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: Regional JourneyBrochure Type: Europe Winter 2018-19A wonderful tour, visiting the best of Europe's great highlights.
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Tour Type: CostSaverBrochure Type: Europe Costsaver 2018On day 17 you have the opportunity to take a 3-day Aegean cruise aboard a Celestyal Cruise ship around the magical Greek Isles.
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Tour Type: CostSaverBrochure Type: Europe Costsaver 2018The Italian Lakes take centre stage on this journey through northern Italy.
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Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: AWS Europe and Britain 1819Pay tribute to the extraordinary masterpieces of Italy's greats - the captivating arias of Puccini and splendour of da Vinci, Michelangelo and Botticelli's talents in their full gl...
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HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences Enjoy an Irish coffee at the South Pole Inn where you'll learn about Tom Crean, an Irish explorer who bravely journeyed to the South Pole.
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Tour Type: DiscoveryBrochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2018The tring tring of Dutch bicycles launch your Europe adventure, from picture-perfect Amsterdam and vine-clad hills along the Rhine with their fairy-tale medieval castles, to the magn...
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Sunny beaches, beautiful islands, some of Europe's oldest civilizations, fascinating archaeological treasures, and much more await you on this marvelous Greek cruise and guided tour of Greece.
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HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 28th, August 4th and August 11th departures.
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HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on July 29 to August 19 departures.
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HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences: Gain unique insight into the history and heritage of the most beautiful part of the west of Ireland at Dan O'Hara's Homestead, and enjoy a farmhouse lunch.
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Sleepy villages where sheep wander the grassy hillsides, lakes set amidst mountains that inspired centuries of literature, and cities thriving with arts and culture - these are the landscapes of Britain.
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This tour has everything you've always wanted in a trip to Italy. Enjoy multiple-night stays in Rome, Florence, Venice, the Sorrento Coast and Stresa in the Lakes District. Discover the treasures of Classical Rome, including the Colosseum.
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Viva Roma! Come to know exciting Rome and unpack only one time on this spotlight of the Eternal City. Discover the metropolitan mecca and UNESCO World Heritage site that's steeped in history, tradition, and culture.
From $5,579.00 (USD)
Traveling through the small towns and larger cities, this Britain and Ireland tour is our most complete view of the British Isles.
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Experience the 600-year-old holiday spirit of 'Christkindlesmarkts' in Germany, Austria and France. Sip mulled wine and collect unique handicrafts, hand-made ornaments and toys at some of the largest and most famous Christmas markets in Europe.
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Revel in the magic of Italy on this tour that explores the cities of Rome, Florence, Siena, Venice, Assisi, Perugia and Milan.
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Tour Type: Discovery TripBrochure Type: Europe 2018This is the perfect journey for those seeking the allures of Europe through meaningful encounters with locals.
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Experience some of Britain's fascinating towns as you travel through England, Scotland, and Wales, stopping for overnights in London, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Strathpeffer, Glasgow, Liverpool, Cardiff, and Plymouth.
From $3,173.00 (USD)
Tour Type: Regional JourneyBrochure Type: Europe Winter 2018-19Roman antiquities, saintly Assisi, Venetian canals, Renaissance Florence and Capri's brilliant sunlight come together on this superb journey across Italy, with the option to end in Naples...
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HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences A scenic tour of Dingle Bay is enhanced by stories of local lore and history. Keep your eyes open - you might spot a dolphin or two. Enjoy fresh baked scones with tea as you visit a local farmhouse.