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The Robinsons Fell Hard for the Swiss Hasliberg, and We Have the Photos to Prove It!

on Fri, 06/02/2017 - 13:27
The Hasliberg, Switzerland, Swiss Untour

Meet the Robinsons. Paul and Eleanor recently traveled to Switzerland with us, spending two weeks on the Swiss Heartland Untour.

 
As Paul said when he returned from their trip:
 
"We have been on other structured tours in Europe. They have been great, but this one was super great. Why? We could check the weather and determine what we wanted to do. We could attend a concert we just heard about and could work it into our schedule. We could take a morning 'off' the last week just to catch up on journals.
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Mountains and Music: Q & A with our Salzburg staffer, Vera

on Mon, 08/01/2016 - 17:13
Vera and guests on the Austria Untour in Salzburg

The hills are alive, with the sound of music! You've seen the movie, but do you know about the lovely city of Salzburg that the film took place in? Firstly, most locals aren't wearing clothing made from curtains, but there is an amazing presence of history, art, music, and nature. It's a smaller city that allows Untourists to take it in piece by piece, without being overwhelming. Curious to learn more about this Untours location? We talked with our local guide, Vera, about why Salzburg is fantastic and what Untourists can look forward to seeing and experiencing! (She's the one on the right in

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10 Perfectly British Train Trips from London

on Wed, 08/05/2015 - 11:53
10 British Train Trips from London England on your Untours

10 British Train Trips from London

Although we adore London, sometimes the city is so bustling that we long for slow, small-town, English living. This is why we've compiled a list of our top 10 favorite English towns to visit by train from London. All of these can be enjoyed in a day, offering a peaceful getaway before exploring the remainder of the history, art, and culture of the English capital.

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Beyond Bérets and Baguettes: Top 11 Places to Go in France

on Tue, 08/04/2015 - 11:05
Beyond Berets and Baguettes: French Untours shows you the top 11 places to see in france

There's so much to see and do in France. Here's our French Bucket List, a good place to begin.

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Your Swiss Bucket List: All the Towns, Mountains, and Lakes to See in Switzerland

on Fri, 07/31/2015 - 12:30
Top 13 Things to See in Switzerland Untours

It’s no secret that here at Untours we love Switzerland. It’s where Untours started over 40 years ago with the Heartland and Oberland programs, also where we have expanded to Ticino. Switzerland truly has it all: beautiful mountain landscapes, rich traditions and culture, gorgeous lakes, and outstanding train service. With borders touching Austria, Germany, France, and Italy, Switzerland offers the ultimate central location to continue exploring Europe on Untour Samplers. Clearly we think the world of Switzerland so below we’ve compiled our Top 13 Things to See in Switzerland.

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The Best of Greece: Towns, Archaeological Sites, Wineries and Museums

on Thu, 07/30/2015 - 09:10
The best of greece: towns, wineries and museums

When considering a vacation to Greece most tourists focus on the islands, and although they are gorgeous, many overlook the beauty that is mainland Greece. From Athens, Thessaloniki, and the Peloponnese, Greece is more than its islands. I’ve compiled a list of the top places to see across Greece, many of which I experienced during my 4 months there, some I have yet to conquer!

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Slow food? Slow travel? Slow Italy? I'll take Umbria!

on Fri, 01/31/2014 - 00:00
Castelluccio, an easy day trip on the Umbria Untour

Umbria offers a more laid back, off-road experience of Italy. It is a hotbed of slow food. Its bucolic farm settings make it a perfect choice for slow travel relaxation. With its warm people and beautiful local joys, it is slow Italy as its best.