Summer in Europe
DID SOMEBODY SAY MEDITERRANEAN? FROM THE SEA TO THE CITY, SUMMER IN EUROPE IS A DOLCE AND GABANA POSTER
The abroad connection makes the most of your semester by visiting the cities and destinations you’ve been dreaming about.
APR – AUG 2023
WEEKEND TWO: Apr 28-30
IT'S ALL GREEK TO US IN MYKONOS
The sea-kissed breeze dances through your hair as you wander a maze of fresh whitewashed walls and ancient ruins in radiant Mykonos. An abundance of explorable coastal coves, alluring deep-blue waters, and spectacular sunsets make this iconic Aegean party destination your personal summer paradise.
You might only study abroad once
Best we make the most of it, Right?
WEEKEND THREE: May 5-7
CINQUE TERRE WALKING TOUR
A gentle breeze carries the scent of lemon trees as you catch a glimpse of your destination for the first time from the vineyard-lined footpath you’ve trekked. Bright colorful houses of a nearly untouched fishing village cascade down the rocky coast to the crystal clear Ligurian Sea, beckoning you to this adventurer’s Italian dream.
WEEKEND FOUR: May 12-14
BEAUTIFUL BEACHES AND BANGERS IN IBIZA
On a beach after a night of dancing with your new friends, you take a deep breath of the salty Mediterranean air. The rugged coastline stretches before you, a sunrise on the horizon, with promises of yoga, hiking, or kayaking to recharge. This is Ibiza, oasis by day and revelrous by night.
Beaches, Beers and Bucket Hat
Don't forget the sunscreen!
WEEKEND FIVE: May 19-21
IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN SEVILLE
Sip chilled sherry at an atmospheric rooftop bar, serenaded by the dulcet notes of flamenco carried gently by the balmy Andalucian breeze. Intricate centuries-old Moorish palaces and bustling cobbled streets lined with tapas bars are just waiting to be explored. Fall in love with Andalucia’s summery sun-kissed gem, Seville.
WEEKEND SIX: May 26-28
You can always catch us
FALLING IN LOVE WITH LISBON
You travel a beautiful narrow street embellished with blue mosaic tiles, passing ivy-laced ruins and aesthetic 14th century facades. The sun casts a coppery glow on terracotta roofs as it sets over the sea, and your friends duck into a chic port bar tucked away in a picturesque cobbled alley. Every moment is an adventure in Lisbon.
WEEKEND EIGHT: Jun 26-30
LA RIOJA, The Wine Fight
You journey through the famous vineyards of La Rioja to the legendary hill where locals and tourists use buckets, squirt guns, and everything in between to soak each other in the world’s biggest wine fight. Back in the beautiful town of Haro, stages, dancing, fireworks, and food create a wild wine-soaked fiesta for the books.
The best time to be in Europe?
Our vote? summer!
WEEKEND NINE: Jun 30-Jul 2
BASK IN THE BASQUE COUNTRY
You catch a world-class wave in San Sebastian’s iconic crescent-shaped bay, sea spray refreshingly splashing your face. The lovely city stretches before you, effortlessly beautiful at the foot of soaring emerald hills. Sophisticated yet down-to-Earth, this pillar of Basque country cuisine, beauty, and adventure waits to be explored.
WEEKEND TEN: Jul 8-15
THE ULTIMATE CROATIAN VACATION
Plunge into exhilarating crystal clear waters surrounded by idyllic beaches and sheer limestone cliffs in this adventurer’s utopia. With still-warm water for swimming, sublime Mediterranean food and wine, pristine natural beauty bursting with fall colors, and ancient roman ruins, Croatia is a deeply underrated autumn destination on the azure Adriatic.
WEEKEND ELEVEN: Jul 21-23
Sun and Sangria IN BARCEONA
Wander the twisting alleyways of the labyrinthine Gothic Quarter, emerging in a sunlit plaza lined with delicious restaurants and artisanal shops. This is Barcelona, composed of exquisite beaches, choice nightlife, and transcendent sangria for an irresistible symphony for the senses during a weekend in Spain’s most fascinating city.
THE FIRST WEEKEND: Jul 28-30
COFFEE SHOPS & CANALS IN AMSTERDAM
The silvery sound of bicycle bells ring as you enjoy a refreshing Dutch beer on a boat gently drifting along the most charming canal in the summer sun. Dancing a tightrope of thrilling and cultural, the city of Rembrandt and Van Gogh is a summer haven of green parks and coffee shops.
WEEKEND TWELVE: Aug 4-6
Love is in the air in Paris!
The sound of your heels echo through the cobbled street as the smell of fresh pain-au-chocolat fills the air and cafes begin to open for the day. The Eiffel Tower glistens in the summer sun, and the morning glow lights up the Seine. There is nothing more romantic than Paris in the Summer.
THE LAST WEEKEND: Aug 29 - Sept 1
TOSS A TOMATO IN BUÑOL
You stand ready in anticipation as water cannons fire, signaling the start of the world’s biggest food fight. Tomatoes soar through the air around you as mayhem and madness overtake the village of Buñol. After cleaning off all the tomatoes, kiss the summer goodbye by dancing through the night at this infamous Spanish fiesta.