• Great Pacific Northwest
    Come with us to explore the Pacific Northwest’s beauty on this nine-night adventure with American Queen Steamboat Company!
  • Danube Delights with Prague
    Come with us for a seven-night river cruise through one of the most beautiful stretches of the Danube on Emerald Waterways' Emerald Star, with a two-night pre-cruise program in Prague.
  • Opulent Mediterranean
    Castles, coasts, and enchanting countryside—the western Mediterranean is just around the corner! Join us for this 10-night cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ Nautica.

Follow in Père Marquette's footsteps

Be an explorer! In the spirit of Father Jacques Marquette, famed Jesuit explorer and Marquette University's namesake, we invite you to take full advantage of your alma mater's exciting travel program. Explore unique and interesting areas of the world with old classmates and friends; learn about other people and cultures; or simply relax in beautiful surroundings. View our current trip offerings below and visit our travel partner’s website directly for further information and to book your trip! 

Travel Partners
The Marquette University Alumni Association is dedicated to bringing you an extraordinary travel experience. That’s why we work with trusted travel partners who share our commitment to making your next adventure hassle-free and unforgettable. Our trips are coordinated by highly regarded tour operators that work with many other major university alumni associations around the country.

To learn more about our travel partners and to book a trip, please visit the links below.
AHI
marque.ahitravel.com
800.323.7373

Go Next
gonext.com/groups/marquette-university
800-842-9023
askgonext@gonext.com

Be sure to book as soon as possible! Because we often share a departure with other university alumni groups, a limited amount of space on each tour is available for our group. The best cabins and rooms book up quickly, usually only a month or two after the trip is announced. Special pricing and other incentives are also sometimes available for booking early. To avoid disappointment, we recommend making your deposit to hold your reservation as soon as you know you'd like to join us on a trip.

Want to stay informed regarding upcoming alumni trips? Join our mailing list by filling out this form and you will receive both e-mails and trip brochures mailed to you regarding upcoming offerings.

For more information about the Marquette University Alumni Travel Program, contact Jennilee Schlinksy at jennilee.schlinsky@marquette.edu or (414) 288-7661.

 


 

 2022 & 2023 Trips

   

 

Radiant Alaska  

August 8 - 18, 2022
Radiant Alaska

Take a rainforest walk in Ketchikan, pan for gold in Juneau, and feast on freshly baked salmon in Skagway. Watch for wildlife as you hike in Hoonah, take an ocean rafting adventure in Sitka, and ride a horse-drawn trolley down the streets of Victoria.

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Great Pacific Northwest  

August 14 - 22, 2022
Great Pacific Northwest

Climb the Astoria Column and visit the Japanese Garden in Portland. Explore the Bonneville Dam in Stevenson and learn the gold mining history of The Dalles. Browse the downtown shops in Richland and trace the path of Lewis and Clark in Clarkston.

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Danube Delights with Prague  

August 17 - 27, 2022
Danube Delights with Prague

Toast Prost! to this river cruise that touches in Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary. Begin your journey with an exciting two-night pre-cruise program in Prague and explore the magnificent Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, and more. Visit Regensburg's medieval center and see Passau's soaring St. Stephen's Cathedral with the largest pipe organ in Europe. Tour Melk Abbey, an 18th-century monastery, take in Vienna's café culture, and spend two days exploring the wonders of Budapest.

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Opulent Mediterranean  

September 26 - October 6, 2022
Opulent Mediterranean

Treat yourself to an exhilarating, small-group adventure along the Nile River, plus explorations in Cairo and Abu Simbel. This 10-night, active journey includes a deluxe, four-night cruise and the company of an expert Egyptologist who will guide you through the Pyramids of Giza, the Valley of the Kings and the magnificence of ancient Egypt.

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Taste of the Caribbean and Panama Canal  

January 28 - February 7, 2023
Taste of the Caribbean & Panama Canal

Journey through the Panama Canal, one of the modern world’s most heroic feats of engineering. Explore colonial-era landmarks and modern architecture in Panama City. Surround yourself with forest lined beaches and the white-peaked Sierra Nevada in Santa Marta. Scuba dive in the Cayman Islands. Download the flyer.

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Kiwi & Aussie Explorer  

January 28 - February 13, 2023
Kiwi & Aussie Explorer

Watch for dolphins in Bay of Islands. In Napier, sip local wine while getting a glimpse of Māori culture. Take a beach day in Timaru and cruise the Fjords of Milford Sound as craggy cliffs tower over you. Spend two days in Melbourne, where you can catch sight of a kookaburra or watch wallabies huddle and hop. Download the flyer.

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Alaskan Heritage and Wildlife  

June 11 - 18, 2023
Alaskan Heritage & Wildlife

Explore storied castles outside of Bantry Bay, a region where whiskey distilleries, fishing villages, and Irish pubs uphold strong traditions. Experience the city of Cork, known as the culinary capital of Ireland, sprawled about a stunning river. Venture to the countryside of Galway and take in the dramatic Cliffs of Moher.

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Imperial Journey  

June 20 - 29, 2023
Imperial Journey

Embark on an 11-night exploration of captivating cities in Poland, Germany and the Czech Republic! Marvel at cultural treasures in Kraków, Warsaw, Berlin, Dresden and Prague while staying at deluxe hotels. Look forward to a private Chopin concert, an Elbe River cruise through the picturesque Saxon Alps and a Polish vodka tasting. Expert guides and lecturers offer historical insights on this small-group journey. Download the flyer.

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Irish Inspiration  

June 20 - 29, 2023
Irish Inspiration

Explore storied castles outside of Bantry Bay, a region where whiskey distilleries, fishing villages, and Irish pubs uphold strong traditions. Experience the city of Cork, known as the culinary capital of Ireland, sprawled about a stunning river. Venture to the countryside of Galway and take in the dramatic Cliffs of Moher. Download the flyer.

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Danube Delights with Prague  

June 21 - July 1, 2023
Danube Delights with Prague

Experience the ultimate river cruise that touches in Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary. Make your way through historical sites during an included 2-night pre-cruise program in Prague. Visit Regensburg's medieval center and see Passau's soaring St. Stephen's Cathedral with the largest pipe organ in Europe. Tour Melk Abbey, an 18th-century monastery and spend two days exploring the wonders of Budapest. Download the flyer.

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Cotswolds Escape  

July 6 - 14, 2023
Cotswolds Escape

The beautiful Cotswolds are waiting! Spend seven nights in Woodstock, and enjoy exploring honey-colored villages and colorful gardens. Stand beneath the towers of Oxford’s storied university. Uncover the lives of Shakespeare and Sir Winston Churchill in Stratford-upon-Avon and Blenheim Palace. Visit picturesque villages, a family farm and Bath, filled with Georgian architecture. This small-group journey features a first-class hotel and an extensive meal plan. Download the flyer.

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July 22 - August 2, 2023
Baltic & Scandinavian Reflections

Learn about Finland’s seafaring history, kayak on the tranquil Minija River in Klaipėda, and see the UNESCO-listed buildings of Riga. Explore the medieval quarter of Gdynia. Enjoy a nature reserve walk in Tallinn and spend two days in St. Petersburg, where you can tour the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood. Download the flyer.

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Morocco - Land of Enchantment  

September 29 - October 8, 2023 
Morocco ~ Land of Enchantment

Embrace Morocco’s ancient wonders and age-old traditions on this eight-night journey to Marrakech and Rabat. Explore colorful souks and Jamaal el-Fnaa square, tour ornate gardens and marvel at towering minarets. Enjoy tea with a Berber family in the Atlas Mountains, visit chic Casablanca and marvel at the wonders of ancient Rabat! This program features deluxe hotels and a generous meal plan.  Download the flyer.

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Italy's Magnificent Lake District  

October 19 - 30, 2023
Italy's Magnificent Lake District

Experience northern Italy’s unforgettable lake district, where sparkling lakes mirror emerald hills and craggy Alpine slopes. Indulge in seven nights in Stresa by Lake Maggiore and spend sunny days exploring beautiful islands and elegant shores dusted with sunlight. Learn the secrets of northern Italian cuisine during a cooking lesson, and witness Leonardo’s extraordinary “The Last Supper” in Milan. Handcrafted for your enjoyment, this small-group journey features a first-class hotel, an extensive meal plan and a series of lectures to enhance your understanding of the region. Download the flyer.

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Gladiators to Gondolas  

October 19 - 30, 2023
Gladiators to Gondolas

Take a boat ride along the Amalfi Coast, see St. John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta, and sip hand-crafted wine in Messina. Visit ancient Olympia near Katakolon and take a beach day in Corfu. Explore a 14th-century monastery in Dubrovnik, shop at a farmer’s market in Koper, and take a gondola ride in Venice. Download the flyer.

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French & Italian Rivieras  

 

October 24 - November 3, 2023
French & Italian Rivieras

Discover the French and Italian Rivieras on an extraordinary nine-night journey! Stay in Nice and Sestri Levante, experiencing the best of these coveted destinations. Tour Nice, glamorous Monaco and swanky Monte Carlo. Take in the sights of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, medieval Èze and Villefranche-sur-Mer. The adventure continues in Sestri Levante where you’ll explore Genoa, Portofino, Santa Margherita Ligure and the colorful Cinque Terre! This small-group journey features first-class hotels and a generous meal plan. Download the flyer.

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Holiday Markets Cruise ~ The Festive Rhine River  

November 27 - December 5, 2023
Holiday Markets Cruise ~ The Festive Rhine River

Embrace the joyous Old-World holiday spirit in Germany and France on a seven-night, first-class Rhine River cruise! Explore enchanting, festive markets decked out for the holidays, stroll through charming medieval towns and personalize your journey with a choice of excursions, from wine tastings to culinary tours, in many ports. No single supplement!  Download the flyer.

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United Arab Emirates  

 

December 5 - 14, 2023
United Arab Emirates

From sensational architecture to sweeping desert landscapes, relish the United Arab Emirates’ modern wonders and remarkable heritage on this eight-night, first-class journey! Explore the forward-looking cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi on engaging tours, learn about Emirati life during two cultural exchanges, plus savor a fun celebration beneath starry skies at a desert fortress. This small-group program features a Travel Director and expert insights. No single supplement! Download the flyer.

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