The capital and largest city of Greece, one of the world’s oldest cities, its recorded history spans around 3,400 years.
Thessaloniki or Salonica is the second-largest city, co-capital of Greece and the capital of Macedonia, north Greece’s largest region. Thessaloniki was once called the co-queen of the Byzantine Empire with Constantinopole, Istanbul.
Is a unique and most impressive scenery with ageless Monasteries, containing priceless historical and religious treasures. The monasteries are built on top of gigantic rocks standing between earth and sky.
Beneath its sophisticated surface, lies a quintessential Greek island. Hundreds of tiny chapels dot this blue and white-washed island with its beautiful windmills.
The island is the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions the planet has ever seen and occurred some 3,600 years ago at the height of the Minoan civilization.
Delphi was revered throughout the Greek world as the site of the omphalos stone, the centre of the earth and the universe.
As part of Rome from 168 BC, both St. Paul and Silas preached there in AD 54 or 55. Diocletian made the large and populous city one of two capitals of the Roman Province of Macedonia, and it was one of the earliest cities to become the seat of a bishop of the Greek Orthodox church.
The churches and communities on Patmos are of the Eastern Orthodox tradition. In 1999, the island’s historic center Chora, along with the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse, were declared World Heritage sites by UNESCO. Patmos is mentioned in the Book of Revelation. Visitors can see the cave where John is said to have received his Revelation (the Cave of the Apocalypse), and several monasteries on the island are dedicated to Saint John.
Corinth is known from the two books First Corinthians and Second Corinthians in the New Testament, largely in connection with Paul the Apostle’s mission there. Traditionally, the Church of Corinth is believed to have been founded by Paul, making it an Apostolic See.
Kavala is the city was founded about the 6th century BC, and it was called Neapolis (“new city”) where St Paul disembarked from Troy, making his first step carrying the Gospel to Greece and Europe. Neapolis was a town of Macedonia, with, 14 km away, the harbour of Philippi. Philipi is where Lydia, the first European woman was baptized into Christianity by St. Paul.
It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands. Historically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Crete was the centre of the Minoan civilization (ca. 2600–1400 BC), the oldest Greek civilization.
ISTANBUL – ADANA – ANTIOCH – CAPPADOCIA – KONYA – PAMUKKALE – HIERAPOLIS – LAODICEA – PHILADELPHIA – KUSADASI – EPHESUS – IZMIR – PERGAMON – ASSOS – CANAKKALE – KAVALA – THESSALONIKI – KALAMBAKA – DELPHI – ATHENS – CORINTH – ATHENS – ROME
ISTANBUL – ALEXANDRIA TROAS – ASSOS – PERGAMON – THIATERA – IZMIR – SARDIS – PHILADELPHIA – PAMUKKALE – HIERAPOLIS – LAODIKEIA – KUSADASI- EPHESOS – EMBARKATION 3 DAYS ICONIC AEGEAN SEA CRUISE – PATMOS – CRETE (HERAKLION) – SANTORINI – DELPHI – KALAMBAKA (METEORA) – ATHENS – CORINTH – ATHENS
ISTANBUL – CAPPADOCIA – ISTANBUL – ALEXANDRIA TROAS – ASSOS – PERGAMON – THIATERA – IZMIR – SARDIS – PHILADELPHIA – PAMUKKALE – HIERAPOLIS – LAODIKEIA – KUSADASI – EPHESOS – 4 DAYS ICONIC AEGEAN SEA CRUISE – PATMOS – RHODES – CRETE (HERAKLION) – SANTORINI – ATHENS – CORINTH – ATHENS – ROME – ASSISI – ROME
OPTION 1: THESSALONIKI – KAVALA – THESSALONIKI – KALAMBAKA (METEORA) – DELPHI – ATHENS – SANTORINI – ATHENS – ANCIENT CORINTH – PATRA
OPTION 2: ATHENS – ANCIENT CORINTH – ATHENS – SANTORINI – ATHENS – DELPHI – KALAMBAKA (METEORA) – VERGINA – VERIA – THESSALONIKI – KAVALA – THESSALONIKI – IOANNINA – IGOUMENITSA