England’s Castles, Battlements, and Stately Homes

England’s Castles, Battlements, and Stately Homes

June 24 – July 7, 2022 | Patrick N. Allitt
Impregnable fortifications, fairy-tale castles, and opulent Great Houses await you while traveling from The Borders to the city of London. During the trip, learn about England’s medieval history and endeavors to protect this island nation from foreign invaders. Walk through Durham Castle and Cathedral, Tower of London, and Blenheim Palace, all UNESCO properties, and spend the night in an 11th century castle.

The Archaeology of Greece

The Archaeology of Greece

June 4 – 19, 2022 | 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.

The Baltics: In the Path of the Northern Crusades

The Baltics: In the Path of the Northern Crusades

June 6 – 19, 2022 | John France
Delightful medieval towns, fairy-tale castles, verdant forests, and wild coastlines with shifting sand dunes await while traveling through these three fascinating countries on the shores of the Baltic Sea. And during the trip, learn about and witness the interesting local traditions, and taste luscious cuisines inspired by the multitude of civilizations that have streamed across these lands.

Wales and Roman England Tour

Wales and Roman England Tour

June 2 – 16, 2022 | James Bruhn
Travel through the Welsh and English countryside to view the remnants of prehistoric, Roman, medieval and industrial sites. Explore the World’s largest prehistoric copper mine, Great Orme; Segontium Roman Fort; medieval St. Davids Bishop’s Palace and Cathedral; and the Castles and Town Walls of Edward I at Caernarfon, Conwy, Beaumaris and Harlech, all UNESCO sites.

Scandinavian Tour: The Vikings of Denmark, Norway & Sweden

Scandinavian Tour: The Vikings of Denmark, Norway & Sweden

July 10 – 24, 2022 | 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.