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Footsteps of Paul with Calvary Chapel Vero Beach

April 7 - 18, 2024
April 7 - 18, 2024
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Included on your tour

What's Included

  • Roundtrip flights from CCVB & MIAOne checked bag and one carry-on (exact specifications to be determined by the airline)
  • Airfare from MIA to SKG, ATH to Rome & Rome to MIA as per itinerary
  • 4-star hotel accommodations
  • Private motorcoach transportation
  • Breakfast & dinner served daily as per itinerary
  • 3-day Greek Island Cruise
  • Lunch while on cruise
  • Dedicated service from a tour manager
  • Licensed guiding & entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Gratuities for hotel, restaurant staff, & cruise(For included meals)
  • Porterage service at hotels
  • Audio devices with tours
  • 9am-5pm (EST) Reservation Support
  • 24/7 Travel Emergency Support
  • Name badge & luggage tag
  • All airport, hotel, port, & Greek city taxes

Not Included

  • Personal expensesSuch as souvenirs
  • Lunches(except while on cruise)
  • Travel insurance
  • Cost of COVID-compliance (if any)

Holiday Inn Thessaloniki or similar

April 8 – 10 | 2 nights stay

Amalia Kalambaka or similar

April 10 – 11 | 1 night stay

Athens Avenue Hotel or similar

April 11 – 12 | 1 night stay

Aboard Celestyal Cruise or similar

April 12 – 15 | 3 nights stay

Athens Avenue Hotel or similar

April 15 – 16 | 1 night stay

Church Palace Rome or similar

April 16 – 18 | 2 night stay


Day 1: Sunday, April 7, 2024Depart the U.S.

The day has arrived, and our motorcoach takes us from CCVB to MIA. Once at MIA, we begin our overnight journey to Greece.

Day 2: Monday, April 8, 2024Arrive in Greece

Today we arrive in Greece at Thessaloniki Airport. Upon arrival we will be met by our guide and driver, who will bring us to our hotel. D.

Overnight Thessaloniki. Holiday Inn or similar.

Day 3: Tuesday, April 9, 2024Phillipi, Kavala

This morning, after breakfast, we visit the archaeological site of Philippi, which holds great biblical significance. Explore the ruins of the ancient city and learn about its connection to the Apostle Paul and the early Christian community. Highlights of the site include the the site where it is believed Lydia’s heart was opened by God to the Gospel (Acts 16:14), the Roman Forum, the theater, and the prison where Paul and Silas were held captive. We move on to Kavala, which is biblical Neapolis, where Paul once landed with Timothy and Silas. We see the city’s Roman Aqueduct and Acropolis. B, D.

Overnight Thessaloniki. Holiday Inn or similar.

Day 4: Wednesday, April 10, 2024Thessaloniki, Veria

We tour Thessaloniki (biblical Thessalonica), where Paul preached and founded a church to which he wrote the Epistles of 1st and 2nd Thessalonians. We see sites like the old city walls, theater, and Roman market. Then it’s on to Veria (biblical Berea), which Paul and Silas went after they caused a riot in Thessalonica (Acts 17). We see the location where Paul preached to the Bereans. We then drive to Kalambaka, where we spend the night. B, D.

Overnight Kalambaka. Amalia or similar.

Day 5: Thursday, April 11, 2024Meteora Monasteries

Today we visit the Meteora Monasteries, perched high on rocky cliffs. Then we drive to Athens.

Overnight Athens. Athens Avenue or similar.

Day 6: Friday, April 12, 2024Mykonos

Today we board our cruise ship, where we will spend the next three nights. Our cruise’s first port of call will be Mykonos. We enjoy this picturesque island, with its excellent cuisine and shopping, before again boarding our cruise ship. B, L, D.

Overnight aboard ship. 

Day 7: Saturday, April 13, 2024Kusadasi, Ephesus, Patmos

Today our ship brings us to Kusadasi. From here we transfer to the archaeological site of ancient Ephesus. Paul preached, taught, and lived in Ephesus for an extended period of time (Acts 19:1-10). We see what is believed to be the house where Mary, the mother of Jesus, lived towards the end of her life. We move on to the island of Patmos, where we visit the Monastery of St. John and the cave where it is believed that John received the visions that now constitute the book of Revelation. B, L, D.

Overnight aboard ship. 

Day 8: Sunday, April 14, 2024Santorini

Today we sail to Santorini, where we disembark and take in some of the greatest views on the planet. B, L, D.

Overnight aboard ship. 

Day 9: Monday, April 15, 2024Athens, Corinth

This morning our ship docks back at Athens, where we disembark. We tour Athens, including some of the city’s most iconic sites like the Parthenon, and the Areopagus where Paul famously preached in Acts 17. We head to Corinth, where Paul labored for the Gospel and met Aquila and Priscila. It was to the church in Corinth that Paul wrote 1 and 2 Corinthians. We see the Temple of Apollo, the Roman agora, and the Bema, where Paul stood trial before Gallio. We see an inscription mentioning Erastus, who is mentioned by Paul at Romans 16:23. B, D.

Overnight Athens. Athens Avenue or similar.

Day 10: Tuesday, April 16, 2024Rome

Today we fly from Athens to Rome. Upon arrival we make our way to the Colosseum, the largest of the ancient amphitheaters which was completed in 80 AD. It served as the site for the torture and martyrdom of early Christians, among them Ignatius of Antioch and Telemachus. We visit the nearby Arch of Titus, Palatine Hill, and the Roman Forum, which contains ruins of ancient Roman government buildings. We visit the Mamertine Prison which is believed to be the site of the imprisonments of both Peter and Paul, and the place where they both lived their last days. Finally, we visit the Abbey of the Three Fountains, where, according to tradition, Paul was beheaded. B, D.

Overnight Rome. Church Palace or similar.

Day 11: Wednesday, April 17, 2024Rome

This morning we experience iconic Romans sites including the Spanish Steps, the Piazza Navona, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and the site of the Circus Maximus. The remainder of the day will be spent at leisure. B, D.

Overnight Rome. Church Palace or similar.

Day 12: Thursday, April 18, 2024Arrive at home

This morning transit to the airport (FCO) and begin our journey to MIA. Once at MIA we will be met by our driver, who will bring us back to CCVB.

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