Program of Demre Myra Kekova from Kemer
- Pick-up from hotels at 07.30
- Check-in to the “Icon Shop” store (15 min.)
- Visit to the Church of St. Nicholas (One hour)
- Myra (45 min.)
- Boat trip (2.5 hours)
- Onyx store
- Return to the hotels
Distance from Kemer to Demre
Tourists wonder the distance from Antalya to Demre, (in our case it is from Kemer to Demre); thus, let us answer this question immediately.
The distance is roughly 98 km, in other words, getting from Kemer to Demre takes 2 hours with a bus. Ours will be a very comfortable one with air condition.
Moreover, during our trip to Demre, you will see other regions, including Kumluca, famous for its Tomato Festival, and Finike, famous for its orange production and transporting to the entire globe.
The Landmarks That You Will See in Kemer Demre Myra Kekova Tour
Kemer Demre Myra Kekova Tour is full of landmarks of Turkey that have a global significance due to their wealth of history and beauty. And they are:
- Church of St. Nicholas in Demre
- The Ancient City of Myra
- Demre Amphitheater
- Demre Lycian Tomb
- Simena Fortress (Kalekoy)
St. Nicholas Church
This sacred and unique architectural monument dates back to the 4th century and it is dedicated to St. Nicholas who is formerly known as Santa Claus!
Pretty interesting, right?
You will see some paintings on the walls that describe his life, and enjoy the historical atmosphere.
Myra: The Ancient Lycian City
The Ancient City of Myra is not far from the Church of St. Nicholas, and this historical place was named by Lycians and it means “Land of the Sun”.
In there, you can view the ancient Lycian tombs, which is a kind of necropolis and enjoy the atmosphere of antiquity. Because these tombs date back to the 4th century BC.
The Ancient Amphitheater in Demre
Today, in Turkey, there are 206 ancient theaters which were built during the rule of Roman Empire.
And the Demre Amphitheater is considered the fourth largest of these noted theaters. It was built in the 2nd century with its 10000-people-capacity!
Demre & Kekova The Sunken City
In the ancient times, Kekova Island was a part of the mainland and a large city. However, due to the powerful earthquakes, a great deal of this city has sunken, and the second part of the city has turned into an island.
Today, this place is isolated from civilization and no one lives here due to its historical significance -it is an ancient site.
And this island is one of the most picturesque and famous places in Turkey which resembles Atlantis.
Simena Fortress (Kalekoy)
Kalekoy Fortress is located in an island that is opposite of Kekova Island. It was built in the 13th century and has been pretty well-preserved since then.
This historical monument is popular for not only for its architectural forms, but also for the unique Roman amphitheater inside of its fortress. In short, you will adore it in and out!
Kemer Demre Myra Kekova Excursion is the Best
Kemer Demre Myra Kekova Tour is considered one of the best tours in Antalya due to its program, information that it offers and delightful sceneries.
You will be able see magnificent historical monuments and enjoy the picturesque natural landscapes. In short, do not miss this chance and get your seat by booking our tour online. Or, you can contact us for further information!