This tour will open to you the pages of Turkish history while visiting an ancient city in Myra,the church of St. Nicholas in Demre and sunken city in Kekova! Kekova sunken city, destroyed by an earthquake during the 2nd century,you visit an ancient Greek amphitheater and the rock-cut tombs of the Lycian necropolis in Myra!
Antique Theatre and the Church of St. Nicholas the Saint to who is referred to as Santa Claus. Santa Claus was the bishop of
Myra,today he is patron saint of Russia, Belt Jala in Palestine and New York City. (His church in New York was 170 years old when the falling World Trade Center towers destroyed it.) The defender of children, guardian of sailors and protector of travellers.Seeping with lemon and orange aromas, Demre,was choosen by St. Nicholas as his home and his final resting place.
After lunch, we sail over turquoise waters to the picturesque Kekova Island from Ucagiz Village. Discover the extraordinary underwater ruins of the sunken city belonging to Kekova Island and visit the noteworthy Lycian necropolis at Teimiussa. There are opportunities to swim and snorkel if desired,so do not forget your bathing suit and towel. We return to Side in the late evening where the tour concludes with a hotel drop-off.
Lunch and boat trip included in the price,drinks are at an extra cost.
Kekova Demre Myra Tour
WEDNESDAY / SUNDAY