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7 Day Pilgrimage Cruise (Louis Cruise)


An esoteric cruise, which follows Saint Paul steps during his preaching of Christianity. A mixture of  Religion, History and Culture, combining the places which were visited by the “Apostle of the Nations”, in Greece and Turkey.


Duration: 7 days / 7 nights

Day 1: Athens (Lavrion Port) 
Day 2: Thessaloniki
Day 3: Kavala 
Day 4: Istanbul 
Day 5: Dikili (Turkey) 
Day 6: Kusadasi 
Day 7: Patmos / Syros
Day 8: Athens (Lavrion Port) disembarkation 

Itinerary:

Day 1: Athens embarkation 

The ship departs at 17:00 from Lavrion port following St Paul steps. (Dinner included)

Day 2: Thessaloniki

The first stop is Thessaloniki at 8:00. Here you will be able to visit the “Bride of the Thermaic Gulf”. Here, the Apostle preached during the winter of 49-50 A.D., he wrote two Epistles for the ancient Thessalonians and founded the first Church of the area. At 18:00 you will return to the ship and sail to Kavala. 

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)


Day 3: Kavala 

Today the cruise will bring you to the port ofKavala, the biblical Neapolis, which is built amphitheatrically. You will have whole day to visit Philippi, where Saint Paul conducted his first sermon in all of Europe! In this place he baptized the first Christian in Europe, the “woman by the name of Lydia”. 

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)
Day 4: Istanbul

Arrival in Istanbul at 9:30. Free time to visit Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace and the Blue Mosque. Departure at 20:00 (

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 5: Dikili (Turkey)

In the Turkish town of Dikili you will discover the treasures of Pergamon from 12:00 till 20:00

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 6: Kusadasi

You have the possibility to visit The House of the Virgin Mary and the archaeological site of Ephesus during your stay in Kusadasi from 8:00 till 23:30

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 7: Patmos / Syros
In Patmos you can visit the Monastery of St. John the Evangelist and  the Grotto of the Apocalypse. Departure at 11:30 for Syros island, where you will stay till 23:30

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 8: Athens disembarkation

Arrival at Lavrion Port at 6:00


Louis Cristal

This ultra moderncruise ship will offer you a safe and comfortable trip. It's a ship that stands out amid the proud fleet of Louis Cruises and that promises to travel you First Class in the most spectacular destinations of Greece, Turkey and Cyprus.

Louis Cristal has cabins of various different classes and common spaces which are spacious and elegantly decorated. The pool and the jacuzzi will make your stay even more relaxing, while the rest of our facilities, such as the casino, the spa, internet access, photo and video services, night club, bars and all the other spaces guarantee that you will never have a dull moment while on board.

The ship has: 480 cabins with private bathrooms, TV, radio and A/C.

It can accommodate: A total of 1,200 passengers.

Boasts the following facilities: 3 a la carte and buffet restaurants, 3 lounges, 2 bars, pool, casino, jacuzzi, gym, medical office, SPA and massage rooms, beauty salon, internet corner, Duty Free and Travel Value shops.

It's also equipped with: satellite phone, doctor on board and fully air-conditioned spaces.

April 18, 2014
October 31, 2014

Prices start from EUR619 per person, based on double occupancy

10% Early Bird Discount valid till 15.02.2014

The cruise rate includes:

  • Cabin accommodation in the category booked

  • Full board

  • Gala evening and shows

  • Entrainment on board

  • Port Charges - EUR88 per person

  • Fuel Surcharge

  • Swimming pool & fitness center

The cruise rate does not include:

  • Beverages of any types

  • Shore excursions

  • Gratuities

  • Personal Expenses

NOTE: Above prices are valid for EU passport holders. Prices for passport holders other than EU may be different.

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