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Who Goes on Our Small Group Tours?

Every Trip is Different, But in 2022:

  • 76% of those who traveled with us were women on Traveling Professor small group tours
  • 37% were solo travelers.  Of those solo travelers, 94% were women travelers.
  • 22% of women shared a room with another woman (partner, sister, daughter, friend)


2023 and 2024 Small Group Tour Schedule

Small Groups (usually 8-16 Adults) of Active Travelers ● Top Hotels ● Ambitious Itineraries ● Expert Guides ● Solo and Accompanied Travelers Welcome ● VIP No Waiting in Line Admission to Attractions ● Extraordinary Value ● 60%-75% of Our Travelers are Return Travelers ● Perfect tours for active seniors

Tentative Small Group Tour Schedule 2025 More Tours Will Be Added Later This Year

  • Austria and Bavaria by Scenic Rail: Tentatively planned to start in Vienna on Friday, May 9, 2025 and end in Munich on Tuesday, May 20, 2025. Vienna, Salzburg, Hallstatt and Innsbruck with Munich, Germany.  
  • Norway and the Fjords by Scenic RailTentatively starts in Oslo on Monday, September 1, 2025.  Ends in Bergen, on Tuesday, September 9, 2025.  We only take 12-14 travelers on this fascinating small group tour to the best parts of Norway.  Exciting scenic train rides, cruise the fjords, beautiful fjord-side lodge, hiking, biking, zip-lining, rib boats on the fjords.  What a great trip and a great way to see Norway.  For those who like to do it all!
  • Dublin and the Gems of IrelandDublin, Belfast, Derry, Giants Causeway, Donegal, Wild Atlantic Way, Westport, Connemara, Galway, Sheep Herding, Cong, Cliffs of Moher, Dingle, Killarney, Cobh, Rock of Cashel, Kilkenny, and surprises along the way.  14 days.  More details to come.  This tour sells out way in advance year after year. 
  • Croatia Small Ship Cruise September 2025:   Starts in Split on September 11, 2025.  Ends in Split on September 20, 2025.  Cruise the crystal blue Adriatic sea.  Visit Hvar, Korcula, Dubrovnik, Stari Grad, Trstenik.   We have travelers signed up for this Croatia small ship cruise already, get on the list early for best cabin selection.
  • Iceland and the Northern Lights:  Always a great trip.  Blue Lagoon, Northern Lights, South Coast, Golden Circle.  Waterfalls, glaciers, black sand beaches, geysers and the unforgettable Friðheimar tomato soup experience
    • Tour 1 begins in Reykjavik on Tuesday, March 11,  2025.  Ends in Reykjavik on Saturday, March 15, 2025.
    • Tour 2 begins in Reykjavik on Monday, March 17, 2025.  Ends in Reykjavik on Friday, March 21, 2025.
  • Paris and the Normandy Invasion Beaches with Mont Saint Michel and Giverny, the Home of Monet:  Get on the email list.  Planned for June 2025.
  • Christmas Markets of Montreal and Quebec City:   Every year these tours sell out and sell out quickly.   Some places on the 2025 Montreal and Quebec City Christmas Markets tour have been reserved already.
    • Tour 1 starts in Quebec City on December 2, 2025 ends in Montreal on December 7, 2025.
    • Tour 2 starts in Quebec City on December 9, 2025 and ends in Montreal on December 14, 2025.

Small Group Tour Schedule 2024  Click link for details including dates, itinerary, and pricing.

  • Iceland and the Northern Lights:  Begins in Reykjavik on Tuesday, October 15, 2024.  Ends in Reykjavik on Saturday, October 19.
  • Dublin and the Gems of Ireland: Tour starts Wednesday, August 21, 2024 in Dublin.  Ends Tuesday, September 3 in Dublin.  Please get on the wait list.
  • Paris and the Normandy Invasion Beaches with Mont Saint Michel and Giverny, the Home and Gardens of Monet:  Tour 1 begings in Paris on September 23, 2024 and this tour is SOLD OUT.  Tour 2 begins in Paris on September 28, 2024 but this tour is sold out.  This is the 80th Anniversary of D-Day and will be a very special visit.  Still want to go?  We can setup a private tour for you.
  • Croatia Small Ship Cruise:   Cruise departs from Split Croatia on Saturday, October 5, 2024.  Optional two-night pre-tour starting Thursday, October 3 starts in Split.  Get on our waitlist - there are always cancellations. 
  • Christmas Markets of Montreal and Quebec City:  
    • Tour 1 Starts in Quebec City on December 3, 2024.  Ends in Montreal on December 8, 2024.  Get on the wait list for this small group tour.
    • Tour 2 Starts in Quebec City on December 10, 2024.  Ends in Montreal on December 15, 2024.  Get on our waiting list.
  • Peru and the Amazon Jungle
    • Tour 1 starts in Cusco on October 27, 2024.  Two places remain
    • Tour 2 starts in Cusco on November 5, 2024.  Four places remain.