8-day Normandy, Brittany & Chateaux Country

15-day tour of Paris, Caen, Normandy, Angers, and more…This trip is the perfect way to see the highlights of Paris plus the World War II landing beaches in Normandy, and Brittany, and the Loire Valley in a short amount of time.

In Paris, enjoy a welcome dinner at a local restaurant, followed by an orientation drive through the “City of Light.” Visit magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral, and ascend to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower during your guided sightseeing. Travel to Rouen, and walk through this pretty town; hear about Joan of Arc, and admire the cathedral.

Enjoy a cider tasting, before arriving in Caen, where World War II comes alive at the fascinating Memorial Museum for Peace, and the Normandy American Cemetery with its visitor center at Omaha Beach where you can sign your name in the visitor’s book. Also enjoy a guided visit of the famous Abbey of Mont St. Michel, before arriving in the Loire Valley, where a special “châteaux day” has been included: visit the jewel of the French Renaissance, Château Chambord, and Catherine de Medici’s lovely Chenonceau.

Also enjoy a wine tasting at the Père Auguste wine cellar in Civray de Touraine to learn about the local wines. Highlight is a two-night stay in the grounds of famous Château du Breuil. To top it off, you’ll explore Chartres’ Cathedral, and back in Paris, there is time to join an optional excursion to the Louvre Museum.

Tour pricing starts at $2,466

Departures available: April through October, 2015

15-day LaFrance

15-day tour of Paris, Normandy, Monte Carlo, and more…This is the ideal vacation to explore the highlight cities and sights of France. Enjoy two-night stays in Paris, Bordeaux, and Monte Carlo. Start with a special welcome dinner at a Parisian restaurant, followed by an orientation drive through the “City of Light.” Also visit Notre Dame Cathedral and the second floor of the Eiffel Tower.Next, continue to Normandy and stop in the seaside resorts of picturesque Honfleur and elegant Deauville, before arriving in Bayeux to admire Queen Matilda’s tapestry. Continue via the landing beaches to Mont St. Michel, to visit the Abbey, and to St. Malo, where a special dinner at a local restaurant awaits you. A scenic drive through Brittany brings you to the Loire Valley, to visit Catherine de Medici’s Castle, lovely Chenonceau. Enter the Bordeaux area, savor dinner at a local restaurant, and enjoy an exclusive wine tasting at Château Soutard in St. Emilion. Other highlights are the ancient fishing village of Biarritz; Lourdes, where you will visit St. Bernadette’s Grotto and have a chance to join the memorable evening rosary and candlelight procession; medieval Carcassonne; Nîmes; Aix-en-Provence; and Nice.Stay two nights in Monte Carlo. Hear about perfume making from a local expert at the famous Fragonard perfume factory in Grasse and receive a small souvenir gift, before turning north, along the famous Route Napoleon to Grenoble. Explore Lyon, France’s second-largest city, and stay in Dijon, one of Burgundy’s prettiest cities, then, travel on the high-speed TGV train back to Paris, with the chance to join an optional excursion to the magnificent Louvre Museum to admire the Mona Lisa.

Tour pricing starts at $3,799

Departures available: July through October, 2014

12-day London, Paris, & Rome

12-day tour featuring London, Paris, Lucerne, Rome, Pisa, Florence, Tuscany, and more…Cosmopolitan flair combined with unique style characterize the ever-popular cities of London, Paris and Rome. Complementing these exciting cities is the stunning Swiss Lake Region, Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa, the architecture of Florence, and the splendid scenery of Tuscany.Tour Price $2,890 p.p.d.o. if booked by 6/11/2014.Rate applies to the following 2014 departure: September  24

12-day London, Paris, & Rome

12-day tour featuring London, Paris, Lucerne, Rome, Pisa, Florence, Tuscany, and more…Cosmopolitan flair combined with unique style characterize the ever-popular cities of London, Paris and Rome. Complementing these exciting cities is the stunning Swiss Lake Region, Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa, the architecture of Florence, and the splendid scenery of Tuscany.Tour Price $2,890 p.p.d.o. if booked by 3/19/2014.Rate applies to the following 2014 departures: June 25 & September  24

12-day London, Paris, & Rome

12-day tour featuring London, Paris, Lucerne, Rome, Pisa, Florence, Tuscany, and more…Cosmopolitan flair combined with unique style characterize the ever-popular cities of London, Paris and Rome. Complementing these exciting cities is the stunning Swiss Lake Region, Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa, the architecture of Florence, and the splendid scenery of Tuscany.

Tour Price $2,890 p.p.d.o. if booked by 3/5/2014.

Rate applies to the following 2014 departures: June 25, September 10 & 24

12-day London, Paris, & Rome

12-day tour featuring London, Paris, Lucerne, Rome, Pisa, Florence, Tuscany, and more…Cosmopolitan flair combined with unique style characterize the ever-popular cities of London, Paris and Rome. Complementing these exciting cities is the stunning Swiss Lake Region, Italy’s Leaning Tower of Pisa, the architecture of Florence, and the splendid scenery of Tuscany.Tour Price $2,790 p.p.d.o. if booked by 9/27/2013.

Rate applies to the following 2014 departures:

May 7, June 25, September 10 & 24

15-day Heart of Europe Circle Tour

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

If you’re looking for a great value on a panoramic tour of Europe, this is it! Traveling round trip Frankfurt, you will tour seven popular countries. See the Bavarian capital of Munich, medieval Rothenburg, the Alpine splendor of Innsbruck, Verona of Romeo & Juliet fame, Lucerne in the Swiss Lake District, exciting Paris, Flemish Antwerp, the Dutch lowlands, and the vineyard-lined Rhine River. An optional excursion to romantic Venice, Italy is also available. 21 meals are included. BOOK BY 12/14/11.

Tour Price $2440 p.p.d.o. Rate applies to the following 2012 departures: March 21 & 28.

12-day London, Paris, & Rome Tour

12-day tour featuring London, Paris, Lucerne, Rome, Pisa, Florence, Tuscany, and more…

What a thrill it is to explore Europe’s most celebrated cities. Start in London with a full day of sightseeing. Then take the high speed ‘Chunnel’ train underneath the English Channel to Paris, home of the Eiffel Tower. Stop in Switzerland’s lovely resort towns of Lucerne and Lugano before making your way to the Tuscany region of Italy. You’ll see the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Florence, and of course the ‘Eternal City’ of Rome. 14 meals included. BOOK BY 9/30/11.

Tour Price $2690 p.p.d.o. Rate applies to the following 2012 departures: May 2; June 27.

15-day Heart of Europe Circle Tour

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

If you’re looking for a great value on a panoramic tour of Europe, this is it! Traveling round trip Frankfurt, you will tour seven popular countries. See the Bavarian capital of Munich, medieval Rothenburg, the Alpine splendor of Innsbruck, Verona of Romeo & Juliet fame, Lucerne in the Swiss Lake District, exciting Paris, Flemish Antwerp, the Dutch lowlands, and the vineyard-lined Rhine River. An optional excursion to romantic Venice, Italy is also available. 22 meals are included. BOOK BY 9/30/11.

Tour Price $2290 p.p.d.o. Rate applies to the following 2012 departures: March 21 & 28. 

15-day Heart of Europe Circle Tour

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

If you’re looking for a great value on a panoramic tour of Europe, this is it! Traveling round trip Frankfurt, you will tour seven popular countries. See the Bavarian capital of Munich, medieval Rothenburg, the Alpine splendor of Innsbruck, Verona of Romeo & Juliet fame, Lucerne in the Swiss Lake District, exciting Paris, Flemish Antwerp, the Dutch lowlands, and the vineyard-lined Rhine River. An optional excursion to romantic Venice, Italy is also available. 22 meals are included. BOOK BY 9/30/11.

Tour Price $2290 p.p.d.o. Rate applies to the following 2012 departures: March 21 & 28.

With air, price depends on departure city & date. $180 p.p. air taxes/fees additional.