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Europe offers you a variety of ways to travel this part of world.

They say that all roads lead to Rome but wherever or however you choose to travel in Europe you will never go wrong. By train, on foot, by car or by river cruise, Europe lets you discover it
in many different ways.

Visit England on a Rock and Roll Tour in London. Enjoy an Italian cooking class at Mama Agata’s Cooking School in Ravello on the Amalfi Coast or wine tasting in France, Spain or Portugal. Discover the historical region of Normandy and stay at a Chateau. Hear swing jazz at the Django Reinhardt Festival outside Paris. Retrace the steps of Gertrude Stein or costume for Carnival in Venice. Europe is at your fingertips and all yours!

Django Reinhardt Festival, New York, Courtesy of Pat Philips (Django Birdland)

Sample Itineraries:

Venice Carnival


Experience one of the world’s most exciting celebrations in the world, Venice Carnival. This annual Italian festival ends with Lent, forty days before Easter on Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday (Martedi Grasso), the day before Ash Wednesday. Masks have always been a key feature of this festival. Traditionally they were made in leather, porcelain or [...]

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Turkish Riviera History & Cuisine (13 days)


Departures May – October Did you know that by 7th century BC nomads had already started to form settlements in what we now know today as the Turkish Empire? That’s how old this country is which straddles Europe and Asia! Now you can discover the ancient Ottoman’s contributions and the culture which has evolved through [...]

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Hidden Sardinia: Guided Walking tour


Departure: late spring (Guided by Simon Tancred, Hidden Italy) This guided walking tour of Sardinia is a rare chance to immerse your self in Italy’s “forgotten island”. Explore Sardinia’s pristine natural beauty. Stone megaliths binds the island together from north to south. Cuisine is full of flavors not used elsewhere. The Sardinians are hard-working but [...]

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The Colors of Tuscany on Motorcycle

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Discover Tuscany with its rolling hills filled with olives trees and vineyards on a Harley Davidson motorcycle! Visit Italia’s most famous monuments and lovely cities. This motorcycle guided tour will allow you to visit the historical city of Florence, the medieval hill town of Montepulciano, Sienna and its famous Piazza del Campo, Pisa and its [...]

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The Heart of Provence Motorcycle Tour

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Before the French Riviera started attracting famous painters in the beginning of the 20th century and all the international “Jet Set” it was an area of sleepy fishing villages. On this bike tour, you’ll get the opportunity to get into the golden years of this region. Small roads, little villages, take you to where “small [...]

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The Spirit of the Alps on Motorcycle


This tour of the Alps is dedicated to everyone who dreams of riding gorgeous mountain roads on a motorbike. We climb from one valley into the next. There are turns and bends and endlessm superb panoramas. We’ll cross major passes on the highest paved roads of the Alps. We enter the mountains along the northern [...]

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Discover Historical Normandy on Motorcycle


This riding tour is rich in cultural and historical discoveries, without being a cookie cutter tour. Your guide introduces you to every secret nook and corners of this region known as the land of horses that is blessed with an amazing natural beauty. Normandy is also known for being the region where the Allies troops [...]

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Inside Moscow with Golden Ring/St Petersburg (11days)

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Departure on Friday (May 15-Aug 15 2016) On this magical journey to the exotic land of Russia, you see sites which are unlike any others in the world. Learn about Moscow’s colourful history and culture. Discover the Golden Ring, the ancient towns that preserve the memory of the most important and significant events in Russian [...]

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Nordic Adventure (5 Countries)

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Intriguing Scandinavia welcomes you to enjoy its heritage, culture and its breathtaking landscapes. On this tour, you see 5 countries in the way they were meant to be seen. You travel by car, by boat and by train. Begin your trip in Iceland and head north where only the more adventurous travelers go. Visit the [...]

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Paris Luxury Apartment Rentals

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Fabulous short-term and long-term rentals of furnished apartments in select Paris neighbourhoods. From modern pied a terres with designer furnishings to grand historical buildings with Louis XIV tapestries – our goal is to ensure that you find accommodations that perfectly suit your vision of the luxury experience. Luxury apartments at affordable prices! All properties are [...]

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The Balkans Mosaic


Departures: May, July & September The Balkans is a land of such great diversity and textures that one gets the blown up by the colors, cultures, hospitality, food, landscape and above the ethnicities. We trace the scene of medieval Europe and the diverse nationalities originating from Serbia, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia and Albania. A visit [...]

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Silk Road Textiles of Turkey (10 days)

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Departures May, September, October No where else will you discover colorful handmade ceramics, woven Caftans made on traditional looms and Sultan’s leather slippers except by traveling the Silk Road in Turkey. Visit the Turkish Arts Museum and learn about Turkish nomadic life along with seeing the magnificent Topkapi Palace. Discover the elaborate silk costumes and [...]

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Discover Slovenia (13 days)


Departure May – September Slovenia is one of Europe’s best kept secrets! You will be in awe of its world famous Bled Castle. Discover Bohinj, one of the most beautiful places in the heart of the Julian Alps. See the nation’s highest peak, Mount Triglav that lies in the middle of Triglav National Park. Besides [...]

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Photographic Wonders of Turkey


Departures: May, June, September & October Turkey is a photographer’s dream–it is a country where Europe meets Asia! This trip has been designed for you photo buffs that want more of a less structured photo tour. There are ample opportunities to shoot. Discover the must see palaces and mosques, take a private cruise on the [...]

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Discover Amalfi & Rome (8 days)


We Do More Than Asia (Departure September November & February – May) Amalfi & Rome is a unique chance to explore 2 regions of Italy in a small group tour. From the spectacular Amalfi coastline to ancient Rome, you enjoy vistas from high cliffs overlooking the Tyrrhenian, visit the ascetic town of Positano Sea, sip [...]

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Guided Walking Tour: Venice & Italian Lakes (13 days)

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(Departure Fall) Strung along the foot of the Alps, for millennia the lakes have been a gateway to the color and life of the Mediterranean world for the pilgrims, traders and armies who marched across the Alps on foot. The walks on the tour follow these same routes, ancient stone paths that wind above the [...]

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Eternal Italy (14 days)


(Departures September & October) Italy is eternal. Rome, the capital of Italy, has for centuries been a political and religious center of Western civilization as the capital of the Roman Empire and site of the Holy See but Italy’s history dates back much farther than that. Etruscan culture developed in Italy around 800 BC and [...]

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Walking the Camino (8 days)

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Departures May – September of each year. Walking the Camino or the Way of St. James has existed for over a thousand years. This trip was one of the most important Christian pilgrimages during medieval times, together with Rome and Jerusalem, and a pilgrimage route on which absolution for sins was earned. Legend says that [...]

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Highlights of Italy (10 days)


We Do More Than Asia (Departure September – November & February – May) Step back in time to the Middle Ages and Renaissance period and explore the culture, history, art and architecture of 3 main cities in Italy. Rome’s antiquity can be seen in its Coliseum and Roman Forum. Vatican City tells about religious history [...]

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Day Trips: When in Rome


Enjoy having your home base in Rome and still see it all! When in Rome is for those of you who like the continuity of beginning your day and ending your day in the same spot. Rome is a central location from which you can see the sights of ancient history, art, castles, local markets [...]

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Django Reinhardt Jazz Festival – Samois Sur Seine (9 days)


We Do More Than Asia Django Reinhardt was a pioneering jazz guitarist and composer who invented an entirely new style of jazz guitar technique called ‘hot’ jazz guitar that has since become traditional music within the Belgian gypsy culture. The Festival de Jazz Django Reinhardt is a yearly event and is seen amongst the Gypsy [...]

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Family Italy


Family Italy is a trip specially designed for parents with children under 12 who want a vacation which is educational as well as memorable. Children will enjoy the boats rides in Venice and see religious sites such as San Marco. A visit to a glass blowing shop shows the artsy side of Venice. Explore the [...]

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Uncover Italy (15 days)


We Do more Than Asia (Departures February – November) Be charmed by the romantic aura of Venice city , Ride a cable car to a hilltop basilica in Gubbio, Experience Umbria’s religious heart on a visit to Assisi, Hike Mt Vesuvius, Take in sun and sea on the Amalfi Coast, Travel to Rome and discover [...]

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Delightful Tuscany


(Departure Tuesday mornings, February – December Delightful Tuscany is a private journey through Tuscany that takes you to small, easily missed villages in the Chianti and Tuscan countryside. You home base at a quaint bed & breakfast near Panzano and are driven on day trips learning about the area’s history, discovering colorful markets, eat the [...]

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Rockin’ & Rollin’ England

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We Do More Than Asia Music is universal and creates its own history. Rockin’ & Rollin’ England is an odyssey back to the 60’s. Medieval attractions are intertwined with your music adventure beginning in London with the Beatles and exploring area influences on those iconic bands to follow considered as the “British Beat”. Admire Royal [...]

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Discover Italy

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The name “Italy” conjures up images of ancient ruins , Ben Hur, Mount Vesuvius and the buried city of Pompeii. It is a country with diverse landscape and perseverance. Walk narrow paths overlooking seaside cliffs, taste the fruits of the land and learn Italian cooking firsthand from Mamma Agata. Explore the Blue Grotto in Capri [...]

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The Art & Wine of Languedoc/Roussillon (6 days)


We Do More Than Asia Fall means “wine” add art and you have a unique trip to France. The Art & Wine in Landuedoc/Roussillon is a rare opportunity to visit this often overlooked gem of a region “where grapes are grown by the sea” discovered by the likes of Matisse and Piccaso years ago. Medieval [...]

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Gertrude Stein’s France


Gertrude Stein’s fame derives from a private modern art gallery she assembled, from 1904 to 1913, with her brother Leo Stein in Paris. One of the most famous bohemian ex-patriots of her time, Gertrude was outré not only for her Salon where artisits and writers such as Picasso, Matisse, Hemingway and Pound would meet every [...]

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Voyages to Antiquity: The Minoan Civilization (15 days)

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The Minoan Civilization cruise to Greece (Athens, Crete) Malta and Sicily offers you the opportunity to visit some of the greatest sites of antiquity and enjoy some much needed sunshine after the long winter. Climate played a large part in the development of the great classical civilizations: the short, mild winters and long, warm summers [...]

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The Grand Chateau Sommesnil


The Chateau of Sommesnil is a historic chateau situated in the Seine Maritime area of Normandy, in the area known as The Caux – a beautiful and historical part of France. The Chateau has been restored to a very high standard and is now available for short stays or events. It is difficult to imagine [...]

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North Ireland Explorer

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Explore North Ireland’s treasures on this chauffeur driven tour. See burial grounds older than the pyramids and County Down, home of St. Patrick. Visit Newcastle, nestled under the Mourne mountains. Embark on an Antrim Coast adventure, walking a rope bridge to see the stunning coastline. Visit Bushmills Whiskey Distillery, the world’s oldest distillery. Tour the [...]

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Walk Amalfi Coast: Ravello to Positano


The Amalfi Coast is only an hour’s drive south of Naples but is one of the most spectacular parts of the Mediterranean, with mountains rising dramatically to almost 1500 metres above the prisitne sea. The whitewashed houses of the villages are strung along the coast and seem to have tumbled down the sheer mountainsides to [...]

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