MORNINGSTAR MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE WITH RICK JOYNER

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. Enjoy teachings, worship and prayer in biblical settings where our faith was born and where the Gospel was first proclaimed.

October 22nd – November 4th, 2017

ITINERARY

MAY-16Sunday, OCT 22 – AIR TRAVEL

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

 

 


The Vatican and St Peter's Basilica, Rome, ItalyMonday, OCT 23 – BON VOYAGE!

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


SHIP-AT-SEAITTuesday, OCT 24 – 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.


Town of Oia, Santorini Island, GreeceWednesday, OCT 25 – KATAKOLON, GREECE

Arrival at 7:00am

This small port on the Ionian coast is your gateway to ancient Olympia, the home of the original Olympic Games. Olympia has preserved both athletic and mythological monuments, many dating back to 776 BC. Most intriguing is the stadium which is still standing, and the gymnasium. The museum also offers a peek at fabulous Greek sculptures.

Depart at 3:00pm


GREECE2Thursday, OCT 26 – ATHENS (PIRAEUS), 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.

Depart at 6:00pm


photography-of-Rhodes-Greece-islandFriday, OCT 27 – RHODES, GREECE

Arrive at 10:00am

Rhodes, the friendliest city of the Mediterranean, is situated at the island’s northernmost point. This sunny retreat is also home to many historic sites, such as the ruins of the Temple of Venus, the medieval Street of Knights and much more.

Depart at 7:00pm


SHIP-AT-SEAITSaturday, OCT 28 – 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.


Jerusalem-SunsetSunday, OCT 29 – JERUSALEM, ISRAEL

Arrival 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.


The Pinnacle ListMonday, OCT 30 – 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.

Depart at 10:00pm


Haifa-ArmageddonTuesday, OCT 31 – HAIFA, ARMEGEDDON, 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.

Depart at 6:00pm


SHIP-AT-SEAITWednesday, NOV 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.


CRETEThursday, NOV 2 – 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, NOV 3 – 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.


romeSaturday, NOV 4 – ROME (CIVITAVECCHIA), ITALY

Arrival into port a 5:00am

The Silhouette ship will return to the Civitavecchia Port in Rome at 5:00am. Following breakfast, you will be transferred to the Leonardo da Vinci Airport to embark your return flight to the USA.

Optional two days visit of Rome is available. Contact our office for details.


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!