August Deadline for Booking Updated

August 7 Clients wishing to book tours during the month of August should contact us prior to May 15.

Where Kings Were Annointed – The Cathedral of Reims, France

July 30 from a visit there on July 13 En route from an overnight stop in Saarbrücken on the way to Paris to pick up clients, I made a stop at the small city of Reims to check  out one of the most famous cathedrals in France. On a quiet Saturday afternoon I had no […]

The Mulberry Harbor at Arromanches, Normandy

July 29 – From a visit to this site on July 15                 The artificial harbor was the brainchild of Winston Churchhill. To see the remains of this formidable protective harbor, constructed in just a matter of days after the June 6, 1944 landings, takes ones breath away […]

Christmas Market Tours in Germany

July 23 European Focus Private Tours will be happy to design and lead a Christmas Market Tour for your family up to 10 people. Or, for just two. We can create the itinerary built around your timeframe and your interests. With more than 24 years of experience traveling in Germany and other parts of Europe, […]

D-Day Memories Kept Alive by Grateful French

July 16 Three nights spent touring the battlefields and landing beaches of Normandy, which suddenly came to the world’s attention in the early hours of June 6, 1944, have taught us that the French have enduring gratitude for what our young men accomplished on that day and during the weeks and months that followed. It’s […]

Castles, Country Inns and Historic Guesthouses Tour for July, 2013 a Wrap

July 12   We sent our guests back to Calgary today after the conclusion of their first trip to Germany. Sisters Jennifer and Christina enjoyed a relaxed tour throughout southern and southwestern Germany including a stay in a castle at Hirschhorn, a stay in Germany’s oldest hotel in Miltenberg, three nights in Germany’s oldest fortified […]

Welcome to Meersburg and a Wine Fest Besides

July 7 There is nothing like a good old-fashioned wine fest to get you in the mood to celebrate being in Germany. When we arrived in this colorful lakeside town there was one going on, second day, the so-called ‘Adults Day’ when most of those in attendance were behaving themselves because they had to be […]

Exploring Miltenberg am Main, Germany

July 5 Sisters Jennifer and Christina are exploring part of Southwestern Germany on our popular ‘Castles, Country Inns and Historic Guesthouses Tour’ which includes stays in some of the most unique villages and small towns we know in this region. The two young Canadians just experienced a night in Germany’s oldest hotel, built in 1590. […]