2022 TRIPS

Library of Celsus

Round Trip dates to/from NYC for All Trips: May 24 - Jun 14, 2022

 

May 24 - 2 & 3-weekers depart USA

May 25 - Rome

May 31 - Florence

Jun 2 - Athens

Jun 5 - Turkey trippers depart USA

Jun 7 - Italy/Greece 2-weekers depart for USA

Jun 7 - Depart for Turkey via overnight cruise

Jun 8 - arrive Chios, transit to Ephesus Turkey

Jun 11 - transit to Istanbul

Jun 14 - return to USA

Italy Greece Turkey - TRIP 1

May 24 - Jun 14, 2022

$3990*

Experience first hand the cities of Athens,  Istanbul, Rome, and Florence. From the ancient Acropolis and Mars Hill to the Coliseum, the Vatican and the birthplace of the Renaissance, you will walk in the footsteps of ancient martyrs, Christian leaders of old, and Renaissance artists.

In ancient Turkey, you will have the opportunity to visit four of the seven churches mentioned in the Book of Revelations, explore the ancient bazaar of Istanbul, and investigate a sultan's palace.  St Paul spent three years in Ephesus and traveled extensively up and down the western coast of Turkey planting churches.

* from NYC

* it may be possible to include your trip from your home to NYC for a small additional expense thru the travel agent

Italy Greece - TRIP 2

May 24 - Jun 7, 2022

$3360*

Experience first hand the cities of Athens, Rome, Delphi, and Florence. From the ancient Acropolis and Mars Hill to the Coliseum, the Vatican, the Spanish Steps, and the birthplace of the Renaissance, you will walk in the footsteps of ancient martyrs, Christian leaders of old, and Renaissance artists.  Includes one day at the beach on either the Greek or Italian coast.

*from NYC

* it may be possible to include your trip from your home to NYC for a small additional expense thru the travel agent

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Turkey - TRIP 3

Jun 5 - Jun 14, 2022

$2560*

There is more Bible history in modern day Turkey than in ancient Israel.  The Seven churches from the Book of Revelation in the New Testament, the home of the Apostle Paul, Mary the mother of Jesus last years were here, the final years of  John the Disciple, the ancient city of Byzantium-Constantinople-Istanbul, and much more are all here.  Turkey is one of the most fascinating countries in the world.  Filled with ancient Greek and Roman history, Turkey is a marvel to explore.

The Palace of the Sultan, the Temple of Artemis, the Library of Celsus, and the fabulous Grand Bazaar are sites you'll experience first hand.

Emperor Constantine made this region the capitol of the Roman Empire.

You will fly from the USA to Athens, Greece. After a brief day in Athens, you will take an overnight cruise from the Port of Piraeus, Greece to the island of Chios, home of Homer. From Chios you will travel to ancient Smyrna, then on to Ephesus.  After 2 days exploring the ancient cities of Revelations, you will depart for Istanbul, Turkey's historic capitol.  

Phenomenal sites in Istanbul you'll explore are the Hagia Sophia, the Basilica Cistern, Topkapi Palace, the Mosque of the Blue Dome, the Grand Bazaar, and more.

On the final day of the trip, you will depart with the 3-week trippers for a return to the USA. 

*from NYC

* it may be possible to include your trip from your home to NYC for a small additional expense thru the travel agent

Italy only - Trip 4

May 24 - Jun 1, 2022

$2400*

Italy is fantastic.  As the seat of the ancient Roman empire for 1000 years and the birthplace of the Renaissance, you'll experience the depth of culture and history that established Western civilization.

From the lower floors of the Colesseum to the upper pinnacle of St Peters Bascilica, the ruins of ancient Rome's port or the classic Michelangelo sculpture of David, you'll see first hand what you've read about in Boorstin's Discoverers and Virgil's Aeneid.