International Studies Abroad ®est. 1987


Available Excursions for Thessaloniki

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Excursions may not be available for all programs and sessions.

Caves of Petralona

Explore the stunning natural beauty of Petralona, one of the most important caves in Greece. Filled with massive stalactite and stalagmite structures students will awe in it's wonder. Read More

Jewish History Tour of Thessaloniki

Walk through the city that once was the biggest Sephardic Jewish community in Europe. Learn about Thessaloniki's Jewish history while visiting two synagogues, buildings of architectural interest and Jewish past, the Jewish Museum of Thessaloniki, and the Shoah/Holocaust memorial. Read More

Mt. Athos

Travel to the last leg of the Halkidiki peninsula to Ouranopolis, referred as Heaven City, and hop on a boat for a water tour around the magnificent monasteries of the republic of Mt. Athos. These breath-taking monastic structures are known throughout the Orthodox world as "The garden of the... Read More

Philippi & Kavala

During their visit to Philippi, students will experience some of the most famous Roman structures, as well as soak up the rich smells and colors of the old Turkish quarter. Students will also head up the coast to tour the stunning port city of Kavala. For a uniquely Greek experience, students... Read More

Vergina Royal Tombs

In visiting the Royal Tomb of King Philip, the father of Alexander the Great, students will have the opportunity to learn about the fascinating history of Philip's dynasty. Students will spend time exploring the museum hosting the tomb as well as other sites of Vergina followed by lunch at a... Read More