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 HighlightsSuggested Authentic Local Experiences: Gain unique insight into the history and heritage of the stunningly beautiful west of Ireland at Dan O'Hara's Homestead where you can enjoy a farmhouse lunch.
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From London to Rome, travel to Western Europe's most famous cities on this affordable European tour. Along the way, visit celebrated cities as well as picturesque towns, and witness beautiful scenery.
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Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: Europe & Britain 2020Admire the spires of Cologne and Salzburg, cruise along the Rhine and criss-cross 'East' and 'West' in Berlin.
From $1,499.00 (USD)
Feel the holiday spirit when you experience the Christmas season in London, a world within a city. Join a local expert on a panoramic tour. See the Norwegian fir in Trafalgar Square, St.
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Experience some of Britain's fascinating towns as you travel through England, Scotland, and Wales, stopping for overnights in London, Leeds, Edinburgh, Strathpeffer, Glasgow, Liverpool, Cardiff, and Plymouth.
From $5,850.00 (USD)
Tour Type: Discovery TripBrochure Type: 2020 Europe & Britain PremiumProverbially, all roads lead to Rome. This one includesa gourmet walk through Paris with a foodie, meeting a Swiss Mountain Ranger and the art of Renaissance Florence.
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Explore the coastline of Portugal and Northern Spain on this fascinating vacation.
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Enjoy a culinary journey to Rome, Sorrento, and Capri-on this grand Southern Italy vacation. Spend three nights in Rome and two nights each in Capri and in the Sorrento area.
From $4,454.00 (USD)
Tour Type: Cruise or RailBrochure Type: Eastern Mediterranean 2020East meets west on this leisurely cruise across the Aegean, from the bustling bazaars of Istanbul to a land of gods and goddesses, exploring the myths and legends of ancient civilisati...
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Tour Type: Regional JourneyBrochure Type: 2020 Europe & Britain PremiumTrue to its name, this escorted journey showcases the best that Spain has to offer: the Alhambra, the modernist architecture of Barcelona, Madrid's Prado Museum, the Andalucian ca...
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Sail from St. Petersburg to Moscow on this affordable cruise through Russia, filled with culture, art, and music throughout your journey. Board your ship on the Neva River in St.
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Tour Type: Cruise or RailBrochure Type: Eastern Mediterranean 2020Set your sights on the Cyclades and cruise to the idyllic Greek Islands of Mykonos and Santorini.
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Tour HighlightsSuggested Authentic Local Experiences: Discover local lore on a walking tour of Cong ("The Quiet Man" tour) with a local guide. Sample local craft beer in a unique setting at a traditional Irish pub.
From $2,175.00 (USD)
Tour Type: CostSaverBrochure Type: Europe & Britain Costsaver 2020The unbeatable sights of Italy's great cities including Rome, Florence and Venice; the beautiful lakeside landscapes of Lucerne; the incomparable Paris skyline with its iconic monument...
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Tour Type: Regional JourneyBrochure Type: 2020 Europe & Britain PremiumVenture to picturesque Malta to explore layers of undisturbed history and otherworldly landscapes, from its ancient architecture to buzzing fisherman's markets.
Experience the Italian icons you've always wanted to see. With an a la carte touring style of Cosmos Lite, you see and do only what you want each day of your escorted tour of Italy.
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Tour Type: Regional JourneyBrochure Type: 2020 2021 Europe WinterTrue to its name, this escorted journey showcases the best that Spain has to offer: the Alhambra, the modernist architecture of Barcelona, Madrid's Prado Museum, the Andalucian capital ...
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Tour HighlightsThe flight between Iceland and Ireland is included in the price of this tourAuthentic Local Experiences Enjoy an evening entry to relax in the therapeutic waters of the beautiful Blue Lagoon, a man-made geothermal spa surrounded by a l...
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Tour Type: Regional JourneyBrochure Type: 2020 Europe & Britain PremiumWalk in the footsteps of Prague's Bohemian Kings and fall under the spell of Cesky Krumlov. Explore the legacy of the Habsburgs in Vienna and Budapest.
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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.