France, Belgium & the Battlefields with Rose Gray

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Join Rose Gray on this very special trip to France, Belgium, and Luxembourg. This Fox custom tour is packed with incredible sights, unique venues and tours, as well as incredible battlefields and museums from WWII. You’ll travel in comfort on Insights executive style motorcoaches that only seat 40 guests, and have roomy business class seating.

This tour has something for everyone! In addition to the battlefields and museums, you’ll have an opportunity to see some of the most beautiful sites in Paris, including lunch in the Eiffel Tower, a trip to Giverny to see Monet’s Garden and a visit to stunning Mont-Saint-Michel. Then, travel through the pasture lands of Belgian Flanders to Ghent and enjoy a canal cruise in beautiful Bruges. We give you free time to explore on your own as well. Perhaps stop in at one of the many art museums in Paris, enjoy a coffee at a café along the Champs Elysées, or taste some of the fine beers in Belgium.

Our tour is led by Insight Vacations Tour Director, John Bromage. John was born in London, met his American wife in Paris and has lived in Normandy for the last 15 years. He is Insight’s leading WWI and WW2 Battlefield historian and expert. John has worked with us to handpick the hotels, restaurants and tour stops just for our guests. We hope you’ll come along on this trip of a lifetime!

Best of Italy with Colleen Alsberg

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View incredible Roman antiquities, the beauty of Venetian canals, the scenes and scents of Tuscany, Renaissance Florence and Capri’s brilliant sunlight!  You will experience a touch of ‘la dolce vita’ for the perfect tour of Italy. Join us for this enchanting trip to Italy, with an extra night in Rome included!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legendary Danube River Cruise with Tom Feiza

Join Tom Feiza as we travel from Prague to vibrant Budapest, this Danube river cruise vacation takes you to four countries.  View the scenic beauty along the way as you cruise past quaint towns that can be experienced right from your stateroom or while sipping wine atop the Sky Deck of your ship. Enjoy two nights in Prague, one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Stand in front of Old Town’s medieval Astronomical Clock, which amazes as an intricate art piece and visualization of time unlike anything else in the world.

Then travel to Nuremberg, Germany, to board your river cruise vessel and visit this thousand-year-old city with a Local Guide.  You’ll cruise along the Danube with visits to; Regensburg, the only German city not bombed during WWII;  Passau, known for its narrow, winding streets; and Melk, you will visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey, one of Europe’s largest monasteries, which sits high on a bluff. Then take in the breathtaking views before continuing through the picturesque Wachau Valley to the romantic Vienna, the “City of Music.” Your European river cruise vacation ends in the fascinating city of Budapest, the capital of Hungary.

 

 

 

Colorado Rockies Rails and Parks

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This fantastic journey includes three rail experiences and five spectacular National Park visits.  Join us as we visit beautiful Rocky Mountain National park and then journey to Grand Junction, and from there we visit Arches National Park and Canyonlands in Utah.  Travel the steam powered Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad through the national forest following the cliffs of the Animas River.  On to Colorado Springs and the Royal Gorge Train and Pikes Peak.   In addition, no stay in Colorado Springs can be without a visit to the US Airforce Academy.  This trip has something for everyone!

 

 

 

 

 

Danube Symphony with Vicki McKenna from WISN/WIBA

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Join Vicki McKenna from WISN & WIBA and sail the beautiful Danube River. Your European river cruise adventure begins in romantic and exciting Vienna, the capital of Austria, and ends with two nights in Munich, the Bavarian capital known for its centuries-old buildings and Oktoberfest.

So many incredible cities to experience… known as the “City of Music,” Vienna inspired the creative genius of Beethoven, Mozart and Strauss. Cruise along the Danube River to Dürnstein, located in the heart of the Wachau Valley, and famous for its baroque Stiftskirche, with its luminous blue façade. In Melk, visit Austria’s majestic Benedictine Abbey, one of Europe’s largest monasteries, and taste some of the region’s renowned wines. Step into a fairytale on an excursion to one of the most dream-like castles in all of Europe—Neuschwanstein Castle—said to have inspired the tales of Walt Disney. And the magic of the day continues as you travel to Oberammergau, an idyllic village and typical Bavarian houses painted with scenes from fairytales. Find magic, musical history, and beautiful scenery like no other on your European river cruise of a lifetime.

 

 

Danube River Cruise and Prague with John McGivern

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Join John McGivern and experience dynamic Budapest, imperial Vienna and exquisitely preserved Prague. Marvel at the beautiful scenery as your luxurious ship glides through the Wachau Valley, celebrated as one of the world’s most beautiful landscapes, into Germany and past charming Bavarian villages. Enjoy an exclusive insider’s look at Prague’s historic Estates Theatre with its exquisite jewel-box theater, where operas are staged to this day, and listen to a short music concert composed by Mozart and his contemporaries in the Mozart Salon. Go behind the scenes at a BMW factory to get an up-close view of Germany’s rich automotive heritage, and “Let’s Go” with guided hiking and biking excursions along the Danube.

This enchanting voyage provides a variety of ways to enjoy captivating destinations as well as plenty of time to relax onboard as you sail from Budapest to Nuremberg and spend two nights onshore in Prague.

 

 

Amsterdam and Castles Along the Rhine River with Milwaukee Radio Host Jeff Wagner

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Join local radio host Jeff Wagner for two nights in Amsterdam before exploring one of Europe’s most legendary rivers.  You will stay in the heart of the Amsterdam at the beautiful Kimpton De Witt hotel for two nights.  Your stay includes a tour of Amsterdam and canal cruise, and gives you free time to explore this exciting city.

Your river cruise journey along the Rhine will enchant you.  The spires of medieval churches and castles appear around each bend in the river, and vineyards climb the verdant hillsides. Cruise along the Rhine—Germany on one side, France on the other. Discover Alsace, whose dual French and German heritage has given it fabulous food and a winemaking tradition that goes back to the Romans. Marvel at castles that were once mighty fortresses and get an insider’s look at one of the only castles on the Rhine that has never been destroyed, Marksburg Castle. Visit historic cities, including ancient Cologne and picturesque Strasbourg; stroll through the fairytale towns of Riquewihr, Kaysersberg and Rüdesheim; and taste delightful white wines in the villages where the grapes are grown.  Join Jeff on this once in a lifetime trip!

 

 

Gourmet Tuscany with Amy Hanten

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Join Amy Hanten in beautiful Tuscany as we enjoy the food, wine and lush landscapes of Tuscany!  The town of Montecatini serves as your home base from which to venture out daily to explore the surrounding area of breathtaking Tuscany. You’ll indulge in picturesque scenery, world-class local wines, traditional cuisine, and cultural discoveries via eight days of regional excursions.

Traveling through some of the most stunning 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, a traditional butcher shop, 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, starting with the selection of fresh ingredients at a local market. 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 sample artisan-crafted chocolates and 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 while making priceless daily discoveries of locales that are off the beaten path!

Ireland Adventure

Join us in beautiful Ireland. You will explore Ireland’s charming cities and breathtaking landscapes. Begin and end in Dublin, Ireland’s capital city and the heart of Irish culture and charm. Visit Trinity College, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and the Jameson Distillery, where you will learn about and sample the “water of life.”

On this guided tour of Ireland, you’ll then continue to Killarney, where you can kiss the Blarney Stone and take in the breathtaking landscapes in Killarney National Park and along your Ring of Kerry drive. Discover the beauty of the Dingle Peninsula. After a ferry ride across the River Shannon, marvel at the majesty of the Cliffs of Moher along the Atlantic coast. Explore Limerick, a quaint Irish city, which is home to Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Tradition, culture and charm await you as you join us for a true “Ireland Adventure”.

 

 

 

Paris and Normandy River Cruise with Jeff Wagner of WTMJ

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Join WTMJ’s Jeff Wagner and his wife Fran as you journey from Paris through Normandy’s beautiful countryside.  You’ll uncover its many charms: Richard the Lionheart’s Chateau Gaillard, the medieval capital of Rouen, Monet’s beloved home in Giverny and the famed Normandy beaches.

Normandy has been the setting for many battles over the centuries, including the D-Day invasion of WWII, and the Normandy Beaches mean different things to different people, so you’ll have a rare choice to visit several of its historic sites, including Omaha Beach.

Experience a different side of Northern France’s history with a tour of the majestic palace of Versailles, once home to Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.  See the best of Paris in one of three ways via the “Heart of Paris” cruise and city tour, an exclusive “Do as the Locals Do” tour or an exclusive guided “Let’s Go” bike tour.

There are plenty of opportunities to take part in more active experiences, such as golfing at Sainte-Mère-Église in Étretat, perched on the cliff high above the sea, making playing golf here a memorable experience and visual feast.