Scandinavian Tour: The Vikings of Denmark, Norway & Sweden

Scandinavian Tour: The Vikings of Denmark, Norway & Sweden

July 2023 | Steven Ashby
More than 1,000 years ago, the Vikings dominated northern Europe from their base in Scandinavia. Travel through Denmark, Germany, Norway, and Sweden to view the remains of this culture including wooden stave churches, petroglyph sites, pre-Christian stone ship graves, Viking fortresses, and six UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Greek Isles: Cyclades, Santorini, and Aegina

Greek Isles: Cyclades, Santorini, and Aegina

June 11 – 24, 2023 | Robert Garland
The isles of the Aegean offer travelers a unique perspective of Greece, ancient and modern. A wealth of archaeological sites set in stunning locations reveal the myth and history specific to each island: Tinos, Mykonos, Delos, Despotiko, Paros, and Naxos in the Cyclades archipelago, and then Santorini and Aegina.

Cathedrals of France

Cathedrals of France

August 20 – 31, 2022 and August 19 – 30, 2023 | William R. Cook
Join a 12-day exploration of the art and architecture of the Cathedrals of France! Enjoy three nights in the center of Paris and view the stunning architecture of Chartres, Bourges, Vézelay, Troyes, Reims, Soissons, Laon, Beauvais and Rouen. Along the way, see eight UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Epernay’s Avenue de Champagne.

Sail the Sapphire Seas of Turkey

Sail the Sapphire Seas of Turkey

April 25 – May 9, 2022 and April 26 – May 10, 2023 | Jennifer Tobin
Join only eight others on a 15-day odyssey including eight days onboard a private yacht. Explore the dazzling remains of former civilizations, fascinating crusader’s castles, and remote fishing villages. Enjoy the leisure time to hike, swim in the crystal-clear water of the Eastern Mediterranean or simply snooze on deck. And during the voyage, enjoy informal talks on the culture, archaeology, and history of Turkey. Each day presents a new discovery!

Eastern Turkey Tour

Eastern Turkey Tour

May 13 – 28, 2022 and May 13 – 28, 2023 | Jennifer Tobin Rugged, beautiful eastern Turkey offers the adventurer a fascinating past and a cornucopia of historical monuments – the Armenian capital of Ani; the stunning tomb of King Antiochus I on the top Nemrud Mountain; Zeugma’s stunning mosaics; Ayanis, the ancient capital of Urartu; Karahantepe and Göbekli Tepe dating back to 11,000 years ago; and Diyarbakır, one of the oldest cities in the world.

The Archaeology of Greece

The Archaeology of Greece

June 4 – 19, 2022 and May 27 – June 11, 2023 | Steven L. Tuck
Travel through northern Greece and the Peloponnese Peninsula to view both celebrated and more remote remains. Along the way, see ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Thessaloniki’s Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments, Philippi, Aigai, Delphi, Olympia, Mystras, Mycenae, Tyrns, Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus, and Athens’ Acropolis.