Alumni & Family Travel

WELCOME TRAVELERS

Whether you’re an Ole, parent of a current, former, or graduated student, friend of the college, or just stumbled upon us, we welcome you on St. Olaf Alumni & Family Travel.

Alumni & Family Travel is learning for the joy of it in fascinating places around the world. The majority of our programs are faculty-led, with custom-designed itineraries, and often offer access to local experts not available to individual travelers or commercial tour groups. Programs are consistently rated a good value by participants, with no hidden costs.

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Programs offered each year

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Alumni, parents, and friends of St. Olaf currently registered for upcoming adventures

St. Olaf Travel helps alumni, parents, and friends of the College explore other cultures, histories, cuisines, and more. The goal is that in encountering other perspectives, we will deepen our understanding of our own viewpoints. Play the video to learn more.

Travel Features

WHAT’S ON YOUR BUCKET LIST?

Most of us have a travel bucket list. Let St. Olaf help you make some progress with it, from exploring 3,000 years of history in Greece, to walking the Camino de Santiago in Spain, to sharing stories of Vikings, trolls, and Frozen in Norway with your kids or grandkids.

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far-flung thrillers

A good book makes a great companion for international travel. From CrimeReads: these eight stories of far-flung adventure are perfect companions for plane…or café. Enjoy one between sips of local wine. Bookmark one with a receipt in handwritten Cyrillic. Or skip the bookmark and finish one overnight…by lamplight in crisp hotel sheets, secure in the knowledge that only more rest and recreation awaits you at the dawn.

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carbon offsets

Concerned about how air travel affects climate change? We’ve curated a few resources to jump-start your research into offsetting your travel carbon footprint.

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