7-day trip to Paris visiting the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides , Palais Bourbon , National Assembly , Opera Garnier, Musée d’Orsay, Tuileries , Place de la Concorde , Palais Royal, Musée du Louvre , Hotel de Ville , Sacre Coeur , La Fayette , Beaubourg , Les Halles , Ile de la Cité , Notre-Dame… Read more »
4-day trip to France – Provence – visiting the city of Avignon, Popes’ Palace, Pont du Gard , Nimes, Maison Carre , Jardin de la Fontaine , Tour Magne , Arles, Montmajour Abbey, St Trophime , Carcassonne , Lourdes, Biarritz, Perpignan , Palace of the Kings of Majorca The arrival in Provence , both for… Read more »
4-day trip visiting Lyon – St. Jean Cathedral, City Hall, the Clock Tower, Place des Terreaux with the Fountain of the Four Rivers, the Sanctuary of Notre-Dame de Fourvière, the Stock Exchange Palace and the People’s National Theatre – Bordeaux – Cathedral St.Andre, the square of Rohan, the Tower Pey Berland, Esplanade de Quincunxes, the… Read more »
2-day trip visiting the fortified village of Saint- Emilion – the Trinity Chapel, the Market Square , the Collegiate Church with its cloister , the monolithic church , Trinity Church , Cadene gate and Brunet gate – St. Bertrand de Comminges – the Cathedral of Notre- Dame Cathedral with the Mausoleum of St.Bertrand – the… Read more »
15-day trip to Germany visiting Fussen, Schwangau, Neuschwanstein Castle (Castle or Ludwig), Sanctuary “in der Wies”, Nuremberg, Frankfurt, Cologne, Aachen, the Rhine Valley, Rock of Lorelay, Koblenz, Pfalz Castle, San Marco Castle, Heidelberg, Donaneschingen, Donauquelle, Source of the Danube, Hechingen, Hohenzollern Castle, Ulm, Lindau We entered in Bavaria coming from Austria. The small town of… Read more »
8-day trip to Berlin visiting the Parliament Building (Reichstag), the Tiergarten Park , St. Nicholas church (Nikolaikirche), Spree river , the ancient port ( Historicher Hafen Berlin), the New Synagogue (Neue Synagogue ) , the Jewish Museum , Checkpoint Charlie, the Berlin Wall, Alexanderplatz , TV Tower , St. Mary’s Church ( Marienkirche ), Red… Read more »
14-day trip to Greece visiting Ioannina, Meteora area, Kalambaka, Church of the Sleep of the Virgin , Monastery of the Transfiguration of Jesus (or Great Meteoron), Monastery of St. Stephen, Rousanou Monastery, San Nikolas Anapausas Monastery, Varlaam Monastery, Monastery of Agia Triada ( Holy Trinity ), Delphi, Peloponnese, Olympia, Kalamata, Mystras (Morea capital city) with… Read more »
14-day trip to Greece – Cyclades Islands – visiting the islands of Mykonos, Delos, Paros and Santorini Akrotiri and Oia. We left Venice to Athens by plane and then went on towards the island of Mykonos by ferry.
7-day trip to Greece – Island of Santorini (Cyclades) – visiting the Caldera, Fira (or Thira) Island, Nea Kamani, Pyrgos, Perivolas, Oia, Port of Ammaudi, Koloumbos, Pori, Imerovigli, Vourvoulos, Athinios Port, Kamari, ancient Thera, Kamari, Perissa, Akrotiri, Emborio, Analipsi.
5-day trip to Guatemala with an itinerary that included a visit to Guatemala City, Tikal, Antigua, Chimaltenango, Sololá, Lake Atitlan, San Antonio Palopo, Chichicastenango The landing in Guatemala City was impressive because it happened in the middle of the city, flying at very low altitude over poor neighborhoods . In fact, a few years later,… Read more »
7-day trip to Iceland visiting Pingvellir National Park , the springs of Geysir , Gullfoss, Selyalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls, the lava field Myrdalssandur , the basaltic rocks of Dverghamarar , the Vatnajokull glacier, Svartifoss waterfall, the Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon , the town Hofn , Stokksnes , Museum Steinasafn Petru , the village Moorudalur , the… Read more »
15-day trip to India with an itinerary that included a visit to the city of New Delhi, Jaipur, Samod, Puskar, Ranthambore National Park, Gwalior, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Taj Mahal, Red Fort, Khajuraho, Varanasi, Benares, Sarnat I have often planned to go back to India but without success (one year, for example, we couldn’t go because… Read more »