McDaniel in Greece: Myths, Monks, and Monuments
McDaniel students are invited to join Professor Falkner on an 18-day Odyssey to Greece. Adults, parents, alumni and friends of McDaniel are also welcome.
‘McDaniel in Greece: Myths, Monks, and Monuments’ offers an intensive 18-day introduction to the history and culture of Greece through its material remains. Students will experience Greece first hand through its monuments, museums, monasteries, and archaeological sites throughout the country, with emphasis on the insight they offer into Greek culture from past to present. In addition to extensive time in Athens, students will travel to Aegina, Corinth, Crete, Delphi, Eleusis, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nauplion, Olympia, and Sounion. Group flights fly in and out of Dulles International Airport (Washington, D.C.).
In addition to extensive travel in Athens, students will travel to Aegina, Corinth, Crete, Delphi, Eleusis, Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nauplion, Olympia, and Sounion.
Group flights will fly in and out of Dulles International Airport (Washington, D.C.).
Day 1: Departure
Days 2-3: Arrival. Orientation, walking tour, and an introduction to Athens and its major monuments
Days 4-7: Travel-study in Crete
Days 8-10: Return to Athens, further travel-study throughout Athens (Akropolis, Agora) and in the sites in Attica (Aegina, Brauron, Eleusis, Sounion). Field trip to Epidauros, Myceneae and Nauplion.
Days 11-16: Extended field trip to the Peloponessos (Corinth, Olympia) and Central Greece (Delphi).
Days 17-18: Final travel-study in Athens; departure
Estimated comprehensive fee is $3,770, including all airfare and air taxes, local transportation (including overnight ferry), hotels and breakfasts, entrance fees for museums and archaeological sites, instruction, and required insurance coverage.
This trip will be capped at 18 participants. To hold a place in the program, students should submit a non-refundable deposit of $500 to the Bursar’s Office at McDaniel College as soon as possible—those first deposited are given preference. The $500 deposit will go toward the program Comprehensive Free. Final admittance will be indicated within one week following a review of student records.