I am so grateful that the Club offers travel opportunities as part of its mission to educate and inform!
Nanette Stringer, Commonwealth Club Traveler

Upcoming Trips

May 30 - Jun 10, 2022

Enjoy an active walking tour amid France’s idyllic landscapes of the Dordogne and Loire valleys. See the towering cliffs of La Roque Gageac and discover the medieval town of Sarlat. Marvel at the painted Lascaux Caves. Enjoy local French wine and cuisine and Loire Valley gardens. Learn about the sparkling wines of the region.

$6,395 per person, double occupancy
Jun 4 - Jun 13, 2022

Begin in Valletta, the vibrant capital city of the island nation of Malta and one of the most concentrated historic areas in the world. Then embark Sea Cloud II for a splendid seven-night cruise circumnavigating Sicily. Explore the island’s treasures with stops in Trapani (for Segesta, and Erice or Marsala), Palermo, Giardini Naxos (for Taormina and Mt. Etna), and Syracuse. Spend a day in the Aeolian Islands, one of seven UNESCO sites visited during this cruise, as well as a specially-timed sailing to enjoy up-close views of the still-active Stromboli volcano. Pre-trip extension on Malta and Gozo, with visits to remarkable Neolithic and medieval sites.

from $6,990 per person, double occupancy
Jun 14 - Jun 24, 2022

Journey to America’s “Last Frontier,” the heart of Alaska’s beautiful and wild country, as well as to its engaging cities. Travel by deluxe railcar to Denali National Park for a three-night stay. Revel in mountain views, hike through the tundra, and visit an Iditarod sled dog kennel. A breathtaking flight brings us deep into remote Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, America’s largest national park. Explore Anchorage’s historic downtown. In picturesque Seward, take a boat ride through rugged and stunning Kenai Fjords National Park.

$7,597 per person, double occupancy, including air from SFO
Jul 11 - Jul 20, 2022
With former President of Poland Lech Wałęsa.

Experience six countries on an 8-night Baltic Sea cruise aboard the 5-star Le  Champlain from Copenhagen, Denmark to Stockholm, Sweden. Enjoy a specially arranged presentation by the former president of Poland Lech Wałęsa. Visit Island of Bornholm, Gdańsk, Tallinn, Riga, Helsinki, and Visby. Norway Pre-Program and Stockholm Post-Program Options.

from $6,795 per person, double occupancy
Aug 27 - Sep 3, 2022

Science and art enthusiasts will delight in this unique journey to Switzerland, which showcases Albert Einstein, exceptional Swiss museums, and a visit to the Supercollider campus at CERN which houses the world’s most advanced scientific equipment. Experience a behind-the-scenes meeting with scientists who work on a detector on the Large Hadron Collider. Take guided tours of Kunsthaus Art Museum's modern art collection, and in Bern, visit Einsteinhaus, where Einstein lived. Savor delicious Swiss wines and food, including a traditional raclette fondue lunch in the medieval town of Gruyères.

$7,995 per person, double occupancy
Sep 1 - Sep 11, 2022
Origins of the American Democratic Ideal

Explore legendary sites in Greece and Turkey aboard the 34-guest yacht, Callisto, with lecturer and award-winning author and historian Andrew O'Shaughnessy who will trace the line from ancient Greece and Rome to America, exploring how the democratic ideals of classical philosophers shaped the American Constitution.

from $7,890 per person, double occupancy
Sep 3 - Sep 12, 2022

The Republic of Georgia is known for having an 8,000-year-old winemaking tradition,  one of the world’s few alphabets, the earliest hominid bones ever unearthed in Europe, and a modern government open to western investment. Experience layers of architectural history, and hear from local experts about Georgia’s contributions to the fields of archaeology, art, music, literature, and faith. Learn about the complex relationship between Georgia and Russia. Indulge in a sumptuous Georgian Table with organic wines while listening to traditional polyphonic singing.

$4,695 per person, double occupancy
Sep 3 - Sep 17, 2022
With Apulia & the Amalfi Coast

Based in Taormina, experience Sicily’s intriguing cultural heritage, including Agrigento’s remarkable “Valley of the Temples.”  After a Mt. Etna excursion, enjoy lunch at a family-run farm.  Tour Matera’s ancient cave dwellings and Alberobello’s medieval white-washed houses.  Discover Lecce, the “Florence of the South.”  Highlights of a four-night Sorrento stay include evocative Pompeii, a Neapolitan cooking lesson, an Isle of Capri excursion, and a breathtaking Amalfi Coast drive.  Explore Rome independently with an optional 4-day/3-night extension. 

$6,774 per person, double occupancy, including air from SFO
Sep 7 - Sep 20, 2022
Spain's Pilgrimage Route

Walk some of the most attractive segments of the pilgrimage route of Spain's Camino de Santiago. Explore Burgos and Leon. Visit a wine cellar in Rioja and stop at the Shrine of San Juan de Ortega. Hike to stunning views of Galician landscapes. Conclude at the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, the finest example of both Romanesque and Baroque art in Spain.

$6,295 per person, double occupancy
Sep 11 - Sep 19, 2022
North Dakota, South Dakota & Colorado

Journey to the Dakotas and Colorado to learn about the Sioux, Hidatsa, Mandan, Lakota, Dakota, Ute, Navajo and Apache Nations. Admire majestic landscapes including Badlands National Park. Meet with community and tribal leaders, artists and activists. Experience Standing Rock and Pine Ridge Reservations and the site of the Massacre of Wounded Knee.

$4,995 per person, double occupancy