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Nat Geo Norway's Trains and Fjords

NORWAY'S TRAINS AND FJORDS

DURATION: 11 Days | ACTIVITY LEVEL: Light / Moderate | In western Norway, deep fjords cut through snowcapped mountains, and remote valleys are only accessible by railways and roads that are masterworks of engineering. Traverse some of the world’s most scenic railways and roadways to experience the country's astonishing natural beauty from Oslo to Bergen. Cruise the waters of the Aurlandsfjord, Naerøyfjord, and Geirangerfjorden, and delve into a rich seafaring history as you encounter Viking longships and medieval churches.

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Nat Geo Greece: Wonders of an Ancient Empire

GREECE: WONDERS OF AN ANCIENT EMPIRE

DURATION: 11 Days | ACTIVITY LEVEL: Light / Moderate | Trace 5,000 years of Greek history while exploring the country's incomparable archaeological treasures. From the legendary Acropolis in Athens to the cliff-top monasteries of Meteora and the Mycenaean treasures of the Peloponnese, delve into the mythology and masterpieces of ancient Greece with local scholars and archaeologists.

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Nat Geo Iceland: Volcanoes, Glaciers, and Whales

ICELAND: VOLCANOES, GLACIERS, AND WHALES

DURATION: 10 Days | ACTIVITY LEVEL: Light Moderate | Blanketed with lava fields and glaciers and simmering with volcanic activity, Iceland is full of geological surprises. Set out into the country’s less traveled corners to experience its raw beauty and the hardy and inventive culture that has developed on this far-flung island. Explore a glacier—from the inside—and descend into a massive lava tube. Visit traditional turf farmhouses, and spend time in small fishing villages from Húsavík to the Snæfellsnes peninsula.

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Nat Geo Ireland: Tales and Treasures of the Emerald Isle

IRELAND: TALES AND TREASURES OF THE EMERALD ISLE

DURATION: 10 Days | ACTIVITY LEVEL: Light/Moderate | Across the Emerald Isle, historic treasures and a vibrant culture intermingle against a landscape that is endlessly magnificent. In the company of local archaeologists and historians, visit some of Ireland’s most intriguing monuments—from prehistoric monoliths in the Burren to the crumbling Rock of Cashel—and uncover mysteries from the Neolithic, Bronze Age, and medieval eras. Delve into the Gaeltacht while exploring the windswept Connemara and fishing villages on the stunning Dingle Peninsula, where Irish traditions hold strong. Then venture to the lesser-known County Mayo and set out from our base at a medieval castle to explore some of Ireland’s wildest landscapes.

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Nat Geo Italy Photography Expedition

ITALY PHOTOGRAPHY EXPEDITION

DURATION: 10 Days | ACTIVITY LEVEL: Light | From timeless hill towns to ancient ruins to Renaissance treasures, Italy abounds with inspiring photo ops. With your camera in hand, immerse yourself in the country’s vibrant spirit as you capture famed sights and lesser-known gems. Photograph traditional artisans at work in Venice, and document the daily rituals at a local monastery. Explore the cultural centers of Florence and Siena, and settle into a restored medieval castello to discover traditional Tuscany. In Rome, step back in time amid the ruins of the Roman Forum and uncover the city’s baroque masterpieces. Along the way, delve into Italian cuisine while enjoying meals and fine Italian wines at local restaurants and wineries.

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Nat Geo Italy: Renaissance Cities and Tuscan Life

ITALY: RENAISSANCE AND TUSCAN LIFE

DURATION: 10 Days | ACTIVITY LEVEL: Light | Tap into the rhythms of la dolce vita on an unforgettable journey through Italy. Explore the winding canals and architectural wonders of Venice, walk through the picturesque villages, and settle into a restored medieval castello to savor the cuisine and traditions of Tuscany. Delve into the country’s enduring legacies among Florence’s Renaissance masterpieces and amid the ruins of the Roman Empire.

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Nat Geo D-Day's 75th Anniversary: London to the Normandy

D-DAY'S 75TH ANNIVERSARY: LONDON TO THE NORMANDY

DURATION: 7 or 8 Days | ACTIVITY LEVEL: Light | Retrace the events of D-Day, following the path of the Allied forces from Portsmouth, England to the shores of Normandy, France. Step back in time at important World War II sites in London. Then cross the English Channel, delving into the poignant events of June 1944 with a military historian. Stroll the legendary beaches and the cratered cliff top at Pointe du Hoc, and visit villages that still bear the vestiges of war.

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Nat Geo Swiss Trains and the Italian Lake District

SWISS TRAINS AND THE ITALIAN LAKE DISTRICT

DURATION: 10 Days | ACTIVITY LEVEL: Light / Moderate | Climb aboard Switzerland’s legendary trains to experience some of the most spectacular scenery in the Swiss Alps, from the twisted peak of the Matterhorn to the breathtaking vistas of the Bernina Pass. Soar high above Zermatt in a gondola, and enjoy a choice of hikes, walks, and tram rides through beautiful mountain landscapes. Then cross the Alps into Italy and cap off the trip on the shores of stunning Lake Como.

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Nat Geo France Family Expedition

FRANCE FAMILY EXPEDITION

DURATION: 7 Days | ACTIVITY LEVEL: Light | Iconic and intimate, full of history and vibrant with modern life, France is an enchanting place to explore as a family. Go beyond the well-worn tourist track to discover the secrets of this magical place, from the engine room at the Eiffel Tower to a private lavender farm in Provence. Take a kid-friendly tour of the Louvre, step into the studio of Paul Cézanne in Aix-en-Provence, and walk in the footsteps of ancient Romans across the soaring Pont du Gard.

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Nat Geo Greece Family Expedition

GREECE FAMILY EXPEDITION

DURATION: 10 Days | ACTIVITY LEVEL: Light | From science and medicine to art and democracy, the achievements of the ancient Greeks have shaped the foundations of Western civilization. Encounter this living legacy firsthand on a journey from the magnificent monuments of Athens to the enchanting villages of the Cyclades. Discover the mythology of ancient temples and ruins once buried in volcanic ash, and experience the pageantry and excitement of participating in your own Olympic themed activities. Explore history and beauty of the island of Santorini on foot and by boat, and sail beneath the soaring cliffs of Santoríni’s crater. Along the way, take part in a variety of fun activities designed to immerse your family in the colors, flavors, and traditions of Greek culture.

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Nat Geo Iceland Family Expedition

ICELAND FAMILY EXPEDITION

DURATION: 8 Days | ACTIVITY LEVEL: Light | With simmering volcanoes and spouting geysers, glaciers and icebergs, and deeply carved fjords, Iceland is a land where geology comes to life. Discover these extreme landscapes as a family, venturing into ancient caves, cruising to islands buzzing with birdlife, and taking a dip in burbling hot springs. Learn about pirates, sea monsters, and the island’s rich mythology, and enjoy time to get to know native Icelanders—from artisans and storytellers to local families and kids.

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Nat Geo Italy Family Expedition

ITALY FAMILY EXPEDITION

DURATION: 10 Days | ACTIVITY LEVEL: Light / Moderate | Delve into Italian history, art, and culture as you venture from ancient Rome to Renaissance Florence, the seaside villages of Cinque Terre, the canals of Venice, and more. Enjoy family-friendly activities while exploring intriguing ruins and picturesque hill towns, medieval palaces, and fresco-adorned churches. Step inside the Colosseum to see how the ancient Romans lived, climb to the top of Pisa’s famous leaning tower, discover the Tuscan treasures of Siena and Lucca, and learn how to make pasta in the countryside near Parma.

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