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Turkey lies at the heart of the New Testament and our understanding of the early Christian Church is deepened at places such as Ephesus, Miletus and Laodicea. The paths of St Paul and St John interweave and our journey brings their story vividly to life.

In the Holy Land we visit sites associated with the birth, life, ministry, death and resurrection of Our Lord. Visiting Turkey is different. We gain a fresh insight into the Early Church and trace the spread of Christianity in the years following Pentecost. Our tour of Turkey provides an introduction to the classical world of Greek and Roman architecture and culture, alongside the realities of life in a secular state, with the predominant religion being Islam. But for the Christian pilgrim there is much more: it is a journey to the origins of our faith and a window into the history of our Church.


Istanbul & the Seven Churches of Revelation

A ten day pilgrimage to the ancient land of Turkey, which lies at the heart of the New Testament church

Prices from £2,695 pp

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McCabe Educational Trust

The McCabe Educational Trust is the charitable wing of McCabe Pilgrimages, functions independently with its own board of Directors and is a registered charity.

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Organising a Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage is our speciality and in 2023 we celebrate our 40th year in business – so we must be doing something right! We work with all denominations and are happy to tailor every pilgrimage to the needs of each particular church. For instance, some parties would plan one or two Eucharists during their pilgrimage but others will choose a daily celebration. In the Holy Land, your focus may be the Galilean ministry or a re-creation of Holy Week in Jerusalem. You tell us what your particular interest is and we will recommend an itinerary

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