Sea History 099 - Winter 2001-2002

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Come Sail With Us on SEA CLOUD from Venice to Athens with visits to Opatia, Korcula, Dubrovnik, Corfu and Kithera. \

At left, the beautiful Sea Cloud under sail. Above, the carved mahogany dining rooms where we will enjoy excellent meals and impeccable service.

JoinNMHS members and staff from 30 August to 10 September 2002! With Peter Stanford as guide on this voyage into history, we'll visit storied seaports of the Venetian world. Friday , 30 Aug ust: Depart the US for Venice. Saturday, 3 1 Aug: Arrive Venice, transfer to the hotels Danieli a nd Europa Regin a. Welcome dinner at the D ani e li 's rooftop restaurant with its g rand view. Sunday, I Sept: Morning walking tour of Piazza and Basilica San Marco and the Palazzo Duca le. Afternoon boat ride to Murano, Burano and finally Torcell o, where we will visit the 1,000-year-o ld cathedral and then the restored l 7thcentury Laconda Cipriani villa for dinner in e legant surroundings. Monday, 2 Sept: Morning free for shopping or touring . 3:00pm tran sfer to

Sea Cloud. Tuesday, 3 Sept: Morning arriva l in Opatia and excursion to Lipica , nea r the Ita lian border. We will visit the 400-yearo ld home of the famous Li pica , o r

Lippizzaner, horses with a guided tour of the stud farm and stables and a performance by the horses. After a local lunch , we will visit the famo us Postojna Caves, consistin g of 20 kilometers of of chambers and hall s. Wednesday, 4 Sept: Enj oy a day at sea. Thursday, 5 Sept: Morning arrival at the island of Corcula, the ancient walled capital of Croatia and one of the bestpreserved medieval towns of the Adriatic. We will visit the birthplace of M arco Polo and the 700-year-old St. Peter's Church, while enjoying the architecture of Greeks, Rom ans, Illyrians, French, Britons, Croatians and Venetians. Friday, 6 September: Morning sa il to Dubrovnik (a nc ient Rag usa), the walled port c ity ri ch in culture and hi story and o n the UNESCO World Heritage li st. Saturday, 7 Sept: Morning sail to the lovely Greek island of Corfu (a ncient Corcyra) , where we will visit the elegant

building of Expl anadeto, the Old Fort and the Church of St. George by horse-drawn carri ages, fo llowed by a scenic bu s tour of the island. Sunday , 8 Sept: Full day at sea. Monday, 9 Sept: Morning arrival at Kith era. The island is the legendary birthplace of Aphrodite, and its capita l is a mode l of Venetian architecture dominated by a Veneti an castle of 1503. Tuesday , 10 Sept: Arrival in Piraeus, hi stori c seaport of Athens , and transfer to a irport. (Ask about our Athens extension!) For Info rmati on and Reservations:

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