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Exploring Greece and Its Islands

Featuring Classical Greece, Mykonos & Santorini

October 04 — October 18, 2018 • 15 Days • 22 Meals

Reservations and deposits due March 29, 2018

Greece Acropolis

Relax and Discover Unsurpassed Beauty

Discover the magnificent ruins of ancient Greece in their tranquil Mediterranean settings. This comprehensive journey explores Greece's most important ancient monuments, like the famed Temple of Zeus, archeological site of Olympia and ancient artifacts of Delphi. Explore Athens your way – choose a tour of the incredible Acropolis, or embark on a walking tour of some of the city’s hidden gems. Visit a local farm in the countryside to see how olive oil and wine are produced. Learn how to cook traditional Mediterranean cuisine during a cooking demonstration. Wander the winding streets, vineyards, marketplaces and beaches of Mykonos and Santorini. Explore the excavations of the ancient city at Akrotiri, the most important prehistoric settlement found anywhere in the Eastern Mediterranean. In Athens, enjoy traditional cuisine, wine and entertainment at a family-owned taverna in the lively Plaka district. Learn the history of this fascinating country from local experts on guided tours of Athens, Meteora, Delphi, Olympia and Corinth.

Iceland's Magical Northern Lights

January 26 — February 01, 2019 • 7 Days • 10 Meals

Reservations and deposit due July 20, 2018

Northern Lights

Nature’s Wonderland

The “land of fire and ice” is a place of many wonders, including the rare opportunity to see the spectacular aurora borealis – or northern lights. Travel in Iceland will bring you on a search for that once-in-a-lifetime moment. Take an exhilarating evening northern lights cruise. Travel to the “Golden Circle,” home to many of Iceland’s most renowned natural wonders. Spend time at Thingvellir National Park, the nation’s most historic area. Gaze at the spectacular Gullfoss waterfall – one of the world's most incredible cascades. Explore Skogar Folk Museum and see traditional turf-built homes. Walk on a black volcanic sand beach. See Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs. Relax in the warm, mineral-rich water of the natural geothermal pool the Blue Lagoon. Spend your evenings gazing at the night sky in search of the elusive and dazzling northern lights.

Springtime Tulip River Cruise

featuring Dutch and Belgian Waterways

April 11 — April 19, 2019 • 9 Days • 20 Meals

Reservations and deposits due August 9, 2018

Tulip River Cruise

Highlights:

Amsterdam, 7-Night River Cruise, Volendam, Arnhem, Middelburg, Ghent, Bruges, Antwerp, Kinderdijk Windmills, Keukenhof Gardens

Explore Tuscany

February 14 — February 22, 2019  9 Days  10 Meals

Reservations and deposit due August 7, 2018

Tuscany

Highlights:

Montecatini Terme, Florence, Lucca, Gothic Line, Pisa, Cooking Class, Siena, Choice on Tour, Winery Tour, Cheese Farm, San Gimignano

 

 

Heritage Adventures

Old Quebec City

 

Old Quebec City

Old Quebec City is a UNESCO designated World Heritage Site and capital of French speaking North America. Join Heritage Adventures for a nine day coach tour from July 28-August 5, 2018. Check out our Facebook page to see pictures and a slideshow from the 2016 tour.

The trip includes transportation in a clean, modern coach, eight (8) nights lodging in a three star hotel in the heart of old Quebec, breakfast daily, four lunches, four dinners and all admissions.  

Included are day trips to locations such as I'le d'Orleans (Orleans Island), the Basilica-Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, Montmorency Falls, Grosse I'le (Big Island), and Wendake (Huron Reservation).  Cost is $1,899 per person, double occupancy, $2,299 for a single.  For more information, contact the OLLI office or Heritage adventures at 540-233-0543.  For the flyer click here!

 

 

For more information on any trip please contact Jascenna Haislet, OLLI at WVU, by calling (304) 293-1793 or send email to jascenna.haislet@hsc.wvu.edu.