Athens, Greece. By: Global Connection. Welcome!. This year the graduating class of 2014 will be visiting the historical city of Athens and visit it’s beautiful sites and monuments. Table of Contents. Trip information pages: Destination Flights Accommodations Tours (1, 2 and 3)
By: Global Connection
This year the graduating class of 2014 will be
visiting the historical city of Athens and visit it’s
beautiful sites and monuments.
Trip information pages:
Athens is the capital, largest
city in Greece and is one of the
oldest cities in the world. It has
rich history and has many
beautiful attractions including the
The Acropolis of Athens (above) and National Gardens of Athens (below)
Students will travel on flight 763 to and from Athens, two
weeks apart. They depart Toronto on the 8th of June at
5:05pm and arrive in Athens at 9:45am of the same day,
gaining a day. They leave Athens on the 22nd at 2:25pm and
arrive at 5:15pm of the next day, losing a day. The two
airports are the Toronto Pearson and the Athens International.
Students will be staying at the Metropolitan Hotel, which includes the following:
There will be 4 students to a room
Here is a link to the hotels website for more information:
Throughout the trip students will participate on multiple
tours, one of them being 5 days long.
Tour Greek islands (full day):
A cruise that will tour the Greek islands Aegina, Poros and Hydra.
The Acropolis and New Acropolis Walking Tour (half day):
Students will visit the Metro museum, House of the Greek Parliament, the
Monument to the Unknown Soldier, Temple of Zeus, Hadrian’s arch, statue of
Melina Mekouri, Dionysus Theatre and sanctuary and the remaining monuments
of the acropolis.
Souvlaki cooking class Tour (couple hours):
A one hour souvlaki tour or cooking class.
Market, Ruin and Ancient Athens Small Group tour (half day):
Visit the bustling market of Athens and experience the spirit and lifestyle of
the Greek. They then will visit the Monastiraki Square where there are
some attractions that will be visited. Bring money for meals and meet at
A Night Out in Athens Tour:
Students will visit some tourist sites at night and then listen to the historical
Greek Music. Afterwards they’ll go to a tavern and have dinner.
Cape Sounion Tour:
Drive by the Athens beaches and visit the Temple of Poseidon.
5 Day Northern Greece Tour:
Over the course of five days students will visit the site of Delphi, Meteora,
the archaeological site of Dion, the statue of Mount Olympus, Saint Paul’s
Bema, an old Jewish neighbourhood, Arisotle’s school, museums and monuments
of the Byzantine Empire. Hotels rooms are included.
Students have the option of visiting the charming, small
Island of Spetses on a 10 hour tour and view it’s beautiful
homes. A trip to the Spetses museum is also included. If
students don’t wish to go in this excursion then they’ll have
a free day.
The food price in the financial database includes
snacks, a meal at the Krasopoulio restaurant, breakfast
for nine days at the hotel and the dinners at the hotel. For
snacks students will receive a nut-free protein bar and a
fruit, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.
More details here
Travel Coordinator for Global Connection