Greece

Humanities

Program Length: 9 Days
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Destinations: Athens

  • Acropolis Museum & Archeological Site
  • National Archeological Museum
  • Temple of Zeus
  • Ancient Agora
  • Olympic Stadium
  • Excursion to Sounion
  • Temple of Poseidon
  • Kerameikos Cemetery

Programs Include:

  • Roundtrip Airfare
  •  7 Nights of Accommodation
  • Daily Continental Breakfast
  • Welcome & Farewell Dinners
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
  • Full Time Guidance & Assistance
  • Travelers Insurance

Program Itinerary

Day 1 – Departure

Depart Home for Athens, Greece

Day 2 – Athens

  • 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 – The group will be taken for an
    authentic dinner with a wide variety of menu options to cater
    all diets.

Day 3 – Athens

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Athens Historical & Cultural Walking Tour –
    National Gardens, Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s Arch, Plaka,
    Syntagma Square, Change of the Guards, the Tomb of the
    Unknown Soldier, and more…
  • Lunch Break
  • Hadrian’s Arch and Ancient Agora
  • Free Evening and Cultural Immersion

Day 4 – Athens

  • 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.

Day 5 – Sounio

  • 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

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Olympic Stadium Visit – The Old Olympic Stadium in
    Athens Greece, built of granite in late 19th century on the site
    of ancient Athens from the 4th Century; hosted the first
    modern games in 1896.
  • Lunch Break
  • Lycabettus Hill – Standing 277 meters above sea level,
    Lycabettus Hill is the highest point of Athens.
  • Chapel of Saint George & Sunset View

Day 7 – Athens

  • 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
  • Kerameikos Cemetery – Kerameikos, the cemetery of
    ancient Athens: Kerameikos is one of the most important but
    least visited archaeological sights 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

Day 8 – Athens

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

Day 9 – Return

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

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