Unveiling its 2012 Europe product lines, Avanti Destinations offers an expanded selection of independent Europe vacations with exciting new options for the independent traveler. Included are itineraries in Normandy, Lake Lucerne, the cities and towns of Germany and historic Greece—plus an exciting pre- or post-cruise package in Barcelona.
Avanti’s new 3-day Barcelona for Cruisers pre-post cruise package is priced at $349 pp and showcases this popular Spanish destination. With private transfers including a driver-guide, along with a 2-hour tour of the city, it also includes a paella lunch at the harbor, and 2-night accommodations. All of these things combine to provide a revealing introduction to the city, specifically created with the experienced traveler in mind to include the flexibility they often covet. Expanded sightseeing or cultural tours, and additional nights can be added to increase the value of the entire vacation.
Historical Normandy is a new 2-day adventure that provides travelers with a memorable excursion from Paris. It includes visits to the D-Day beaches and the inspiring WWII exhibits throughout this region. Also featured is a visit to see the famous Bayeux Tapestry, a historic work of art that depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England. Included are rail transfers to/from Paris, a 1-night stay in Bayeux, a guided tour of World War II exhibits with lunch, a guided tour of the Landing Beaches, and entrance to Bayeux Tapestry with an audio tour. Pricing is from $379 pp.
The cultural treasures of Germany are on display in Avanti’s new Berlin, Nuremberg & Munich complete vacation priced from $1,399 pp. Featured are the world-class museums and beautiful tree-lined streets of Berlin, the fascinating Old Town of Nuremberg, and the many attractions of Munich. Included are three nights in Berlin with a 48-hour Berlin Card for sightseeing, a walking tour in Berlin, two nights in Nuremberg, three nights in Munich with a hop-on/hop-off city tour, a dinner in Munich, and first-class rail between cities.
Avanti’s 8-day Classical Greece is another new complete, self-drive vacation allowing vacationers to explore the compelling history and culture of ancient and modern Greece. Included are meet-and-greet arrival transfers, three nights in Athens with a city tour and 3-course dinner; two nights in Nafplion; and one night each in both Olympia and Delphi. Also included is a 5-day compact manual car rental. The package is priced from $1,035 pp.