International Travel from U.S., Oregon: Engaging European Tour Deals
(Portland, Oregon) – Some tempting travel deals are being offered right now for parts of Europe. Two companies, Insight Vacations and Italy-based Dolomite Mountains Ltd are presenting some tempting offers. (Above: Black Forest area of Germany)
For just two more weeks, Insight Vacations (www.insightvacations.com) is offering great savings on their wide range of autumn, winter and spring 2013/14 Europe itineraries. When travellers book and pay in full by July 10th,2013, they can enjoy savings of up to $664 per couple on selected 2013/14 Winter Europe tours (see the website for qualifications). Combined with Insight’s Air Deal of 7.5% off of already competitive airfares during this travel season, there is great value to be found for a premium Insight Vacations travel experience.
Autumn, winter and spring each offer distinct seasonal specialties that accompany these quieter travel times. From the popular events like Christmas Markets, to the ever-changing scenery, bursting with colour and sparkling with lights, Insight’s Winter Europe brochure features a vast display of Europe’s finest throughout three spectacular seasons.
The 10-day Winter Wonderland with Christmas Markets is the ideal trip for travelers looking to become immersed in the local culture with Christmas traditions, like sipping on spicy mulled wine as they tour some of Europe’s best holiday markets. Guests will have experiences like a cable car ride up to the snowcapped mountains in Lucerne for spectacular views, a Highlight Dinner of traditional Tyrolean cuisine in Innsbruck, and a scenic drive through the picturesque Black Forest.
There is a 10-day Highlights of Spain showcase, traveling through Barcelona. Guests will be swept up in the vibrant buzz of La Ramblas and marvel at the city’s daring Modernist architecture such as Gaudi’s amazing Sagrada Familia church. Other highlights: scenic drives while traveling through Peñíscola, Valencia, Granada, Seville, Cordoba and Madrid; famous landmarks and even time to explore the cobbled lanes, quaint shops and authentic Spanish restaurants. In Valdepeñas, travelers will learn about and be treated to world-famous Spanish wines.
For lovers of Italy, Dolomite Mountains Ltd. announces a new twist on the theme of safaris. Instead of scouting for wildlife, this time the goal is bagging mountain pistes. This includes the Ski Safaris package in the Dolomites, which encompasses Dolomiti Superski that accesses mountain pistes (prepared alpine routes) linking 12 destinations and featuring 1,200 kilometers (746 miles) for four to eight days.
Ski Safaris in the Dolomites encourages skiers to ski from valley to valley in the day and enjoy the hospitality of a rifugio (alpine inn) in the evening. Here guests savor cuisines and cultures unique to each valley region. See the link here.
Custom and group trips with a guide and self-guided tours are available between mid December and mid April. Itineraries may include, among others, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Alta Badia and Val Gardena.