Study Abroad in Athens, Greece

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Study Abroad in Athens: Cultural Excursions

Included in your program fee are a range of day trips which will take you outside Athens and deepen your social, historical and cultural understanding of Greece.

Ancient Delphi and the Sanctuary of Apollo (day trip)

Included in program fee

Take a trip back in time to Ancient Greece while visiting Delphi and the Sanctuary of Apollo. Visit includes:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Four course meal in a traditional Greek taverna
  • Entrance fees and a locally guided tour
  • Sightseeing in scenic ski resort town, Arachova

Greek Island (day trip)

Included in program fee for semester students only

Spend a day touring one of the many beautiful Greek islands close to Athens – such as Hydra, Spetses, or Aegina. Trip includes:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Traditional lunch
  • Locally guided tour and entrance fees
  • Visits to museums, archaeological sites, beautiful harbors, and secluded beaches

Nafplio and Palamidi Castle (day trip)

Included in program fee

Explore the small coastal city of Nafplio and the famous Palamidi Castle. Visit includes:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Traditional lunch
  • Entrance fees and a locally guided tour

Optional Half-Day Excursion to Cape Sounion ($95)

Discover the Ancient Temple of Poseidon during an unforgettable visit to Cape Sounion. Fee includes:

  • Round-trip transportation
  • Lunch on the coast
  • Sightseeing and selected entrance fees
  • A minimum enrollment of 10 is required for the excursion to run

Optional Excursion to Meteora, Thessaloniki and Vergina (3 days - $645)

Spend a weekend visiting three of Greece’s most interesting locations. Your fee includes:

  • Two nights’ accommodations in Thessaloniki
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Breakfast throughout
  • Tour of sights in Meteora, Thessaloniki, and of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Vergina
  • A minimum enrollment of 10 is required for the excursion to run.

Students must enroll and pay for the optional excursions in the U.S. by the final payment deadline. Once paid for excursions are non-refundable except in the event of cancellation by AIFS.

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