By river or foot, into prehistoric caves and onto mystical islands, explore Europe from all angles with National Geographic. Examine prehistoric art in the caves of Spain and France with an archaeologist, or photograph fields of tulips alongside a National Geographic Photography Expert on a river cruise through Holland and Belgium. Navigate Scotland’s Highlands and Islands by small ship, or follow the footsteps of pilgrims while hiking Spain’s Camino de Santiago. No matter your travel style—and whether it’s your first time there or your 50th—you’ll gain a deeper understanding of this extraordinary continent and enjoy special access to people and places when you travel with our experts and guides.
Get an insider perspective on some of the most important prehistoric cave art sites in the world, exploring the northern coast of Spain and France’s Vézère Valley with a renowned archaeologist. Stay in charming medieval towns and venture into celebrated and lesser-known caves from Altamira to Lascaux.
Hike the most stunning stretches of the legendary Camino de Santiago, staying along the way in historic monasteries and centuries-old paradors. Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites and timeless mountain villages, and encounter the legacy of Ernest Hemingway and Antoni Gaudí.
Cruise from the heart of Amsterdam to the medieval towns of Belgium at the height of spring. Choose from a variety of daily excursions, including a bike ride among the windmills of Kinderdijk, a chocolate workshop in Ghent, a flower show in a Belgian castle, and more.
Navigate Scotland’s Highlands and Islands aboard the nimble vessel Lord of the Glens on a voyage that will bring you to picturesque waterways from the narrow locks of the Caledonian Canal and fabled Loch Ness to the mystical isles of the Inner Hebrides.
Uncover Ireland’s mysteries with archaeologists and historians as you travel to the Dingle Peninsula, the Rock of Cashel, windswept Connemara, and beyond. Then settle into a medieval castle and explore the culture of the Irish countryside.
National Geographic Expeditions is resuming trips with multiple layers of health and safety measures developed considering guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other health experts. With this guidance, we have reimagined the National Geographic Expeditions experience. A full list of our current health and safety protocols is available on our website.
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