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Austria
The home of Mozart and the Hapsburg Dynasty, Austria may seem simply old-world, but scratch its seemingly austere surface and you'll find...
Historic Central Europe: Vienna, Salzburg and Munich
10 Days/9 Nights

Combine Austria and Germany with this package starting in the Austrian capital and ending in the Bavarian capital. In between, stay in the charming city of Salzburg, just south of the Germany border. Tour and dine in each city to marvel...

Departs Daily from Vienna or Munich



Alpine Connection: Munich, Salzburg, Innsbruck, and Lucerne
8 Days/7 Nights

Journey through the heart of Alpine country as you take in picturesque vistas and charming towns in three contiguous and magnificent countries - Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Departs Daily May through October from Munich or Lucerne



Innovative Austria: Vienna and Graz
7 Days/6 Nights

Stroll the historic streets of Vienna, then venture toward Austria's second largest city, Graz, where futuristic architecture can be found amongst medieval alleyways. Here you can also head out into the Styrian vineyards for excellent...

Departs Daily May through October from Vienna



Austrian Bliss: Salzburg and the Wachau Valley
7 Days/6 Nights

Discover picturesque Salzburg, with its hilltop fortress and fascinating musical history, then drive east to Krems or Durnstein, both renowned for their world-class wines of the Wachau Valley.

Departs Daily April through October from Salzburg



Classic Central Europe: Budapest, Vienna, and Prague
10 Days/9 Nights

Enjoy three nights in each city taking in the sights and sounds of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire. Prague gives you a glimpse into Europe's history as you stroll along the Vltava River. Vienna offers a beautiful range of palaces...

Departs Daily from Prague or Budapest



Regional Highlights
Viennese Romance
3 Days/2 Nights

Waltz your way through the lanes of the Imperial City, where romance is a timeless tradition. There's just too much to see in this beautiful, historic city. Vienna is brimming with Austrian culture, whether you're looking for art, music, or perhaps just a snack.

Departs Fridays from Vienna



City Stays
Vienna
3 Days/2 Nights

There's just too much to see in this beautiful, historic city. Vienna is brimming with Austrian culture, whether you're looking for art, music, or perhaps just a snack.

Salzburg
3 Days/2 Nights

From the Spielzeugmuseum toy museum, to the Schloss Hellbrunn palace, this Bavarian melting pot for art and culture will fill your heart with the Sound of Music.

Graz
3 Days/2 Nights

A lively university town, Graz is known for its many museums, Baroque buildings, and World Heritage Old Town.

City Cards
Salzburg Card

Your key to the city of Salzburg: it provides free admission to Salzburg's museums, free use of the Fortress funicular, the Untersberg cableway, Salzach ship service and public transport. Salzburg Card holders can also take advantage of a number of discounts on concerts, theater performances or excursions to destinations in the Salzburg vicinity.

Belgium
It may look small but Belgium offers something for everyone with 35 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, museums, architecture from medieval...
Iconic Culture: Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris
9 Days/8 Nights

Explore three of the great cities of the world - Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris. Delve into the culture, cuisine and ambiance of these three touchstones of civilization and commerce.

Departs Daily from Amsterdam or Paris



Canal Charm: Amsterdam and Bruges
6 Days/5 Nights

Two cities best seen by canal boat, full of 17th century architecture, rich in artistic history and beautiful scenery: alluring Amsterdam and enchanting Bruges.

Departs Daily from Amsterdam or Paris



City Stays
Brussels
3 Days/2 Nights

The capital of Belgium and center for the European Union, Brussels shines with a beautiful city center, impressive museums, and 19th century places. Noted for its gourmet cuisine with restaurants that are among the most celebrated in Europe, especially when paired with Belgian beer.

Bruges
3 Days/2 Nights

Located in northern Belgium, Bruges is one of the best preserved pre-motorized cities in Europe and a favorite of visitors. The city is encircled by a picturesque canal, and inside the city walls you will find street after street of charming houses.

Czech Republic
The Czech Republic of today is a new country but this area in the heart of Europe has been at the center of contention between East and West...
Classic Central Europe: Prague, Vienna and Budapest
10 Days/9 Nights

Enjoy three nights in each city taking in the sights and sounds of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire. Prague gives you a glimpse into Europe's history as you stroll along the Vltava River. Vienna offers a beautiful range of palaces...

Departs Daily from Prague or Budapest



Best of Czech Republic: Prague and Cesky Krumlov
6 Days/5 Nights

The Czech Republic is a country filled with rich culture and alluring cities making it a marvellous nation for any and all travellers. The perfect place for history enthusiasts, luxury tourists, or travellers looking for a new country...

Departs Daily from Prague





Regional Highlights
Highlights of Prague: Grand City Tour, River Cruise with Lunch, and 3-Course Dinner
4 Days/3 Nights

Prague, the jewel of central Europe, has been a place of nobility, religion and culture since the 9th century; found to be ideal for any lover of history, beauty and adventure. Once the largest city in central Europe, Prague is home to...

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Romantic Bohemian Retreat: Zbiroh Castle
2 Days/1 Night

For a romantic getaway, stay at Zbiroh Castle, where old world traditions still exist. This five-star Neo-Renaissance castle, only 43 miles from Prague, is perfect for a special occasion. Step back in time and stay in this castle, once...

Departs Daily from Prague



City Stays
Prague
3 Days/2 Nights

Admire the streets of Prague! Architecturally, Prague is a pot of gold laden with preserved treasures ranging from Gothic to Renaissance, neoclassical to baroque, art nouveau to cubist. Wander the winding cobblestone alleys to find bustling open-air markets, tiny shops and bohemian street performers.

Cesky Krumlov
3 Days/2 Nights

The enchanting town of Cesky Krumlov is a World Heritage Site known for its architecture, castle, and historic Old Town.

Karlovy Vary
3 Days/2 Nights

The world famous spa city of Carlsbad lies in a picturesque, forested valley famous for its twelve thermal springs and the Moser Glass Company.

Denmark
The gateway to Scandinavia, Denmark is often referred to as the happiest nation on earth. It offers a mix of lively towns plus rural countryside...
Regional Highlights
Connect the Capitals: Copenhagen and Oslo
4 Days/3 Nights

These Scandinavian capitals are connected by overnight cruises on a modern, well-equipped ship. This package gives you one night in each of the two cities, plus an overnight on a cruise ship, to give you an appreciation of both...

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Copenhagen and Odense
4 Days/3 Nights

Enjoy two days in Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark and one of most charming cities in Europe. Your Copenhagen Card gives you free admission to the city's top attractions, such as Tivoli Gardens, as well as free use of public...

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City Stays
Copenhagen
3 Days/2 Nights

Copenhagen, Denmark's grandest city, is a historic destination of canals, cobbled squares and copper spires. The city hums with excitement all day long - from the Tivoli Gardens amusement park to the famed Stroget shopping district, which is a series of lively streets and lovely squares that run through Old Town.

England
Visit one of the cultural centers of Europe! England is the country of tea and castles, a unique place where the old world exists comfortably alongside...
A Beatles Experience: London and Liverpool
7 Days/6 Nights

Visit the iconic locations associated with The Beatles. Tour the city that gave the world the mini-skirt, the Mini Cooper and launched a major British Invasion of America.

Departs Sundays through Thursdays from London



England in Style: London and the Cotswolds
6 Days/5 Nights

Experience trendy London's cosmopolitan energy then relax into the classic charm of the idyllic Cotswolds on a private guided tour. A personal city orientation will get you acquainted with the dynamic capital, leaving plenty of time to...

Departs Sundays through Wednesdays from London



In Tudor Style: London and Thornbury
6 Days/5 Nights

A delightful visit to England's capital and an extraordinary stay at a Tudor castle on the edge of the Cotswolds. With luxurious bedrooms, some with four poster beds, featuring Tudor style decorations, each room in Thornbury Castle is suffused with...

Departs Thursdays through Sundays Feb-Oct



British Classics: London, York and Edinburgh
7 Days/6 Nights

Marvel at the architecture and experience the history of Britain in these inspiring cities. See sights such as Westminster Abbey, the York Minster and Edinburgh Castle, all at your own pace.

Departs Daily from London or Edinburgh



Cosmopolitan Adventure: London and Paris
7 Days/6 Nights

Steeped in tradition and history, these world-class cosmopolitan cities are easily accessible by high-speed rail. Experience trendy London's cosmopolitan energy and three delicious nights in Paris, the City of Lights.

Departs Daily from Paris or London



Pub Cultures: Dublin and London
7 Days/6 Nights

Public house patrons range across ages, classes, and backgrounds, making these centres of community and conversation the perfect place to experience the culture of a city. Locals settle into their favorites, often based upon the strength of...

Departs Daily from Dublin or London



The Garden of England: London and Canterbury
6 Days/5 Nights

Discover the beautiful Kent countryside, known as the Garden of England for its bountiful landscape, on an itinerary that includes a vibrant London city tour, the famous White Cliffs of Dover, legendary Canterbury Cathedral, and more.

Departs Sundays through Wednesdays from London



Regional Highlights
Luxe at Lake District
3 Days/2 Nights

Enjoy a relaxing stay set within 18 acres of gardens overlooking Ullswater in England's beautiful Lake District. Enjoy visits to Wordsworth's Cottage and Beatrix Potter's home as you explore picturesque Lake District villages.

Departs Daily January through October



City Stays
London
3 Days/2 Nights

Experience London, one of the multicultural capitals of the world! Over the years, this iconic European city has evolved into a rich melting pot of diversity. Art, culture and cuisine thrive brilliantly in this home to over 8 million, offering international flair while maintaining a distinct British quality. Visit one of the many free entry museums, go to the theater, or see the city from atop the London Eye to make your stay truly special.

Bath
3 Days/2 Nights

Bath, a historic Roman spa city located near the southern edge of the Cotswolds, has long been a favorite destination for the English upper class and is considered by many to be an ideal English town. Filled with elegant Georgian architecture, it isn't hard to see why Jane Austen was inspired to use Bath as the setting for some of her works.

Oxford
3 Days/2 Nights

Oxford, the oldest university city in the UK, has been home to Oxford University since the 12th century. Despite the youth of the city's population, its atmosphere is rather stoic and dignified, and often conjures up imagery of young scholars in fluttering robes crossing the quad between stately, ancient college buildings. This academic atmosphere is often seen replicated in film or literature.

Canterbury
3 Days/2 Nights

Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city with a unique literary heritage. The Canterbury Cathedral became a place of pilgrimage for Christians around the world following the murder of Thomas Becket in 1170, and this pilgrimage was the premise of Geoffrey Chaucer's 14th century classic, The Canterbury Tales. Canterbury is also the birthplace of legendary playwright Christopher Marlowe.

Stratford
3 Days/2 Nights

Stratford-upon-Avon is a historic town in the heart of England, best known as the birthplace and former home of William Shakespeare. Today, tourists flock to see the Royal Shakespeare Company perform at Stratford's Royal Shakespeare Theatre. This theatre is one of Britain's most important cultural venues and a great place to see a show.

Cotswolds
3 Days/2 Nights

The Cotswolds are a range of hills that run through southwestern England and pass through six counties, concentrated primarily in Gloucestershire. This area attracts visitors from all around the world with its gorgeous rural landscapes, and was officially designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in 1966. The wool trade made this region prosperous during the Middle Ages, and much of this wealth was put into the construction of churches.

Liverpool
3 Days/2 Nights

Liverpool is a city that has long been known as a major port. By the early 19th century, 40 Percent of the world's trade passed through Liverpool's docks. Today it's best known as the birthplace of the Beatles, but the city's cultural heritage goes beyond its influence on the Beat generation: you can also find the largest national museum collection outside of London here, along with Europe's oldest Chinatown.

Manchester
3 Days/2 Nights

Manchester is one of the most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities in the UK, and is seen by many as the "capital" of Northern England. Its inhabitants are proud of their city and are known for their friendliness with visitors. There is a great tradition of culture and learning in Manchester - home to two of the largest universities in the UK, it also offers many theater and concert venues, along with numerous museums and art galleries.

Chester
3 Days/2 Nights

Chester is a lovely, historic English city on back of the River Dee that makes an excellent spot for a day trip. A red sandstone wall encircles the city center for two miles, and gives Chester the distinction of having the longest unbroken city wall in England. Inside the wall, you'll find a delightful collection of Tudor and Victorian buildings, along with ample shopping opportunities.

York
3 Days/2 Nights

York is a city that dates back to the pre-Roman era and contains some of the best preserved cathedrals and historical buildings in Europe. It is the second most visited city in England and is famous for giving its name to New York in the U.S. It ranks as one of the most popular tourist destinations in the UK and offers an amazing range of activities.

Lake District
3 Days/2 Nights

The Lake District, also known as The Lakes, is a mountainous region in Northwest England that contains some of the most beautiful country in the British Isles. Numerous bodies of water dot the lush green fields and rolling, grass-covered hills here, and the area's scenic beauty has made it especially popular as a holiday location.

City Cards
The London Oyster Card

Greater London is served by 12 London Underground or Tube lines, London Overground buses along with the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) and an interconnected local train network. The London Oyster Card is London's travel smartcard, an electronic, pay-as-you-go Smart Card that calculates the cheapest fare for your journey - up to a 34% savings off regular tickets. Better still, your Oyster card is reusable, your Oyster card is transferable, and your Oyster card never expires.

The London Pass

The London Pass is a sightseeing city card - like a credit card with a computer chip inside - which gives you entry to a choice of over 55 popular tourist attractions in the city. The pass is activated when used at first attraction.

Finland
Finland is a country of activities, especially outdoor sports. It's a place where you go to be active either in the modern metropolis of Helsinki...
Connect the Capitals: Stockholm and Helsinki
4 Days/3 Nights

These Scandinavian capitals are connected by overnight cruises on a modern, well-equipped ship. This package gives you one night in each of the two cities, plus an overnight on a cruise ship, to give you an appreciation of both the...

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France
Few countries impress people more than France. The diversity of landscapes and cityscapes can mesmerize most travelers. The Eiffel Tower...
Historical France: Paris and Normandy
7 Days/6 Nights

Here's a great combination; the charm and sophistication of Paris, combined with the historic and rustic beauty of Normandy. You'll have three nights to enjoy the museums and landmarks of Paris, then explore some of the...

Departs Daily from Paris



Culture and Charm: Paris and Avignon
7 Days/6 Nights

Imagine three delicious nights in Paris, the City of Lights, then experience the beauty and history of Provence in the storied South of France, long a popular destination for sophisticated travellers worldwide.

Departs Daily from Paris or Avignon



France in Style: Paris and Nice
7 Days/6 Nights

Combine the sophistication and glamour of Paris with the beauty of the legendary French Riviera (anyone for rubbing shoulders with the rich and famous?) then throw in travel from Paris to Nice on a modern, high-speed French...

Departs Daily from Paris or Nice



Cosmopolitan Adventure: Paris and London
7 Days/6 Nights

Steeped in tradition and history, these world-class cosmopolitan cities are easily accessible by high-speed rail. Experience trendy London's cosmopolitan energy and three delicious nights in Paris, the City of Lights.

Departs Daily from Paris or London



Catalonia Connection: Paris and Barcelona
7 Days/6 Nights

Connect cosmopolitan and chic Paris with artsy and bohemian Barcelona for an unforgettable vacation. Experience three delicious nights in Paris, the City of Lights and then enjoy the works of world-renowned architect Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona.

Departs Daily from Paris or Barcelona



Iconic Culture: Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam
9 Days/8 Nights

Explore three of the great cities of the world - Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris. Delve into the culture, cuisine and ambiance of these three touchstones of civilization and commerce.

Departs Daily from Amsterdam or Paris



Luxury French Grandeur: Paris and Bordeaux
7 Days/6 Nights

Few cities evoke so much emotion in travelers than Paris. We develop this luxury combination to feature the best and most popular private options in both Paris and Bordeaux, mixing art...

Departs Daily



Regional Highlights
Paris for Foodies
4 Days/3 Nights

In addition to its classic architecture and wealth of museums, Paris is a food-lover’s delight. In this four-day adventure, you will experience shopping for food in a food market with your chefteacher, who will then help you prepare your...

Departs Wednesdays through Saturdays



Parisian Romance
4 Days/3 Nights

Paris is a city famous for promoting romance. In addition to sampling the stunning architecture of the City of Light by touring in a classic Citroen 2CV auto, you will have free time to stroll along the river arm-in-arm. Then you’ll have...

Departs Daily



Historical Normandy: D-Day and Bayeux Tapestry Tours
2 Days/1 Night

Pay homage to WWII heroes - thousands of whom gave their lives - in 2014, the 70th anniversary of D-Day. This short break brings you from Paris to Caen, Bayeux and the Landing Beaches themselves. Visit two thought-provoking...

Departs Daily from Paris



Normandy and Mont St. Michel: Highlights of the Normandy Coast
2 Days/1 Night

Combine a visit to the charming region of Normandy, famous for its scenic rolling hills and farmland crisscrossed by hedges and trees; picturesque medieval villages; apple cider and calvados liqueur; and unrivalled Camembert cheese, with a tour of...

Departs Daily except January from Paris



Normandy Driving Tour: Honfleur, Bayeux OR Caen, and Mont St. Michel
5 Days/4 Nights

Normandy's dramatic 360-mile rugged coastline from the Seine Maritime to the World Heritage Site of Mont Saint Michel matched with the interior's timber framed cottages, traditional farming and ever-changing landscapes has...

Departs Daily



Loire Valley
3 Days/2 Nights

One of the most scenic regions of France welcomes you to explore its great châteaux, famous wines and beautiful countryside. The playground of many French kings, the Loire is steeped in history, and has something interesting...

Departs Daily



Loire Valley Wine Discovery: Wine Tastings and Tours
3 Days/2 Nights

This package puts you in the heart of the Loire Valley wine region, famous for white wines of Chenin Blanc and Sauvignon grapes and fabulous chateau, the castle homes of French royalty and nobility for centuries.

Departs Daily





A Taste of Bubbly: Tastings and Tours in the Champagne Region
3 Days/2 Nights

For those looking for a Champagne tour with a good introduction to the various tastes and styles of Champagne available, this tour is the answer. After taking a short, scenic train ride through the vineyards to Épernay, Moët...

Departs Daily Except Tuesdays March through November

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Historical Wine Heritage of Champagne and Burgundy
2 Days/1 Night

Discover the beauty of the champagne cellars and wine vineyards of Champagne and Burgundy on this private overnight excursion from Paris.

Departs Daily from Paris



Highlights of Lyon
3 Days/2 Nights

The historic capital of the Romans and the Gauls, Lyon is the third-largest city in France, a famous center for French cuisine, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its Gothic and Renaissance buildings.

Departs Daily



Chamonix: Cable Car Pass and 3-Course Dinner
3 Days/2 Nights

Nestled in the Rhône Alps, Chamonix was the site of the first Winter Olympics in 1924 and continues to be a center for Alpine sports. Near the village is Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in Western Europe, located on the France-Italy...

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Lavender in the Luberon: Lavender Museum Tour, 3-Course Dinner, and More
3 Days/2 Nights

Some of the most beautiful villages in France can be found in this region of Provence, made famous by the writings of Peter Mayle. The Luberon is also noted for its outstanding restaurants and excellent wine, particularly rosés...

Departs Daily April through October



Unique France: Relais du Silence Hotels
3 Days/2 Nights

Discover what makes each of France's regions special while staying in accommodations that are equally distinctive, the Relais du Silence hotels. Avanti offers 3-, 4- and 5-star Relais du Silence hotels tucked away throughout France...

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Bordeaux Wine Experience: Wine Tastings and Tours
4 Days/3 Nights

Allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the bordelais vineyards, on one day, you will be taken to the famous Medoc appellation, world renowned for its grand Châteaux and on the other day, your guide will accompany you to...

Departs Daily March Through November



Cognac Discovery: Rémy Martin Maison
3 Days/2 Nights

As well as a visit to a small, family-run Cognac House to see first-hand the fascinating Cognac-making process, this package also includes a VIP visit to the prestigious Ré my Martin Maison. Here, you will be taken on a private tour of...

Departs Daily Except Saturdays May Through September

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Taste of Dordogne: Dinner, Tastings, and Tours
3 Days/2 Nights

The lovely stone villages of the Dordogne River Valley are one of France's best-kept secrets. This peaceful region draws visitors, but has escaped over-development and still exudes a quiet charm. Enjoy the wine and cuisine of this area.

Departs Daily April 1 through November 1



Saint-Émilion Wine and History: Tasting, Tour, and 4-Course Dinner
3 Days/2 Nights

The medieval village of St. Émilion is surrounded for miles by the famous vineyards of Bordeaux where merlot grapes are grown to produce the Premier grands cru wines for which the region is known surrounds the four Grand Barrail...

Departs Daily



City Stays
Paris
3 Days/2 Nights

Savor the sights of Paris! Grab your map and start exploring each of the uniquely charming neighborhoods of this cosmopolitan capital. Enjoy the historic monuments, impressive museums and vibrant cafe culture that makes Paris one of the most popular destinations in the world.

Normandy
3 Days/2 Nights

Normandy is the area in northern France across from the English Channel best known for its role in the 1944 D-Day Allied Invasion. Along a 50-mile drive of the Normandy coast are memorials to the invasion and the remnants of German gun emplacements. The inspiring Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial is located on a bluff overlooking Omaha Beach.

Mont St. Michel
3 Days/2 Nights

Mont Saint-Michel, a rocky tidal island in Normandy, France, is one of the country's leading tourist destinations, which means it can be a bit overrun in the morning during the season, but is quieter and more explorable in afternoons and evenings. A note to visitors: it is 900 steps up from the level of the causeway to the chapel atop the Mont. Be prepared and wear well broken-in shoes.

Strasbourg
3 Days/2 Nights

Located in the Alsace region of France, just across the Rhine River from Germany, the city of Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful and well-preserved historical city center. It is a pedestrian-friendly area and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Dijon
3 Days/2 Nights

Dijon, in the Burgundy region of eastern France, is the mustard capital of the world. The international Musee de la Moutarde is in the heart of Dijon, and of course many of the shops here sell mustard. Dijon culinary delights include Beef bourguignon, Coq au vin, and Escargot. This city's well-preserved medieval half-timbered houses dating from the 12th to the 15th centuries bring a unique charm to this facinating city.

Lyon
3 Days/2 Nights

Located in central France, Lyon is the country's third largest city. It is famed for its fine restaurants and historical sites that date back to the Romans.

Avignon
3 Days/2 Nights

Gateway to the splendors of southern France, Avignon combines an ancient history with a youthful ambiance. It provides easy access to many of the most celebrated French wine estates and is known for its fantastic restaurants, secluded courtyards, secret gardens and charming street cafes.

Arles
3 Days/2 Nights

Arles, a town in Provence in the south of France, reminds most of painter Vincent van Gogh who lived in Arles and produced over 300 paintings and drawings including "Starry Night Over the Rhone." Arles' charm and typical Provencal atmosphere make it a great city to visit for those who want to experience ancient Rome in modern France, as well as getting closer to Van Gogh and Gauguin's subjects.

Aix-en-Provence
3 Days/2 Nights

Aix hipness goes back centuries. A university town as well as one of the cultural capitals of France, it's close to the Cote d'Azur and yet is as chic, artistic and historic as Paris - but with a much more laid back Provencal character.

Provence
3 Days/2 Nights

Enjoy the splendors of Provence, a beautiful region of mountains, rolling hills, striking lavender fields and charming villages and towns.

Marseille
3 Days/2 Nights

The second largest city in France, Marseille is a melting pot of different cultures and a port city founded by the Phoenicians in 600 B.C. Sightseeing highlights include the colorful markets, the spectacular cliffs adjoining the sea, and the historic Old Town and Harbor.

Nice
3 Days/2 Nights

Set on the sparkling French Riviera, Nice is a beachfront destination that attracts chic visitors from around the world. It is highlighted with a beautiful pebble beach and Promenade, turquoise waters and world-class dining. Cultural highlights include its Roman ruins, medieval buildings and Russian Cathedral.

Lourdes
3 Days/2 Nights

Lourdes is set in the French Pyrenees mountains and is the global center for Catholics who believe that Mary appeared eighteen times at the Grotto to St. Bernadette. It is easy to walk and explore in the town, which has two sections - one that contains the Grotto and churches and the other centered around the Marketplace and hotel.

Biarritz
3 Days/2 Nights

Biarritz lies on the Bay of Biscay, on the Atlantic coast, in southwestern France, and is famous for its coast and the rocks in the sea. There is the church of Sainte Eugenie, a Russian Orthodox church, and the Museum of the Sea with a lot of interesting animals like different kinds of fish, anemones, sharks, and seals in aquariums. Other topics include fishing in the last centuries, birds, catching whales. Then there is a Museum of Asian Art and a lighthouse.

Bordeaux
3 Days/2 Nights

The city of Bordeaux is sometimes called Little Paris because of its fine wines and cultural and artistic scene. The wines of Bordeaux are considered among the best in the world. The former docks of the city are the new hot spot with cafes, gardens and museums.

City Cards
Paris Visite Pass

Unlimited travel on the ParisMetro and buses within the zones of your card. Select zones 1-5 Paris Visite for the entire metro region or Paris Visite zones 1-3 for just the central region. Your choice of 1, 2, 3 or 5 consecutive days.

Paris Museum Pass

With the Paris Museum Pass, you gain free entry, without queuing and as many times as you wish, to over 60 museums and historic places in and around Paris. The more you visit the more you save. Choose from a 2-day or 4-day pass. Days are counted consecutively from first day of use.

Germany

One of the best travel values in Europe, Germany contains a multitude of options - from the edgy and energetic Berlin to the uber-German Bavarian...

In the Footsteps of Luther: Wittenberg, Erfurt, and Eisenach
5 Days/4 Nights

One of the most influential social and religious figures in Western culture, Martin Luther was a revolutionary thinker and father of the Protestant Reformation, as well as the father of the modern German language. See the iconic sites...

Departs Daily from Berlin



Best of Germany: Berlin, Nuremberg, and Munich
9 Days/8 Nights

Travel by train from city center to city center, for optimal convenience. Begin in Berlin, Germany's lively capital, where fashion, art, culture and cuisine cast a modern glow on this historic city. Continue on to Nuremberg, with its splendid...

Departs Daily from Berlin or Munich



Taste of Bavaria: Munich and Nuremberg
6 Days/5 Nights

Linked by frequent train service as well as a long-standing tradition of good eating and drinking, Munich and Nuremberg are your hubs. Use these cities as bases for train day trips to gastronomic destinations such as Regensburg, home of...

Departs Daily from Munich or Nuremberg



The Castle Road: Heidelberg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and Rabenstein Castle
5 Days/4 Nights

The Castle Road runs 620 miles from Mannheim, Germany, to Prague, Czech Republic, past delightful scenery from one amazing castle, palace or town to the next. Sights include gems of medieval architecture, romantic towns and even...

Departs Daily from Munich



The Romantic Road: Würzburg, Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Augsburg, Fü ssen, and Munich
6 Days/5 Nights

Step back in time with a visit to the picturesque countryside of the celebrated Romantic Road in Bavaria. Drive along panoramic byways to see fairy tale castles, medieval towns with ancient fortifications, and plenty of quaint shops...

Departs Daily



Alpine Connection: Munich, Salzburg, Innsbruck, and Lucerne
8 Days/7 Nights

Journey through the heart of Alpine country as you take in picturesque vistas and charming towns in three contiguous and magnificent countries - Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Departs Daily May through October from Munich or Lucerne



Berlin to Baltic Coast: Berlin, Warsaw, Torun, and Gdansk
8 Days/7 Nights

After visiting the capitals of Germany and Poland, continue your journey north to the historic Hanseatic city of Torun and the popular seaport city of Gdansk.

Departs Daily from Berlin or Gdansk



Historic Central Europe: Munich, Salzburg, and Vienna
10 Days/9 Nights

Combine Austria and Germany with this package starting in the Austrian capital and ending in the Bavarian capital. In between, stay in the charming city of Salzburg, just south of the Germany border.

Departs Daily from Vienna or Munich



Artistic Germany: Berlin, Dresden, and Leipzig
8 Days/7 Nights

Begin your vacation in the beautiful capital city of Berlin, where culture, art, and fashion intersect with a vibrant youth culture fixed against the backdrop of a city rich in history. By way of train, continue on to Dresden. Lying on the...

Departs Daily from Berlin or Leipzig



Regional Highlights
Creative Berlin
4 Days/3 Nights

Discover the beautiful capital city of Berlin, where culture, art, and fashion intersect with a vibrant youth culture fixed against the backdrop of a city rich in history.

Departs Daily April through October except Tuesdays and Saturdays



Historic Berlin:
4 Days/3 Nights

For more than a century, Berlin has been at the crossroads of European history. Almost totally destroyed during World War II, then divided by a wall, the city has re-emerged as a vibrant center of art, culture and commerce.

Departs Daily



Bremen Heritage
3 Days/2 Nights

Journey to the North Sea coast, where more than a million emigrants left for the New World by 1890.


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Experience Oktoberfest
4 Days/3 Nights

Nothing in the world matches the atmosphere of Munich's Oktoberfest. It is an important part of Bavarian Culture, having been held since 1810. At Oktoberfest, you can visit 14 different beer tents hosted by Munich breweries and wineries...

Departs September 19-October 4, 2015



Taste of Franconia: Wurzburg
3 Days/2 Nights

An ideal location to explore Germany's famous wine-growing region, Wurzburg is a city of culture, with many museums and churches.

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Wines of Rüdesheim: Dinner, Tour, and Tastings
3 Days/2 Nights

Rüdesheim am Rhein is one of the famous wine making towns along the Middle Rhine Valley, with a romantic hillside setting on one of the more scenic parts of the river. You'll sample local wines, have a memorable dinner, and take...

Departs Daily February 1 through December 15

Historic Trier: Wine Tastings, Tour, and Dinner
3 Days/2 Nights

The ancient city of Trier is best known for its brilliant variety of noble regional wines, and most notably as the oldest city in Germany. Surrounded by lush forests and vineyard covered slopes this Mosel Valley town is home to some of the...

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Wines of the Mosel Valley
4 Days/3 Nights

Explore Trier, the oldest city in Germany, with 2,000 years of history. Then spend two relaxing days in the Mosel Valley, sampling regional cuisine and their world-famous wines....

Departs April through October



Traditions of Saxony: Dresden, Meissen, and Leipzig
5 Days/4 Nights

Dresden shines with the beautiful Frauenkirche Church, its recent reconstruction a symbol of international unity. Be sure to visit the ornate Semper Opera House, too. Enjoy a stop in Meissen, world renowned for Europe's oldest porcelain...

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Captivating Cologne: City Tour and Dinner
3 Days/2 Nights

Cologne is the major cultural center of the Rhine region, with over 30 museums and a thriving symphony and opera. Its magnificent cathedral is one of the largest in Europe. One consequence of the bombing during WWII was the...

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Luxury Berlin: Adlon Kempinski and Tours
4 Days/3 Nights

Allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the bordelais vineyards, on one day, you will be taken to the famous Medoc appellation, world renowned for its grand Châteaux and on the other day, your guide will accompany you to...

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Hanseatic Heritage Cities: Hamburg and Beyond
4 Days/3 Nights

From the 13th through the 17th century, the Hanseatic League of merchant guilds and their cities dominated trade throughout the Baltic and North Sea regions. Originally formed as a defensive alliance against pirates, the League...

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Hiking the Rhine Valley: Stay in Rüdesheim with Dinner, Hiking, Wine Tasting, and More
4 Days/3 Nights

Rüdesheim am Rhein is one of the famous wine making towns along the Middle Rhine Valley, with a romantic hillside setting on one of the more scenic parts of the river. It makes a good base for hiking in this beautiful region.

Departs Daily April through September



Rhine by Bike: Stay at Kapuzinergarten Hotel
3 Days/2 Nights

Situated in between the Black Forest town of Freiburg and the Alsatian town of Colmar, the town of Breisach am Rhein is the perfect place to explore the flavors of Germany and France. This package includes wine-tasting and a dinner...

Departs Daily April through October



Riesling Country by Bike: Tasting, Tour, Dinner, and More
5 Days/4 Nights

This wine and cycle tour starts in Trier, the oldest city in Germany, and finishes in Koblenz, another ancient city, located on the Rhine. In between you'll enjoy relatively easy cycling for three days in the Mosel River Valley...

Departs Daily April through October

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Wines of Breisach: Dinner, Tour, and Tasting
3 Days/2 Nights

Situated between the Black Forest town of Freiburg and the Alsatian town of Colmar, Breisach am Rhein is the perfect place to explore the flavors of Germany and France. This package includes wine-tasting and a dinner. You'll have...

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City Stays
Berlin
3 Days/2 Nights

Get energized in Berlin! Cosmopolitan yet unpretentious, Berlin is reborn with a vibrant international art, music and design scene. An impeccable infrastructure makes it easy for you to explore the range of museums, galleries, concert venues, restaurants, bars, clubs and cafes.

Hamburg
3 Days/2 Nights

Hamburg is located at the mouth of the River Elbe between the North Sea to the west and the Baltic to the east, making this a natural cross road of international trade. It has more bridges than any other city in the world - 2,300 more than Amsterdam and Venice combined. A typical Hamburg visit could include a tour of the Rathaus (city hall), the grand church St. Michaelis or a visit to the Speicherstadt, literally the city of warehouses.

Dresden
3 Days/2 Nights

Largely destroyed during WWII, Dresden has been almost entirely rebuilt. It is an 800-year-old city that was home to many Saxon princes and kings. Most celebrated of its landmarks are the beautiful Frauenkirche Church with its remarkable golden dome and the ornate Semper Opera House.

Leipzig
3 Days/2 Nights

Leipzig has given as much music to the world as any other city you might name. It was here that J.S. Bach worked from 1723 to 1750 at St. Thomas Lutheran. Composer Richard Wagner was born here in 1813. Robert Schumann worked in Leipzig, invited by Felix Mendelssohn, in Germany's first musical conservatoire in 1843.

Munich
3 Days/2 Nights

Be merry in Munich! At the base of the German Alps, this Bavarian capital is a haven for nature lovers, beer fans and car enthusiasts. Modern yet cozy, Munich is more village than city. Scenic gardens and stunning architecture are the perfect backdrop for the world's largest fair - Oktoberfest.

Nuremberg
3 Days/2 Nights

Visitors to Nuremberg, Nurnberg in German, find a lively city with a medieval feel and a 950-year history, that is the toy capital of Germany. The city features the world's largest annual international toy fair, the Spielwarenmesse Nurnberg, featuring over 1,000,000 different toys of every imaginable description.

Rothenburg ob der Tauber
3 Days/2 Nights

Bavaria's Rothenburg is known for an exceptionally well-preserved medieval Aldstadt or old town, as seen in the 1940 Walt Disney movie Pinocchio, and in the 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Just as a note, Rothenburg can be a bit crowded and tourist-ridden during the day, but by staying in the town you have a chance to see it without the hordes and confusion.

Füssen
3 Days/2 Nights

Füssen is a great base from which to explore famous Neuschwanstein Castle and other enchanting castles and towns in southern Bavaria.

Stuttgart
3 Days/2 Nights

Founded in the 10th century, the modern city of Stuttgart is most famous for its role as an automotive center. Both Porsche and Mercedes-Benz have their headquarters in the city and both have interesting museums on site.

The Black Forest
3 Days/2 Nights

The Black Forest is famous for its dark canopy of evergreens but also features open slopes and farmland. Although popular with travelers, a 20-minute walk in any direction will put you in a quiet countryside or forest.

Heidelberg
3 Days/2 Nights

A gem among Germany's travel destinations, Heidelberg is located in a river valley at the foot of the verdant Odenwald (Forest of Odes). Heidelberg was largely spared from the destruction of WW II and retains its baroque charms with its famed Castle and beautiful bridge.

Frankfurt
3 Days/2 Nights

Frankfurt is the financial capital of continental Europe and its major transportation hub. According to a recent study, Frankfurt is the richest city in Europe based on per capita GDP. Its most popular sightseeing highlights include the picturesque houses on Romer Square and the museums at the River Main.

Cologne
3 Days/2 Nights

A vibrant German city, Cologne is famous for its awe-inspiring gothic cathedral, Romanesque churches, museums featuring Roman remains, and its abundant and very hospitable brew houses.

Düsseldorf
3 Days/2 Nights

Dusseldorf is one of the economic centers of Western Germany and is located along the River Rhine. The city is famous for its nightlife, carnival, events, shopping and for fashion and trade fairs like the Boot Messe (one of the world's best trade fairs for boats and watersports) and Igedo (world leader in fashion). Every year, more than 4 million people visit the Kirmes fun fair which runs for 9 days in the summer.

City Cards
Berlin WelcomeCard

The best way to explore the beautiful palaces, gardens and exhibitions in Berlin is by using the Berlin WelcomeCard: Not only does it include the journey to and from the palaces in Berlin, Potsdam, Oranienburg or Königs Wusterhausen, but you also receive a discount on the admittance price to the magnificent buildings.

Greece

Greece opens its historic and cultural arms wide to those that seek to embrace its broad smile. Spend a few days exploring the ancient history of...

Discover Greece: Athens, Santorini, and Mykonos
9 Days/8 Nights

Experience Athens, considered the cradle of western civilization, and the enchantments of three of Greece's most beautiful islands - Mykonos, famous for windmills and nightlife and Santorini, reputed site of Atlantis. You begin with...

Departs Daily April through October from Athens



Greek Adventure: Athens, Mykonos, Santorini, and Crete
12 Days/11 Nights

Experience Athens, considered the cradle of western civilization, and the enchantments of three of Greece's most beautiful islands - Mykonos, famous for windmills and nightlife - Santorini, reputed site of Atlantis - Crete...

Departs Mid-April through Mid-October from Athens



Explore Greece: Athens and the Greek Isles
7 Days/6 Nights

Explore the fascinating history of the Aegean Sea! Begin your adventure in Athens, the cradle of western civilization, before embarking on your small ship cruise. Visit several islands and ports, with optional shore excursions to iconic...

Departs Wednesdays and Saturdays April through October



Classical Greece: Athens, Nafplion, Olympia and Delphi
8 Days/7 Nights

You begin with three nights in Athens with a city tour and dinner, before picking up your rental car and driving to Nafplion, a beautiful seaport town. After two nights here, proceed to ancient Olympia, the birthplace of the...

Departs Daily from Athens



Regional Highlights
Santorini for Honeymooners
4 Days/3 Nights

Discover the magic and romance of Santorini.


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City Stays
Athens
3 Days/2 Nights

Experience Athens! Unifying archaeological sites with modern art, the pedestrian walkways of the Grand Promenade offer an insider's look into both ancient and current Athens. Soak up the sun as you navigate the legendary sites throughout this open-air museum.

Nafplion
3 Days/2 Nights

Explore this ancient town that has been occupied by Venetians, Ottomans, and Greeks over the centuries. Sample traditional Greek cuisine at cafes and shop for locally-made komboloi bracelets.

Delphi
3 Days/2 Nights

Visit the Oracle at Delphi, a World Heritage Site dedicated to the Greek god Apollo.

Olympia
3 Days/2 Nights

In addition to the rich history associated with the Olympic Games, this area is also home to archaeological museums and local wineries.

Santorini
3 Days/2 Nights

Santorini is Greece's most visited island and offers the dramatic setting of an exploded volcano. It is known for its picturesque views and stunning sunsets. It has beaches of white sand, black pebbles and red stones.

Mykonos
3 Days/2 Nights

Located in the Agean Sea, Mykonos is the most picturesque of all Greek islands. It is a charming town with a Cycladic history and a maze of tiny streets, whitewashed houses, blue-domed churches and windmills.

Rhodes
3 Days/2 Nights

Famous for the Colossus of Rhodes, the combination of inviting beaches, important archaeological sites, and an extensive medieval town make this island a popular destination in the Aegean Sea.

Crete
3 Days/2 Nights

The largest of the Greek islands, Crete has remnants of Roman and Turkish aqueducts and architecture. The island's landscape shifts from beautiful beaches to fertile coastal plains to rugged mountains that are great for hiking between busy metropolitan cities. The largest of the cities is Heraklion, famed for its museum that holds remnants of a 3,000-year-old Minoan civilization.

Naxos
3 Days/2 Nights

A haven for water sports enthusiasts and beach lovers, Naxos also boasts Kitron, a tasty local liquor.

Corfu
3 Days/2 Nights

Corfu is the northern-most of the Greek Ionian Islands and is located on the Adriatic Sea. It's known as the "Jewel of the Ionian Sea," has three million olive trees, and is green even during the summer. Kissed by the breezes of the Mediterranean, the climate beckons visitors year round.

Hungary

Situated in the heart of Europe, Hungary's great accessibility and vibrant culture make it a destination not to be missed. Budapest, one of the most...

Classic Central Europe: Budapest, Vienna, and Prague
10 Days/9 Nights

Enjoy three nights in each city taking in the sights and sounds of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire. Prague gives you a glimpse into Europe's history as you stroll along the Vltava River. Vienna offers a beautiful range of palaces...

Departs Daily April through October from Athens



City Stays
Budapest
3 Days/2 Nights

Fall in love with Budapest! On both sides of the great Danube River, the city of Budapest elegantly unveils itself with a mix of Baroque, Neoclassical and Art Nouveau architecture, rich in history and contemporary life. Take a soak in the thermal waters of a Turkish-era bath before feasting on local specialty dishes.

Iceland

Iceland is slightly smaller than Kentucky, with a temperate climate. It experiences mild, windy winters and damp, cool summers due to the North...

Regional Highlights
Highlights of Reykjavik: With Golden Circle and Fontana Steam Bath
3 Days/2 Nights

This Scandinavian country is a land of spurting geysers, gorgeous glaciers, and dazzling waterfalls! Its lands are often a great inspiration for renowned artist and esteemed photographers. With its wide opportunities for adventure...

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Highlights of Reykjavik: With Glacier Hike Tour
3 Days/2 Nights

This Scandinavian country is a land of spurting geysers, gorgeous glaciers, and dazzling waterfalls! Its lands are often a great inspiration for renowned artist and esteemed photographers. With its wide opportunities for adventure, relaxing...

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City Stays
Reykjavik
3 Days/2 Nights

Reykjavik is the largest city and capital of Iceland. It is a friendly and intimate destination, and visitors can walk through the town to get a sense of how the Icelandic live. There is a scenic walkway that circles the city with views of Old Town and the brighly colored corrugated metal sidings of its houses.

Ireland

This republic within an island has a dramatic history and quite a reputation as a treasure trove for travelers. If you push yourself past the Emerald Isle...

Wild Atlantic Way: Dublin, Sligo/Donegal, County Mayo, Galway, County Clare, County Kerry, and Cork
11 Days/10 Nights

Ireland, the Emerald Isle, has some of the most wild and scenic coastline in Europe. On this self-drive program you’ll explore exceptional landscapes, stunning flora and fauna and Ireland’s history, as you traverse the new Wild Atlantic Way.

Departs Daily from Dublin



Silver Screen on Emerald Green: Dublin, Belfast, Ballycastle, Derry, and Donegal
8 Days/7 Nights

Enjoy at your own pace this magical tour of Northern Ireland featuring some of the filming location for HBO's Game of Thrones!

Departs Daily from Dublin or Shannon



Scenic Southern Ireland: Dublin, Waterford, Killarney, and Shannon
7 Days/6 Nights

Start in the vibrant capital city of Dublin. Discover Ireland's sunny southeast in the crystal city of Waterford. Then marvel at the spectacular scenery along the Ring of Kerry, an easy day-trip from your base in Killarney. Learn about...

Departs Daily from Dublin or Shannon



Celtic Capitals: Dublin and Belfast
7 Days/6 Nights

Experience the Emerald Isle's two vibrant capitals and enjoy daytrips from each location on a six-night package that pairs bustling Dublin with up-and-coming Belfast. Dublin resonates with more than a thousand years of history...

Departs Daily from Dublin or Shannon



Pub Cultures: Dublin and London
7 Days/6 Nights

Public houses are not just drinking establishments for grabbing a pint. Indeed, patrons range across ages, classes, and backgrounds, making these centers of community and conversation the perfect place to experience the culture of a...

Departs Daily from Dublin or London



Regional Highlights
Ireland Bed and Breakfasts
3 Days/2 Nights

Ireland, the Emerald Isle, has over 1,900 cottages, farmhouses and homes that function as bed and breakfast establishments. The Irish are famous for their welcoming hospitality, so you're certain to have a grand time...

Departs Daily from Dublin or Shannon

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Historic Ireland
3 Days/2 Nights

Ireland has a vast number of castles from romantic ruins and forlorn abandoned towers to the regal castles estates of Irish Chieftains or Anglo-Norman Lords now operating as luxury castle hotels. Many of these castles and manors are...

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Irish Manor Houses
3 Days/2 Nights

Ireland, the Emerald Isle, has a grand assortment of castles, manor houses and luxury boutique hotels where the traveller can appreciate good hospitality and also learn something of Irish culture. Distances between stops are...

Departs Daily from Dublin or Shannon



City Stays
Dublin
3 Days/2 Nights

Find friends in Dublin! In addition to the vast libraries, museums and churches that offer centuries of cultural significance, Dublin is famous for their notoriously witty and well-read locals. Take the opportunity to find a cozy pub and rub elbows with your new mates over pints.

Cork
3 Days/2 Nights

Cork, Ireland's second largest city, is situated on the banks of the River Lee and features numerous bridges that link the various areas of the town. Many of the streets are actually built on former river channels. There is a small city center, which is the focus of activities for the town.

Waterford
3 Days/2 Nights

The oldest city in Ireland, Waterford is best known for its crystal ware. It is a small city with a Viking and Norman heritage and has numerous museums and historical sites. Visitors can take an interesting ride to see the Waterford Crystal factory, which is located about ten minutes from the city center.

Killarney
3 Days/2 Nights

Killarney is one of Ireland's most popular destinations resulting from the abundant scenery nearby in Killarney National Park and its location on the scenic Ring of Kerry drive. Highlights within the Park are the Ross Castle, a medieval tower set in a beautiful location on the lake shore, and the traditional Muckross farm houses.

Galway
3 Days/2 Nights

Galway is located on the west coast of Ireland and is directly across the island from Dublin. It is home to some of the most beautiful scenery in Europe in a region covered with green mountains that look like something out of a fairy tale when the low-lying clouds move in from the sea.

Trip Planning Tools
Ireland Bed and Breakfast Request Form

Use this form to request specific B&Bs using the Ireland B&B Book.

Italy

From the Aosta Valley in the North to Puglia in the South, Italy offers a little something for every traveler, whether it's your first or twentieth time.

Classic Italy: Rome and Florence
7 Days/6 Nights

A classic personal exploration to two of the world's great cities: Rome, the Eternal City, and Florence, home of the Italian Renaissance. Experience first-hand the art, architecture, cuisine and more with plenty of free time to enjoy shopping...

Departs Daily from Rome or Florence



Italian Romance: Rome and the Amalfi Coast
7 Days/6 Nights

Enjoy two of our most popular destinations - Rome, the Eternal City, and your choice of destinations on the romantic and picturesque Amalfi Coast in this package featuring a private tour of the ruins of Pompeii. Select your hotel in your...

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Best of Italy: Rome, Florence and Venice
10 Days/9 Nights

This is the classic Grand Tour of Italy with visits of Rome, the Eternal City, Florence, the grand city of the Renaissance, and Venice, famed for its canals and the Piazza San Marco. Better still, these three cities feature some of our...

Departs Daily from Rome or Venice



Best of Sicily: Palermo, Agrigento, Ragusa, and Taormina
8 Days/7 Nights

Sicily has been a crossroads of civilization for several millennia, and the record of its many ruling groups can be found in its architecture. Among the greatest sights are the classical Greek temples and theaters, built in the 5th century...

Departs Daily from Palermo



Regional Highlights
Highlights of the Heel: Puglia
5 Days/4 Nights

Not as well known as other regions of Italy, Puglia rewards the traveller with charming white villages, baroque architecture, interesting wines and amazing olive oil. Here you can find Roman theaters, Romanesque churches...

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Villa Discovery: Car Rental, Dinner, Maps, and More
4 Days/3 Nights

Explore the heart of Italy and experience country living staying in one of our Italian Villas, Country Inns or Farmhouses. Stay in the countryside and use your car to visit Umbria's magical villages or drive among the Tuscan vineyards.

Departs Daily April through October

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Villa and Cooking Discovery: Cooking Classes, Wine Tasting, and Dinner
4 Days/3 Nights

Spend three comfortable nights (or more) at a family-owned villa with your mornings free to relax or explore the area, and with two afternoons of roll-up-your-sleeves, hands-on Italian cooking plus one self-guided wine tasting. Classes...

Departs Daily April through October

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Villa and Wine Discovery: Wine Tastings, Lunches, and More
4 Days/3 Nights

Italy produces some of the world's finest wines in a wide variety of locations and styles. Avanti's villa wine vacations allow you to select the region and type of wine to experience in more depth. With your Avanti Destinations Italy...

Departs Daily April through October

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Romantic Tuscan Escape: Dinner, Massage, and More
3 Days/2 Nights

Experience Tuscany at the 5-Star Castel Monastero, a luxurious and peaceful retreat and wellness center in the Chianti countryside provides relaxation, gourmet meals and wonderful spa treatments. Restored in typical Tuscan style...

Departs Daily April through October



Taste of Tuscany
4 Days/3 Nights

Relax in the thermal hotsprings of the ancient hilltop village of Bagno Vignoni, then discover local specialties while you explore the historic towns of Pienza and Montalcino.

Departs Daily April through October



Tuscan Countryside by Vespa: Vespa Rental, Maps, Guidebooks, and More
4 Days/3 Nights

Experience the latest way to explore southern Tuscany or Umbria in a uniquely Italian fashion: via Vespa. Riding a Vespa is fun and opens you up to opportunities to discover off-the-beaten-path locations and experience the freedom...

Departs Daily from Perugia April through October



Highlights of Bologna: Tour and Dinner
3 Days/2 Nights

Discover the reasons behind Bologna's nickname of La Ricca, la Dotta, and la Grassa or in English, the rich, the wise and the fat. The riches come from its important industries, including luxury cars such as Ferrari, head-quartered in...

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Culinary Delights of Parma: Dinner, Tours, and More
3 Days/2 Nights

Parma is famous for cheese, Parmigiano Reggiano, and ham, Prosciutto di Parma, as well as beautiful cathedrals, palaces and the opera house. Your package includes a private guided walking tour of Parma, as well as a half-day excursion...

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Venetian Honeymoon: Tour, Gondola Ride, Dinner, and More
3 Days/2 Nights

Venice is meant for lovers, and where could be better to spend a honeymoon, or an anniversary? We'll help you manage it all with private round-trip transfers, a private gondola ride, and a semi-private city walking tour. And the bottle...

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Cortina d'Ampezzo: The Pearl of the Dolomites
4 Days/3 Nights

This extension package from Venice allows outdoor lovers to experience the majestic Dolomites, Italy's most northern mountain range. Cyclists and hikers will find the area full of hiking and biking paths, and optional private assistance...

Departs Daily June 17 through September 15 from Venice



Lake Orta
3 Days/2 Nights

Considered the secret sibling to the more touristy Lake Como; experience the ethereal quality of Lake Orta. Explore the island of San Giulio and marvel at its captivating Basilica and Monastery.

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Lovely Lake Como: Tour and Dinner
3 Days/2 Nights

When you visit Lake Como, you literally step back into the late 19th century when this was the destination of Europe's wealthy and elite. You'll experience Como with a full-day private tour of the lake famous for its landscapes...

Departs Daily March through October



Piedmont's Chocolates and Barolo: Tours and Tasting in Turin and Langhe
4 Days/3 Nights

Bordering both Switzerland and France, Piedmont is a stunningly beautiful region of Italy, sometimes known as Tuscany without the tourists. It is dotted with small towns, castles, and family-run wineries that produce some of the...

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Cinque Terre: Dinner, Tour, and More
4 Days/3 Nights

Situated in Liguria, The Five Lands of Cinque Terre are nestled into the rugged cliffs of the Mediterranean. These centuries' old village s are filled with beautiful villas, colorfully painted homes, charmingly simple establishments...

Departs Daily April through October



City Stays
Rome
3 Days/2 Nights

Capture the essence of Rome! After a quick shot of espresso and a bit of gelato, grab your camera and take it to the streets for a photoshoot of a lifetime. For many, Rome is their favorite city to photograph with its beautiful architecture, fountains and monuments dating all the way back to ancient times.

Naples
3 Days/2 Nights

Situated at the foot of Mount Vesuvius and set on the picturesque bay, Naples has been named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It boasts some of Italy's most important museums, including the Neopolitan National Gallery that features a wonderful collection of Renaissance and Baroque paintings and the Archaeological Museum with objects from Pompeii.

Sorrento
3 Days/2 Nights

Feel the sun in Sorrento! Wonderfully situated in the Bay of Naples, this seaside town on the Amalfi Coast has enthralled the senses for centuries. Stroll the beautiful streets, walking under lemon trees and past quaint shops and cafes as you enjoy the views of looming Mt. Vesuvius and the Isle of Capri.

Positano
3 Days/2 Nights

With a dramatic cliffside location, Moorish architecture, and brilliantly colored lush bougainvillea, beautiful Positano is said to be one of Italy's most romantic locations. A car-free city center adds to the peace of this serene seaside town.

Amalfi
3 Days/2 Nights

Considered one of the loveliest resorts in Italy, Amalfi has many squares full of restaurants and shops. It is a medieval city that traces its heritage to the end of the Roman Empire. Set on the spectacular southern coast of a peninsula that juts into the Bay of Naples, the sheer beauty of Amalfi is among the most beautiful settings in all the world.

Ravello
3 Days/2 Nights

Perched atop a hill, you will find the quaint and charming village of Ravello. Your stay here will be filled with spectacular views of the Mediterranean, garden walks, boutique shops, and outdoor markets. Be sure to visit the Cathedral of Ravello built over 700 years ago.

Capri
3 Days/2 Nights

For such a small island, Capri has quite the reputation. And there's a reason for it - it's exotic and charming as well as busy and calm. One could hike all around the island on nature trails or rest easy, people-watching along the coastline.

Puglia
3 Days/2 Nights

More than anywhere in Italy, the region of Puglia, on the heel of Italy's boot, is authentic and unspoiled. Apulia, as it's known in Italian, is a coast of limestone cliffs and long, white sand beaches edged by waters somewhere between emerald-green and blue.

Florence
3 Days/2 Nights

Discover the masterpieces of Florence! Beginning during the Renaissance, artists flocked to Florence seeking a supportive environment for their creative endeavors. At present day, this bustling Tuscan capital offers visitors the best of Renaissance era museums, gardens and architecture.

Siena
3 Days/2 Nights

A city in the heart of Tuscany, Siena was an independent city-state in the Middle Ages. It has wonderfully preserved medieval buildings, and its Piazza del Campo is a unique, much-photographed landmark that is the site of a festival and exciting horse race twice-per-year.

San Gimignano
3 Days/2 Nights

The picturesque walled city of San Gimignano sits high upon a hill overlooking the plains of Tuscany. The towers that surround the main square can be seen from miles away and date back to over 1,000 years. A visit to the museum located in the main square has a massive reconstruction of the city as it looked between the 13th and 14th centuries.

Lucca
3 Days/2 Nights

Located in Italian Tuscany, the walled city of Lucca has marvelous architecture that dates back to the Etruscan and Gothic periods. It was the home of Puccini and hosts many musical events. Visitors also enjoy strolling the streets where many old churches have now been converted into art galleries.

Pisa
3 Days/2 Nights

Welcome to the leaning Tower of Pisa. Be sure to know that this Tuscan city at the mouth of the River Arno on the Ligurian Sea has some surprises in store, even beyond the tilted buildings around the area of the tower.

Cortona
3 Days/2 Nights

Part of the Etruscan villages in Tuscany, Cortona is one of the picturesque towns that covers the hilltops in stone and is well known since the movie, "Under the Tuscan Sun." It is best to experience this city on foot, but bring your comfortable shoes for the hills.

Assisi
3 Days/2 Nights

A hilltop town, best known as the birthplace of St. Francis, in the region of Umbria. Most of the cobblestone streets will lead visitors to the basilica of St. Francis and around every turn and door, you'll find embroidery and chocolate shops next to shops selling medieval weapons and tools for keepsakes.

Perugia
3 Days/2 Nights

The Italian city of Perugia is a crossroads. On one hand, its old town is amazingly intact and essentially unchanged for at least 400 years - despite four major earthquakes over the centuries. On the other, it is home to two universities - giving this ancient, traditional town a jolt of younthful energy.

Lake Garda: Sirmione
3 Days/2 Nights

At the base of the Dolomites, Lake Garda is rich in natural beauty. Sirmione, a Roman spa town, still boasts natural hot springs.

Venice
3 Days/2 Nights

Stretch your legs in Venice! Grand palaces, canals and bridges are on the sightseeing list, but allocate some time to explore. Leave your map at home and get lost along one of the meandering back streets frequented by locals. Let your sense of adventure kick-in as you discover the home of Marco Polo.

Verona
3 Days/2 Nights

One of Italy's loveliest towns, the city walls of Verona enclose a unique and breathtaking range of art-works and monuments. Its narrow streets will take you through the Roman, Medieval and Renaissance periods of the town's history.

Milan
3 Days/2 Nights

Shop until you drop in Milan! The heart of the Lombardy region in northern Italy is the also the country's epicenter of fashion and design. Enjoy the grandeur of the Piazza del Duomo after sampling a plate of creamy risotto. At night, take in an opera at the infamous Teatro alla Scala or attend a soccer match featuring one of the city's popular teams.

Lake Como
3 Days/2 Nights

Welcome to Lake Como, part of the Lake District in Northern Italy and Southern Switzerland. A well known destination to visitors for well over 100 years and a mountain escape for centuries, its Italian villas scatter along the lake`s shores. The four major towns of the region are Como, Bellagio, Menaggio and the lovely town of Tremezzo.

Santa Margherita Ligure
3 Days/2 Nights

There are 17 different Santa Margheritas in Italy. The Santa Margherita most visitors to Italy want is the one on the Italian Riviera at the base of the peninsula where Portifino is located: Santa Margherita Ligure. Here you will find beautiful ocean-facing hotels filled by the aromas of the surrounding lemon trees, hydrangea and camellia hedges that thrive in Santa Margherita's hot climate.

Portofino
3 Days/2 Nights

Part of the Etruscan villages in Tuscany, Cortona is one of the picturesque towns that covers the hilltops in stone and is well known since the movie, "Under the Tuscan Sun." It is best to experience this city on foot, but bring your comfortable shoes for the hills.

The Netherlands
The land of bicycles and tall people with a gregarious smile and a unique take on life invites you. With most of the country under sea level, this...
Iconic Culture: Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris
9 Days/8 Nights

Explore three of the great cities of the world - Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris. Delve into the culture, cuisine and ambiance of these three touchstones of civilization and commerce.

Departs Daily from Amsterdam or Paris



Canal Charm: Amsterdam and Bruges
6 Days/5 Nights

Two cities best seen by canal boat, full of 17th century architecture, rich in artistic history and beautiful scenery: alluring Amsterdam and enchanting Bruges.

Departs Daily from Amsterdam or Paris



City Stays
Amsterdam
3 Days/2 Nights

Let loose in Amsterdam! Alternative lifestyles abound here, so hop on a bike and see for yourself. Eclectic and diverse, this unconventional city has world-renowned art museums, a fragrant floating flower market and a variety of festivals throughout the year.









Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland is a lovely rural section of the United Kingdom where there are quite a few outdoor activities from the coast or to the mountains...

Silver Screen on Emerald Green: Dublin, Belfast, Ballycastle, Derry, and Donegal
8 Days/7 Nights

Enjoy at your own pace this magical tour of Northern Ireland featuring some of the filming location for HBO's Game of Thrones!

Departs Daily from Dublin or Shannon



City Stays
Belfast
3 Days/2 Nights

Located in Northern Ireland, Belfast is the center for the Irish linen industry and offers wonderful shopping opportunities for the visitor. It is a modern city which has fully recovered from the bombings it sustained during WWII. The city has a rich history dating back to the Middle Ages.

Norway

Norway is a country of natural wonders, a country of great wealth due to huge oil and gas deposits, and a country with deep cultural roots leading...

Regional Highlights
Connect the Capitals: Copenhagen and Oslo
4 Days/3 Nights

These Scandinavian capitals are connected by overnight cruises on a modern, well-equipped ship. This package gives you one night in each of the two cities, plus an overnight on a cruise ship, to give you an appreciation of both the...

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Norway in a Nutshell: Oslo, Flåm, and Beren
4 Days/3 Nights

Traverse the most sweeping and dramatic landscapes in Northern Europe by train, bus and ferry. You'll see Norway's longest and deepest fjord, and ride Norway's most scenic railway excursion.

Departs Daily Except December 24-26, 31, and January 1

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City Stays
Oslo
3 Days/2 Nights

The capital and largest city of Norway, Oslo has a history that dates back 1,000 years. The visitor highlights include the modern, award-winning Opera House, the Royal Palace and the Kirkeristen bazaar.

Bergen
3 Days/2 Nights

The most popular gateway to the fjords of west Norway, Bergen is a beautiful city renowned for its cultural life and music scene. The picturesque old harbor is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.









Poland

While Polish cities such as Warsaw and Krakow are interesting, dynamic cities embracing a modern cafe culture with the new cuisine and clubs that...

Berlin to Baltic Coast: Berlin, Warsaw, Torun, and Gdansk
8 Days/7 Nights

After visiting the capitals of Germany and Poland, continue your journey north to the historic Hanseatic city of Torun and the popular seaport city of Gdansk.

Departs Daily from Berlin or Gdansk



Best of Poland: Krakow and Warsaw
7 Days/6 Nights

Poland's location is at the geographic crossroads of Europe that links the forests of northwestern Europe to the Atlantic Ocean sea-lanes to the Russian steppes, making this country a special destination where western and eastern...

Departs Daily from Krakow or Warsaw



City Stays
Krakow
3 Days/2 Nights

A historic city in southern Poland set on the banks of the Vistula River, Krakow is Poland's second largest city. Sightseeing highlights include Old Town, the Main Square, Wawel Castle, the Cloth Hall and the former Jewish district.

Warsaw
3 Days/2 Nights

Warsaw is located on the Vistula River and is the capital of Poland. It was highly damaged during WWII, but has been rebuilt to preserve many of the historical sites, including a picturesque Old Town and Europe's largest outdoor marketplace.

Gdansk
3 Days/2 Nights

Located on the Baltic Sea, Gdansk is one of Poland's most beautiful coastal cities.









Portugal

This beautiful country along the western shore of the Iberian Peninsula has an old-fashioned charm and is still one the best value destinations...

Explore Portugal: Lisbon, Coimbra, Douro Valley, and Porto
6 Days/5 Nights

Enjoy the historical sights, tasty cuisine and great wines of Portugal on this driving tour. In addition to a traditional Fado show in Lisbon, visit the town of Coimbra, the medieval capital of the country, the wineries of the Douro Valley and...

Departs Daily from Lisbon



City Stays
Lisbon
3 Days/2 Nights

The capital of Portugal, Lisbon is spread across seven hillsides that overlook the Rio Tejo. This was the city of explorers such as Magellan and today captivates visitors with intimate and narrow lanes, Gothic cathedrals, and quaint museums. St. George Castle, overlooking Lisbon since the 5th century, is visible from everywhere on its hilltop perch.

Porto
3 Days/2 Nights

Porto is the second largest city in Portugal. It is located along the hills overlooking the Douro River estuary. The city dates back to the Roman occupation in the 4th century and was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. Highlights include the historic Ribeira area near the river, the Port Wine Cellars and the modern museum by famed architect Alvaro Siza.

Douro Valley
3 Days/2 Nights

The region is located in the North of Portugal, extending from the city of Porto to the eastern border, where the Port wine production activities and the unique scenery sculpted by the Douro river and its tributaries are highlights not to be missed.

Coimbra
3 Days/2 Nights

Porto is the second largest city in Portugal. It is located along the hills overlooking the Douro River estuary. The city dates back to the Roman occupation in the 4th century and was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status. Highlights include the historic Ribeira area near the river, the Port Wine Cellars and the modern museum by famed architect Alvaro Siza.

Algarve
3 Days/2 Nights

The Algarve is rich in culture and diversity. If you are looking for fast paced resorts or a calm tranquil setting, either is attainable. The entire region is approx. 5,400 square km and is graced with over 100 different beaches. If you are into nature the choices are many from the Ria Formosa to Monchique mountain, from Caldeirao mountains to Sagres cape. In fact there are over 30 hiking trails (as per official Turismo de Portugal guide books).

Scotland

Visit Glasgow and Edinburgh or Stirling, the gateway to the highlands and site of so much of Scotland's history. See Inverness on the mouth of...

Experience Scotland: Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness, Oban, and Glasgow
9 Days/8 Nights

Explore the diversity of Scotland with its dynamic landscapes, historic castles, and rustic beauty; the land of Rob Roy MacGregor, Robert the Bruce, Sir Walter Scott, and their renowned whisky distilleries. There are so many special...

Departs Daily from Edinburgh



British Classics: London, York and Edinburgh
7 Days/6 Nights

Marvel at the architecture and experience the history of Britain in these inspiring cities. See sights such as Westminster Abbey, the York Minster and Edinburgh Castle, all at your own pace.

Departs Daily from London or Edinburgh



Regional Highlights
Military Tattoo and Festival: Tour, Entrance to Edinburgh Castle, and More
3 Days/2 Nights

Every August Edinburgh is transformed into the performing arts capital of not just the British Empire but also the world. Highlighted by the Military Tattoo, a memorable evening of music from the Massed Pipes and Drums of the...

Departs Daily August 7-29



Perfect Perth
3 Days/2 Nights

With a rich and influential history that stretches back over 800 years, Perth once served as Scotland's capital.

Departs Sundays through Thursdays February through October



Isle of Skye: Daily Touring
3 Days/2 Nights

Explore the Isle of Skye with its rich heritage and stunning landscapes. A land of extreme contrasts and beauty reaching out to the sea, where the keeps of Clans, enchanting villages, the impressive Cullin Ridge and the many lochs...

Departs Daily April through October from Glasgow



Speyside Whisky Tour: Tours and Tastings
3 Days/2 Nights

Discover the secrets and stories behind the production of Scotland's national drink and share in a wee dram with the locals. Stay in a quaint Bed and Breakfast or 3-star hotel to round out your experience.

Departs Wednesdays April 10-October 23 from Edinburgh



Scotland Bed and Breakfasts: Car Rental, Guidebook, and More
4 Days/3 Nights

Explore the Scottish countryside at your own pace while enjoying the warm hospitality of a traditional bed and breakfast at the end of the day. Scotland has many areas of historic interest, including impressive castles, as well as...

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Scotland in Miniature: Isle of Arran
3 Days/2 Nights

Ride the winds of adventure to the Isle of Arran, where you will take in some of the most breathtaking scenery in all of Europe.

Departs Sundays June and July, Saturdays August and September



The Pride, the Passion, and the People: Scottish Battlefields
3 Days/2 Nights

Famous for the beauty and grandeur of her scenery, Scotland is also proud of her warrior spirit, has a passion for her rich heritage, and boasts the warm hospitality of her people. The story of Scotland is one of divided loyalties...

Departs Select Saturdays and Sundays May - September from Edinburgh



City Stays
Edinburgh
3 Days/2 Nights

Take it outside in Edinburgh! Overlooking the dark-blue sea, nestled on rocky crags, Edinburgh offers a dynamic landscape in an urban setting. Most attractions are best reached by foot, and with many parks and gardens along the way, visitors can appreciate the natural beauty surrounding the city.

Glasgow
3 Days/2 Nights

The largest city in Scotland, Glasgow is a key economic center. It has an active music scene, the best and most varied shopping outside of London, and excellent parks and museums. In addition, Glasgow provides its visitor with easy access to the Highlands and islands of Scotland.

St. Andrews
3 Days/2 Nights

Everyone knows it as the home of golf or the location of Scotland's first university, but St Andrews is one of the country's most charming and enjoyable towns to explore. Its medieval center with narrow alleys and cobbled streets along with beautiful views across St Andrews Bay offer something for everyone.

Inverness
3 Days/2 Nights

Inverness is located in the heart of the beautiful Scottish Highlands and is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe. Highlights include the Inverness Castle, the Old High Church, walks to Ness Islands and cruises around Loch Ness.

Aberdeen
3 Days/2 Nights

Discover the charm and beauty of Scotland from this lovely highland town.

Oban
3 Days/2 Nights

Gaelic for the Little Bay, Oban is a resort town in a beautiful setting on the Firth of Lorn and a near perfect horseshoe bay under the mountains of Morvern and Ardgour. As the gateway to the popular holiday islands of Mull, Iona, Colonsay, Barra, Coll and Tiree, this quiet town easily triples in size each summer.









Spain

The shear variety of culture, architecture, and cuisine available in Spain makes this the most diverse European country. From the Greeks, Roman...

Best of Spain: Barcelona, Madrid and Seville
9 Days/8 Nights

Enjoy the works of world-renowned architect Antoni Gaudí in Barcelona, savor tapas and the amazing social scene in Madrid and experience a traditional Flamenco show with dinner in Seville - your opportunity to experience the...

Departs Daily from Barcelona or Seville



Northern Spain: Rioja and Basque Country
6 Days/5 Nights

Combine the flavors of fine Rioja wine and local tapas with outstanding architecture for an exciting journey in this wonderful region. Savor the red wine of La Rioja, relax on one of the best European beaches in San Sebastian, and...

Departs Daily from Madrid



Andalucia's White Villages: Seville, Arcos de la Frontera, Ronda, Granada and Córdoba
8 Days/7 Nights

From the heartbeat of Flamenco to a World Heritage Site, pick up your rental car and explore the charming white villages of southern Spain. Learn about the history and traditions of these quaint villages, discover the varied architecture...

Departs Daily from Madrid



Culture and Tradition: Madrid, Cordoba, Seville and Granada
9 Days/8 Nights

Combine the vibrant capital city of Madrid with southern Spain. Ride the Spanish rails through scenic terrain to experience spectacular Moorish monuments, traditional Flamenco music and dance, and mountainous countryside...

Departs Daily from Madrid



Catalonia Connection: Paris and Barcelona
7 Days/6 Nights

Connect cosmopolitan and chic Paris with artsy and bohemian Barcelona for an unforgettable vacation.

Departs Daily from Paris or Barcelona



Regional Highlights
Costa Brava Explorer: Montserrat and Cadaques
4 Days/3 Nights

After a few days in vibrant Barcelona, head up the coast to see more of what the Catalonia region has to offer. The spectacular Montserrat monastery and its Royal Basilica will take your breath away. Be charmed by the narrow...

Departs Daily April to October



The Way of St. James: Sarria, Portomarin, Palas de Rei, Arzua, O Pino, and Santiago de Compostela
7 Days/6 Nights

Tens of thousands of Christian pilgrims and many other travellers set out each year from their front doorstep or popular starting points across Europe, to make their way to Santiago de Compostela. Most travel by foot, some by bicycle, and...

Departs Daily from Sarria



Pamplona: The Running of the Bulls
4 Days/3 Nights

The package for the adventure-seeker in all of us at Pamplona's world-famous Running of the Bulls (Fiesta San Fermin). You'll have a bird's eye view of the run from a balcony overlooking the streets in Old Town. With ample free time...

Available July 6-14



Semana Santa:
5 Days/4 Nights

Holy Week, Semana Santa, in Andalucia is an event that literally transforms towns and cities across this region. Processions of elaborately decorated floats with Jesus and Mary statues, groups of...

Departs April 2-5, 2015 from Seville



Las Fallas Festival:
4 Days/3 Nights

In the spring, as the days became longer, the lamps were not needed and were ceremoniously burnt at the workshop door. To this small fire the craftsmen added off-cuts, wood shavings and leftovers from around the neighbourhood. The...

Departs March 14-17, 2015 from Valencia



City Stays
Barcelona
3 Days/2 Nights

Seek the views of Barcelona! Colorful and quirky, this busy Mediterranean port city is the dramatic setting for the modernist works of Antoni Gaudi. Whether from the tower of Sagrada Familia Cathedral, or the top of Park Guell, the lovely vistas of the city and sea will enchant you.

Madrid
3 Days/2 Nights

Get a taste of Madrid! On an international scale, palates rave about the cuisine here. Explore the handcrafted specialties that feature local ingredients and recipes passed down over generations. Sample the great wines of the region, while you indulge in the gastronomic heart of Spain.

Toledo
3 Days/2 Nights

A UNESCO World Heritage Site located just a few hours from Madrid, the city of Toledo traces its history back to Roman rule about 192 B.C. Its dramatic setting has been the subject of paintings by famous Spanish artists and its 13th century Alcazar Cathedral is a sightseeing highlight.

San Sebastian
3 Days/2 Nights

This small and cozy city, also known as Donostia, surrounds the Bahia de La Concha, a small section of the Bay of Biscay, with La Concha beach considered one of the world's most beautiful city beaches. A very Basque town, San Sebastian blends sea and mountains to offer visitors scenery, sports and cuisine as well as interesting monuments.

Bilbao
3 Days/2 Nights

This port city in northern Spain is best known for its stunning Guggenheim Museum. The much-photographed titanium-clad structure is evocative of the ships that used to be berthed along Bilbao's docks. The art inside the structure is set in a breathtaking environment of reflective blue skies and streams of sunshine.

Santiago de Compostela
3 Days/2 Nights

Best known as the final destination on the Camino de Santiago, or Way of St. James, the main feature of this city is the Cathedral built on the spot where the remains of Santiago Apostol, or Saint James, were discovered in 814 A.D. But, Santiago de Compostela is also a lively city with its gold-tinged monuments and charming medieval streets.

La Rioja
3 Days/2 Nights

One of Europe's most important wine regions, La Rioja offers a range of outdoor activities and exceptional wine tasting.

Seville
3 Days/2 Nights

The capital of Andalusia in southern Spain, Seville is a vibrant city with an active nightlife. The city is located on the banks of a river that divides it in half. Highlights include the Cathedral, which is one of the largest in the world and is the burial site of Christopher Columbus, the beautiful Moorish Real Alcazar palace and the Bull Ring and Museum.

Ronda
3 Days/2 Nights

Perched over a gorge, Ronda offers visitors spectacular scenery, wonderful cuisine and all the c harms of Andalucia.

Córdoba
3 Days/2 Nights

Situated in the Andalusia region of southern Spain, Córdoba is an ancient city that has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It takes its history and ambiance from many different cultures and is reflected in the historic quarter of the city - a beautiful network of small streets, alleys, courtyards and whitewashed houses.

Valencia
3 Days/2 Nights

Valencia, on the Mediterranean coast of Spain between the Costa del Azahar (Orange Blossom Coast) and the Costa Blanca (White Coast), is a great place to get away for some sunshine, fine food and relaxation.

Mallorca
3 Days/2 Nights

Mallorca is an island in the Mediterranean located off the coast of Spain. Palma de Mallorca is the largest city, which traces its heritage to the Bronze Age. Highlights include the spectacular Cathedral, its Museum, and the Old City, which has a fascinating maze of streets and buildings.

Málaga
3 Days/2 Nights

Costa del Sol is a region in the south of Spain that consists of towns lining the Mediterranean coastline. Among these are Marbella and Málaga. The city of Málaga is known as Picasso's birthplace and houses a museum displaying his art.

Sweden

To the surprise of most visitors, Sweden has a temperate climate despite its northern latitude, with four distinct seasons and mild temperatures...

Regional Highlights
Connect the Capitals: Stockholm and Helsinki
4 Days/3 Nights

These Scandinavian capitals are connected by overnight cruises on a modern, well-equipped ship. This package gives you one night in each of the two cities, plus an overnight on a cruise ship, to give you an appreciation of both...

Departs Daily

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City Stays
Stockholm
3 Days/2 Nights

The city of Stockholm is a lively cosmopolitan city located on a lake that flows into the Baltic Sea. It consists of 14 islands connected by 50 bridges. It has an enchanting Old Town, fairy tale towers, and abundant beautiful parks.

Switzerland

Like a box of chocolates from three different countries, you might know which is which, but you'll savor each for its distinctive flavors.

Grand Train Tour of Switzerland: Zurich, Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano, and Lucerne
11 Days/10 Nights

Majestic Switzerland awaits on this robust itinerary that highlights the country's greatest cities, mountaintops, and scenic trains.

Departs Daily from Zurich



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Alpine Connection: Munich, Salzburg, Innsbruck, and Lucerne
8 Days/7 Nights

Journey through the heart of Alpine country as you take in picturesque vistas and charming towns in three contiguous and magnificent countries - Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

Departs Daily May through October from Munich or Lucerne



Regional Highlights
Swiss Mountain Peaks: Interlaken, Engelberg, and Zurich
4 Days/3 Nights

The Swiss Mountain Peaks rail inclusive vacation is a scenic journey through Switzerland including excursions to 2 Mountain Tops. You will enjoy the spectacular views from Schilthorn/Piz Gloria with its unique revolving...

Departs Daily from St. Moritz or Zermatt

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Tops of Switzerland: Interlaken and Lucerne
5 Days/4 Nights

The Tops of Switzerland rail and hotel package includes 5-days of camera-ready rail travel through the lofty splendor of Switzerland, including excursions to two renowned mountaintops. You'll visit the unforgettable alpine wonderland...

Departs Daily from Interlaken or Lucerne

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Glacier Express Tour: St. Moritz and Zermatt
3 Days/2 Nights

Ride the world famous Glacier Express with nights in St. Moritz, the elegant international resort, and Zermatt, a charming village at the foot of the world-famous Matterhorn. Long considered one of the most scenic rail routes in the world...

Departs Daily Apr 21-Oct 26 from St. Moritz or Zermatt

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Golden Pass Tour: Lucerne, Interlaken, and Montreux
6 Days/5 Nights

One of the brightest stars in Switzerland's rail network, the GoldenPass line stretches nearly 150 miles from Lucerne to Lake Geneva. Travellers enjoy unforgettable views of so many of Switzerland's highlights as they relax aboard...

Departs Daily from Lucerne or Montreux

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City Stays
Zurich
3 Days/2 Nights

Dubbed the "City with the Highest Quality of Life," Zurich is the vibrant, cultural capital of Switzerland, offering everything from Roman ruins to nightlife. The most interesting historical sites are those in Old Town around the river and lakefront. The Kunsthaus Museum showcases an extensive selection of art from the famed Swiss sculptor, Giacometti.

Geneva
3 Days/2 Nights

Geneva is located on Lake Geneva, one of the largest lakes in Europe and is Switzerland's second largest city. Geneva itself is host to many international organizations and the city reflects that ambiance. Visitors can also enjoy a trip along the lake to the Swiss Canton of Vaud or the French department of Haute Savoie.

Basel
3 Days/2 Nights

In the three country corner of Switzerland, France and Germany you will find the third largest city in Switzerland. Basel has the Rhine River curving through the center and dividing the town into two parts. Whether you're an art lover, a serial shopper or just enjoy a nice swim, Basel is bursting with culture, excitement and marvelous food.

Montreux
3 Days/2 Nights

Nestled in a sheltered bay on Lake Geneva and surrounded by vineyards is the town of Montreux with its mild climate and Mediterranean pines, cypresses and palms. Mostly known for its Jazz Festival, Montreux also offers historic sights, hiking and watersports, and ski regions nearby.

Lucerne
3 Days/2 Nights

Nestled on the shores of Lake Lucerne with a backdrop of Swiss mountain peaks, the city is a vibrant combination of history and city life. It is the gateway to central Switzerland and is famous for its much-photographed Chapel Bridge, a 14th-century wood bridge that is the oldest in Europe. Visitors enjoy strolling the picturesque streets and visiting its art museums.

Bern
3 Days/2 Nights

Bern is the capital of Switzerland, and the Old Town has been named on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It has four miles of arcaded walkways along streets bedecked with fountains and clock towers. The famous Kuntsmuseum (Museum of Fine Arts) showcases a world-class art collection.

Interlaken
3 Days/2 Nights

Interlaken is a picturesque small city in central Switzerland nestled between two alpine lakes. It is the ideal jump-off point for a variety of activities, including a must-see trip to the Jungfraujoch - the "Top of Europe." The Hoheweg is the main street that runs through the center of town and has many interesting shops and the 150-year-old Victoria Jungfrau Grand Hotel.

Zermatt
3 Days/2 Nights

Known worldwide for its location at the northern base of the Matterhorn, this charming resort town has a car-free city center. The River Vispa runs through town and the scenery surrounding Zermatt provides a picture postcard panorma.









Turkey

Turkey offers a variety of destinations and activities. There is something for everyone's taste, whether they be travelling on an extreme...

City Stays
Istanbul
3 Days/2 Nights

Istanbul is a huge city located on the Bosphorus, a narrow straight between two seas that bridge Europe and Asia. The sightseeing highlights include monuments reflecting the city's Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman heritage with visits to the Blue Mosque, Hagia Sofia and Topkapi Palace. Also popular are cruises of the Bosphorus and shopping at bazaars in the Old City.









Wales

Wales boasts 641 castles, three national parks, 750 miles of stunning coastline, three million people and 11 million sheep - all just two hours...

Regional Highlights
A Taste of Wales: Welsh Country House Hotels
3 Days/2 Nights

In conjunction with our friends at Welsh Rarebits we are delighted to offer a menu of travel experiences that provide a unique insight into the Secret that is Wales, a country with its own distinctive character, with traditions, culture...

Departs Daily



City Stays
Cardiff
3 Days/2 Nights

Cardiff has a diverse population with speakers of at least 94 languages - Somali, Urdu, Bangla and Arabic are the most common. Of course, this means a plethora of dining choices in addition to the city's attractions. We suggest visits to Cardiff Castle, the most successful fantasy castle of the 19th century, and the National History Museum at St. Fagans, a large open-air museum housing dozens of original buildings from Welsh history.











 
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