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Atlantic Coast of Europe

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May 23 to June 4, 2022

Spend two nights in San Sebastian, Spain, 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.

Sail through time. Stop in eight coastal cities and ponder the role these ports have played in European history and development, from the seafaring adventures of the early Basque sailors to the Age of Exploration to the epic naval battles of World War II. Specialties of the house. Savor the food and wine of two world-renowned culinary regions in Michelin-starred restaurants, as well as during lunch in a historic French château and at cheese, chocolate and tapas tastings. Feast your eyes. Take in a world-class collection of postwar and contemporary art in a setting that is a masterpiece in itself: Frank Gehry’s iconic Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.

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from $13,795 per person, double occupancy


Carolyn Lougee

Professor Lougee first came to Stanford in 1973 and has inspired students and alumni travelers on trips throughout Europe for decades, including in France, the United Kingdom, Italy and beyond.

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