Selçuk, one of the favorite districts of Izmir, manages to attract many people thanks to its cultural riches. The historic district, which dates back to 9000 years ago, is fortunate in terms of historical buildings. When you come to Selcuk, you can still hear the breathing of history.
Now let us give you a few suggestions for the smooth travel of your trip to Ephesus.
Which airport should choose for going to Ephesus?
There are many different ways to go to Ephesus. The easiest way is to go by airway, the shortest route to it will be the Kusadasi airport.
Ephesus from Izmir
Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport is 60 km from Selcuk (Ephesus).
There are several different ways to get to Selçuk from Izmir airport. If you want to choose an inexpensive method, you can go on the train that passing in the airport. If you want a comfortable journey, the most convenient way is to benefit from the hotel's transfer service.
Selcuk transfer fee from Izmir airport is between 320 TL and 400 TL. (about 50 €)
Ephesus from Kusadasi
The village of Sirince is 30 km away from Kusadasi.
Kuşadası-Selcuk between 30 minutes to make a voyage by taking the minibus to come to Selcuk Terminal (6TL) from there to the village can be known dolmus (4TL).
Where To Stay in Ephesus
Consisting of old Greek houses dating back to the 19th century, Şirince Village has two districts to choose from: the beginning of the village center and the village road on the Selçuk side. The hostel and boutique hotels in the region are either run by local operators or entrepreneurs who have come to the region as a holidaymaker and are settled in the village as a result of their admiration.
If you want to be close to visiting the ancient city of Ephesus, you should choose a hotel within the village of Sirince.
Best Hotels Closest to Ephesus Ruins in Selcuk for 2019 Ephesus: How many days needed?
The ancient city of Ephesus is located in an area of the main central region and will be enough to travel around this region for a day. If you want to visit the Virgin Mary house and 7 sleepers cave you will need to add half a day. Our advice is to spend 1 day in Şirince, which is intertwined with nature.
What to Eat in Ephesus?
Boyoz: Boyoz, which is identified with İzmir, is only the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to İzmir. I recommend that you taste a kind of pastry, which is a kind of pastry.
Izmir Kofte: Izmir Kofte, whose fame is spread all over our country, is one of the most popular and delicious tastes of Izmir cuisine. Potato, tomato and pepper with meatballs and baked in this dish with a must-taste.
Sevketi bostan: Sevketotu or bostanotu also known as Izmir's vegetables with lamb meat is formed by the completion. You should taste this regional dish that has reached our day. Best Time to Visit Ephesus
As you know, Ephesus is a popular tourist destination. So, if you are planning your visit during peak holiday seasons or at festival times, make sure that you book the best hotels with their best room rates. To find out when are the high seasons you should check the weather in Ephesus. Generally, the summer season is the peak season.
Coldest time of the year is January and February. Average temperature these days are approximately 10 C /40 F. Almost never have any snow. Rainy season is in between October and April. It hardly rains in the summer time. The warmest time of the year is July and August. Midday temperature rises upto 43 C/110F. Best time to visit Ephesus is April, May, October, November. This is the time the weather is neither hot, nor cold.