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Cultural Tours in Europe
European Culture

Cultural Tours in Europe

Our Best Europe Culture Tours

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Highlights of the Amalfi Coast

Amalfi Coast Holidays
8 Days from USD 2,323
USD 2,175

Guided Group (Incl. Taxes)

Discover one of the world's most fascinating destination

Culture
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Treasures of Sicily

Cultural Tours in Europe
9 Days from USD 2,848
USD 2,430

Guided Group (Incl. Taxes)

Discover Baroque towns and Greek ruins framed by beautiful scenery

Culture
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Discover the Baltics

Cultural Tours in Europe
12 Days from USD 2,548
USD 2,295

Guided Group (Incl. Taxes)

Visit three countries in twelve days, through Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

Culture
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Sicily Food Adventure

Sicily market stall
8 Days from USD 2,923
USD 2,775

Guided Group (Incl. Taxes)

Enjoy world famous Sicilian food while visiting heritage sites

Culture

Highlights of Albania

Cultural Tours in Europe
10 Days from USD 1,800

Guided Group (Incl. Taxes)

Enjoy outstanding natural beauty and culture in undiscovered Albania

Culture

Bosnia & Beyond

Bridge at Mostar
11 Days from USD 2,925

Guided Group (Incl. Taxes)

Experience the culture and beauty of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro

Culture
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Highlights of Ancient Greece

Cultural Tours in Europe
9 Days from USD 2,998
USD 2,850

Guided Group (Incl. Taxes)

Journey through thousands of years of Greece’s history.

Culture

Southern Turkey: Active Family Adventure

Cultural Tours in Europe
8 Days from USD 2,100

Guided Group (Incl. Taxes)

Try a host of different activities in glorious Turkish surroundings

Family
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Iceland Explorer

iceland landscape
10 Days from USD 5,098
USD 4,800

Guided Group (Incl. Taxes)

Discover Iceland's attractions and vast glaciers, fjords and coastline.

Culture

Top 5 Cultural Tours of Europe

1. Highlights of the Amalfi Coast
Whether you’re cruising to the glamorous island of Capri, hiking along the breathtaking Path of the Gods, or wandering through the romantic streets of Ravello, each moment of this 8-day long tour is infused with the magic of Italy’s stunning coast. It’s no wonder that illustrious artists, writers, and actors have found inspiration in the beauty of Campania. Now, it’s your turn to live la dolce vita for a week, as you immerse yourself in the cultural treasures and natural splendor of southern Italy.

2.Treasures of Sicily
Join us on a tour that delves deep into the rich tapestry of Sicilian history, from sophisticated cities to picturesque villages, and from well-preserved archaeological sites to breathtaking scenery. Our journey begins with an exhilarating excursion to the legendary Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, where you’ll witness the raw power of nature amidst stunning volcanic landscapes. From there, we venture to the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Syracuse, Agrigento, and Selinunte, each offering a glimpse into Sicily’s storied past. Explore the ancient Greek theater of Syracuse, stroll through the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, and marvel at the sprawling ruins of Selinunte, where ancient temples stand as silent witnesses to centuries gone by.

3. Discover the Baltics
Embark on an unforgettable adventure through the Baltic wonders of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, where history, culture, and natural beauty converge to create an immersive experience like no other. Over 12 exhilarating days, journey from the medieval streets of Tallinn to the vibrant capital of Vilnius, exploring the diverse landscapes and rich heritage of this captivating region.

4. Highlights of Albania
Uncover the hidden treasures of Albania, a land of ancient civilizations and breathtaking landscapes that remains untouched by mass tourism. While its better-known neighbors may steal the spotlight, Albania boasts a history and natural beauty that rival any destination in the region. As we traverse this enchanting land, you’ll discover how it was shaped by the Romans, Byzantines, and other ancient civilizations. Explore the ancient Greek colony of Butrint, a UNESCO-listed archaeological site that offers a glimpse into Albania’s storied past. Marvel at the towering walls of the 13th-century Berat Castle, a testament to the country’s medieval heritage. Join us as we explore the Land of Eagles before everyone else does.

5. Highlights of Portugal
Explore Portugal’s cultural highlights from Porto to Lisbon, tracing the country’s rich history and breathtaking landscapes. Wander Porto’s colorful streets before venturing into the verdant Douro Valley, where terraced vineyards produce world-renowned wines. Discover medieval treasures in Coimbra and Óbidos, and marvel at the majestic beauty of Sintra before concluding your adventure in Lisbon, a city that captivates with its historic charm and vibrant energy.

Some spectacular landscapes, fantastic Islamic architecture, fascinating markets – and some very long minibus journeys on bumpy roads

Will Mouger The Silk Road

Another memorable holiday with Exodus!
Vietnam has exceeded all expectations! Definitely one of my favorite destinations and one to strongly recommend.
Perfectly organized. We saw the modern and traditional side of Vietnam. We had the best support team on our cycling days!
We had good breaks between cycling and sightseeing days. We had the most relaxed leader CHI NGUYEN who allowed us time to ourselves, time to enjoy and do our own thing, which is something I appreciate a lot on holidays as the pressure of following the plan is sometimes too much in group holidays. Words are poor to express my gratitude to our amazing team of leader, mechanic, supportive staff.
The weather was as expected. Sunny and hot as it is in these countries. Our hotel rooms where fantastic air condition available , we had a swimming pool available in most of them .
Whale Island was beautiful and the people so friendly and welcoming.
The food!!!!!!!!! was just amazing! Every day we tasted a different dish. As a vegeterian I think I had the best menu choices. I can’t talk enough about the food in Vietnam. Back home for two weeks now and I am already trying all these amazing receipes.
Chi! (Chi Nguyen) : your kindness, calmness , confidence, knowledge, your talent, but most of all your humility as a person are impressive. I consider myself a very lucky lady to have met you and it was an honor to have you as a leader on our holiday.
Thank you for showing us your amazingly beautiful country!
Ey! our sweet smiling tender-hearted mechanic!
I wouldn’t have made it without your help and encouragement? Thank you for supporting us all, thank you for your patience , thank you for the smiles, the laughs !
Truong and Nhan !
You guys have earned a very special place in my heart!
You made the road easy to run with your positive energy, with your smiles and your kindness! Thank you for all the care, the fruit, the water!!!!!!,! But most of all thank you for being there!

The colours, the flavors, the views and all of you beautiful people, will stay in my heart for ever!
Definitely coming back to Vietnam very soon!
THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU AT EXODUS! I can’t praise enough your staff in Vietnam. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to meet theses wonderful people.

VASILIKI NTAVLOUROU Cycling Vietnam

What can I expect on a European cultural tour?

On a cultural tour in Europe, you can expect to immerse yourself in the rich history, art, and traditions of the continent. From exploring iconic landmarks to discovering hidden gems, each day offers new opportunities for learning and discovery. Expert guides will provide insights into local culture, while small group sizes ensure personalized experiences. Whether it’s sampling regional cuisine, admiring architectural marvels, or delving into centuries-old traditions, a cultural tour in Europe promises to be a journey of enrichment and exploration.

Are your cultural tours in Europe guided?

Our experienced and knowledgeable guides accompany our small group tours throughout each journey, providing insights into local culture, history, and traditions. They ensure that travelers have a smooth and enriching experience, offering guidance, support, and expert commentary at each destination. Whether it’s navigating through iconic landmarks or exploring hidden gems, the guidance of our expert local guides enhances the overall cultural immersion and enjoyment of the tour.

FAQs on Cultural tours in European

How physically fit do I need to be for a cultural tour of Europe?

In comparison to our hiking and cycling tours, our cultural tours don’t require as much physical preparation, but they are still active adventures. To confirm that a tour is right for you, review the activity rating for details on what level of challenge you can expect on our tour. Many of the tours in the cultural category are rated leisurely or leisurely/moderate, meaning they are designed for people who are in good health, enjoy the outdoors, and want a trip packed with interest, but don’t feature too much strenuous activity.

Where is the best place to visit in Europe for a cultural experience?

Europe is a diverse and historic continent filled with many opportunities for travelers to discover interesting cultures. For many, Europe represents a treasure trove of history, art, and architecture, offering an opportunity to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of the continent’s cultural heritage. From the majestic ruins of ancient civilizations to the masterpieces of Renaissance art, Europe’s cultural landmarks hold a timeless allure that draws travelers from around the globe.

Furthermore, Europe’s compact size and well-developed infrastructure make it an ideal destination for cultural exploration. With its interconnected cities and towns, travelers can easily navigate between iconic landmarks and off-the-beaten-path gems, maximizing their time and experiences. Wherever you choose to visit, you will find unique people, history, art, and food. We offer itineraries in all of our favorite destinations, including Sicily, Bosnia, Turkey, Albania, Croatia, and more.

Can I join cultural tours Europe solo?

Solo travelers are welcomed on all of our tours, and many solo traveler find that our small-group tours provide the perfect opportunity to explore Europe’s cultural gems in the company of like-minded individuals from around the world. With small group sizes and experienced tour leaders, Exodus ensures a welcoming and inclusive experience for solo travelers, allowing you to immerse yourself in the rich history, art, and traditions of Europe while forging new friendships along the way.

When is the best time of year for a Europe cultural vacation?

As a vast continent that features many climates, the best time of year depends on your destination. For much of Europe though, the spring (April to June) and fall (September to October) months are ideal, as the weather is mild, crowds are smaller, and many cultural events and festivals take place. Spring offers blooming landscapes and outdoor activities, while fall showcases vibrant foliage and harvest festivals. However, summer (July to August) can also be a popular time to visit, especially for coastal destinations and outdoor activities, despite larger crowds and higher temperatures. Winter (December to February) can be quieter and less expensive, but some attractions may have reduced hours and colder weather may limit outdoor activities.

How long do I need in Europe?

Our European cultural tours range from seven days to 15 days, offering options based on your travel style and destination. Want more? Check your trip notes and talk to your travel specialist about opportunities to extend your adventure.