Travel & Tours

The Wright State Alumni Association offers educational tours with unique itineraries exclusively to our Wright State family (alumni, friends, faculty, staff & retirees).  Travel to exotic destinations to learn about culture, art, history, and much more.   

2019 TOURS 

Baltic and Scandinavian Ballads
10-night luxury cruise aboard Marina
Stockholm to Copenhagen
June 13–24, 2019
From $3,899/person including air fare

Enjoy historic charms as you sail the Baltic Sea between legendary cities. Embark Marina in Stockholm, and sail to Tallinn. Here, red-roofed homes line cobblestone streets and ancient churches are ornamented by powerful spires. Explore the medieval town before continuing to Saint Petersburg for a two-day visit. Take in the Russian canal-crossed metropolis and its many elaborate palaces before sailing to Helsinki, where innovative architecture overlooks spacious green parks and open-air markets. Then, continue to Riga, where elaborate Art Nouveau structures transform city streets into works of art. Stroll past stately buildings in Klaipēda, a gateway to the pine groves and sand dunes of the Curonian Spit, and wander the history-lined avenues of the unique Polish city of Gdańsk. Before concluding your adventure in Copenhagen, sail to the city of Rostock, a seaside gem in northern Germany, enchanting all with its Hanseatic flair, or travel inland to Berlin, one of Europe’s liveliest capitals—brimming with unforgettable cultural landmarks.

PDF iconTo register for this trip, download the PDF brochure here.

Inspiring Italy
10-night luxury cruise aboard Sirena
Venice to Monte Carlo
September 1–12, 2019
From $4,099/person including air fare

Take in the renowned scenes of the Italian coastline during this incredible eleven-day/ ten-night cruise. Overnight in Venice, an enchanting city of weaving canals and opulent palazzi. Embark Sirena and sail Umbria, a region of incredible beauty with rolling hills, and wildflower-dotted meadows. Bari, the following stop, is home to St. Nicholas Basilica, beneath which is where legendary Saint Nicholas is said to be interred. Next, sail to Crotone, which offers fine museums, art galleries, and imposing monuments, and to Taormina, a town that boasts unrivaled panoramas of the Ionian Sea and Mount Etna. Visit Amalfi, an enchanting town filled with ancient wonders like a twelfth-century Capuchin monastery and a beautiful eleventh-century cathedral and cloister. Nearby, Positano charms all who visit with its colorful fishing boats and Moorish-style houses. Next, sail to Civitavecchia, the port for legendary Rome, Italy’s treasure of history and architecture. Discover the capital’s legendary sites before visiting Portoferraio on the island of Elba, where Napoleon was exiled. Learn about his influence on the area before heading to Portofino, a fishing village turned seaside resort. In town you’ll find pretty pastel-colored houses on the harbor and plenty of boutique shopping and sidewalk cafes.

To register for this trip, download the PDF brochure here.

Colors, Coasts, & Coves of Canada & New England
11-night luxury cruise aboard Riviera
New York to Montréal
September 27 – October 8, 2019
From $4,099/person including air fare

Take in vibrant fall colors along the coast of New England and in Canada. Depart from New York and sail to Newport to take in the city’s remarkable shoreline and opulent Gilded Age mansions. Then, spend two days in Boston, one of America’s oldest and most influential cities, and learn about its remarkable history. The next stop in Bar Harbor  and view its sweeping natural vistas, while Saint John, the following port, is home to geological marvels like the Reversing Falls, a daily tidal phenomenon that reverses the flow of the Saint John River.  Big-city Halifax has a remarkable small-town feel, and Sydney is home to landmarks dating back to the 1700s. Before ending your cruise in Montréal, visit the setting of the historic conference that led to the formation of Canada in Charlottetown, located on Prince Edward Island—the setting of Anne of Green Gables—and stroll the romantic cobbled streets of Québec City as you admire centuries-old architecture.

To register for this trip, download the PDF brochure here.

2020 TOURS 

Timeless Cuba
From Miami back to Miami
From $2,699/person + taxes and fees
January 24 – February 1, 2020

Cruise the warm waters of the Caribbean during a fantastic trip to Cuba. Arrive in Miami and check in to your hotel. Embark Sirena and set sail to Cuba and discover the true depth and beauty of this once-forbidden destination. Journey to Havana, a captivating city with an old-fashioned aesthetic and an energy that pulsates with Spanish, African, and Caribbean influences. Then, spend time exploring Cienfuegos, the “Pearl of the South.” The city’s French spirit, tranquil seaside setting, and neoclassical architecture are sure to enchant you. Finally, before returning to Miami, visit Santiago de Cuba. Wedged between looming mountains and the Caribbean Sea, the city offers a plethora cultural diversions amidst a dramatic backdrop.

To register for this trip, download the PDF brochure here.


Norwegian Cruise to Bermuda
7-day cruise from New York City to Bermuda
From $1,104/person + taxes and fees
May 3–10, 2020

The Wright State Alumni Association is excited to partner with Norwegian Cruise Lines (NCL) to provide alumni, families, friends, and community members the opportunity of a lifetime! Our 7-day cruise will disembark on May 3, 2020 from New York City to the beautiful island of BERMUDA where you will spend 3 days before returning to New York City on  May 10, 2020. This 7-day cruise to Bermuda from NYC will be on-board NCL's newest ship, ENCORE.



Medieval Sojourn
10-night cruise from Barcelona to Athens
From $3,199/person + taxes and fees
October 5–16, 2020

To register for this trip, download the PDF brochure here.

For more information on any tour, please call (937) 775-2620.

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