The Ancient Aegean: Discover the Best of Greece & Turkey

From the ruins of the Acropolis to the mosaics of the Hagia Sophia, trace history along the Aegean Sea as you discover the ancient wonders of Greece and Turkey.
Program No. 22725RJ
15 days
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At a Glance

Thousands of years of civilization have formed along the Aegean Sea, making the cultures of Greece and Turkey as beautiful as the blue waters themselves. Trace the rich history of these countries as you study Greek gods and goddesses, walk in the footsteps of ancient Romans in Ephesus, and marvel at the exquisite architecture of palaces and holy places. From the Acropolis of Athens to Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, history is alive!
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles over uneven terrain and archaeological sites. Comfortable walking shoes highly recommended.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Encounter the ancient legacy of Athens at the Acropolis and New Acropolis Museum.
  • Explore Chios, a charming and proud island famous for its mastiha resin, believed to cure many ailments.
  • Learn about the restoration of the Terrace Houses in Ephesus, a project partly sponsored by Road Scholar.

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