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SPAIN / MONACO / ITALY / PORTUGAL / FRANCE

Adventures Afloat: Semester at Sea Enrichment Voyage, Segment 1: From Mediterranean to Atlantic

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Road Scholar
Program #21119RJ
19 Days | 18 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate
While all of our learning adventures offer extraordinary value, our "Best Value" programs were rated by our participants themselves who thought their dollar went particularly far.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Set sail on the MV Explorer, the ocean liner that serves as the “floating campus” of the renowned Semester at Sea study abroad program, for an Enrichment Voyage exploring the coastal cultures of Spain, Monaco, Italy, Morocco, Portugal and France. Onboard the ship, take part in interactive lectures and pre-port briefings led by academic experts and enjoy being part of a university-like community. Explore Barcelona and Lisbon on exclusive Road Scholar field trips and discover remaining ports independently or on field excursions of your choice.


Highlights

• Learn about the Age of Discovery on a Road Scholar exclusive shore excursion in Lisbon.
• Receive a generous shipboard credit that you can use to purchase additional field excursions of your choice, operated by Semester at Sea and led by seasoned experts.
• Take part in interactive classes taught by college professors and enjoy intimate Road Scholar question-and-answer sessions with these experts.


Program Notes

This voyage is designed for the independent traveler and is less structured than our traditional Adventures Afloat programs. Road Scholar will provide a field trip exclusively for our participants in one port. In the remaining ports you will have the freedom to choose your own field excursions based on your interests and preferred physical activity level, or you can choose to explore on your own.

Activity Notes

Walking up to one mile per day; some uneven terrain and stairs. You may choose field trips that require more strenuous physical activity.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Barcelona (Spain), 1 night; embark MV Explorer, 16 nights (ports of call include Monte Carlo (Monaco), Florence (Italy), Cadiz (Spain), Casablanca (Morocco), Lisbon (Portugal)); disembark Le Havre (France), departure.

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18 nights of accommodations
48 meals: 17 breakfasts, 14 lunches, 17 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
1 Field trips

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