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Accommodations

M.S. L’AUSTRAL
STATE-OF-THE-ART DESIGN
The M.S. L’AUSTRAL is the newest generation of deluxe small ships.

EXCEPTIONALLY SPACIOUS, DELUXE SUITES AND STATEROOMS, MOST WITH BALCONIES

The 120 large Staterooms and Suites are from 200 to 484 square feet. Ninety-five percent of the accommodations feature private balconies.
    
All Suites and most Staterooms feature two twin beds that convert to one queen-size bed, a private bathroom with shower (some with bathtub), international direct dial telephone, satellite flat screen television, DVD/CD, wireless Internet access, iPod dock with speakers, safe, minibar, full-length closets, writing desk/dressing table, hair dryer, duvet and plush terry cloth robes.

ELEGANT DINING

International and local cuisines are served in the stylish, spacious Dining Room in single, unassigned seatings, alfresco in the casual indoor-outdoor Grill Restaurant or from 24-hour Room Service. Continental and buffet breakfast, buffet lunch, afternoon tea, a three-course dinner and a late-evening snack are served daily. Complimentary wine and beer are served with lunch and dinner. Bar service is available on the Sun Deck.

SPACIOUS PUBLIC AREAS/WORLD-CLASS RECREATIONAL FACILITIES

Inviting and spacious public areas accommodate all passengers comfortably. Enjoy views from the Panoramic Lounge, nightly entertainment in the Main Lounge and lectures, cultural performances and film screenings in the state-of-the-art theater. There is a library, Internet salon, beauty salon, elevator, Sun Deck, swimming pool, spa, Turkish bath-style steam room and full range of fitness equipment. The infirmary is staffed with a doctor and nurse.

PASSENGER- AND ECO-FRIENDLY
The state-of-the-art propulsion system provides an exceptionally smooth, quiet and comfortable voyage by creating little vibration and significantly less engine noise.
The ship meets the latest “Cleanship” standards and is designed to prevent contact with environmentally sensitive seabeds.

The highly trained, English-speaking international crew provides attentive service. Laundry services are available.

Village Life along the Dalmatian Coast

 

Village Life along the Dalmatian Coast                
June 20 - 28, 2011
                           


Explore the Adriatic Sea’s stunning, island-dappled Dalmatian Coast—fortified walled cities, ancient Roman ruins and pristine blue waters—on this seven-night cruise featuring six UNESCO World Heritage sites and accommodations aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe M.S. L’AUSTRAL, launching in 2011. Set your own pace in each port by choosing from the attractively priced shore excursions or spending time at leisure. Stroll through Emperor Diocletian’s vast palace in Split’s lively and historic center; explore the walled city of Korˇcula, birthplace of Marco Polo; marvel at the medieval fortifications of Kotor in Montenegro, one of the world’s newest nations; step back into the 15th century in Dubrovnik’s perfectly restored Gothic and Romanesque quarters; tour the splendid port of Hvar; and walk in the footsteps of emperors and gladiators in Pula’s great Roman Arena. This comprehensive itinerary includes an exclusive VILLAGE FORUM™ with local residents, a folk music performance and a specially arranged lecture by a leading expert on Croatian economy and foreign trade. Experience the art and romance of Venice on the two-night Pre-Cruise Option.

 

DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY

INCLUDED FEATURES

EXCLUSIVE GOHAGAN TRAVEL SERVICES

VENICE PRE-PROGRAM OPTION


Sail in the wake of Roman galleons and medieval mariners from the legendary city of Venice across the fabled Adriatic Sea and along Dalmatia’s ruggedly beautiful, island-dotted shoreline.

Cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe M.S. L’AUSTRAL, a splendid new vessel whose innovative design and state-of-the-art amenities promise to raise the small ship cruise experience to new heights.

Gain unique insight into Croatia’s economics and foreign trade during a specially arranged lecture by a leading expert.

Discuss life along the Dalmatian Coast during the exclusive VILLAGE FORUMTM with local residents.

Choose among attractively priced optional excursions featuring some of the finest medieval and Renaissance architecture in Europe in the charming ports of Hvar, Korˇcula and Dubrovnik, which has undergone one of the most spectacular renovation efforts in the annals of historical preservation.

Join an optional excursion to a vineyard in the countryside near Korˇcula and savor the exquisite flavors of Croatia’s world acclaimed wines during a specially arranged tasting.


Cost  Special Tulane pricing is from approximately $2995 per person, plus airfare and based on double occupancy.

Booking  For booking information please contact Thomas P. Gohagan at 800-922-3088, or  Tulane Alumni Travel at 877-488-5263.


Specific trip details (itinerary, meals, sightseeing & accommodations) will be published in the brochure.

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Alumni Relations, Tulane University, 6319 Willow Street, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5901 alumni@tulane.edu