European Coastal Civilizations

Snap photos against Oporto’s colorful backdrop

Experience the dynamic cultures of coastal Portugal, Spain, France, and England on this eight-night cruise.

Your cruise begins in Lisbon. Before embarking, take in a few must-see sights, including Belém Tower and the elaborate architecture of Jerónimos Monastery.

Docking in Oporto, booklovers will want to peruse the shelves of Livraria Lello and wine lovers to sample the area’s renowned ports, aptly-named “vinho do Porto.” Other highlights of this city include the Church of Santa Clara and the gardens of Oporto’s Crystal Palace.

Next, explore Santiago de Compostela, where spellbinding cathedrals and monasteries, such as the grand Praza do Obradoiro and San Martiño Pinario, await.

Arriving in architecturally diverse Bilbao—in the heart of Basque country—travelers will have the opportunity to see the iconic Guggenheim Museum and the towering Cathedral of St. James.

Once in France, tour the mystical island of Mont Saint-Michel and its impressive abbey. Then, take the opportunity to walk the hallowed beaches of Normandy, alongside special guest Dwight David Eisenhower II—President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s grandson.

Your trip will end with an exclusive cruise along the English Channel and down the River Thames to London’s illustrious Tower Bridge.

Take the next step with us—check out this trip’s official brochure. It includes the complete itinerary and booking information.

Trip Name: European Coastal Civilizations 
Date: May 8–17, 2020
Tour Operator: GOHAGAN
Price: From $5,195 per person, based on double occupancy, airfare not included.

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