Arrive in Ankara (Capital of Turkey), Meet your guide who will transfer you to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Ankara.
After breakfast, sight - seeing of Ankara: see the Anatolian Civilization Museum, the temple of Augustus and Ataturks Mausoleum. Continue to Cappadocia with a lunch / rest stop in Aksaray before a short ride to Ihlara Valley, to see the impressive, Byzantine rock carvings and frescoes. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay in Cappadocia.
Full Day excursion of Cappadocia to see the surreal landscapes of volcanic ash, formed 3 million years ago: spectacular red rock cones, troglodyte churches and homes dating from 4000 B.C. Now visit UCHISAR, GOREME and ZELVE, then AVANOS, to visit one of its famous, pottery workshops. Later return to your hotel for your dinner and overnight stay.
Visit Kaymakli, a unique underground city. Then drive to Tarsus, birthplace of St. Paul. See St. Pauls Well, Cleopatras Gate and the ancient city. It was near here that a Great Fish "vomited out Jonas upon the dry land" Next, to Adana for dinner and overnight stay.
Full Day excursion to Antakya (Antioch). Here Jesus followers were first called Christians (Acts 11:26) Peter, Paul and also Barnabas preached here. Visit St. Peterss Grotto and the exquisite Mosaic Museum. View the old city of ISKENDERUN before beginning the return drive to Mersin for dinner and overnight stay.
Depart westward along the Mediterranean shoreline, a famous coastal road. Take a lunch break in Anamur. See City of the Monophystie Archbishop of Seleucia. Overnight in Antalya
Continue to the ancient city of SIDE, the old port where Paul, Barnabas and Mark landed during their missionary journeys. Later they sailed from here to Antioch. Than visit PERGE, where St. Paul preached when arriving from Cyprus (Acts 13 - 14), and to ASPENDOS with its magnificent theater. Next, drive to Antalya for dinner and overnight stay.
Proceed to Laodicea which was condemned by St. John in Revelation 4:15. Drive to Hierapolis, now called Pamukkale, St. Philip was martyred here in 1st AD. Walk the Necropolis and famous Avenue of Tombs. Dinner and overnight in Pamukkale
Visit there one of the seven churches of the Apocalypse and the remains of the Cathedral. Continue to in ALASEHIR, the remains of a church. Visit, capital of the ancient LYDIA with temple of the CYBELE and DIANA, which became later a church, see the royal road. Continue to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Drive to Selcuk. Visit the monastery of St. John and Ephesus, the best preserved ancient city in the world. See the Library of Celsus, a Stadium where Paul Preached (Acts 19), and the Theatre. Depart for Kusadasi, a port near Ephesus. Then have dinner and overnight stay in Kusadasi.
This morning take a beautiful drive to Izmir (ancient Smyrna), After visiting of the St. Policarp church in) Izmir. Continue to in Akhisar, ancient commercial place in connection with TROY and Sardes. Dinner and overnight in Izmir.
Early departure to BERGAMA (Pergamon), to visit the Acropolis, high above the plain. See the pagan Temples and Altar of Zeus. Dinner and Overnight in Izmir.
Drive to Iznik (Nicea) where the Nicean Creed was formed. Depart for Istanbul by ferry. Ancient Hippodrome, Blue Mosque. Overnight in Istanbul.
Start for Istanbul city tour. Visit Hagia Sophia and then Topkapi Palace. Following the lunch, we start cruising the Bosphorus. Return to the hotel for overnight.
At noon we are meet by our Greek guide as we drive from the Greek/Turkish borders to Kavala passing by Alexandroupolis. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Kavala.
After breakfast at hotel, we drive to Philippi, the site where the apostle Paul came and worked, establishing a strong church. We see the river where Lydia is thought to have been baptized, the ruins of a Prison where Paul and Sylas had been kept, the Agora, 5th and 6th century Basilica and the Theater. Late that afternoon we arrive at Thessaloniki for dinner and overnight.
In the morning, after a short city tour of Thessaloniki, we drive to Berea. We see the Byzantine mosaic in the monument commemorating his preaching. Lunch on your own.Then we proceed our drive to Meteora where we visit in the afternoon the fantastic and breathtaking Byzantine monasteries. Monks seeking isolation and spiritual salvation first built those monasteries in the 14th century. Dinner and overnight at Kalambaka
After breakfast at Hotel drive to Delphi, we visit the archaeological site of Delphi: the Sanctuary of Apollo, the Treasury of the Athenians, and the Museum containing such masterpieces of ancient Greek sculpture as the bronze Charioteer and the famous athlete Aghias. Lunch on your own. Drive to Athens for dinner and overnight at hotel.
At 08:00 a.m. our excursion out of Athens takes us by the Saronic Gulf, where in 480 BC historys root was changed. We stop at the historic Corinthian Canal where we take pictures. We arrive at ancient Corinth Here, we see all of the sites associated with his ministry: the Agora, the Temple of Apollo, the Roman Odeon, the Bema and Gallios Seat. We see the ruins of early Christian 5th century basilica in Cenchreae before returning to Athens. In the afternoon we enjoy our half - Day sightseeing tour of Athens. We climb up to the marble - capped Acropolis and visit among the other buildings the famous Parthenon and the Erechtheum. We now have become time travelers! Then, we go to nearby Mars Hill (Areopagus) (Acts 17:22) where the Apostle Paul delivered his soul - stirring sermon to the giants of philosophy, logic and learning. Our tour continues with the highlights of modern Athens. In the evening optional dinner in Greek traditional restaurant with music and dance. Return to hotel late at night for dinner and overnight.
After breakfast, we check out from the hotel. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Turkey Tour. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing us.
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20 Days St. Pauls Missionary Tour
Enjoy Turkey by Christian Tour following in the Footsteps of Saint Paul in Turkey. Covering 20 Days St. Pauls Missionary Christian Tours to Turkey and Greece, Christian Tours to Turkey and Greece, Saint Paul's Footsteps in Turkey and Christian Tour Packages Turkey
Tour Description and Highlights
You will not just be visiting the major attractions in Turkey on the path to Saint Paul’s Missionary but will be crossing borders to neighboring country of Greece that is full of legends and myths to explore further from one capital to another. Ankara Tour: Anatolian Civilization Museum Tour, Cappadocia: Ihlara Valley Tour, Uchisar Tour, Goreme Tour, Zelve Tour, Avanos Tour, Adana Tour: St. Pauls Well Tour, Kaymakli Tour, Mersin Tour : Mosaic Museum Tour, Antalya Tour: Side Tour, Perge Tour, Aspendos Tour, Pamukkale Trip: Hierapolis Tour, Avenue of Tombs Tour, Kusadasi Tour: Alasehir Tour, Cybele and Diana Tour, Ephesus Trip: St. John and Ephesus Tour, Library of Celsus Tour, Izmir Tour: Ancient Smyrna Tour, Troy Tour and Sardes Tour, Pergamon Trip: Altar of Zeus Tour, Acropolis Tour, Bergama Trip, Istanbul Trip: Hagia Sophia Tour, Topkapi Palace Tour, Bosphorus cruise Tour, Kavala Tour: Alexandroupolis Tour, Strong Church Tour, Thessaloniki Tour: Byzantine mosaic Tour, monument Tour, Byzantine monasteries Tour, Kalambaka Tour: Delphi Tour, Sanctuary of Apollo Tour, Bronze Charioteer Tour, Athlete Aghias Tour, Athens Tour: Saronic Gulf Tour, Corinthian Canal Tour and Arthenon Erechtheum Tour.
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Ankara Tour – Cappadocia Tour - Adana Tour – Mersin Tour - Antalya Tour - Pamukkale Tour – Kusadasi Tour - Ephesus Tour - Izmir Tour – Pergamon Tour – Iznik Tour – Istanbul Tour – Kavala Tour – Thessaloniki Tour - Kalambaka Tour and Athens Tour
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