Art & History
1 year ago
Vinho Verde is a wine with unique characteristics and flavors. From the 12thC, there were the stirrings of wine culture. Viticulture will have remained incipient until the 12th-13thC, when wine has become a definite part of people’s lives in Entre-Douro-e-Minho. You will explore this culture on this tour with a visit to two wine farms!
Explore central and southern Taiwan and discover the beautiful countryside scenery on this 4-day tour from Taipei starting in Nantou, the second largest county in Taiwan where tourists from all over the world travel to observe the astonishing view of its hills and mountains. During the tour, you will be taken to Kaohsiung, the home to many skyscrapers, beautiful parks and its focal point, the Love River. Sit comfortably and hear interesting anecdotes and enlightening commentary about the sites, culture and local life in Taiwan.
Take a walk around the picturesque riverside town of Szentendre, known as the Painters’ Town, on this unique tour. Built on medieval ruins, this small baroque town lies at the mouth of the Danube Bend and has become a popular destination for visitors and locals alike. Here you will go on a walking tour along the cobbled narrow streets, passing baroque houses and churches within the historical center. You will also try lángos, a delicious Hungarian specialty of fried flatbread with different toppings such as sour cream with grated cheese, powdered sugar or different types of jam. After your tour, you could go shopping or on an optional visit to some of the town's museums such as the famous Margit Kovács Ceramic Museum or the Confectionery Museum with marzipan figures. You could also browse around or buy some gifts and souvenirs before returning to Budapest by boat (depending on the time of your travel).
Discover Taiwan's scenic wonders and heavenly towns on this tour from Taipei. Admire the stunning landscapes of Sun Moon Lake and Alishan National Scenic Area with their marvelous natural attractions and observe their green mountains as well as the artistic beauty of Puli. Explore the native village of Ita Thao and on your final day, proceed to visit the newly opened Southern Branch of National Palace Museum where you will follow your expert guide for a cultural tour to see the precious court treasures and ancient artifacts.
Get ready to spend three remarkable days of cultural exploration in the three top destinations in Southern Taiwan. Explore the harbor city of Kaohsiung where you will learn about Buddhism and observe the historical architecture of its temples. Admire the natural beauty of Kenting National Park and stroll through several historical sites in the ancient capital city of Tainan.