Corinth
Mars Hill in Athens
Ephesus
Patmos
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Athens, Corinth, Patmos, Ephesus and more!

September 13-18, 2023
 $1,720 per person, based on double occupancy
$3,300 per person, based on single occupancy

Group Airfare option coming soon!

Final Payment Due June 13, 2023

Hosted by Beverly A. Downs and Shawneequa Butler-Hughes

Included:

Expert, English speaking guides 
2 Nights 4 star hotel/3 Nights cruise (standard inside cabin)
Breakfast and dinner at hotel, breakfast, lunch and dinner on cruise
Drink package on board cruise
Entrance fees to sites listed & excursions to Ephesus, Patmos and Crete

Not Included:

Roundtrip airfare to Athens 
Airline Baggage Fees
Tips For Coach Driver, Tour Manager and Portage
Meals Other Than Listed
Additional Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption Insurance (est. $248)

Travel with Beverly and Shawneequa!

map of southeast Europe Greece and Turkey

Day 1 Wednesday September 13 DEPART USA

Guests depart USA and fly to Athens, Greece on an overnight flight. Flight details will be updated in November. 

The Acropolis in Athens with surrounding green trees

Day 2 Thursday September 14 ATHENS

Our flight to Athens will arrive in the morning, giving us time in the afternoon to visit the Agora, or ancient marketplace for  Athenians. 

ruins of the temple of Jupiter at ancient Corinth

Day 3 Friday September 15 CORINTH - ACROPOLIS

 We begin our journey with sightseeing of Athens and driving to visit ancient Corinth, where Paul lived for a year and six months (Acts 18:11-12.)  Corinth is well known to readers of the Bible because of its importance in the missionary activity of the apostle Paul: he visited Corinth at least three times, founded Christian assemblies there, and wrote at least four letters to Christians in Corinth. Later  we will climb the limestone hill overlooking Athens to visit the world famous Acropolis and other ancient buildings. From there we can view the rocky outcrop just below known as Mars Hill, where Paul gave his power speech to the Athenian leaders about the “unkown God” (Acts 17:19,22). 

row of windmills against pink and orange sunset sky

Day 4 Saturday September 16 EMBARK CRUISE - MYKONOS

Guests will transfer this morning to the port of Piraeus  for embarkation on 3 day cruise with Celestyal Cruises. The ship will arrive in Mykonos in the afternoon and will be here until late evening.

3 complimentary decorative windows depicting christ, St John and Christodoulos

Day 5 Sunday September 17 EPHESUS - ISLAND OF PATMOS

Today we are docked in Kusadasi Turkey and head for our excursion towards ancient Ephesus. It is here where Paul first came on his 2nd journey (Acts 18:19-21). Ephesus was one of the most beautiful cities of the ancient world and its former glory can still be appreciated today from its well- preserved streets, temples, fountains, public baths, terraced houses, and theatres. Paul returned to Ephesus on his 3rd journey, staying and preaching for a period of about two years, where “special miracles” were wrought (Acts 19:120, 20:20). We will sail in the afternoon for a short journey to the Island of Patmos.  In Patmos, Guests can visit the Cave of John the Revelator and Patmos Monastery. 

view of Santorini from cable car with blue Mediterranean

Day 6 Monday September 18 CRETE - SANTORINI

Morning, arrival in Heraklion (Crete). Here, we will have the option to discover the city on our own or spend our time in beautiful Costal beach. In the afternoon, we will sail to Santorini where will take a transfer to Oia to have the “best sunset view” in the world.

Greecian soldiers in traditional uniform in front of the tomb of the unknown soldier

Day 7 Tuesday September 19 - PIRAEUS - AIRPORT

Morning, arrival in Piraeus, disembark cruise, transfer to airport for flights to US.

Payment Terms

$300 pp deposit at time of booking
Final payment due 90 days before departure

**This tour is based on a minimum of 10 passengers and max of 12 passengers.
*Rate of Exchange and City Taxes

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