Europe & Russia Trips




Israel
Oct 2, 2021 to Oct 13, 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’ villa
Jul 5, 2021 to Jul 20, 2021
Price:
Duke Leaders: TBD
As the Midnight Sun turns night into day, Scandinavia shines.  From the cosmopolitan capitals of Copenhagen and Oslo to Norway’s magnificent fjord country, your small group encounters Scandinavia at its best.  The 16-day journey begins with sightseeing in Copenhagen, including the Ros
Cliffs in Ireland
Sep 25, 2021 to Oct 6, 2021
Price:
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 6, 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.
Centero of Antwerp
Apr 5, 2021 to Apr 13, 2021
Price: $2,995
Duke Leaders: TBD
From the thatched farmhouses and footpaths of fairy-tale Giethoorn to the medieval landmarks of Antwerp, fall in love with the Netherlands and Belgium as you relish their intimate waterways. See bygone eras take shape aboard a first-class river ship for seven nights.
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:
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
Portugal
Apr 23, 2021 to May 3, 2021
Price: From $3,495
Duke Leaders: TBD
From Lisbon to the north of Portugal, for 13 days your small group navigates the gentle charms of this country rich in history and blessed with natural beauty, staying in three unique pousadas, Portugal’s famed historic lodgings.  A three-night Lisbon sojourn offers highlights aplen
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.

May 30, 2021 to Jun 6, 2021
Price:
Duke Leaders: Dr. Kristen Neuschel
Join us for a unique, comprehensive, seven-night journey to Norway’s majestic fjords and Scotland’s rarely visited Orkney and Shetland Islands, remote destinations forever linked by their Viking heritage.
Centero of Antwerp
May 23, 2021 to May 31, 2021
Price:
Duke Leaders: Dr. Tom Robisheaux '74
Cruise the Seine in style on this seven-night river journey aboard an exclusively chartered first-class ship. In Paris, witness famed landmarks, tour the Latin Quarter and relish the romantic ambience of this remarkable city from your river vantage.
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
Apr 22, 2019 to Apr 30, 2019
Price: from $2,795 with NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Duke Leaders: Dr. Tom Robisheaux '74

Glide through the waterways of the Netherlands and Belgium during a seven-night cruise and discover Old World cities, picture-perfect towns and centuries of history and culture.

Sep 26, 2019 to Oct 4, 2019
Price: from approximately $4,395 per person
Duke Leaders: J. Clare Woods

Discover the intriguing mélange of cultures that flourished in the wake of ancient empires on this exclusively chartered cruise to the resplendent shores of Italy, Sicily and Malta.

Sep 12, 2019 to Sep 20, 2019
Price: from approximately $4,795 per person
Duke Leaders:

Join us for this unparalleled and comprehensive nine-day Aegean odyssey to the very cradle of Western civilization and the classical world.

Aug 2, 2019 to Aug 13, 2019
Price: from $5795
Duke Leaders: Dr. Carol Apollonio

Discover the timeless pageantry and traditional folkways of Russia along the scenic rivers, lakes and canals that link St. Petersburg with Moscow. Cruise for six nights aboard the exclusively chartered, deluxe, 90-passenger Volga Dream during this carefully crafted itinerary.

Jun 23, 2019 to Jul 2, 2019
Price: from approximately $6,495 per person
Duke Leaders: Bruce Jentleson

Experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic states, the magnificent imperial riches of St. Petersburg and the luminous “White Nights of Summer” on this remarkable six-country, eight-night Baltic Sea cruise.

Exploring Iceland
Oct 3, 2019 to Oct 13, 2019
Price: from $4,997 per person (including airfare)
Duke Leaders: Dr. Richard Riddell

It’s a surprising, even astonishing land; one of massive glaciers and rumbling volcanoes, bubbling mud holes and

Paradores & Pousadas
Oct 5, 2019 to Oct 19, 2019
Price: 15 days from $4,878 (including airfare)
Duke Leaders: TBD

Begin your 15-day journey in Lisbon, touring the capital’s highlights– including the Belem Tower– and take an excursion to the National Palace of Queluz. Travel through picturesque Alentejo to one of Portugal’s finest pousadas.

Jul 25, 2019 to Aug 7, 2019
Price: from $6,092 total per person (including airfare)
Duke Leaders: Jesko A. von Windheim

The towering peaks of the Alps serve as the stunning backdrop for our Swiss and Austrian exploration.

May 2, 2019 to May 16, 2019
Price: From $4,684 per person including air fare
Duke Leaders: Neil McWilliam, Olga Grlic

Independent, democratic Croatia welcomes visitors eager to absorb its remarkable history and culture – and its beautiful and unspoiled Dalmatian coastline.

Oct 3, 2019 to Oct 11, 2019
Price: From $4,995
Duke Leaders: Beth Ray-Schroeder '83

Meander through Tuscany’s breathtaking cultural capitals and intimate, cypress-studded hill towns during this small-group journey. Explore this Italian countryside that provides overwhelming inspiration for artists, chefs, and vintners alike.

Jun 4, 2019 to Jun 14, 2019
Price: $6,895 plus international air
Duke Leaders: Kristen Neuschel

Featuring Guest Speakers
  Dwight David Eisenhower II, accompanying you to the Normandy Beaches, and
  Allen Packwood, Director of Churchill Archives Centre at Cambridge

May 29, 2019 to Jun 6, 2019
Price: from $5,895 per person
Duke Leaders: Tony Brown

Cruise with us for seven nights from Rome to Barcelona aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship Le Bougainville.

May 19, 2019 to May 27, 2019
Price: From $5,995 per person
Duke Leaders: Dr. Sarah Beckwith

Join us for a unique, comprehensive, seven-night journey to Scotland’s rarely visited Orkney and Shetland Islands and Norway’s majestic fjords, remote destinations forever linked by their Viking heritage.

Sep 29, 2019 to Oct 14, 2019
Price: from $4,995 - NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
Duke Leaders: Caroline Bruzelius

Travel through nine European countries to discover Old World capitals and charming villages along the mighty Danube River. Enjoy three nights in Prague, Czech Republic, sail the Danube for eight nights and complete your adventure with two nights in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Aug 5, 2019 to Aug 13, 2019
Price: from $3,395

Explore the heritage of Scotland during a seven-night stay in Edinburgh. Experience both city life in the Scottish capital and country life as you explore the Borders in scenic southern Scotland. Revel in the spectacular pageantry of the annual Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.

May 2, 2018 to May 9, 2018
Price: from $2,795
Duke Leaders: Francis J. Lethem

Experience a captivating seven-night cruise through Holland and Belgium’s lovely waterways and canals. As you alight in waterfront towns, customize your cruise with a choice of excursions.

Jun 29, 2019 to Jul 7, 2019
Price: from $3,495 – NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

Cruise the Seine River from Paris to Honfleur on this delightful seven-night passage to Normandy on the exclusively chartered MS Renoir, a first-class ship. In Paris, discover the Cathedral of Notre-Dame, the Latin Quarter and the Left Bank. An evening cruise shows the city at night.

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.

Sep 20, 2018 to Sep 28, 2018
Price: from approximately $5,195 per person
Duke Leaders: N. Gregson Davis

Discover the intriguing mélange of cultures that flourished in the wake of ancient empires on this exclusively chartered cruise to the resplendent shores of Italy, Sicily and Malta.

Oct 11, 2018 to Oct 22, 2018
Price: from $7,999
Duke Leaders: TBD

Sail aboard the elegant sailing yacht Sea Cloud II to ancient towns and important archaeological sites on both sides of the exquisite Adriatic coast.

Jul 10, 2018 to Jul 19, 2018
Price: Adults: $5,390 (and child and youth pricing)
Duke Leaders: N/A

Vacations with family are among our most enduring, most valuable memories. Beyond wonderful vacations that keep children entertained, active or relaxing outdoors, parents and grandparents also look for travel that enriches the mind and will provide valuable life experiences with their family.

Sep 26, 2018 to Oct 10, 2018
Price: From $4,974 (includes international airfare)
Duke Leaders: Valeria Finucci

This leisurely 15-day small group exploration of Italy’s northern regions begins with a relaxing three-night stay on Lake Maggiore.  Your lake region touring includes Stresa and Orta San Giulio, and a cruise to Isola Bella, the beautiful island set in the middle of Lake Maggiore.  You t

Oct 11, 2018 to Oct 22, 2018
Price: from $3,895
Duke Leaders: TBD

Portugal led the world during the Age of Discovery. Now it is time for the world to rediscover Portugal’s stunning beauty, rich tradition and warm people.

the iffle tower
Oct 7, 2018 to Oct 15, 2018
Price: from $2,995
Duke Leaders: TBD

Hemingway referred to Paris as “a moveable feast,” and it is still true that the city is bountiful with unique sights, sounds and experiences. On this journey, explore Le Marais, Paris’s aristocratic district, and marvel at iconic Parisian landmarks during an afternoon cruise on the Seine.

Jul 11, 2018 to Jul 19, 2018
Price: from $2,995 (No Single Supplement; limited availability)
Duke Leaders: TBD

Discover the Rhine River’s timeless beauty with the people you love most on a fun and fascinating cruise designed especially for families. Aboard the elegant, first-class Amadeus Silver III, unpack once and enjoy a choice of engaging excursions in Holland, Germany and France.

Oct 13, 2018 to Oct 25, 2018
Price: from $4,495
Duke Leaders: Beth Holmgren

Join this custom-designed, 13-day travel program visiting seven unique countries, two UNESCO World Heritage sites and the enchanting eastern Danube River Valley, a mystical region steeped in natural beauty that remains virtually unknown to Westerners.

Jul 17, 2021 to Jul 25, 2021
Price: From $6,795 with Round-Trip Air Included from Select Cities†
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.
Jun 14, 2018 to Jun 23, 2018
Price: from approximately $7,995 per person
Duke Leaders: Dr. Paulina Duda

Experience the cultural rebirth of the Baltic states, the magnificent imperial riches of St. Petersburg and the luminous “White Nights of Summer” on this remarkable six-country, eight-night Baltic Sea cruise.

May 19, 2018 to May 27, 2018
Price: from $2,895
Duke Leaders: John Jeffries Martin

Renowned for its turquoise sea, sun-drenched beaches and charming towns, the Italian Riviera has been delighting travelers for centuries. Explore the region of Liguria on a weeklong journey that takes you to seaside towns, colorful villages and historic cities.

May 10, 2018 to May 18, 2018
Price: from approximately $4,995 per person
Duke Leaders: Bruce Jentleson

Join us for a unique, comprehensive, seven-night journey to Scotland’s rarely visited Orkney and Shetland Islands and Norway’s majestic fjords, remote destinations forever linked by their Viking heritage.

May 3, 2018 to May 11, 2018
Price: from $2,895
Duke Leaders: TBD

Cosmopolitan Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is the sparkling jewel of Spain’s Mediterranean coastline, imbued with a creative spirit that has propelled innovations in architecture, art, cuisine and more.

May 2, 2018 to May 9, 2018
Price: from $2,795
Duke Leaders: Francis J. Lethem

Experience a captivating seven-night cruise through Holland and Belgium’s lovely waterways and canals. As you alight in waterfront towns, customize your cruise with a choice of excursions.

May 31, 2018 to Jun 10, 2018
Price: from $5,397

We start our 11-day tour of Iceland in Borgarnes and visit the Reyholt Cultural Centre. Tour the beautiful Snaefellsnes Peninsula with its small fishing villages, bizarre rock formations, and nesting cliff birds. Enjoy three nights in the region’s charming capital, Akureyri.

Sep 25, 2017 to Oct 9, 2017
Price: from $5,592 per person (including airfare)
Duke Leaders: Bryan Gilliam

Your 15-day comprehensive tour of Germany, the old and the new, will draw you into the allure of this classic land with a its cruise on the legendary Rhine, its vistas of the Black Forest and the Bavarian Alps, and its exploration of culturally rich Munich and international Berlin.

Sep 15, 2019 to Sep 23, 2019
Price: from approximately $4,395 per person

Cruise from picture-perfect Venice along the stunning Dalmatian coast and through the Corinth Canal to Athens. Enjoy a custom-designed, seven-night itinerary aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship Le Lyrial, featuring balconies in most of its ocean-view suites and staterooms.

Jul 17, 2017 to Jul 30, 2017
Price: $5,696 per person (including airfare)
Duke Leaders: TBD

On this wide-ranging 14-day tour you will travel from gracious Edinburgh to England’s legendary Lake District; from spectacular Snowdonia to the rural Cotswolds to the Roman Baths, finishing in cosmopolitan London.

Jul 27, 2017 to Aug 6, 2017
Price: from $5,242 (including airfare)

We start our 11-day tour of Iceland in Borgarnes and visit the Reyholt Cultural Centre. Tour the beautiful Snaefellsnes Peninsula with its small fishing villages, bizarre rock formations, and nesting cliff birds. Enjoy three nights in the region’s charming capital, Akureyri.

Jul 25, 2017 to Aug 9, 2017
Price: from $6,174 (including airfare)

Your 16-day tour beings in the delightful Danish capital, Copenhagen, with highlights including a visit to Rosenborg Palace. Spend a full day in Elsinore, made famous from Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

Sep 30, 2017 to Oct 16, 2017
Price: $5,184 per person (including airfare)
Duke Leaders:

From the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to eternal Rome, through the gentle Umbrian and Tuscan countryside to timeless Venice, this leisurely 17-day tour showcases ancient sites, contemporary life, priceless art, and beautiful natural scenery.

Aug 16, 2017 to Aug 26, 2017
Price: from $3,495
Duke Leaders: TBD

Discover the pristine beauty of Switzerland. Immerse yourself first in the German-speaking area of the country, and settle in lakeside Thun.

Aug 17, 2017 to Aug 28, 2017
Price: from $4,195
Duke Leaders: Dr. Tom Robisheaux '74

Journey across the captivating emerald Isle through Dublin, Belfast, Donegal and County Galway. Begin in Dublin with visits to Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Grafton Street. Enjoy excursions to Bend of the Boyne, the archaeological wonder of Newgrange and St.

Aug 23, 2017 to Sep 6, 2017
Price: from $4,695
Duke Leaders: Mary "Tolly" Boatwright

Explore eight countries, discover old-world capitals and stroll through charming villages dusting the banks along Europe’s romantic and historic Danube River. Encounter Prague with visits to Prague Castle and the Old Jewish Quarter. Travel to Passau and step into St. Stephen’s Cathedral.

Sep 21, 2017 to Oct 1, 2017
Price: $3,295
Duke Leaders:

Provence and the French Côte d’Azur conjure visions of sunny olive groves, lavender fields and the vineyards of the Côtes du Rhône. Settle in Avignon and begin your exploration with a visit to the Palace of the Popes and a cruise on the Rhône.

Sep 29, 2017 to Oct 7, 2017
Price: from $2,795
Duke Leaders: N/A

Sophisticated Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia, is the jewel of Spain’s Mediterranean coast. Settle in and begin to explore this vibrant city with a small group of fellow travelers on a 7-night adventure.

Oct 17, 2017 to Oct 25, 2017
Price: from $2,895
Duke Leaders:

Bursting with charming villages, ancient olive groves, bountiful vineyards and remarkable natural beauty, Tuscany’s sun-warmed hills have attracted artists, writers and travelers for centuries.

Oct 2, 2017 to Oct 10, 2017
Price: from $4,495 per person
Duke Leaders:

Cruise with us for seven nights from Rome to Barcelona aboard the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship m.s. Le Lyrial, launched in 2015.

Sep 15, 2017 to Sep 23, 2017
Price: $3,545
Duke Leaders: N/A

This immersive program is designed to introduce you to life in Paris, and its environs, from a native’s point of view. Spend two weeks in a Paris apartment located in the beautiful neighborhood of Bercy, just minutes by Metro from the city center.

Oct 9, 2017 to Oct 17, 2017
Price: from $4,295 per person
Duke Leaders: Deb Johnson

This unique and exclusive eight-day itinerary and Small Ship voyage showcases the resplendent Iberian Peninsula and the coastal jewels of, and between, Barcelona, Spain, and Lisbon, Portugal.

Oct 18, 2017 to Oct 28, 2017
Price: from $6,995 per person including air from Los Angeles*
Duke Leaders:

This exclusive nine-night cruise from the spectacular harbor of Hong Kong, “Crossroads of the East,” to vibrant Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) aboard the Five-Star, small ship m.s. L’Austral showcases the Orient’s most intriguing destinations, the fascinating treasures of Vietnam—from the serene

Jun 14, 2017 to Jun 24, 2017
Price: from $6,195 per person

This extraordinary 11-day “Grand Tour” of Europe features an incredible combination of river, rail, lake and mountain travel including five nights aboard the deluxe m.s. Amadeus Silver II.

St. Moritz
Jun 15, 2021 to Jun 24, 2021
Price: $3,695
Duke Leaders: Thomas J. Ferraro
From the high alpine splendor of St. Moritz, Switzerland, to the Italian Lakes tucked into Italy’s Lombardy region — fall in love with two naturally beautiful, culturally distinct countries on this scenic eight-night journey. Spend four nights in St.