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CSLI Biblical Study Program

In the Footsteps of the Apostles

Turkey and Greece | May 3 - 17, 2025

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Join the C.S. Lewis Institute’s Biblical Study Program in Turkey and Greece as we explore the missionary journeys of the Apostle Paul, the Apostle John, and some of the major cities of the New Testament. This 15-day/14-night pilgrimage will provide participants with the opportunity for spiritual enrichment through on-site biblical backgrounds teaching, devotional reflection, worship, and Christian fellowship.

Dr. Jim Martin, founder of Bible Worlds Seminars, author of A Visual Guide to Bible Events, and experienced biblical study travel leader for over 30 years will provide expert historical and cultural background commentary.  Dr. Joel Woodruff, President of the C.S. Lewis Institute, who did post-graduate work in biblical backgrounds and archaeology will provide devotional insights and lead the group in times of worship on location.

Purpose: To explore on-site the land, culture, geography, and archaeology of the biblical world in Turkey and Greece with an aim toward personal spiritual growth in the areas of biblical study and discipleship.  This will be a study tour and will provide enriching commentary and teaching on biblical events and culture as we see first-hand the history, beauty, and terrain where the Gospel was spread through the missionary work of the early apostles and disciples of Jesus Christ.

Study Program Package: Turkey and Greece Land Program includes lodging, 2 meals per day (breakfast and dinner, except for last 2 dinners in Athens in order that participants can be free to enjoy The Plaka), taxes, tips, entrance fees, study materials, and guided tour of the lands of the Bible by world-class biblical backgrounds scholar and writer, Dr. Jim Martin, and C.S. Lewis staff.  Transportation throughout the tour beginning at the hotel in Istanbul and ending at the hotel in Athens will be provided including one flight from Istanbul to Antalya and one flight from Istanbul to Thessaloniki as well as bus transportation throughout the tour.

Flights Not included: Participants will arrange their own flights to Istanbul, Turkey.  Tour ends in Athens, Greece where participants are free to return home, or travel elsewhere.

Also not included:  personal items, lunches, beverages at meals (with the exception of juice, tea and coffee at breakfast), medical and travel insurance; fees due to delays, cancellations, emergencies or any unforeseen expense outside of this program.

Arrival and Departure:  Choose flight from place of your choosing with the goal to arrive in Istanbul at Istanbul Eresin Topkapi Hotel no later than 3:00PM local time on Saturday, May 3, 2025. Some travelers may prefer to arrive earlier and spend a few days in the region getting over jetlag. Either way, the program will begin at the hotel in Istanbul, Turkey on May 3, 2025. The tour will end the morning of Saturday, May 17, 2025  at Herodion Hotel - Athens, which will allow participants to schedule a return flight from Athens, Greece that day or continue their travels throughout Europe.

Pricing:$ 5,500– Double Occupancy (2 people per room) for Land Tour |  $ 7,300 – Single Occupancy (1 person per room) for Land Tour.

Registration is closed! Complete the waitlist form in order that we may be able to contact you if space becomes available. 


PAYMENT DETAILS:

Double Occupancy
Deposit: $1,500 - Due with registration form
Final Payment: $4,000 – Due January 31, 2025
Single Occupancy
Deposit: $1,500 - Due with registration form
Final Payment: $5,800 – Due January 31, 2025

Dr. Jim Martin, founder of Bible Worlds Seminars, author of A Visual Guide to Bible Events, and experienced biblical study travel leader for over 30 years will provide expert historical and cultural background commentary.

Dr. Joel Woodruff, President of the C.S. Lewis Institute, who did post-graduate work in biblical backgrounds and archaeology will provide devotional insights and lead the group in times of worship on location.

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