Arrangements Abroad is a leader in academic travel since 1977, providing an insider’s look at a country through its rich resources of museum curators, professors, and diplomats.

Please review the selection of upcoming Arrangements Abroad tours, designed specifically with Royal Oak Foundation participant interests in mind.

Mediterranean Masterpieces

Gibraltar

Cádiz to Nice Aboard Sea Cloud II

Dates:

April 16 – 25, 2020

Cost:

From $8,999 per person

The Spanish Riviera and Côte d’Azur have a special allure that has attracted visitors from the Phoenicians to Picasso. Sail these stunning coastlines aboard our most popular sailing ship, the elegant Sea Cloud II. Experience the archaeological treasures of 3,000-year-old Cádiz before embarking. Call at the British outpost of Gibraltar to discover its military history and famous wild monkeys, and from Málaga head inland to Granada to admire the enchanting Alhambra. In Valencia, see the UNESCO-listed historic quarter and futuristic City of Arts and Sciences complex. Stop at the often-overlooked ancient city of Tarragona, known as the Rome of the Iberian Peninsula, with its triumphal arches, aqueduct, and a Roman Forum. See the architectural highlights of Marseille before disembarking in Nice. Optional prelude in Seville; optional postlude in Nice and the French Riviera.

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Gibraltar

Sailing Ancient Trade Routes

Helsinki to Copenhagen Aboard Sea Cloud II

Dates:

June 27 – July 9, 2020

Cost:

From $9,999 per person

Explore historic Baltic and Scandinavian capitals on a midsummer cruise aboard a beloved sailing ship. Sail under midsummer skies to Scandinavian and Baltic cities aboard an elegant three-masted barque on this classic cruise. Fly to lively Helsinki for an overnight stay before boarding the magnificent Sea Cloud II. Call at Tallinn, Estonia, to visit a 13th-century church and enjoy a private concert. Take in the scenery as the crew navigates the picturesque Stockholm archipelago before an overnight call in the Swedish capital, and step ashore at tiny Visby to stroll among medieval ruins. Visit the port of Gdansk, one of Poland’s oldest cities, and continue to Lübeck, Germany, for an optional overnight excursion to Hamburg. Optional prelude in St. Petersburg; optional postlude in Copenhagen.

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Celtic Classics on the Irish Sea

Round-trip Dublin Aboard Sea Cloud II

Dates:

August 8 – 16, 2020

Cost:

From $6,999 per person

The Celtic Isles are a delight of verdant gardens, medieval ruins, wild countryside, lively cities, and a strong heritage of music and culture. As Sea Cloud II makes her way along Ireland’s rugged green coastline and across the Irish Sea on a one-week cruise, stop for visits to dynamic art and history museums, private homes, and charming towns in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Wales, and the United Kingdom. Explore sites dating from the 13th-century Brodick Castle all the way up to Belfast’s vivid murals addressing the Troubles of the 20th century. Step ashore on the captivating islands of Arran and Man, and call at Holyhead in Wales to discover Bodnant Garden. Optional Dublin prelude.

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