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Goway Recommends 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites to Discover in Europe

February, 2019
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With so many destinations to choose from in Europe, visitors can discover exciting, cosmopolitan cities, gorgeous coastlines, islands, and country sides, hidden architectural gems, Christmas markets and of course a variety of delectable food, wine and unique culinary traditions. Europe has an endless array of things to do and see any time of the year, appealing to both the young and young at heart. Craig Canvin, VP Product Europe for Goway, says “We are seeing travelers becoming more conscious of their global footprint and looking for deeper, more educational experiences.” One way that travelers can do this is by incorporating UNESCO World Heritage sites into their itineraries.

Promoting peace, social justice, human rights, and international security, UNESCO designates cultural and natural sites of significant importance to humanity as part of its World Heritage list. To date, the agency preserves 1073 World Heritages sites in 167 countries.

As a global leader in unforgettable travel experiences, Goway recommends its Top 10 European programs that feature UNESCO World Heritage sites:

1. Mont Saint Michel (France)
La Belle France: Goway’s small group program visiting northern France, including visiting the home of Impressionists artists, Normandy beaches, the enchanting Mont Saint Michel and the Loire Valley.

2. The Banks of the Danube and Buda Castle District (Hungary)
Explore Eastern Europe: A 13-day trip travelling through historic Budapest, Krakow and Prague. Discover strikingly beautiful cities and the historic center of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire.

3. Giant’s Causeway (Northern Ireland)
Glimpse of Ireland – The North: This short self-drive itinerary takes travellers from Dublin to discover the stunning Irish coastlines including the Giant’s Causeway.

4. Vatican City
Rome Stay of Distinction – Hotel de Russie: This deluxe program in Rome features private guided experiences including an expert guide to navigate you through Vatican City, an independent city-state within Rome, Italy.

5. West Norweigian Fjords (Norway)
3 Scandinavian Capitals & the Fjords: Spend time amid the breathtaking scenery of the Norwegian fjords, and enjoy the cultural and historical sights of the three Scandinavian capital cities, Copenhagen, Oslo, and Stockholm.

6. Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzin (Spain)
Andalusia & Toledo Escorted Tour – Barcelona to Madrid: This fully guided, escorted tour takes in the Moorish influences and medieval architecture of Andalusia, including the famous Alhambra, the imposing fortress complex in Granada.

7. Palaces and Parks of Berlin (Germany)
Highlights of Berlin: More than one of the hippest European cities, Berlin is also home to three official UNESCO sites. Take a short city break to discover the magnificent palace of Potsdam, the estates of Modernist Housing, and Museuminsel (Museum Island), an island home to five world class museums, plus the Berliner Dom.

8. The Trulli of Alberobelo (Italy)
Coast to Coast – Amalfi to Apulia: Explore two of Italy’s most popular southern coastal regions. Take a cooking class, and see the characteristic cone-roofed houses of Alberobello in Apulia.

9. The City of Bath (England)
Discover London and the Countryside: The original wellness centre since ancient Roman times, the beautiful city of Bath and its natural hot springs are just west of London.

10. The Acropolis of Athens (Greece)
Best of Greece – Athens, Mykonos & Santorini: See the country’s past and vibrant present including the Acropolis, containing the remains of ancient buildings including the Parthenon.

For reservations and information, visit Goway.com, or call 1-800-387-8850.

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