Goway Travel has added Europe to its range of small group touring experiences brand, Holidays of a Lifetime. The two new tours, Spendours of Europe and Treasures of Russia, include all the unique features which allow travellers “to experience, rather than just see the destinations.”
The Splendours of Europe visits Hungary, Austria, the Czech Republic and Germany and offers two departures in 2014 — June 6 and Aug. 8. The itinerary combines the iconic cities of Vienna, Budapest, Prague, Dresden and Berlin. Included are a full day cruise on the Danube River, a Royal Spa treatment in Budapest, a picnic in the Vienna Woods, a jazz cruise and a visit to a well-known Czech brewery in Prague, a visit to the Meissen porcelain factory and a cooking class in Dresden and the Pergamon Museum and Potsdam in Berlin. All this plus concerts, special meals and more.
The Treasures of Russia plus Helsinki and Tallinn departures in 2014 are July 15 and Sept. 9. Time is spent in St. Petersburg and includes a visit to the Hermitage, the Royal Jewellery Room, a cruise on the Neva River, a private cooking class, the Catherine Palace, a vodka tasting and a performance at the renowned Mariinsky Theatre. In Moscow, included are the Kremlin and the Armoury with its Czarist treasures, a visit to Lenin’s Tomb, the Tretyakov Art Gallery, a visit to the colourful Ismaylova Street Market and the Tolstoy Museum — all topped off with a performance at the famed Bolshoi Theatre. (1-800-387-8850, firstname.lastname@example.org)