Port of Call Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey

Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey Cruise ships in harbor at Kusadasi, Turkey. Kusadasi is a small resort town hugging the shoreline of a beautiful Mediterranean bay. The town offers extensive shopping, pleasant beaches and easy access to some of the most impressive ruins in the world - Ephesus.
Where do cruise ships dock in Kusadasi (Ephesus) (or tender) @ googlemaps  Port of Kusadasi

Kusadasi (Ephesus) Shore Excursions

Great Theater, Ancient Ephesus Great Theater, Ancient Ephesus During the period of the Roman Empire, the Greek port of Ephesus became the largest city in Asia Minor, and is today the Mediterranean’s best-preserved classical city. Your tour starts through the magnificent Magnesian Gate, then you'll discover the huge Forum, the impressive Odeon, the two-tiered Library of Celsus, the excellently engineered Thermal Baths of Scolastika and the huge Great Theatre which could seat a staggering 24000 people. Ephesus is about 10 miles from Kusadasi, just before the town of Selcuk, and is best reached via a ship excursion.

Basilica of St John Basilica of St John The Basilica of St John, near ancient Ephesus, was built over the apostle's grave in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Here St John spent the last years of his life writing his gospel. Unfortunately, today the church lies mostly in ruins.

Meryemana, the House of the Virgin Mary, Meryemana, the House of the Virgin Mary, Meryemana is said to be where St John took the mother of Jesus after the crucifixion. Situated in a small valley, the humble chapel is positioned on the site of the small house where Mary is believed to have lived. Meryemana is about 5 miles past Selcuk along a winding valley road.

Shopping in Kusadasi doorstep attraction (easy walk or less than 5mile-8km taxi/bus ride from port) Shopping in Kusadasi There are lots of shops in Kusadasi. You'll find everything from shoes, bags and belts to pots, carpets, watches and jewellery. Including a lot of 'genuine original fakes' according to the signage. But be prepared for some fierce selling techniques.

Kusadasi City Beach doorstep attraction (easy walk or less than 5mile-8km taxi/bus ride from port) Kusadasi City Beach City beach is in the center of Kusadasi, and is a short cab ride or walk from the cruise port. With a lovely view towards Pigeon Island and the the reassuring sight of your ship docked safely in port, it is a great place to relax and enjoy life. There are sun beds, beach parasols, and a beach cafe. However if you plan to spend most of the day at the beach, a better option is Ladies beach, a lovely 1km stretch of sand which is a 5 minute bus/cab ride from town (nowadays ok for both sexes!)

Anything you'd like to say about Kusadasi (Ephesus) as a cruise destination?

LIKE our CruiseTimetables Facebook Page to enjoy a boatload of cruise fun and information.

Cruises To Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey


Arrivals
in 2020


May 2020
02 05 09 12 16 17 19 21 22 23 24 25 26 28 30 31

June 2020
02 03 04 06 07 08 09 12 13 14 15 16 17 20 21 22 23 26 27 28 30

July 2020
01 04 05 06 07 11 12 14 15 18 19 20 21 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

August 2020
01 02 04 06 08 09 10 11 12 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 25 29 30 31

September 2020
01 03 05 06 07 08 09 12 13 14 15 18 19 20 21 22 24 25 26 27 28 29

October 2020
01 02 03 04 05 06 09 10 11 12 13 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 30 31

November 2020
02 03 06 07 09 10 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 20 21 22 23 24 26 27 28

December 2020
04 08 11 18 25

Arrivals
in 2021


January 2021
01 18 20 21 25

February 2021
01 12 19 25 26

March 2021
04 05 12 16 17 20 23 27 28 29 30 31

April 2021
03 04 05 06 08 09 10 11 13 14 17 18 19 20 22 24 25 26 27 28 29

May 2021
01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 28 29 30 31

June 2021
01 02 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30

July 2021
03 04 05 06 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 16 17 18 19 20 21 24 25 26 27 28 30 31

August 2021
01 02 03 04 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 28 29 30 31

September 2021
01 02 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29

October 2021
01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 14 15 16 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 30

November 2021
01 02 06 07 08 09 10 12 13 14 15 16 18 19 20 22 23 26 27 28

December 2021
03 07 10 17 24 27 31

Arrivals
in 2022


January 2022
02 08 14

February 2022
07 14

March 2022
06

April 2022
13 18

May 2022
08 12 16 23 30

June 2022
06 13 20 27

July 2022
04 11 18 25

August 2022
01 08 15 22 29

September 2022
05 12 19 26

October 2022
03 10

November 2022
27