European Coastal Civilizations
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.
Depart the U.S. or Canada
Lisbon, Portugal/Embark Le Boréal
Leixões for Oporto
A Coruña, Spain, for Santiago de Compostela
Cruising the French Coast
St. Malo, France, for Mont-St-Michel
Caen for Normandy Beaches
Cruising the English Channel/River Thames/ London, England (Tower Bridge)
London/Disembark ship/Return to the U.S. or Canada
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