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Salamis Filoxenia Excursions for 2018 cruises

Port Excursion Price Adults Price Children Trip Duration Meal
Holyland (1) Jerusalem and Bethlehem - Visits, in Jerusalem to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Golgotha and Via Dolorosa. In Bethlehem at the Church of the Nativity 75 40 12 Restaurant
Holyland (2) Jericho - St. Gerasimos Church - Jerusalem 85 45 11 Lunch Box
Holyland (3) Nazaret - Galilee - Jordan River 65 35 10 Restaurant
Ayios Nikolaos - Crete Spinalonga - Transfer by boat and island guided tour 20 free 3 None
Edipsos Visists to St. John the Russian, the churches of St. David & St. Panteleimon and Edipso's thermal springs 35 18 9 Lunch Box
Volos (1) Excursion to Meteora 55 28 9 Lunch Box
Volos (2) Excursion to Pilio, Makrynitsa and Portaria 32 18 3 & 1/2 None
Zakynthos  Walking tour of historical sites as Dyonisios Solomou Sq. and St. Markos Sq., Mpohali, Our Lady of Chrysopigi and St. Dyonisios Church 15 free 3 - 3 & 1/2 None
Thessaloniki City tour - St. Demetrios, Souroti, St. John Monastery and visit to the tomp of Elder Paisios. Free time for shopping 35 18 5 None
Kavala (1) Excursion to Thasos by boat - Visits to the Monastery of Archangel Michael and a stroll at the port 35 18 7 Lunch Box
Kavala (2) Excursions to Afxentio and Xanthi 15 8 6 None
Kavala (3) Tour of Kavala and at the Monastery of Our Lady of Ikosifonissa 22 11 1 & 1/2 None
Kalymnos Visit to the Monasteries of St. Panteleimon & St. Savva and at the Temple of Our Saviour Christ  15 8 3 & 1/2 None
Corfu Visit at the Palace of the Empress Sissi (Achilleion), at the Kanoni and the Holy Church of St. Spyridonas 25 13 4 None
Kalamata Visit at the church of St. Theodora of Vsta and the Monastery of St. Constantine & Helena 34 17 5 None
Kos Visit at the Monastery of St. Nektarios and the village of Zia 25 13 3 None
Limnos Visit at the historical village of Moudros and a stroll at Myrina 15 8 3 None
Lebanon Excursion to Byblos, the church of Harissa, Jeita Grottoes 70 35 8 Restaurant
Mytilini Visit at the Monastery of St, Raphael, Taxiarxis, Mantamado and the Our Lady of Agiasou 25 12 6 Lunch Box
Nafplio Visit at the Monastery of Panagia Malevi 35 18 5 - 5 & 1/2 None
Patmos Visit at the Holy Cave of Apokalypeos and the Monastery of St John 18 12 3 None
Patra (1) Excursion to Nafpaktos, the Church of St. Seraphim Sarof and St. Andreas in Patra 30 15 6 None
Piraeus New Acropolis Museum (with Museum Entrance) - Plaka 36 19 5  
Piraeus Visit to St. Irini Xrysovalantou and St. Efraim 26 16 5 & 1/2  
Rhodes Panagia Tsampika & Kalithea 28 18 3 & 1/2 None
Samos Visits at Ireon, Pythagorion and Megali Panagia 35 18 4 None
Syros Transfer by boat to Tinos for pilgrimage 19 10 4 1/2 Lunch Box
Hania (Souda) Visit at the church of Arkadio and Rethymno 30 15 8 Lunch Box
Chios Visit at the church of St. Marcella, Nea Moni and St. Minas. This tour will only materialize on the 07/07/14. 30 15 6 Lunch Box


Jerusalem & Bethlehem with lunch

Our journey to the Holy Land begins at the port of Haifa, passing by the cities of Netanya, Herzliya and Tel Aviv, as well as the legendary Jaffa orange groves towards the biblical city of Jerusalem.  Discover the wonders of this historical city on foot with your guide by stepping through the Jaffa Gate and into the world of the past. Thread through the bustle and hustle of the bazaar and around the quaint narrow cobbled streets, which will lead you to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and Golgotha.  Following Jesus footsteps, we will walk Via Dolorosa leading us to the renowned Wailing Wall.

Our tour continues with a stop for a panoramic view of the Temple Mount, the Dome of the Rock and Al Aksa Mosques.  On our way to Bethlehem, we will have the chance to view the Garden of Gesthemane on the footsteps of the Mount of Olives.  In Bethlehem, after lunch at a local restaurant, we will visit the Church of the Nativity and the Grotto, built over Jesus’ birthplace.


Note: The above program is subject to change, based on official permission being granted to enter Bethlehem.

Cost:  Adults: euro 75, Children under 12: euro 40.


Jericho, Monastery of Saint Gerasimus and Jerusalem with lunch box

This excursion is only available when the Salamis Filoxenia makes a three day cruise to the Holy Land.


Cost:  Adults: euro 85, Children under 12: euro 45.


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Cairo & Cruise on the river Nile with lunch (Not available in 2018).

Cairo, the homeland of the legendary Pharaohs. Our first visit is at the world known Egyptian National Archeological museum and the most world famous and valuable collection of artifacts, the Tutankhamen's’ treasures.

Our next visit will be at the only remaining Wonder of the World, the majestic Pyramids. Arriving at the Giza Plateau, time is provided to explore the Pyramid of Cheops and get acquainted with the magnitude and beauty of the Egyptian heritage. Then we will proceed to the great Sphinx, the truly mysterious marvel that guards the Pyramids since the days of ancient Egypt.

In addition to all above visits, your day will be enriched with a cruise on the Nile. Egypt’s lifeline for millenniums, the river Nile, is the most renowned river in history and the longest in the world. While enjoying a buffet lunch and an oriental belly dancing show on a luxurious river boat, we will glide you through the heart of bustling Cairo and the cities gracious monuments, buildings and tombs, established by the Pharaohs and nobles over the centuries, in an effort to immortalize themselves.

To conclude your day, we will visit a papyrus factory, where you can observe the delicate skills that go into making it.  Limited time for souvenir shopping will be provided.


Note: No cameras are allowed in the museum.

Cost:  Adults: Not Available, Children under 12: Not Available



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