, which is located on the other side of the channel. The Ancient City of Myra is especially famous for the Lycian Period rock tombs, the Roman Period theater and the Byzantine Period Saint Nicholas Church (Santa Claus). The 2nd century is the period when Myra witnessed a great development. In the city, which was the Metropolis of the Lycian Union, many buildings were built and repaired with the help of wealthy people from Lycia. In the Byzantine Period, Myra became one of the leading cities in terms of religion as well as administration .
2 Demre , Church of St. Nicholas '' THE LAST SPACE OF SAINT NICOLAOS ''. Saint Nicholas, who was born in Patara and died in Myra where he was a bishop, waits for his visitors in the grave church built in the name of Baba Santa Claus ”. It is believed that Santa Claus dived into this place in his endless sleep. THE STOLEN BONE TAKEN TO BARI * Patara, one of the important port cities of the period, which hosted the Lycian Union Assembly Building, was built by M.S. He was born in 300 as the son of a wealthy wheat merchant. Saint Nicholas, considered the patron saint of children and sailors, became the Bishop of Myra on the borders of Demre and was believed to have died on December 6, 365, at the age of 65. After the Ottom .
3 Kekova Island Enjoy a boat trip across the sea to Kekova Island. Beneath the clear waters you can see the remains of Simena, a city ravaged by earthquakes around two thousand years ago. Swim in the turquoise waters, once a favored haunt of pirates, before exploring an ancient cemetery with many magnificent tombs.
Infants must sit on laps
Not wheelchair accessible
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
we can pick up from all antalya hotel.Pick-up times may vary depending on the hotel location. The exact times are communicated to the customer after making a reservation.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Any private expenses