European Coastal Civilizations
From approximately $2995 plus air
This unique eight-day cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe m.s. Le Boreal explores the western coasts of Portugal, Spain and France and one of the United Kingdom's Channel Islands. Set your own pace by choosing from the attractively priced shore excursions or spending time at leisure. Visit Oporto, Portugal; walk in the ancient pilgrimage site of Santiago de Compostela; cruise Spain's Costa Verde; visit the Guggenheim Museum; and magnificent landscapes of Belle-Île-en-mer and Guernsey. Led by a culinary expert, the exclusive "C'est Bon! Culinary Traditions" program offers culinary lectures, demonstrations and tastings, and a selection of specially arranged optional shore excursions. A Lisbon Pre-Cruise Option and a Paris Post-Cruise Option are offered.