Join Beloit College alumni, parents, and friends as we explore new terrain or visit favorite travel spots. With a focus ranging from education to adventure to sightseeing to volunteer work, Beloit's travel program invites you to climb aboard!
*Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice
July 14 - July 22, 2019
An island of dramatic contrasts, Iceland is a landscape forged by fire and ice. Steaming lava fields and hot pools reflect its volcanic nature, while massive glaciers continue to sculpt the mountains and valleys, leaving thundering waterfalls and plunging fjords. Travel the “Golden Circle” where many natural scenic wonders are located. Enjoy an overnight stay in a local fishing village to enjoy a puffin cruise. Create your own adventure with your choice of exciting activities – go deep sea fishing, explore on horseback, soak in mineral rich natural baths or take a lava cave hike – it's your exploration! Discover the spectacular landscapes and proud people of this small island nation during this fascinating journey.
Japan: Ancient Traditions of the Inland Sea of Japan
April 30-May 10, 2017
Experience the timeless splendor of Japan and South Korea on this unique itinerary, featuring a seven-night cruise across the full length of the historic Inland Sea of Japan, plus two nights in Kyoto. On board the exclusively chartered, Five-Star, small ship M.S. L’AUSTRAL, featuring only 110 ocean-view Suites and Staterooms, enjoy port calls at captivating points of interest, including five UNESCO World Heritage sites. From enchanting Kyoto to storied Hiroshima, from Miyajima to the Buddhist wonders of Gyeongju, South Korea, relish in the awe-inspiring beauty of historic ports of Japan and South Korea. Tokyo/Kyoto Pre-Program and Kanazawa Post-Program Options.
England: Town and Country Life
July 14-22, 2017
Enjoy this extraordinary opportunity to travel in a small group to historic Oxford and through the picturesque Cotswolds, discovering the true character of England’s town and country life. Spend one night in Windsor and three nights each in the charming Cotswolds and the landmark MACDONALD RANDOLPH HOTEL in the heart of Oxford. Meet Lord Charles Spencer-Churchill, cousin to Sir Winston Churchill, in Blenheim Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site; tour Victorian Highclere Castle, also known as “Downton Abbey”; visit Stratford-upon- Avon; and hear about contemporary life from the locals during the exclusive TOWN AND COUNTRY LIFE FORUM ®. Cambridge Pre-Program and London Post-Program Options.
January 17-25, 2016
This 9 day, 8-night excursion takes you through Havana, Matanzas, and Santa Clara to learn more about the peoples and culture of Cuba. Be among the first Americans to rediscover Cuba and the lively dignity of this historical Caribbean gem, with its friendly, welcoming and inquisitive people, who are quick to laugh and talk honestly and compassionately about their complicated and lovely country.
Check out the full brochure here!
River Cruise: Vienna & Bavaria for Beer, Brats, and Oktoberfest
September 9-18, 2016
Vienna to Durnstein to Linz to Passau to Munich...experience the world-renowned celebration of Oktoberfest in style.
September 27 - October 5, 2016
Seven nights in Aix-en-Provence, France at the first-class hotel Grand Hotel Roi Rene. Journey through Le Luberon, visit the monuments of Arles and Pont du Gard, explore the medieval streets of Avignon, and more.
Learn about the history of Swiss wine and enjoy a tasting. Enjoy week-long stays in two different regions of Switzerland. Discover Switzerland by train, bus, boat and on foot. Travel to Zermatt and witness the imposing Matterhorn. Trek through Aare Gorge and view stunning Reichenbach Falls. Admire the sweeping vistas in the holiday resort town of Gstaad. Travel through the Lauterbrunnen Valley to the Alpine village of Mürren. Discover French and Swiss towns on the shores of Lake Geneva. Enjoy a guided tour of Geneva, a peaceful, picturesque city.
*per person, see website for details