May 9 We are on an 18-day adventure with repeat clients Gayle and Peter from Amarillo, Texas. We started this trip in Chartres, France and will end in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Along the way we are exploring historic sites connected with the medieval pilgrimage route from France to Santiago. Millions of feet have passed […]
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Melk Abbey, Austria
(September 22) Melk Abbey or Stift Melk is an Austrian Benedictine abbey, and one of the world’s most famous monastic sites. It is located above the town of Melk on a rocky outcrop overlooking the river Danube in Lower Austria, adjoining the Wachau valley. The abbey was founded in 1089 when Leopold II, Margrave of […]
Abbey San Salvatore in Tuscany, Italy
May 12 On our way from Orvieto to Montepulciano we took a diversion and drove high up into the mountains to the ancient Abbey San Salvatore in the town of the same name high in the mountains of the Val di Orcia, Tuscany. The abbey is small and not particularly impressive from the exterior unless […]
Last Minute Tour Opportunities for July and August
For those with maximum flexiblity and wanderlust, European Focus offers trips to either Germany or Ireland for the last part of July into August as well as the last part of August into early September. If you are interested in travel and adventure in these parts of Europe, contact us today. Deadline is June 30.