Day 10: Izmir Thyatira Pergamon Assos.
In the morning we drive to Thyatira, which is known as the tolerant church. Then, we proceed to Pergamum (Rev. 2: 12-17) to visit the Acropolis. With its several temples this is the place referred to in the Bible as the place where 'Satan dwells'. Pergamum was a great center of scholarship and learning. Anthony took the library from here with its 200,000 reels and transferred it to Alexandria as a present for Cleopatra. After the Acropolis visit the Asclepion, the ancient hospital. Dinner and overnight in Assos. Includes: (Breakfast, Dinner).
Day 11: Assos Alexandria Troas Troy Istanbul.
We drive to Alexandria Troas, founded by a commander of Alexander the Great; Paul visited here at least twice in his second and third journeys (16: 7-12; 16:8-10). We proceed to Troy- home of the legendary Helen of Troy and the Trojan Horse. Then we drive to Istanbul for overnight. Includes: (Breakfast, Dinner).
Day 12: Istanbul.
Enjoy the busy streets of Istanbul at your leisure. Includes: (Breakfast).
Day 13: Istanbul.
Fly home or continue to explore another destination. Includes: (Breakfast).