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Europe and Turkey

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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, Mantua—whose aristocratic families played vital roles in the birth of the Renaissance, hosting artists, architects and musicians.

April 3 to May 2, 2020

Florence Sabbatical

A MONTH IN THE CRADLE OF THE RENAISSANCE

Ever dreamt about spending an entire month in Florence, heart and soul of the Renaissance? Now’s the time! Dive headlong into Florentine life, language and culture during this four-week stay in beautiful Firenze.

April 5 to 15, 2020

Dutch Waterways

MASTERPIECES OF ART AND NATURE

Attend the world’s largest flower auction in Aalsmeer and visit Keukenhof—80 acres of more than 7 million bulbs and 800 varieties of tulips—at the peak of the blooming season.

April 15 to 26, 2020

Sicily Walk

ISLAND CROSSROADS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

With Professor Elaine Treharne and trail expert Peter Watson, explore this historic island the way the ancients did, on foot.

April 16 to 26, 2020

Piemonte and the Italian Riviera

TREASURES OF NORTHWESTERN ITALY

Enjoy the good life as we delve into a pair of Italy’s most alluring regions—Piemonte and Liguria’s Italian Riviera. Faculty leader Roberto D’Alimonte enlightens us while our Stanford  connections give us special access.

April 18 to 26, 2020

Focus: Vienna

IMPERIAL GRANDEUR

Walk with former Vienna resident Bert Patenaude, MA ’79, PhD ’87, on the streets where Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert once walked, and meet with a current member of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra.

April 28 to May 8, 2020

Barcelona to Valencia Food and Wine

DISCOVERING IBERIA

Travel with historian Peter Mann, PhD ’12, and wine expert Jeremy Shaw to Spain’s Catalonia and Valencia regions to learn about the culture, art and, of course, food and wine.

April 30 to May 13, 2020

Slovenia and Croatia

CRUISE THE ADRIATIC

With Professor Scott Pearson, 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.

May 1 to 10, 2020

St. Petersburg

RUSSIA'S IMPERIAL CAPITAL

Traveling with faculty leader David Holloway, visit several of St. Petersburg’s most iconic edifices, such as the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Peterhof Palace and the ornate Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

May 8 to 19, 2020

Ireland Walk

AN ACTIVE EXPLORATION OF THE EMERALD ISLE

Join faculty leader Charlie Junkerman and walking guide Peter Watson as we traverse the Wild Atlantic Way and explore this legendary land of playful  pixies, iconic saints and melancholy writers.

May 11 to 22, 2020

Spain and Portugal by Sea

SHORES OF IBERIA ABOARD THE SEA CLOUD II

Cruise the Iberian coast with faculty leader Lisa Surwillo aboard the magnificent, three-masted Sea Cloud II that brings back the seafaring elegance of a bygone era.

May 15 to 24, 2020

Churchill's England

CORRIDORS OF POWER

Accompanied by faculty leader Brad Osgood and savvy local experts, learn about the leaders and parliamentarians who have populated Britain’s colorful political history.

May 20 to 28, 2020

Focus: Lisbon

AN INSIDER'S LOOK

Dive deep into Portuguese culture, literature and philosophy with Vincent Barletta, associate professor of comparative literature and Iberian and Latin American cultures at Stanford.

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 6 to 17, 2020

Baltic Republics

ESTONIA, LATVIA AND LITHUANIA

Traveling with historian and international relations scholar Bert Patenaude, MA ’79, PhD ’87, learn about the rich history of the Baltic states—their emergence and the conflicts that defined them in the 19th and 20th centuries.  

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 18 to 27, 2020

Sailing the Western Mediterranean

CINQUE TERRE, CORSICA AND SARDINIA

Sail from the beautiful port of Nice on the newly renovated, three-masted sailing yacht, Le Ponant, to Genoa and then along Italy’s spectacular coastline and to the Italian island of Sardinia and the French island of Corsica.

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