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6 Reasons to Love Locarno, Home of our Swiss Ticino Untour

Biking Hiking and Walking Switzerland Ticino Train

May 23, 2017 by Untours Staff

Our Swiss Ticino Untour offers the perfect marriage of Italian romance and Swiss efficiency, with spectacular hikes, excellent train connections, and picturesque lakeside towns.    Here are 6 reasons to fall in love with Locarno, homebase of our Swiss Ticino Untour. 1. History   Locarno was settled before Roman times and was an important glass-making…  

10 Perfectly British Train Trips from London

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August 5, 2015 by Rachelwortmann

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…  

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

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August 4, 2015 by Untours Staff

There’s so much to see and do in France. Here’s our French Bucket List, a good place to begin. Strasbourg Centrally placed on the border of France and Germany, and an hour north of Switzerland, Strasbourg is truly a European epicenter. It is the official seat of  the European Parliament, home to the Council of Europe…  

Never Bored in the Netherlands: Top Nine Towns to Visit in Holland

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June 29, 2015 by Rachelwortmann

Never Bored in the Netherlands: Top Nine Towns to Visit in Holland Tucked between Germany and Belgium the happy country of Holland has quite a lot to offer. Alkmaar Known for its centuries-old cheese market, Alkmaar specializes in cheese but also hosts many fun museums. From the Dutch Cheese Museum, the Beatles Museum and the…  

Biking as a culture in Holland

Biking Holland Leiden

October 17, 2012 by Mtaussig

Hal Taussig, UnTours Founder, enjoying a bicycle ride, on a boat ride.  This photo was taken on along the Rhine, on our Rhine Untour in Germany, but Hal has been a Holland fan and  bicycle advocate since he gave his last car away forty some years ago!  When once asked if there was one Untour…  

Bikes, dikes and other delights of Holland: through the eyes of Holland Untourists, Patricia & Jay Edie

Biking Holland Leiden Untourist of the Week

October 15, 2012 by Mtaussig

Arial view of Leiden from LaPlace eating cafe on the top of the VD Department Store. Did you know that we have a wealth of Holland Untourists who’ve had wonderful trips to Holland and shared it on UnTours’ own social network, UnTours Cafe? Here’s a sample: Patricia and Jay Edie have writing a wonderful Triplog,…