Group Field Trips

Every weekend the students will participate in faculty-led field trips and educational excursions to select sites on mainland Greece and the islands, including cities, historical landmarks, archaeological sites and museums, and landscapes of outstanding natural beauty. Students may also opt to receive academic credit for these group field trips by enrolling in TOUR101 as a fifth course and completing successfully all relevant coursework (site presentations and papers).


One-day field trips include locations in the region of

  • the Peloponnese (Olympia, Pylos, Corinth, Tiryns, Nafplio, Argos, Epidaurus, Sparta-Mystras, Monemvasia, Mani-Methoni-Koroni, Aegina, Hydra-Spetses
  • Sterea (Delphi, Thebes, Orchomenos/Glas, Euboea) 

Extended weekend excursions (3-4 days) include 

  • Athens 
  • Crete (Knossos, Archanes, Malia, Phaistos, Idaion Cave, Spinalonga, Hiraklio, Rethymno, Hagios Nikolaos)
  • Cyclades (Santorini-Mykonos/Delos or Melos)
  • Central Greece (Volos, Mt Pelion, Meteora) or Western Greece (Dodona, Ioannina, Zagoria, Lefkada)
  • Northern Greece (Thessaloniki, Veria, Edessa, Vergina, Pella)