• Globus Tours to Italy: Stops in Rome, Florence, and Venice

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    One of the most popular countries in Europe to visit is Italy.  Globus escorted tours to Italy include a knowledgeable tour director who offers insight and commentary about the country’s culture, art, cuisine and history  When taking a Globus tour of Italy, Rome, Florence, and Venice are three of the most popular cities to visit and are included on many tour itineraries.  Each of the three cities offers its own unique character and sites to visit.

    Rome offers several historic monuments to visit including the Vatican, the Sistine Chapel, the Coliseum, and the Roman Forum.  Often viewed as one of the most romantic cities in the world, the splendor of the sites of Rome is something to behold.  In Florence, one can appreciate the fine works of art of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci while sampling an Italian gelato in one of the city’s many cozy piazzas.  Finally, the city of Venice, known the world over for its network of canals, offers romantic gondola rides for visiting tourists.

    Globus offers a number of tours to the wonderful country of Italy including Italy’s Great Cities (ZJ), Italian Mosaic Tour (ZI), A Taste of Italy (ZH), and Ciao Italia! (ZHF) to name a few.

     

  • Globus Tours European Sampler Tour (HD) 2011: Stops in London, Amsterdam, Cologne, Switzerland, and Paris

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    One of Globus Tours most popular vacations tours is the European Sampler Tour (HD).  This tour features some of the most popular destinations of Europe within a 10-day fast-paced, all-inclusive itinerary.

    This extraordinary vacation is a sample of some of Europe's major highlights. Start with two nights in London, where sightseeing with a Local Guide includes a visit to St. Paul's Cathedral and time to watch the Changing of the Guard (if held). Next, board the Eurostar train to Brussels, followed by a comfortable drive to Amsterdam for sightseeing by way of a leisurely canal cruise. In Germany, visit the awe-inspiring cathedral in Cologne, cruise the romantic Rhine River, take pictures of Heidelberg Castle, and drive through the Black Forest. In Switzerland, visit the Rhine Falls and spend two nights in charming lakeside Lucerne to relax and enjoy the Alpine scenery. On through the Burgundy wine area to Paris, France, where guided sightseeing includes all the highlights and a ride up to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower.

    This vacation tour is perfect for the avid traveler looking to experience a sample of the major highlights Europe has to offer while considering costs and time.  Globus also offers a number of other tours to Europe for travelers of different tastes, time schedules, and budgets- all at competitive prices.