Greece & Italy 2012 - Waterford Chamber Orchestra Tour

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Students will gain insight into the culture and historical background of Greece and Italy while performing in Athens, Mycenae and Rome. Experiential learning will occur through journalling, discussion and visits to museums and other significant cultural sites. Students will culminate their experience by presenting a paper at the end of the trip. Highlights include:

Cape Sounion: Temple of Poseidon Athens: Walking tour through the Monastiraki, Acropolis (Propylaia, Temple of Athena, Nike, Parthenon, Erectheion, Theater of Herodes Atticus), Acropolis Museum, Hadrian's Arch, Teple of Olympian Zeus, Plaka Area Eleusis: Greater Propylaia, Ploutonian, Lesser Propylaia, Telesterion, Anaktoron Mycenaie: Museum Palace Complex (Lion Gate, Grave Circle A, royal Palace, Secret Stairway), Treasury of Atreus Corinth: Acrocorinth Epidaurus: Theater of Epidaurus Nafplio Olympia: Ancient Olympia Complex, Olympia Archaeological Museum Delphi: Sanctuary of Apollo, Sacred Way, Temple of Apollo, Delphi Museum Amalfi Coast: Scenic Driving Tour, Amalfi Duomo Mt. Vesuvius: Ascent and tour of crater's edge Pompeii: Excavations (Amphitheater), Villa of the Mysteries Rome: Colosseum, Roman Forum, Mamertine Prison, Trajan's Column and Markets, Vittorio Emmanuelle Monument, Piazza Vavona, Pantheon, Vatican Museums (Raphael Rooms and Sistine Chapel), St. Peter's Basilica, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain

  • A Day of Travel = Adventures for All
  • What a day……
Trip Start Jun 10, 2012
Trip End Jun 22, 2012

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