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History of Ancient & Modern Olympic Games
Location
Athens Corinth Nemea Olympia Delphi Marathon
Duration
8 days

Overview

Join us on the journey to exploring the significance of diet and sports in ancient Greece. This 8-day journey will provide educational and experiential seminars and workshops regarding the history of sports practices and Mediterranean (Athletic) Diet.

 

Walk with us through time to the origin of the Ancient Olympic Games and other sports events to learn about these ancient practices, as well as participate in games and the preparation of Mediterranean meals. Discover how the legacies of ancient games and diet are alive today in contemporary sports and Mediterranean Diet.

Courses

  • 1. Olympic Games and Sanctuaries in Ancient Greece (theory & praxis)

 

  • 2. History of Modern Olympic Games (theory & praxis) 

 

  • 3. Mediterranean diet - from Ancient to Modern Greece (theory & praxis)

Highlights

  • Marvel at the foremost masterpieces of Classical Greece, the eternal Parthenon and the exquisite Acropolis of Athens. 

 

  • Explore the places where the Panhellenic Games of Ancient Greece, such as the Isthmian, the Nemean and the Pythian were held.

 

  • Trace the origins of the Olympic Games at Ancient Greece's most significant religious and athletic centre, the sublime Olympia.

 

  • Visit fascinating archaeological museums, such as the new Acropolis Museum and the stunning Archaeological Museum of Olympia, led by highly-qualified, licensed archaeologists.

 

  • Indulge yourself in the most important athletic and cultural event of antiquity; the Olympic Games, through intriguing, certified seminars and workshops by enthusiastic lecturers.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Athens

 

Day 2 - Corinth 

 

Day 3 - Nemea 

 

Day 4 & 5 - Olympia

 

Day 6 - Delphi

 

Day 7 - Athens

 

Day 8 - Marathon

 

Details

What is included 


- 7 nights accommodation in hand-picked and well-located superior class hotels, including breakfast or half board
- Entrance fees to museums and archaeological sites
- Professional licensed guides, lecturers and tour manager
- Transport by deluxe air-conditioned coach
- Information material
- Local taxes

 

What is not included


- Airfares to/from Greece
- Gratuities (optional)
- Anything not specified in the "what is included" section

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