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 $4,478 total price from Boston, New York

($3,795 air & land inclusive plus $683 airline taxes and 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
14 days from $4,992 total price from Boston, New York, Phil, PA

($4,495 air & land inclusive plus $497 airline taxes and fees)

The towering peaks of the Alps serve as the stunning backdrop for our Swiss and Austrian exploration. As our small group discovers mountain villages and European cities, rides the famed Glacier Express, cruises on glassine lakes, and ascends snowcapped summits, borders disappear and the region’s history – and beauty – enchant one and all.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
14 days from $4,992 total price from New York

($4,495 air & land inclusive plus $497 airline taxes and fees)

Unearth the grandeur of the ancient world on this singular journey combining premier archaeological sites with the beauty and lore of the Aegean and her isles. As the ancient world comes alive in Athens and Nafplion, Crete and Santorini, we celebrate the glory that was Greece – and still is today.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
15 days from $4,592 total price from Boston, New York, Phil, PA

($4,095 air & land inclusive plus $497 airline taxes and fees)

Classic Germany: it’s the legendary Rhine, the beauty of the Black Forest and Bavarian Alps, culturally rich Munich, international Berlin. It’s history of note – and of notoriety. And we see it all on this alluring small group tour.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
17 days from $3,997 total price from Boston, New York

($3,495 air & land inclusive plus $502 airline taxes and fees)

Whether you’re seeking to recapture your ancestral heritage or simply wish 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 $4,172 total price from Boston, New York

($3,795 air & land inclusive plus $377 airline taxes and 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 $3,789 total price from Boston, New York

($3,295 air & land inclusive plus $494 airline taxes and 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 12-24 guests
11 days from $4,797 total price from Boston, New York, Wash, DC

($4,395 air & land inclusive plus $402 airline taxes and 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 getting an up-close view of this natural "wonderland."

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
13 days from $3,687 total price from New York

($3,195 air & land inclusive plus $492 airline taxes and 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
14 days from $4,696 total price from Newark

($4,195 air & land inclusive plus $501 airline taxes and fees)

On this wide-ranging tour we travel from city to country and back again: from gracious Edinburgh to England’s legendary Lake District, from spectacular Snowdonia to the rural Cotswolds and Roman Bath, ending in cosmopolitan London. As we see history and legend come to life on our journey, we also enjoy the region’s timeless hospitality.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
15 days from $4,474 total price from New York

($3,995 air & land inclusive plus $479 airline taxes and fees)

This leisurely exploration of Italy’s varied northern regions, from the romantic Lake District and dramatic Cinque Terre to beloved Tuscany, the majestic Dolomites, 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 $4,984 total price from New York

($4,495 air & land inclusive plus $489 airline taxes and 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 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 $3,884 total price from Boston, New York

($3,395 air & land inclusive plus $489 airline taxes and 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
16 days from $3,874 total price from Boston, New York

($3,395 air & land inclusive plus $479 airline taxes and fees)

From the breathtaking Amalfi Coast to eternal Rome, through the gentle Umbrian and Tuscan countryside to timeless Venice, this wide-ranging 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 $4,397 total price from Boston, New York

($3,995 air & land inclusive plus $402 airline taxes and 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 $4,378 total price from Newark

($3,895 air & land inclusive plus $483 airline taxes and 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
12 days from $3,474 total price from New York

($2,995 air & land inclusive plus $479 airline taxes and fees)

Crossroads of the Mediterranean … the “toe” in Italy’s boot … “God’s Kitchen” … Sicily is all this, and much more, as we see on our stellar small group journey around this Italian island. It’s lively cities and ancient ruins, temples of man – and of nature, hospitable people and delectable cuisine … a feast for all the senses.

Tour membership limited to 12-24 guests
13 days from $3,697 total price from Boston, New York

($3,295 air & land inclusive plus $402 airline taxes and fees)

Come with us to “le Midi,” the south of France from the Pyrénées and Languedoc to Provence ... 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 $4,174 total price from New York

($3,695 air & land inclusive plus $479 airline taxes and 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, 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
14 days from $3,898 total price from Boston, New York

($3,395 air & land inclusive plus $503 airline taxes and fees)

The curtain opened, and finally we could see what lay behind ... now, sophisticated travelers are drawn to ­witness a world transformed. ­Visiting four distinct nations, four thriving capitals and their provincial outskirts, we discover for ourselves the fascinating heritage and stimulating contemporary life of this remarkable and diverse region.