Grand Odyssey: Voyage Along the Coasts of Western Europe

Cast off on an extraordinary learning adventure that explores the coastal wonders of seven countries in Europe, North Africa and the British Isles over the course of 26 days.
Program No. 23856RJ
26 days
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At a Glance

Italy, France and Monaco. Morocco and Spain, Portugal and England. Individually, they’re captivating countries, full of rich history and celebrated culture. Together, they’re an odyssey of discovery. Welcome aboard our favorite ship, the Aegean Odyssey, where each day is a grand new adventure. Beginning in Italy, set sail along the rugged coast of Europe, from enchanting ports and unspoiled islands in France to bustling cities in Spain alongside our experts. A stop in Morocco adds a new flavor — and a new continent — to your discoveries, a compelling mix of European and African influences. Then, the bow of your floating campus turns north along the Atlantic coast, where the flavorful charms of Portugal and northern France are sure to inspire.
Activity Level
Choose Your Pace
This program offers two activity levels to choose from on every departure date: one that has less walking and fewer stairs and another at a more active pace.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Discover the historic charms of Aix-en-Provence’s Old Town, a city with an impressive architectural heritage ranging from the 5th to the 18th century.
  • Disembark the ship mid-voyage and board a high-speed train to Madrid, where you’ll enjoy two complimentary hotel overnights and plenty of time for expert-led discovery in this golden metropolis before heading back to the coast.
  • Savor local flavors as you sip on traditional tea in Tangier, rich Port wine in Porto, and flavorful Bordeaux in Le Verdon during the course of your voyage.

General Notes

This voyage is a combination of two shorter Odyssey at Sea voyages, “From Provence & the French Riviera to Barcelona” and “Iberia, France & Morocco.” We’ll have up to 350 Road Scholar participants on the ship, divided into groups of 35 for shore excursions. Please note roommate matching is available in categories F, H and L.
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