Day 1 - Larnaca
Day 2 - Larnaca
Day 3 - Haifa/Ashdod
Day 4 - Haifa/Ashdod
Day 5 - Haifa/Ashdod
Day 6 - Limassol
Day 7 - Larnaca
Day 8 - Return Flight

A Voyage to the Holy Land

A small ship cruise from the island of Aphrodite to the birthplace of Christ

“O come, all ye faithful, come to Bethlehem!”

There is no holier place than Jerusalem, one of the most fascinating cities you’ll ever visit and one of the most memorable at Christmastime. The Holy Land is where the Christmas story began over 2000 years ago and a fireworks display in Jerusalem on Christmas Eve announces the opening of the festive celebrations!

Regardless of your faith, you cannot fail to be moved and awed by this magnificent holy land and its shrines. Explore Cyprus and in Limassol, birthplace of Aphrodite, marvel at the Byzantine frescoes.

Key Features

Small Ship Cruising
Most Excursions Included
Drinks Included
UK Tour Manager
Group Size: 6 -30

Day 1 London Heathrow to Larnaca, transfer to the vessel, dinner on board. (D)

Day 2 Visit Nicosia and Kyrenia. The Cypriot capital has two faces and symbolizes two contrasting cultures united by a shared history. Afternoon visit to Kyrenia with its picturesque harbour and Abbey. (B, L, D)

Day 3 Full day tour to Jerusalem. Visit the Mount of Olives and Church of Gethsemane, experience atmospheric Bethlehem. Return to Jerusalem, visit the Old Town, Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Wailing Wall and Mount Zion. (B, L, D)

Day 4 A tour to Galilee, also known as Lake Tiberias, crystallizes many biblical events. Travel to Cana where Jesus changed water into wine and the Mount of Beatitudes, site of the “Sermon on the Mount”. Visit Tabgha and Capernaum. (B, L, D)

Day 5 Discover Nazareth, travelling through the lovely hills of Upper Galilee and the historic Jezreel. Visit the Church of the Annunciation, the Greek Orthodox Church of St Gabriel and St Joseph’s Church, built in 1914 on the workshop of Joseph the carpenter. Sail for Limassol. (B, L, D)

Day 6 Visit ancient Kourion to admire an early Christian basilica, the Greco-Roman theatre and the House of Eustolios. Continue to Kolossi Castle, seat of the Order of St. John and later of the Knights Templar. Afternoon optional visit of the old town and medieval & Byzantine castle of Limassol (€41). Traditional Cypriot evening. (B, L, D)

Day 7 Excursion to Paphos Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring the houses of Dionysos, Theseus and Aion. Visit the Tombs of the Kings and village of Yeroskipou. Gala dinner. (B, L, D)

Day 8 Disembark after breakfast. Luggage may be left on board. Free time before the transfer for the flight to Heathrow. (B)

  • Key
  • B - Breakfast
  • L - Lunch
  • D - Dinner


Whilst the vessel carries more, the group size specified refers to transfers and excursions.
The optional excursion is bookable locally.


per person in a twin/double Lower Deck cabin
British Airways from Heathrow

Date Price
December 15 £1995
December 22 £2495
Early Booking Offer

For all bookings made by 1st June 2018, deduct £50 per person.

Supplements per person

Single Supplement

Single supplements £575

Cabin Upgrades

Main Deck £195
Middle Deck £275
Upper Deck £355

Flight Options

British Airways Club Europe from £395

Independent Arrival

Save £200
Arrival transfer add £35
Departure transfer add £35

Price Includes
Air travel and taxes, all port charges, transfers, 7-night cruise on full board, all drinks on the vessel except premium brands, excursions, UK Tour Manager and local expert guides and representatives.

Not Included
Travel insurance, visa procurement, optional excursions, tipping, porterage, any government taxes or compulsory charges introduced after publication.

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