Full Day Tour of Antalya, Perge, Aspendos and Side on SIC Basis (Seat in Coach)
A full day tour across the fertile plains of Antalya to the Phamphylian cities of Perge, Aspendos and Side with their well-preserved Roman ruins.
Duration of tour: 9 hours
The principal resort of the Mediterranean is the port city of Antalya which is an attractive setting with shady, palm lined boulevards and a picturesque old quarter called Kaleici which has narrow streets and wooden houses next to the old city walls.
Take a walk through Kaleici visiting the Three Arched Hadrian Gate. Continue to Perge - an important city of ancient Pamphylia. Visit the Theatre noted for the marble relief work of its stage and its three sectioned memorial fountain. Then visit the city gate flanked by two lofty towers, a long colonnaded way that was once lined with shops and mosaic pavements, the Agora and buildings that once housed the Baths and Gymnasium.
Lunch is at local resturant. Aspendos - dominating the site is the best preserved Theatre of antiquity seating 15,000. The Galleries, stage decorations and the acoustics all reflect the success of the architect. Close to the Theatre Basilica and Agora, see the remains of an aqueduct, which was one of the largest in Anatolia.The tour will end with the visit to Side, one of the best-known classical sites in Turkey and was an ancient harbour whose name meant 'pomegranate'. Side is a resort town on the southern coast of Turkey, near the villages of Manavgat and Selimiye, 75 km from Antalya.
- Transfers and transportation from hotel by deluxe vehicle (depending upon no of passengers in the group)
- Guide & Entrance fees to the sites
- Set menu lunch at local restaurant (drinks not included).