From Dallas, Texas to Barcombe, East Sussex

Part of Michelle Frumin’s surprise trip to Europe included five nights in England. Her ancestry is split between a village in Alsace, France; a village in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany and then villages in West Sussex and Lancashire, England. We flew to England from Frankfurt on Lufthansa and once there, picked up a car (now we’re driving […]

Our Extensive Travel Tips Help Prepare You for A Great Time in Europe

No other company does this, not Trafalgar, not Globus, not any cruise line. European Focus Private Tours works hard to smooth the road for our guests long before they get on the airplane to come to Europe. Our extensive, detail-packed “Travel Tips” helps the inexperienced European traveler avoid common mistakes and makes travel a more […]

A tradition that is 1,000 years old witnessed in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

October 25 Our current guests Eric and Patricia from ‪‎Sarasota‬, Florida this morning with three wandering handworkers practicing a tradition that is more than 1,000 years old. The (left to right) fruit farmer, blacksmith and finish carpenter from various places in Germany are on a three year trek around the world to learn their trades […]

Our Tour Contract

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Where European Focus Started 25 Years Ago

October 8 This is where it all started, 25 years ago. Sent on assignment by the European ‘Stars and Stripes’ to Bremerhaven, I saw the sign leading to Bremen as I was zipping down the autobahn. I called my mother from a payphone along the road. ‘Mom, what does Bremen mean to our family?’ She […]

Trip 233 of our career – more dreams came true for our clients

September 19 Ken and Gloria Temple are now on their way home after their 17-day trip in Germany. The trip was a dream come true for Ken, a lifelong family historian who wanted to combine a sightseeing trip with visits to four key ancestral areas, including meeting some cousins. When he went to his local […]

European Focus, Sarasota, FL

A unique company specializing in custom-designed, private tours created for singles, couples or families. We have also led tours for small groups of friends who have common interests and travel goals. We conducted 11 tours in 2012 between early March and the end of October and are looking forward to another exciting season in 2013.

From Aachen to Copenhagen to the Wachau Valley, New Favorites Explored in 2012

I cannot tell how many times in the past 23 years that I’ve driven past the exit for Aachen, Germany. This past October I finally took that exit and discovered along with my three guests from Manila one of the most charming of small German cities, and one which is packed with history and ancient […]