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Italy’s Tuscany & Umbria 2018

ITY Horizontal JackLindquistCultural, Culinary and Countryside Treasures of Central Italy

    NEW FOR 2018    

12 Days • 11 Nights • 21 Meals

Sep 12-23

Depart/Return: Chicago, IL

Price Per Person: Double: $3,977; Single: $4,425*

*Land-only pricing available. Please call.

Pre/Post-Tour Hotel: $218/$228 night

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About the Tour

From scenic country villages to the glittering cities of Milan and Florence, you’ll fall in love with some of Italy’s most creatively, artistically and agriculturally fertile regions. Discover the flavors and origins of such classic foods as Prosciutto di Parma, balsamic vinegar and Chianti wine. Experience iconic works of art and architecture, from Michelangelo’s David at the Galleria dell’Accademia to La Scala and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. En route, meet vital farmers, craftspeople and culinary experts, see how legendary Italian sports cars are made, and recall historical highlights from the Renaissance to World War II. You’ll head home saying, “Io amo l’Italia!”

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Wonders of Iceland (w/ Greenland Extension) 2018

Wonders of Iceland Epic Landscapes in the North Atlantic’s “Land of Fire and Ice”

10 Days 9 Nights • 16 Meals

Jul 28-Aug 6

Depart/Return: Minneapolis, MN

Price Per Person: Double $5,297; Single $6,275

Pre/Post-Tour Hotel: $158/night-Courtyard Bloomington by Mall of America

*Land-only pricing available. Please call.

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About the Tour

Explore magnificent geological wonders and a rainbow of colors in the land of fire and ice. See glistening icebergs, grand waterfalls, spouting geysers, and a unique interior landscape as mysterious as when Vikings first arrived here. Visit architectural landmarks while strolling the quaint, art-lined streets of Reykjavik, and refresh yourself in the mineral-rich, rejuvenating waters of the Blue Lagoon. Plus: Experience the elongated summer days and fascinating beauty of Greenland (2016 Top Destination Lonely Planet, CNN, National Geographic) just a short distance south of the Arctic Circle, in an optional pre-tour extension.

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England, Scotland & Wales Cycling 2018

England, Scotland & Wales Cycling Tour 2018In Partnership with Missouri Life

    NEWLY ADDED FOR 2018!    

11 Days • 10 Nights • 22 Meals

Sep 4-14

Depart/Return: Kansas City, MO*

Price Per Person: Double: $4,997; Single: $5,481*

*Land-only pricing available; other departure cities available upon request. Please call.

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About the Tour

Country Travel DISCOVERIES and Missouri Life Magazine invite you to join publishers Greg & Danita Wood on a festive and immersive travel adventure as we bike through the heart of scenic England, Scotland and Wales. You’ll visit medieval, imperial and literary landmarks, as well as experience some of the United Kingdom’s most spectacular countryside biking routes. It's a perfect way to explore this wonderful region, right up close, at an easy-going active pace. A very special trip!

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Magical Danube River Cruise & Prague 2018

Magical Danube & PraguePresident’s Exclusive Charter Cruise Through the Heart of Europe


12 Days • 11 Nights • 29 Meals

Sep 28-Oct 9, 2018

Depart/Return: Chicago, IL (*Air/Land Tour) or Eastern Gateway City

Price Per Person from: Double $5,197**; Single $5,947

**Prices vary based on stateroom category. See detailed info sheet linked below.

Land-Only pricing available*: PLEASE CALL

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About the Tour

The majestic blue Danube—no other river in the world flows through as many countries. By land and by ship, we’ll discover four capital cities in five countries, several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and delightful scenic, cultural, rural and culinary experiences too numerous to count! Spend days marveling at Europe’s most beautiful landscapes, and evenings docked so you can take in the night life of its magnificent cities—including two nights each in Budapest, Vienna and Prague! We’ll immerse ourselves in the splendor of Budapest (NY Times, Condé Nast Best Places to Go), whose imperial buildings dominate both banks of the Danube. Aboard the deluxe Amadeus SILVER II, we call on the charming rural towns of Szentendre and Esztergom, before visiting the Slovakian capital of Bratislava, with its classic Baroque castles and palaces. We’ll become immersed in the music, culture and imperial legacies of glittering Vienna, then sail through the stunning landscapes of Austria’s Wachau region. The Baroque abbey of Melk awes before a countryside visit outside Linz brings Austrian agriculture to life. Docking in Germany’s historic Passau, we head inland to our crescendo—dazzling Prague,
Europe’s best-preserved capital.

Join CTD President Steve Uelner and expert Discovery Director Sue Froidl for what promises to be a vacation of a lifetime!

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