Experience the Lands of the Bible onboard the Celebrity Constellation with Guest Speaker Rev. Dr. Philip Ruge-Jones from October 29 to November 11, 2018. 

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Starting from $3,548

What’s Included

  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Cruise
  • Deluxe A/C Motor Coaches
  • Entrance and Program Fees
  • Fuel Surcharges and Gov't Taxes
  • Guided Tours
  • International Airfare from NY
  • Meals on Ship
  • Overseas Airport Transfers
  • Port Charges
  • Select Shore Excursions

^ Additional Baggage & Optional fees may apply. If air purchased through NTS.

Daily Itinerary

Day 1 - Depart the USA P - Arrive in Rome

Your pilgrimage begins as you depart the USA and arrive in Rome. Time permitting, take a panoramic tour of the Eternal City before embarking on the luxurious Celebrity Constellation.

Day 2 - At Sea

At sea.

Day 3 - Chania, Crete, Greece (On Own)

An ancient city on Crete's north coast, Chania overlooks the Aegean against a dramatic mountain backdrop. Its Old Town is a delight of narrow streets of Byzantine, Venetian and Turkish architecture filled with shops, tavernas and cafes. For a gorgeous, panoramic view of the Venetian Harbor and lighthouse discover the Firkas Fort and climb to the top!
Shore excursions are booked through Celebrity.

Day 4 - At Sea

At sea.

Day 5 - Sea of Galilee, Israel

We dock at Haifa. Venture inland to the Sea of Galilee. You’ll stand on the Mount of the Beatitudes where Jesus gave His most well-known sermon (Matthew 5). At Tabgha, the traditional location for the calling of the disciples and the feeding of the 5000, you’ll find the Church of the Fish and the Loaves (Luke 9). Visit the Chapel of the Primacy where three times Peter professed his devotion to the risen Christ (John 21). Travel to the shore town of Capernaum where Jesus called Peter, Andrew, James, John (Matt. 4) and later Matthew. Stop by the River Jordan where those who wish to be baptized may do so.

Day 6 - Bethlehem & Jerusalem, Israel

We dock at Ashdod. Explore Bethlehem, where you’ll discover the cave revered as the place where Jesus was born (Matt. 1; Luke 2). The church, which was constructed on the site, is the world’s oldest functioning church. Travel to Jerusalem and see the House of the High Priest Caiaphas, where Jesus was tried before the Sanhedrin. Stand upon the Mount of Olives and view the city as Jesus did. Wander among the olive trees of the Garden of Gethsemane. Enter the Old City and see the Pool of Bethesda. You'll walk along the Via Dolorosa to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, built over the sites of the Crucifixion and Resurrection.

Day 7 - At Sea

At sea.

Day 8 - Mykonos, Greece (on own)

Have a delightful day exploring the exceptional beauty and culture of the Greek island of Mykonos with its lovely bays and beaches, distinctive whitewashed structures, and cobblestone streets.
Shore excursions are booked through Celebrity.

Day 9 - Athens & Corinth, Greece

The architectural splendors of the ancient city of Athens are as magical as ever. View the world-renowned Acropolis, the Propylaea, and the Parthenon. Time permitting, view Mars Hill where Paul debated with the intellectual community of his day. Walk among the ruins of the Agora, the ancient market place and center of Athenian public life. You will view the Olympic Stadium, home of the Olympics. Travel to Corinth (Acts 18), a city that inspired St. Paul’s most familiar letter. You will visit the Archaeological Museum, the Market Place, and Temples. Walk among the ruins and stand on the Bema where Paul stood. Read Paul’s letter to the Corinthians and visualize his address to the Gentiles as he began the task of building Corinth’s church.

Day 10 - At Sea

At sea.

Day 11 - Naples & Pompeii, Italy

Arrive in Naples, a dazzling city perched on a beautiful rock coast. Paul landed in the bay of Naples on his way to Rome. You can journey inland to ancient Pompeii, dating almost to the time of Paul, where you can see the spectacular ruins that were covered by ash from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in A.D. 79.  

Day 12 - Return to USA or Rome Post-Tour

Return to USA or continue on the exciting Rome Post-Tour.

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Enhance Your Journey

Rome Pre Tour/Post Tour $598

PRE TOUR

Oct. 9 & 10
Depart USA/Arrive in Rome Arrive and sightseeing

Oct.11 - Christian Rome
The Vatican, St. Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo’s Frescoes, St. Paul Outside the Walls

Oct. 12 - Ancient Rome Colosseum, Campidoglio,
The Forum, Circus Maximus, Arch of Titus, Baths of Caracalla, Monti Region, Victor Emmanuel Monument Board Your Ship 

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POST TOUR

Oct. 22 - Ancient Rome Colosseum, Campidoglio, The Forum, Circus Maximus, Arch of Titus, Baths of Caracalla, Monti Region, Victor Emmanuel Monument

Oct. 23 - Christian Rome
The Vatican, St. Peter’s Basilica, Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo’s Frescoes, St. Paul Outside the Walls

Oct. 24 - Return to USA

Departure Dates

October 29, 2018
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*Prices reflect a 4% cash discount