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|Jewels of Central
|Duration: 19 days
from Budapest to Paris
of Central Europe - Westbound
19 days from Budapest to Paris
Sail along the Danube, Main, Rhine,
and Moselle Rivers, and through the Main Danube Canal and dramatic
Rhine Gorge on this remarkable river cruise vacation. Begin your trip
with two nights in the vibrant Hungarian capital of Budapest, with
guided sightseeing and time to explore the city on your own. Then, set
sail and enjoy guided sightseeing that shows off the highlights in each
city, including inside visits of Melk’s awe-inspiring Benedictine
Abbey, the Bishop’s Residenz in Würzburg, Siegfried’s Mechanical
Musical Instrument Museum in charming Rüdesheim, and Reichsburg
Castle in Cochem. In Regensburg we’ll introduce you to some of
Germany’s famous beers. Travel by high-speed train to Paris, where your
vacation concludes with two overnights, guided sightseeing, and plenty
of free time to explore the “City of Light” at your own pace!
OFFERED FOR THIS TOUR!
It's about you. You are the reason
we've used our 80-plus
years of travel expertise to design the very best river cruise
experience. Inspired by you, we've taken everything special about river
cruising and made it even better. Here are some of the features and
amenities you'll experience on board our Avalon ships.
windows throughout every ship.
contemporary design throughout.
shore excursions with Local Guide.
for shore excursions.
room options & excursions.
relax & unwind
coffees, cappuccinos and lattes.
self-serve beverage station.
serving premium spirits.
your routine in the fitness center.
Comfort Collection BedsSM.
L'Occitane bath amenities.
early- and late-riser breakfast.
buffet breakfast with sparkling wine.
juices with breakfast.
egg station at breakfast.
soft drinks with lunch.
lunches on the Sky Bistro.
dinners with open seating.
choice of appetizers, entrées, desserts or
regional wines at dinner.
drinks or beer with dinner.
served at 10:30 p.m.
service throughout the cruise.
bathrooms - showers w/ glass doors.
satellite TV with movie channels.
3-door closets for ample storage.
dinners of light regional specialties and wines
in the Panorama Bistro on Suite ShipsSM.
- Meals are indicated by
breakfast, lunch, and dinner
- Captain’s welcome & farewell
receptions with sparkling wine and canapés
- Welcome dinner
- Daily Afternoon Tea
- Daily Night Fare
- Local chef dinner
- Farewell dinner
- Complimentary sparkling wine with
breakfast; soft drinks with lunch; and wine, beer, or soft drinks with
dinner are included daily on board your vessel
may be included when you make your flight arrangements
Arrive in Budapest,
Welcome to Budapest, Hungary’s lively capital spanning the banks of the
Danube. The remainder of the day is free to start exploring Eastern
Europe’s most cosmopolitan metropolis.
Whether you’re seeing the sights, shopping for handcrafted embroidery
or Herend porcelain, or basking in the coffee house culture over a rich
cream cake in the renowned Gerbeaud Café, Budapest’s unique
energy is positively palatable. On your GUIDED SIGHTSEEING TOUR, see
Heroes’ Square as well as the massive hilltop castle complex with its
remarkable Fishermen’s Bastion—for spectacular views of the city—and
11th-century Matthias Church, the coronation spot of several Hungarian
monarchs. Be sure to take note of the city’s eight bridges—many famous
sights in and of themselves—which connect ancient Buda on the right
bank with Pest on the left. You may even want to walk across Chain
Bridge, built in 1849 and a symbol of Budapest. (Breakfast)
|Day 3 Budapest (Embarkation)
You have time this morning to explore Budapest further. Perhaps visit
St. Stephen’s Basilica for marvelous views of the city from its viewing
platform. This afternoon, board your river cruise vessel and meet your
crew at a welcome reception. (Breakfast, Dinner)
|Day 4 Budapest–Vienna,
Enjoy a day of relaxation on board and marvel at the beautiful scenery
on both banks of the Danube. Hungary is on your left as you cruise
upriver and Slovakia is on your right. The two countries share the
Danube for a 58-mile stretch, with the border in the middle of the
river. This evening, arrive in Vienna, Austria’s capital. Known as the
“City of Music,” it inspired the creative genius of Mozart, Beethoven,
and Strauss. An optional concert is available during your stay.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Once the center of the mighty Habsburg Empire, Austria’s magical
capital on the blue Danube is a showcase of gilded architecture. This
is home to the lavish Hofburg Imperial Palace complex with its Vienna
Boy’s Choir and dazzling Lipizzaner stallions; the neo-renaissance
Vienna Opera House; and awe-inspiring St. Stephen’s Cathedral—plus,
countless other sights your Local Guide will show you during an
included CITY SIGHTSEEING TOUR. Stroll through the delightful
pedestrian Kärntnerstrasse, and be sure to take a break and enjoy
a piece of decadent Sachertorte or Apfelstrudel in one of the classic
Viennese coffee houses, historic institutions that helped shape
Viennese culture! (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Dürnstein, known for the magnificent baroque, blue Stiftskirche
built in the 1700s, is situated right in the heart of the Wachau wine
region. The main street of this small town—with a population of less
than 1,000 people—is lined with 16th-century residences and charming
cobblestone streets. This morning your Local Guide will take you on an
included WALKING TOUR and tell you the tale of England’s King Richard
the Lionheart, who was imprisoned in the castle whose ruins still stand
above the town. During lunchtime, sail the picturesque Wachau Valley
and arrive in Melk in the early afternoon. Here, enjoy a GUIDED VISIT
of the magnificent 11th-century BENEDICTINE ABBEY, one of Europe’s
largest monasteries. The abbey houses an ornate library with over
80,000 printed books and 2,000 manuscripts. You’ll be captivated by the
splendor of the church with its frescoed ceilings, stunning high altar,
marble statues, and 210-foot-high cupola. The view from the terrace of
the abbey over the Danube and surrounding countryside is breathtaking!
This evening you’ll be able to sample some of the Wachau Valley’s
FAMOUS WINES. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Today you can choose from several full-day optional excursions: to
Salzburg, taking in some of the Sound of Music sights; the popular
“Romantic Austria” tour; or to Český Krumlov in the Czech
Republic, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Alternatively, you may choose
to stay on the ship and relax as you cruise to Passau, uniquely located
where the Inn, Ilz, and Danube Rivers converge. Passau is a maze of
narrow cobblestone streets lined with beautiful patrician houses. St.
Stephen’s Cathedral, a masterpiece of Italian baroque architecture,
houses one of the world’s largest church organs with 17,774 pipes. Take
in the highlights on the included GUIDED WALK. (Breakfast, Lunch,
Dating back to the time of the Celts around 500 BC, Regensburg is one
of Germany’s best preserved medieval cities. Established during the
Holy Roman Empire and the only German city not bombed during WWII,
Regensburg has at least 1,300 listed buildings of “historic interest.”
Architectural highlights of your GUIDED WALK include the Altes Rathaus
(Old Town Hall), built in the 13th century, and Porta Pretoria, gates
to an ancient Roman fort built in 179 AD. Wander through the city’s
lanes and alleys to discover the many mansions with high towers.
Wealthy families built these towers to emphasize their status and
wealth during the Middle Ages, and many still remain today. Walk across
the 12th-century Steinerne Brücke (Stone Bridge), the oldest of
its kind in Germany. Grab a beer and enjoy an included SNACK at the
17th-century Historische Wurstküche (Old Sausage Kitchen), one of
Germany’s oldest restaurants. Here—where the locals congregate—feel the
vibrant atmosphere and take in the remarkable views along the river.
After dinner, we’ll introduce you to some of Germany’s FAMOUS BEERS.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Today, spend a relaxing morning of cruising, and before lunch, attend a
fascinating ONBOARD LECTURE about the engineering marvel that is the
Main Danube Canal. The afternoon is dedicated to Nuremberg. Although
90% of Nuremberg’s Old Town suffered extensive damage during WWII, much
of it has been restored to the glory it once knew as the unofficial
capital of the Holy Roman Empire. Today, choose either a GUIDED
SIGHTSEEING TOUR and marvel at this thousand-year-old city’s medieval
fortifications, extraordinary gothic churches, and the Kaiserburg
(Imperial Castle), or join a more specialized “NUREMBERG RALLY GROUNDS”
tour. During free time, be sure to make a wish at the beautiful
fountain in the Hauptmarkt (main square). Legend says your wish will
come true if you turn its gold ring three times. (Breakfast, Lunch,
|Day 10 Nuremberg.
Excursion to Munich
After breakfast, drive to Munich, capital of Bavaria. With its
historical museums, splendid English Garden, traditional cafés,
and delightful shops, Munich has plenty to see and do. A LOCAL GUIDE
will show you the highlights of this fascinating city, including
Nymphenburg Palace, summer residence of the Bavarian monarchs;
MARIENPLATZ with its Old and New Town Halls; and the gothic
Frauenkirche, a prominent landmark for Munich. Then, enjoy time on your
own in this vibrant city. Watch the famous Glockenspiel, which
recreates a royal wedding from the 16th century; linger at an outdoor
café; visit St. Peter’s, the oldest church in town; or maybe
relax alongside the locals at one of the many Biergarten or breweries
to sample one of the Bavarian beer specialties. Return to your ship in
the afternoon. (Breakfast, Dinner)
In the early morning hours, arrive in medieval Bamberg, former
residence of one of Germany’s most powerful imperial dynasties and
today a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your GUIDED WALK takes in its
historic center, including the great 13th-century Romanesque cathedral
and the fascinating Altes Rathaus (Old Town Hall)—built on an island in
the middle of the Regnitz River when the bishop refused to give the
townspeople land for a town hall! This afternoon, enjoy some relaxing
time on board as you cruise toward Würzburg on the Main River and
attend an interesting ONBOARD LECTURE about the European Union.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Arrive in Würzburg during breakfast. Surrounded by verdant
hillside vineyards, Würzburg, also known as the “Pearl of the
Romantic Road,” makes an immediate impression with imposing Fortress
Marienberg perched above town and the 15th-century Alte Mainbrucke (Old
Main Bridge). On your GUIDED SIGHTSEEING TOUR, visit the magnificent
baroque BISHOP’S RESIDENZ, home to the largest ceiling fresco ever
painted. This afternoon you might like to join an optional excursion to
medieval Rothenburg. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Tucked away behind medieval defensive walls and towered gates,
picturesque Bavarian Miltenberg is a cultural gem on the banks of the
Main River. The town’s delightful Marktplatz (market square) centers
around a Renaissance-era fountain, and features striking half-timbered
buildings, cobblestone lanes, and one of the oldest inns in Germany,
Haus zum Riesen (the giant’s house). See all this and marvel at the
gothic splendor of the Merchant Hall on your GUIDED WALK. (Breakfast,
|Day 14 Rüdesheim–Rhine
Pretty Rüdesheim is the perfect example of a Rhine Valley wine
town, and SIEGFRIED’S MECHANICAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENT MUSEUM is a real
surprise. Enjoy a SPECIAL TREAT, then there’s free time to explore the
Drosselgasse and pick up some souvenirs. Downstream, the dramatic RHINE
GORGE is the most beautiful stretch of river. Pass the legendary rock
of the Lorelei, where sweet songs of local beauties lured enchanted
sailors to their doom.Continue to Boppard, a spa town and popular
tourist destination, where there is time to explore on your own before
dinner. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
This morning, arrive in Cochem on the river Moselle, a charming,
picturesque town with half-timbered houses and winding streets full of
history and legends that will be brought to life during your included
GUIDED WALK. Visit REICHSBURG CASTLE, built in 1000 AD and furnished
with renaissance and baroque furniture. Sitting dramatically atop a
conical hill covered in vines, this castle offers splendid views of the
little town nestled down below and of the river valley. Cochem is at
the heart of the Moselle wine trade and, most notably, the Riesling
grape is cultivated, producing a dry to sweet, floral white wine. Enjoy
free time here to discover this delightful town at your own pace. As
you sail away, attend an ONBOARD LECTURE to learn more about the
Moselle region. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast, an excursion takes you to Trier, Germany’s oldest
city. Some say Trier is even older than Rome and that it was populated
over a thousand years before the Romans arrived. Many Roman remains
have survived, including a 20,000-seat amphitheater; the Porta Nigra, a
fortified gate from the original Roman settlement, which still gives
access to the town’s center; imperial baths; and the Roman bridge,
Germany’s oldest bridge, with stone pilings dating from 144 AD—all
evidence of this once-grand Roman city. Trier also offers pleasant
market squares, Germany’s oldest Christian church, and a cornucopia of
architectural styles—Roman, baroque, neo-classicism, renaissance, and
gothic. Choose from the included CITY SIGHTSEEING or the more
history-focused “ROMAN TRIER” guided tour, followed by some free time,
gives you the opportunity to discover this magnificent town. Rejoin
your vessel and head for Remich in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
|Day 17 Remich,
Reach Remich in the early morning hours and say goodbye to your crew
after breakfast. Travel to Luxembourg or to Metz to board the
HIGH-SPEED TRAIN to Paris, where you arrive later in the day.
Known as one of the world’s most romantic and lively cities, Paris is a
delight for all your senses. Your INCLUDED CITY SIGHTSEEING shows you
magnificent must-see sights, such as Notre Dame Cathedral, the unique
Louvre Museum with its glass pyramid as a contrast to its ancient
architecture, the commemorative Arc de Triomphe, and the Eiffel Tower.
In your free time, stroll down the Champs-Elysées with its
lavish cafés, or perhaps visit the world-famous Louvre museum or
Montmartre with its gleaming white Sacré Coeur Basilica and bevy
of artists on Place du Tertre. Paris is also well known for its
colorful nightlife, and an optional excursion to one of the world’s
most famous cabaret shows, the Moulin Rouge, is available. All of this
awaits your discovery! (Breakfast)
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)
You may also want to view the EASTBOUND
VERSION of this cruise/tour.
In the event of
water level problems or any problems of a technical
nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or
to alter the program.
and special features are subject to change. If a change
is necessary, a substitute will be offered.
2012 | Length 361 | Crew Members 37 | Staterooms 12 | Suites 52
2012 ushered in another exciting Suite
Ship® cruising along Europe's glorious rivers. The Avalon Visionary
delivers an intimate setting, along with two full decks of suites
featuring Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Windows that transform the living
space into a unique Open-Air Balcony®. With 200 square feet,
Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard,
giving you the rare opportunity to wake each morning to the enchanting
scenery and fresh breezes. Onboard amenities include a complimentary
Internet Corner and Wi-Fi access, an expanded Fitness Center, and a
spacious Sky Deck with premium lounge chairs, shade system, whirlpool,
and the delightful Sky Bistro.
upscale bar serving premium spirits
onboard movie nights
excursions available in Amsterdam and Durnstein
excursions - Leisurely, Traditional or Essential Sightseeing options
Cruise onboard experiences with local chefs, entertainers, artisans and
available to recommend, reserve and further personalize your cruise
- Sky Deck with shade
system & premium lounge chairs
- Sky Deck Whirlpool
- Non-smoking interior
- Elegant, contemporary
- Headsets for all
guided shore excursions in Europe
- Sightseeing with a
Certified Local Guide
- Onboard lectures,
activities & nightly entertainment
- Room service
available featuring Continental breakfast and beverages
- Hair salon (manicures
- Self-serve beverage
station with complimentary tea, hot chocolate & premium coffees
- Access to iPad mobile
digital devices (Royal Suites only)
- Alternate dining
experience with regional specialties and lighter fare in the Panorama
- Complimentary maps
and use of Nordic walking sticks
- Expanded "on-demand"
- Panorama Bistro
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Well-stocked library
Jewels of Central Europe
19 days from Budapest to Paris
You may also want to view the EASTBOUND
VERSION of this cruise/tour.
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Staterooms & Comfort
We have always
provided river cruisers the most spacious staterooms in Europe. With
our Panorama-style Suite Ships, we're not only offering cruisers our
award-winning Avalon Deluxe Staterooms, we're featuring 200-square foot
Panorama Suites (30 percent larger than the average stateroom) and
300-square foot Royal Suites, offering cruisers even more room to relax
and take in 360-degree views of Europe.
Inspired by design, our ships are crafted to entice all five senses.
Some enhancements, including deluxe woven carpeting, flowers, premium
L'Occitane products and scented sticks in our staterooms are subtle.
Other offerings, such as Avalon-branded premium bedding (Comfort
Collection BedsSM), marble bathrooms as well as a perfect balance of
warm interiors, natural lighting and panoramic views are distinctive
and unexpected. Combined, all elements provide travelers with a unique
feeling of space, freedom and comfort not found with any other river
Avalon Waterways offers cruisers an exclusive, premium-bedding suite
(Comfort Collection Beds) in all of our staterooms, fleet-wide, in
Europe. Comfort Collection Beds provides travelers a choice of pillows
as well as orthopedic mattresses, high-comfort mattress covers,
European-style duvets, Egyptian super-combed cotton linens, extra
blankets and bed configuration options.
Peering through the looking glass to determine how we can continue to
improve our cruisers on-board experiences, we have invested in the
finest bathroom appointments available and such luxury touch-points
such as L'Occitane toiletries, quality robes and slippers in each room,
fleet-wide. We've also designed contemporary staterooms with the most
available storage space, and plenty of "comfort touches" like
complimentary bottled water and fully stocked mini-bars.
For some cruisers, comfort comes in the form of connection: staying in
touch with friends, colleagues and family members while away. Because
of this, Avalon has taken great strides to enhance the technology
available to guests on ship. In addition to offering them flat-screen
televisions, providing a plethora of news and entertainment options,
Avalon provides cruisers with FREE Wi-Fi fleet-wide. Furthermore, Royal
Suites guests will have access to in-room iPads.
On any deck, your well-appointed Avalon Deluxe Stateroom is a spacious
refuge of inviting home-awayfrom- home features. Delight in the large
private bathroom featuring full shower with glass shower door; deluxe
beds with premium mattress covers, Egyptian super-combed cotton linens,
European-style duvets, and a choice of soft or firm pillows; and ample
closet space. And, of course, don't miss out on the never-ending views
from the large windows or floor-to-ceiling sliding-glass doors. In
fact, you'll love your Avalon Deluxe Stateroom so much, you may never
want to go home!
Deluxe Staterooms by Avalon
Collection Beds featuring premium
memory foam mattress
toppers with special construction for increased air flow and ventilation
super-combed cotton linens, woolen
& Europeanstyle duvets
and firm pillows
of bed configuration (two twins or one
sliding-glass door with French
Balcony (most staterooms & suites)
bathroom with full shower with glass
hairdryer & premium L'Occitane® bath products
3-door closets with shelves for ample
satellite TV with movie channels
minibar with complimentary bottled
tables with reading lamps
under-bed luggage storage
desk/vanity with comfortable chair
breakfast & beverage room
Suites & Royal Suites Include (in addition to the above):
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11' Wall-to-Wall Panoramic Window—50% wider
than industry standard
Panoramic Window opens to create a
large Open-Air Balcony
Balcony with full 6-person seating area
use of iPad mobile digital devices*
while onboard (Royal Suites only)
Your River Cruise
Voyage Your Way
On an Avalon Waterways river cruise,
"included" is the name of the game. Spacious outside staterooms with
expansive riverscape views—included. VIP access into the must-see
sites—included. Your choice of enriching shore excursions led by
Certified Local Guides—included. Wi-Fi access—included. Sparkling wines
with breakfast, regional beers and wines at every onboard dinner, and
unlimited lattes and premium coffees—included. And we're proud to offer
Avalon Choice®, an exciting concept in river cruising that gives
you the freedom to personalize so many elements of your cruise.
Choice - So are the ways to Enjoy it.
Avalon dining has always freed taste
buds from the ordinary. And now — it frees you from restrictions. At
every meal, you'll have the ability to choose from a multitude of
dining experiences. All feature the highest-quality local ingredients,
hand crafted by true culinary artisans. And all are included at no
Discovery By Your
Design - Cruise Excursions.
We've done our due diligence
pre-selecting Certified Local Guides who truly are the best in the
world. But what you see and the pace in which you see it, is completely
up to you. And the best part? Unlike other cruise operators, our
preplanned discoveries are included at no extra charge to you. We even
provide Nordic walking sticks for active guests looking for an extra
spring in their step.
Having the most thoughtfully designed,
newest ships in the industry isn't the only advantage of Avalon. We
tailor experiences too. Our handpicked Cruise Directors and Certified
Local Guides in Europe, Asia, Egypt, U.S. and South America are the
best in the business.
Avalon's inspired, 360-degree, engaging cruise experiences afford
travelers the chance to immerse themselves into a destination and
culture thanks to award-winning land programs and world-class guides.
Our Egyptologists (along the Nile), Naturalists (in the
Galápagos), Cruise Directors (in Europe, Southeast Asia, U.S.
and China) and special guest lecturers also offer them a vast onboard
educational program, giving cruisers the chance to soak in the history
and culture of a region as they drift from village to village or island
It's not easy to be an expert on everywhere. Thanks to Avalon's
relationship with Globus – an award-winning tour company with more than
85 years of experience and 300 support staff on the ground in 65
countries around the world — our cruisers are privy to the best,
all-inclusive land programs available.
We transform tourists into travelers and storytellers and help them
truly experience each destination with guided sightseeing in every port
(complete with headsets), daily port lectures, VIP access into key
destinations, no waiting in lines and great cultural immersion and
storytelling thanks to highly skilled Cruise and Tour Directors.
Avalon is also encouraging cruisers to
drive their personal enrichment by experiencing ports on two wheels
(from the seat of a bicycle). Adding to our already robust roster of
activities, we have partnered with bicycle tour specialists in
Amsterdam, Lyon, Durnstein, Vienna, and Breisach for optional, guided
Roads & Feel the Strange Become Familiar.
River Cruise Excursions by Avalon
At Avalon, we never lose sight of the reason you're
traveling—to see the people, places, and sights on shore. And because
we're part of the Globus family of brands, we're backed by more than 85
years in the travel business…which means you'll experience the world in
a way that no other river cruise operator can deliver!
Sightseeing & Excursions
When it comes to showing you the world,
we select the very best guides—professionals who are certified locally
in each destination and selected by the Globus family of brands. These
Certified Local Guides are recognized for their expertise, enthusiasm,
and knowledge of the area. They will lead you on engaging, included
sightseeing tours, delivering genuine, behind-the-scenes destination
experiences. You'll even benefit from the use of personal headsets for
sightseeing, which gives you the freedom to roam through some of
Europe's most famous attractions without missing a moment of
Avalon offers a great selection of
optional excursions to help you further personalize your cruise.
Whether it's a classical music concert in Vienna, a visit to a French
winery, time at the colossal Romanian Parliament building in Bucharest,
or a guided bicycle tour through town, with MyAvalon, selecting and
paying for your optional excursions before your cruise is a cinch! Just
go to AvalonWaterways.com/MyAvalon.
the Right Pace
Sightseeing should never be a one-size-fits-all proposition. Travelers
like to see the sights in different ways, so we've developed three
sightseeing pace options to choose from:
A Certified Local Guide shows you the
destination's highlights in a relaxed and unhurried way.
Led by a Certified Local Guide, you'll
explore a wide range of sights at a moderate pace.
This orientation shows you the must-see
sights, with plenty of time to explore on your own.
Feel like discovering your destination
on your own? Your onboard Guest Services is happy to assist you in
making a dinner reservation on shore, getting tickets to the opera or a
local cultural performance, or hiring a taxi so you can visit a friend
or explore outlying areas. And for a more active experience on shore,
consider the complimentary use of a Nordic walking stick.
invite you to come experience a cruise unlike any other.
big-ship cruise deals sound like an incredible bargain...until you are
on board and have to pay extra for everything. On an Avalon Waterways
river cruise, "included" is the name of the game – and has been since
we came on the scene a decade ago.
thirteen years in a row, Globus has been selected by
Recommend Magazine as the best Tour Operator to Europe, and a top
finalist for North America, Asia, Latin America and Africa. The brand
was also named in Travel Weekly's 2013 Reader's Choice Awards as Best
Tour Operator - Europe and 2013 Reader's Choice Awards as Best Tour
Operator - Europe, Best Tour Operator - International and Best Tour
Operator - Asia and South Pacific.
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|THE BRITISH ISLES | England,
Scotland, Ireland and Wales
|ITALY | GREECE | TURKEY
|FRANCE | GERMANY
|SWITZERLAND | AUSTRIA
|RUSSIA | NORTHERN/EASTERN EUROPE
|SPAIN | PORTUGAL | MOROCCO