Other Destinations

At Episcopal Journeys, we know that there are many religious sites around the world that you feel called to visit. That’s why we have a large number of other itineraries, not shown on this webpage, which you may like to explore. And, as always, we are happy to customize current selections or research and explore new destinations based on your interests.

 

Below, you will find a listing of some other itineraries we feel would not only benefit your group but help to connect them with the Anglican Communion and the history of The Episcopal Church.

Sample Itineraries
The Apostle Paul’s Journey to Rome
Palermo / Monreale / Agrigento / Syracuse / Taormina / Paestum / Sorrento / Pompeii / Naples / Puteoli / Rome

 

Day One:
  • Depart via scheduled air service. The destination is Palermo, Italy

 

Day Two:
  • Arrive in Palermo
  • Meet your Faith Journeys Tour Manager who will assist the group to an awaiting chartered motorcoach for a transfer to the hotel for check-in
  • Afternoon at leisure for relaxation, sightseeing, shopping, or other activities
  • Evening Welcome Dinner and overnight

 

Day Three
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Palermo is Sicily’s cultural capital is a city rich in history, spirit, art, and diversity. Our tour this morning will include San Giovanni degli Eremiti (St. John of the Hermits Church), Quattro Canti, Palatine Chapel, and the Cathedral
  • Lunch, on own
  • Drive to the small town of Monreale whose name means Royal Mountain. There we will explore the Benedictine Abbey with its splendid mosaics depicting scenes from the Old and New Testaments
  • Return to Palermo for evening dinner and overnight
A Reformation Tour of Germany
Marburg / Eisenach / Erfurt / Eisleben / Wittenberg / Berlin / Leipzig / Coburg / Rothenburg / Augsburg  /Munich

 

Day One:
  • Depart via scheduled air service. The destination is Frankfurt, Germany

 

Day Two:
  • Arrive in Frankfurt
  • Meet your Faith Journeys Tour Manager who will assist the group to awaiting chartered motorcoach for a transfer to Marburg for a 2-hr guided tour. It was in Marburg that the Colloquy of Marburg met in 1529, in which Luther, Oecolampadius, Melanchthon, and Zwingli all participated in an assembly of theologians to establish doctrinal unity in the emerging Protestant states
  • Late-afternoon hotel check-in
  • Evening Welcome Dinner and overnight

 

Day Three
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Eisenach. Visit one of the best-preserved medieval castles in Germany, Wartburg Castle, which looms over the city of Eisenach and is the site where Martin Luther translated the New Testament into German. At the castle, visit a museum which contains Reformation artifacts, including paintings, sculptures, furniture, and tapestries. A private worship service may be organized in the chapel of Wartburg Castle
  • Lunch, on own
  • Visit the childhood home of Martin Luther and birthplace of Johann Sebastian Bach. We will visit the Bachhaus museum which is dedicated to Bach’s life and work. Also visit Lutherhaus, one of the oldest and picturesque buildings remaining in Eisenach and now a museum. We will also have time to explore the Markplatz and visit the Georgenkirche, where Bach was baptized
  • Evening dinner and overnight
A 10-Day Tour to Germany Including the Passion Play in Oberammergau
Berlin / Wittenberg / Leipzig / Eisenach / Erfurt / Leipzig / Munich / Neuschwanstein / Oberammergau

 

Day One:
  • Depart on an overnight flight to Berlin, Germany

 

Day Two:
  • Upon arrival in Berlin, meet your Faith Journeys Tour Manager and begin with an orientation tour of the city
  • Enjoy a 1-hr Spree River Cruise
  • Check-in to the hotel for dinner and overnight

 

Day Three
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Guided tour of Berlin, seeing the Unter den Linden Strasse, the Russian War Memorial and the Brandenburg Gate. Also see what remains of “the Wall” and “Checkpoint Charlie,” as we pass into the western sector to experience Kurfurstendamm Strasse. Visit Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
  • Afternoon at leisure for individual exploration and sightseeing
  • Dinner, on own
  • Return to the hotel for overnight
Washington, DC

 

Day One:
  • Afternoon arrival in Washington, D.C.
  • Meet your Faith Journeys Tour Manager, who will escort your group through the duration of your activities
  • Take a panoramic motorcoach tour of Historic Washington, D.C.
  • Check into the hotel
  • Dinner at a local restaurant
  • Take an evening walking tour of the Lincoln, Vietnam, Korean, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and National World War II Memorials, as well as a view of the outside of the Washington Monument
  • Return to the hotel for evening prayer and overnight

 

Day Two:
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Morning devotional (self-arranged)
  • Take a tour of one of the Smithsonian Institution Museums
    Lunch, on own
  • Visit Arlington National Cemetery and participate in a special wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (pending confirmation)
  • Visit one (or more) of the following: New York Avenue Presbyterian Church (where Abraham Lincoln worshipped), Christ Church Episcopal (where George Washington worshipped), The National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, and/or the National Cathedral
  • Dinner at a local restaurant
  • Take an evening walking tour of the Jefferson Memorial and the Iwo Jima Marine Memorial
  • Return to your hotel for evening prayer and overnight

 

Day Three
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Morning devotional (self-arranged)
  • Take a tour of one of the Smithsonian Institution Museums
  • Lunch, on own
  • Spend the afternoon at the Museum of the Bible
  • Dinner at a local restaurant
  • Return to the hotel for evening prayer and overnight

 

Day Four
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Morning devotional (self-arranged)
  • Hotel check-out and board motorcoach

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