Travel Program - Greece

  • March 20-29, 2019

    Open to students, faculty, staff and the community.

    Travel and Study for College Credit

    Carroll students can earn up to three credits in one of several disciplines. With thehelp of a faculty mentor, students choose a topic of special interest to studyon site. Course requirements may include reading texts, viewing films,journaling, writing an essay, and giving a presentation.

    Travel for Fun

    Students, faculty, staff, and community members can travel as Lifelong Learning students. This trip is open to everyone, including family members. Travelers under the age of 18 must be accompanied and completely supervised by an adult family member. The cost to register as a Life Long Learning student is $25.

  • Itinerary

    WEDNESDAy, March 20

    • Depart for Greece

    Thursday,March 21

    • Arrive in Athens, Greece
    • Panoramic city tour
    • Welcome dinner

    Friday, March 22

    • Acropolis (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
    • Parthenon
    • Acropolis Museum
    • Temple of Athena Nike
    • Plaka (quaint shops and cafés)

    Saturday, March 23          

    • Agora (ancient marketplace) 
    • National Archaeological Museum
    • Free time in afternoon for exploration 

    Sunday, March 24

    • Nafplion, a seaside port
    • Mycenae (Bronze Age citadel)
    • Lion Gate and Tomb of Agamemnon
    • Epidaurus (an ancient theater)
    • Palamidi Castle

    Monday, March 25

    • Independence Day in Greece
    • City tour of Nafplion
    • Boat trip to Bourtzi Fortress

    Tuesday, March 26

    • Olympia
    • Ancient Olympic stadium and other ruins

    Wednesday, March 27

    • Delphi
    • Great Temple of Apollo
    • Delphi Museum 

    Thursday, March 28

    • Athens
    • Free Day
    • Farewell Dinner in Plaka

    Friday, March 30

    • Return to U.S.

    Trip Costs

    College Registration Fee: $25, due Dec. 1

    Travel Cost: $3,397

    INCLUDES

    • Roundtrip airfare from DC
    • Hotel (2-3 travelers per room)
    • Daily breakfast
    • Three evening meals
    • Professional trip manager and local guides
    • Sightseeing and admission fees
    • Taxes and gratuity
    • Travel insurance (required of all passengers)

    DOES NOT INCLUDE

    • Single room accommodations
    • All lunches and five dinners
    • Passport costs
    • Credit course tuition
    • College Registration fee ($25, due Dec. 1)
    • Greece information dinner ($5) 

    Estimated meal costs: $300-350 per person

    Information Night and Dinner (Optional)

    Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018
    6:00 p.m. in room K-100 
    Carroll Community College
    Sign-up at CCC Business Office, A-103 (Aug 27-Sept. 10)
    Cost: $5

    Deposit, Registration, and Payment Schedule

    DEPOSIT & TRIP REGISTRATION 

    To register for the trip go to: bookings.wittetravel.com and use booking code 032019FELL.

    If you have any questions, please contact the travel coordinator:

    Dr. David Fell
    wfell@carrollcc.edu

    410-386-8115

    PAYMENT

    Deposit: $525

    Due to Witte Tours by Nov. 1, 2018
    Travelers who register by Oct. 1 will be entered into a drawing for a $350 trip discount.
    Trips have sold out before Oct. 1st in the past. Early registration is recommended.

    First Payment: $1600

    Due to Witte Tours by Jan 1, 2019

    Final Payment and Balance 

    Due to Witte Tours by Feb. 15, 2019

    Registration and payments for the trip are handled directly by Witte Tours and can be completed online. The final payment and final payment deadline may vary slightly. Please check Witte Tours materials for exact amount and deadline.

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