Steps of St Paul Summer 2019
About Athens, Greece
- Kavala Visit the archaeological site where St Paul and St Silas were imprisoned
- Thessaloniki Sightseeing includes a visit to St Demitrius Basilica where St Paul was buried
- Meteora Visit two of the incredible monasteries and admire the Byzantine frescoes
- Delphi Visit Temple of Apollo, the museum and theatre with your Local Specialist
- Corinth Visit the market place, Temple of Apollo and the Corinth Museum with your Local Specialist. See the Corinth Canal.
- Athens Sightseeing with your Local Specialist to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Acropolis and Parthenon. See the Agora, Temple of Zeus and the stadium built for the first modern Olympic Games in 1896
- Mykonos Visit the island with its distinctive whitewashed houses
- Ephesus Visit the valley side chapel where it is said the Virgin Mary spent her last days, and visit the excavation site at ancient Ephesus
- Patmos Visit Chora Village and Monastery of St. John
- Santorini Visit the spectacular volcanic island
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