Dates: June 5 - June 16, 2017
Total Duration: 12 days
Cost: From $6,995 per person, double occupancy
Deposit (per participant): $1,000
Activity level: Moderately Active
School of Management, Political Science
Vehicle: Sea Cloud II
Tour Operator: Criterion Travel, Inc.
Region: Western Europe
Explore the role of the Atlantic Ocean in the history of both Europe and the world beyond. Cruise aboard the elegant Sea Cloud II from Bilbao, Spain, to Honfleur, France, visiting ancient artifacts such as the Carnac stones and the Bayeux Tapestry; some of the landmark buildings of Europe, including Mont. St-Michel and the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao; and significant World War II sites, among them German underground bunkers in La Rochelle, U-boat pens in Lorient, and the Normandy invasion beaches. Enjoy Basque tapas (pintxos), seafood specialties in Normandy, a cognac tasting, and a special dinner at a private venue in Paris.
Trip extension: Santillana del Mar & the Prehistoric Caves of Northern Spain