Seven Churches Tour Overview
Travel Turkey’s Seven Churches of Asia Minor, as mentioned in the New Testament Book of Revelation – Journey the route around the West Aegean and learn of the religious and social context of ancient biblical times. As well as visiting all major religious sites, the tour also includes those of cultural and tourist significance. From Istanbul to Izmir by round-trip flight, explore the seven churches at ancient Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamon, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia (Lydia), and Laodicea (Phrygia)
- Flight ticket mentioned in the itinerary.
- Accommodation mentioned in the itinerary.
- All tours with transportation, lunch and entrance fees.
- All tours with professional tour guide, Full travel insurance, All domestic taxes.
What is not Included
- Drinks with meals (except the drinks served with breakfast)
- Any tips to guide, driver or staff at hotels.
- Items of a personal nature
- Medical services.
Transfer to Airport to flight Izmir, Arrive in Izmir Airport. Our agent will meet you and transfer to hotel. Tour the Church of St. POLICARP, which is the earliest church in ancient Smyrna, it symbolised the center of the Seven Churches of the Apocalypse. Then visit Alexander the Great’s “Velvet Castle” viewing the bay of Izmir.
Visit Pergamon, Red Basilica, the Acropolis and the Asclepion. Overnight in Kusadası
Full day visit to the impressive remains of Ephesus, the House of Virgin Mary, the Archaeological Museum and the Basilica of Saint John. Overnight in Kusadası
Start to Sardes, an ancient capital of the Lydians and tour the Church of Sardes. Continue to Alasehir where the Biblical Philadelphia Church located. Walk the streets of Philadelphia, then proceed to Pamukkale, the white “Cotton Castle” with its lime waters of the Roman spa. See the ancient city of Hierapolis. The Martyrium of St. Philip the Apostle is here. Enjoy a leisurely bath in the hot spring pool of your hotel.
Morning drive to Eskihisar, the ancient Laodicea, then drive to Aphrodisias, the city of the Goddess of Love. View the well preserved Stadium, The Temple of Aphrodite, the Odeon, the theater, Agora and Hadrian Bath.
Transfer to Izmir airport and flight to Istanbul
- Can be customized according to your wishes
- This tour is available all year round.
- There is no hidden cost.
- Departs daily
- Single supplement + % 15