Special Interest Tours

Join fellow travellers who share your passion on a tailored special interest tour. Uncover the battlefields from the beaches of Normandy to Gallipoli, renew your faith on a religious tour, enjoy a one-off festival experience, inspire your green thumb on a garden tour, and indulge your palate on a food and wine tour. With an itinerary designed to match your interests, you’re sure to love it!

Top Selling Special Interest Tours

13 Days London to Bergen
Operated By: Viking
8 Days New Orleans to Nashville
Operated By: Collette
6 Days Reykjavik to Reykjavik
Operated By: Intrepid
10 Days Chicago to New Orleans
Operated By: Cosmos
14 Days Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap
Operated By: APT
9 Days London to Stratford-upon-Avon
Operated By: Collette
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Must do experiences and highlights of Special Interest tours

A Taste of India
A Taste of India
Infused with local flavours both on and off the plate, you’ll get to meet the spice sellers and enjoy home cooked meals on a food tour of India.
Chelsea Flower Show
Chelsea Flower Show
An iconic garden lovers experience hosted annually in late May. Enjoy amazing floral displays both here and throughout the UK on a dedicated garden tour.
A Journey of Faith
A Journey of Faith
Take a faith based exploration to Israel and discover ancient biblical sites from Nazareth to Jerusalem and Bethlehem.
Dawn Service at Gallipoli
Dawn Service at Gallipoli
Join a dedicated ANZAC Day tour to pay your respects at an incredibly evocative dawn service at Gallipoli. Visit the battlefields and memorials and be moved by stories shared and the inscriptions etched on the gravestones.
Calgary Stampede
Calgary Stampede
This celebration of Western Canadian culture is packed with entertainment, from a classic rodeo and chuckwagon races to incredible concert performances. No wonder it’s known as the Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth!

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Special Interest Tour Styles

Battlefield Tours
Pay your respects at hallowed sites and battlefields of Europe to commemorate the fallen on a guided Battlefield tour.
Garden Tours
Explore England's greatest gardens, chateaux gardens in the Loire Valley, or the famous Chelsea Flower Show.
Religious Tours
Take a faith based journey to renew your faith, reaffirm your beliefs, and witness the sites of religious history.
Festival and Events Tours
Explore guided itineraries to some of the world’s best and unique festivals and enjoy celebrations of culture around the world.
Food and Wine Tours
Discover tours and river cruises designed to embrace each culture's unique and sumptuous culinary delights.
Rail Journeys
Travel by train through towering Alps, across vast plains and over soaring aqueducts on a rail journey to remember.

Special Interest Brochures

274 Special Interest tours sourced from 40 Operator brochures

Recent Reviews

What our clients are saying about their Special Interest tours

“Interesting trip”
Antonio - Oviedo, Spain Sep 2019
This is a trip for those that like country music. Interesting museums, good music on bars and relaxing time. The trip was very well organized and tour guides very professional.

“Dixieland Rythmns and Blues Tour”
Ross - Victoria , Australia Sep 2019
This being our very first tour, it was very good. Our Tour Director (Melanie Wagner) was very good. The coach driver (Jonathan) was very good and we felt very safe with his driving abilities. The tour over all was about the right time, although a couple of places we could have done an extra day, as it was very fast and short. The only complaint is the Inn of Chicago was a little tired as the room was looking old, the carpet needed to be replaced as it had holes in.

“Ireland and the Legacy of St. Patrick”
Shaun - VIC, Australia Aug 2019
Trip was great...all as promised. Our tour took us away from the freeways to sites significant to the history of St. Patrick. Downpatrick and the first Christian Church nearby were such places. Unexpectedly we happened upon an archeological 'dig' in the grounds of the cathedral and were given an impromptu lecture of the grounds and some startling finds. Tour leader Angela was fabulous, great knowledge and endless humour. Accommodation was excellent as were provided meals. The optional excursions ...read more

“Really informative tour”
Colin, Lesley, Bruce & Karen - NSW, Australia Aug 2019
Georgie supplied great service and the tour was really good and informative, a lot to comprehend in a short time. The hotels started out great and in all were pretty good, the guide was good.

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Flight of the Imagination - Warbirds Over Wanaka 20 September, 2019
Flight of the Imagination - Warbirds Over Wanaka

Warbirds Over Wanaka Airshow is an enthralling festival of flight that you can experience on a choice of four unique touring options with Grand Pacific. Why not combine the romance of aviation as brought to life by famous Warbirds, joining forces with classic aircraft and modern jets, to..

Add The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo to Your Scotland Bucket List 30 May, 2019
Add The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo to Your Scotland Bucket List

Since its inaugural show in 1950, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has wowed audiences with a compilation of breathtaking performances that showcase military and Scottish tradition as well as international acts in an annual extravaganza. Bagpipes echo off the walls of Edinburgh Castle and..

Join an Expert-led Battlefields Tour with Back-Roads 13 February, 2019
Join an Expert-led Battlefields Tour with Back-Roads

Present day Northern France may conjure up images of picture perfect vineyards and bright green hills, but history tells a darker story. Countless lives were lost on this land when WWI and WWII raged on the now-picturesque countryside and the narratives of a turbulent past were penned on these..