St Paul’s journeys across Asia and into Europe followed with our pilgrimage offerings to Turkey. After his return from Greece, Paul set out again straight away, this time through Asia. Turkey features strongly in the development of the early church, for it was here we see the first churches founded and visited by St Paul on his missionary journeys: Ephesus (Selçuk), Smyrna (Izmir), Pergamum, Sardis (Sart), Philadelphia, Thyatira and Laodicea. The Seven Churches of Asia form a strong theme around which an exciting tour can be woven. Breathtaking scenery, beautiful coastlines and amazingly preserved classical sites are all contained in this one inspiring tour.

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  • Air Travel

    Flights are available from London and selected UK regional airports to Izmir. See the FAQ’s page for more information on low-cost airlines. We can also provide airport coach transfers in the UK at competitive rates.

  • Accomodation

    We use a range of hotels with a minimum 3-star standard on a half-board basis.

  • Services

    Your group will be met upon arrival in Turkey and you will be accompanied by a local guide throughout the entire pilgrimage.


  • Visit The Seven Churches of Asia
  • Spectacular calcium pools at Pamukkale
  • Ancient mosaics at the Temple of Artemis
  • See the burial chamber of St John


  • “There is so much see and we were able to adapt to take in more places to visit. Very good.”

    Pilgrimages to see St Paul statue near Balzan church in Malta
    Roger Jones
    Malta and Gozo
  • “Very good overall, efficient paperwork and organisation.”

    Church Tours to see The grand memorial and religious complex in the small Portuguese town of Fatima.
    Father T Hopkins
  • “We are hoping to return to Lourdes and would be very happy for us to go through Tours For Churches.”

    Church Tours to Lourdes
    Mrs Imelda Houston
  • “The border crossings went super smoothly and even with extra excursions we included, it was still excellent value for money”

    Visit the Famous Dome on the Rock Mosque and Western Wall in Jerusalem, Israel, on a pilgrimage
    Diana Suggs, Group Organiser
    Holy Land and Israel
  • “The tour was excellent and enjoyed by all the group”

    Pilgrimages to Rome, Italy
    Canon John and Mrs K Higgins
  • “As always, your team is efficient, prompt and without fail, pleasant and patient. You deal with all queries with such good humour and are most professional. Thank you on behalf of all at holy cross”

    Religious Pilgrimages to Assisi, Italy
    Ms M Rumble
    Holy Cross and St Francis visit to Rome and Assisi