These are representative of what we will and have used. Date indicates when we stayed there.
Note: while clean and safe these hotels are not as luxurious as their websites make them out to be!
This is the outline of what we do on the May trip. The winter break trip will be considerably different. It is also true that each time the trip is run I modify and improve the class, so look at this as a general outline, not a specific schedule.
Sunday, May 19: Leave in AM, overnight flight to Athens
Thurs, May 23: Theater of Dionysus, small museums of Athens, class report on museum trip
Fri, May 24: Personal time in morning; class on Homer & appropriating the past
Sun, May 26: Sparta, Olive Museum, overnight at Olympia
Wed, May 29: Down time on Hydra
Thurs, May 30: Hydra, return to Athens in afternoon
Fri, May 31: National Archeological Museum to see artifacts from Mycenae, Santorini and all eras of Greek history
Sun, June 2: Fly home, arriving the same day we left.
From a previous May term class -- is representative of our flights.
You will be expected to travel with the group to Greece; you can make separate plans for travel home.
ATHENS/TWIN CITIES. Morning (09.00) transfer by private motorcoach, with local assistant, to Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport for departure (11.25) on US Airways flight US #759 to Philadelphia; non-stop Boeing 767 service with meals served en route (check baggage through to the Twin Cities).
Upon arrival (3:40 p.m.) at Philadelphia International Airport, Terminal B, claim baggage and clear customs; then proceed to connecting departure (6:15 p.m.) on US Airways flight US #1849 for the Twin Cities; non-stop Airbus 319 jet service. Arrive (8:20 p.m.) at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, Lindbergh Terminal 1.