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Arriving in Athens

<p>Take a circular orientation “walk” through Athens taking in lesser known sights/sites such as the market area, the oldest Ottoman house, the oldest street, some dark tourism, English language

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Take a circular orientation “walk” through Athens taking in lesser known sights/sites such as the market area, the oldest Ottoman house, the oldest street, some dark tourism, English language bookshops, the holocaust memorial, edgy Exarchia, the ancient potters quarter, the flea market, the first national cemetery… as well as more familiar sights. This course best suits those planning a trip to Greece while noting lesser-known parts of Athens that can be their introduction on Day One. Some general travel advice will also be provided that can help make both your planning and your visit easier.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Getting to the centre from the Airport
  • A circular route that you can stroll safely and easily on your first day
  • Some obscure sights on the walk
  • The more famous sights we pass
  • General travel tips for Greece

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

  1. Plan an initial two-hour orientation walk of their own around Athens with markers for what they should see

Byron Comninos

B. Econs., Dip. Ed
Byron Comninos has many years of experience in course design and presentation. Greek by ethnicity, he has travelled to Greece more than eight times covering extensive areas of the country by foot,...