Carla Lewton and Anne Comeaux Journeys of Paul Pilgrimage
Carla Lewton and Anne Comeaux
October 18, 2018 to October 27, 2018
Day 1-depart USA
Day 2-arrive Athens Airport / flight to Thessaloniki – Tour (O/N Thessaloniki)
Day 3-Philippi, Amphipolis, Kavala (O/N Thessaloniki)
Day 4-Depart Thessaloniki via Vergina/Veroia to Meteora (O/N Kalambaka)
Day 5-Meteora Visit –Drive to Delphi (O/N Delphi)
Day 6-Corinth Tour – PM at leisure – Farewell dinner (O/N Athens)
Day 7-Depart Athens for Rome
Including a Sunday in Rome, for the Papal Blessing , shorter than the Papal Audience, but still a must as the group can see the Pope
Morning arrival from Athens – Meet the tour escort at the baggage claim area . Drive to the Basilica of St Paul Otuside the walls to celebrate Mass. Visit the basilica with the local guide Break for lunch. In the afternoon we visit the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and also San Peter’s basilica. Continue to the hotel for check in, dinner and overnight (D) this is a 5/6 hrs program inlcuing mass and break for lunch)
Full day trip to Assisi. Depart Rome after breakfast, ( 3 hrs drive). Celebrate Mass in the Basilica of St Mary of the Angels were we can see the “Porziuncola” ( little church) chapel and the Chapel of Transit., break for lunch. Then we visit the basilica of St Claire. She founded the order of the “poor clares”., then continue walk till the Basilica of St Francis. the upper basilica is adorned by Giotto’s frescoes on the life of St Francis, in the lower basilica, half way along the nave, we will walk down the stairway leading to the crypt that contains the remains of St Francis. Return to Rome for dinner and overnight (BD)
This morning we will attend the 10:30 am mass in San Peter’s basilica, we then wait for the Urbi et Orbi ( to Rome and to the world) papal Blessing at 12:00 , Break for lunch, in the afternoon we will visit Basilica of St Mary Major,San John Lateran, the Holy Stairs- pass by the monuments of the Imperial Rome, we will see the Colosseum ( ouutside)- our final destination today is the Trevi Fountain, for an “arrivederci Roma” picture! Dinner at the hotel and overnight (BD)
Roundtrip Non-Stop Flight – Wide-bodied trans-atlantic jets.
Porterage of Baggage – Your bags will be put on buses and taken up to your room for you.
Air-Conditioned Motor Coaches – Ride aboard a brand-new, private, air-conditioned motor coach.
Boat Ride on the Sea of Galilee – Complete the experience with prayer, singing and dancing on a 2,000 year old boat replica.
Guides Knowledgable of Historical and Biblical Context of Sites Visited
Customized Guidebook – Complete with study on where you have been and where you will go on your tour.
Superior First Class Hotels – We stay at only the best hotels the area has to offer.
Group Photos and More – Get a group photo and tons of photography opportunities!
Two Meals Daily
Comprehensive Sightseeing – With plenty of time and opportunity for pictures.
Limited Trip Size – We strive to make your trip special and unique, so this trip offers limited group size.
Entrance Fees to Places Visited – Walk right past the ticket booth with all your Entrance Fees paid in advance!
Special Rabbinical Tunnel Visit
Masada Visit Including Round-Trip Cable Car Ride to the Top
*Some accommodations may be changed on certain tours depending on the leader’s wishes. Please see your dedicated tour page for more information.
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