English Elysium: Country Houses of Shropshire

Tour Leader: Curt DiCamillo

May 13-19, 2019 Shropshire, England

Join us for an expert-led tour of the country houses of Shropshire. The county of Shropshire is known for its remarkable landscapes and its idyllic, historic towns.

Weston Park, Photo: Curt DiCamillo

SOLD OUT Pilgrim Escape to Leiden

June 2-9, 2019 The Netherlands

We are off to the Netherlands to visit the historic city of Leiden to delve deep into the lives of about 100 Pilgrims, under Pastor John Robinson, who formed a congregation and sought permission to settle there in 1609. Experience their personal stories, by visiting where they lived, worked, and married in Leiden, Delftshaven, and Amsterdam. You will also explore the art that characterised the 17th century and experience the very finest of the Dutch Golden Age, witnessing masterpieces, world-renowned collections and going to the home of the master himself, Rembrandt.

Houses along the canal in Leiden, The Netherlands

Palladio and the English Country House

Tour Leader: Curt DiCamillo

June 16-22, 2019 England

This tour will trace the influence of Palladian architecture, inspired by the designs of Venetian architect Andrea Palladio, through the countryside of England.

Worcester Lodge, Badminton House. Photo: Curt DiCamillo

The Great Houses of Ireland

Tour Leader: Curt DiCamillo

September 15-21, 2019 Ireland

Join us on an expert tour of the historic great houses of Ireland and the beautiful surrounding countryside.

Mount Claire, Photo: Mount Claire

The Mayflower Embarkation

Spring 2020 Plymouth and London, England

We will return to England for our third tour, where we will visit Plymouth, Southampton, London, Harwich, and Canterbury, among other locations, as we illuminate the moments before the embarkation of the Mayflower in 1620—a journey that would change the world.

Mayflower II, an exact replica of the original Mayflower

A New England Sojourn

June and September 2020 Massachusetts

Our experts will lead two exclusive three-day visits to historic sites in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts associated with the Pilgrims, including Plymouth, Provincetown, Boston, Duxbury, and elsewhere.

A resident of Plimoth Plantation, Massachusetts