Greece & Turkey, 13 Nights/15 Days
“Athens, Corinth, Thessaloniki, Ephesus & Patmos”
Day 1 Depart USA
Day 2 THESSALONIKI
Arrive Thessaloniki. Overnight Thessaloniki
Day 3 THESSALONIKI, PHILIPPI, KAVALA, LYDIA BAPTISMAL SITE
Full day sightseeing. Visit St.Sophia Church, which is considered as one of the world’s greatest a. Drive to Philippi to see the St. Paul’s prison where the jailor was converted, the river where Lydia was baptized and the ancient Forum where Paul was arrested for his Christian faith. .
Day 4 BEREA, DELPHI, ATHENS
Transfer to Istanbul airill. Overnight Athens.
Day 5 ATHENS, MARS HILL, MYKONOS, EPHESUS
DAY 6 CORINTH
Today we start our tour to Northern Greece. We visit the Temple of Apollo, the theater and the Stadium in Delphi.
Day 6 CLASSICAL ROME
We continue our tour to Meteora where the famous Byzantine monasteries have been on top of mountains for more than a thousand years. The scenery is breathtaking. Overnight Kalambaka.
Day 7 CHRISTIAN ROME
O. Overnight Thessaloniki.
Day 8 FREE DAY ROME
We drive to
Day 9 ATHENS/FLY TO SMYRNA(IZMIR)
Transfer to isit to St. Policarp Church. Dinner and overnight in Izmir.
Depart to P
Drive to Sardes, anht in Pamukkale.
In the morning, observation of carpet weaving at one of the local workshops.
Drive to Ephesus. Visit the House of the Virgin Mary, where she spent her later days, the ancient Ephesus, the Archaeological Museum and the Basilica of St. John. Dinner and overnight in Kusadasi.
Morning ferry to Patmos to visit the Monastery of St. John and the Cave of Revelation. Return to Kusadasi for dinner and overnight.
Visit the theater of Miletos where St. Paul gave a speech to spread Christianity. Drive to Izmir for dinner and overnight.
Transfer to Izmir airport for departure flight to the United States.
13 nights at good 4 star Hotels in Turkey and Greece
Daily breakfast and dinner
Comprehensive daily sightseeing by private deluxe motorcoach with qualified driver and English-speaking, government licensed guides in Greece and Turkey
Entrance fees to all sightseeing
All transfers and all porterage (one suitcase per person)
All tipping to hotel and restaurant personnel, porters
Private roundtrip ferry between Kusadası - Patmos
Any other item which is not included above.
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