2020 Romantic Paris – SOLD OUT

$1,400 + Airfare / 5 Days, 4 Nights

Looking for a fantastic experience to share with your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? 

It is true that Paris is a great place to visit any time! Yet, nothing sets the mood for romance and for a memorable Valentine’s Day quite like spending time with your loved one in PARIS, FRANCE!  During the days leading up to February 14, the “City of Lights” is even more enchanting and more inviting with her romantic culture, culinary delights, world-famous museums, and spectacular sights than during the rest of the year! In 2020, celebrate your relationship in Paris!
Reserve space for this once-in-a-year opportunity to celebrate your relationship and to enjoy this magical city: Paris awaits you!

When in Paris, stroll the elegant boulevards and sample offers from the outdoor cafes; explore the masterpieces of the Louvre (world’s largest museum); experience shopping at Galleries Lafayette; and take excursion to the magnificent Palace of Versailles, home of Louis XIV.  There is no better place to experience the Valentine’s Day than in this romantic city!  Authentic Paris awaits you!

 

Date & Price

  • February 12-16, 2020 (SOLD OUT)
  • $1,500.00 + Airfare
  • Fly in style: ask me how you can treat yourself to an extra legroom! Premium, business, and first class seats might be available.
  • Add an optional stopover in London, either before or after your visit to Paris.
  • NOTE: at Go Global it is always Your Trip, Your Way.  Pick and choose from our vast listing of daily options to customize your Paris romantic vacations! 

What's Included

  • Fully customized, a la carte, authentic, worry-free, stress-free, worry-free, adventure with you making all choices and selections!
  • Full-time services of our travel concierge, friendly guide and local experts who will make fascinating history, art and culture of Paris and  come alive for you.
  • All authentic tours and admissions – at no extra cost – including access to pre-selected  historical, cultural, and local events of your choice
  • 5 days/3 nights accommodations in upscale, centrally located, hotels.
  • Guaranteed tour price, locked-in the moment you submit your application and deposit.
  • All trip related tips, taxes, and gratuities.
  • All breakfasts
  • ALUMNI DISCOUNT of $50 for each trip you have taken prior to 2020
  • Fine print: Your are responsible for cost of your meals, free-time sightseeing and travel, and airport transfers.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Overnight flight
  • Day 2: Paris (move to your hotel; city walk)
  • Day 3: Valentine’s Day in Paris (free day)
  • Day 4: Paris and Versailles (French royalty)
  • Day 5: Fly home
  • Extend your trip by staying in London (pre or post trip option; ask for details)

NOTE:  Due to limited seat availability, this tour may be sold out by the time we receive your request.  If we cannot confirm your place, you will be contacted immediately.

2020 Spring Break – SOLD OUT

$2,700.00 + Airfare / 10 Days, 8 Nights

BEST SPRING BREAK EVER – REALLY!

There is no better way to start your spring than with this trip to inviting and sunny Greece and historical and hospitable Italy!  The crowds are few, the prices are lower than in high season, and the weather is warm.  March is the best time for a perfect Spring Break!

Ancient Athens. Serene and idyllic Greek islands. Ancient Rome!

These destinations alone are enough to lure anyone who loves travel and discovery.  This trip has been designed for those who wish to explore and experience authentic side of Greece and Italy.  We will explore past and present culture, history, and everyday life of Greece and Italy’s most important cities.  Experience authentic Greece, the birthplace of modern-day democracy, theater, even the Olympics.  Then, travel to Italy and its many marvelous and varied regions.  Join us for this customized, authentic experience of ancient but influential countries!

Date & Price

TOUR A: March 6-15, 2020 (SOLD OUT)

TOUR B: March 15-23, 2020 (SOLD OUT)

  • $2,700.00 + Air
  • Fly in style: ask me how you can treat yourself to an extra legroom! Premium, business, and first class seats might be available.
  • NOTE: at Go Global it is always Your Trip, Your Way.  Pick and choose from our vast listing of daily options to customize your Spring Break adventures! 

What's Included

  • A small, friendly group of 9-15 people
  • Full-time services of our travel concierge, friendly guide and local experts who will make fascinating history, art and culture of Italy come alive for you.
  • All tours and admissions – at no extra cost – including access to at least 35 sightseeing events: Athens, Rome, Vatican City, and Florence city walking tours; the Acropolis, the Ancient Agora, Parthenon, the historic Plaka district, the Syntagma Square, Temple of Olympian Zeus, Theater of Dionysos, experience Monastiraki district, food walking tour, a day-long Aegean cruise; St. Peter’s Basilica, St. John the Lateran Church, Santa Maria Maggiore Church, Vatican Museum, Pantheon, the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, “Holy Staircase,” dinner at a convent, papal audience, optional lectures on Greek philosophy, papacy, and the Roman Empire, the Emmanuel monument, and … much, much more.
  • 10 days/8 nights accommodations in memorable, centrally located, hotels.
  • All group transportation between hotels/cities.
  • Guaranteed tour price, locked-in the moment you submit your application and deposit.
  • All trip related tips, taxes, and gratuities.
  • All breakfasts and 4 additional meals
  • ALUMNI DISCOUNT of $50 for each trip you have taken prior to 2020
  • Fine print: Your are responsible for cost of your drinks, and free-time sightseeing and travel, and airport transfers.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Overnight flight
  • Day 2: Athens (ancient Greece)
  • Day 3: Athens (modern Greece; afternoon trip to Corinth)
  • Day 4: Aegean Sea cruise (visit at least three islands)
  • Day 5: Greek islands
  • Day 6: Greek islands
  • Day 7: Transfer to Rome (Roman Empire)
  • Day 8: Vatican City and Christian Rome
  • Day 9: Free Day
  • Day 10: Fly home

NOTE:  Due to limited seat availability, this tour may be sold out by the time we receive your request.  If we cannot confirm your seat, you will be contacted immediately.

2020 Chocolate Tour

$2,500.00 + Airfare / 9 Days, 7 Nights

Calling all chocolate lovers and aficionados!  Travel to Europe for some of the best tasting experiences at chocolate factories, shops, and museums!  Learn details of the journey that a cacao bean takes from the initial supplier to the chocolate factory where it is processed and turned into the confections that hit the store shelves is nothing short of a wondrous experience.  From the cacao cultivation to the highly refined chocolate processing techniques, there is a vast treasure trove of information to be learned about chocolate creation provided by chocolate factories.  This is a must-do, authentic, customized, worry-free, one-of-a-kind fantasy tour for those of us who LOVE chocolate.

In your free time, (1) explore the Alps, or (2) drive on the German Autobahn with a car of your choice.

Date & Price

  • April 11-19, 2020 (Saturday through Sunday)
  • $2,500.00 + Air
  • Fly in style: ask me how you can treat yourself to an extra legroom! Premium, business, and first class seats might be available.  
  • NOTE: at Go Global your tour is always Your Trip, Your Way.  Pick and choose from our vast listing of daily options to customize your London getaway! 

What's Included

  • A small, friendly group of 8-12 people
  • Full-time services of our travel concierge, friendly guide and local experts who will make fascinating history, art and culture of Bavaria, Austria, and Switzerland come alive for you.
  • All tours and admissions – at no extra cost – including access to at least 25 sightseeing events: Zurich walking tour, Bern walking tour, Luzern walking tour, optional walks/hiking in the Swiss Alps, boat ride on the Lake of Zurich, tour of at least three different chocolate factories, chocolate makings session, daily chocolate tastings, and much, much more.
  • 9 days/7 nights accommodations in memorable, centrally located, hotels.
  • All group transportation between sights, cities and hotels.
  • Guaranteed tour price, locked-in the moment you submit your application and deposit.
  • All trip related tips, taxes, and gratuities.
  • All breakfasts and 3 additional meals
  • ALUMNI DISCOUNT of $50 for each trip you have taken prior to 2020
  • Fine print: Your are responsible for cost of your drinks, and free-time sightseeing and travel, and airport transfers.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Overnight flight
  • Day 2: Zurich, Switzerland (move to your hotel; welcome dinner in the historic downtown)
  • Day 3: Bern (the capitol of Switzerland) and stopover at the chocolate factory#1
  • Day 4: Luzern (dinner included)
  • Day 5: Chocolate train
  • Day 6: Chocolate factory#2
  • Day 7: Day int he Swiss Alps
  • Day 8: Free Day (the final dinner)
  • Day 9: Fly home (or extend the trip by 3 extra days in Munich)

2020 French Countryside (and Paris)

$2,200.00 + Airfare / 9 Days, 7 Nights

Experience history, culture, food, and social diversity of France as you travel off the beaten path and through the French countryside to take-in the daily life in the French Republic – and do it the way locals do it!  End this great adventure in the most romantic city on this planet: Paris!

Date & Price

  • May 16-24, 2020 (Saturday through Sunday)
  • $2,200.00 + Air
  • Fly in style: ask me how you can treat yourself to an extra legroom! Premium, business, and first class seats might be available.
  • Add an optional stopover in London, either before or after your visit to Paris.
  • NOTE: at Go Global it is always Your Trip, Your Way.  Pick and choose from our vast listing of daily options to customize your Paris romantic vacations! 

What's Included

  • Fully customized, a la carte, authentic, worry-free, stress-free, worry-free, adventure with you making all choices and selections!
  • Full-time services of our travel concierge, friendly guide and local experts who will make fascinating history, art and culture of Paris and  come alive for you.
  • All authentic tours and admissions – at no extra cost – including access to pre-selected historical and cultural sights as well as many unique local events of your choice.
  • 9 days/7 nights accommodations in upscale, centrally located, hotels.
  • Guaranteed tour price, locked-in the moment you submit your application and deposit.
  • All trip related tips, taxes, and gratuities.
  • All breakfasts
  • ALUMNI DISCOUNT of $50 for each trip you have taken prior to 2020
  • Fine print: Your are responsible for cost of your meals, free-time sightseeing and travel, and airport transfers.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Overnight flight
  • Day 2: French Countryside / Burgundy
  • Day 3: French Countryside / Burgundy
  • Day 4: French Countryside / Champagne
  • Day 5: French Countryside / Champagne
  • Day 6: Paris (move to your hotel; city walk)
  • Day 7: Paris and Versailles (French royalty)
  • Day 8: Free Day
  • Day 9: Fly home
  • Extend your trip by staying in London (pre or post trip option; ask for details and pricing)

NOTE:  Due to limited seat availability, this tour may be sold out by the time we receive your request.  If we cannot confirm your place, you will be contacted immediately.

2020 Scotland & Ireland

$2,700.00 + Airfare / 10 Days, 8 Nights

Experience two breathtaking, charming, proud, unique, magical, and cheeky cultures: magical Ireland and enchanting Scotland.  Explore major cities and cultural centers of both cultures:  Dublin, Irish countryside, Edinburgh and the Scottish Highlands.  Take a train ride through the countryside.  Visit the country side and off-the-beaten path, authentic, unchanged by time, places in each country.  Join us for this incredible, worry-free trip!

Date & Price

TOUR A: May 29-June 7, 2019 (SOLD OUT)

TOUR B: June 19-28, 2020 (Friday through Sunday) – SING UP NOW

  • $2,700.00 + Air
  • Fly in style: ask me how you can treat yourself to an extra legroom! Premium, business, and first class seats might be available.
  • NOTE: at Go Global it is always Your Trip, Your Way.  Pick and choose from our vast listing of daily options to customize your European vacations! 

What's Included

  • A small, friendly group of 8-12 people
  • Full-time services of our travel concierge, friendly guide and local experts who will make fascinating history, art and culture of Ireland and Scotland come alive for you.
  • All tours and admissions – at no extra cost – including access to at least 30 sightseeing events: Dublin and Edinburgh walking tours, explore Dublin Castle, Malahide Castle, Edinburgh Castle, Stirling Castle, St. Stephen’s Green, Grafton Street, Temple Bar, Christ Church Cathedral, St. Patrick’s Cathederal, Four Courts, The Trinity College, the Library and the Book of Kells, National Museum of Scotland, Grassmarket, the Royal Mile, St. Giles Cathedral, Palace of Holyroodhouse, some of the oldest Scottish pubs, Scottish Highlands tour, St. Andrews … and much, much more.
  • 10 days/8 nights accommodations in memorable, centrally located, hotels.
  • All group transportation between hotels/cities.
  • Guaranteed tour price, locked-in the moment you submit your application and deposit.
  • All trip related tips, taxes, and gratuities.
  • All breakfasts and half of your dinners
  • ALUMNI DISCOUNT of $50 for each trip you have taken prior to 2019
  • Fine print: Your are responsible for cost of your drinks, and free-time sightseeing and travel, and airport transfers.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Overnight flight
  • Day 2: Edinburgh (Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle)
  • Day 3: Edinburgh (Scottish Writers, Waterfalls, and Whisky)
  • Day 4: Scottish Highlands (countyside; Urquhart Castle; Stirling Castle)
  • Day 5: Edinburgh (free day; optional trip to St. Andrews; shopping)
  • Day 6: Dublin (Cathedrals and Christian past, including Trinity College)
  • Day 7: Dublin (Irish heritage and history)
  • Day 8: Dublin (countryside and castles)
  • Day 9: Dublin (free day; optional trip to Galway)
  • Day 10: Fly home (or consider 2-3 days extension to London or Western Ireland; ask for more details and pricing options)

NOTE:  Due to limited seat availability, this tour may be sold out by the time we receive your request.  If we cannot confirm your seat, you will be contacted immediately.

2020 Spain & Portugal

$2,700.00 + Airfare / 10 Days, 8 Nights

Iberian Tapestry: Spain & Portugal

A tapestry takes different colors and cloths, and weaves them together into a beautiful design.  This Iberian Tapestry tour weaves together the sights and cultures of Spain’s and Portugal’s most famous cities (Lisbon and Madrid) into one marvelous vacation. Fans of art and architecture will be delighted by the visits to the famous Prado Museum, which houses 8,000 pieces of Western painting and is one of the world’s most prestigious art museums. From the larger cities to the differing countryside and landscapes, from its world-class art, historical sights, and magnificent cathedrals to its sunny climate and unique cuisine, this trip is a great introduction to the Iberian Peninsula!

  • Madrid: Witness the world’s finest collection of Spanish paintings plus an impressive foreign collection as you tour the Prado Museum with an expert art historian.
  • Lisbon: Visit Jeronimos Monastery with its beautiful Manueline architecture, reflecting Portugal’s trade over the centuries.
  • Optional trip to Seville: From the Moorish Patio de los Naranjos, step inside the cathedral, past the altarpiece dripping with gold, to the Tomb of Columbus, held aloft by four kings.

Date & Price

  • June 5-14, 2020 (Friday through Sunday)
  • $2,700.00 + Airfare
    • Our tours don’t include airfare
    • We are glad to assist with making your flight arrangements and airport transfers, if desired
    • Some tour members arrange to fly into Madrid (MAD) and out of Lisbon (LIS)
    • Booking round-trip to one city will require a connecting flight, train trip, or additional overnight stay in Spain.
    • Fly in style: ask me how you can treat yourself to an extra legroom! Premium, business, and first class seats might be available. 
  • NOTE: at Go Global it is always Your Trip, Your Way.  Pick and choose from our vast listing of daily options to customize your Rome and Florence adventures! 

What's Included

  • A small, friendly group of 8-12 people
  • Full-time services of our travel concierge, friendly guide and local experts who will make fascinating history, art and culture of Spain and Portugal come alive for you.
  • All tours and admissions – most at no extra cost – including access to at least 30 pre-selected historical, cultural, and local events of your choice: walking tours of Madrid and Lisbon; Prado and Thyssen-Bornemisza museums, Church of Santo Tomé, El Greco’s famous painting, Lisbon’s Monument to the Discoveries, ancient Belem Tower, Lisbon Cathedral, the Santa Cruz Quarter, the statue of Don Quixote in the Plaza de Espania, Royal Palace, Gran Via, Cibeles Fountain, Parliament and Puerta del Sol
  • Optional day trips to Segovia, Toledo, and Sintra Palace
  • 10 days/8 nights accommodations in memorable, centrally located, hotels.
  • All group transportation between Madrid and Lisbon
  • Guaranteed tour price, locked-in the moment you submit your application and deposit.
  • Optional day (or multiple days) trips to Barcelona
  • All trip related tips, taxes, and gratuities.
  • All breakfasts and 4 additional meals
  • ALUMNI DISCOUNT of $50 for each trip you have taken prior to 2020
  • Fine print: You are responsible for cost of your drinks, and free-time sightseeing and travel, and airport transfers.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Overnight flight to the Iberian Peninsula
  • Day 2: Madrid (move to your hotel; city walk)
  • Day 3: Madrid (historical castles and churches)
  • Day 4: Free Day (stay in Madrid, or take optional trip to Segovia)
  • Day 5: Madrid (contemporary city and museums)
  • Day 6: Lisbon (move to your hotel; city walk)
  • Day 7: Lisbon (city tour)
  • Day 8: Lisbon (countryside)
  • Day 9: Lisbon (free day, or take optional trip to Sintra Castle)
  • Day 10: Fly home

2020 Switzerland & Bavaria – SOLD OUT

$2,700.00 + Airfare / 10 Days, 8 Nights

Experience charming Switzerland, proud Bavaria, and quaint Austria.  Explore quaint, historical, cultural centers of Zurich, Luzern, Munich, and Salzburg.  Visit Mozart’s birthplace, see the fairlytales castles of Germany’s Bavaria,  and snow covered peaks of the Swiss Alps.  Stay in centrally located, well-known, quality, hotels.  Enjoy plenty of free time for your own discoveries and adventures to explore the culture, history, and everyday life of these unique countries.

In your free time, consider additional events such as (1) the Sound of Music tour of the movie sites and sets, or (2) drive on the German Autobahn with a car of your choice, or (3) visit major World War II sites and memorials.

Date & Price

  • July 26-August 4, 2020 (SOLD OUT)
  • $2,700.00 + Air

What's Included

  • A small, friendly group of 8-12 people
  • Full-time services of our travel concierge, friendly guide and local experts who will make fascinating history, art and culture of Bavaria, Austria, and Switzerland come alive for you.
  • All tours and admissions – at no extra cost – including access to at least 25 sightseeing events: Zurich walking tour, Munich walking tour, Luzern walking tour, historic Bern, Salzburg walking tour, orientation for walks/hiking in the Swiss Alps, boat ride on the Lake of Zurich, tour of the chocolate factory, visit to the BMW World, Neuschwanstein Castle tour, Salzburg Cathedral, Mozart’s birthplace, Munich Residenz Palace, Dachau concentration camp, Bavaria’s Romantic Road, Munich’s Marienplatz, English Gardens, Old Town, historic churches, Hofbrauhaus, Vikualienmarkt, Olympic Stadium and Park, Zurich’s Bahnhofstrasse, Fraumunster, and much more.
  • 10 days/8 nights accommodations in memorable, centrally located, hotels.
  • All group transportation between European cities and hotels.
  • Guaranteed tour price, locked-in the moment you submit your application and deposit.
  • All trip related tips, taxes, and gratuities.
  • All breakfasts and 4 additional meals
  • GGL ALUMNI DISCOUNT of $50 for each trip you have taken prior to 2020
  • Fine print: Your are responsible for cost of your drinks, and free-time sightseeing and travel, and airport transfers.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Overnight flight
  • Day 2: Zurich, Switzerland (move to your hotel; welcome dinner in the historic downtown)
  • Day 3: Bern (the capitol of Switzerland) and stopover at the chocolate factory
  • Day 4: Luzern and the Swiss Alps (dinner included)
  • Day 5: Munich, Germany (historic city walk)
  • Day 6: The castles of Bavaria; the Romantic Road
  • Day 7: Salzburg, Austria (free afternoon; dinner included)
  • Day 8: BMW World, and major sites of Munich
  • Day 9: Free Day (the final dinner)
  • Day 10: Fly home (or extend the trip by 3 extra days; ask for details)

2020 Munich: Octoberfest

$1,900 + Airfare / 8 Days, 6 Nights

Why join us for this trip?  Because it is only in late September and only in Munich that you can participate the centuries long tradition of the Octoberfest!  Do not settle for second-best; travel with us to the place were the tradition has started and where it still is the most authentic Octoberfest experience possible: Munich, Germany!

Join us for the 186th edition of Oktoberfest in 2019 at traditional Oide Wiesn in Munich!  The first Oktoberfest was held in the year 1810 in honor of the Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig’s marriage to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The festivities began on October 12, 1810 and ended on October 17th with a horse race. In the following years, the celebrations were repeated and, later, the festival was prolonged and moved forward into September. By moving the festivities up, it allowed for better weather conditions. Because the September nights were warmer, the visitors were able to enjoy the gardens outside the tents and the stroll over “die Wiesen” or the fields much longer without feeling chilly.  Join us for the 186th edition of one of the greatest Munich traditions!

Date & Price

  • September 17 – 23, 2020 (Thursday through Wednesday)
  • $1,900.00 + Airfare
    • Our tours don’t include airfare
    • We are glad to assist with making your flight arrangements and airport transfers, if desired
    • Fly in style: ask me how you can treat yourself to an extra legroom! Premium, business, and first class seats might be available. 
  • NOTE: at Go Global it is always Your Trip, Your Way.  Pick and choose from our vast listing of daily options to customize your Rome and Florence adventures! 

What's Included

  • A small, friendly group of 6-12 people
  • Full-time services of a friendly guide and local experts who will make fascinating history, art and culture of Bavaria (and maybe Berlin and Salzburg, and the Romantic Road?) come alive for you.
  • All tours and admissions – at no extra cost – including access to at least 20 sightseeing events: Munich walking tours, participate in the walking parade through Munich to officially open 2019 Octoberfest, witness tapping of the first Octoberfest-beer-barrel, Octoberfest traditional costume parade,  traditional concerts the Octoberfest brass-band, … and much, much more.
  • 7 days/5 nights accommodations in memorable, centrally located, hotels.
  • All group transportation between hotels/cities.
  • Guaranteed tour price, locked-in the moment you submit your application and deposit.
  • All trip related tips, taxes, and gratuities.
  • All breakfasts and half of your dinners
  • ALUMNI DISCOUNT of $50 for each trip you have taken prior to 2020
  • Fine print: Your are responsible for cost of your drinks, and free-time sightseeing and travel, and airport transfers.

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Overnight flight
  • Day 2: Munich
  • Day 3: Octoberfest parade and opening ceremonies
  • Day 4: Octoberfest traditional costume parade
  • Day 5: Munich
  • Day 6: Munich
  • Day 7: Free day
  • Day 8: Fly home (or add 2 additional days in Berlin; cost: $475)

NOTE:  Due to limited seat availability, this tour may be sold out by the time we receive your request.  If we cannot confirm your seat, you will be contacted immediately.

2020 Passion Play – SOLD OUT

$2,950.00 + Airfare / 8 Days, 6 Nights

Why join us for this trip?  Because it is only once in a decade and only in Oberammergau that you can participate the centuries long tradition of the Passion Play!  Do not delay; tickets to this once-in-a-decade event are very limited.

Join us for the 42nd edition of the Passion Play in the Bavarian village of Oberammergau! Since 1633, the villagers have kept the promise to perform the story of suffering, death and resurrection of Christ – once every decade – to honor those who had died from the Black Plague.  

In addition to the Oberammergau Play, explore and experience distinct, romantic, and mysterious cultures of Bavaria, Austria, and Switzerland. Top off your adventure with the 187th edition of the world-famous, original, Octoberfest in Munich!

Date & Price

September 27 – October 4, 2020 (SOLD OUT)

Fly in style: ask me how you can treat yourself to an extra legroom! Premium, business, and first class seats might be available.

NOTE: at Go Global it is always Your Trip, Your Way.  Pick and choose from our vast listing of daily options to customize your European vacations! 

What's Included

  • A small, friendly group of 10 people (each tour)
  • Full-time services of a friendly guide and local experts who will make fascinating history, art and culture of Bavaria and the Passion Play come alive for you
  • All tours and admissions – at no extra cost – including access to at least 15 sightseeing events: tickets to the Passion Play, Bavarian castles and Romantic Road, Munich and Oberammergau walking tours, attend the original Octoberfest, and  experience traditional Octoberfest brass-band, … and much, much more
  • 8 days/6 nights accommodations in memorable, exceptional, centrally located, hotels in Munich and Oberammergau
  • All group transportation between hotels/cities
  • Guaranteed tour price, locked-in the moment you submit your application and deposit
  • All trip related tips, taxes, and gratuities
  • 8 meals (6 breakfasts and 2 dinners)
  • ALUMNI DISCOUNT for each trip have taken prior to 2020
  • Fine print: Your are responsible for cost of your drinks, and free-time sightseeing and travel, and airport transfers

Itinerary

  • Day 1: Overnight flight
  • Day 2: Munich
  • Day 3: Munich / Octoberfest
  • Day 4: Munich / Bavaria
  • Day 5: Oberammergau / Passion Play
  • Day 6: Oberammergau / Linderhof, Neuschwanstein
  • Day 7: Free Day
  • Day 8: Fly home

NOTE:  Due to limited seat availability, this tour may be sold out by the time we receive your request.  If we cannot confirm your seat, you will be contacted immediately.

2020 City Break: London

$1600 + airfare / 6 days, 4 nights
City Break: 4-DAY WEEKEND IN LONDON!
October brings new energy to London!  Become a Londoner for the weekend: go to a play (or 2, or 3), attend a soccer game (Arsenal and Chelsea and Tottenham are playing home that weekend), visit world-class museums and galleries, do shopping on Oxford Street and Regents Street, explore some of the weekends’ markets, take walks through St. James Park, go clubbing at the Ministry of Sound, take a cruise on the Thames, or explore modern art at Tate.  There are lots of October events that you should not miss!  London is calling … !  Make this a weekend to remember!
  • THEATER: choose your plays and seats before your travel to experience the best of London’s shows
  • SOCCER: take in some of the best of English soccer; Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, West Ham play home during our visit!
  • HARRY POTTER: visit some of Harry Potter locations in London and Oxford; add excursion to Harry Potter Studios!
  • ROYAL LONDON: experience London of the royal family, including Changing of the Guards and parts of Shakespeare’s London
  • NEW: follow the footsteps of C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien in Oxford

Date & Price

  • October 14-19, 2020 (Wednesday through Monday)
  • $1,600.00 + Airfare
    • Our tours don’t include airfare
    • We are glad to assist with making your flight arrangements and airport transfers, if desired
    • Fly in style: ask me how you can treat yourself to an extra legroom! Premium, business, and first class seats might be available. 
  • NOTE: at Go Global it is always Your Trip, Your Way.  Pick and choose from our vast listing of daily options to customize your Rome and Florence adventures! 

What's Included

  • A very small, friendly group of 6-10 people 
  • Full-time services of a friendly guide and local experts who will make fascinating history, art and culture of London come alive for you.
  • All tours and admissions – at no extra cost – including access to at least 22 sightseeing events: London walking tour, the House of Parliament, all major London bridges, Thames River walks, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the British Library, the British Museum, the Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, Changing of the Guards, Oxford Street, Regents Street, Baker Street, National Gallery, the Hyde Park, some of the oldest pubs, historical train stations, Covent Garden, optional Harry Potter sights, and much, much more.
  • Optional day-trip to Oxford or Paris (extra fees apply)
  • 6 days/4 nights accommodations in memorable, centrally located, hotels.
  • Guaranteed tour price, locked-in the moment you submit your application and deposit.
  • All trip related tips, taxes, and gratuities.
  • All breakfasts
  • ALUMNI DISCOUNT of $50 for each trip you have taken prior to 2020
  • Fine print: Your are responsible for cost of your drinks, and free-time sightseeing and travel, and airport transfers.

Itinerary

Daily Activity Key

  • Light (2–4 miles of mostly level walking throughout the day)
  • Moderate (2–6 miles walking throughout the day with some hills and stairs)
  • Strenuous (2–8 miles walking throughout the day with lots of hills, stairs, and uneven terrain)

Day 1

Today is a long travel day; be as rested as possible before you head for the airport.  Know your itinerary – if any of your flights are delayed or canceled, contact the airline authorities ASAP.

Walking: light.

Day 2

Our orientation meeting with start at 3 pm at our hotel in London.  That meeting we be followed with a walk to become more familiar with our neighborhood and its surroundings.  After Underground/Tube orientation, we we will explore few most memorable cultural and historical sights of London, including stops at the Hyde Park and the Oxford Street.  After dinner, take an optional trip to the Southbank neighborhood on the Thames.

Walking: light (moderate, if you join after-dinner walk).

Day 3

Today we will explore the City of Westminster. Our walk will start with the walk through St. James Park and up to the Buckingham Palace where we will experience the Changing of the Guards.  After a brief stop at the Guards Chapel and the Wellingtons Barracks, we will visit majestic Westminster Abbey.  After lunch, we’ll visit the British Library.  Our evening is free; consider evensong at St. Pauls, go to a theater, or attended a football game.

Walking: strenuous.  After dinner, take an optional walk to the Tower of London.

Day 4

Today we will explore the City of London.  We will start at the medieval Tower of London where we will join a Yeoman Warder “Beefeater” for an entertaining tour and a close-up look at the magnificent collection of Crown Jewels.  After lunch, we will take a walking tour of The City, the oldest part of London and today one of the world’s key financial centers.   This evening is free and perfect for the theater (book a popular show in advance online or pick up a ticket in London).

Walking: strenuous.  After dinner, take an optional walk to the Somerset Palace and the Covent Garden.

Day 5

Today, we are experiencing English countryside on the visit to historic and intellectual Oxford. We will explore the Broad Street as well as Museum fo Natural History where the original public debate over Charles Darwin’ The Origin of Species took place.  We will also visit a number fo Oxford University college, and stop at the pub made famous by literary discussions between C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkin.  Your evening is free, allowing for more exploration of Oxford or an early return to London.

Walking: moderate to strenuous.  After dinner, take an optional walk to the Southbank.

Day 6

This is our travel day.  Heathrow and Gatwick airports can be easily reached by Tube, train, or taxi from our London neighborhood. For those not ready to return home yet, London is a great jumping off point to Paris, Dublin, Amsterdam, Edinburgh, and many other exciting destinations. Cheerio!

Itinerary specifics subject to change.