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August 16 to 26, 2019

Captivating Croatia

TREASURES ALONG THE ADRIATIC

Take a deep dive into the small, yet culturally rich, country of Croatia on a rare land-based itinerary led by Stanford English professor and Croatian native Ivan Lupic.

August 25 to September 6, 2019

Northern England Walk

A WALK THROUGH ENGLISH HISTORY

Tread the fertile farmland and grassy trails of the Lake District, a verdant land that inspired seminal works from such Lake Poets as William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

August 27 to September 12, 2019

Path of the Vikings

ICELAND, GREENLAND AND CANADA

Follow in the path of the Vikings on a voyage aboard the Le Champlain from Iceland along the coast of Greenland and on to Canada. 

September 8 to 23, 2019

Remembering World War II

FROM ENGLAND TO AUSTRIA

Follow the path of Easy Company, made famous by the book and HBO series, Band of Brothers, on this remarkable exploration of some of the most famous battles and sites of World War II. We’ll also stop at major monuments and commemorative cemeteries.

September 9 to 20, 2019

Italian Lakes Walk

NINE LAKES IN TWELVE DAYS

Accompany faculty leader Roberto D’Alimonte and walk expert Peter Watson on this colorful autumnal walk through Italy’s exquisite Lake District, starting in the northern alpine mountains and ending in the Lombardy region’s sunnier climes to the south.

October 2 to 11, 2019

Around Sicily

CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATIONS

Travel aboard the sleek, new Le Bougainville with classics professor and Travel/Study icon Marsh McCall, calling upon several of Sicily’s most inviting towns and cities, including Monreale, Palermo and Taormina, and ancient sites such as Agrigento and Segesta.

October 5 to 18, 2019

Central Europe: Prague to Berlin

A JOURNEY OF REMEMBRANCE

Become immersed in the rich history of Central Europe with historian Norman Naimark, ’66, MA ’68, PhD ’72. 

October 13 to 21, 2019

Focus: Amsterdam

AN IN-DEPTH TOUR OF "VENICE OF THE NORTH"

Enjoy a specially arranged visit to the Rijksmuseum’s research library, before-hours entry to the Rembrandt House Museum and a private cheese-tasting—all in the company of European history professor Bert Patenaude, MA ’79, PhD ’87.

October 15 to 25, 2019

Sailing the Western Mediterranean

MENORCA, SARDINIA, CORSICA AND MORE!

Embark the majestic, three-masted sailing yacht, Le Ponant, for an exciting voyage to a dazzling array of islands and mainland ports in the Western Mediterranean.

October 27 to November 10, 2019

Sicily to Southern Spain

A MEDITERRANEAN JOURNEY

Learn from Professor Scott Pearson about the 10th-century farming and scientific practices in Sicily and Spain that started a medieval “green revolution” and revolutionized knowledge in Europe for centuries.

March 22 to April 1, 2020

Emilia-Romagna

RENAISSANCE COURTS OF ITALY

With Christy Junkerman, explore Italy’s oft-overlooked court cities—Bologna, Parma, Ferrara, Mantua—whose aristocratic families played vital roles in the birth of the Renaissance, hosting artists, architects and musicians.

April 3 to May 2, 2020

Florence Sabbatical

A MONTH IN THE CRADLE OF THE RENAISSANCE

Ever dreamt about spending an entire month in Florence, heart and soul of the Renaissance? Now’s the time! Dive headlong into Florentine life, language and culture during this four-week stay in beautiful Firenze.

April 5 to 15, 2020

Dutch Waterways

MASTERPIECES OF ART AND NATURE

Attend the world’s largest flower auction in Aalsmeer and visit Keukenhof—80 acres of more than 7 million bulbs and 800 varieties of tulips—at the peak of the blooming season.

April 15 to 26, 2020

Sicily Walk

ISLAND CROSSROADS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

With Professor Elaine Treharne and trail expert Peter Watson, explore this historic island the way the ancients did, on foot.

April 16 to 26, 2020

Piemonte and the Italian Riviera

TREASURES OF NORTHWESTERN ITALY

Enjoy the good life as we delve into a pair of Italy’s most alluring regions—Piemonte and Liguria’s Italian Riviera. Faculty leader Roberto D’Alimonte enlightens us while our Stanford  connections give us special access.

April 18 to 26, 2020

Focus: Vienna

IMPERIAL GRANDEUR

Walk with former Vienna resident Bert Patenaude, MA ’79, PhD ’87, on the streets where Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven and Schubert once walked, and meet with a current member of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra.

April 28 to May 8, 2020

Barcelona to Valencia Food and Wine

DISCOVERING IBERIA

Travel with historian Peter Mann, PhD ’12, and wine expert Jeremy Shaw to Spain’s Catalonia and Valencia regions to learn about the culture, art and, of course, food and wine.

April 30 to May 13, 2020

Slovenia and Croatia

CRUISE THE ADRIATIC

With faculty leader Scott Pearson, sail leisurely down the Croatian coast from Rovinj to Dubrovnik aboard the 18-cabin yacht, Queen Eleganza, calling at more than half a dozen unique and charming port towns.

May 1 to 10, 2020

St. Petersburg

RUSSIA'S IMPERIAL CAPITAL

Traveling with faculty leader David Holloway, visit several of St. Petersburg’s most iconic edifices, such as the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Peterhof Palace and the ornate Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

May 8 to 19, 2020

Ireland Walk

AN ACTIVE EXPLORATION OF THE EMERALD ISLE

Join professor of European literature, Charlie Junkerman, and walking guide Peter Watson on our delightful amble along the western shores of this legendary land of playful  pixies, iconic saints and melancholy writers.

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