Exploring the Aegean: From Istanbul to Athens

Dates: September 10, 2014 - September 27, 2014 (18 days)
Tour Leader: Michael Hoff

Meteora, Greece. Image by danimir
Meteora, Greece. Image by danimir
Map of this itinerary Delos, Greece. Image by R. Todd Nielsen The Acropolis, Athens, Greece. Image by Eos Church on Monemvasia. Image by R. Todd Nielsen Terrace Cafe, aboard the Aegean Odyssey Charleston Lounge, aboard the Aegean Odyssey Cat B: Junior Balcony Suite 310 sq ft, aboard the Aegean Odyssey Cat G - I: Premium Outside 130-150 sq ft, aboard the Aegean Odyssey

The Greek Isles and western coast of Turkey boast glorious archaeological sites and dramatic landscapes. Spend two nights in Istanbul, admiring her Byzantine and Ottoman architectural wonders, before embarking Aegean Odyssey. Walk through the famous Lion Gate into the Bronze Age fortress/palace of Mycenae; gaze out over the plain around legendary Troy, and wander the partially-reconstructed Minoan palace at Knossos. Admire the vast ancient Greco-Roman sites of Ephesus and Aphrodisias; explore beautiful islands such as Delos, Mykonos, and Skiathos; and wrap up your Aegean adventure with two hotel nights in Athens.

Aboard the 350-guest Aegean Odyssey

Pricing starting at $3,895 Per Person Double Occupancy (cruise/land package)
Single Supplement starting at $1,300 (cruise/land package)


Please note - There are TWO different itineraries within the brochure.


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Wednesday & Thursday, September 10 & 11, 2014  - Home | Istanbul, Turkey
Friday, September 12 - Istanbul
Saturday, September 13 - Istanbul | Embarkation
Sunday, September 14 - Çanakkale | Troy or Gallipoli | Çanakkale
Monday, September 15 - Kavala, Greece | Philippi | Kavala
Tuesday, September 16 - Thessalonica
Wednesday, September 17 - Volos | Meteora | Volos
Thursday, September 18 - Skiathos
Friday, September 19 - Kusadasi, Turkey | Ephesus | Kusadasi
Saturday, September 20 - Kusadasi | Aphrodisias | Kusadasi
Sunday, September 21 - Delos, Greece | Mykonos
Monday, September 22 - Rethymnon, Crete | Knossos | Rethymnon
Tuesday, September 23 - Monemvasía
Wednesday, September 24 - Nauplia | Mycenae | Nauplia
Thursday, September 25 - Disembarkation | Athens
Friday, September 26 - Athens
Saturday, September 27 - Athens | Home

If you have any additional questions, please email us at aia@studytours.org (and include your full name) or call us toll-free at (800) 748-6262 (toll: 603-756-2884).

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