Whether you’ve dreamed of peering out grand castle windows, gazing up to snow-dusted Alps, or glancing down on charming, twinkling villages, Cosmos makes it possible to take a page from your favourite fairytales on an affordable holiday package in Europe. Like a storybook unfolding, these storied sights are waiting to be written into your next adventure, as Cosmos leads you to the bonnie Highlands of Scotland, the vine-clad hills of Tuscany, and the lively promenades of Spain. Legends and lore come to life from London to Lucerne while your own travel stories take shape. Beyond the cathedrals and cafes and the palaces and pubs, centuries of storybook settings await your new discoveries in the Old World – because only Cosmos helps you explore Europe without spending a King’s ransom.
Pack your tweed and tartans for a Cosmos tour of Britain! From the castles and cathedrals of London, Edinburgh, and Cardiff to the charming pubs on every corner, you’ll experience the best of England, the Scottish Highlands and Lowlands, and the enchanting villages and valleys of Wales. Visit prehistoric Stonehenge, the battlefield of Culloden Moor, Shakespeare’s birthplace of Stratford-upon-Avon, and The Beatles’ home city of Liverpool. Our Great Britain tours conquer the must-sees, with a generous serving of new discoveries for good measure.
Stunning scenery, rich history, and cities that need no introduction... capture the best of Central and Eastern Europe on an affordable Cosmos tour. Raise a stein in a biergarten in Munich, shop for souvenirs in Prague, or savour a slice or two of Sachertorte in Vienna. Head further East and experience life in the eclectic capitals of Bulgaria and Serbia, be enchanted by the idyllic coastlines of Croatia, and get lost in the countless castles of Romania.
Tastes & Traditions of France
Superb scenery, rolling vineyards and centuries-old château? Oui! From the City of Light to the sunlit regions of Normandy and the Loire Valley, discover la vie en rose on our Cosmos tours of France. Tiptoe through the tulips at Claude Monet’s rainbow-coloured gardens, immerse yourself in ancient Roman history in Arles, float down castle hallways in dreamy Châteaux country, or stroll along the picture-perfect Promenade des Anglais in Nice. It all awaits on a Tour de France with Cosmos!
Into the Storybook
Spectacular scenery, storybook settings, fascinating history, and world-class beer and bratwurst... now this is Germany! On a Cosmos Germany tour, you'll capture the castles, cobblestones, and cathedrals, as well as the gleaming cities of Frankfurt, Berlin, and Munich; the green vineyards of the Rhine Valley; and the fairytale forests of Bavaria. From a cruise on the romantic Rhine River to visiting King Ludwig II's 19th-century Neuschwanstein Castle, get ready to experience the grand magic of Germany on a value-based Cosmos tour.
Gods & Goddesses of the Greek Isles
From Asopos to Zeus, Greece is everything. From sun-drenched ruins and sparkling waters to sea-speckled islands and socially thriving squares, a Cosmos Greece tour needs to be at the top of your bucket list! Discover the magic and mythology of the mighty Acropolis in Athens, learn about the first Olympic Games in Olympia, and step back into the Middle Ages in Mystra. Complete your holiday with an Aegean Sea cruise and sail the glorious Greek Isles, topped off with a scenic stop in Turkey’s sparkling Kusadasi coast.
A Pot 'O Gold on the Emerald Isle
Rich histories, medieval villages, soulful cities, and the most breathtaking scenery... there’s nothing quite like Ireland. From winding paths to windswept cliffs, uncover the Emerald Isle’s most celebrated sites on an affordable Cosmos tour. Explore Ireland’s lush landscapes, including the 203-metre Cliffs of Moher, the spectacular Ring of Kerry, and awe-inspiring Giant's Causeway. Kiss the legendary "Blarney Stone", visit the House of Waterford Crystal, and explore Ireland's exciting cities. An affordable tour of Ireland that's worth its weight in gold!
From the historic piazzas of Rome to the pastel-tinted fishing villages of Cinque Terre, the quiet back alleys of Assisi to the vine-clad hills of Tuscany, and the sweet views of Lake Como to the world-class art of Florence, unlock the best and brightest sights of Italy with Cosmos. Stroll through the medieval-walled city of Siena, ponder the curious tilt at the Tower of Pisa, sample traditional Neapolitan pizza in Naples, and step back in time in Pompeii. A Cosmos Italy tour will have you living la dolce vita in every way.
Serene lakes, extraordinary fjords, ancient Viking trails and culture-rich cities... Cosmos makes it easy to discover Scandinavia and the Baltics. Cruise on Norway’s striking Sognefjord, visit Sweden’s fairytale Gripsholm Castle, explore the historic Old Towns of Vilnius, Riga, and Tallin, or take a breezy ferry ride across the Baltic Sea. From the bohemian hideaways of Copenhagen to the modern spaces of Stockholm, old meets new and tradition meets innovation on a Cosmos tour of Scandinavia.
Olé! Passion lives here, and a Cosmos Spain and Portugal Tour will take you direct to the heart of this spirit-enriching area of Europe. Feel the blood heat in your veins while exploring Spain’s dynamic capital Madrid, or be rejuvenated by the cool air in Grenada’s Alhambra gardens. Soak up the sun in Malaga and prepare to re-live vibrant Lisbon moments, over and over again. From little known charming hillside towns like Coimbra, to charismatic Seville, you’ll find the Spanish and Portuguese really know how to live.
Uncover bustling cities, chalet-dotted hillsides, and enchanting vistas on a Cosmos Switzerland tour. Feast on fondue in Gruyère, ride the highest open-air cog railway in Zermatt, and journey aboard the world-famous Bernina Express. From exploring the posh playgrounds of glitzy St. Moritz, sparkling Lake Lugano, and lively Lucerne to breathing in panoramic Alpine views on a world-renowned rail journey, there is so much to yodel about in sweet and scenic Switzerland.
If awe-stonishment was a location, you’d be drawn between Israel and Jordan. Travel back in time as you explore Caesarea and its ancient Roman Theatre or discover the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem which was built over the birthplace of Jesus Christ in Israel. Marvel at the ancient stone-carved cities and walk along the ancient trails in the Jordan Valley. Or lure in the sun and sea in stunning Tel Aviv or drink in the salty air of the Dead Sea. With a Cosmos Tour Director providing all the intel to these ancient lands, we make the simple special, giving you the freedom to create your own adventures and make memories that will last a lifetime during your Cosmos Israel and Jordan Tour.