• Legends of the Nile
    Travel with an expert Egyptologist to guide you through the Pyramids of Giza, the Valley of the Kings and the magnificence of ancient Egypt.
  • Journey to Southern Africa
    Thrill to the wildlife and wonder of South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana on this 12-night journey.
  • Cruise the Rhine and Mosel Rivers
    Visit four countries and choose from a variety of included excursions, such as cycling, hiking and culinary tours, plus onboard fun for the kids.

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.

To learn about 2022 trip offerings, please visit the Marquette University Alumni Association group page on our traveling partner's website.

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


2021 Trips


August 1-9, 2021
Great Pacific Northwest

Sample farm-to-table dishes in Vancouver and stroll the Riverwalk in Astoria. Explore the Bonneville Dam in Stevenson, see the historic ending point of the Oregon Trail in The Dalles, and visit local wineries in Richland. Spend a day discovering Clarkston, the gateway to Hells Canyon.

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August 23 - August 31, 2021
Grandeur of Iceland

Behold the inspiring landscapes of Iceland during this unforgettable seven-night adventure. From our base in Reykjavik, we’ll journey through lands boasting unique land formations, waterfalls, hot springs and authentic, charming villages. Visit the Golden Circle, watch a fascinating storytelling performance, indulge in a traditional feast and thrill to a whale-watching cruise!

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September 4 - September 15, 2021
Undiscovered Ireland

Discover Ireland’s breathtaking coastal landscapes, from the western Wild Atlantic Way to northern County Donegal’s pristine scenery, on this 10-night, small-group adventure. Marvel at the Slieve League sea cliffs and Giant’s Causeway, and stroll through Dublin and Derry, Northern Ireland. Explore serene islands, watch sheepdogs herding a flock, taste classic foods on a culinary tour and much more! Enjoy stays at deluxe and first-class hotels, including a castle estate.

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September 4 - September 12, 2021
Paris featuring the African American Experience

After World War I, African American soldiers found a welcoming home in Paris and an audience hungry for jazz. On specially designed excursions, discover the history of Paris’ African American community from the Left Bank to the Musee du Quai Branly and beyond. Plus, cruise the Seine and discover Paris’ best bites on a culinary walking tour.

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September 28 - Oct. 6, 2021
Italy's Lake District

Experience northern Italy’s unforgettable lake district, where sparkling lakes mirror the green hills and craggy slopes of the Alpine foothills. Indulge in seven nights in Stresa by Lake Maggiore and spend your days cruising blue lakes and exploring islands, lakeside towns and Milan. Learn the secrets of northern Italian cuisine during a cooking lesson, and witness Leonardo’s extraordinary “The Last Supper.” This small-group program features an extensive meal plan, including wine with dinner, and exclusive lectures to enhance your journey.

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October 5 - 16, 2021
Legends of the Nile

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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October 8 - October 17, 2021
Greece ~ Athens and the Island of Poros

Explore the Parthenon and more in Athens, then head to Poros for sightseeing, Greek island-style. Feel awed by ancient theaters, lost kingdoms and exquisite harbors, and make a toast to Dionysus, the Greek god of wine, in a vineyard. Celebrate the laid-back Greek lifestyle along with ancient landmarks on this eight-night adventure!

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