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European Coastal Civilizations
Activity Level: Moderately Active
Please note: This tour is now waitlist only
For one full week, travel in impeccable style and comfort while sailing historic sea lanes once traced by medieval armadas and world explorers aboard the deluxe M.S. LE DIAMANT, one of the world’s most celebrated small cruise ships, and explore the stark contrasts, magnificent landscapes and captivating historical legacies of coastal Portugal, Spain and France. From the Old World sophistication of Portugal to the stunning beauty of Belle-Île, discover an enticing canvass of historic sea ports, ancient civilizations and enduring, yet dynamic cultures. Admire the mesmerizing architecture of the Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, walk in the footsteps of medieval pilgrims to the steps of Santiago de Compostela and linger over a glass of Duoro port in Oporto. A program of attractively priced shore excursions will be available, as well as opportunities to extend your journey with a special Pre-Program Option in the romantic Portuguese town of Sintra and/or a Post-Program Option in remarkable Normandy.
Ranges from $2,595-$5,695 depending on cabin category, cruise only
Single Supplement: $5,395 (category #4) and $6,795 (category #2)
Prices increase by $1,000 per person after October 14, 2009
Operator: Thomas P. Gohagan & Company
Friends & family are welcome—you don't have to be a UW graduate to travel with UW Alumni Tours!