Tours

10 days, 9 nights, June 11-20, 2020, with local historians. Highlights: Coach from Paris, France, to WWI battle site Château-Thierry/Reims/in BELGIUM, WWII’s Battle of the Bulge sites, including Manhay, Hotton, McAuliffe Square/Patton’s grave in LUXEMBOURG/through GERMANY’s Rhine Valley to Eagle’s Nest/Berchtesgaden/Dachau/Nazi sites in Munich. $3,500 per person, double occupancy (ppdo). Single supp., $600. Valor Tours (Sausalito, CA; 800/842-4504, www.valortours.com...

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CORRECTION — This 11-day, 9-night tour of SPAIN and FRANCE (Jan. ’20, pg. 46) is offered by the Archaeological Institute of America (Walpole, NH; 800/748-6262), whose correct URL is www.aiatours.org.

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8-day, 7-night “medium”-level hiking trip in northern SPAIN, July 19-26, 2020. Average 6-10 miles per day. Highlights: From Oviedo to Ubiñas Mountains in Quirós for base camp in restored 15th-century farmhouse/explore 200-year-old grain mills, cider press/Somieda Nat’l Park/local markets, cooking demonstrations/mountain village of Cortes. From €1,400 (near $1,564) ppdo. Single supp., €400 ($447). Spanish Steps (Aspen, CO; 877/787-9255, www.spanishsteps.com).

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Riding the rocky trails of Croatia’s Krk Island. Photo courtesy of H+I Adventures

8-day, 7-night “intermediate”-level e-bike tour, May 17-24, June 21-28 & Aug. 29-Sept. 5, 2020. Average 20 miles per day. Highlights: Transfer from Trieste, Italy, to Buje, Croatia, via Slovenia for e-bike fitting/Parenzana trail to 12th-century Grožnjan/medieval Motovun/Buzet, “Istrian truffle capital”/Bale, dating from Roman times/Krk and Rab islands for coastal trails, beaches, swimming. $3,698 ppdo. Single supp., $798. Bike rental, $776. H+I Adventures (...

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8 days, 7 nights in western TURKEY, May 16-23 & Sept. 26-Oct. 3, 2020. Highlights: Board gulet at Mediterranean port of Göcek/hike Faralya to Kabak/2,500-year-old ruins of Sidyma/ancient burial grounds in Üçag˘iz/Ottoman castle at Kale/ruins at Patara/cross Babadagˆ mountain for view of Butterfly Valley/“ghost town” of Kayaköy. £2,465 ($3,224) ppdo. Single supp., £645 ($844). Peter Sommer Travels (Monmouth, Wales, UK; in US & Can., 855/443-3027, www....

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10-day, 9-night trek in CHINA led by explorer-author Jeff Fuchs, Nov. 6-15, 2020. Group limit, 10. Highlights: Mekong River for stilted houses in Ganlanba, Dai village, Menghai Market/Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Shangri-la’s Old Town/taste butter and “pickled” teas along caravan road/near Napahai Lake, see artisans creating black clay pottery. From $7,100 ppdo. Single supp., $1,105. WildChina (Beijing, China; in US, 888/902-8808, www.wildchina.com).

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11-day, 10-night birding tour in PERU, July 1-11, 2020. Group limit, 7. Highlights: Fly from Lima to Tarapoto/Huallaga River for pheasant cuckoo/marvellous spatuletail hummingbird at Lago Pomacochas/Morro de Calzada nature preserve, home to western puffbird, black-faced tanager/Abra Patricia Reserve for tiny, long-whiskered owlet/Moyobamba for orchids, hummingbirds. $5,250 ppdo. Single supp., $420. WINGS Birding Tours Worldwide (Tucson, AZ; 866/547-9868, www.wingsbirds.com).

 7 days, 6 nights in ENGLAND. Departures May 3 & 24, July 12, Aug. 2, 9 & 16, 2020. Highlights: In London, Hampton Court Palace for tour of Henry VIII’s apartments, Hampton Court Maze/Windsor Castle/Cliveden estate, former home of Astors/Highclere Castle (aka Downton Abbey)/on River Thames, Stanley Spencer home in historic village of Cookham/Christ Church at Oxford. Cabins from $5,850 per person, double occupancy (ppdo). Single supp., $1,800. European Waterways (Berkshire...

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