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Philippi & Kavala - In the steps of St. Paul, 8 hrs
Prices are generally for the whole group and not per person (except for tours including meals and other entrance fees to attractions included in the tour).
Variations (+ or -) may apply depending on the number of people and will be calculated at the time of booking.
This private tour is unique for the North of Greece visitors, who are interested to see and hear where Christianity all started in Europe by St. Paul
About this tour...
This full-day guided experience is a must-see attraction when travelling in the Steps of St. Paul.
Philippi site is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list and excavations are still going on in this vast site. The ancient theatre of Philippi is used in summertime for the summer Philippi festival plays and concerts today.
Philippi Archaeological Site, private guided visit for 1 hour 30 minutes to see the ancient theatre, the early-Christian churches, the Roman Forum and the prison of St. Paul. Then we drive to Saint Lydia's Baptistery, visit the chapel and take photos on the banks of the stream Angitis, where St. Paul baptised Lydia and the very first Christians in Europe.
The old harbour of Kavala (biblical ancient Neapolis), perfect spot for a lunch break, is famous for its seafood tavernas.
Visit the Monument of St. Paul in Kavala, where he landed by boat together with Syllas, Timothy and Luke to start preaching during his second mission.
Transportation is not included in the guiding fee shown. It is paid extra and depends on the number of participants for this private tour. Further contact with the guide about the extra transportation cost is required before the booking is confirmed.
Thessaloniki port arrival hall
This private experience includes walking in the Philippi site, which can be quite hot in summer months. It is necessary for visitors to wear hats, sunscreen, and comfortable shoes.
What is included
- Private guiding fees
What is extra
- Private transportation is not included in the guiding fee shown. It is paid extra and is depends on the number of participants for this private tour. Further contact with the guide about the extra transportation cost is required before the booking is confirmed.
Entrance tickets, meals, drinks, tips
This Tour is available in:
Wheel chair friendly
Type of transportation
English, Deutsch, Greek
Not totally wheelchair accessible, but mostly yes
Taxi, limo, minivan, minibus-not included in price shown
Meet your guide
I'm a qualified licensed tourist guide in Greek, English and German for the whole country of Greece (ID badge number 33ΣΞ00340Ε0) by the Greek Ministry of Tourism, graduate of state School of Tourist Guides, national certification for guiding in Greece since 1988.
I'm also a graduate of vocational studies for conservation of antiquities.
I enjoy showing visitors of all ages and backgrounds the rich cultural and natural heritage of my home country and help them understand the ancient and modern life in Greece.
I have a long experience in guiding religious biblical tours throughout Greece for the visitors who have an interest in the history of Christianity.