Educational Travel

Experience breathtaking scenery and landmarks, behind-the-scenes insight from experienced guides, and world-class performances

From 4-day weekends to several weeks overseas, UW-Madison Continuing Studies educational cultural tours focus on performing arts, theatre, visual arts, history, and archaeology. These trips provide you with unique and enriching travel experiences with no planning required from you and none of the typical travel hassles along the way. We schedule plenty of free time for you to shop, rest, or pursue your own interests.

Greetings!

We’re off! So far in 2015 we've visited Peru, the Spoleto Festival, northern Tanzania (this week!), and a Civil War tour. To close out the year our first, and only, trip to Patagonia occurs in November. Life is good!

Contact us any time if you have questions about what we're up to: Doug Whittle (dwhittle@dcs.wisc.edu/608-263-7787) or Kim Seymour (kseymour@dcs.wisc.edu/608-262-3731).

Thank you. I look forward to traveling with you soon.

–Doug

 

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Upcoming trips: start planning now!
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A fantastic festival of theatre, our plays this year include The Lady from the SeaPeter and the Starcatcher, and Light Up the Sky. You also get to choose between Sweet Charity or You Never Can Tell; and PygmalionThe Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures, or Top Girls. The optional one-act is The Twelve-Pound Look.
Sept 4-7, 2015 $1,649
Spectacular landscapes, dramatic maritime passage, and urban sophistication—this is a rare opportunity to visit an extraordinary destination. Visit the museums of Buenos Aires, then fly to Ushuaia for a 4-day cruise through the Straits of Magellan to Punta Arenas and travel overland to explore the awesome glaciers and icebergs of Parque Nacionale Los Glaciares.
Oct 2015 Full; registration closed
Walk through 500-year-old Caribbean cities, dance to Afro-Cuban music, taste chocolate grown in Cuban house lots, and hike in parks among a wealth of biological diversity. Join us on this 9-day educational tour of the cultural and natural riches of Cuba’s Oriente province, the eastern part of this tropical Caribbean island.
Nov 4-13, 2015 $3,499
Join us for a journey to the fascinating Kingdom of Morocco and a 3-night visit to Paris! Beginning in Casablanca, we travel to the cities of Meknès and Fez before venturing into the eastern desert to see the oases and kasbahs of Erfoud, Zagora, and Ouarzazate, ending in the famed city of Marrakech.
Mar 1-17, 2016 $5,499
Future trips at a glance

China TBD

New York City Feb 2016

Places we've been

International trips:

London
India
Belize and Guatemala photos
Tanzania photos
Rome and Tuscany
Egypt photos
Edinburgh
Peru photos
Viet Nam and Cambodia photos
Turkey photos
Mexico
The Netherlands
Paris and Provence
Morocco photos
Italy photos

Annual/Biennial Domestic trips:

New York City
Santa Fe Opera photos
The Shaw Festival,
   Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario photos
Washington, DC
Spoleto Festival,
   Charleston, South Carolina
Oregon Shakespeare Festival

LIVE AND LEARN 2014-2015 Newsletter»


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