While this BreakAway focuses on wars in the 20th century, northern and eastern France have been the battleground for conflicts and power struggles for much longer than the last century.
Dates: May 14 to 27, 2018
Destination: London (England); Normandy, Paris and Strasbourg (France)
Leaders: Paul and Almut Spalding
Cost: $3,890 ($2,890 when $1,000 subsidy applied)
June 2019 will be the 75th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy during WWII, and just after the centennial of the end of WWI. While D-Day is the main focus at the beginning of the trip, toward the end the students will encounter the earlier "Great War" deeper inside the continent.