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7 Days
Immerse yourself in northern Germany on this itinerary that takes you from the bustling port cities of Hamburg and Bremerhaven to fairytale-like Bremen, the ducal delights of Celle, and modern-day Berlin.
 
 
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7 Days
This seven-day trip to Iceland includes hikes, yoga and meditation sessions, and visits to some of Iceland’s most famous sights.
 
 
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8 Days
This cruise along France’s Rhône river follows the stretch from Arles to Lyon, and also includes a visit to the charming village of Beaune.
 
 
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9 Days
This 9-day itinerary calls at the highlights of five Eastern European countries: Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Romania.
 
 
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8 Days
This 8-day cruise on the Danube includes stops in four countries—Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary—and at some of Europe’s most enchanting towns and cities
 
 
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8 Days
From Rome and Portofino to Cannes and Monte Carlo, revel in the glitz and glamour of the Rivieras as you explore some the world’s most famous ports.
 
 
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11 days
Feast on impeccable Italian fare and world-class wines as you savor your way through the famed Tuscan and lesser-known Umbrian regions of central Italy.
 
 
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7 Days
This seven-day itinerary to Belgium includes its culinary, cultural, and historic highlights with stops in Antwerp, Bruges, Brussels, and Ghent.
 
 
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6 Days
This six-day, food-focused itinerary hits some of Belgium’s culinary highlights in Brussels and Bruges.
 
 
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4 Days
This packed, four-day itinerary to Belgium steers you to iconic highlights of the country’s two largest cities, Brussels and Antwerp.
 
 
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6 Days
This six-day itinerary is a playful exploration of Belgium with stops in Brussels, Ostend, and Liège.
 
 
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7 Days
Scout your way through Scotland on this seven-day itinerary that takes you along the film trail and to bustling Edinburgh and Glasgow, ancient castles, pristine glens, and storybook villages.
 
 
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5 Days
Indulge yourself on this five-day itinerary that takes you from Edinburgh’s 16th-century home of Mary, Queen of Scots and horseback riding at the 850-acre Gleneagles Estate to your luxury suite in a 17th-century castle turned luxury hotel.
 
 
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4 Days
Explore Scotland’s most inspiring masterpieces on this four-day itinerary that takes you from Glasgow’s street murals and Kelvingrove Art Gallery to the mind-blowing V&A in Dundee, the UNESCO City of Design.
 
 
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8 days
This Icelandic cruise circles the entire island—beginning and ending in Reykjavik—and takes you to majestic fjords, small fishing villages, and craggy volcanic islands.
 
 
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6 Days
Savor your way through the south of Germany; this itinerary takes you from Munich’s art museums to Stuttgart’s wineries, and from the bathhouses of Baden-Baden to Michelin-starred restaurants in the Black Forest.
 
 
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6 Days
Taste your way through western Germany on this itinerary that takes you from modern Frankfurt to the medieval Cologne Cathedral; and from Düsseldorf’s Altbier breweries to the upscale restaurants of Hannover.
 
 
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5 Days
Immerse yourself in this East Germany itinerary that begins in striking Dresden and then takes you wine tasting along the sun-drenched Saxon Wine Route and beautiful Meissen; ending in edgy Leipzig.
 
 
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5 Days
Hungary’s magical Lake Balaton offers something for everyone, from fine wines and culinary experiences to bike rides and boat tours.
 
 
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3 Days
A trip to southern Hungary includes the historic city of Pécs and the wineries of Villány
 
 
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3 Days
A three-day trip to Lake Balaton offers opportunities to taste the area’s famous wines and explore its culinary scene.
 
 
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3 Days
This itinerary to northwestern Hungary includes two of the country’s most charming towns, Sopron and Kőszeg.
 
 
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3 Days
A journey to Hungary’s Tokaj region focuses on both its Jewish heritage and its famous wines.
 
 
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9 Days
Visit the great culinary and cultural capitals of Europe’s Atlantic Coast.
 
 
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8 Days
Explore the islands of the western Mediterranean—the Balearics, Corsica, and Elba—on this itinerary from Barcelona to Rome.
 
 
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8 Days
Beginning in Rome and ending in Barcelona, this trip includes calls to ports on the French and Italian Rivieras.
 
 
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10 Days
Setting out from Athens, this nine-night cruise calls at seven ports in the Aegean and Adriatic. Last but not least? Venice.
 
 
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13 Days
From Scotland to Sweden, with stops in five other countries on route, this cruise is a sampler of some of Northern Europe’s most fascinating cities.
 
 
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13 Days
This 12-day cruise begins in Dublin and ends in Tromsø, Norway, with stops at some in Scotland’s Hebrides and Shetland islands along the way.
 
 
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6 Days
Whatever your passions—art, architecture, history, music—Austria’s capital will surprise and delight you.
 
 
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3 days
Cari Gray of Gray & Co. specializes in "custom trips for active travellers," and in Switzerland there's no shortage of opportunities to explore the country by bike or on foot. One of her favorite destinations is Appenzell, a canton in northeastern Switzerland roughly an hour from Zurich. She'll send you to a choice of bike routes, including some kid-friendly stretches, and other places where you can experience the timeless culture and traditional cuisine of the region. To see even more of Switzerland with Cari, this trip can be combined with her 3-day Switzerland with a French Flair itinerary, exploring the cantons of Neuchâtel and Jura.
 
 
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8 days
Will Kiburz of Coronet Travel has designed an itinerary that includes everything from paddle steamers to paragliding, taking advantage of the astounding range of activities around Interlaken and central Switzerland. It's a region of Switzerland that's ideal for the multigenerational trip, assuring everyone in the family will return home satisfied.
 
 
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7 days
Bob Preston, a resident of Geneva and the founder of the leading travel companies Swiss Panache and Panache.Voyage, has created a tour that highlights both Swiss craftsmanship—its famous watches and knives—as well as its contributions to the worlds of art, architecture and design. You'll see important works by Paul Klee, Le Corbusier, and others. Between all the cultural highlights (some described in more detail in this guide), Bob will make sure you experience the best of Switzerland's hotels and restaurants.
 
 
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10 days
Katie Cadar of TravelStore has created an itinerary that includes stays at the best of Switzerland's spas and wellness centers. The country's healing traditions date back millennia, to thermal springs that have drawn visitors since the days of the Roman Empire. Switzerland's wellness centers also incorporate the latest scientific advances. At the end of her trip, you'll not only fly home with memories of stunning alpine lakes and hikes through mountain valleys, but rejuvenated and recharged.
 
 
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6 days
Judy Perl of Judy Perl Worldwide Travel has designed an itinerary that shows off Switzerland as a spectacular holiday destination, long noted for its Christmas markets that transform the cities of Zurich, Basel, and Lucerne into winter wonderlands straight out of a fairytale. If you are going on a Rhine River cruise, which Judy can also arrange, make sure to spend a few days seeing all that these cities have to offer before or after you sail.
 
 
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5 days
To mark the 50th anniversary of the film Goldfinger, Shelby Donley has created an itinerary for fans of the famous spy and anyone in pursuit of the mix of adventure and luxury that typifies James Bond. If you accept this mission, you'll begin in Zurich at the legendary Dolder Grand, continue to Andermatt where key scenes of Goldfinger were shot and then drive to Ticino and the Verzasca dam, famous from the opening scenes of GoldenEye. Everywhere you travel, Shelby will make sure you stay in the best hotels and that every martini you order will be shaken not stirred. Make sure to also check out our guide to some of Switzerland's appearances in Bond films.
 
 
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10 Days
A breathtaking journey like no other across the pristine landscapes and scenery of Switzerland. Experience the Alpine vistas, serene lakes, and innovative cuisine on this leisurely journey to cosmopolitan cities, quaint villages, and chic resort towns. Venture across German-, French-, and Italian-speaking regions with overnight stays in Zurich, St. Moritz, Zermatt, Montreux, and Lucerne. Relax at sophisticated hotels by night after days of immersive experiences, indulgent culinary explorations and phenomenal views. From your Welcome Dinner at the elegant Linde Oberstrass in Zurich to a grand finale at the Michelin-starred Seerestaurant Belvédère near Lucerne, and every step along the way, embrace the authentic flavors, culture and hospitality of the Swiss.
 
 
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7 nights
Switzerland has long been a progressive country that champions diversity and individual rights, and it's also very gay friendly. Sophisticated LGBT travelers come for the welcoming atmosphere, glorious lakes, and majestic mountains. John Clifford's itinerary includes the welcoming cities of Zurich, Geneva, and Lausanne, taking in both the region's natural wonders along with its art and architecture highlights. You can read more about John's itinerary below and some of the highlights of his trip in this guide.
 
 
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7 days
Will Kiburz with Coronet Travel has created an itinerary that gives travelers a taste of Switzerland in all its variety. You’ll begin in Francophone Geneva, and ending in Arosa, on the opposite side of the country, not far from the Italian and Austrian borders. Along the way, his itinerary takes you to vineyards, some of Switzerland’s most picturesque cities, and also its pristine alpine resorts. At the end of every day out exploring, you’ll return home to stay at Switzerland’s most authentic and distinct luxury hotels, all members of The Leading Hotels of the World.
 
 
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3 days
Cari Gray of Gray & Co. specializes in "custom trips for active travelers," and in Switzerland there's no shortage of opportunities to explore by bike or on foot. For an introduction to Switzerland's Francophone regions, she sends travelers to the cantons of Neuchâtel and Jura, roughly 45 minutes from Bern. She'll provide you with a choice of biking and hiking options and stops where you can enjoy the region's famous cuisine and wines. To see even more of Switzerland with Cari, this trip can be easily combined with her itinerary to Appenzell, "A Canton Off the Beaten Path." Also check out this guide covering some of the highlights in more detail.
 
 
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7 days
Bob Preston, a resident of Geneva, has created two trips right in his own backyard. The week-long itinerary here highlights two products, chocolate and cheese, that are familiar Swiss exports and one that would be better known if the Swiss didn't consume almost all of their wine before it can leave the country. Continue reading below for details about the itinerary and also check out our guide describing some of the highlights of this trip that will leave your palate sated.
 
 
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10 days
Betty Jo Currie of Currie & Co. Travels Unlimited was inspired by an unforgettable trip she took to Switzerland with her daughters to create an itinerary that includes many of her favorite highlights in the country. It includes plenty of opportunities to explore the country's most stunning regions, like the Bernese Oberland, on foot, but also sunset cruises on lake steamers, cable car rides, and a journey aboard one of the world's most famous trains.
 
 
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7 Days
Blue skies, emerald meadows, and iconic peaks add up to a picture-perfect vacation. On this itinerary to the Alps' most photogenic towns and with plenty of food shots along the way, you'll discover the region's highlights are always ready for a close-up. Photo credit: Viorel Munteanu
 
 
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7 Days
The Matterhorn, the Black Forest, and the postcard-perfect Alpine town of Hallstatt are some of the must-see stops on this journey through the Alps.
 
 
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4 Days
A journey to the cultural capitals of the Alps—Innsbruck, Munich, Salzburg, and Zurich—includes stops at superb museums, visits to historic sights, and meals to remember.
 
 
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7 Days
The Alps have all the right ingredients: freshwater fish, wild game, mountain herbs, and fruits from its orchards. Add some of Europe's top chefs helming restaurants here, and you have a trip that will satisfy every traveling gourmet. Photo credit: Tourismus Salzburg Günter Breitegger
 
 
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6 Days
This week-long itinerary to the Alps has been designed with adventurous travelers in mind. After you start in Stuttgart, the home of Porsche and Mercedes-Benz, you can soar on a zipline over the Black Forest and take a trek on a glacier in Austria. Photo credit: DZT, Porsche Ag
 
 
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4 Days
A four-day trip to the Alps includes stops in the lively cities of Zurich and Innsbruck, with their cultural highlights and historic districts, as well as bucolic detours to Austria's Bregenzerwald and Germany's Black Forest. Photo credit: DZT, Alwin Tîlle
 
 
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6 Days
In a city so dazzling it can be daunting, here’s a sampler of both Parisian classics and recent additions that will leave you wanting more.
 
 
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6 Days
Bavaria’s capital offers all you could ask for on a German vacation, from beer halls to world-class art, in one inviting city.
 
 
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5 Days
This itinerary is packed with masterpieces, from ones by Michelangelo to others by Michelin-starred chefs.
 
 
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6 Days
With its whimsical architecture, varied art museums, and legendary tapas, this city by the sea will win you over.
 
 
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13 Days
The 2018 World Cup match in St. Petersburg, Russia, is one highlight of this comprehensive 12-night journey that stops at nine other ports in Northern Europe.
 
 
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8 Days
In one week, you’ll visit five of Greece’s most beloved islands, with an unforgettable detour to Turkey.
 
 
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9 Days
Beginning in Venice and ending in Rome, this eight-night cruise calls at Kotor, Montenegro; Corfu, Greece; Sicily and the Amalfi Coast.