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10 Fun Travel Tours for Singles
Traveling isn’t just for couples and families. The best time to travel just could be when you’re single. But if you’re more extroverted and prefer the company, a fun travel tour for singles could be the best option.
For the ultimate nature adventure, there’s nothing better than an African safari. However, as majestic as the sights are in Africa, it’s a dangerous place. That’s why you should choose your travel company with care, especially as a solo traveler. EcoTraining teaches folks to be professional safari guides in year-long courses. Thus, you know they gotta know their stuff. For the adventurous traveler, they offer short trips where you can venture into wild Africa. Be prepared to walk, haul your own stuff, and sleep under the wild African stars.
Your Big Fat Greek Party
For the party animal, Friendship Travel offers a house party for singles once a year in the summertime. The company takes over the whole Apollon hotel, which is located on the Greek isle Zante. Enjoy the beach and water park that are both within walking distance of the hotel, in addition to the hotel’s own small pool.
If a relaxing vacation in a picture perfect location is more your thing, take a trip to Sicily, Italy. With Jules Verne you can enjoy their trips that offer no single supplements, avoiding the premium prices that solo travelers often have to pay. If you want to join a group that is exclusively for single travelers, this company is a great option. In addition to Italy, you can travel to 8 other fantastic locations. The advantage to going with only solo travelers is that everyone will be more social and you can easily make new friends.
Take the trek to the incredible Machu Picchu with Intrepid Travel. This company is one of the largest companies in the world, so Machu Picchu isn’t the only incredible destination they offer. They claim that approximately 50% of their travelers come alone. That means the chances of meeting up with other solo travelers on the tour are good.
Another great choice of travel company is Flash Pack. If you can’t find your favorite destination with Intrepid, consider checking out Flash Pack’s itineraries. They do a great job for solo travelers as they make up about 90% of their clientele. Enjoy tons of fantastic locations all around the world, including the exotic sights of northern India. Do you dream of catching sight of a majestic tiger in its natural habitat? You could see one on safari in Ranthambore National Park.
A Frozen Adventure
Antarctica or the Arctic might not be on everyone’s bucket list. But for those willing to brave the cold, it’s an adventure you won’t ever forget. You can find a great trip with Exodus Travels. They even earmark some of their tours specifically for solo travelers. You can make new friends among a special group of people, the most adventurous travelers on the planet.
Calling all yogis. What better way to relax than by taking a trip that focuses on your favorite activity? Plus, you’ll get to meet a fun group of like-minded people. Take your yoga moves to the next level in Ibiza, Spain with Yoga Fit Retreats. Enjoy beautiful sights and let your worries melt away on this retreat. You’ll come back from your amazing vacation super stress-free.
Learn a Skill
GoLearnTo is a great company offering lessons as part of their travel packages. Choose from classes focusing on wellbeing, language, cooking, painting, sports, and much more. The best part is, there’s no single supplement so your trip is affordable and fun. Plus, you’ll come home having learned a new skill.
Sail the Ocean Blue
Want to spend your vacation on the water? Taking a cruise on a small ship with Overseas Adventure Travel is a great way to do that. In some cases, you don’t even have to pay a single supplement. The company offers a great online community and an excellent roommate matching service. For a private room, you may pay a little extra, but it isn’t the 50% markup that single supplements can often be.
Rock Climbing in Spain
Looking for an exciting adventure sure to get your blood pumping? Go for a rock climbing trip to Spain. Rock and Sun offer some fantastic trips and over half of their clientele are solo travelers. You don’t have to be an expert either. The tour provides opportunities for all skill levels.
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We provide you with the freedom and flexibility to travel more independently if you want to, with the re-assurance of having your tour guides on hand.
We offer very competitive pricing including early bird and loyalty discounts.
We have a simple concept for all of our tours, which we pioneered. We call it the 'light touch' approach because we do not bundle in lots of excursions, leaving you the freedom and independence to do what you want each day.
On occasions this means doing your own thing and sometimes we organise activities for part or all of the group. Either way, your tour escorts are available at all times so you can call on them as little or as much as you need to. Our group size is kept small so your tour leaders will always have time for you to help you do what you want to do each day.
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MANDA TOURS ESCORTED MOTORHOME TOURS
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Exciting Eastern Germany
Tour date: 14.04. – 27.04.2024 (Calais pick-up: 12.04.2024)
Tour date: 12.05. – 01.06.2024 (Calais pick-up: 10.05.2024)
Tour date: 02.06. – 23.06.2024 (No Calais pick-up service is available for this tour. Consider combining it with our “DISCOVER DENMARK” tour)
MAJESTIC RHINE & MOSELLE RIVERS
Tour date: 29.06. – 13.07.2024 (Calais pick-up: 29.06.2024)
Germany's Romantic Road
Tour date: 14.07. – 27.07.2024 (No Calais pick-up service is available for this tour. Consider combining it with our “MAJESTIC RHINE & MOSELLE RIVERS” tour)
Impressive Italian Lakes & Cities
Tour date: 01.09. – 14.09.2024 (Calais pick-up: 30.08.2024)
Tour date: 15.09. – 04.10.2024 (No Calais pick-up service is available for this tour. Consider combining it with our “IMPRESSIVE ITALIAN LAKES & CITIES” tour)
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TRAVELLING THE CLEVER WAY
We offer escorted motorhome tours to selected destinations in Europe. Travel with us to the most picturesque parts of Europe and experience an unforgettable European dream holiday. We will see to it that you can enjoy beautiful cities and stunning countryside and even take part in particular events, worry free and without the effort of any planning.
Our escorted tours combine the freedom of a motorhome holiday with the advantages of a planned tour. You will be accompanied from the beginning to the end of the trip by multilingual tour guides who know the region you will be travelling to.
We have always enjoyed the independence of motorhome travel, allowing us to stay on the shores of lakes, on riverbanks, in the mountains, at the coast or in the middle of nowhere, and also at unconventional places like farms, vineyards, harbours or lighthouses. We have loved the flexibility of just going where the mood takes us, but sometimes have regretted not having booked a special event prior to our trip. This is why for you we organize, and book selected highlights well in advance while giving you the freedom and independence to enjoy motorhome travel.
We know our routes and have tried them all. This means we can give you advice every day on the well-known sights, but can also give you tips on not so well known attractions. Many of these hidden gems we know as a result of having lived in Germany, the UK, France and Spain. We not only speak the languages, but also know the countries, the people and their cultures.
With our support and use of the road book we have prepared for you containing lots of suggestions and sightseeing ideas, you have the freedom and independence to choose each day how much or how little you want to do and see.
Tours specially designed for motorhomes and camper vans
Suitable also for large motorhomes, we do real motorhome touring, we travel in small groups, all tours are dog friendly, we are experienced motorhomers, we have lived in the uk, france, spain & the us and speak the languages, manda tours is michael and audrey hirschhäuser.
Audrey & Michael
After almost 30 years in a suit and tie and after hundreds of thousands of frequent flyer miles made on business, we decided it was time for us to choose our own destination and took the decision to turn our hobby into our profession. We want to share our passion for motorhome travel, for foreign cultures and other peoples.
Michael is German and grew up near Frankfurt in Germany. Audrey is English and grew up north of London. We met in 1984 while studying at University in Sheffield. After graduating we first moved to Germany. Michael’s career then took us around the world sparking our interest in travel and other cultures. We lived in France for three years, in Spain for four years and then spent three years in the US. During this time we went on camping holidays with the children travelling at first with a tent and then with a caravan and in the US with rented motorhomes.
We moved back to Germany in 1998 and bought our first motorhome in 2004. Since then we have travelled extensively through many European countries. These include our home countries, the UK and Germany, as well as France, Spain, Italy, Sicily, Luxemburg, Belgium, Holland, Greece, Denmark, Norway, Croatia, Portugal, Poland, Ireland, Austria, and Switzerland.
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We offer escorted Motorhome Tours in Europe travelling in the comfort of your own Motorhome. Hand picked tours to beautiful destinations and seeing famous sites along the way. Our tours are fully escorted, include all campsites, excursions and group meals. Socialise, relax and enjoy your adventure as we have done all the work beforehand!
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Hi, I'm David. I am with Giles and Linda on the tour of Germany and Poland. If I were to describe how being with Giles and Linda is, it would be like meeting other motorhomers at a rally, and deciding to go off on tour together as you get on so well. Linda is the organisational brains behind it all, and Giles is the Front man mellifluously smoothing the way (yes that is a word, look it up!). So, should you go on one of these tours. Most definitely! You won't regret it.
Thank you Linda and Giles, touring with you has been great fun, we learnt so much and its obvious how passionate you are about your guests having a great time.
Mick & Karen
We can't think of better people to tour in a motorhome with. Your experience and knowledge serve you and all future clients well, a great fun couple to be around!
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Very passionate about all things motorhome related and with years of experience behind them we have always respected and tapped into this to make the most of our motorhome.
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We would highly recommend joining Linda and Giles on a tour with their years of motorhome experience in Europe, a great fun couple full of energy for life…
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Uk based tours, tour around europe, self drive tours.
Our selection of self-drive motorhome tours are designed to suit everyone. With our extensive knowledge of Europe and the UK, we will guide you to the finest cities, towns and villages.
All destinations have unique attractions to visit, from historic sites, art galleries and museums, to scenic lakes, mountains and coastlines. We will do everything for you to make your holiday both enjoyable and stress-free!
All of our self-drive tours can be completed in your own motorhome or can be combined with the hire of any of our fleet.
Our experienced team will plan and organise your tour within the UK & Europe .
What’s included in your motorhome tour?
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Guideline Tour Prices
7 nights – £100 14 nights – £200
Prices per Tour (not including hire of motorhome or purchase of Sat Nav) .
Low Season: November – March (Campsite Based on £30.00 Per Night) Mid Season: April, May, September & October (Campsite Based on £35.00 Per Night) High Season: June – August (Campsite Based on £45.00 Per Night)
Campsite Prices adjusted following Campsite booking confirmation (Refund or Addtion). See our frequently asked questions to help with any further questions.
What’s Not Included in your tour
- Hire of the motorhome
- Booking of campsites
- Motorhome GPS System
- Channel Crossings- These can be arranged as we have Tour Operator agreements with Eurotunnel, Brittany Ferries, P&O Ferries and DFDS.
Extensive tour knowledge of the UK and Europe
We provide a wide range of tours designed, so that there is something to suit everyone.
Our motorhome holidays are either in the uk or abroad and take in scenic highlights, cities, festivals, coastlines…..in fact anywhere that you can reach by motorhome..
We can plan the motorhome holiday of your choice to fit in with exactly what you like to do, for example, sightseeing, walking, cycling, golf, hiking, skiing, or relaxing in the sun. You just let us know.
The holidays above are really just a guideline, to give you an idea of what is possible. We can adapt them to suit individual customers. When you are behind the wheel in a motorhome the world is your oyster. Our holidays give you the best experience as they’re all designed specifically with you in mind.
If you’re new to the world of motorhome holidays, hiring one of our luxury motorhomes is an ideal taster to it. This is because you will experience the freedom of a motorhome holiday combined with the reassurance that your holiday is all mapped out and booked for you and we are available at the end of the phone should you need our assistance.
Our motorhomes are all fully equipped with everything you need.
You get to travel to different destinations in your motorhome and only have to unpack once, far easier than moving from hotel to hotel.
The driving between places also becomes an integral part of the holiday, it is really enjoyable travelling in a motorhome, it somehow feels more relaxed and less rushed than driving in a car. You can stop whenever you want for a break and make yourself a cup of tea, or even cook a meal before continuing your journey.
Also, you see so much more than if you choose a ‘normal’ holiday in a hotel. You get to enjoy travelling from place to place yourself rather than relying on an aeroplane. Therefore you don’t only see the places you choose to stay in but everything in between too.
Holidays are great fun, versatile and well worth a try for anyone.
Choose from our UK tours to suit everyone!
We have chosen a range of UK Holidays for you to enjoy one of our luxury motorhomes to hire.
If you would like a bespoke holiday, then one of our experienced team will be able to help in getting exactly what you need for your UK tour by motorhome.
Fantastic range of European holidays!
We have chosen a range of Europe Holidays for you to enjoy in one of our luxury motorhomes to hire.
If you would like a bespoke European holiday , then one of our experienced team will be able to help in getting exactly what you need for your Europe holiday by motorhome.
Activity motor home holidays!
We have chosen a range of Activity Holidays for you to enjoy in one of our luxury motorhomes.
If you would like a bespoke activity holiday, then one of our experienced team will be able to help in getting exactly what you need for your UK holiday by motorhome.
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Escorted Motorhome Tours
Led by experienced tour leaders, we offer Escorted Motorhome Tours to the dazzling landscapes of Canada, New Zealand and Southern Africa. Embark on a carefully crafted itinerary showcasing each destination's finest highlights. With all arrangements meticulously arranged in advance, your precious time away is dedicated to immersing yourself in the wonders of each day's sightseeing and exploration. Plus, you have the freedom to set your own pace.
Escorted Motorhome Holidays are perfect for those on their first overseas group motorhome holiday or for those who want to benefit from the knowledge, assistance and passion of our local tour hosts . You'll be part of a group of like-minded travellers, however, on the vast majority of days you will still be able to travel independently and make stops along the way wherever you wish.
Your transfers, hotels, campsites, and motorhome are all included so the only real additional costs that you have to allow for are for your food, fuel and any applicable fees such as entry into National Parks.
Your tour hosts follow the same itinerary as you, travelling and staying by your side. They'll also join in on any excursions you have planned. But it's important to remember that our Escorted Tours aren't a 'follow the leader' type tour. You retain the freedom of the road during the day, then convene at your pre-booked campsites with your group and tour hosts each evening.
What is an Escorted Motorhome Tour?
An Escorted Motorhome Tour strikes the perfect balance between a seamlessly pre-arranged experience and the liberation of self-guided exploration, all while being joined by likeminded travellers and local guides who generously impart their profound love and expertise for their homeland.
In short, an escorted motorhome tour allows for a self-guided adventure during the day before convening with like-minded individuals each evening on pre-booked campsites, on arranged excursions and welcome/farewell meals.
Do I have to travel in convoy on an escorted tour? For New Zealand and Canada, the answer is no. On the majority of days, you are free to choose what time you leave, what route you take and the stops you wish to make along the way. There may be the odd exception where there are included excursions or ferries to catch but generally you are free to travel independently.
The only exceptions to this can be on some of our Southern Africa tours where 4x4 motorhomes are used, this is because in certain areas the roads can be challenging (hence the need for a 4x4) and we have a back up vehicle with a mechanic on board that travels at the rear of the group to help you in the event of a puncture or mechanical breakdown.
However, on these challenging Southern African roads, many are gravel which can create an enormous amount of dust so it’s not possible to travel in a close convoy, so there will always be a good distance between you and the vehicle in front. On non-travelling days where you are spending consecutive nights at the same campsite you will be free to explore as you please.
Benefits of an Escorted Motorhome Tour
As all of our tour hosts live in the country that you are visiting, they are able to share all of their local knowledge to ensure that you don’t miss a thing and to tell you about some of the hidden secrets that only a local would know.
All of our tour hosts have their own unique style of leading a tour and they are able to offer:-
- Help with route planning.
- Suggestions of interesting places to stop on your journey each day.
- Recommending photo stops.
- Help with organising and booking local excursions.
- Arranging social events on some evenings such as BBQ’s.
- WhatsApp group chats to help keep everyone informed.
- Advise on local customs and laws.
- Recommend the best supermarkets and places to shop.
- Should any minor issues with your motorhome arise they are there to assist.
- Assist with locating doctors or dentists should the need arise.
You can learn more about our tour hosts on our Meet Your Tour Hosts page.
Escorted Tour group sizes
For the majority of our escorted tours there are usually a maximum of 15 motorhomes (30 people per tour) plus the tour hosts.
We have a huge number of excursions that you can book with us prior to travel and many of them can be found on our excursions page , please contact us for prices and also if there is an excursion that you would like to do that isn’t listed.
The only time we wouldn’t recommend pre-booking an excursion is if it’s weather dependent (e.g., helicopter rides and whale watching cruises) as these can be cancelled at short notice and if you have pre-booked it is likely that you will have to wait until you return home before we can refund you.
What else is included?
Your motorhome will come with everything you need for your trip and to make life easier. They benefit from:
- Unlimited mileage
- In-vehicle tablet to help with your trip (New Zealand and Australia only)
- Excess reduction on the insurance
- Express return option when dropping off the motorhome so that you can get on with enjoying your holiday (New Zealand and Australia only)
Everything is arranged for you and pre-booked by us including all campsite and transfers, ferry crossings in and hotels at the start and finish of your tour. Plus, we’ve included some excursions and group meals as well so you can enjoy a complete holiday.
An escorted tour is the hassle free way to experience any of the worldwide motorhome holidays we offer, leaving you to enjoy your holiday with like-minded people, along with the support of our friendly and helpful guides.
To discuss our escorted motorhome tours in more detail, please contact us today.
Escorted Motorhome Tours
Our tour concept is unique, and unlike anything else you’ll find out there – meaning you’ll get that one-of-a-kind experience that you have been searching for!
Gallivanting Oz escorted motorhome tours perfectly blend the mix of freedom on the road (we don’t encourage ‘convoy’ driving, however your tour leaders are close at hand), camaraderie of other likeminded travellers, and comfort/security of knowing all the hard work has been done for you and you will not miss a thing. Our tours are unique small group tours, with a maximum of eight motorhomes.
Consistently, the feedback is that our happy travellers cannot believe how much is included with our tours and how much more was seen than if they had travelled on their own.
What is an Escorted Motorhome Tour?
An escorted motorhome tour with Gallivanting Oz will provide you with a great mix of adventure, the outdoors, sightseeing, relaxing, and socialising and are perfect for first-time motorhomes or those more experienced that prefer the camaraderie of group travel.
Our Australian escorted motorhome tours give you the opportunity to see and do as much as you’d like to each day. Our escorted tours are highly organised, yet very relaxed giving you the comfort of knowing you aren’t missing anything without having to do hours upon hours of research; we’ve taken care of that for you!
You will travel in small groups (no more than 8 motorhomes) of like-minded people , and while this is an escorted tour, we do encourage you to explore at your own pace during the day with the support of our tour escorts close at hand. In fact, you’re in complete control of your time and are free to roam and uncover the route in at your own pace with the aid of detailed travel notes, maps, and driving/sightseeing instructions that you can follow for each day of your trip. Your tour leaders run through all the amazing opportunities each evening, helping tailor your day for your own best adventure.
The great thing about our small group tours and the way we successfully operate these, is that there is no waiting around or feeling rushed. When you’re ready to head off in the morning, you go… if you want to stop and get that great picture… you do! You will be comfortable with timings, as you’ll have a suggested start time each day and our friendly tour leaders make sure enough time is allowed for you to make the most of your day to see everything of interest to you.
Of course, we have loads of inclusions and attractions along the way – some of these will be at specific times, like a boat tour for example, and others are more flexible. The great thing about these escorted tours, is that we have included so much, there is no need to be dipping into your pocket all the time for entry fees and the like. The exceptions to this are scenic flights as they aren’t for everyone, and any special interest activities that will only suit a small portion of the group. We like to keep our tour pricing as competitive as possible so the inclusions are what we believe will give you the best and varied look at the route you are travelling.
Every evening the group catch up at the night’s destination and share tales of the days adventure at ‘happy hour’ which could be around the campfire or overlooking a beautiful vista. You’ll find even on the longer days of driving that the tour leaders will have something up their sleeve to keep it fun.
The prices on each of our escorted motorhome tours include a premium motorhome (choice of two or four berth; both with toilet/shower) with the highest level of insurance cover (no large bond!), experienced tour escorts, entrance into all the must-see attractions/boat cruises and activities enroute (not scenic flights), campground costs and a few group meals plus other extras.
Fuel, food (except when we have noted a group meal included), alcohol, items of a personal nature, and if there was any special interest activity not already included, like scenic flights are not covered in the cost. We do have so many wonderful inclusions that many of those on tour will not spend anything extra on sightseeing.
Each year we set off on some of the most iconic routes across Australia including Tasmania, so you’ll have lots of opportunity to pick the one that appeals. You will want but be quick though as our escorted motorhome tours always sell out fast!
Currently we explore the following routes:
Circumnavigate Tasmania with an astonishing array of dramatic coastal and highland scenery interspersed with charming little villages. We’ve got boat cruises, a steam train ride through ancient rainforest, a trip over to Bruny Island, discover the convict heritage and the chance to meet some natives too… wombats, penguins and the famous Tassie devils!
Darwin to Perth
What an experience on this route! National parks, the Kimberley region with its dramatic gorges, the beehive like shaped mountains, Indigenous culture, 4WD day trips, boat tours and scenery unlike any you’ve probably seen before – we’ve got it all! Top it off with long sandy beaches framed by the aqua blue waters of Ningaloo Reef, explore deep red gorges and spectacular wildflowers.
Adelaide to Darwin
Journey through a remarkable cross section of Australia, from the famous Barossa Valley into remote outback, the iconic ‘Red Centre’ up to the tropical ‘Top End’. Boat trips, Aboriginal culture, campfires, quirky characters, vast red open spaces, remote outback pubs and wildlife experiences will all add to making this trip a holiday of a lifetime and unforgettable memories.
Brisbane to Darwin
One of our most popular routes for those particularly those keen to explore the wide-open spaces and amazing skies of the Qld outback. There’s a station visit, campfires and sundowners, min-min lights, dinosaurs, stagecoach rides and pubs in the middle of nowhere. Be amazed by the tropical and lush ‘Top End’ with its dramatic red gorges, waterfalls and thermal springs.
Perth to Adelaide
Drive the dramatic coastline with the crystal blue waters lapping at the squeaky white sand to world famous wine regions. Cross the mighty Nullarbor, visit a working gold mine, discover ancient caves, experience Aboriginal culture and stay on outback stations. Enjoy fun evenings around the campfire and making friends with the local wildlife.
When you book an escorted motorhome tour with us, your journey across Australia starts now!
We keep in touch with you in the lead up to your amazing trip and send you lots of wonderful and detailed information about it, answer any questions you have and help you with settling into the comfort of knowing that this trip is going to be a trip of a lifetime.
On the first day of the escorted motorhome tour you will receive your in-depth very well researched tour books that are specific to your travel dates. This is a fabulous memento that we invite you to keep after the tour.
Its complete with images through the area you have explored and is just a fantastic keepsake memento. You’ll probably also find it helpful when looking at your own fabulous images after the tour about reminiscing over all the amazing sights and experiences you’ve had while on the escorted motorhome tour.
We'd love to welcome you onto one of our escorted tours
Let us know which one appeals and we’ll make sure you have all the right details at your fingertips to make a decision.
Get in touch with our simple escorted tour form , email or give us a call.
Here’s an online video to give you a taste of what we get up to on tour!
Benefits of touring Australia with Gallivanting Oz
The benefits of going on an organised tour of australia with us are:.
We find it hard to put everything into words that is included as part of our tours, however we know from the consistently positive feedback, that our guests consider it value for money and an excellent holiday experience. We are very proud of that.
What our happy travellers have to say …
“It is obvious that excellence matters to Gallivanting Oz. Their advertising material raised our expectations and the experience exceeded them. This was in no small part due to our tour guides David and Jean”
“The pre-trip information and correspondence was excellent. The Tour Book plus everything organised and pre-booked made for a great experience and our tour leaders were exceptional”
“We had a fantastic time. Thank you so much for organising everything perfectly. Things couldn’t have gone more smoothly”
“This was an extremely well organised trip with a huge variety of interesting experiences. Great camaraderie amongst the group and the very professional tour leaders kept us all well informed and cared for.”
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01245 806264, 2023 tours, no motorhome no problem, , fully escorted, what ardor tours offer..
Accompanied but flexible motorhome tours.
The freedom of a Motorhome holiday, with the advantages of a planned tour.
Our Escorted Motorhome Tours are perfect for those on their first overseas motorhome holiday or for those who want to benefit from the knowledge and assistance of a tour host .
We are a British company & all our tours start & End in the UK we are with you for the whole tour.
The overnight stops and ferry crossings have been booked well in advance.
We plan the itinerary, provide you with a road route and GPS co-ordinates, plus tips and suggestions for excursions.
You are free to plan your days and use the assistance of a competent travel guide while travelling in the safety of a group.
Why an escorted tour ?
Camaraderie. it’s an opportunity to form friendships and share experiences with like-minded people.
For those new to Motorcaravaning it removes some of the anxiety of driving abroad and there’s the reassurance that you can call on someone to help should something go amiss.
Leave the planning to those with more experience of the area, and having a guaranteed pitch; you get to see the best of a place, without spending hours poring over maps and researching sites.
Enjoy the company of others as you explore the wonderful scenery and fascinating attractions of your chosen destination.
Fancy a Motorhome Holiday but don't own a Motorhome ?
We work with several Motorome/Campervan hire companies and can arrange the complete package if required.
European Taster Tour Various dates
5 countries in 15 Days
Come with us on our European Taster Tour. First timers and seasoned tourers welcome.
Travelling through France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg.
Enchanting Christmas Markets December 2023
Experience the best of Europe's traditional Christmas markets this December.
First timers and seasoned tourers welcome.
Travelling through France, to Belgium and the Netherlands.
Southern Ireland Explorer August 2023
12 Day Tour
Heading in a westerly direction, our 12 day Tour of the South crosses the Emerald Isle at its narrowest central point: from the Irish sea to Galway Bay. Via the Wild Atlantic Way South, to the Cliff Coast and the Southern Peninsulas: Dingle and Iveragh – with a stop at the idyllic lakeside of Killarney National Park.
follow the Ring of Kerry to County Cork and the Haven Coast . At the Old Head of Kinsale, the entry and exit point of the Wild Atlantic Way, you reach the Irish Riviera. Via the Copper Coast and Waterford you head into Ireland's Ancient East , through the Wicklow Mountains towards Wexford and Dublin.
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What's include d.
· Return ferry crossong to your Tour Country .
· Pre tour Welcome Dinner.
· Campsites inc EHU For 2 people in 1 Motorhome
· Assistance of Ardor Tour director travelling in their
· Comprehensive Travel pack with itinerary &
directions including GPS co-ordinates, plus
details of sight seeing activities at our stops.
· Fully Bonded with ABTOT to protect you.
Easy pace Touring
We will stop for one or two days and then continue to our next location which will be a gentle drive and short distance, giving you the opportunity to see many attractions on route and at the places where we spend the night.
Small groups We keep the group size to about 6 -10 units max, which allows you to meet and make friends with everyone.
European caravan and motorhome tours
Unwind on one of our escorted tours
- European campsites and crossings
- Overseas tours
- European tours
Departing throughout the year, you will find tours to wine regions, visits to historic towns and cities, scenic boat trips and visits to stunning national parks and more. There are also five new tours for 2024, including 'Paws on Tour Loire Valley', 'Solo Cycling in the Loire' and ‘Balkan Adventure’.
All the trips are hand-selected and carefully put together with our members in mind to include a balance of organised excursions and free time, all with a friendly Caravan and Motorhome Club tour host close at hand throughout the duration of your holiday.
Book today by calling us on 01342 488 711
New for 2024
Solo Cycling in the Loire from £1,169*
Tours depart 11 May & 22 June 2024
A tour for solo travellers to enjoy the châteaux and sites of the Loire by bicycle. Join a group of like-minded people for a relaxed and fun holiday!
- Ideal for those looking for an active break
- Picturesque cycling excursions
- Wine tasting
- Boat trip in a traditional Loire ‘toue’
Paws on Tour: Loire Valley from £2,299*
Tour departs 18 May 2024
Come and enjoy the châteaux, wines and stunning scenery of the Loire, all with your four-legged friend! Discover beautiful towns, enchanting walks and wine tastings.
- Ideal for those looking for a dog friendly holiday
- All excursions are dog friendly
- Small, exclusive group
- Visit five magnificent dog friendly châteaux
D-Day Commemoration from £2,349*
Tour departs 1 July 2024
In commemoration of Operation Overlord on the 6th June 1944, join us for the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings. Learn more about the events with museums, sites and monument visits.
- Ideal for history enthusiasts
- Visit the D-Day beaches
- Appreciate the beauty and history of Normandy
- Visit to the British Normandy Memorial
Wines of Beaujolais from £3,399*
Tour departs 17 April 2024
Our wine series continues, this time to the Beaujolais region in the south-east of France. Learn about the wine making process whilst enjoying the sights and sounds of the vibrant cities.
- Ideal for wine enthusiasts
- Discover wines of Burgundy and Côtes du Rhône
- Learn all about vines and wine production in this region
- Visit Haneau Dubeuf - a wine 'theme park'
Balkan Adventure from £4,145*
Tour departs 14 May 2024
Experience the rich culture of these Balkan states on this adventure led by Marcus Leach. Learn about the recent history of Bosnia and soak up the Adriatic Coastline sunshine in Kotor and Dubrovnik.
- Ideal for those seeking a different challenge and adventure
- Discover small and rustic campsites
- Experience a Jeep safari
- Local food and wine tasting
Solo cycling in the loire from £1,169.
A tour for solo travellers to enjoy the châteaux and sites of the Loire by bicycle.
Cycling in the Loire from £1,339*
Tours depart 1 May & 8 June 2024
What better way to take in the châteaux and iconic sights of the Loire than by bicycle!
Cycling in the Netherlands from £1,399*
Tour departs 24 June 2024
Experience the stunning scenery of the Netherlands by bicycle on this leisurely cycling tour.
Wines of Alsace from £2,795*
Tour departs 17 June 2024
Come and discover a surprising selection of Alsace wines on this 14 night tour.
Wines of the Loire from £3,199*
Tour departs 7 September 2024
Come and join our wine expert on another oenological adventure, this time to the Loire!
Our wine series continues, this time to the stunning Beaujolais region.
First time abroad tours
First Time Brittany from £2,765*
Tour departs 20 June 2024
Discover the picturesque towns, long stretches of sandy beaches alongside the unique cultre and history of Brittany.
First Time Normandy from £2,999*
Tour departs 9 September 2024
Explore the natural beauty and picturesque villages of Normandy, an ideal destination for your first overseas touring experience.
Explore rural France
Aveyron Discovery from £2,099*
Tour departs 6 June 2024
Enjoy stunning landscapes, rich history and the local cuisines in this charming tour of Aveyron, Southern France.
France Grand Tour from £3,999*
Tour departs 8 June 2024
Explore some of the best and most iconic parts of rural France. From rugged coastlines to lush countryside, taking in prehistoric caves to breathtaking mountains.
Experience Austria, Germany and The Netherlands
Christmas Markets from £779*
Tour departs 9 December 2024
Explore the magical Christmas with the world-famous markets of Cologne and Aachen in Germany and Valkenburg in the Netherlands.
Discover Maastricht and André Rieu from £1,129*
Tour departs 5 July 2024
Experience the sound of André Rieu as part of this jam-packed tour to Maastricht
Dutch Bulb Fields from £1,155*
Tours depart 2 & 9 April 2024
Enjoy the splendour of the Dutch bulb fields on this beautiful escorted tour
Alpine Austria from £1,739*
Tours depart 2 & 16 June 2024
Enjoy pristine waters and spectacular mountain landscapes of Austria on this tour
Romantic Road from £2,949*
Tour departs 4 May 2024
Follow the ‘Romantische Strasse’ north to south through the enchanting region of Bavaria on this 18 day tour
Discover more tours
Escape to Ireland from £2,659*
Tour departs 4 September 2024 - sold out, please join waitlist
Join us on this wonderful tour to discover the beauty of southern Ireland.
Italian Explorer from £3,949*
Tours depart 2 & 8 September 2024
Discover the history and culture of the spectacular cities of Italy on this 24 night tour.
The Spanish East Coast from £3,999*
Tour departs 11 April 2024
Experience the culture, history and delicious local cuisine that the wonderful Spanish coast has to offer.
Slovenia & Croatia from £4,199*
Tours depart 31 August & 7 September 2024
Uncover the beauty and the history of both Slovenia and Croatia on this exciting and adventurous tour.
*Prices based on an outfit plus two people. Single and extra person pricing also available.
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Escorted motorhome tours Why escorted motorhome tours and holidays? How to choose.
For some, the draw of an independent motorhome holiday is the freedom of the open road, the ability to choose when and where to go, how fast and how far to travel, and having the option of changing plans at the drop of a hat. But for others, a guided trip offers all the advantages; so what are the benefits of an escorted motorhome holiday?
Booking – an escorted trip operator will generally book things like ferry tickets, campground pitches, even events and attractions en-route.
Support – if your van breaks down, in a group you've got support (and even if you're not on the road as a group, you'll be in contact), and on some of the more challenging trips dedicated support vehicles will be provided.
Information packs – with trip itinerary, relevant road maps, campsite directions etc. will generally be provided.
Concierge – travelling with a tour escort is like having your own concierge on tap; someone who knows the area, what to visit, where to hike, the best beaches or what local festivals are on.
Language – often they'll speak the local language too, saves you struggling with your schoolboy/girl French.
Social – many escorted tour operators arrange social activities for the group, it could be cycle rides or walks, visits to local vineyards, local meals out or BBQs in ...
Special places to stay – and they'll know the best places to park up for the night, could be a really scenic campsite or might be a local vineyard, or a special gastro pub.
Themed tours – could be flowers and gardens, might be a special festival, perhaps its a safari or wildlife trip, or even the European Christmas markets.
Worried about travelling with a group?
Escorted tours might suggest nose-to-tail convoys, but that's not generally the way it's done. On most escorted RV, motorhome or campervan holidays, particularly those in Europe and other well developed areas, you'll have the option of following the route at your own pace; joining the group at the day's destinations or campgrounds. This gives motorhomers the advantages of independence and autonomy for the journey part of the trip and the organisational and social advantages of a group once they've arrived. The exception to this are trips in more remote parts of the world where a convoy might be a better idea ...
Guided motorhome tours in challenging and remote areas
Escorted motorhome and camper-van tours in challenging and remote destinations, such as Morocco, Mexico, Central America, Alaska or the Australian outback, are more often run as convoys or caravans. This makes sense in areas where a vehicle breakdown could cause difficulties, indeed in some cases dedicated support vehicles are provided, some even offering mobile workshops and mechanics, UHF radios are also often supplied to keep everyone in touch.
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