Photo of the Adriatic sea.

Adriatic Awakening

October 15, 2020 - October 25, 2020
Price starting at: $2,799

Explore the coastal cities of the eastern Mediterranean aboard Oceania Cruises’ Marina. Begin in Athens, one of the world’s oldest cities. Travel to Rhodes and spend the day admiring the idyllic scenery of the largest of the Dodecanese. In Kuşadasi, visit the Temple of Artemis or escape to the nearby ruins of the city of Ephesus. Discover the dramatic seascapes of Santorini before cruising to Katakolo, a peaceful town with seaside cafés and galleries. Relax along the coastline of Corfu, a unique coastal city with a colonial-style old town, and then discover the walled medieval city of Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage site that showcases narrow streets and a 12th-century cathedral. Your journey will end with two days in the timeless city of Venice, but before that, stop in Zadar and tour its majestic churches and museums, and stroll down its seaside promenade. Read More

From 1969 to 2019, Mike Leckrone served as director of the UW Marching Band. He has established numerous traditions, including the Fifth Quarter, the Bud Song, and the band’s high-stepping marching style. Leckrone was recognized as an Outstanding Educator of America by the Outstanding Americans Foundation in 1970 and received the Outstanding Bandmaster Award from the Wisconsin Chapter of Phi Beta in 1973.

Jeff Wendorf is a UW-Madison graduate of the Business School, a former tuba player in the UW Band, and a thirty-three-year veteran in Advancement with UW-Madison. He has been recognized nationally for his leadership and contributions by the Council of Advancement Support of Education and the Council of Alumni Association Executives.

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