DESTINATION TOURS

Destination tours ~ each tour is tailored for your group of up to six people. If your group prefers history, wine culture, hiking or all of the above I strive to exceed your expectations before we even depart.

I specialize in personalized adventures that include local and historical activities as well as making connections and friendships with small business owners throughout Europe. I will create a one-of-a-kind itinerary for you and your group. No two tours are alike because it’s always an adventure when you ©Travel with Wendy!

WOULD YOU LIKE TO ORGANIZE A PRIVATE DESTINATION TOUR?

HERE’S HOW ~

1. Organize a SMALL GROUP  – Friends, family, colleagues up to 6 people *All tour prices are set. Max number of space available is for six people. 

2. Choose your DESTINATION ~ see options below

3. Private Tour DESTINATIONS INCLUDE –

  • Private tour guide for 8-10 hours/day including travel days
  • Transportation with private driver (including tolls and gas)
  • Accommodations with Wi*fi and breakfast (most accommodation requests are for twin beds but are not always available)
  • All activity, festival, wine tastings, and city tour fees
  • All tours depart from STUTTGART, GERMANY
  • TOURS do NOT include, lunch and dinner meals, souvenirs and collectibles

DESTINATIONS

Nove Pottery & more

Nove Pottery & More

This lovely adventure to the ceramic and art district of Italy will capture your inquisitive heart. We will have fun meeting artists, touring the cities of Bassano del Grappa, Asiago, flea markets and of course tutto buon (totally great) FOOD!! 

  • Accommodations ~ local Agriturismo in Bassano del Grappa
  • Overnight in Innsbruck, Austria and a half day to tour the town!
  • Room for small purchases – scouting trip for MAJOR purchases
  • Free time to explore and SHOP!
  • 2019 available dates ~ 
    • February 14 – 18
    • February 24 – 28

Champagne & Markets

Champagne & Markets

Explore the pastel and peasant French countryside with me as we shop a few lovely markets in unremarkable towns in the Champagne~Ardenne region. This relaxing and laid-back ADVENTURE includes a visit to the town of Troyes, heralded for the most crooked half-timbered houses in Europe! 

  • Visits to Renoir’s home and artist studio
  • Exceptional Champagne tastings by local champagne vintners
  • Markets in Troyes, Chablis and more
  • FREE TIME to explore and shop! 
  • 2019 available dates ~ 
    • February 24 – 28
    • September 12 – 15

Tulips and Touring

Tulips & Touring

Absolutely one of my FAVORITE adventure destinations the ANNUAL TULIP festival in Holland at the Keukenhof Gardens. But first we stop in the cheesy town of Gouda ~ but it has so much more. This experience is a photographers dream! Bring your lenses and photograph unforgettable memories!

  • Includes a DAY TRIP to AMSTERDAM – where I will introduce you to one of EUROPE’s OLDEST Flea Markets! 
  • We will also enjoy High Tea at the Delft Pottery Museum and grab a few souvenirs
  • Stay on the beach in a lovely hotel in Noordwijk am See!
  • 2019 available dates ~ 
    • April 25 – 28
5 days in Slovenia

5 DAYS in SLOVENIA

Come discover the incredible country of Slovenia! This un-sung hero of Europe has fresh water lakes, castles, and remnants of the Hapsburg dynasty all over. We’ll also make our way to Trieste, Italy ~ this once Venetian town is spectacular!

  • We’ll be staying in the heart of Lake Bled within walking distance of the castle on the hill
  • Day trip and formal TOUR of the capital city of Ljubljana
  • Market day in Ljubljana too ~
  • Overnight in Berchtesgaden where we’ll visit the Salt Mines and tour the town!
  • 2019 available dates ~ 
    • April 25 – 28
    • September 11 – 15
    • October 9 – 13

6 DAYS in SCOTLAND

I am so excited to share this new ADVENTURE with ©Travel with Wendy travelers ~ this year, I am happy to introduce SCOTLAND to the rotation! One of my absolute favorite countries to visit, wonderful people, food, architecture, landscapes and the list goes on. We’ll enjoy a stay in Edinburgh, then head up north to the Highlands and a stop in St. Andrews before we settle down in Inverness. 

  • DAY TRIP and boat ride on Ness lake or (Loch Ness) and local nature park
  • We’ll be staying in the heart of Edinburgh within walking distance of EVERYTHING
  • Deluxe accommodations in Inverness with incredible views of town
  • Spey Whiskey trail ~ 
  • Flight to Edinburgh is not included with this group adventure
  • 2019 available dates ~ 
    • September 17 – 22
    • October 15 – 20

ITALIAN COOKING DREAM

The most popular ©Travel with Wendy ADVENTURE! Learning to cook in Italy is definitely a dream. I can make it a reality for you. This tour includes a visit in lovely Lake Como and the romantic, historic town of Verona. You’ll also get a chance to meet my sweet friend, Raffaela and stay at her incredible Agriturismo in the hills of Perugia. 

  • Includes DAY TRIPS to Assisi and Cortona (Under the Tuscan Sun)
  • Shopping and eating our way through Italy
  • Lots of laughs and unforgettable memories created
  • 2019 available dates ~ 
  • September 25 – 30

 

5 DAYs in ITALY

Italy is phenomenal and 5 days in Italy is extraordinary! We will be visiting the towns of Verona ~ Venice and Lake Garda. Verona the city of love for Romeo and Juliet, fabulous wine and wonderful food. Venice is amazing if you have time to really enjoy it AND we will ~ the fall is the BEST time to see Venice – beautiful colors and quieter streets. Lake Garda ~ who wouldn’t enjoy a lovely walk on the promenade or a boat ride from Sirmione. 

  • Gorgeous, personal B&B accommodations in all locations
  • Personally chosen restaurants and gelato stops!
  • Free to roam and shop time in all the cities!
  • Gondola ride in Venice
  • Flea market in Verona and more…
  • 2019 available dates ~ 
    • October 23 – 27
    • November 13 – 17

WHITE Truffles and Wine

Mange, mange ~ for this bella Italia adventure we discover the Piemonte region. Rich in wine, food, festivals and fun! We will be staying in the little town of Calamandrana and cooking with David and Denise in their lovely Agriturismo ~ of course we’ll be there right when the ALBA White Truffle Festival is going on! This international yummy festival is one-of-a-kind!

  • Shopping in Italy
  • Learn local and regional recipes to prepare for your family
  • Wine tastings at local vintners to include the famous Barbera, Nizza and Moscato wines only from this area ~ 
  • 2019 available dates ~ 
    • October 31 – November 4

ITALIAN & FRENCH RIVIERA

This unbelievable adventure will be unforgettable as we explore the Italian AND French Riviera’s. The highlights include staying in the enchanting coastal town of Diano Marina and visiting Liguria during the Olioliva Festival. The breathtaking beauty and the wonder of this Italian coast will be etched in your heart forever.

  • DAY TRIP to Eze and Cannes, France
  • Wine tastings along the way!
  • Shops in the historic districts of Liguria and Diano Marina 
  • 2019 available dates
    • November 6 – 10

Reservations are first come, first serve and must be paid in full 60 days prior to date of departure. Travel insurance is highly recommended for group travel to cover unexpected cancellations or disturbance in travel plans. CLICK HERE for full DISCLAIMERs. Refunds are not possible as reservations are confirmed upon payment receipt.