2025 Mullen Greece Cultural Journey
January 7, 2025 -
January 18, 2025
Dates are tentative until flights are secured
Airfare not included in program tuition
There are two options for payment, including an interest-free installment plan. Follow whichever works best for your family. If we are within 90 days of travel, only the pay in full option is possible.
Program Tuition: $4,390
Pay in Full
Pay a $500 deposit at the time of enrollment and establish an interest-free monthly payment plan. If you enroll today, your estimated* monthly payments would be:
All prices in United States Dollars.
Greece Cultural Journey
Greece beckons with an enchanting blend of ancient wonders, captivating islands, and vibrant culture. Where else can you stand in the very place where the concept of modern governance was born? Where else can you encounter ageless art and architecture, all within a compact span of time?
Embark on a journey that transports you through time and culture, tracing the footsteps of gods and heroes. Immerse yourself in Athens’ historical richness and savour the delectable flavors of Greek cuisine in the historic Plaka neighborhood. Set out on an island-hopping adventure, exploring time-worn paths in Mykonos, Kusadasi, Patmos and Rhodes. Visit Crete’s Minoan mysteries, and Santorini’s stunning cliffs with their legendary sunsets. Whether you’re an explorer, a dreamer, or just someone who appreciates beauty, Greece is the perfect destination.
Cultural Journeys allow travelers to gain insights into the heritage, history and modern realities of their destination by offering a broad diversity of experience. We rely on the expertise of our local staff to plan itineraries which not only explore the prominent sites but also make time for the lesser-known local gems and are intentional about regular interaction with local people.
Check out some of the featured experiences of your program!
Uncover ancient marvels at Acropolis Archeological Museum
Explore Delphi's archaeological treasures with an expert guide
Experience the tranquility of Patmos "Holy Island"
Stroll around the UNESCO-listed medieval town of Rhodes
Cruise to enchanting Mykonos, explore the iconic Old Town with its windmills
Have the adventure of a lifetime with your friends
We do everything possible to run safe, engaging, and immersive programs for our travelers, but given the unpredictable nature of international travel we must remain flexible in our planning. Changes to a schedule are uncommon but if inclement weather pushes us off course or an unexpected opportunity arises which travelers are excited about, we reserve the right to adjust programming in the best interest of the group.
|January 7||USA - Athens||Board your overnight flight to Athens||Overnight Flight|
|January 8||Athens||The adventure begins! Upon arrival in Greece, we'll be greeted by our Walking Tree guide at the airport. Transfer to your centrally located hotel and get checked in before taking to the streets on a walking tour of the hip Plaka neighborhood. We'll also make time for an orientation meeting where we'll go over what to expect on our trip. We'll end the night with a delicious welcome dinner in the evening.||Hotel in Athens|
|January 9||Athens||We'll start the day with a guided sightseeing tour of Athens led by an expert local guide. Learn all about Greek history, past and present. It wouldn't be a trip to Athens without a visit to the Acropolis, which we will tour. We'll experience the Olympic Stadium and much more before Dinner in Plaka.||Hotel in Athens|
|January 10||Athens - Olympia||It is time to explore the classics of Greece! Travel to Delphi with time allowing for lunch en route. Learn all you can on an expert-led guided sightseeing tour, which includes entrance to the Delphi Museum. We allow some time for lunch in Delphi town before traveling onwards to Olympia via some stops along the Gulf of Corinth. After checking in to your hotel in Olympia, we have dinner in the evening.||Hotel in Olympia|
|January 11||Olympia - Kalamata||We start the day with the Olympia Archaeological Site and Museum before continuing to Bassae for the Temple of Apollo Epicurius, the famous temple dedicated to the god of healing and the sun, which was built toward the middle of the 5th century B.C. Onwards south to your final destination for the day, Kalamata. Sit down to a delicious dinner all together at night.||Hotel in Kalamata|
|January 12||Kalamata||Visit the archaeological site of Ancient Messene, Pylos, and Methoni to see the local castle. After lunch, put on your walking shoes as you explore the natural surroundings on a mini-hike, or alternatively, if the weather is nice, a visit to discover Finikounda Beach before returning to Kalamata.||Hotel in Kalamata|
|January 13||Kalamata - Githio||We start the day with a visit to Mourtzinos Tower and then onwards to the coastal villages of Stoupa and Kardamyli, two towns surrounded by breathtakingly beautiful beaches where you'll have enough time here for lunch and to get refreshed with a walk. The highlight of the day, we travel back in time to the Neolithic era with a visit to the spectacular cave complex of Diros. Afterwards, you’ll travel south to the coastal town of Githio for your two-night stay. Once you’ve checked in to your hotel, you’ll enjoy dinner all together.||Hotel in Githio|
|January 14||Githio - Monemvassia - Githio||From Githio, travel east to Gefira and cross the Monemvassia Bridge to the town of the same name. Discover Monemvassia’s medieval castle before enjoying a guided walk of Gefira’s central town. Return to Githio in the afternoon.||Hotel in Githio|
|January 15||Githio - Nafpilo||Start today with visits to both the Byzantine City of Mystras and the prominent city-state in ancient Greece, Sparti. Continue to travel north to Nafplio for dinner and your overnight stay.||Hotel in Nafpilo|
|January 16||Nafpilo -Bourtzi - Nafpilo||Get out on the water with a visit to Bourtzi, including entrance to the Venetian water castle. Transfer back to Nafplio and have some afternoon free time to explore the beautiful town and Acronafplia, Nafplio's oldest castle, which rises at the top of the Old Town.||Hotel in Nafpilo|
|January 17||Nafpilo - Mykines - Athens||We travel north to the Peloponnese region, making a stop at Mykines to visit the famed archaeological site. Arrive in Athens and check in to your centrally located hotel. Wrap the program up with a very special farewell Greek dinner, including music and dance this evening.||Hotel in Athens|
|January 18||Athens - USA||All good things must come to an end. This morning, you'll head to the airport and board your flight back to the USA.||Your own bed|
Safety and Support
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24/7 GLOBAL EMERGENCY LINE
HIGHLY VETTED PARTNERS
PRIVATE GROUP GUARANTEE
COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM SUPPORT
DEDICATION TO CULTURAL ENGAGEMENT
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Your Adventure Includes
In order to give our travelers the best possible price, we break out airfare from the Program Tuition. We will still handle all booking and ticketing via our flight partner who has access to special fares not available to the general public. Once confirmed, you will be invoiced for the flight roughly 75 days prior to travel.
Program Tuition Excludes: Travel insurance, baggage fees, passport/visa fees, laundry, souvenirs, and activities not listed on itinerary.
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