St.Paul

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Follow the Steps of Saint Paul

 

1st  Day: Thesaloniki

Arrival to Thessaloniki. Transfer to the hotel, situated in Kavala. Accommodation. Dinner. Overnight stay.

2th Day: Thessaloniki – Kavala – Filippi

After breakfast, we will visit Philippi, the place where St. Paul preached for the first time and baptized the first Christian on European soil. Transfer to a hotel close to Thessaloniki. Dinner. Overnight stay.

3rd Day: Thessaloniki – Veria – Kalambaka

After breakfast, we start our sightseeing of Thessaloniki (the White Tower, Ano Poli, Rotunda itc.). Transfer to Veria or also known the ancient city of Berea (this name is used in some translations of the Bible). We’ll see there the Byzantine churches and the statue of St. Paul. Mass at the monument.Transfer to Kalambaka. Accommodation, dinner and overnight.

4th Day: Kalambaka – Delphi

After breakfast, we will visit Meteora, the famous Byzantine monasteries. In the afternoon transfer to Delphi. Accommodation. Dinner. Overnight stay.

5th Day: Delphi

After breakfast we start our visit  to the center of the Ancient world – Delphi ,where we can admire the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios. Transfer to Ossios Loukas – monastery St.Lukas with preserved Byzantine mosaics. Afternoon transfer to Loutraki. Accommodation. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight.

6th Day: Loutraki

After breakfast free time for relaxation or swimming. We suggest an optional cruise through the Corinth Canal. Dinner and overnight.

7th Day: Argolida

After reakfast we will explore Argolis: first Mycenae – the ruins of one of the oldest cities in Europe (Lions Gate, the Tomb of Agamemnon), then EPIDAVROS – the ancient theater with unique acoustics and finally NAFPLIO – the first capital of independent Greece. On our way back we will visit the ancient Corinth, where Apostle Paul spent 18 months. Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

8thDay: Athens

After breakfast transfer to Athens. We will attend a Mass at St. Dionysius Aeropagity. Then we will explore the city: the Acropolis, the Areopagus (the place where the Apostle Paul preached), the Arc Adriana, the old Olympic Stadium, the National Garden, the Parliament, the changing guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and we will walk at the ancient Agora. Free time at Plaka. Transfer to the hotel. In the evening dinner at a  traditional tavern with Greek folklore music and dances. Overnight.

9th Day: Return

After breakfast, free time. Transfer to the airport. Departing to………

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