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Just a Week Away Vacations

Just a Week Away Vacations

Want to travel overseas but have limited time? Traveling on weekends, you can experience some of Europe’s and Africa’s most fascinating destinations in just a week. Cosmos offers affordable, shorter vacations to exciting places—like England, Greece, and Egypt—and with Cosmos, you never have to compromise. On Cosmos escorted tours, you’ll see the sights and have time to explore on your own. So pack your bags and discover the destinations of your dreams.

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2014 Tours  

Cairo, Alexandria & the Mediterranean (6770)

Cairo, Alexandria & the Mediterranean
Starting at: $999.00 (not including airfare)*
8 days from Cairo to Cairo

A mesmerizing country of ancient civilization, Egypt’s culture and mysterious past fascinate generation after generation. Your journey begins in Cairo, the most populated metro area in Africa. See the Sphinx, Valley Temple, and the great Giza pyramids. Enjoy the included guided visit of the National Egyptian Museum as well as Coptic Cairo and the Saladin Citadel. Follow the Nile Delta to Alexandri ...More
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Jewels of Spain & Portugal (6790)

Jewels of Spain & Portugal
Starting at: $999.00 (not including airfare)*
9 days from Madrid to Madrid

This exciting adventure introduces you to the fascinating major cities of the Iberian Peninsula, many of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Begin with an overnight in the Spanish capital of Madrid. Then, visit fortified Avila and pretty Salamanca, pearls of the Castile region, and cross the Serra da Estrela into Portugal to reach Coimbra, a charming hillside town that overlooks the Mondego Riv ...More
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Tunisian Adventure (6760)

Tunisian Adventure
Starting at: $999.00 (not including airfare)*
8 days from Tunis to Tunis

From Berber villages and historical architecture to spectacular rocky gorges, Tunisia’s enchanting blend of European sophistication and Arabian exoticism awaits you. Visit the best-preserved Roman remains at Dougga, see the Andalusian-looking port village of Sidi-Dou-Said, and ancient Carthage. From Tunis, continue to Monastir, impressive El Djem with its Roman Colosseum, and Sfax on the Gulf of ...More
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British Panorama (9020)

British Panorama
Starting at: $999.00 (not including airfare)*
9 days from London to London

This exciting vacation is a delightful introduction to the history and culture of England, Scotland, and Wales. Begin your trip in London with a full day to discover the city’s landmarks on your own or to take an optional tour. Then, visit the market town of Stamford and York, England’s most complete medieval city. See a section of Hadrian’s Wall, the Roman coast-to-coast defense against marauding ...More
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A Taste of Scotland (9030)

A Taste of Scotland
Starting at: $999.00 (not including airfare)*
7 days from London to London

Immerse yourself in Scottish hospitality on this amazing vacation. Board your motorcoach in London and head north, crossing the Scottish border and arriving in Edinburgh for two overnights. Here, guided sightseeing includes the mighty castle, where you admire Scotland’s Crown Jewels. On to St. Andrews, home of golf; Braemar, home of the Royal Highland Games for the past 900 years; and Royal Deesid ...More
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A Taste of Ireland (9100)

A Taste of Ireland
Starting at: $1,039.00 (not including airfare)*
6 days from Dublin to Dublin

An ideal introduction to the Emerald Isle for first-time visitors who have limited time to spare. Begin in Dublin, the bustling Irish capital, with an overnight and orientation drive that includes O’Connell Street, St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and Trinity College. You also have time to explore the city on your own. Head west for the popular seaside resort of Galway and over the limestone plateau known ...More
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Prague, Vienna & Budapest (6050)

Prague, Vienna & Budapest
Starting at: $1,099.00 (not including airfare)*
9 days from Munich to Munich

The rediscovered jewels of Imperial Europe are the focus of this popular vacation, which includes overnights in Munich, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, and Salzburg. In Prague, see the tolling of the Astronomical Clock, when a sinister medieval figure of Death emerges to pull the bell cord. Operating for over six centuries, this is a highlight of any trip to Prague. Also enjoy the sights, sounds, and ta ...More
Prague, Vienna & Budapest
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Greek Odyssey (6500)

Greek Odyssey
Starting at: $1,159.00 (not including airfare)*
8 days from Athens to Athens

Greece is a fascinating country with a long history and many fascinating traditions. This vacation features the major sites, starting in Athens with its Acropolis and lively Plaka district dotted with cafés and archaeological findings. Discover Meteora with its extraordinary monasteries built atop rock formations; ancient Delphi, site of the Delphic Oracle; and Olympia, site of the first Olympic G ...More
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Madrid & Andalusia (6810)

Madrid & Andalusia
Starting at: $1,179.00 (not including airfare)*
8 days from Madrid to Madrid

This vacation covers the heart of Andalusia, a region known for its vibrant colors, passionate flamenco, good food, and friendly people. From Madrid, travel to the old walled city of Toledo, then into the heart of Don Quixote’s La Mancha to Cordoba, where the Moors left an impressive mark with its fabulous Mezquita. Carry on to Seville, laid back and bustling at the same time, with its Roman and M ...More
Madrid & Andalusia
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Jewels of France (4750)

Jewels of France
Starting at: $1,199.00 (not including airfare)*
8 days from Paris to Paris

Experience the sites and landmarks of northern France, starting in Paris, the “City of Light.” Enjoy a visit to Notre Dame Cathedral and a guided orientation of the city’s main highlights: the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, and more. Visit Giverny with its splendid Monet Gardens, see Rouen with its impressive cathedral, admire Normandy’s striking coastline with memories of D-Day, and relive Willia ...More
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The Magic of the Italian Lakes (6320)

The Magic of the Italian Lakes
Starting at: $1,319.00 (not including airfare)*
8 days from Milan to Lake Maggiore

Discover the heart of the Italian lakes on this magnificent getaway. Your vacation begins in Milan, one of the world’s fashion capitals and home to the splendid baroque Duomo. Heading east, your first stop on Lake Garda is the spa town of Sirmione at the foot of the Alps. Relax at one of the lakeside cafés and try the fabulous gelato. After two overnights in the Lake Garda area, visit Romeo and Ju ...More
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Jewels of Poland (6080)

Jewels of Poland
Starting at: $1,319.00 (not including airfare)*
8 days from Warsaw to Warsaw

Rich cultural heritage, fascinating history, and beautiful landscapes make Poland an interesting place to discover. This brilliant getaway begins in the Polish capital of Warsaw. Explore the port city of Gdansk, capital of amber processing, and visit nearby Torun, where Copernicus was born and which boasts an impressive Teutonic Knights’ castle. Spend a night in romantic Poznan, then stop at the h ...More
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Irish Explorer (9200)

Irish Explorer
Starting at: $1,349.00 (not including airfare)*
9 days from Dublin to Dublin

Explore Ireland in depth and hear exciting stories of its rich history, legends, and myths. Begin your trip in Dublin, Ireland’s capital, with an orientation drive that introduces you to the major attractions. Head north through the Boyne Valley and the Mountains of Mourne to Downpatrick, and on to Belfast, the vibrant capital of Northern Ireland. Take the scenic route along the Antrim coast to dr ...More
Irish Explorer
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Leisurely Tuscany & Rome (6200)

Leisurely Tuscany & Rome
Starting at: $1,359.00 (not including airfare)*
8 days from Rome to Rome

This fascinating itinerary focuses on Italy’s most celebrated treasures: the “Eternal City” of Rome and the verdant hilly landscape of Tuscany. Your vacation begins with two overnights in Rome and guided sightseeing that introduces you to the city’s highlights. Traveling northward, your base in Tuscany is the spa town of Montecatini, where you’ll spend four nights. It is ideally situated for disco ...More
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Jewels of Slovenia & Croatia (6740)

Jewels of Slovenia & Croatia
Starting at: $1,399.00 (not including airfare)*
8 days from Ljubljana to Ljubljana

Surround yourself in the greens and blues of this exhilarating vacation! Discover the lush forests and countryside of Slovenia and the Adriatic Sea along the Croatian coast. Add to this the breathtaking natural wonders of the Postojna Caves, Plitvice National Park, and the Neretva Gorges, as well as man-made splendors of the historical city centers in Zadar, Split, and Dubrovnik. See the rebuilt M ...More
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Wales & Ireland (9040)

Wales & Ireland
Starting at: $1,449.00 (not including airfare)*
9 days from London to London

Explore the best of Ireland, Wales, and England on this exciting vacation. Begin your trip with free time in London, then head out to explore enigmatic Stonehenge, and elegant Georgian Bath with its famous Roman ruins. Overnight is in Bristol, where John Cabot set sail to discover America in 1497. Cross into Wales and enjoy an orientation drive in Cardiff, the capital city. Motor through rich dair ...More
Wales & Ireland
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The Splendors of Italy (6400)

The Splendors of Italy
Starting at: $1,539.00 (not including airfare)*
9 days from Rome to Rome

Italy—a country without compare. Explore the maze of streets in Venice, and discover hidden treasures and restaurants in their back alleys. Stand in awe as you admire the Leaning Tower of Pisa, one of Italy’s most famous must-see wonders. Have your camera ready as you explore Rome’s historical sites, including the Colosseum—the amphitheater used for gladiatorial contests and public spectacles duri ...More
The Splendors of Italy
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Rome, Sorrento & Capri (6310)

Rome, Sorrento & Capri
Starting at: $1,589.00 (not including airfare)*
9 days from Rome to Rome

Begin this extraordinary vacation with three nights in Rome, included guided city sightseeing, visits to the Colosseum and Roman Forum, and plenty of leisure time to explore on your own. Leaving Rome, visit Mount Vesuvius to see its crater before spending two nights on the romantic Isle of Capri, a traditional mecca for the jet set. Enjoy two nights in Sorrento, the lively seaside resort facing th ...More
Rome, Sorrento & Capri
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Moscow & St. Petersburg (6960)

Moscow & St. Petersburg
Starting at: $1,799.00 (not including airfare)*
8 days from Moscow to St. Petersburg

Discover the best of Russia on this vacation that focuses on the old and new capitals. Spend three overnights each in Moscow and St. Petersburg with a good balance of organized activities and free time to explore as you please. In Moscow, visit Red Square, the Kremlin and one of its cathedrals, and take a short ride on the Metro to see the famous stations. Admire the Trinity Monastery of St. Sergi ...More
Moscow & St. Petersburg
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Grand Tour of Switzerland (6020)

Grand Tour of Switzerland
Starting at: $1,899.00 (not including airfare)*
10 days from Zürich to Zürich

Discover the wonders of this extraordinary country: unspoiled scenery, majestic peaks, sparkling lakes, and cities with cosmopolitan flair. Begin with an overnight in Zürich, then travel through the hilly landscapes to Appenzell with a stop in the tiny Principality of Liechtenstein. Enjoy pastoral “Heidiland” on your way to the glamorous St. Moritz resort. Marvel at the breathtaking views on the i ...More
Grand Tour of Switzerland
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Scenic Switzerland by Train (6010)

Scenic Switzerland by Train
Starting at: $2,329.00 (not including airfare)*
9 days from Zürich to Zürich

This is truly a different way to discover Switzerland! Marvel at spectacular scenery from the first-class carriages of the Swiss train network, with rides on the GoldenPass Panoramic train, Glacier Express, Bernina Express, and the Gornergrat open-air cogwheel train. Your vacation begins with an overnight in Zürich, then on to Lucerne, the delightful medieval town with its famous wooden bridge. Tr ...More
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* The "STARTING AT" price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per passenger based on double occupancy and does not include airfare. Some vacations require intra-vacation flights (and in some cases intra-vacation segments must be purchased from Cosmos).


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