Masterworks of the Mediterranean: Barcelona to Venice
Discover the wealth and history of the Mediterranean with local scholars and experts, exploring ancient temples, papal palaces and maritime fortifications from Barcelona to Venice.
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Program No. 23000RJ
16 days
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At a Glance

The Mediterranean is a treasure trove of ancient wonders and modern stories, diverse yet intertwined. Theaters standing since the Greek and Roman Empires, the masterworks of Venetian engineers and the unique, modern designs of architects including Antoni Gaudí weave together antiquity’s marvels and modern-day wonders. Join scholars and local experts to explore the masterworks of the Mediterranean including La Sagrada Família, the Roman Colosseum, the historic center of Dubrovnik and more.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to 2 miles per day on uneven terrain.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn about Antoni Gaudí’s lasting influence on Barcelona at La Sagrada Família and La Pedrera.
  • Explore ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites across the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas from Avignon to Dubrovnik.
  • Delve into the history, power, and influence of the Venetian Empire in Venice, and the fortified cities of Kotor and Corfu.
Featured Expert
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Dionysios Flevotomos
Born and raised in Athens, Dionysios Flevotomos lived three years in Wales, where he studied archaeology and participated in excavations in the UK, Greece and Albania. For the last 10 years, he has led field trips in Greece to various archaeological sites and museums. Dionysios is currently pursuing a Ph.D. on the role of museum exhibitions’ souvenirs in shaping our collective and personal identities.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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