There is plenty to explore in the city of London, including popular sites such as the House of Parliament with Big Ben, Hyde Park, Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey, the Royal ...
Dating back to about 1500 B.C., one can only speculate how the stones reached the site and how they were moved into place- some weighing 45 tons.
From the York Castle Museum with its extensive collection of arms and armor, to the Jorvik Viking Center where a reconstructed Viking City from the year 948 is housed.
One of the greatest and most popular treasures of Vienna is Schonbrunn Palace which has a total of 1,441 rooms.
While in Belgium we will visit Antwerp and its beautiful city center and go to the Margraten Military Cemetery where thousands of our American soldiers of WW II are buried.
We will take a canal boat ride to see the famous houseboats and waterways through the city, you will have free time to visit the Anne Frank house, go to one of Europe’s most famous art museums the Rijksmuseum, or tour the Heineken plant.
Visit Heidelberg, take a Rhine Cruise, visit Hitler’s Eagles Nest, visit Munich then tour the Dachau concentration camp, walk through the old walled city of Rothenberg, visit Oberammergau where the “Passion Play” takes place every ten years, go to King Ludwig’s palace in Linderhof.
Visit Salzburg which would include opportunities to see scenes from the Sound of Music, the Mirabell Gardens, Mozart’s home and the old walled city. Stay in Innsbruck – visit the Olympic ski jump and see the best Tyrolean show in Europe. Stay in what I think is the prettiest village in Austria – Filzmoos, which […]
The best way to see more of this marvelous city is on foot. Discover the architectural beauty of the Eternal City by walking from the Piazza Venezia to the Trevi Fountain. Or, add a fascinating slice of history to your travel experience by joining the full day optional “Pompeii” excursion to the expertly excavated city […]
This morning, we explore the wonders of Rome, an energetic, modern metropolis, yet proudly protective of its abundant historical sights, such as the Trajan and Roman Forums, Arch of Constantine, Colosseum and other points of interest. For the afternoon, consider joining the optional “Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel” excursion, including the famous St. Peter’s Basilica. […]
Motor through the Tuscan Hills via Lake Trasimeno and Perugia– one of Grand Rapids’ Sister Cities – to the picturesque hill town of Assisi, immortalized by Saint Francis. Free time to view the Basilica. Then it’s on to Rome, “La Citta Eterna” (The Eternal City). Time to freshen up before dinner at the hotel.