Europe is ready to open its sun-dappled arms to overseas visitors. After a long pause, successful vaccine programs and warmer weather mean large parts of Europe are anticipating a much more open summer. Turn your travels into gold with a luxury guided vacation to explore more of the world.
With some countries expecting to invite guests as early as June, and a Covid certificate system allowing free movement around the European bloc for those fully vaccinated, recovered from infection, or in possession of a recent negative test, the only question left to ask is “where can I travel to now?”
Spain & Portugal
Sweeping golden beaches, picturesque historic towns, and lush green hills have made the Iberian Peninsula a must-visit summer destination since travel began. Explore all the region has to offer, from the artistic and gastronomic delights of Barcelona to the castles and cathedrals of Lisbon, when you journey across Spain & Portugal in Style
Wander through UNESCO World Heritage architecture amidst the winding streets of historic towns. Sip cocktails on a rooftop perch over Seville or experience Michelin star dining in Madrid. There is no better way to reintroduce yourself to the delights of a European summer.
Croatia and Montenegro
A long-hidden gem, Croatia and the Adriatic coast host charming ancient towns amongst breathtaking countryside, all beside the sparkling blue Adriatic Sea. Roam the pristine streets of Dubrovnik Old Town and dive into the vibrant and diverse capital of Zagreb when you explore Captivating Croatia and Montenegro.
Sample oysters fresh from their beds in Ston at the midpoint of your journey. Join your captain for an unforgettable experience on the floating oyster beds of the Adriatic. Enjoy a chilled local wine as you taste the marine delicacies straight from the sea.
Food, fashion, art, and elegant landscapes are the order of the day when you take the French Vogue luxury tour.
Step through the same streets as Van Gogh when you visit Arles and witness the wild beauty of Provence which inspired him to paint hundreds of masterpieces. Indulge in a boutique foodie tour of Paris and let a local expert serve up temptation in the city’s famous pâtisseries, boulangeries, and chocolatiers. Take time to explore the largest privately-owned château in France on a VIP visit to Vaux-Le-Vicomte and its magnificent floral gardens.
Italy is known for rolling sunlit vistas and hearty cuisine. Luxury Gold’s Ultimate Italy tour invites you to indulge in both as you explore the rich delights of this spectacular destination.
Visit majestic Rome where, as a Luxury Gold guest, you will be granted exclusive VIP access to the famous Sistine Chapel before its doors open for the day, then skip the line to the ancient Colosseum before being led to hidden sites by a genial local host.
Later, relax as you sip refreshing lemon granita in Capri, before wandering the landscaped gardens of Caesar Augustus to view the legendary Faraglioni Rocks. You can work up an appetite for your Michelin-star lunch as you take in the sweeping views.
It’s the Alps that come to mind when we think of Switzerland, but this stunning country is so much more, especially in the summer. When you journey with Luxury Gold you will discover all the sights and tastes of Majestic Switzerland.
Glamorous St. Moritz offers bright, sunny days and awe-inspiring mountain scenery. It’s also a place of nature, as you take a gentle hike through the surrounding hills you may see marmots, red deer, or even the majestic golden eagle. After experiencing the Alps up close aboard the world-famous Glacier Express, look out over Lake Geneva from the luxury Hotel d’Angleterre, that rests elegantly on the bank, where you will stay for two nights.
The stories and natural beauty of the Emerald Isle will remain with you long after you leave its shores, and Luxury Gold’s Ultimate Ireland tour will fill you to the brim with both.
Uncover the wonders of man and nature when you follow a morning at Belfast’s Titanic Museum with a private ranger tour of the geological wonder that is Giant’s Causeway. Pull the perfect pint of Guinness in a vibrant Dublin pub and watch the city come alive as you take in a hearty Irish meal. Kiss the Blarney Stone and learn Irish dancing before taking the fresh country air into your lungs as you wander the rugged countryside of Limerick.
Travel Requirements Guide
With the landscape constantly changing, it can be easy to get lost in what the requirements are for travel from and to any part of the world. With that in mind, Luxury Gold are offering a handy Sherpa guide where you can quickly check the up-to-date requirements for each country open for travel now.
Book a Luxury European Tour this Summer
Luxury Gold have combined specially curated itineraries and carefully chosen luxury accommodations to enrich your vacation. With VIP Experiences led by knowledgeable Local Experts, we ensure that you experience more than just the highlights of every destination you visit. Summer 2021 is set to be a new era for luxury travel in Europe and you can explore this magnificent and fascinating continent on any of our exciting range of luxury guided tours.