8-day Classical Greece

 

8-day tour featuring Athens, Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Nauplia, and more…

This vacation from picturesque fishing villages to ancient historic ruins is a classic. Spectacular ancient history will unfold in Athens, where you will visit the Acropolis; ancient Corinth; Mycenae, with 19th-century excavations; Epidaurus; Olympia, where athletes of antiquity competed; and Delphi, with a special visit to the Archaeological Museum.

Enjoy a whole afternoon in the unreal, fantastic landscape of Meteora with its 24 rock-top monasteries. Visit Varlaam Monastery, famous for its frescoes, and St. Stephen’s, featuring a unique collection of icons and an incredible panoramic view. Next is Thermopylae, the site of the heroic battle of Leonidas’ 300 doomed Spartans against Xerxes’ huge Persian army. Drive past Thebes and Marathon before returning to Athens.

Tour pricing starts at $1,499 (Tour only) p.p.d.o.

2013 departures available July through November

7-day St. Petersburg & Moscow

 

7-day tour featuring St. Petersburg, Moscow and more…

The perfect vacation in two majestic cities! Start with a special welcome dinner with your traveling companions that features caviar, blinis, pickled cucumber, and vodka, and enjoy guided sightseeing including visits to the world-famous Hermitage Museum, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, and the magnificent Catharine Palace (if closed, visit Pavlovsk Palace instead). Travel by high-speed Sapsam Train to Moscow, where sightseeing includes Red Square and the Kremlin. An included farewell dinner celebrates the success of your Russian vacation.

Tour pricing starts at $1,879 (Tour only) p.p.d.o.

2013 departures available July through September

8-day Colorado Rails and Aspen Trails

 

8-day tour featuring Colorado Springs, Alamosa, Denver, and many more…

Stunning Rocky Mountain scenery, the lore of the Old West and fantastic train rides are all part of the wonder of the Centennial state of Colorado.

Tour pricing starts at $2,199 p.p.d.o. if booked by 6/12/2013.

Rate applies to the following 2013 departure: September 7.

8-day Authentic Michigan

 

8-day tour featuring historic landmarks and hotels of Michigan…

Embrace a leisurely and luxurious lifestyle of a bygone era. The landmark attractions, restaurants and hotels we visit have each gloriously preserved their customs and traditions, yet remain relevant in the 21st century.

Tour pricing starts at $1,595 p.p.d.o. if booked by 6/12/2013.

Rate applies to the following 2013 departure: September 21.

16-day Heart of the British Isles Tour

16-day tour featuring England, Scotland, Wales & Ireland and more…A showcase tour of Britain and Ireland awaits you. Discover historically rich and entertaining attractions while traveling across alluring countryside. Two-night stays in five of the overnight cities allow for a comprehensive focus on the many highlights of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland

Tour Price $2,840 p.p.d.o. if booked by 06/12/2013

Rate applies to the following 2013 departures: August 7 & September 25.

15-day HEART OF EUROPE® Circle Tour

15-day tour featuring Holland, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France and more…

In its 53rd year, our signature tour remains as popular as ever. This itinerary offers seven countries, enchanting cities, spectacular scenery, and lots of local flavor. It is an ideal choice for first-time travelers to Europe or anyone desiring a taste of the Old World at a great value…

Tour Price $2,490 p.p.d.o. if booked by 06/19/2013.

Rate applies to the following 2013 departures: October 4 & 9

11-day Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island

 

11-day tour featuring Halifax, Sherbrooke Village, Jeddore Oyster Pond, Liscomb Mills Baddeck, Pictou, Charlottetown and more…

Discover the heart of Canada’s Atlantic seacoast on this wonderful vacation. Begin your trip with a visit to Peggy’s Cove, and a guided tour of Halifax before heading out along Nova Scotia’s majestic coastline to explore quaint fishing villages, beautiful resorts, and fascinating historical sites.

Enjoy Digby, a popular summer resort, and visit Port Royal Habitation, founded in 1605 and the earliest permanent settlement north of Florida. In your free time, consider an optional whale-watching cruise on the Bay of Fundy! On your way back to Halifax, stop in Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major fishing port. Your vacation ends in Halifax.

Tour pricing starts at $2,849 (Tour only) p.p.d.o.

2013 departures available July through September

8-day Iceland Adventure

 

8-day tour featuring Reykjavik, Vik,Höfn, Egilsstadir, Bogarnes, and more…

Enjoy a wonderful vacation in a country of natural wonders: glaciers, volcanoes, waterfalls, and lakes. Highlights are visits to the geothermal heat and electric power station, and the hot springs at Geysir, accompanied by the chef of the Geysir restaurant, who will let you taste freshly baked hot-spring bread and more, with a glass of the local schnapps. Admire the largest glacier in Europe, stop at Lake Jökulsarlon, known because of the James Bond movie Die Another Day, and see the most powerful waterfall in Europe, Dettifoss. Visit the Botanical Garden, with specimens of almost all native Icelandic plants, followed by a unique experience: watch the seals in their natural habitat during a boat cruise. Back in Reykjavik, a special farewell dinner celebrates the success of your Icelandic Adventure.

Tour pricing starts at $2,899 (Tour only) p.p.d.o.

2013 departures available June through August

16-day Heart of the British Isles Tour

16-day tour featuring England, Scotland, Wales & Ireland and more…A showcase tour of Britain and Ireland awaits you. Discover historically rich and entertaining attractions while traveling across alluring countryside. Two-night stays in five of the overnight cities allow for a comprehensive focus on the many highlights of England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland

Tour Price $2,840 p.p.d.o. if booked by 05/29/2013

Rate applies to the following 2013 departures: August 7 & September 25.

15-day HEART OF EUROPE® Circle Tour

15-day tour featuring Holland, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France and more…

In its 53rd year, our signature tour remains as popular as ever. This itinerary offers seven countries, enchanting cities, spectacular scenery, and lots of local flavor. It is an ideal choice for first-time travelers to Europe or anyone desiring a taste of the Old World at a great value…

Tour Price $2,490 p.p.d.o. if booked by 05/29/2013.

Rate applies to the following 2013 departure: September 27