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SAILING THE MEDITERRANEAN

SAILING THE MEDITERRANEAN

7 Days: 3 Countries – Italy, Greece and Turkey

From AUD $1,540

Best times: Mar – Nov

The best way to travel and explore the lands of the ancient epic Odyssey. Embrace the arts, culture and history of the Mediterranean. Includes spectacular destinations like Mykonos, Kusadasi(Turkey), Patmos, Crete and Santorini. A visit to Gallipoli and Anzac Cove is a must for Australian travellers.

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EUROPEAN DANCE EXPLORER including Mediterranean Cruise

19 Days: 3 Countries – UK, France, Greece

From AUD $3,200

Best times: Apr – Oct

This dance escapade starts in the UK where you will be immersed in a variety of travel and performing arts experiences. From the sights and sounds of London and the vibrant West End to catch the latest musical craze, we then cross the English Channel and visit the world’s most famous cabaret stage – the Moulin Rouge, and to enjoy learning from the Paris Opera Ballet. Enjoy multiple performances and workshops at Euro Disneyland. Add in a trip down to Greece for a performance at a local Athens school and you have yourself the perfect European Dance Tour. To top it all off, relax and unwind by enjoying a 3 day performance cruise around the sparkling Mediterranean.

EUROPEAN ODYSSEY

32 Days: 15 Countries – France, Spain, Monaco, Italy, Vatican City, Greece, Turkey, Albania, Bosnia, Croatia, Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Netherlands.

From AUD $5,910

Best times: all year

Our European Odyssey is the ultimate cultural experience for those wanting to travel to all the major destinations and experience the diverse cultures, languages and cuisines this part of the world has to offer. Make your way through 15 countries in a little over a month. This tour is ideal for schools wishing to give their students a multi topic area tour itinerary. Taking in the ancient histories, the world’s leading science and technology centres, music and performing arts, a diverse range of languages, geographical wonders, modern architecture, art history and all the biggest cities in Europe including Rome, Venice, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, Athens, Florence, Vienna and many more.

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CLASSIC GREECE

10 Days – 1 Country: Greece

From AUD $1,500

Best times: all year

Ideal for the budding historians and academics in your history class, this tour kicks off in the Greek capital, Athens, where we visit the iconic Acropolis and the Archaeological Museum of Athens. We include a visit to the philosopher Plato’s Academy, Aristotle’s Lyceum, Socrates prison, Kerameikos cemetery and the ancient Agora. Then a full day discovering Delphi before boarding an overnight ferry to Crete where we can experience the life, the people at work, the local wines and olive oil. Other highlights include Heraklion and a visit to Knossos and the Minoan Palace Museum, Phaestos Minoan Palace and Gortys Greco-Roman city.

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MEDIEVAL EUROPE

12 Days – 4 Countries: England, France, Germany, Czech Republic

From AUD $2,215

Best times: all year

The Middle Ages may have been a time of change and turmoil in Europe but it is also where our modern day folklore originated. From knights in shining armor, grand castles, royal courts, stories of Robin Hood and King Arthur, William Wallace, witches, wizards, dragon slayers and more all originated from medieval England, France, Germany and Czech Republic. This tour, with a focus on being interactive brings medieval times to life through well preserved castles, architecture, villages and towns that will make you feel like you’ve gone back in time.

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RENAISSANCE ITALY

12 Days – 1 Country: Italy

From AUD $2,215

Best times: all year

You are not a true student of art unless you’ve taken this tour to these cities that are synonymous as holding the best Renaissance examples in the world. CATW gives you the chance to gaze up at Michelangelo’s masterpiece in the Sistine Chapel and to wander around the extraordinary UNESCO site in Pisa that holds much more than then just the Leaning Tower. Filled with unforgettable experiences from the Palazzos of the infamous Medicis in Rome and Florence, the Doge’s Palace in Venice to gorgeous renaissance gardens and then to one of the world’s great art highlights – Ufizzi in Florence, this is a trip that cannot be easily forgotten or beaten in terms of wonders of the Renaissance world. The Duomo in Milan will be the chance to see the world famous “Last Supper”. Be enthralled by the astonishing, atmospheric city of Venice with its beautiful palazzos, buildings, canals and bridges.

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FRENCH ART & ARCHITECTURE

14 Days – 1 Country: France

From AUD $2,810

Best times: all year

Explore Paris! Your tour will include views of such amazing squares, monuments and architecture as the Opéra Garnier, Place Vendôme, Place de la Concorde, Champs-Elysées, Arc de Triomphe, Eiffel Tower, Centre Pompidou, Le Louvre, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Sorbonne and the Pantheon. Spend time in the monumental Musée d’Orsay art gallery, the famous Louvre Museum and Le Centre Pompidou which is the National Centre for Art and Culture. Visit Musée Rodin at the Hôtel Biron then explore the artists’ quarter of Montmartre, with its spectacular white church of the Sacre Coeur.

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ITALIAN ART & ARCHITECTURE

12 Days – 1 Country: Italy

From AUD $2,215

Best times: all year

The artistic tradition is deeply rooted in Italy. Many popular artists have enriched the country and left Italy many still significant artistic treasures. From the iconic architecture of the Roman Empire, to the Italian Renaissance, from the exquisite Renaissance highlights of the Vatican Museum to the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and the glorious St Peter’s Basilica, this country is surely, for art lovers, a paradise with an invaluable wealth of works and masterpieces. All the historic superstars of art history, Michelangelo, Raphael, Caravaggio and Leonardo da Vinci are all experienced. This tour gets you up close and personal with all the most iconic historic works including the Statue of David and lets you enjoy highlights of the world’s greatest collection of art at the Uffizi Museum. Plus much, MUCH more.

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BEST OF EUROPEAN ART WHIRLWIND TOUR

14 Days – 4 Countries: Italy, France, Belgium, Spain

From AUD $2,504

Best times: all year

A blockbuster showcase of Europe’s headlining masterpieces, museums, galleries and architectural icons. This tours takes in Uffizi Museum in Florence, Louvre in Paris, Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums in Rome. Throw in The Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triumph in Paris, the Colosseum and Roman Forum in Rome and other destinations including Flanders, Millan, Venice, Spain and too many other major works to list here and you have a superstar cast lineup of historic artworks and architectural wonders

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EUROPE & UK ART EXPERIENCE

19 Days – 4 Countries: Italy, Greece, France, UK

From AUD $3,470

Best times: all year

Most of the inclusions from the above European Art Whirlwind tour are again featured in this itinerary but in addition, this tour concludes in London. All the major attractions including London’s Tate modern and of course, the strangely beautiful Stonehenge.

 

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FAST AND FURIOUS SCIENCE

10 Days – 1 Country: Italy & Germany

From AUD $1,850

Best times: all year

Visit the world’s major hubs for innovation and technological advancement at the world famous Ferrari factory. While we are in the area we also experience the technological laboratories for Ducati, Lamborghini, and Maserati for a more well rounded understanding of the evolution of design and aerodynamics. The physics behind the world’s most sought after motor cars and motorbikes will astound. Moving to Germany we visit the BMW and Mercedes factories in Munich and Stuttgart.

A TOUCH OF ITALY

7+ Days – 1 Country: Italy

From AUD $2,585

Best times: all year

Full of history, culture, romanticism and spectacular architecture, a tour of Italy is bound to inform and inspire. Students language skills will be challenged at every turn as they explore the piazzas, monuments, galleries and markets that abound. As well as planned language lessons, school groups will also experience the real language of Italy… its food! Cities include: Milan, Vienna, Florence, Sienna, Rome, Naples, Pompei.

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A TOUCH OF ITALY & THE MEDITERRANEAN

17 Days – 2 Countries: Italy & Croatia

From AUD $3,785

Best times: all year

Full of history, culture, romanticism and spectacular architecture, a tour of Italy is bound to inform and inspire. Students language skills will be challenged at every turn as they explore the piazzas, monuments, galleries and markets that abound. As well as planned language lessons, school groups will also experience the real language of Italy… its food! Cities include: Milan, Vienna, Florence, Sienna, Rome, Naples, Pompei. Then enjoy a Mediterranean cruise.

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SPANISH SPREE

7+ Days – 1 Country: Spain

From AUD $2,585

Best times: all year

Visiting Spain will expose your students to thousands of years of art, culture and architecture. Language lessons have never been more fun with this visit to one of the most colourful countries in the world. Vibrant cities like Madrid and Barcelona will inspire and excite.

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SPANISH SPREE + CRUISE

10 Days – 3 Countries: Spain, Greek Islands, Turkey

From AUD $3,785

Best times: all year

Visiting Spain will expose your students to thousands of years of art, culture and architecture. Language lessons have never been more fun with this visit to one of the most colourful countries in the world. Vibrant cities like Madrid, Grenada, Valencia, Mallega and Barcelona will inspire and excite. Add a three day cruise around the Greek Islands and Turkey.

A TASTE OF FRANCE

7+ Days – 1 Country: France

From AUD $2,585

Best times: all year

Immerse your students in the French way of life with visits to the culture capital of Paris, the glorious châteaux of the lush Loire Valley and the glittering Mediterranean coastline. A tour can be interspersed with language lessons or a homestay experience to further develop communication skills in a practical environment.