Cultural Trips

Piazza del Campo street view
Jun 10, 2023 to Jun 20, 2023
Price: From $6,780
Duke Leaders: Dr. Martin Eisner

Beginning in Florence, where Dante was born in 1265, spend three days discovering the cathedrals and palaces, built by Brunelleschi and Alberti and decorated by Donatello, Giotto, and Michelangelo, that have earned the city the title of "birthplace of the Renaissance." In stark contrast to Floren

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. 

Edmund Pettus Bridge
Mar 12, 2023 to Mar 18, 2023
Price: $3,699
Duke Leaders: Dr. Quinton Dixie

The Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s was a struggle for social justice and an end to institutional racism, disenfranchisement, and racial segregation in the United States.  In Alabama, the cities of Montgomery, Birmingham, and Selma were host to some of the most significant event

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.

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.
Jun 1, 2022 to Jun 9, 2022
Price: From $5,999
May 15, 2020 to May 23, 2020
Price: From $5,499

From medieval Bruges in Belgium to the vibrant Dutch capital of Amsterdam, follow meandering rivers and canals through storybook villages and idyllic countryside aboard the boutique riverboat Magnifique III. Begin in Bruges with a look at some of the city’s hidden artistic gems.

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.