Patmos Island

The Patmos Apocalypse 4-Day Christian Tour Package

Explore Mystical Athens & Patmos

Explore ancient ruins in Athens & relax on the stunning island of Patmos. Enjoy an unforgettable Greek vacation experience and find serenity and adventure on this mystical Greek island.

Embark on a thrilling 4-day journey following the footsteps of St. Paul and the apocalyptic revelations of St. John in Patmos, commencing from Athens. This exclusive private trip is bound to captivate and enchant you with its spiritual significance and historical magnificence.

Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Destinations: Athens, Patmos Island
Region: Attica, Aegean Islands
Accommodation: 2 nights in Athens, 1 night on board to Patmos
Tour Language: English
Age Range: 1- to 99-year-old
Available: April to October
Departures: Daily

Highlights of The Patmos Apocalypse 4-Day Christian Tour Package

This exciting Christian vacation package will take you into the heart of Athens and reveal the secrets of Patmos. We will be able to see most of the important tourist attractions in Athens on this holiday package, also you will be told about its history deeply. There is another offer-a two-day round trip which will take you to Patmos, the most famous island for the Grotto of the Apocalypse in Patmos and St. John the Evangelist.

  • A visit to all Christian highlights where St Paul preached and lived during his time in Greece
  • Combination of sites of archaeological interest and sites of religious interest
  • Visits to important Christian sites in Athens, Mars hill at the Acropolis
  • Corinth Canal, Ancient Corinth, and the Cathedral of St. Paul
  • An experienced, professional English speaking tour/driver
  • The island of Patmos, The Monastery of St. John the Evangelist
  • The Grotto of the Apocalypse in Patmos Island
  • Visit the picturesque neighborhood of Plaka and enjoy lunch in a Greek restaurant!
  • 5*, 4* or 3* central hotels
  • Eight hours Athens & Corinth private tour
  • Visit the trademark of the city of Athens, the Acropolis of Athens with its Parthenon.

Your days in Athens and Patmos includes visits to

  • The Acropolis: Experience the grandeur of the Parthenon, Propylaea, Erechtheion, Temple of Athena Nike, Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Theater of Dionysus
  • Mars Hill/Areopagus. The partnership between Mars Hill and Paul was instrumental in spreading Christianity across various regions.
  • Historic Athens: See the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Panathenaic Stadium, the former Royal Palace, and witness the changing of the guard at the Greek Parliament and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
  • Ancient Agora: Enter the heart of ancient democracy at the Greek Agora and see the Roman Agora, including the Tower of the Winds. Paul’s Visit: According to the Bible, the Apostle Paul visited the Agora during his time in Athens and symbolizes the cultural exchange that took place in ancient Athens.
  • Panoramic Views: Enjoy a panoramic sightseeing tour that includes highlights such as Hadrian’s Arch, Syntagma Square, the National Garden and more, Catholic Cathedral, Academy of Fine Arts, University of Athens, National Library.
  • Corinth canal: The most memorable, and unique experiences with breathtaking views you will have in Greece.
  • Ancient Corinth: Kings, generals, philosophers, artists, scientists and Apostle Paul leaved here.
  • The house of Akila and Priscila: Here Paul worked and leaved during his stay in Ancient Corinth.
  • Patmos Island: Where History, Culture, Religion, and Natural Beauty Meet.

Experience the most significant biblical tour in Greece with a 3-day, 2-night journey. Follow in the footsteps of the Apostle Paul as we explore Athens, ancient Corinth, and the captivating Patmos Islands. Let’s continue our journey to one of the treasured cities of St. Paul, Corinth. Immerse yourself in the rich history of this ancient city as you explore the Ancient Market, the Bema of Apostle Paul, and the beautiful Apostolos Pavlos Metropolitan Church, established by Paul himself in 51-52 AD. Our excursion will also take us to the port of Kechrias, the starting point of his voyage to Syria.

Patmos: Marvel at the Monastery of St. John and the mystical Grotto of the Apocalypse. For those seeking a Christian tour, Patmos is a must-see destination. Take in the breathtaking Monastery of St. John and the peaceful Chapel of Virgin Mary. Be awestruck by the Grotto of the Apocalypse, where John the Apostle received his divine visions and recorded them in the Book of Revelation.

Athens Airport Arrivals
Athens Airport Arrivals

Welcome to Greece, Warm Greek Hospitality!

Welcome to Athens! Get ready to experience a warm and hospitable welcome at Athens International Airport upon your arrival. From the moment you step off the plane, you will be greeted with friendly smiles and helpful staff who are dedicated to making your arrival a smooth and pleasant experience. You will feel the warm breeze from the Mediterranean Sea and admire the beauty of Greece on the whole.

Athens International Airport, also known as Eleftherios Venizelos Airport, is the largest and busiest airport in Greece. It has consistently been ranked as one of the best airports in Europe for its exceptional customer service and convenient facilities. The airport staff are multilingual and always ready to assist travelers with any questions or concerns they may have.

One of the things that truly sets Athens International Airport apart is the warm Greek hospitality that you will experience upon arrival. Find your private chauffeur at arrivals, search for a person with your name on paper sign! The Greek people are known for their friendly and welcoming nature, and this is evident from the moment you land at the airport. Whether you need assistance with directions, recommendations for local attractions, or just a friendly smile to start your day, our staff at Athens International Airport are dedicated to ensuring that your arrival is a pleasant one. Transfer to your hotel in Athens. Check in. Evening at leisure. Plaka is a wonder of leisure time! Overnight in Athens.

Plaka: Known as the “neighborhood of the gods”!

Plaka, Athens Greece
Plaka, Athens Greece

Plaka: A Fascinating Journey into the World of Greek Folklore!

Step into the spell of Plaka magic. Magic Plaka is a term that originates from the folklore of Greece, particularly in the region of Plaka, a historic neighborhood in Athens known for its charming streets and traditional Greek architecture. In Greek mythology, Plaka is believed to have mystical powers and is often associated with tales of supernatural occurrences and magical beings. Find your way through its secrets and hidden gems. Plaka, a historical area in Athens, contains many charming narrow streets designed in an old Greek style. So, many tourists come because they can see several sites of historical significance are found there, find numerous little shops, and relax in nice cafés.

In a manner that is peculiar solely to itself, Plaka holds a singular splendor due to its scenic position; consequently, anyone who comes to Athens must visit it. Cannily placed amidst Acropolis hill rises Plaka; hence many a visitor has unwittingly forgone it in their itinerary. An art and aestheticism infused region hallmarked by rich historical facts & tradition is what Plaka represents in total contrast to most of the tourists who venture into its neighborhood. Enjoy walks on lovely cobblestone paths & surrounded by lively bougainvillea!

You will find shops stuffed with craft items from several nations. Have authentic Greek cuisine in Plaka, which has a taste different from that of various villages in Greece. As you sit at the foot of the Acropolis hill, taste moussaka, gyros, souvlaki and baklava.

The Acropolis of Athens

acropolis and parthenon

Experience your personalized tour of Athens. The journey starts early in the morning from your residence or preferred venue. Finally, we shall reach our climax when we visit the amazing Acropolis of Athens that is decorated with the splendid Parthenon.

Here you will have the privilege of looking at the grand Propylaea as well as the good-looking Temple of Athena Nike meanwhile Erechtheion will be visited which is well-known because of the caryatid statues some people refer them to as the porch of maidens and they are also attractive.

The Ancient Greek Agora in Athens

Athens Greek Agora
Athens Greek Agora

Mysteries of the Ancient Greek Agora in Athens

If you are a history enthusiast or simply a curious traveler, a visit to the Ancient Greek Agora in Athens is a must-do experience. This historical site holds a treasure trove of secrets waiting to be discovered, offering a glimpse into the life and culture of ancient Greece. The Ancient Greek Agora, located at the foot of the Acropolis in Athens, was the heart of the city-state’s political, commercial, and social life. It served as a marketplace, a meeting place for citizens, and a hub of cultural and political activities. The word “agora” itself translates to “gathering place” or “assembly,” emphasizing its significance as a central meeting point.

Explore the Ruins from the Stoa of Attalos, a reconstructed ancient building that now houses a museum, to the Temple of Hephaestus, one of the best-preserved ancient Greek temples, the 11 century Byzantine church each site offers a unique insight into the architectural and cultural achievements of the ancient Greeks.

One of the most intriguing aspects of the Ancient Greek Agora is its role as a political center. This was where important decisions were made, speeches were delivered, and democratic ideals were born. The Bouleuterion, or council house, and the Tholos, a circular building where officials dined, are just a few of the structures that highlight the Agora’s political significance. In addition to its political importance, the Ancient Greek Agora was also a hub of cultural activity. It was here that philosophers like Socrates and Plato engaged in intellectual debates, playwrights showcased their works in theaters, and artisans sold their creations.

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and House of Parliament

The tour goes to important sites like the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the House of Parliament in Syntagma Square.

Check the changing of guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a memorial for Greek dead soldiers .

The Hellenic Parliament now occupies the former Old Royal Palace which displays neo classical buildings.

The Syntagma Square and the Greek Parliament

greek parliament in athens

While you are being chauffeured by one of our experienced drivers around town, the car would drive past some of the city’s most familiar places like the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier near Syntagma Square where Greek Parliament Building stands.

The place is also referred to as Constitution Square, and it is very busy, hosting a historical Parliament Building. This revered institution represents the people through their elected representatives known as Members of Parliament who come together for plenary sessions.

Once upon a time, the ex-Royal Palace was the current building that housed Parliament.

The Panathenaic Stadium and Olympic History

Athens Panathenaic Stadium
Athens Panathenaic Stadium

Olympic Legacy: Stadium Facts

Explore the historic Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, a symbol of Olympic history, and discover fascinating stories behind this ancient Olympic venue.

The Panathenaic Stadium in Athens is a historical gem. The stadium’s iconic marble structure showcases ancient Greek architecture and serves as a timeless symbol of athletic excellence. The stadium’s rich history and connection to the Olympics make it a must-visit destination for sports enthusiasts and history buffs alike.

We got to the Panathenaic Stadium known as Kallimarmaron Stadium next. In addition, this splendid building held the first modern Olympics back in 1896, embodying the spirit of the Olympic movement while it was used for different Olympic Games until Athens 2004.

This is where the Olympic Flame for every Olympic Games is first lit.

The Neoclassical Trilogy

Athens Academy
Athens Academy

As we progress down Panepistimiou Avenue, you’ll catch sight of the magnificent Catholic Cathedral of Athens and the iconic Neoclassical Trilogy – the Academy of Athens, Athens University, and the National Library. These stunning buildings boast exquisite architectural designs and rich historical significance.

Ancient Greek and Roman Landmarks

Reaching the end of Panepistimiou Avenue, your eyes will be drawn to Omonoia Square, Athens’ second-largest square. Our journey continues with a scenic drive to the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Gate, where the ancient Greek and Roman eras beautifully merge.

Monastiraki Flea Market and Greek Cuisine

Athens Monastiraki Flea Market
Athens Monastiraki Flea Market

Monastiraki the Flea Market in Athens is a bustling hub of culture and history. The market offers a variety of unique items, from handmade crafts to vintage clothing. It is a great place to immerse yourself in the local atmosphere and find one-of-a-kind souvenirs.

Get a taste of modern Athens by visiting the fish and meat markets downtown and the famous Monastiraki flea market.

Greek cuisine is known for its emphasis on fresh ingredients and bold flavors. Olive oil, feta cheese, and herbs like oregano and mint are staples in many dishes. The Mediterranean diet, which is prevalent in Greek cuisine, is praised for its health benefits. It typically includes a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins like fish and legumes. The use of traditional cooking techniques, such as grilling and roasting, adds depth and richness to the dishes.

However, no visit to Athens is complete without indulging in the flavors of traditional Greek cuisine. Every time you visit Athens you must taste traditional Greek foods. Join us at a genuine Athens restaurant or taverna where you will enjoy those famous Greek dishes and the Mediterranean Diet in all their splendid colors and flavors.

Corinth Canal

ship passing through corinth canal

We will be driving along the lovely and picturesque coastal road towards Corinth.

The first highlight of our tour is the Isthmus of Corinth and Corinth Canal. The Corinth Canal is an impressive man-made canal that connects the Gulf of Corinth with the Saronic Gulf in the Aegean Sea. The Canal is 6.4 kilometers (4 miles) long. Construction began in 1881, but was hampered by geological and financial problems and was not completed until 1893. However, the idea of a shortcut to save boats from sailing around the Peloponnese peninsula dates back over 2000 years.

We will have a short stop here for pictures and we will continue towards Ancient Corinth.

Ancient Corinth

temple of apollo in ancient corinth

In the archaeological site of Ancient Corinth, you will see the unearthed agora, shops of ancient times, and a variety of interesting structures of antiquity.

The city of Ancient Corinth was one of the largest and most important cities of Greece, with a population of 90,000 in 400 BC.

The Archaeological Museum of Corinth is also a must-see since it houses some astounding pieces from ancient times, dating back to the 5th century AD, as well as some impressive artifacts and statues from the Roman times, such as the gorgeous Lucius statue.

Transfer Piraeus port for your ferry ride to Patmos Island

Piraeus Port
Piraeus Port

Once our exclusive tour of Athens & Corinth comes to a close in the late afternoon, we’ll escort you to Piraeus port for your ferry ride to Patmos Island. You’ll spend the night in your own private cabin on the boat.

Upon arrival at Patmos port in Skala, our expert driver will be waiting with a personalized sign bearing your name. Your driver will then transport you to your hotel, ensuring a seamless and comfortable transition.

Patmos: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Island

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Milos Island Greece

Patmos: Delve into Patmos’s Charm

Patmos is a small Greek island known for its historical significance and natural beauty. This tranquil destination attracts visitors seeking a peaceful retreat. The island’s stunning beaches and charming villages offer a serene environment for relaxation and exploration. Patmos is also famous for the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, making it a cultural and spiritual hub for tourists.

Patmos: Nestled in the Aegean Sea lies the picturesque island known as Patmos, shrouded in mystery and steeped in religious significance. It was here, in 95 AD, that the renowned theologian St. John penned the final book of the New Testament, within the confines of the renowned Cave of Apocalypse. With divine inspiration and guidance, God communicated His divine message to John through taps upon the very earth beneath him. A testament to this sacred encounter, Patmos is revered as a divine paradise, often referred to as the “Jerusalem of the Mediterranean.”

Patmos: The best of Patmos tour

Patmos The Cave of the Apocalypse, Greece
Patmos The Cave of the Apocalypse, Greece

Exploring the Enchanting Island of Patmos: A Traveler’s Delight

Perched proudly on the hill of Patmos Chora, the monastery exudes a sense of grandeur, reminiscent of a Byzantine castle. Our day begins with a delicious breakfast at the hotel before we venture out to explore the remarkable Grotto of the Apocalypse. As we enter, our eyes are drawn to the striking frescoes on the left, depicting the extraordinary miracles and remarkable journeys of St. John the Evangelist, as documented by Prochorus, a renowned disciple.

As we enter the building, our gaze is drawn to the vibrant fresco on the right. It depicts the legendary clash between St. John and the priest of Apollo at Patmos, known as Kynops. The intense battle is said to have ended with St. John hurling Kynops into the harbor at Skala, where the enemy priest was turned to stone. Even today, the rock where this transformation took place is a well-known landmark in the harbor of Patmos Island. Continuing on, we are eager to explore the Monastery of St. John and The Chapel of Virgin Mary. We are in for a treat as we discover that the 12th-century frescoes were revealed by the powerful 1956 earthquake, which uncovered the 17th-century coverings.

As we journey on, we will make a brief stop in the charming village of Grikos for a refreshing seaside beverage or a dip in the crystal-clear waters.

Patmos: Departure to Piraeus – Athens

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Patmos Port Departure to Piraeus

Exploring the Enchanting Island of Patmos: A Traveler’s Delight

After visiting the charming village of Grikos your driver will then whisk you away to Patmos port to catch the evening ferry to Piraeus Port.

You can spend the night in the comfort of a private cabin aboard the boat before departing for your destination the following morning.

Arrive in Piraeus and transfer to Athens.

Athens Farewell Day

Athens City Break Departure
Athens City Break Departure

Explore Athens one last time before you leave!

On your departure day from Athens, make sure to check your flight details ahead of time. Arrive at the airport with plenty of time to spare to avoid any last-minute stress. Double-check your luggage and travel documents to ensure a smooth departure process. Remember to bid farewell to the beautiful city of Athens and cherish the memories you’ve made during your stay.

As your time in the vibrant city of Athens comes to an end, you can’t help but feel a mix of emotions. From the stunning Acropolis to the bustling streets filled with history and culture, Athens has captured your heart in more ways than one. But as they say, all good things must come to an end. A Bittersweet farewel from Athens has finally arrived, and as you pack your bags and say goodbye to the cozy hotel that has been your home for the past days, youcan’t help but feel a pang of sadness.

Exploring the city one last time before heading to the airport, make the most of your last few hours in Athens. Take a leisurely stroll through the historic Plaka neighborhood, savoring the sights and sounds of the city one last time. The charming narrow streets lined with colorful houses and quaint cafes make you wish you could stay just a little bit longer.

Last stop is at the Athens International Airport. That’s the end of our services! Have a nice flight back home!

Stay in Athens

Athens Electra Metropolis Hotel
Athens Electra Metropolis Hotel 5*
Athens Amalia Hotel 4*
Athens Amalia Hotel 4*
Athens Attalos Hotel 3*
Athens Attalos Hotel 3*

Hotels are subject to availability on bookings day!
The Athens city Break includes 4* hotels. If you wish a 3* or 5* hotel please contact our customer service!

Proposed optional tours especially for the original Athens city break

  • The Impressive 4-hour Sunset tour to Sounion, the Athens Riviera and the southern coast of Athens with countless coves will give you an overview of Athens’ alluring and romantic side and will offer you the chance to experience an emotional moment during your tour. Αdmire the architecture of the spectacular Temple of POSSEIDON overlooking the Aegean sea, and one of the best sunsets in the world!
  • From Nov 1 to Mar 31 – Daily – Dep.: 5:30pm – Ret.: 9:30pm
    From Apr 1st to Oct 31st – Daily – Dep.: 3:00pm – Ret.: 7:00pm
  • A night out in Athens, Starting our evening Athens by night private tour with folklore music, dance show and dinner in a Greek typical restaurant  in Plaka, is the tour you cannot miss if you want to combine sightseeing and entertainment. During this tour you will have the chance to enjoy Athens by night; those who have experienced it will only tell you that it is probably one of the most memorable experiences you will ever have.
  • From Nov 1st to Mar 31st – Every Thu & Sat
    From Apr 1st to Oct 31st – Daily – Dep.: 7:30pm – Ret.: 11:30pm

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  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Athens
  • 1 night on board
  • 4* hotel
  • Full day Athens & Corinth private tour
  • All transfers as mentioned
  • Licensed tour driver to guide you till you enter sites.
  • Daily breakfast
  • All taxes
  • Entrance fees during guided sightseeing
  • 24 hour assistance phone number
  • Liability insurance


  • International flights
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities


Tour Type

Included in the tour

  • Transport by air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz vehicle or similar appropriate for the size of your group
  • Your tour will be accompanied by a professional English-speaking driver or escort possessing in-depth knowledge of Greece’s history and culture. They will provide insightful commentary throughout the journey, guiding you until the entrance of archaeological sites and museums. However, please note that drivers are not licensed to accompany you inside these venues.
  • If you desire a licensed state tour guide to escort you within the archaeological sites and museums, providing comprehensive insights and explanations, we can gladly arrange one for an additional cost. These licensed guides are freelance professionals, and their availability is subject to your tour date.
  • When a licensed tour guide or English-speaking tour escort accompanies a group, the professional driver may not necessarily speak English fluently. Their role is focused on providing safe transportation.
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Athens. Extra charge for hotels outside Athens.
  • Pick up and drop off at Piraeus Port or Athens Airport.
  • Pick up and drop off at our terminal: Leof. Andrea Siggrou 37, 117 43 Athens, Greece.
  • Accommodation is based according to availability (for multiple-day tours only)
  • Road tolls and all local taxes

Excluded from the tour

  • Wine tasting fee (for wine tours)
  • Olive oil tasting fee (for olive oil tasting tours)
  • Optional Gratuities
  • Food and beverage
  • Your private chauffeur/guide will discuss a program best suited to your interest and mobile abilities. Option for a professional tour guide with a state license at an extra cost. Read more for the Differences between a Tour Guide and a Tour Driver

Cancellation Policy

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Additional info

  • Dress Code: When visiting religious sites, shoulders and knees must be covered out of respect for the cultural norms.
  • Please review our Terms & Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions
  • Upon booking, an electronic voucher will be emailed to you containing our contact information, tour details, and all necessary instructions. This voucher serves as your ticket and proof of purchase. Please present a printed or digital copy of the voucher on the day of your tour to redeem your activity.
  • City Tax for Hotel Stays: Effective from January 1st, 2018, a City Tax for hotel overnights is applicable and not included in our excursion rates. Clients will need to pay this tax directly at their hotel upon check-out. The amount per room is as follows: 5-star hotel: €4/overnight || 4-star hotel: €3/overnight || 3-star hotel: €1.50/overnight
  • Opening Hours and Entrance Fees for Archaeological Sites and Museums in Greece
  • Entrance Fees for Children from Non-EU Countries: Starting November 1st, 2019, children aged 6 and above from non-European Union (non-EU) countries will be required to pay the full entrance fee for Museums and Archaeological sites. For children from EU countries, the existing rates remain in effect. However, it is crucial to have their passports readily available to prove their nationality.

Persons with Disabilities

  • Due to uneven surfaces, certain sites are not recommended for persons with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. Such sites are the Acropolis, the Temple of Poseidon at Sounion, Mycenae, Delphi and Meteora
  • In all cases, we recommend comfortable flat-solid walking shoes, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
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