Lisbon and North Spain Tour

12 Day Tour from Lisbon to Barcelona

Explore the coastline of Portugal and Northern Spain on this fascinating vacation. In Portugal, you’ll overnight in Lisbon and Oporto, and enjoy guided sightseeing in both, including the Jeronimos Monastery in Lisbon, dating back to the 16th century, and the Church of Sao Francisco in Oporto, the city’s most important gothic temple with construction beginning in the 14th century. Also visit the Sanctuary of our Lady of the Rosary in Fatima, a pilgrimage site where apparitions of the Virgin Mary were reported by three local children in 1917.

In Spain, stay two nights in Santiago de Compostela, one of the most popular pilgrim destinations since the Middle Ages. Here, visit the cathedral where the relics of St. James the Apostle are held. You’ll also overnight in Oviedo; San Sebastian, a popular resort with its picturesque location and harbor; Saragossa, where you’ll visit the Plaza del Pilar, one of Spain’s grandest squares; and Barcelona, where you’ll stay two nights with guided sightseeing that includes a visit to the spectacular Sagrada Familia Basilica, Gaudi’s masterpiece that still is not finished to this day.

On this Portugal and Northern Spain tour, Globus has also included some out-of-the-ordinary experiences for you. For example, you’ll enjoy an exclusive visit to the Cámara Santa de Oviedo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site dating back to 802 that houses the chest reliquary and the Shroud of Orviedo. Or how about a Port wine tasting at a famous port wine cellar in Oporto? These are just a couple of the special experiences included on this vacation.

From the historical sights and the popular resorts to the local food and drink specialties, this Portugal and Northern Spain tour has it all! You’re sure to arrive back home with many stories and photos to share!

Tour Pricing starts at $2,290 p.p.d.o.

Departures Available: April – August, 2016

Eastern Cuba’s Hidden Gems Tour

9 Day Tour from Miami to Miami

On this Cuba travel program, unlock the secrets of Eastern Cuba on this unique people-to-people program with Globus. This rare travel opportunity facilitates memorable interactions between Americans and Cuban workers, performers, artisans, and residents, and explores this beautiful island nation’s compelling history and rich culture. You’ll be immersed in everyday life here through captivating educational activities and conversations with Cubans about a wide range of topics. Visits include a print shop that still employs traditional printing and binding methods, a mechanical music-organ factory, the Casa de la Cultura (a community center), Fidel Castro’s boyhood home at Birán, the Matachin Museum in an 18th-century Spanish Fortress, a cocoa farm, a rum factory, Santiago de Cuba’s historic city center, and Teddy Roosevelt’s fabled San Juan Hill. You’ll also visit the San Pedro de la Roca Castle, a World Heritage Site built in 1638, and you’ll interact with the semi-indigenous Guirito community. You’ll join in a farm-to-table mojito-making demonstration and an interactive dance lesson, enjoy a scenic cruise on Santiago Bay, and see the changing of the guards at Santa Ifigenia Cemetery. All this and more await on this Cuba tour program as you explore and discover “Eastern Cuba’s Hidden Gems.”

Group Voyagers, Inc.* is an organization licensed by the United States Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), CFR 515.565(b) and authorized to provide those who register as participants in our programs to visit Cuba legally for educational people-to-people interactions. Our unique itinerary for 2015: “Eastern Cuba’s Hidden Gems” provides a full-time schedule of people-to-people educational exchange activities designed to result in meaningful interactions between our travelers and individuals in Cuba. United States law requires that all participants in our programs adhere to the full-time schedule of people-to-people activities.

Tour Pricing starts at $2,699 p.p.d.o.

Departures Available: May – October, 2016

America’s Musical Heritage with Extended Stay in New Orleans Tour

12 Day Tour from Nashville to New Orleans

On this Southern US tour, visit the cities and landmarks that have influenced America’s musical heritage—country, rock-n-roll, soul, blues, and jazz with Elvis Presley also thrown into the mix. Start in Nashville and visit the Country Music Hall of Fame; RCA Studio B, one of the country’s most important recording studios; and the Grand Ole Opry, where you have reserved seats. In Memphis, visit the Stax Museum of American Soul Music, celebrating the great Memphis soul music; Sun Studio, the most famous recording studio, which launched the careers of Elvis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, and more; and Elvis Presley’s Graceland. Travel deep into the heart of the Mississippi Delta, the “Birthplace of the Blues,” and visit the Delta Blues Museum, dedicated to the blues.

Other musical landmarks on this tour include the B.B. King Museum and the Louisiana Delta Music Museum, where you will learn more about Louisiana Delta musicians such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Mickey Gilley, and more. In New Orleans, spend four nights, visit the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park, and enjoy great jazz and delicious food during your lunch cruise on the Mississippi River.

But that’s not all…in addition to musical heritage, you’ll also have the opportunity to learn about life on a plantation and cruise through the swampy waterways of Atchafalaya Basin. Plus, Globus has arranged unique experiences for you throughout this Southern US tour. Enjoy a special dinner at an antebellum mansion in Natchez and lunch at Ground Zero Blues Club, owned by Morgan Freeman. A special treat is the opportunity for you to make a recording at RCA Studio B that you can take home with you! It’s a vacation no music lover should miss!

Special Event – New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, aka Jazz Fest, is a 10-day cultural feast. The music encompasses every style associated with New Orleans, plus the hottest names in music from around the world. In addition to the music, enjoy locally made specialties—from classic New Orleans gumbo, po-boys, and jambalaya to fine international cuisine. Don’t miss the craft and marketplaces, where you’ll find tempting handcrafted clothing, leather goods, paintings, sculptures, jewelry, and more. Your New Orleans Jazz Fest package includes a 1-day pass to the festival plus transportation to and from the festival grounds. Available on the April 22, 2016 departure.

Tour Pricing starts at $3,199 p.p.d.o.

Departures Available: May – October, 2016

Cherry Blossom and Spring Fling Tour

8-Day tour featuring Washington D.C, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Lancaster & Gettysburg
Spring in our Nation’s Capitol and the Mid-Atlantic states is breathtaking, displaying a riot of pink and white flowering trees and brilliant bulb flowers. See the National Cherry Blossom Parade from premium reserved seats. Celebrate with a ‘Pink’ cruise and entertainment on the historic Potomac. Visit the famous places and sites renowned throughout the country and around the globe.

Tour pricing starts at $1,989 p.p.d.o.

Departure Date: April 14, 2016

Tournament of Roses Tour

5 Day Tour from Los Angeles to Los Angeles

Go behind the scenes in Pasadena to experience the Rose Parade, America’s most famous New Year’s celebration. Ring in the New Year with a festive dinner and dance gala complete with hats, live music, party favors, and champagne. The highlight of this Tournament of Roses tour is the Rose Parade in Pasadena, where you’ll enjoy specially selected, reserved grandstand seats only minutes from the beginning of the parade route. You’ll even receive an official Parade Program as a souvenir! Another tour highlight is the pre-parade viewing area, where you’ll get up close and personal with the parade and smell the roses and other flowers that adorn the floats. Enjoy a farewell dinner on board the RMS Queen Mary, a special adventure Globus offers to celebrate this Rose Parade tour!

In addition to enjoying a sightseeing tour of Los Angeles, you’ll also visit the Getty Museum to see its extensive art collection and the Ronald Regan Presidential Library, celebrating the life of the 40th U.S. President—another unique experience arranged by Globus. This year, don’t just watch the Rose Parade on TV; see it live with prime viewing seats!

Tour Pricing starts at $1,699 p.p.d.o.

Departure Date: December 30, 2016

Spirit of South America Tour

15-Day tour from Rio De Janeiro to Lima

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!

Be amazed as you view the spectacular panoramic views of many of the 275 cataracts that make up Iguassu Falls—with its clouds of spray, incessant roar, and surrounding tropical growth. Of course, no vacation to South America is complete without a visit to the marvelous structures built by the Incas, including the semi-circular Kenko Amphitheater and Puca Pucara. You’ll visit Machu Picchu, where you’ll stand in awe as you witness the ancient ruins surrounded by soaring peaks—one of the most majestic images in South America! You’ll also visit the Temple of Sacsayhuaman, a fortress built in the early 12th century with stones weighing more than 350 tons. While at the ruins, experience a Mother Earth ceremony by a local shaman to thank Mother Earth and to ask for good health and safe travels.

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: $4,769

Departure Dates: March – December, 2017

Classical Greece with Aegean Odyssey 7-Night Cruise

16 Day Tour from Athens to Athens

Ancient ruins, marvelous beaches, and the crystal-clear Aegean Sea…all of this and more await you on this Greece cruise tour!

History comes alive on your guided visits to many of Greece’s ancient sights. Visit the Acropolis, dating back to the 5th century BC; Olympia, where the Olympics began in 776 BC; ancient Corinth, dating back to the 8th century BC; the ruins in Mycenae, dating from 1,350 to 1,200 BC; the amazingly well-preserved, 2,300-year-old open-air theater in Epidaurus; Thermopylae, where the battle between the Greeks and Persians took place in 480 BC; Delphi, where you’ll hear about the Oracle; and more.

Then, enjoy a 7-night cruise on the Aegean Sea visiting some of the world’s most beautiful islands. Sail to Mykonos, Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan island with its seafront village, sandy beaches, and whitewash houses; Santorini, with its bright white buildings and beautiful cliffs rising from the Aegean Sea; Ios, considered one of the most beautiful of the Greek Isles; Patmos, where St. John the Divine wrote the Revelation; Kusadasi on the Turkish coast, with its white-sand beaches; Samos, with white-sand beaches and numerous archaeological sights; Delos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and antiquity’s most sacred island; Tinos, a popular island for Greek pilgrims with its iconic church, picturesque villages, more than 80 windmills scattered about the hillsides, and Venetian fortifications; Kythnos, with its beautiful sandy beaches and thermal hot springs; and Cape Sounion.

In between islands, enjoy your elegant cruise yacht. Sunbathe, sip a cool drink, and relax. Stunning scenery, ancient monuments, and the chance to explore the beautiful Greek Islands…this Greece cruise tour is a dream vacation!

Tour Pricing starts at $$4,548 p.p.d.o.

Departures Available: April – October, 2016