Small Group Tours

Below is a list of our small group tour destinations through Europe and the Northeast United States. All of our tours are designed for small groups of 6 – 16 people. Our small group tours are aimed at experiencing and enjoying the history and culture of the region visited, and they excel in unique gourmet experiences. We would love to have you join us on one of our small group tours!

Small Group Tours

  • Sailing the Aeolian Islands, Sicily
    Sailing the Aeolian Islands, Sicily
    Dates Available in 2020! Ask for details.
    PRICE: Starting from $3,999
    Week of a lifetime. Cruising the deep blue Mediterranean Sea. Seven islands with fascinating archaeological sites and precious tiny towns. Three delicious meals daily—fresh vegetables from family gardens; fish caught that morning; granita, arancini, local delicacies, and the best Sicilian wines.
  • Art in Paris & Environs: from Monet to Picasso
    Art in Paris & Environs: from Monet to Picasso
    April 14 - April 22, 2020| NEW!
    PRICE: $4,495
    Explore the region that inspired many of the artistic and literary giants of the 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • The Czech Republic, Poland & Hungary
    The Czech Republic, Poland & Hungary
    May 7 - 21, 2020
    PRICE: $6,899
    We venture through incredible unspoiled cities and countryside in our Prague, Kraków, and Budapest tour. Prague and Cesky-Krumlov, the lively squares of Krakow, Renaissance mansions, Wawel Royal Castle, Gothic churches, delectable Polish and Hungarian cuisine, heavenly wines, the Danube, serene river villages, the magic of Budapest.
  • Greece & the Greek Islands
    Greece & the Greek Islands
    May 14 - 28, 2020
    PRICE: $8,499
    Ancient history, from Plato and Socrates to early Christians. Gorgeous coastal and mountain scenery, and breathtaking islands. Wonderful people and delicious local cuisine. Experience all that this beautiful region has to offer in an unforgettable vacation.
  • Corsica & Sardinia
    Corsica & Sardinia
    May 18 - 31, 2020
    PRICE: $7,890
    There is no other place like Corsica.  Belonging to France, with roots from Italy, today Corsica remains fiercely independent. Sardinia is Corsica’s southern neighbor and is the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Today Sardinia is an autonomous region of Italy, and Sardinians remain proud of their culture and heritage
  • Amalfi Coast & Capri, Italy
    Amalfi Coast & Capri, Italy
    June 2 - 14, 2020
    PRICE: $7,690
    Enjoy the warm days of spring on this tour to one of the world's most beautiful areas. A feast for the eyes as well as the palate, our Amalfi Coast tours feature fascinating cultural sites, featuring gorgeous luxury hotels, leisurely boat rides, and truly exceptional gourmet cuisine and wines.
  • Bordeaux, Dordogne, & Languedoc
    Bordeaux, Dordogne, & Languedoc
    June 10 - 24, 2020
    PRICE: $7,390
    A Bordeaux tour like you've imagined: the best wines and gastronomic cuisine, idyllic hilltop villages, optional balloon ride, underground boat ride, prehistoric cave paintings, historic castles and unspoiled medieval towns with no cars, warm friendly hosts.
  • Croatia & Slovenia
    Croatia & Slovenia
    June 16 - 29, 2020
    PRICE: $7,350

    Our Croatia and Slovenia tour explores a magnificent part of old, unspoiled Europe: the scenery is gorgeous; the outdoor cafés are enticing; the people are unbelievably friendly; the villages are picturesque and inviting; there are wonderful castles, palaces, and fascinating ancient ruins.
  • Scotland & Ireland
    Scotland & Ireland
    August 29 - September 13, 2020 | Optional add-on to attend the Edinburgh Military Tattoo
    PRICE: $7,790
    Striking green hills dotted with sheep, megalithic Celtic stones, friendly locals speaking Gaelic, small villages with cobblestone streets, cozy “singing” pubs, ancient churches, the Scottish Highlands, picturesque castles, mountains and lochs.
  • Normandy & Brittany, France
    Normandy & Brittany, France
    August 31 - September 13, 2020
    PRICE: $7,590

    A gourmet voyage through the fascinating history of this region, from William the Conqueror's castles to Anne of Bretagne's fortress to Joan of Arc's last days in Rouen to the Allied invasion. Breton oysters and cider, Norman Calvados and Camembert.
  • Piedmont & the Italian Alps
    Piedmont & the Italian Alps
    September 4 - 16, 2020
    PRICE: $6,990
    Discover the best Northern Italy has to offer: culture, scenery, food and wine. Enjoy ancient medieval villages, a landscape dotted with vineyards, and taste the pleasures of the Parma valley.
  • Switzerland & Northern Italian Lakes
    Switzerland & Northern Italian Lakes
    September 4 - 17, 2020
    PRICE: $8,390

    Idyllic villages tucked in the mountains, stunning vistas, Alps excursion by boat-train-gondola, Swiss fondue and chocolate, boat rides on Maggiore and Como, fascinating history, all the magnificent beauty of Switzerland and Italy's Northern Lakes.
  • French & Italian Rivieras & Cinque Terre
    French & Italian Rivieras & Cinque Terre
    September 10 - 23, 2020
    PRICE: $7,890
    Medieval hilltop villages, Pastis on your veranda overlooking the Mediterranean, the flowers of Provence, the pink and yellow houses of Portofino, Cinque Terre’s striking cliffs, the incredible beauty of the Côte d’Azur.
  • Bavaria, Germany & Salzburg, Austria
    Bavaria, Germany & Salzburg, Austria
    September 17 - October 1, 2020
    PRICE: $8,399
    From the festive beer halls of Munich to the romantic alleys of Salzburg, step into the culture and traditions of the region. Visit fairy tale castles perched over the beautiful countryside. Delight in traditional local cuisine and an 8th century winery. Explore the masterpieces of medieval, Baroque and Gothic architecture.
  • Loire Valley & Burgundy
    Loire Valley & Burgundy
    September 18 - October 1, 2020
    PRICE: $7,390
    Come with us on a unique adventure to the heart of France—the Loire Valley and Burgundy.
  • Carcassonne, France to Barcelona, Spain
    Carcassonne, France to Barcelona, Spain
    September 24 - October 6, 2020
    PRICE: $7,699
    From the Knights Templar and the Cathar battlefields of Languedoc, France, to the majestic Pyrénees Mountains and Catalonia, Spain; to Barcelona and the Penedès wine region: an exciting journey of history, rugged beauty, and exciting cuisine and culture.
  • Rome, Amalfi Coast & Sicily
    Rome, Amalfi Coast & Sicily
    October 2 - 15, 2020
    PRICE: $8,280
    Breathtaking scenery, the grandeur of Rome, Amalfi's stunning cliffs, the magic of Capri, the awe of Pompeii, Sicily's ancient Greek temples, colorful markets, wonderful wines and foods, spectacular scenery, warmhearted people, beautiful Taormina.
  • Back Roads and Wines of Portugal
    Back Roads and Wines of Portugal
    October 8 - 22, 2020
    PRICE $7,295
    Wonderful Portuguese historian as escort, winery visits in the main wine regions of Portugal, gorgeous accommodations in villas, historic “Pousadas” and elegant inns, outstanding cuisine, UNESCO sites, friendly locals, and picturesque villages.
  • Autumn in New England’s Villages
    Autumn in New England’s Villages
    October 16 - 29, 2020
    PRICE: $6,299
    Lobsters, clambakes, rocky shores off deep blue Atlantic waters, three and a half centuries of American architecture. From picturesque harbors and mountain peaks to splendid forests and serene lakes, see our brilliant fall colors unequaled in the world.

The tour schedule is subject to minor date adjustments.

About our small group tours: Specializing since 1994 in small group tours of Europe and the Northeast U.S. We offer gourmet small group tours, indulging in wonderful food and wine, staying at elegant  accommodations with regional character, experiencing local culture and scenery at a leisurely pace with friendly local guides, all at an exceptional value.