Globus has passionately been showing travelers the world for more than 85 years. Europe has been a popular destination and since there is always something new to discover, it is no secret why people keep returning back. Globus offers dozens of vacations in Europe, but the two most popular escorted tours for 2017 are the Best of Switzerland and the Best of Italy. Both itineraries let travelers appreciate the culture with Local Favorites, experience off the beaten path cities, and have VIP treatment at all the top sightseeing destinations. See why so many travelers love these breathtaking countries and what makes them a must go to destinations in 2017.
Best of Switzerland
On this 8-day Best of Switzerland tour, you will experience some of the country’s most beautiful scenery and interesting cities with overnights in Zürich, St. Moritz, Lugano, and Lake Geneva. Mountain scenery awaits you in Täsch, where you’ll board a mountain train to car-free Zermatt, a picturesque village beneath the famous Matterhorn.
No trip to Switzerland is complete without a chocolate tasting. While at a Local Favorite in Zurich, you will taste traditional chocolate pralines at the famous Sprüngli Confectionery. Another highlight of the trip is a Local Favorite lunch in Berne at a traditional Swiss working farm in the gorgeous mountains. From stunning scenery and vibrant cities, to its exclusive experiences, this Switzerland tour is sure to delight.
The Best of Italy
The Best of Italy tour is an 11-day escorted tour where travelers visit some of Italy’s most popular cities, including Rome, Florence, Venice, Pisa, and Capri. One tour highlight is exploring the picturesque Isle of Capri. Travelers will take in the amazing views during their ride in the funicular (cable car up the side of a mountain) to Capri village where they will shop and enjoy the cuisine at a local bistro.
Globus has 2 Local Favorites experiences to discover Italy behind the scenes. In Venice, enjoy a private water taxi ride to St. Mark’s Square and see Venice by night. While in Capri, ride in an open taxi to Anacapri to drink wine and dine on amazing Italian cuisine. The Best of Italy tour is really a taste of la dolce vita!
When you tour Italy and Switzerland with Globus, you’ll get to experience the country’s great cities and must-see sites. Local Favorites allow you to get up close to the locals, their crafts and their passions. From the historical sights and beautiful architecture, to the tasty treats and special experiences, these 2 tours are full of plenty of good memories to share with loved ones back home.
Visit AffordableTours.com or call 1-800-935-2620 to speak with your travel consultant about more European destinations and itinerary details on your next Globus vacation.