- From: 08/24/2019
- For: 9 days
- Landing in: Cologne, Germany
- Returning from: Spain
3 nightsSat. Aug 24-Tue. Aug 27
2 nightsTue. Aug 27-Thu. Aug 29
1 nightThu. Aug 29-Fri. Aug 30
2 nightsFri. Aug 30-Sun. Sep 01
3 nightsSat. Aug 24 - Tue. Aug 27
Founded in the 1C, Cologne offers seemingly endless historical and cultural activities, all set in a modern-day atmosphere.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, construction on this Gothic masterpiece began in 1248 and took 600 years to complete.
Historic Center, Cologne
Explore this wonderful town, getting to know its rich history, and stopping in one of its lovely eateries.
Schnuetgen Museum, Cologne
Housed in a Romanesque church, this museum beautifully displays religious art and artifacts from medieval times.
Romano-Germanic Museum, Cologne
This museum houses a grand collection of antiquities from the 1C-4C, including artifacts from large mausoleums to unique glassware.
Eifel National Park
Crisscrossed with over 240km of hiking and biking paths, as well as blessed with verdant landscape, this national park is a gem.
Retaining its original Romanesque architecture with some Baroque motifs, this 12C castle offers a great glimpse into the past.
2 nightsTue. Aug 27 - Thu. Aug 29
The heart of Swiss commerce, finances, and academia, Zurich boasts museums, galleries, a buzzing nightlife, and a superb atmosphere.
Housing a superb collection of medieval, Impressionist, and modern art, this wonderful museum is a hidden gem for any lover of art.
Historic Center, Zurich
Discover Zurich’s trendiest art galleries, antique stores and bookshops and you wander through its old town.
The perfect spot to enjoy a pleasant stroll by the water, the quays afford beautiful views over the lake and the city.
Rietberg Museum, Zurich
Housed in a fine villa, this museum exhibits an array of non-European art, featuring works from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and the Americas.
1 nightThu. Aug 29 - Fri. Aug 30
Full of energy and architectural treasures, Avignon is an excellent base from which to explore Western Provence.
Historic Center, Avignon
Avignon's historic center is a relaxed and easy place to explore.
Papal Palace, Avignon
Built in the 14C, this palace is the architectural highlight of Avignon.
St. Benezet Bridge, Avignon
A famous Avignon landmark, this old bridge extends half way across the river and houses a small church.
Rocher des Doms, Avignon
This rocky outcrop on the left bank of the Rhone offers exceptional views of the city.
2 nightsFri. Aug 30 - Sun. Sep 01
A vibrant metropolis set on the Mediterranean Sea, famed for its brilliant architecture, rich culture, and captivating history.
Sagrada Familia, Barcelona
Recognized as the masterpiece of Antoni Gaudi, this incomplete church is an exquisite blend of Gothicism and Art Nouveau.
Gothic Quarter, Barcelona
In the heart of the city center, this historic quarter is full of Gothic architectural gems, as well as artifacts dating to the 4C.
Guell Park, Barcelona
A marvel of landscaping by Antoni Gaudi, this park blends lush gardens with architectural curios, and is full of whimsical statues.
Historic Center, Barcelona
The center remains the heart of Barcelona, combining historic sites and cultural monuments with cafes, shops, and fun activities.