Kekova Sunken City, Demre, Myra Tour
Kekova Sunken City, Demre, Myra 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 will visit an ancient Greek amphitheater and the rock-cut tombs of the Lycian necropolis in Myra!
After you picked up from your hotel in Alanya, we depart for Kekova Sunken City, Demre, Myra Tour and travel to first Demre to visit the best examples of Lycian tombs at Myra Ancient city. According to Strabo, Myra was once a large city, making up one of the most influential parts of the Lycian League in the 1st and 2nd centuries BC. This League brought self-rule and semi-independence to Lycia under permission from Rome. After visiting Myra our next stop is at the Church of St. Nicholas the saint to whom is referred to as Santa Claus.
We will have lunch at the restaurant in centrum of Demre wich is included in the price of the tour. After lunch, sail over turquoise waters to the Kekova Island for Kekova sunken city tour. Discover the extraordinary underwater ruins of the sunken city of Simena. Learn history of 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 have free pick up services for Kekova Sunken City, Demre, Myra Tour from: Mahmutlar, Kestel, Tosmur, Oba, Alanya, Konakli, Avsallar, Incekum and Okurcalar. Pick up time from your hotel will be sent you by e-mail or by sms(whatsapp or viber).
If you are looking for the crystal clear sea, shades of blue in the sky and in the water, endless small bays for swimming, castles, the ancient ruins on land and in the sea, sarcophagus’ all around the land and the sea, the fisherman villages and countless other beauties that can not be listed here; The answer is Kekova.
Early morning departure from hotels. and Drive is approximately 280 kilometers
Snorkeling is available during boat tour around the sunken city in Kekova
The itineraries might be altered slightly by the guide for seasonal or other reasons. Visits to some museums or ancient ruins may not be possible due to renovation work. In the very hot months of July and August, breaks and visits to open-air museums and ancient ruins may be shorter than planned.