This trip is organized in cooperation with the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies.
Starting in the picturesque seaside town of Nafplio, where the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies has its headquarters in Greece (CHS Greece), and ending in the great metropolis of Thessaloniki, this travel-study tour takes as its theme the grand sweep of Greek history. Visit living cities and archaeological sites representative of every period of Greece’s development. Enjoy Greece’s stunning landscapes, its long history, and the cooler weather of early summer in the company of Harvard students and alumni.
Schedule by Day
- May 13: Depart U.S. on overnight flight to Athens, Greece
- May 14: Arrive Athens / Transfer to Nafplio / Welcome dinner
- May 15: Nafplio
- May 16: Nafplio / Athens
- May 17: Athens
- May 18: Athens / Delphi / Nafpaktos
- May 19: Messolonghi / Ioannina
- May 20: Ioannina / Thessaloniki
- May 21: Thessaloniki
- May 22: Thessaloniki / Return to U.S.
- $1,995 Harvard College study rate per person double occupancy
- $2,795 Harvard Graduate student rate per person double occupancy
- $3,495 per person double occupancy
- $925 single supplement
- Two nights in Nafplio
- Two nights in Athens
- One night in Nafpaktos
- One night in Ioannina
- Two nights in Thessaloniki
You should be in overall good health and able to walk up to three miles over the course of a day and stand for periods of time in museums, at historic sites and in crowded areas—often in the heat of the day. Some sites require hiking up hills and walking on uneven/slippery/dirty services and are not appropriate for people who have difficulty walking unassisted for long periods without breaks. There is some walking required up hills and stairs to access the hotel(s) in Nafplio. There will be travel days with long drives. Most days have one to three hours of free time.