PILGRIMAGE TOUR TO GREECE, TURKEY AND CYPRUS
– Featuring 7-night Eastern Mediterranean Cruise

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Tour Information

UNDER SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP OF FR. MASSILLAMANI(MANI) ZACHARIAS, PASTOR OF SAINT PIUS X PARISH
Date: May 26 – Jun 6, 2025 12 days
CA$100 OFF for registration before Jun 28, 2024!
CA$100 OFF for non-credit card payment!

Price: CA$5,090 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Toronto departure
Price: CA$5,690 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Vancouver departure
Price: CA$4,090 (Taxes & Tips Incl.) for Land Only

FLIGHT ADD ON FROM OTHER CITIES MAYBE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
Prices include everything, except lunches and insurance, based on double occupancy in 4* hotel accommodations
Call us @ 905.412.2242 or 905.412.3355, toll free @ 1.800.565.3619 during office hours: Mon-Fri. 9 am to 6 pm EST or email: group@qstours.com for further information or to register.

Travel arrangements by QS Travel & Tours Inc. affiliate of Queen Syrena Travel Inc.
3055 Dundas St. W., #4, Mississauga, ON L5L 3R8.

Itinerary

May 26 Depart Toronto for Athens.

May 27 Upon arrival in Athens, transfer to a hotel in the Delphi area for dinner & overnight.

May 28 After breakfast, tour the ancient Temple of Apollo, Apollonion, home to the Oracle of Delphi during antiquity. Visit the Athenian Treasury, the Theatre and the ruins of the Sanctuary of Apollo Pythios on the slopes of Mt. Parnassus. Continue to the Kalambaka area. Climb the mountains of Meteora to visit the monasteries, one of the most beautiful sights of Greece. On top of a very high granite rock formation, suspended between heaven and earth, are the monasteries which date from the 14th and 15th centuries with incalculable historical and religious treasures. Dinner and overnight in Delphi.

May 29 After breakfast, visit the ancient city of Corinth, where St. Paul spent almost two years evangelizing and working with the tent makers Aquila and Priscilla (Acts 18:1-18). Disheartened by the state of the Gentile Church in Corinth, St. Paul was prompted to write four letters while here. We will visit the Bema of St. Paul Roman Forum Museum and see where St. Paul was put on trial by Gallio. Mass will be celebrated. If time permits, we will continue to Mycenae to view the 19th-century excavations of the remains of Agamemno’s Royal Palace, the famous Gate of Lions and the impressive Acropolis. We return to Athens Dinner and overnight.

May 30 After breakfast, we visit the Acropolis, the Parthenon, Erectheum and view Athens Mars Hill where St. Paul once stood. Mass. We continue to the House of Parliament, the Tomb of the Uknown Soldier, Olympic Stadium, and Presidential Palace. Later in the afternoon, we embark the Royal Caribbean Cruise — Brilliance of the Seas. Dinner and overnight on the cruise.

May 31 After breakfast we arrive at the volcanic island of Santorini. Visit The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Free time for your own exploration before returning to the cruise ship for dinner and overnight.

Jun 01 In the morning, we arrive Rhodes, Greece. From the cruise ship dock/pier we drive to the Medieval City. We will stop at the most important monuments of the Medieval City. The Archaeological Museum, The Street of the Knights, The Grand Master Palace, The Ruins of Sent John Cathedral and The D’Amboise Gate. Dinner and overnight on the cruise.

Jun 02 In the morning we arrive Limassol. We celebrate mass at St. Catherine Catholic Church. Then we visit Limassol Castle.The medieval Limassol Castle is situated near the old harbour in the heart of the historical centre of the city of Limassol. The castle as it appears today is a structure rebuilt circa 1590 under the period of Ottoman rule. Dinner and overnight on the cruise.

Jun 03 Full day sailing at sea.

Jun 04 Morning we arrive Bodrum in Turkey, free time for strolling and shopping. Dinner and overnight on cruise.

Jun 05 Morning we arrive in Kusadasi in Turkey. We visit the Forum, the Odeon, the Library of Celsus, the thermal baths of Scolastica and the Great Theater of Antiquity. We also visit the House of Mary. Mass. Return to our ship for dinner and overnight.

Jun 06 After breakfast, we disembark the cruise and transfer to the airport in Athens for our flight home.

TOUR COST CAD$5,090.00 INCLUDES:

– air transportation – hotel accommodation first class or superior tourist class based on double occupancy
– Tips to driver, guide and cruise
– 2 meals breakfast and dinner daily
– Includes lunches on cruise
– all sightseeing as per itinerary with English speaking guide

NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR:
– single supplement $1,500.00
– Lunches not on cruise, insurance, documentation

HOW TO BOOK:
A non refundable deposit of $500.00 per person is required at time of booking. Insurance with premium(if desired) must be purchased at the time of booking.
Pay the second non-refundable deposit of $1000.00 per person before Jan 20, 2025

BALANCE OF PAYMENT
Balance due is payable 105 days prior to departure.

CANCELLATION:
If cancellation is necessary, please advise QS Travel & Tours immediately in writing. Cancellation charges are as follows:
105 days before departure ……………………………………….$1,500.00 per person
Between 105 and 61 days before departure …..…………… 40% of the total cost
Between 60 and 46 days before departure …………………. 60% of the total cost
45 days or less …………………………………………………………… 100% of the total cost

IF YOU CHANGE YOUR BOOKING:
A $25 administration charge will be applied for changes you make to your booking outside the 90 days to departure period. Please note name changes are not allowed and such will be treated as cancellations.

IF QS TRAVEL & TOURS CHANGES YOUR BOOKING:
QS Travel & Tours will advise you of any change we feel significantly alters the holiday which you have purchased from us. Occasionally, changes might occur close to departure time. In such cases, you will be notified as early as possible. Due to circumstances beyond our control, the local tour operator may have to make last minute changes in hotel or schedule. In case the standard of the accommodation is changed, QS Travel & Tours will offer the choice of a full and immediate refund or comparable alternate travel services acceptable to you.

UNUSED SERVICES:
No refund or adjustment can be made for any portion of holiday not used.

GOOD VALUE AND EXPECTATIONS:
The Ministry of Consumer Relations requires that Ontarians traveling abroad be advised that they may encounter different living standards and practices than those at home.

FLIGHT CONNECTIONS:
In the event of a change in our flight times, with or without notice, we cannot accept responsibility for any special connecting fares which you might purchase and which cannot be changed without penalty.

TRAVEL DOCUMENTATION:
A valid Canadian passport is required for all visits outside of Canada. It is the sole responsibility of the passenger to ensure proper and valid documentation. Failure to provide valid documentation may result in denied boarding of the aircraft and cancellation of your flight arrangements without refund. If you are holding a passport other than Canadian, please contact QS Travel & Tours to determine whether or not a visa is required for entry into the country you will be visiting.

BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE
One piece of luggage of 23kg per person plus a carry-on-bag /weighting not more than 5 kg/

FLIGHT TIMES
All flight times are subject to change with or without prior notice to the passengers or his/her agent. QS Travel & Tours does not accept liability for missed connection or any expenses resulting from an off-schedule, rescheduled or late flight operations.

PRICES
Prices in this brochure are given in Canadian dollars unless otherwise stated. Prices are correct at the time of going to press. In the event of any change beyond QS Travel & Tours control, including but not limited to increase in the price of fuel, currency fluctuations affecting our costs, or increases in government taxes or levies. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to surcharge the passenger/s up to 7% of a tour cost.

LIABILITY
QS Travel & Tours Inc. is a tour operator and has made the advertised holiday arrangements with the airline/s/, hotel/s/, cruiseship/s/, other operator/s/ and other. Each of these organizations has its own specific terms and conditions for doing business and you will be bound by them. QS Travel & Tours accepts no responsibility for /A/ the acts or omissions of any party/ies/ other than QS Travel & Tours employees./B/failure by the passenger to be properly documented; /C/ failure by the passenger to comply with departure or joining or baggage requirements;/D/ aircraft delays, government actions, priests change their commitments as spiritual directors, etc, act/s/ of God or any factor beyond our direct control; /E/ cancellation or delay to any tour or holiday or change to the itinerary; /F/ expenses resulting from lost or damaged baggage. QS Travel & Tours accepts no responsibility for additional expenses due to delays or changes in air, rail, road, sea or other service, quarantine, sickness, war, weather or other causes All such expenses will have to be borne by the passengers. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to refuse any person as a member of these tours at its sole discretion. QS Travel & Tours reserves the right to cancel any or all departure/s/ with or without prior notice and QS Travel & Tours sole responsibility shall be to refund all monies paid for such cancelled departures. The laws and courts which govern this contract are those of the Province of Ontario.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
When you book you QS Travel & Tours, an agreement is made between you and QS Travel & Tours and others who will provide services. Please read carefully the information on this page for it sets out the conditions governing the provision of these holidays.

TRAVEL INSURANCE 
Please contact our agents for insurance quote.
Insurance rates subject to change any time.
Once purchased insurance premiums are not refundable.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL:
Tel. 905.412.2242; 1.800.565.3619
Email: group@qstours.com

 

 

TURKEY, SELCUK, EPHESUS: The wishing wall at The House of the Virgin Mary (Meryemana), believed to be the last residence of the mother of Jesus.

Ephesus,Izm?r,TURKEY-August 19,2018:The House of the Virgin Mary (to be the last residence of Mary, mother of Jesus). Visited by tourists.

Ancient ruins in Ephesus, Turkey

Santorini Island, Greece

Greek islands

 

 

Ruins of Roman Temple in Side, Corinth, Greece

Caryatids, erechtheion temple Acropolis, Athens Greece