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.
From $3,599.00 (USD)
Set sail on a cruise along the Rhine and Moselle rivers that takes you to France, Germany, and the Netherlands. Settle in for a 7-night cruise and relax as you drift by the picturesque landscapes of western Europe.
From $2,549.00 (USD)
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.
From $2,975.00 (USD)
Tour Type: Family ExperienceBrochure Type: Preview Europe 2020 USAEmbark on a Leisurely encounter with Athens, and the secret coves, narrow lanes and characters who live in the volcanic landscape of Santorini, and Mykonos's party paradise.
From $1,849.00 (USD)
Tour HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences Sip a drink by a cozy turf fire as you listen to live traditional music at O'Connor's Famous Pub - recently made famous as the setting for Ed Sheeran's "Galway Girl" video.
From $3,745.00 (USD)
Tour Type: Regional ExplorerBrochure Type: Preview Europe 2020 USATravel through England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to write your own story that will feature a Blarney Stone kiss, a swig of Guinness and romance rediscovered in the Lake District.
From $2,629.00 (USD)
Home to numerous places of devotion and worship-not to mention exquisite art and architecture-Italy is the perfect destination for travelers looking to rejoice in their faith.
From $2,659.00 (USD)
Tour Highlights Taste of Iceland & Ireland 9 Days / 8 Nights / 13 meals Combine two magnificent destinations in one: Iceland and Ireland are two nations rich in cultural heritage, folklore and spectacular scenery.
From $1,199.00 (USD)
On this splendid Central Europe tour, you'll discover 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.
From $3,795.00 (USD)
Tour Type: Discovery TripBrochure Type: 2020 Europe & Britain PreviewSend your spirits soaring on this fairy-tale journey from Amsterdam's canals through to Salzburg's 'Sound of Music' hills and Italy's most revered cities.
From $1,950.00 (USD)
Tour HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Enjoy reserved seats for The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on August 14 departure. Find out how to storm a castle and fire a cannonball at Stirling Castle.
From $929.00 (USD)
This Central Europe guided tour is a magnificent journey through the former Habsburg Empire.
From $2,219.00 (USD)
Spend a week discovering two of the world's most exciting cities on this London and Paris tour.
From $4,685.00 (USD)
On this Spain, Portugal, and Morocco tour, you'll experience these three glorious countries with overnights in Lisbon, Seville, Rabat, Marrakesh, Ouarzazate, Erfoud, Fez, Tangier, the Costa del Sol, Granada, Madrid, and Barcelona.
From $1,629.00 (USD)
Spectacular scenery, medieval towns, fairy-tale castles, a fascinating history, and world-class beer?this is Germany!
From $2,049.00 (USD)
Tour HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences Witness a turf-cutting demonstration. Turf has been used as fuel throughout the years in Ireland.
From $1,999.00 (USD)
As the name implies, this European tour features some of Europe's capital cities.
From $1,450.00 (USD)
Tour Type: Regional JourneyBrochure Type: 2020 Europe & Britain PreviewAn emotive and poignant journey through the countryside of Northern France, dotted with war cemeteries and memorials for those who fell in 'the war to end all wars'.
From $2,769.00 (USD)
Experience the best of England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales on this affordable British Isles tour.
From $5,850.00 (USD)
Tour Type: Discovery TripBrochure Type: 2020 Europe & Britain PreviewDiscover the incredible diversity of Europe's finest destinations on this beautifully-curated journey of discovery.
From $2,349.00 (USD)
Tour HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences:Admire the beauty of Snowdonia National Park as a narrow-gauge train takes you through the heart of the region.