Below are some of our best-selling tours in Europe, listed below in no particular order. Click any link to see itineraries, departure dates and money-saving offers.
On Best of Italy, guests enjoy VIP entrance to the Vatican Museums, tour the well-preserved ruins of Pompeii and cruise by private boat to a secluded island on Lake Maggiore for a special dinner (13 days, Trafalgar).
A route through England, France, Switzerland and Italy offers guided sightseeing and free time in cities like Lucerne and Rome on European Highlights. Travel from London to Paris on the Eurostar train and enjoy a funicular ride through the walled Italian town of Bergamo (9 days, Globus).
Check out celebrated castles and see spectacular scenery on Scottish Dream. A great option for history buffs and architecture enthusiasts, the itinerary visits sites like Culloden Battlefield and Blair Castle and includes stays in elegant manor hotels (8 days, CIE Tours).
Classic Amsterdam, Bruges, Paris & London takes in famed sights such as Amsterdam's canals, Bruges' medieval squares, the Eiffel Tower in Paris and Westminster Abbey in London. Built-in leisure time affords plenty of opportunities to explore on your own (10 days, Gate 1).
Northern France's picturesque vineyards and valleys are on display on Jewels of France. Explore the Loire Valley, the D-Day landing beaches of Normandy and, of course, the glittering capital of Paris (8 days, Costsaver).
Spend a little over two weeks soaking up the culture of three dynamic countries on Treasures of Spain, Portugal & Morocco. Visit Madrid's Prado Museum, the 13th-century Alhambra Palace in Granada, historic Belem Tower in Lisbon and the colorful souks of Marrakesh (17 days, Insight).
Great for a first-time visitor to the Emerald Isle, Irish Discovery highlights the capital city of Dublin, the dramatic Cliffs of Moher and seaside Galway, with visits to the country's oldest handweaving mill and the famous Stone of Eloquence in Blarney (9 days, Cosmos).
Travel to Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Austria on Imperial Europe. Explore old town districts, stately castles and historic cathedrals with local experts (10 days, Trafalgar).
Visit Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum and Heineken Experience, the Delft pottery factory and a Bruges lace workshop on Holland, Luxembourg & Belgium. You'll also enjoy Belgian chocolate bonbons on a canal cruise (9 days, Globus).
Special experiences await on A Week In... Tuscany & Umbria, like a cooking class with the former head chef of a Michelin-starred restaurant, lunch on a truffle farm (with a chance to hunt truffles yourself) and an exclusive wine experience at a renowned vineyard (8 days, Tauck).
On each of the above vacations, you'll travel with a professional driver in a deluxe motor coach (and occasionally by train), so there's no need to worry about maneuvering a rental car along foreign roads. You'll be accompanied by a tour director with deep knowledge of the destination and its history and culture. He or she will help you overcome any language barriers.
Your hotels, guided sightseeing, ground transportation and some meals are purchased in advance by travel companies with bulk buying power, saving you as much as 40% off the price of planning an equivalent itinerary on your own and greatly reducing out-of-pocket expenses while you travel.