Greece for school groups
Greece can be combined with Turkey or Italy.
Greece is great for learning about
This is an example of the Greece with Turkey extension itinerary.
Remember: We are very happy to customize this itinerary to accommodate your group specific interests. We can make it longer or shorter and adjust the cost to fit different budgets.
Day 1 Athens
Overnight flight to Athens
Day 2 Athens
Tour of Athens
Day 3 Athens
Tour of Athens
- Theater of Dionysos, the Agora
- Greek Parliament
- Visit the Acropolis Parthenon, a former temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. Explore the Temple of Athena Nike, built around 420 BC, being the earliest fully Ionic temple on the Acropolis
- Visit the New Acropolis Museum
Special event: Greek dance party with Greek students
Day 4 Mykonos
Board Ship! Board your cruise ship and set sail for a few days of sailing.
Walk around the Little Venice and its neighbourhood with elegant old houses, experiencing the romantic and traditional atmosphere.
Explore the museums and the beaches, and enjoy a traditional Greek food.
Day 5 Kusadasi & Patmos
Tour of Kusadasi, a stunning coastal town with an active promenade, marina, and harbour.
Day 6 Rhodes
Tour of Rhodes city
- Legendary Colossus of Rhodes, one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world
- See the fortifications built by the medieval knights of St. John to defend the island against the Ottoman Turks
- Palace of the Grand Master
- Spectacular cliff-top acropolis and temple of Lindos
Day 7 Santorini
Travel to Santorini. Walking tour of Santorini, the classic Greek Thera island
Explore the beautiful white houses and colorful views around the city, Fira, Oia and other places.
Free time to visit local restaurants, beaches, and stores.
Day 8 Athens
Return to Athens
Take a guided tour of Olympic Stadium, part of the Athens Olympic Sports Complex
Day 9 Athens
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Greece – Country Code +30 | Police 112 | American Embassy: (+30) 21 0721 2951 Address: Leof. Vasilissis Sofias 91, Athina 115 21, Greece
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Important notice: OVERNIGHT TRAIN. This trip has an overnight train included, the train is comfortable and reserved on a twin share basis, with comfortable beds, pillows and linen supplied. Please travel extremely light as you will be responsible for bringing your suitcases on train and ferries.
▹ Visa requirements for school trips to Greece
✔︎ TURKEY: Citizens of the US and Canada require a visa to enter Turkey. Visas must be obtained through the e-Visa system at https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/ at least two weeks before your arrival in Turkey. This multiple entry e-Visa costs about USD 60 and is valid for 90 days. Visa cost can change.
✔︎ GREECE: There are no special visa requirements for US citizens entering Greece for less than 90 days. Please make sure your passport is valid for at least another 6 months and has empty pages.
▹ Health, Vaccinations
✔︎ All travelers need to be in good physical health in order to participate fully on this trip. When selecting your trip please make sure you have read through the itinerary carefully and assess your ability to manage and enjoy our style of travel. Please note that if in the opinion of our group leader or local guide any traveller is unable to complete the itinerary without undue risk to themselves and/or the rest of the group, we reserve the right to exclude them from all or part of a trip without refund. You should be able to walk at least 2-3 miles a day and be able to climb at least two sets of stairs.
✔︎ You should consult your doctor for up-to-date medical travel information or for any necessary vaccinations before departure.
✔︎ There are no major health risks associated with traveling to Turkey and Greece.
✔︎ At least 30 days prior to departure, check with your doctor or healthcare provider or visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website at cdc.gov.
✔︎ If you have medication that you take daily, be sure you have enough for each day of the tour and any possible delays ( we recommend additional 1-2 weeks of supply).
✔︎ If you tend to get motion sickness please travel with appropriate medication. If you have a sensitive stomach consider bringing imodium as well.
Health Insurance: international health insurance, evacuation or cancelation insurance are not included. We recommend purchasing those before the trip. See the insurance box on the sidebar of this page.
✔︎ Greece and Turkey operate on the European standard 220-240 volts and use Types C, F, or L plugs with two or three small, round pins.
✔︎ Please remember to bring a proper adapter.
▹ Connectivity, Internet
✔︎ The Internet is available in all hotels although speed may vary.
✔︎ Please consult your phone plan provider for phone call and text messages, international charges and plans.
▹ Time zones
Greece and Turkey are both two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and seven hours ahead of Eastern Time (ET). 12 pm in New York is 7 PM in Greece.
▹ Currency, cash, credit cards
✔︎ The currency in Italy is Euro and in Turkey-Turkish lira.
✔︎ Better rates of exchange are usually available overseas
✔︎ ATMs are available in all major towns and cities and credit cards are generally available in tourist shops and restaurants. Visa and MasterCard are better than American Express, Diners. Smaller venues accept cash only.
▹ Baggage allowance
✔︎ Our travelers are limited to one checked bag and one carry-on bag per person due to storage limitations on motor coaches and other transfers, which may include train connections or flights. Additional baggage can be a subject of extra fees. Contact your airline for baggage size and weight restrictions for your flights.
✔︎ We recommend that you make sure you label your baggage and keep valuables, medication, and documents and a set of clothes, pijamas and cosmetics (travel size) in your carry-on bag in case of baggage delays. ber of your first hotel printed out.
✔︎ It’s customary to offer your guide and driver a gratuity in local currency. Please keep current exchange rates in mind.
✔︎ We recommend tipping the equivalent of $10 per day per person and giving the tips to tour leaders to distribute between drivers, guides etc.
✔︎ Tips can only be paid in cash.
Our itineraries are updated regularly throughout the year based on customer feedback and to reflect the current situation in each destination. The information included in this Essential Trip Information may therefore differ from when you first booked your trip. It is important that you review this information prior to travel so that you have the latest updates. Due to weather, local conditions, transport schedules, public holidays, or other factors, further changes may be necessary to your itinerary once in-country. The order and timing of included activities in each location may also vary seasonally to ensure our travelers have the best experience. Your tour leader will keep you up to date with any such changes once on tour.
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