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Europe and Turkey

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June 12 to 21, 2019

Focus: Berlin

AN INSIDER'S LOOK

With Stanford music and German studies professor Stephen Hinton, explore Berlin through a music history lens during an in-depth, close-up look at one of Europe’s greatest cities.

June 17 to 29, 2019

West Coast of Turkey

ISTANBUL AND THE TURQUOISE COAST

Delight in the many facets of this fabled country, starting in Istanbul, one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, to view some of its greatest treasures.

June 19 to July 18, 2019

Aix-en-Provence Summer Sabbatical

A MONTH IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

Always dreamed of doing this? Now’s the time! Dive headlong into French life, language and culture during this well-planned, month-long stay in beautiful, timeless Provence.

June 22 to July 2, 2019

Bordeaux to Rioja Food and Wine

A GASTRONOMIC JOURNEY IN SPAIN AND FRANCE

Through our well-fostered connections, visit some of Bordeaux and Rioja’s most exclusive wineries, and enjoy an introductory seminar with a lauded Master of Wine.

June 24 to July 6, 2019

Italian Riviera, Tuscany and Rome

PAGEANTRY OF THE PALIO

Experience just how sweet life is as we explore the hillside towns that dot the Italian Riviera and the pastoral Tuscan countryside with art history professor Fabio Barry and local experts.

July 17 to 27, 2019

Baltic Sea

NATION-HOPPING ABOARD THE HEBRIDEAN SKY

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

July 20 to 29, 2019

Athens to Venice

VOYAGE TO SEMINAL SITES OF HISTORY

Voyage across the cobalt waters of the Ionian, Mediterranean and Adriatic seas aboard Le Lyrial in search of ancient civilizations and exquisitely well-preserved island cities.

July 24 to August 4, 2019

Wales, England and Scotland

TRAVERSE THE HIGHLANDS

With faculty leader Elaine Treharne, traverse the Highlands on a two-night journey aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman. In addition, relive bygone eras on two day trips aboard vintage private trains—from a Welsh slate mine to the sea aboard the world’s oldest narrow gauge railway, and across the Yorkshire moors.

July 26 to August 3, 2019

Iceland

GEOTHERMAL WONDERS, GLACIERS AND WATERFALLS

Join husbandand-wife team, professors Pam Matson and Peter Vitousek, environment and sustainability experts, as we stop at Thingvellir National Park, Strokkur Geyser and Gulfoss, or “Golden Waterfall,” on this acclaimed route of geological highlights.

August 16 to 26, 2019

Captivating Croatia

TREASURES ALONG THE ADRIATIC

Take a deep dive into the small, yet culturally rich, country of Croatia on a rare land-based itinerary led by Stanford English professor and Croatian native Ivan Lupic.

August 25 to September 6, 2019

Northern England Walk

A WALK THROUGH ENGLISH HISTORY

Tread the fertile farmland and grassy trails of the Lake District, a verdant land that inspired seminal works from such Lake Poets as William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

August 27 to September 12, 2019

Path of the Vikings

ICELAND, GREENLAND AND CANADA

Follow in the path of the Vikings on a voyage aboard the Le Champlain from Iceland along the coast of Greenland and on to Canada. 

September 8 to 23, 2019

Remembering World War II

FROM ENGLAND TO AUSTRIA

Follow the path of Easy Company, made famous by the book and HBO series, Band of Brothers, on this remarkable exploration of some of the most famous battles and sites of World War II. We’ll also stop at major monuments and commemorative cemeteries.

September 9 to 20, 2019

Italian Lakes Walk

NINE LAKES IN TWELVE DAYS

Accompany faculty leader Roberto D’Alimonte and walk expert Peter Watson on this colorful autumnal walk through Italy’s exquisite Lake District, starting in the northern alpine mountains and ending in the Lombardy region’s sunnier climes to the south.

October 2 to 11, 2019

Around Sicily

CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATIONS

Travel aboard the sleek, new Le Bougainville with classics professor and Travel/Study icon Marsh McCall, calling upon several of Sicily’s most inviting towns and cities, including Monreale, Palermo and Taormina, and ancient sites such as Agrigento and Segesta.

October 5 to 18, 2019

Central Europe: Prague to Berlin

A JOURNEY OF REMEMBRANCE

Become immersed in the rich history of Central Europe with historian Norman Naimark, ’66, MA ’68, PhD ’72. 

October 13 to 21, 2019

Focus: Amsterdam

AN IN-DEPTH TOUR OF "VENICE OF THE NORTH"

Enjoy a specially arranged visit to the Rijksmuseum’s research library, before-hours entry to the Rembrandt House Museum and a private cheese-tasting—all in the company of European history professor Bert Patenaude, MA ’79, PhD ’87.

October 15 to 25, 2019

Sailing the Western Mediterranean

MENORCA, SARDINIA, CORSICA AND MORE!

Embark the majestic, three-masted sailing yacht, Le Ponant, for an exciting voyage to a dazzling array of islands and mainland ports in the Western Mediterranean.

October 27 to November 10, 2019

Sicily to Southern Spain

A MEDITERRANEAN JOURNEY

Learn from Professor Scott Pearson about the 10th-century farming and scientific practices in Sicily and Spain that started a medieval “green revolution” and revolutionized knowledge in Europe for centuries.

March 22 to April 1, 2020

Emilia-Romagna

RENAISSANCE COURTS OF ITALY

With Christy Junkerman, explore Italy’s oft-overlooked court cities—Bologna, Parma, Ferrara, Mantova—whose aristocratic families played vital roles in the birth of the Renaissance, hosting artists, architects and musicians.

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