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Follow the steps of apostle Paul (11 days)

Makedonia Airport (SKG), Thessaloniki (0)
from/per person  487
  • Group Tours
  • 11 Days


Description

Follow the steps of apostle Paul – 11 days/ 10 nights

Join a spiritual journey following the steps of apostle Paul. Visit Greece the land of ancient treasures and Christian history, and walk in the places of apostle Paul. See Philippi, Corinth and Athens; places where apostle Paul lived. Explore the centre of Athens go up the Acropolis and walk in Plaka and the Monastiraki flea-market. Admire the Byzantine Meteora monasteries and the Areopagus Hill. Follow the footsteps of apostle Paul and get inspired.

Highlights
  • Philippi
  • Meteora
  • Corinth
  • Acropolis
Comforts
  • Christian pilgrimage
  • Like mind and faith
  • Professional tour guide
  • Comfortable hotels
Included
  • 10 overnights at 3* and 4* hotel
  • Room with bath or shower, and toilet
  • Half board basis – breakfast and dinner, starting with dinner on day 1 and ending with breakfast on the last day
  • Private comfortable coach services as per itinerary
  • Professional licensed guide, English speaking on the excursions days
  • Assistance at airport upon arrival and departure
Supplements
  • Entrance fees
  • Full board
  • Single room supplement
Not included
  • Beverages
  • Tips

 


Schedule

Arrival at Thessaloniki airport, transfer to hotel.

See the ruins of the ancient town Amphipolis. Visit of Philippi the place where Saint Paul established the first church in Europe. Here is also the river where Lydia was baptized by Paul and the ancient forum and jail where Paul and Silas were imprisoned. A guided city walk in the port town Kavala, where apostle Paul landed in Europe when he sailed from Troas.

Enjoy today the city of Thessaloniki, the place where apostle Paul also preached and to where he sent his first and second letters to the Thessalonians. Explore the city and see the old city walls, the White Tower, the Byzantine Acropolis and the Basilica of St. Dimitris.

Get a taste of the beautiful countryside of northern and central Greece. Stop in Veria, ancient Berea, on the terraced foot of Mount Vernon to see the monument where Paul preached.

Visit of the spectacular Meteora with its thousand-year-old Byzantine monasteries perched precariously on huge finger-like rocks. Enjoy here the breath-taking views. See the technique and art of icons at an icon workshop.

In the morning visit of Delphi the "omphalos" (navel) of the earth in the ancient world. Visit the site and see the temple of Apollo, the treasury of the Athenians and the Archaeological Museum exhibiting masterpieces of ancient Greek sculpture and the bronze Charioteer.

Free day at hotel in Nafplion for relaxation and or to discover this picturesque town on your own. Walk in the narrow streets of Nafplion with beautiful restored classical buildings and guarded by the Bourtzi fortress.

Drive through the scenery Peloponnese to the Byzantine citadel Mystras, its churches are decorated with beautiful icons.

Departure with luggage. Visit of Mycene and the excavations of Corinth, the place where Apostle Paul lived for two years and from where he sent his first and second letters to the Corinthians.

Visit the legendary Acropolis to see the spectacular Parthenon and the temple of Athena. See also the Areopagus or Mars Hill where Apostle Paul spoke to the Athenians. Enjoy a guided tour in the Byzantine museum with unique relics of the Greek Orthodox church. A sight-seeing tour by coach goes along Constitution Square, the House of Parliament, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Temple of Zeus and the Old Olympic Stadium.

Transfer from the hotel to Athens airport.