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Fez, Morocco

Fez is the oldest city in Morocco, located in the northern part of the country on the banks of the Wadi Fez. The old town was originally composed of two fortified quarters divided by the river.

25 Apr 24 · 4 mins read
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Blue Mosque, Istanbul

Istanbul, Imperial City: The Definitive Guide

Istanbul, Imperial City | Small Group History Tours Turkey For more than a thousand years, Constantinople stood as the capital of the Byzantine Empire, surviving numerous attacks and internal rebellions, until the cannons of the…

15 Apr 24 · 14 mins read
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The Jerash Ruins (Gerasa), Jordan

Jerash in northern Jordan is noted for its well-preserved Roman ruins, one of the largest in the world.

16 Feb 24 · 8 mins read
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Plaza de España in Seville

Highlights of Seville

Seville is a lively and disarming city, and a popular tourist destination in Spain.

11 Oct 21 · 5 mins read
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Must see sites in Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Explore and learn more about Berlin. Germany, referred to as Europe's economic engine also includes one of the great cities of Europe, Berlin. You can discover more about this city on a long stay program in the city or as part of a Baltics tour.

11 Oct 21 · 8 mins read
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Highlights of the Lake District

Highlights of the Lake District

Article about the Lake district. Supports the Cleveland way walk for senior couples and mature solo travellers interested in England and it history including literature and landscapes. Enquire about an Educational small group tour today.

1 Sep 21 · 6 mins read
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Edinburgh, Scotland

Article about the capital of Scotland, Edinburgh. Senior couple and mature solo travellers explore this city and Glasgow plus the Scottish isles in writing and on a small group tour with like minded people.

12 Aug 21 · 2 mins read
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Highlights of Stonehenge and Avebury

Explore Neolithic Britain including Stonehenge, the stone circles of Scotland for example and Skara Brae. Material to support escorted small group tours for senior couples and mature solo travellers to Britain and Europe.

24 Feb 21 · 5 mins read
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Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera

La Spezia, Portovenere and the Cinque Terre The eastern Ligurian Riviera between Cinque Terre and Portovenere is a cultural site of outstanding value, inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997 along with the…

22 Jul 20 · 6 mins read
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Highlights of Australia: The yellow-footed rock-wallaby

Another of Australia's unique animals. On many of the small group package tours for mature and senior travelers in the Southern states this Wallaby is encountered. The Flinders range, Broken Hill, Eyre & York peninsula as well as the World heritages sites tours include this reclusive wallaby as part of the itinerary.

9 Jul 20 · 5 mins read
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Samanid mausoleum, Bukhara

Highlights of Uzbekistan | Samanid Mausoleum

Highlights of Uzbekistan | Samanid Mausoleum The Samanid Mausoleum, dating from the 10th century, is the oldest Muslim monument in the city of Bukhara, Uzbekistan. This final resting place was built for Ismail Samani (or…

18 Feb 20 · 2 mins read
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Melk Abbey Austria

Melk Abbey Austria

A vivid yellow Baroque jewel, Melk Abbey, or Stift Melk, is the most famous abbey in Austria

17 Feb 20 · 2 mins read
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Registan Square Uzbekistan

The famous Registan Square and Ulugbek Madrasah is one of the worlds most recognised Mosque, which is the main square in Samarkand .In Uzbekistan this is one of the monumental buildings in the country. For mature and senior travellers on a small group tour this ancient city is located on the Silk Road network and is part of our small group tours programs on the Silk road or as part of the Stans program.

17 Feb 20 · 3 mins read
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Juma Mosque Azerbaijan

The Juma mosque is included this small group tour of the Caucasus region for mature and senior travellers as part of the tour program for Azerbaijan. The Caucasus tour also visits Armenia and Georgia.

17 Feb 20 · 2 mins read
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Eggenberg Palace in Graz

Eggenberg Palace Austria

Eggenenberg palace, a world heritage site. This baroque palace is considered to be a national treasure in Austria.

17 Feb 20 · 2 mins read
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Belvedere Palace Austria

Belvedere Palace (Schloss Belvedere) is a masterpiece of Baroque architecture and as much as piece of art as the impressive works housed in its interior. The large complex actually features two palaces (Upper and Lower) and beautiful grounds. Originally built as a summer residence for Prince Eugene of Savoy, the galleries of the Upper Belvedere focus on Austrian art from medieval times to present day, emphasising Austrian culture and history while the Lower Belvedere hosts temporary exhibitions. The grounds also feature the Orangery, Palace Stables which have been converted into a medieval art exhibition and magnificent gardens. The famous historical palace complex is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a short drive from the centre of Vienna.

17 Feb 20 · 4 mins read
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Schönbrunn Palace Austria

Schönbrunn Palace Austria

Schonbrunn Palace, also referred to as Schoenbrunn Palace, is Vienna's most popular attraction and it is not hard to see why. The opulent summer palace of the Habsburgs is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is considered to be one of the most important cultural, architectural and historical sites in Austria. The palace complex features 1441 rooms (40 of which are open to the public), magnificent gardens, a maze, a palm house, the oldest zoo in Europe and an outdoor swimming pool.

17 Feb 20 · 5 mins read
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Highlights of Lithuania | Grutas Park

Grutas Park Lithuania

A communist statue graveyard, Grutas Park is a dark homage to one of the worst periods of Lithuanian history. Eight kilometres east of Druskininkai, a spa town on the Nemunas River in southern Lithuania, Grutas Park is essentially a sculpture garden of over 100 Soviet-era statues and artefacts, providing an unprecedented insight into the Red Terror that was unleashed against Lithuania and the stifling atmosphere of Soviet rule. As well as statues, visitors can see an impressive collection of documents, newspapers, propaganda posters, video footage and audio files from the time.

17 Feb 20 · 3 mins read
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Bibi Khanum Mosque in Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Bibi Khanum Mosque (Bibi-Khanym Mosque)

This gigantic domed mosque, Bibi Khanum mosque is the centrepiece of the imperial capital of Uzbekistan.

24 Jan 20 · 2 mins read
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Detail of wall decoration, Palace of the Shirvanshahs, Baku, Azerbaijan

Palace of the Shirvanshahs Azerbaijan

The Palace of the Shirvanshahs in Baku is a highlight of the Georgia, Armenia & Azerbaijan small group tour offered to mature and senior travellers. This is a UNESCO World heritage site.

24 Jan 20 · 3 mins read
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Ateshgah (Fire Temple) Azerbaijan

Ateshgah, the fire temple is visited on a small group tour for mature and senior travellers interested in travelling as a couple or solo traveller to Azerbaijan, often in conjunction with the tour to the Caucasus that includes Georgia and Armenia.

23 Jan 20 · 2 mins read
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