Grand Danube Passage

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AUG. 11-25, 2016 From $4,695
Prague, Passau, Melk, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, Pecs, Belgrade, Vidin, Sofia
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Grand Danube Passage

AUG. 11-25, 2016
Prague, Passau, Melk, Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, Pecs, Belgrade, Vidin, Sofia
Aboard MS Amadeus Silver

Explore marvelous Old World capitals, picturesque villages and the many facets of rich Eastern European culture with UCLA Classics Professor Robert Gurval on this journey aboard the MS Amadeus Silver. Begin your voyage with a three-night stay in elegant Prague. Enjoy the formidable Iron Gates gorge, the twists of Danube Bend and the breathtaking Wachau Valley. Experience the splendor of Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest and Belgrade, and recall the majesty and power of the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman monuments in Bulgaria. Conclude the journey through eight countries with a two-night stay in Sofia, Bulgaria’s capital. New for 2016, enjoy a customizable journey with a choice of included excursions in many ports of call.

Cost: From $4,695
AHI Travel
Activity Level: Moderate Activity

UCLA Faculty on Tour

Robert Gurval
Department of Classics
Robert Gurval is associate professor in the UCLA Department of Classics. His area of research and teaching concern ancient Rome and the legacy of its empire in popular culture. Cleopatra is a special interest. Gurval’s publications focus on politics, literature and culture in the age of the Caesars. He earned his B.A. in Classics at Brown University and his Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley. He has taught at UCLA since 1990 where he has served as chair of the Department of Classics and of the faculty committees on the Honors College, General Education Governance, and Undergraduate Honors, Awards and Prizes. Gurval is currently the director of the Mellon program in post-classical Latin. He is the recipient of the Rome Prize at the American Academy at Rome, the UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award known as the Eby Award for the Art of Teaching and the American Philological Association’s Excellence in Teaching Award for university professors. Since 2006, Gurval has participated as a faculty lecturer on nine UCLA Alumni Travel tours.

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  • It is nice to be able to enjoy both land and water. Seeing towns and places from the river was a delightful experience."
    Raymee Olin-Weiman

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STEP 1
Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

STEP 2
Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $600 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to AHI Travel. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

STEP 3
Mail completed reservation form and your deposit to:
UCLA Alumni Association
Attn: Alumni Travel
James West Alumni Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.

Travel Insurance

We strongly recommend you purchase travel insurance to cover the possibility of trip cancellation or interruption, emergency medical evacuation, medical expenses and baggage loss incurred while traveling. All confirmed passengers will receive travel insurance information in your confirmation packet. It’s one of our many membership benefits! For information about travel insurance, visit alumni.ucla.edu/travel-insurance. Coverage for pre-existing medical conditions, terrorist incidents and travel supplier financial insolvencies will be provided if the insurance is purchased within 15 days of your trip deposit. Please read the insurance brochure carefully.

Download Reservation Form Download Brochure (2.5 MB) Request Brochure In Mail
310.206.0613 (P)
310.209.4271 (F)
travel@alumni.ucla.edu
  • It is nice to be able to enjoy both land and water. Seeing towns and places from the river was a delightful experience."
    Raymee Olin-Weiman