Summer University 2017

 

Barceloniki: Mediterranean Dream

Organized by AEGEE-Barcelona & AEGEE-Thessaloníki

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So the rumors are true! Barcelona and Thessaloniki unite their forces and they promise you The - Ultimate - Mediterranean - Experience!!! Old traditions, ancient mysteries, delicious gastronomy and breathtaking sunny landscapes is only one teaser of what you are going to tell your friends afterwards. You will have the chance to discover the language, music and dances of Catalonia and Greece combined with many interactive activities. You will visit amazing destinations such as Barcelona, Sitges, Thessaloniki and Skiathos and you will also gain speaking knowledge in the process. Imagine all of this adding lots of Aegee spirit, 25 motivated and enthusiastic participants and local organizers and of course 15 days among hospitable local people. Take some energy cause we will be unstoppable and don't hesitate!Live the Mediterranean Dream in Barcelona & Thessaloniki. Follow the sun from mountain to sea and don’t let the others tell you how it was: apply now!

General Information:

From: Sunday, July 9th
To: Sunday, July 23rd
Starts in: Barcelona
Ends in: Skiathos
Type: Travelling Summer University info_outline
Thematic categories: History and Local Culture /
Fee: 260€ info_outline
25 Friends
Accomodation: Gym in a school and hostel
Confirmation: Send copy of the ticket AND pay 100% of the fee in advance
Optional fee: 40€
Used for: Sagrada Família in Barcelona and Boat cruise and Water sports in Skiathos
Alternative: Visiting other parts of the city, relaxing by the beach
Language: English, Spanish, Catalan and Greek
Special equipment needed:
Suited for disabled people: No

Theme:

Mediterranean lifestyle, history and culture

Contact:

Phone: +34696536158

Our ideal participant:

    Are you open-minded, free spirited, energetic and social? Are you brave enough to party all night and dance even after exhausting days (Spanish and Greek people know a thing or two about this :P)? Are you a good team player and a good friend? And do you have AEGEE spirit in your veins and want to share it with everyone? If the answers are YES, then we are looking for someone like you!

Activities:

  • Bike City Tour in Barcelona
  • Modernism & Gothic Tour
  • Masterchef contest
  • Trip to Sitges (beach)
  • Paella cooking
  • Boat cruise
  • Pub crawl
  • Museum visit
  • Hiking
  • Contest and games by the beach
  • Workshops about greek language, dances, cuisine
  • Greek myths and history workshop
  • Water sports

Course Information:

Course:
Timetable:
Course level: Beginner
Course given by: Organizers
Equipment:
Supported by University: No

Join the Summer University and visit:

Barcelona

Do you wonder why Barcelona is on the world’s top travel destinations? Its architecture comprehends historical periods from the Roman to high-tech buildings, not to mention a gorgeous and vibrant Gothic Quartier. It is, of course, the home to Antoni Gaudí, our best-known architect, and we will visit many of the wonders he created, such as Sagrada Família or his famous houses. Moreover, in Barcelona, the Spanish cuisine meets the Catalan gastronomy. All these things, added with some doses of AEGEE spirit, will make your five senses go crazy: you don’t want to miss the endless nights on the seaside, some paella with sangria, and crema catalana!

Sitges

It is said that its secret rests in the vibe of the town itself. Garraf mountains and the airstreams from the sea are the responsible for keeping the sky clean of clouds for about 300 days in a year. Others mention the long and funny nights, awesome beaches, good communication with Barcelona, the calm you can breath there and, of course, the nice people. What is for sure is that Sitges has a different life style, a mediterranean one, attractive for both youth and adults!

Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki itself never doubted its own Cultural identity and its millennia of existence, it stands there since 315BC named after Alexander’s the Great sister. Historically one of Europe’s oldest and most multiethnic cities, widely considered as the cultural capital of Greece, is truly unique in the sense that it intricately marries its thousands-year-old multicultural heritage and the architectural marvels with the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman and Sephardic Jew history. The cutting-edge art performances and cinematic avant-garde, Arts and Entertainment hubs all-in-one, numerous monuments, fifteen listed at the UNESCO World Heritage Sites and the 5km meandering waterfront, make Thessaloniki a “must-see destination”.

Skiathos

Skiáthos, the most cosmopolitan island in the Northern Sporades, is truly a paradise on earth, with lush pine forests and crystal-clear azure waters. The island is picturesque, unspoilt and blessed with more than 60 beautifully clean beaches. Natural beauty with stunning views of neighbouring islands, secluded beaches even in high season, a cosmopolitan nightlife, and superb Greek and international cuisine.
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