When you imagine the European adventure of your dreams does it include multi-country touring, cruising via high-speed rail or staying in a private villa? The sights and sounds of Europe offer tremendous opportunities to fulfill your every want and need and at every budget level. Whether you’re planning your honeymoon or traveling with a group, we can assist in planning from start to finish including seeking out budget-friendly or private accommodations and booking private or escorted tours of your favorite iconic destinations.


German Fairytales and Castles

During this 11-day journey, we will venture through Germany from Munich y to Berlin, stopping in small towns and villages, famous for culture, traditions and literary history.  We'll enjoy a guided city tour of Munich and the festivities of Oktoberfest.  We make our way to Neuschwanstein Castle – the famous castle that inspired Walt Disney's Cinderella’s Castle, and include a stop in Oberammergau, where the Passion Play is held every 10 years (next up in 2020). We continue on to the medieval city of Rothenberg, perhaps the most famous town of Germany’s Romantic Road.  Enjoy free time to explore this beautiful town, take in some wine tasting and join the Night Watchman’s Tour.  Then we make our way to the famous Fairy-tale Route, made famous by the Brothers Grimm. We’ll stop in Bremen, Hamelin, Trendelberg, Sababurg and Kassel – all towns where the Grimm Brother’s either lived, studied, wrote and based their famous stories.  We’ll see Rapunzel’s Tower, Sleepy Beauty’s Castle, Lowenburg Castle and Grimm World Center and exhibition.  We'll enjoy a guided city tour of Berlin, a tour of Sanssoucci Palace and Gardens in Potsdam, and a visit to Bergen-Belsen – the concentration camp where Anne Frank spent her final days.  

Please join us at an upcoming travel presentation!
Thursday, January 24 at 6:30pm at Avon Public Library
Thursday, January 31 at 6:30pm at Greenwood Public Library

September 30 - October 13, 2019 from $4,789 per person (Hosted by Greenwood Public Library & the Avon Public Library); price subject to decrease based on number of participants
Click Here for More Details | Registration Deadline: March 1, 2019


Shades of Ireland

From vibrant and history-filled Dublin, across rolling green hills to the dramatic coast, experience all of Ireland’s charm on this magical tour of the Emerald Isle. Live like royalty during an overnight stay on the grounds of a castle. Visit Waterford, Ireland’s oldest city, where you’ll have the opportunity to visit the House of Waterford Crystal or tour the renowned Medieval Museum. Choose from a selection of Killarney’s best restaurants with our Diner’s Choice program. See the Atlantic from the stunning 700-foot Cliffs of Moher. Experience the world-famous beauty of the Ring of Kerry. See sheepdogs in action on a working farm. Explore Dublin with a local guide – either by foot or on a panoramic city tour – it’s your choice! See beautiful Killarney from your seat on an Irish jaunting car. Journey to historic Blarney Castle, lean back and kiss its famous stone!

Join us for a travel presentation on Wednesday, February 6 at 6:30pm at the Tilson Conference Center in Greenwood!  All are welcome to attend! RSVP to becky@tilsontravel.com!

October 13 - 22, 2019 from $3,849 per person
Click Here for Brochure | Registration Deadline: April 14, 2019


London & Paris

Enjoy the best of London and Paris on this leisurely tour. All of the top sights are included, as well as plenty of free time for your own discoveries. See Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London and Big Ben. Enjoy a privately guided tour of St. Paul’s Cathedral, where Charles and Diana were married. Personalize your trip to London by choosing to visit either Churchill’s War Rooms or Westminster Abbey. Cross the English Channel on the high-speed Eurostar Train. Dine at the Eiffel Tower and cruise the River Seine at night. Come to know Paris in your own way: with a local guide by coach or by Metro. Enjoy a thrilling dinner and cabaret show at the Paradis Latin Cabaret.

Join us at The Social of Greenwood for a travel presentation on Monday, March 11 at 1:00pm!  All are welcome to attend! RSVP to becky@tilsontravel.com!

October 23 - 30, 2019 from $3,799 per person
Click Here for Full Tour Brochure| Registration Deadline: April 24, 2019


Alpine Explorer & the Glacier Express Train with Oberammergau Passion Play

Preparations are already underway for the next Passion Play in the tiny Bavarian hamlet of Oberammergau. The shows in 2020 may seem distant but the excitement is already building for the next production. Demand for tickets is high and space on tours will be limited.

During this 12-day journey, we will venture through Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Italy, and most importantly, witness a performance of the Oberammergau Passion Play.  Spend two nights in Stresa, located on the banks of Lake Maggiore, enjoy a wine and cheese pairing at an Italian family farm, soak up the mountain air with two nights in Zermatt with views of the Matterhorn, experience the most legendary of Alpine railway journeys on the Glacier Express, explore Salzburg's historic and charming Old Town, delight in dinner and a Mozart concert at the 1,200 year old St Peter's restaurant, visit Linderhof Palace and Neuschwanstein Castle.

June 28 - July 9, 2020 from $6,999 per person
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