9-Day Choir Tour| Turkey and Greece

Istanbul | Athens | Saronic Islands | Corinth

Greece choir

This program includes the following venues:

  • Local community concert in Istanbul
  • Lunchtime concert with local Greek choir from Athens
  • 2 evening concerts with local Greek choirs from Athens

All concert venues, Sung Masses and performances are subject to confirmation. This itinerary can be customized or modified to include additional venues for choirs and performance groups as well as daily liturgies for pilgrimages.

9-Day Itinerary

GreeceDay 1 | Thursday | Depart for Turkey
Day 2 | Friday | Arrive in Istanbul
Türkiye το Hoşgeldiniz (Welcome to Turkey)! Orientation city tour upon arrival.
Day 3 | Saturday | Highlights of Istanbul
Highlights include the “Blue Mosque”, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome of Constantinople, the Walled Obelisk, Serpentine Column from Delphi and the fountain of German Emperor Wilhelm II, Topkapi Palace and Istanbul’s famous Grand Bazaar.
Day 4 | Sunday | Istanbul | Noon Concert
Transfer to the University in Istanbul for rehearsal. Concert for the local community.
Day 5 | Monday| Istanbul | Highlights of Athens
Continuing flight to Athens. City highlights tour upon arrival includes Olympic Stadium of 1896, Temple of Zeus, Royal Palace, Syndagma Square, Memorial to the Unknown Soldiers, Arch of Hadrian, Hadrian’s Wall, 2004 Olympic Games complex, the Academy, University and the National Library.
GreeceDay 6 | Tuesday | Acropolis | Evening Concert
Visit the historic center of Athens and major archaeological sites around the Acropolis. Evening Concert with local Greek Choir. After the concert, visit Plaka, the old historical neighborhood of Athens.
Day 7 | Wednesday | Corinth | Concert presentation in Athens
Explore Corinth; see the Temple of Apollo, the Roman Agora; and the Bema. Evening Concert in Athens with local Greek Choir.
GreeceDay 8 | Thursday | Saronic Islands Cruise
Full-day cruise to the Saronic Islands of Aegina, Poros and Hydra. Spend a few hours on each of these three islands and explore the charming villages and towns.
Day 9 | Friday | Return to the USA
General Package Inclusions