GET YOUR GREEK ON!
Join us for an unforgettable experience in Greece next summer.
Celebrate your Greek heritage
Through its educational travel programs, Greek Roots offers experiences unlike any other. Developed by a skilled team of education and travel professionals, our programs are designed to enable young men and women of Greek heritage to connect with their ancestral roots. Experience Greece – the land, the culture, the people and the food – in a way you simply cannot replicate on a typical travel tour.
The trip of a lifetime, 3000 years in the making.
My Big FUN Greek Odyssey is an experience that will change you forever.
We continue to monitor all developments that can impact any planned travel to Greece. We will be adjusting our programs accordingly, to ensure all participants can take part in a safe environment.
Explore magical places
Swim in crystal clear waters
Discover your Greek culture; discover yourself.
Push “FUN” to the limit!
Relax and take it all in.
Let your taste buds go crazy!
14 days in Greece
years of history
Athens, the Peloponnese & the Ionian Islands
Explore Athens, the historical capital of Europe, before setting out to the mythical Peloponnese where you will find monuments from every period, great archeological sites, unique villages and alluring castles amidst stunning natural beauty. Complete your journey on the Ionian islands with their fabled beaches, lush vegetation, exceptional cuisine and warm hospitality.
Athens, the Aegean Islands & Crete
Discover the soul of Athens with visits to her unique museums, archaeological sites, shopping and nightlife before setting out on a journey to Greece’s famed Aegean islands. Complete your adventure by visiting Crete, a dramatic combination of crystal clear blue waters, imposing mountains, picturesque villages, warm hospitality and rich local cuisine.
MEET OUR PROGRAM COUNCELLOR
Elisavet (Eliana) Vasileiou
Eliana has participated in the Erasmus + Youth Exchange project “Youth meeting to explore volunteering and civic participation”, “Deconstructing Migration in the Mediterranean”, “Solidarity for the environment” and “EuroMed Network of Civil Society Youth”. Elisavet’s formal education includes Cognitive Neuroscience at Radboud University and Biomolecular Sciences & Biotechnology at the University of Crete. She is fluent in Greek and proficient in English and German.
Katerina is a highly dedicated Project Manager whose focus is in designing and implementing EKO Greece programs. She is ISO 9001: 2008 certified in quality assurance. Her extensive experience includes coordination and implementation of programs in Greece and abroad, including the Greek Ministry of Education’s “Education and Lifelong Learning” Program (2013-2015). A graduate of the Department of Political Science and Public Administration of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Katerina is Fluent in Greek and certified in English and Spanish.
Lydia has been part of several youth programs including “Communication Bridges for Young People” and “Deconstructing Migration in the Mediterranean” (organized by the Entrepreneurship and Social Economy Group, Athens, Greece). She has a Bachelor of Laws from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Law School (Athens, Greece) and her Master of Laws with specialization in European Law from the University of Leiden, Law School (Leiden, Netherlands). Her interests include human rights, cinema, theatre, literature, salsa and playing the piano.