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Demre Myra Kekova from Kemer

Excursion Demre-Myra-Kekova from Kemer is one of the most interesting tours. You will visit the legendary ancient cities, visit the Basilica of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, go on a sea voyage to the sunken city of Kekova, about which Jacques-yves-Cousteau wrote, where you will see preserved ancient artifacts.

Demre Myra Kekova from Kemer

Excursion Demre-Myra-Kekova from Kemer is a fascinating historical and religious tour of ancient places with a journey to the sunken city in one route.

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Demre Myra Kekova from Kemer Content of the trip

Demre-Myra-Kekova from Kemer is suitable for all travelers who want to touch the origins of Turkey's development, plunge into the history of the country and seem to move in time several millennia ago.

Demre Kemer distance

Distance from Kemer to Demre is 116 kilometers away, the road will take about two hours. And then you will visit the historical capital of the ancient state of Mira-Limire. Saint Nicholas the Pleasant lived and preached there. See the ancient Cathedral of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. Visit the shrine, visited by pilgrims from all over the world. You will also take an amazing boat trip to the sunken city of Kekova, in which Jacques-Yves-Cousteau filmed one of the parts of his Odyssey. Learn about the city of Kekova interesting facts from our expert guide, therefore a mysterious place. The Demre-Myra-Kekova tour from Kemer will begin in the legendary ancient city of Myra, founded in the 5th century BC - the capital of the state of Lycia.

The pearl of the city of Mira is an ancient Roman amphitheater with a capacity of up to 10,000 spectators. It is surrounded by citrus plantations. Near the amphitheater, there are Lycian tombs painted by skilled craftsmen of antiquity. One of them is breathtaking. Powerful tombs are carved into the rock and amaze with their scale. The height of the tomb depended on the status of the deceased. The richest and most famous Lycians have the largest tombs.

All lovers of antiquity are guaranteed to enjoy our tour in Pamukkale from Kemer, which is rightfully called the eighth wonder of the world with snow-white terraces, geothermal springs in the Cleopatra pool, surrounded by ancient cities.

Cathedral of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker

The Cathedral of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker is the so-called iconic center of the Church of St. Nicholas Demre. Every pilgrim considers it his duty to visit this church. Nicholas the Wonderworker is the patron saint of all children, travelers, fishermen and merchants. He was an unusually generous and just person. St. Nicholas served as an archbishop in the church. Inside a sarcophagus was installed in the church, which has miraculous powers. You will see picturesque murals, amazing mosaics, and ancient icons. We will return here immediately after the mystical city of Mira, to get acquainted with the main shrine of the city of Demre, as part of the excursion Demre-Myra-Kekova from Kemer

Then take a sea voyage to the sunken city of Kekova. This historic city was previously located on an island. There is an answer to the common question - why the island of Kekova sank, proved by the facts of the occurrence of strong earthquakes in the 2nd century AD, they drove it under the water. And the residents had to leave their homes. We will sail here on a yacht with a special glass bottom. You will see what remains of the city - its ruins, stone stairs and walls of ancient houses, sidewalks, some household items and other interesting artifacts.

In order to see all this with your own eyes, and learn even more interesting facts, book your place on the Demre-Myra-Kekova excursion from Kemer on our website without any prepayment.

Demre Myra Kekova from Kemer Program

  • Transfer of tourists from hotels on comfortable air-conditioned buses for the excursion Demre-Myra-Kekova from Kemer.
  • Walk in the ancient Lycian city of Limyra with a historian guide.
  • Acquaintance with the city of Demre, a place of pilgrimage for Christianity from all over the world, where the Church of St. Nicholas is located.
  • Delicious lunch in a restaurant with national dishes.
  • Travel by boat to the sunken island of Kekova, popular with divers, and see all its artifacts in a boat with a glass bottom.
  • Swimming in the crystal clear water of picturesque bays.
  • Transfer back to the hotel in comfortable air-conditioned buses.

Demre Myra Kekova from Kemer days, time, what is included, what is not included, recommendations

Tour daysWednesday, Friday , Sunday
Tour hours 8:00 - 17:30
IncludesTransfer, guide, lunch , Kekova boat trip
ExcludesDrinks, a ticket to St. John's Church Nicholas
RecommendedHeaddress, sunglasses, bathing accessories, money for additional expenses.

Demre Myra Kekova from Kemer Price

 1 Adult 35€
 1 Children (4-8) 20€
 1 Infants (0-3) 0€
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