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2020

Europe & Britain Preview

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It is my pleasure to share with you a preview of our 2020 Europe & Britain collection of journeys.

We hope the following trips inspire your 2020 travel. All trips include unique Insight Experiences, deliciously authentic dining, hand-picked hotels and are accompanied by our highly skilled Travel Directors.

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Travel to Europe in style in 2020 with 2019 prices

To take advantage of our Preview Price Guarantee and enjoy 2020 trips at 2019 prices, book during the preview period before our 2020 Europe & Britain brochure arrives in September 2019. If the prices of our 2020 Europe & Britain journeys go up, we’ll honour the lower preview period pricing. If prices go down, we’ll refund you the difference*. You can’t lose!

 

The independent guest review site Feefo has recognized Insight Vacations with its Gold Trusted Service Award for a second year running. Our guests have rated us 4.6 out of 5 stars based on thousands of independent reviews received during the past year. The stars in the below journeys show the average overall guest rating for that trip.

 

EUROPEAN DISCOVERIES

Discover Europe’s culture capitals, including Paris, Rome, Amsterdam and Madrid. Let our Insight Experiences give you a unique view on the places you visit, from exploring Paris on a gastronomic walking tour with a local foodie, to meeting a Swiss Ranger at the top of Mount Stanserhorn.

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Road to Rome

12 days from US$3,285

One of our best-selling itineraries, this is an iconic journey of Europe's bucket-list favourites: Paris, Swiss mountains and lakes, Venice and Rome. You'll return home with little doubt of Europe's almighty magnificence. As any good traveller knows, meeting the locals along the way is what makes for great stories, which is why we've packed the itinerary with plenty of interpersonal experiences.

Highlights of Europe

14 days from US$4,586

This journey is perfect for those who want to experience the best of Europe. Explore quaint Germanic towns, appreciate the splendour of the quiet Italian Lakes and marvel at the most impressive cities on the Continent. Enjoy a private cruise along the canals of Amsterdam and enter Vatican City ahead of everyone else with special VIP access. Venture to Veneto to learn how to make the perfect Bellini and dine on rich and delicious Italian cuisine in the hills of Tuscany.

Romantic European

18 days from US$5,445

One of our Travel Director's favourite itineraries, this journey is full of charm and splendour. With two nights spent in most cities, take the time to get to know each destination and uncover its secrets, whether it is mouth-watering Sachertorte over coffee in Vienna or delicious homemade pasta in Orvieto. Along the way you'll be welcomed by passionate locals who love showing you the best Europe has to offer.

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Flavours of Europe
APR - OCT 2020 9 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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European Rhapsody
APR - DEC 2020 11 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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European Flair
APR - OCT 2020 12 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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European Dream
MAY - DEC 2020 11 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Splendid Europe
MAY - OCT 2020 14 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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European Discovery
APR - OCT 2020 17 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Mediterranean Journey
APR - OCT 2020 17 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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European Grandeur
APR - OCT 2020 27 DAYS VIEW TRIP
 

BRITAIN & IRELAND

Britain and Ireland have long fascinated travellers. Marvel at the charm and elegance of these renowned destinations. Immerse yourself in fascinating opportunities such as taking tea with a Scottish aristocrat or hearing traditional Irish tales from a local storyteller.

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Britain & Ireland Discovery

22 days from US$5,720

This epic adventure illuminates the hidden corners of the British Isles. Along the way, encounter the full arc of Celtic heritage, cultures, legends and traditions.

Best of Ireland & Scotland

14 days from US$3,713

Despite the many regional variations between Ireland and Scotland, they share a natural affinity, tracing back to their Gaelic roots, together with stunning landscapes, and warm-hearted communities.

Country Roads of Scotland

9 days from US$2,516

From the great capital of Edinburgh to the Orkney Islands and Skye, you'll travel through 8,000 years of history and become immersed in Scotland’s rich cultural heritage.

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Gems of Britain
MAY - SEP 2020 5 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Best of Britain
APR - DEC 2020 11 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Elegance of Great Britain
MAY - SEP 2020 12 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Focus on Ireland
APR - SEP 2020 7 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Irish Elegance
APR - SEP 2020 8 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Country Roads of Ireland
APR - SEP 2020 12 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Britain & Ireland Explorer
APR - SEP 2020 15 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Romantic Britain & Ireland
APR - SEP 2020 18 DAYS VIEW TRIP
 

France, Belgium & the Netherlands

Enthralling experiences await in this vibrant slice of Europe. From cosmopolitan Paris to the Loire Valley, where you’ll meet a local vintner. And let’s not forget the glamour of the South of France. Witness Dutch landscapes where you’ll sample typical local flavours and uncover Amsterdam’s iconic canals and museums.

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Country Roads of France

16 days from US$4,275

Leafy vineyards, majestic mountains, Riviera sunshine, Roman remains and fortified towns, combined with great food and wine, make for an engaging ‘Tour de France.'

French Heritage

22 days from US$6,656

A grand adventure lies ahead with famous wines and excellent food, snow-capped mountains, sun-drenched beaches, magnificent châteaux, and learning about Roman remains and fascinating battlefield history.

Normandy, Brittany & the Loire Valley

8 days from US$2,633

Investigate Normandy's role in the 1066 and 1944 invasions that changed the course of history. Explore the beautiful city of St-Malo, the châteaux of the Loire and gleaming Paris.

 

Spain, Portugal & Morocco

Take a gastronomic journey across Spain, sampling delights including tapas and pintxos. Learn the secrets of the traditional paella recipe with a demonstration in Valencia, and savour exquisite wines in Rueda. Lap up Barcelona’s vibrant arts scene and visit historic Madrid. In Portugal, witness important Roman and Gothic sites in Évora, and soak up picture-perfect beaches in the Algarve.

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Highlights of Spain

9 days from US$2,363

True to its name, this escorted journey showcases the best that Spain has to offer: the Alhambra, the modernist architecture of Barcelona, Madrid's Prado Museum, the Andalucian capital of Seville and Cordoba's Mezquita, to name but a few.

Northern Spain

11 days from US$2,876

Discover the scenic delights and delicious cuisine of this forgotten part of Spain. Compare Oviedo's ancient churches and resting relics of St. James with Barcelona's captivating Sagrada Família.

Best of Spain & Portugal

15 days from US$3,776

Follow the fortunes of the Spanish, Portuguese and Moorish Kingdoms as evidenced in their grand castles, stupendous religious buildings and incredible works of art.

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Easy Pace Spain
APR - OCT 2020 10 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Spanish Heritage
APR - OCT 2020 18 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Country Roads of Portugal
MAR - OCT 2020 11 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Amazing Spain & Portugal
APR - OCT 2020 9 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Best of Morocco
APR - OCT 2020 10 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Grand Spain & Portugal
APR - OCT 2020 18 DAYS VIEW TRIP
 

Italy, Sicily & Malta

With charming culture at every turn, Italy never ceases to delight. Let Insight give you a unique view on this special country with experiences including dinner after-hours in the Vatican Museums, and wine tasting in the iconic Tuscan countryside.

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Best of Italy

11 days from US$3,465

Roman antiquities, saintly Assisi, Venetian canals, Renaissance Florence and Capri’s brilliant sunlight come together on this superb journey across Italy, with the option to end in Naples or Rome.

Treasures of Italy

11 days from US$3,758

This escorted journey immerses you in Italy’s historic cities, idyllic fishing villages, islands, lakes, and canals, heritage buildings, inspiring art, fabulous food and breathtaking scenery.

Sicily in Depth

8 days from US$2,183

Enjoy warm Mediterranean hospitality, as you journey from picture-perfect fishing villages to ancient Greek temples. Witness the rich legacies of the ancient Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans and Ottoman Turks and even uncover a few secrets about the local Mafia. Taste Sicilian wine, feast on delicious seasonal cuisine and meet passionate locals along the way.

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Italian Intermezzo
APR - OCT 2020 8 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Italian Escapade
APR - OCT 2020 13 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Country Roads of Italy
APR - OCT 2020 16 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Grand Italy & Sicily
APR - OCT 2020 17 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Sicily in Depth
APR - OCT 2020 8 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Easy Pace Malta
APR - OCT 2020 6 DAYS VIEW TRIP
 

Alps, Central & Eastern Europe

Whether you’re a nature lover or a history enthusiast, prepare to be captivated by this picturesque part of the continent. Hear about Alpine flora and fauna from a Swiss ranger on the summit of Mount Stanserhorn in Switzerland, or uncover the delights of Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna with a Local Expert.

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Country Roads of Switzerland

14 days from US$4,496

An intimate journey of discovery amid stunning Alpine panoramas. This itinerary includes riding on the famous Glacier Express and staying in some of Switzerland's most enchanting hotels.

Country Roads of Croatia

14 days from US$3,375

Discover the pristine landscapes, idyllic islands and sun-dappled seas of Croatia, where fortified towns of cobblestone and terracotta echo a time when Venice ruled the waves.

HIGHLIGHTS OF EASTERN EUROPE

14 days from US$3,308

Delve behind the former ‘Iron Curtain’ to explore these stunning cities of the east. Flourishes from the Austro-Hungarian Empire and a mélange of medieval charm are juxtaposed against more sombre reminders of WWII.

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Glorious Switzerland
APR - SEP 2020 8 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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The Bohemian
MAY - OCT 2020 9 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Highlights of Poland
APR - SEP 2020 10 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Dalmatian Elegance Upper Deck Deluxe Cabin
MAY - OCT 2020 9 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Dalmatian Elegance Lower Deck Deluxe Cabin
MAY - OCT 2020 9 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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The Eastern Discovery
MAY - OCT 2020 14 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Treasures of the Balkans
APR - SEP 2020 18 DAYS VIEW TRIP
 

Northern Europe & Russia

Uncover Scandinavia’s seafaring history and explore Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo. For those in search of fresh air and dramatic scenery, look no further than Lysefjord where you’ll sail across fjords to Stavanger, or head to Alta and meet Trine and her champion dog sled racing huskies.

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Grand Scandinavia

20 days from US$5,693

Sail the Baltic Sea, crossing rolling tundra and glassy fjords in your search for the midnight sun, all the while enjoying the local culture, history and striking scenery.

Spectacular Scandinavia & its Fjords

15 days from US$4,748

Revel in outstanding Scandinavian scenery as you cruise the glassy fjords and ride the Flåm Railway. In the cities, soak up the seafaring history and lively cultural scene.

Easy Pace Russia

8 days from US$2,385

Experience the grandeur of Russia, exploring the baroque architecture of St Petersburg and the palaces of Moscow. Marvel at the famous art collection of the Hermitage Museum and travel by hydrofoil and high-speed train in perfect style.

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Country Roads of Scandinavia
MAY - SEP 2020 12 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Scandinavian Heritage
MAY - AUG 2020 28 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Natural Wonders of Iceland
MAY - SEP 2020 9 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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The Golden Ring
APR - SEP 2020 5 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Warsaw & the Baltic States
APR - SEP 2020 8 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Northern Capitals & Russia
APR - SEP 2020 18 DAYS VIEW TRIP
 

Greece & Eastern Mediterranean

Considered the birthplace of Western civilization, Greece’s endless skies and island-studded seas are a magnet for anyone who appreciates striking coastal scenery. Continue east to Turkey to uncover relics from the Ottoman Empire, plus Homer’s legendary city of Troy.

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Glories of Greece

7 days from US$2,150

Join an expert in antiquities, as you explore the wonders of Kalambaka and Olympia, visiting monasteries, monuments and ancient sites along the way.

Wonders of Egypt

9 days from US$2,825

Incredibly, after gazing upon the illustrious pyramids, this trip only gets better. Further up the Nile, your cruise ship is poised to take you to royal tombs and breathtaking temples.

Wonders of Turkey

11 days from US$1,995

Gifted with natural and ancient wonders, discover Turkey's finest gems including Göreme, the white terraces of Pamukkale and Ephesus, dating back to the 10th century B.C.

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Greek Island Hopper
MAY - SEP 2020 12 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Splendors of Egypt
APR - OCT 2020 12 DAYS VIEW TRIP
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Israel Discovery
APR - SEP 2020 8 DAYS VIEW TRIP
 
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1. INSIGHT EXPERIENCES

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2. DELICIOUSLY AUTHENTIC DINING

You’ll enjoy a variety of dining experiences, sampling great restaurants and local specialities for a fully immersive experience. Learn more >

3. TRAVEL & STAY IN STYLE

Enjoy hand-picked hotels in the best locations and our 40-seat customised coaches, with twice as much legroom. Learn more >

4. SMALL GROUP CAMARADERIE

With never more than 40 people on a journey and an average of 33, our groups are just the right size. Learn more >

5. SEAMLESS, STRESS-FREE TRAVEL

From hotel check-ins to restaurant reservations, your knowledgeable Travel Director will be on hand to take care of everything. Learn more >

 

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