2024 Greece

Sept. 20-29, 2024 ~ Waitlist only (Join the waitlist here.)
Trip Operator: AHI (Read more about this tour)
UNC Lecturer: Peter Coclanis, Albert R. Newsome Distinguished Professor of History and Director of the Global Research Institute
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Price: From $3,995 (airfare additional)
Trip Length: 10 days
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Discover Greece’s magnificent treasures on this eight-night journey to Athens and Kalamata. Admire the Parthenon, explore the Bronze Age kingdom Mycenae and walk in the footsteps of the first Olympians at Olympia. Visit less explored Messene and Mystras, a mountainside Byzantine city. Enjoy a wine tasting, Kalamata’s acclaimed olives, life by the seaside and a dinner with folk music and dancing. Includes deluxe and first-class hotels. Solo-friendly with no single supplement.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Athens
  • Day 3 : Athens
  • Day 4 : Mycenae | Winery | Kalamata
  • Day 5 : Kalamata | Messene
  • Day 6 : Sparta | Mystras
  • Day 7 : Ancient Olympia
  • Day 8 : Kalamata
  • Day 9 : Cornith | Athens
  • Day 10 : In Transit


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Mobility Information

You should be in good physical condition to enjoy your tour to its fullest.

Our trips involve a considerable amount of daily standing and walking, up hills or stairs, and on uneven or cobblestone streets. Typical distances are between 2-4 miles per day, unassisted. Some tours have excursions in high altitudes, very early morning departures and/or excursions involving Zodiacs and/or floating docks.

Please contact the tour operator directly with concerns specific to your tour and your needs. For highly active tours, you may wish to speak with your doctor.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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