Destinations and Experiences

Civil Rights Tour ~ On the Road to Freedom: Understanding the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama
June 3 - 6, 2021
From $1,520 excluding air

Join fellow alumni on a journey that begins in Birmingham, Alabama. Learn about the history of and visit the 16th Street Baptist Church, meeting with one of the survivors of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing.  Explore Montgomery, Alabama where we have planned a private visit to the Dexter Street Parsonage, home of Martin Luther King while he lived here. Spend time at the newly opened, extraordinarily powerful National Memorial for Peace and Justice and enjoy a briefing with staff from the Equal Justice Initiative. Take a day trip to Selma, the site of “Bloody Sunday,” and walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge while reflecting on the historical events that unfolded there. Enjoy a well-crafted three-night program learning about the region’s history, sampling Southern cuisine, and discussing issues of social justice today.

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European Discovery - A Journey for the Young and the Young at Heart
June 26 - July 27, 2021
From $3,325 excluding air

Discover Europe on this whirlwind tour of four of Europe’s most popular and stunning countries. Mingle with locals on a London pub crawl, walk on the beaches of France’s Cộte d’Azur, photograph the majesty of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, then venture through the Roman Forum. The beauty of this journey is the balance of amazing excursions, time at leisure and fascinating looks into history, architecture and breath-taking European landscapes. Unleash your inner adventurer and make memories to last a lifetime. Activity Level 2: Moderate – Full and active itinerary at a fast pace with long distance travel. Excursions are at a higher activity rate and may require standing and walking for extended periods over more difficult terrain.

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The Charms of Holland
June 29 - July 7, 2021
From $3,295 excluding air

Experience the best of Dutch life based in charming Haarlem! Over seven nights, explore unique facets of the Netherlands, from Amsterdam’s pretty canals and The Hague’s political scene to 17th-century Hoorn and modern Rotterdam. View artwork by legendary Golden Age masters and Vincent van Gogh. Watch the dazzling spectacle of the world’s largest flower auction, taste fresh cheese in Gouda and much more on this exceptional, first-class journey!

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Emerald Isle
Riches of the Emerald Isle
July 4 - 15, 2021
From $4,795 excluding air

Listen to a storyteller, enjoy farm-to-table cuisine and admire stunning, rugged coastline on this 10-night exploration of Ireland’s culture and natural wonders. Experience the Wild Atlantic Way’s breathtaking beauty from the Ring of Kerry to the Cliffs of Moher. Tour Killarney National Park in a horse-drawn carriage, and learn how border collies corral their sheep. Deluxe and first-class hotels are included in Dublin, Mallow, Killarney and Ennis.

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Stunning Scotland: Highlands Islands
July 24 - August 2, 2021
From $4,995 excluding air

Join us as we explore the inspiring history, exuberant culture and fascinating sites of Scotland—from the bustling cities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, to the windswept islands of Skye and Arran—and the Highlands themselves.

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Circumnavigation of Iceland
July 31 - August 8, 2021
From $6,795 excluding air

Discover the beauty of Iceland on this seven-night circumnavigation aboard the Five‑Star expedition ship Le Champlain. See crystalline glaciers atop slumbering volcanoes. Cross the Arctic Circle on Grímsey Island and cruise along Surtsey Island. Round-trip Included Air and Low Air Add-Ons are available from select cities. Reykjavík and The Golden Circle Pre-Program Option. Included Air and Low Air Add-Ons have limited availability and are not guaranteed.

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Nordic Magnificence
Nordic Magnificence
August 1 - 11, 2021
From $4,995 excluding air

Treat yourself to a Nordic adventure. Feel the region’s cozy, optimistic charm as you explore enchanting Copenhagen, Oslo and Bergen. Discover palaces, modern architecture and Viking history. Storybook landscapes unfold as you cruise canals and the North Sea, and ride the Flåm Railway to Norway’s pristine Aurlandsfjord on this nine-night, small-group journey.

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Pandores & Pousadas
Paradores Pousadas: Historic Lodgings of Spain and Portugal
August 28 - September 11, 2021
From $4,974 including air

Feel the spell of Iberia’s rich Roman and Moorish past and the pull of its vibrant contemporary life on this distinctive 15-day small group journey through the Iberian Peninsula to the intimate lodgings of Spain’s paradores and Portugal’s pousadas. Enjoy Spain’s cultural capital, Barcelona, with an optional 4-day/3-night post-tour extension.

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Provence and Burgundy
Cruise Provence and Burgundy
September 15 - 23, 2021
From $3,795 excluding air

Sip a glass of Burgundy while cruising the Rhône and Saône rivers through Southern France. Follow the footsteps of French popes in Avignon and step into the middle ages in Arles. Taste the bucolic French landscape reflected in the region’s celebrated cuisine in Lyon, explore Camargue National Park and enjoy opportunities to personalize your adventure on this first-class 7-night journey.

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Flavors of Sicily
September 24 - October 2, 2021
From $4,995 excluding air

No other part of Italy embraces you as warmly and feeds you as well as Sicily. We invite you to explore the many layers of the island’s history, its delectable cuisine and vintages, and its engaging culture. Visit Sicily’s many marvelous sites, admire her stunning vistas, and relax and rejuvenate in your stately accommodations.

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Grand Danube Passage
September 30 - October 14, 2021
From $4,995 excluding air

See Europe from a new vantage point on this unforgettable Grand Danube Passage. Experience eight countries, including stays in Sofia, Bulgaria, and Prague, Czech Republic. Gain new insights into each destination’s history, regional cuisine, soul-stirring landmarks and architecture, and toast traditions with local wine!

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Exploring Australia and New Zealand
October 2 - 23, 2021
From $9,084 including air

The remarkable Lands Down Under shine on this 22-day small group journey, from the spectacular Great Barrier Reef and the storied Outback to sophisticated Sydney; from towering Mt. Cook and breathtaking Milford Sound to high-spirited Queenstown and nautical Auckland. See more of Auckland with an optional 3 day/2-night post-tour extension.

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Southwest National Parks
October 6 - 14, 2021
From $3,995 excluding air

Join us on a journey to the exceptional national parks and monuments of the Southwest. Travel to Grand Canyon National Park for awe-inspiring views from the park's rim. Admire the beauty of light striking Antelope Canyon's narrow sandstone walls. Share a peaceful evening with Navajo storytellers, and ponder cultures past and present at a petroglyph site during a river raft ride down Glen Canyon.

Continue to Utah where you'll spend enjoyable time at Bryce Canyon and Zion National Parks viewing rock formations and otherworldly landscapes that must be seen to be believed.

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Israel ~ Land of Cultural Treasures
October 9 - 18, 2021
From $4,195 excluding air

Experience the stirring beauty of Israel, from Tel Aviv’s White City to Old Jerusalem and the Dead Sea. Embark on a sensory journey as you shop in lively open-air markets, reflect inside religious sites and savor Israel’s olive oils, falafel, wines and spice blends during this eight-night, small-group program.

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Insider’s Japan
October 9 - 21, 2021
From $6,884 including air

This truly fascinating, well-crafted 13-day small group tour features urban and pastoral highlights, with Tokyo, cultural capital Kyoto, and magnificent Mt. Fuji. Engage in local life and head off the beaten path to the lovely historic cities of Takayama and Kanazawa. Discover Hiroshima reborn with an optional 3-day/2-night post-tour extension.

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Holiday Markets
Holiday Markets Cruise ~ The Festive Rhine River
December 12 - 20, 2021
From $2,495 excluding air

Embrace the joyous Old-World holiday spirit in Germany and France on a seven-night, first-class Rhine River cruise! Explore enchanting, festive markets decked out for the holidays, stroll through medieval towns and personalize your journey with a choice of excursions, from wine tastings to culinary tours, in many ports. No single supplement!

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The itineraries outlined in the ad copy above are preliminary and subject to change due to operational conditions. Dates and pricing are current as of August, 2018. All dates and prices are subject to change.