Trace the strands of Celtic, Viking, and Norman civilizations and discover the evocative legends and lore, historic sites, and breathtaking landscapes as you cruise from Scotland to Normandy.

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 The evocative Eilean Donan  Glenfinnan Monument  The Jacobite steam train, traveling from Fort William to Mallaig  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  Section of the famous Bayeux Tapestry, a visual chronicle of the Norman conquest of 1066  Memorial sculpture, Omaha Beach  World War II cemetery near Omaha Beach, Normandy  The charming port of Honfleur

A Celtic Cruise

From Scotland to France Aboard the 220-guest Le Boréal

10 days from $6,395

Trace the strands of Celtic, Viking, and Norman civilizations and discover the evocative legends and lore, historic sites, and breathtaking landscapes as you cruise from Scotland to Normandy.

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 24 - Jun 2, 2018 Departure
Bob Smolik

Bob Smolik

Bob Smolik is a veteran diplomat and scholar.  He worked around the world at U.S. Embassies, looking behind the scenes at how local politics, economics, and societies work -- or don’t.  His expertise as Diplomat in Residence at the University of Michigan is in economics and trade, as well as in UN human rights and NATO security issues. As an economic diplomat he worked to open foreign markets to U.S. trade and investment on a fair and equal basis.   As political advisor to U.S. military commanders in Africa and Europe, he worked on conflict mediation.   He serves as ambassador of American society and culture, helping Washington to understand the political and economic dynamics of other nations. As an international lecturer on anti-corruption and good governance, he worked in over 30 countries throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Bob holds graduate degrees from Berkeley and Harvard, an undergraduate degree from Cornell, and he is fluent in five Romance languages. He engages audiences with passion and expertise, offering a look behind the scenes at how foreign cultures view the world. He offers an expert, up-to-date perspective on the history, culture, and current affairs of the fascinating peoples and places you will visit.