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Limira-Demre Kekova from Kemer

Give yourself a special historical and religious tour of Limira-Demre-Kekov from Kemer, which will change your idea of the civilization of the antiquity era.

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Content of the trip

It's time to diversify your beach holiday in Turkey, get acquainted with the rich history of the country, preserved artifacts, and discover amazing legendary ancient cities and settlements! 

The intensive tour of Limira-Demre Kekova will begin with a visit to the ancient city of Limira, which is located on the southern slope of Mount Tojak. The city was built in the 5th century BC. Previously, he bore the proud title of the capital of the state of Liquia. 

We will walk through its ruins, see the highly artistic tombs of Limir with relief decorations. 

By the way, we have for you no less interesting ancient city of Mira, with artistically-carved in the rocks the largest tombs, Greco-Roman theater and all the amazing buildings of the Roman Empire, it can be studied in detail on the tour of Demre Mira Kekova from Kemer

You will appreciate the architecture of the Lycian sarcophagus Xantabura, located on a high pedestal, which is decorated with two majestic sphinxes. We will walk along the ruins of the city walls, imagine a visitor to the ancient theater, see a giant necropolis, reaching a height of 200 meters. We will visit the Byzantine church and the local fortress. .

Our next route to Limira-Demre-Kekova from Kemer will be the legendary Demre, this is the city where we will visit the Cathedral of Nicholas the Wonderworker. The immortal holy church has experienced many attacks and destruction throughout its existence, but has been successfully restored. It is now a global gathering center for pilgrims. St. Nicholas the Wonderworker is considered the patron saint of all travelers and sailors, protects women and children, he is revered all over the world. There is a belief that if an unmarried girl touches the hand of the sarcophagus, he will soon get married. 

The temple is made in the style of mosaic drawings on the walls and floors. It is decorated with unique frescoes and ancient icons. 

In the successful program of the tour of Limira-Demre-Kekova from Kemer, we will definitely make a stop for a tasty and hearty lunch, as well as visit the famous onix store, where you can buy souvenirs as a keepsake, if desired. 

At the end of Limira-Demre-Kekova from Kemer you will see the sunken city of Kekova. Kekova Island is one of the most protected sites, where they continue to search for new artifacts. 

We'll go to him on a special yacht. You will be surprised by the well-preserved ruins of the sunken city, consider the ancient amphorae, stone staircases, walls, streets and sidewalks. On a boat with a glass bottom it will also be possible to well consider household items and, at some point, to travel to another era. 

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Program

  • Transfer hotel guests on a comfortable bus with air conditioning.
  • A walk through the ancient Lyky city of Limira with a guide-historian.
  • Visit the town of Demre, which houses the Church of St. Nicholas.
  • Delicious lunch in a restaurant made from national Turkish cuisine.
  • Journey on the ship to the sunken island of Kekova, popular with divers all over the world. View the ruins and preserved household items of the ancient city in a boat with a glass bottom.
  • Stops in picturesque crystal-clear coves. We swim and enjoy the magnificent views.
  • Return to the hotel on a comfortable bus with air conditioning.

Tour Details

Tour daysTuesday, Thursday, Sunday.
Tour hours 09:00 - 18:00
IncludesTransfer, insurance, lunch, Russian-speaking guide, tickets to Limira, yacht tour to Kekova Island.
ExcludesDrinks, a ticket to St. John's Church. Nicholas the Wonderworker
RecommendedBathing accessories, sunglasses.
Adult 18
Children (7 - 12 Ages ) 9
Infants (0 - 6 Ages ) 0
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