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Europe and Turkey

June 4 to 18, 2020

Shetland Islands and Norway

ALONG THE NORWEGIAN COAST ABOARD HEBRIDEAN SKY

Cruise aboard the Hebridean Sky from northern Scotland up the spectacular coast of Norway and into the Arctic Circle with faculty leader Scott Pearson.

June 8 to 22, 2020

Prague to Paris

CRUISE THE MAIN AND RHINE RIVERS

Learn from faculty leader Carolyn Lougee in fairy-tale-like Prague, and go back in time to view exquisitely preserved buildings that survived WWII, with architectural styles ranging from Romanesque to baroque and neoclassical.

June 10 to 22, 2020

Circumnavigation of Iceland

ABOARD THE BRAND-NEW LE BELLOT

Navigate Iceland’s entire coastline with faculty leader Dustin Schroeder aboard the all-new luxury yacht, Le Bellot, looking for summering whales from the ship’s decks.

June 21 to 29, 2020

Croatia Family Adventure

TREASURES ALONG THE ADRIATIC

With faculty leader Ivan Lupic, step back in time and explore medieval castles and Roman fortresses, including the Klis Fortress near the city of Split, used as one of the sets of the TV series, Game of Thrones. Enjoy an authentic sword-and-archery class at the fortress!

July 4 to 12, 2020

England Coast to Coast Hike

A WALK ACROSS NORTHERN ENGLAND

Hike across England with faculty leader Linda Paulson and trail expert Peter Watson, starting in the lovely Lake District on the coast of the Irish Sea and ending at Robin Hood’s Bay on the edge of the North Sea.

August 27 to September 9, 2020

Azerbaijan, Georgia and Armenia

THE CAUCASUS AT A CROSSROADS

Travel to the crossroads of Europe, the Middle East and Asia with faculty leader Abbas Milani. Along the way, we’ll also meet with representatives of local NGOs, journalists, students, entrepreneurs and religious leaders.

August 30 to September 10, 2020

European Symposium

A REFLECTION ON THE EVOLUTION OF EUROPE

Hear from numerous dignitaries, diplomats, authors and thought leaders on the development of the European Union and the challenges and opportunities it faces today. 

September 5 to 17, 2020

Normandy and Brittany Walk

FRANCE'S HISTORIC NORTH COAST BY FOOT

Join faculty leader Ed Steidle and walking guide Peter Watson on an adventure that takes us from the rugged coastline of Brittany to historic Normandy—along spectacular cliffs and through the bucolic countryside that caught the eye of so many of the great impressionist painters.

October 11 to 20, 2020

Malta, Sicily and Coastal Italy

ABOARD LE PONANT

Join history professor Norman Naimark, ’66, MA ’68, PhD ’72 and learn about the ancient residents of these fertile and oft-conquered lands.

March 24 to April 4, 2021

Elbe River

PRAGUE TO BERLIN ABOARD THE ELBE PRINCESS II

Watch the countryside glide by as we cruise the calm waters of the Elbe aboard one of the newest ships to ply the river, the Elbe Princesse II, chartered exclusively for Stanford travelers. 

April 15 to 24, 2021

Turquoise Coast and Greek Isles

FROM THE BRONZE AGE TO BYZANTIUM

Traverse Turkey’s Turquoise Coast, then island-hop through Greece’s most iconic destinations for a glimpse into the ancient cultures that gave birth to Western civilization. 

April 30 to May 10, 2021

British Isles

ANCIENT SITES AND UNTAMED PLACES

Cruise for eight nights on the Hebridean Sky, exploring the coastal cities, remote islands and ancient sites of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.

May 27 to June 24, 2021

Aix-en-Provence Sabbatical

A MONTH IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

Always dreamed of immersing yourself in French culture? Now’s the time! Spend an entire month speaking, eating, and living à la française in beautiful, sun-drenched Provence. 

June 22 to 30, 2021

Southern Italy and Sicily

FROM NAPLES TO VALLETTA ABOARD LE PONANT

Spend a day in Naples and the historic excavation of Pompeii, before setting sail on the newly refurbished yacht Le Ponant toward Amalfi and Lipari, the largest of the dramatic Aeolian Islands.

June 24 to July 6, 2021

Slovenia and Croatia

FEATURING SEVEN NIGHTS ABOARD THE QUEEN ELEGANZA

Sail leisurely down the Croatian coast from Rovinj to Dubrovnik aboard the 18-cabin yacht, Queen Eleganza, calling at more than half a dozen unique and charming port towns.

August 8 to 17, 2021

Baltic Sea

NATION-HOPPING ABOARD THE HEBRIDEAN SKY

Sail around the Baltic Sea aboard the all-suite Hebridean Sky, starting and ending in Sweden with stops in Latvia, Estonia, Russia and Finland.

October 1 to 12, 2021

Black Sea

TURKEY, GEORGIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE AND BULGARIA

Cruise aboard the spacious Caledonian Sky, and attend on-board lectures that illuminate the history and heritage of the countries along the Black Sea.

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