2018 European Coastal Civilizations

April 30 – May 9 – Waitlist onlyGohagan_EuropeanCoastal_LeBoreal_2018_Map
Tour Operator: Gohagan
Price: From $5,195 (Airfare 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 England. Cruise for eight nights from Lisbon aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship m.s. Le Boréal. Visit three UNESCO World Heritage sites and conclude 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 distinct cuisines 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 in Portugal’s renowned port wine country. Walk in the footsteps of ancient pilgrims on the Way of St. James in Santiago de Compostela. Observe the intriguing juxtaposition of old and new 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
  • Day 3 : Leixões | Oporto
  • Day 4 : Coruña | Santiago de Compostela
  • Day 5 : Santander | Bilbao
  • Day 6 : In Transit
  • Day 7 : St. Malo | Mont Saint-Michel
  • Day 8 : Caen | Normandy Beaches
  • Day 9 : Dover | London
  • Day 10 : Depart for 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 2018 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.