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Take your students to explore one of the oldest cities in the world on your classical studies school trip to Athens!
Athens, the enchanting capital of Greece, has a recorded history dating back nearly three and a half millennia. Classical Athens was a powerful city state and a centre for arts, learning and philosophy.
The most important civilisation of the ancient world flourished in Athens and can be glimpsed through one of the world’s most formidable edifices – the National Archaeological Museum. Your students will love exploring the cradle of Western civilisation and birthplace of democracy on your classical studies school trip to Athens.
MorningFlight to Athens
AfternoonPrivate coach transfer to hotel
5 hour guided city tour including the Acropolis,
Ancient Agora and the Acropolis Museum
AfternoonVisit to the National Archaeological Museum
MorningFull-day excursion to Delphi, Temple of Apollo and Archaeological Museum of Delphi
AfternoonContinue full-day excursion
MorningFull-day excursion to Mycenae, Epidavros and Corinth Canal
MorningPrivate coach transfer to airport
AfternoonReturn flight to UK
- 4 nights' half-board accommodation
- 5-hour guided city tour
- Airport taxes and passenger duty at current rates
- ATOL protected return flights from the UK
- Coach transfers in resort
- Comprehensive travel and medical insurance
- Detailed information pack
- Free staff place ratio 1:10
- Full-day excursion to Delphi including guided tour
- Full-day excursion to Mycenae, Epidavros with guided tour
- Itinerary planning service
- Vamoos travel app - giving you access to all your trip documents on your phone or tablet
- VAT at current rates to tour operators
The Acropolis hill (acro - edge, polis - city), the "Sacred Rock" of Athens, is …
The Agora was the heart of ancient Athens, the focus of political, commercial, administra…
Delphi is one of the most beautiful ancient sites in Greece and the one which seems …
Mycenae is the ancient city of King Agamemnon, considered one of the greatest rulers of A…
National Archaeological Museum of Athens
The National Archaeological Museum of Athens provides the opportunity to see a…
The Best Western Candia Hotel promises a friendly and comfortable stay in the heart of Athens.
Students will stay in multi-bedded rooms and staff in twins. All rooms are air-conditioned and have private bathrooms, satellite TVs, desks and balconies. Some balconies even overlook the Acropolis itself!
Breakfast is served every morning and evening meals can be taken in the hotel restaurant.
The hotel also offers its guests the use of public lounges, free WiFi, safety deposit boxes and a meeting room for group study. A roof garden is open from May through to September.
This fantastic 3* hotel offers magnificent views across Athens, taking in both the Acropolis and Lycabettus Hill. The Crystal City Hotel is very centrally located, overlooking Karaiskaki Square, just 2km from one of the greatest museums in the world, the National Archaeological Museum.
Each of the 84 guest rooms are elegantly decorated and include air-conditioning, a TV and safety deposit box. All en-suite bathrooms include a hairdryer and Wi-Fi is available in public areas. The award-winning on-site restaurant serves traditional Greek fare and there is also a fantastic rooftop bar and restaurant, which offers some spectacular views over the Greek capital.
Golden City Hotel is a 3 Star Hotel consisting of 91 rooms in total. Each room is spacious and comfortable and equipped with private bathroom, hairdryer, jolly computerized telephone system, TV, air conditioned and safety deposit box.
The hotel offers a beautiful roof-garden restaurant over looking the city of Athens where you can enjoy breakfast on a daily basis.
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