20068
Ripley
The Story of the Celts
Learn the story of the Celts from Irish-expert Dr. Mick Moloney, exploring traditions of Irish music, hearing lectures on how the Celts shaped Europe and celebrating with a banquet!
Rating (4.5)
Program No. 20068RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
589

At a Glance

In the fifth century B.C., the Celts began an expansion across Western Europe that continues to influence the language, art and culture of modern day. Join scholar and folklorist Dr. Mick Moloney for a fascinating exploration into the epic journey of the Celts, tracing their history from its beginning 2500 years ago in Austria through to the most beautiful and remote parts of Europe in Ireland, Scotland, Wales, The Isle of Man, Cornwall, Brittany, Asturias and Galicia in Northwest Spain.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn about Celtic instruments like the harp, pipes and reeds and explore the impact of Ireland on the evolution of old-time music and bluegrass.
  • Complete the experience with a banquet and a special Irish concert performed by Mick Moloney and friends.
  • Videos, visual images and nightly music add to this lively experience of Celtic culture.





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