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Corinth & The Saronic Gulf: City States & Sanctuaries

8 Oct — 13 Oct 2019 | Tour Directors: Andrew Wilson, Oliver Kenzie

ACE Aquileia tour: Basilica of Aquileia

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Tour Directors

Andrew Wilson portrait

Andrew Wilson,

BA, BD, FSAScot

specialist in archaeology and ancient history

full biography and other tours

Andrew Wilson portrait

Oliver Kenzie,

BA, MRes

full biography and other tours

Itinerary

Day

1

Depart London Heathrow 0900 on British Airways, arriving Athens 1445. Transfer to Hotel Philippos for two nights. Welcome talk: Isthmus in Classical Literary Sources and Aegina.

Day

2

Whole day excursion to the island of Aegina: Temple of Aphaia, Archaeological Museum, site of Kolona (well-preserved Bronze-age fortifications), Temple of Apollo. Evening talk: Ancient Greek Religion and the Mystery at Eleusis.

Day

3

Visits to site of Eleusis and museum, Isthmia (including archaeological museum) and Kenchrai (underwater remains of Roman port). Transfer to the Kalamaki Beach Hotel for three nights. Evening talk: Panhellenic Games.

Day

4

Visits to Lechaion (Byzantine basilica and port), Corinth (including archaeological museum) and optional visit to Acrocorinth (acropolis of ancient Corinth). Evening talk: Early Iron Age Greece and the Sanctuary at Perachora.

Day

5

Morning in Nemea (Ancient Nemea and Archaeological Museum) followed by Sicyon. Afternoon: Heraion (sanctuary of the goddess Hera) of Perachora (stunning location on the north side of the gulf of Corinth) via Loutraki.

Day

6

Depart Athens 1325, arriving Heathrow 1530.

Tour Dates

8 Oct — 13 Oct 2019

Days

6

Cost

£1945

Tour Code

CORI-19

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Cost of £1945 includes: return airfare, accommodation based on sharing a twin or double bedded room, breakfast, dinner with wine, water & coffee, excursions & admissions, gratuities.

Not included: travel insurance, single room supplement £260.

 
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