Welcome to Europe
A remarkable display of glistening fjords, soaring mountains and storybook towns, each trip to Europe is brimming with splendours ready to be discovered. Sure to steal a piece of your heart, uncover the diverse cultures and incredible culinary diversity of each region. Absolutely unforgettable, create memories to last a lifetime while exploring the unique characteristics of each country.
Prague, Czech Republic
Prague, Czech Republic
Prague offers some of the richest architecture between its Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings dating back to 920. It all comes to a head in Prague Castle, where we explore the Loreta, St. Vitus Cathedral and the Golden Lane. From our home base, the stylish Hotel Paris in Prague, we also visit the ancient spa town of Karlovy Vary to sip water from the healing springs.
Surging waterfalls and abundant foliage create spellbinding scenery in Croatia’s National parks. Plitvice Lakes National Park is filled with lush, vivid greens and water cascading down rocky cliffs into 16 emerald pools of water. Mljet is heaven on earth, filled with submerged bays, beaches, caves and rich vegetation. Stroll along wooden pathways and get lost in the sounds of small songbirds.
Peleș Castle, Romania
Peleș Castle, Romania
Admire one of the most stunning palaces in all of Europe. With spectacular landscapes, magnificent collections of art, stained glass and weapons, Peleș Castle in Romania is absolutely divine. A Neo-Renaissance castle set in the Carpathian Mountains, wander through the elaborately decorated and fairytale-like royal palace.
The capital of the happiest country on Earth, Copenhagen is a friendly and bustling city filled with cyclists and trendy cafes. Acquire a feel for this dynamic city while gliding across the water during a canal cruise. Marvel at the historical Little Mermaid and the Gefion fountain, the Royal residence of Amalienborg Palace and the Nyhavn district. Spot the Christiansborg Castle, home to the Danish Parliament as well as the Royal Opera House.
Embark on a famous route to see Icelandic natural beauty on full display. Starting with Thingvellir National Park, feel the warmth of fissures dotted along a vast plain, next to Iceland’s largest lake. Visit the oldest existing parliament in the world, followed by the mighty Gullfoss waterfall. Complete this golden experience with two geysers that erupt to a height of 25 metres.
Spend time at the most beautiful tulip garden in all of Europe and the largest garden in the world. With over seven million gorgeous flower bulbs planted and blooming annually across 32 hectares, Keukenhof Gardens is an invigorating display of colour and nature that is too perfect for words: you have to see it for yourself.
The Lofoten Islands are a feast for the senses. Feel a rush of emotion as you gaze at the endless mountains, colourful green valleys, brightly-coloured houses, and tranquil rippling waters. While in Lofoten, we’ll enjoy a concert in an old Herring Oil tank, and visit the Lofoten Aquarium.
The vastness of the Highlands and tranquility of the lochs are something to behold in Scotland. Cruise the infamous Loch Ness towards the ruins of Urquhart Castle. Board the stunning Jacobite Steam Train for an unforgettable Journey along the world-renowned West Highland Line. Witness the majesty of “the three sisters” from the village of Glencoe, before cruising Loch Lomond.
Food & Wine
With over 40 years of expertise and the help of our local partners, we have selected the most alluring cities and irresistible adventures that will fully immerse you in every aspect of Europe.
We believe that a journey should be a departure from the everyday. With that in mind, we carefully select each hotel, airline, restaurant, coach, and every other partner to ensure they can deliver to our exacting standards, and that you will have an elevated experience.
From tips and gratuities to private home pick-ups and stunning hotels, private excursions and dining, we include everything for you on our journeys. Focus on taking in the sights, the tastes, making new friendships and bringing home incredible memories – we’ll handle the rest.
Since we were the first Canadian company to introduce Canadians to European River Cruising in 1988 we are very proud to offer you all-inclusive travel to the wonders of Europe, allowing you to explore with confidence.