Category: Europe

The Irresistible Allure of Greece

The Cradle of Civilization Is as Magnificent as Ever It is no secret that Greece has long danced to its own rhythm. One would expect nothing less from the place where western civilization itself was […]

Curious Facts about Greece

When we think of Greece, we quickly picture the Acropolis perched upon its rocky outcropping overlooking the city below. Or the azure domes of the Greek Islands hovering over whitewashed buildings. These sweeping views stir […]

Provence: Rustic and Irresistible

Deep in the heart of Southern France, tidy stone-cut villages straddle limestone hills … lush vineyards drape over vast fields like emerald blankets … fertile farms produce heavenly cheeses, honey, olive oil, herbs, and other […]

France’s Spellbinding Côte d’Azur

Few destinations exude the joie de vivre for which the French are famous as their very own Côte d’Azur, where culture, glamour, and stunning natural beauty combine to create one of the world’s most unique […]

From Cornwall to the Highlands: The Best of Britain

This is one of the most interesting times to visit England and Scotland. As the former turns its gaze toward Brexit and the latter grapples with the implications of the shift, both nations are inevitably […]

Unexpected Surprises of Paris Icons

The elegance and romance of Paris stay with you wherever you go for the rest of your life. It’s why Ernest Hemingway called the City of Light a “moveable feast.” And why Discovery Tours makes […]

The Birth of French Impressionism

An endless canvas of vibrant yellow sunflowers … rolling hills of earth-toned wheat and green pastures undulating toward an alpine landscape … the welcoming charms of colorful stone-carved market squares dappled with shade from plane […]

Croatia: Where Culture Runs Deep and Coastal Beauty Reigns

Red-roofed medieval cities huddle on Adriatic shores. A thousand emerald islands unfurl along a sparkling coast like a shining necklace. A forested mountainside is awash in a mesmerizing network of lakes and waterfalls. Croatia is […]

Croatia’s Surprising Vintages and Earthy, Fresh Cuisine

Raise Your Glass! Many travelers think of Croatia as a smaller version of Italy, right across the Adriatic Sea. To be sure, this makes for similarly dreamy landscapes. It also means that the climate and […]

Ireland’s Majestic Castles & Magnificent Beauty

From its ancient and preserved castles to its stunning seaside panoramas, Ireland is pure pleasure to explore. The small size of our Discovery Tours group lets you take in the nation’s historic and natural treasures […]