Asia Minor has given rise to many civilizations in the course of history. Because of its geographical location, the mainland of Anatolia has always found favor throughout history and is the birthplace of many great civilizations. It has also been prominent as a center of commerce because of its land connections to three continents and the sea surrounding it on three sides. Asia Minor sits on a rich history: from the Hittites who founded a federative feudal state, and during their final two centuries constituted one of the two super powers of the age to the natural philosophers of the sixth and seventh centuries who investigated natural phenomena in a free spirit and helped to develop the most advanced cities of their time.
The enormous Anatolian peninsula cutting into the eastern Mediterranean and covering 97% of modern Turkey, establishes the country at one of the most critical crossroads of the world that has determined its multilayered history and tapestry of Turkish culture.
The diversity of geography and landscape, which had a direct effect on its climatic conditions, attracted men of all times, thus making Turkey a treasure chest for cultures, religions, art, architecture and many more.
Sailing Along the Ancient Coast of Turkey is an experience of the history of man from the perspective of the sea. You are invited to walk the same paths as ancient gods of the cities and witness the most hidden harbors that cannot be reached by land; to enjoy the waters that Cleopatra once bathed in; to bask under the sun that once warmed the citizens of a now sunken city; to experience the Turkish culinary delights prepared just for you on board; As in ancient times, eye-witness and experience the most preferred way to travel in and explore the most inaccessible land is by sea.
Turkey is a land of spiritual & religious wonders as well as its historical treasures. It is the center of great faiths where they live in an astonishing harmony. It is home of the Seven Churches of Revelation and the birthplace of St. Paul, St. Barnabas, St. Gregory and St. Nicholas.
Turkey’s location as a bridge between two continents, fertile plains, majestic plateaus and climate has inspired the holy men of all times and religions. It is a perfect destination for those in search of spiritual wealth. We have designed these particular itineraries to follow the paths that St. Paul and his companions followed to spread the Love of Jesus.