This is why we offer a selection of tour styles that truly get to the heart of each unique region we visit. With Back-Roads, you can embrace your spirit of adventure from the deck of a boat, cruise the picturesque French waterways, and learn of the subtle techniques that bring a Tempranillo to life over your palate.
Whichever travel trend you choose to follow, Back-Roads tours give you more time to engage with your passions – and offer unbridled opportunities for discovery.
Choose Your Travel Trend for 2019 / 20
We have offered our signature Back-Roads Battlefields tours for over twenty years. Each of these moving and memorable tours is led by one of our expert Battlefields Tour Leaders, some of whom are former servicemen and women – and all of whom have a keen interest in (and passion for) history.See more
The quickest way to the heart of a culture is through its cuisine – and on our Culinary tours, you’ll have the chance to unlock the secrets of each fascinating destination you visit by tasting regional flavours and locally sourced produce. From Italian farmhouse feasts to intimate family-prepared meals in Cambodia, there are plenty of delicious dishes to savour!See more
Canals and Sailing
There are magical moments to be had when you step off the boat on our Canals and Sailing tours. With plenty of trips to palaces, cathedrals and heart-stealing towns on the agenda, you can be sure that delicious local cuisine, authentic experiences and elegant traditional architecture are never too far away.See more
The Back-Roads philosophy of taking the road less travelled will give you a taste of stunning natural landscapes en route to each unique destination on your itinerary. From the verdant jungles of Southeast Asia to the spectacular Scottish Highlands, you’ll only need to look out of the mini-coach window for postcard-perfect views!See more
When you explore the complex history of Europe and Asia with Back-Roads, you’ll take home lasting memories of the historic tales and fascinating traditions behind each country. All of this is possible with the expert guidance of your Tour Leader, who’ll take you to the heart of each region by sharing a wealth of fascinating stories.See more