Local Experiences

Local Experiences

We know you want to do more than scratch the surface of a destination. That’s why our local experiences give you fascinating insights into the lives of real Europeans, while supporting the communities you visit.

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Sip whisky and hear local folk tales in Edinburgh 

Edinburgh, Scotland

This journey through the rich history and folklore of Scotland takes place in a historic bar, where we taste delicious whiskys and get a selection of local stories told by Local Guides and hosts.

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Learn how to make limoncello at an Amalfi Coast lemon grove

Amalfi Coast, Italy

Situated in the organic lemon groves of the Amalfi Coast, we’ll learn how these huge lemons are harvested. We’ll taste some cake and fresh lemonade before learning how to make limoncello, a secret family recipe passed down through generations.

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Uncover an alternative Berlin on a street art walking tour

Berlin, Germany

Berlin has a lot of history, but there are so many cool things happening in the here and now. That’s why this walking tour uncovers an alternative side to Berlin - a Berlin of street artists, communities, musicians, murals, curators and burlesque performers.

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Learn how to be a gondolier in Venice

Venice, Italy

The best way to experience Venice is on a traditional gondola, but we like to do one better, and let our travelers become a gondolier for the day. These boats are a central part of Venetian culture, and as we row through the narrow waterways we also learn all about the fascinating local history.

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Tuscany, Italy
Taste chianti and meet the locals at a 16th century winery in Tuscany.

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