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Greece
Basic price from
£429
4 nights accom. & travel  for 30 students and 3 staff

Classics school trips to Greece

Classics school trips to Greece

Greece makes a fascinating and truly stunning location for an overseas school trip. For students of Classical Civilisation and Ancient History, our recommended 4-day itinerary gives students the opportunity to discover the monuments of Athens, Delphi and the Peloponnese, including the iconic Parthenon, a former temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. When visiting Delphi, site of the Oracle of Apollo, students can learn about the significant role this area played in the classical Greek world and why it was considered centre of the earth and universe.

 

Suggested Itineraries

A-Level/GCSE BASIC

      • day
        1

        Arrival

        • Arrive in Athens
        • Evening at leisure or Greek dancing (optional)
      • day
        2

        Theme: Ancient Greece and Athens

        • Morning visits to the Acropolis and Archaeological Museum
        • Afternoon travel to Delphi
      • day
        3

        Theme: Life, beliefs and society

        • Morning excursion to Delphi site
        • Afternoon travel to Tolon
      • day
        4

         

        • Choice of full-day visits.
          • Mycenae, Epidavros and Nauplion OR...
          • Mycenae and Ancient Corinth OR...
          • Olympia OR...
          • Cruise to Islands of Hydra and Spetse
      • day
        5

        Return home

        • Depart for Athens airport, stopping at the Corinth Canal en route

 

N.B The basic 'from' prices do not include excursions, for a full package price... Request a quote >>

 

Case Studies

KEY TOPIC: Greek Daily Life

Main Case Study Opportunities

      • Acropolis
      • Archaeological Museum
      • Delphi
      • Mycanae
      • Corinth
      • Epidavros
      • Olympia

KEY TOPIC: Times of War

Main Case Study Opportunities

      • Archaeological Museum
      • Acropolis

KEY TOPIC: Art

Main Case Study Opportunities

      • Archaeological Museum

KEY TOPIC: Athenian Life

Main Case Study Opportunities

        • Archaeological Museum

KEY TOPIC: Theatre, literature & culture

Main Case Study Opportunities

          • Mycenae
          • Epidavros

KEY TOPIC: Olympic Games

Main Case Study Opportunities

            • Olympia

KEY TOPIC: Greek History: Conflict and Culture

Main Case Study Opportunities

            • Acropolis
            • Archaeological Museum
            • Delphi
            • Olympia
            • Sparta

 

Curriculum Links

Accommodation

Greece Accommodation

Sportcamp Centre

  • Recommended for sports tours, and performing arts trips.
  • Plenty of activities

Conveniently located 1 hour from Athens, SPORTCAMP is the largest private sports centre in Greece. Featuring multimedia rooms, on-site accommodation and amenities and world class fitness facilities- SPORTCAMP will meet all your tour and athletic needs.

Capacity: 900 beds

Location: One hour from Athens, in the lovely resort of Loutraki.

Facilities: Classrooms, games rooms, swimming pool, sports facilities, and dance studios on site.

Accommodation: All rooms are en-suite and can accommodate from 1 to 16 people.

Meals: Buffet style meals.

Greece Accommodation

Hotel Phaistos

  • Great location
  • Wide range of on-site facilities

The Hotel Phaistos is located on the tranquil outskirts of the town.

Capacity: 20 rooms

Location: 15 minutes walk from the centre of Tolon and only 5 minutes walk from the beach.

Facilities: Tennis courts, outdoor swimming pool, veranda, free wi-fi in public areas.

Accommodation: All rooms have en-suite facilities, with air-conditioning and a television.

Meals: The hotel offers a buffet breakfast and meals are taken at the sister Hotel Apollon.

Quick Tip: This is just a small sample of possible accommodations available. Please contact us for more information.


Subject Specific Excursions

Acropolis

This rocky hill which overlooks Athens is considered the most important ancient site in the Western world. A symbol of classical civilization, the Acropolis and its monuments form the greatest architectural and artistic complex left behind by Greek Antiquity.

Delphi Olympia Site and The Archaeological Museum of Olympia

Visit the seat of the famous Delphic oracle and the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Enter the museum where sculptures and mind-blowing artefacts trace the long history of the sanctuary of Zeus.

Island of Hydra

Located in the Aegean Sea, in ancient times it was known as Hydrea, derived from the Greek word for water and has history dating back from the second half of the third millennium BCE.

Corinth, Mycenae, Epidavros & Nauplion

Visit Corinth, the richest city of the ancient world, and explore the spectacular archaeological site of Mycenae. Discover the Venetian fortress at Nauplion and test out the theatre acoustics in the ancient city of Epidaurus.

Nestor's Palace near Pylos

Greece’s best-preserved Mycenaean palace, the floor plan here is almost completely intact and includes 105 ground floor apartments. See the impressive throne room and central hearth, imagining the palace in full glory, with fine frescoes adorning the walls.

National Archaeological Museum

Devoted to ancient Greek art, this huge archaeological museum is one of the most important in the world. More than 20,000 exhibits trace the story of Greek civilization from the beginnings of Prehistory to Late Antiquity.

Meteora

Situated in central Greece, these six monasteries stand on 300-metre high sandstone pillars, creating a unique and astounding landscape and forming one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in the country.

Quick Tip: If you have an excursion in mind which you don't see listed, please get in touch so we can do our best to arrange it for you!

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