From ancient cities to centuries-old family farms, Italy and Greece are working to adapt to social, political, and environmental change while maintaining rich traditions.
Global Routes summer in Italy & Greece takes you to the heart of the Mediterranean region. By focusing on climate change through the lens of resilience and regeneration, we look not only at the problem of climate change but also at the proactive and life-affirming ways that we can overcome current and future challenges.
Along the way, stay in a sustainable living community outside of Rome, where you’ll learn about natural building, learning through doing, and building community from your generous Italian hosts. Explore the museums and world-renowned art in Florence in between visits to an urban educational garden. Island hop to Crete, where you take on sustainable farm life surrounded by crystal blue ocean waters. End your trip by taking in the sights and sounds of busy city life in Athens!
- Connect with Italians living sustainably at an intentional community outside of Rome.
- Dive deep into Firenze (Florence), working with an urban garden project, visiting local NGOs, and exploring the “birthplace of the Renaissance.”
- Island hop to Crete, where you’ll explore the Greek language and culture, explore archaeological sites, and stop at small farms along the way.