Tour Number: 1346772ST
Group Leader's Name: Cindi Nadelman
Departure Date: 1/2/2014
Return Dates: 1/10/2014
Departure Gateway: Boston
9 days
Athens, Argolida, Patras, extension cruise to the Greek Isles, Turkey

Explore the settings, structures and cultures that remain of the once-mighty Greek empire.

Gaze out from Pericles’ greatest vision after two thousand years of war, bombardment and reconstruction. Discuss the feats of Michael Phelps and company at the site where the modern Olympics were born, and ponder life’s great questions in literal molds of Socrates, Plato and the gang.
Greece tour map
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Greece

  • Day 2: Athens

    Arrive in Athens

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    • Plaka district
    • Temple of Olympian Zeus

    Enjoy a moussaka dinner

  • Day 3: Athens

    Take a guided tour of Athens:

    • Olympic Stadium

    Visit the Acropolis

    • Parthenon
    • Temple of Athena Nike

    Visit the Acropolis Museum

    Experiential Learning: Meet with local university students**

  • Day 4: Athens

    Take a full-day Saronic Island cruise:

    • Aegina
    • Poros and Hydra
  • Day 5: Delphi + Patras

    Travel to Delphi

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    • Temple of Apollo

    Visit the Delphi Museum

    Continue on to Patras

  • Day 6: Olympia + Argolida

    Travel to Olympia

    Take a guided tour of Olympia

    • Olympic Stadium

    Visit the Olympia Museum

    Continue on to Argolida

  • Day 7: Epidaurus + Mycenae + Athens

    Travel to Epidaurus

    Take a guided tour of Epidaurus

    Continue on to Mycenae

    Take a guided tour of Mycenae

    Make a photo stop at the Corinth Canal

    Return to Athens

    Enjoy a souvlaki dinner

  • Day 8: Athens

    Enjoy free time in Athens

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Cape Sounion with dinner

    Cape Sounion with dinner

    According to legend, Cape Sounion is the spot where Aegeus, king of Athens, leapt to his death off the cliff, thus giving his name to the Aegean Sea. Visit the ancient Temple of Poseidon, where 15 of the original columns are still standing. Look for the column where Lord Byron carved his name! End your excursion with an included dinner of Greek specialties.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Greece

  • Day 2: Athens

    Arrive in Athens

    Take a walking tour of Athens

    • Plaka district
    • Temple of Olympian Zeus

    Enjoy a moussaka dinner

  • Day 3: Athens

    Take a guided tour of Athens:

    • Olympic Stadium

    Visit the Acropolis

    • Parthenon
    • Temple of Athena Nike

    Visit the Acropolis Museum

    Experiential Learning: Meet with local university students**

  • Day 4: Athens

    Take a full-day Saronic Island cruise:

    • Aegina
    • Poros and Hydra
  • Day 5: Delphi + Patras

    Travel to Delphi

    Take a guided tour of Delphi

    • Temple of Apollo

    Visit the Delphi Museum

    Continue on to Patras

  • Day 6: Olympia + Argolida

    Travel to Olympia

    Take a guided tour of Olympia

    • Olympic Stadium

    Visit the Olympia Museum

    Continue on to Argolida

  • Day 7: Epidaurus + Mycenae + Athens

    Travel to Epidaurus

    Take a guided tour of Epidaurus

    Continue on to Mycenae

    Take a guided tour of Mycenae

    Make a photo stop at the Corinth Canal

    Return to Athens

    Enjoy a souvlaki dinner

  • Day 8: Athens

    Enjoy free time in Athens

    Add this in-depth excursion
    Cape Sounion with dinner

    Cape Sounion with dinner

    According to legend, Cape Sounion is the spot where Aegeus, king of Athens, leapt to his death off the cliff, thus giving his name to the Aegean Sea. Visit the ancient Temple of Poseidon, where 15 of the original columns are still standing. Look for the column where Lord Byron carved his name! End your excursion with an included dinner of Greek specialties.

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Everything you get

  • Round-trip airfare

    Your price includes round-trip airfare for your whole group.

  • Accommodations

    Safe, comfortable hotels with private bathrooms will be waiting for you at your destination.

  • On-tour transportation

    We arrange all travel details so professors, chaperones and students can enjoy the tour to the fullest. That means we take care of flights, buses, trains, cruise ships, ferries, and subways.

  • Regional-style meals

    Daily breakfasts and select local dinners are included in your tour. Generally, we leave lunch up to you so your group has an opportunity to explore its own tastes.

  • Full-time Tour Director

    We have the best Tour Directors in the business. Your group will have a trusted, friendly guide at your side full-time on tour to manage all logistics, offer insight and guidance, and respond to any unexpected challenges.

  • Guided sightseeing

    Gain insider knowledge and cultural perspective from licensed local guides who join your group for select experiences on tour.

  • Worldwide support, safety and security

    We have over 400 schools and offices in more than 50 countries, which means if something happens, we can react quickly and in person. We also include our $15 million liability policy and $1 million consumer protection plan at no additional cost to travelers.

  • Curriculum Integration

    We provide support and expertise to help you integrate academic goals into your tour itinerary as needed.

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