Greece: Arts and Humanities



10 days



*Program price stands as an estimate until ticketing is finalized.



May 28 – June 6, 2022

Program includes

  • Acropolis Combo Ticket
  • Excursions to Cape Sounion and Delphi
  • Lycabettus Funicular
  • National Archeological Museum & National   Gardens
  • Temple of Apollo and Ancient Theatre
  • Arachova Village & Poseidon’s Temple
  • Day Trip to Hydra Island
  • Kerameikos Cemetery Tour & Cooking Class and Food Tasting at Meliartos

Program highlights

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  • Airport Pickup & Drop Off
  • 8 Nights of Accommodation
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • Welcome & Farewell Dinners
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
  • Full Time Guidance & Assistance


Day 1 – Departure – Saturday, May 28

  • Depart Home for Athens, Greece

Day 2 – Athens – Sunday, May 29

  • Arrive in Athens, Greece
  • Airport Transfer
  • Check-in at Place of Accommodation
  • Orientation Walking Tour – The group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets, ATMs, etc. Additionally, an in-depth safety briefing will be provided for what to do incase of an emergency. 
  • Welcome Dinner & Greek Traditional Dancing – The group will be taken for an authentic Greek dinner with a wide variety of menu options to cater all diets.

Day 3 – Athens – Monday, May 30

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Athens Historical & Cultural Walking Tour – Syntagma Square, Change of the Guards, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Hadrian’s Arch, Plaka, Monastiraki Square, and more…
  • Lunch Break
  • Kerameikos Cemetery – Kerameikos, the cemetery of ancient Athens: Kerameikos is one of the most important but least visited archaeological sites in Athens. This was actually the cemetery of ancient Athens and was continuously in use from the 9th century BC until the Roman times. The area took its name from “keramos”, which means pottery in Greek, from the numerous pottery workshops that existed in the area before it was turned into a cemetery. Another explanation is that the area took its name from the local hero Keramos, son of Dionysus and Ariadne.

Day 4 – Athens – Tuesday, May 31

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Acropolis Hills and Museum, Dionysus Theatre – The Acropolis Museum is consistently rated as one of the best museums in the world. Devoted to the Parthenon and its surrounding temples, it is cleverly perched above Athens like a luminous box.
  • Lunch Break
  • National Gardens & Temple of Zeus – The temple was one of the largest in the ancient world. At 17 metres high, it originally had 104 columns but only 16 have survived with one fallen after a storm in 1852. 
  • Cooking Class and Food Tasting

Day 5 – Sounio – Wednesday, June 1

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Transfer to Sounion along the Scenic Coastline (approx. 2 hours)
  • Temple of Poseidon – Majestic Cape Sounion, a strategic point rising above the Aegean sea about 70 kilometers away from Athens in the southern region of Attica, was known by Ancient Greeks as the “Sacred Cape.”
  • Lunch Break
  • Afternoon at the beach
  • Return to Athens

Day 6 – Athens – Thursday, June 2

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • National Archaeological Museum – The National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest archaeological museum in Greece and one of the most important museums in the world devoted to ancient Greek art.
  • Lunch Break
  • Lycabettus Hill – Standing 277 meters above sea level, Lycabettus Hill is the highest point of Athens.
  • Chapel of Saint George & Sunset View
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 7 – Athens – Friday, June 3

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Day Trip to Delphi
  • Delphi Archeological Site & Museum – The pan-Hellenic sanctuary of Delphi, where the oracle of Apollo spoke, was the site of the omphalos, the ‘navel of the world’. Blending harmoniously with the superb landscape and charged with sacred meaning, Delphi in the 6th century B.C. was indeed the religious centre and symbol of unity of the ancient Greek world.
  • Return to Athens

Day 8 – Athens – Saturday, June 4

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Day Trip to Hydra Island – The sun-soaked car-free island of Hydra has long inspired artists and intellectuals from Henry Miller to Leonard Cohen, and even today its unspoiled charm remains intact.
  • Kountouriotis Museum – In Hydra, most of the mansions have been turned into museums. This particular one is dedicated to Lazaros Koundouriotis, who played a vital role in the War of Independence. It was built in 1780 and features beautiful interiors, paintings by the Greek artists including Konstantinos Byzantios and historical jewelry and furniture belonging to the Koundouriotis family.
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion
  • Return to Athens

Day 9 – Athens – Sunday, June 5

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Free Day in Athens
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing

Day 10 – Return – Monday, June 6

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Airport Transfer
  • Depart Athens, Greece for Home

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Program payments

1st Deposit Payment of $500 due 150 days prior to departure

2nd Payment of $1235 due 90 days prior to departure

3rd Payment of $1235 due 60 days prior to departure

Payment Policy: The 1st deposit is refundable up to 100 days prior to departure. If the trip is canceled for not reaching the minimum number of participants the deposit will also be refunded. 

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