2019 Christmas Markets

Why join us for this December adventure?  Because it is only in Germany (and parts of Austria) and only during DECEMBER that you can find local markets with handmade Christmas ornaments and gifts; that you can admire locally decorated, living Christmas trees; and you can sample elaborate pastries straight out of a medieval cookbook; and listen to lyrical midnight masses in Gothic churches.  Only in December can you participation in local (and often quirky) traditions found at the local  Christmas markets.  Enjoy the village atmosphere centered around socializing and re-telling the story of Christmas and the reason for the Christmas gifts, at local Advent markets held in the cathedral squares of all major German (and some Austrian and even Polish ) cities!
Join us for this worry-free, stree-free, customized vacation to the Christmas past!
This December, start your yuletide season in authentic Europe by shopping in candy-cane striped stalls (Nuremberg), seeing an 85-foot Christmas tree in the land where the tradition began (Munich), battling the alpine-winter demons (Salzburg), and sampling an 8,000-pound fruitcake – one I promise you won’t want to re-gift (Leipzig).   Step back in time as you eat elaborate pastries straight out of a medival cookbook, listen to lyrical midnight masses in Gothic chruches, and participate in local (and often quirky) traditions at the Christmas markets. Enjoy the village atmosphere centered around visiting and socilaizing at local Advent markets held in the cathedral square from late November until Christmas Eve.  So join me this year on a trip to Christian past and experience traditions that literally date back to the early medieval times!  Join us to celebrate Christmas and centuries of tradition on this authentic tour of Christmas markets of Europe:
  • visit at least 8 traditional Christmas markets:  Erfurt, Salzburg, Munich, Berlin, Leipzig, and few smaller markets along the way
  • discover authentic local traditions that retain the original message of the Advent story at each Christmas market, including villages made famous by Martin Luther: Wittenberg and Wartburg!
  • get your pre-Christmas shopping done!
  • visit some of the greatest European cathedrals and churches

Dates and Prices

  • December 1-8, 2019 (Sunday through Sunday)
  • $1,900.00 + 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: our 24/7 concierge services mean that Go Global makes each tour really  Your Trip, Your Way.  Pick and choose from our vast listing of daily options to customize your Christmas Markets adventure! 

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 Christmas markets come alive for you.
  • All tours and admissions – at no extra cost – including access to at least 18 sightseeing events
  • 8 days/6 nights accommodations in memorable, authentic, safe, 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 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: Munich
  • Day 3: Munich (plus free time)
  • Day 4: Salzburg/Erfurt (plus free time)
  • Day 5: Wartburg Castle/Leipzig (plus free time)
  • Day 6: Berlin (plus free time)
  • Day 7: Berlin (plus free time)
  • Day 8: Fly home (or extend the trip by 2-3 extra days in Poland)
  • NOTE: consider adding another week in Italy! (click here to get more details)

2019 Authentic Italy

Explore authentic Italy!

Rome, the Eternal City, is ready for you!  Experience the past glory of the Roman Empire while exploring the Colosseum and the Roman Forum.  Walk in the footsteps of apostles Peter and Paul as you visit the earliest Christian places of worship ever built!  Feast your eyes on the Renaissance masterpieces, first in Rome and than in Florence.  Finally, when in Florence, get your Christmas shopping done!  Buy Italian-made goods, at a fraction of the cost!  Enjoy worry-free, stress-free, customized travel in Europe!
  • Experience authentic Italy at its best: have audience with the pope, explore the Vatican City, have dinner cooked by the nuns, shop at local Christmas markets, learn about the secrets of gelato, make your own Italian coffee.
  • Explore on your own: discover the masterpieces of the Renaissance when in Rome and Florence.
  • Shopping: do your Christmas shopping in the streets and specialty stores of Florence.
  • Optional, worry-free, customized day trips to Pisa, Siena, and/or Venice (extra cost applies).
  • Optional stopover (extra cost) in London before returning home is available.

Dates and Prices

Tour A: December 8-15, 2019 (Sunday through Sunday)

Tour B: December 15-22, 2019 (Sunday through Sunday)

  • $1,600.00 + Airfare
  • Fly in style: ask me how you can treat yourself to an extra legroom! Premium, business, and first class seats might be available. 
  • 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 10-15 people
  • Full-time services of a 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 27 sightseeing events: Rome walking tour, Florence Renaissance walk, Vatican City walking tour, 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,  Christmas markets in Rome, Florence, and London, “Holy Staircase,” dinner at a convent, papal audience, Palazzo Vechio, Dante’s home, Accademia and Michelangelo’s David, the Baptistery, the Duomo, lectures on the Renaissance and the Roman Empire, the Emmanuel monument, much more.
  • 7 days/6 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.
  • Optional extensions:
    • arrive in Rome a day to two before the start of the tour
    • stay in Venice for two additional days at the end of the tour
  • 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: Rome (move to your hotel; the Colosseum and the Forum, the Pantheon)
  • Day 3: Rome (historical churches, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps)
  • Day 4: Vatican (St. Peter’s, the convent, the Vatican Museum/Sistine Chapel)
  • Day 5: Florence (the Renaissance masterpieces)
  • Day 6: Florence (morning: more Renaissance masterpieces)
  • Day 7: Florence (free day; Christmas market; Christmas shopping)
  • Day 8: Fly home (or extend the trip by 1-2 extra days in Venice and/or London)
  • NOTE: consider adding a week in Germany prior to this trip (click here for details)

2020 Romantic Paris: Valentine’s Day

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!

Dates and Prices

  • February 12-16, 2020 (Wednesday through Sunday)
  • $1,400.00 + 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, 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: Greece & Italy

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! Renaissance Florence!

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!

Dates and Prices

TOUR A: March 6-15, 2020 (Friday through Sunday) – SOLD OUT

TOUR B: March 13-22, 2020 (Friday through Sunday)

  • $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, Palazzo Vechio, Dante’s home, Accademia and Michelangelo’s David, the Baptistery, the Duomo, lectures on the Renaissance 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: Transfer to Rome (Roman Empire)
  • Day 6: Vatican City and Christian Rome
  • Day 7: Florence (Renaissance Arts)
  • Day 8: Tuscany and Florence
  • Day 9: Venice (add 2 extra days – ask for pricing)
  • 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

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.

Dates and Prices

  • 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)

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!

Dates and Prices

  • 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

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!

Dates and Prices

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

TOUR B: June 19-28, 2020 (Friday through Sunday)

  • $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

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.

Dates and Prices

  • June 5-14, 2020 (Friday through Sunday)
  • $2,700.00 + Air
  • Fly in style: ask 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 vacation! 

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, Segovia, Toledo, and Lisbon; Church of Santo Tomé, El Greco’s famous painting, Alhambra Palace, 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.
  • 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.
  • Optional day (or multiple days) trips to Barcelona
  • 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 2019
  • 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 & Germany

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.

Dates and Prices

  • July 26-August 4, 2020 (Sunday through Tuesday)
  • $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 Passion Play – Limited tickets!

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!  

Dates and Prices

Tour 1: September 25 – October 4, 2020 (SOLD OUT)

Tour 2: September 29 – October 8, 2020 (Tuesday through Thursday)

$3,450.00 + Airfare

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

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, Austria, Switzerland , 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 walking tours, participate in the walking parade through Munich to officially open 2020 Octoberfest, witness tapping of the first Octoberfest-beer-barrel, Octoberfest traditional costume parade,  traditional concerts the Octoberfest brass-band, … and much, much more
  • 10 days/8 nights accommodations in memorable, exceptional, centrally located, hotels in Munich, Zurich, 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
  • 13 meals (8 breakfasts and 5 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: Octoberfest
  • Day 4: Salzburg
  • Day 5: Oberammergau
  • Day 6: Oberammergau
  • Day 7: Oberammergau
  • Day 8: Swiss Alps
  • Day 9: Zurich
  • 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.