• Small Groups of up to 18
  • Leisurely paced itineraries
  • Scenic Back Roads, Avoiding Freeways
  • Culinary Discoveries
  • Authentic Local Experiences
  • Boutique Hotels
Backroads Touring reviews

At Back-Roads Touring, we’ve spent over 25 years crafting small group holidays that delve a little bit deeper. Our dedicated mini-coaches enable us to travel the back roads, avoiding motorways and taking you to the heart of all our European destinations.

From snowy Stockholm down to sun-baked Essaouira, and from sea-swept Dingle across to majestic Moscow, Back-Roads tours the length and breadth of Europe. Connect with the culture, cuisine and history of the fascinating places you visit on our award-winning tours.




Along the

We believe that the journey is just as important as the destination. On our small group coach tours we travel at a leisurely pace along the beautiful back roads, enjoying spectacular scenery and exploring hidden gems along the way.

Battlefields by

We have been operating WWI and WWII tours in Western Europe for over 20 years. Led by expert battlefield tour leaders and operating with small groups only, our tours offer a truly personal experience.

On The Canals
In France

Our leisurely-paced water-based touring series which is dedicated to offering our guests more opportunities to travel in the Back-Roads style on exclusively chartered vessels.

Boutique Hotels


Immersion in the local culture does not stop with experiencing its cuisine and its traditions – we believe that authentic local accommodation is essential to enjoying your holiday to the full.


Wherever you go on our escorted holidays, the handpicked accommodation has been carefully selected by Back-Roads to reflect your destination: from boutique country hotels in the Cotswolds, to traditional Moroccan riads in Marrakech and sprawling rustic villas in Tuscany.


If you want to experience the treasures of Europe by the road less travelled, our award-winning small group tours are the perfect way to immerse yourself in local history, culture and cuisine.

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