SUNY ORANGE SPONSORING TRAVEL/LEARN TRIP TO GREECE IN JULY

2/12/2010

Stops in Athens, Mycenae, Olympia and Delphi Included, Along with Three-Night Aegean Cruise

MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – SUNY Orange’s Global Studies Department is sponsoring an international travel/learn trip to classic Greece this summer. The trip, open to students, faculty, staff and the general public, will take place from July 10 through July 20.

Interested participants must register for a prescribed one-credit course through the College, however, three liberal arts credits are available for currently enrolled students.

Highlights of the trip include visits to the Acropolis, Agora and Archaeological Museum in Athens; Mycenae, including the Lion’s Gate and the Tomb of Agamemnon; Olympia, the site of the first Olympic games; and Delphi, the place of the ancient oracle. A three-night Aegean cruise to Mykonos, Patmos and Santorini is planned, with a possible extension to Istanbul, Turkey.

An English-speaking professional tour guide will accompany the travel party throughout the tour. Participants will be asked to attend seminars and lectures prior to departure.

The trip fee is $2,798, which includes round-trip airfare, first-class hotels, most meals, in-country transportation and guides, admission fees to sites/museums, service charges and local taxes. The cost does not include airline fuel surcharges and airport/security taxes (approx. $498), bus to JFK airport, tips to guides in Greece, personal expenses and visa application.

For information and registration forms, contact SUNY Orange professor Demos Kontos by phone at (845) 341-4370 or via e-mail at demosthenes.kontos@sunyorange.edu. You may also contact professor emeritus Barry Kass at (845) 341-4364 or barry.kass@sunyorange.edu.

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