Alumni Travel Opportunities - 2014

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Italian Inspiration - Oceania Cruises

Rome to Venice (7 nights)

  • May 14–22, 2014   
  • From $2,499 per person, double occupancy (Airfare included)
  • Let centuries-old towns and villages inspire you from aboard the glorious Oceania Cruises Insignia. Explore the world-renowned Italian sites of Sorrento, Capri, Amalfi, Positano, Venice, Croatia’s medieval walled city, Dubrovnik, and the Greek wonderland of Corfu on this superb voyage.
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Let Italian-influenced towns and islands inspire you from aboard the elegant and intimate Oceania Cruises Insignia as you cruise to captivating ports in Italy, Croatia and Greece. Set out from Rome’s port, Civitavecchia and journey south along Italy’s sublime shores. Explore the lovely Italian village of Sorrento, a trove of cobblestone streets and dramatic vistas, or travel to Capri, an island so beautiful it served as a vacation getaway for ancient Romans. Cruise further down the scenic Amalfi Coast and visit Amalfi or Positano, timeless towns with colorful Moorish-style houses set on stunning seaside slopes, before heading to Sicily’s northeastern tip. Here you’ll find Messina, a lovely medieval city that’s home to a wealth of ancient churches and a cathedral where it is rumored Richard the Lionheart worshipped. Discover the verdant island of Corfu, where beauty abounds among the emerald hills and lush fields, and then step back in time in Dubrovnik, Croatia’s red-tiled jewel, evolved from centuries of Roman and Venetian rule. Your voyage concludes in Venice, a romantic masterpiece built on water. Explore this legendary city of opulent palazzi and enchanting squares set amid a network of weaving canals and bridges.

  • Monte Carlo
  • Guell Park, Barcelona

Pearls of the Mediterranean - Oceania Cruises

Monte Carlo to Barcelona (7 nights)


  • November 715, 2014   Riviera 
  • From $2,299 per person, double occupancy (Airfare included) Early Booking Discount available through June 13.
  • Discover some culturally-rich pearls of the Mediterranean on a cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Riviera. Explore the charming French ports of Marseille and Port Vendres, experience Spanish splendor in Mallorca and immerse yourself in the renowned Italian art and natural beauty in Portofino, Rome, Florence and Pisa. 
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Discover some culturally-rich pearls of the Mediterranean, as you cruise from Monaco to Spain aboard Oceania Cruises Riviera, an elegant vessel replete with breathtaking amenities and outstanding cuisine. Depart Monte Carlo for Portofino and find a magnificent 16th-century castle overlooking a modern playground of villas and yachts. Journey to Rome and admire its stunning wealth of historical monuments and marvelous wonders, like the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain and St. Peter’s Basilica. Head inland from the port of Livorno and experience the idyllic Tuscan countryside and the legendary cities of Florence and Pisa—two icons bursting with world-class art and Renaissance architecture. Savor the historic port city of Marseille, or explore its rich Provençal countryside dotted with medieval towns and quaint villages, before heading to Port Vendres. Bound by beauty, this classic Mediterranean harbor town along the Vermillion Coast is a true gem. Continue to Palma de Mallorca, Spain, a beautiful island offering stunning architecture from a massive Gothic cathedral to an ancient circular castle overlooking the harbor. Stroll the cobbled streets of Old Palma, or relax along the picturesque countryside sprinkled with windmills, before your exceptional voyage concludes in Barcelona.  

  • Debuque, Iowa
  • La Crosse, Wisconsin

Autumn in America's Heartland 

St. Louis to St. Paul (8 nights)

  • September 26–October 4, 2014
  • From $2,549 per person, double occupancy (Airfare is additional)
  • Discover autumn beauty along the Mississippi from St. Louis to St. Paul on an authentic river cruise aboard the luxury steamboat American Queen. This all-American voyage features the river in its most classic glory, with rich fall colors, spectacular bluffs and communities born of the spirit immortalized by Mark Twain.
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Experience the breathtaking beauty of autumn along the Mississippi River from Missouri to Minnesota: the brilliant red, yellow and orange foliage among scenic river bluffs, and the one-of-a-kind communities of classic riverside America. Begin with a hotel stay in St. Louis, its famed, high-rising Gateway Arch dominating the cityscape before boarding the grand American Queen, an authentic paddlewheel steamboat that brings to life the river lore of Mark Twain. Continue to Mark Twain’s charming boyhood home, Hannibal, Missouri, a bountiful source of American lore. Take in a three-state fall vista in Dubuque, “The Masterpiece of the Mississippi,” home to a vibrant revitalized riverfront. Visit La Crosse, a Victorian architectural gem highlighted by towering bluffs and a scenic river walk. Cruise to the picturesque town of Red Wing, and let the past come to life on a walking tour of its many historic sites. Autumn in America’s Heartland concludes in Minnesota’s friendly capital, St. Paul, a cultural city rich with fascinating museums and lovely parks.