Sept 3 A stroll down Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile from the castle perched atop a 350 million year old volcanic rock down to Holyrood Castle takes one through centuries of Scottish history. It also opens a window on the rich pageant of life along this famed avenue.
Sept 1 A stop in Castle Combe is a must while visiting England’s Cotswolds district. The hamlet is nearly perfect. All that would be needed to make it 100% so would be if the locals all dressed in period costume, say around 1801, and if they got around on horseback instead of in cars. Even […]
August 30 Many of the great churches took centuries to build. A master mason or a glass maker might never live to see the church completed and the first mass held. This would hold true for that craftsman’s children, grandchildren and on and on Salisbury’s cathedral was started in 1220 and finished in 1258. The […]
August 27 A brilliant installation containing 888,246 ceramic poppies surrounds the Tower of London through November 11, 1914 which is the 96th anniversary of the end of the ‘Great War,’ also the ‘War to End All Wars.’ Artist Paul Cummins did the work in remembrance of those soldiers listed officially as dead from the United […]
August 6 For tours in Germany or in Europe in 2015 – New and return clients are making their reservations now for tours in Europe in 2015 and yes, even as far ahead as 2016. Remember, all of the tours arranged and led by European Focus are custom-designed and built one at a time for […]
April 4 Scenes from our recent visit to London of March 29 to April 2. James Derheim is helping four guests from Canada get the most out of their time in London and Paris up through April 7. James posts more content on our European Focus Private Tours page on Facebook. If you are on […]
March 29 The 2014 tour season officially started today with guide James Derheim greeting return guests Rick and Linda Skauge and Elisabeth Anda along with first-time EF guest Dale Anda to the great city of London to start their eight day tour with James here as well as in Paris. A beautiful spring day greeted […]
With expert help from the seasoned guides of European Focus Private Tours. We work with singles, couples, families and groups of friends who have common interests. Best of all, your tour is led by the designer! No fumbling around, no getting lost, no wondering what hotel to use or where to eat or what to […]