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Europe and Turkey

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May 2 to 10, 2021

St. Petersburg

RUSSIA'S IMPERIAL CAPITAL

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, while Professor Norman Naimark, ‘68, PhD ‘72, provides insights on Russia’s history. 

May 7 to 17, 2021

Ireland Walk

A JAUNT THROUGH THE EMERALD ISLE

Explore the Emerald Isles with literary scholar Charlie Junkerman on a stroll across undulating woodland, through colorful towns and along craggy coastlines.

May 24 to June 5, 2021

Atlantic Coast of Europe

ABOARD THE SEA CLOUD SPIRIT

Spend two nights in San Sebastian before boarding the brand-new three-masted Sea Cloud Spirit for a cruise along the coasts of France and Spain with history professor Carolyn Lougee, ending with two nights in glorious Paris.

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 9 to 18, 2021

Berlin Seminar

AN INSIDER'S LOOK

Designed with passionate scholars in mind, examine Prussian culture, Weimar-era decadence, World War II, the Cold War and reunification in Berlin during an up-close exploration of this storied European capital with history professor Jim Sheehan, ‘58.

June 15 to 26, 2021

West Coast of Turkey

ISTANBUL AND THE TURQUOISE COAST

Learn about the people, culture and politics of this often misunderstood country from faculty leader Abbas Milani and local experts. 

June 20 to July 2, 2021

Scandinavia

SUMMER IN SWEDEN, DENMARK AND NORWAY

Accompanied by Professor Amir Weiner, explore Sweden, Denmark and Norway by ferry and rail—modes of transport uniquely suited to Scandinavia’s mountains, fjords and coastlines. 

June 21 to 28, 2021

Croatia Family Adventure

TREASURES ALONG THE ADRIATIC

Step back in time and explore medieval castles and Roman fortresses, including the Klis Fortress near the city of Split, used as a set on Game of Thrones and where we partake in a sword-and-archery class.

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, Lipari and Sicily, learning from Professor Elaine Treharne along the way.

June 24 to July 6, 2021

Slovenia and Croatia

FEATURING SEVEN NIGHTS ABOARD THE QUEEN ELEGANZA

Join faculty leader Roberto D'Alimonte as we 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.

June 25 to July 8, 2021

Grand European Rail Journey

FROM LONDON TO MILAN

Accompanied by faculty leader and food historian Scott Pearson, travel by some of the most famous modes of European transportation through four countries and seven cities, delighting in each region’s food, wine, art and architecture. 

July 9 to 16, 2021

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 30 to September 6, 2021

Paris

GREAT AMERICAN ARTISTS IN THE CITY OF LIGHT

Get an intimate look at how legendary African-American expatriates such as James Baldwin, Josephine Baker and Langston Hughes indelibly influenced Parisian culture and nightlife. 

August 31 to September 11, 2021

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.

September 4 to 14, 2021

Oxford Seminar

HALLOWED HALLS AND LITERARY LANDMARKS

Designed with avid scholars in mind, this seminar affords participants a deep dive into the majesty of British history, culture and literature both inside the classroom and out.

September 12 to 19, 2021

Opus Napoli

TREASURES OF NAPLES AND CAMPANIA

Join music professor and composer Jonathan Berger, DMA ’82, on this concert-rich jaunt through Italy’s Campania region, attending three musical performances in historic Naples, home to Donizetti, Scarlatti and Rossini. 

September 14 to 25, 2021

Northern Portugal Walk

SPRINGTIME IN A STORIED LAND

Set out on foot and learn about this tiny country’s vast history—spanning from the Neolithic era to modern times.

September 29 to October 10, 2021

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. 

October 1 to 12, 2021

Black Sea

TURKEY, GEORGIA, RUSSIA, UKRAINE AND BULGARIA

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

October 4 to 13, 2021

Brussels, Luxembourg, and Strasbourg

CAPITALS OF EUROPE

Gain unprecedented access to the frontlines of international governance and traveling beside faculty leader Christophe Crombez, PhD ‘94, a political economist who specializes in the European Union. 

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