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12-Day Treasures of Italy

2017-05-18T17:09:08+00:00

Featuring Milan, Verona, Venice, the Tuscany Region, Pisa, Florence, Rome and more…

So many of the famous sights that you’ve seen in pictures are found in this storied country…fashionable Milan, the canals of Venice, Pisa’s Leaning Tower, the Tuscan countryside, the Duomo in Florence, Rome’s Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and St.Peter’s Square. This is the very best Italy has to offer in a 12-day tour.

Save $400 per couple if booked by June 14, 2017

Featured departures: October 6, 2017

 

 

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15-Day Tour from Warsaw to Moscow

2017-05-18T17:05:51+00:00

Warsaw, The Baltics & Helsinki with St. Petersburg & Moscow

On this Baltics and Northern Europe tour, you’ll journey from Poland to Russia traveling through the Baltic States of Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Finland. Along the way, you’ll enjoy UNESCO World Heritage Sites, old cities, beautiful scenery, and fascinating historical sights—with overnights in Warsaw and St. Petersburg and the capital cities of Vilnius, Riga, Tallinn, Helsinki, and Moscow.

In each city, enjoy guided sightseeing of the must-see attractions. In Warsaw, visit the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site founded in the 13th century, and 14th-century St. John Cathedral, once the spot for weddings, coronations, and royal funerals. In Vilnius, visit the Old University, founded in 1569 by Jesuit monks, and the KGB Museum, founded in the former KGB building which tells about the occupation regimes that took over Lithuania from 1942-1990. In Riga, walk through the Art Nouveau Quarter and the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a variety of architectural styles—romanticism, gothic, baroque, classicism, and modernism. Tallinn’s Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with watch towers, cobbled lanes, and medieval houses. Here, visit its Town Hall, built in 1402–1404, and the onion-domed Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Estonia’s opulent Russian Orthodox cathedral.

Helsinki’s sightseeing features a visit to the Lutheran Cathedral, completed in 1852, and the open-air market, Helsinki’s most famous market. Among the many sights you’ll see in St. Petersburg, visit the Hermitage Museum, with one of the world’s finest art collections. Travel by high-speed Sapsan train to Moscow, and visit the magnificent Moscow Underground, Red Square and the Kremlin, where you’ll visit the Armory Museum to see its treasures.

Globus has also included some unique experiences for you, such as a private Chopin concert in Warsaw, a visit to Vilnius’ artist quarter Uzupis, and specialty dinners in Vilnius and St. Petersburg. All of this—and much more—await you on this fantastic Baltics and Northern Europe tour.

Tour Pricing starts at $3,649 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: July through September 2017

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22-Day Heart Of Europe® Grand tour

2017-05-19T16:54:02+00:00

22-day Heart Of Europe® Grand tour Featuring Holland, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, France and England

Take in all the fabulous sights from our HEART OF EUROPE® Grand tour including medieval villages and scenic mountain vistas while adding Rome, Pisa, Florence, Tuscany, an extra night in Paris, and two nights in London. You will see it all on the Grand Tour!

Tour Price $4,090 p.p.d.o. if booked by 6/14/17

Featured Departure: September 21, 2017 departure.

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13-Day Tour from Honolulu to Maui

2017-05-18T15:37:21+00:00

Grand Hawaii Vacation

Whether you’re snorkeling in Hawaii’s tranquil waters, admiring the spectacular beauty of Kauai, or just relaxing on the warm sands of Waikiki Beach, no one brings out Hawaii’s best like Globus. From Pearl Harbor’s famous Battleship Row to a festive luau with authentic Polynesian dancing, Hawaii’s allure to vacationers is powerful indeed and on this Hawaii tour, you’ll visit Oahu, the Big Island of Hawaii, Kauai, and Maui—along with their most famous attractions.

Feel the sand in your feet as the ocean waves roll over them, and marvel at the black-sand beaches on Hawaii’s Big Island. Watch the surfers attempt to master the waves in Waikiki Beach. Be mesmerized by the pineapple and sugar cane fields, and thoroughly savor Kona coffee, some of the best coffee in the world! Revitalize your spirit at Kauai’s Waimea Canyon, the “Grand Canyon of the Pacific;” Maui’s Haleakala National Park, with its volcanic landscapes and sub-tropical rainforest; and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, where you’ll learn about this active volcano.

On this Hawaii tour, Globus has also arranged some out-of-the-ordinary experiences for you. In Kona, sample the famous Hawaiian sweetbread at a Punalu’u Bake Shop. Coffee fans will enjoy visiting the Kona Coffee Living History Farm, where you’ll learn about Kona’s coffee industry, and Kauai Coffee Company, Hawaii’s largest coffee plantation.

All of this and more await you in the tropical paradise of the Hawaiian Islands. So let Globus handle all the details on this Hawaii tour while you relax, capture photos, savor the food, and enjoy yourself on this amazing vacation!

Tour Pricing starts at $4,069 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: September 2017 to March 2018

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13-Day Tour from Vancouver to Vancouver

2017-05-18T17:06:14+00:00

Vancouver Canadian Rockies tour

On this Canadian Rockies tour, enjoy time in many of Canada’s most scenic areas as you travel through some of its national parks and mountain towns. Spend time in beautiful Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Whistler, Sun Peaks, Victoria, Vancouver, and British Columbia’s wine country. Ferry through the Gulf Islands between Vancouver and Victoria. Take an Ice Explorer ride on the 1,200-foot-thick Columbia Icefield, and marvel at the stunning scenery, including alpine meadows, waterfalls, and massive glaciers.

Admire the beauty of Lake Louise, with green-blue waters forming a perfect mirror reflection of Mount Victoria. Travel to Maligne Lake, the largest glacially formed lake and one of the most picturesque spots in the Canadian Rockies, for a cruise to Spirit Island. Be sure to have your camera ready, so you can capture photos of the beautiful lake and towering peaks. Witness panoramic views of Banff from the Banff gondola, and in British Columbia, enjoy a visit to spectacular Shannon Falls, the third highest falls in the province.

In addition to taking you to some of Western Canada’s most scenic spots, on this Canadian Rockies tour Globus has also arranged some special experiences for you. On Victoria, visit world-famous Butchart Gardens, with 55 acres of impressive floral displays, followed by a special dinner in the original Butchart family residence. In British Columbia’s wine region, Globus has included a tour and dinner at a winery producing some of British Columbia’s best wines.

This is just a sampling of the highlights offered on this Canadian Rockies tour. Let Globus handle the details while you sit back, relax, and enjoy the tranquil beauty and fun experiences on this marvelous vacation.

Tour Pricing starts at $3,204 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: May through September, 2017

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17-Day Heart of Europe® with London Tour

2017-05-19T16:54:32+00:00

17-day tour featuring Holland, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Italy Switzerland, France & England

Visit eight countries with all of the highlights of the Heart of Europe ® Circle Tour included, plus a Eurostar train ride under the English Channel from Paris to London for a two-night stay in the exciting British capital.

Tour Pricing starts at $3,390* p.p.d.o.

Save $400 per couple if booked by June 14th, 2017.

Featured Departures: September 06 & 20, 2017

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14-Day Tour From Tel Aviv to The Dead Sea

2017-05-18T15:54:28+00:00

Fascinating Israel with Jordan

Israel and Jordan are treasure troves of historical and biblical sights, and on this Israel and Jordan tour, you’ll visit their most famous and interesting sights. You’ll visit many of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Baha’i Shrine, the world center of Baha’i faith; Acre, a historic walled port-city where you’ll see the immense underground Crusader City; Masada, a rugged cliff-top fortress; and Petra, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World®, where you’ll walk down the Siq, a narrow gorge with spectacular colors flanked on either side by high cliffs. Here, see the iconic and famed Treasury and sip tea in a Bedouin tent.

Also visit many of the sights associated with Jesus, including Cana, site of the first miracle; Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus delivered his Sermon on the Mount; Capernaum, where Jesus recruited his first followers among the fishermen; the Garden of Gethsemane with its Rock of Agony, where Jesus prayed his last prayer before his arrest; the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, erected over the site of the crucifixion; the house of Caiaphas, where Jesus was kept the night after his arrest; and the Church of the Nativity, which stands on the site where Jesus was born.

Globus has also arranged some out-of-the-ordinary and fun experiences for you on this Israel and Jordan tour, such as a cruise on the Sea of Galilee. You’ll travel to the Dead Sea, where Globus has arranged for you to experience the water’s buoyancy and receive a salt scrub gift. You’ll also take a 4-wheel drive to the desert of Wadi Rum, virtually untouched by humanity with its incredible rocky landscape and centuries-old paintings spread on the rocky outcrops.

These are just some of the many highlights and many sights you’ll visit on this once-in-a-lifetime Israel and Jordan vacation!

Tour Pricing starts at $3,541 p.p.d.o.
Departure Dates available: June through October 2017

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12 Day Tour from Lisbon to Barcelona

2017-05-18T12:00:15+00:00

Lisbon & Northern Spain

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 cities, 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 AD that houses the Arca Santa chest reliquary of the Sudarium Orviedo. Or how about a 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 $2,317 p.p.d.o.

Departure Dates available: June through September 2017

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Alaska’s Iditarod

2017-04-26T15:16:10+00:00

Alaska’s Iditarod

8 Day Tour from Anchorage to Anchorage

The Iditarod, Alaska’s best-known sporting event, is the focus of this fabulous Alaska winter tour. Visit the Iditarod Headquarters, where you’ll see photos, videos, and mementos of the Iditarod race. Another out-of-the-ordinary adventure included by Globus is dinner and Iditarod festivities at the Musher’s Banquet, where you’ll see the musher’s draw for starting position in the race and perhaps meet them for photos and autographs. Witness the ceremonial start of the race in Anchorage and the official restart of the race in Willow, where you can cheer on your favorite mushers as they head off into Alaska’s wilderness on this 1,049-mile journey to the finish line in Nome.

In Anchorage you can enjoy a variety of activities, including skiing, snowshoeing, riding an aerial tram for breathtaking views, or simply relaxing at the hotel’s spa. For a chance to see grizzly and black bears, moose, and caribou up close, you’ll visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. At the Alaska Sealife Center, get an in-depth look above and below Alaska’s waters.

If you desire to see the Iditarod, this Alaska winter tour is an adventure not to be missed.

 

Tour Pricing starts at $2,159 p.p.d.o.

Departure Date: February 26 – March 05, 2018

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Music Cities Tour

2017-05-12T16:57:07+00:00

Music Cities Tour

12-Days from Nashville to Kansas City

Experience the best Music Cities of the south: Nashville, Memphis, Pigeon Forge and Branson.
Enjoy a finger-snapping, toe-tapping time in this Music Cities Combo Tour of Branson, Memphis and Nashville where you’ll revel in the sounds of blues, country and good old rock and roll! Highlights include Country Music Hall of Fame, Dollywood, Loretta Lynn’s Ranch and Graceland.

Highlights include :

  • Star for a Day Tour in Nashville
  • Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Ryman Theatre
  • Wildhorse Saloon
  • Grand Ole Opry Performance
  • Lumberjack Feud Dinner Show
  • Dollywood
  • Hatfield and McCoy Dinner Show
  • Smoky Mountain National Park
  • Lookout Mountain
  • Loretta Lynn’s Ranch
  • Beale Street
  • Graceland
  • Sun Studios
  • Million Dollar Quartet
  • #1 Hits of the 60’s and 50’s Too
  • Branson City Tour
  • Lake Taneycomo
  • Table Rock Dam and Lake
  • The Haygoods
  • Daniel O’Donnell Show
  • Wine & Cheese Entertainer Reception
  • Andy Williams Christmas Show

Tour Pricing starts at $3,430 p.p.d.o.

Departure Date: October 27, 2017

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