Discover the antiquities of the birthplace of Western civilization while experiencing modern luxury. During this eight-night journey to Athens and Gytheio, you’ll experience the cultural riches of Greece with enriching guides and lectures from experts. Rest your head in first-class hotels and indulge in a generous meal plan, complete with wine at dinner, before embarking on tours of the Acropolis, Parthenon, Mycenae and Mystras, an important center of Byzantine culture. Get to know the Mani, a region known for its independent spirit, stone tower houses and beautiful beaches before journeying to the walled city on an island, Monemvasia. Your historical ventures are complemented with wine-tasting and dancing in an intimate, small-group experience.