Itinerary

London, England

  • See Big Ben, the famous clock-tower of Parliament.

  • Meet a current or former Member of Parliament. Dress to impress and bring your questions.

  • Watch the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace.

  • Cruise the River Thames and take in many of the city’s famous sights.

  • Explore the Tower of London and learn about the many uses this building has served for the British.

  • Attend a medieval banquet, complete with King Henry VIII—an actor.

  • Visit the Cabinet War rooms, which served as the underground headquarters for Sir Winston Churchill during World War II.

  • Watch a performance of one of London’s most popular shows.

  • Ride on the London Eye, the largest Ferris wheel in the world.

Surrey, England

  • Visit Runnymede, home to a John F. Kennedy memorial and site of the 1215 Magna Carta signing.

Warwick, England

  • Go back to the Middle Ages at Warwick Castle and get a taste of how people then lived, worked, and played in one of Europe's great fortresses.

  • Stay the night in a medieval village on the grounds - a People to People exclusive!

Oxford, England

  • Become acquainted with the beautiful city of Oxford, home to one of the world’s most prestigious universities.

  • Board an overnight ferry to France.

Caen, France

  • Journey to the coast of Normandy, the actual location of the D-Day landings, and imagine what Omaha and Utah beaches must have been like on June 6, 1944.

  • Experience the Le Mémorial de Caen Museum. The museum highlights the effects of D-Day, but also examines how to learn from the past to achieve a peaceful future.

Paris, France

  • Climb to the top of the Eiffel Tower.

  • Discover the most esteemed monuments of the city including the Notre-Dame Cathedral.

  • Encounter the Arc de Triomphe, Napoleon’s homage to the French army and to himself.

  • View the principal parts of the Musée du Louvre museum, including the Mona Lisa.

  • Stroll through the famous artists’ quarter of Montmartre.

Versailles, France

  • Explore the magnificent Château de Versailles. Built during the reign of Louis XIV, it was the seat of the royal court from 1682 to 1789 when the French Revolution put an end to the monarchy.

Brussels, Belgium

  • Visit a Belgian chocolate maker and learn the secrets of Belgium’s famous chocolate.

Amsterdam, Holland

  • See Anne Frank’s house and learn her story.

  • Take in views on a cruise of the city’s canals.

  • Pedal your way along the dykes of the North Sea on a bicycle ride.

  • Learn how to make cheese and famous Dutch clogs.

Highlights featured represent past programs. Your program may differ slightly in some areas due to scheduling conflicts, unforeseen changes, and the arrival of new opportunities. Specific itinerary details are provided as confirmed, closer to actual travel.