Greece and Turkey private tours and shore excursions.
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OVERVIEW:The Dikili to Pergamon excursion visits Upper and Lower Pergamon on this private guided tour. See the birthplace of parchment, the steepest theatre in the ancient world, Acropolis, Alter of Zeus mentioned in the Bible and the most famous health spa, Asklepieion. Enjoy what Alexander the Great called “the Eagles Nest", the panoramic vantage point of the Acropolis of this epic city and lower Pergamon where the most famous healing center, the Asklepieion, was located.
INCLUDED: dependable driver, A/C vehicle, licensed guide (different languages available-request)
NOT INCLUDED: entrance fees, lunch, tips (appreciated when deserved)
HIGHLIGHTS: Guided visits to upper and lower Pergamon, (birthplace of parchment, the largest and steepest theatre in the ancient world seating 10,000 patrons, and the renown Pergamon library, second only to Alexandria). Exploring the Acropolis, Temple of Athena, the location of the Alter of Zeus that was mentioned in the Bible. Visit 'lower' Pergamon for an eye-opening history lesson of the famous health spa, Asklepieion. This is where Galen, the most prolific scientist of medicine after Hippocrates, studied and practiced. This is an unforgettable day of ancient history. A Mediterranean lunch before heading back to the Port of Dikili concludes the day tour.
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