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 2023 TRIPS

Library of Celsus

Round Trip dates to/from Europe for All Trips: May 28 - Jun 18, 2023

 

May 28 - Depart USA for Italy

May 29 - Rome

Jun 3 - Florence

Jun 5 - Athens

Jun 12 - Depart for Turkey via overnight cruise

Jun 13 - arrive Chios, transit to Ephesus Turkey

Jun 16 - transit to Istanbul

Jun 18 - return to USA

Italy Greece Turkey - TRIP 1

May 28 - Jun 18, 2023

$3905*

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.

* RT airfare to and from Europe not included

Italy Greece - TRIP 2

May 28 - Jun 12, 2023

$3000*

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.

** RT airfare to and from Europe not included

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Turkey - TRIP 3

Jun 10 - Jun 18, 2023

$1555*

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. 

** RT airfare to and from Europe not included

 

Italy only - Trip 4

May 28 - Jun 5, 2023

$1430*

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.

Greece Turkey - TRIP 5

Jun 4 - Jun 18, 2023

$2405*

Experience first hand the cities of Athens, Delphi, Istanbul, Ephesus, and more.  From the ancient Acropolis and Mars Hill to the Hagia Sophia, you will walk in the footsteps of ancient martyrs, Christian leaders of old, and amazing history around every corner..  Includes one day at the beach on either the Greek or Turkish coast.

** RT airfare to and from Europe not included

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