Transfer to the airport for morning flight to Izmir (1.5 hrs). Upon arrival, you are met and driven to Ephesus (45 min) where you walk throughout the impressive ancient city with your guide. One of the most impressive Roman ruins and important ancient coastal cities, Ephesus attracted the Mediterranean world’s merchants, artists and statesmen for many centuries. Also visit the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. After touring, drive 20 minutes into the hills to your hotel in Şirince village, once used by residents of Ephesus as a cool mountain retreat. There is time to wander the cobblestone streets amongst the charming stone cottages, where you can shop for homemade fruit wine, herbal soaps, olive oil, and delicious natural foods. Overnight in an Ottoman-style cottage in the village, one of the boutique guest houses of Nisanyan Evleri.