Travel with the Council ✈

The Council's travel program provides opportunities for first-hand cultural experiences that strengthen the foundation of our shared mission of enhancing international understanding. Meetings with leaders of local organizations and governments blend with opportunities to explore the culture and enjoy remarkable sites in distant lands. Be sure to visit the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia's website to learn about additional travel opportunities through its extensive travel program. You can travel the world with fellow members from our sister World Affairs Councils across the U.S. Each trip is planned with rich learning opportunities offered by experts, special local access and personalized service. 

In July 2018, there is a special opportunity to explore the Rhine River from Amsterdam to Basel with Jim and Terrell Falk. See the itinerary here.

Some of the 2018 trips include Colombia, the Panama Canal/Costa Rica, Southern AfricaJapan, Iran, the Netherlands, European Coast, Washington, China/Tibet, Tuscany, Ireland, the Baltic Sea, the Adriatic/Aegean Seas, the Rhine, Poland/MoscowOxford/Cotswolds, Iceland, Alaska, Ecuador/Amazon, Himalayan Kingdoms, the Douro River, Languedoc, Botswana, New York, Cuba, and India.


Upcoming travel opportunities




From $3,295 per person

plus airfare – a savings of $250
if you book by March 6, 2018
(minus deposit)

The Tour Cost includes:

• unpack once to enjoy seven
   nights aboard the exclusively
   chartered, first-class
   MS Amadeus Silver III
• Extensive Meal program (seven
   breakfasts, six lunches and
   seven dinners, including welcome
   and farewell dinners, tea or coffee
   with all meals, plus wine with lunch
   and dinner) 
• Sightseeing and excursions as listed
• Driver and guide tips

For more information call World Affairs
Council of Philadelphia at

Discover the timeless beauty of the Rhine River on a fascinating cruise through Holland, Germany and France. Aboard the elegant, first-class Amadeus Silver III, unpack once and then step right into the heart of some of Europe’s most historic and beautiful cities. Glide along Amsterdam’s picturesque canals and see the Anne Frank House. Witness Kölner Dom, Cologne’s awe-inspiring Gothic cathedral, and sail through the spellbinding Rhine Valley with its forested hills crowned by castles. Enjoy Strasbourg’s exquisite old town, lined with half-timbered homes along narrow canals, plus explorations in other medieval river towns.

At many destinations, choose from a selection of engaging excursions that deliver unique local experiences. Throughout your journey, learn more about the region’s art, history and culture from expert guides and lecturers.

This exclusively chartered, seven-night cruise includes the services of a professional Travel Director, a generous meal plan and wine and beer with lunch and dinner.

Download the brochure here.

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