Classic folklore and stunning landscapes make Scotland a compelling destination. From Edinburgh to Glasgow to the Isle of Mull and everwhere in between, this 10 day tour explores the lochs, castles, and cathedrals.
The Romans, Ottomans and Byzantines have left imprints on Turkey. From the city bustle of Istanbul, the historic ruins in Ephesus to Cappadocia with its unique moon-like landscape, underground cities, and cave churches, there is something unique to experience throughout Turkey.
Center stage of the “Holy Land” falls within modern Israel, and every year hundreds of church groups make meaningful pilgrimages to the holy sites in Israel. Also many college and seminary professors lead study tours that focus on Israel’s rich historical and archaeological heritage.
Jordan has so much to offer. Everyone wants to see Petra; indeed many would say that Petra alone is worth the trip to Jordan. But there are many other highlights as well, including the spectacular Roman ruins of Jerash, Kerak’s massive crusader fortifications, and the Umayyad desert castles.
There is so much to see and do in Italy: classical ruins in Rome, vineyards in Tuscony, the canals in Venice. But there is many smaller, less touristy spots to consider - the Cinque Terre on the Italian Riviera with towns dangling on the edge of the Adriatic and the lake country in the North. And don't foget the islands of Sicily, Sardinia, and Elba.