Athens State University is offering excursions to Venice, Florence, and Rome on March 17-24, 2018 and Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights on October 13-19, 2018. Travelers on past trips with the Alumni Association raved about their experiences, saying, “It has been an absolutely wonderful trip with a great group!” and “Definitely the trip of a lifetime!”
The eight-day trip to Italy includes a tour of cities filled with history, culture, art and romance. Travelers will visit Venice, St. Mark’s Square, Florence, Duomo, Academy Gallery, Rome, The Colosseum, Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica.
The seven-day Iceland trip visits a culture forged by fire and ice with steaming lava fields, massive glaciers, thundering waterfalls and plunging fjords. Activities and stops include Reykjavik, Northern Lights Cruise, Golden Circle, Thingvellir National Park, Geysir, Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss, Vik, Eyjafjallajokull Volcano, Skogar Folk Museum, Skogafoss, Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon, Skaftafell National Park, Vatnajokull Glacier, and Blue Lagoon.
An informational presentation on both trips will be hosted with refreshments at 6:00 pm on Monday, October 9 in the Waters Hall Conference Room. For more information or to RSVP, call the Office of Alumni Affairs at 256-233-8184 or email . Itineraries, pricing, and additional information is available at athens.edu/alumni/travel.