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Year in Review: Walks In Europe’s Top 10 Highlight Tours of 2023

Year in Review: Walks In Europe’s Top 10 Highlight Tours of 2023


2023 Comes to an End!

As we say goodbye to an incredible year of exploration, Walks In Europe is thrilled to present the top 10 highlight tours that made 2023 an unforgettable journey for travelers.

From the enchanting canals of Venice to the historic treasures of Athens, each tour is crafted to immerse you in the beauty and culture of Europe.

Join us and discover Walks In Europe’s Top 10 Highlight Tours of 2023! Plus, don’t miss our quick tips for each tour to make your experience even more memorable…

1. Venice: Highlights Tour – St. Mark’s Basilica and Doge’s Palace

Embark on a journey through the timeless beauty of Venice. The tour takes you to the iconic St. Mark’s Basilica and the majestic Doge’s Palace, where history and art come to life in the heart of the city of canals. Discover the major highlights of Venice, led by an expert local guide, and enjoy the benefits of pre-reserved tickets!

Quick Tip: Explore the Doge’s Palace secret passages with ease by wearing comfortable, slip-resistant shoes for navigating the narrow and intriguing paths.

2. Florence Accademia and Duomo

Discover the artistic wonders of Florence with our tour of the Accademia Gallery and the renowned Duomo. Immerse yourself in the masterpieces of Michelangelo and witness the breathtaking architecture that defines this Renaissance gem.

Quick Tip: Capture the perfect photo of Michelangelo’s David by positioning yourself at a slight angle – it provides a unique perspective and helps avoid crowds.

3. Acropolis Guided Tour in Athens with Tickets

Step into the ancient world with our Acropolis Guided Tour in Athens with Tickets. Marvel at the Parthenon, explore the rich history of the Acropolis Museum and let our expert guides transport you back in time.

Quick Tip: Opt for an early morning tour to witness the sunrise over the Acropolis, creating a breathtaking backdrop for your exploration.

4. Istanbul Topkapi Palace and Harem

Uncover the rich history of Istanbul with our tour of the Topkapi Palace and Harem. Walk in the footsteps of sultans, admire the exquisite Ottoman architecture, and delve into the fascinating history of this vibrant city.

Quick Tip: While the tours cover the palace’s highlights, for a comprehensive experience, book a morning tour. This leaves your afternoon free to explore all sections at your leisure, ensuring you don’t miss a single captivating detail of Topkapi Palace.

5. Best of Pompeii Small Group Guided Tour with Tickets

Embark on a journey to the ruins of Pompeii, where history comes alive. Walks In Europe’s Small Group Guided Tour ensures an intimate experience as you explore the best-preserved archaeological site from the Roman era.

Quick Tip: Bring a sun hat, comfortable walking shoes, and a refillable water bottle to stay cool and hydrated while exploring the well-preserved ruins of Pompeii.

6. Heart of Rome Walking Tour with Pantheon and Trevi Fountain

Experience the eternal city with our Heart of Rome Walking Tour. Marvel at the Pantheon, toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain and stroll through historic streets that have witnessed centuries of history.

Quick Tip: Enjoy a gelato while sitting by the Trevi Fountain – a delightful way to soak in the atmosphere and beat the midday heat.

7. Verona: Food Tasting and Walking Tour with Cable Car

Discover the flavors of Verona on the Food Tasting and Walking Tour. From delectable local cuisine to a scenic cable car ride, this tour offers a perfect blend of gastronomy and breathtaking views.

Quick Tip: Pair Verona’s renowned Amarone wine with local cheese during your food tour for a delightful and authentic taste of the region.

8. Highlights of Lucca Small Group Guided Tour

Immerse yourself in the charm of Lucca with our small group guided tour. Explore medieval streets, discover hidden gems, and fall in love with the authenticity of this Tuscan gem.

Quick Tip: Climb one of Lucca’s medieval towers for panoramic views of the city – a unique vantage point that adds depth to your experience. And try the traditional “Buccellato” cake at the famous bakery.

9. Naples: Food Tasting and Small Group Highlights Walking Tour

Savor the flavors of Naples with the Food Tasting and Highlights Walking Tour. From pizza to the delicious Sfogliatella pastry dessert, this culinary adventure introduces you to the gastronomic delights of this vibrant city.

Quick Tip: Enhance your Naples Food Tasting and Highlights Walking Tour by joining the Veiled Christ and Historical Center Guided Tour. Keep in mind that the Cathedral is a sacred space, so for your visit, kindly wear clothing that covers the shoulders, knees, and belly as a mark of respect.

10. Sintra: Private Guided Tour for the Highlights – National Palace and Quinta da Regaleira

Embark on a private guided tour of Sintra, where fairy-tale palaces and enchanted gardens await. Explore the National Palace and Quinta da Regaleira, experiencing the magic of this UNESCO World Heritage site.

Quick Tip: Wear comfortable shoes with good traction for exploring the romantic gardens and underground tunnels of Quinta da Regaleira. Choose an intimate private walking tour for a more personalized experience.