Authentic Local Experiences | Unique Local Events on Cultural and Heritage Tours

AUTHENTIC LOCAL EXPERIENCES

Our escorted holidays give our guests the opportunity to get to know the heart and soul of their chosen destination. This includes visiting the historical sites that shaped the course of its history, and taking part in cultural experiences that continue to bind the present with the past.

 

Language lessons, tea ceremonies, dancing shows and artisan demonstrations all feature on our Europe and Asia tours, providing our customers with cultural insights that help them to really understand the heritage of the places they visit.

AUTHENTIC LOCAL EXPERIENCES

Punting on the Cam - England

Introduced to Cambridge in Edwardian times for ferrying cargo, punting on the Cam is a popular summer pastime of Cambridge Univ …More»

Narrow Boat Experience - England

During the Industrial Revolution the landscape of the UK was transformed by canals – a manmade network of waterways, conn …More»

Tregothnan Estate Private Tour - England

The Tregothnan Estate is internationally recognised as the home of English tea and has been home to the Boscawen family since 1335. Your private to …More»

Cropwell Bishop Creamery - England

Cropwell Bishop Creamery is a family owned business situated in the 13th century Nottinghamshire village of Cropwell Bishop. Their mission has alwa …More»

The Old Rectory House - England

The Old Rectory House is a private family home where you can make yourselves truly at home and enjoy a traditional English cream tea, complete with …More»

Memories of the Occupation - Guernsey

Meet lovely Molly Bihet on the beautiful island of Guernsey and listen to her enthralling tales as she recounts her childhood memori …More»

Male Voice Choir - Wales

  Wales is known across the globe for its tradition of male voice choirs. So much so that, according to a popular myth  …More»

Welsh Language Lesson - Wales

  Travel along the beautiful Lleyn Peninsula to the Heritage Centre at Nant Gwrtheyrn where we will enjoy a short talk on the ancient Wels …More»

Black Cab Tour - Ireland

Belfast, the capital city of Northern Ireland, has a fascinating history. Learn about the city’s turbulent past with a Famous …More»

Meet the Locals - Ireland

  Meeting the locals is always a memorable part of a Back-Roads tour and our Irish trips are no exception! During your stay on the beautif …More»

Connemara Heritage Centre - Ireland

  Visit the award winning Connemara Heritage Centre, which offers an insight into the history and heritage of the region. The centre is ba …More»

The Irish National Stud - Ireland

The Irish National Stud in County Kildare is arguably the heart of the Irish thoroughbred industry and home to some of the world’s most crede …More»

Gonet Wine Tasting - France

At this premium, independent champagne house they do everything in house, on site. First of all tour their vineyards before learning about producti …More»

Truffle Hunt - France

We’ll make our way through the sleepy countryside to the tiny village of Pechalifour where we will be greeted by Edouard and his wife Carole. …More»

Flamenco at El Patio Sevillano - Spain

Watch fl amenco in vibrant, traditional, lively Seville – the city where bull fi ghting is still a popular pastime and fl amenco dancing is e …More»

Corleone Mafia Tour - Italy

Corleone, immortalised in The Godfather as the home town from which Vito fl ed after his family were slain by the mafi a, is also kn …More»

Torroneria Barbero - Italy

The Barbero company is housed in a historic building in the heart of Asti. The company, which was founded in Mombercelli d'Asti, is mainly know …More»

Podre il Casale - Italy

Podre il Casale is an organic agricultural farm near Pienza in the southern reaches of the province of Siene. Situated on a hill, this 16th century …More»

Stone-Masonry School - Croatia

The stone-masonry school in Pucisca, on the Island of Brac, has been educating people in the art of stone-masonry for over 100  …More»