Cultural Tours in Europe

Cultural Tours in Europe
Cultural Tours in Europe
Europe's historic cities can be daunting for inexperienced travelers. The continent houses cathedrals, theaters and public squares dating back a millennium. The unfamiliar streets of London, Rome and Krakow are difficult to navigate to the uninitiated. These problems are remedied when a cultural tour operator plans your European vacation. These operators coordinate transportation, accommodations and daily itineraries to reduce the stresses of traveling through Europe.
Merion Cultural Tours

Merion Cultural Tours assembles tours of Italy customized to travelers' needs. The tour company works with theatrical venues such as the Comunale in Florence and the Regio in Parma to create opera, theater and art tours. Merion Cultural Tours connects tourists with restaurateurs and wineries throughout Italy for cooking demonstrations, private meals and vineyard tours. The tour company's villa and garden trips give visitors an intimate look at Italy's architectural beauty.

Merion Cultural Tours
Via Colombo 11/27
Genova 16121, Italy
011 (+39) 010 582244
merion-culturaltours.com

Martin Randall Travel

Martin Randall Travel organizes architectural, art and culinary tours of Europe led by knowledgeable lecturers. The company's 10-day Classical Greece tour explores the architecture of classic and Hellenic Greece. Martin Randall Travel also organizes a five-day Art in Munich tour with stops at the Baroque Church of the Theatines and the Baroque National Museum. The Edinburgh Opera & Theatre tour passes through the Scottish Parliament, the Festival Theatre and Usher Hall in five days.

Martin Randall Travel
Voysey House, Barley Mow Passage
London W4 4GF, United Kingdom
011 (+44) 020 8742 3355
martinrandall.com

East Adventures

East Adventures is a Romanian company specializing in cultural tours of eastern Europe. The company offers a two-day Return to the Middle Ages tour with stops at the Peles Palace in Sinaia and Bran Castle in Transylvania. East Adventures also operates an 11-day Exploring Towns from the Middle Age tour through Romania and Bulgaria. Architecture fans can see Polish castles in Ketrzyn, Ryn and Nidzica during the five-day On the Trail of Polish Gothic Castles Tour.

East Adventures
Strada Latina 3
Brasov, Brasov County 500127 Romania
011 (+40) 748 700 512
eastadventures.com

Cox & Kings

Cox & Kings is a British tour company with group tours in western Europe, Scandinavia and Russia. The Natural Wonders of Southern Iceland tour lasts seven days and explores the island nation's glaciers, waterfalls and fjords. Cox & Kings offers a 12-day Splendors of Poland tour with stops at historic districts in Gdansk, Krakow and Warsaw. History buffs can learn about the medieval pilgrimage by Christians to the Tomb of the Apostle St. James in Spain on the 10-day Walking the Pilgrim's Way tour.

Cox & Kings
6th Floor
30 Millbank
London SW1P 4EE, United Kingdom
011 (+44) 020 7873 5000
coxandkings.co.uk

Nicholas Katers has been a freelance writer since 2006. He teaches American history at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wis. His past works include articles for "CCN Magazine," "The History Teacher" and "The Internationalist" magazine. Katers holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in American history from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, respectively.
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