9 Day Steps of Paul Cruise & Land Tour
Thessaloniki, Greece; Kavala, Greece; Istanbul, Turkey; Dikili, Turkey; Kusadasi, Turkey; Patmos, Greece; Piraeus, Greece
OCTOBER 20 – 28, 2023
The epic journey of St. Paul tells of many trials and tribulations. His teachings inspired countless followers and were the inspiration behind The Temple of Artemis in Ephesus - one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. However, his journey also incited riots and the Apostle was forced to flee from angry merchants. Our Steps of Paul cruise takes you on a mesmerizing journey of your own and recounts fascinating insights into St. Paul's experiences along his journey - plus much more! Discover the romance and mystery that surrounds the ancient worlds of Greece and Turkey, and visit iconic landmarks including Hagia Sophia, the Acropolis and the Holy Grotto of the Apocalypse. For history buffs that love an adventure, the Steps of Paul is an enchanting experience that offers much more than a typical run-of-the-mill cruise.
Included Excursions -
Veria - Thessaloniki
Full of history, culture and beauty, this is Greece's vibrant second city. St. Paul arrived here to preach in 49 AD on his Second Missionary. His First Letter to the Thessalonians was addressed to a church in the city the following year. In a day of wonder, we see the Citadel and Vlatadon Monastery where Paul visited. Then to Veria (Berroia in the Bible) where he preached to the noble Jews. Saint Paul is the patron saint of Veria.