Tour Number: 1519057VF
Group Leader's Name: Holly Trawick
Departure Date: 5/17/2015
Return Dates: 5/25/2015
Departure Gateway: Birmingham
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

    Visit the Herakleideon Museum

    Workshop: "From the Aesthetics of Art to the Logic of Mathematics and Philosophy - A voyage from Ancient Greece to the Modern World"

  • 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

    Enjoy a pottery workshop

    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

    Visit the Herakleideon Museum

    Workshop: "From the Aesthetics of Art to the Logic of Mathematics and Philosophy - A voyage from Ancient Greece to the Modern World"

  • 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

    Enjoy a pottery workshop

    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

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms; 4 nights cruise cabin accommodations with extension

  • On-tour transportation

    Land and water transportation

  • Regional-style meals

    Light breakfast daily; 1 lunch; 4 local dinners; 3 meals daily with cruise extensions

  • 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

  • Entrances

    Acropolis; Acropolis Museum; Herakleideon Museum; Delphi site; Delphi museum; Olympia site; Olympia museum; Epidaurus site; Mycenae site; Pottery workshop

  • 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

Total Price

Includes a $200 discount for students enrolling by 08/31/2014

$3,112 $378*
month
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