Explore the treasures of Madrid and Portugal with an unforgettable journey through some of their most incredible cities. Discover the rich history and stunning architecture of cities like Madrid, Porto, Fatima, Coimbra and Lisbon, taste world-class wines and feast on mouthwatering cuisine, and experience the passionate culture of the sun-drenched Iberian peninsula. SMALL GROUP JOURNEY –Maximum 24 participants.
Embark on an extraordinary train journey through the heart of Switzerland, where the enchanting beauty of the landscape unfolds seamlessly by both land and rail. This unparalleled adventure takes you through the most captivating vistas, charming towns, and sweeping panoramas, making it a destination like no other on Earth.
Head a little off the beaten path on this tour of Scotland’s rugged Highlands, coastal byways, and the archaeological treasures on Orkney and the Isle of Skye. Explore Scotland’s traditional culture along its gorgeous coastline and remote islands.
This trip is the perfect combination of two great countries in one itinerary. Start in Glasgow before exploring the Scottish Highlands with a Loch Ness cruise and whisky tasting. After visiting St Andrews and Edinburgh, take a quick ferry ride to Ireland and get to know the southern part of Ireland, including Dublin, Blarney, Killarney and the Cliffs of Moher.
Well known for its exorbitant wealth, the UAE offers a fascinating blend of hyper-modern city centers and remnants from ancient civilizations. You’ll have the opportunity to explore futuristic Dubai, historic Abu Dhabi and the desert oasis of Bab Al Shams. This tour features Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Bab Al Shams.
Explore the dreamy Douro River and discover why its name translates to ‘River of Gold’. Savor the spectacular panoramas of Portugal’s Douro River. Here, vineyards cling to steep slopes along the river where 2,000-year-old traditions of winemaking are cherished in the charming villages in one of Europe’s oldest countries.
The remarkable cities of Stockholm, Oslo, Bergen and Copenhagen will come alive filled with history, the Viking legends, Hans Christian Andersen and The Little Mermaid. From vibrant Stockholm and it’s wonderful mix of old and new to the colorful waterfront of Bergen. From the cobbled streets of Copenhagen to the thriving capital of Oslo. Add the unbelievable natural beauty of the Scandinavian countries and you’ll have the holiday of a lifetime.
Iceland is a unique destination that offers pristine nature, boasting geysers, geothermal pools, waterfalls and wildlife, breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture deeply rooted in ancient heritage. Spend five nights in Iceland while exploring this amazing land of fire and ice.
On this Bible Land Exploration tour of The Holy Land, you will see Caesarea by the Sea, Mount Carmel, Megiddo, Nazareth, Sea of Galilee, Tel Dan, Caesarea Philippi, Golan Heights, Bethsaida, Jericho, Qumran, Masada, Jerusalem and much more!
With its beautiful countryside, astounding archaeological sites and bucolic villages, Greece charms you to your core. And then there is Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization and democracy, with the famous Acropolis, Pantheon and Temple of Zeus. Outside of the capital, we take you to the ancient theater of Epidaurus, to the Delphi oracle & museum and to the Meteora monasteries, perched on massive stone formations. Our trip also includes some island hopping to Santorini, an island of extreme beauty with deep fuchsias, cobalt blues and oyster pinks. Oia is one of the most photographed places in Greece.
Excite your inner adventurer when exploring South Africa! Set out from Johannesburg for safari in Kruger National Park, one of Africa’s leading game sanctuary that covers more than 7,700 square miles of land between the Crocodile River in the south and the Limpopo in the north. It also boasts the greatest species diversity in Africa–more than 140 resident mammal species, including the iconic Big Five (lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo and rhino). A 4×4 vehicle gives you nearly unlimited photo opportunity to snap pictures of zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, hippo, crocodile, wild dog and vast antelope herds. Then explore scenic Cape Town. This once colonial settlement is one of the world’s most picturesque tourist destinations and most beautiful cities. Snug between hilly mountains and pristine white beaches.
The most important treasures of Peru are here for you to discover on this seven-day “Peruvian Classic Highlights” Travel Program. Come explore the enchanting cities of Lima and Cusco and have a lifetime experience exploring the lost city of the Inca’s – Machu Picchu, Peru’s most important archaeological site and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World.
On this quintessential Scottish experience, you visit majestic castles, cruise on Loch Lomond, and visit Edinburgh Castle. You’ll sample Scotch Whiskey, learn of Mary Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charles, and the Atholl Highlanders. Ending with the unforgettable Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, this is an ideal trip for first-timers to Scotland.
Set sail for the canal that changed trade forever with a Princess Cruises Panama Canal cruise. Visit some unique ports-of-call before the ever-popular trip through the canal’s locks. But even the most jaded travelers will be inspired by the breathtaking view and experience of the trip through the locks. In addition, you can head to the shore for a jungle excursion or cultural immersion with the intriguing natives. Try something new and exciting with a Panama Canal cruise along with Princess Cruises.
Costa Rica’s Pacific Coast is considered one of the world’s best beach destinations. The Westin Playa Conchal All-Inclusive is the premier resort in Guanacaste. Nestled between lush forests and the sparkling azure waters of the Pacific Ocean, our hotel offers a lagoon-style pool, gardens, tennis courts, a championship golf course, fine dining, personal concierge service for guests in the Royal Beach Club, Spa and much more. This tour also includes a visit to Palo Verde National Park one of Costa Rica’s ecological sanctuaries.
Discover the extraordinary natural beauty and amazing biodiversity of Costa Rica on this 10 Night Tour. Your adventure starts in San Jose, the country’s capital. Then it is off to the the “Little Amazon” of Costa Rica. Tortuguero is a place where time stands still. When we arrive at Arenal Volcano National Park the beauty of this volcano and the surroundings will captivate you. Yes we have saved the best for last as we head to The Cloud Forest of Monteverde where you will walk among the clouds and see many species of wildlife. Continue onto Guanacaste, the Northwestern Region sitting along the Pacific Ocean. Spend two days relaxing at the Nammbu Hotel. This tour includes first-class accommodations, all transportation, a full time local guide, most meals and exciting eco activities.
From romantic cities to foodie havens and artistic epicenters, this itinerary enlivens all your senses. Starting from Lyon, France’s culinary capital, savor the beauty of legendary vineyards and imbibe in local vintages like Beaujolais and Côtes du Rhône. Enjoy hunting for truffles, refining your Provençal cooking skills, and learning how to pair chocolate with wine. Trace the steps of famous artists in Arles and Avignon and be inspired!
Framed by rolling hillsides, lush vineyards, and medieval castles, the Danube River has captivated musicians, artists and poets throughout the centuries. Travel to legendary destinations on a 7-night cruise from Vilshofen to Budapest. Explore a 2,000 year-old city, savor Wachau Valley wines, and experience the timeless beauty and fascinating history of Vienna and Budapest
Iconic Christmas Markets are plentiful and are on full display in Budapest’s Vörösmarty Square, where all products sold in the market are guaranteed as traditionally handmade. Vienna has its impressive Christmas Markets that seem to majestically appear around every corner and Nuremberg’s festive Christkindlesmarkt, is the largest and oldest Christmas Market in Germany. Sparkling lights, the festive sounds of caroling, enticing smells of hot-mulled wine, roasted chestnuts, and sweet treats of every kind. These timeless wonders are a feast for all your senses.
Experience timeless holiday traditions and elegant pageantry in four countries—Hungary, Austria and Germany. Let iconic capital cities — Budapest and Vienna — decked in holiday finery with glittering Christmas trees illuminated by thousands of lights, bells pealing from cathedral towers and children dressed as angels singing Christmas carols, dazzle you. Wander the stalls of Europe’s most traditional and enchanting Christmas Markets shopping for handcrafted gifts, sipping hot mulled wine and inhaling the fragrance of gingerbread and roasted chestnuts. Cherish all the glory and magic of the season in grand European style as you cruise along the Danube during this festive time of the year.
Contoured by vineyard-clad hills and castles from yesteryear, the legendary Rhine captivates. Experience the allure of France’s Alsace region in its welcoming capital, Strasbourg, and its priceless gem, Riquewihr. Then there is Breisach, rising above the vineyards of the Rhine, and Freiburg, one of Germany’s sunniest cities and gateway to Black Forest. Fabled towns lost in time present you with the chance to taste local flavors—Rüdesheimer coffee and Kölsch beer—and to touch history up close with guided hikes and bike rides. From Amsterdam’s colorful canals to the majestic Swiss Alps, journey into the heart of the destinations you visit.
Journey along the Danube and see firsthand why this storied river has inspired generations of artists, poets and musicians. Indulge your passion for timeless architecture and art in four magnificent capitals: Budapest, Bratislava, Vienna and Prague. Let the hills come alive with the sounds of music in Salzburg and the Austrian Lake District. Cruise through the enchanting Strudengau Valley and let the melodies of the Danube carry you from one gem to another on a regal journey through time.
Grand cities blend in perfect harmony with their historic past and their progressive future. Zurich’s medieval houses, narrow lanes and town halls from the Renaissance period offer a striking backdrop to its trendy and ultra-modern metropolis. And Amsterdam’s Golden Age melds seamlessly with its lively cafés, exciting nightlife and glorious museums. Inspirational towns have given way to great stories, poetry and music—Heidelberg, where Mark Twain wrote “A Tramp Abroad.” Timeless traditions remain intact—from the making of Kölsch, Cologne’s legendary brew to the making of Rüdesheimer Coffee. Take a front-row seat on an enchanting journey that takes you along the Rhine and through its designated-UNESCO World Heritage Site with its 40 castles strung like pearls on its river banks and to magnificent cities and charming villages alike.
Celebrate spring in the Netherlands and Belgium when the Keukenhof Gardens and Floralia come alive. Experience Amsterdam’s colorful canals, the whimsical Kinderdijk windmills and the art of Rubens and Michelangelo. Discover the timeless traditions of Delft porcelain and revel in the medieval architectural treasures of Bruges, Middelburg and Ghent. Throughout your journey indulge in Belgian chocolates, warm waffles and delicious cheeses—all while savoring the storybook atmosphere of the region.
Begin your splendid journey along two of Europe’s most alluring rivers, the Rhine and Moselle. Expand your imagination in fairytale villages, such as Cochem, Bernkastel and Riquewihr, where folklore and history come alive in every street. Whimsical fantasies also come to life at Siegfried’s Mechanical Museum and at Schwetzingen Gardens. Encounter fascinating Roman ruins, medieval towns with colorful half-timbered houses and enchanting castles as you cruise along two of Europe’s most captivating rivers.
This perfect journey combines three beautiful rivers, the Rhine, Main and Moselle, into one grand adventure. Cruise past historic vineyards and imposing hilltop castles. Discover how everything in Zell centers on the “Black Cat” and how it relates to wine, and learn the secrets of Trier’s Porta Nigra. Let the storybook villages of Rüdesheim, Wertheim, Bernkastel and Cochem captivate you. All along the way, enjoy Europe at its most picturesque.
Experience the deep-rooted holiday traditions of Europe at its most festive time of year. Cologne’s Christmas Market with its impressive Gothic cathedral backdrop; the “Capital of Noël,” Strasbourg, with its magnificent great Christmas tree; and Heidelberg’s Christmas Market nestled idyllically amongst the historic squares of the Old Town; are all timeless traditions handed down through the centuries. Cherish all the glory of the season in grand European style as you cruise along the Rhine.
Starting from Basel, experience the romantic Rhine and peaceful Main rivers. Ancient castles, grand palaces and medieval towns are yours to enjoy. Revel in the architectural gems on display—the Würzburg Residenz and Mannheim Baroque Palace. Visit the Alsatian capital of France, Strasbourg and the metropolitan capital of Germany, Frankfurt. Discover the many medieval treasures on this unforgettable journey.
Few events are awaited with as much anticipation as Europe’s Christmas Markets. Be spellbound by Nuremberg and Regensburg’s Christmas Markets. In Linz, marvel at the small clay figurines representing the people of a typical village—the butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker; and while in Vienna, visit four Christmas Markets. Embrace the holiday spirit in Germany and Austria where many Christmas traditions began on this magical journey through time.
Enjoy first-class accommodations in the seaside town of Minori, dubbed “the town of good taste,” where gastronomic delights will awaken your senses. Overlook the terrace gardens spotted with citrus trees that fill the rugged hillsides and cascade down to the sea. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage towns of Amalfi and Ravello, historic cities boasting medieval architecture like Saint Andrew’s Cathedral and the Cloister of Paradise. Explore the ruins of Pompeii, a partially buried city after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79, and visit Sorrento for authentic pizza at a local restaurant. Stop in the fishing village of Positano, where white homes overlook the turquoise Mediterranean Sea. Cross the Bay of Naples aboard a jetfoil to the fabled Isle of Capri, spotted with open air cafes and boutique shops. From there, explore the lively port of Salerno and then Paestum, one of the best collections of Greek temples in Western Europe. Enjoy the captivating sights, flavors and customs that make Italy’s Amalfi Coast a hit on many bucket lists.
Discover the ancient civilization of Egypt as only AmaWaterways can provide – with an 11-night Nile River cruise and land tour that includes authentic experiences and the extraordinary service for which AmaWaterways is renowned. Spend 7 nights aboard the newly designed AmaDahlia, and 4 nights in Cairo. Highlights include: Temple of Luxor and the mystifying Valley of the Kings and Queens. Plus, come face-to-face with the last survivor of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Sphinx and the three Pyramids of Giza. As always this itinerary includes exclusive experiences, such as a private tour of the tomb of Queen Nefertari and a private lunch at the Abdeen Presidential Palace. Uncover the mysteries and secrets that have shaped Egypt’s past and continue to influence the future.
See Iceland’s highlights and hidden gems on an introductory tour of this spectacular island. Start in Reykjavik, Iceland’s Capital City where you will be charmed by the natural beauty surrounding it and the beautiful brightly-colored rooftops. Discover Reynisfjara’s black sand beach and rock formations that legend has it were formed by trolls centuries ago. Visit the famed Golden Circle including the spectacular Thingvellir National Park, a meeting place of old Icelandic clans. No trip to Iceland would be complete without a stop to the Blue Lagoon, a large man-made lake surrounded by a lava field which is also a geothermal spa.
Enjoy this leisurely paced 9 day tour that offers a little of everything. Start in Dublin with a City Tour. As you make your way south visit the House of Waterford Crystal, Jameson Distillery and a visit to Blarney Castle, with a kiss for good luck. Then continue onto Killarney and the scenic Ring of Kerry. As you travel north visit the famous Cliffs of Moher for that perfect photo opportunity and then onto a two-night stay at the Lodge at Ashford Castle, former estate of the Guinness Family.
Travel to Italy and revel in renowned attractions and exquisite sites; Doge’s Palace in Venice where you will see the beautiful rooms decorated by 16 century artists, Piazza Della Signoria in Florence, Rome’s Colosseum, plus so much more during this ten-day immersion into “la dolce vita”! You can experience vinegar tasting in Modena and wine tasting at a castle in Umbria and we are sure your heart and soul will delight in the unforgettable sights and museums disseminated along the way.