Cruising the Rivieras & The Islands of France, Italy & Spain Aboard Tere Moana

May 8-16, 2015

Experience this specially designed small ship itinerary and voyage between two great cultural capitals, visiting a unique combination of the best of Southern Europe’s ports along the splendid coastlines of the French and Italian rivieras with their well-preserved, ancient villages and idyllic islands. Discover the dynamic history of rivaling civilizations and their legacy of some of the world’s greatest art and architecture. Travel through the timeless cradle of the Renaissance and see firsthand why these stunning landscapes became a favorite retreat for artists, writers, nobility and gourmands.


Study Leader Information

John Meffert, consultant on Heritage Conservation Services, has a long tradition with the National Trust. He has served as the Director for our Southern Office from 1982-1988 and was the director of the Preservation Society of Charleston, the oldest nonprofit organization in the United States, responsible for preserving the historic resources of Charleston, SC John has delighted many study tour groups with his lectures and insights on preservation, and receives rave reviews as study leader.

Tour Itinerary


For a detailed listing of daily activities and excursions during our trip, please click here for the tour brochure.


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