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GREECE / EGYPT

Adventures Afloat: Voyages to Antiquity: Greece, Sicily and Egypt

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Program #21378RJ
18 Days | 17 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.
On this odyssey from Athens to Cairo, learn how the great civilizations of the ancient world used both brawn and brains to achieve power. Walk in the footsteps of Plato on the Acropolis, explore ancient and medieval cities of Sicily, experience the legacy of the Knights of Malta and absorb the grandeur of the Egyptians’ pyramids.


Highlights

• Discover well-preserved Greek ruins, intriguing medieval architecture and spectacular mosaics on the island of Sicily.
• Explore the legacy of the Knights of St. John during a shore excursion on Malta.
• Stand in awe of the Great Pyramids of Giza and journey to the ancient necropolis of Sakkara.


Activity Notes

Walking up and downhill, up to two miles per day. Standing up to four hours per day, with breaks; uneven terrain and steep stairs without railings at historic sites.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Athens (Greece), 2 nights; embark Aegean Odyssey, 11 nights (ports of call include Syracuse (Italy), Palermo, Trapani, Valletta (Malta), Crete (Greece)); disembark Alexandria (Egypt), coach to Cairo, 3 nights; departure.

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16 nights of accommodations
47 meals: 16 breakfasts, 15 lunches, 16 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips

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