Tours Booked So Far for 2016

Updated July 21 It looks like another busy year for us in Europe, with the following adventures set to take place (so far) on our calendar. April 23 – May 7 Steve and Debbie come back for their second trip with us, this time to Germany and Austria. Welcome back, Chicagoans! May 8 – 23 […]

Keep Traveling or the Terrorists Win

November 20, 2015 The recent events in Paris and also the bringing down of the Russian airplane full of tourists returning home from a holiday in Egypt has the world rattled, and rightly so. These events are horrible to contemplate. The wreckage left behind cannot be calculated. But the wreckage to come will only be […]

Christmas Markets in Germany Private Tour for 2016

YES you can enjoy the wonderful, warm and cozy Christmas Market atmosphere in Germany but you need to book now, because hotel space will not last long. ALL tours led by European Focus are private, custom-designed and tailor made to fit your available time, your interests and your pace. No “cookie cutter” tours or forced, […]

We Don’t Take You Shopping For Tips

October 2, 2015 One thing that European Focus Private Tour guides never do is waste your precious exploring time on what we call “Shopping for Tips” This is something that every single bus tour and cruise does. Their tour guides get paid peanuts, and so they supplement their income with a percentage (from 10% to […]

Where Do You Want To Go Next?

October 2, 2015 James just finished a very unique trip with a mother and her 29 year-old son from near Boise, Idaho. When asked where in the world he wanted to go, young Andrew said he wanted to experience the Alps and some of Southern Germany. We worked together on an itinerary which fit in […]

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 […]

Germany Small Group Tours for 2016 and Beyond

August 25, 2015 European Focus organizes small group tours for singles, couples, families and groups of friends who share common interests. We custom-design all tours, no “take it or leave it” like the big bus tours. We work together with you on the trip plan, the goals, the length of the trip and the sights […]

Magdeburg’s Magnificent Cathedral

August 25, 2015 Magdeburg was one of the most important medieval cities in Europe starting from the 10th century and lasting all the way up to 1631 when it suffered terribly during the 30 years war of 1618-48. Presented to Edith as a wedding gift from her husband’s father, the market town on the Elbe […]