Lifetime Discovery invites you to spend¬†14 days for a 3-act play to discover Greece and Israel through the lens of the architect.¬† Find the myriad parallels while learning the history as seen through the architectural design. ¬†¬†It becomes wildly apparent that there is an enormous amount of similarity between the two destinations where building and beauty is concerned!
Sites, Citing & Insights
Guides with years of comparative architecture experience by accompanying travelers in both Israel and Greece will be there to point out the insights as they are cited at each destination.¬†¬† There is an option to extend the discovery if you connect between the two countries by air.¬† As always with our custom-tailored programs, the details are¬†up to you.
* Rate is per person per night based on double occupancy, depending on time of travel, chosen hotels, availability and number of passengers.
Electra Palace | Athens
The hotel‚Äôs location is particularly privileged compared to other hotels in Athens for another reason: As it is located inside the commercial and business district, one can have a walk for shopping, coffee or entertainment, any time of the day. Electra Palace Hotel Athens‚ÄĚ was recently expanded, refurbished and fully renovated to reflect the high-class and subtle aesthetics of the old aristocratic¬†neighborhood¬†which make it stand out among other hotels in Athens.
Domotel Xenia Palace | Volos
With absolute respect to the cultural heritage of ‚ÄúXenia‚ÄĚ buildings that had been some of the most brilliant examples of Greek architecture in the 20th century, the hotel build in the 60‚Äôs is characteristic of the postwar modernism in Volos. It has been fully renovated, the services have been updated and the hotel has been transformed into a modern 5-star city and conventions resort for a relaxing Volos accommodation.¬† Pelion, according to the Greek mythology was the summer residence of Gods and the Centaurs‚Äô homeland.
TOBACCO Hotel | Thessaloniki
The Tobacco Hotel is the transformation of one of the oldest tobacco houses of Thessaloniki into a first class traditional hotel (4 stars), at the city centre, ready to welcome you. Opened in the autumn of 2004, The Tobacco Hotel aspires to offer you a home away from home whether you visit Thessaloniki for business or recreation.
ARNI Domotel | Karditsa
Designed by a French architect, it is one of the first hotels in the Balkans (it welcomed its first guests in 1921) and it is a rare sample of rococo architecture. After its renovation in 2006, hotel Domotel Arni has transformed into an A-class traditional hotel, presenting an environment ideal for relaxation, business and recreational activities. The high quality services and the customer-based approach make Domotel Arni one of the most modern hotels in Karditsa for amazing getaways and business meetings. Its location (at the junction of two key motorways leading: to the central square of Karditsa city, to the Lake Plastira, to the Pertouli ski center, to Elati, to Meteora, to Trikala city and to Argithea offers a great variety of choices for short trips and sightseeing in Trikala and Karditsa areas.
Santa Marina | Arachova
Santa Marina Arachova, a contemporary boutique hotel, in the midst of awesome scenery, is a welcome retreat for mountain lovers, whether you wish to experience the pleasures of ski and snow or the charming delights of summer in Arachova. The archeological sites of Delphi and enchanting seaside and mountain villages are only a short distance away from the hotel.
Onto Israel for more discoveries
Travel by air between Greece and Israel.
David Intercontinental | Tel Aviv
David InterContinental is a luxury Tel Aviv hotel near the beach with an outdoor pool (seasonal), spa and health/fitness center on the site. The hotel is perfectly located in Tel Aviv’s trendy, urban Neve Tzedek neighborhood with some of the best shopping and restaurants in the city, and near the business district of Tel Aviv.
Dan Panorama | Haifa
The Dan Panorama Hotel, rising twenty-one stories high on Mount Carmel, offers you a choice of spectacular views: one side commands a splendid panorama of the city of Haifa, Mount Carmel and the sea. Another vantage point presents the huge curve of Haifa Bay and the endless stretches of Israel‚Äôs beautiful Mediterranean coastline.
Bayit BaGalil | Upper Galilee
Located within a national nature preservation it is also home to protected wildlife . The estate overlooks Lake Kineret (Sea of Galilee) and gazes upon Israel‚Äôs Golan mountain range. Each of its 26 suites and presidential terrace suite have breathtaking views of the hillsides and forest surrounding it.
Isrotel | Dead Sea
Deep below sea level, at the lowest point on the face of the earth and by the shore of a unique natural phenomenon, Isrotel Dead Sea Hotel & SPa awaits you.¬†Isrotel Dead Sea Hotel¬†& Spa is a green oasis of health, tranquility, indulgence and spa, located in Israel, within dramatic views of desert mountains and elevated cliffs.
American Colony Hotel | Jerusalem
The American Colony is a¬†luxurious 5 star Jerusalem hotel¬†that embodies modern, state of the art facilities with the ambience and history of a bygone era. One of the most famous¬†Jerusalem hotels, the 5 star¬†American Colony Hotel is a family owned, Swiss-managed boutique hotel¬†in Jerusalem. It is a member of Leading Hotels of the World and is one of few¬†luxury hotels in Israel¬†and Palestine.