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Abbey of Mont Saint-Michel
1 to 2 Day Trips – the abbey is one
of the most visited monuments in France, and an UNESCO World Heritage sight unscripted in 1979.
It is most spectacular and if you feel
fit to climb the many steps to its summit, is worth it. The quaint little village leading up to the abbey is
very charming with cafes and shops
to find mementos to take back home. The abbey has very dangerous tides, and it’s best not to venture out on the flats without a guide.  BOOK TOUR

All Mont-Saint-Michel day tours and one to 4 day extended tour options
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Avignon Popes Palace

Avignon Popes Palace Visit Chateauneuf was the Capital of Christianity during the middle ages, along with the Pope’s palace, where the Popes reigned for nine centuries. The palace is situated next to the Rhone river, and it’s famous Pont d’Avignon bridge. Lunch on your own on the Place de l’Horloge. Then, for the wine enthusiasts, discover the
“clés de St Pierre” from Chateauneuf du Pape, famous cellars located between the Alpilles and the Luberon region. Two different tours are available.  BOOK TOUR

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Bruges Belgium

Bruges, Belgium is called the
‘The Venice of the North’ . It’s a beautiful medieval city with canals wandering throughout the town, cobbled streets like those hundreds
of years ago, will be a perfect day
get-away trip from Paris.  Bruges
was once a mighty international trade center, but when the shifting silt closed the harbor off from North Sea, over the centuries it soon became the poorest city in Belgium.  But tourism has saved this town, its beauty and charm, peacefulness are pluses, but so is the food and chocolate!
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 Burgundy – Dijon Tours

Burgundy + Dijon Excursions Chablis and Vezelay, wine and spirituality : discover Chablis, and its vineyards, taste the delightful white wine, then continuation to Vezelay, the “eternal hill”, and visit to the Romanesque Basilica. The Burgundy region offers both rich history and wonderful wine. Since ancient times, its geographical position brought great prosperity with its famous wines and famous abbeys was magnified during the Middle Ages. The region was a center for crusades and pilgrim-age, visits to Beaune, Dijon and Macon famous Burgunday wines!
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Champagne Tours

Champagne Region & Visits
a Champagne Day Tour is a must
visit and tasting experience of the finest Champagneries in the world.  The Champagne Houses offer visits and tastings, plus a visit to the Cathedral of Reims where the Kings of France were crowned.  It is one
of the most beautiful Cathedrals in France.  Reims itself offers a variety
of cultural things to see and do, and the rest of the morning is spent near Epernay traditional vine grower’s. Depending on the season, you will
get the chance to see the grapes being pressed or the wine blended. Whatever the season you’ll get to
taste the finished product with a
glass of the vineyard’s own wine or champagne.  BOOK TOUR

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Loire Chateaux

Chateaux of the Loire Valley
You’ll find the Chateaux of the
Loire Valley, some of the more noted national [Royal] and privately owned historical and medieval French châteaux. Above image is the noted Chenonceau, the
most beautiful of
the Loire Valley Châteaux.
There are the magnificent and historical walled cities, abbeys, cathedrals, châteaux housed B&Bs, and of course tours to visit these spectacular monuments. Chateaux Country offers 1 to 4 Daytours the Loire Chateaux that may include Blois Castle, Amboise, or
a visit to Clos Luce, the gardens of Villandry as well as an overnight and dinner in Tours. day visits to the Royal Chateaux of Chenonceau, Cheverny and Chambord.   BOOK TOUR

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Monet & Giverney

Monet’s Giverny Day Tours
visit Monet’s Giverny Home, and Gardens and museum. This is one
of the most visited and loved tourist spots outside of Paris  The gardens are magnificent all year long, the Japanese Bridge and Lily Pond are lovingly maintained and virtually look the same when Monet painted them! From his gourmet equipped kitchen to his charming gardens.
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Experience Paris
Archaeology Tours, Cooking Classes, Cultural Tours, Dining Experiences, Theater, Historical
& Heritage Tours, Horse Carriage Rides, Literary, Art & Music Tours
Nightlife, Winery Tours & Tastings

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Normandy + Mt St Michel

Normandy Battlefields, War Memorials and more – this is a must for all veterans and families of those veterans to visit this most revered place. Rediscover the sites where the Allies fought to regain Freedom. It will be with strong feelings when you visit some of the areas where the Allies fought to recover freedom in 1944. There are several War Memorials, The American Cemetery in Saint-Laurent, where 9,386 Americans rest guarded by the Spirit of the American Youth, a 22 foot-high bronze figure, and the Landing Beaches, 70th Anniversary was celebrated in 2014.
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American Military Cemetery

Normandy Beaches – Continued:
There are individual options to visitOmaha Beach, Arromanches-les-Bains, American Military Cemetery, theBritish War Cemetery, Pointe du Hoc,Juno Beach Center, Utah Beach,Canadian War Cemetery , Sword BeachAirborne Museum, Bayeux Tapestry, Honfleur, Ranville War Cemetery, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, a visit to Cherbourg, and many new tour options to visit these famous war beaches and memorials and towns and villages and the beautiful white cliffs of  Cote d’AlbatreBOOK TOUR

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Palace of Fountainbleau

Palace of Fontainebleau – is a stunning Palace surrounded by its beautiful forest, and is one of the most beautiful and visited castles in France.Fontainebleau was a favorite hunting residence of the French kings from François 1er to Napoleon III. The apartments were recently restored and are included in our guided visit of the Palace.  This tour includes artists haven Barbizon that has been known as an artistic center since the 19th century when Jean-Francois Millet and Robert-Louis Stevenson lived there. BOOK TOUR

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Palace of Versailles

Palace of Versailles – is the most visited monument besides the Eiffel Tower. This reconfirms our travel tip to buy your ticket before you leave home, because the lines are long to see the magnificent palace. Versailles Palace is a symbol of France’s grandeur during the reign of the Sun King, Louis XIV. Some of the tours include different aspects of Versailles, including the Grand Trianons from April to September on Saturday and Sunday afternoons, the magic fountain display in the gardens. Some visits have audio guide in the State Apartments (Hall of Mirrors, Queen’s Apartments). View all Versailles tours.
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Strasbourg

Strasbourg the European Capitalis a fabulous city, with a rich French and German heritage, and feels as though you’ve stepped back in time.  However,  this city boasts home to several European headquarters, that include the European Parliament shown above, and a boat ride through Petit France, museums
to visit, a visit the astronomical clock in the magnificent Cathedral and much more then take lunch at one of the charming restaurants in Kleber Square.  Drive the Alsatian Wine Route in Alsace – famous for their Rhine Wine. A visit to Colmar an absolutely charming city
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UK DAY TOURS:  ENGLANDIRELANDSCOTLAND

London Tours

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ENGLAND TOURS – your first or fifth time to London, traveling around on a vintage Routemaster [the famous red double decker bus] is the perfect way to get a comprehensive view of London.  This is the classic and famous red double-decker tour bus!  Or the hot way to see London is on the London Eye!

Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours 
Cultural & Theme Tours
Day Trips & Excursions
Family Friendly
Food, Wine & Nightlife
Holiday & Seasonal Tours
Luxury & Special Occasions
Multi-day & Extended Tours
Outdoor Activities

|A private tour of the Tower of London to the Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace – you’ll see everything England’s capital has to offer on the London For a comprehensive overview
of the famous sights, including
St Paul’s Cathedral, a private tour of the Tower of London and a cruise of the River Thames

Day Tours from London

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OTHER FAMOUS MONUMENTSyou’ll see include Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, then jump onboard a Thames River Cruise to see all of the famous London landmarks and bridges from a different perspective. The cruise passes Shakespeare’s Globe, Cleopatra’s Needle and London Bridge before you arrive
at Westminster pier to rejoin the
bus and head for Buckingham Palace. Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye.

Private & Custom Tours
Shopping & Fashion
Shore Excursions
Shows, Concerts & Sports
Sightseeing Tickets & Passes
Tours & Sightseeing
Transfers & Ground Transport
Walking & Biking Tours
Water Sports

Day Trips from London to:
Stonehenge, Windsor Castle or Bath, Cambridge & Oxford, and the Cotswolds, and Warwick Castle, or Leeds Castle, Runnymede or York, oroff to Canterbury or the Eurostar to Paris. Lake District Tour Options

Ireland Tours

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IRELAND TOURS – Experience the ‘Green of Ireland’ a must travel to once in a lifetime experience.  Explore Belfast, Dublin and Killarney, with airport transfers, various sightseeing tours in and around these cities.  Explore Ireland’s west coast highlights on a coach and rail day trip from Dublin to the wild Cliffs of Moher, the Burren and  pictur-esque Galway Bay.

Dublin offers day tours to the Cliffs of Moher, Cork and Blarney Stone, or visit northern Irelands on a rail tour, take a train trip to the Ring of Kerry, visit Guinness Beer, take the red Hop Off Hop On bus,  visit the great Dublin pubs, castles and friendly Ireland!
Options are numerous, from walking, and biking tours to multi-
day tours to enjoy all of these wonderful Irish cities, and you’ll find something for everyone!.
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Scotland Tours

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SCOTLAND TOURS – Scotland is
on the LIST OF TO VISIT IN 2016. Visit the wonderful Scottish castles and see the medieval monuments,
Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace, Arthur’s Seat, Calton Hill, Scott Monument, Eilean Donan Castle (set of the movie Highlander) and the most historically important castle is Stirling Castle and was Scotland’s most important medieval stronghold that sits high on a volcanic outcrop and fortification on the rock since 1000 BC, guarding the main route north into the Scottish Highlands.

And don’t miss a must visit Loch Ness – home of course to the Loch Ness Monster!  There is something for everyone!  See more and save more with the Edinburgh Hop On Off Bus and special tours in historical Edinburg., with shuttle transfers to/from the airport, great savings while in Edinburgh plus lots more.

A visit to the Scottish Highlandsmight entail the Orkney Islands and a wildlife cruise from John O’Groats.

WESTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES:  AUSTRIA – BELGIUM – GERMANY – GREECE

AUSTRIA

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Schoenbrunn Palace

All Austria Tours | Bavarian Mountains | Salzburg Tours

From Vienna, visit Salzburg, Austria is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and home toWolfgang Amadeus Mozart and  to the the hills are alive with The Sound of Music Tour in Salzburg. Enjoy a day trip visiting the breathtaking landscapes and locations where the famous musical, the Sound of Music, was filmed. The Salzburg Super Saver Tour has both the Original Sound of Music and Salt Mines Day Trip, or a combo of the Salt Mines and Bavarian Alps, or an Austrian Lakes and Mountains tour.  Visit the Werfen Ice Caves or aBavarian Alps and Obersalzbergtour, the Grand Salzburg City Tour includes Hellbrunn Palace + Salzburg Card

The Grand Salzburg City TourIncludes: Hellbrunn Palace and the 24-hour Salzburg Card allows you to visit wonderful sights including Mirabell Palace plus . .
Includes a 24 Hour Salzburg Card which offers you free admission to all major Salzburg sights and free rides on all public buses within Salzburg City limits.

The Salzburg Card includes a visit to Stiegl’s Brauwelt Europe’s biggest beer exhibition, and a possible visit to the famous Hellbrunn ‘Water Tricks Fountain’ (April to October), where you are sure to get a wet surprise!

BELGIUM

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Brussels Half Day Tour

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Your Brussels Half Day City Tourbegins with a short walk to discover the heart of medieval Brussels in the famous Grand Place, with its world-famous Market Square. Here, you will hear about the history of the remarkable City Hall and quaint Guild Houses.  Next, tour the city by luxury coach to see the beautiful St. Michael’s Cathedral, the Congress Column, the Heyseldistrict with the world-famous Atomium, the Chinese Pavilion and the Japanese Tower. Passing the Royal Residence, return to the city center to see the Sablon district with its countless antique dealer shops.

You can choose between the standard morning city tour or upgrade to the afternoon tour which includes an irresistible Belgian chocolate demonstration and tasting. It’s no secret Belgium makes some of the world’s finest chocolate, so come along and sample some of the best pralines and truffles in the world! Watch a demonstration by a master chocolatier and obtain a greater appreciation for this irresistible pleasure.

Buy a Brussels Card for:
–  Free admission to 24 museums
–  Free public transport (all the buses, trams and metros of
the Brussels Public Transport Company, except for the
lines L12 [airport]
–  Free city map

GERMANY

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Neuschwanstein Castle

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 GERMANY TOURS – visit the German cities of Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich, or take a wonderful and scenic day cruise on the Rhine River from Mainz, Koblenz, Cologne, Bonn or the nostalgic route from Koblenz to Rudesheim.

There are 86 activities in German Cities to visit including national monuments, museums and castles, during your visit to Germany as well as World War II memorials to the people who suffered at Dachau Concentration Camp and Berchtesgaden, and Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest, and Munichs Hitler + Third Reich Tour
and the buildings carrying the dark secrets of his rule, and Ike
called ‘the cradle of the Nazi beast’.

And there are several wonderfulRhine River Day cruises on the Rhine River. This
is a must see, you’ll view the vineyards on both the France and German sides of
the river and all the castles.

Berlin Options,
Cologne Options,
Frankfurt Options,
Hamburg Options
Munich Tour Options

Greece Tours

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GREECE TOURS – Greece dates back over 5000 years, and is considered the birth place of European civilizations, and this amazing city of Athens for all to explore with these great optional day tours. From the Acropolis dating back to 432 BC to Omonia Square, you’ll see all the famous sites of ancient and modern Athens.

Explore the most famous sites of classical Greece in depth on an overnight trip to magical  Epidaurus, Mycenae, Nafplion, Olympia or Delphi, or all of them . Famous for its theater, Temple of Apollo and ancient ruins, Delphi was at the heart of the classical Greek world, and considered the center of the earth and the universe.

ITALY TOURS – Experience Italy in all her splendor whether it’s a trip to Rome, Naples, Florence, Milano or Venice or any of the other fabulous cities of Italy, it is the experience that will make you want to come back again and again!

The ancient wonders will amaze you, the cuisine will enthrall your senses and your overall experiences will be remembered always!  Historians and architectural professionals and buffs love Italy and her Roman antiquities.

Numerous monuments and museums and Roman ruins await
you, to experience a time that was so culturally advanced for its
time in history, and controlled the vast Empire that it did is abslutely amazing considering they didn’t have our modern, communication or transportation systems!

All Italian cities tours can be found by clicking on a link to the right and then at the left go to a categorized listing of what you’re looking for.

NETHERLANDS – HOLLAND TOURS – Amsterdam offers over 40 activities for your every interest, whether half day walking tour of Amsterdam, or a canal cruise, visiting the famous windmills, a visit to the Anne Frank House, Rembrandts home, and other monuments and museums. The Delta Works that keep Holland protected from the Atlantic, and famous Dutch cheese production, and so much more.

Half and Whole Day Trips from Amsterdam to:
Antwerp
Bruges
Brussels
Delft Pottery and The Hague
Ghent
Keukenhof Gardens
Zaanse Schans, Windmills + Volendam

PORTUGAL TOURS – Lisbon offers a mulitude of sights to see in this beautiful city, along with magnificen cathedrasl, with several day trips from
Lisbon to Obidos, Nazare and Fatima and the Sanctuary Basilica.

Just one sightseeing tour of Lisbon takes you on a drive down Liberty Avenue to Rossio, in the very heart of the city. You’ll then visit Alfama is the oldest and most picturesque quarter, and you will stop here for a wine tasting in a handicraft store. The tour continues along the riverside to admire Black Horse Square, before crossing the bridge over the Tagus. You will then have stops at Belem Tower and the Monument to the Discoveries, perhaps Lisbon’s most famous sight.

Or a visit to Jeronimos Monastery [a UNESCO World Heritage site] and to the Coach Museum, with the world’s largest collection of opulent coaches built for the aristocracy, dating back to the 17th century. Or Enjoy an unforgettable afternoon excursion to discover the  “Sunny Coast” of Portugal and its beaches. You’ll tour Estoril, the colorful Bay of Cascais and the picturesque cliff of Boca do Inferno, Guincho.

SPAIN TOURS – Purchase a Barcelona Card w/Guidebook and save on major attractions and monuments.  Or purchase a Madrid card, this is the best offers for art galleries, museums, palaces, shows and much more.  Or take a Madrid Tapas night walking tour, and if you haven’t had Tapas this is a real treat!  Take in a Flamenco show or try one of the hot Segway Tours.  And a visit to the Pyrenees Mountains is a special treat indeed.  Some great and unqiue cheeses are produced in the Pyrenees.

Travel to bAsque country, and you’re in for a treat with the food, the people and the sights to see. A visit to Bilbao and a must visit to the famous Gugenheim Museum a work of art itself, and the Euskalduna Palace, and more . . .Majorca Island Tours, and a scenic tour of Palma de Mallorca the capital of the island of Majorca, is famous for its beaches and beautiful sea, has a beautiful historic quarter, deeply marked by history.  Or visit the Caves of Drach, Caves of Ham, or the Formentor and Puerto Pollensa, Valldemossa and La Granja, or the Inca Makets Shopping tours – there’s much to see and do on the Majorca.     

Additional Spain Regions and Other Islands to visit:               

   Balearic Islands
  OR a visit to:
Andalucia & Costa del Sol
Basque Country
Canary Islands
Costa Blanca
Costa Brava

WESTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES                       

SWITZERLAND DAY TOURSSwitzerland, her magnificent Swiss Alps and wonderful culture centers of Geneva , Lucerne andZurich , where you’ll find the best local and nearby tours  The perfect way to see Geneva is a combination city tour, boat cruise and visit to the countryside! Geneva remains a charming, cosmopolitan hub and the center of the world’s peacemaking organizations. Accompanied by a local guide, jump a bus, board a cruise and ride a train through old town for an in-depth half day city tour.

A Lucerne City Tour is a full day trip to central Switzerland and then take a beautiful coach ride over the Albis Pass and along the Lake of the Four Cantons shores to Lucerne. Upon your arrival, a short city tour will introduce you to the main highlights like the Lion Monument, Chapel Bridge and the new Concert and Congress Hall. Just a short distance to the Swiss Alps and a multitude of outdoor activities await you in this magnificent and beautiful area.

Zurich, the Capital of Switzerland has much to offer you in the way of sightseeing.
The Great tour of Zurich shows you the most interesting sights of Zurich and its surroundings! Starting with a guided city tour of Zurich which shows you a section of the Old Town, Fraumuenster Church with its famous Chagall windows, historical Limmatquai and the university district. Drive along the Hoehenstrasse which offers spectacular views into the Alps, we then drive to Rapperswil which is named the ‘City of Roses’. The charming little town of Rapperswil offers unique attractions for visitors – the Rose Gardens, the Castle, the deer park on the Lindenhof and the picturesque Old Town.  All Switzerland Tours & Attractions

EASTERN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

CROATIA TOURS – Dubrovnik Panorama City Tour – Dubrovnik is referred to as ‘the Pearl of the Adriatic’ – find out why! This tour will reveal the finest sites of the old walled City as well as give an opportunity to view it from above at the spectacular panoramic spot.  Or be sure to enjoy one of many day tours from Dubrovnik that are listed below.

This tour will reveal the finest sites of the old walled City as well as give an opportunity to view it from above at the spectacular panoramic spot. The walking part includes the visits to the Dominican Monastery with Europe’s oldest pharmacy and Dubrovnik’s Cathedral with its famous Treasury. Our expert guide will lead you through the narrow streets of the Old Town and introduce you to the history and culture of this magnificent city. Other splendid buildings will be viewed along the way. Dubrovnik is referred to as ‘the Pearl of the Adriatic’ – find out why!

“Those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik” – George Bernard Shaw

Day Trips are offered from Dubrovnik to:  Montenegro, Mostar, Cruise the Elafiti + Green Islands, Island of Korcula, Cilipi Folklore Tour, Taste of Dalmatia or enjoy Sea Kayaking

CZECH REPUBLIC TOURS Historic Prague Walking Tour – you’ll marvel at the historic center of Prague on this three hour guided walking tour through medieval streets. You’ll observe the rich cultural life of a region that produced Franz Kafka and Vaclav Havel. From the Powder Tower, walk along the Royal Route to the Old Town Square dominated by the Old Town Hall with its astronomical clock and apostles, surrounded by examples of Baroque architecture

Or a Prague in One Day Tour is both an easy walking and motor coach tour, that will take you by coach past the State Opera, National Museum and Wenceslas Square with its statue of St. Wenceslas. Then continue across Charles Square to the banks of the River Vltava to Charles Bridge, the Rudolfinum and across the river to Prague Castle.

You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a walk around the castle courtyards, where amongst other things you will see St. Vitus Cathedral, the Royal Palace and Golden Lane.  Then possibly a bus will then take you across the River Vltava to the Old Town, passing through the former Jewish Quarter. In the Old Town Square you will see St. Nicholas Church, the Tyn Cathedral and the Old Town Hall with its astronomical clock and 12 apostles. The tour concludes here, not far from the modern city center.  Depending upon the optional tours that you select.

Day Trips are offered from Prague to:
Cesky Krumlov, Terezin Concentration Camp, Glass + Brewery Tour, Konopiste Chateau, Kutna Hora, Czech Spas Karlovy Vary + Marianske Lazne, Karlovy Vary, Nizbor Bohemian Glass Factory, Karlstein Castle and much more . . .

HUNGARY TOURS – When in Budapest don’t miss the opportunity to take a morning tour of the city’s spectacular Parliament House, and the largest Hungary. Possibly a tour inside the magnificent neo-Gothic Parliament building, home of the Holy Hungarian Crown. Your guide will lead you through the splendid Session Room, the impressive central staircase and the wonderful Great Vaulted Hall. You’ll admire one of Budapest’s finest architectural achievements.  Some of the things to visit while in Budapest may be the residence of the President of the Republic of Hungary (Sandor Palota), the National Gallery, the Siklo, or the panoramic view the hill has to offer in all directions.

You may also climb the Gellert Hill for fantastic photo opportunities of the city before crossing Elizabeth bridge and driving by the City Park towards Heroes’ square (Promenade). Passing by the Opera and St. Stephen’s Basilica you reach Hotel Intercontinental, where your tour ends.After leaving the castle hill, you will make your way down to the Taban, and from there up to the Citadel, located on Gellert-hill. In the hillside you will have a great view on the bridges crossing the Danube.

POLAND TOURS – For over a thousand years, Krakow has been the center of science, culture and art in Poland. Come board the Krakow City Sightseeing Coach, where you’ll see the likes of Wawel Castle and Cathedral, the Rynek Glowny, Main Market Square and St Mary’s Church. It’s a fine introduction to this historic city! Your tour begins with a short walk along the streets of the former Jewish district of Kazimierz. Next, Wawel Hill, crowned by Wawel Castle and Wawel Cathedral and the seat of royal power up until the 17th century.

A walk up Grodzka street leads you to the heart of Krakow, the Rynek Glowny, or Main Market Square. There the large Gothic Cloth Hall is the perfect place to shop for local souvenirs, and the last stop is the twin-spired St Mary’s Church with its famous medieval altar by Wit Stwosz and where, every hour the brave trumpeter of Krakow still calls out his warning.  All Poland Tours and Attractions

TURKEY TOURSIstanbul, Izmir, Kusadasi and other cities and areas in Turkey have all become very popular destinations to travel, and a must visit at least once in a lifetime.

Istanbul formally formerly was called Constantinople, Istanbul was the capital of the Roman Empire and Europe’s wealthiest metropolis, and is now the largest city in Turkey.  A full day tour of Istanbul offers you some of these historical monuments:

Blue Mosque: One of the most famous monuments in both the Turkish and Islamic worlds, the Sultan Ahmet Mosque (also known as the Blue Mosque) is a superb creation in the classical Ottoman style. The mosque has six towering minarets and 260 windows illuminating its vast main chamber, which is decorated with more than 20,000 Iznik tiles.

Hagia Sophia: Now a museum, Hagia Sophia was built in the 6th century by the Emperor Justinian, and was one of the largest basilicas in the Christian world. After the Ottoman conquest, it was converted to a mosque and is today one of the most magnificent museums in the world. Take a moment to linger here to admire the fine Byzantine mosaics. (closed on Monday)

Topkapi Palace: The largest and oldest palace in the world, Topkapi is the crown jewel of the Ottoman Empire. With its harem (additional cost), treasury and exotic buildings overlooking the Golden Horn, your visit to Topkapi promises to be a truly fascinating experience. (closed on Tuesday)

Grand Bazaar: In operation since the 14th century, the Grand Bazaar is one of the world’s largest covered markets, with 58 streets and over 4,000 shops. The bazaar is specially known for its jewelry, leather, pottery, spices and carpets. (closed on Sunday additional time will be spent at the other locations) for more information on
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SCANDINAVIA & ICELAND TOURS

DENMARK TOURS – If you love castles, Denmark has almost as many fairy tale castles as it does fairy tales! Visit the picturesque region of North Zealand just outside Copenhagen where you will see Kronborg Castle made famous as the setting of Shakespeare’s Hamlet as well as the magnificent Fredensborg Palace and Frederiksberg Castle.

Join the Grand Tour of Copenhagen and view all the major sights of the Danish, passing by Tivoli Gardens and the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and the colorful canal district home to the National Museum to Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament.

Enjoy the best of Copenhagen by coach and boat on this tour of the city and harbor. Some of the city sights are best enjoyed from the sea, so take this opportunity to admire many wonderful towers and famous palaces. There are great photo opportunities including stops at the Royal Palace and The Little Mermaid.

Your tour starts by coach, first passing the Tivoli Gardens, New Carlsberg Glyptotek (art museum) and the magnificent Gefion Fountain and Kongens Nytorv. At the old Fish Market, a pre-booked canal boat is waiting to take you on a cruise through the bustling harbour of Copenhagen.

As you glide through the bustling harbor, passing many of the wonderful towers and famous palaces in Copenhagen – do not forget of course ‘The Little Mermaid’. Continue through the picturesque canals of Christianshavn and Frederiksholm, where historical buildings are to be enjoyed side by side with the newest in architecture. For more information on all Denmark Tours.

ICELAND TOURS – if you only have a short time in Reykjavik? See all the major sights on this 2.5 hour tour of the city including the modern Hallgrimskirkja church, Presidential Residence at Bessastadir, the famous Fish Market, the Open Air Museum Arbaer and the recreational valley of Laugardalur, a geothermal heated outdoor swimming pool and sculptures crafted by Asmundur Sveinsson. Making short stops at the following sights:

Bessastadir – visit the presidential residence at Bessastadir built between 1761 and 1766 and home to Iceland’s President. Visit the town of Hafnarfjordur, famous for having one of the largest settlements of elves, dwarves and other mystical beings known as the “hidden folk”.  Perlan – in Reykjavik you’ll go to the restaurant Perlan, which is built on water tanks that hold the city’s hot water supply. Here you can enjoy the spectacular view over Reykjavik and its surroundings.

Hofdi House – explore Hofdi house where the all-important summit between President Ronald Reagan and Secretary General Mikhail Gorbachev took place in 1986. You will visit the Hallgrimskirkja church, one of the tallest structures in Iceland, the University area and the old town centre where the Icelandic parliament Althingi and the town hall are situated.  Iceland Tours & Attractions

FINLAND TOURS – visit this stunning Nordic city introductory sightseeing tour with live commentary from your knowledgeable guide. A great way to get orientated with the city, particularly for first time visitors. The city tour takes in the most interesting parts of Helsinki, such as  the Presidential Palace, Senate Square, City Hall, Parliament building, Finlandia Hall and the Opera House.

Or select from 12 languages on this self-guided Helsinki Audio City Tour. The tour takes the same route as the guided tour above. There are also sound effects to bring the sights to life and tie them in with the history of the city. Senate Square, the Presidential Palace, City Hall, the Opera House and Finlandia House are amongst the highlights. The tour will stop at the Sibleus Monument and, whenever possible, at Temppeliaukio Church – the church in the rock!

Or take the Lapland Midnight Sun Experience – thusly called the land of the ‘Midnigt
Sun’. Before midnight, the highlight of the tour arrives with a drive to the top of the Ounasvaara Fell to admire the fascinating midnight sun and the tranquil nature. Here you can raise a toast for the magical feeling of the white nights of Lapland with a glass of sparkling wine.  All Finland Tours & Attractions

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NORWAY TOURS – you might enjoy a Full Day Grand Tour of Oslo you will enjoy seven and a half hours touring Oslo by boat and coach. Visit the fjord onboard a sailing ship where you will be served a buffet of prawns (shrimps) for lunch, before disembarking and joining your coach tour.

You will visit the Polarship Farm at the Fram Museum, the Kon-Tiki Raft, Maritime Museum, Norwegian Folk Museum, the Viking ships, the Holmenkollen ski jump as well as the Vigeland Sculpture Park!

Or perhaps the Oslo Experience Cruise and Tour would be another option for you. Enjoy a coach tour through the city of Oslo and see the center of Oslo, Fram Museum, the Viking ships and Kon-Tiki Raft. You will also visit the Norwegian Folk Museum, the Holemnkollen Ski Jump with museum and Vigeland Sculpture Park.

Spend 5 hours travelling through the city which provides arable fields, vast forests and untouched nature areas within twenty minutes from the center. Stop for a coffee (not included) and take in the impressions of the city and its people!   All Norway Tours

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SWEDEN TOURS – on the Stockholm Royal Sightseeing Tour, you’ll explore Sweden’s royal family past and present on this sightseeing tour of Stockholm. Visit typical swedish farms and churches and see where the royal family live today in the UNESCO World Heritage listed Drottningholm Palace.

Your first stop is the beautiful park at Ulriksdals Palace on the banks of Lake Edsviken in Solna just outside Stockholm. The park is part of Ekoparken, the first National City Park in the world. You will also visit the intriguing Haga Park where you will see a brightly colored copper tent atop the hill, Gustav III’s pavillion and a charming butterfly house.

Your tour continues to Lovos church dating back to the 11th-century. It was here that five runestones were found outside the church around 1050 AD.

The last stop on your tour is UNESCO World Heritage listed Drottningholm Palace, home to the current Swedish royal family. This renaissance-style palace was built around the same time as Versailles and has beautiful geometric, baroque style gardens. Drottningholm, meaning Queen’s islet is located on the island of Lovon.
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RUSSIA TOURS 

RUSSIA TOURS – The Private Grand Tour offers visitors the opportunity to take in as much as possible of the city in a day’s sightseeing, a complete tour of St Petersburg’s most famous sites from the comfort of a car or mini van and with a knowledgeable and experienced guide. The tour is an excellent introduction to St Petersburg- the second largest and most beautiful city in Russia. Over almost 300 years of its history St. Petersburg accumulated all the grandeur of the Russian Imperial Court and became one of the largest centers of culture and science.

Visit the magnificent summer residence of the Russian Tsars. A comfortable chauffeured drive will take you to the town of Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo), where you will find a jewel of Russian baroque- Catherine Palace with the Amber Room inside, which is considered to be one of the world’s wonders.

A pleasant walk through the park will let you feel like you’re an important guest in the Residence of an Empress.

Perhaps a half day tour to Peterhof that is perhaps St. Petersburg’s most famous and spectacular Imperial estate. The Grand Palace, filled with fascinating and elaborate interiors, sits on top of a high seashore ridge overlooking the vast Lower Park. The palace at Peterhof sits amidst an enormous park, adorned with fountains, statues and pavilions. Russia Tours & Attractions