Europe Trips




view of waterway with buildings along it
Apr 21, 2023 to May 3, 2023
Price: From $6,480
Duke Leaders: Dr. Gary Gereffi P'06

Begin in Athens, the city where democracy and so many other ideas and concepts of the Western tradition have their origins, and where you will tour its celebrated monuments and witness its vibrant contemporary culture. 

Castle on a hill with town in background
Sep 29, 2023 to Oct 7, 2023
Price: From $5,995
Duke Leaders: TBD

Few regions sum up the quintessential appeal of France better than the Dordogne.

Rows of multicolored tulips in front of buildings in Amsterdam
May 10, 2023 to May 18, 2023
Price: From $5,999
Duke Leaders: TBD

Cruise from the Dutch capital of Amsterdam to the medieval Belgian city of Bruges aboard the boutique riverboat Magnifique IV, which allows you to feel immersed in the region’s charming and storied landscapes.

Bridge over waterway with buildings in the background from Dublin
Jun 1, 2023 to Jun 15, 2023
Price: from $12,590

Join this voyage from Dublin to Reykjavik as we explore Europe’s northernmost islands— Scotland's Hebrides, Orkneys, and Shetlands, Denmark’s Faroes, and Iceland—a remote world known for its rugged landscapes, picturesque villages, and warm and welcoming inhabitants.

View of ancient outdoor theater
May 10, 2023 to May 18, 2023
Price: From $4,995
Duke Leaders: TBD

Bask in sun-dappled islands at the crossroads of the Mediterranean and explore coastal cities that date back more than 7,000 years.

Langjokull ice cave entrance with sunlight breaking through
Jul 11, 2023 to Jul 16, 2023
Price: From $6,780 per person
Duke Leaders: TBD

Discover why Iceland is known as the “land of fire and ice” on a voyage to the remote fjords and volcanic isles along the country's western coast.

View of Eilean Donan Castle surrounded by water
May 18, 2023 to May 27, 2023
Price: From $6,995
Duke Leaders: TBD

Discover the legacy of the Celts in France, Wales, Ireland and Scotland on this spectacular educational journey.

Coastal view with cacti in the foreground and city in the background
Apr 12, 2023 to Apr 20, 2023
Price: From $5,595
Duke Leaders: TBD

Explore the stunning natural beauty of the Canary Islands and treasures of the rose-pink cities of Morocco on this one-of-a-kind journey, featuring scenic coastlines and idyllic ports rarely visited by larger vessels.

River running over rocks with mountains in the background
Jun 17, 2023 to Jun 28, 2023
Price: From $5,596, per person, double occupancy from Newark
Duke Leaders: TBD

From city to country, loch to glen, encounter breathtaking natural beauty, a colorful past, and a cosmopolitan present on this sweet small group journey.  The 12-day Scottish sojourn begins with a two-night stay in vibrant Glasgow.  Enjoy a tour highlighting the city’s distinct architec

Castle over the water
Jun 12, 2023 to Jun 23, 2023
Price: From $5,197, per person, double occupancy from Boston, New York
Duke Leaders: TBD

Discover beloved Provence, nestled between the Rhone and the Mediterranean, on this 12-day small group journey par excellence.  A three-night stay in charming Aix-en-Provence offers a quintessential Provençal experience, from an excursion to the scenic Luberon region, including a Renaissance

Large castle at the base of a mountain with large body of water in front of it
May 18, 2023 to May 30, 2023
Price: From $6,092, per person, double occupancy from Boston, New York
Duke Leaders: Dr. Kevin White

Ireland delights on this full yet well-paced 13-day tour, showcasing its many charms – old and new – to your small band of travelers.  Beginning in Dublin, visit Trinity College, St.

Castle with large trees infront of it
Jun 1, 2023 to Jun 17, 2023
Price: From $5,592, per person, double occupancy from Boston, New York
Duke Leaders: TBD

Discover Bulgaria, with its mix of East and West, rugged mountains and Black Sea coast; and Romania, home of crenellated castles and fabled Transylvania.  This exceptional 17-day small group tour begins in historic Sofia.  Visit the Boyana Church and Rila Monastery, both UNESCO sites.&n

Turkey Blue Mosque building pictured with water and city in background
May 23, 2023 to Jun 6, 2023
Price: From $4,692, per person, double occupancy from Boston, New York, Washington, DC
Duke Leaders: TBD

Exotic sights, scents, and sounds reign in this fascinating land where Europe and Asia meet.  With its ancient ruins, stunning landscapes, and dramatic Turquoise Coast, Turkey offers an unparalleled small group experience.  The 15-day Turkish sojourn begins with four nights in magnifice

View of city built on the side of a hill
May 12, 2023 to May 26, 2023
Price: From $5,774, per person, double occupancy from New York
Duke Leaders: Dr. Lauren Ginsberg

Delight in a special 15-day exploration of Italy’s southern climes, from striking Sicily and the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to Apulia, the alluring “boot heel,” enjoying Italian hospitality, outstanding cuisine, and unique hotels.  Your small group first experiences Sicily’s intriguing cultur

Coastal city
Mar 16, 2023 to Mar 27, 2023
Price: From $6,297, per person, double occupancy from Boston, New York

Encounter a land of extraordinary beauty and belief, of history and hospitality, on this exceptional 12-day small group journey.

Lake Orta with building in the background along with mountains
Oct 10, 2023 to Oct 18, 2023
Price: From $4,095
Duke Leaders: TBD

Discover northern Italy’s lake district, where sparkling lakes mirror emerald hills and craggy Alpine slopes. From your base in Stresa by Lake Maggiore, spend indulgent days exploring beautiful islands and elegant shores dusted with sunlight.

small town nestled in a valley with rocky mountains on both sides
Aug 2, 2023 to Aug 11, 2023
Price: From $4,295
Duke Leaders: Heidi Madden Ph.D.

Embrace Switzerland’s dreamy scenery on an eight-night journey for active travelers! This enchanting land is yours to behold, from its snowcapped summits to winding footpaths and unfettered blue skies.

Overlooking water with a city in the background
Jul 21, 2023 to Aug 1, 2023
Price: From $4,995
Duke Leaders: Dr. Kristen Neuschel

This sensational 10-night journey aboard a first class small ship reveals Croatia’s incredible bounty, including a seven-night Adriatic cruise. Spend three nights in vibrant Zagreb, home to Mirogoj Cemetery and the beautiful St. Mark’s church.

Sky view of buildings in Zaragoza
May 23, 2023 to Jun 2, 2023
Price: From $4,295
Duke Leaders: TBD

Discover distinctive, captivating facets of Spain, from Catalonia to Basque Country, on this rewarding, nine-night, first-class journey through the northeast!

Street and buildings of Prague with sun setting in the background
May 21, 2023 to Jun 2, 2023
Price: From: $5,295
Duke Leaders: TBD

Explore grand, regal cities rich in culture and compelling history on this exceptional, 11-night journey through Poland, Germany and the Czech Republic.

Streets of Montmartre
May 13, 2023 to May 21, 2023
Price: From $3,795
Duke Leaders: TBD

Follow in the footsteps of Josephine Baker, Langston Hughes, Eugene Bullard and other African American luminaries on this enriching seven-night stay in Paris. In the years following World War I, many Black Americans found acceptance and opportunities in the City of Light.

Lindos Acropolis
Oct 12, 2022 to Oct 24, 2022
Price: from $7,890
Duke Leaders: Dr. J. Clare Woods

For ancient civilizations, as in modern times, location is everything. The ancients perhaps knew this better than anyone else. In their temples and palaces, fortified towns and churches, they relied on the natural characteristics of the terrain to enhance and illuminate their creations.

Sicily
Oct 9, 2022 to Oct 20, 2022
Price: From $3,895
Duke Leaders: Dr. Valeria Finucci

Crossroads of the Mediterranean … the “toe” in Italy’s boot … “God’s Kitchen” … Sicily is all this, and much more, as this stellar small group journey reveals.  Your 12-day Sicilian sojourn begins in Palermo, where highlights include the city’s prized Arab-Norman architecture – one of the it

Alsace
Oct 2, 2022 to Oct 10, 2022
Price: From $3,495
Duke Leaders: Dr. Tom Robisheaux '74

Tucked between the magnificent Vosges mountains and the Black Forest lies a region brimming with dramatic beauty, incredible gastronomy and endearing old-world villages.

Catalonia
Oct 1, 2022 to Oct 9, 2022
Price: From $3,995
Duke Leaders: Tyler Lund-Hansen

Catalonia is home to some of Spain's most delicious treasures.

Castle Vista
Aug 7, 2021 to Aug 16, 2021
Price: From $5,495
Duke Leaders: TBD

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.

Volterra
Oct 7, 2021 to Oct 15, 2021
Price: From $4,995
Duke Leaders: TBD

Embrace the bewitching enchantment, bucolic ambiance, and charismatic culture of Chianti.

Sirmione
May 8, 2021 to May 16, 2021
Price: From $3,995
Duke Leaders: TBD
Join our small group for a nine-day journey to the culinary and cultural heart of Northern Italy—a region brimming with exquisite local wines, specialty ingredients, soul-satisfying signature dishes and the wonderful Italians who conjure them with time-honored techniques.

Oct 6, 2020 to Oct 14, 2020
Price: from $4,795
Duke Leaders: TBD
Cruise with us for seven nights from Rome to Barcelona aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship Le Bougainville.
Cliffs in Ireland
Sep 25, 2021 to Oct 6, 2021
Price: From $4,595
Duke Leaders: TBD
Ireland’s dazzling coastal beauty takes center stage on this magical, 10-night journey! Begin in the east in dynamic Dublin. Then, head westward with stops in Galway and Cong before exploring the breathtaking, untamed Wild Atlantic Way.
Danube at sunset
Oct 9, 2021 to Oct 24, 2021
Price: $4,995
Duke Leaders: TBD
Experience eight European countries and sail the mighty Danube River on this unforgettable journey! Our carefully curated itinerary introduces fascinating landmarks and epic landscapes, including the fairy-tale Wachau Valley.
Polignano A Mare
Jun 2, 2021 to Jun 10, 2021
Price: $3,095
Duke Leaders: TBD
Experience an easy-going, languid lifestyle in Italy’s Apulia region, where Mediterranean meals are savored slowly amidst olive groves, ancient seaports and timeless villages.
Provence
May 24, 2021 to Jun 4, 2021
Price: From $4,897
Duke Leaders: TBD
Discover beloved Provence, nestled between the Rhone and the Mediterranean, on this 12-day small group journey par excellence.  A three-night stay in charming Aix-en-Provence offers a quintessential Provençal experience, from an excursion to the scenic Luberon region, including a Renaissan
St. Petersburg Church
Jul 24, 2021 to Aug 2, 2021
Price: From $6,995
Duke Leaders: TBD
Join us for the opportunity to experience the lands and legacies forged by centuries of Baltic history. By special arrangement, hear from Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former President of Poland Lech Wałęsa and the interpreter and advisor to Mikhail Gorbachev, Pavel Palazhchenko.
Ancient Greece
Oct 8, 2021 to Oct 16, 2021
Price: From $4,995
Duke Leaders: TBD

Journey to the cradle of Western civilization and the classical world on our comprehensive nine-day Aegean Odyssey. Explore the exquisitely preserved treasures and mythical landscapes of ancient Greece, uncovering layers of architectural history.

Celtic Lands
May 21, 2021 to May 30, 2021
Price: From $6,995
Duke Leaders: TBD
Commemorate the historic D-Day landings during this eight-night Celtic Lands journey. By exclusive arrangement, visit the hallowed Utah and Omaha Beaches in Normandy, France, with Dwight David Eisenhower II, grandson of General and President Dwight D.
May 28, 2021 to Jun 11, 2021
Price: From $3,695
Duke Leaders: J. Clare Woods
Exotic sights, scents, and sounds reign in this fascinating land where Europe and Asia meet.  With its ancient ruins, stunning landscapes, and dramatic Turquoise Coast, Turkey engages and beguiles, offering your small group an unparalleled experience.  The 15-day Turkish sojourn begin
Sep 30, 2021 to Oct 14, 2021
Price: From $5,084 including all airfare
Duke Leaders: Dr. J. Clare Woods

Absorb Croatia’s remarkable history, culture, and unspoiled Dalmatian coastline on this captivating 15-day small group journey.  A tour of Croatia’s capital, Zagreb, reveals a gracious city of culture and hospitality, taking in the historic Old Town and the colorful Dolac market.  Spend

Israel: Timeless Wonders
Apr 29, 2021 to May 10, 2021
Price: From $5,795

Encounter a land of extraordinary beauty and belief, of history and hospitality, on this exceptional 12-day small group journey. Explore Tel Aviv, Israel’s cultural capital, with its “White City” district – a UNESCO site, and ancient Jaffa. Experience the unique Ein Hod artists’ village.

Jun 8, 2022 to Jun 16, 2022
Price: From $3,595
Duke Leaders: Dr. Valeria Finucci

Italy’s Amalfi Coast has been luring travelers, artists and romantics for centuries. Treat yourself to the region’s scenic splendor during a seven-night adventure based in cliff-side Sorrento, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

Jul 24, 2022 to Aug 1, 2022
Price: from $6,995
Duke Leaders: Dr. Emily Klein
Discover the ethereal “Land of Fire and Ice”—one of the world’s most enchanting and distinctive destinations—on this specially designed seven-night circumnavigation cruise of this stunning Nordic island nation.