1 Island Life Ancient Greece an Aegean Odyssey aboard the Exclusively Chartered Small Ship Five-Star M.S. LE LYRIAL September 26 to October 4, 2016
2 Dear Alabama Traveler: This unparalleled and comprehensive Aegean Odyssey takes us to the very cradle of Western civilization and the classical world, exploring the iconic jewels and legendary mythical places of Ancient Greece. Join us for this spectacular cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, state-of-the-art, Five-Star small ship M.S. LE LYRIAL, newly launched in Enjoy the advantages of small-ship cruising a specially arranged excursion each day, the ability to dock in small ports of call inaccessible to larger vessels, and no waiting in long lines for tenders and touring, along with an exclusive itinerary and elegant accommodations. The M.S. LE LYRIAL features only 110 Suites and Staterooms with distinctive French sophistication. This once-in-a-lifetime journey offers opportunities to visit nine magnificent UNESCO World Heritage sites. Call on Crete, Santorini, Delos, Mykonos, Pátmos and medieval Rhodes islands steeped in myth and history. Visit the extraordinary scenic wonder of Meteora, where 24 Orthodox monasteries, built in the 14 th and 15 th centuries, stand high atop soaring natural sandstone pinnacles, and walk through one of the most legendary sites in all of antiquity the Palace of Minos at Knossos, where, in Greek mythology, heroic Theseus conquered the Minotaur. Enjoy guided tours in these storied destinations and free time to encounter their mysteries and delights at your own pace during the best time of the year. Learn more about contemporary island life during the exclusive ISLAND LIFE FORUM, where you will meet local residents. We are pleased that Aegean historian Eleni Zachariou will share her extensive knowledge of the beautiful islands, extraordinary peoples and captivating art and culture of Greece, along with other esteemed guest speakers who will provide lectures throughout the cruise. ISLAND LIFE ANCIENT GREECE AN AEGEAN ODYSSEY is a popular, comprehensive travel program and an excellent value all accommodations, meals, exclusive CULTURAL ENRICHMENTS and one excursion each day are included, and you only need to unpack once! Won t you join us for this sure to be memorable odyssey? Sincerely, Ashley Olive Alumni Tour Coordinator University of Alabama National Alumni Association Cover Photo: Admire the beauty of Santorini s whitewashed villages overlooking the deep turquoise waters of the Aegean Sea. The bronze stag symbolizes the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
3 Island Life Ancient Greece The Roman writer Cicero ( B.C.) observed of Athens that wherever you set your foot, you encounter some memory of the past; the same can be said for all of Greece. Here, in the cradle of Western civilization, the legend of the lost paradise city of Atlantis lives on in Santorini, St. John the Apostle is believed to have penned the Book of Revelation on the island of Pátmos, and 14 th - to 15 th -century Orthodox monasteries were built atop the sandstone pinnacles of Meteora, a spectacular natural wonder. Experience firsthand the true character of Greece and the influence of prehistoric, Minoan, Mycenaean, Greco-Roman, Byzantine, Venetian and Ottoman civilizations across these captivating islands and classical sites, idyllic chora (countryside) and fabled coasts. Explore the well-preserved ruins of venerable palaces and forums; magnificent sites of early Christian faith; and the splendid architecture of columns, friezes and mosaics that exemplify the contributions of ancient Greek, Hellenistic and Roman civilizations that established our modern way of living. Enjoy an enriching, comprehensive voyage aboard the Five-Star small ship M.S. LE LYRIAL, and a travel experience like no other, featuring an included, specially designed shore excursion each day, Five-Star accommodations, all meals and custom-designed CULTURAL ENRICHMENTS unique to this itinerary. Interact with local islanders; encounter ancient history, culture, architecture, art, language and cuisine; and unpack just once! Discover the rare gems of the Greek islands, unparalleled in both beauty and in great antiquities, on this exceptional odyssey through the glorious past of Western civilization. GUEST LECTURER A native of Greece, historian and study leader with more than 25 years of experience in Greece, Eleni Zachariou is fluent in five languages, has an M.A. in Classical Art and Archaeology from the University of La Verne and has completed graduate work in Byzantine and Biblical studies. She will share her extensive knowledge of the islands, people, art and culture of Greece throughout the program. Scheduled guest speaker may be altered due to circumstances beyond our control. See Release of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Binding Arbitration Agreement. Breathtaking Meteora, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is dotted with extraordinary Orthodox monasteries built on the peaks of soaring sandstone pinnacles formed by flowing rivers over 60 million years ago.
4 ITINERARY Day CLASSICAL ATHENS PRE-CRUISE OPTION 1 Depart the U.S. 2 ATHENS/PIRAEUS Embark M.S. LE LYRIAL. 3 VOLOS for METEORA Visit the extraordinary 14 th - to 15 th -century monasteries of Meteora, built on towering sandstone pinnacles. 4 DELOS /MYKONOS Walking tour of Delos. Afternoon at leisure on Mykonos. 5 PÁTMOS Visits to the Monastery of St. John and the Cave of the Apocalypse. Time at leisure on Pátmos. CULTURAL ENRICHMENTS: ISLAND LIFE FORUM. Traditional Greek music and dance performance. 6 RHODES Walking tour of Rhodes Town. Afternoon at leisure in Rhodes. OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Afternoon visit to the Acropolis of Lindos. 7 HERAKLION for KNOSSOS, CRETE Time at leisure in Heraklion. CULTURAL ENRICHMENTS: Tour the legendary Palace of Minos at Knossos, noted in Greek mythology. Heraklion Archaeological Museum visit. 8 SANTORINI Dramatic cruise into Santorini harbor. Visit to the Museum of Prehistoric Thera. CULTURAL ENRICHMENT: Tour of the Bronze Age ruins of Akrotiri. C EST BON! CULINARY TRADITIONS OPTION: Exclusive lunch featuring Greek specialties with local wine. 9 ATHENS Disembark ship/return to the U.S. THE EXTRAORDINARY PELOPONNESE POST-CRUISE OPTION Athens Birthplace of democracy and home to many of history s greatest philosophers and poets from Socrates to Herodotus, Athens is unmatched in its contributions to early Western civilization. Meteora DELPHI Corinth Canal EPIDAURUS NAFPLION VOLOS Peloponnese Peninsula ATHENS Aegean Sea DELOS HERAKLION UNESCO World Heritage Site Cruise Itinerary Air Routing Land Routing MYKONOS SANTORINI CRETE KNOSSOS RHODES PÁTMOS LINDOS Volos for Meteora From the attractive port city of Volos, birthplace of legendary Jason, leader of the Argonauts, travel across the fertile Plain of Thessaly to the seldom-visited natural wonder of Meteora Greek for suspended in the air an extraordinary enigma of virtually uncharted Orthodox monasteries. This breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage site was constructed in the 14 th and 15 th centuries high atop soaring natural sandstone pinnacles formed during the Tertiary Period, and where the early Christian traditions of these monasteries have continued uninterrupted for hundreds of years. Originally, the only access to these lofty peaks was by way of long ladders and baskets suspended on ropes. Visit one of the four monasteries that still house active religious communities aloft these heavenly columns by way of modern roads built along the sandstone slopes overlooking verdant Peneas Valley, an impossibly majestic sight. Delos The mythical birthplace of Apollo and Artemis, Delos is today a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is considered to be one of the most sacred islands in the Greek world, as central to Grecian spiritual life as Olympia and Delphi. Walk along the Sacred Way to the Sanctuary of Apollo, a spectacularly rich archaeological site with remains of three separate temples from the fifth and sixth centuries B.C. Delos awe-inspiring ruins also showcase an entire district of Hellenistic and Roman-era Historically used to mill wheat, Mykonos iconic round windmills contributed significantly to economic prosperity on the island between the 17 th and 19 th centuries.
5 The incomparable Parthenon on the Acropolis of Athens is one of the most iconic sites from classical antiquity. houses and the 5500-seat theater (300 B.C.), the site of choral competitions during the quadrennial Delian festival. See the magnificent Terrace of the Lions, where legendary statues carved from Náxian marble have guarded the island for nearly 2600 years. On Pátmos, St. John the Apostle is believed to have written the Book of Revelation in the Cave of the Apocalypse. Mykonos According to ancient legend, the craggy hills and clefts of Mykonos were formed from the petrified bodies of giants defeated by Hercules. Mykonos iconic windmills, sugar-white, cube-shaped houses and azure bays epitomize the spectacular beauty of the Greek Isles. The Little Venice neighborhood resembles, in design, Italy s famed canal city. Enjoy free time to stroll the quaint streets lined with whitewashed buildings or stop in an ouzeri to nibble mezethes and sip ouzo, the quintessentially Greek aperitif. Pátmos The small island of Pátmos and its Greek Orthodox Monastery of St. John, a UNESCO World Heritage site, loom large in the history of Christianity. Built in 1088, the monastery is still inhabited by monks who continue to preserve it as a pilgrimage site and place of religious study. St. John the Apostle of Ephesus very possibly wrote the Book of Revelation on Pátmos in the Cave of the Apocalypse in A.D. 95. CULTURAL ENRICHMENTS: Meet local residents who will discuss contemporary daily life on these ancient islands during the specially arranged ISLAND LIFE FORUM. Later, enjoy a performance of traditional Greek music and dance on board the ship. Rhodes The island of Rhodes has been one of the most prosperous and strategic strongholds in the eastern Mediterranean since the Neolithic Period. Dock at the fortified wall of Rhodes Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and step into this extraordinarily well-preserved medieval city, built over a great Hellenistic metropolis. A major Christian outpost during the Crusades, it is the site where the Knights of St. John erected the splendid 14 th -century Palace of the Grand Masters. OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Walk through the ancient village of Lindos to see the magnificent frescoes adorning the Byzantine-style Church of Panagia and the breathtaking views from its clifftop acropolis. Heraklion for Knossos, Crete One of the great legendary sites of all antiquity and Greek mythology is the extraordinary frescoed Palace of Minos at Knossos, built between 1700 and 1400 B.C. Sir Arthur Evans began excavations here in 1899 that lasted more than 20 years, uncovering countless archaeological treasures. Nearby, in Heraklion, Crete s lively capital city, discover the colorful Agora Market during an afternoon at leisure. CULTURAL ENRICHMENTS: Tour the immense complex of chambers, corridors and courtyards at the Palace of Minos. Visit Heraklion s Archaeological Museum, which exhibits a world-class collection of Minoan artifacts. Santorini for Akrotiri Be on deck as the ship cruises into the spectacular harbor at Santorini, a natural caldera, beneath which is believed by some to be the legendary lost city of Atlantis. A cable car descends to sea level from the elevated town of Fira, whose stunning white-walled buildings stand in stark contrast against the dark volcanic cliffs. CULTURAL ENRICHMENT: Tour the phenomenal Bronze Age ruins of Akrotiri, recently reopened to visitors. Held intact by layers of pumice and ash for over 3500 years, Akrotiri s streets reveal the architectural sophistication and advanced culture of its Minoan inhabitants. C EST BON! CULINARY TRADITIONS OPTION: By special arrangement, savor distinctive island dishes presented by a local chef and paired with native Santorini wines. The legendary site of Knossos was excavated in 1899 by British archaeologist Sir Arthur Evans.
6 FIVE-STAR, SMALL SHIP M.S. LE LYRIAL Five-Star, Small Ship, State-of-the-Art Design The highly acclaimed, exclusively chartered M.S. LE LYRIAL, launched in 2015, represents the newest generation of state-of-the-art Five-Star small ships, featuring only 110 Suites and Staterooms and distinctive French sophistication. Elegantly Appointed Suites and Staterooms, 95% with Private Balconies Each air-conditioned deluxe Stateroom and Suite (200 to 592 square feet) features a private bathroom with shower, luxurious Five-Star hotel amenities and minibar with complimentary beverages. Most accommodations have two twin beds that convert to one queen bed, individual climate control, satellite flat-screen television, wireless Internet access, safe, full-length closet, writing desk/dressing table, hair dryer, plush robes and slippers. Chic and Casual Dining International and regional cuisine is served in the stylish, spacious Le Céleste dining room in single, unassigned seatings; alfresco in the casual La Cométe restaurant; or from 24-hour room service. Continental and buffet breakfast, buffet lunch, afternoon tea and a four-course dinner are served daily. Complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages are served throughout the cruise. Spacious Public Areas/ World-Class Service and Facilities In keeping with the low passenger density, the public areas are spacious and inviting and can accommodate all passengers comfortably. Enjoy views from the Panoramic Lounge, nightly entertainment in the Main Lounge, and lectures, cultural performances and film screenings in the state-of-the-art theater. There is a library, Internet salon, Sun Deck with open-air bar, swimming pool, beauty salon, spa, Turkish bath-style steam room, full range of fitness equipment and two elevators. The infirmary is staffed with a doctor and nurse. The highly trained, English-speaking, international crew provides personable and attentive service. Stateroom with Balcony Dining Room Lounge Pool Deck Respect for the Environment The state-of-the-art propulsion system and custom-built stabilizers provide an exceptionally smooth, quiet and comfortable voyage. By design, the ship is energy efficient and environmentally protective of marine ecosystems and has been awarded the prestigious Clean Ship rating, an extreme rarity among ocean-cruising vessels. The ship has two tenders.
7 Included Features Insights from Aegean historian Eleni Zachariou. On board the exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship M.S. LE LYRIAL M.S. LE LYRIAL Seven-night cruise round trip Athens, with port calls at Volos for Meteora, Delos, Mykonos, Pátmos, Rhodes and Santorini; and Heraklion for Knossos, Crete. Elegantly appointed, Five-Star Suite or Stateroom accommodations, each with a private bathroom. Captain s Welcome and Farewell Receptions. All meals continental breakfast, buffet breakfast, buffet lunch, afternoon tea and dinner throughout the cruise, featuring fine international and regional cuisine, served at single, unassigned seatings. Complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages are served throughout the cruise. Expert-Guided Excursions Excursion to the extraordinary UNESCO World Heritage site of Meteora, where 14 th - and 15 th -century Greek Orthodox monasteries sit atop towering natural sandstone pinnacles, with lunch. Walking tour of medieval Rhodes Town,, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with a visit to the 14 th -century Palace of the Grand Masters of the Knights of St. John. Tour of the Cave of the Apocalypse and the Monastery of St. John, a UNESCO World Heritage site, on the island of Pátmos. Walking tour of UNESCO World Heritage-designated Delos splendid classical ruins including the Sanctuary of Apollo and the theater quarter. Tour of Santorini,, featuring a visit to the renowned Museum of Prehistoric Thera and a cable car ride down from the hilltop town of Fira. Exclusive Cultural Enrichments Guided tour of the phenomenal Minoan site of Bronze Age Akrotiri. Time at leisure to explore Heraklion and the islands of Mykonos, Rhodes and Pátmos. Tour the extraordinary frescoed Palace of Minos at Knossos, where Theseus of Greek mythology prevailed. Visit to Heraklion s Archaeological Museum, featuring the world s best collection of Minoan antiquities. ISLAND LIFE FORUM with local residents who will discuss contemporary life on the ancient islands of the Aegean Sea. Traditional Greek music and dance performance. Introduction to Greek language basic phrases. Special culinary presentation given by the ship s pastry chef. Enhanced Travel Services Transfers and luggage handling abroad for participants whose arrival(s)/departure(s) coincide with the scheduled group transfer(s). All excursions and visits, as outlined above, with experienced, English-speaking local guides. Gratuities to local guides and drivers on included excursions and transfers. Hospitality desk aboard ship. The services of experienced Gohagan & Company Program Directors throughout the program. A program of optional excursions, as outlined in the itinerary, is available at additional cost. Complimentary use of a state-of-the-art audio headset for each participant during guided excursions. Travel document wallet, name badge and pre-departure information. Automatic $250,000 flight insurance policy for each participant ticketed on flights by Thomas P. Gohagan & Company.
8 Delphi s sanctuary of Athena Pronaia was named for the goddess of wisdom, sworn to protect her half-brother Apollo. CLASSICAL ATHENS* Experience the ancient city unmatched in its contributions to the foundations of the Western world Athens, the birthplace of democracy. Explore the enduring grandeur encapsulated in the spectacular Acropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and the gracefully proportioned Parthenon, a perfect example of Doric architecture, dedicated to the goddess Athena in 438 B.C. See the archaeological treasures of the Acropolis Museum, and tour the mystical UNESCO World Heritage site of Delphi. This Pre-Cruise Option features two nights in the deluxe ATHENAEUM INTERCONTINENTAL ATHENS HOTEL, Athens. THE EXTRAORDINARY PELOPONNESE* The distillation of all that is Greek, the Peloponnese region is home to many more of the country s greatest classical ruins. Visit the picturesque fishing port of Nafplion, widely considered the most beautiful city in Greece. In Epidaurus, see the purest masterpiece of classical Greek architecture the fourth-century B.C. 14,000-seat theater of the UNESCO World Heritage-designated Sanctuary of Asklepios. Explore the ancient citadel of Mycenae, a UNESCO World Heritage site, from which, in Homer s epic The Iliad, King Agamemnon led the Greek army into the Trojan War. In ancient Corinth, admire the imposing sixth-century Temple of Apollo, and cruise the fabled Corinth Canal, a once-in-a-lifetime experience. This Post-Cruise Option features two nights in a deluxe, centrally located hotel in Nafplion and one night in the deluxe ATHENAEUM INTERCONTINENTAL ATHENS HOTEL, Athens. * Pre- and Post-Cruise Options are at additional cost. Details will be provided with your reservation confirmation. Almost completely intact, the fourth-century B.C. theater at Epidaurus is world renowned for its near-perfect acoustics.
9 M.S. LE LYRIAL Deck 6, Lyra Deck 5, Altaïr Deck 4, Véga Deck 3, Polaris LAND/CRUISE TARIFF (per person, based on double occupancy) Stateroom Category* Deluxe Suite Prestige Suite Privilege Suite Description- Staterooms range from 200 to 592 sq. ft. and most have two twin beds that convert to make one queen bed. All feature a private bathroom with shower and individual climate control. Ocean-view, one large window. Early Booking Price through April 25, 2016 Regular Price after April 25, 2016 Deck 3, Polaris, forward. (limited availability) $4495 $5495 Ocean-view, small window and single door onto private, partial wall balcony. Deck 3, Polaris, aft. (limited availability) $5795 $6795 Ocean-view, small window and single door onto private, partial wall balcony. Deck 3, Polaris, midship. $6395 $7395 Ocean-view, expansive fl oor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto private, partial wall balcony. Deck 4, Véga, forward. $6895 $7895 Ocean-view, expansive fl oor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto private balcony. Deck 4, Véga, aft. $7495 $8495 Ocean-view, expansive fl oor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto private balcony. Deck 4, Véga, midship. $7695 $8695 Ocean-view, expansive fl oor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto private balcony. Deck 5, Altaïr, forward. $8195 $9195 Ocean-view, expansive fl oor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto private balcony. Deck 5, Altaïr, midship and Deck 6, Lyra, aft. $8495 $9495 Ocean-view, expansive fl oor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto private balcony, sitting area with sofa. Deck 6, Lyra. (limited availability) $9295 $10295 Two-room, ocean-view, expansive fl oor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto large private balcony, two bathrooms, two closets, large sitting area with sofa, writing desk and dressing table. Deck 5, Altaïr. (limited availability) Two-room, ocean-view, expansive fl oor-to-ceiling sliding glass door onto large private balcony, bathtub and separate shower, large dressing and sitting areas, sofa, writing desk and dressing table. Deck 6, Lyra. (limited availability) $10295 $11295 $10495 $11495 A Grand Deluxe Suite and an Owner s Suite (Deck 6) are available upon request at a cost to be advised, on a first-come first-served basis. Singles are available in category 6 at $11995 and in category 3 at $13995 on or before April 25, Add $1000 for reservations made after April 25, Taxes are an additional $465 per person and are subject to change. * M.S. LE LYRIAL has been specially contracted for this tour, and the applicable deck plan is available on request from Gohagan & Company and reflects the only valid cabin categorization of the vessel. ISLAND LIFE ANCIENT GREECE RESERVATION FORM Send to: Attn: Ashley Olive Alabama Alumni Association P.O. Box Tuscaloosa, AL Phone: (205) Fax: (205) For more information, please call Gohagan & Company at (800) Title Full Name (exactly as it appears on your passport) Class Year Title Full Name (exactly as it appears on your passport) Class Year Street Mailing Address (no P.O. Box number please) - City State Zip Code Telephone: (Home) (Mobile) Address (Business) Preferred Name(s) on Badge(s) Tour No /26/ Program reservations require a deposit of $600 per person and $200 per person Classical Athens Pre-Cruise Option and/or $200 per person The Extraordinary Peloponnese Post-Cruise Option. By reserving and depositing on this program, I/we agree to the Release of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Binding Arbitration Agreement as printed on the outside back cover of this brochure. Enclosed is my/our check(s) for $ as deposit. Make checks payable to Thomas P. Gohagan & Company. I/We authorize you to charge my/our deposit of $ to: Visa MasterCard Card Number Exp. Date Signature as it appears on credit card All FINAL PAYMENTS are required to be made by check or wire transfer by June 23, Please make my/our reservation(s) in Stateroom Category: 1st Choice 2nd Choice Double occupancy (two twin beds). Double occupancy (one queen bed). Single accommodations. I am reserving as a single but prefer to share accommodations and will allow you to select my roommate (shares cannot be guaranteed). Please make my/our reservation(s): Classical Athens Pre-Cruise Option Double at $740 per person. Single at $1030 per person. I am reserving as a single but prefer to share accommodations and will allow you to select my roommate (shares cannot be guaranteed). The Extraordinary Peloponnese Post-Cruise Option Double at $880 per person. Single at $1250 per person. I am reserving as a single but prefer to share accommodations and will allow you to select my roommate (shares cannot be guaranteed). I/We want you to book my/our air from (fi ll in departure city) to and from Athens, Greece, at additional cost to be advised. Class: Economy Business First Note: Airfare is subject to change and availability and is nonrefundable. I/we will make my/our own air arrangements.
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