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3 Days : 1 September 2018 - 3 September 2018

September 2018 - 3 day tour #1

1/9/2018 - 3/9/2018
A 3 day tour of the most important archaeological sites of Athens and Corinth, 2 of the biggest cities of ancient Greece at the time ap.Paul was spreading the word of God. Join us in this pre-arranged tour for a quick but comprehensive introduction to a world you've been reading about all your Christian life, in the New Testament! Our hope is that you and your church members will have the experience of a lifetime, and we can assure you that you will enjoy our fullest attention at all times.Pastor Memos Sakellariou

What's Included

  • Arrival transfer service from The Athens Airport (El. Venizelos) to your hotel in Athens
  • Private transfers with A/C Motor Coach (All ground based transfers)
  • Licensed English speaking guide
  • Sightseeing in Athens, Corinth
  • 3 overnights in Athens on Half board basis
  • All entrance fees (archaeological sites, museums etc)
  • All local taxes
  • 2 bottles of water per day (per person)
  • Travel Insurance (see faq for details)
  • A representative from “Christian Bible Tours” will accompany the tour

What's Not Included

  • Air tickets
  • Personal expenses (shopping etc)
  • Tips (Guide/ driver/hotel stuff/representative of CBTours office)
  • Meals outside your hotel's package
  • Single room supplement €40 per person per night
  • Any additional taxes that may be implemented by your Government
  • Any additional taxes that may be implemented by the Greek Government after the tour arrangements have been finalised
  • Liquor/ Laundry

Itinerary

Day 1

Saturday 1st of September 2018: Arrival in Athens

Welcome to Athens!

You will be met at the airport, on arrival, and transferred to your hotel. Take the remaining time of the day to discover Athens! An amazing city rich with history and mythology, enlivened by bustling outdoor cafes and pedestrian streets that wind through the city's archaeological sites.

Overnight stay in Athens.

Day 2

Sunday 2nd of September 2018: Athens sightseeing

(Acts 17:16-34)"Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry..."

In the morning we will begin our sightseeing tour of Athens, which includes the house of parliament, the ancient olympic stadium (a.k.a. Kallimarmaron, Panathenaic Stadium), the temple of Zeus and the Hellenic Academy.

We will then go to the Acropolis hill and visit the world famous Parthenon and the Erechtheion. We will continue to the nearby Ares Rock (Areopagus - Mars Hill) where Ap. Paul gave his well known sermon (Acts 17:16-34). On this historic place, having a very good view of the modern city of Athens, we will have the possibility of prayer for Greece.

Our day's tour will end with a visit to the new Acropolis museum. The Acropolis Museum is an archaeological museum focused on the findings of the archaeological site of the Acropolis of Athens. The museum was built to house every artifact found on the rock and on the surrounding slopes, from the Greek Bronze Age to Roman and Byzantine Greece. It also lies over the ruins of a part of Roman and early Byzantine Athens. It has been honored ranking as the 11th in the world and 8th top museum in Europe!

Free afternoon. Overnight stay in Athens.

Day 3

Monday 3rd of September 2018: Corinth sightseeing

We will leave Athens for Corinth early in the morning (Acts 18:1-8). Once there, we will begin our tour with the "Canal" and explain, in detail, why Corinth was such a wealthy center in the days of Ap. Paul.

We will then see the "Erastus" inscription and talk about its meaning, its background story and its role in the history of Ap. Paul in Corinth (Romans 16:23).

Afterwards, we will visit the archaeological site and walk through the Roman forum where the "Bema", otherwise known as the judgement seat of Gallio, is situated. We will talk about head covering, women in the church, and "the fountain of living waters", presenting you with details and little known facts.

We will then visit "acro-Corinth", where we will talk in depth about its history and its meaning for the ancient world.

Lastly, we will go to Kechries (Cenchreae), the eastern port of ancient Corinth at the church of which Phoebe was the deaconess (Romans 16:1).

Return to Athens. Overnight stay in Athens.

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Pastor Memos Sakellariou

Several years ago, while I and my wife Effie stepped out of the darkness of depression, a very tough experience for us as well as our three children, we decided to help our fellow human beings who...



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