5-day Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard and Cape Cod in the Fall

 

5-day tour featuring Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, Cape Cod, and more… Spend 5 glorious days with a one hotel stay, on beautiful Cape Cod, including a day each on picturesque Nantucket Island and Martha’s Vineyard. View The Kennedy Compound and historic lighthouses. Enjoy free time for shopping, galleries, restaurants and exploration. Enjoy a lobster dinner!Tour pricing starts at $999 p.p.

Rate applies to the following 2015 departure: September 14

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15-Day The Best of Italy & Sicily Tour

15-day Tour featuring Rome, Florence, Venice, Sorrento and more…

This traditional grand vacation is perfect for those who wish to see all of Italy, including the Isle of Capri and Sicily.

Guided sightseeing and highlight visits are included to St. Peter’s, the Sistine Chapel, and the Colosseum in Rome; the Academy of Fine Arts with Michelangelo’s David in Florence; and in Venice, enjoy a private water-taxi ride to explore Venice by night, and morning guided sightseeing with visits to St. Mark’s Square and Basilica, Doges’ Palace and the Bridge of Sighs.

A glassblower’s demonstration is also included. Stop in Ravenna to admire the famous mosaics in the Basilica of St. Apollinaris in Classe; stay overnight in Assisi and admire St. Francis’ Basilica.

After a guided walking tour of Pompeii, the Roman city both destroyed and preserved by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, enjoy a cappuccino and sfogliatella at Grand Café Gambrinus in Naples before boarding the overnight ferry to Sicily.Here, a visit to the Norman Cathedral in Monreale, a wine tasting at the famous Florio wine cellar in Marsala, a guided walk through the spectacular Valley of Temples, and a visit to the Greek Amphitheater in Taormina await you.

A day at leisure in Taormina gives you the opportunity to take an optional excursion to Mount Etna. Board your ferry and cross the Strait of Messina to Calabria. Two nights in Sorrento include a visit to the Isle of Capri by jetfoil across the Bay of Naples and a funicular ride to Capri village.

A special highlight is a boat cruise around the island (weather permitting). This wonderful vacation ends back in Rome with a farewell dinner and opera entertainment at a local restaurant.

Rates start at $3,829 per person

Rates apply to the May through October 2015 dates

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6-Day The Great Gatsby Getaway – A SpecTAPular Event

 

6-days of Luxurious Roaring 20s at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Michigan

We request your presence as we repeat the past. For this venture, we have rented the entirety of the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island where we shall enjoy those famous summer evenings of 1922, of which so much has been written.

Tour pricing starts at $1,349 p.p.d.o.

September 12, 2015 Departure Date

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12-Day Classical Greece with Iconic Aegean 3-Night Cruise

 

12-day tour featuring Athens, Olympia, Delphi, Turkey, Crete and more…

From picturesque fishing villages to ancient historic ruins, this vacation is a classic. In Athens, where you will visit the Acropolis; in ancient Corinth, Mycenae, and Epidaurus to Olympia and Delphi, with a special visit to the Archaeological Museum, spectacular ancient history will unfold.

Special highlights are a cooking demonstration to learn how to make the traditional Greek tzatziki appetizer in Olympia, and a dance lesson in Delphi to learn the steps of the sirtaki, made famous in the movie Zorba the Greek, accompanied by a glass of traditional Ouzo.

Enjoy a whole afternoon in the 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, site of the heroic battle of Leonidas’ 300 doomed Spartans against Xerxes’ huge Persian army. Drive past the ancient sites of Thebes and Marathon on your way back to Athens.

Embark on a 4-night cruise from Piraeus, visiting Mykonos, Kusadasi in Turkey, Patmos, Rhodes, Crete, and Santorini (weather permitting) before disembarking in Piraeus for a final overnight in Athens.

Tour pricing starts at $2,178 (Tour only) p.p.d.o.

2015 departures available May through October

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11-Day tour Cruising Hawaii’s Paradise

10-day tour of Honolulu, Kauai, Maui, and more…

Sail through the breathtaking scenery of the Hawaiian Islands on this magical vacation.

The highlight of your trip is a 7-night cruise around the Hawaiian Islands aboard Norwegian Cruise Line’s Pride of America.

On this cruise, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in many activities, or you can do absolutely nothing at all!

Maui, one of the stops on this cruise, has been voted the best island in the world, and you’ll have a chance to experience its breathtaking scenery, wonderful beaches, cascading waterfalls, and charming Hawaiian towns.

The Big Island of Hawaii offers black-sand beaches, curious lava formations, the world’s most continuously active volcano, fields of coffee and macadamia nuts, and more.

Visit both Hilo and Kona on the Big Island. Kauai, Hawaii’s oldest island, offers cascading waterfalls, golden beaches, tropical rainforest, and more.

Tour pricing starts at $2,559 (Tour only) p.p.d.o.

Departures available: May 2015 through March 2016

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15-day HEART OF EUROPE Circle Tour

15-day tour featuring Holland, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France and more…Going on its 55th 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 $2,640 p.p.d.o. if booked by 5/13/2015. Featured Departure Dates: September 22 & 28, 2015

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15-day Spain & Portugal Tour

15-day tour featuring Lisbon, Seville, Algeciras, Costa del Sol, Granada, Córdoba, Baeza and Madrid…A fascinating tour of two colorful countries. Learn about ancient cultures, explore modern cities, and relax in the delightful climate of the Iberian Peninsula. During this tour, we will adapt to the later customary time schedule of Spain by departing at 9:00 a.m. and having dinner at 8:00 p.m. on most days.Tour Price $2,790 p.p.d.o. if booked by 5/13/2015Rate applies to the following 2015 departures: September 3 & October 8, 2015
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11-Day German Highlights Tour

 

11-day tour featuring Frankfurt, Düsseldorf, Berlin, Munich, Oberammergau, Black Forest and more…

For those who want to see the highlight cities of Germany, this vacation is a perfect fit. Start and finish in Frankfurt, and enjoy overnight stays in Düsseldorf; the once-divided metropolis of Berlin; Nuremberg to explore the Old Town and where you can taste traditional Nürnberger Bratwürste during dinner at Bratwurst Röslein restaurant; Munich; the Passion Play town of Oberammergau; and in the heart of the Black Forest.

Much more is included: a special welcome dinner at Schwarzer Stern restaurant in Frankfurt, a romantic Rhine cruise, a visit to Cologne Cathedral and beer at the Cölner Hofbräu Früh, one of Cologne’s famous breweries, and a first-class ride on the fast Eurocity train from Düsseldorf to Berlin. Also enjoy visits to Bach’s Thomaskirche in Leipzig, romantic Rothenburg, Munich’s Marienplatz, and to Heidelberg Castle.

In the Black Forest, enjoy a special welcome, learn about cuckoo-clocks and the art of woodcarving, and taste the famous Black Forest cake. A visit to King Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein Castle has been included as well, and a full day at leisure in Berlin allows for an optional excursion to Potsdam. Back in Frankfurt, a farewell dinner celebrates the success of your German Highlights vacation.

Tour pricing starts at $2,649 (Tour only) p.p.d.o.

Departures in May 2015 through May 2016

15-Day Spirit of South America Tour

 

15-day tour featuring Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Lima, Cusco and more…

Explore the beauty of South America during this exhilarating vacation to Brazil, Argentina, and Peru. Visit its cosmopolitan and lively cities as well as its ancient treasures and scenic highlights.

Start in Rio de Janeiro, a vibrant, bustling city known for its beautiful beaches and beautiful people. The birthplace of Samba, Rio’s vitality comes alive as you experience its sights, sounds, and flavors.

In Lima, your sightseeing focuses on its rich colonial history and includes a visit to the Larco Herrera Museum, which has a large collection of pre-Columbian Peruvian art. Buenos Aires is regarded as the “Paris of South America” with its chic shopping, French architecture, outdoor cafés, legendary nightlife, and cosmopolitan cuisine.

It is famous for its sensuous Tango dance, and you’ll see a Tango show—you’ll even get a Tango dance lesson on your Globus tour!

From the vibrant cities to the ancient structures, this vacation to South America has it all! So grab your camera and be prepared for a trip of a lifetime.

Tour pricing starts at $4,469 (Tour only) p.p.d.o.

Departures in May 2015 through March 2016

 

 

17-Day Discover Glacier National Park, Hells Canyon & Washington Wine Country with Alaska Cruise

17-day tour of Seattle, Spokane, Whitefish, Glacier National Park, Juneau, Victoria and more…

This unique vacation visits some of the most beautiful areas in the U.S., along with the majesty of an Alaskan cruise through the famed Inside Passage. From the most northwesterly point of Seattle, trek deeper into the lush and awe-inspiring Pacific Northwest.
Travel the same route as Lewis and Clark along the Snake River into Washington’s wine country, the second-largest producer of U.S. wines. Here you’ll meet some of the locals, learn about their land, and visit a winery for a tour and tasting! Return to Seattle, the perfect jumping-off point for your cruise to the vast territory of Alaska!
Marvel at glaciers and witness the amazing spectacle of thunder and spray as tremendous slabs of ice break off and “calve” into the sea. Visit Alaska’s capital, Juneau; charming Sitka; and the totems and native culture of Ketchikan. The impressive landscapes of Hells Canyon, Glacier National Park, and Washington State and incredible cruise through Alaska’s Inside passage make this vacation one of a kind!

Tour pricing starts at $3,639 (Tour only) p.p.d.o.

2015 departures available: June through September