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22nd Annual General Meeting
Athens, Greece
20 to 23 October 2016

General Assembly     Programme of Events     Registration     Books and Book Reviews

Optional Excursion to Corfu

Post-AGM Tour
Monday 24 to Thursday 27 October

This tour is open to all members whether or not they have signed up for the Athens AGM programme.

Programme

Monday 24 October
Arrival in Corfu, Ancient Sites and Garden Visits

The first day will feature a tour of the Achilleion palace followed by a visit with lunch to a private garden. There will then be a tour of Mon Repos, the palace in which Prince Philip was born, built next to the ancient site of Palaeopolis with a Doric temple and Roman remains. There will be a welcome dinner that night in Corfu Town.


The Achilleion – statue of the dying Achilles

Tuesday 25 October
Garden Visits in the North

The second day will include visits to several private gardens in the north of the island, including lunch.


The local variety of olive in Corfu is particularly
remarkable in the way the trunk forms

Wednesday 26 October
Visits in the South

On the third day we shall visit the south of the island to see cedar forests and natural salt flats and will include lunch and a farewell dinner in the evening.

Thursday 27 October
Departures
Departures will be on Thursday morning.

Cost and Registration
Booking for the Optional tour will open at noon Greek time on 10th May 2016.

The cost per person is €430, not including accommodation or air fare.
This covers transport to and from the airport, all meals except for one evening meal, and entrance fees and guides.
This tour is being organised by Victoria Martini. Please contact her directly to book a place on the tour and for information about payment.

Accommodation at the waterfront Corfu Palace, centrally located in Corfu Town, will be €104 for double occupancy and €84 for single occupancy per night, with breakfast. For reservations at this special price contact Zana Myrila.

There are frequent flights between Athens and Corfu, taking about one hour; there are also direct flights between Corfu and a few other European cities. According to demand, the possibility of a group booking for a reduced return air fare to and from Athens will be considered.

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