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Athens, Crete, Rhodes and Turkey: Myth and Modernity

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Program #15544RJ
16 Days | 15 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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.
Meals: 39 total, 14 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 13 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian; Low Fat; Low Salt.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

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Divani Caravel Hotel: Athens, 3 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Divani Caravel is a luxury Athens hotel ideally situated in the heart of Athens, just minutes away from the business centre, the fashionable Kolonaki with its exclusive shopping, trendy cafes and restaurants as well as important museums such as the Museum of Cycladic Arts and the National Gallery.

Contact info:
2, Vas. Alexandrou Avenue
Athens, 16121 Greece
phone: +30 210 7207000
Room amenities: Standard Rooms feature, direct dial telephone with voice mail, internet access, cable and satellite TV, individual climate control, mini bar, 4 radio channels, hair dryer, safe.

Facility amenities: Every room of our luxury Athens accommodation is recently renovated, well appointed with all the modern amenities, and stylish furnishings. The hotel features a swimming pool and fitness center.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Please contact travel provider for additional nights.

Atrion Hotel: Crete, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: ATRION hotel welcomes you to a quiet corner in the heart of Heraklion, a short walk from the Historical museum, seafront promenade and Venetian port. Fully renovated in 2004, this modern, minimal-style hotel is right next to Heraklion's vibrant center, with its cafés, shopping center, tavernas and museums but also a short stride from the seashore. The island's main highways can be easily accessed from the hotel, making it an ideal base for discovering the island by car. With its new conference center, business facilities and friendly service, the hotel offers you an environment to suit any mood: business or pleasure.

Contact info:
9, Chronaki Str
Heraklion, Crete, 71202 Greece
phone: +(30) 28 10 246 000
web: www.atrion.gr/

Room amenities: air-conditioning private balcony or veranda mini-bar (refrigerator) electronic laptop safe non-smoking rooms electronic security door lock system direct telephone line, voicemail free High-Speed Internet Access smoke detector satellite TV deluxe bathroom with hair-dryer and emergency telephone

Facility amenities: Atrion's 60 quiet, light and airy rooms and suites are elegantly furnished and fully equipped with modern facilities. Facilities air-conditioning private balcony or veranda mini-bar (refrigerator) electronic laptop safe non-smoking rooms electronic security door lock system direct telephone line, voicemail free High-Speed Internet Access smoke detector satellite TV deluxe bathroom with hair-dryer and emergency telephone bathtub or shower

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Semiramis Hotel Rhodes: Rhodes, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: A few metres from the sandy beach, close to the city's business and financial districts and a short distance from many of the ancient sites, the Semiranis Hotel is suitable for business and leisure travellers alike. Reflecting all that, is best in the city from the magical views of the Old Town and New Town, the Semiramis Hotel is a haven of friendliness in hospitality. Its warm atmosphere in the lobby, the Cocktail Bar and restaurant are a small welcome to the most cosmopolitan island in Greece. Very comfortable rooms including the new superior floors with higher standards for the more demanding traveller. Most of the rooms have views of Rhodes Town and the Aegean Sea.

Contact info:
18 John Metaxa str.
Rhodes, 85100 Greece
phone: +30 22410 20741
web: www.semiramis.gr/

Room amenities: A/C, minibar, direct dial phone, satellite TV, internet, hairdryer, non-smoking rooms, balcony.

Facility amenities: 120 rooms, cable/satellite TV, cocktail bar, lounge bar, elevator, safe deposit boxes, outdoor parking, business center, 24 hr room service, laundry service

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Anemon Marmaris Hotel: Marmaris, 1 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Contact info:
Kemal Elgin Bulvarı No:63 48700
Marmaris
Mugla, Turkey
phone: +90 (252) 413 3031
web: http://www.anemonhotels.com/otel-mugla/anemon-marmaris.aspx

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Korumar Hotel: Ephesus, 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: 5-star resort hotel located right on the Aegean Coast.

Contact info:
Gazibegendi Mah
Kusadasi
Aydin, 09400 Turkey
phone: +90 256 618 1530
web: www.korumar.com.tr

Room amenities: A/C, balcony with view, satellite tv, safe deposit box, hair dryer, mini bar.

Facility amenities: Turkish bath, sauna, swimming pool, private beach, water sports, restaurants, snack bar.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Armada Hotel Istanbul: Istanbul, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Armada hotel is centrally located in the old city of Istanbul, on the city's historical peninsula. It is surrounded by the ancient city walls and is within walking distance and has views of Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii). Open since 1994, the building was constructed on the site of a series of row houses which were built for the marine soldiers of the famed Ottoman Admiral Hayrettin Pasha (Barbarossa) in the 16th century. The hotel's façade replicates the original structures.

Contact info:
Ahirkapi Cad, 24
Sultanahmet
Istanbul, 34400 Turkey
phone: +90 212 455 44 55
web: www.armadahotel.com.tr

Room amenities: 110 rooms, decorated in the Ottoman style with traditional Edirnekari woodwork painting, are a graceful blend of past and present and offer all modern amenities, including air conditioning, central heat, hair dryer, mini-bar, cable TV, direct-dial telephone, Internet connection and safety-deposit box.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, bars, rooftop terrace, room service and laundry service.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Contact info@baltactours.com
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Check out time: 10:00 AM


The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

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14 nights of accommodations
39 meals: 14 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 13 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
36 Field trips
2 Hands-on experiences
3 Flights during the program

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