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THE BEST OF SPAIN & PORTUGAL

October 8th - 20th, 2019

13 DAYS FROM MADRID TO MADRID 


Spain and Portugal—these are two countries with rich histories and distinct cultures, and on this affordable Best of Spain & Portugal tour, you'll see their fascinating highlights. In Spain, you’ll overnight in Madrid, Granada, Cordoba, Seville, and Salamanca. In Portugal, you’ll stay in Lisbon and Oporto.
 

One of the tour highlights is a visit to Toledo, a town that attracts more visitors from around the world than any other Spanish town. In this old walled town, built on a hill, you’ll visit the 12th-century Church of St. Tome, which has one of El Greco's most famous paintings.
 

You will be delighted by the included visit of the Alhambra complex, built in the 13th century by Moorish kings featuring one of the oldest decorative gardens in the Western World. In Avila—a UNESCO World Heritage city founded in the 11th century—see the towers and walls and visit St. Theresa's Convent, a Carmelite convent opened in 1636 on the birthplace of St. Teresa.
 

In Portugal, visit Lisbon with a local guide, who will show you Belem Tower, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built circa 1514 to commemorate the expedition of Vasco de Gama and Oporto's cathedral, built between the 12th and 13th centuries in Romanesque style on a terrace overlooking the port wine cellars on the banks of the Douro River.
 

In Spain, enjoy guided sightseeing in Toledo, Granada, Seville and Madrid. These local guides - experts in the cities' histories and cultures - will highlight the must-see sights. All of this and more—including a visit with wine tasting to a local wine cellar in Montilla—await you on this fabulous and affordable Spain and Portugal tour designed for value-minded travelers 


$1899 - Per Person / Double Occupancy as available

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THIS TRIP HAS EVERYONE SO EXCITED IT HAS BEEN FILLING UP FAST!!  


For Availability reach out to Denise: 509-993-8439 or Marnie: 509-994-3551

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Irish Discovery

October 24th - November 1st, 2019

  

A 9 DAY TOUR FROM DUBLIN TO DUBLIN

On an Ireland tour, you expect to see amazing scenery, and this 9-day tour does not disappoint. See the 668-foot Cliffs of Moher on Ireland’s west coast with breathtaking views of rugged cliffs dropping into the ocean. Join the Ring of Kerry, a 100-mile drive with sparkling seascapes and mountains dotted with brightly colored farmhouses. In Northern Ireland, visit awe-inspiring Giant’s Causeway, basalt columns formed millions of years ago by volcanic eruptions and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On the amazingly green Dingle Peninsula—perched on Ireland’s westernmost tip and dominated by the range of mountains—enjoy one of Europe’s most dramatic drives passing seaside villages, ancient monuments, and views of the Blasket Islands. 


$1449  per person / double occupancy as available*   

Ireland, we can't stay away! The September trip filled up SO fast - we're going again

The Thanksgiving trip was amazing, so much so, we added another trip  for September 10 - 18 which ALSO SOLD OUT!!  

Contact Marnie McCoy, Group Leader at 509-994-3551 or Denise Fanazick at 509-993-8439

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mediterranean flavors

September 26th, 2020 - October 9th, 2020

  

From Spain to France to Italy, this affordable tour along the Mediterranean Coast, features vibrant cities, historic sites, and stunning scenery. You’ll stay in Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona, Marseille, the Venice area, and Rome. You'll also overnight in the French Riviera and the Cinque Terre area.
 

The highlights of this budget travel adventure across the Mediterranean region include an excursion to the famous Cinque Terre area, a name given to five medieval fishing villages on the sea. The area is noted for its natural beauty with terraces built into the mountainside on cliffs that drop down into the sea and for its breathtaking views.
 

You'll also spend time on the French Riviera, where you'll have the chance to visit a perfume workshop in Èze and time to explore on your own. Plus, enjoy stunning scenery as you drive along the most fascinating landscapes and visit cameo villages such as Cuenca, Collioure, Cassis and iconic cities like Verona or Barcelona!
 

Your Local Guides will reveal the must-see sights on your sightseeing tours of Madrid, Valencia, Barcelona, and Rome. You’ll see Rome’s iconic landmarks, such as the Vatican and the Colosseum.You’ll be introduced to Venice with a boat ride to world-famous St. Mark's Square. In Marseille, France's oldest city, visit the Basilica Notre Dame de la Garde, which sits at the highest point in Marseille with stunning views of the city. In Assisi, visit the St. Francis Basilica, burial place of the saint and home to beautiful frescos by Giotto.
 

Designed by a team of experienced Tour Directors, this Mediterranean tour to Spain, France, and Italy has been perfectly planned for value-minded travelers wanting a wonderful, yet affordable, Mediterranean vacation.  


 $2319 Per Person / Double Occupancy upon availability 


SO EXCITING !!!!!!!!!

  

Imagine spending time in the following:

 

SPAIN 

- 2 nights in Madrid

- 1 night in Valencia

- 2 nights in Barcelona

 
FRANCE

- 1 night in Marseille

- 2 nights on the French Riviera

 
ITALY

- 1 night in the Cinque Terra Area

- 2 nights in the Venice Area

- 2 nights in Rome

  

.......... And visiting other beautiful cities and towns along the way .... Your senses will be on overload 

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GOURMET TUSCANY

October 11th - October 18th, 2020

  

On this affordable Italian tour package, the town of Montecatini Terme serves as your home base from which to venture out daily to explore the surrounding landscapes of breathtaking Tuscany. You’ll indulge in picturesque scenery, world-class local wines, traditional cuisine, and cultural discoveries via eight days of regional excursions.
 

From the rolling hills of Montalbano to Vinci and beyond, you’ll make daily excursions through bountiful vineyards, olive groves, and chestnut trees. You’ll even visit the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci to experience the Renaissance master’s life and art.
 

Traveling through some of the most stunning and lush natural landscapes in Italy, you’ll embark each day to visit idyllic spots, including the gorgeous Chianti Valley and the Etruscan Coast. As you visit quaint wine shops, cafes, historic estates, and museums, you’ll feel immersed in the history and traditions of each daily destination.
 

In addition to sampling the local gourmet Tuscan fare, you’ll also be treated to an Italian cooking lesson. You’ll prepare an authentic Italian dish inside a rustic Tuscan farmhouse where you and your travel companions will enjoy your culinary creations – complete with master-chef prizes. You’ll also learn the art of Italian dessert-making at your hotel.
 

You’ll revel in the beauty of becoming familiar with a single destination of Montecatini Terme while making priceless daily discoveries of locales that are off the beaten path – perfect for the smart, creative, and budget-minded traveler. 


 $1489 Per Person / Double Occupancy upon availability 

Vieni a tavola per mangiare e bere vino

Translation - Come to the table to eat and drink wine ......


How many times have you wanted to learn to cook like an Italian and pair the wines with the foods.  Now is your chance ......


Each day you will go on a different adventure to places in the Chianti Valley, Tuscany 

- Lucca

- Vinci

- Greve

- Bolgheri

- Castagneto Carducci


If relaxation is your desire this is the trip for you ......