Oct 8, 2021 - Oct 16, 2021 Trip Type By Sea
Ship Size: Up to 145 guests Price: Starting from $5,465 per person Co-sponsored with: Duke, National Trust, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Smithsonian, World Affairs Council, and Virginia Museum of Fine Art
Join us for this unparalleled and comprehensive nine-day Aegean odyssey to the very cradle of Western civilization and the classical world. Cruise round trip Athens, Greece, aboard the exclusively chartered, newest Five-Star small ship Le Bougainville. Call on the islands of Delos, Mykonos, Pátmos, Rhodes and Santorini, and the Peloponnese Peninsula. Visit the extraordinary wonder of Meteora, where 14th- and 15th-century monasteries stand high atop soaring natural sandstone pinnacles, and walk through legendary sites of antiquity—including the ancient citadel of Mycenae and historic Epidaurus. Enjoy guided tours in these storied destinations, free time to encounter their mysteries and delights at your own pace during the best time of the year, and opportunities to visit nine magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sites. Meet and engage with local residents during the specially arranged Island Life® Forum for a personal perspective on the true character of the Aegean Sea's maritime culture.
Oct 8, 2021 - Oct 16, 2021
Island Life: Greek Islands on Le Bougainville
Schedule by Day
Oct 8: Depart the U.S. or Canada
Oct 9: Athens, Greece / Embark Le Bougainville
Oct 10: Delos / Mykonos
Oct 11: Kusadasi, Turkey for Ephesus
Oct 12: Pátmos
Oct 13: Rhodes / Lindos
Oct 14: Santorini
Oct 15: Nafplion for Mycenae and Epidaurus
Oct 16: Athens / Disembark ship / Return to the U.S. or Canada
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