Nowadays most of us are looking for more from our travels than to merely visit destinations, we want to truly experience them. That is the magic of an Insights Vacation tour. You have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the history and culture of some of the world's most iconic spots – and receive insights and advice from local experts and insiders.
Taking a trip with Insight Vacations allows you to travel in comfort and style with all of your accommodations, transportation, and even some meals prearranged, so you can focus on the sights, sounds, and stories of your destination.
Here are some great European tours that allow you to step into the footsteps of history and experience how other cultures have evolved. Stroll along cobbled streets, visit legendary sites, and enjoy expert guidance to the best arts, architecture, and cuisine the Old World has to offer. It's like time travel - in comfort and style.
Most travellers with an interest in history will have Paris on their bucket list of destinations. It's a great place to start, with its famous museums, fine dining, and historic sites from The French Revolution to both World Wars. But don't stop there.
Just imagined a luxurious coach ride through the French countryside, with stops at wineries and castles, beaches and battlefields, and much more. France has it all.
No history lover should leave the region without a visit to the famed Pont Du Gard in the south of France. This ancient Roman aqueduct bridge was built nearly two thousand years ago in the first century AD. It is the largest and best-preserved structure of this type in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
While you're there, take part in a lesson in the French sport of pétanque – similar to bocce or lawn bowling. Steady your hand and get ready to test your new-found skills against locals and fellow travellers alike.