A voyage to Athens

On Monday, 27th October 2014, Bristol Grammar School goes to Greece. The trip has been co-ordinated by the brilliant Hellene Travel, and we are taking 18 students from age 15-18.
I will try to keep this blog updated while we’re out there…
Here is the itinerary.
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Monday evening: meal in the taverna Ilias (or Elias?) near the temple of Poseidon at Cape Sounion.
Then off to our hotel: Ilissos hotel, Athens.

Tuesday
Set off early into Athens.
First to the Theatre of Dionysus
Then the Odeon of Herodes Atticus
Next to the Acropolis
Then the Agora and museum
Next lunch in Plaka
The Pnyx in the afternoon
And then the New Acropolis Museum
Finally back to the hotel for an evening meal and then…
Karagiozis Shadow Puppet Theatre

Wednesday
Head off in the morning for Corinth and visit the Corinth Canal
Then off to Palea Epidavros
Lunch in Palea Epidavros
Next visiting the theatre, site and museum at Epidavros
And off to our next hotel, Minoa in Tolo.
After the evening meal, time for some Greek dancing!

Thursday
Off to Argos and its theatre
Then Corinth, and the site, museum and theatre
Corinth canal
Then off to Eleusis and the Telesterion
And off to the airport for an evening flight…
Phew!

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