• Wonders of Peru
    From the lush Amazon basin to sophisticated Lima to mysterious Machu Picchu, explore the richness of Peru on a 10-night adventure.
  • Tanzania Safari
    Come face to face with elephants, zebras, lions and more with the help of expert guides in Serengeti, Tarangire and Ngorongoro wildlife parks.
  • Iceland - The Land of Ice and Fire
    Follow in the wake of Vikings as you navigate the North Sea from charming Copenhagen, Denmark to Iceland on a 13-night Azamara cruise.
  • Morocco - Land of Enchantment
    Embrace the charms of Morocco on this eight-night journey in Marrakech and Casablanca.

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.

Click here to request a printed brochure for your upcoming trip. For more information about the Marquette Travel Program, contact Abby Strozinsky at abby.strozinsky@marquette.edu or (414) 288-1534.

2019 Trips

 

September 4 - September 12, 2019
The Charm of the Amalfi Coast

Discover the Amalfi Coast, the ruins of Herculaneum and Pompeii, and more during a weeklong journey to Italy. Take the Amalfi Coast road from Sorrento to Positano, and cruise to pretty Amalfi. Visit a farm to taste the local olive oil and cheese. Enjoy first-class accommodations and an extensive meal plan, featuring wine with dinner.

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September 19-September 27, 2019
Greece - Athens & Paros

Discover ancient treasures and island life on an exciting, weeklong journey to Greece. Gaze upon the great Parthenon, visit the ancient theater in Epidaurus, and explore Hydra, Nafplio and Mycenae. Enjoy first-class accommodations in Athens and on the island of Poros and an extensive meal plan featuring wine with dinner.

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September 20 - September 28, 2019
Poland - Krakow

Discover Kraków, and stroll through Europe’s largest market plaza and the 16th-century market hall. Visit St. Mary’s Basilica, the historic Jewish Quarter and Oskar Schindler’s factory. If you choose, learn more about Poland’s tragic wartime history at Auschwitz. Visit a national park to see unusual limestone formations and a salt mine that has provided the material for spectacular monuments.

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2020 Trips

 

January 3-January 22, 2020
Sunny Islands & Andes

Take in the dramatic natural beauty of South and Central America, see Santiago de Chile, Lima, and Trojillo—cities that exude warmth and energy. Enjoy marine and wild life sightings along sparkling coastlines, and stroll along white-sand beaches in Roatán, Harvest Caye, Costa Maya, and Cozumel. Cruise through the legendary Panama Canal, and observe a paradise of mangrove wetlands and towering mountains in Puerto Limon—appreciating the unique cultural tapestry of each stunning destination. 

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January 29-February 9, 2020
Chilean Wonders: Lake District & Patagonia

Experience the wild nature and welcoming culture of Chile on this nine-night adventure of a lifetime. Explore dynamic Santiago and savor an asado—or barbecue—with Chilean cowboys. On Chiloé Island, peek at penguins in their natural habitat. Then surrender yourself to the icy mountain splendor of Patagonia’s famed national parks. 

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February 23-March 3, 2020
Israel: Land of Cultural Treasures

Experience the stirring beauty of Israel, from Tel Aviv’s White City to Old Jerusalem and the Dead Sea. Embark on a sensory journey as you shop in lively open-air markets, reflect inside religious sites and savor Israel’s olive oils, falafel, wines and spice blends during this eight-night, small-group program.  

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March 2 - March 15, 2020
Singapore, Thailand and Angkor Wat

Experience Singapore’s city life and the sublime temples at Angkor in Cambodia. Travel in luxury across the Malay Peninsula aboard the storied Eastern & Oriental Express and ride a tuk tuk to Bangkok’s Temple of the Reclining Buddha! Savor the best of Southeast Asia on this 10-night adventure of a lifetime.

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March 27-April 5, 2020
Morocco: Land of Enchantment

Embrace the charms of Morocco on this eight-night journey in Marrakech and Casablanca. Explore the colorful souks and medina, tour ornate gardens and marvel at minarets. Enjoy tea with a Berber family in the Atlas Mountains, relish cosmopolitan Casablanca and marvel at the wonders of ancient Rabat.

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March 31-April 8, 2020
Dutch Waterways

See the Netherlands and Belgium brilliantly revealed as you glide along scenic waterways during a seven-night cruise on a first-class river ship. Explore Amsterdam, Antwerp and fairy-tale Giethoorn, while enjoying an ever-changing panorama. Follow your passions with included excursion choices. See Dutch masters, bicycle through villages or savor chocolate. No single supplement!

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April 14-April 22, 2020
Hill Towns of Italy

Immerse yourself in the beauty of Tuscany, from its hilltop towns and fertile valleys, to its Renaissance masterpieces and irresistible Tuscan cuisine. Explore olive groves, wineries, and winding lanes, and linger inside welcoming basilicas and soulful piazzas on this weeklong adventure based in the beautiful Estrucan town of Cortona.

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April 19-April 27, 2020
Southern Grandeur

Experience the southern charm of New Orleans, visit the Nottoway Plantation Home, and tour the historic buildings of St. Francisville. See one of the Mississippi Valley’s oldest post-European settlements in Natchez, explore the grounds of a Civil War battle in Vicksburg, and visit the Greenville Writers Exhibit.

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April 23 - May 4, 2020
Wonders of Peru, featuring an Amazon Cruise

Experience Peru’s past and present on this thrilling 10-night adventure through Lima, Cusco and the Amazon rain forest. Explore the country’s Incan heritage on excursions to Machu Picchu and the Sacred Valley, plus take a three-night luxury cruise in the Amazon Basin through Earth’s most diverse natural habitat. No single supplement!

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April 26-May 4, 2020
Cruise Provence and Burgundy

Sip a glass of Burgundy as you cruise the Rhône and Saône Rivers through Southern France. Walk in the footsteps of seven French popes in Avignon and step into the middle ages in Arles. Taste the bucolic French landscape reflected in the region’s celebrated cuisine in Lyon and beyond on this first-class seven-night journey. 

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June 15-June 26, 2020
Baltic & Scandinavian Legacies

Experience the heritage of Stockholm, visit the open-air markets of Helsinki, and spend two days in St. Petersburg. Walk the medieval streets of Riga, and discover the history of Klaipėda. See the historic churches of Gdańsk, witness the natural beauty of Bornholm, and nosh on local seafood in Warnemünde.

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June 22 - July 6, 2020
Iceland Cruise: The Land of Ice and Fire

Follow in the wake of Vikings as you travel the North Sea, from charming Copenhagen, Denmark to Iceland on this 13-night first-class Azamara cruise! Enjoy popular Reykjavik then, circumnavigate this peaceful, storied island. Choose from a variety of optional excursions ranging from cycling to traditional cooking lessons to enchanting folklore before disembarking in Dublin, Ireland. 

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June 25-July 6, 2020
Tanzania Safari: The Plains of the Serengeti

Embark on a luxury safari in spectacular Tanzania on this nine-night adventure. Come face to face with elephants, zebras, lions and more with the help of expert guides in Serengeti, Tarangire and Ngorongoro wildlife parks. Explore the archaeological wonders of Oldupai Gorge, learn about the Masai people and savor an authentic bush lunch.

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June 29-July 9, 2020
Switzerland, Gernamy, Austria and the Passion Play

Explore the northern Alps in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. From a performance of the Passion Play in Oberammergau to a concert in Salzburg and Alpine peaks to the shores of Lake Constance, discover the essence of this region. Revel in a fondue dinner, a beer garden and other unique and authentic moments.

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July 16-July 31, 2020
Grand Danube Passage

See Europe from a new vantage point on this 13-night Grand Danube Passage. Enjoy eight countries, plus Austria’s storied Wachau Valley, a fairytale swath of stunning vineyards and cliff-top castles. Gain new insights and have fun as you savor regional cuisine, witness soul-stirring landmarks including Melk Abbey, and toast traditions with local wine! 

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July 23 - July 30, 2020
Summer Vistas of Alaska

Explore the natural beauty of Vancouver, visit Tongass National Forest in Ketchikan, and visit the salmon cannery in Icy Strait Point. See the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve in Haines and the Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau. Experience Hubbard Glacier, the longest tidewater glacier in Alaska, and watch for whales in Seward.

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July 28-August 5, 2020
Rhine Highlights

Cruise the canals of Amsterdam, see the Schloss Drachenburg castle in Cologne, and take a guided tour of Koblenz. Explore the Roman baths in Baden Baden, join a local guide for a tour of Heidelberg Castle, and enjoy a private concert in a baroque palace. Stroll through the Old Town in Strasbourg or sample the fine wines of Mittelbergheim.

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September 25-October 3, 2020
Columbia & Snake River Voyage

Trace the path of Lewis and Clark on this inspiring cruise along the Columbia and Snake Rivers. Relax and take in the stunning mountain beauty of the Columbia River Gorge from the deck of your first-class ship. This eight-night adventure lets you explore towering Multnomah Falls, Mount St. Helens and more!

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October 7-October 16, 2020
Sketches of Sicily

There’s no place like Sicily, the sun-drenched multi-cultural crossroads located between the tip of Italy’s boot and Northwest Africa. On an eight-night adventure, rub shoulders with everyday Sicilians, stand in the shadows of Greek Gods, and savor the sites, sounds and flavors of a timeless treasure trove encircled by the Mediterranean Sea.

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October 15-October 25, 2020
Adriatic Awakening

Take in the idyllic scenery of Rhodes and visit the Temple of Artemis in Kuşadasi. Discover the dramatic seascapes of Santorini and stroll through Katakolon, a peaceful seaside town full of shops and cafés. Relax along the coast of Corfu and discover the walled medieval city of Kotor. Walk the seaside promenade in Zadar and experience the timeless piazzas and trattorias of Venice.

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October 17-October 25, 2020
Paris: Art, Culture & People

Spend seven nights in Paris as you immerse yourself in the culture, cuisine and history of the romantic City of Light. Cruise the Seine, enjoy a culinary walking tour, visit the Palais Garnier and learn about the city’s countless artistic treasures. Tour Le Marais, explore jazz-infused Montmartre, and travel to Dijon!

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October 17-October 25, 2020
Basque Country: Spain & France

Delight in a seven-night adventure through Basque Spain and France. Discover the chic beach resort of Biarritz and foodie-friendly San Sebastián. Explore French Basque culture in St-Jean-de-Luz, Espelette and Bayonne. In Spain, dine at a private Basque gastronomical society, tour the Bilbao Guggenheim and stroll the streets of Hemingway’s Pamplona!

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December 11-December 19, 2020
Holiday Markets Cruise: The Festive Rhine River

Feel the magic of the holidays come to life as you embrace the festive markets of France, Germany and Switzerland during a seven-night Rhine River cruise. Explore medieval villages, see cliff-top castles and personalize your journey with a choice of excursions, from wine tasting to art walks, in many ports. No single supplement!

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