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OUR ITINERARIES

Essential Scandinavia — Sweden, Norway & Denmark

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.

Luxury Tour, 10 days, from $6,495. Limited to 16 guests.

Definitive Italy

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, and finally to Cinque Terre and Portofino on the Italian Riviera.

Classic Tour, 8 days, from $4,495. Limited to 30 guests.

Fascinating Northern Lights Tour

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. 

Classic Tour, 9 days, from $5,995. Limited to 30 guests.

Ultimate Christmas Markets

Visit the most famous European Christmas markets where a swirl of excitement attracts visitors every year. Start in the magical city of Vienna followed by a stop in Mozart’s hometown of Salzburg before Munich, and the world’s largest Christmas market. End in Zurich, Switzerland and see the famous Swarovski Christmas tree.

Luxury Tour, 7 days, from $4,495. Limited to 16 guests.

Charming Towns Christmas Markets

Visit lesser known, more intimate Christmas markets in three smaller towns. The journey starts in Strasbourg, known as France’s “Capital of Christmas,” and goes on to the beautiful spa town of Baden-Baden before ending in Germany’s intellectual center, Heidelberg, with its landmark castle.

Classic Tour, 7 days, from $3,295. Limited to 30 guests.

Splendid European Christmas Markets

Three exciting, award-winning Christmas market cities are the stars of this tour. Start your journey in the colorful, baroque city of Prague before continuing to the imperial city of Vienna. The tour ends in the exciting river city of Budapest.

Classic Tour, 7 days, from $2,995. Limited to 30 guests.

Essential Italy, Switzerland, France

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.

Classic Tour, 11 days, from $5,995. Limited to 30 guests.

Best Of The Baltics

The Baltic region typically includes three countries: Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia, and they’ve long been under appreciated by many travelers. It’s time to change that and discover these capital cities, each a jewel in its own right. Visit Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania; Riga, the capital of Latvia; Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, and end this extraordinary trip with a high-speed ferry to Finland’s capital of Helsinki.

Luxury Tour, 9 days, from $5,495. Limited to 16 guests.

The Ultimate European Tour

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.

Classic Tour, 15 days, from $6,495. Limited to 30 guests.

Best of Ireland and Scotland

Ireland and Scotland—two countries with histories marked by wars, famines, and plagues all set against breathtaking lakes and crags etched into a landscape by glaciers. Both countries enjoy lush landscapes and traditions as well as great whiskies and beers. Their residents are known as storytellers, and their pubs are still the centers of social life where tales are told and newcomers are welcomed for a bit of craic, an Irish and Scottish word for good conversation and good times.

Luxury Tour, 10 days, from $6,495. Limited to 30 guests.

Essential Portugal

Join us for 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. We’ll end our tour in one of the world’s great cities for walking and dining—Lisbon—where we’ll stay nearby at Portugal’s best resort in Sintra.

Luxury Tour, 8 days, from $4,995. Limited to 16 guests.