• See the finest monuments of historic Lycia, discover sunken cities and uncover the origins of Santa Claus on this enthralling tour.
  • Travel to one of the most beautiful parts of Anatolia to visit the ruined city of Myra with its impressive Lycian tombs cut from rock. View the ancient amphitheater, and the Church of St Nicholas, dedicated to the saintly man who became the model for Father Christmas.
  • 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.
  • It's a day full of great natural beauty and fascinating history.
  • Kekova:

  • An hour from Dalyangazi by sea are the picturesque island of Kekova (home of the sun). Kekova is also the name of numerous bays and ancient cities. Along the northern shore of Kekova Island, structural movements of the land over the years have caused some of the ancient houses to be totally submerged while the remains of others are scattered along the shoreline. A fascinating Lycian Necropolis of chest type tombs spread out along the coastline at Theimussa.
  • Myra:

  • Some of the finest examples of Lycian funerary architecture are to be found at Myra, near the expanding present day town of Demre. The site, about a mile from the town, includes a vast Roman theatre in good condition that was build against a cliff face that also feauters impressive sets of Lycian tombs. Many of the tombs have long cabin features carved into the rocks, presumably reflecting the domestic architecture of the period. The carvings are mostly in poor repair but the overall effect to this jumble of the architecture of death is dramatic.
  • St. Nicholas Church:

  • Best known as the patron saint of children, was born at Patara araund AD. 300 and became the bishop of Myra where he died. The miracles he performed in his life time and the stories that surround him are identified today in the west with Father Christmas.
  • Price: 60 Eur

    Date: 8 October- Saturday

    Tour Includes:

  • Pick up from the hotel at approx. 8:00am
  • All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
  • Myra (Kale)
  • St. Nicholas Church
  • Boat to Sunken City, Kekova, Theissuma, Simena Castle + swimming break
  • Lunch included (drinks are extra)
  • Transportation in a fully air-conditioned coach
  • Return transfer to the hotel at approx. 18:00 pm