Videos about Pilgrimages ans study tours of the Köhlers
Egypt with Sinai  -  England, Scotland  -  Holy Land  -  Italy  -  Lourdes, Santiago, Fatima  -  Syria  -  Turkey
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    Lourdes - Santiago - Fatima    
7.265 km pilgrimage to Ars, Avignon, Lourdes, San Juan de la Peña, Burgos, Lugo, Ribadeo, Pontedeume, Santiago de Compostela, Fatima, Batalha, Nazaree, Aljustrel, Lisboa (Lissabon), Salamanca, Zaragoza, Monastery Poblet, Roses, Montserrat, La Salette.
Trip to Lille (France) and voyage with ferry from Calais to Dover. Visit of London. Winchester Cathedral. Stonehenge and Windsor Castle. Hadrian's Wall near Housesteads Roman Fort and trip to Peebles.
Visit of Edinburgh and Edinburgh Castle. Trip to Perth. Salmon ladder near Pitlochry and Whisky Destillery Edradour. Trip to the Island of Skye with Portree, trip back through the Highlands to Newtonmore. Visit of Inverness and Bagpipe-Festival.
Trip to the Caledonian Canal and the floodgates near Fort Augustus. Boats trip on Loch Ness. Blacksmith's shop in Gretna Green and walk through Carlisle. Trip from Carlisle to Woburn. Visit of Brighton. Trip with the bus from Brighton to Dover, voyage with ferry to Calais.
    Egypt with Sinai    
Tour through the Karnak Temple, the largest Amun-sanctuary of Egypt. Visit of the Hatshepsut-Temple, the Colossuses of Memnon and Valley of the Kings. Boats trip on the Nile. Nightly tour through the Luxor-Temple. Visit of the Pyramids and the Sphinx. Coptic district in Old-Cairo. Citadel and Alabaster-mosque. St. Antony's Monastery in the desert of Sinai. Suez canal near Port Suez. Climbing up the Mountain of Moses, sunrise, visit of St. Catherine's Monastery (burning thorn bush). Oasis Ein Khoudra. Walk through the Colored Canyon. Visit of the ancient Nabataean City Petra (Jordan). Under water world of the Red Sea Roten near Sharm el Sheikh.
       Holy Land       
Jerusalem: Mount of Olives with Dominus Flevit church, church of Gethsemani, Mary's Grave, Grotto of Betrayal, Jaffa Gate, Suq, Holy Sepulcher, Helena's Chapel, David's City, Valley of Kidron, Church of St. Anna with Ponds of Betesda, Antonia Citadel, Chapel of Flagellation, Chapel of Condemnation and Lithostrotos in the Convent of the Sisters of Zion, Austrian Hospice, Armenian Quarter, Zion's Gate, Church of Dormitio, Hall of Lord's Supper. David's Tomb, St. Peter in Gallicantu and Valley of Hinnom, Wailing Wall, Place of the Temple, Dome of the Rock, El Aqsa, Hadassah Clinic, Yad Vashem, Shrine of the Book, Ein Karem.
Way through Wadi Quelt to Monastery of St. George, Way from Wadi Quelt via Jericho, Mount of Temptation (Quarantana) and Masada to the Dead Sea. Bethlehem: Fields of shepherds, Herodion, Church of Nativity and Church of St. Catherine. Haifa. Tabgha, Sea of Galilee, Mount of Beatitudes, Kapernaum. Golan Heights, Springs of river Jordan near Banyas, Hermon, Akko. Nazareth: Mary's Fountain and Church of Announcement.
Visit of Ankara and trip to Cappadocia, visiting the surroundings of Ürgüp and Uchisar. Visit of some Cave Churches in Göreme National Park. Valley of Love, Zelve, Whirling Dervishes in the Caravanserai Sarihan, underground city Kaymakli, Caravanserai Sultanhani. Trip to Konya with Dervish Monastery and Mausoleum of Mevlana Dschalal ad-Din ar-Rumi, trip to Pamukkale with Nekropolis. Trip through the Mäander valley to Kusadasi and visit of Tapestry maker in Denizli and visit of Ephesus. Trip via Söke t5o Milet with Theater and Faustina Thermals, Apollon Temple in Didim and Priene with Athena Temple o the Nightingale Hill with the Chapel of Mary. With the ferry over the Gulf of Izmir, the ancient Smyrna. Trip to Bergama with the ancient Pergamon and on to Ayvalik. Visit of the ancient Troja, famous excavation site of Heinrich Schliemann. Trip to Bursa with Silk Market and Mosques. In Iznik, the ancient Nicäa, visit of the Church of the Council. Via Yalova with the ferry over the Marmara Sea and Pendik to Istanbul. Visit of the Spice Market. Trip to the Hippodrome-Plce, visit of Hagia Sophia and Topkapi-Palace. Visit of Sultan Ahmed Camii (Blue Mosque), visit of the Great Cistern, Great Bazar and visit of the (Chora Church. Visit of Anthony Church, view from the galata Tower down to Istanbul, boats trip on Bosporus, visit of Süleymaniye and Shehzade Mosque.
Trip to Assisi, the city of Saint Francis. Trip from Assisi to Rome with stops in Rivotorto, Fonte Colombo and Greccio. In Rome visit of St. Peter's cathedral, Tre Fontane, Saint Paul Outside the Walls, Ponte Fabricio, Santa Maria in Trastevere. Walk through Rome with Piazza Navona, Santa Maria dell' Anima, Sant' Agostino in Campo Marizo, Pantheon, Santa Maria Maggiore, Lateran, Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, Trevi Fountain. Trip to the Benedictine Monastery Montecassino, San Giovanni Rotondo, town of Padre Pio and sanctuary of St. Michael in Monte Sant'Angelo/Gargano. Visit of Lanciano the oldest eucharistic place of pilgrimage, Manoppello, where the Veil of Veronica is admired and Loreto, best known pilgrimage to St. Mary in Italy. Visit of Padua, city of Saint Anthony and Saint Justina. Apparition place of St Mary Monte Berico in Vicenza.
Damascus with Azem-Palace, Umayyad Mosque, Annanias-Chapel, Kassioun-Mountain. Trip from Damascus to the crusader castle "Krak des Chevalier" with stops at the monasteries in Seydnaya, Maalula, Sergios & Bacchos and St Thekla. Trip along the coast of the Mediterranean to Lattakia to the astonishing good conserved Saladin Castle (Citadel of Salah Ed-Din), located strategically best within a dramatic landscape. The visit of the excavation site of Ugarit shows, why Syria is called "Cradle of Civilizations". Visit of the excavations in Qatna (Mishrfeh), passing Hama to Apamea, one of the largest active excavation sites in Syria. Trip to Ebla, which had it's blossom already in the 3rd millenium BC and on to the typical oriental city Aleppo. Visit of Aleppo Citadel. Trip from Aleppo to Monastery of St. Simeon Stylites, one of the largest early Christian pilgrimage places in Middle East. It was founded around a pillar on which St. Simeon is said to have spent 30 years of his life. Trip from Aleppo passing Assad-Reservoir and through the Syrian Desert to Rusafa, the early Christian pilgrimage place Sergiopolis. Trip to Palmyra. Round through the ruins of Palmyra: Tower tomb of Elabel, tomb of the three brothers, Bel-Temple, Nabu-Temple, Zenobia-Thermes, Hadrian's gate, Great Colonnade, Roman theatre. Way back to Damascus with stop at Bagdad-Cafe in the Syrian desert. Visit of the Shiite Mosque Sayeda Zeinab, a important pilgrimage to Iranian pilgrims in Shahba. Passing Suwayda through the valley of Hauran to the ruin city of Bosra with it's impressing ruins of black basalt and the great Roman amphitheater.
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