Holy Lands. Follow ancient footsteps from classical Athens to the Holy Land, Cyprus, Greece and Turkey. With three days in Israel, join Land DiscoveriesÂ® to Jerusalem, Nazareth, Galilee and other revered sites. On ancient Paphos, discover the cult of Aphrodite, walk in the footsteps of St. Paul, and see some of the world’s oldest and most beautiful mosaics.
You’ll dock within walking distance of the medieval old town of Rhodes and its monumental riches including the Acropolis of Lindos. Spend a day in Ephesus, one of the ancient world’s most powerful cities, or visit less-traveled Didyma, Miletus and Priene. On peaceful Patmos, visit the 11th century Monastery erected for St. John and see the mountainside cave where it is believed he wrote Revelations. Paros offers earthly pleasures of cobblestone streets, quaint shops, brilliant bougainvillea and the charming whitewashed village of Naoussa.
|FRI 2-MAY||Piraeus (Athens), Greece||Embark||6:00 pm|
|SAT 3-MAY||Paros, Greece||Tendered||8:00 am||10:00 pm|
|SUN 4-MAY||Patmos, Greece||Tendered||8:00 am||10:00 pm|
|MON 5-MAY||Kusadasi (Ephesus), Turkey||Docked||8:00 am||10:00 pm|
|TUE 6-MAY||Rhodes (Lindos), Greece||Docked||9:30 am||5:00 pm|
|WED 7-MAY||Paphos, Cyprus||Tendered||9:00 am||4:00 pm|
|THU 8-MAY||Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel||Docked||7:00 am|
|FRI 9-MAY||Ashdod (Jerusalem), Israel||Docked||9:00 pm|
|SAT 10-MAY||Haifa (Nazareth), Israel||Docked||6:00 am||2:00 pm|
|MON 12-MAY||Piraeus (Athens), Greece||Debark||6:00 am|