GRADE 11 & 12
ROME & THE GREEK ISLANDS
Learn about the history of civilization and travel to two of the country’s most growing empires, Rome and Greece. This is where history really comes to life!
Dolce Vita! Rome, the capital city of Italy and the home to the Colosseum and Roman Forum. Open your minds and books and learn how classical mythology and philosophy shaped Western civilization. Visit the Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps and the Vatican City, home to the Pope and Sistine Chapel. While in Italy, consider taking the opportunity to visit Florence, the birthplace of the Renaissance.
All aboard our private sailboats around the Saronic Islands. Explore and learn about each individual island and take in all the picturesque views.
Spend three days in Poros, a small Greek island in the southern part of the Saronic Gulf. With its beautiful pastel houses stacked up on the hillside, you will feel like you are in a picturesque lakeside resort.
Our next stop is Kalamata, the second-most populous city of the Peloponnese Peninsula. Kalamata is known for its famous worldwide olives and long beaches. Have the opportunity to visit the 13th century Kastro Fort, and the excellent views over Kalamata.
Finish the program in Athens and discover both classical and modern Greece. Join in on an included excursion through the Acropolis and be amazed by the Parthenon and the Temple of Athena Nike. Enjoy the shops, and vibrating cafes and restaurants. Fill your minds with the extensive history in local museums and galleries, and have the option to head to Olympia, the site of the first Olympic Games. Enjoy your farewell banquet with delicious Greek food overlooking the old city and the Parthenon.
SPECIAL PROGRAM NOTE: Students break up into small groups to board cabin cruise sailboats in the Greek Islands for two nights and three days before rejoining as a whole group in Kalamata.
Age group: 15-19
July 2 – 27, 2022*.
Rome > 7 days
Sailing Saronic Islands > 3 days
Poros > 3 days
Kalamata > 7 days
Athens > 4 days
*All dates are subject to change.
Optional Excursions are outings or activities that take place while in location. These are not included in the program fee. These excursions are subject to availability and may vary. Contact us with any questions regarding optional excursions.
|Tuition & Supervision||$2,910.00|
|Travel Services (Flights, Accommodation, Meals, Activities)||$5,085.00|
|Taxes & Fees||$1,000.00|
|Cancellation Protection (Optional)||$645.00|
Airline taxes, local taxes and fees are approximate and subject to change. Program fees do not include registration fee of $195.00.
- In location travel medical insurance, including coverage for COVID-19 emergency medical and quarantine expenses, for residents of Canada.
- Round-trip group airfare from Toronto
- Transportation between cities
- Approximate airline departure taxes, local taxes and fees
- Group airport transfers at location
- Breakfast and dinner daily
- City or town orientation tours
- Designated outings and activities
- Use of free internet, where available
- Farewell banquet
- Pre-departure briefing and materials
- Registration fee of $195
- Cancellation protection
- Travel visas where applicable
- Textbooks, novels and/or course packs where applicable
- Lunch, except where indicated
- Optional excursions