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This tour offers the chance to trace the development of Greek civilization, beginning with the Mycenaean period and continuing through Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic Greece. A program that includes the most important archaeological sites, remains and museums can only help to enhance your students’ appreciation of the Greek contribution in shaping the world around us.
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Transfer to your hotel in Athens.Evening meal in a local taverna at Cape Sounion – overlooking the sea and the beautifully floodlit Temple of Poseidon.
Full day in Athens – Morning visits to the Akropolis; the Parthenon; the Temple of Athena; the Theatre of Dionysus and the Temple of Olympian Zeus .Visit Agora & Pnyx and later the spectacular New Akropolis Museum.
Visit to the national Archaeological Museum and Agora.Transfer to Delphi via the Byzantine monastery at Ossos Loukas to view the remarkable collection of mosaics. Dinner and overnight in Delphi.
Morning visit to the Temple of Athena Pronaos – Continue to the Castalian Spring once the sacred source of Delphi & the Temenos of Apollon – Transfer to Olympia – via the heritage port of Galaxidi . Dinner and overnight in Olympia.
Morning visit to the site of Olympia and the museum containing a collection of sculptures, ceramics and bronzes. Continue to the Sanctuary of Bassae to explore the 5th C Temple of Apollo Epikourous, located on top of a mountain peak with breathtaking views, it is one of the most important temples of antiquity.Transfer to Tolo for dinner and hotel.
Full day excursion to Mycenae, Nafplion, Tiryns and Epidavros. At Mycenae explore the Akropolis and the Treasury of Atreus followed by a visit to Tiryns to see the staggering Cyclopean walls. Visit Nafplion the first capital of Modern Greece and Epidavros the ancient Medical Sanctuary with its impressive theatre.
Full day excursion to Nemea, where Hercules slaughtered the Lion, with its unique remains including Greek spa baths, temple and the stadium complete with propylaea and covered athletes tunnel.
Time to explore the site of the Ancient Corinth before returning to Tolo
Morning visit to Argos to visit the museum and theatre.
If time allowing continue to the site of Eleusis before your transfer to Athens airport and your return flight to the U.S.
4 Points Educational Travel arrange exceptional school trips to many other U.S cities and International destinations, for example China for Business Studies and language, Morocco for Environmental Studies and Chicago for Architecture. Let us know where you want to take your students and we will design a custom made itinerary.
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