Collette Vacations Finds Increased Family Interest in Europe04/13/2011 - Families lured by Royal Wedding media coverage and desire for culturally-rich travel see Europe as prime summer destination and Collette Family Vacations delivers with two highly inclusive tours.
Pawtucket, Rhode Island ... Collette Family Vacations has two family-friendly vacations showcasing popular European cities of London, Paris, Rome and Venice. Whether it is the upcoming Royal Wedding in England scheduled for the end of the month or the fact that Europe is filled with rich history, Collette Vacations has seen an uptick in bookings to Europe the past several weeks as families are looking to make their summer plans now. Collette’s London and Paris and Italy family vacations provide parents and grandparents traveling with children the opportunity to make lifelong memories while learning about European history and traditions.
The London and Paris Family Adventure supplies families with educational, culturally engaging and entertaining activities to fill this 8 day trip. Families can view the Crown Jewels during a tour of the Tower of London; enjoy French cuisine while they dine at the Eiffel Tower; visit the Palace and Garden of Versailles; take a ride on the London Eye; visit Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace; and see a London theater performance.
Italy is always a popular vacation destination and it continues to thrive in 2011. Italy Family Discovery provides families the opportunity to grow closer while learning about Roman history and indulging in Italian cuisine. This 9 day tour features Rome, Pisa, Florence, and Venice. Included activities are a pasta making class and a ride on the Eurostar train. To enhance a child’s visit to the Colosseum in Rome, a trip to the Roman Gladiator School is featured where the young and young at heart can try on the official gear of the gladiator and practice combat exercises. In Venice, the fun continues when Collette provides the map and clues for a family-style scavenger hunt.
For more information, visit www.collettevacations.com and click on the family tours tab.
Collette Vacations is a family-owned business headquartered in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, and enjoys the distinction of being the oldest major tour operator in the United States. For over 90 years, our team of travel enthusiasts has fulfilled millions of vacation dreams. We offer 125 programs to destinations on all 7 continents. Travelers can choose from small group tours, educational travel, family vacations, train journeys, river cruises and vacations that feature a Collette Foundation site visit. With knowledgeable, professional tour managers, an industry-leading No Worries Cancellation Waiver, and complimentary roundtrip home to airport sedan service with air-inclusive reservations, Collette Vacations makes seeing the world simple and hassle-free.