Tours by Region: Europe

Small Group Tours to Europe

Whether your interests lie cityside or countryside, on or off the well-trod tourist path, you’re sure to find the right journey from our broad and diverse selection of small group tours to Europe. Well-paced, with stays of two, three, and sometimes even four nights in one place; expertly guided; and crafted with a pleasing mix of included touring and free time to explore on your own. It’s the best of all possible worlds.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
17 days from $4,878 total price from Boston, New York

($4,195 air & land inclusive plus $683 airline taxes
and departure fees)

Fortified cities and tiny fishing villages, rugged Atlantic coastline and commanding Pyrenees peaks, iconic shrines to both religion and fine art, and intimate lodgings in historic paradores and pousadas – it all awaits on this singular small group journey from Lisbon across the north of Spain, ending in vibrant Barcelona.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
13 days from $5,793 total price from New York

($4,895 air, land & cruise inclusive plus $598 airline taxes and departure fees; $300 port taxes)

The glory that was Greece still is today, as our small group discovers on an Aegean cruise aboard M/S Panorama II, a sleek and sophisticated two-masted motorsailer, to idyllic islands, secluded harbors, and the legendary ruins at Ephesus. Plus: Athens, cradle of Western civilization, and ancient Delphi, on this singular tour mixing engaging destinations, exquisite scenery, and effortless learning.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
13 days from $5,578 total price from New York

($4,695 air, land & cruise inclusive plus $598 airline taxes and departure fees; $285 port taxes)

Welcome aboard Harmony V, an intimate mega-yacht on course through the azure waters of the Aegean to classic white-washed islands where the sun shines, the sea provides, and tradition prevails. Along with visits to Athens, cradle of civilization, and the island of Crete, rich in history and culture, this tour presents Greece in all its glory – and in a harmonious balance between traditional cruising and private yachting.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
17 days from $4,597 total price from Boston,
New York

($3,895 air & land inclusive plus $702 airline taxes
and departure fees)

Whether you’re seeking to recapture your ancestral heritage or simply to discover a beautiful and poignant part of the world, this small group tour offers ample opportunity for enrichment, enlightenment, and enjoyment. Both leisurely and comprehensive, it provides a generous overview of five distinctly different – and fascinating – nations.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
13 days from $4,058 total price from Boston,
New York

($3,695 air & land inclusive plus $363 airline taxes and departure fees)

It’s a beautiful, magical land, where the gentle green landscape dazzles and the people delight; where warmth and hospitality are national traits and poets are national heroes. From Dublin to Galway, Killarney to Kilkenny, this full yet well-paced tour showcases Ireland’s many charms – both old and new – to our small band of travelers.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
12 days from $4,791 total price from Boston,
New York

($4,095 air & land inclusive plus $696 airline taxes
and departure fees)

Europe of old – and new – springs to life on this relaxed journey through cities rich with art and architecture, vibrant street life, storied surround­ings, and prized UNESCO sites. We travel from canal-laced Amsterdam and medieval Bruges to diverse Luxembourg and romantic Paris ... in our own moveable feast of culture, cuisine, and comfort.

Tour membership limited to 12 to 24 guests
11 days from $3,798 total price from Boston,
New York, Wash, DC

($3,395 air & land inclusive plus $403 airline taxes
and departure fees)

It’s a surprising, even astonishing land; one of massive glaciers and rumbling volcanoes, bubbling mud holes and powerful waterfalls; hugely abundant bird life and just 300,000 people; and where the sun never sets for six splendid weeks. It’s also perfect for exploring in a small group, as we discover traveling the breadth of the country and staying in excellent lodgings.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
13 days from $4,487 total price from New York

($3,795 air & land inclusive plus $692 airline taxes
and departure fees)

Join us under the Tuscan – and Umbrian – sun, on a leisurely idyll through two of Italy’s most storied regions. Ancient Etruscan hill towns, timeless landscapes, awe-inspiring art, and especially, openhearted people, render the essence of Italy. And a stay in the Eternal City of Rome adds the grace note to this very special small group tour.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
15 days from $3,792 total price from Boston,
New York, Houston

($3,395 air, land & cruise inclusive plus $397 airline taxes and departure fees)

Exotic sights, scents, and sounds reign in this fascinating land where Europe and Asia meet. From Istanbul, magnificent “Empress of the World,” to ancient ruins, stunning landscapes, and the dramatic Turquoise Coast where we board privately chartered "gulet" yachts for a distinctive four-day voyage, Turkey engages and beguiles, offering us an unparalleled small group experience.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
14 days from $4,699 total price from New York

($3,995 air & land inclusive plus $704 airline taxes
and departure fees)

This leisurely exploration of Italy’s varied northern regions, from the romantic Lake District and dramatic Cinque Terre to beloved Tuscany and canal-laced Venice, offers a refreshing perspective on a well-known land.  In the company of our congenial small group, we celeb­rate the Italian penchant for hospi­tality, good food, and good living. In a word, splendido!

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
16 days from $5,874 total price from New York

($5,195 air & land inclusive plus $679 airline taxes
and departure fees)

As the Midnight Sun turns night into day, Scandinavia shines. It’s the perfect time to visit, with the majestic countryside at its loveliest, and the cities at their liveliest. From the cosmopolitan capitals of Copenhagen and Oslo to Norway’s magnificent fjord country, our small group encounters Scandinavia at its best, both on and off the beaten path.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
15 days from $3,778 total price from Boston,
New York

($3,095 air & land inclusive plus $683 airline taxes
and departure fees)

You’re invited on a distinctive small group journey through the Iberian Peninsula to the intimate lodgings of Spain’s paradores and Portugal’s pousadas:  medieval monasteries, historic fort­resses, and stately palaces, each reflecting the spirit of its region. We feel the spell of Iberia’s rich Roman and Moorish past – and the pull of its vibrant contemporary life.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
15 days from $4,284 total price from Boston,
New York

($3,595 air & land inclusive plus $689 airline taxes
and departure fees)

Independent, democratic Croatia welcomes visitors eager to absorb its remarkable history and culture – and its beautiful and unspoiled Dalmatian coastline. As our small group travels from historic Zagreb and beautiful Lake Bled to the Habsburg resort of Opatija, the island of Hvar, and beloved Dubrovnik, we see why this cherished region lays such a claim on the hearts of all who visit.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
17 days from $4,284 total price from New York

($3,595 air & land inclusive plus $689 airline taxes
and departure fees)

From the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to eternal Rome, through the gentle Umbrian and Tuscan countryside to timeless Venice, this leisurely tour showcases ancient sites, contemporary life, priceless art, and beautiful natural scenery. You’ll especially appreciate the small size of your group as you stay in unique accommodations in the Tuscan countryside and a medieval village.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
15 days from $5,196 total price from Boston,
New York

($4,495 air & land inclusive plus $701 airline taxes
and departure fees)

Experience the beauty, allure, and hospi­tality of provincial France, at an easy pace and in a unique style. Anchored by stays in vibrant Toulouse and enchanting Paris, the journey ­features diverse Languedoc, the remote Dordogne, the lovely Loire Valley, and historic Normandy as we stay in charming rural inns and small country hotels. It’s a small group tour de force!

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
12 days from $4,678 total price from Newark

($3,995 air & land inclusive plus $683 airline taxes
and departure fees)

"My heart’s in the Highlands," said Robert Burns – as will you, as we travel from city to country, mainland to island, on this sweet journey. From loch to loch and glen to glen, we encounter stunning natural beauty and welcoming clans, while city life serves up the colorful past – and cosmopolitan present.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
15 days from $4,996 total price from Boston,
New York

($4,295 air & land inclusive plus $701 airline taxes
and departure fees)

Come with us to “le Midi,” the south of France from the Pyrénées and Languedoc to Provence and the Riviera ... colorful landscapes, celebrated art, medieval villages and small country towns, food and wine to remember. Our small group moves at a leisurely pace as we soak up the pleasures of this treasured region.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
15 days from $4,287 total price from New York

($3,595 air & land inclusive plus $692 airline taxes
and departure fees)

Delight in a special exploration of Italy’s southern climes, from striking Sicily and the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to unheralded Apulia, the alluring “boot heel” where a vivid history, unique architecture, distinctive traditions, and bountiful plains join the sun and sea in creating a prized (and crowd-free) region. Add Italian hospitality, outstanding cuisine, and notable lodgings for la dolce vita, small-group style.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
15 days from $3,654 total price from Boston,
New York, Houston

($3,195 air & land inclusive plus $459 airline taxes
and departure fees)

It’s a land fashioned from a sultan’s dream; immortalized in myth and ennobled by antiquity. A crossroads of civilization … East and West ... the ancient world and contemporary culture. From splendid Istanbul and stunning Mt. Nemrut to southeastern Turkey’s Bible lands and Cappadocia’s surreal landscape, our small group enjoys a broad view of a fascinating nation.