Day 1 : London, England :
Welcome to London, a major settlement for two millennia and today a vibrant global city. Your Local Hosts will be on hand to help you make the most of your time.
Day 2 : London :
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation includes all of London's famous landmarks. Drive past the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben; Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Kate Middleton were married; Whitehall's mounted horse guards; the Prime Minister's Downing Street; and Piccadilly Circus. Take photographs of the London Eye, the giant Ferris wheel situated on the river bank, and the Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe. Visit St. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL. Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece with its world-famous dome is an iconic feature of London's skyline, and the awe-inspiring interior holds fascinating stories about its history. The final highlight is the ceremonial pageantry of the Changing of the Guard (if held) at Buckingham Palace.
Day 3 : London :
Your Local Hosts will have exciting suggestions for your day at leisure-visit the blood-curdling London Dungeon, or take a stroll along the bustling South Bank, followed by a ride on the London Eye with stunning views over the city. views over the city.
Day 4 : London,Paris, France :
Morning transfer to the High-Speed Eurostar Train, by afternoon arrive in Paris.
Day 5 : Paris :
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation takes you to NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL, where Napoleon was crowned emperor in 1804, to admire its amazing 13th-century, stained-glass Rose Window. Pass the Latin Quarter, Les In-valides, the Opera, Place de la Concorde, and Arc de Triomphe. Drive by the Seine River with its beautiful bridges, and along the fashionable Champs-Elysees. Stop to take photos of the iconic Eiffel Tower from one of the best panoramic viewing points. Also enter the world's most visited museum, The Louvre, with its modern glass pyramid, to see Da Vinci's Mona Lisa and other treasures.
Day 6 : Paris :
Today you may choose to take an excursion to the Champagne region with tasting, visit lavish Versailles, or stroll through Jardin du Luxembourg, an oasis of formal terraces, chestnut groves, and lush lawns. Your Local Host can help you plan your day.
Day 7 : Paris-Barcelona, Spain :
Travel by air to Barcelona on selected flights.
Day 8 : Barcelona :
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation starting from Plaza Catalunya includes a drive along elegant Passeig de Gràcia to see the captivating façade of La Pedrera and to visit Gaudi's CASA BATLLO. Passing through the central Eixample district, reach the extraordinary but still unfinished Sagrada Familia Basilica. Your included entrance fees contribute to its completion.
Day 9 : Barcelona :
Your Local Host can assist you with ideas for your day-maybe an excursion to Montjuic for beautiful views of the city, a guided walking tour of La Rambla and the Gothic Quarter, or a visit to the Catalan National Art Museum.
Day 10 : Barcelona-Madrid :
This morning, travel to Madrid by HIGH-SPEED AVE(first-class).
Day 11 : Madrid :
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation features a visit to the palatial PRADO MUSEUM and the Plaza de Espana. Also see the Parliament, Cibeles Fountain, Orient Square with the ornate Royal Palace, Parque del Buen Retiro (Park of the Pleasant Retreat), and the Neoclassical Puerta de Alcala monument.
Day 12 : Madrid :
Your Local Host can assist you in planning your day. You may wish to journey out of town to Seville, see a Flamenco show, visit the 18th-century Royal Palace, or try the Madrid Green Walk with the ancient Egyptian Debod Temple.
Day 13 : Madrid :
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Day 1 : London, England :
Welcome to London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, and a leading and vibrant global city. Your Local Hosts will help you make the most of your time.
Day 2 : London :
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation includes all of London's famous landmarks. Drive past the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben; Westminster Abbey, where Prince William and Kate Middleton were married; Whitehall's mounted horseguards; the Prime Minister's Downing Street; and Piccadilly Circus. Take photographs of the London Eye, the giant Ferris wheel situated on the river bank, and the Shard, the tallest building in Western Europe. Visit St. Paul's Cathedral. Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece with its world-famous dome is an iconic feature of London's skyline, and the awe-inspiring interior holds fascinating stories about its history. The final highlight is the ceremonial pageantry of the Changing of the Guard (if held) at Buckingham Palace.
Day 3 : London :
Ask your Local Hosts for suggestions to make the most of the day. Consider a flight on the London Eye, a visit to Madame Tussauds celebrity wax figure exhibition, or a London pub dining experience, followed by an illumination cruise on Thames River.
Day 4 : London. Stonehenge & Bath Excursion :
Explore the brand-new Stonehenge Visitor Centre and walk around the most famous prehistoric monument in the world, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, head to the beautiful Georgian city of Bath. Following a scenic drive into the heart of the city, visit the Roman Baths, built nearly 2,000 years ago. You will also have time to enjoy coffee in the famous Pump Room, or just stroll past Bath Abbey and along the Avon River.
Day 5 : London-York :
Travel to York by EXPRESS TRAIN (first-class)
Day 6 : York :
Your hop-on/hop-off sightseeing ticket for the City of the Dreaming Spires allows you to experience and discover in depth one of the most inspiring cities in England. Take time to admire mighty York Minster, to walk through the narrow Shambles, and perhaps take an afternoon excursion to Castle Howard, one of the grandest private residences in Britain.
Day 7 : York-Edinburgh :
Travel to Edinburgh by EXPRESS TRAIN (first-class).
Day 8 : Edinburgh :
Morning guided sightseeing and orientation introduces you to the 200-year-old elegant New Town with its original neo-classical and Georgian period architecture. In the Old Town, follow the Royal Mile and visit EDINBURGH CASTLE, perched on top of a rocky crag, the remnants of an extinct volcano. Tour the castle and admire the Honours of Scotland, the oldest set of crown jewels in the British Isles and first used for the coronation of Mary, Queen of Scots in 1543. Note : Edinburgh sightseeing might take place on Day 7
Day 9 : Edinburgh :
Full day at leisure to explore the vibrant Scottish capital. Your Local Host will assist you with recommendations, such as a visit to Rosslyn Chapel, setting for part of The Da Vinci Code, or an entertaining evening "Ghosts and Ghouls" walking tour of old Edinburgh. Or perhaps travel out of the city for the day to visit Loch Ness, Glen Coe, and the Highlands.
Day 10 : Edinburgh. :
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Day 1 : London Paris, France :
Board the Eurostar train to Paris. Here you'll be met by your Tour Director and luxury coach. Overnight in Paris.
Day 2 : Paris :
Paris is a world-class city that probably has more familiar landmarks than almost any other city in the world. This morning, see them during the included city tour. View the famous Arc de Triomphe, Opera, Eiffel Tower, Champs Elysees, and much more with a Local Guide. In the afternoon, feel like a French aristocrat as you join the optional walking tour through the immense Palace of Versailles. This evening, why not join an optional welcome dinner (B)
Day 3 : Paris Lucerne, Switzerland :
Fascinating, ever-changing scenery today. Views of Fontainebleau Forest, the wine-growing area of Burgundy, then prosperous farms and tidy half-timbered villages as you head through the Alpine heart of Switzerland to picturebook Lucerne. (B,D)
Day 4 : Lucerne :
One of Switzerlands finest cities nestled amid its snowcapped Alps, surrounded by its lake, and embellished by the clear mountain waters of the River Reuss. The orientation includes the Lion Monument, erected in memory of the 800 Swiss Guards who defended Louis XVI and his wife at the wooden Chapel Bridge. A grand selection of optional activities completes the day: a cable-car ride to the 10,000-foot summit of Mount Titlis; a cruise on the fjord-like lake; and, of course, time to shop for that very Swiss watch. (B)
Day 5 : Lucerne Lugano Verona,Venice:
More wonderful Alpine scenery as you drive into the mountain ranges that surround the massive St. Gotthard. Once through its great tunnel, youll start your scenic descent into the warmer and sunnier ambiance of the Canton Ticino. Stop in beautiful Lugano and take a stroll along the lakeside promenade. Later, cross into Italy and drive through the Lombardy plains to Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet, also known as "Little Rome" for its splendid amphitheater still standing in its former glory. Overnight in Venice area. (B)
Day 6 : Venice :
Venice is more like a marvelous film set than a real live city, with criss-crossing canals, gondolas and water buses, arched bridges, palaces, and busy little piazzas. The orientation starts with a boat ride and is followed by a chance to watch Venetian glassblowers fashion their delicate objects as they did centuries ago. Dont miss out on the optional gondola trip, gliding along the picturesque canals with a local troubadour to serenade you. (B,D)
Day 7 : Venice ,Florence , Montecatini :
Start the day by journeying south across the Apennines into the gentle and hilly countryside of Tuscany. Then, to Florence for an included walking tour with a Local Guide. Overnight in Montecatini. (B,D)
Day 8 : Montecatini Pisa Rome :
This morning, stop in Pisa to see the famed Square of Miracles and to view the Leaning Tower. Then, journey south to Rome. Tonight, an optional evening drive through the city, a floodlit spectacular of shimmering fountains, magnificent churches, and piazzas, followed by dinner. (B)
Day 9 : Rome :
Today's sightseeing with a Local Guide features St. Peters Square, and includes an inside visit of the Colosseum and the Roman Forum. (B)
Day 10 : Rome.. :
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
Day 1 : Barcelona :
: Arrival in Barcelona. Meet and greet at the airport and private transfer from the airport to your hotel. Day at leisure to rest or take a look around Barcelona, one of the main urban-tourism destinations in the whole world and one of Europe's most attractive and dynamic cities. coach. Overnight in Paris.
Day 2 : Barcelona :
Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning, join the Bus Touristic. Discover Barcelona in the funniest and easiest way on double decker buses. Explore Barcelona's most interesting and attractive sights. You can get on and off the Bus Turistic as many times and for as long as you like at any of the 44 tour stops. Combine 3 different tourist tours with the same ticket -you have six transfer stops- and...Let yourself be transported! Overnight in Barcelona
Day 3 : Barcelona - Madrid :
Breakfast at the hotel. Make your own to the train station and take the train destination Madrid. In the afternoon, free time at leisure to rest or take a look around Madrid.
Day 4 : Madrid:
After breakfast, enjoy a city sightseeing tour performed with air conditioned motor coaches we'll see the most important buildings, avenues and squares with an expert official guide who will explain about the monuments and its history. During the different historical periods the city grown from the old Habsburg and Bourbons quarters to the present city: Gran Via, Plaza de Espana, University, Moncloa, Habsburg old quarter, calle Mayor, Puerta del Sol, Puerta de Alcala, the bull ring, Columbus square with a brief stop at Madrid Hard Rock Cafe for a free soft drink refreshment, Paseo de la Castellana and the Real Madrid stadium Santiago Bernabeu (Tour of the stadium available), Plaza Castilla, Fountain of Cibeles, and back to the bus terminal. Day free Overnight in Madrid.
Day 5 : Lucerne Lugano Verona, Venice:
Enjoy your last hours in Madrid. Free time at leisure for personal activities or shopping until it's time for the private transfer to the airport.
INCLUDED IN THIS PROGRAM :
- Accommodation in hotels listed with daily buffet breakfast during 4 nights
- Private transfer in Barcelona from airport to hotel
- 1 day bus touristic tickets in Barcelona
- 2nd class High speed train tickets from Barcelona to Madrid
- SIC Half day panoramic tour in Madrid
- Private transfer in Madrid from hotel to airport
- Round the clock 24 h telephone assistance in English during your trip
Net Prices Per Person, Quoted Pp in Euro €.
Children Discount: 0-5 Years: 90% Discount // 6-11 Years: 20% Discount
Service Tax 3.09% Extra On The Total Billing
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Day 1 : Istanbul - Arrival Day :
Welcome to Turkey. Arrive in Istanbul airport, met by your guide and transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Istanbul.
Day 2 : Istanbul :
Our journey begins in Istanbul, the only city in the world situated on two continents. Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul - its three names span more than 2600 years, nearly 1600 of them as the capital of two of the greatest empires the world has known, Byzantine and Ottoman. We visit the Topkapi Palace including treasury section, The Blue Mosque and Hippodrome, where chariot races and the Byzantine riots took place and free time in Grand bazaar with its 3.500 shops. Overnight in Istanbul. ( B )
Day 3 : Ankara :
A fter breakfast drive to Ankara. Arrive in Ankara (Capital of Turkey), sight - seeing of Ankara: see the Anatolian Civilization Museum, the Temple of Augustus and Ataturks Mausoleum. drive to our hotel for dinner and overnight stay in Ankara. ( B & D)
Day 4 : Ankara - Cappadocia :
After breakfast, Continue to Cappadocia with a lunch / rest stop in Aksaray before a short ride to Ihlara Valley, to see the impressive, Byzantine rock carvings and frescoes. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay in Cappadocia. ( B & D)
Day 5 : Cappadocia :
Full Day excursion of Cappadocia to see the surreal landscapes of volcanic ash, formed 3 million years ago: spectacular red rock cones, troglodyte churches and homes dating from 4000 BC Now visit UCHISAR, GOREME and ZELVE, then AVANOS, to visit one of its famous, pottery workshops. Later return to your hotel for overnight stay. ( B & D)
Day 6 : :
Visit Kaymakli, a unique underground city. Then drive to Tarsus, birthplace of St. Paul. See St. Pauls Well, Cleopatras Gate and the ancient city. It was near here that a Great Fish "vomited out Jonas upon the dry land" Next to Adana for dinner and overnight stay. ( B & D)
Day 7 : Antakya - Antioch - Mersin :
Full Day excursion to Antakya (Antioch). Here Jesus followers were first called Christians (Acts 11:26) Peter, Paul and also Barnabas preached here. Visit St. Peters Grotto and the exquisite Mosaic Museum. View the old city of ISKENDERUN before beginning the return drive to Mersin for dinner and overnight stay. ( B & D)
Day 8 : Anamur - Alanya :
Depart westward along the Mediterranean shoreline, a famous coastal road. Take a lunch break in Anamur. See City of the Monophystie Archbishop of Seleucia. Overnight in Antalya. ( B & D)
Day 9 : Antalya :
Continue to the ancient city of SIDE, the old port where Paul, Barnabas and Mark landed during their missionary journeys. Later they sailed from here to Antioch. Than visit PERGE, where St. Paul preached when arriving from Cyprus (Acts 13 - 14), and to ASPENDOS with its magnificent theater. Next drive to Antalya for dinner and overnight stay. ( B & D)
Day 10 : Pamukkale :
Proceed to Laodicea which was condemned by St. John in Revelation Acts (4:15). Drive to Hierapolis, now called Pamukkale, St. Philip was martyred here in 1st AD. Walk the Necropolis and famous Avenue of Tombs. Overnight in stay. ( B & D)
Day 11 : Philadelphia - Sardes - Kusadasi :
Visit there one of the seven churches of the Apocalypse and the remains of the Cathedral. Continue to in ALASEHIR, the remains of a church. Visit, capital of the ancient LYDIA with temple of the CYBELE and DIANA, which became later a church, see the royal road. Continue to Kusadasi. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. ( B & D)
Day 12 : Ephesus - Kusadasi :
Drive to Selcuk. Visit the monastery of St. John and Ephesus, the best preserved city in the world. See the Library of Celsus, a Stadium where Paul Preached (Acts 19), and the Theatre. Return to Kusadasi. Then have dinner and overnight stay. ( B & D)
Day 13 : Izmir (Smyrna) - Pergamon :
This morning take a beautiful drive to Izmir (ancient Smyrna), After visiting the St. Policarp church in Izmir, continue to in Akhisar, ancient commercial place in connection with TROY and Sardes. and visit BERGAMA (Pergamon), the Acropolis, high above the plain. See the pagan Temples and Altar of Zeus. Overnight in Kusadasi. ( B & D)
Day 14 : Pergamon - Nicea - Istanbul :
After breakfast long drive to Istanbul through Iznik (Nicea) where the Nicean Creed was formed. Depart for Istanbul. Overnight in Istanbul. ( B & D)
Day 15 : Istanbul - End of Tour :
After breakfast check out from the hotel. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another Gracefull vacation. Have a safe trip back home and thanks for choosing Grace Unlimited Holidays. ( B )
15 DAYS ST. PAULS BIBLICAL TOUR INCLUDES :
- Arrival airport transfer from Ataturk airport
- 3 nights hotel in Istanbul
- 1 night hotel in Ankara
- 2 nights hotels in Cappadocia
- 1 night hotel in Adana
- 1 night hotel in Mersin
- 2 nights hotel in Antalya
- 1 night hotel in Pamukkale
- 3 nights hotel in Kusadasi
- 14 open buffet breakfasts
- 12 dinners
- Istanbul city tour
- Guided Ankara tour
- Guided Cappadocia tour
- Guided Adana tour
- Guided Mersin / Antakya tour
- Guided Antalya tour
- Guided Pamukkale tour
- Guided kusadasi tour
- Guided Ephesus tour
- Guided pergaman tour
- All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary
- Transportation in a fully air - conditioned, non - smoking coach
- Professional English - speaking tour guide
- Return airport transfer