National Geographic : 1970 Mar
THE BEST WAY TO SEE EUROPE IS ON A GUIDED TOUR. The nicest thing about a TWA guided tour of Europe is that practically everything is planned for you. It's based on the idea that having a schedule and sticking to it is the most efficient way of seeing Europe. That way, you won't remember a place you wanted to see when you're on the plane going home. See Europe With A European. The person who arranges your sightseeing is a local host. Since he's a European, he understands what makes the local people tick. And he speaks the local language. Fortunately, he also speaks your language. The first time you'll see him is when he meets you at the airport and takes you to your hotel. Meet An American In Paris. Incidentally, the ride to the hotel gives you an opportunity to meet the other people on the tour. One of the things people remember about our guided tours is how they got to know people from back home. A Day In The Life Of A Guided Tour. A typical day on a guided tour of Paris could be something like this. First, you have breakfast at the hotel from 9 to 10. At 10, a tour guide takes you to the Eiffel Tower. A Walking Encyclopedia. You soon discover that the tour guide is a walking encyclopedia. "The Eiffel Tower, built in 1889, is 1,000 feet high, and weighs 15,000,000 pounds:' Then he might recommend a restaurant for lunch. Like Fouquet's, and make your mouth water by describing their langouste. Rest for a while on the ride back to the hotel. Because you'll be taken to the Louvre in the afternoon. And the Theatre National Populaire at night. Champagne Taste On A Beer Budget. A two-week TWA Bonus Adventure Tour like this would take you to Lisbon, Madrid, Paris and London. Prices start at $429? Which includes air fare to Europe and between cities, hotels, private bath, breakfast, and basic sightseeing. After you shop around, you'll realize that TWA tours give you a lot of extras without making you pay extra for them. (Maybe that's why our scheduled flights flew more people to Europe last year than any other airline's.) Of course, this isn't the only guided tour we have. In fact, TWA has a Bonus Adventure Tour for you no matter where you want to go, what you want to see, and how much or how little you want to spend. To have someone take care of the details for you, see your travel agent or TWA. By now, it should be obvious that a TWA guided tour is the best way to see Europe. After all, people who are on vacation shouldn't have to be bothered with details. *Includes 14/21 day Group Inclusive Tour economy air fare from New York. Price effective March 15, 1970.