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Adventures Afloat: Voyages to Antiquity: Athens, the Isles of Greece and Istanbul

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Program #20322RJ
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.

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Group Leaders make sure your program runs smoothly and are attuned to the needs of Road Scholar participants. These Group Leaders are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
Please note that changes may occur.

Vasiliki Papantoniou

Vicky Papantoniou was born in Athens, Greece and attended school there. Her formal education includes a M.A. in history and archaeology and a B.A. in academic theology from the National University of Athens, as well as a diploma on religious art and Italian culture from the University of Florence, Italy. Vicky has been leading educational excursions for more than 30 years, and is fluent in Greek, English, Italian, and French. She presents archaeology and art lectures to foreign students and for institutions. A painter of Byzantine icons, Vicky has lectured and exhibited her work in Greece and America, being in demand as an artist-lecturer in Greece and abroad. Vicky led her first Road Scholar program on board the Aegean Odyssey in 2010.

Antonis Zaglakoutis

Born and raised in Athens, Antonis Zaglakoutis studied at École des Arts Appliqués in Paris and the University of Athens Law School. He has been introducing visitors to his homeland for 32 years as a lecturer and excursion leader, and he has also worked on educational programs in Italy and the Middle East. His foreign languages include English, French and Italian. He began working with Road Scholar programs in 2010.

Maria Argyraki

Maria Argyraki has published numerous literary translations, and is finishing her first historical novel about the Greeks in the Ottoman Empire. She holds a B.A. in English literature from the University of Athens and an M.A. in social sciences and language (Japanese) from the University of Sheffield in the U.K. A professional excursion leader, Maria lectures at numerous educational institutions and offers instruction to students in the same field.

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14 nights of accommodations
40 meals: 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 13 dinners
9 Expert-led lectures
18 Field trips

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