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Crete small group tour

20 days

Sep, Apr

Crete Small Group Tour: The Minoans

Visiting Greece

Crete rich in UNESCO World heritage sites this small group escorted tour provides a travel experience for guests with experienced local guides to remember. For senior couples or single travellers who seek to travel with other like minded people to destinations rich in ancient history then this in one of many small group journeys to be enjoyed.

From A$11,750 AUD

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Venice, Italy

27 days

Dec

European Cities Small Group History and Cultural Winter Tour

Visiting Albania, Croatia

An escorted tour A Journey that commences in Rome and takes in 12 destinations along its journey to Athens. This is an off season small group journey with like minded people. A small group tour across Southern Europe with local guides sharing authentic in-country authentic experiences for mature couples and solo travellers.

From A$14,995 AUD

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Athens, Acropolis - Greek Islands

22 days

Sep, May

Greece small group escorted history tour

Visiting Greece

Our 21 day small group tour explores the land of great philosophers, myths, and legends. We will learn about the culture and heritage of modern Greece which only found independence in its uprising from the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century.

From A$11,500 AUD

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history of Santorini

10 days

Apr

Santorini - Crete: Eastern-Mediterranean Islands Short tour

Visiting Greece

Join our small group short tour of the Eastern Mediterranean. Spend 10 days in Greece for a glimpse of the land of great philosophers, myths, and legends. We will learn about the culture and heritage of modern Greece while travelling from Athens to Santorini and over to Crete.

From A$8,120 AUD

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Santorini - Eastern Mediterranean Islands History small group tour

21 days

Oct, Apr

Santorini, Crete and Cyprus Small Group Tour | Eastern Mediterranean Islands Tour

Visiting Cyprus, Greece

A fascinating small group tour, with an amazing mix of culture and history – the islands of Greece, the cradle of Western civilisation, where traces of a centuries-old history exists. Visit Santorini, a remnant of a volcanic era; Crete, the home of the Minoan civilisation with important archaeological finds at Knossos and Phaistos. Rhodes, inhabited since the Stone Age; and venture further to the island of Cyprus, where east meets west.

From A$14,950 AUD

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Meteora, Greece

18 days

Nov, Apr, Mar

Walking in Greece

Visiting Greece

Visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites introduced by local guides feature on this walking tour for mature couple and single travellers. The days itineraries to selected destinations provide authentic experiences in the remote parts of Greece. A single supplement is charged for solo travelers on these small group journeys.

From A$9,650 AUD

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Articles

Olympia, Greece

Olympia, Greece Olympia is among the most important places in Greece and a Unesco world heritage site. The archaeological site and of Olympia, located on the western side of Peloponnese, is the site of the first…

11 Aug 20 · 3 mins read
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Kalamata Greece

Kalamata, Greece Kalamata, Greece, is the major town of the Southern Peloponnese, and the capital of Messenia. Kalamata is most famous for its olives, the Kalamatianos dance and it is also home to an attractive…

10 Aug 20 · 4 mins read
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Delphi, Greece

Delphi, Greece The name ‘Delphi’ comes from ‘Dolphin’ because it is widely believed that Apollo first visited the region in the shape of a Dolphin. Believed by the Ancient Greeks to be the centre of the…

7 Aug 20 · 4 mins read
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Meteora, Greece

Meteora, Greece The 6 monasteries perched on top of rock pinnacles near Kalambaka in Central Greece is probably the most spectacular visitor site in Greece. Meteora means “suspended in the air” and the remaining six…

7 Aug 20 · 5 mins read
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Panoramic view of Spinalonga and the gulf of Elounda

Understanding Spinalonga, Crete.

This peninsula or island is visited as part of a small group tour for mature and senior travellers on the Eastern Mediterranean or Crete programs designed for couples or solo travellers. You can also read more about the history of Crete.

30 May 20 · 6 mins read
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Arkadi Monastery (in Greek Moní Arkadíou) is an Eastern Orthodox monastery, situated near Rethymno. It is one of the most historic monasteries on Crete.

Crete history; a guide for small group tours

Crete, the largest of the Greek islands, stands as the southernmost border of Greece. Its position sees it as acting as something of a communication bridge between the African continent and Europe.

30 May 20 · 23 mins read
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The ancient theater of Epidaurus Argolida prefecture, Peloponnese, Greece.

Epidaurus, Greece

Epidaurus was a small city in Ancient Greece on the eastern coast of the Argolid Peninsular at the Saronic Gulf

2 Mar 20 · 4 mins read
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Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos, Greece

Mykonos has an amazing history, rising and falling as an economic powerhouse and trade centre dominated and defended by various rulers.

2 Mar 20 · 5 mins read
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Olive forest, Corfu

Corfu, Greece

Corfu differs to much of the rest of Greece, with notable limited archaeological sites but an abundant mixture of forts, medieval castles, palaces, Greek orthodox churches, and monuments.

2 Mar 20 · 6 mins read
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King Leonidas

Sparta, Greece

Sparta was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece famous for its powerful military. Throughout ancient Sparta a prominent militaristic culture pervaded with citizens’ lives centred around war.

2 Mar 20 · 4 mins read
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The ancient theater of Epidaurus Argolida prefecture, Peloponnese, Greece.

The Peloponnese, Greece

This article traces the Peponnese peninsula history from the Bronze Age, through classical antiquity, the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, and finally modern Greek independence.

2 Mar 20 · 5 mins read
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Greek islands

Empires Crossing the Mediterranean: 1130-1300

As a sea connecting continents and stretching from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to Asia in the east, the Mediterranean has for centuries been a centre of trade and exploration.

22 Oct 19 · 8 mins read
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athens greece

Questions about Greece guide for Senior travellers.

Explore and learn about on a Seniors small group tour to Greece and its islands. A place of pastoral, cultural and historic settlement. Visit Epidaurus, Rhodes and the Greek islands or take a walking tour.

1 Jul 19 · 2 mins read
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Roman ruins, Rome, Italy

Exploring Ancient Cities

Exploring Ancient Cities What can we learn from exploring the ancient world? What do we take away from the wealth of knowledge uncovered as archaeologists investigate the ruins of past societies, while social scientists speculate…

21 Jun 19 · 10 mins read
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Dawn of Greek civilisation

Dawn of Greek Civilization: The Definitive Guide for Travellers

The Beginning of Human Civilisation Ancient Greece is well-known as one of the earliest civilizations that contributed significantly to human advancement. “Greece reached heights in almost every area of human learning” (Mark 2013). Generally speaking, Ancient,…

14 Mar 19 · 8 mins read
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Crete tours

Crete History for Travellers

Crete History for Travellers Crete is one of the most beautiful and traditional regions of Greece. Although Cretans have fought generations of invaders, they are a people whose courtesy and hospitality is legendary. These lands…

18 Dec 18 · 6 mins read
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Athens

Creating Athens

Creating Athens Aerial view of Athens, Greece This article Creating Athens traces the civilisations of antiquity to the rise of Athens as a city-state after the world’s first “Dark Age”. It is intended as background…

16 Dec 18 · 11 mins read
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Rhodes island. Greece

Trip to Greece

A Greek Odyssey Greece (Greek: Ελλάς, Hellas) is located in sun drenched Southern Europe, on the southernmost tip of the Balkan peninsula. It boasts extensive coastlines and islands in the Aegean, Ionian, and Mediterranean Seas.…

5 Apr 18 · 21 mins read
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Santorini - Eastern Mediterranean Islands

Bronze age civilisations of the Eastern Mediterranean Islands

Bronze age civilisations of the Eastern Mediterranean Islands As you explore these islands and learn about the cradle of Western civilisation, ancient cultures and history will come to life. Visit magical Santorini, which contains a…

22 Sep 17 · 18 mins read
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Athens, Acropolis - Greek Islands

Greek Islands and Cyprus: Discovering the East Mediterranean

The Greek Islands and Cyprus are teeming with opportunities to visit archaeological sites and historic locations, while getting to know the region’s marvellous contemporary culture. Following the financial crisis, Greece […]

10 Apr 17 · 2 mins read
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