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Small group journeys hosted by Rudy Maxa, one of America’s most trusted travel journalists.

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the ultimate european tour

15 days

Join Rudy Maxa himself as he guides you through Europe on his Ultimate European Tour. Start your journey in Scotland where you’ll visit the Isle of Skye and Glasgow, then on to Ireland and its capital Dublin followed by a short flight to Italy with a visit to Lake Maggiore, a day trip to Switzerland, Milan, Portofino, Cinque Terre, Pisa, Florence and a grand finale in the eternal city of Rome. Optional pre-tour available in London.

 

European Christmas Market Tour

7 days

Take the ultimate tour of the magical European Christmas Markets. Start your journey in Vienna and take the train through the picturesque Alpine terrain of Austria to Salzburg, before visiting festive Munich and ending your journey in awe-inspiring Zurich, Switzerland.

 

Essential Scandinavia

10 days

Visit all the Scandinavian capitals, with side trips to Bergen and the Fjords. Start in Stockholm before flying to Bergen with a visit to Flåm and magnificent Sognefjorden. Fly to Norway’s capital Oslo, then cruise over to Copenhagen.

 

 

ESSENTIAL ITALY, switzerland, france

 11 days

A journey starting in charming Venice, on to Lake Como, then top of Europe, on to Lausanne, through Burgundy wine country, ending with a grand finale in the city of lights, Paris.

 

 

definitive italy

8 days

Start by Lake Bolsena, then to the village of Orvieto perched on a rock cliff. Next, the heart of Tuscany with a visit to Siena and Florence. Then west to quaint towns of Lucca, Pisa with its Leaning Tower, and finally to Cinque Terre and Portofino on the Italian Riviera. 

 

Fascinating Northern Lights Tour

9 days

Start your journey in Finland at Santa’s Village and crisscross the breathtaking scenery of Scandinavia to the Lofoten Islands, enjoying numerous Northern Lights safaris along the way before ending your journey in Tromso, Norway. 

 

Best Of The Baltics

9 days

We’ll visit Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania; Riga, the capital of Latvia; and Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. And we’ll end this extraordinary trip with a high-speed ferry to Finland’s capital of Helsinki.

 

Best of Scotland and Ireland

10 days

Ireland and Scotland—two countries with histories marked by wars, famines, and plagues all set against breathtaking lakes and crages etched into a landscape by glaciers.

 

Essential Portugal

8 days

A journey from Portugal’s second largest city, Porto, followed by a visit to wine country in the Douro Valley and then to the magical university town of Coimbra, before eding in Lisbon.

 

THE RUDY MAXA DIFFERENCE

Travel with Rudy Maxa, one of America’s premier consumer travel experts, and the host and executive producer of Rudy Maxa’s World, the Emmy Award-winning, public television travel series featuring destinations all over the world.

When you let The Original Savvy Traveler arrange your trip through Europe, you are guaranteed peace of mind. Rudy and his professional team of travel experts have curated extraordinary itineraries featuring top destinations from Rudy’s shows. The team provides personal service and assistance from booking all the way through your journey.

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