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 2018Amble across the historic cultural centres of Bohemia and explore the colourful folklore of Central Europe.
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Your affordable guided tour of Norway focuses on the country's natural beauty with its glistening mountains, fjords, waterfalls, and glaciers.
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An island of dramatic contrasts, Iceland is a landscape forged by fire and ice.
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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.
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All CIE Tours Include: Full daily breakfast (except Day 1) All on-tour transportation including shuttles and ferries Welcome get-together drink with your group Free Wi-Fi on coaches so you can stay connected along the way Documents wallet and backpac...
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Tour Includes:First class hotels, rooms with private facilitiesBreakfast daily, 2 lunches and 10 dinnersAirport arrival and departure transfersTouring by modern air-conditioned motor coachHigh speed train from Moscow to St.
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Breathtaking, lush landscapes combined with vibrant cities and historic attractions-all of this and more await you on this Irish Explorer tour, including Northern Ireland.
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HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Expect an unforgettable evening of music, ceremony, theatre and dance with reserved seats for Royal Edinburgh Military Tatqtoo on August 3 - 17 departures.
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Join us on a journey through southern Italy and embrace its rich scenery, art, culture, food and wine. We open with a guided tour of Classical Rome that reveals its iconic treasures, followed by an in-depth guided visit of the spectacular Colosseum.
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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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On this splendid Central Europe tour, travel through the former Habsburg Empire. Your tour starts and ends in Munich. Along the way, you'll overnight in some of Central Europe's most exciting cities: Prague, Vienna, Budapest, and Salzburg.
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Tour Type: CostSaverBrochure Type: Europe Costsaver 2018Explore the cultural diversity and breathtaking countryside of Britain and Ireland with their imposing city spires, wild Highland landscapes and such highlights as the idyllic Lake District, Edi...
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Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: Eastern Mediterranean 2018A fabled land of fairy chimneys, Whirling Dervishes and cotton castles is yours to explore on this leisurely journey through Turkey.
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HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Enjoy a tour of London on your Private Double Decker BusTake a ride in a private capsule on the London Eye, with panoramic London viewsExperience magnificent scenery on one of the world's great steam railway jour...
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This escorted European tour is a sample of some of the major highlights of Europe. You'll spend three nights in London, two nights in Lucerne and Paris, and a night each in Amsterdam and Heidelberg.
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Bask in the warm Celtic culture and majestic scenery of two remarkable lands. Come to know the regal city of Edinburgh on a panoramic coach tour, or by foot - it's your choice!
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Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: Europe Preview 2020Delve into tales of tradition, ancient folklore and miracles, from the halls of Westminster to the haunts of St. Patrick.
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HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Compete with your fellow travellers as you cook a traditional Irish meal with a local chef.Scenic guided bike ride in Phoenix Park where the President of Ireland has lived since 1750.
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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 12 departures.
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Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: Europe & Britain First Class 2018Pretty pink heather hues and a perfect emerald green landscape define the rugged beauty of Scotland and Ireland - home to enduring myths and legends, grand castles, bloody ba...