Meet Rachel

Rachel Meyer is an American writer and yoga teacher living in Switzerland. She draws from her roots in musical theater, theology, and the arts to teach a wholehearted, vigorous vinyasa. Rachel has taught in premier studios throughout San Francisco, CA; Portland, OR; and Boston, MA. Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Yoga Journal, Yoga International, On Being, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, HuffPost, and more.

Rachel's Classes

Rachel's classes are rich in yoga philosophy, sweaty with hard work, and down-to-earth in tone. She hopes you'll laugh as much as you sweat, and walk out feeling a little stronger, a little softer, and a lot more you.

Our Program

We'll gather in Athens the afternoon of the 12th for a guided walk to take in highlights of the city, have a typical Greek dinner together, then spend the night at our wonderful central hotel.

 

The next morning, you'll have time to visit the Acropolis and its museum, and see the changing of the guards before we transfer to Piraeus for our evening ferry to Amorgos.

Amorgos Island

We'll get to spend six nights here at our 5* Hotel & Spa, for our yoga program.  Every room has a private balcony overlooking the harbor, and we have free use of the hotel's indoor and outdoor salt-water pools, sauna, steam room, jacuzzi and gym.  

Look forward to classes by Rachel, guided village and seaside strolls, and a relaxing program of activities including the Monastery and Herbal Distillery.

Panagia Hozoviotissa 

This Monastery, resting on the side of a cliff, was built early in the second millennium to protect a religious icon, and is still an operating monastery today with three monks still in residence.

 

It's an awe-inspiring place to visit, for it's location, beauty, and energy.  It's 300 "donkey" steps to get up there, and worth every one.

Herbal Distillery

A trip to the nearby village of Langada to visit Vangelis & Eleni's distillery.  We learn how the island's abundance of herbs are cultivated and distilled to create essential oils, tonics, tea, creams  and other products, both for medicinal and cosmetic purposes.  Vangelis is a master at his craft, and a healer.  There is so much we learn from him.

What's Included

  • 1 night at our 4* central hotel in Athens

  • 6 nights at our 5* Amorgos Resort and Spa, all sea-view rooms with balcony

  • Daily buffet breakfasts

  • Welcome dinners Athens & Amorgos

  • Schedule of Yoga classes in Amorgos with Rachel Meyer

  • Transfers from Athens hotel to ferry

  • Ferry from Athens to Amorgos *

  • Transfers in Amorgos to/from hotel

  • Guided touring in Athens

  • Guided program of tours in Amorgos including the Monastery and distillery.

  • Taxes, service fees, your host & guide

*Your ferry ticket includes large airplane-type seats.  You'll have an option to upgrade to a private cabin for 1-4 people. 

7 Night Package, Oct 12-19, 2019

subject to availability

$3500 per person, double occupancy.

Single supplement $475

Packages are land only, they begin at our Athens hotel and end in Amorgos.  From Amorgos, you can ferry back to Athens with us to catch your flight, we'll arrange your tickets for you.  Alternatively, you may want to visit other islands while you're there!  We're happy to help.  In fact, the morning ferry we take from Amorgos back to Athens makes several stops, including Paros and Naxos, two lovely islands to visit.

Note: Onward travel is not included, programs subject to change

Not Included: Flights, airport transfers, meals or drinks not mentioned, tips, optional excursions, travel insurance, and any other items not specifically mentioned as included. 

Our Resort and Spa

Villages in Amorgos

 Viaggio Tours by Postcard Trips LLC, 1412 Evergreen Court, Salem, VA 24153   email: viaggiotours@yahoo.com    website: www.viaggio-tours.com

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