Alumni Travel Program

The Alumni Travel program offers group travel opportunities with an educational component designed specifically for Stonehill alumni, their families and friends. The destinations selected capitalize on the specialty of a Stonehill faculty member which provides one-of-a kind travel and learning opportunities.Below are TWO upcoming trips for alumni to choose from.

'Extraordinary Iceland' - October 9-13, 2015

NOTE:  This trip is nearly SOLD OUT.  Please call the Alumni Office at 508-565-1343 to confirm there is space for your reservation.

Cost per person - $1699 - includes round trip flights between Boston and Iceland, accommodations at a top hotel in Reykjavik, entrance fees per itinerary, Welcome Dinner, breakfast every morning, private motor coach with driver, services of local guides per sightseeing itinerary and airport transfers.

 We have developed a special itinerary which highlights some unique aspects of Iceland.  Professor Maura Tyrrell '64 will accompany the group as faculty guide.  She has taught in Stonehill's Biology Department since 1975 and holds the Rev. Francis Hurley, C.S.C. Chair in the department.              

Travelers will enjoy the natural beauty of Iceland with visits to the Blue Lagoon, the Golden Circle (with its geysers and waterfalls), fishing villages and an excursion to view the Northern Lights.  We will also visit historic places in Iceland, like its old Viking parliament, and enjoy the modern luxuries of Reykjavik.  A full itinerary and more details can be found HERE.

 Here's an online feature "32 Reasons Why Iceland is the Best Country Ever".

'Essential Holland & Belgium' River Cruise - April 11-19, 2016

Pricing (including airfare and taxes as of July 8th) starts at $3996 for a double occupancy cabin.

We have partnered with Avalon Waterways to offer an amazing trip through Holland and Belgium.  Visits to Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Veere and Ghent will be highlights, as will an excursion to the breathtaking Keukenhof Gardens and a visit to the impressive windmill fields of Kinderdijk.  In addition to the itemized itinerary, Avalon is offering a special Beer tasting Cruise with special tastings, lectures, and visits to historic breweries.  

What's Included:  roundtrip airfare to/from Boston, airport transfers, seven nights aboard Avalon Waterways' Expression, breakfast, lunch and dinner on board each day, entrance fees and tours listed in the itinerary and all on-board amenities.  Aboard the ship Stonehill travelers will enjoy dinner seating as a group, lectures hosted by our faculty guide and a special cocktail reception.

Details about the trip, including a full itinerary and pricing guide can be found HERE.  Additional information is available at Avalon's website:




 Past Alumni Travel Trips

Peter LaBreck `96, Senior Associate Director of Alumni Affairs, chronicles the group’s travels. Read about past trips in this online Travel Journal.