Spiritual Odyssey 2013 : Cyprus and Crete
While in Cyprus, participants will experience our faith and culture first-hand, visiting sites where the Apostles once preached, also learning about the Cypriot struggle and ongoing division of the island. Participants will also explore the beautiful beaches, food, and culture of the island of Cyprus. Participants will then travel to Crete where they will marvel at the ancient ruins in Knossos and experience the island’s rich religious heritage.
Spiritual Odyssey is an Ionian Village program for young adults, ages 19-28, giving them an opportunity to travel to sites of both historical and spiritual importance, while exploring their faith with other people their age.
This fun and exciting pilgrimage gives its' participants an opportunity to do more than just travel, it allows them to expeirence the sites of Orthodox and historic importance with other young adults, and most importantly, it allows them to grow together as a group, experiencing their faith and culture with each other and as a family.
Total Cost (includes airfare): $2750.00 All Forms and Payments Due By: May 15th
Spiritual Odyssey 2013 Dates: May 30th - June 9th
A Light Overview of Travel:
May 30th: Spiritual Odyssey Participants will land in Larnaca, Cyprus and travel to Lemesol, Cyprus where they will be staying for 5 days
June 1: Pafos for sight-seeing and a relaxing beach day
June 2: Kykkos Monastery in the Troodos Mountains, and later a Winery tour
June 3: Ayia Napa beach day and exploration
June 4: Nicossia
June 5: Depart Cyprus , arrive in the capital of Crete, Heraklion
June 6: Spend the day in the beautiful city of Xania, taking in the true village lifestyle and beauty
June 7: Relaxing exploration and beach day in a nearby city such as Ayios Nikolaos
June 8: Experience sites and shopping in the famous city of Rethymnon
June 9: Depart Crete for Athens, then Athens back to the US
To read the Spiritual Odyssey 2012 summer blog, please click here!