All Europe & Asia Tours incl. UK, Ireland, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Croatia, Austria, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam

ALL BACKROADS TOURS

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England Tours

Highlights of Britain 2018

This adventure delves deep into Britain’s history and culture. In England, we celebrate ‘Great British Puddings’ and trace the footsteps of writers and poets. While in North Wales and …More »
10 Days / 9 Nights
CA$3899PP (From)

A Scottish Journey 2018

Towering mountains and enchanting lochs. Dramatic cliff-top castles and hideaway villages. Infamous battles and inexplicable legends. We journey up and down Scotland, from coastal cities to …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights
CA$4099PP (From)

Corners of Cornwall 2018

From windswept moors and wild coastlines to historic cities and picture-perfect fishing villages, the county of Cornwall is sure to impress. Discover the maritime heritage, rural beauty and …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights
CA$3099PP (From)

Battle of Britain 2018

Embark on this tour steeped in history and take a look at some of the most intriguing aviation and war museums in Britain. Walk in the footsteps of fallen heroes and feel the thrill of flyin …More »
9 Days / 8 Nights

Chelsea Flower Show 2018

Stop and smell the roses on this leisurely tour of Southeast England’s greatest gardens and show-stealing stately homes. And the jewel in the crown? A trip to the green-fingered event of t …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights

Cornwall Food Tour 2018

Journey through the stunning countryside of Cornwall and Hampshire to indulge in the local delicacies of the region. From metropolitan London to historic Stonehenge and on to the gorgeous co …More »
5 Days / 4 Nights

London to Paris via the Channel Islands 2018

Go from Great British to Gallic culture on this island-hopping trip, which immerses you in the Channel Islands’ natural beauty and it’s fascinating history. Hear about Guernsey’s warti …More »
11 Days / 10 Nights
CA$5599PP (From)

Historic Eastern England 2018

World-famous university cities meet hideaway villages on this tour of Eastern England. We’ll travel by river and road, across the stunning North York Moors and the Peak District National P …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights
CA$3659PP (From)

Heart of England 2018

Neolithic man to Roman forces, celebrated writers to contemporary filmmakers have all made a mark on England’s heartland and this tour follows their tracks – covering Wiltshire’s ancie …More »
5 Days / 4 Nights
CA$2159PP (From)

The Garden of England 2018

Open a treasure box of storybook castles, secret tunnels and enchanting gardens as we dedicate five days to England’s exquisite South East. Discover the tales that make Canterbury the jewe …More »
5 Days / 4 Nights

Orkney & The Highlands 2018

Explore dramatic landscapes and towns steeped in Viking history and discover ancient sites whose roots stretch back over 5,000 years. THE BACK-ROADS DIFFERENCE Stay two nights on th …More »
4 Days / 3 Nights

The Wonders of Wales 2018

Snow-dusted mountains, deep green valleys and an unforgettable coastline – we’ll go high and low on our journey in search of Wales’ most captivating sights. Walk the ancient lands of C …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights

Royal Tour of Britain 2018

To travel Britain is to travel through a land with rich history and tradition, metropolitan cities and quaint villages, rolling green hills and jagged coastlines, just to name a few. Explore …More »
9 Days / 8 Nights

Corners of Cornwall 2019

From windswept moors and wild coastlines to historic cities and picture-perfect fishing villages, the county of Cornwall is sure to impress. Discover the maritime heritage, rural beauty and …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights
CA$3349PP (From)

Highlights of Britain 2019

This adventure delves deep into Britain’s history and culture. In England, we’ll trace the footsteps of writers and poets, while in North Wales and Scotland, our journey takes in spectac …More »
10 Days / 9 Nights
CA$4089PP (From)

A Scottish Journey 2019

Towering mountains and enchanting lochs. Dramatic cliff-top castles and quaint villages. Infamous battles and gripping legends. This Scottish Journey takes us from coastal cities to Hebridea …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights
CA$4239PP (From)

Ireland & N. Ireland Tours

Corners of Southern Ireland 2018

One-of-a-kind views of spellbinding scenery. The stories of maritime towns and picture-book villages. Ancient castles steeped in history and country inns full of character. The further we go …More »
6 Days / 5 Nights

Ireland The Emerald Isle 2018

From north to south – step into Ireland’s colourful past, starting with the legendary Giant’s Causeway and Belfast’s Titanic history. Rugged peninsulas, village gems and sweeping vie …More »
12 Days / 11 Nights
CA$4799PP (From)

Corners of Southern Ireland 2019

Views of spellbinding scenery. The stories of maritime towns and picture-book villages. Ancient castles steeped in history and country inns full of character. The further we go into Southern …More »
6 Days / 5 Nights
CA$2419PP (From)

Ireland The Emerald Isle 2019

From north to south, take a step into Ireland’s colourful past. Starting with the legendary Giant’s Causeway and Belfast’s Titanic history, this tour takes in Ireland’s rugged penins …More »
12 Days /11 Nights
CA$5019PP (From)

Battlefield Tours

Anzacs On The Western Front 2018

From the trenches at Ypres to monuments marking The Somme, our ANZAC tours map Australian and New Zealand troops’ movements in WWI. Please note, the tour runs on selected dates throughout …More »
5 Days / 6 Nights

WW1 Battlefields 2018

This introductory tour allows visitors to see the major areas of British and Commonwealth involvement across the Western Front. Most importantly, the tour offers flexibility to ensure that v …More »
5 Days / 4 Nights

D-Day Battles of France

Trace the events that left a mark on the 20th century – and on France’s northern fringes. And see the places you’ve read about in history books, setting the scene for an unforgettable …More »
5 Days / 4 Nights

ANZACs on the Western Front with Dawn Ceremony

The Australian War Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux commemorates the battle on the 24th/25th April 1918, when Australian and Commonwealth Soldiers liberate the town. In front of it lie the gra …More »
6 Days / 5 Nights

Anzacs On The Western Front 2019
Tour on Offer

From the trenches at Ypres to monuments marking The Somme, our ANZAC tour maps Australian and New Zealand troops’ movements in WWI. Please note, this tour runs on selected dates throughout …More »
5 Days / 4 Nights
CA$1511PP (From)
Was CA$1679

ANZACs on the Western Front with Dawn Ceremony 2019
Tour on Offer

The Australian War Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux commemorates the battle of 24/25 April 1918, when Australian and Commonwealth Soldiers liberated the town. In front of it lie the graves of …More »
6 Days / 5 Nights
CA$1670PP (From)
Was CA$1855

ANZACs on the Western Front with Dawn Ceremony Reversed 2019
Tour on Offer

The Australian War Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux commemorates the battle of 24/25 April 1918, when Australian and Commonwealth Soldiers liberated the town. In front of it lie the graves of …More »
6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS
CA$1670PP (From)
Was CA$1855

On the Canals of France

Burgundy cruise 2018

Rich and refined, Burgundy is as elegant and enticing as the wines it’s world-famous for. Drift past vineyards, stop at picture-book towns and stroll grand palaces – all from on board a …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights
CA$4299PP (From)

Champagne and The Great War cruise 2018

Cruise the Marne Canal on a boutique hotel barge and visit the famous Champagne Tourist Route, the battlefields of the Marne, the Museum of the Great War and a tour of Les Invalides in Paris …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights

Burgundy Cruise 2019
Tour on Offer

Rich and refined, Burgundy is as elegant and enticing as its world-famous wines. Drift past vineyards, stop at picture-book towns and stroll grand palaces as you cruise the Canal de Bourgogn …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights
CA$3545PP (From)
Was CA$3939

Arabian Peninsula

Dubai Stopover 2018

Explore the incredible city of Dubai and its alluring blend of glittering, modern architecture and traditional cultural influences. Marvel at the Burj Al Arab, the Jumeirah Mosque and more o …More »
3 Days / 2 Nights

Spain, Portugal and Morocco

Iberian Inspiration 2018

East meets west, and past meets present. Spain and Portugal offer a heady mix of treasures, from Arabic palaces and Roman temples to Catholic cathedrals. We take it all in on a rural road tr …More »
11 Days / 10 Nights
CA$4899PP (From)

Discover Portugal 2018

From cosmopolitan Lisbon to Porto’s medieval cobblestone streets, Portugal is a country of glittering contrasts. The remote natural gem of the Douro Valley, Roman ruins and world-famous pi …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights

Highlights of Northern Spain 2018

With cosmopolitan cities and ancient villages, rolling vineyards and rugged mountains, Northern Spain is as unforgettable as it is eclectic. Experience the finest sights and tastes often mis …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights
CA$4095PP (From)

Madeira Highlights 2018

Step into a land of incredibly diverse landscapes, lush botanical gardens and some of the most staggering views on the planet. From majestic palaces to volcanic caves; scenic boat cruises to …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights

Majestic Morocco 2018

Kasbahs rising out of the desert, legendary mountain passes and ancient cities spilling over with a thousand and one sights. This tour will take you on a magic carpet ride through it all, wh …More »
11 Days / 10 Nights
CA$4299PP (From)

Iberian Inspiration 2019

East meets west and past meets present. Spain and Portugal offer a heady mix of treasures, from Arabic palaces and Roman temples to Catholic cathedrals. We’ll take it all in on a rural roa …More »
11 Days / 10 Nights
CA$5029PP (From)

Discover Portugal 2019
Tour on Offer

From cosmopolitan Lisbon to Porto’s medieval cobblestone streets, and from the remote Douro Valley to Roman ruins and world-famous pilgrimage sites, this tour will give us a taste of the r …More »
9 DAYS / 8 NIGHTS
CA$3815PP (From)
Was CA$4239

Highlights of Northern Spain 2019
Tour on Offer

With cosmopolitan cities and ancient villages, rolling vineyards and rugged mountains, Northern Spain is as unforgettable as it is eclectic. Experience the finest sights and tastes often mis …More »
10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS
CA$3905PP (From)
Was CA$4339

Majestic Morocco 2019
Tour on Offer

Kasbahs rising out of the desert, legendary mountain passes and ancient cities spilling over with a thousand and one sights. This tour will take you on a magic carpet ride through Majestic M …More »
10 DAYS / 9 NIGHTS
CA$4346PP (From)
Was CA$4829

Iceland, Scandinavia, Russia and the Baltics

The Baltic Highlights 2018

A decadent display of Baltic history, lavish palaces and tranquil towns, this tour allows us to embark on an impressive journey together taking in one highlight at a time.   THE B …More »
13 Days / 12 Nights

Iceland Highlights 2018

A small yet incredibly diverse country, Iceland boasts dramatic landscapes and a plethora of options to explore. Gorgeous unique cities, stunning breath-taking hot springs, and the once-in-a …More »
5 Days / 4 Nights

Norway: Fjords & Glaciers 2018

Let your imagination run wild as we fjord-hop past tiny islands and towering waterfalls. Experience a train journey like no other on the Flam Railway, carving a path through dream-like lands …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights

Impressions of Russia 2018

Lavish palaces, colourful cathedrals and tranquil monasteries. A rich history that takes in Tsarist grandeur and revolutionary zeal. Traditional crafts and centuries-old festivities. Embark …More »
10 Days / 9 Nights

France

A Taste of Bordeaux 2018

Earthy truffles. Exquisite wines. Take time to savour the finer things in life in South West France. As we seek out Bordeaux’s gastronomic gems and treasured vineyards, we’ll travel over …More »
9 Days / 8 Nights

Paris to Nice through Vineyards & Mountains 2018

Glasses glinting with bubbles and rich red wines. Windows that open out on soaring mountains, charming villages and fragrant fields of flowers. Join us on a voyage through quintessential Fra …More »
9 Days / 8 Nights

La Belle France 2018

Step into a land of renowned artists and royal crusaders, hilltop monasteries and valley castles. This tour takes us from France’s dramatic northern shores to châteaux-sprinkled countrysi …More »
9 Days / 8 Nights
CA$3859PP (From)

Provence & The French Riviera 2018

THE BACK-ROADS DIFFERENCE Take the back roads from the elegant resort of Cannes to quaint towns such as Saint-Rémy-de-Provence Have a Provençal lunch and accompanying wines in a pr …More »
9 Days / 8 Nights

La Belle France 2019

Step into a land of renowned artists and royal crusaders, hilltop monasteries and valley castles. This tour takes us from France’s dramatic northern shores to château-sprinkled countrysid …More »
9 Days / 8 Nights
CA$3939PP (From)

A Taste of Bordeaux 2019
Tour on Offer

Earthy truffles. Exquisite wines. Take time to savour the finer things in life in South West France. As we seek out Bordeaux’s gastronomic gems and treasured vineyards, we’ll travel over …More »
9 Days / 8 Nights
CA$4031PP (From)
Was CA$4479

Provence & The French Riviera 2019
Tour on Offer

Glamour, picturesque villages and stunning mountain scenery. This tour through the French Riviera and Provence is sure to impress with its diversity and dramatic beauty. Along the way, you …More »
9 Days / 8 Nights
CA$3995PP (From)
Was CA$4439

WW1 Battlefields 2019
Tour on Offer

This WWI Battlefields tour allows visitors to see the major areas of British and Commonwealth involvement across the Western Front. Most importantly, the trip offers flexibility to ensure th …More »
5 Days / 4 Nights
CA$1259PP (From)
Was CA$1399

Anzacs On The Western Front 2019
Tour on Offer

From the trenches at Ypres to monuments marking The Somme, our ANZAC tour maps Australian and New Zealand troops’ movements in WWI. Please note, this tour runs on selected dates throughout …More »
5 Days / 4 Nights
CA$1511PP (From)
Was CA$1679

Loire Valley cruise 2018

Cruise through the stunning former Berry province and the incredible Sologne region. Take a magnificent tour of the memorable sites, historic cities and prestigious vineyards of the area. …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights

Croatia

Croatia & The Dalmatian Coast 2018

Golden-roofed towns and pristine national parks. Tranquil islands lapped by turquoise waters. Ancient sites and time-honoured traditions. Our South Croatia tour takes in all this and more, i …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights
CA$3449PP (From)

Northern Italy, Slovenia and Croatia 2018

Travel from plunging gorges to soaring mountains. Discover cliff-top fortresses and Riviera-style villages. Taste wines and fresh-pressed olive oils, among countless local specialities. This …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights

Croatia & The Dalmatian Coast 2019
Tour on Offer

Golden-roofed towns and pristine national parks. Tranquil islands lapped by turquoise waters. Ancient sites and time-honoured traditions. Our South Croatia tour takes in all this and more, i …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights
CA$3545PP (From)
Was CA$3939

Croatian Islands Sailing 2019
Tour on Offer

Cruise across azure seas as our motorised yacht takes you to Croatia’s remotest islands – the naturally beautiful gems of the Adriatic. Explore hidden coves, relax on near-deserted beach …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights
CA$3923PP (From)
Was CA$4359

Italy & Malta

Tuscan Treats 2018

A rich tapestry of idyllic countryside and ancient towns, beautiful architecture and delectable food. On our Tuscany tour you’ll seek out world-renowned treasures and hidden gems, turn int …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights

Italian Indulgence 2018

Discover cities that have shaped the world’s culture. Regional flavours and renowned wines, celebrated around the globe. And picture-perfect landscapes that will capture your imagination a …More »
12 Days / 11 Nights
CA$5250PP (From)

Slow Food Tour of Puglia 2018

Savour creamy farm-produced burrata. Sip wine beneath grape-heavy vines. Sample fresh-from-the-ocean seafood. Inspired by the slow food movement, this tour introduces the culinary traditions …More »
6 Days / 5 Nights

Enchanting Southern Italy 2018

Southern Italy beguiles every sense. Step back in time to the Roman Empire in the beautiful Bay of Naples. Tour ancient cities and marble temples, and explore pastel-hued villages on the Ama …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights
CA$3429PP (From)

The Splendours of Sicily 2018

Centuries-old monasteries and Norman churches. Ancient Greek temples and bustling Italian markets. Sicily is a living museum, wrapped in superb scenery that ranges from sheer gorges and gold …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights

Mountains, Valleys & Lakes of Switzerland 2018

Explore remote Alpine valleys and scale mountain slopes by railway on this unforgettable tour of Switzerland. Here you’ll gain an insight into local life and time-honoured traditions, whil …More »
9 Days / 8 Nights

Lakes & Mountains of Italy & Switzerland 2018

From historic Venice to soul-stirring alpine villages in Switzerland, join us on a memory-making adventure that takes in time honoured traditions, local culture and even some remarkable rail …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights

Malta Highlights 2018

Explore the wonders of Malta on this incredible tour, taking you from the capital through historically rich towns. Imagine a picturesque harbour, cheese and wine tastings and plenty of time …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights

The Splendours of Sicily 2019

Centuries-old monasteries and Norman churches. Ancient Greek temples and bustling Italian markets. Sicily is a living museum wrapped in superb scenery that ranges from sheer gorges and golde …More »
9 Days / 8 Nights
CA$4399PP (From)

Tuscan Treats 2019

A rich tapestry of idyllic countryside and ancient towns, beautiful architecture and delectable food. On our Tuscany tour, you’ll seek out world-renowned treasures and hidden gems, turn in …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights
CA$2859PP (From)

Italian Indulgence 2019

Discover cities that have shaped the world's culture. Taste regional flavours and wines that are celebrated around the globe. Experience picture-perfect landscapes that will capture your ima …More »
12 Days / 11 Nights
CA$5709PP (From)

Vistas of Italy and Switzerland 2019
Tour on Offer

From historic Venice to the soul-stirring alpine villages of Switzerland, join us on a memory-making adventure that takes in time honoured traditions, local culture and even some remarkable …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights
CA$5147PP (From)
Was CA$5719

Sail the Bay of Naples 2019
Tour on Offer

Cruise along the beautiful Bay of Naples as we navigate our way through idyllic islands scattered with stunning beaches, numerous café-lined streets and historic remains from the Roman Empi …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights
CA$5183PP (From)
Was CA$5759

Slow Food Tour of Puglia 2019
Tour on Offer

Savour creamy farm-produced burrata. Sip wine beneath grape-heavy vines. Sample fresh-from-the-ocean seafood. Inspired by the slow food movement, this tour introduces the culinary traditions …More »
6 DAYS/ 5 NIGHTS
CA$3194PP (From)
Was CA$3549

Northern Italy, Slovenia and Croatia 2019
Tour on Offer

Travel from plunging gorges to soaring mountains. Discover cliff-top fortresses and Riviera-style villages. Taste wines and gourmet chocolates, among countless local specialities. This journ …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights
CA$3815PP (From)
Was CA$4239

Enchanting Southern Italy 2019
Tour on Offer

Southern Italy beguiles every sense. Step back in time to the Roman Empire in the beautiful Bay of Naples, then tour ancient cities and explore pastel-hued villages on the Amalfi Coast – a …More »
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
CA$3284PP (From)
Was CA$3649

Malta Highlights 2019
Tour on Offer

Explore the wonders of Malta on this incredible tour, which takes you from the capital, Valletta, to the historically rich towns of Vittoriosa, Mdina and Gozo. Start dreaming of a picturesqu …More »
7 DAYS / 6 NIGHTS
CA$3635PP (From)
Was CA$4039

Central & Eastern Europe

Explore Eastern Europe 2018

A land of ancient cities, time-honoured culinary customs and ever-changing landscapes, Eastern Europe rewards those ready to explore. Discover the highlights of the Czech Republic, Hungary a …More »
9 Days / 8 Nights

Germany and Austria Highlights 2018

Follow the course of true love along Germany’s Romantic Road where the snow-capped Bavarian Alps provide a dramatic backdrop to half-timbered chalets and fairytale castles. Or fall head ov …More »
13 Days / 12 Nights

Explore Eastern Europe 2019
Tour on Offer

A land of ancient cities, time-honoured culinary customs and ever-changing landscapes, Eastern Europe rewards those ready to explore. Discover the highlights of the Czech Republic, Hungary a …More »
9 Days / 8 Nights
CA$4436PP (From)
Was CA$4929

Mountains, Valleys & Lakes of Switzerland 2019
Tour on Offer

Explore remote Alpine valleys by mini-coach and scale mountain slopes by railway on this unforgettable tour of Switzerland. Along the way you’ll gain an insight into local life and time-ho …More »
9 Days / 8 Nights
CA$4877PP (From)
Was CA$5419

Essence of Austria 2019
Tour on Offer

Fall head over heels for Austria’s deep valleys and sparkling blue lakes on this leisurely sojourn through enchanting alpine villages, charming baroque cities and fascinating castles. If t …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights
CA$2507PP (From)
Was CA$2785

Sailing

Sail the Bay of Naples 2018

Cruise along the beautiful Bay of Naples as we navigate between idyllic islands scattered with stunning beaches, numerous café-lined streets and historic remains all the way from the Roman …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights

Loire Valley cruise 2018

Cruise through the stunning former Berry province and the incredible Sologne region. Take a magnificent tour of the memorable sites, historic cities and prestigious vineyards of the area. …More »
7 Days / 6 Nights

Croatian Islands Sailing 2018

Cruise across azure seas as our motor yacht takes you to Croatia’s remotest islands – the naturally beautiful gems of the Adriatic. Explore hidden coves, relax on near-deserted beaches a …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights

Asia Tours

Flavours of Vietnam

Embark on a journey of discovery and dive into the mysteries of Vietnam on this fascinating twelve-day tour. Remarkably exotic and utterly intriguing, this land of gorgeous nature, rich cult …More »
12 Days / 11 Nights
CA$3329PP (From)

Vietnam Adventure

Explore picturesque Vietnam on this tour of buzzing cities, beautiful bays and lush green countryside. Along the way you’ll witness spectacular sunsets, relish some incredibly detailed arc …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights
CA$2659PP (From)

Wonders of Thailand

Delve into the wondrous world of exotic and tropical Thailand on this memorable journey. Explore the glittering temples, heavenly beaches and vibrant street food culture of this fascinating …More »
13 Days / 12 Nights
CA$5199PP (From)

Vietnam & Cambodia Discovery

Make your way through the natural beauty and unique cultures of Vietnam and Cambodia on this incredible journey. Enjoy being swept away by enchanting cities, intriguing heritage and stunning …More »
12 Days / 11 Nights
CA$4769PP (From)

Spirit of Cambodia

Embrace the heart-stealing scenery of Cambodia on this unforgettable eleven-day adventure. Roam the vibrant streets of Siem Reap, tour the majestic Royal Palace and visit lively markets brim …More »
11 Day / 10 Nights
CA$2999PP (From)

Temples of Thailand & Cambodia

Explore Thailand and Cambodia’s diverse wonders on this tour of vibrant rainforests, historic temple ruins and hidden art. THE BACK-ROADS DIFFERENCE: Take a long-tailed boat trip dow …More »
8 Days / 7 Nights
CA$3495PP (From)

Bangkok & The River Kwai

Discover natural beauty, traditional cuisine and interesting culture as you embark on a fascinating five-day tour of some of Thailand’s highlights. THE BACK-ROADS DIFFERENCE: Sample …More »
5 Days / 4 Nights
CA$2659PP (From)

Hanoi & Halong Highlights

Embark on a journey of discovery and dive into the mysteries and cultures of Vietnam on this fascinating five-day tour. THE BACK-ROADS DIFFERENCE: Enjoy an overnight cruise in Halong B …More »
5 Days / 4 Nights
CA$1999PP (From)