Embrace the unique elements of Europe. Whether for the first time or on a return visit for something more, Destinations & Adventures leads you to in-depth discoveries of European treasures. Each country, with its charming cities and magical villages, has an identity and culture all its own for you to discover.
“What special memories I will have for the rest of my life of my time alone with my first born daughter in Paris. Thank you so much for all of your time and hard work putting this magical trip together. Not surprisingly, everyone I met just gushed about how wonderful you are. The only part missing on this adventure was that you were not in Paris to share a bottle of champagne with us. Next time, I hope.” With love and appreciation. - Kathy H. California
"There will never be enough words to express our thanks, love and appreciation to all of you. Thank you for making this Big World our Beautiful Adventure. All our love.- Sue, Mckenna, Becca, Josh and Emma. Texas After their 365 day around the world trip.
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Viva Italia, Greece & Croatia!

Cruising the Italian Riviera & the Dalmatian Coast

Fall under the spell of Austria’s delightful charms with refined culture at center stage in the alluring cities of Vienna and Salzburg. Austria will delight at every turn – with its fairytale streets featuring fine Baroque architecture, grand palaces bound to an erstwhile era of splendor, civilized afternoons of Classical music and the country’s notable pastries in historic cafés. A few days in the postcard perfect countryside of the scenic Tirol will revive even the wariest of travelers.

Viva Italia, Greece & Croatia! Cruising the Italian Riviera & the Dalmatian Coast

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Fall under the spell of Austria’s delightful charms with refined culture at center stage in the alluring cities of Vienna and Salzburg. Austria will delight at every turn – with its fairytale streets featuring fine Baroque architecture, grand palaces bound to an erstwhile era of splendor, civilized afternoons of Classical music and the country’s notable pastries in historic cafés. A few days in the postcard perfect countryside of the scenic Tirol will revive even the wariest of travelers.

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Ancient Grandeur of Greece

This classic Greek adventure takes you from Athens and its incredible democratic development during the Golden Age of the 4th century BC, deep into the Peloponnese to Epidaurus with its Mycenaean history, to Olympia to visit the birthplace of the modern day Olympics, into the mountainous terrain around Delphi to the mystical Oracle, and ends with the Minoans at Knossos on the Greek isle of Crete.

Ancient Grandeur of Greece

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This classic Greek adventure takes you from Athens and its incredible democratic development during the Golden Age of the 4th century BC, deep into the Peloponnese to Epidaurus with its Mycenaean history, to Olympia to visit the birthplace of the modern day Olympics, into the mountainous terrain around Delphi to the mystical Oracle, and ends with the Minoans at Knossos on the Greek isle of Crete.

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The Best of Spain

Take an exciting ‘viaje’ through spectacular Spain! Enjoy the good life as you sample the essence of this distinctive destination, from Bilbao to beaches, Toledo to tapas, Granada to Guernica. Discover Spain’s incredible gastronomy scene in San Sebastian, clap flamenco ‘palmas’ in an authentic tablao cave, let the colored columns of beautiful La Mezquita in Córdoba mesmerize you. Spain’s warm and inviting culture will enchant you to no end!

The Best of Spain

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Take an exciting ‘viaje’ through spectacular Spain! Enjoy the good life as you sample the essence of this distinctive destination, from Bilbao to beaches, Toledo to tapas, Granada to Guernica. Discover Spain’s incredible gastronomy scene in San Sebastian, clap flamenco ‘palmas’ in an authentic tablao cave, let the colored columns of beautiful La Mezquita in Córdoba mesmerize you. Spain’s warm and inviting culture will enchant you to no end!

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England, Ireland & Wales

Whether visiting England, Ireland & Wales alone or together, you can be sure of a fantastic travel experience. In London, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the Parliament and the Tower of London, just scratch the surface. Be sure not to miss Bath or the Cotswolds…or the Lake District for that matter. Ireland’s Ring of Kerry is a must and be sure to kiss the Blarney Stone along the way!

England, Ireland & Wales

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Whether visiting England, Ireland & Wales alone or together, you can be sure of a fantastic travel experience. In London, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the Parliament and the Tower of London, just scratch the surface. Be sure not to miss Bath or the Cotswolds…or the Lake District for that matter. Ireland’s Ring of Kerry is a must and be sure to kiss the Blarney Stone along the way!

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St. Petersburg & Moscow

In a country of superlatives, both St. Petersburg and Moscow stand very tall. Stroll the Kremlin grounds, visit the Treasury and the Diamond Fund and marvel at St. Basil’s Cathedral. Take a private tour of a real Cold War Bunker. After your fast train to St. Petersburg, explore this European-influenced gem including Peter & Paul’s Fortress, the Hermitage Museum and Peterhof Palace & Park.

St. Petersburg & Moscow

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In a country of superlatives, both St. Petersburg and Moscow stand very tall. Stroll the Kremlin grounds, visit the Treasury and the Diamond Fund and marvel at St. Basil’s Cathedral. Take a private tour of a real Cold War Bunker. After your fast train to St. Petersburg, explore this European-influenced gem including Peter & Paul’s Fortress, the Hermitage Museum and Peterhof Palace & Park.

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Scotland & The Royal Scotsman

A journey on The Royal Scotsman takes you straight to the heart of the Highlands, through landscapes of towering, pine-clad mountains reflected in mirror-still lochs. Meet local personalities, talk to experts on subjects from salmon fishing to whisky – truly a Scottish rail vacation par excellence. After dinner, over a wee dram, a local clansman recounts tales that bring Scottish history alive.

Scotland & The Royal Scotsman

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A journey on The Royal Scotsman takes you straight to the heart of the Highlands, through landscapes of towering, pine-clad mountains reflected in mirror-still lochs. Meet local personalities, talk to experts on subjects from salmon fishing to whisky – truly a Scottish rail vacation par excellence. After dinner, over a wee dram, a local clansman recounts tales that bring Scottish history alive.

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Villas in Provence & Tuscany

From your base in central Provence, explore the culture and cuisine of St. Paul de Vence, Cassis, Aix-en-Provence, and Cap d’Antibes. Experience the magic of Italian countryside living in central Tuscany, in one of our diverse villas which allow you easy access to Florence, Sienna, San Gimignano and Pisa. Visit historical highlights, luscious vineyards, delicious restaurants and impressive shops.

Villas in Provence & Tuscany

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From your base in central Provence, explore the culture and cuisine of St. Paul de Vence, Cassis, Aix-en-Provence, and Cap d’Antibes. Experience the magic of Italian countryside living in central Tuscany, in one of our diverse villas which allow you easy access to Florence, Sienna, San Gimignano and Pisa. Visit historical highlights, luscious vineyards, delicious restaurants and impressive shops.

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Medieval Prague & Budapest

These two great cities straddle two great rivers: Prague on the Vtlana River in the heart of Bohemia and Budapest on the Danube River. Both alluring cities feature architectural wonders amidst its rich cultural heritage of art and music. In Prague, Gothic treasures abound among a maze of winding streets and Budapest boasts an incredible collection of Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque buildings.

Medieval Prague & Budapest

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These two great cities straddle two great rivers: Prague on the Vtlana River in the heart of Bohemia and Budapest on the Danube River. Both alluring cities feature architectural wonders amidst its rich cultural heritage of art and music. In Prague, Gothic treasures abound among a maze of winding streets and Budapest boasts an incredible collection of Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque buildings.

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A Sicilian Journey

ANTIQUITY, BAROQUE CHURCHES & VOLCANOES

Long bypassed by mainstream travelers, Sicily is now coming into its own as dramatic and dynamic destination. Blessed with wonderful Greek and Roman archaeological ruins, spectacular castles, baroque churches, markets, vineyards and private gardens, your journey to Sicily ends with an (optional) hike along the slopes of Stromboli to see the lava flows at sunset.

A Sicilian Journey ANTIQUITY, BAROQUE CHURCHES & VOLCANOES

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Long bypassed by mainstream travelers, Sicily is now coming into its own as dramatic and dynamic destination. Blessed with wonderful Greek and Roman archaeological ruins, spectacular castles, baroque churches, markets, vineyards and private gardens, your journey to Sicily ends with an (optional) hike along the slopes of Stromboli to see the lava flows at sunset.

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Small Gems of Tuscany & Umbria

With the two spectacular urban centers of Rome and Florence acting as bookends, discover the hidden treasures of Tuscany and Umbria. Visit Bettona, Deruta, Perugia, Assisi and the gorgeous medieval town of Montefalco, called “The Terrace of Umbria.” Attend a cooking class in a farm-house in Tuscany, take a walking tour in medieval Siena and enjoy charming Montepulciano.

Small Gems of Tuscany & Umbria

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With the two spectacular urban centers of Rome and Florence acting as bookends, discover the hidden treasures of Tuscany and Umbria. Visit Bettona, Deruta, Perugia, Assisi and the gorgeous medieval town of Montefalco, called “The Terrace of Umbria.” Attend a cooking class in a farm-house in Tuscany, take a walking tour in medieval Siena and enjoy charming Montepulciano.

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Paris, Normandy & the Loire

Culture, Impressionism, History & Renaissance

Dine with the Comte and Comtesse de Vanssay in their ancestral Chateau de la Barre. Visit the Normandy Landing Beaches and the Abbey at Mont St. Michel. Explore the incredible chateaux of the Loire Valley: Chenonceau, Amboise, Chambord. Take a cooking class, go wine tasting, visit a mushroom cave, or race your own “dream car” on the Le Mans race track!

Paris, Normandy & the Loire Culture, Impressionism, History & Renaissance

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Dine with the Comte and Comtesse de Vanssay in their ancestral Chateau de la Barre. Visit the Normandy Landing Beaches and the Abbey at Mont St. Michel. Explore the incredible chateaux of the Loire Valley: Chenonceau, Amboise, Chambord. Take a cooking class, go wine tasting, visit a mushroom cave, or race your own “dream car” on the Le Mans race track!

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France

PROVENCE & RIVIERA

What self-respecting world traveler doesn’t want to travel to the south of France and explore the treasures, tastes and traditions of Provence and the French Riviera? Not many that we know! After a quick visit to Paris, take the TGV to Avignon and start your explorations: Chateauneuf du Pape, Les Baux de Provence, St. Tropez, St. Paul de Vence, Cannes, Cap d’Antibes!

France PROVENCE & RIVIERA

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What self-respecting world traveler doesn’t want to travel to the south of France and explore the treasures, tastes and traditions of Provence and the French Riviera? Not many that we know! After a quick visit to Paris, take the TGV to Avignon and start your explorations: Chateauneuf du Pape, Les Baux de Provence, St. Tropez, St. Paul de Vence, Cannes, Cap d’Antibes!

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Elegant Austria

Fall under the spell of Austria’s delightful charms with refined culture at center stage in the alluring cities of Vienna and Salzburg. Austria will delight at every turn – with its fairytale streets featuring fine Baroque architecture, grand palaces bound to an erstwhile era of splendor, civilized afternoons of Classical music and the country’s notable pastries in historic cafés. A few days in the postcard perfect countryside of the scenic Tirol will revive even the wariest of travelers.

Elegant Austria

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Fall under the spell of Austria’s delightful charms with refined culture at center stage in the alluring cities of Vienna and Salzburg. Austria will delight at every turn – with its fairytale streets featuring fine Baroque architecture, grand palaces bound to an erstwhile era of splendor, civilized afternoons of Classical music and the country’s notable pastries in historic cafés. A few days in the postcard perfect countryside of the scenic Tirol will revive even the wariest of travelers.

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Secret Scotland

No where quite charms like Scotland! Walk on the Royal Mile, visit Edinburgh Castle and Holyroodhouse Palace, the official Scottish Royal residence. Explore the Highlands and the Whiskey Trail before nipping across the bay to the Shetland Islands. Fly back to Inverness and drive along the banks of Lock Ness to see if you can catch a glimpse of “Nessie.” Be sure not to return home without some famous Scottish cashmere and a vaunted single malt!

Secret Scotland

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No where quite charms like Scotland! Walk on the Royal Mile, visit Edinburgh Castle and Holyroodhouse Palace, the official Scottish Royal residence. Explore the Highlands and the Whiskey Trail before nipping across the bay to the Shetland Islands. Fly back to Inverness and drive along the banks of Lock Ness to see if you can catch a glimpse of “Nessie.” Be sure not to return home without some famous Scottish cashmere and a vaunted single malt!

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