Join Andre and Claire on this exclusive, custom-made, deluxe tour of Italy and Austria!
October is one of the best times to visit central and southern Europe - the weather is almost always perfect and it is much less crowded.
See some of the best highlights of Italy and Austria. You will be driving through the beautiful countryside of Tuscany and Padova, visiting the beautiful cities of Venice and Rome including the preferred entrance to the Vatican Museum with the Sistine Chapel.
During the trip you will be staying in some of the finest hotels in Italy including the Hotel Continental in Siena and the Hotel Parco Dei Principi in Rome. You will be dining in some of the finest restaurants and feasting on the best food!
This exclusive trip is described by Andre as one of the best trips he and Claire have led in 25 years!
Join Andre and Claire on this exclusive, custom-made, deluxe tour featuring the Imperial worlds of the
German and Austro-Hungarian Empires!
Budapest - Enjoy a guided tour of this beautiful city on the Danube; visit a botanical garden; spend a day in the Puszta - land of the Hungarian cowboys and be treated to an equestrian show and gypsy music
Vienna - From Budapest, we will travel up the Danube by hydrofoil boat to Vienna where you will see the famous Lipizzaner Stallions, the Schönbrunn Gardens, and enjoy a concert of Strauss and Mozart at the Schönbrunn Palace
Prague - We then travel north to Prague by way of the scenic Wachau Valley. Tour Prague, its famous castle, the Charles Bridge, and magnificent gardens. End the day with a three-hour cruise on the Vltava River!
Berlin - On the way to Berlin, we will stop at the city of Dresden. In Berlin, relax on a cruise on the River Spree, enjoy a candlelight dinner and concert at the Charlottenburg palace, and take a walking tour of Berlin. You can even opt to join Andre and Claire on a visit to the largest private botanical garden in Europe.
Andre will give a series of gardening presentations throughout the trip.