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7 days program in Greece starting from Athens

  • Posted On: 1st January 2013
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7 days program in Greece starting from Athens

Including tours in five islands, Tinos, Andros, Aegina, Kefalonia

DAY 1: Arrival in Athens, and we board the coach and transfer to the monastery of Holy Saviour of Daou on Penteli mountain. The church of the monastery is of great architectural interest as it includes Byzantine, Frankish and Iberian or Georgian elements. The Monastery of Daou remained deserted for 273 years from 1680 to 1953, when it reopened. There we worship the Holy Relics of the Forty Fathers, massacred by the Turks. We continue to the monastery of St. Effrem where we worship the whole-body sacred relic of the saint. Later, we descend to Nea Makri where we can have lunch, or a coffee by the sea. Visit to the  big monastery of Penteli. Departure for Rafina and  we board the ship to Tinos island. Arrival and transfer by coach to our hotel. Free evening in the capital of the island of Our Lady Mary. Dinner and overnight.

DAY 2: Breakfast in the hotel and pilgrimage to miraculous holy icon of our Lady Virgin Mary. Later, transfer by coach from the hotel to the port and departure for Andros island. Arrival and transfer to the Monastery of St. Marina. Monastery tour and we depart for the port once again, to board the ship and transfer back to Rafina. Once we arrive, we take the road to the historic city of Athens, mother of democracy. We settle in our hotel. Free evening, dinner and overnight.

DAY 3: Breakfast and departure for Evia through the bridge of Chalkis. Visit to the church of St. John the Russian, via a beautifull route and  pilgrimage at his whole-body sacred relic. After a quick coffee outside the church, we continue to the Monastery of Saint David, in which lived the elder  holy father of our days, Jacob Tsalikis. Back to Athens, dinner and overnight.

DAY 4: Breakfast and transfer to the port of Piraeus. Boarding the boat to the island of Aegina. Arrival and start our tour on the island of St. Nektarios. Transfer to the Holy Trinity monastery where St. Nektarios lived for 12 consecutive years. From 1908 until 9 November 1920 when he died. We worship the tomb of the saint and his sacred relics. Visit to the church of Virgin Mary. Later, departure for the region of Perdika, where we can have lunch (optional), walk on the scenic trails or have a coffee by the sea. Return to the port to board the ship and depart for Piraeus. Arrival and back to Athens. Transfer to the hotel, dinner and overnight.

DAY 5: Breakfast in the hotel and we load our luggage, due to departure to Kefalonia via the port of Kyllini. Arrival at the port of Poros, and we head up to visit the Monastery of St Andrew where the sacred foot of the Saint is kept. We continue to the Monastery of St. Gerasimos, where we worship the whole-body sacred relic of the saint. We continue to Argostoli. Free time to walk around the city and transfer to hotel, for dinner and overnight.

DAY 6: Breakfast in the hotel and departure for Athens via the port of Kyllini, with stopovers. Arrival at our hotel late in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight.

DAY 7: Breakfast in the hotel. Free time. Later we transfer to Rafina, where we can have lunch, or a coffee by the sea. Transfer to the airport.

 

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