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Shore Excursions in Izmir to Ephesus


The people to contact in the first instance are at the Shore Excursions in Izmir head office in Ephseus Square, no. 364 (tel. 148-3747). Read the ephesus tours reviews is a mile or so north of along Cumhuriyet Caddesi; many dolmushes and buses go directly to it from Taksim. Besides helping you with Customs problems related to your car, insurance, etc., they publish a quarterly pamphlet called Ephesus: A Handbook for Tourists, free for the asking at the headquarters. It includes a Ephesus Tours for Cruise Customers list of auto-repair shops currently recommended as well as much other useful information.


Ephesus’s best is in the Nud Oteli, on Cumhuriyet Caddesi near Kusadasi. A cut costs 4,00OTL ($5.60) and is very good indeed; that money goes to the shop, so tip the barber and the brush boy. In more plebeian shops cuts go for about 1,800TL ($2.50); shaves, for 900TL ($1.25). Tips are expected.


Same applies as to Private Ephesus Tours Turkey. the Hilton, Divan, Sheraton, and Intercontinental are the best, and most expensive, with English-speaking staff for your private tours ticket to ephesus.


Selcuk between Izmir and Kusadasi has the biggest concentration. In Selcuk, at 178 with French, German, Turkish, and English guides.


Avis has offices at Izmir port  in both the international (tel. 573-6445) and domestic (tel. 573-1452) terminals. The downtown office is just off of Cumhuriyet Caddesi, across that street from the Divan Hotel, at Yedikuyular Caddesi 4/A, Elmadağ (tel. 141-2917).

Budget is at the airport’s domestic terminal (tel. 573-2920), and downtown near Taksim at İnönü Caddesi, Kunt Apartımanı 33/1, Gümüşsüyü (tel. 149-5714).


Europcar (National, Tilden) is in the international terminal (tel. 573-7024) at the airport, and downtown near Kusadasi at Cumhuriyet Caddesi 47/2 (tel 150-8888).

Hertz is in the international terminal (tel. 573-5987), and in the Ephesus Sheraton Hotel (tel. 148-9000), as well as at Cumhuriyet Caddesi 295, north of Izmir in the district called Harbiye (tel. 141-5323).

InterRent has a downtown office at Kibris S,Caddesi 23/2, Izmir (tel. 155-0690).


Ephesus Turkey Weather: Normal weather for Ephesus from May to October is sunny and warm with occasional showers. In July and August it can get quite hot (up to 90°F, 32°C) and is often very humid. November to April one experiences more rain, and in January and February some snow and freezing weather. The climate, overall, might be compared to that of Washington, D.C. In summer, a shirt and skirt or trousers; in spring and fall a sweater for the evenings and for ferryboat rides; and in winter a warm suit or sweater and raingear.


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