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Art of Andalusia: Islamic History and Architecture of Spain

November 27th, 2018

In some ways, Spain is one of the most diverse nations on the European continent. Depending on where you are in the country, you might hear Spanish spoken around you as well as other, much different tongues – Basque, French, Arabic, and more. Currently those of Arabic heritage living in the country constitute a small,... Read more »

The Legacy of Chilean Art and Literature

August 30th, 2018

Chile is a land of diverse and stunning landscapes, from rugged coastlines to vast deserts, soaring peaks, and everything in between. Equally varied and enthralling is the art, literature, and music of this South American nation. If you join Chile’s Coastal Vistas and Vineyards biking adventure with VBT, you’ll have the chance to explore the... Read more »

Great Sculptures of Europe

February 27th, 2017

Many VBT vacations to Europe include stops in cities with world famous museums – either on the trip or on our optional pre- or post-trip extensions. We wanted to provide a list for you of some of the great sculptures that you could see along your journeys. Some are masterpieces that cannot be missed and... Read more »

Visit Locales Where French Impressionists Painted Their Masterpieces with VBT

March 14th, 2014

Impressionist art was a movement spawned in the 19th century by a group of French painters that emphasized colors, lighting and the essence of time passage in the works which often featured outdoor landscapes and depicted human movement rather than still portraits—a new artistic concept for the times. French Impressionist painters like Renoir, Sisley and... Read more »

Discover the Art of Tuscany on a Biking or Walking Tour with VBT

January 24th, 2014

Looking for VBT Walking Vacations? All VBT Walking Vacations have moved to our sister company, Country Walkers. The same tours you know and love, plus exciting new itineraries, are available to book through their website. Tuscany is deeply rooted in the Italian Renaissance and consequently, is home to vast troves of amazing Renaissance art whether... Read more »

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