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“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” 
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Our trips abound with history, cultural diversity and intellectual engagement. You’ll return home with an appreciation for how much you’ve seen, learned and possibly how much you’ve grown.

 

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Beach head Normandy France

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May 19 to May 30, 2020
Experience the timeless splendor of Japan and South Korea on this seven-night cruise across the full length of the historic Inland Sea and during three nights in Kyoto. On board the exclusively chartered Five-Star LE SOLÉAL, visit captivating port calls featuring seven UNESCO World Heritage sites. Tokyo Pre-Program and Osaka and Nara Post-Program Options.
Inland Japan Sea view of shore and Pagoda
May 23 to May 31, 2020
Join us on an exclusive, custom-designed journey from Norway’s majestic fjords to the Scottish Highlands. We’ll cruise to ports accessible only by small ship, and ride two of the world’s most scenic rail journeys. We’ll visit UNESCO World Heritage sites, including one that’s been called the world’s most spectacular Neolithic dig. Led by experienced local guides, we’ll explore life on remote, starkly beautiful Scottish islands, and discover unique dialects, music, and storytelling traditions. We can even extend our adventure with an optional five-night, pre-cruise extension in Copenhagen, Oslo, and Stalheim, and/or a two-night post-cruise exploration of Scotland’s cultural capitals, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Norway Sogneford
June 1 to June 12, 2020
Join us on a 10-night journey along the sun-kissed coast of Croatia! Explore ancient villages and epic Dubrovnik, the backdrop for the medieval fantasy series Game of Thrones.
Croatia and the Dalmation Coastline
June 4 to June 15, 2020
Experience the brilliance of springtime in the Gulf during this eleven-day adventure traversing the Saint Lawrence Seaway Canada’s historic gateway, which is famed for its incredible whale¬watching opportunities. Discover geological wonders like world famous Percé Rock, Saguenay Fjord, and Newfoundland’s south coast. And embrace layers of culture—Mi’kmaq, Algonquin, Québecois, Acadian, English, and Scots influences—as you immerse yourself in music, dance, arts, and crafts.
Birds on Saint Lawrence Beach
June 6 to June 14, 2020
Cruise the Seine River for 7 nights and enjoy Paris, Normandy and beyond! See Monet’s home, D-Day beaches, Richard the Lionheart’s castle, harbor town Honfleur & more!
Omaha beach memorial
July 8 to July 18, 2020

This extraordinary 11-day “Grand Tour” of Europe combines river, rail, lake and mountain travel and features Switzerland, France, Germany and the Netherlands. Cruise aboard the deluxe AMADEUS SILVER III along the Rhine River.

Heidelberg Castle and CityScape
September 9 to September 17, 2020
Just when you thought you knew Italy, along comes Apulia. Let’s discover this delightfully different region together. Our small-group journey will lead us from Lecce, the “Florence of the South,” to a whitewashed hillside village; from magnificent Baroque architecture to conical-roofed limestone huts; and from a vibrant seaport to a Stone Age city of cave dwellings. Through expert-led talks and excursions, we’ll learn about Apulia’s dramatic past, its multicultural heritage, and the unique terroir that makes it so conducive to growing olives and wine grapes. And we’ll do more than talk about food. As we travel, we’ll sample delicious cuisine that focuses on Apulia’s bounty of fresh seafood and locally grown produce.
Apulia Landscape
October 7 to October 16, 2020
Alpine peaks and deep crystalline lakes are yours to enjoy on this 8-night adventure celebrating snowy St. Moritz, Switzerland & the stunning Italian Lakes region!
Bellagio Seaside View
There’s so much more to the so-called “playgrounds of the rich and famous” than what’s portrayed in popular culture. Let’s discover the real riches of the Rivieras together. We’ll follow the course of history from Roman days to the French Resistance. We can explore up to five UNESCO World Heritage sites, admire a digest’s worth of architectural styles, and feel the transformative power of great works of art like Michelangelo’s David. And yes, we’ll bask in some of the world’s sunniest climes, while relaxing in five-star luxury aboard one of the world’s finest small cruise ships. We can even extend our adventure with a pre-cruise option in Rome, a post-cruise option in Barcelona, or (for maximum joie de vivre) both!
Spain countryside castle
November 5 to November 15, 2020
Experience Kenya's endless savanna plains and wide open vistas. It is the land of the proud Masai, an ancient Arab history and Swahili heritage. Watch the endless stream of migratory wildebeest as they cross the precarious Mara River in search of greener pastures, stand in shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro- Africa's highest peak - and meet conservationists who are in the front lines to preserve east Africa's iconic wild life. This program offers a unique experience by merging the academic and the aesthetic, by exploring Kenya’s rich ecosystem, and offering a glimpse into the country’s, and Tufts’, commitment to conservation.
Elephant family close together
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