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Heart of Europe Circle Tour

Going on its 58th year, our signature tour remains as popular as ever. The itinerary offers seven countries, historic cities, spectacular scenery, and lots of local flavor. It is an ideal choice for first-time travelers to Europe or anyone desiring a taste of the Old World at a great value.

Itinerary

Day 1
Overnight Flight to Europe

Today brings the beginning of a new adventure . . . anticipation heightens as you realize that your

State Department Overhauls Travel Advisory System With Four Tier Map

While the share of Americans holding a passport has increased dramatically in recent years, the numbers don’t lie: a bit over one third of the U.S. population have a passport.

The State Department has never encouraged Americans to travel outside the confines of their comfort zone and many times compound matters by deeming perfectly safe areas in Mexico, Brazil, and even favorite travel destinations of Mexico, Egypt, and The Philippines at one time or another …

Treasures of Burgundy and Provence: Rhône & Saône

In the morning, your ship will stop in the medieval town Viviers, which is the starting point for one last spectacular destination: the Gorges de l’ Ardèche. The ‘Grand Canyon of Europe’ attracts both nature lovers and sports enthusiasts. The unforgettable and unparalleled landscape, which was carved by the small Ardèche River over millions of years, can be enjoyed from various vantage points. After lunch and after the guests who took part in the excursion …

Rhine Highlights

From Switzerland, cruise through the heart of Germany, past rolling vineyards and dramatic gorges guarded by picture book castles, before heading to Amsterdam and its famous canals.

Itinerary

Day 1
Depart

Raise your glass to the marvellous cruise ahead of you at this evening’s welcome reception. Your journey into wonder is about to begin. Please ensure your flight arrives before 13:00 in Zurich and 15:00 in Basel.

Day 2
Strasbourg

Visit Strasbourg, where you’ll discover

World War II Memorial Tour

Revisit the dramatic history of World War II as we bring you to famous battle sites, war museums and memorials. Many scenic and cultural highlights are also included, providing an enjoyable combination of learning and leisure.

Book by February 7, 2018, and receive a $200 discount!

Itinerary

Day 1
Overnight flight to Europe

Refer to “Preparing for your Departure” in your Trip Documents for easy check-in procedures. Take time to relax on your transatlantic flight

Normandy & Gems of the Seine

There are few superlatives that do justice to beautiful Paris, as you’ll have ample opportunity to discover. Beyond Paris, you can look forward to a serene cruise to Honfleur, by the open waters of the English Channel, pausing at the most beautiful landmarks along the way. Les Andelys, Rouen, Caudebec-en-Caux – all the key points in this itinerary showcase fine historic settings and beautiful environs. However, we’ve saved some highlights – evocative Vernon and charming …

Barcelona & Grand Prix of Monaco

Experience the world’s most acclaimed racing event in the city that defines private yacht style, the Grand Prix of Monaco in stunning Monte Carlo. Discover Spain’s Costa Brava with its Blue Flag beaches and unique Catalan culture, and the crystal-clear waters of southern France. Then during your overnight in Monte Carlo enjoy two days of world-class Formula One time trials and racing. It’s the ultimate expression of Windstar’s private yacht style, and open to only …

Best of France

Enjoy France à la carte – châteaux, chic beach resorts and delicious cuisine served with a dash of French Riviera, medieval Bastide villages and a healthy helping of Bordeaux. Journey through the romantic Loire Valley to the beaches of Biarritz and Carcassonne with its enchanting city walls. Marvel at Avignon’s famous bridge, see the D-Day Landing beaches in Normandy and visit Claude Monet’s home in Giverny.

For a limited time only, pay early and save. …

Tulip Time on the Romantic Rhine and Mosel River Cruise

Experience the re-awakening of Spring along the Rhine and Mosel Rivers. From the enchanting Keukenhof Gardens, in the Netherlands, at the peak of tulip season to the majestic heights of Switzerland. See the countryside bloom as we sail these two historic rivers of Europe.

Includes

23 Meals (8 dinners, 6 lunches, and 9 breakfasts) Airport transfers on tour dates when air is provided by Mayflower Tours International Cruise Director and Mayflower Tours expert staff onboard…

Castle Tours and Stays – Knights to Remember

Who has not been captivated by tales of knights and dragons, of medieval feuds, battles and betrayals? Serving as the backdrop for each of these stories is a castle. Visiting a castle can provide a playground for the imagination, allowing the mind to revel in legend and lore. Walking through grand halls past suits of armor, torches and tapestries, one cannot fathom so many stories embedded in stone. More than a getaway from the stresses …