Turkey offers the opportunity to focus on the preaching of St Paul and the churches mentioned in the Book of Revelation, it also provides the chance to visit exciting places like Istanbul, Ismir and Ephesus. Take a cruise on the Bosphorus, stroll around the stunning city of Istanbul, visit Hagia Sophia, and the Blue Mosque. The unique culture and cuisine of Turkey await you on this exciting pilgrimage to the Asian continent.
A flight to Izmir (Smyrna),offers us the chance to visit Mt.Pagos, known as “Velvet Castle”, and the amazing Roman Agora. Travel on to Ephesus, to see the Basilica of St.John, the last home of the Virgin Mary, which was visited by Pope Paul VI in 1967, and the extensive ruins of the city – which include colonnaded marble streets, temples, baths, gymnasia, the theatre where the silversmiths rioted against St.Paul, the site of the Third Ecumenical Council and the site of the Temple of Diana, one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Local speaking guides will ensure that your pilgrimage is a great success and Pilgrimage People offers two suggested itineraries but we are very happy to discuss combining both if you would like to extend your stay in the region. We would be delighted to discuss your requirements and are very happy to assist in planning the pilgrimage you require.