Aboard the exclusively chartered five-star Le Boreal, cruise along the coasts of Portugal, Spain, and France to the historic River Thames in London. Enjoy special culinary demonstrations and tastings and visit up to seven World Heritage sites!

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 The Guggenheim Museum of Contemporary Art, Bilbao, Spain  Boats moored in the outer harbor, Oporto  Symbol of Santiago de Compostela, found throughout the city and along the Pilgrims Way  The cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, Spain  The city of Bilbao set amid the Basque countryside  The historic Mont St. Michel off the coast of Normandy  Normandy's Pointe du Hoc. Credit: Hemis/Alamy  Remains of Mulberry Harbor at Arromanches  Tower Bridge in London.

A Cruise from Lisbon to London

Aboard the 220-guest Le Boréal

10 days from $5,995

Aboard the exclusively chartered five-star Le Boreal, cruise along the coasts of Portugal, Spain, and France to the historic River Thames in London. Enjoy special culinary demonstrations and tastings and visit up to seven World Heritage sites!

or Call 855-330-1542

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Apr 30 - May 9, 2017 Departure
Lorella Brocklesby

Lorella Brocklesby

Lorella Brocklesby is a Londoner who has lived in the United States for many years. She is an Adjunct Professor of Humanities at New York University and specializes in British culture and social history, with topics as varied as architecture, fine art, decorative arts, and literature. Her focus also goes further afield to explore the history, cultures, architecture and fine arts of several European countries including France, Portugal, Italy, Spain, and also the Scandinavian region.

For sixteen years Lorella was program director for the New York University two week summer study program at Christ Church, Oxford, and contributed lectures to the tutorial program as well as leading the private field trips for the NYU group.

Lorella is also on the faculty of Parsons: The New School for Design where she teaches courses on European and American architecture, decorative arts, fashion, and interior design history. She has given many Saturday seminars for Smithsonian Associates as well as lectures at the Metropolitan Museum and is a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce which was founded in 1754.  She has organized and led many academic tours with a focus on her chosen subjects, and has lectured as far afield as Australia.  Lorella has accompanied Smithsonian groups on many land programs, and also cruises, to destinations as varied as France, Scandinavia, and Britain.