Around the world with the Brown Travelers



Around the World with the Brown Travelers

For 40 years, the Brown Travelers program has offered unique educational trips for alumni, parents and friends of Brown. And 2017 will be no exception. We offer an array of land-based programs and cruises, to favorite places such as Italy and France as well as to new destinations like Cuba. Take a look and we’re sure you’ll find something that interests you!

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2017 Season Preview

We are putting the finishing touches on the 2017 schedule! In the meantime, get a preview of next year’s trips.

2016 Season
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Alumni College in Apulia and the Amalfi Coast

Polignano a Mare and Vietri sul Mare
September 10–19, 2016

This adventure in southern Italy features two unique coastal regions. Kissed by the Adriatic sun, Apulia has been settled since time immemorial. The Amalfi Coast, an idyllic paradise of stately mountains over the Mediterranean Sea, has drawn royalty and celebrities for decades.

Brown Faculty: Ourida Mostefai, Professor of Comparative Literature and French Studies
Approximately $3,195

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Odyssey of Ancient Civilizations

Cruise the Adriatic and Aegean, from Venice to Athens, on the M.S. Le Lyrial
September 19–27, 2016

Cruise along the stunning Dalmatian coast and through the Corinth Canal. Visit five countries and up to eight UNESCO World Heritage sites, exploring the influence of the Roman, Greek, Byzantine, Venetian and Slavic civilizations.

Brown Faculty: Richard Gould, Emeritus Professor of Anthropology
From approximately $4,195

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Alumni College in the Rhône Valley and the French Alps

Lyon
September 19–27, 2016

Sitting at the confluence of the gentle Saône and fast-flowing Rhône rivers, the city of Lyon has been a center of commerce, art, architecture and, most famously, food over the centuries. Discover the Rhône-Alpes, of which Lyon is the capital.

Brown Faculty: to be announced
Approximately $3,695

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Mediterranean Art and Antiquity

Cruise from Rome to Athens on Oceania’s Nautica
October 21–November 1, 2016

Explore riveting ancient ruins, picture-perfect islands and incredible artistic treasures on a voyage to Italy, Malta, Greece and Turkey. This beautiful ship has quickly become a favorite of many Brown Travelers.

Brown Faculty: Edward Widmer, Donald Saunders Fellow for Public Engagement at Brown
From approximately $2,999 (including air fare from select cities!)

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The Art of Living, Tuscany

Florence
October 28–November 19, 2016

Everything in Italy is enriched by a fascinating history and culture. This program provides an authentic, customizable three-week introduction to living abroad. Reside in your own apartment in Florence as you explore the sites, wine, food and history of beloved Tuscany.

Brown Faculty: to be announced
From approximately $4,195

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Exploring Australia and New Zealand

With an Optional Extension to Auckland
October 29–November 20, 2016

Travel in a group of no more than 24 from Australia’s spectacular Great Barrier Reef and the storied Outback and Ayers Rock to sophisticated Sydney; from New Zealand’s towering Mt. Cook and breathtaking Milford Sound to high-spirited Queenstown.

Brown Faculty: L. Peter Gromet, Emeritus Professor of Geological Sciences
Approximately $7,595

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All information is subject to change.
All prices are per person, based on double occupancy.
Prices do not include airfare to/from trip departure/ending points (unless otherwise noted).

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