ALL UPCOMING ALUMNI TRIPS
Barcelona and Madrid
21 April 2014 – 28 April 2014
Barcelona and Madrid virtually burst with opportunities to encounter outstanding art and architecture, museums and historic monuments, music and dance, beautiful Spanish scenery, and superb cuisine.
Village Life in Dordogne
22 May 2014 – 30 May 2014
Experience the provincial character of Dordogne for one full week in Sarlat-la-Canéda, one of the most beautiful and well-preserved medieval villages in France. Discover the region’s charming villages, medieval castles and prehistoric treasures.
Celtic Lands And 70th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings
4 June 2014 – 14 June 2014
Cruise from England, to France, Ireland, Wales and Scotland, with specially arranged lectures by President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s grandson and Sir Winston Churchill’s granddaughter. Visit the hallowed beaches of Normandy 70 years after the Allied Forces made their historic landings.
8 June 2014 – 18 June 2014
Explore Western Ireland, including Ennis, Galway, the Burren, the Cliffs of Moher, the Aran Islands, the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle Peninsula. Immerse yourself in the Irish culture with demonstrations of traditional Irish music, lively dance and Seanchaí storytelling.
Flavors of Northern Italy
14 June 2014 – 22 June 2014
This Orbridge specialty program offers intimate experiences with celebrated Italian makers, producers and chefs, showcasing age-old methods and ingredients of the Veneto and Emilia Romagna regions’ world-famous wine and cuisine.
National Parks and Lodges of the Old West
26 July 2014 – 4 August 2014
Amidst spectacular scenery and over-nighting in extraordinary historic lodges that are destinations unto themselves, this journey traces the historic paths and natural splendors of the Old West.
Black Sea Odyssey~Istanbul to Istanbul
30 August 2014 – 12 September 2014
You're invited to cruise the Black Sea during an 11-night voyage to Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine and Bulgaria. You'll sail aboard MV Aegean Odyssey, enjoy excellent dining choices, a multitude of amenities and an informal cruising experience.
Italy~Piedmont, Italian Riviera & Tuscany
15 September 2014 – 25 September 2014
Celebrate Italy’s breathtaking natural beauty, magnificent art, colorful piazzas and stunning architecture on this exclusive Small Group journey.
Cruise the Mosel, Rhine & Main Rivers
22 September 2014 – 30 September 2014
Cruise on the Mosel, Rhine and Main rivers aboard the exclusively chartered MS Amadeus Silver. Learn about the wine-making traditions along the Mosel and Rhine rivers; discover the charm and key landmarks of Bernkastel-Kues; and experience the history of Trier, Germany’s oldest city.
Normandy, 70th Anniversary of D-Day
23 September 2014 – 1 October 2014
Join us for a trip to Normandy for the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. On the trip, you will enjoy two full days of exploration highlighting the 70th anniversary of D-Day, including visits to the D-Day landing beaches, the Military Cemetery and the Peace Memorial at Caen.
Island Life in Ancient Greece and Turkey
24 September 2014 – 2 October 2014
Join us for this exclusive nine-day odyssey from Athens, Greece, to Istanbul, Turkey, aboard the exclusively chartered deluxe small ship M.S. LE SOLÉAL. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Delos, Rhodes, Pátmos and Troy.
Flavors of Provence
27 September 2014 – 5 October 2014
During this 9-day journey, venture into the picturesque perched villages of Provence while devoting yourself to enjoyment of its characteristic ingredients: artisan cheeses, olive oils, local vegetables, baked goods, confections, wine, and more.
European Coastal Civilizations with Guest Speaker Dwight David Eisenhower II
23 April 2015 – 1 May 2015
Join this seven-night cruise aboard the deluxe M.S. LE BORÉAL to coastal Portugal, Spain, France, and Guernsey, one of the UK’s Channel Islands. Professor David Eisenhower, grandson of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower will give an onboard lecture and accompany you to the Normandy beaches.
The Great Journey Through Europe
6 July 2015 – 16 July 2015
This extraordinary 11-day “Grand Tour” of Europe features an incredible combination of river, rail, lake and mountains including five nights aboard the deluxe Amadeus Fleet.
Town and Country Life: Oxford and English Countryside featuring Downton Abbey
15 August 2015 – 23 August 2015
Travel through quintessential England, with four nights in Oxford’s landmark MACDONALD RANDOLPH HOTEL and three nights in a charming Cotswold village. By special arrangement, visit Highclere Castle of Downton Abbey fame and meet Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill in Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. Cambridge Pre-Program and Canterbury Post-Program Options.
Cruising Patagonia’s Chilean Fjords
6 October 2015 – 17 October 2015
Join this unique expedition to Patagonia’s breathtaking Chilean fjords, featuring Santiago, Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine National Park, Punta Arenas and Buenos Aires. Cruise for four nights aboard the small ship M.V. VIA AUSTRALIS, featuring Zodiac landing crafts and naturalists, including all excursions.