In the Footsteps of Paul: Turkey, Greece, and Patmos — Today we trave to Berea (modern Verria) that is mentioned in Acts 17:11. Afterward, we visit the tomb of Philip, the father of Alexander the Great and "ooh and ahh" at the precious grave goods. We then set out for Meteora. Upon arrival in Kalambaka, we tour one of the "Hanging Monasteries" of Meteora. We will spend the night at the Meteoritis Hotel near Kalambaka, Greece.
In the Footsteps of Paul: Turkey, Greece, and Patmos — We spend our whole morning at Philippi, where Paul baptized Lydia and her household (Acts 16). Where he was arrested and released and where his beloved church was established. On our way to Thessalonica, we stop at the Lion Monument at Amphipolis. Upon arrival in Thessaloniki, we have a tour of the city: visiting the Orthodox Church of St. Demetri and then the Agora. We will spend the night at the Grand Hotel Palace in Thessaloniki, Greece.
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In 1986 an ancient boat was discovered along the northwestern shore of the Sea of Galilee. The boat is a unique find measuring 25.5 ft. [8.2 m.] long with a breadth of 7.5 ft. [2.3 m.]. A boat of this size had a crew of five, and could carry about 15 additional persons. It is dated to the first century A.D.