A Shared Heritage: France, England & the Low Countries Aboard Sea Cloud II
June 13 - 22, 2013
From Portland, England, explore the 1485 home and extensive gardens of Athelhampton House. Dock at Newhaven for a private visit to Firle Place, ancestral home of descendants of a Norman baron, then discover Belgium’s enchanting medieval town of Bruges. Continue to Amsterdam to see the Rijksmuseum before either taking a delightful city tour via private canal boat or visiting the Van Gogh Museum. Spend a morning in Haarlem or remain in Amsterdam for time at leisure before disembarking in Hamburg.
Study Leader Information
Patrick Bowe, a distinguished architectural historian and author of garden books; Kathryn Calley Galitz, a scholar of late 18th- and early 19th-century French art.
June 13 - Depart New York on an overnight flight to Paris
June 14 - Arrive Paris/transfer to Deauville, France
June 15 - Deauville/Honfleur; France
June 16 - Portland, England
June 17 - Newhaven, England
June 18 - Ostend/Bruges, Belgium
June 19 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
June 20 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
June 21 - Day at Sea
June 22 - Hamburg, Germany/Disembark Sea Cloud II and transfer to the airport for the flights home
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