Travel Trips

Upcoming Trips:

Amsterdam, the Dutch Golden Age and the Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp - May 2 - 10, 2020

Architecture of Spain - September 19 - 27, 2020

Traveling with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) introduces you to new ideas and experiences, and is a wonderful way to meet other members who share your interests and have fun. Guests may attend trips, events and travel, unless otherwise noted (*members only), and all require pre-registration.  Fees associated with travel trips are paid to the appropriate travel agency hosting the trip. Please be sure to read the following disclaimer:

Travel Disclaimer:  The University of Pittsburgh, through its Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, provides the service of facilitating unique travel opportunities by working with travel suppliers to make available interesting and educational trips. The University does not conduct or manage trips, act as a tour operator, or act as an agent for individuals interested in travelling. The University only functions as a facilitator with travel suppliers with whom individuals make arrangements for completing travel. The University is pleased to act as a liaison with the travel suppliers should you have any questions before, during, or after a trip.  The University encourages you to familiarize yourself with the travel supplier’s terms and conditions, including their cancellation and refund policy, and also to investigate other services such as comprehensive travel insurance. The University is not responsible for changes to trips or travel arrangements, losses or additional expenses resulting from travel, or any personal injury or damages incurred during a trip. The University does not provide insurance coverage or indemnification for any accident, injury, illness, damage, loss, expense or mishap suffered by any travel participant in connection with these trips or travel arrangements.


Amsterdam, the Dutch Golden Age and the Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp
May 2 - 10, 2020 

A customized "Learn and Travel" trip, features:

  • Daily morning lecture with Dr. Jeff Aziz
  • Rijksmuseum, Hermitage Gallery, Hortus Botanicus, Rembrandt House, Madame Tussad's, Museum Boerhaave, Volendam
  • Free time on your own to explore!


Architecture of Spain Tour

Saturday, September 19 - Sunday, September 27, 2020

This OLLI at Pitt trip includes an 8 day/7 night guided tour of Spanish Architecture in the cities of Barcelona and Bilbao, Spain.

The trip will include full-day tours with expert architect guides who are experienced with the many extraordinary points of interest on the itinerary.  The group will visit some of the most stunning architecture in Spain, such as Barcelona's famous Sagrada Familia, and will include many renowned structural designs from Gaudi, Nouvel, and more!

OLLI at Pitt instructor - architect Matthew Schlueb - will travel with the group. (Note: Don't miss his OLLI summer term course called "Antoni Gaudi's Influence on the Contemporary Architecture of Barcelona and Bilbao)

Other important works that the group will visit include: Paseo de Gracia, gothic quarter, Sagrada Familia, Casa Mila- la Pedrera, Santa Coloma de Cervelo, Colonia Guell Crypt Church, las Arenas bullfighting ring, Guggenheim museum, Ensanche, La Alhondiga and much much more! Please see the full brochure for all of the sites our group will visit. There will be extensive walking on this trip)

Download the full  Architecture of Spain Brochure here: Trip Brochure