Footsteps of Apostle Paul - Faith Based Travel Globus

Footsteps of Apostle Paul - Faith Based Travel

Religion and history combine and take the spotlight on this incredibly meaningful Footsteps of Apostle Paul - Faith Based Travel tour. This vacation transports you to monasteries in Meteora, St. Paul’s mosaic in Kavala, Thessalonika's Aristotelous Square and Ag. Dimitros Basilika, Ephesus and the House of Mary in Kusadasi, the Minoan Palace of Knossos and other spectacular sights. You'll also enjoy time to spend as you choose in various locations throughout this spiritual journey.


10 Daysfr. $3,675

  • RETRACE the many missionary journeys of the Apostle Paul after he saw the light in Damascus
  • VISIT the ancient communities where Paul established churches
  • SEE the White Tower and Aristotelous Square in Thessalonika
  • VISIT Ag. Dimitros Basilika
  • WITNESS Amphipolis and Apollonia along the route of St. Paul
  • GUIDED SIGHTSEEING in Kavala includes Neapolis of the Acts and St. Paul’s mosaic
  • TOUR in Philippi, Lydia’s Baptistery, the forum and ruins of the Basilicas and the theatre
  • EXPLORE Bema of Apostle Paul in Veria
  • VISIT Meteora's Holy Monastery of Varlaam and Holy Monastery of St. Stephen
  • DRIVE past Trikala en route to Lamia, and past Thermopylae en route to Athens
  • CRUISE to Mykonos and Turkey
  • GUIDED TOUR to the Ephesus Archaeological site
  • SEE the House of Mary
  • GUIDED VISIT to the Minoan Palace of Knossos in Heraklion
  • EXPLORE Santorini (weather permitting)
  • GUIDED VISIT to the excavations in Corinth includes Agora and St. Paul’s Bema
  • GUIDED SIGHTSEEING includes visit to the Areopagus and the Acropolis
  • Each Globus faith-based vacation is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus escorted vacation, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery vacation is the perfectly sized tour—without the crowds.
  • Headsets throughout the tour
  • Tips for personal services and to tour directors and drivers are not included in tour cost and left to your discretion.
  • All items of a personal nature (room service, beverages, telephone charges, laundry, special food requests, etc.) and meals not specified on the tour itinerary are not included and must be paid by the client.
  • All rates exclude airfare unless expressly noted.
Breakfast daily (except Day 1), 2 lunches, 3 dinners
  • Crowne Plaza Athens in Athens, Greece (3 nights)
  • Grand Hotel Palace in Thessalonika, Greece (2 nights)
  • Cruise on Celestyal Olympia (3 nights)
  • Grand Meteora in Kalambaka, Greece (1 night)

ARRIVE IN ATHENS, GREECE Location Information Description

Athens, Greece

Welcome to Athens! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Dinner

Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre

ATHENS–THESSALONIKA Location Information Description

Thessaloniki, Greece

Scenic drive to Thessalonika. Orientation drive includes the White Tower and Aristotelous Square. Visit Ag. Dimitros Basilika.

Breakfast, Dinner

Grand Hotel Palace

THESSALONIKA. EXCURSION TO PHILIPPI & KAVALA Location Information Description

Philippi, Greece

Drive past Amphipolis and Apollonia along the route of St. Paul. In Philippi Visit Lydia’s Baptistery. Visit the forum and ruins of the Basilicas and the theatre.

Location Information Description

Kavala, Greece

Orientation drive in Kavala includes Neapolis of the Acts and St. Paul’s mosaic. Free time for lunch before returning to Thessalonika.

Breakfast, Dinner

Grand Hotel Palace

THESSALONIKA–VERIA–METEORA–KALAMBAKA Location Information Description

METEORA, Greece

In Veria visit the Bema of Apostle Paul. Visit Meteora's Holy Monastery of Varlaam and the Holy Monastery of St. Stephen.

Location Information Description

Kalambaka, Greece

Scenic drive en route to Kalambaka.

Breakfast, Dinner

Grand Meteora

KALAMBAKA–ATHENS Location Information Description

Athens, Greece

Drive past Trikala en route to Lamia, and past Thermopylae en route to Athens. Use your free time this evening to explore Athens. You may choose to purchase an optional experience such as a 4-course dinner and Greek entertainment in Plaka (Athens’ oldest village).

Breakfast

Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre

ATHENS–PIRAEUS (EMBARKATION)–MYKONOS Location Information Description

Mykonos, Greece

Transfer to Piraeus to board your cruise. Cruise to Mykonos where you'll have free time this afternoon and evening.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Celestyal Olympia Cruise Ship

CRUISING: KUSADASI, TURKEY–EXCURSION TO EPHESUS–PATMOS, GREECE Location Information Description

Kusadasi, Turkey

Guided visit to the Ephesus Archaeological site. See the House of Mary.

Location Information Description

Patmos Island, Greece

Free time to explore Patmos as you wish.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Celestyal Olympia Cruise Ship

CRUISING: HERAKLION, CRETE–SANTORINI Location Information Description

Heraklion, Greece

Guided visit to the Minoan Palace of Knossos in Heraklion.

Location Information Description

Crete, Greece

Visit to Santorini island (weather permitting). Free time this afternoon.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Celestyal Olympia Cruise Ship

PIRAEUS (DISEMBARKATION)–CORINTH–ATHENS Location Information Description

Corinth, Greece

Scenic drive to Corinth Canal with photo stop. Guided visit to the Corinth excavations includes Agora and St. Paul’s Bema.

Location Information Description

Athens, Greece

Guided sightseeing in Athens includes visit to the Areopagus and the Acropolis. Photo stop at Panathenaic stadium. Free time before a farewell dinner.

Breakfast, Dinner

Crowne Plaza Athens City Centre

Location Information Description

Athens, Greece

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast

Departure Date
Price
Sun, Jun 09, 2024
$3,775.00
Sun, Jun 23, 2024
$3,775.00
Sun, Jul 21, 2024
$3,735.00
Sun, Sep 01, 2024
$3,845.00
Sun, Sep 29, 2024
$3,675.00

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