Join us for an unparalleled nine-day Aegean odyssey to the very cradle of Western civilization and the Classical world. Cruise roundtrip Athens, Greece, aboard the exclusively chartered, newest five-star ship Le Lapèrouse. 

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 Santorini, Greece.  Credit: KJ DiLuigi  The Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens  The Acropolis of Athens  Traditional houses on Mykonos  The port area on Mykonos  Ancient lion statue on Delos  The lions of Delos  The historic port in Rhodes  The Acropolis at Lindos  Santorini, Greece.  Credit: Zachary Duffy  The view from cliff-top Oia on Santorini  View of church domes from cliff-top Fira on Santorini  The Lion's Gate at Mycenae  The dramatic theater at Epidaurus

A Cruise to Ancient Greece

Aboard the Five-Star Le Lapèrouse

9 days from $4,695

Join us for an unparalleled nine-day Aegean odyssey to the very cradle of Western civilization and the Classical world. Cruise roundtrip Athens, Greece, aboard the exclusively chartered, newest five-star ship Le Lapèrouse. 

or Call 855-330-1542

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Definitely a wonderful "trip of a lifetime". We enjoyed so many historical sites and great accommodations throughout. Trips abroad [can be] expensive, but this one was really a great value.

- Clara Z.

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Oct 4 - 12, 2018 Departure
Diane Cline

Diane Cline

Diane Cline is associate professor of history at the George Washington University. Author of The Greeks: An Illustrated History (National Geographic 2016), her current research explores what factors made the ancient Greeks so creative and innovative, and how we might apply these in our own communities today.  She teaches courses about the history of Greece, with expertise on the city of Athens, Greek sanctuaries, Greek drama, and Greek biography.  Diane holds a B.A. from Stanford in Classics and a Ph.D. from Princeton in the Program in Classical Archaeology and has been a fellow at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. She served as the Summer Session Director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens in 1997, and was a Fulbright scholar in 1987-8 at the American School, where she studied Greek inscriptions in the National Museum in Athens for her dissertation. In addition to The Greeks: An Illustrated History, Diane has published a number of articles and a book entitled The Treasures of the Parthenon and Erechtheion (Oxford University Press 1996). She has served as an expert on Smithsonian Journeys tours to the Mediterranean, including the Adriatic, the Aegean, and the Black Seas since 2001.