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Tracing back Europe - Thessaloniki to Istanbul (provisional programme)

 

Date Location Activity
day 1-
tu
Arrival in Thessaloniki, meeting each other, introduction into the programme

2 - we
Pella
Dion
Vergina
  • Tracing the Kings
  • Pella archeological site, palace (where Alexander played as a child and received Aristoteles' lessons) and Museum
  • Vergina: Royal Tombs
  • Dion: reading the myth of Europe in various languages under Zeus' blessing eyes from the Olympus mountain - Europe in art
3 - th Thessaloniki
  • Thessaloniki: Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, Jewish, Greek
  • Chain tower, Vlatadon Monastery, Hosios David, Nikolaos Orphanos, White Tower.
4 - fr Thessaloniki
Tracia/
Alexandropouli
Hotel Okeanos,
Paleologou 20
tel: +30-25510 28830
  • Xanthi
  • Tracia and 'minorities'
  • The 'population exchanges' after the Greco-Turkish war (1919-1922) and their effects on present-day Greece
5 - sa Alexandroupoli
  • Departure
  • Gallipoli - battle
Canakkale
Bergama
Hotel Iskender
  • Asclepion
6 - sun Bergama/
Bursa

Bursa

Hotel Kent
Atatürk Cadesi 69
Bursa
0090 224 2235420

  • Hisar
  • Silk market
  • Ulu Camii - Nikeapolis battle
  • Green Mosque (Yesil Camii) and tomb
7 - mo

Bursa/
Konurlar

Villa Pasha Konagi

8 - tu

Konurlar

Iznik

  • Museum, Reflection, Preparation articles
  • evening: departure for Iznik
9 - we

Iznik/
Istanbul

Sude Konak hotel

Iznik
Istanbul
  • Anadolu Kavagi - Genoese caste
  • Boat to Eminönü (city centre), passing Rumeli Hisari
10 - th

Istanbul

 

  • Walk inner city (Haghia Sophia, Blue Mosque (Sultanahmet Camii), Cisterns (Yerebatan Saray), Suleymaniye complex, Rüstem Pasha Camii.
  • Tour outer city (City walls, Kariye Camii, Boat Golden Horn/Bosporus, Taksim, walk to Galata Tower)
11 - fr

Istanbul/Thessaloniki

12 - sa Departure

 


Editor(s): Fokko Dijkstra
Latest revision: 5. January 2015 13:04 

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