4 days/3 nights from only £491pp
Whether it is the satirised characters in Aristophanes’ comedies or the dramatis persona of Sophocles that capture young minds, revisit the heart of both the city and rural Dionysia on this theatre-based tour. Look back at the historical and social context of the era whilst soaking up the Athenian atmosphere before heading to Epidavros, home to Polykleitos the Younger’s impressive limestone theatre.
A quick stop in Corinth will take you to the setting of Medea and her tragic fate. Keep in mind the advice of Sophocles himself, “Look and you will find it – what is unsought will go undetected…”
Depart UK for Athens. Visit the unique rectangular theatre at Thorikos. Evening meal at local taverna below the floodlit Temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.
Acropolis, Theatre of Dionysus and Agora New Acropolis Museum and Pnyx or optional excursion to Spathario Museum at Maroussi. Evening meal at hotel with performance of Karagiozis Shadow Puppet Theatre.
Coach excursion to Epidavros and Palea Epidavros. Evening meal at Tolo hotel. Performance of traditional
Transfer to airport via Theatre of Argos and Corinth. Depart Athens.
Feel free to contact us to tailor your own tour. 0845 200 1531
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✓ Return scheduled/‘no frills’ flights
✓ Accommodation on a half board basis
✓ Max 4 bedded rooms for students
✓ Single/twin rooms for leaders
✓ Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
✓ Comprehensive travel pack
✓ 1:10 leader place ratio