2017 European Coastal Civilizations: A Voyage from Lisbon to London

April 30 – May 9, 2017 – Waitlist onlyGohagan_EuropeanCoastal_2017_Map
Tour Operator: Gohagan
Price: From $4,995 (Air additional)
Tour Length: 10 days

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Join this unique itinerary, which captures the historical legacies and dynamic cultures of coastal Portugal, Spain, France and the United Kingdom. Cruise for eight nights from Lisbon aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship m.s. Le Boréal, visiting three UNESCO World Heritage sites and concluding with a memorable cruise up the storied River Thames to London’s illustrious Tower Bridge. A special component is the exclusive C’est Bon!   culinary traditions program, led by our culinary expert Kristine Kidd, celebrating the cuisines and wines of our ports of call through lectures, demonstrations and optional excursions. Special guest speaker Dwight D. Eisenhower II, grandson of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower, accompanies you to the hallowed beaches of Normandy. Explore Oporto on the Duoro River in Portugal’s renowned port wine country. Walk in the footsteps of ancient pilgrims on St. James Way in Santiago de Compostela. Observe the intriguing balance of old and modern in Bilbao and visit the Guggenheim Museum. Tour Mont-St-Michel’s impressive abbey. Cruise by the spectacular White Cliffs of Dover. Lisbon Pre-Cruise and London Post-Cruise Options.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : Depart U.S.
  • Day 2 : Lisbon / Embark M.S. Le Boreal
  • Day 3 : Leixoes for Oporto
  • Day 4 : La Coruna for Santiago de Compostela
  • Day 5 : Santander / Bilbao
  • Day 6 : Day at Sea
  • Day 7 : St. Malo for Mont-St-Michel
  • Day 8 : Caen for Normandy Beaches
  • Day 9 : Cruising the English Channel / White Cliffs of Dover / The River Thames
  • Day 10 : London / Disembark ship / Return to U.S.

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2017 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.