Armenia Monastery A+XThere are still pockets of availability on some of the best escorted luxury tours this summer. The following journeys are part of the Travcoa collection, a series of extremely high-end, personally escorted journeys that have proper pacing, the best available guides, and hotels and meals of five-star quality. Based in California, Travcoa operates tours at the upper end of the quality and price scale:

Mystery, Legend & Tradition: Romania & Bulgaria – Journey through Romania, enjoy the chills of listening to the legend of Dracula at Bran, a gothic fortress on the edge of the mysterious moors of Transylvania. In Bulgaria, Europe’s oldest Christian state, explore the ancient trade routes that enriched Eastern Europe.

• Highlights of Iceland – Discover looming glaciers and shimmering fjords, and learn about Iceland’s local history and culture at farms, workshops, and in the cosmopolitan capital of Reykjavík. If you are planning to go to Iceland, it is highly recommended to get an iceland camper rental to be able to explore the country on your own without having to pay for a place to stay.

The Royal Scotsman & Military Tattoo: Scotland – Discover Scotland’s colorful history and rugged landscape aboard the luxurious Royal Scotsman train, and journey to Edinburgh to take in the majesty of the Military Tattoo—an extraordinary concert event.

The Ultimate Italy Experience: Splendors of Sicily, Italy’s Heart & Soul, and Sole, Mare e Vino – Explore any one of these luxurious journeys, or go for a trifecta of back-to-back-to-back journeys for a deeply immersive Italian experience. See all that Italy has to offer, from viewing the unforgettable art collection at the Vatican to tasting cannolo, Sicily’s sinful dessert.

Images of Ireland – Explore the homeland of one of America’s most celebrated immigrant communities. Kiss the Blarney Stone and discover the 4th-century Rock of Cashel church and tower. Witness Ireland’s breathtaking vistas during a drive along the 40-mile Ring of Kerry.

Kingdom of Sicily – Once a Greek colony, a Roman province, an Arab emirate, and a Norman kingdom, Sicily has been both a prize and a melting pot of cultures for 6,000 years. Explore Sicily’s ancient temples and ornate Baroque churches as you indulge in the sumptuous flavors of the Sicilian table.

Seductive Spain – Experience Spain’s rich heritage of art and architecture on a journey that touches the cornerstones of Spanish civilization. Among other highlights, walk the halls of El Prado, Spain’s magnificent art museum, and bask in the unique fusion of Moorish and Christian architecture in Granada.

Polish Odyssey – See the towering spires and parapets of Poland’s breathtaking cathedrals and churches, including Malbork Castle, a Gothic masterpiece. Visit the restored splendor of Warsaw and discover its wartime history.

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