Ireland Tour: The Archaeology of Éire

Ireland Tour: The Archaeology of Éire

June 10 – 25, 2023 | Enda O’Flaherty
The Emerald Isle has a rich history dating back over 9,000 years, when Mesolithic hunter-gatherers migrated to the island. The various populations that have inhabited this territory have all left their imprint on the history of this fascinating country! Today Ireland is home to the greatest surviving concentration of field monuments in Europe. Enjoy Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Early Christian, Medieval, Early Modern and Modern sites!

Voyage through History: The Dodecanese Islands of Greece

Voyage through History: The Dodecanese Islands of Greece

September 18 – October 1, 2022 | Thomas F.X. Noble
Greece is a land of rugged beauty that includes over 2,000 islands stretching from the Ionian Sea in the west to the Aegean Sea in the east. Beginning and ending in Turkey, cruise by private yacht through eight Dodecanese Islands – Pátmos, Kalymnos, Kos, Nisyros, Tilos, Symi and Rhodes, plus Samos.

Egyptian Art in Nine European Museums in Hannover, Hildesheim, Berlin, Copenhagen, Edinburgh & Glasgow

Egyptian Art in Nine European Museums in Hannover, Hildesheim, Berlin, Copenhagen, Edinburgh & Glasgow

August 3 – 13, 2022 | Bob Brier and Patricia Remler
Travel to six magnificent European cities – Hannover, Hildesheim, Berlin, Copenhagen, Edinburgh, Glasgow – to view outstanding collections of Egyptian art: Germany’s August Kestner Museum and the Romer und Pelizaus Museum, Berlin’s Museum Island and The Neues Museum, three museums in both Copenhagen and Scotland, including the National Museum’s Collections Centre in Edinburgh.

England’s Castles, Battlements, and Stately Homes

England’s Castles, Battlements, and Stately Homes

June 24 – July 7, 2022 and July 21-Aug 3, 2023 | 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.

Tour the Baltics In the Path of the Northern Crusades

Tour 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, 2023 | 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.