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.
Spotlight on Tuscany
The rolling hills of Tuscany are home to sprawling vineyards, charming medieval hill towns and enchanting cities steeped in history, culture and legend. Discover them for yourself on this relaxing sojourn into the Italian countryside. Visit Florence, Siena, Pisa and San Gimignano. Sample cheese at the farm where it is made. Partake in a Tuscan cooking class. Savor a seven-night stay in Montecatini Terme, the famous resort and spa town. Enjoy free time to explore the cultural treasures of Florence, including Michelangelo’s “David.” Discover the charming town of Lucca, Italy’s best-kept secret. Learn about the heroic deeds of WWII at remains of the Gothic Line and visit the Museum of Liberation. Enjoy fabulous local wines and the region’s famous cuisine. This is Tuscany as you always imagined it.
October 13 - 21, 2018 from $3,469 per person
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German Fairytales and More…
During this 11-day journey, we will venture through Germany from Berlin all the way to Munich, stopping in small towns and villages, famous for culture, traditions and literary history. We'll enjoy a guided city tour of Berlin, an optional tour of Sanssoucci Palace and Gardens in Potsdam, and a visit to Bergen-Belsen – the concentration camp where Anne Frank spent her final days. 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 continue on to the medieval city of Rothenberg ob der Tauber, 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 Neuschwanstein Castle – the famous castle that inspired Walt Disney's Cinderella’s Castle. Before we arrive in Munich, we’ll stop in Oberammergau, where the Passion Play is held every 10 years.
We end our tour in Munich, but we do have an optional extension available to stay for a guided tour of Munich and to enjoy the festivities of Oktoberfest!
September 16 - 26, 2019 from $4,539 per person
with optional 2-night extension in Munich
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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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