Athens

Travel to Greece: March 10–19, 2017

Travel back through time to ancient Greece on this annual spring break favorite. Start in the charming seaport town of Nafplio, home to Harvard University's Center for Hellenic Studies. Then proceed through the Peloponnese to Delphi and Athens, exploring Greece's famous archaeological sites and museums along the way. Supplement your journey with readings in translation from Homer, Pausanias, and even some modern texts, selected by your Harvard study leader, Professor… Read more

Athens and Marathon: Travel-study, Leg 3

It was a sweltering day in Athens, temperatures rising to 43 degrees Celsius, but we had a tight and busy schedule. The three-hour bus ride the day before from Delphi was sleepy and uneventful, allowing us to recharge. Professor Nagy led the charge on the morning of June 16 through the colorful streets of Plaka toward the Acropolis, a ten-minute walk from our hotel. Read more