Binghamton University study program travels to Greece
Binghamton University’s Continuing Education & Outreach Division will offer a fall 2005 international study program to Greece, September 19 - 30. Travelers will acquire a greater appreciation of the roots of western civilization and of modern Greece, visiting cities such as Athens, Delphi, Heraklion and Santorini. Using mythology as a central theme, travelers will examine topics in art, architecture, history, religion and literature.
The first stop on the trip is Athens, highlighted by excursions to the Acropolis and the National Archaeological Museum.
The tour will then travel to Delphi with a stop at the Osios Loukas Monastery. A visit to Olympia will include a visit to the Museum of Olympic Games. The tour moves Mycenae, and then on to Crete via overnight ferry. Visiting the Cretan capital of Heraklion, travelers will visit the palace at Knossos and the Archaeological Museum.
A high-speed catamaran journey will ferry travelers to the island of Santorini, featuring further exploration of Minoan civilization with visits to Akrotiri, Pirgos and the village of Oia.
The trip costs $3,495 and includes return travel to Greece, hotels, deluxe bus travel, breakfasts, three dinners and one lunch, overnight ferry, entrance to all sites, and experienced tour guides and leaders throughout the trip.
For more information, call 607-777-6857 or go to http://continuinged.binghamton.edu