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Grand Seine River and Normandy Passage

Date: Sun, May 23, 2021 - Mon, May 31, 2021

Trip Status: Waiting for the brochure

Activity Level: Moderate

Region: Europe

Arrangements: Alumni Holidays International

Cruise the Seine in style on this seven-night river journey aboard an exclusively chartered first-class ship. In Paris, witness famed landmarks, tour the Latin Quarter and relish the romantic ambience of this remarkable city from your river vantage. Visit the home of Claude Monet in Giverny and wander among the lily ponds that inspired the famous impressionist. Journey along the scenic Seine to medieval Chateau Gaillard, built by Richard the Lionheart, and 15th-century Chateau de Martainville. Explore the impact of World War II at the Caen Memorial. Walk Omaha Beach and visit the Normandy American Cemetery. Explore the quaint harbor town of Honfleur. Along the way, customize your adventure with excursions that suit your interests — from a trip to Versailles to a tour of Paris’ Palais Garnier opera house to a walk through Rouen. Enjoy an extensive dining plan on board including wine and beer with lunch and dinner. No single supplement.

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 travel@daa.duke.edu or 919-684-2988

Duke Leaders

Dr. Tom Robisheaux '74

Professor of History

As an historian of early modern Europe Dr. Robisheaux has particular interests in social and cultural history, German-speaking Central Europe, Renaissance culture, religious reform, popular religion and culture, and microhistory. Author of The Last Witch of Langenburg and Rural Society and the Search for Order in Early Modern Germany, Lost Worlds, and many articles, he teaches courses on European history; Reformation Europe; Magic, Religion and Science; social and economic history; and religion and society in early modern Europe. He is currently writing a book on the craft of microhistory. He is a member of the Society for Reformation Research and the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference. As executive secretary of the Fruehe Neuzeit Interdisziplinaer (Conference Group in Early Modern German Studies) he co-organizes the trienniel conference in early modern studies at Duke University.

Mode of Travel

River Cruise

Land

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