European Coastal Civilizations
A Voyage from Lisbon to London Featuring Dwight David Eisenhower II Exclusively Chartered Five-Star Small Ship LE DUMONT D’URVILLE
Date: Mon, April 27, 2020 - Wed, May 6, 2020
Trip Status: Taking Waitlist
Price: From $5,295 plus air
Activity Level: Moderate
Arrangements: Thomas P. Gohagan & Co.Download the brochure
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 Dumont d’Urville, launching in 2019 and featuring only 92 suites and Staterooms, each with a private balcony. 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 onboard the ship. Lisbon Pre-Cruise and London Post-Cruise Options.
Lisbon, Oporto, Santiago de Compostela, Bilbao,
Mont-St-Michel, Normandy Beaches, London’s Tower Bridge
- Depart the U.S. or Canada
- Lisbon, Portugal/Embark Le Dumont d’Urville
- Leixões for Oporto
- La Coruña, Spain, for Santiago de Compostela
- St. Malo, France, for Mont-St-Michel
- Caen for Normandy Beaches
- London/Disembark ship/Return to the U.S. or Canada
*Cruise itinerary subject to change.
a rare and private opportunity
to cruise with guest speaker
Dwight David Eisenhower II
Grandson of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower
and esteemed political scientist and American historian
Uniquely designed, eight-night cruise itinerary aboard an exclusively chartered, Five-Star small ship with access to ports unavailable to larger vessels.
Experience four countries—Portugal, Spain, France and the United Kingdom—with shore excursions included.
Visit the beaches of Normandy 73 years after the historic D-Day Landings, accompanied by Professor David Eisenhower.
Explore three UNESCO World Heritage sites: Oporto, Santiago de Compostela and
Visit the iconic Guggenheim Museum in beautiful Bilbao, Spain.
Once-in-a-lifetime cruise from the English Channel into the North Sea and up the River Thames to the iconic Tower Bridge, London, possible only by small ship.
Taste the local flavors through the C’est Bon! Culinary Traditions™ program—optional excursions with an emphasis on fine regional cuisine, informative lectures by culinary expert and author Kristine Kidd and cooking demonstrations by a master chef.
Complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages are served throughout the cruise; all meals are included aboard ship.
Audio headset is provided for each participant to enjoy clear narration from guides on all excursions.
Lisbon Pre-Cruise and London Post-Cruise Options.
Reservations and Information
To reserve, complete a registration form in the brochure and fax it to (919) 660-0148 or call (919) 684-2988 to reserve conveniently over the phone.
To learn more about our travel program or any of our upcoming trips, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 919-684-2988