With over 50 years of experience, Sarracini Travel have been sharing the best of Europe with our clients ever since our founder started the family business back in 1967. Each Sarracini Travel experience bears our founders’ distinct fingerprint and has been personally tailored to bring out the textures, rhythms, and colours of Europe’s most beautiful places.
The nine islands of the Azores conceal many surprises. Characterized by strong volcanic activity which helped to form this “lost” paradise in the Atlantic, the archipelago conceals over 1700 volcanoes, nine of which are still active, a vibrant underwater ecosystem and mountains and valleys of unique natural beauty. All the ingredients to provide an unparalleled experience to any visitor.
With fewer than 50,000 people living in these harsh, snowy lands, Canada’s Northwest Territories nevertheless promise immense natural beauty for adventurous travellers looking to explore the Arctic Circle. A landscape dominated by expansive boreal forests and desolate tundra, the Northwest Territories also lay claim to a rich aboriginal cultural heritage and the distinction of being one of the very best locations in the world to observe the ephemeral northern lights.
Cape Breton’s most famed resident, Alexander Graham Bell, once said “I have travelled around the globe. I have seen the Canadian and American Rockies, the Andes, the Alps and the Highlands of Scotland, but for simple beauty, Cape Breton outrivals them all.” On this itinerary, you will explore Nova Scotia’s wild northern lands on a golfing survey of Cape Breton Island. Admire vast, untouched natural landscapes, absorbing the local Celtic-infused culture, and playing old world style, linksland golf in its purest form.
Together, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island– Canada’s three smallest provinces– make up a region informally known as “The Maritimes.” On this exciting self-drive itinerary, discover how the spirit of the ocean has shaped all aspects of life in these easternmost regions of Canada. From the incredible red sandstone cliffs of Cavendish beach to the picture-perfect lighthouse of Peggy Cove, Canada’s Maritime provinces hold a distinct appeal for travellers from around the globe.
A little Canadian, a little European, but entirely Quebecois; this area is rich in culture, history and beautiful cities, towns and countryside. It’s the perfect place to take a car and explore a unique area of North America.
One of the all-time bucket list trips. Witness the spectacular aurora borealis, swim with pods of Beluga whales, from the air look over herds of caribou as they cross the tundra, and of course have the privilege of seeing one of nature’s most iconic species, the polar bear.
An adventure destination for the intrepid and curious, Newfoundland promises unique experiences in nature as well as a warm, welcoming culture inextricably linked to the ocean and its natural bounties. The earliest European settlements in North America were remote, outport fishing communities along the Newfoundland coast, and it was in these same unforgiving, icy waters that the Titanic struck an iceberg and sank over a century ago. Yet, visiting Newfoundland doesn’t have to be an exercise in “roughing it,” as recent years have seen the development of a burgeoning luxury travel sector that beckons to those visitors seeking a truly unique escape off the beaten path.
Explore the scenic splendour of Ireland on an 8-day tour! Discover Ireland’s Celtic spirit and experience the stunning and varied landscapes of this beautiful Emerald Isle! Tour the rugged beauty of Connemara, the metropolis of Dublin to the more relaxed city of Galway which has attracted musicians and artists. Travel along the coast to the Cliffs of Moher, the most majestic cliffs in Ireland which rise from the Atlantic Ocean. Visit a lively Irish pub for an excellent night of music and much more!
Discover the extraordinary landscapes and charming cities of Germany on a 12-day journey! From Frankfurt, you’ll stop off at famous historical sites and explore famous medieval cities, including Heidelberg, Strasbourg, Munich, and Rothenburg. Gaze the magnificent towers of the Neuschwanstein Castle which rises in all their majestic splendour in the midst of the German Alps. Cross the Rhine River into France and visit Colmar and Strasbourg in the Franco-German region of Alsace. Head on a sightseeing tour through Strasbourg and enjoy a traditional Alsatian lunch before returning to Germany!
Savour and indulge in the flavours and vistas of Piedmont and Lake Maggiore as you wine and dine in medieval towns, and discover the lakeside villages and villas of the stunning region. Explore the resort town of Stresa on Italy’s Lake Maggiore. Gaze upon the boats which run from the waterfront to the Borromean Islands, home to palazzos, villas, and fishing ports. Visit the region’s capital, Turin, offering classical splendour and rich historical heritage. Discover the hillsides spreading to the horizon, little medieval villages, each one with its own history and culture. Explore the Langhe, the historic region of Piedmont extending between Cuneo and Asti, renowned for its vineyards, truffles and cheese. Not to mention the wines, the names of which are world-renowned, Barolo, Nebbiolo and much more!
Throughout the centuries, Sicilian-style cooking has been strongly influenced by conquerors, kingdoms and many different cultures (Spanish, Greek and Arab) resulting in a delicious blend of styles and flavors found nowhere else in Italy. Unique, fresh with powerful flavors, it’s a fact that Sicilian cooking is widely known as one of the premier cuisines in all of Italy. This exclusive ten-day journey delves into the history and cuisine of Sicily. Meet with artisans and chefs to explore Sicilian cooking, from olive farmers and cheesemakers to Michelin-starred chefs. Soak in the long history of the region, from Baroque architecture to ancient ruins. Meet with traditional cheese and chocolate makers, seafood merchants, vintners, olive farmers and other artisans to sample every aspect of traditional Sicilian cooking. Learn from professional chefs how the region’s best cooks are pushing the boundaries of their cuisine while staying true to its core.
The really great outdoors. This trip starts in Vancouver and finishes in Victoria, with stops in Whistler and Sonora in between, and has all of the activities that an action-loving family could possibly want, as well as great food, great hotels and high tea!
Discover magical Greece, which was the center of the world and pioneered democracy, philosophy, science, and art. Wander the landmarks of archaeological sites of ancient Athens, including the temples of the Acropolis. Relax and gaze upon the pristine white-sand beaches of the beautiful islands of Mykonos and Santorini. Stroll in Santorini’s narrow streets, visit the volcano, swim at the thermal spas and admire the stunning, unrivalled sunset! Visit the famous Greek island, Mykonos, known for the sandy beaches with the turquoise waters and its diverse nightlife. Swim, explore and unwind as much as you like on your Greek odyssey!
Are you ready to discover the Greek islands? There is no island too large or too small for you to discover! Explore Athens and four of Greece’s stunning islands – Mykonos, Santorini, Naxos and Paros. Wander the landmarks of archaeological sites of ancient Athens, including the temples of the Acropolis. Visit the famous Greek island, Mykonos, known for the sandy beaches and its diverse nightlife. Stroll in Santorini’s narrow streets, visit the volcano, swim at the thermal spas and admire the stunning, unrivalled sunset! Discover the largest island in the Cyclades, Naxos. Here you’ll find plenty of history, ruins from every era and stunning seascapes. Relax and swim on the island in Paros, surrounded by natural beauty and magical beaches. The Greek islands will give you the chance to enjoy the holiday of your dreams!
Jump on board and discover the Amalfi Coast from a different point of view! From the Gulf of Naples, tour the ruins of Pompeii, the ancient city destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, before settling in at your hotel in charming Sorrento. Set off and tour the Mediterranean island of Capri, known for its colourful harbours. Visit stunning Positano, the jewel of the Amalfi Coast before making your way to Amalfi. Have a romantic dinner in one of the pretty restaurants around the harbour or taste the typical street food of the region!
The best way to explore Portugal is on a Douro River cruise onboard the MS Amalia Rodrigues! The Douro Valley is home to delicious treasures and will take you along the Port wine route. You will admire this incredible terraced vineyard which extends over a hundred kilometres along the Douro to the Spanish border.
Turkey is a diverse country where East meets West and bridging the continents of Europe and Asia. Your magical journey through Turkey starts in Istanbul. Marvel at the main highlights including Topkapi Palace, the Hippodrome, the Blue Mosque, and the Grand Bazaar. Discover a variety of other attractions that Turkey has to offer – the rock formations of Cappadocia, the unique calcium cascades of Pamukkale, the Roman ruins at Ephesus and much more!
Experience the ancient, oriental cities of Turkey on a 15-day tour that will take you to all the exquisite sites of these metropolis’ cultural meccas! Delve into the stunning scenery and rich historic legacy of the country. Explore Turkey’s beautiful coastline, spectacular icons and experience legendary Turkish hospitality. You’ll marvel at Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, Grand Bazaar and Cappadocia’s memorizing landscape and much more on an absolute Turkish adventure!
Explore the highlights of Switzerland on a 4-day escorted tour. From the lakeside towns to picture-perfect villages, hiking trails surrounded by majestic mountains and alpine lakes — you will find yourself in a nature-lover’s paradise. You will get the chance to discover historic Lucerne, charming Zermatt and the cosmopolitan cities of Geneva, Zurich and much more!
Do not miss the highlight of any Swiss holiday and join a thrilling and unforgettable escorted tour to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe! Listed by UNESCO as “World Heritage Site of the Swiss Alps” it is home to Europe’s highest train station (3500 m) and many other attractions! Explore the charming towns and stunning turquoise lakes of Switzerland. You will get the chance to discover historic Interlaken, charming Zermatt and the cosmopolitan cities of Geneva and Zurich!
As VIPs, enjoy priority access at Disney World and front-of-the-line access at Universal Studios and experience the most popular rides and attractions without a long wait! Tour the Kennedy Space Center with your own private astronaut guide. From interacting with alligators in the Everglades to cruising around Miami on your own private yacht, this Florida vacation is filled with once in a lifetime experiences!
Travel through history and legends as you embark on a once in a lifetime journey to the Incan cities of Lima, the Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu and Cusco! Immerse yourself in one of the most varied countries in the world. A multicultural country, full of traditions, a laureate cuisine and vast nature reserves. Experience the colonial grandeur of Lima, delve into the imperial city of Cusco and discover the breathtaking beauty of its surroundings. Visit Machu Picchu which will allow you to discover the perfection of the Inca Empire! You can reach this sacred place aboard a train that travels through breathtaking landscapes of mountains furrowed by colourful Andean villages!
For women travellers in search of new experiences, this soul-enriching journey inspires you to discover the beauty of India in the company of other women travellers from around the world. Explore India’s majestic forts, monuments and templates, its bustling bazaars filled with exquisite crafts, the beautiful landscapes and natural reserves, and above all else, the people and culture that make this place so special. On this journey, you’ll appreciate the ancient traditions and modern innovations as we reveal India to you from the perspective of local people, including many inspiring women who are leaders in their communities.
Argentina is a destination rich in contrasts: its landscapes, weather and culture vary from the special charm of the North with its legacy of Pre-Columbian and Colonial traditions, the abundance of wildlife, flora and water at the Iguazú Falls and Jungle in the Northeast, to the vastness, isolation and breathtaking views of the Glaciers and marine life of Patagonia. The wine and sunshine in the Cuyo region and the brightness and exuberance of tango in Buenos Aires, most vibrant city in South America, and The Pampas, one of the richest natural regions of the continent and home to the “gaucho”, complete the wonders of this land of contrasts!
The drive from San Francisco to Los Angeles down the famed Route 1 is the ultimate family holiday. Sail under the Golden Gate Bridge and then bike over it, meet whales and dolphins up close from an amazing eco-raft in Monterey Bay, followed by an animal encounter at the famous Aquarium. Learn to surf as a family in Santa Barbara and then kayak into caves in the remote Channel Islands. See where your favourite movie was filmed in Los Angeles, helicopter over the homes of the stars, and end with a relaxing time in Laguna Beach.
There is variety between each of the Hawaiian Islands, each having a deep sense of their own personality. We know the best way to get the best from your trip – visiting the right islands in the right order, seeing the right sites and meeting the right people.
On this ultimate luxury trip down the California coast, experience the best of California from the air, land and sea. Fly in helicopters over stunning scenery, drive a convertible sports car down the famous Route 1, try some of the best wines in the world, dine in Michelin Star restaurants, get up and close with whales and dolphins, ride horses on secluded beaches and get inside the homes of movie stars.
Tour the most classical region of the United States — with its quaint villages, lush forests, charming seaside towns and peaceful life — while staying at some of the most luxurious and less known boutique properties in the Western Hemisphere. Enjoy fantastic dining, cultural sites, sailing, biking, history and relaxation.
Before building Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States moved several times, including New York City and Philadelphia. Aboard luxury trains, experience both the historical and the cutting edge of America’s Atlantic cities — including Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Immerse yourself in history as well as the most innovative in cuisine, art and culture while you are led by expert guides and fascinating locals.
Your family will delight in this amazing Lowcountry adventure. From charming Charleston to historic Savannah, every moment will be a delicious discovery. Civil war history, fantastic seafood, a wide range of water sports—the Lowcountry is a fabulous place to unwind with your family.
One week in Wyoming experiencing a living piece of American history. Yellowstone by itself evokes imagery and emotions central to America, but add in rafting the Snake River, horse whispering, cattle handling and an evening at the Rodeo in Jackson Hole, and you have an All American Experience.
Experience the Sicilian lifestyle and tradition with a small group tour limited to 16 participants only! Discover the Mediterranean Island’s architectural jewels, picturesque sceneries and mouthwatering cuisine that makes all things Sicilian. Gaze upon at some of the world’s best Byzantine mosaics in the cathedral of Monreale. Marvel at the rich archaeological ruins of Agrigento dating to the 5th century BC. Travel to the town of Corleone, the birthplace of the Mafia. Climb the majestic Mount Etna, the highest active volcano in Europe and much more!
Biking to local bakers and artisan cheese makers, meeting with creators of some of the best wines in North America, and trying their produce. Simply the best way to experience Napa Valley and Sonoma County.
Experience the wildest region of the United States, with ancient mountain ranges, pristine lakes and rivers full of leaping Salmon, while staying at remote lodges. Try your hand at dog mushing, go fishing for massive halibut, land on remote glaciers, and watch bears eating berries in open fields. The highlight is the services of knowledgeable local guides and pilots who will show you their truly remarkable state!
A one-of-a-kind foodie destination renowned for its prized seafood and farm-fresh produce, Maine’s impressive culinary heritage is only rivalled by its spectacular natural beauty and quaint New England charm. Rounded out with some local art and cultural stops, this mouthwatering itinerary invites travellers to experience coastal Maine’s diverse culinary offerings, from modest yet delicious lobster shacks to Michelin-caliber fine dining establishments.
Discover Nashville, Tennessee’s distinct Southern charm on an exhilarating itinerary that illuminates its well-earned reputation not only as of the “Music City,” but as a cosmopolitan hub with some of the nation’s most exciting creative energy. From Civil War-era Plantations to the hippest underground music venues, Nashville’s wide range of musical, culinary and historical attractions promises an inspiring getaway for even the most discerning travellers.
The Canadian Rocky Mountains represent some of the most pristine natural habitats in North America. This trip showcases how these natural wonders can be explored in a luxury fashion while maintaining authenticity.
There’s nothing quite like winter-time in Quebec. On this exhilarating itinerary, you will experience the very best that this magical province has to offer, from sampling local delicacies in Montreal to racing down Mont-Tremblant’s pristine, powdery slopes.
The capital city of Canada’s Nova Scotia province, Halifax is growing in popularity as a holiday destination. On this luxury weekend getaway, experience the charm and magic of the city itself, learning about its history and deep military roots, as well as its surrounding areas. Delight in a private sunset sail, sipping it’s best wines and discover the lighthouses, fishing villages and boats that make the area so picturesque.
Welcome to the most northerly fly-in lodge on earth! Set on the isolated shores of Nunavut’s Somerset Island, hundreds of miles away from the nearest paved road, Arctic Watch sets a high standard for guest accommodation and comfort. With this unique locale as your base of exploration, embark on wildlife safaris by an all-terrain vehicle, paddleboard and seaplane, admire breathtaking, plunging waterfalls and challenge yourself with polar plunge if you dare!
Canada’s Eastern cities are sometimes overlooked in favour of Vancouver, Victoria and Banff. We love them for their mix of activities – adventure and culture. We created this 8-night trip to make the most of Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City, mixing canoeing, cruising, food tours and history, to give you a real sense of the distinct character of each.
Discover the Greece of myth and legend on this five-day journey from Athens! Wonder the monuments of ancient Greece and delve into its rich history. Witness Athens’s greatest ancient and modern treasures including the famous Acropolis. Explore the UNESCO-listed archeological site of Delphi and learn about the city which was once considered the “center of the known world” in Ancient Greece!
Discover the wonders of Rome, Florence, Venice, the Amalfi Coast, and the stunning island of Sicily on an Italian adventure that leaves nothing out! Explore the treasures of the eternal city, the enchanting artwork of Florence, the canals of Venice, and more, all on a single trip! See the Vatican Museums, and the Sistine Chapel up close, walk through the Renascence city of Florence and taste magnificent wine in Tuscany. You will then discover the treasures along Italy’s Amalfi Coast, from charmingly gritty Naples to sun-bleached Capri. Journey across Sicily, and sample local olive oils and citrus fruits from ancient royal towns, stand among the ruins of proud empires and venture across Mount Etna’s otherworldly lava fields. On this tour, you will experience just about everything that makes Italy great!
Once home to Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Normans, and the Spanish, Puglia is a region within the larger Italian peninsula, bathed by the Mediterranean Sea on three sides. This six-day small group trip of no more than 15 passengers will give an evocative overview of this Southern region of Italy between Bari and Lecce. Puglia is incredibly rich in historical culture, delicious cuisine, and breathtaking sceneries like the Trulli in Alberobello!
See what the heel of Italy’s boot has to offer by visiting untouched Alberobello, the heart of Puglia. Discover the white city of Ostuni and gaze upon the medieval architecture of Lecce the coastal city of Bari. Fall in love with Italy’s finest coastline! Take a break to visit Sorrento and Positano, the most beautiful villages in southern Italy. Explore Capri, the most famous island in the Mediterranean. Completely enjoy this pearl of the sea with its breathtaking views and famous small towns. Step back into history in Pompeii in one of the most historic and thought-about places in the world!
Start from Croatia’s capital Zagreb, the centre of culture and innovation and end in Split which dates back to the Roman era, where you’ll visit the enormous Diocletian’s Palace! Experience the country’s majestic Plitvice Lakes National Park, where you can walk on wooden bridges through lush greenery and cascading waterfalls! Set off on an Adriatic Cruise along the magnificent Dalmatian Coast, as you explore the UNESCO walled city of Dubrovnik known as “Pearl of the Adriatic” and the beauty of the Adriatic Islands!
Explore the treasures from the land of fiestas and flamenco on a seven-day journey from Madrid! Tour the astounding fortress of the Alhambra, and witness Gaudí’s Barcelona with your own eyes! See the best of culturally rich Barcelona and vibrant Valencia. Wander the streets of Andalusia’s jewels – Granada, Cordoba and stunning Seville. See historical buildings that mix Christian, Muslim and Jewish imagery. Majestic Spain truly has it all!
Indulge in Spain’s majestic art, architecture and culture in an exclusive nine-day guided tour from Madrid! Explore culturally rich Madrid and the legacies of Andalusia’s three jewels – Granada, Cordoba and Seville! Discover the impressive UNESCO imperial city of Toledo, a treasure trove of artworks and ancient fortifications. See Barcelona’s historic Gothic Quarter and visit Gaudí’s incredible masterpieces!
Discover Andalusia and its three sparkling jewels – Seville, Cordoba, and Granada from Madrid on an unforgettable journey. From Southern Spain, travel to Morocco and witness its unique architecture, vivid colours and medinas. You’ll discover the mesmerizing treasures of Marrakesh, Casablanca, Rabat, Tangier and more!
Combine the best of Spain and Portugal! From Madrid, discover the ancient cities of Avila and Salamanca. Cross the Portuguese border and find yourself in the coastal city of Porto. Travel to Coimbra to see one of the oldest universities in Europe and then head to Fatima, a pilgrimage sanctuary, before heading for the picture-perfect capital of Portugal, Lisbon. Continue to Caceres, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and discover Andalusia and its three sparkling jewels – Seville, Cordoba, and Granada. Explore the metropolis city of Barcelona before heading back to Madrid!
Explore Spain and Italy’s most treasured cities on an exclusive tour through the ancient past and the present. Experience the charms of Rome, Tuscany and Venice through Italy. See the Vatican Museums, and the Sistine Chapel up close, walk through the Renascence city of Florence, taste magnificent wine in Tuscany, and more. Discover the world-famous Gaudi architecture in Barcelona, tour the mystical Alhambra in Granada, explore the UNESCO-listed old town of Cordoba, and much more!
Italian fashion, rich with historic and gastronomic treasures, and scenic beauty defines the Italian North! In a small-group from Milan, indulge in lands that inspired some of the world’s greatest art-work, food and wine and fashion. An enticing journey in Northern Italy awaits! Discover the timeless beauty of the Italian lakes, and discover the chic lake town of Como, Sirmione and Verona, the city of love. Soak up the Tuscan atmosphere and experience the best sights in Venice before returning to Rome!
Discover the essence of London in just 5 days! Explore the most well-loved landmarks and visit the Warner Brothers Studios London, and get an insightful behind-the-scenes perspective on the filmmaking magic of the Harry Potter film series! Devote a full day to exploring the 5,000-year-old Stonehenge. Combine your visit to Stonehenge with the stunning Windsor Castle! Visit the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world and bask in the fortress’s royal setting. In the evenings, visit the West End for an incredible night out at the theatre!
With majestic snow-capped mountains, tiny medieval villages, picturesque alpine lakes, Switzerland is an enchanted country sure to delight! Over the course of six days, you will make your way from Zurich through Lucerne, Interlaken and Geneva. Board the famous Glacier Express train in Zermatt, and ride in the first-class comfort through the spectacular Swiss countryside on a rail journey to St. Moritz before returning to Zurich.
Delve into the majestic scenery and lakes of Switzerland on a stunning journey that covers all the must-sees of the country! Explore the cosmopolitan cities of Lucerne, Geneva, and Berne. Gaze upon the natural landscapes of Lake Como, Nufenen Pass, and Interlaken and witness Swiss history through the medieval towns of Rapperswil and Zermatt!
Italian fashion, rich with historic and gastronomic treasures, and scenic beauty defines the Italian North! Be inspired some of the world’s greatest art-work, food and wine and fashion. An enticing journey in Northern Italy awaits! Discover the timeless beauty of the Italian lakes, and discover the chic lake town of Como, Bellagio, Lake Garda and Verona, the city of love. Soak up the Tuscan atmosphere and experience the best sights in Venice! An enticing journey in Northern Italy awaits!
Discover Portugal from north to south and gaze upon the most beautiful places in the country! Explore classic Lisbon, wine-rich Porto and royal Sintra. Relax and discover the golden sandy beaches of the Algarve! Start and end in Lisbon, and see the best of the entire coastline of Portugal. Guided sightseeing tours in Lisbon, Porto, and Evora will allow you to see the treasures of the country. Indulge in a wine tasting at a port wine cellar in Porto. time in the Algarve, Portugal’s most popular vacation area, where you can relax and explore the sunny region at your own pace!
If you are short on time but want to see it all, join a three-day packaged tour from Lisbon to explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites, coastal towns, medieval villages and must-see monuments of beautiful Portugal! Discover in three days the best of Portugal, driving by a landscape with windmills, fruit trees, vineyards, olive trees, and the vast plains. into the past, visiting the roman heritage, medieval castles, and churches!
Travel through the beautiful plains, rugged cliffs and sandy beaches of Southern Portugal. Admire impressive and remarkable viewpoints overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. See the region’s most beautiful landmarks, including Ponta da Piedade, Cabo Sao Vincente’s beautiful cliffs and the UNESCO listed city of Evora! Visit the southern Portugal regions of the famous beaches of the Algarve. Travel through the peaceful landscapes of vast open plains of golden wheat fields, almond and olive orchards and cork oak trees of the sunny region!
Embark on a six-day guided tour to explore everything the north has to offer! Visit Northern Portugal’s famous landmarks including Batalha Monastery, Coimbra, the famous Douro Valley and more! The North of Portugal is not only the birthplace of the nation but a must for those that wish to explore a mix of medieval villages, cities steeped in history, ancient castles, religious shrines, picturesque drives along rivers and famous vineyards!
From UNESCO Heritage Sites, fascinating history and stunning beaches, discover the breathtaking beauty of Croatia, the jewel of the Adriatic on a five-day tour. Arriving in Croatia’s lively capital, Zagreb, you’ll begin your journey by exploring the city. Set off to the country’s majestic Plitvice Lakes National Park, where you can gaze upon the lush greenery surrounded by stunning aquamarine waters. Arriving in Split, you’ll explore the old city, home to majestic Diocletian’s Palace before ending your journey at the iconic medieval walled city of Dubrovnik!
From the floating city of romantic Venice, journey through the scenic charming hill towns, ancient-old cities and countryside villages. Travel to the central region of Emilia-Romagna and taste the traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena, one of the most famous Italian products in the world! Experience the colours, flavours, rich history, art and captivating landscape of Cinque Terre. Walkthrough the “Cradle of Renaissance” city and set your eyes upon the city’s artistic treasures, gaze upon the Leaning Tower of Pisa and much more!
Like a creamy gelato or hot espresso, one taste of Italy can linger for a lifetime. Travelling from eternal Rome and up through the hazy hills of Tuscany, you’ll spend eight days sampling the best of Assisi, Siena, Florence, Bologna, Padova, Venice, and Montepulciano. Catch the spirit of La Vita Bella as you explore elegant Florentine piazzas, rummage through handcrafted artisanal treasures, sip world-class wines, and float down intimate Venetian canals. Extend your visit by 2-3 days to discover the treasures along Italy’s Amalfi coast, from charmingly gritty Naples to sun-bleached Capri!
Explore the wonders of the Amalfi Coast, and Sicily on an Italian adventure from Rome! Walk the ruins of Pompeii, soak up the atmosphere along the Sorrentine Coast and sun-bleached Capri. Discover the Mediterranean island of Sicily through its unique architecture, charming villages and traditional cuisine. Stroll endless stretches of stunning beaches and explore majestic ancient ruins of past empires!
Discover Calabria the region at the toe of Italy’s boot, the extreme south of Italy. Calabria is surrounded by the splendid crystal blue Ionian and Tyrrhenian Seas and separated by the Strait of Messina. The warm climate, the beautiful colours of the sea, rocky coasts with sandy beaches including authentic food make Calabria a unique place!
From the bright lights of Paris to the historical splendour of Versailles, this tour showcases the abundant pleasures of the French capital! Known as the “City of Love” the French capital is the perfect destination for those looking for a spot of romance. On this tour, you’ll be able to experience the delights of Paris’ copious winding boulevards and charming cafes by meandering the picture-perfect city with a local expert. You’ll even get the chance to experience Paris from the water as you take an idyllic boat trip along the tranquil River Seine. Follow up your Parisian adventure by visiting the splendour and opulence of Versailles before heading back to the city for an indulgent day of sampling sumptuous wine and cheese!
Want to experience some of France’s other regions after enjoying the delights of its capital? Then this is the tour for you! Spend some time in picturesque Paris taking in its charming boulevards, finishing up with a romantic cruise along the Seine, before plunging into the French countryside for a further five days of discovery. From the endless Châteaux of the Loire Valley, including Amboise, the final resting place of Leonardo da Vinci, to the renowned Champagne producing Epernay region where you’ll visit the iconic cellars of Moet et Chandon. Other highlights include tasting a smorgasbord of cheeses at a classic French fromagerie and visiting the famous Benedictine Abbey of Mont Saint-Michel!
Get lost in both the lilac lavender fields of Provence and the enduring beauty of “The City of Love.” After two days in Paris, this tour enables you to head south to the rolling vineyards, pastel lavender fields, and architectural gems of Provence. Start off by visiting a variety of villages from the Middle Ages, from Les Baux de Provence with its imposing castle ruins, to the city of Avignon, which boasts the biggest gothic palace in Europe. After sampling sumptuous wines of the region, your final day will be spent in the sunny squares and broad tree-lined avenues of Aix-en-Provence. Here you’ll experience a walking tour allowing you to taste the tantalizing treats of the region!
Italy is considered by many as the epicentre of art, history, and culture in Europe, and there is no better way to experience its delights than by exploring three of its most famous cities! From Rome’s ancient monuments to Florence’s Renaissance architecture and overflowing art galleries, not to mention Venice’s winding canals, romantic gondolas and sumptuous palaces. This tour will also give you the opportunity to explore some smaller towns and cities including Siena, Monteriggioni and the rolling vineyards of the Chianti region before tasting the delicious wine yourself!
Rome is one of the most breath-taking cities in Europe, bursting with ancient remains. Rome isn’t the only place you should visit for a taste of ancient civilization, as down south in the region of Campania, the town of Pompeii is waiting for you with its remains, preserved by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Campania is also home to a variety of towns along the azure Amalfi Coast, where you can see breathtaking panoramas of plunging cliffs and views out to the Tyrrhenian Sea. From the Isle of Capri to the sun-kissed lemon groves of Amalfi, there’s something for everyone in this diverse region!
Italy makes it hard for its visitors to decide whether they should head to the city or the countryside. With this tour, you don’t have to! Enjoy the delights of the Italian capital, as well as other landmark Italian cities such as Florence, Pisa and Siena before checking out smaller settlements including the medieval hilltop town of Monteriggioni. With its historic walls, it the perfect place to look out and admire the rolling vineyards of the Chianti region. Finally, for pure natural wonder head to the Cinque Terre, the famously romantic series of fishing villages in the Italian Riviera!
From delicious Bolognese pasta to sumptuous Valpolicella wines, there’s something to delight every sense in Northern Italy. Explore Verona, which holds a special place in people’s hearts due to being the romantic setting of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, whereas others offer new experiences for visitors to discover. From the gastronomic capital of Bologna, the red-bricked home of spaghetti Bolognese and the world’s oldest university, to mosaic-covered Ravenna, the balsamic vinegar producers of Modena, to the sumptuous red wines of the vineyards of Valpolicella!
Travel through Porto, Lisbon and the Douro Valley for nine days, with stops at local wine estates and vineyards. Uncover the Portugal of today on this journey to the edge of the Old World! You’ll also experience the cities of Cascais and visit the royal sanctuary of Sintra. Walkthrough Lisbon’s famous Baixa district, the old downtown district of the city. Sail down the Douro River and gaze upon the beautiful scenery. You will have plenty of time to explore these culturally rich cities on your own, to take in the sights, sounds and delights that Portugal has to offer!
Embark on a journey to classic Lisbon, royal Sintra and gastronomic Porto and uncover the highlights of Portugal on a 9-day small-group escorted tour! Discover the charming traditional towns of Estoril, Cascais and Aveiro. Experience the wonder of the Shrine of Fatima, a world pilgrimage site. Cruise along the Douro River and enjoy a glass of wine in a local estate. This small-group tour combines history and architectural beauty with culinary delights and Portuguese fine wine to create lasting memories!
Bursting with quaint medieval villages, undulating fields of neatly planted vineyards and olive groves, traditional cuisine, and not to mention large, elegant, and antiquated art cities, Tuscany is the perfect place to visit for those looking for a taste of la dolce vita! Adore the streets of Renaissance Florence, plunge deep into the calm countryside and experience picture-perfect Siena, Pienza and Montepulciano!
Experience the enchanting cities of Andalusia and the shimmering beaches of Costa del Sol from Madrid! Discover the Alhambra Palace which looks out over Granada and soak up in Costa del Sol (Sunny Coast)! See the Moorish influences in exotic Andalusia, visit the ancient city of Toledo, built on a hill and much more!
Experience the colours, flavours, rich history and the captivating landscapes of Cinque Terre, Tuscany and the Amalfi Coast! Explore the beautiful scenery of Cinque Terre and Tuscany from the stunning beaches of Monterosso to the charming streets of Vernazza and the medieval Tuscan village of Montepulciano surrounded by vineyards! From the Gulf of Naples, tour the ruins of Pompeii, the ancient city destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, before settling in at your hotel in charming Sorrento. Set off to the island of Capri, the jewel of the Amalfi region before returning to Rome!
From the floating city of Venice, journey through the scenic Italian charming hill towns and ancient-old cities. Travel to the central region of Emilia-Romagna and taste the traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena, one of the most famous Italian products in the world! Experience the colours and captivating landscape of Cinque Terre. Walkthrough the “Cradle of Renaissance” city and set your eyes upon the city’s artistic treasures of Florence. Tour the ruins of Pompeii, the ancient city destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and explore the Amalfi Coast jewels of Sorrento and Capri!
Travel through the scenic charming hill towns and ancient-old cities of Italy. Explore Venice, one of the world’s most romantic cities, where you’ll tour through the city’s narrow streets. Walkthrough the “Cradle of Renaissance” city and set your eyes upon the city’s artistic and cultural treasures such as the Florence Cathedral, Michelangelo’s David, the Accademia and Uffizi Gallery masterpieces From the Gulf of Naples, tour the ruins of Pompeii, the ancient city destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Discover charming Sorrento set off to the island of Capri, the jewel of the Amalfi Coast!
Experience the colours, flavours, rich history and the captivating landscapes of Cinque Terre and Tuscany! Explore the beautiful scenery of Cinque Terre and Tuscany from the stunning beaches of Monterosso to the charming streets of Vernazza and the medieval Tuscan village of Montepulciano surrounded by vineyards! You will also have a chance to visit Pisa including its famous Leaning Tower!
Discover why Italy is one of the world’s premier destinations on this six-day small group tour! Travel through the scenic charming hill towns, ancient-old cities and countryside villages. Explore Venice, one of the world’s most romantic cities, where you’ll tour through the cities narrow streets. Walkthrough the “Cradle of Renaissance” city and set your eyes upon the city’s artistic and cultural treasures such as the Florence Cathedral, Michelangelo’s David, the Accademia and Uffizi Gallery masterpieces and much more!
From the eternal city of Rome, head south to the Gulf of Naples and explore the ruins of Pompeii, the ancient city destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, before settling in at your hotel in charming Sorrento. Explore Capri, the most famous island in the Bay of Naples. Take in the region’s breathtaking views to the hillside town of Positano and picturesque Ravello while discovering the scenic coast before heading back to Rome.
Discover a magical Mediterranean island where the simplest pleasures are the most vivid. On this 7-day journey across Sicily, you’ll sample local olive oils and citrus fruits from ancient royal towns, stand among the ruins of proud empires and venture across Mount Etna’s otherworldly lava fields. Experience a land where medieval villages cling to mountainsides and twisting lanes invite you to stroll down unexpected paths. There’s nothing like your first taste of Sicily—just pair a local dessert wine with a fresh coastal breeze, and you’ll understand how life is truly meant to be savoured!