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These multi-country European tour
programs will provide a wealth of value as well as a worldly experience
to some of the most interesting European cultural centers. And a
majority of these itineraries also take you into the smaller
out-of-the-way villages and townships for a taste of the "truest"
traditions of old world charm. The dream of European travel is easily
turned into splendid reality with our broad range of Europe escorted
tours across a continent of "the ages." When it comes to experiencing
Europe, we take you there in a variety of new ways. To truly experience
a desirable place is to do it at the most desirable pace.
Multi-Country Touring EUROPE
Orchestrated by the
world's finest Tour Directors and remarkably knowledgeable local
guides, our Europe multi-country vacations are designed to allow you to
experience and compare a variety of cultures, take in the "must see"
sights, and make the most vivid memories.
Old England offers a vast array of history and culture. Depending
on which guided vacation you choose, you might tour Belvoir Castle in
Cambridge, behold the Changing of the Guard at St. Paul's Cathedral in
London, view Shakespeare's birthplace at Stratford-upon-Avon, or marvel
at the prehistoric Stonehenge.
|The BRITISH ISLES AND IRELAND
Irish charm is world-reknown and the countryside is an absolutelt
breathtaking. Depending on which Ireland vacation you select, you might
enjoy the beautiful Garinish Island in Killarney, stroll through King
John's Castle in Limerick, explore a charming rural life in Shannon, or
travel by ferry to hear locals speaking Gaelic in the Aran Islands.
The Scottish heritage is deeply embedded and preserved. Depending on
which Scotland vacation you select, you might hunt for the elusive Loch
Ness monster near the town of Inverness, play some golf in St. Andrews,
and stroll through the famous castle in the capital city of Edinburgh.
These Scotland vacations showcase the most popular cities, as well as
the area's most famous landmarks year-round.
If you've always wanted to float down
the canals of Venice, admire the original statue of David by
Michelangelo in Florence, and visit St. Peter's in Rome, now is the
time. From the most important must-see sights, like the Sistine Chapel,
the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, St. Mark's Basilica, and the Dogess
Palace with the Bridge of Sighs, we have a program that fits your
desires. See Italy and experience the many flavors of this historic and
cultural center of civilization.
Enjoy the best of Greece and a taste of
Turkey from Athens to Istanbul. Tour the Acropolis, Delphi, Marathon,
Thebes and the ancient sanctuary of the god Apollo. Take a ferry ride
across the Gulf of Corinth or an Aegean Sea cruise. Next, explore the
Greek islands of Mykonos, Rhodes and Patmos. In Ankara, capital of the
Turkish Republic since 1923, visit the Mausoleum of
AtatÃ¼rk and the Museum of Anatolian. From picturesque
fishing villages to ancient historic ruins, our Greece & Turkey
vacations are full of endless excitement.
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 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
synonymous with beer gardens, fairytale castles, medieval towns, and
scenic rivers. With Globus, you'll experience the magic of Germany—from
its vibrant cities to the enchanting Black Forest. See the must-see
sights, such as the Glockenspiel and Marienplatz in Munich, King
Ludwig's Neuschwanstein Castle, Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in
Berlin, the infamous cathedral in Cologne, and Nuremberg's Old Town.
Cruise on the prettiest part of the Rhine River and travel the Romantic
Road to visit the walled, medieval town of Rothenburg. Globus also
takes you beyond the must-see sights and offers unique activities, such
as an opportunity to enjoy a beer in the Cölner Hofbräu
Früeh in Cologne and a stay at a family-owned hotel in the Black
Forest, where you will learn about the cuckoo-clocks that make the area
An Austria escorted tour affords you
many unique opportunities. Enjoy Vienna, once the center of the mighty
Habsburg Empire, enjoy time cruising along the legendary Danube River,
or tour the Sound of Music's lake country and Mirabell Gardens in
Salzburg. For a truly unforgettable experience, combine Austria with
other Alpine destinations or Eastern European countries.
Experience the rolling hills and
majestic mountains of Switzerland. Tour Lake Geneva and enjoy the
sights at the Interlaken area. You can also admire the Matterhorn or
take your best shot at trying to blow an alphorn. For a truly
incredible experience, combine Switzerland with other Alpine countries.
lake country and Mirabell Gardens in Salzburg.
You might stop in the famous Guggenheim
Museum in Bilbao or stroll the streets of Pamplona, the "City of
Bulls." Peruse Madrid's Prado Museum or even pay respects at the tomb
of Columbus at Seville's cathedral. These Spain vacations showcase the
most popular Spanish cities and their most famous landmarks year-round.
With excursions ranging in length, rate and itinerary, there is certain
to be an offering for any preference.
PORTUGAL AND MOROCCO
Depending on which Portugal escorted
vacation you select, you might stroll through Lisbon's longstanding
Jeronimos Monastery, visit the Roman ruins of Conimbriga and its nearby
archeological museum or tour Henry the Navigato's Promontory of Sagres
near Cape St. Vincent. You might view a 13th-century castle in the
charming town of Belmonte or stop at the mystical city of
Fa¡tima. These Portugal guided tours showcase the most popular
cities and surrounding countries. They showcase Portugal's most famous
landmarks year-round. With excursions ranging in length, rate and
itinerary, there is certain to be an offering for any preference.
Explore the Baltic States, and Russia,
spending time in exciting Moscow and regal St. Petersburg. And don't
forget the scenic natural wonders of Scandinavia, including magnificent
waterfalls and fjords. Here is our selection of vacations to the Baltic
States, Russia, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland. From the
scenic mountains to the beautiful coasts and from the pristine
waterways to the historic cities, we have just the journey for you.
EUROPE AND RUSSIA
The wonder that is Africa. Whether you
want to shop in the bazaars of the bustling African cities, ride a
camel in the African desert, or quietly spy a leopard in the wild,
you'll find the experience you're looking for on one of our many
vacations in Africa. We know that your Africa guided tour is the chance
to see and do new things. That's why we make sure you have plenty of
opportunities to immerse yourself in the African lifestyle. With unique
encounters like visiting a Maasai tribe or exploring a township in
South Africa, and with special access to the must-see sights of Africa,
you'll spend more time enjoying Africa's flavors and customs on a
We know that your Africa guided tour is
the chance to see and do new things. That's why we make sure you have
plenty of opportunities to immerse yourself in the African lifestyle.
With unique encounters like visiting a Maasai tribe or exploring a
township in South Africa, and with special access to the must-see
sights of Africa, you'll spend more time enjoying Africa's flavors and
customs on a guided tour.
The delights of China are revealed in
our many guided vacations to this intriguing continent. If you've ever
wanted to walk the Great Wall of China or cruise the Yangtze River,
then one of our China escorted vacations is the journey for you.
Perhaps you want to discover the history
and culture of Japan, Thailand or Cambodia. Whatever tour you choose,
you're sure to revel in the beauty of the many facets of Asia on an
|AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND AND THE SOUTH
Head Down Under and experience unflawed
beaches, rugged terrain, bustling cities and sleeping koalas. On a
South Pacific vacation you can discover Australia's lively cities, New
Zealand's charming towns or Fiji's fabulous coral gardens. Explore the
Great Barrier Reef, the rugged Outback or learn about the Maori history
on one of our escorted tours of Australia, New Zealand or Fiji.
Thoughts of Down Under bring to mind pristine beaches, rugged terrain,
bustling cities and sleeping koalas. The following Australia vacation
itineraries offer you all this and more. In Australia, enjoy escorted
tours of Sydney, Cairns, Melbourne, Ayers Rock and Alice Springs or
spend your time exploring the Great Barrier Reef, the rugged Outback or
the beautiful bays. Choose your perfect Down Under experience!
There's no better time than now to tour
the United States. Our escorted tours throughout the United States
offer a multitude of possibilities, from well-preserved National Parks
to New England's Fall Foliage. Discover Alaska's breathtaking Denali
National Park, sit in reserved seats at Nashville's Grand Ole Opry,
visit the famous memorials in Washington DC, and take part in special
events such as the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena. Spend time
with an Amish family; visit a bake shop to sample Hawaii's famous
sweetbread; tour the Gloria Ferrer wine caves and enjoy their sparkling
wines; take a buffalo safari in Custer State Park in search of bison,
elk, and deer; and enjoy an exclusive performance by a professional
historian at Williamsburg. These are just a few of the many highlights
on an escorted tour throughout the United States and Canada.
Sample the unique cultures of Central
America & South America during these thrilling escorted tours to
Costa Rica, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, the Galapagos Islands &
the Amazon. In Central America, sample the scenic beauty of Costa Rica
and tour a banana plantation before reaching Tortuguero National Park,
Costa Rica€™s national park dedicated to protecting endangered turtles.
In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil visit Sugar Loaf Mountain and the statue of
Christ the Redeemer crowning Corcovado Mountain. You€™ll also be able
see Iguassu Falls from the Brazilian side. In Buenos Aires, Argentina,
tour the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Cemetery of the Recoleta, the
burial site of Eva Peron, before heading down to Bariloche in Patagonia
and taking a chairlift ride to Cerro Campanario. In Chile a guided
sightseeing tour takes you to San Cristobal Hill and the 18th-century
cathedral. With a perfect balance of guided tours and leisure time to
enjoy these wonderful cities, these South America tours are filled with
memories to last a lifetime.