“The Italy Bella Tour was truly a “grand” experience with exciting highlights: outstanding productions, private tours, and spectacular cathedrals, led by your carefully selected guides.” ~ Kathleen & Charles M., Tampa, Fla.
Opera in Northern Italy
La lirica in Florence, Parma, Bologna and La Scala!
The Renaissance in Florence
An incomparable treasury of art.
The Glory of Rome
The Eternal City from classical antiquity to the Baroque.
Italian Villas & Gardens
From Rome to Florence in the footsteps of Edith Wharton.
Great food and wine in the breadbasket of Italy.
ALSO: THE STONES OF VENICE & VERONA • SICILY • FOOTSTEPS OF SAINT FRANCIS • THE PIERO TRAIL • UMBRIA • AMALFI COAST
GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND
"He who is tired of London is tired of life."
Dr. Johnson got it right.
The Edinburgh Festival & the Scottish Highlands
The world’s best arts festival, castles, lochs, and Scotch.
The Romantic poets, Thomas Hardy, Jane Austen, Dickens and the Brontes.
Downton Abbey & Masterpiece
Explore the world of Downton, Jane Austen in Bath, Inspector Morse in Oxford, and Shakespeare and the classics in the West End and Stratford.
ALSO: ROMAN BRITAIN • BOSWELL & JOHNSON IN THE HEBRIDES •
Paris & Provence
The City of Lights and a poetic land of great food, perched villages and sunny landscapes.
D-Day in Normandy
Battlefields, memorials and monuments along a magnificent coastline. Plus WW II sites in Paris.
The Chateaux of the Loire
The favorite palaces of the Bourbon Kings of France.
ALSO: BRITTANY • GREAT WINES OF BURGUNDY • MARCIAC JAZZ FESTIVAL
Hapsburg Vienna, Prague & Budapest
Music, monuments and fine dining in three beautiful capitals
Berlin: Capital of the New Germany
Rediscovery of an exciting and provocative city of art & culture
Treasures of Saxony: Dresden, Leipzig & Weimar
Rebirth & renovation in the world of Goethe & Bach, Schiller & Wagner.
Mozart in Salzburg & Vienna
Retracing his steps in the cities of his birth and artistic flowering.
ALSO: WARSAW & CRACOW • LEGENDS OF THE RHINE • MUSIC FESTIVALS
IN THE ALPS
Don Quixote’s Spain & the Spanish Renaissance
Cervantes and the world’s favorite knight with Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces of historical Castilla and La Mancha.
Barcelona & Madrid
Goya, Picasso and Gaudí; zarzuela and flamenco.
A Medieval Pilgrimage
Paris to Santiago de Compostela: a spiritual journey and the rise of the Romanesque.
ALSO: ANDULUCIA • MALLORCA • SAN SEBASTIEN & BILBAO GUGGENHEIM • GODS AND HEROES OF ANCIENT GREECE • AMSTERDAM • BRUSSELS & BRUGES • MANY MORE!
St. Petersburg & Moscow (suspended for 2017)
The Hermitage and Mariinsky, Bolshoi and Red Square. Expert guides and fine dining.