Top 21 Things to do in Izmir, Izmir

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Ephesus & Archeology Museum Day Trip
Spend the day exploring the ancient city of Ephesus, walking amongst the ancient ruins with a friendly and knowledgeable guide. Learn about some of its most famous ruins before stepping into the archeology museum, where you have the chance to... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$75
per Adult

Ephesus & House of the Virgin Mary Small-Group Tour
Take a look back to see the ancient Greco-Roman world come alive in the historic ruins of Ephesus. With hassle-free transportation and the experience of a knowledgeable guide, this tour gives you an introduction to the intriguing secrets of this... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$54
per Adult

Ephesus & Terrace Houses Day Trip
Spend half a day exploring the ancient city of Ephesus, which thrived during the eras of both Classical Greece and the Roman Empire. Explore the homes of the city's wealthy residents, learn about the archaeological excavation process, and learn about... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$75
per Adult

Guided City Tour of Kordon, Republic Square & Karsiyaka
This revealing tour showcases Izmir's coastal beauty as you explore its long promenade and most remarkable destinations. Walk along the seaside Kordon esplanade, visit Republic Square, and browse the bazaar in Karsiyaka with a knowledgeable guide to learn about the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$75
per Adult

Guided Tour of Ephesus & the House of the Virgin Mary
Uncover ancient history at the largest and most well-preserved archaeological site in Turkey. This tour takes you to Ephesus, an ancient Greek city full of still-intact buildings and monuments. Also, visit the House of the Virgin Mary, where Mary is... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$75
per Adult

Guided Tour of the Acropolis & Asclepion in Pergamon
Visit the ancient Greek city of Pergamon and explore the incredible ruins of its Acropolis and Asclepion on this excursion from Izmir. As you wander through beautiful remains of temples, theaters, and libraries, get a glimpse into ages long bygone.... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$95
per Adult

Izmir & Sardis Jewish Heritage Tour
Explore Jewish heritage as you travel between the ancient cities of Izmir and Sardis. Learn about ancient history extending back to the Classical Greek era, and visit the Jewish District of Izmir to visit historic synagogues and learn about prominent... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$95
per Adult

Izmir Shore Excursion: Day Trip to Ephesus & House of Virgin Mary
Soak up Turkey's religious heritage and ancient history on this full-day shore excursion from Izmir. Leave your cruise ship in the morning to visit the ruins and temples of Ephesus, savor a tasty Turkish lunch, and visit what's believed to... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$132
per Adult

Jewish Heritage City Tour with Asansor & Beth Israel Synagogue
Explore the rich Jewish heritage of Izmir on this insightful guided tour. A new facet of the city's past comes to light as you visit important sites like Asansor, the Karatas neighborhood, Beth Israel Synagogue, and the famous Havra Street... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$80
per Adult

Pamukkale & Hierapolis Small-Group Tour
On a hill dominating the Plain of Menderes, you can find one of the most remarkable sites in Turkey. This full-day tour shows you the bleached travertines and pools of Pamukkale and the ancient necropolis of Heirapolis, offering a remarkable... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$108
per Adult

Pamukkale & Hierapolis Tour from Izmir
Explore the ancient city of Hierapolis, adjacent to the modern Turkish city of Pamukkale, on a tour out of Izmir. Learn about the ancient city, including its necropolis, gateways, and baths. Feel like a god or goddess as you take... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

11 hours

Free cancellation

$110
per Adult

Pergamon & Asclepion Small-Group Full-Day Tour
Visit the center of the ancient Kingdom of Pergamon for a full-day tour of this great ruined metropolis, known for its monuments dating back more than 2,000 years. You can learn about the city's long history and see the ancient... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

12 hours

Free cancellation

$108
per Adult

Primeclass Domestic Lounge at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB)
Kick up your travel-weary feet with a first-class relaxation experience in the Primeclass Lounge. This peaceful oasis offers a convenient escape from the airport bustle, complete with amenities that run the gamut from useful to luxurious, from Wi-Fi and a... Read More

Categories: Tickets & Passes

4 hours

Free cancellation

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$28

$27
per Traveler

Primeclass International Lounge at Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport (ADB)
Kick up your travel-weary feet with a first-class relaxation experience in the Primeclass Lounge. This peaceful oasis offers a convenient escape from the airport bustle. Plus, get access to amenities that run the gamut from useful to luxurious, from Wi-Fi... Read More

Categories: Tickets & Passes

4 hours

Free cancellation

Save!

$28

$27
per Traveler

Private Minivan: Izmir Airport (ADB)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Izmir International Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a minivan. For transfers to and from Izmir International Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

40 minutes

Free cancellation

$52
per Vehicle

Private Standard Car: Izmir Airport (ADB)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Izmir International Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a standard car. For transfers to and from Izmir International Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

40 minutes

Free cancellation

$33
per Vehicle

Shared Shuttle: Izmir Airport (ADB)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Izmir International Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Izmir International Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

1 hour

Free cancellation

$12
per Adult

Shore Excursion: Ephesus & House of the Virgin Mary Small-Group Tour
Take a look back to see the ancient Greco-Roman world come alive in the historic ruins of Ephesus. With hassle-free transportation and the experience of a knowledgeable guide, this tour gives you an introduction to the intriguing secrets of this... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$77
per Adult

Small-Group Half-Day Ancient Smyrna Tour
Once a bustling Roman bazaar, Izmir's ancient agora offers a wealth of history and architecture. With a small group and knowledgeable guide, this tour lets you see colonnades of Corinthian columns, vaulted chambers, and reconstructed Roman arches in one of... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$45
per Adult

Tour of Ephesus, Ephesus Archaeological Museum & House of the Virgin Mary
Travel back in time to the glory days of the Roman Empire as you discover the ruins of the most complete Classical city on earth. Explore Ephesus, the Terrace Houses, the Ephesus Archaeological Museum, and the House of the Virgin... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$90
per Adult

Turkish Villages & Local Life Tour
Explore 3 Turkish villages, each offering a unique perspective on the culture and history of the area. In Sirince, discover the descendants of Greek civilization, before learning about steam trains in Camlik, and finishing the tour surrounded by organic agriculture... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours

Free cancellation

$75
per Adult

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