Antakya Holidays

Sample Itinerary - REF TURKEY 850

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Day 1: Izmir

Welcome to Turkey! You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel in Izmir. The remainder of the day is spent at your leisure. Overnight Kaya Thermal Hotel

Day 2: Izmir

Today you will first visit Smyrna. Ephesus, one of the Seven Churches in Revelation (Rev. 1:11), once populated with three hundred thousand people, it has an enormous Amphitheater, which can still hold twenty four thousand spectators. As we walk down the marble covered streets, we see gymnasiums, baths, houses, public latrines, the library of Celsus, and the Temple of Artemis. Overnight Kaya Thermal Hotel

Day 3: Izmir - Pamukkale

Today we proceed to the ancient Philadelphia Church at Alasehir, the youngest of the Seven Churches of Revelation, visiting the remains of an early church and the city walls. Continue on to Pamukkale for the night. Overnight Lycus River Hotel

Day 4: Pamukkale - Konya

After breakfast visit Hierapolis, where St. Philip was martyred in 1AD. See the Necropolis, Avenue of Tombs and Thermal Baths and en route to Konya we will visit Antioch Pisidia that St. Paul made it one of the centers of his mission. Overnight Hilton Garden Inn

Day 5: Konya

Today morning visit Iconium which is visited by Paul on his first and second missionary journey (Ac 13:51; 16:2) and visit Mevlana Museum. Learn about the mystical religious Sufi known as the Whirling Dervishes. Also visit Lystra before returning to your hotel. Overnight Hilton Garden Inn

Day 6: Konya

Depart for Adana stopping en route to visit Lystra and Tarsus (Act: 11:30:11:25.) the birth place of St. Paul. Overnight Surmeli Hotel

Day 7: - Antakya

ADANA - ANTAKYA Today we drive to Antioch (Acts 6:5:11:19-30:13)where the name Christian was first used. In this second major city of the Roman province, we will have a mass at the cave church where St. Peter led worship. Later visit the world famous museum at Antioch and see the Roman mosaics. Overnight Buyuk Antakya

Day 8: Antakya

Your tour with us comes to an end today. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Istanbul where your tour with us comes to an end.

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