I am so grateful that the Club offers travel opportunities as part of its mission to educate and inform!Nanette Stringer, Commonwealth Club Traveler
Discover the winelands along the Rhine, Moselle, and Saar rivers on a unique itinerary that includes a 7-night river cruise and 3 nights in Strasbourg, France. The terraced vineyards that rise up from these romantic rivers produce some of the finest wines in the world—from the Rhine Valley’s Rheingau to France’s Alsace.
Explore 8 historical port cities— Cologne, Boppard, Koblenz, Cochem, Traben-Trarbach, Bernkastel, Trier, and Saarburg —with Pre-Program and/or the Lausanne, Switzerland Post-Program options.
Journey from majestic Glacier National Park, to the mountain town of Whitefish, Montana, and world-famous Banff National Park. Visit Lake Louise and Athabasca Glacier. See Jasper National Park’s Maligne Canyon and cruise cerulean Maligne Lake. Ride the Banff Gondola to Sulphur Mountain’s 8,000-foot peak. Stay in unique mountain lodges.
Experience Scandinavia and the Baltic Sea during our 11-day and 9-night cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, five‑star World Navigator. By exclusive arrangement, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and former President of Poland Lech Wałesa joins us to present his perspective on Solidarity, globalization, and regional progress. Set forth from Stockholm, Sweden to Tallinn, Estonia, then to Helsinki, Finland. In Latvia's capital of Riga, see architectural wonders and immerse yourself in the legacy of the Solidarity movement in Gdansk, Poland. Experience Denmark’s sophisticated Copenhagen and Gothenburg, Sweden's, 17th-century Haga district. End your journey in Oslo, Norway.
Explore the crossroads of the Mediterranean on this stellar 12-day small group journey. Begin with Palermo’s impressive architecture and world-class street food. Discover medieval Erice, Trapani’s salt pans, and stunning Monreale Cathedral. Marvel at Agrigento’s remarkable Valley of the Temples and Villa Romana del Casale’s magnificent mosaics. In Syracuse, explore Neapolis’ Archaeological Park and take a Sicilian cooking class. After a Mount Etna excursion, enjoy lunch at a private farm. The final destination is delightful Taormina.
Encounter a mélange of culture, religion, art and architecture. Tour Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek and learn about nomadic life in the village of Burana. ExploreRussian-accented Almaty in Kazakhstan. In Uzbekistan discover Khiva, a UNESCO site; watch silk weavers and visit an art studio in Bukhara; experience Samarkand's treasures; and see the world's oldest Quaran in Tashkent.
Travel to the imperial cities of Rabat, Meknes, Fez and Marrakech. View the ancient Roman ruins at Volubilis; wander the alleys of Fez; take a sunset camel ride at the edge of the Sahara; view the scenery of the High Atlas Mountains; and discover Marrakech's medina and Djemaa el Fna Square. End in Casablanca.
Incredible heritage and culinary history are yours to enjoy on this eight-night escape to Italy’s Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany regions. During stays in Parma and Cortona, uncover the alluring spirit of these celebrated destinations. Witness Bologna’s porticoes and Parma’s lauded cathedral, and visit charming villages and beautiful farms. Along the way, savor culinary favorites the region is known for - including balsamic vinegar, parmesan cheese, prosciutto - and sip locally made wines and learn to cook typical regional dishes.
Experience Cairo’s Egyptian Museum, the necropolis at Saqqara, the enigmatic Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza. Relax during a 3-night cruise on Lake Nasser. See the temples at Abu Simbel and sail down the Nile on a 4-night cruise from Aswan to Luxor. Visit the Valleys of the Kings and Queens and Karnak. Optional 5-day/4-night Jordan post-tour extension.
Our inaugural Pillars of Pride cruise to ancient Greece and Turkey explores the iconic stories of antiquity from an often untold LGBTQ+ lens. The itinerary includes ancient history and culture with immersive experiences in modern LGBTQ+ life. This all-inclusive, 5-star cruise also features a full day in Santorini with optional excursions, a special visit to the ruins of Ephesus, and full overnight in Mykonos. Extend your journey with the Athens Pre-Program and/or Delphi Post-Program Options.
Experience the temples and cities left behind by waves of civilizations, including prehistoric peoples and the ancient Greeks, Carthaginians, and Romans. Sail aboard Sea Cloud II as it travels from Malta to Sicily, Tunisia, and Spain’s Balearic Islands. In Sicily, visit the magnificent Greek ruins of Agrigento and Segesta. In Tunisia, experience Tunis and the ancient city of Carthage. In Sardinia, wander through Su Nuraxi di Barumini to see nuraghi, imposing Bronze Age structures only found on this island, and tour Cagliari, Sardinia’s ancient capital. Sail to the island of Menorca. Disembark in Tarragona.