European Coastal Civilizations
April 27-May 6, 2020
Join the Flying Jayhawks cruise to European Coastal Civilizations, which will capture the historical legacies and cultures of coastal Portugal, Spain, France and England. The trip will also commemorate the historic D-Day landings.
First cruise from Lisbon aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship Le Dumont d’Urville. The ship also launched in 2019 and features only 92 suites and Staterooms, each with a private balcony.
As the Flying Jayhawks cruise to European Coastal Civilizations you’ll visit three UNESCO World Heritage sites. Then, you’ll conclude with a memorable cruise up the River Thames to London’s Tower Bridge.
Most noteworthy, special guest speaker Dwight D. Eisenhower II, grandson of General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower, will accompany you to the hallowed beaches of Normandy.
Explore Oporto in Portugal’s port wine country. Walk in the footsteps of ancient pilgrims on the Way of St. James in Santiago de Compostela. Next, observe the contrast of old and new while in Bilbao and visit the iconic Guggenheim Museum.
Finally, 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 will also be available.
Destination: Portugal, Spain, France and England
Trip Type: Cruise