CATHOLIC TOUR & THE VIRGIN'S HOUSE

7 Days / 6 Nights

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Mr. Ali Cakar

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Tour Rates

FIRST CLASS HOTELS

Type

In Double Room

Single Suppl.

Price

 280 USD

50 USD

DELUXE HOTELS

Type

In Double Room

Single Suppl.

Price

 420 USD

70 USD

 

This tour is only available with at least 8 participants.

Tour and Tour Information are subject to change. 

A holiday / tour and stay that includes MASS AT THE HOLIEST HOUSE - the last house of the blessed virgin in Ephesus.1 week summer vacation that can also includes famous archaeological and historical sites of the Kusadasi region. You can also incorporate this with a relaxing time on a sun sea and sand vacation. As visited by the Holy Fathers

Day 1 - Izmir (B)

Arrival to Izmir and transfer to hotel.

Day 2 - Pergamum - Philadelphia - Izmir (B) (D)

Travel to Bergama. Arrival and sightseeing of Pergamum : the Asclepium Sanctuary and the Acropolis; The Altar of Zeus, which is said to be "the palace where Satan has his throne" (Revelation 2:13); the Traian Temple; the world's steepest theatre, and the Red Basilica, which was originally a centre of pagan worship and later used as a church dedicated to St. John. Than continuation to Akhisar for visiting the Byzantine basilica in Philadelphia where the church was not strong but the members were loyal. Travel to Izmir and visit of Ancient Agora and the Church named after St.Polycarp who was a loyal member and was martyred for his loyalty. Return to hotel.

Day 3 - Sardis - Thyatira - Gumuldur (B) (D)

Breakfast. Transfer to Salihli. Visit of Sardis , one of the most picturesque areas of the Seven Churches, and visit of the Artemis Temple; the Byzantine Church; the Acropolis; the synagogue; and the gymnasium. Continuation to Thyatira where libertinism used to be a constant threat to the Christian church; the remains of the Church and the Temple are to be visited. Return to hotel.

Day 4 - Ephesus - Sirince (B) (D)

Breakfast.Transfer to Selšuk and Sunday Mass at the house of Virgin Mary . Than sightseeing of Ephesus a distinguished antique city in the Christian history, and to where St. John came at the end of his life with Virgin Mary to write his Gospel, Basilica of St. John and village of Sirince. Return to hotel.

Day 5 - Pamukkale - Laodicea - Gumuldur (B) (D)

Breakfast. Transfer to Pamukkale . Sightseeing of Hierapolis, rich in Roman and early Christian remains, where Apostle Philip was martyred and which was the hometown of Papias, a disciple of St. John. Free time for bathing in the warm waters of Hierapolis, for which St. John said: "I know all your ways; you are neither hot nor cold. How I wish you were either hot or cold! But because you are luke-warm, neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth" (Revelation 3.15-17) and which lies across the valley from Laodicea. Visit of Laodicea and return to hotel.

Day 6 - Kusadasi (B)(D)

Breakfast. Free day - Visit Kusadasi for shopping / sight seeing or relax at our beach resort hotel.

Day 7 - Transfer (B)

Transfer to Izmir airport. Assistance to departure formalities. End of our services.

What is Included:  

What is not Included:

  • 6 nights accomodation in hotels.

  • All domestic flight/s mentioned on the itinerary.

  • All meals mentioned on the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner) .

  • All transfers mentioned in the itinerary.

  • Professional guidance on each activity.

  • Comprehensive sightseeing as specified in the itinerary.

  • Local taxes & service charges.

  • Luggage and Port rage tips.

  • Entry fees to sites and museums.

  • Tips to restaurants and hotels.

  • Travel documents kit.

  • International flights.

  • Tips to bus driver & tour guide.

  • Expenses of personal nature such as beverages, laundry, phone calls at the hotels.

  • All services which are not specifically mentioned.

  • Airport taxes or visa fees.

City First Class Hotel Deluxe Hotel
Izmir