Great Cities of Europe
Madrid: Grand plazas, sparkling fountains and world-famous museums await you in Madrid. Tour El Palacio Real, the seat of the Spanish empire and the Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, a hoard of art treasures hidden away in the center of the city. Then, day-trip to the imperial city of Toledo with its twisting streets and narrow alleyways.
Barcelona and Costa Brava: From tapas bars to surrealist art to Modernist structures, we’ll feast on Barcelona’s delights. La Rambla, Gaudi’s treasures, a neighborhood festival, designer shipping and waterfront fun are some of the highlights. For the best in beaches we head north to the coves of the Costa Brava.
Four Great Cities of Europe: London calls for high tea at the Athenaeum and modern art at the Tate Modern. Paris treats us to impressive dining, the Musee d’Orsay and the Centre Georges Pompidou. Amsterdam offers Rembrandt’s The Night Watch and a traditional rijsttafel dinner. In Brussels, visit what some call the most beautiful town square in Europe.
Four Great Cities of Europe II: How can you be part of the international jet set and still get a taste of authentic “old” Europe? Embark on a whirlwind tour of four European cities that represent a bit of the old and a bit of the new. Learn how to get the most out of one-day visits to Copenhagen, Berlin, Munich and Rome.
Extra DVD Features:
Rudy’s Travel Tips
Health tips, tips for women traveling alone, seniors or travelers with disabilities.
Fascinating Side Trips:
Flamenco performance, riding a roller coaster in Tivoli Gardens and more.