Small Group Tours of Europe. Please find here all our Summer 2016 and Winter 2015/16 tours.


Europe 2016 Tours

Highlights of Britain | 2016

ENGLAND, WALES & SCOTLAND   This comprehensive journey is tailored to those who want to fully experience British history and culture. In England we celeb…
9 Days
US$3185PP (From)

Edinburgh to London | 2016

DURHAM, YORK, PEAK DISTRICT & CAMBRIDGE   English roots may be traced back to eastern England where the Celts, Romans, Saxons and Vikings all left their …
8 Days
US$3145PP (From)

Heart of England | 2016

OXFORD, BATH, LONGLEAT & AVEBURY    The Heart of England is one the UK's most iconic regions, encompassing Oxford, the Cotswolds, Stratford-upon…
5 Days
US$1895PP (From)

Corners of Cornwall | 2016

DARTMOOR, FALMOUTH, DEVON & DORSET   This tour has it all, from history and architecture, to breath-taking scenery and fine food. Drive through Dartmoor …
7 Days
US$2545PP (From)

London to Paris via The Channel Islands | 2016

DORSET, GUERNSEY, SARK, JERSEY & ST MALO   This eleven-day journey combines the very best of British and French culture focussing on history, nature and …
11 Days
US$4695PP (From)

Kent & Sussex | 2016

CANTERBURY & '1066 COUNTRY'   This four-day tour explores the south east corner of England, which is filled with a wealth of historical, cultural…
4 Days
US$1545PP (From)

Isle of Wight & The New Forest | 2016

This tour features two regions of natural beauty; on the Isle of Wight, taste fresh produce and uncover some of the history of British Royalty and pick the freshest fruit and …
5 Days
US$1665PP (From)

Chelsea Flower Show & The Home Counties | 2016

TUNBRIDGE WELLS, LONDON & THE NEW FOREST   Back Roads has a proud history of running successful garden tours for over 25 years. Once again our Chelsea Fl…
11 Days

Chelsea Flower Show | 2016

TUNBRIDGE WELLS & LONDON   Our seven-day Chelsea Flower Show tours includes some of England’s most iconic gardens, a day at the Chelsea Flower Show…
7 Days

Goodwood Revival | 2016

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON, BATH & BEAULIEU   This tour has been specially designed for British car enthusiasts, for a truly unique experience. Visit some of th…
6 Days
US$3295PP (From)

The Wonders of Wales | 2016

BRECON BEACONS, CONWY & SNOWDONIA   Come to Wales where mountains are shrouded in mist, and ancient legends blend with modern truisms to produce a deep n…
7 Days
US$2595PP (From)

A Scottish Journey | 2016

INVERNESS & THE ISLES OF SKYE, MULL & IONA   Scotland is one of the most beautiful and historically fascinating countries in the world. From refined …
8 Days
US$3795PP (From)

Orkney & The Highlands | 2016

KIRKWALL & WICK   On this tour of discovery, see some of the most dramatic landscapes in Europe and explore a sliver of mankind’s ancient existence…
4 Days
US$1695PP (From)

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo | 2016

EDINBURGH, LINLITHGOW & THE SCOTTISH BORDERS   Every August, high above the city, the sound of bagpipes, drums and marching feet fills the air as the wor…
4 Days
US$1795PP (From)

Ireland - The Emerald Isle | 2016

BELFAST, GALWAY, DINGLE & KILKENNY   This tour combines the best-known icons of the ‘Emerald Isle’ with lesser known local gems. Journey thro…
12 Days
US$4695PP (From)

Northern Ireland's Causeway Coastal Route | 2016

BELFAST, BUSHMILLS, DERRY & ENNISKILLEN   Tucked away in a far flung corner of Europe lies Northern Ireland - a proud, wild and enchanting land where anc…
6 Days
US$1995PP (From)

Corners of Southern Ireland | 2016

ENNIS, KILLARNEY, KINSALE & KILKENNY   Ireland is renowned for its warm welcome and Irish craic. This tour is an ideal introduction to a diverse land dom…
6 Days
US$2425PP (From)

La Belle France | 2016

NORMANDY, BRITTANY, & THE LOIRE VALLEY   This lovely tour takes in the north west of France which is rich in culture, cuisine and fine wines, magnificent…
9 Days
US$3275PP (From)

Champagne, Burgundy & The Rhone Valley | 2016

EPERNAY, CHABLIS, BEAUNE & LYON   This is an in-depth tour designed for lovers of French wines and foods. Appreciate sparkling champagnes, the fragrant w…
7 Days
US$2995PP (From)

Provence & The French Riviera | 2016

MONACO, CANNES, AVIGNON & ARLES   Discover the charms of Provence and the French Riviera on this incredible nine-day tour of southern France. Soak up the…
9 Days
US$3695PP (From)

A Taste of Bordeaux | 2016

MIDI-PYRENEES, SARLAT & SAINT EMILION   Uncover the delights and secrets of the south west of France on this very special tour. Enjoy wonderful cuisine, …
9 Days
US$3475PP (From)

Discover Portugal | 2016

LISBON, FATIMA, DOURO VALLEY & PORTO   Portugal offers a uniquely diverse and exciting range of cultures, traditions, and landscapes. On this tour we wil…
8 Days
US$3745PP (From)

Highlights of Northern Spain | 2016

COSTA BRAVA, PYRENEES & LA RIOJA   This nine-day journey showcases the best of northern Spain, an undiscovered gem in this culturally diverse, vi…
9 Days
US$3595PP (From)

Spanish Inspiration | 2016

MADRID, TOLEDO & ANDALUSIA   Spain offers some of the richest cultural heritage to be found anywhere in Europe. And, the Andalusia region is an excellent…
10 Days
US$4450PP (From)

Majestic Morocco | 2016

RABAT, FES, MARRAKECH, ESSAOUIRA & CASABLANCA   Adjacent to Europe but a world away in terms of lifestyle, culture and scenic diversity, Morocco tempts t…
10 Days
US$2925PP (From)

Italian Indulgence | 2016

Italy continues to inspire visitors year after year and this tour has been carefully crafted to include all the major must-see attractions, while taking you to some of th…
12 Days
US$4750PP (From)

Tuscan Treats & the Cinque Terre | 2016

LUCCA, VOLTERRA, SAN GIMIGNANO & CHIANTI   Tuscany is a region characterised by rugged hills, fertile valleys, ancient hilltop villages and home …
8 Days
US$2495PP (From)

Enchanting Southern Italy | 2016

NAPLES, CAPRI & THE AMALFI COAST   The Bay of Naples was once a great centre of classical Roman civilisation. Today, we are offered a glimpse int…
7 Days
US$2895PP (From)

Slow Food Tour of Puglia | 2016

MATERA, ALBEROBELLO & LECCE   The Slow Food concept is a simple one – everyone should have access to, and enjoy, food that is good for them…
6 Days
US$3395PP (From)

The Splendours of Sicily | 2016

PALERMO, RAGUSA IBLA, SYRACUSE & TAORMINA   Although very much a part of Italy, Sicily is also an island with its own distinct character. Alongsi…
7 Days
US$2645PP (From)

Flavours of Northern Croatia & Slovenia | 2016

LAKE BLED & THE ISTRIAN PENINSULA   Croatia is as diverse as its landscapes and on this unique tour of northern Croatia and Slovenia we discover places b…
8 Days
US$3245PP (From)

Croatia & The Dalmatian Coast | 2016

SPLIT, KORCULA, KOTOR in MONTENEGRO & DUBROVNIK   Come to southern Croatia on an exciting journey of discovery and find out why it is one of Euro…
7 Days
US$2595PP (From)

Mountains, Valleys & Lakes of Switzerland | 2016

LIECHTENSTEIN, MOUNT RIGI & JUNGFRAUJOCH   A Back-Roads' mini-coach, a boat, and tiny cog railway carriages that climb to the highest railway…
9 Days
US$4195PP (From)

Benelux & The Northern Rhine | 2016

Cruise along the mighty Rhine and Moselle rivers, and meander through the canals of Amsterdam and Bruges to see small towns and medieval villages where customs of centuries ago…
11 Days
US$3795PP (From)

From Berlin to Bohemia | 2016

BERLIN, LEIPZIG, DRESDEN & PRAGUE   Berlin has a pivotal place in the heart of Europe. Most recently it stood at an ideological crossroads in pos…
6 Days

Alsace & The Black Forest | 2016

BADEN-BADEN, STRASBOURG & COLMAR    On this journey south between Frankfurt and Zurich we explore the Alsace and Baden-Wurttemberg regions of France…
7 Days
US$2795PP (From)

Germany's Romantic Road to Vienna | 2016

ROTHENBURG, MUNICH, INNSBRUCK & SALZBURG   Germany’s Romantic Road offers some of the most spectacular views of the Bavarian landscape, with its be…
11 Days
US$4545PP (From)

Explore Eastern Europe | 2016

CZECH REPUBLIC, POLAND, SLOVAKIA & HUNGARY   Eastern Europe is a region that encompasses many different cultures, languages, and histories. The region co…
11 Days
US$3965PP (From)

Baltic & Russian Explorer | 2016

TALLINN, RIGA, VILNIUS & ST PETERSBURG   After years of foreign domination the now independent Baltic States have emerged to treat visitors to a trip bac…
12 Days
US$3945PP (From)

Norway: Fjords & Glaciers | 2016

VORINGSFOSSEN, BERGEN, FJAERLAND & GROTLI   Travel the famous Flam Railway through tunnels and around switchback curves in search of majestic views. Look…
9 Days
US$5465PP (From)

Burgundy: A Cruise along Le Canal de Bourgogne | 2016

BESANCON, DIJON & VEZELAY   Imagine a relaxing holiday cruising through one of France’s most celebrated wine regions. Aboard the luxurious canal ba…
7 Days
US$4134PP (From)

Provence: A Cruise along Le Canal du Rhone-a-Sete | 2016

SETE, AIGUES-MORTES & ARLES   Come aboard MS Anne-Marie and gently cruise along the 100 km Canal du Rhone-a-Sete as 2,000 years of Provence history unfol…
7 Days
US$3445PP (From)

Croatian Wilderness Sailing | 2016

A PRIVATE TOUR THROUGH CENTRAL DALMATIA   Imagine escaping the pace of modern life, and sailing on a luxury Croatian motor sailor to explore hidden coves on …
8 Days
US$2995PP (From)

Winter Tours

Edinburgh's Hogmanay

  Envisage festively-lit streets lined with joyous punters, incredible live bands and one of the world’s most spectacular fireworks display. Now add a flurry o…
4 Days
US$1650PP (From)

Imperial Cities: Prague, Vienna & Budapest

  Bask in the splendour and romance of Europe’s Imperial Cities on this grand exploration of Prague, Vienna and Budapest. A treasure trove of sights and scener…
8 Days
US$2765PP (From)

Switzerland: The Top of Europe

Beyond the velvety chocolate, famous watches and mountain yodelling, Switzerland is a land of unforgettable moments and dreamlike landscapes. Hop aboard a scenic train and disc…
7 Days
US$3020PP (From)

Bavaria & The Romantic Road

  Immerse yourself in the true spirit of Christmas as you travel through the idyllic towns and villages of enchanting Bavaria. Be captivated by the fairy-tale castle…
8 Days
US$2805PP (From)

Austria & Bavaria: A Winter Wonderland

  There is nothing like winter in the Alps. Explore a winter wonderland with a magical journey taking you to Bavaria, Tyrol, Salzburg and Vienna. Warm your hands wit…
9 Days
US$3090PP (From)
New 2017 Dates

Christmas in Scotland

Mark the festive season in style with a magical getaway to Scotland this Christmas. Spend your days admiring the majestic scenery, and when it is time to retreat indoors, warm …
8 Days
US$3510PP (From)

Essence of Iceland

A small but captivating country, Iceland is unparalleled when it comes to dramatic landscapes and remarkable natural scenery. Like something out of a mythological fairy tale, I…
8 Days
US$4115PP (From)

Battlefield Tours

Anzacs on The Western Front | Summer 2016

WWI BATTLEFIELDS   Our ANZAC tours retrace the steps of the Australian and New Zealand troops in WWI. The four-day tour runs on selected dates throughout the…
4 Days

WWI Battlefield Weekend Summer 2016

THE SOMME & VIMY RIDGE   This three-day introductory tour allows visitors to see the major areas of British and Commonwealth involvement across the Weste…
3 Days
US$875PP (From)

D-Day Battles for France Summer 2016

NORMANDY BEACHES   This four-day tour will take you from defeat to victory by tracing the events during one of the most gripping periods of the 20th century.…
4 Days
US$1295PP (From)