Trace the strands of Celtic, Viking, and Norman civilizations as you cruise on the 220-person Le Boréal from Scotland to England and spend two days in Normandy to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

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 World War II cemetery near Omaha Beach, Normandy  Glenfinnan Monument  Iona Abbey  The village of Tobermory, Isle of Mull  Duart Castle, located on the Isle of Mull  The formal rose garden and manor house at Bodnant Gardens   One of many types of gardens at Bodnant Gardens  Caernarfon Castle in Wales. Credit: Britain On View/David Angel  In the heart of Ireland's Dublin  Memorial sculpture, Omaha Beach  German gun emplacements at Pointe du Hoc. Credit: Atout France/R-Cast  Remains of Mulberry Harbor at Arromanches

A Celtic Cruise

From Scotland to England featuring a 75th D-Day Commemoration in Normandy

10 days | Full tour details to be announced soon

Trace the strands of Celtic, Viking, and Norman civilizations as you cruise on the 220-person Le Boréal from Scotland to England and spend two days in Normandy to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

or Call 855-330-1542

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WHAT OUR TRAVELERS SAY

I loved the way the lectures on board ship tied into the history of places we visited. It made everywhere we visited mean so much more. I feel I could hold my own now in any conversation involving ancient Celtic cultures! 

- Carolyn E.

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May 30 - Jun 8, 2020 Departure
Hilary Lennon

Hilary Lennon

Dr. Hilary Lennon completed her PhD in Trinity College Dublin and she is now the Harriet O'Donovan Sheehy Research Fellow in the School of English, University College Cork. She lectures and researches in the area of Irish literature and her Selected Letters of Frank O'Connor is forthcoming from Cork University Press. Dr. Lennon is vastly experienced at discussing and teaching on a wide range of Irish writers, as well as being very experienced at discussing a wide variety of subjects relating to Irish culture and history. Dr. Lennon has also been the academic leader on numerous Smithsonian programs in Ireland. 

Jun 7 - 16, 2020 Departure
Miriam C. Davis

Miriam C. Davis

After graduating from Emory University, Miriam studied history and archaeology at the University of St. Andrews on a Bobby Jones Scholarship. She went on to earn an MA in medieval archaeology from the University of York on a Fulbright grant, and a Ph.D. in medieval history from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has participated in archaeological excavations in Mississippi, Alabama, England, and Scotland. In addition to her scholarly publications, Miriam has written for the popular press on archaeology, history, and travel and has lectured throughout the U.S., Great Britain, and Israel. Her work has been featured on The Travel Channel. She taught a wide variety of courses at Delta State University: ancient history, medieval history, the Renaissance and Reformation, English history, and the history of Christianity. After sixteen years, she left Delta State as Professor of History and is now a freelance writer. Miriam is the author of Dame Kathleen Kenyon: Digging Up the Holy Land and The Axeman of New Orleans: The True Story. She has lectured for Smithsonian Journeys since 2011.