Travel the planet with the flexibility and adventurous nature that a Collette small group tour provides

Collette’s small group explorations delve into the more adventurous side of travelers with professional tour guides ready to provide rewarding and enlightening experiences. With a range of 14–24 travelers, these immersive trips allow for a more in-depth look into the local culture and cuisine of each destination. Also, by traveling in a smaller group, this allows for a wider range of freedom to explore more unique sites—all while relaxing during downtime at hotels that wonderfully capture the local scene.

Why book a small group exploration tour?

Collette tours are guided by knowledgeable and experienced guides and each tour option possesses various destinations for groups to choose from. Small group tour explorations offer more than just a tour, they engage groups in enriching and memorable cultural experiences. With less people on board, no one will feel as though they are simply blending in with a crowd. This allows everyone the feeling of playing an important role in the overall cultural experience.

What makes Collette’s small group expeditions stand out?

With over 100 years of experience in worldwide group travel, Collette has the knowledge to put together the most rewarding itineraries for its patrons, no matter what they may be looking for. Collette not only takes care of the trip’s details in full, but also the logistics, accommodations, and other concerns that may generally arise. Check out the following Collette itineraries.

Italy’s Treasures

Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy. Photo by Federico Beccari.

Guests can spend 12 days exploring the beauty of Italy. Experience the Riviera, the rolling hills of beautiful Tuscany and historical Venice, among many other destinations, on this trip through Northern Italy. Collette takes groups to see what Italy has to offer from medieval masterpieces from the Renaissance to ancient mountain villages containing olive groves and wine vineyards. From Florence where the Renaissance era was birthed to Venice, the city on water, this itinerary presents guests with Italy’s great history and beautiful scenery.

Journey through Southern France

Gordes, France

Gordes, France

This journey through France takes guests through a 10-day experience. The itinerary includes 12 provided meals and will take guests to see some of France’s most beautiful architecture. From Baroque to the Gothic stylings of Bordeaux, groups can savor a trip to the wonderfully preserved walled medieval Cité de Carcassonne before your group makes its way to the historic Roman sites in and around Avignon and Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. Your group will enjoy the sights, culture and rich food that France has to offer as irreplaceable memories are made on your journey.

Scotland: Isles of Lore & Legend

Blair Castle

Blair Castle

Groups will spend 12 days in Scotland, including a guided tour of the Scottish Isles where your group will see where the world-famous peated whiskey originates. Guests will also explore the great cities of Scotland such as Glasgow and Edinburgh. Your group will love how legends of Scotland come to life in the country’s rolling green hills, large stone architecture, bagpipe music and scenery that seems akin to a storybook.

The Colors of Morocco

Fez, Morocco

Fez, Morocco

Morocco’s diverse natural and man-made splendors are sure to please your group. Take a stroll through one of the world’s holiest cities, a jeep ride through the Sahara Desert to stay at a luxurious camp and visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site that will astound. Explore the artistry in Casablanca and end the itinerary in Marrakech, savoring the beauty of Morocco’s cultural heritage.

Exploring South Africa, Victoria Falls & Botswana

Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa

There’s plenty to explore in this African adventure as your group not only dives into the diverse local culture, but also the gorgeous natural environments from Entabeni Conservancy to Victoria Falls. Explore South Africa, Victoria Falls and Botswana for two weeks on this beautiful itinerary. Your group will not only dive into the diverse local culture but also into the gorgeous natural environments from Entabeni Conservancy to Victoria Falls.

Costa Rica: A World of Nature

Costa Rica

Costa Rica

From the sprawling city of San Jose, take a trip through the lush green forests of two national parks, view stunning waterfalls of two national parks and stop by the Arenal Volcano along the way. Your group can create memories in Costa Rica on this 12-day itinerary that provides beautiful sites, 24 meals and rich culture.