Cruise from Scotland to France and visit the historic Normandy beaches as you trace the strands of Celtic, Viking, and Norman civilizations on this unique heritage-focused tour.

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 Eilean Donan Castle, located at Kyle of Lochalsh, near Scotland's Isle of Skye  The Jacobite steam train, traveling from Fort William to Mallaig  Glenfinnan Monument  Iona Abbey  The village of Tobermory, Isle of Mull  Duart Castle, located on the Isle of Mull  Caernarfon Castle in Wales. Credit: Britain On View/David Angel  The formal rose garden and manor house at Bodnant Gardens   One of many types of gardens at Bodnant Gardens  In the heart of Ireland's Dublin  World War II cemetery near Omaha Beach, Normandy  Section of the famous Bayeux Tapestry, a visual chronicle of the Norman conquest of 1066  The charming port of Honfleur

A Celtic Cruise

From Glasgow to Honfleur Aboard the 220-guest Le Boréal

10 days from $7,195

Cruise from Scotland to France and visit the historic Normandy beaches as you trace the strands of Celtic, Viking, and Norman civilizations on this unique heritage-focused tour.

or Call 855-330-1542

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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 16 - 25, 2017 Departure
Miriam C. Davis

Miriam C. Davis

After graduating from Emory University with a degree in history, 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 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. After teaching for sixteen years at Delta State University, she left as Professor of History and is now a freelance writer. Miriam is the author of Dame Kathleen Kenyon: Digging Up the Holy Land. She is currently at work on her next book.

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.