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Travel to Italy, Greece, and Israel


Enjoy the dazzling white and brilliant blue of the Greek islands by signing up for the spring alumni trip.

Classic Greek Isles
With Michael Cothren, professor of art history and Scheuer Family Professor of the Humanities
April 29–May 11

Under Michael Cothren’s guidance, learn about the great works of Byzantine art as part of our small-group adventure.

Cruise the azure waters of the Aegean to classic whitewashed islands where the sun shines, the sea provides, and tradition prevails. Along with visits to Athens, cradle of civilization, and the island of Crete, rich in Minoan history and culture, this tour presents Greece in all its glory.

Flavors of Northern Italy
With Hansjakob Werlen, professor of German and founder of Slow Foods Philadelphia
June 15–23

Join Hansjakob Werlen, alumni, and friends for an amazing program that introduces Italy in a way that few people have experienced it. Stay in a beautiful, historic Italian villa outside Verona and explore the region. Visit Verona’s Roman arena and other ancient sites, and discover Italy’s cultural connection to the Slow Food movement. Create and taste your own gnocchi di pane, brodo di carne, and dolci chocolate salami, among other authentic dishes during the included cooking lessons. Touring centuries-old wineries, tasting rare handmade cheeses, and dining in homes of chefs and producers are just some of the exclusive highlights of this journey.

Israel: Timeless Wonders
With Mark Wallace, professor of religion
Oct. 15–26

For more information, call 800-789-9738.

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