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Europe and Turkey

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May 9 to 24, 2018

Wild and Ancient Britain

ANCIENT SITES AND UNTAMED PLACES

Ply waters marked by ancient lore and tumultuous history, sailing through the narrow channels of the Celtic Sea and the cold waters of the Irish and North Seas.

May 17 to 29, 2018

Spain and Portugal by Sea

ABOARD THE SEA CLOUD II

Sail the coasts of Spain and Portugal aboard the magnificent, three-masted Sea Cloud II that brings back the elegance of a bygone era.

May 20 to June 1, 2018

Burgundy and the Loire Valley

THE HEART OF FRANCE

Travel back in time with faculty leader Herant Katchadourian, visiting artisans still using techniques from the Middle Ages, family-run 200-year-old wine estates, and ancient Romanesque abbeys and churches.

May 31 to June 13, 2018

Opera in the Lands of Mozart and Wagner

CULTURAL GEMS IN CENTRAL EUROPE

Join former general director of the Seattle Opera, Speight Jenkins, on a tour that takes us to some of Central Europe’s most famous opera houses and allows us to discover the Germany of Bach and Wagner and the Austria of Mozart and Haydn.

June 19 to July 2, 2018

Camino de Santiago Walk

A PILGRIMAGE IN NORTHERN SPAIN

The famous pilgrimage route, Camino de Santiago, is as revered today by its walkers as it was by pilgrims in the Middle Ages. Traverse northern Spain by foot, following the Way of St. James to Santiago de Compostela.

June 24 to July 8, 2018

Greenland to Iceland

DRAMATIC LANDSCAPES AND VIKING HISTORY

In Greenland, search for the wildlife that lives among the glittering icebergs or on the wildflower-carpeted tundra, then discover the ethereal beauty of Iceland—element sculpted landscapes, mighty glaciers, and geothermal hotspots.

June 26 to July 7, 2018

Tuscany Family Adventure

VIVA L'ITALIA E LA FAMIGLIA!

Soak up the Renaissance treasures of Florence and visit our favorite Tuscan hill towns with faculty leader Christy Junkerman.

July 3 to 15, 2018

Cruising the Danube

EIGHT NIGHTS ABOARD THE ROYAL CROWN

Enjoy eight nights aboard the elegant and intimate Royal Crown in the company of our two erudite Stanford faculty leaders, Scott Pearson and Stephen Hinton. 

July 7 to 20, 2018

Scandinavia

SUMMER IN SWEDEN, DENMARK AND NORWAY

With Travel/Study favorite Ed Steidle, explore Sweden, Denmark and Norway by ferry and rail—modes of transport uniquely suited to Scandinavia’s mountains, fjords and coastlines.

July 15 to 25, 2018

Wales, England and Scotland by Rail

TRAVERSE THE HIGHLANDS

SINGLE ACCOMMODATIONS: WAIT LIST ONLY

With faculty leader Charlie Junkerman, traverse the Highlands aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman and relive bygone eras on day trips aboard vintage private trains—to the summit of Snowdon, on the world’s oldest narrow gauge railway, and across the Yorkshire moors.

July 17 to 27, 2018

Iceland Family Adventure

GEOTHERMAL WONDERS, GLACIERS AND WATERFALLS

Explore Reykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital, embarking on a private whale- and puffin-watching tour from the city harbor and soaking in the family-friendly Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

July 18 to 26, 2018

Rhine River Family Adventure

A 50TH ANNIVERSARY TRIP

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stanford Travel/Study on a re-creation of our very first trip, a cruise on the
Rhine River, newly redesigned for families.

August 27 to September 5, 2018

Northern Europe by Sea

COPENHAGEN TO LONDON ABOARD LE LAPEROUSE

In the company of history professor Bert Patenaude, MA ’79, PhD ’87, cruise aboard Le Lapérouse across the northern coasts of Europe and through the Kiel Canal connecting the Baltic and North Seas to the canals of Amsterdam and the River Thames.

September 4 to 12, 2018

Literary London

EXAMINING A CITY'S GREAT LEGACY

WAIT LIST ONLY

The third installment of our popular literary seminar series—following T.S. Eliot in the Cotswolds and Literary Dublin—continues with an examination of the works and authors of Britain’s monumental capital.

October 7 to 18, 2018

Great War Centenary

ECHOES OF THE PAST IN FRANCE

Journey through northern France with history professor James Sheehan, ’58, reflecting on the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I—November 11, 1918.

October 8 to 20, 2018

Provence Walk

A PAINTER'S CANVAS

Discover just how captivating Provence can be. Walk through the countryside that inspired so many impressionist painters, from Cézanne to van Gogh, to capture it all on canvas.

October 9 to 18, 2018

Sicily

CROSSROADS OF CIVILIZATIONS

Travel with classics professor and Travel/Study icon, Marsh McCall, to several of Sicily’s most inviting towns and cities, including Palermo, Syracuse and Taormina, and ancient sites such as Agrigento, Selinunte and Segesta.

October 31 to November 9, 2018

Tuscany Seminar

CASTLES, CHIANTI AND CLASSIC COUNTRYSIDE

We designed this trip with solo travelers in mind. Explore the pleasures of the Tuscan countryside with fellow Stanford solo travelers at fall’s end—the perfect time of year for crisp weather, hearty pastas and fewer crowds.

March 6 to 17, 2019

Arctic Finland and Norway

IN SEARCH OF THE NORTHERN LIGHTS

Travel above the Arctic Circle with faculty leader Scott Pearson on a Nordic odyssey to visit one of the northernmost areas of the planet that’s inhabited by humans year-round. 

April 6 to 13, 2019

Focus: Florence

CRADLE OF THE RENAISSANCE

Traveling in the company of Florentine native, political science professor and journalist Roberto D’Alimonte, dive deep into Florence’s history, from its culture, art and architecture to its science, politics and religion.

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