Winter in Greece: Explore the Peloponnese Peninsula by Yacht
Study with local experts to uncover the fascinating history of ancient Greece, as you learn about Greek mythology and cultural landmarks during the quieter winter months.
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Program No. 23192RJ
11 days
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At a Glance

During its height in the Middle Ages, the Byzantine Empire was the most powerful economic, cultural and military force in all of Europe, with a strong focus in science, art, music and literature. Along with top-notch instructors, trace the history of Byzantium around the Peloponnese as you explore ancient ruins and incredible artifacts just like a local. Study the roots of Greek mythology at the Temple of Hera and explore one of the most important natural wonders in all of Greece—the Caves of Diros—while the tourists have all gone home. As you sail around the peninsula, learn about the framework laid by ancient Greeks to create the mighty Byzantine Empire and the modern-day nation of Greece we know today.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles per day; uneven and inclined terrain including hills, stairs without railings, and cobblestone streets. Getting on/off motorcoach and climbing in/out of tender.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore Ancient Epidaurus and learn about this healing sanctuary known throughout Greece and the rumored birthplace of Apollo’s son Asclepius.
  • Discover Nestor’s Palace in Pylos with preserved royal apartments and a centuries-old bathtub that archaeologists believe belonged to the King Nestor himself.
  • Before you board the ship, enjoy two nights in Athens with our local experts where you’ll explore ancient Greek ruins including the Acropolis and the Parthenon.
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