Spain Alumni Trip
Music Trip to Spain
May 11-20, 2016


SMSU alumni as well as students and faculty from the SMSU Music Program were on tour of Spain in 2016!

The tour included Madrid, Burgos, Segovia, Lerma, and Salamanca. Highlights include the Prado Museum, the Royal Palace, and Flamenco show. 



English speaking tour guide escorted the group throughout the trip. This trip was open to alumni, community members, and friends of SMSU. 



Italian Reflections - Oceania Cruses
Athens to Barcelons (7 nights)
Nov. 7-15, 2012

Alumni Experienced the celebrated cities and towns of Italy's west coast and the charms of Provence as they sailed abroad the beautifully appointed Oceania Cruises Marina, a haven of elegance. Set out from Athens and cruised the Mediterranean seas to Italy, first stopping in Sorrento, where they explored the nearby ruins of Pompeii, the city famously frozen in time, or traveled to Capri and admire its rustic Italian beauty.

Next, they visited the external city of Rome, home to  marvelous wonders like the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, and St. Peter's Basilica. Continue to Livorno, gateway to the Tuscan countryside and the legendary cities of Florence and Pisa, two icons of art and architecture. 

Florence offers some of the world's greatest Renaissance structures, and Pisa is home to the superb Field of Miracles with its remarkable Leaning Tower.  They experienced la dolce vita on this remarkable cruise to some of Italy's most revered cities!

Price: From $1,499 per person double occupancy (including airfare)


British Isles Odyssey - Oceania Cruises
London to Paris (12 nights)
July 23 - Aug. 5, 2012


The rich history and dramatic scenery of the British Isles are revealed while cruising on Oceania Cruises Nautica, a luxurious vessel with a casual yet elegant ambiance. From England's port city of Dover, cruise the North Sea to Scotland, beginning with Edinburgh, an attractive city marked by charming squares and the distinctive Edinburgh Castle. Further immerse yourself in Scottish lore with a stop in Invergordon and a visit to the Highlands, a scenic forested landscape where local clan castles perch atop craggy hills.

Sail to the Orkney Islands and take in a megalithic tomb, and then continue to the Isle of Skye, home to Britain's oldest inhabited castle. Depart Scotland and cruise to the Emerald Isle, first stopping in Belfast, Northern Ireland, a vibrant city adorned by Victorian architecture, followed by Ireland's capital Dublin, a cosmopolitan city that still exudes the charms of the 18th century.

Then explore Waterford, an ancient city renowned for its magnificent crystal, and the picturesque Irish town of Cobh. Before your voyage concludes in Le Havre, France, visit the bustling port of Fowey, England, whose seafaring history dates back to the 14th century. This wonderful journey filled with the echoes of castles, clans, ancient customs, and so much more!

Price: From $4,799 per person double occupancy (including airfare)