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Program #20917RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Elevation Note
Day 6, the start of the hike on Mt. Olympus is at 3600 ft., the hike then descends from 3600 ft.

Itinerary for Aug 2 — Aug 17, 2013

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Day One: Friday, August 02 - In Transit
In Transit: Depart US/Canada on international overnight flight to Greece.

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Parthenon Hotel offers the best of classic and modern Greece. Located in the historic center of Athens, the celebrated archaeological walk of Acropolis is only steps away, and shops, theaters, museums and a vibrant night life are within easy reach. The "Acropolis" metro station stands less than 150 meters away.

Contact info:
6 Makri Street
Athens, 11742 Greece
phone: +30 210 9234594
web: www.airotel.gr

Room amenities: Each room has a satellite television, telephone, air conditioning, mini bar, safe deposit box, tea and coffee making facilities, shoe polish machine, free wireless Internet access, and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, 24-hour reception, safe deposit box at reception, laundry services, business center, currency exchange, hair dresser (upon request), and free WIFI Internet access.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Saturday, August 03 - Arrive in Athens / Orientation
Afternoon: Arrive in historic Athens, Greece's capital and social and economic center, which is named after the goddess Athena. Transfer to the hotel where the rest of the afternoon is at leisure to rest. Gather at 6:00 PM for a welcome drink and program orientation.

Dinner: Enjoy a festive Welcome Dinner at a "taverna," a traditional, casual restaurant.

Lodging: Parthenon Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Parthenon Hotel offers the best of classic and modern Greece. Located in the historic center of Athens, the celebrated archaeological walk of Acropolis is only steps away, and shops, theaters, museums and a vibrant night life are within easy reach. The "Acropolis" metro station stands less than 150 meters away.

Contact info:
6 Makri Street
Athens, 11742 Greece
phone: +30 210 9234594
web: www.airotel.gr

Room amenities: Each room has a satellite television, telephone, air conditioning, mini bar, safe deposit box, tea and coffee making facilities, shoe polish machine, free wireless Internet access, and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, 24-hour reception, safe deposit box at reception, laundry services, business center, currency exchange, hair dresser (upon request), and free WIFI Internet access.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Sunday, August 04 - Acropolis and Acropolis Museum
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Climb to the top of Athens' Acropolis, home to a number of temples, the most famous of which is the Parthenon, built to honor the city's patroness, Athena. See the grand sun-bleached structure built by Pericles in the 5th century BC to celebrate the Greek victory against the Persians. Then visit the nearby Acropolis Museum, which holds exquisite finds from the site and is considered the new jewel of Athens.

Lunch: Lunch at a local taverna.

Afternoon: This afternoon take part in a lecture introducing "The Olympic Spirit and Truce in Ancient & Modern Times."

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant.

Lodging: Parthenon Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Parthenon Hotel offers the best of classic and modern Greece. Located in the historic center of Athens, the celebrated archaeological walk of Acropolis is only steps away, and shops, theaters, museums and a vibrant night life are within easy reach. The "Acropolis" metro station stands less than 150 meters away.

Contact info:
6 Makri Street
Athens, 11742 Greece
phone: +30 210 9234594
web: www.airotel.gr

Room amenities: Each room has a satellite television, telephone, air conditioning, mini bar, safe deposit box, tea and coffee making facilities, shoe polish machine, free wireless Internet access, and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, 24-hour reception, safe deposit box at reception, laundry services, business center, currency exchange, hair dresser (upon request), and free WIFI Internet access.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Four: Monday, August 05 - Cape Sounion / Temple of Poseidon / Swimming in t...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Travel by coach to Cape Sounion via the scenic coastal road and enjoy panoramic views of the Saronic Gulf and its islands. Cape Sounion is famous for its 5th-century B.C. temple dedicated to Poseidon, the god of the sea. The temple stands at a rocky promontory guarding the maritime route from Athens to the Aegean Islands. The spot is superb! It offers magnificent views of the blue Aegean Sea and the hundreds of islands that emerge from its waters. When British poet Lord Byron visited Sounion, he immortalized his visit by inscribing his name on one of the ancient pillars of the temple. Continue down to the bay overlooked by the temple, where we will have lunch and swim.

Lunch: Lunch at a restaurant in Cape Sounion.

Afternoon: Free time to relax in the sun and swim in the blue waters of the Aegean Sea at Cape Sounion. Return to Athens in the late afternoon.

Dinner: Explore local fare on your own.

Lodging: Parthenon Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Poseidon Palace is a beautiful hotel that consists of seven two-story buildings. With bright rooms, elegant decor, and views of both the sea and Olympus Mountain, the hotel is ideal for all ages.

Contact info:
Leptokaria, Pieria
Leptokaria, 60063 Greece
phone: +30 23520 31602
web: www.poseidonpalace.gr

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, mini bar, safe, air conditioning, free wireless Internet access and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel complex offers a restaurant, bars, tavern, mini market, church, beautiful outdoor pool, beach, playground, gym, tennis courts, volleyball, and mini golf.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Five: Tuesday, August 06 - Athens to Leptokaria / Meet the Olympic Gods!
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Today we head north! We cross the regions of Central Greece to reach the foot of Mount Olympus, the highest Greek mountain, the dwelling of the twelve gods. On the drive through the northern-most region of continental Greece, observe plains covered with olive groves, beautiful mountains, and historical areas such as Thermopylae.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant en route to Leptokaria.

Afternoon: Arrive in Leptokaria at approximately 4:00 PM. During a late afternoon presentation, meet the gods of Olympus!

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Poseidon Palace

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Poseidon Palace is a beautiful hotel that consists of seven two-story buildings. With bright rooms, elegant decor, and views of both the sea and Olympus Mountain, the hotel is ideal for all ages.

Contact info:
Leptokaria, Pieria
Leptokaria, 60063 Greece
phone: +30 23520 31602
web: www.poseidonpalace.gr

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, mini bar, safe, air conditioning, free wireless Internet access and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel complex offers a restaurant, bars, tavern, mini market, church, beautiful outdoor pool, beach, playground, gym, tennis courts, volleyball, and mini golf.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Six: Wednesday, August 07 - Hiking on Mt. Olympus / Dion
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: An early morning drive brings us to Prionia at an altitude of 3600 feet, where we begin our hike descending towards the town of Litohoro. Varied geological features, such as small lakes of crystal-clear water and sheer mountain slopes, create a rare beauty and an entirely rewarding experience. Following a well-marked path, we hike on the slopes of Mt. Olympus enjoying the lush vegetation as well as the secret sounds of the sacred mountain, eventually reaching Agios Dionysios Monastery. At this point, participants who feel satisfied with the morning hike (approx. 1 hour) may board the coach at return to town. Participants who wish to continue hiking may descend to Litohoro via the Epineas Gorge (approx. 4 hours).

Lunch: Lunch at the hotel.

Afternoon: Enjoy a field trip to Dion to see the remains of one of the most important sanctuaries of the northern Greeks, the Macedonians, who primarily worshipped Zeus.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Poseidon Palace

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Apollonia is located in the modern city of Delphi. Built in the local traditional style of wood and stone and equipped with modern facilities, this unique hotel ensures a luxurious and pleasant stay. It is within driving distance of the archaeological site of ancient Delphi and has a majestic view of the Corinthian Gulf.

Contact info:
37-39 Ifigenias and Syngrou Street
Delphi, 33054 Greece
phone: +30 22650 82919
web: www.hotelapollonia.gr

Room amenities: Each room has a satellite television, telephone, mini bar, safe, wireless Internet access (for a fee), and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, lounge, fax machine, and wireless Internet access (for a fee).

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Seven: Thursday, August 08 - Leptokaria to Delphi
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Board the coach and set off to the site of the most venerated oracle of the ancient Greek world, Delphi!

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant en route to Delphi.

Afternoon: Explore the archaeological site of Delphi. Located on the slopes of Mt. Parnassus, it offers breathtaking views of the mountains and valley below.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Apollonia Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Europa sits on top of Drouvas Hill in Ancient Olympia, at the foot of which you will find the ancient site of Sacred Alti and the stadium of the Ancient Olympic Games. With classic Greek aesthetics and modern facilities, the hotel perfectly combines Greece's brilliant past with the comforts of today. Hotel Europa looks out upon the Arcadian Mountains and a beautiful valley with the Alfeios and Kladeos rivers.

Contact info:
1 Drouva Street
Ancient Olympia, 27065 Greece
phone: +30 26240 22650
web: www.hoteleuropa.gr

Room amenities: Each room has satellite television, air conditioning, free wireless Internet access, a telephone, safe, mini bar, radio, and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, tavern, swimming pool, 24-hour reception, laundry and ironing services, free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, and an Internet spot with computers, a printer and scanner.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Eight: Friday, August 09 - Delphi to Ancient Olympia
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Guided visit of the wonderful Museum of Delphi, where some of the best known sculptures of the ancient world are exhibited. Then we depart for the southernmost region of continental Greece, Peloponnesus, where the holiest sanctuary of the ancient Greeks is located: Olympia!

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant en route to Olympia.

Afternoon: Exploring the archaeological site of Olympia in its tranquil setting is quite an experience! On a guided visit, stroll through the remains of the Gymnasium and the Palestra where the athletes were trained, explore the impressive remains of one of the oldest temples in Greece dedicated to Hera, and walk through the ruins of the temple of Zeus that housed the chryselephantine statue of the God, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Then proceed to the stadium where athletes from all over the Greek world competed during the sacred Olympic Games. Here we'll sit on the ground as the spectators of the ancient times did and enjoy a lecture on the ancient Pan-Hellenic Games.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Europa Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Hotel Europa sits on top of Drouvas Hill in Ancient Olympia, at the foot of which you will find the ancient site of Sacred Alti and the stadium of the Ancient Olympic Games. With classic Greek aesthetics and modern facilities, the hotel perfectly combines Greece's brilliant past with the comforts of today. Hotel Europa looks out upon the Arcadian Mountains and a beautiful valley with the Alfeios and Kladeos rivers.

Contact info:
1 Drouva Street
Ancient Olympia, 27065 Greece
phone: +30 26240 22650
web: www.hoteleuropa.gr

Room amenities: Each room has satellite television, air conditioning, free wireless Internet access, a telephone, safe, mini bar, radio, and hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, tavern, swimming pool, 24-hour reception, laundry and ironing services, free wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, and an Internet spot with computers, a printer and scanner.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Nine: Saturday, August 10 - Ancient Olympia
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: This morning we'll visit the archaeological museum of Olympia, where unique sculptures, objects of worship, and many ex-votos found in Olympia are exhibited. We conclude with a visit to the Museum of the History of the Olympic Games.

Lunch: Explore local fare on your own.

Afternoon: Enjoy a relaxing afternoon and evening in the attractive village of Olympia. Then get into the Greek spirit by learning some Greek dances!

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Europa Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Nautica Bay Hotel is in Porto Heli, which is situated on the south end of the first Peloponesse peninsula a short distance from Nauplia, Epidaurus and Mycenae. The hotel offers beautiful views of the bay of Porto Heli.

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, mini fridge, air conditioning, WIFI Internet access (for a fee) and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bars, laundry facilities, outdoor swimming pool, mini market, tennis courts, table tennis, mini golf, and WIFI Internet access in the rooms (for a fee).

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Ten: Sunday, August 11 - Argolis / Mycenae / Sail from Nauplia to Porto He...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Drive through the beautiful mountainous Arcadia, the heart of Peloponnesus, to the region of Argolis on the east coast and its attractive port town, Nauplia. Our first stop will be the Mycenae archaeological site.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant in Mycenae.

Afternoon: In the early afternoon, we arrive in Nauplia, embark our sailing boats, and set sail to explore the nearby coasts and islands. Our first stop is the caves where ancient seafarers used to find shelter and where ancient navigation tools were discovered. We continue to the naturally protected bay of Porto Heli where we will overnight.

Dinner: Dinner at a local restaurant in Porto Heli.

Lodging: Nautica Bay Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: The beautiful Xenia Poros Image Hotel is located on the small Greek island of Poros. Designed by renowned architect Aris Konstantinidis, the hotel captures his distinct style of class and function as it blends into its surrounding environment. With the beautiful sandy Neorion beach and the boundless sea at its doorstep, this hotel is the ideal getaway. The main town is minutes away, and the port is within walking distance.

Contact info:
Neorio
Poros, 18020 Greece
phone: +30 2298 022216
web: www.porosimage.gr

Room amenities: Each room has satellite television, telephone, air conditioning, mini bar, veranda or balcony, free Internet access and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, fitness center and sauna, laundry services, beach bar, private marina, private sandy beach, and free wireless Internet access in public areas.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Eleven: Monday, August 12 - Dokos / Swimming and Snorkeling / Regatta from Hy...
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Like the ancient Aegean seamen, this morning we set sail for further exploration. We stop at the uninhabited island of Dokos, where we enjoy swimming and snorkeling. Then we continue on to cosmopolitan Hydra, home to wealthy ship owners and famous for its unique architecture.

Lunch: Lunch at a local taverna on Hydra.

Afternoon: Free time to explore the picturesque port town of Hydra. Later in the afternoon, we continue our sailing regatta, a race from Hydra to Poros.

Dinner: Dinner at a local taverna on Poros.

Lodging: Xenia Poros Image Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Three-Star Hotel

Description: Located in the center of Ancient Epidaurus, the Saronis Hotel offers recently renovated rooms with views of the surrounding trees, mountains, and the blue waters of the Aegean Sea. The picturesque village of Ancient Epidaurus boasts the ancient Theater of Epidaurus, and within driving distance are the historical towns of Mycenae and Nauplia.

Contact info:
4 Ipolitou Street
Ancient Epidaurus, Greece
phone: +30 27530 41514
web: www.saronis-hotel.com

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, air conditioning, mini fridge, and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Twelve: Tuesday, August 13 - Poros to Epidaurus
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: This morning's sailing regatta brings us to Epidaurus, a port on the Peloponnesian coast.

Lunch: Lunch at a local taverna in Epidaurus.

Afternoon: From the port of Epidaurus, we drive inland to one of the best preserved theaters of the 4th century B.C., which was part of the important healing center of Asclepius.

Dinner: Dinner at a local taverna in Epidaurus.

Lodging: Saronis Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Apollo Hotel Aegina is a seaside hotel located on the bay of Aegina Island. Aegina boasts a colorful fish market, a prehistoric quarter, beaches and Byzantine churches. Surrounded by a pine forest that borders the temple of Athena Aphaia, the Apollo Hotel Aegina was designed in the modern Greek style by a great 21st-century architect.

Contact info:
Agia Marina
Aegina Island, Greece
phone: +30 22970 32271
web: www.apollohotelaegina.gr

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, air conditioning, Internet access, and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, outdoor swimming pool, laundry services, tennis court, mini golf, and Internet access.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Thirteen: Wednesday, August 14 - Epidaurus to Perdika / Agia Marina
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: A wonderful morning sailing regatta in the Saronic Gulf will give us the chance to enjoy the beautiful day on our way to Perdika, Aegina. We will stop at the uninhabited island of Moni for swimming.

Lunch: Lunch at a local restaurant in Perdika.

Afternoon: After lunch sail to Agia Marina. Upon arrival we will visit the well known ancient temple of Aphaia overlooking the Saronic Gulf.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel.

Lodging: Apollo Hotel Aegina

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Parthenon Hotel offers the best of classic and modern Greece. Located in the historic center of Athens, the celebrated archaeological walk of Acropolis is only steps away, and shops, theaters, museums and a vibrant night life are within easy reach. The "Acropolis" metro station stands less than 150 meters away.

Contact info:
6 Makri Street
Athens, 11742 Greece
phone: +30 210 9234594
web: www.airotel.gr

Room amenities: Each room has a satellite television, telephone, air conditioning, mini bar, safe deposit box, tea and coffee making facilities, shoe polish machine, free wireless Internet access, and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, 24-hour reception, safe deposit box at reception, laundry services, business center, currency exchange, hair dresser (upon request), and free WIFI Internet access.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Fourteen: Thursday, August 15 - Panathenaic and Olympic Stadium
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Enjoy one last morning of sailing. Our Aegean adventure concludes in Athens, the bustling capital.

Lunch: Lunch at a restaurant in Athens.

Afternoon: Visit the beautiful and unique Panathenaic marble stadium, as well as the modern Olympic Stadium where the 2004 Olympics were held. At the stadium, hear a lecture: "Revival of the Olympics." Then celebrate the sailing regattas with an award ceremony.

Dinner: Explore local fare on your own.

Lodging: Parthenon Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Parthenon Hotel offers the best of classic and modern Greece. Located in the historic center of Athens, the celebrated archaeological walk of Acropolis is only steps away, and shops, theaters, museums and a vibrant night life are within easy reach. The "Acropolis" metro station stands less than 150 meters away.

Contact info:
6 Makri Street
Athens, 11742 Greece
phone: +30 210 9234594
web: www.airotel.gr

Room amenities: Each room has a satellite television, telephone, air conditioning, mini bar, safe deposit box, tea and coffee making facilities, shoe polish machine, free wireless Internet access, and a hair dryer.

Facility amenities: The hotel offers a restaurant, bar, 24-hour reception, safe deposit box at reception, laundry services, business center, currency exchange, hair dresser (upon request), and free WIFI Internet access.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Fifteen: Friday, August 16 - Marathon / Free time
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: There is no better way to end our program than to drive to Marathon where in 490 B.C. the Athenian army, under the leadership of their general Miltiades, defeated the Persians! Around the tomb of the ancient Athenian soldiers who fought for the freedom of their homeland, we'll organize a race to pay our tribute to these brave men. The participants will receive a wreath of olive branches.

Lunch: Explore local fare on your own in Athens.

Afternoon: Free time to explore Athens on your own.

Dinner: Farewell Dinner at a local taverna in the lively old quarter of Plaka, a neighborhood with many Byzantine churches and endless shops.

Lodging: Parthenon Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day Sixteen: Saturday, August 17 - Departures
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: Transfer to the airport for homebound flights.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Athens
Benaki MuseumThe Benaki Museum is made up of many buildings, which offer an in-depth look into Greek history and culture. An array of artwork and artifacts illustrate the character of the Greek world from ancient times to the 20th century.
For additional information, visit: www.benaki.gr/index.asp
Museum of Cycladic ArtThe Museum of Cycladic Art illustrates the ancient cultures of the Aegean and Cyprus. The three major subjects on display are Cycladic Art, Ancient Greek Art, and Ancient Cypriot Art.
For additional information, visit: www.cycladic.gr
The National Archaeological MuseumThe National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest archaeological museum in Greece. Devoted to ancient Greek art, the museum captures the history and culture of Greece with its vast collections of sculptures, statues, photographs, figures, minor objects and other significant antiquities.
For additional information, visit: www.namuseum.gr/museum/index-en.html

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38 meals: 14 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 12 dinners
4 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips
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