Italy Vacations and Italy Escorted Tours - Globus®

September 20, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
Food, Wine and Italy Oh My! Globus just unveiled Italian getaways for 2011, including the return of the 10-day Northern Italy's Highlights & Cinque Terre (priced from $1,829). On this journey, travelers will delight in Parmesan cheese and balsamic tastings near Parma and wine tastings on the way to Turin; and visit the Ferrari Gallery near Maranello before taking a train along the picturesque Mediterranean Sea to Rapallo and indulging in fine dining in Milan. Another Italy vacation making an encore presentation in 2011 is the 8-day Umbria's Treasures vacation, priced from $1,479.

"Both Northern Italy's Highlights & Cinque Terre and Umbria's Treasures were designed with the seasoned traveler in mind," said Scott Nisbet, president and chief executive officer of the Globus family of brands. "These journeys are focused on providing a plethora of personal enrichment opportunities, including free time to explore passions and interests individually."

In addition to revealing 13 Italy tours for next year, including the company's most popular Best of Italy and Italian Mosaic, as well as the family-focused adventure Ciao, Italia!, Globus also released details on five vacations to Spain for 2011 all included in the $1,000 off per couple limited-time offer.**

Sample Globus' Italy & Spain 2011 Getaways:
- Family Vacation Ciao, Italia! (7 days), priced from $1,889*
- A Taste of Italy (7 days), priced from $1,499*
- Italy's Great Cities (8 days), priced from $1,539*
- Italy at Leisure (10 days), priced from $2,339*
- Italian Mosaic (13 days), priced from $2,199*
- The Best of Italy & Sicily (15 days), priced from $2,929*
- Spectacular Spain (9 days), priced from $1,339*
- Spanish Fiesta (14 days), priced from $2,039*
- Spain, Portugal & Morocco (16 days), priced from $2,479*

*Land-only; Price does NOT reflect the early-booking deal

** Book a 2011 Globus Italy or Spain air-inclusive vacation to receive the $500 off per person offer. In order to receive the offer, booking must be made and paid in full between September 15 and November 30, 2010 for travel between January 1 and October 31, 2011. Offer not valid with any other offer. Journeys Club members do not need to pay in full to receive the offer. Applies to new 2011 bookings only, and offer will not be applied to pre-existing bookings. Offer reliant on space availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply.