Forensic Anthropology Field School - Itinerary

Study Abroad


Annual Forensic Anthropology Field School

Albania, Greece, and Romania 

Dates: May 16 - June 8, 2017
Please note: All times are local to their countries. Albanian time is 6 hours ahead of US Eastern Daylight Savings Time. Greek/Romanian time is 7 hours ahead of US Eastern Daylight Savings Time. Itinerary is subject to revision.


Day 1: Tuesday, 5/16

12:00 PM: Expedition members flying in group meet at Lufthansa counter in TERMINAL 1
4:10 PM: DEP JFK for Frankfurt (Lufthansa #401)

Day 2: Wednesday, 5/17

5:40 AM: ARR Frankfurt (flight time 7½ hrs.)
Connection time: 5 hrs.
10:55 AM: DEP Frankfurt for Tirana (Lufthansa #1424)
12:55 PM: ARR Tirana (flight time 2 hrs.)
Total air trip duration: 14½ hrs.
1:30 PM: ALL expedition members meet at Tirana International Airport
2:30 PM: Check-in at Villa Tafaj
Tirana tours and events

Days 3-4: Thursday, 5/18-Friday 5/19

(2½ days total) 

Tirana tours and events

Day 4: Saturday, 5/20

8:00 AM: DEP Tirana (by chartered bus)
3:00 PM: ARR Butrint/Check-in at Hotel Livia

Days 6-15: Sunday, 5/21-Tuesday, 5/30

(10 days total)

Class meetings
Regional tours and events  

Day 16: Wednesday, 5/31

8:00 AM: Leave Hotel Livia for Saranda Port
10:00 AM: DEP Saranda for Corfu (by ferry)
12:30 PM: ARR Corfu/check-in at Hotel Konstantinoupolis
Total sea trip duration: 30-45 mins.

Day 17: Thursday, 6/1

(1½ days total)

Corfu tours and events

Expedition Part II: Romania and Bucharest

Day 18: Friday, 6/2

8:00 AM: Leave Hotel Konstantinoupolis for Corfu Airport
11:20 AM: DEP Corfu for Athens (Aegean #7403)
12:20 PM: ARR Athens - Connection time: 6 hrs.
6:25 PM: DEP Athens for Bucharest (Aegean #3962)
8:00 PM: ARR Bucharest/Check-in at Hotel Opera
Total air trip duration: 8½ hrs.

Days 19-23: Saturday, 6/3-Wednesday, 6/7

  (5 days total) 

Class meetings
Bucharest tours and events

Day 24: Thursday, 6/8

3:00 AM: Expedition members flying in group leave Hotel Opera for Bucharest Airport
6:05 AM: DEP Bucharest for Frankfurt (Lufthansa #1423)
7:35 AM: ARR Frankfurt (flight time 2½ hrs.)
Connection time: 3½ hrs.
11:00 AM: DEP Frankfurt for JFK (Lufthansa #400)
1:30 PM: ARR JFK (flight time 8½ hrs.)
Total air trip duration: 14½ hrs.





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