Greece

A beautiful country with ancient history and culture

Greece is a culture treasure chest made up of ancient sites, endless beautiful coastlines and thrill-seeking activities. Made up of thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian Sea’s, it is a popular holiday hotspot. A different type of destination for a school trip but one certainly not short of subjects covered and places and experiences to unearth.

Influential in ancient times, it’s often called the cradle of Western civilization. Athens, its capital, retains landmarks including the 5th-century B.C. Acropolis citadel with the Parthenon temple. Discover Greek Mythology by exploring the stories of Zeus, Apollo, Aphrodite and Athena to name a few.

Greek culture is alive with passionate music and inspired cuisine. Food plays a large part of local life with restaurants and homes filled with people on long tables for big gatherings. Basic ingredients such as feta and olive oil are at home across Greece, but the regional produce and cooking styles make visiting here a delight. Speciality foods such as mussels steamed in ouzo, bread baked with olives, and fish straight from the sea. Don’t forget some of the counties most well-known foods such as feta cheese, Tzatziki, Sagnaki, Souvlaki and not forgetting the sweet Baklava dessert.

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

Your personal tour organiser will be there to look after you and your group from start to finish, arranging all minor and major details to make sure you have a smooth journey.

A 24-hour emergency contact is available during the trip, We understand that sometimes things do not go to plan, which is why we have a 24/7 emergency number where someone is on hand to assist throughout the duration of your trip.

WHY CHOOSE US?

With over 30 years’ experience in the school and youth travel industry, we have the knowledge and expertise into what is important about school trips. Let The School Travel Company make this process as easy and stress-free as possible as you will be provided with a dedicated, personal tour organiser who will assist in the arrangements of your individual trip from start to finish.

Nothing is too big or small for us so any questions, do not hesitate to ask!

We are an assured member of The School Travel Forum, the non-profit, professional trade association that promotes school travel and upholds best-in-class health and safety practices. We are also a member of ABTA (Y4983), and hold an Air Travel Organiser’s Licence (ATOL) issued by the Civil Aviation Authority (10489). For UK groups we have ATOL protected flight bookings, so you can rest assured that our school trips to France are safe and secure for your students.

“The students had a wonderful time on their trip as suggested by yourselves. Lisa did a great job creating the perfect itinerary for our group and the feedback we had from the students was that they all had a wonderful time…they did not want to return home!”