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The Best of Scandinavia, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway!
September 5-14, 2018

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The remarkable cities of Stockholm, Oslo, Bergen, and Copenhagen come alive with history, Viking legends, Hans Christian Andersen and The Little Mermaid. Add the unbelievable natural beauty of the Scandinavian countries and you have the holiday of a lifetime! Start in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden and the epitome of a vibrant cosmopolitan center. Even in this thrilling center of culture, traces of Sweden’s fabled past are found. Heading to Oslo, Norway, it is difficult to say what is more stunning: its glorious urban cityscapes or towering mountains and pristine countryside. Enjoy the scenic railway that transverses this breathtaking countryside. Later step onto the world-renowned Flam Railway and glimpse wild rivers that cut through deep ravines, waterfalls cascading down sheer cliffs, and mountain farms clinging perilously to steep slopes. No visit to Norway would be complete without views of the emerald green cliffs of the fjord sweeping sharply down to the glittering waters of your cruise through the world famous Sognefjord and Naeroey Fjords. In Bergen, the second largest city in Norway, see 15th-century houses, centuries-old warehouses, and a charming labyrinth of cobblestone streets. Not to be outdone, Copenhagen, Denmark, offers a mix of old-world grandeur with the excitement of a thriving modern cultural center. With included tours, free time, and optional exursions available, the best of Scandinavia is yours!

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croatiaCruising the Adriatic and Dalmatian Coasts
October 4, 2018
October 11, 2018

Wow! What an opportunity — to sail aboard the luxurious river cruise, the MV Karizma, around one of the most beautiful areas in Europe — the Adriatic and Dalmatian Coasts.
With an extra night in Croatia, depart on your tour to see the best the coast has to offer. Cruise the Adriatic Sea to the islands of Mljet, Korcula, and Brac, take a boat excursion into the Centina River Canyon (a protected nature area) and visit Grgich Hills Winery with a tasting.
The MV Karizma is the height of luxury, including all meals onboard featuring local and international specialties served at one leisurely seating. Onboard lunches and dinners are complemented with unlimited local wine, beer, and soft drinks
This is a Bucket List Tour that you will be thrilled you booked!

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Incredible Iceland, 
Land of Fire and Ice

October 6 – 12, 2018

Iceland is full of surprises—for one, it isn’t covered in ice! It’s a stunning mix of green plains, wild volcanic scenery, beautiful coasts and lakes, spouting geysers, hot springs, mud pools, and sophisticated cities.  Reykjavik, the capital is your home for five nights. Heated entirely by geothermal water, it is home to the “smoking bay,” named for the steam that greeted the city’s Viking founder, Angolfr Arnarsson.  Tour the city and the South Shore. View Mt. Hekla, the most active volcano in Iceland and the towering, ice-capped stratovolcano, Eyjafjallajokull as well as two of the most magnificent waterfalls in Iceland; the Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. Soak in the waters of The Blue Lagoon, known for its special properties and beneficial effect on the skin.  Enjoy touring the Golden Circle, where the Mid-Atlantic Ridge comes above the water, and the most historic site on the island, where the world’s oldest democratic parliament was founded in 930 AD. View Strokkur, one of the most active geysers. A unique destination offering pristine nature, boasting geysers, geothermal pools, waterfalls and wildlife, breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture deeply rooted in ancient heritage, makes Iceland the hottest and coolest place to visit!  Two optional excursions are also available on tour . . .  A Whale-watching Adventure and a Special Aurora Borealis Northern Lights Get-Away.

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Greece
Featuring Athens, Mykonos, and Santorinigreece
April 2-10, 2019

Step into history and discover a place where the mythical Greek Gods ruled the world. Spend three nights in Athens and visit the Acropolis with its crowning glory, the Parthenon. During the panoramic portion of the tour of Athens, see the historic ruins of the Temple of Zeus and Hadrian’s Gate, the Parliament Building, and Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, guarded by Evzones, soldiers in traditional Foustanella attire. Travel by high-speed ferry to the Jewel of the Aegean Sea, Mykonos, with its popular beaches, Little Venice, Paraportiani Church and Kastro area. On another day, travel to what is known as the Black Pearl of the Aegean, Santorini, the most breathtaking of the all the Greek Islands, where you can immerse yourself in the relaxed lifestyle during your stay. Friendly islanders are eager to welcome you to their picture-perfect paradise of whitewashed houses, seafront promenades and flower-filled lanes lined with quaint cafes and shops. Sign up today for this incredible island-hopping adventure!

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The Best of IrelandIreland
Featuring Abbeyglen Castle
April 3-11, 2019

From its bustling, historic capital of Dublin to its quaint seaside villages, Ireland is yours to explore. Your local guide will assist you in becoming “Irish for your stay” as you are immersed in the local culture enjoying sights from St. Patrick’s Cathedral to a tour and tasting at the Guinness Storehouse. Before leaving Dublin, see what life is like on a working farm and spend time with the family over a traditional meal. You may be dancing an “Irish Jig” before returning to the city! Visit the scenic countryside of Killarney and the historic Blarney Castle. You might even kiss the Blarney Stone and see if the legend holds true! Experience the splendor of Killarney National Park and a Jaunting Cart ride complete with the tall tales of the history and folklore of the area. Journey into the forested hills and rolling valleys with an excursion to the Ring of Kerry – the most panoramic route in Ireland – words cannot describe its beauty. Continue your expedition with a visit to the Dingle Peninsula, the western-most point in all of Europe. Final views of Killarney and Dublin give you one last chance for that special photograph.

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In the Heart of Scenic Switzerlandswitzerland
April 30-May 8, 2019

A landlocked country, bordered by Italy, France, Germany, Austria, and Liechtenstein; Switzerland is one of Europe’s most beautiful countries! Geographically, the country is divided into three major landscapes… the Alps, the Swiss Plateau, and the Jura Mountains. Because of its beauty and welcoming population, Switzerland is one of the most visited countries in all of Europe! This fabulous “Scenic Switzerland” pilgrimage is packed full of panoramic views and must-see attractions. Here is a sampling of some of the inclusions during your stay… Geneva City Tour, Flower Clock, United Nations Building, Chamonix Ski Resort – Home of the 1924 Olympics, Mont Blanc, Highest Peak in Europe, Chateau de Chillon, Wine Tasting in Lavaux, Zermatt and the Matterhorn, Cogwheel Railway, Gornergrat Peak, Gstaad Resort, Gruyeres Village and Swiss Dairy, tour of Bern – A UNESCO Historic Site, Bear Pitts, Interlaken, Tour of Lucerne, Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument, Swiss Shopping, Free Time to “Discover” on Your Own and so Much More!

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The Best of Scandinavia Sweden, Denmark and Norwayscandanavia
July 10-19, 2019

The remarkable cities of Stockholm, Oslo, Bergen and Copenhagen come alive with history, Viking legends, Hans Christian Andersen and The Little Mermaid. Add the unbelievable natural beauty of the Scandinavian countries and you have the holiday of a lifetime! Start in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden and the epitome of a vibrant cosmopolitan center. Even in this thrilling center of culture, traces of Sweden’s fabled past are found including a canal cruise and the remarkable Vasa Warship Museum. Heading to Oslo, Norway, it is difficult to say what is more stunning: its glorious urban cityscapes or towering mountains and pristine countryside. Enjoy the scenic railway that traverses this breathtaking countryside before you step onto the world-renowned Flam Railway and glimpse wild rivers that cut through deep ravines, waterfalls cascading down sheer cliffs, and mountain farms clinging perilously to steep slopes. No visit to Norway would be complete without views of the emerald green cliffs of the fjords sweeping sharply down to the glittering waters of your cruise through the world famous Sognefjord and Naeroey Fjords. In Bergen, the second largest city in Norway, see 15th-century houses, centuries-old warehouses, and a charming labyrinth of cobblestone streets. For a glorious conclusion, Copenhagen, Denmark offers a mix of old-world grandeur with the excitement of a thriving modern cultural center. With included tours, free time, and optional excursions available, the best of Scandinavia is yours!

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Alpine Countries and Octoberfest Germany and Austriaoctoberfest
September 17-25, 2019

For those who love a good Octoberfest Celebration… This is a tour made just for you! But this tour is more than just one big party, it’s an experience that is 3000 years in the making. Arrive in Munich, Germany and enjoy a panoramic drive through the German Alps into Innsbruck, Austria, where you’ll have already noticed the majestic mountain scenery! You stay in this 800-year-old city surrounded by the Alps, and host city of the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympic Games. A Guided City Tour highlights the Old Town and its famous Golden Roof, built in 1500. You’ll also see Imperial Palace and the famous Swarovski Crystal Fantasy World. Let the Celebration begin as you enjoy a full day in Munich to take in the Oktoberfest! On arrival in the Bavarian capital, a city tour features Olympic Park and a visit to Marian Platz, home to the fourth largest glockenspiel in the world. The remainder of the day is spent experiencing the best of Munich’s Legendary Oktoberfest, where brewing “liquid bread” has been a labor of love for more than 3000 years. Indulge yourself in all the festivities! Touring continues at Bavaria’s famous Neuschwanstein Castle and on to Wies Church, another UNESCO World Heritage site. Later, visit the Charming Village of Oberammergau, famous for its Passion Play performed every ten years. Enjoy a free day on your own in Innsbruck or take an optional tour of Merano, Italy and the Italian Alps. Visit Castle Trauttmansdorf during your stay while exploring this beautiful spa town once a prime destination to Austria’s nobility. Wine Tasting is also included at various local vintages today. Enjoy an excursion to Salzburg, Austria, Mozart’s birthplace and home to picturesque streets and noble architecture. A Walking Tour of Old Town includes, Mirabell Gardens, Mozart Square and Dom Cathedral. End your Alpine escape in Innsbruck, where another optional tour allows you the opportunity to tour Berchtesgaden and Hitler’s Eagles Nest. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity offers this and so much more!

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Classic Italy by Rail The Best of Venice, Florence, and Romeitaly by rai
October 7-16, 2019

Classic Italy by Rail The Best of Venice, Florence and Rome October 7-16, 2019 Arrival in Venice immediately gets you into the spirit of the Italian culture as you board a canal boat to reach your hotel! Explore the city built on 118 small islands and the famous canals filled with gondolas. Highlights include St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doges Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. Don’t forget to have a coffee and cannoli! Depart the quaint city of Venice on a highspeed train to Florence, home to the famous statue of “David” by Michelangelo. After a day in Florence, continue to the beautiful town of Montecatini, a treasure of the Tuscan region. An excursion to Siena, one of Italy’s most popular destinations provides you with the opportunity to immerse yourself in the Italian culture. Treat yourself to the famous “gelato,” the local wines and the world’s best olive oils! Your next adventure takes you to the “Leaning Tower of Pisa,” to view this historic icon and enjoy the stunning architecture of this beautiful town. Return by Montecatini for a final chance to explore the city and its famous healing springs. Return to Florence and board a high-speed train to Rome and its history of over 2500 years, including a guided tour. Your time in Rome will feature the famous Coliseum, the Vatican Museum, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. A final day in Rome allows you time to enjoy as you wish before the farewell dinner and memories of a lifetime.

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Iceland: Land of Fire and Iceiceland
October 23-29, 2019

Iceland is full of surprises – for one, it isn’t covered in ice! It’s a stunning mix of green plains, wild volcanic scenery, beautiful coasts and lakes, sprouting geysers, hot springs, mud pools, and sophisticated cities. Reykjavik, the capital is your home for five nights. Heated entirely by geothermal water, it is home to the “smoking bay,” named for the steam that greeted the city’s Viking founder, Ingolfur Arnarsson. There’s plenty of time to tour the city and the South Shore. One of the tour highlights, is the view of Mt. Hekla, the most active volcano in Iceland. You’ll also discover the towering, ice-capped stratovolcano, Eyjafjallajokull as well as two of the most magnificent waterfalls in Iceland… the Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. Soak in the waters of The Blue Lagoon, known for its special properties and beneficial effect on the skin. Enjoy touring the Golden Circle, where the Mid-Atlantic Ridge comes above the water, and the most historic site on the island, where the world’s oldest democratic parliament was founded in 930 AD. View Strokkur, one of the most active geysers. A unique destination offering pristine nature, geysers, geothermal pools, waterfalls and wildlife, breathtaking landscapes and vibrant culture deeply rooted in ancient heritage, makes Iceland the hottest and coolest place to visit! Two Optional Excursions Are Available… A Whale-watching Adventure and A Special Aurora Borealis Northern Lights Get-Away. (Sightings Are Not Guaranteed on Optional Tours.)

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