A cruise offering from Smithsonian Journeys and PONANT

Step back in time from the Roman era to the D-Day landings on a 9-day cruise along the coasts of Portugal, Spain, France, and England that features historic cities, architectural masterpieces, and four World Heritage sites.  

Starting at: $5,530 Make a Reservation Ask Us A Question or Call 855-330-1542
 Boats moored in the outer harbor, Porto  Symbol of Santiago de Compostela, found throughout the city and along the Pilgrims Way  The cathedral in Santiago de Compostela, Spain  The Guggenheim Museum of Contemporary Art, Bilbao, Spain  The city of Bilbao set amid the Basque countryside  The historic Mont St. Michel off the coast of Normandy  German gun emplacements at Pointe du Hoc. Credit: Atout France/R-Cast  Tower Bridge in London.

Lisbon to London: Cruising Europe's Western Shores

From Lisbon to London Aboard the 184-guest Le Champlain

9 days from $5,530

A cruise offering from Smithsonian Journeys and PONANT

Step back in time from the Roman era to the D-Day landings on a 9-day cruise along the coasts of Portugal, Spain, France, and England that features historic cities, architectural masterpieces, and four World Heritage sites.  

or Call 855-330-1542

Expert

Apr 15 - 23, 2022 Departure
Peter Bobrowsky

Peter Bobrowsky

Peter Bobrowsky is a professional archaeologist and geologist with 40 years of experience working as a consultant, scholar, teacher and researcher across the globe. An accomplished author (some 500 publications) and award-winning scientist, Dr. Bobrowsky has visited over 110 countries and worked on all continents during his career. His interests and experience in Europe are interestingly addressed in his select choices of lecture topics: Appreciating Terroir (the geology of wine), Europe as the Birth Place of Paleolithic Art, Climate Change and the Impacts on Civilization, Exploring the Mysteries of the Ocean Bottom, The Great Lisbon Earthquake and Social Change.

A popular global public speaker for the past 25 years he remains a much sought after and well-liked lecturer for the Smithsonian since 2004. His multi-disciplinary background and extensive travel contribute to his unique, informative and enthusiastic speaking style. A born extrovert, with an easy-going manner, Peter strives to understand and explain the crucial links between a diverse and dynamically changing Earth and the evolution of changing societies through history.