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).
On Kaleidoscope of Iceland, visit Reykjavik, take a dip in the Blue Lagoon, see waterfalls, glaciers and geysers and enjoy lunch and a show at a tomato and horse farm (11 days, Gate 1 Travel).
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).
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).
View the Swiss Alps from a domed observation car aboard the Glacier Express, spend time at the famed ski resorts of St. Moritz and Zermatt and enjoy a wine tasting cruise on Lake Lugano on Switzerland: Europe's Crown Jewel (11 days, Tauck).
Visit Lisbon's Jeronimos Monastery and Belem Tower, the historic university town of Coimbra and Algarve's spectacular beaches on Portugal in Depth. You'll also enjoy tastings of port wine, tapas and olive oil on this comprehensive itinerary (11 days, Globus).
See the cave homes of Guadix -- used until the 20th century -- on Spanish Wonder, and also visit Alhambra Palace in Granada plus Madrid, Seville and Barcelona (9 days, Trafalgar).
Visit iconic capital cities on Easy Pace Budapest, Vienna and Prague and enjoy a strudel tasting in Budapest, dinner at the home of a local family in Vienna and a tour of Prague Castle. Built-in leisure time affords plenty of opportunities to explore on your own (10 days, Insight).
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.