European Summer Tours

Departing April to October

  • Leisurely 2, 3, 4 and even 5 night stays, with NO 1 night stops on tour
  • Small, personal group touring with a maximum group size of only 28
  • Genuinely inclusive tours with NO optional costs – even your ‘end of tour’ tips are included
  • See more, experience more with quality leisure time to relax and savour the sights!
  • Stay in authentic style accommodation in superb locations
  • Unique tour itineraries designed for you – Australians and New Zealanders
  • With 20 years’ operating European tours, rest assured you will be in experienced hands
  • Book with confidence with our guaranteed group departures


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European Summer Tours 2016

Best of British Tour

16 days from $7,979 pp twin share

Exclusive stay in Leeds Castle
A magical tour with two and three night stays in Bath, Yorkshire, Stratford-upon-Avon, the Lakes District and Scotland. Enjoy numerous visits to castles, country mansions and beautifully landscaped gardens plus unique excursions such as a ‘Braveheart’ tour, exploring the honey coloured villages of the Cotswolds and as an extraordinary finale dine and stay overnight in the glorious Leeds Castle - 'the loveliest castle in the world'.

An Alpine Adventure Tour

17 days from $7,449 pp twin share

Over $1,700 extras already included!
Ahh…discover the breathtaking scenery of the French and Swiss Alps from the remarkable Aiguille du Midi, to the meadows of the Bernese Oberland, see Zermatt and the mighty Matterhorn, ride across the breathtaking Alps on the Glacier Express and explore delightful Lake Garda. Enjoy 3 nights in the village of Chamonix and travel up the stunning Aiguille du Midi. Travel into Switzerland and stay 3 nights in a spa hotel. Catch the incredible Glacier Express for 2 nights in Klosters before relaxing for 4 nights overlooking glorious Lake Garda and enjoy cruises to the idyllic ports of Sirmione and Bardolino and much more.

The Italian 'Grande' Tour

18 days from $7,489 pp twin share

Our most popular Summer tour!
Imagine… a more leisurely paced tour with four nights in the magnificent Italian Lakes District, two nights in a dreamy Italian castle, five nights touring Tuscany visiting Florence, the Cinque Terre, Lucca, Pisa, Siena, and San Gimignano, two nights in the Umbrian Hills, and as a finale, three nights on the stunning Amalfi Coast visiting Capri, Amalfi and picturesque Ravello, and a last night in Rome.

La Francaise Tour

14 days from $6,689 pp twin share

Stay in a Loire Valley Chateau
Come with us to regional France and immerse yourself amongst those wonderfully preserved medieval villages, sleepy chateaux, manicured vineyards and local fresh produce markets bursting with ripe cheeses, pate and crusty French baguettes. Enjoy three nights in the Loire Valley, Bordeaux, Burgundy and the stunning Dordogne.

Black Forest, Bavaria & the Tyrol Tour

15 days from $5,689 pp twin share

Over $1,500 extras included!
A beautifully paced tour with four nights in the heart of the Black Forest and three nights in the Bavarian Alps amongst King Ludwig’s ‘fairytale’ castles. To cap it all off, relax over three nights in the glorious Austrian Tyrol and three nights in Mozart's baroque city of Salzburg. Explore Innsbruck, Hitler’s infamous Eagles Nest, and enjoy a scenic steam train ride.

'Magnifico' Spain and Portugal Tour

18 days only $7,769 pp twin share

Stay in a heritage listed Palace
Join us on an incredible journey through the intriguing towns and regions of Spain and Portugal. Not only do we visit classic cities such as Granada, Madrid, Seville, Porto and Toledo but we also visit those wonderful, often ignored cities such as Cordoba, Ronda, Merida, Évora and Salamanca.

Italy, the Deep South & Sicily Tour

17 days only $7,349 pp twin share

Over $1,700 extras included!
This amazing 17 day escorted tour fills a void by plunging deep into the south where Italy intensifies, where the food and wine is richer and more aromatic and the sights so striking and different. Commencing in Rome and ending in Palermo in Sicily we spend 5 nights in the regions of Puglia and Matera - the heel and ankle of Italy, before crossing to the glorious island of Sicily for a further 11 nights. Were we stay makes so much of a difference. Avoiding the usual run of the mill hotels, we choose to stay in the white washed, ‘Bee Hive’ Trulli cottages in Alberobello, the extraordinary luxurious ‘Sassi’ caves in Matera, Baglio ‘farmhouse’ hotels and delightful villas.

Croatia & the Adriatic Tour

13 days from $4,749 pp twin share

Over $1,300 extras included!
This unique 13 day escorted tour was specifically developed to not only take in the major cities and highlights of the Dalmatian Coast, but also the classic Adriatic island of Hvar and the historical cities of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Commencing with 3 nights in the UNESCO World Heritage listed city of Trogir before escaping to the wonderful ‘lavender island’ of Hvar for another 3 nights. After visits to Jelsa and dining on the rocks at Milna before reaching the city of Mostar where 2 nights are enjoyed to explore lovingly re-built Mostar and see the War Tunnel in historic Sarajevo. Travel down to Dubrovnik where we stay 4 luxurious nights. Add to this special winery visits, dinners, sea cruises and a cable car ride up Mount Srd, plus carefully planned time at leisure, and you have a tour that is distinctly different!

The Spirit of Gallipoli Tour

7 days only $1,989 pp twin share

Private commemoration at ANZAC Cove
Our unique Gallipoli tour offers the most in-depth ANZAC commemorative touring experience during the European Summer months, when the vast ANZAC day crowds have long disappeared. Following two fascinating nights in Istanbul, we stay three nights in the Gallipoli region to enable our highly experienced Battlefield Guides to unfold in detail the compelling stories on the very sites where the ANZAC legend was born.

All Quiet on the Western Front Tour

8 days from $2,987 pp twin share

Led by a specialist Battlefield guide
This tour has been specifically designed for those wanting to experience a fascinating Western Front Commemorative tour in the European Summer. Staying three nights in Ypres (Flanders) and three nights in Amiens (the Somme) this tried and tested tour provides a fascinating and memorable commemorative touring experience. Led by our expert Battlefield Guides, you know you will be in the very best hands.

The Ireland Connection Tour

14 days from $5,687 pp twin share

New for 2016
Ireland in depth… a unique itinerary, with longer stops packed with wonderful sightseeing, from Temple Bar in Dublin, Killarney and the Wild Atlantic Way, to the Arran Islands, ancient Megalithic tombs and the Titanic Experience in Belfast, plus the fascinating story of the mass emigration and deportation of the Irish to Australia.

Italian Lakes & Tuscany Tour

16 days only $6,989 pp twin share

New for 2016
Explore the palaces of Genoa, seductive Portofino and the craggy Cinque Terre, Tuscany’s medieval towns, the delightful villages and ports that litter Lake Maggiore and Lake Garda, and stay in a Venetian Villa in the Veneto region.

La Grande France Tour

15 days only $6,389 pp twin share

New for 2016
Five of France’s seductive regions… the graceful chateaux of the Loire Valley, the glorious Dordogne, the land of the Cathars in the Languedoc Roussillon, to ancient Provence and the stunning Cote d’Azur. Wonderful experiences… the Canal di Midi, the incredible caves of Gouffre de Padirac and afternoon tea in Rothschild’s luxuriant Villa Ephrussi.

La Grande France, Lake Garda & Tuscany Tour

26 days only $11,769 pp twin share

New for 2016
Five of France’s seductive regions, four of Italy’s glorious regions… one delicious 26 day tour! This leisurely paced, unique ‘Grand Journey’ is littered with wonderful experiences and magnificent sites! The graceful chateaux of the Loire Valley, the glorious Dordogne, the land of the Cathars in the Languedoc Roussillon, to ancient Provence and the stunning Cote d’Azur. Then on to the Cinque Terre in Liguria and the Tuscan Hills, to glorious Lake Garda and the villas and medieval towns of the Veneto region.