Greece & Magna Graecia: A Journey of Learning through Athens, the Peloponnese and Southern Italy
Departure October 8 – 19, 2019
Southern Italy was known in antiquity as Magna Graecia (“Greater Greece”), on account of the large number of cities founded by Greeks, starting in the 8th century BC. In all 22 major cities were established, some of which became wealthy and powerful as well as centers of culture and learning.
This journey combines parts of Greece and Italy that share a common history.
Why Travel with Thalassa Journeys
Thalassa Journeys was established by the principals and managers of Travel Dynamics, the company that 50 years ago pioneered the concept of educational travel for America’s educational and cultural institutions. The belief that travel is primarily a learning experience forms the core principle of Thalassa Journeys.
Each Thalassa Journey is constructed around a particular theme. Unlike most tours, each of our journeys are intimate, and led by lecturers who are truly subject-matter experts for each theme. Although many other companies claim to have expert lecturers, few truly have accomplished, renowned experts in their fields, like Thalassa.