France, in Western Europe, encompasses medieval cities, alpine villages and Mediterranean beaches. Paris, its capital, is famed for its fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower. The country is also renowned for its wines and sophisticated cuisine. Lascaux's ancient cave drawings, Lyon's Roman Theater and the vast Palace of Versailles attest to its rich history.
From the beautiful, azure seas of the French Riviera to romantic and vibrant Paris, France delights all the senses. Visit the historical Normandy Landing Beaches; join a candlelight procession in Lourdes, a renowned pilgrimage site; visit the famous Abbey of Mont St. Michel; witness spectacular views from the Eiffel Tower in Paris; and enjoy the castles in the Loire Valley—Château Chambord, Chenonceau, and Clos Lucé. But that's not all…Globus escorted France tours offer you even more. Enjoy a wine tasting at St. Emilion, world famous for its wine, or at Marché Aux Vins in Beaune, capital of the Burgundy region. A special treat is an overnight in an authentic French château in the Loire Valley. Breathtaking landscapes, delicious cuisine, historical sights, fabulous wines, world-famous shopping, and so much more—it all awaits you in France!
The land of the Romans and the Renaissance, of food and fashion and of myths and Michelangelo, Italy is an enigmatic mix of fascinating history and culture. As the center of one of the first true centres of human civilisation in the world, Rome makes for a historical safari of ancient proportions. At its heart sits the majestic Colosseum, the largest amphitheatre in the world and an incredible reminder of the power of the Roman Empire. A short distance away is the smallest sovereign state in the world and the religious hub for the Catholic Church, the magisterial Vatican City. Deep within the tangled web of alleys and walkways that make up Rome lies the babble of the Trevi Fountain, featured in the classic romantic film, 'Three Coins in the Fountain' The Italy outside of Rome is no less impressive.
In the south lies the sun-drenched island of Sicily, with its azure oceans and intrinsically Italian way of life, watched over by the brooding volcano, Mount Etna. Up the western coast of Italy is Pisa, where the ever-baffling Tower of Pisa leans nonchalantly over the cathedral of the city. In the north of the country is the one of the worlds indisputable cities of romance - the 'Floating City' of Venice. Set upon a series of islands divided by a number of canals, this wonderful metropolis is home to St Mark's Square and the Doge's Palace. It also has been the set for hundreds of films across the years as well as the location of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice. Travel from Venice towards Milan, and you come across the crystalline surface and charming villages of Lake Garda from where expeditions into the snowy mountains of the Italian Alps can be mounted.
England, birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles, is a country in the British Isles bordering Scotland and Wales. The capital, London, on the River Thames, is home of Parliament, Big Ben and the 11th-century Tower of London. It's also a multicultural, modern hub for the arts and business. Other large cities are Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool, Bristol and the university centres of Oxford and Cambridge.
This Southern England has some of the historical monuments and beautiful towns. London must-see attractions, including Big Ben and St. Paul's Cathedral, the iconic church famous throughout the world. History buffs are sure to be delighted on the visits to Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of William Shakespeare and a town that brings to life what life was like in 16th-century England; mysterious Stonehenge; the fascinating Roman ruins in Bath, once used over 2,000 years ago for bathing and socializing; and Hever Castle, the 13th-century, double-moated castle and childhood home of Anne Boleyn. Enjoy a walking tour of Hampton Court Palace's gardens, with their sparkling fountains and ornamental flower displays. The magnificent Salisbury Cathedral, consecrated in 1258 and home to the best preserved original Magna Carta. From the vibrant city of London to the relaxing, seaside town of Brighton, this Southern England tour is a vacation of a lifetime!
Greece is a country in southeastern Europe with thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Influential in ancient times, it's often called the cradle of Western civilization. Athens, its capital, retains landmarks including the 5th-century B.C. Acropolis citadel with the Parthenon temple. Greece is also known for its beaches, from the black sands of Santorini to the party resorts of Mykonos.
Stunning scenery, sun-soaked beaches, the crystal-clear Aegean Sea, and tasty Greek cuisine… Mykonos, Greece's most famous jet-set island, has a beautiful seafront village, sandy beaches, famous windmills, and whitewash houses. Here, you'll visit the Church of Agia Kiriaki, renowned for its beautiful icons, and have plenty of time to relax on the beach, walk through the network of narrow streets, sample local specialties, and take optional excursions. In Santorini, still an active volcano, stroll along the cobblestone streets, enjoy the beautiful beaches, savor the local specialties, enjoy tastings at famous wineries, and witness the stunning views.
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Tour Type: CostSaverBrochure Type: Europe Costsaver 2018The land of the Vikings, deep fjords and the Northern Lights - Norway, Denmark and Sweden - are explored on this fascinating journey of discovery.
From $2,595.00 (USD)
Our Marco Polo Tour is the counterpart to our Vesuvius Tour. Once featuring Venice, the other featuring Sorrento.
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HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences: Sip an Irish coffee as you enjoy a casual music session at the Marine Bar in Dungarvan. Local guides will impart historic facts and local lore on walking tours of Dublin's Trinity College, Galway and Waterford.
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Tour Type: Country RoadsBrochure Type: Europe 2018Experience the treasures of Rome, Pompeii and the Neapolitan Riviera. See the unique trulli houses of Alberobello and the Sassi di Matera, and witness the rich heritage of Sicily.
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Tour Type: Regional JourneyBrochure Type: Europe Winter 2018-19These three capitals, lush with magnificent cathedrals, imperial palaces and majestic castles, stand at the geographical heart of mainland Europe.
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Tour Type: Regional JourneyBrochure Type: Europe 2018Discover the exotic flavours, ancient heritage and unrivalled beauty of one of the world's most desirable destinations, as you cruise to hidden coves, sandy beaches and white-washed villages over 7...
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Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2018Explore centuries of French heritage as you cross the valleys and vineyards of the north in search of beauty and to mourn the tragedy of war.
From $1,785.00 (USD)
HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences: Sip an Irish coffee and enjoy an informal talk at the South Pole Inn, to learn about Irishman Tom Crean, an early explorer who braved the South Pole Immerse yourself in farm life as you sample homemade scones wi...
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Take an escorted vacation tour of Northern Italy that begins and ends in marvelous Milan.
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Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2018The astonishing natural beauty and charming medieval cities of the Balkans show few signs of the conflicts that have shaped this region.
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The 'land of fire and ice' is a place of many wonders, including the rare opportunity to see the spectacular aurora borealis - or northern lights. This tour will bring you on a search for that once-in-a-lifetime moment.
From $2,439.00 (USD)
Spectacular scenery combined with fascinating architectural remains and energetic cities-all of this awaits you on this fabulous Britain and Ireland escorted tour.
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Journey through spectacular mountain scenery and picturesque cities as you experience the enchanting Alpine cultures of Switzerland, Austria, and Bavaria.
From $2,045.00 (USD)
HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Discover local lore on a walking tour of Cong ("The Quite Man" tour) with a local guide. Enjoy a drink and chat with locals at Clarke's Bar in Drogheda.
From $2,350.00 (USD)
Tour Type: Regional JourneyBrochure Type: Europe Winter 2018-19Italy's most famous and best loved cities reveal a treasure-trove of riches on this concise, yet surprisingly diverse itinerary.Additional Included Highlights Venice: Cruise to St.
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Germany is a country filled with spectacular scenery, medieval towns, fairytale castles, a fascinating history, fun oompah music, and world-class beer.
From $5,050.00 (USD)
Tour Type: Discovery TripBrochure Type: Europe 2018From Europe's most prestigious locales to its quietest corners, this sun-kissed itinerary suits the discerning traveller who'd like to combine the excitement of Europe's big cities with perfect relax...
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Reaffirm and celebrate your faith on this Portugal, Spain, France, and Italy tour with overnights in Lisbon, Fatima, Santiago de Compostela, Burgos, Lourdes, Barcelona, Rome, San Giovanni Rotondo, and the Assisi area.
From $1,975.00 (USD)
Tour Type: Regional JourneyBrochure Type: Europe Winter 2018-19These stunning cities of the east reveal their medieval charm, among the sparkle of twinkling lights and the magic of Christmas.
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Tour Type: CostSaverBrochure Type: Europe Costsaver 2018Centuries of Irish culture and heritage are revealed on this adventure across the windswept valleys of Ireland, from Dublin to the charismatic seaside villages along the Dingle Peninsula and the...