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New Travel Adventures: 2019-2020

Southern Exposure is proud to announce our world group travel calendar for 2019-2020.
Please read on to learn more. For personal assistance, call at (269) 962-1255. New offerings include:

CHILE & ARGENTINA March 15 - April 2, 2019

UNTAMED ICELAND July 9-20, 2019
SOLD OUT! Click here for our waiting list

SOUTHERN FRANCE RIVERBOAT CRUISE October 8-20, 2019

HOLIDAY SPIRIT ALONG THE SEINE November 29 - December 6, 2019

AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND February 21 - March 10, 2020

NORTHERN ITALY: THE ALPS, DOLOMITES & LOMBARDY April 5-19, 2020

FJORD CRUISE: NORWAY, FINLAND & THE ARCTIC May 11-28, 2020

IMPRESSIONS OF ITALY: THE AMALFI COAST & TUSCANY October 3-22, 2020

CHRISTMAS MARKETS ALONG THE DANUBE November 30 - December 8, 2020

All trips include overseas airfare, accommodations, transfers, listed meals and much more. Best of all, you'll travel in style with your friends from Southern Exposure.

Each of the trips listed below comes with a downloadable "travel info kit" with photos, itineraries and more (PDF format). Just click on the big image on the left of each trip for your very own copy. You'll find a wealth of information to help you select the best travel adventures from our schedule.

To find more call the Southern Exposure office at (269) 962-1255. We will be happy to answer your questions and provide additional information. Your comfort, safety and enjoyment are always our top three priorities on all travel adventures. Join us!

Reservations: Call (269) 962-1255 or click here now to send an e-mail message.

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Chile & Argentina - The Andes to Patagonia
March 15 - April 2, 2019

Stretching from the southern end of the Andes Mountains in Argentina and Chile to Cape Horn, the Americas’ southernmost tip, are the storied lands of Patagonia. Carved by centuries of geological movement, the Patagonian wilds harbor more fjords than all of Scandinavia, as well as jutting mountains, steep cliffs, winding waterways, towering volcanoes, and majestic glaciers that form a landscape of rugged beauty. (Learn more)

We travel to Chile and Argentina to explore alpine landscapes, to cross the windswept steppes where gauchosroam, to discover the many wonders of Los Glaciares and Torres del Paine national parks, and to experience the timeless culture of the remote island of Chiloé. And we’ll begin and end our wilderness adventure in Argentina’s lively capital, Buenos Aires, where we’ll indulge our senses together. (Details & Photos)

Space is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is truly limited. To reserve your spot, call Southern Exposure at (269) 962-1255 or click here to send an e-mail.

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Untamed Iceland
July 9-20, 2019

Travel to Iceland, a world away yet tantalizingly close. This special travel adventure showcases Iceland's natural beauty and Viking heritage from a truly Icelandic perspective—through its inhabitants. Meet hardy locals who carve a living from both the land and sea in farming communities and fishing villages. (Details & Photos)

Discover the history of this isolated nation preserved in a series of enchanting medieval tales known as the Sagas. In the beautiful capital city of Reykjavik, witness the creativity of a city. Explore the Reykjanes Peninsula on an ATV, watch for whales, and journey to within 40 miles of the Arctic Circle at Akureyri. Icelandic culture and traditions, together with the power of nature, combine for an unforgettable adventure in an unspoiled land of stark beauty. (Learn more)

Space is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is truly limited. To reserve your spot, call Southern Exposure at (269) 962-1255 or click here to send an e-mail.

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Southern France Riverboat Cruise
October 8-20, 2019

Marvel at the hills of Nice and the lights of Paris, the capital of romance, as we cruise through gently sloping hills and vineyards aboard one of our private river ships. Along the way, you'll witness the lovely landscapes and enchanting villages that inspired the great artists of the 19th and 20th centuries. (Details & Photos)

Get close to ancient history in "Vienne"—a city known for its impressive Roman amphitheater and Corinthian columns. View ornate papal palaces, Gothic cathedrals, and medieval fortifications. And, stroll the jet-setting streets of the Cote d'Azur's premier Riviera hotspot—elegant Nice. Plus, with a maximum of just 46 American travelers, you’ll discover it all while enjoying an intimate cruising experience with your friends, new and old, from Southern Exposure. (Learn more)

Space is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is truly limited. To reserve your spot, call Southern Exposure at (269) 962-1255 or click here to send an e-mail.

Holiday Spirit Along the Seine 2019

Holiday Spirit Along the Seine
November 30 - December 8, 2019

Delight in the warmth of the holiday season in France, beginning and ending in Paris, which is truly the “City of Light” at this time of year. As you cruise on a private Grand Circle river ship enjoy the convenience of unpacking just once, with ALL meals included, plus wine, beer, and soft drinks with lunch and dinner. (Details & Photos)

During your trip, you'll disembark to set off on included walking tours of Paris and Rouen, each city alive with the bustling magic of the season. You'll also experience exclusive Discovery Series events that bring memorable French holiday traditions to life, such as a Christmas concert at a Rouen cathedral and lively French cooking and language lessons onboard. Plus, make the most of your included international airfare by joining our trip extensions in Paris and charming Aix-en-Provence, FranceJoyeux Noel, indeed!

Space is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is truly limited. To reserve your spot, call Southern Exposure at (269) 962-1255 or click here to send an e-mail.

Australia & New Zealand 2020

Australia & New Zealand
February 21 - March 10, 2020

Discover a region of true natural and cultural diversity on our Australia & New Zealand Tour. Join us on our comprehensive itinerary to explore iconic South Pacific locales like Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, cosmopolitan Sydney, and New Zealand’s mystical Milford Sound. (Itinerary & Photos)

You’ll also go beyond the landmarks to make up-close cultural discoveries, as your resident Program Director introduces you to Australian Aboriginal people, New Zealand's native Maori, friendly schoolchildren, and more—all the engaging people who give this part of the world its deserved reputation for friendliness and good cheer. (Itinerary)

Best of all, you’ll travel in style with your friends from Southern Exposure!

Space is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is truly limited. To reserve your spot, call Southern Exposure at (269) 962-1255 or click here to send an e-mail.

Northern Italy: The Alps, Dolomites & Lombardy
April 5-19, 2020

Witness the awe-inspiring landscapes and cultural treasures of Northern Italy on a journey from the fashion capital of Milan and romance of the Lombardy Lakes to the snow-covered Alps and towering pinnacles of the Dolomites. Discover the enchanting juxtaposition of Italian and Austrian culture in this scenic region of woodlands, vineyards, and valleys dotted with medieval villages. And thanks to our small group size, you’ll get to meet and mingle with the people who live and work amidst the verdant valleys and Alpine splendor of Italy’s northernmost lands. You’ll rub elbows with Italian miners, visit with fishermen and local families, get to know winemakers, and meet with Ladin-speaking locals to learn about the unique language and culture they are trying to preserve in valleys hidden deep in the Dolomites. And you’ll ride through the majestic Alps into Switzerland aboard the legendary Bernina Red Train. (Itinerary & Photos)

Space is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is truly limited. To reserve your spot, call Southern Exposure at (269) 962-1255 or click here to send an e-mail.

Fjord Cruise 2020

Fjord Cruise: Norway, Finland & the Arctic
May 11-28, 2020

Set a course for the Arctic Circle as you traverse a pristine land of steep, rugged mountains, narrow ocean inlets, and vivid blue fjords. Following in the wake of the Vikings who settled this northern wilderness, you and your small group of no more than 25 will board an authentic 400- to 1000-passenger Hurtigruten steamer ship. An active part of Norway’s maritime heritage, Hurtigruten's fleet regularly sails into local harbors to deliver supplies and travelers to hard-to-reach towns. (Itinerary & Photos)

Cruise along Norway’s coast near the top of the world—crossing the Arctic Circle—and step ashore to discover small, colorful cities and quiet fishing villages. Sail through majestic fjords, carved by glaciers throughout the Ice Age. Then disembark your ship to explore the Lapland region—a subarctic realm of astonishing beauty—where you will hike the North Cape and encounter the enduring culture of the indigenous Sami people.
Space is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is truly limited. To reserve your spot, call Southern Exposure at (269) 962-1255 or click here to send an e-mail.

Impressions of Italy: Tuscany & The Amalfi Coast October 3-22, 2020

Journey from the Amalfi Coast, twisting along the sapphire Mediterranean, to the pastoral landscapes of Tuscany—and discover the varied delights of Italy on this delightful group adventure. Seek out the art and architectural wonders of the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and ancient world...explore unforgettable history on display from Pompeii to Florence...and enjoy a taste of authentic Italian life during a Home-Hosted meal in Sorrento. (Itinerary & Photos)

With stays on the Amalfi Coast and in two Tuscan villages that reveal the culture and scenery of both the north and south of the region, you’ll have the most comprehensive Italian experience with a host of included tours and in-depth discoveries—including meeting a local cheesemaker in the beautiful Orcia Valley and visiting the medieval city of Siena. Bella Italia is eager to welcome you. Best of all, you’ll travel in style with your friends from Southern Exposure! Space is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is truly limited. To reserve your spot, call Southern Exposure at (269) 962-1255 or click here to send an e-mail.

Christmas Markets Along the Danube 2020

Christmas Markets Along the Danube
Early December 2020

Christmas trees aglow with white candles...the wafting harmonies of Handel, Bach, and the strains of “Silent Night”... sumptuous gingerbread cakes...handmade wood carvings ...and the warm, happy spirit of the season all around you. Experience this popular holiday getaway, and cruise along the Danube River through the most beloved ports of Austria and Germany. (Itinerary & Photos)

You’ll explore the region’s craft-filled Christmas markets in the company of like-minded American travelers, and behold storybook medieval towns in all their holiday finery. Along with spending convivial moments with others who share the holiday spirit. Only Grand Circle brings you this unique and comprehensive holiday River Cruise package at such an unbeatable value!

Space is on a first-come, first-serve basis and is truly limited. To reserve your spot, call Southern Exposure at (269) 962-1255 or click here to send an e-mail.

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