Travel to Greece and explore many of the location St. Paul tranversed during his time there. There is also a small cruise included for four days and three nights. For information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- All Inclusive Pricing
- Breakfast and Dinner Daily
- Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
- Deluxe Hotels
- Entrance and Program Fees
- Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
- Guided Tours
- International Airfare
Day 1 Day 1 – Depart U.S.A
Enjoy the flight.
Day 2 Day 2 – Arrive in Thessaloniki, Greece
We arrive early afternoon in Thessaloniki where you will be met by your guide and driver to begin your sightseeing of Thessaloniki. This city, named after Alexander the Great’s sister, figures prominently in the New Testament at which time this provincial capital was considered a world cultural center. This community was the center of Paul’s activities in Northern Greece. It is where he preached and founded a church and to whom he wrote two epistles.
Day 3 Day 3 – Thessaloniki - Philippi - Kavala
Full-day excursion along the ancient route of Apostle Paul to Amphipolis. Journey to ancient Philippi, which was named after the father of Alexander the Great. This busy Roman Colony boasted a great library and theater. In Philippi, Paul preached, established the first church in Europe, and was to whom he wrote one of his epistles while imprisoned in Rome. It was in this area that Paul met Lydia, a dealer in purple cloth. She and her household accepted Christ and were baptized in the nearby river. Next, continue to Kavala, ancient port of Neapolis.
Day 4 Day 4 – Thessaloniki - Veria - Kalambaka
This morning, stop in Veria, where Paul and Silas were sent by friends after being accused of treason in Thessaloniki. Visit the Bema of Apostle Paul, where Paul is said to have stood and preached the Gospel to the local community. Continue to Kalambaka.
Day 5 Day 5 – Kalambaka-Meteora-Athens
In Meteora, visit Varlaam and St. Stephen’s Monasteries. Situated atop vast rocks, the 14th-century monasteries compose one of the most breathtaking sites in the world. Inside the monasteries, discover many historical and religious treasures. Continue to Athens.
Day 6 Day 6 – Athens
Full day city tour of Athens. You will see the Acropolis, Parthenon and Mars Hill (Areopagus) where Paul delivered his famous sermon about the identity of “the Unknown God”. You will also have a panoramic tour to see the Parliament House, the Academy ,Omonia Square and Panathenaic Stadium. You will have free time in the Plaka area of Athens.
Day 7 Day 7 – Athens-Piraeus (Embarkation) - Mykonos
We transfer to the port of Piraeus to begin our 3-night Greece and Turkey cruise with a visit to the mountainous island of Mykonos. Free time to explore the island before returning to the ship for evening entertainment.
Day 8 Day 8 – Kusadasi, Turkey - Patmos, Greece
Arive at the Turkish port of Kusadasi. Visit the ruins of Ephesus, whose inhabitants were the recipients of Apostle Paul’s famous epistle and which was once the capital of the Roman province of Asia, and to the House of Mary, where the Virgin Mary is said to have spent her last days. Continue your cruise to Patmos, with free time to discover the “Jerusalem of the Aegean”. We visit the Monastery of St. John and to the Cave of the Apocalypse, where John the Evangelist wrote the Book of the Revelation during his exile.
Day 9 Day 9 – Santorini
Today we will dock at Santorini, the “Black Pearl of the Aegean.” In Santorini, we visit the cliff-top village of Thera for one of the world’s most breathtaking panoramas.
Day 10 Day 10 – Piraeus, Greece (Disembarkation)-Corinth-Athens
Disembark, and continue to Corinth for a guided visit of the excavations where Apostle Paul worked for 18 months with tent makers Aquila and Priscilla. We will have a stop at the Corinth Canal, a hand made canal joining the Aegean and the Ionian seas . Return to Athens for dinner and overnight.
Day 11 Day 11 – Return to U.S.A.
Enjoy your flight.