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IN VINO VERITAS
If in wine there is truth, then we confess that we are in love with Tuscany. Get a true taste of Italy from San Gimignano’s medieval squares to the heart of Chianti vineyards to rolling hills of Montecatini.
True Love in Tuscany
SAY CHEESE IN NAPLES
Bite into an authentic slice of life in Naples with the best pizza in the world (invented here, after all)—with the simple pleasure of mozzarella and marinara and the pure perfection of a Margherita pizza in every Neapolitan neighborhood pizzeria.
Pies in the Oven
PIPING UP IN EDINBURGH
Perhaps the true crown jewel of Scotland is its Military Tattoo held in August, a vast spectacle of traditional Scottish pipe bands that will blow you away on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle.
The Winds of War
CLIP CLOP IN KILLARNEY
You may choose to catch an old-fashioned ride through the scenic treasures of Killarney with a horse-drawn jaunting-car ride through Killarney National Park to legendary Ross Castle on the shores of Lough Leane.
The Horse Knows the Way
IF THE CLOG FITS…
Stop and see the tulips in the land of 1,200 miles of dikes and dams, and visit a wooden clog workshop in the quintessential Holland town of Zaanse Schans.
Dikes, Dams & Dancing Shoes
Stand beside the water gardens of Claude Monet’s home at Giverny, where the iconic impressionist master created many of his most famous oil paintings, pastels, and sketches.
Spend time tasting tapas and tapping into the fantastic culinary temptations in Porto, including a visit to an authentic Port wine cellar along the banks of the Douro River.
BERNINA EXPRESS TRAIN
Feel the exhilaration of a ride on one of Europe’s most spectacular trains, the Bernina Express. Pass through breathtaking Swiss scenery from St. Moritz across the lofty Bernina Pass to Tirano in the Italian Valtellina.
Go deeper in Croatia with an excursion to Postojna Caves. Take a walk and a train ride to explore what are perhaps Europe’s most extensive and best-known caves.
NATURE’S PERFECTION IN PLITVICE
Discover the breathtaking scenery of Plitvice National Park’s 16 lakes, wooded hills, waterfalls, and cascades in one of Europe’s best-loved natural sanctuaries.
LOVE SONGS IN VIENNA
Feel a waltz in your heart with a spellbinding optional excursion evening of classical works by Mozart and Strauss, performed brilliantly by professional Salon Orchestra Alt-Wien musicians in one of Europe’s most romantic halls.
GREEK PUB FOOD
Take in the evening air with a visit to the Fortress of Bourtzi, complete with dinner and Greek bouzouki music at a local taverna.
A Little Night Music
CRUISING NORWEGIAN FJORDS
Board a breathtaking cruise on the magnificent Nærøyfjord, the Sognefjord’s arm in the deepest waters of Norway’s Fjordland.