Sep 10, 2020 — Sep 18, 2020
Cruising the Adriatic and Aegean Seas
With Mimi Gregory
About this trip
Join Mimi Gregory as you cruise from Athens through the Corinth Canal to picture-perfect Venice along the stunning Dalmatian coast. Enjoy a custom-designed, seven-night itinerary aboard the Five-Star, small ship LE BOUGAINVILLE, featuring private balconies in all of its ocean-view Suites and Staterooms. Visit five countries and six UNESCO World Heritage sites, exploring the influence of the Roman, Greek, Byzantine, Venetian and Slavic civilizations on this comprehensive program. In Greece, visit the sacred ancient Greek site of Delphi and Corfu’s Old Town, rooted in the eighth century B.C.; in Albania tour the remarkable archaeological site of Butrint; in Montenegro, visit Kotor’s medieval fortifications and architecture; and in Croatia, see Dubrovnik’s beautifully restored, 15th-century walled city, and tour Split’s Roman Diocletian’s Palace. Along with your Council Leader, Mimi Gregory enjoy an exclusive COASTAL LIFE FORUM with local residents and a traditional folk music performance. Athens Pre-Cruise Option and Venice Post-Cruise Option are offered.
From approximately $4,495 per person plus airfare
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About the lecturer
Mimi Gregory has been actively involved in international affairs for the better part of 35 years. Her affiliation with the World affairs Councils began in Boston where she served as an active member of the Program Committee and served as its Vice-President. Since living in Naples she has been involved with the Naples Council on World Affairs, served as President for three years and continues as Program Chairman, a committee she has chaired for the past ten years. She was appointed Vice-President in April, 2013.
Mimi was also appointed to the National Board of the World Affairs Councils of America in 2004, and served two terms until 2010. She was elected to serve on the Executive Committee in 2005.
Her affiliation with the French Community in the United States has included leading Alliance Française chapters in Minneapolis, Boston and Bonita Springs as their President; and is the immediate Past President of the Federation of Alliances Françaises USA comprising 114 chapters nationwide. She has been twice decorated by the French Government, most recently as “Commander of the National Order of Merit” in 2012, by decree of President Nicolas Sarkozy.
“The highlight of the trip was seeing a part of the world I have always wanted to visit that has such a turbulent history.”
"Mimi is gracious, competent, knowledgeable, and very enjoyable to be with."