FOOTSTEPS OF THE APOSTLES CRUISE – A MESSIANIC PERSPECTIVE

Join us for a spectacular world class 12-day Mediterranean cruise including three inspiring touring days in Israel visiting Jerusalem, Mount of Olives, the Sea of Galilee, Capernaum, Tel Aviv, Caesarea, and much more. Participate in teachings, worship and prayer in biblical settings where our faith was born and where the Gospel was first proclaimed.

September 28th to October 12th, 2017

Led by: Reuven Doron

Itinerary:

MAY-16Thursday, SEP 28 – AIR TRAVEL

Depart on an overnight international flight from USA to Rome, Italy.


The Vatican and St Peter's Basilica, Rome, ItalyFriday, SEP29 – ARRIVAL IN ROME, ITALY

Arrival in Rome and transfer to the Civitavecchia Port to embark the Celebrity Cruise Lines Silhouette ship. The cruise will depart at The cruise will depart at 5:00pm. Dinner and overnight on board.


Naples-ItalySaturday, SEP 30 – NAPLES, ITALY

Arrival at 7:00am.

Framed by Mount Vesuvius along a dramatic skyline, the 2,800 year-old port city of Naples is chock full of historical sites, churches, and museums that make it an incredible place for you to explore. And in the region where pizza was first invented, you know the food is going to be incredible. Just 35 miles down the coast, Salerno offers you a rich history but also boasts a marvelous collection of parks, natural wonders, and unique vantage points to take in the beauty of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Two cities. One incredible stretch of Italian coastline.

Departure at 6:00pm


SHIP-AT-SEAITSunday, OCT 1 – AT SEA

Your schedule is free to enjoy the many activities and amenities that the ship offers, such as: Take a Celebrity iLearn class and bring your vacation photos to life. Catch some sun at the pool where butlers keep you refreshed with chilled towels and sorbets. Join a yoga class in the fitness center with floor-to-ceiling views of the sea. Take a food-and-wine-pairing workshop to step up your culinary game. Check your Celebrity Today daily newsletter for a list of what’s going on each day. Experience the pools, spas and more onboard your ship.


SHIP-AT-SEAITThursday, OCT 2 – AT SEA

Your schedule is free to enjoy the many activities and amenities that the ship offers, such as: Take a Celebrity iLearn class and bring your vacation photos to life. Catch some sun at the pool where butlers keep you refreshed with chilled towels and sorbets. Join a yoga class in the fitness center with floor-to-ceiling views of the sea. Take a food-and-wine-pairing workshop to step up your culinary game. Check your Celebrity Today daily newsletter for a list of what’s going on each day. Experience the pools, spas and more onboard your ship.


Jerusalem05Tuesday, OCT 3 – JERUSALEM, ISRAEL

Arrive at 8:00am

Following an early breakfast, we will travel up the Judean mountains to the City of Jerusalem. Sacred to three major religions, Jerusalem is one of the world’s oldest cities with a history dating back to 4,000 BC. Central to biblical prophecy and to the life, death, resurrection and second coming of the Lord Jesus, we will visit the Mt. of Olives, Gethsemane, the Western Wall with the sunlight bouncing off the golden-roofed Dome of the Rock, worship at the Garden Tomb, the traditional site of the Lord’s burial and resurrection, and explore the biblical garden at Yad Hashmona Messianic Village.


tel_avivWednesday, OCT 4 – TEL AVIV, JAFFA & CAESAREA, ISRAEL

After breakfast we will travel north along the Mediterranean Coast and visit ancient Jaffa, the picturesque port city that appears in Jonah’s prophetic story and in Acts 10 at the onset of the apostolic mission to the Gentiles. Passing through modern Tel Aviv, Israel’s largest bustling metropolitan, we will travel further north and explore the excavated biblical city of Caesarea (considered by many to be the most beautiful biblical archeological site) where Paul was imprisoned on his way to testify in Rome. Return to the ship for dinner.

Departure at 10:00pm


Haifa-ArmageddonThursday, OCT 5 – HAIFA, ARMAGEDDON, SEA OF GALILEE, CAPERNAUM, ISRAEL

Arrival at 6:00am

The spectacular city of Haifa rises dramatically from the Mediterranean onto the steep ascend of Mount Carmel where the prophet Elijah called on God who answered by fire. Enjoying the panoramic vistas of Nazareth, Armageddon and the Valley of Jezre’el, we will arrive to the Sea of Galilee known for the Lord’s parables and miracles, to sail across the Sea, visit Capernaum and Mt. of Beatitudes, and share a baptism service (for those interested) in the Jordan River. Return to the ship for dinner.

Departure at 6:00pm


SHIP-AT-SEAITFriday, OCT 6 – AT SEA

Your schedule is free to enjoy the many activities and amenities that the ship offers, such as: Take a Celebrity iLearn class and bring your vacation photos to life. Catch some sun at the pool where butlers keep you refreshed with chilled towels and sorbets. Join a yoga class in the fitness center with floor-to-ceiling views of the sea. Take a food-and-wine-pairing workshop to step up your culinary game. Check your Celebrity Today daily newsletter for a list of what’s going on each day. Experience the pools, spas and more onboard your ship.


mykonos-greeceSaturday, OCT 7 – MYKONOS, GREECE

Arrival at 8:00am

Mykonos is known for its whitewashed villages sprinkled with blue and jade green and its sophisticated nightlife. The most popular island in the Cyclades, Mykonos is bustling with activity, awash in beautiful alleyways, and home to alluring sandy beaches

Departure at 6:00pm


Athens-GreeceSunday, OCT 8 – ATHENS, GREECE

Arrival at 6:00am

Athens brought the world drama, history, poetry, and philosophy. Once home to the world’s most powerful and civilized empires, Athens is now the world’s foremost archaeological playground. The towering columns of the Parthenon at the Acropolis still testify to the bold apostolic preaching of Paul on Mars Hill as recorded in Acts 17.

Departure at 6:00pm


CRETEMonday, OCT 9 – CHANIA (SOUDA), CRETE, GREECE

Arrival into port a 7:00am

Like many ports in this part of the world, archeological discoveries dating back to antiquity are found everywhere. There are also hundreds of gorges around the island and over 1,500 land and sea caves, including Elefantos, noted for its remarkable and picturesque white and red stalactites. Crete, as it is mentioned in Acts 27, still speaks of the courageous voyages of the early apostles who laid down their lives to bring the Gospel to the nations.

Depart at 2:00pm


SHIP-AT-SEAITFriday, OCT 10 – AT SEA

Your schedule is free to enjoy the many activities and amenities that the ship offers, such as: Take a Celebrity iLearn class and bring your vacation photos to life. Catch some sun at the pool where butlers keep you refreshed with chilled towels and sorbets. Join a yoga class in the fitness center with floor-to-ceiling views of the sea. Take a food-and-wine-pairing workshop to step up your culinary game. Check your Celebrity Today daily newsletter for a list of what’s going on each day. Experience the pools, spas and more onboard your ship.


romeWednesday, OCT 11 – ROME (CIVITAVECCHIA), ITALY

Arrival into port a 5:00am

The Silhouette ship will return to the Civitavecchia Port in Rome. Passengers will have an half day city tour of Rome, and be transported to their hotel for an overnight.

 


To learn more about this trip or register, click here. If you have specific questions about this trip or want help in planning your own unique experience in Israel, send me a message.  I look forward to being in touch!