Athens and the Islands

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Experience the culture and history of Greece by visiting ancient sites, trying your hand at cooking authentic Greek cuisine, and boarding a ship for a 5-day cruise to explore Greek islands. FULL

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About the Trip

This trip is full and no longer taking applications.

Discover the history, culture, and natural beauty of Greece on this 10-day Destination. You will explore all that Athens has to offer by visiting ancient temples and ruins. You will visit a working farm to learn how olive oil is made, and join in a group cooking experience to have a taste of authentic Greek cuisine.

After exploring Athens, take a 5-day cruise around the Greek islands. Visit some of the most beautiful islands in the blue Aegean Sea including Mykonos, Patmos, Rhodes, Crete and Santorini. Take guided tours to visit St. John’s Monastery, the Heraion Sanctuary and Oia Village. Leave Greece with a deeper understanding of how ancient Greek civilization changed the world and an appreciation of current Greek culture.

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What to Know

Girls must be interested in history & culture, and have a willingness to try new cuisine. There will be a lot of walking, and girls should be comfortable being on a boat for several days.

The Dates

July 20 - July 31, 2022

You must be at least 14 years old at the time of the trip.

What to Bring

Packing list will be provided after acceptance.

The Cost

Fee: $5,375

Program Fee includes round-trip airfare from Boston, all hotels, breakfasts and dinners, all entry fees and sightseeing tours in itinerary, transportation, travel insurance, a tour director and local guides.

Program Fee does not include airfare to Boston. You will have to provide your own transportation to Boston. Program fee does not include lunches, tipping, and money for souvenirs. Suggested spending amounts will be given upon enrollment.

There is a $250 non-refundable deposit due to Girl Scouts of the Green & White Mountains upon acceptance. There is a non-refundable deposit of $95 due to EF Tours upon acceptance. (This total $345 deposit is included in your trip Program Fee, not in addition to it.)

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Contact Information

Paula Kelley-Murphy
888-474-9686 or 603-627-4158