I am so grateful that the Club offers travel opportunities as part of its mission to educate and inform!Nanette Stringer, Commonwealth Club Traveler
Glide through the waterways of the Netherlands and Belgium during a seven-night cruise aboard the exclusively chartered, first-class river ship MS Amadeus Silver III. Enjoy the seaport of Antwerp, the charming village of Giethoorn and the canals of Amsterdam. Design your time in The Hague , Delft and Bruges from a selection of included excursions, from cycling to chocolate tasting to tulips. Optional Amsterdam post-tour extension.
Experience an overview of four distinct and fascinating nations – Poland, Hungary, Austria and the Czech Republic. Explore Warsaw’s Old Town and view Budapest’s scenic Danube Bend. Attend a classical music performance in Vienna and tour majestic Schönbrunn Palace. Experience Prague’s acclaimed museums and architectural treasures. Visit Germany’s capital on an optional 4-day/3-night Berlin post-tour extension.
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.
Experience the ancient history and living culture of Cusco and the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Visit the archeological site of Chinchero and the market at Pisaq. Take a Peruvian cooking class. Stay in deluxe mountain lodges along the Lares Trail and tailor your experience with adventure activities and cultural encounters. Explore the remarkable complex of Machu Picchu.
Sail from Scotland to Wales, Ireland, France and England aboard MS Le Boreal. Walk the hallowed beaches of Normandy with Dwight David Eisenhower II, grandson of President Eisenhower. Meet Allen Packwood, Director of the Churchill Archives Centre. Experience Caernarfon Castle near Holyhead, Wales; the beauty of the Inner Hebridean Isles; and the Celtic treasures in Dublin. Optional Glasgow/Edinburgh pre-tour and London post-tour extensions.
Visit Copenhagen’s Rosenborg Castle and Christianborg Palace. Travel to Elsinore, setting of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Board an overnight ferry to Oslo, and head to the ski resort of Gaala. Enjoy charming Bergen, the Western Fjord District, and ride on the Flåm Railway. Discover Oslo’s architecture and the Viking Ship Museum. Optional 4-day/3-night post-tour extension in Stockholm.
Join Climate One Founder Greg Dalton on a voyage through the otherworldly Arctic Circle aboard MS L'Austral on this unique 11-day itinerary featuring a seven-night expedition. Sail the shores of secluded Spitsbergen, the jewel of Norway’s rarely visited Svalbard archipelago. Enjoy expert-led Zodiac excursions in diverse terrains, where remarkable wildlife—from whales and walruses to Svalbard reindeer and Arctic foxes—roam freely. Optional Paris pre-trip extension.
Cruise for six nights aboard MS Volga Dream along the scenic rivers, lakes and canals that link Russia’s cultural capitals. Spend three nights in St. Petersburg and one night in Moscow in deluxe accommodations. Visit the State Hermitage Museum and Catherine Palace. Explore Russia’s heartland in 10th-century Uglich and medieval Yaroslavl. Discover the open-air museum of Kizhi Island. Optional Moscow post-tour extension.
Journey through eight countries, discover old-world capitals and charming villages along the Danube River. After three nights exploring Prague, embark the MS Amadeus Silver for an eight-night river cruise. Visit Passau, Melk and Dürnstein, the Wachau Valley, Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest. Wander through Kalemegdan Citadel in Belgrade, and sail through the Iron Gate Gorge. Disembark for two nights in Sofia.
Fly from Shanghai to the Yunnan province. Explore Dali’s ancient historic quarter and surrounding Bai villages. Discover Lijiang’s canals and stone bridges. Journey to the Tibetan plateau, enjoying views of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain and stopping at Tiger Leaping Gorge. Marvel at the Potala Palace in Lhasa and wander the markets of Barkhor Street. Visit the fabled temples and forts of Gyangtse and Shigatse.