Insight’s 2014/15 Europe Autumn, Winter, Spring collection 
includes Spain, Morocco, Eastern Med

TORONTO — Insight Vacations has launched its 2014/15 Europe Autumn, Winter & Spring (AWS) collection, including the Eastern Mediterranean and Christmas Markets.

Clients can take advantage of an Early Payment Discount of up to 7.5% on select 2014/15 Europe Autumn, Winter & Spring tours when they book and pay in full by July 17, 2014.

“Our guests can look forward to staying in the most distinctive hotels throughout Europe, enjoy authentic Signature Experiences with passionate characters such as farmers and artists, and taste the local specialties and produce of the regions they visit,” said Cris David, president, Insight Vacations Canada.

“Milder weather, smaller crowds and more opportunities to enjoy the sights uninterrupted, along with a 24% savings over our summer European offerings makes travelling to Europe with Insight during this time of year more enjoyable and offers travellers the best value.”

The new Europe AWS collection includes 34 holidays featuring a host of Signature Experiences, Signature Dining and signature hotel properties while providing incredible value to clients travelling during these seasons.

Signature Experiences include a paella-cooking demonstration in Valencia with a master chef and a visit to a strudel house in Budapest to learn the art of making this Hungarian delicacy.

Insight’s signature properties include the luxurious Hilton Molino Stucky Venice offering uninterrupted views of the lagoon, the unique Art Nouveau Palace Hotel in Prague embodying elegant Viennese façades and the superbly located Melia Castilla Madrid, located minutes from Paseo de la Castellana.

The 16-day Treasures of Turkey starts in Istanbul, renowned for its archeological wonders and historic centre partially designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

While here, travellers have the opportunity to explore this glorious city and can visit the Blue Mosque, named for the coloured tiles adorning interior walls.

On a Signature Experience aboard a cruise of the Bosphorus Strait, one of the world’s busiest waterways, clients will have picturesque views of the fishing villages and life on water.

In Cappadocia, clients will enjoy the music and tradition of the people with a folklore show over a dinner of local Turkish fare. They will explore the underground cities of Göreme, where rock cut churches and fairytale chimneys can be found.

On the Silk Road, passengers stop in Konya to see the Whirling Dervishes and visit a 13th century Caravanserai. While in Canakkale, clients will stay at an Insight signature property, the five-star luxury Kolin Hotel with views of The Dardanelles Strait.

Insight’s 10-day Best of Morocco trip meanwhile takes clients from the Casablanca with its big city sights, to the snowcapped High Atlas Mountains, to Ouarzazate – considered the film capital of Morocco – where Hollywood pictures such as Lawrence of Arabia and Star Wars have been filmed.

And clients who want to indulge in ‘la bella vita’ will enjoy Easy Pace Italy, an 11-day journey from Rome to Venice, spending time in Florence along the way.

Signature Experiences include VIP entrance to the Vatican Museums and the Renaissance Bramante Staircase, and seeing the Forum and the Colosseum and Rome.

For more information, visit insightvacations.com or contact your local sales manager.