These aren’t your
usual European
sightseeing tours

Venture off the beaten path with our new Mediterranean tour collection. These curated, immersive adventures take your clients beyond typical sightseeing. Encompassing three specialized tour categories, this collection of European shore excursions features bold adventures tailored for every taste.

 

Active Adventures Series

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FIND YOUR ADVENTUROUS SIDE

Race sea kayaks in Dubrovnik, explore underground caves, or hike Santorini’s volcanic trails with the Europe Active Adventures Series

Family Connections Series

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MAKE YOUR OWN FAMILY HISTORY

Get the crew together for ziplining trills, underground caves, the Budva Riviera and the Aqualand Waterpark in our Europe Family Connections Series.

Culinary Delights Series

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SAVOR AUTHENTIC EUROPEAN FLAVORS

Awaken your taste buds with Tuscan cooking classes, Spanish tapas tastings, and Grecian bread-making demos in our Culinary Delights Series.

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Dubrovnik, Croatia |Racing Sea Kayaking in Dubrovnik

Embark on a dynamic paddling journey off the coast of Dubrovnik, as you experience a thrilling kayak race before relaxing beachside at Lokrum Island. Admire stunning coastal seascapes and Dubrovnik’s old city walls while gliding across Adriatic Sea waters via kayak. Compete with other tour guests to see who can paddle the fastest in an exhilarating kayak race. Then unwind on Lokrum Island, where you can swim through secluded caves or lounge along the shore.

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Dubrovnik, Croatia |Racing Sea Kayaking in Dubrovnik

Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey | Farm to Beach Horseback Ride

Embark on a scenic horseback ride geared toward riders of all levels and journey through Turkey’s spectacular natural landscapes before enjoying a relaxing break at a local beach. Upon arriving at the horse stables you’ll meet your expert rider guide, engage in a safety briefing, and be outfitted with a helmet. Then hop on your designated horse and get ready for a picturesque trek from the farm to the beach. As you venture along countryside and coastal trails for approximately 1.5 hours, you’ll cross hillsides, admire dazzling Aegean Sea vistas, and even have the chance to ride along golden sands. Delight in a 45-minute break at Pamucak Beach, a quiet strip of sand where you can relax along the shore or swim in clear waters before riding back to the stables and returning to port. You will also have some free time to enjoy local shopping.

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Ephesus (Kusadasi), Turkey | Farm to Beach Horseback Ride

Florence/Pisa (Laspezia), Italy | Carrara Marble Caves by Jeep

Hop in a jeep for a scenic journey to the world-famous Carrara marble caves. Along the way, admire picturesque villages along the Liguria and Tuscany coastlines. Reaching the rugged Apuane Mountains, you’ll see what seems to be snow-capped peaks; astonishingly, the white is the marble quarried from the mountains since the Roman Empire. During the visit to the caves, discover the marble extraction and treatment process. These caves provided marble for Roman houses, served as the marble for Michelangelo’s David, and formed London’s iconic Marble Arch.

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Florence/Pisa (Laspezia), Italy | Carrara Marble Caves by Jeep

Kotor, Montenegro|Experience the True Adventure in Lipa Cave

Adventure-seekers, this tour is for you! See stunning examples of Montenegro’s historical and natural heritage when you visit Lipa Cave. This cave is one of the biggest in Montenegro. Your adventure will begin in the parking lot upon your arrival at Lipa Cave. A tourist train picks you up and takes you to the cave’s entrance. Your well-trained, local guide welcomes you and provides you with a coat, a helmet, and a lamp before accompanying you into the long tunnel that leads to the enchanting underworld. You’ll explore old trails, wide passageways, and large chambers, and discover a river, lakes and pools. You’ll continue along a trail from Njegoš Hall towards a point called Gusle.

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Kotor, Montenegro|Experience the True Adventure in Lipa Cave

Palma de Mallorca, Spain | Water Safari with BondRider Option

Spend half the day on a water safari for the whole family, a tour that won a 2015 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Begin with a scenic catamaran ride to a place near Dragonera, a beautiful island resort. There you’ll find something exciting for everyone, whether it’s cliff jumping, snorkeling, kayaking or even dressing up and swimming in mermaid suits. Don an Easybreath mask for enhanced snorkeling. And don’t miss the chance to explore on a BondRider underwater scooter (additional fee).

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain | Water Safari with BondRider Option

Santorini, Greece | Volcano Hiking And Hot Springs Swim

Galvanize your adventurous spirit and journey into the beating, volcanic heart of Santorini. Board a guided tender for a quick cruise to Nea Kameni for a hike, over lava fragments, up to the spectacular rim of the island’s crater. Then sail to nearby Palea Kameni for a revitalizing swim in warm thermal waters. Return to Santorini for a cable car up to the town of Fira for panoramic views, shopping and independent exploration.

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Santorini, Greece | Volcano Hiking And Hot Springs Swim

Athens (Piraeus), Greece | Keep Greek Tradition Alive

Go Greek for the day on a tour that includes authentic cuisine and lively folkloric dancing. Head to Zafiro, a magical venue with expansive terraces overlooking ancient Athens. There, learn the art of bread-making, where you’ll have the chance to grind seeds in an authentic preindustrial watermill and revel in the scent of freshly baked loaves in a traditional wood-burning oven.

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Athens (Piraeus), Greece | Keep Greek Tradition Alive

Florence/Pisa (Laspezia), Italy| Authentic Pasta Making

Delve into Tuscany’s marvelous flavors and age-old culinary traditions as you engage in a hands-on pasta-making workshop and sample wines produced in the famous region. Tour the family-run Martelli pasta factory, where they’ve been creating four different shapes of pasta since 1920. Learn how to prepare authentic Italian pasta and traditional cantuccini biscuits in the kitchen of a countryside wine estate. Your tour includes a delicious three-course meal and guided sampling of five regional wines.

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Florence/Pisa (Laspezia), Italy| Authentic Pasta Making

Malaga, Spain |Tapas Tasting in Malaga

Discover the Spanish tradition of tapas – not just a meal, but a treasured social ritual – on a tasting tour that includes the landmarks of Malaga. Admire the architecture of the Alcazaba, 11th-century home of Granada’s sultans. Enjoy hilltop views from Gibralfaro Castle. See an ancient Roman theater, the bullring, and the birthplace of Pablo Picasso. Then enjoy a tasting in three tapas restaurants, relaxing over wine or beer with friends like a true Malagan.

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Malaga, Spain |Tapas Tasting in Malaga

Naples, Italy| Sorrento with Pizza Making for Families

Gather the gang and head along breathtaking coastline, marveling at pastel-colored villages hugging cliffs, and the gorgeous cobalt-blue sea. In Sorrento, spend your time together shopping for beautiful inlaid wood, discovering flower-draped balconies connected by medieval arches, and breathing in the lemony scent from nearby groves. Next you’re off to school, pizza-cooking school that is, to learn how to make an authentic Neapolitan pie; then feast on your creation for lunch.

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Naples, Italy| Sorrento with Pizza Making for Families

Naples, Italy| From Lemons to Liqueurs

Enjoy a day spent savoring Sorrento’s incredible flavors on a guided tour of the renowned Villa Massa liqueur factory, complete with a limoncello tasting. Delight in panoramic views of the picturesque Amalfi Coast’s yacht-spangled waters and cliff-carved villages while traveling via minibus. Learn how Sorrentine lemons are used to make traditional limoncello while touring Villa Massa’s laboratory and sprawling lemon grove. Sample a selection of fruit liqueurs and biscuits while overlooking the Bay of Sorrento.

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Naples, Italy| From Lemons to Liqueurs

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy | Rome: A Culinary Journey

Indulge in Rome’s incredible flavors on a dynamic walking and tasting tour of the city’s renowned markets and eateries before roaming St. Peter’s Square independently. Stroll through the heart of Rome while learning about its time-honored culinary traditions. Savor fried cod fish in a popular Jewish Ghetto delicatessen, pizza from the famous Campo de’ Fiori market and fried risotto balls in the Trastevere neighborhood. Enjoy 1.5 hours spent freely exploring expansive St. Peter’s Square.

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Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy | Rome: A Culinary Journey

Florence/Pisa (Laspezia), Italy| A Day at the Adventure Park- Aerial Trails

Spend an exhilarating morning surrounded by nature, venturing from tree to tree along aerial trails connected by wooden platforms, bridges and ziplines. Take in Liguria’s natural splendor — spectacular mountains, dense woods and lush meadows — as you traverse the treetops. All gear is included, just bring your sense of adventure. Plus receive a full safety briefing before choosing trails that match your skill level. Afterward, enjoy shopping at a local mall.

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Florence/Pisa (Laspezia), Italy| A Day at the Adventure Park- Aerial Trails

Kotor, Montenegro | Cruise Budva Riviera & Beach Break

Take in picturesque views of Montenegro’s Adriatic coastline, on a motorboat ride past the pebble beaches and quaint villages of the Budva Riviera. Admire Sveti Stefan, a town situated on an island connected to the mainland by a sandbank. At Becici Beach, once voted the world’s most beautiful beach, enjoy approximately 3 hours of free time to relax on a sunbed, shaded by an umbrella, to savor lunch and swim in the Adriatic Sea.

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Kotor, Montenegro | Cruise Budva Riviera & Beach Break

Malaga, Spain | Aqualand Waterpark

Take the plunge and head for Aqualand Waterpark in Torremolinos for a wet and wild day. Enjoy twisting, turning and splashing as you shoot down waterslides and splash in pools, including a giant wave pool — it’s exhilarating fun for the whole family. Kids can enjoy scaled-down waterslides and a variety of spouting water jets in designated areas just for them. When it’s time to take a break, lunch, snacks and drinks are available for purchase in several places within the park. Sun loungers and umbrellas are for rent, should you wish to relax in the shade. If you want to store your valuables, lockers are also available for rent.

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Malaga, Spain | Aqualand Waterpark

Mykonos, Greece | Kalafatis Beach Transfer for Families

Fun in the Cycladean sun awaits the entire family at one of Mykonos’ best stretches of surf and sand. Board a comfortable coach for a ride that snakes southeast through scenic island villages. At Kalafatis Beach, hop out and revel in three hours of free time. Rent sun beds and relax under a bright blue sky, wade into the aquamarine Aegean, take a windsurfing class, or visit the convenient beach taverna for refreshments and snacks.

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Mykonos, Greece | Kalafatis Beach Transfer for Families

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy | Be a Gladiator and City Highlights

Experience the art of Roman gladiator combat with a hands-on fighting lesson before touring the Eternal City’s ancient landmarks and roaming on your own. Browse the small museum containing all Gladiator’s and Roman combat equipment and then engage in an interactive gladiator school to proof your skills if fighter and earn your certificate of Roman citizenship. Then drive to the archeological area of Rome and join a guided walking tour past the enormous Colosseum amphitheater, where gladiators once battled, and walk to the ancient Roman Forum. Pass by Piazza Venezia and follow your guide to Piazza Navona and spend approximately two hours exploring independently, souvenir shopping, or savoring Roman cuisine.

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Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy | Be a Gladiator and City Highlights

Palma de Mallorca, Spain | Drach Caves

Visit Mallorca’s Drach Caves, home to the largest underground lake in the world. Situated on the outskirts of the ancient fishing village of Porto Cristo, these natural wonders will leave you mesmerized. With exceptional lighting and a perfect mix of shadows, you can see the caves’ authentic beauty with Lake Martel below. Continue to a pearl factory where you will observe the highly detailed manufacturing process of pearls made in the Balearic islands.

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain | Drach Caves

Naples, Italy | Borbonic Gallery Adventure

Explore a 19th-century underground tunnel, floating on the water underneath the famous Piazza Plebiscito and ziplining across a 16th-century cistern. Begin with a walking tour of Naples, the Royal Palace, San Carlo Opera House and more. Then venture underground to the Borbonic Gallery, built in the 19th-century to connect the Royal Palace to the barracks; see the 17th-century Carmignana aqueduct, plus zipline over a 16th-century reservoir. Then enjoy an authentic Neapolitan pizza to conclude your day.

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Naples, Italy | Borbonic Gallery Adventure

Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy | Roman Culture and Sights by Ape Calessino

Spend the day discovering the wonders of the Eternal City, partly on your own and partly on an iconic Ape Calessino, a Vespa-type three-wheeled vehicle. Enjoy plenty of time to explore St. Peter’s Square, Vatican City’s famous plaza, visiting the magnificent St. Peter’s Basilica, an exquisite example of Renaissance architecture. Onboard your Ape Calessino, spend two-and-a-half hours taking in the splendor of Rome — the Colosseum, the Forum, the original city walls, Circus Maximus and more.

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Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy | Roman Culture and Sights by Ape Calessino