Dates

May 8 to 17, 2020

Starting Price

$5,295 + Air + Taxes; Singles Please Ask

Deposit per Person

$800

10 Days
Cruise
Gohagan & Co.
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Questions?

Call Alumni Travel at 855.764.0064

Trip Highlights

Join this unique itinerary, which captures the historical legacies and dynamic cultures of coastal Portugal, Spain, France and England and commemorates the historic D-Day landings. Cruise for eight nights from Lisbon aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship LE BORÉAL, with access to ports unavailable to larger vessels. Visit three UNESCO World Heritage sites and conclude with a memorable cruise up the storied River Thames to London’s illustrious Tower Bridge. 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 iconic Guggenheim Museum. Tour Mont-St-Michel’s impressive abbey. Complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages are available aboard ship. Lisbon Pre-Cruise and London Post-Cruise Options.

Shared departure: this departure is shared with other universities.

Itinerary

Day 1

Depart the U.S. or Canada

Day 2

Lisbon, Portugal/Embark Le Boréal

Arrive in Lisbon, Portugal’s enigmatic capital city, replete with pastel-flushed buildings and world-class architecture, and embark the Five-Star LeBoreal. Attend the Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner this evening.

Full Itinerary
Your Journey
Meet Your Trip Host

Richard Norton

Richard K. Norton is a Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning. He also holds a joint appointment as Professor with the University of Michigan’s Program in the Environment, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. He earned his Ph.D. in city and regional planning and his J.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, along with master degrees in public policy studies and environmental management from Duke University. Dr. Norton teaches and conducts research in the areas of planning law, sustainable development, land use and environmental planning, and coastal area management. His most recent research has focused on the challenges of managing shorelands along the Laurentian Great Lakes. He contributes actively to public service through community-engaged research and teaching, and by serving on the planning law committee of the the Michigan Association of Planning (MAP). In that role he has taken the lead in preparing draft legislation for the Michigan Legislature to reform the state’s planning and zoning enabling laws. He has also written friend-of-the-court appellate briefs to the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Michigan Supreme Court on behalf of the American Planning Association and MAP regarding planning and zoning disputes in the state. Prior to completing his graduate studies, Dr. Norton worked in professional practice as a consulting environmental policy analyst and planner in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, California.

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Dates

May 8 to 17, 2020

Starting Price

$5,295 + Air + Taxes; Singles Please Ask

Deposit per Person

$800

10 Days
Cruise
Gohagan & Co.
Learn about Travel Insurance

Questions?

Call Alumni Travel at 855.764.0064