THESSALONICA - PHILIPPI - KAVALA - BEREA -METEORA- ATHENS- CORINTH - 3-DAY CRUISE  TO GREEK ISLANDS & EPHESUS (TURKEY) DAY 01 - SUNDAY: ARRIVE IN THESSALONICA Upon arrival in Thessaloniki our representative will meet us and assist in our transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight. (BCD) DAY 02 - MONDAY: AMPHIPOLIS - PHILIPPI - KAVALA (Neapolis) Early  morning  drive  to visit Philippi , with a short stop at the Lion statue of Amphipolis for photos. Sights to see here are the ruins of Aristotle Travel is a tour operator specializing in biblical and christian tours, student groups travel, cruises to Greece.    
 




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   / Paul's Missionary Journey in Greece (from Thessalonica) and a 3 day cruise (10 days) - FOR GROUPS ONLY
 

Paul's Missionary Journey in Greece (from Thessalonica) and a 3 day cruise (10 days) - FOR GROUPS ONLY

Paul's Missionary Journey in Greece (from Thessalonica) and a 3 day cruise (10 days) - FOR GROUPS ONLY

THESSALONICA - PHILIPPI - KAVALA - BEREA -METEORA- ATHENS- CORINTH - 3-DAY CRUISETO GREEK ISLANDS & EPHESUS (TURKEY)

DAY 01 - SUNDAY: ARRIVE IN THESSALONICA
Upon arrival in Thessaloniki
our representative will meet us and assist in our transfer to your hotel for dinner and overnight. (BCD)

DAY 02 - MONDAY: AMPHIPOLIS -
PHILIPPI - KAVALA (Neapolis)
Early morning drive to visit Philippi, with a short stop at the Lion statue of Amphipolis for photos. Sights to see here are the ruins of the Agora, a Macedonian Tomb and Water Cistern. We continue to Philippi where Paul worked to see the river, where Lydia is said to have been baptized, the ruins of a Prison where Paul and Sylas were kept, the Agora, the 5th and 6th century Basilicas and the Theater. After the visit, we continue to Kavala, the ancient port of Neapolis. Late that afternoon we arrive at Thessalonica for dinner and overnight. (B-D)

DAY 03 - TUESDAY: THESSALONICA - BEREA - VERGINA - KALAMBAKA
We start our brief tour of Thessalonica with a drive to the upper part of the Old City Walls. Here we have excellent views of the City and the opportunity to take pictures. Continue on foot to visit the Vlatadon Monastery and a sightseeing drive of the city viewing the White Tower, the Triumphal Arch of Galerius standing on the Egnatian Way and we see the Rotonda before leaving the city. Then a drive to Berea one of apostle Paul's stops to see the Byzantine mosaic in the monument commemorating his preaching. In Vergina (ancient Aigai), the first capital of Macedonia, we visit the most important tomb of Philip II of Macedonia, the father of Alexander the Great. D inner and overnight in Kalambaka. (BCD)

DAY 04 - WEDNESDAY: METEORA-
ATHENS
Early morning drive to visit Meteora Monasteries famous for their Byzantine museums perched precariously on huge finger-like rocks, exhibiting superb icons, old manuscripts and unique mosaics and frescoes. Drive to
Athens for dinner and overnight. (BCD)

DAY 05 - THURSDAY: CORINTH AND ATHENS
Depart Athens via the
Saronic Gulf, short stop at the Corinthian Canal for photographs. Continue to ancient Corinth, where the apostle Paul lived and preached. He wrote his first and second letters to the Corinthians here. Stop en route to Athens to visit the two famous ancient ports of Lechaion and Cenchreae. We return to Athens for our afternoon visit including many amazing sights such as the famous Acropolis with visits to the Parthenon and Erechtheion. We then go to nearby Mars?? Hill (Areopagus) (Acts 17:22) where the Apostle Paul delivered his well known sermon. Our tour ends with the highlights of modern Athens: passing by the tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Parliament House, Presidential Palace, Panathenian Stadium, Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Academy, the University and the National Library. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Athens. BCD)

DAY 06 - FRIDAY:
PIRAEUS - MYKONOS, GREECE
At
8:30 in the morning we transfer to the port of Piraeus for our 3-Day Cruise to the Greek islands and Turkey. Embarkation and sail for Mykonos at 11:00 a.m. In the afternoon (6:00 p.m.), call at Mykonos, the island that combines an international jet-set atmosphere and a very active nightlife. Stroll at leisure through the whitewashed, flower-decked alleyways, climbing to the sculpture church of Paraportiani or along the waterfront of "Little Venice" to the well-known windmills. Sail for Rhodes at 10:00 p.m. (BCL-D)

DAY 07 - SATURDAY:
RHODES, GREECE

At
9:30 a.m. we arrive at Rhodes. In ancient times, the Colossus of Rhodes was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Our optional half-day excursion takes us to visit the Temple of Athena on the majestic rocky Acropolis of Lindos, with the blue Aegean Sea beneath it and the sophisticated whitewashed artists' colony at its foot. Local tradition has it, that Paul's ship on its way to Rome, spent some time in the small harbour. We have the afternoon free in Rhodes. Stroll around the medieval walled city; enjoy the cosmopolitan atmosphere from one of the elegant cafes in the marina. Sail for Patmos at 6:00 p.m. (BCL-D)

DAY 08 - SUNDAY:
PATMOS, GREECE - KUSADASI (EPHESUS), TURKEY

At
7:00 a.m. we arrive at Patmos, this beautiful and almost mysterious rocky island where the apostle John was exiled and wrote the Book of Revelation. We have an optional tour: we drive up to the Monastery of John the Evangelist where we have a wonderful view of the island. We also visit the Grotto of the Revelation. After some free time for browsing, return to the ship and sail for Kusadasi at 10:00 a.m. At 1:30 p.m. we dock. You have an optional excursion to visit the ancient city of Ephesus. The apostle Paul worked and preached here for three years. See the famous Diana's temple with the Baths of Scholastica, the Library of Celsus, the Temple of Hadrian and the theater. Visit the Archaeological Museum and the Basilica of Saint John followed by free time for shopping in the bazaar before sailing for Piraeus, Greece at 6:00 p.m. (BCL-D)

DAY09 - MONDAY: PIRAEUS, GREECE
At 7:00 a.m. arrive at Piraeus. We disembark after breakfast. Our representative will meet and assist in our transfer to
Athens Airport for our departure. (B)

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