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Who Goes on Our Small Group Tours?

Every Trip is Different, But:

  • 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)


2024 and 2025 Small Group Tour Schedule

What Makes a Good Small Group Tour?

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

These 2024 Tours Have Places Available:

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.  This tour is sold out.  Get on our waiting list in case of a cancellation.
  • Norway and the Fjords by Scenic RailTentatively planned to start in Oslo on Thursday, September 11, 2025.  Ends in Bergen, on Friday, September 19, 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! An optional Iceland and the Northern Lights tour will be offered immediately following this tour.  This tour is sold out.  
  • 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.  Starts in Dublin on July 16, 2025.  Ends in Dublin on July 29, 2025.  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.