Slow Travel in Alsace, France

October 8 Jim and Denise are enjoying their 19-day trip through southern Germany with an excursion one day to the colorful Alsace of France and a lunch stop in little Riquewihr. We like the old farm with the sundial and ‘Carpe Diem’ painting above.

We Love The Back Roads of Europe

October 9 Big Tour Buses don’t take them. Tourists on their own with just a map or GPS system don’t know where they are. But with a combined 40 years of European travel experience, the guides of European Focus Private Tours know where they are. We’re talking about those little back roads of Europe, where […]

Having Fun in Bavaria

September 24 Nothings as beautiful as Bavaria when the sun is shining and the sky is a deep hue of azure. We are lucky to have this kind of weather as we enjoy five days in the Alps of Germany and Austria during the first half our September 20 – October 4 tour with two […]

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 […]