10 days

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Summary

The journey across the Via Egnatia continues in this tour, travelling east from Thessaloniki and heading across Thrace to Istanbul, where we cut through millennia of European history. The odyssey takes us past Athenian Amphipolis, Roman Philippi, Phoenician and Greek Thasos, and into Turkey where the imperial grandeur of Adrianople gives way to the splendour of Istanbul and the golden milestone where the road ends.

Tour highlights:

  • Explore the impressive ruins of Philippi, the city where Caesar’s assassins were brought to bay, and where Paul of Tarsus preached
  • Visit Edirne, the first Ottoman Turkish capital, and delight in the mosques embellished by the genius of Mimar Sinan
  • Immerse yourself in Istanbul, capital of two empires, bedecked with Byzantine glory and Ottoman grandeur

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Single supplement: £685

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Meet your Experts

Dr Christina Hatzimichael-Whitley

Andante Guide Lecturer

Dr Christina Hatzimichael Whitley is a lecturer in the department of Continuous Professional Education at Cardiff University, where she teaches Greek art and archaeology from the Bronze Age to Classical and the Byzantine period.

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Included in your cost:

  • Expert Guide Lecturer
  • Professional Tour Manager
  • All taxes & gratuities
  • Entries to all sites as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation
  • Meals as per the itinerary, tea or coffee with dinner
  • Local travel aboard a private air-conditioned coach
  • Field notes
Tour Departure Tour ID Departure date Return Date Guided by Price Deposit Single supplement Offer Availability
1 June 2023 AVEG230601 1 June 2023 (Thursday) 10 June 2023 (Saturday) Andrew Farrington £4,355
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18 October 2023 AVEG231018 18 October 2023 (Wednesday) 27 October 2023 (Friday) Dr Christina Hatzimichael-Whitley £4,255
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