Celebrate Smithsonian <p>Go behind the scenes for an insider's look at Smithsonian treasures, an exclusive tour offered only through Smithsonian Journeys! This year, Smithsonian Journeys is celebrating 50 years and reflecting on the Smithsonian's mission of the increase and diffusion of knowledge.</p>

Celebrate Smithsonian

4 days | Sep 9 - 12, 2020

Mont Blanc Hiking <p></p>

<p>During vigorous day hikes through the French, Swiss, and Italian Alps, take in panoramic views of the majestic Mont Blanc. Plus, enjoy your stay in the French Alpine town of Chamonix, which exudes Old World charm and gracious hospitality.</p>

Mont Blanc Hiking

7 days | Multiple departures in 2020

Voyage from Rome to Malta <p>Explore a multitude of World Heritage sites in southern Italy, Sicily and Malta—considered the crossroads of this complex history.</p>

Voyage from Rome to Malta

9 days | May 24 - Jun 1, 2020 | Jun 7 - 15, 2020

Iceland Explorer: A Family Journey <p>Stir the imagination for Viking sea voyages and fun aspects of geology during a family learning vacation to popular Iceland.</p>

Iceland Explorer: A Family Journey

7 days | Jun 27 - Jul 3, 2020 | Jul 11 - 17, 2020

Living in France <p>Enjoy the wonderfully relaxed and graceful lifestyle of Provence during this three-week immersion program in Aix-en-Provence. Live like a local as you learn about France’s culture, history, cuisine, and language.</p>

Living in France

23 days | Multiple departures in 2020

Smithsonian at Oxford <p>Stimulate your mind in pursuit of knowledge as you immerse yourself in the lifestyle of Oxford University for a week. Choose a fascinating course of study, live at historic Merton College, sample life as a student again, and explore the charming town of Oxford.</p>

Smithsonian at Oxford

8 days | Jul 4 - 11, 2020 | Sep 19 - 26, 2020

Treasures of Southern Spain and Portugal <p>Stay in historic paradores and pousadas as you explore lively cosmopolitan cities, striking Roman sites, medieval white hill towns, and rich Moorish strongholds that speak of the many cultures that graced southern Spain and Portugal.</p>

Treasures of Southern Spain and Portugal

15 days | Multiple departures in 2020

A Danube River Cruise <p>Discover nine countries and many World Heritage sites as you cruise the fabled Danube River through the heartland of Central and Eastern Europe between Germany and Bulgaria, with stays in Prague and Sofia.</p>

A Danube River Cruise

15-16 days | Multiple departures in 2020

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                      Enjoying the cruise on the Yangtze River 


                      Arctic-blue glaciers and spectacular scenery of Alaska 


                      Fiordland National Park on New Zealand's South Island. Credit: Ed Kanze 


                      Exploring Antarctica. Credit: Jim Zimbelman 


                      Smithsonian Around the World by Private Jet traveler in India. Credit: Dr. Richard Kurin 


                      On Easter Island 


                      At Potala Palace, Tibet 


                      In Agra, India 


                      In Bali. Credit: Dawn Rooney 


                      Aboard Zodiacs in Alaska 


                      In Singapore. Credit: Dawn Rooney 


                      On a hike in Europe 


                      Relaxing on the dunes in Morocco 


                      In the Baltics  


                      Legendary Peru travelers at Machu Picchu 


                      Enjoying the Highlights of Italy 


                      Loch Lomond, Scotland. Credit: Katherine Forsyth 


                      Railroading in New England. Credit: Jen Slowey 


                      Exploring the Galápagos Islands 


                      At Cannes Film Festival 


                      On an Expedition to Antarctica 


                      On an Expedition to Antarctica with the Le Soléal in the background 


                      On an Expedition to Antarctica with the Le Soléal in the background 


                      Enjoying the Great European Journey  


                      Enjoying the Emerald Isle in front of Blarney Castle 


                      In Potsdam, Germany