Take a Private Sightseeing Tour of Milet the Ancient and Modern City

Take a Private Sightseeing Tour of Milet the Ancient and Modern City. One of the most important cities in the ancient Greek world it eventually declined due to the splitting of its harbours.  There are so many well-preserved ruins to be seen at this site, including a Byzantine church, and The Temple of Apollo ruins.  

Your private tour Milet guide will talk to you about the Third Missionary Journey of St. Paul and how he stopped at Milet on his way back to the holy city. It is said that he requested the elders of Ephesus to meet him in Milet and what is know to be the only recorded sermon he every made and it records show it was awe-inspiring.  

In St. Paul's times, Milet had two main harbours, the Theater Harbor was where the original Cretan inhabitants settled.  The Lion Harbor with its two marble lions, one of which can still be seen on the site today was no double intimidating to any potentially dangerous travellers.   Read More...

Milet Private Tours to the Temple of Apollo

Take a Private Sightseeing Tour of Milet the Ancient and Modern City

It 's hard to imagine that Milet was once on a peninsula, with three working harbors.  On your guided private tour of Milet you will see the original port is now situated 5 miles inland due to the continent shift. 

A good place to start your sightseeing private Miletus tour is from the ruined Byzantine castle on a hill behind the theater; it provides an excellent view of the scattered ruins, The Temple of Apollo and the original coastline around Miletus.  The city walls were massive and more than 30 feet thick in some places.

The surprisingly well-preserved Baths of Faustina lie to the south, past a Seljuk Caravanserai and more ancient Greco-Roman city ruins.  There Museum of History specifically for both Miletus and Priene.

Top Sights and Attractions in Milet

The Temple of Apollo
2 A Milet guided private tour will bring you to the site of the Apollo Temple which had enormous significance in the region in ancient times. Your sightseeing tour guide will escort you through the interior of the Temple where you will see and hear about this amazing site.  They have unearthed many archaeological treasures and have them displayed in the adjacent museum.  
National Park
3 This stunning national park has everything you need for a fabulous day out. Grab a picnic and head here and choose between 7 different beaches, cobbled or sandy its very popular. Jut do not leave your food lying about as the wild boar( they aren't wild but very tame !) love to come out with their babies to get some food ! The Samos (Greece) coast is just 2 kilometres from the end of the national park! 
Boat Day Trip
4 If you fancy a day at sea have a walk down to the marina and check out the many boat guided tours that are available. A huge selection to choose from they all include lunch and soft drinks, it is an excellent way to chill and relax by sunbathing out at sea. if your lucky enough you'll catch the dolphins swimming and jumping down the side of the boat.
Ephesus Day Trip
5 Ephesus is the most magnificent ancient city of the seven churches. Ephesus which is in the borders of Selcuk district lived its most glorious days during the Hellenistic Age and the Roman Age. Easily Book your guided private Ephesus tours, to see all the treasures of Ephesus Turkey. Ephesus tours are designed around your interests; you can explore at your pace and select that suits you. Around 20 minutes from Kusadasi.

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