Visit Upper and Lower Pergamon, the birthplace of parchment and home to the steepest theater and most famous health spa in the ancient world. See the renowned library, the Acropolis and Temple of Athena, and more on a 5-hour shore excursion from Dikili.
What to Expect
This private 5-hour shore excursion departs from either the port of Dikili or the port of Izmir, and takes you to the ancient city of Pergamon, near the Aegean Sea.
Discover what Alexander the Great called the Eagles’Nest, and enjoy panoramic views of this epic city’s Acropolis.
You’ll learn about the glory days of Pergamon, known for originating parchment, having one of the world’s greatest libraries, and being the site of the Altar of Zeus. See the steepest theater in history, having a capacity of 10,000 spectators.
Soak up the history of the Asklepieion, the famous ancient healing spa, where Galen, one of the most prolific medical scientists, studied and practiced. You’ll have time for a lunch break before heading back to the Port of Dikili.
- Dependable driver
- New, air-conditioned vehicle
What's Not Included
- Entrance fees
- Tips (appreciated when deserved)
Know Before You Go
• Upper Pergamon Acropolis – adults, EUR 13; children up to 12 years, free
• Lower Pergamon Asklepieion health spa – adults, EUR 10; children up to 12 years, free
In the summer it is advisable to bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and water. Comfortable walking shoes are always a smart choice.