Experiencing other cultures is one of the most compelling reasons why we travel. A cultural tour can involve sampling exotic foods, exploring archaeological sites, enjoying traditional music and dance, or simply learning more about local people.
Experiencing other cultures is one of the most compelling reasons why we travel. A cultural tour can involve sampling exotic foods, exploring archaeological sites, enjoying traditional music and dance, visiting museums and galleries, or simply learning more about how local people live their lives.
With so many fascinating and unique cultures spread across the globe, it’s easy to forget just how much variety we have on our doorstep. You don’t have to fly halfway around the world to have an authentic and immersive travel experience; some of the world’s top cultural destinations are just a few hours from the UK by plane or train. Top short-haul destinations for a cultural break range from classic choices like the Renaissance cities of Italy, to more offbeat options like Albania and Transylvania.
Whether you’re looking to reduce your carbon footprint, you’re unable to travel long distances due to health and mobility issues, or you simply hate the hassle of long-haul travel, you still have plenty of options for an exciting and enriching escape closer to home. With that in mind, we’ve put together a selection of some of our favourite short-haul destinations for a cultural tour...
Popular destinations for cultural tours include
Group size:1 - 12
Tour Operator:Alaitol Safari
Group size:2 - 6
Tour Operator:BH Lanka Tours
Group size:2 - 12
Tour Operator:Alpaca Expeditions
Group size:2 - 8
Group size:6 - 10
Tour Operator:Caspin Journeys
Physical Rating:Fairly Easy
Start:Saltria, Alpi di suisi
Finish:San Vigilio di Marebbe