Experience the history and culture of Greece during this special stay program. Feel the essence of Greek life by staying on the quiet island of Poros and enjoy exploring important sites, including the Acropolis, Mycenae, and Epidaurus.

Starting at: $3,590 Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 The main town on the Greek island of Poros  The magnificent Acropolis in Athens  The Parthenon on the Acropolis in Athens  Port area of Poros  Typical Greek island taverna  Pedestrian street on the island of Hydra  The dramatic theater at Epidaurus  The Lion's Gate at Mycenae  The Corinth Canal

Athens and Poros

A Stay in Greece

10-11 days from $3,590

Experience the history and culture of Greece during this special stay program. Feel the essence of Greek life by staying on the quiet island of Poros and enjoy exploring important sites, including the Acropolis, Mycenae, and Epidaurus.

or Call 855-330-1542

Tour Details

TOUR BROCHURE

brochure iconbrochure

WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

I'm a single traveler and after three tours with SJ I have come to know these certainties: I'm safe; It's well organized; It's fun and I learn.

- MaryAnn O.

JOURNEYS DISPATCHES

See All Journeys Dispatches ››

Sep 6 - 16, 2017 Departure
Bella Vivante

Bella Vivante

Bella Vivante, Professor Emerita of Classics, University of Arizona, has eagerly led college age and adult learners on many study tours through Turkey and Greece. She delights in repeatedly seeing the fantastic ancient to modern sites and artifacts herself and in sharing her enthusiasm with other interested learners. Her research focuses on ancient Greek poetry, especially Homer, ancient women’s' ritual and cultural roles, and on the figure of Helen as icon of femininity and poetic creation in ancient Greek and modern poetry. Her publications include: “"Helen in 20th c. Films,"” Daughters of Gaia: Women in the Ancient Mediterranean, and a translation of Euripides’' Helen in Women on the Edge: Four Plays by Euripides. Bella looks forward to sharing her love for the ancient world with its cultural artifacts and for the modern peoples and cultures encountered during her travels.

Apr 19 - 28, 2018 Departure
Gail Cornell

Gail Cornell

Gail Cornell is an architectural historian, whose research and lectures on the history of architecture have taken her to Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Turkey, and North Africa numerous times. A graduate of Harvard University's graduate School of Design, Gail has led many tours to Europe for Smithsonian Journeys over the past 20 years. She is an Adjunct Faculty member of New York University and a lecturer on architecture, design and art at NYC's Museum of Modern Art.  As a resident of New York City, Gail volunteers her time as an architectural historian at New York City's historic City Hall.

May 17 - 26, 2018 Departure
Stephanie Larson

Stephanie Larson

Stephanie Larson is associate professor of classics at Bucknell University who received her Ph.D in classics from the University of Texas at Austin. Her expertise is in the modern histories of both Greece and Turkey, particularly in the rise of the nation-state and its use of the past in creating the present, and currently codirects a new archaeological excavation in Thebes, Greece, at the sanctuary of Apollo.

Sep 13 - 22, 2018 Departure
David Price Williams

David Price Williams

David Price Williams has a degree in Ancient Near Eastern languages and Classical Greek and a doctorate in Near Eastern archaeology and has spent his working life as an East Mediterranean archaeologist. His first overseas field work was in 1969 as a surveyor at the classical site of Knidos in Turkey. He then worked for the Smithsonian Institution before directing his own field research in the same area through the 1970’s. David has designed and lectured on many cruises to Greece, Turkey and the Near East. He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and an elected life member of the Society for Old Testament Studies.