The following are program outlines for tours that have all run successfully in past years with various universities and other educational travel groups. Keep in mind that all tours can be fully customized (places to visit, number of days, guest lecturers, etc.)
Faculty led programs such as the following afford the student a comprehensive sweep of Greek history from the marvels of classical Greece to present day iconic islands and cities full of local color!
Contact us for more detailed itineraries and descriptions of places and accommodations as well as boat and coach information.
“Marvelous things happen to one in Greece – marvelous good things which can happen to one nowhere else on earth”. – Henry Miller
“In many ways we are all sons and daughters of ancient Greece”. – Nia Vardalos
“Other countries may offer you discoveries in manners or love or landscape;
Greece offers you something harder- the discovery of yourself”
Laurence Durrell, Prospero’s Cell
Evening GROUP get together – orientation-
walk to plaka for dinner.
Athens city tour -Acropolis, Acropolis museum and Elefsina (site and museum).
From Athens -Ferry Naxos.
Dinner in Taverna
Ferry to Mykonos – the same day or next day Delos (weather permitting)
Dinner in restaurant
Delos (if it wasn’t done) boat to Piraeus.
Dinner in tavern
Overnight Tolo .
Epidaurus and Corinth
Dinner in taverna
Mycenae site and museum and we continue to Olympia.
Dinner “Greek Night”
Olympia site and museum
Rio Antirrio bridge
Aherontas-Oracle of the dead and from there we continue to Ioannina
Dinner in Hotel
Archaeological museum Ioannina and Dodoni site and we continue to Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki city tour and Archaeological Museum and Pella site and museum
Vergina site and museum-
Dinner –Taverna .
Amphipolis site and museum. Philippi site and Kavala.
Overnight Kavala .
Thassos island and back to the mainland continuing to Pieria.
Lunch in Thasos.
Climb Mt OLYMPUS
Lunch at Lodge
Overnight at Lodge
Descent from Mt Olympus – Dion site and museum
Overnight Litohoro .
We continue to Thermopylae and Delphi – Delphi site and Museum
We continue Athens- to National Archaeological Museum THEATER and Sounio
Overnight Athens .
Departure for U.S.A