Join us for our newest travel opportunity to Provence—our new Classic Land Journey—where you’ll explore the region’s natural beauty, artistic heritage, and fascinating Roman and medieval history. Highlights include the coastal Camargue, hilltop villages in the Luberon, and the charming cities of Avignon and Aix-en-Provence, with a final stay in Nice on the Côte d’Azur.

Starting at: $4,997 * Includes airfare, taxes & all fees Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Market in Aix-en-Provence  Market square in Old Town, Aix-en-Provence  The Roman amphitheater of Arles  Iris field near Aix-en-Provence  Provencal village of Roussillon, Luberon
  Pink-colored salt marshes, Aigues-Mortes, the Camargue  The Pont du Gard, a Roman aqueduct in Provence  Palais des Papes, Avignon  Typical scene in St. Paul de Vence  View of port from atop Castle Hill   Old port, Nice  Place Massena, Nice

Journey through Provence

12 days from $4,997 | includes airfare, taxes and all fees

Join us for our newest travel opportunity to Provence—our new Classic Land Journey—where you’ll explore the region’s natural beauty, artistic heritage, and fascinating Roman and medieval history. Highlights include the coastal Camargue, hilltop villages in the Luberon, and the charming cities of Avignon and Aix-en-Provence, with a final stay in Nice on the Côte d’Azur.

or Call 855-330-1542

Experts

Apr 20 - May 1, 2020 Departure
Joan Grimbert

Joan Grimbert

Joan Grimbert is Professor Emerita of French and Medieval Studies at Catholic University of America, where she began teaching the language, literature, civilization, and culture of France in 1987. Before completing her graduate studies in Romance Philology at the University of Chicago, Joan lived and worked in Paris for six years as a student, researcher, and translator. Her research is focused on medieval French literature, and she is an expert on Chrétien de Troyes and the legend of Tristan and Iseult from the 12th century to the present.  Joan has published six books and numerous scholarly articles, primarily on Arthurian literature and film. A dual citizen of France and the United States, she was recently named Chevalier in the Ordre des Palmes académiques in recognition of her work promoting French culture.

Aug 24 - Sep 4, 2020 Departure
Janetta Rebold Benton

Janetta Rebold Benton

Janetta Rebold Benton is the Distinguished Professor of Art History at Pace University, New York. She has lectured for many years at the Smithsonian and the Metropolitan Museum of Art and has served as the speaker on trips worldwide for both institutions. A former resident of Paris, she was Visiting Professor in the graduate school of art history at European University in St. Petersburg, Russia, and in the graduate school of art history at China Academy of Art in Hangzhou, on two Fulbright Senior Scholar Awards in 2012 and 2018.

Dr. Benton is the author of eight art history books (with translations into French and Chinese), as well as numerous scholarly articles and reviews published in Austria, China, Croatia, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, and the U.S. She holds degrees/diploma from Harvard University, Brown University, George Washington University, and Cornell University.

Sep 14 - 25, 2020 Departure
Joanne Ferraro

Joanne Ferraro

Joanne Ferraro (PhD UCLA) is the Albert W. Johnson Distinguished Professor of History Emerita at San Diego State University. Her courses cover the ancient Greek and Roman world as well as medieval, Renaissance, and early modern northern and southern Europe. Joanne has published books with Cambridge, Oxford, and Johns Hopkins University presses with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, and the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. Joanne is the General Editor for Bloomsbury Academic’s six- volume Cultural History of Marriage from Antiquity to the Present. She has lectured broadly on journeys to Northern and Southern Europe, and in particular on medieval and early modern French history, for the past decade. Joanne has lived in Europe for extended periods and has spent significant time traveling in southern France. She has taught European history for 35 years.