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The Philosophical Quest
Location
Athens Eleusis Kos Rhodes
Duration
8 days

Overview

It is difficult to overlook the fundamental impact Greek philosophers cast over western thought and history. Let us, therefore, embark on our philosophical quest from Athens as we carve our path along the Sacred Way from Athens to the mysterious and sacred Eleusis. This is but the beginning of our pursuit for knowledge as we venture to the healing centre on the island of Kos and to the historic centre of Rhodes for further enlightenment.

 

This 8-day quest provides a philosophical gaze to understanding the cities of Athens and Eleusis, and the islands of Kos and Rhodes, as well as the entirety of Greek history. Participants are guided through seminars, workshops and visits to outstanding sites in the history of Greek philosophy.

Courses

  • 1. Ancient Greek Philosophy 

 

  • 2. Ancient Greek Philosophers 

 

  • 3. Ancient Greek Rhetoric 

Highlights

  • Wander through the ancient ruins and paths where Plato and Aristotle used to walk and teach their students.

 

  • Immerse yourself in the renowned Eleusinian Mysteries, the most sacred religious rites of Ancient Greece.

 

  • Explore the Asklepieion of Kos; the most renowned healing centre in the Western world in which many significant people taught and work, one of them being the father of Medicine, Hippocrates

 

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

 

  • Visit fascinating archaeological museums, such as the brand new digital Plato Academy Museum and the stunning National Archaeological Museum, led by highly-qualified, licensed archaeologists.

 

  • Indulge in the Greek classical philosophy through intriguing, certified seminars and workshops by enthusiastic lecturers.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Athens

 

Day 2 - Athens/Eleusis

 

Day 3 - Athens

 

Day 4 - Kos

 

Day 5 - Kos/Rhodes

  

Day 6 & 7 - Rhodes

 

Day 8 - Athens

 

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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