Explore Turkey's Seven Churches of Asia Minor, as mentioned in the New Testament Book of Revelation
The Seven Churches mentioned by st. John in the Book of Revelations are all found in Turkey around Izmir city and each was a founding community of Christianity
smyrna : 2:8-11
thyatira : 2:18-29, acts 16:14
ephesus: 1:11:2:1-7 , acts:18:19-28:19
Day 1 Arrive Izmir Airport/Pergamon
Arrive in Izmir airport or hotel. Drive to Bergama Visit Pergamon, Red Basilica, the Acropolis and the Asclepion. Return to Izmir.
Day 2 Ephesus - Izmir
Full day visit to the unforgettable remains of Ephesus, the House of Virgin Mary, the Archaeological Museum and the Basilica of Saint John. Return to Izmir.
Day 3 Izmir - Sardes - Philadelphia - Pamukkale
Drive to Sardes visit the Church of Sardes. Continue to Alasehir where the ancient Philadelphia Church is located. Walk the streets of Philadelphia, then proceed to Pamukkale, the white "Cotton Castle" with its lime cascades of the Roman spa. See the ancient city of Hierapolis. The Martyrium of St. Philip the Apostle is here. Enjoy your hotel.
Day 4 Pamukkale - Laodicea - Aphrodisias - Izmir
Morning visit the ancient Laodicea, then drive to Aphrodisias, the city of the Goddess of Love, see the well preserved Stadium, The Temple of Aphrodite, the Odeon, the theater, Agora and Hadrian Bath. . . drive to Izmir airport
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Izmir airport
End location: izmir airport
Duration: 4 days
New Brand of Mercedes VITO/SPRINTER A/C VAN with Private Driver
Estimated Local Cash Needed
70 lira - per day estimate of entrance fees, depending on number of sites visited requiring entrance fees to be paid. Bring some additional cash for personal expenses as well.
According to Turkish law tours can be organize only by Travel agency so tour are listed here done by A class Travel agency code 8446