Bible Land Cruises

Bible Land Cruises

For over 40 years, Educational Opportunities Tours has led over 400,000 Christians to the lands of the Bible. Individual lives, churches and ministries have been changed through the unique experience of walking in the land of Jesus and the Bible. Pilgrims explore Biblical sites - the Sea of Galilee, Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and more. Plus they're discover the lands of the Apostles such as Ephesus, Patmos, Rome, and more.

  • The Bible comes to life
  • Faith is deepened
  • Lives are transformed
  • Relationships are deepened
  • Commitment to ministry is energized

EO Tours makes it easy for you and your group to take this cruise of a lifetime. We provide a variety of itineraries to choose from with pre and post-tour options in Italy and Greece to enhance your experience. Most of our Bible Land Cruises feature a guest speaker who is well versed in the lands or Apostles.

We handle all the details for you, provide all-inclusive programs, have our own hospitality teams on ship, and have lectures and study guides for travelers to use before, during or after their pilgrimage.

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Interested in learning more about becoming a group leader and tour host? Check out all the Group Leaders page or call 1-800-247-0017 during our office hours, Monday-Friday 8:00am-11:00pm ET and select option 4.

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2022 Departures

Lands of the Bible Cruise 2022

13 days
Greece, Italy & The Holy Land
Starting from $4698* Taxes & Fees Apply

Join us on a 13 day Lands of the Bible Cruise aboard the Celebrity Apex, starting at $4,698* from New York, NY departing on September 22, 2022. Journey to places such as Rome, Galilee, Jerusalem, Ephesus, Bethlehem, Athens, and much more!

 

*Prices reflect a 4% cash discount

What’s Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Cruise
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Guided Tours
  • International Airfare from NY
  • Meals on Ship
  • Port Charges
  • Study Guide
  • Visas (U.S. Citizens)

^ Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 September 22 – DEPART USA

Your pilgrimage begins as you depart the USA on your international overnight flight.

Day 2 September 23 – ARRIVE IN ROME

You will arrive in Rome, Italy where you will be met by our representative and transferred the Port of Civitavecchia to board the Celebrity Apex.

Day 3 September 24 – AT SEA

AT SEA 

Day 4 September 25 – AT SEA

AT SEA 

Day 5 September 26 - LIMASSOL

Go deep into Cyprus’ history as you explore the island today. This beautiful port town is known for its seafood, pottery, leather goods and traditional lace works. Wander the streets and enjoy the shops on your way to the Kolossi Castle built by the Order of St. John in 1210 in the city center of Limassol. Take a trip to Paphos from Limassol to explore ancient ruins, archaeological sites, and the goddess of love’s mythical birthplace. Travel past the Temple of Apollo on the way to this UNESCO-recognized city and discover elaborate tombs in a 3rd-century necropolis.

Day 6 September 27 – SEA OF GALILEE

Venture inland to the Sea of Galilee to stand on the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus preached (Matthew 5). At Tabgha, the traditional location of the feeding of 5,000, you will visit the Church of the Fish and the Loaves (Luke 9). On the shores of the Sea of Galilee is the Chapel of the Primacy of St. Peter, where three times Peter professed his devotion to the risen Christ (John 21) From there, travel to Capernaum where Jesus called Peter, Andrea, James, John (Matt. 4) and later Matthew to be disciples.

Day 7 September 29 – BETHLEHEM & JERUSALEM

While docked in Ashdod, explore Bethlehem, where you will discover the cave revered as the place where Jesus was born (Matt. 1; Luke 2). The Church of the Nativity constructed over the site, is the oldest functioning church. Journey to Jerusalem to see Caiphas’ House, where Jesus was tried before the Sanhedrin. Stand upon the Mt. of Olives and view the city as Jesus did. See the ancient olive trees of the Garden of Gethsemane. Wander the Old City to view the Pool of Bethesda and walk along the Via Dolorosa. Step inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built over the sites of the crucifixion and the resurrection.

Day 8 September 30 – AT SEA

AT SEA

Day 9 October 1 - EPHESUS

Ephesus is one of the Seven Churches of Revelation and was once a bustling port town with wide, colonnade-bordered streets and a population of 250,000. Spectacular excavations have revealed much of the glory of ancient Ephesus, including the huge Agora and Library, much has been lost. The ancient world once declared the Temple of Artemis to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World but today, only a single column remains to mark its site. View the terrace houses, also known as “the house of the rich,” which give a true impression of ancient lifestyle. Explore the Museum of Ephesus for an up-close look at ancient artifacts. You will have time to explore on your own and recreate some of the footsteps of Paul.

Day 10 October 2 - ATHENS & CORINTH

Discover the rich architectural splendor of the ancient city of Athens as your guide introduces you to the world-renowned Acropolis, the Propylaea, the Parthenon and the Erechtheum. Stand on Mars Hill as the apostle Paul did when he proclaimed, “I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you” . As you stroll the Agora (ancient market place and center of Athenian public life), recall that this was where the Apostle Paul preached “Jesus and the resurrection” to the skeptical Athenians. Also see the House of Parliament, the Presidential Palace and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This afternoon tour the city of Corinth, where the apostle Paul met fellow tentmakers Aquila and Priscilla and received a vision from the Lord saying, “I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee: for I have much people in this city.” As Paul spoke, Crispus (chief ruler of the synagogue) and many others believed and were baptized , establishing the church at Corinth to whom Paul later wrote his two epistles. Discover the Archaeological Museum, Market Place and Temples. As you walk among the ruins, stand on the Bema, where the apostle Paul stood before Gallio to face charges brought against him by the Jews.

Day 11 October 3 - KATAKOLON

Arrive in Katakolon and enjoy the views of the bluer than blue Ionian Sea, romantic Greek vistas, and a beach paradise. You can venture to Olympia, home of the first-ever Olympic Games, held to honor the Greek gods. In Katakolon’s tiny fishing village you can enjoy a fresh plate of olives and feta cheese at a seaside tavern, before wandering the charming town shops. For a relaxing day, you can stretch out on Katakolon’s beautiful beaches and enjoy the sea air and scenic views.

Shore excursions today will be booked directly through Celebrity Cruise Line

Day 12 October 4 – AT SEA

AT SEA 

Day 13 October 5 – RETURN TO USA

Disembark the Celebrity Apex and transfer to Rome to return home with a new understanding of the Apostle Paul’s life and ministry.

Enhance Your Journey

Castel Gandolfo Post-Tour Starting from $525

October 5 - 6, 2022

October 5 - Castel Gandolfo
Disembark the ship and travel to Castel Gandolfo, the summer residence and retreat for the Pope. During World War II, the Pontifical villas served to protect some 12,000 refugee children during the Allied invasion. The present palace was built in the 17th century for Pope Urban VIII. The Barberini Gardens of the Palace are now open to visitors, once part of Emperor Domitian’s villa, they provide sweeping views of the Roman ruins and Lake Albano. Continue to Rome and check in to your hotel this evening.
October 6 - Return to USA

Bid farewell to Italy as you transfer to the Rome airport this morning for your return flight to the USA.

 

Guests taking an extension may be on a different flight than their group and/or traveling companion.

*All prices reflect a 4% cash discount.

Request More Information

Lands of the Bible Cruise 2022

13 days
Greece, Italy & The Holy Land
Starting from $4698* Taxes & Fees Apply

Join us on a 13 day Lands of the Bible Cruise aboard the Celebrity Apex, starting at $4,698* from New York, NY departing on September 22, 2022. Journey to places such as Rome, Galilee, Jerusalem, Ephesus, Bethlehem, Athens, and much more!

 

*Prices reflect a 4% cash discount

What’s Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Cruise
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Guided Tours
  • International Airfare from NY
  • Meals on Ship
  • Port Charges
  • Study Guide
  • Visas (U.S. Citizens)

^ Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 September 22 – DEPART USA

Your pilgrimage begins as you depart the USA on your international overnight flight.

Day 2 September 23 – ARRIVE IN ROME

You will arrive in Rome, Italy where you will be met by our representative and transferred the Port of Civitavecchia to board the Celebrity Apex.

Day 3 September 24 – AT SEA

AT SEA 

Day 4 September 25 – AT SEA

AT SEA 

Day 5 September 26 - LIMASSOL

Go deep into Cyprus’ history as you explore the island today. This beautiful port town is known for its seafood, pottery, leather goods and traditional lace works. Wander the streets and enjoy the shops on your way to the Kolossi Castle built by the Order of St. John in 1210 in the city center of Limassol. Take a trip to Paphos from Limassol to explore ancient ruins, archaeological sites, and the goddess of love’s mythical birthplace. Travel past the Temple of Apollo on the way to this UNESCO-recognized city and discover elaborate tombs in a 3rd-century necropolis.

Day 6 September 27 – SEA OF GALILEE

Venture inland to the Sea of Galilee to stand on the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus preached (Matthew 5). At Tabgha, the traditional location of the feeding of 5,000, you will visit the Church of the Fish and the Loaves (Luke 9). On the shores of the Sea of Galilee is the Chapel of the Primacy of St. Peter, where three times Peter professed his devotion to the risen Christ (John 21) From there, travel to Capernaum where Jesus called Peter, Andrea, James, John (Matt. 4) and later Matthew to be disciples.

Day 7 September 29 – BETHLEHEM & JERUSALEM

While docked in Ashdod, explore Bethlehem, where you will discover the cave revered as the place where Jesus was born (Matt. 1; Luke 2). The Church of the Nativity constructed over the site, is the oldest functioning church. Journey to Jerusalem to see Caiphas’ House, where Jesus was tried before the Sanhedrin. Stand upon the Mt. of Olives and view the city as Jesus did. See the ancient olive trees of the Garden of Gethsemane. Wander the Old City to view the Pool of Bethesda and walk along the Via Dolorosa. Step inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built over the sites of the crucifixion and the resurrection.

Day 8 September 30 – AT SEA

AT SEA

Day 9 October 1 - EPHESUS

Ephesus is one of the Seven Churches of Revelation and was once a bustling port town with wide, colonnade-bordered streets and a population of 250,000. Spectacular excavations have revealed much of the glory of ancient Ephesus, including the huge Agora and Library, much has been lost. The ancient world once declared the Temple of Artemis to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World but today, only a single column remains to mark its site. View the terrace houses, also known as “the house of the rich,” which give a true impression of ancient lifestyle. Explore the Museum of Ephesus for an up-close look at ancient artifacts. You will have time to explore on your own and recreate some of the footsteps of Paul.

Day 10 October 2 - ATHENS & CORINTH

Discover the rich architectural splendor of the ancient city of Athens as your guide introduces you to the world-renowned Acropolis, the Propylaea, the Parthenon and the Erechtheum. Stand on Mars Hill as the apostle Paul did when he proclaimed, “I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you” . As you stroll the Agora (ancient market place and center of Athenian public life), recall that this was where the Apostle Paul preached “Jesus and the resurrection” to the skeptical Athenians. Also see the House of Parliament, the Presidential Palace and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This afternoon tour the city of Corinth, where the apostle Paul met fellow tentmakers Aquila and Priscilla and received a vision from the Lord saying, “I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee: for I have much people in this city.” As Paul spoke, Crispus (chief ruler of the synagogue) and many others believed and were baptized , establishing the church at Corinth to whom Paul later wrote his two epistles. Discover the Archaeological Museum, Market Place and Temples. As you walk among the ruins, stand on the Bema, where the apostle Paul stood before Gallio to face charges brought against him by the Jews.

Day 11 October 3 - KATAKOLON

Arrive in Katakolon and enjoy the views of the bluer than blue Ionian Sea, romantic Greek vistas, and a beach paradise. You can venture to Olympia, home of the first-ever Olympic Games, held to honor the Greek gods. In Katakolon’s tiny fishing village you can enjoy a fresh plate of olives and feta cheese at a seaside tavern, before wandering the charming town shops. For a relaxing day, you can stretch out on Katakolon’s beautiful beaches and enjoy the sea air and scenic views.

Shore excursions today will be booked directly through Celebrity Cruise Line

Day 12 October 4 – AT SEA

AT SEA 

Day 13 October 5 – RETURN TO USA

Disembark the Celebrity Apex and transfer to Rome to return home with a new understanding of the Apostle Paul’s life and ministry.

Enhance Your Journey

Castel Gandolfo Post-Tour Starting from $525

October 5 - 6, 2022

October 5 - Castel Gandolfo
Disembark the ship and travel to Castel Gandolfo, the summer residence and retreat for the Pope. During World War II, the Pontifical villas served to protect some 12,000 refugee children during the Allied invasion. The present palace was built in the 17th century for Pope Urban VIII. The Barberini Gardens of the Palace are now open to visitors, once part of Emperor Domitian’s villa, they provide sweeping views of the Roman ruins and Lake Albano. Continue to Rome and check in to your hotel this evening.
October 6 - Return to USA

Bid farewell to Italy as you transfer to the Rome airport this morning for your return flight to the USA.

 

Guests taking an extension may be on a different flight than their group and/or traveling companion.

*All prices reflect a 4% cash discount.

Request More Information

Lands of the Bible Cruise 2022

13 days
Greece, Italy & The Holy Land
Starting from $4698* Taxes & Fees Apply

Join us on a 13 day Lands of the Bible Cruise aboard the Celebrity Apex, starting at $4,698* from New York, NY departing on September 22, 2022. Journey to places such as Rome, Galilee, Jerusalem, Ephesus, Bethlehem, Athens, and much more!

 

*Prices reflect a 4% cash discount

What’s Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Cruise
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Guided Tours
  • International Airfare from NY
  • Meals on Ship
  • Port Charges
  • Study Guide
  • Visas (U.S. Citizens)

^ Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 September 22 – DEPART USA

Your pilgrimage begins as you depart the USA on your international overnight flight.

Day 2 September 23 – ARRIVE IN ROME

You will arrive in Rome, Italy where you will be met by our representative and transferred the Port of Civitavecchia to board the Celebrity Apex.

Day 3 September 24 – AT SEA

AT SEA 

Day 4 September 25 – AT SEA

AT SEA 

Day 5 September 26 - LIMASSOL

Go deep into Cyprus’ history as you explore the island today. This beautiful port town is known for its seafood, pottery, leather goods and traditional lace works. Wander the streets and enjoy the shops on your way to the Kolossi Castle built by the Order of St. John in 1210 in the city center of Limassol. Take a trip to Paphos from Limassol to explore ancient ruins, archaeological sites, and the goddess of love’s mythical birthplace. Travel past the Temple of Apollo on the way to this UNESCO-recognized city and discover elaborate tombs in a 3rd-century necropolis.

Day 6 September 27 – SEA OF GALILEE

Venture inland to the Sea of Galilee to stand on the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus preached (Matthew 5). At Tabgha, the traditional location of the feeding of 5,000, you will visit the Church of the Fish and the Loaves (Luke 9). On the shores of the Sea of Galilee is the Chapel of the Primacy of St. Peter, where three times Peter professed his devotion to the risen Christ (John 21) From there, travel to Capernaum where Jesus called Peter, Andrea, James, John (Matt. 4) and later Matthew to be disciples.

Day 7 September 29 – BETHLEHEM & JERUSALEM

While docked in Ashdod, explore Bethlehem, where you will discover the cave revered as the place where Jesus was born (Matt. 1; Luke 2). The Church of the Nativity constructed over the site, is the oldest functioning church. Journey to Jerusalem to see Caiphas’ House, where Jesus was tried before the Sanhedrin. Stand upon the Mt. of Olives and view the city as Jesus did. See the ancient olive trees of the Garden of Gethsemane. Wander the Old City to view the Pool of Bethesda and walk along the Via Dolorosa. Step inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built over the sites of the crucifixion and the resurrection.

Day 8 September 30 – AT SEA

AT SEA

Day 9 October 1 - EPHESUS

Ephesus is one of the Seven Churches of Revelation and was once a bustling port town with wide, colonnade-bordered streets and a population of 250,000. Spectacular excavations have revealed much of the glory of ancient Ephesus, including the huge Agora and Library, much has been lost. The ancient world once declared the Temple of Artemis to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World but today, only a single column remains to mark its site. View the terrace houses, also known as “the house of the rich,” which give a true impression of ancient lifestyle. Explore the Museum of Ephesus for an up-close look at ancient artifacts. You will have time to explore on your own and recreate some of the footsteps of Paul.

Day 10 October 2 - ATHENS & CORINTH

Discover the rich architectural splendor of the ancient city of Athens as your guide introduces you to the world-renowned Acropolis, the Propylaea, the Parthenon and the Erechtheum. Stand on Mars Hill as the apostle Paul did when he proclaimed, “I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you” . As you stroll the Agora (ancient market place and center of Athenian public life), recall that this was where the Apostle Paul preached “Jesus and the resurrection” to the skeptical Athenians. Also see the House of Parliament, the Presidential Palace and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This afternoon tour the city of Corinth, where the apostle Paul met fellow tentmakers Aquila and Priscilla and received a vision from the Lord saying, “I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee: for I have much people in this city.” As Paul spoke, Crispus (chief ruler of the synagogue) and many others believed and were baptized , establishing the church at Corinth to whom Paul later wrote his two epistles. Discover the Archaeological Museum, Market Place and Temples. As you walk among the ruins, stand on the Bema, where the apostle Paul stood before Gallio to face charges brought against him by the Jews.

Day 11 October 3 - KATAKOLON

Arrive in Katakolon and enjoy the views of the bluer than blue Ionian Sea, romantic Greek vistas, and a beach paradise. You can venture to Olympia, home of the first-ever Olympic Games, held to honor the Greek gods. In Katakolon’s tiny fishing village you can enjoy a fresh plate of olives and feta cheese at a seaside tavern, before wandering the charming town shops. For a relaxing day, you can stretch out on Katakolon’s beautiful beaches and enjoy the sea air and scenic views.

Shore excursions today will be booked directly through Celebrity Cruise Line

Day 12 October 4 – AT SEA

AT SEA 

Day 13 October 5 – RETURN TO USA

Disembark the Celebrity Apex and transfer to Rome to return home with a new understanding of the Apostle Paul’s life and ministry.

Enhance Your Journey

Castel Gandolfo Post-Tour Starting from $525

October 5 - 6, 2022

October 5 - Castel Gandolfo
Disembark the ship and travel to Castel Gandolfo, the summer residence and retreat for the Pope. During World War II, the Pontifical villas served to protect some 12,000 refugee children during the Allied invasion. The present palace was built in the 17th century for Pope Urban VIII. The Barberini Gardens of the Palace are now open to visitors, once part of Emperor Domitian’s villa, they provide sweeping views of the Roman ruins and Lake Albano. Continue to Rome and check in to your hotel this evening.
October 6 - Return to USA

Bid farewell to Italy as you transfer to the Rome airport this morning for your return flight to the USA.

 

Guests taking an extension may be on a different flight than their group and/or traveling companion.

*All prices reflect a 4% cash discount.

Request More Information

Lands of the Bible Cruise 2022

13 days
Greece, Italy & The Holy Land
Starting from $4698* Taxes & Fees Apply

Join us on a 13 day Lands of the Bible Cruise aboard the Celebrity Apex, starting at $4,698* from New York, NY departing on September 22, 2022. Journey to places such as Rome, Galilee, Jerusalem, Ephesus, Bethlehem, Athens, and much more!

 

*Prices reflect a 4% cash discount

What’s Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Cruise
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
  • Gratuities
  • Guided Tours
  • International Airfare from NY
  • Meals on Ship
  • Port Charges
  • Study Guide
  • Visas (U.S. Citizens)

^ Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 September 22 – DEPART USA

Your pilgrimage begins as you depart the USA on your international overnight flight.

Day 2 September 23 – ARRIVE IN ROME

You will arrive in Rome, Italy where you will be met by our representative and transferred the Port of Civitavecchia to board the Celebrity Apex.

Day 3 September 24 – AT SEA

AT SEA 

Day 4 September 25 – AT SEA

AT SEA 

Day 5 September 26 - LIMASSOL

Go deep into Cyprus’ history as you explore the island today. This beautiful port town is known for its seafood, pottery, leather goods and traditional lace works. Wander the streets and enjoy the shops on your way to the Kolossi Castle built by the Order of St. John in 1210 in the city center of Limassol. Take a trip to Paphos from Limassol to explore ancient ruins, archaeological sites, and the goddess of love’s mythical birthplace. Travel past the Temple of Apollo on the way to this UNESCO-recognized city and discover elaborate tombs in a 3rd-century necropolis.

Day 6 September 27 – SEA OF GALILEE

Venture inland to the Sea of Galilee to stand on the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus preached (Matthew 5). At Tabgha, the traditional location of the feeding of 5,000, you will visit the Church of the Fish and the Loaves (Luke 9). On the shores of the Sea of Galilee is the Chapel of the Primacy of St. Peter, where three times Peter professed his devotion to the risen Christ (John 21) From there, travel to Capernaum where Jesus called Peter, Andrea, James, John (Matt. 4) and later Matthew to be disciples.

Day 7 September 29 – BETHLEHEM & JERUSALEM

While docked in Ashdod, explore Bethlehem, where you will discover the cave revered as the place where Jesus was born (Matt. 1; Luke 2). The Church of the Nativity constructed over the site, is the oldest functioning church. Journey to Jerusalem to see Caiphas’ House, where Jesus was tried before the Sanhedrin. Stand upon the Mt. of Olives and view the city as Jesus did. See the ancient olive trees of the Garden of Gethsemane. Wander the Old City to view the Pool of Bethesda and walk along the Via Dolorosa. Step inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built over the sites of the crucifixion and the resurrection.

Day 8 September 30 – AT SEA

AT SEA

Day 9 October 1 - EPHESUS

Ephesus is one of the Seven Churches of Revelation and was once a bustling port town with wide, colonnade-bordered streets and a population of 250,000. Spectacular excavations have revealed much of the glory of ancient Ephesus, including the huge Agora and Library, much has been lost. The ancient world once declared the Temple of Artemis to be one of the Seven Wonders of the World but today, only a single column remains to mark its site. View the terrace houses, also known as “the house of the rich,” which give a true impression of ancient lifestyle. Explore the Museum of Ephesus for an up-close look at ancient artifacts. You will have time to explore on your own and recreate some of the footsteps of Paul.

Day 10 October 2 - ATHENS & CORINTH

Discover the rich architectural splendor of the ancient city of Athens as your guide introduces you to the world-renowned Acropolis, the Propylaea, the Parthenon and the Erechtheum. Stand on Mars Hill as the apostle Paul did when he proclaimed, “I found an altar with this inscription, TO THE UNKNOWN GOD. Whom therefore ye ignorantly worship, him declare I unto you” . As you stroll the Agora (ancient market place and center of Athenian public life), recall that this was where the Apostle Paul preached “Jesus and the resurrection” to the skeptical Athenians. Also see the House of Parliament, the Presidential Palace and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This afternoon tour the city of Corinth, where the apostle Paul met fellow tentmakers Aquila and Priscilla and received a vision from the Lord saying, “I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee: for I have much people in this city.” As Paul spoke, Crispus (chief ruler of the synagogue) and many others believed and were baptized , establishing the church at Corinth to whom Paul later wrote his two epistles. Discover the Archaeological Museum, Market Place and Temples. As you walk among the ruins, stand on the Bema, where the apostle Paul stood before Gallio to face charges brought against him by the Jews.

Day 11 October 3 - KATAKOLON

Arrive in Katakolon and enjoy the views of the bluer than blue Ionian Sea, romantic Greek vistas, and a beach paradise. You can venture to Olympia, home of the first-ever Olympic Games, held to honor the Greek gods. In Katakolon’s tiny fishing village you can enjoy a fresh plate of olives and feta cheese at a seaside tavern, before wandering the charming town shops. For a relaxing day, you can stretch out on Katakolon’s beautiful beaches and enjoy the sea air and scenic views.

Shore excursions today will be booked directly through Celebrity Cruise Line

Day 12 October 4 – AT SEA

AT SEA 

Day 13 October 5 – RETURN TO USA

Disembark the Celebrity Apex and transfer to Rome to return home with a new understanding of the Apostle Paul’s life and ministry.

Enhance Your Journey

Castel Gandolfo Post-Tour Starting from $525

October 5 - 6, 2022

October 5 - Castel Gandolfo
Disembark the ship and travel to Castel Gandolfo, the summer residence and retreat for the Pope. During World War II, the Pontifical villas served to protect some 12,000 refugee children during the Allied invasion. The present palace was built in the 17th century for Pope Urban VIII. The Barberini Gardens of the Palace are now open to visitors, once part of Emperor Domitian’s villa, they provide sweeping views of the Roman ruins and Lake Albano. Continue to Rome and check in to your hotel this evening.
October 6 - Return to USA

Bid farewell to Italy as you transfer to the Rome airport this morning for your return flight to the USA.

 

Guests taking an extension may be on a different flight than their group and/or traveling companion.

*All prices reflect a 4% cash discount.

Request More Information