A Taste of Life Ashore

Creative Culinary and Contemporary Lifestyle Shore Excursions in Europe for Discriminating Cruise Ship Guests

CHURCHILL & TUREN LTD. 

TAKES PRIDE IN PRESENTING OUR EXCLUSIVE MENU OF PRIVATE, LUXURY SHORE EXCURSIONS IN EUROPE

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AT LAST, PRIVATE SHORE EXCURSIONS THAT PROMISE: 

No museums, cathedrals, historic monuments or dry historical narration

Instead, you can now experience:

  • Visits to local food markets
  • The opportunity to interact with local residents
  • Visits to the most charming area villages
  • Real Estate Overviews (what things cost)
  • Contemporary Touring (what is ‘Real Life’ like in Italy or Spain)
  • Dining in authentic, local restaurants well off the tourist track
  • Cooking demonstrations and lessons
  • Insider shopping experiences
  • No bus touring
  • Escorts trained to explain contemporary life in their home city

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INTRODUCING THE LUXURY ALTERNATIVE TO CRUISE LINE BUS TOURS

Welcome to LUXURYASHORE.COM, an exciting, new way to experience contemporary life and food on an exclusive selection of private-driver shore excursions and unique pre and post cruise experiences presented exclusively for guests of Churchill & Turen Ltd.

Cruise lines limit their offerings to “one size fits all’ pre-arranged, large-group bus tours led by local guides detailing aspects of European history. But our LuxuryAshore private excursions provide something very different. Our company was launched to serve the needs of guests aboard the world’s top ten-rated cruise lines, guests who are seeking a hands-on approach to experimental touring and an understanding of one fundamental question:

IF WE WERE TO MOVE TO THIS COUNTRY TOMORROW – WHAT MIGHT OUR LIFE BE LIKE?”

Our exclusive pre and post hotel programs and in-port shore excursions are designed to help answer that very question. What do the locals eat in their homes? What are the current political, social, and economic issues facing local people, and how do they view the future of their country? What are the most popular television programs? How good is local education and health care? A Taste of Life Ashore allows you to delve deeper, gaining a greater understanding and sense of place.  And as we all tend to gather in the kitchen, food is an important component of the experience.  Go beyond the big cities and experience life in the small villages.

Each of our shore excursions and pre/post cruise programs is based on 2-4 Guests. Yes, we could make a nice profit filling up 45 passenger motor coaches, but we would never be able to achieve the level of immersion and discussion with our specially-trained guides on a group tour. We would never be granted authorization to enter the kitchens and the homes of locals anxious to share with you their ‘real life.’ There is an expense to experience destinations in this manner, but the value added through personalized service, unique experiences and insights of Europe’s most sought-after private guides is unparalleled.

HOW DO I BOOK THESE UNIQUE EXPERIENCES?

Simply contact Angela or Richard Turen or any member of our award-winning Concierge Team. We will be pleased to set up your programs and we will waive all planning fees for Chuirchill & Turen booked guests.

For information about any of our tour programs or to design a more comprehensive, longer program to meet your needs, please contact us at 630 – 717 – 7777. Or, if you prefer, e-mail us at:   documents@traveltruth.com

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We take pride in presenting our Pre and Post Cruise Programs and our collection of In-Port Shore Excursions in:

CROATIA  –  FRANCE  –  GREECE  –  ITALY  –  RUSSIA  – SPAIN  – TURKEY – GREAT BRITAIN – PORTUGAL

ESPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR GUESTS ABOARD THE WORLD’S TOP TEN RATED CRUISE LINES IN EUROPE

AZAMARA CRUISES – CRYSTAL CRUISES – CUNARD LINE – OCEANIA CRUISES – REGENT SEVEN SEAS – RESIDENSEA – SEABOURN – SEA DREAM  – SILVERSEAS  – VIRGIN VOYAGES – WINDSTAR

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Croatia
  • CROATIA
Russia
  • RUSSIA
France
  • FRANCE
Spain
  • SPAIN
Greece
  • GREECE
Turkey
  • TURKEY
Italy
  • ITALY
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