Travelling in a “bubble” with your hand-selected group of close friends and family is a wonderful way to share the world and enjoy the exclusivity of your own Tauck tour. Tauck offers you the unique opportunity to travel with only your favorite group of people, enjoying legendary experiences and signature Tauck moments, hosted by your own dedicated Tauck Director.
A Private Departure exclusively for your own group includes all the advantages of traveling with Tauck: daily orchestration designed to maximize your time and deepen your experience, and the services of a Tauck Director who knows your destinations inside and out. Whichever journey you choose, you and your travel companions will enjoy exclusive travel experiences and in-depth sightseeing.
All your travel details are taken care of by Tauck, from including excellent local guides each day, to making meal reservations, coordinating all transportation, excursions, luggage handling, meal and hotel gratuities, and much more. Your group is free to focus on the destinations, sharing the excitement of new discoveries and the pleasures of time spent effortlessly together.
Our Recommended Tours
be sure to ask your advisor for other suggested Private Departures with Tauck
A Week In Puglia8 daysBari to Savelletri di Fasano | Classic Tour | Meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 5 dinners
Hotels: Palazzo Gattini; Risorgimento Resort and Masseria Torre Coccaro
Discover Renaissance frescoes in Galatina. Stay multiple nights in “masserias,” fortified 16th-century farmhouses turned into elegant hotels. Enjoy wine and olive oil tastings at vineyards yet undiscovered by the maddening crowds, tour of a medieval castle enticing with soul-stirring views and wines, and meals tempting with bounty of the sea and land.
Northern Spain, The Rioja Valley & Madrid14 daysBarcelona to Madrid | Classic Tour | Meals: 13 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 9 dinners
Hotels: Le Meridien Barcelona; El Castell de Ciutat; Hotel Marques de Riscal; Hotel Maria Cristina; Hotel de la Reconquista; Parador de Santiago de Compostela and Grand Melia Palacio de los Duques
Nature lovers revel in the majesty of the spectacular Pyrenees and Picos de Europa. History buffs marvel at San Sebastián, and art and architecture aficionados find paradise in Barcelona and Bilbao. Pilgrims seek miracles along the Camino de Santiago; visitors, Hemingway included, have been invariably moved by the traditions of Pamplona; and lovers of food – and fun – savor the taste of tapas in neighborhood bars and cafés tucked in narrow medieval lanes from little rural towns to the modern metropolis that is Madrid. Linking people and places with history and charm, Spain’s unique historic paradors and elegant resort hotels offer a legacy of genuine hospitality and service along the way.
A Week in Scotland8 daysGlasgow to Edinburgh | Classic Tour | Meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 6 dinners
Hotels: The Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel; Kingsmills Hotel and The Balmoral
This is Scotland. Tartans and kilts. The fields of Culloden where Bonnie Prince Charlie lost his chance at the crown and a piece of the nation’s heart, the Queen’s residence at Holyroodhouse. Cawdor Castle (home of Macbeth), St. Andrews (the home of golf). Edinburgh and the Royal Mile of pubs, shops, and enchanting historical sites. You'll become part of the unique story of Scotland, today and yesterday.
Scandinavia13 daysStockholm to Oslo | Classic Tour | Meals: 12 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners
Hotels: Shertaon Stockholm Hotel; Radisson Collection Royal Hotel, Copenhagen; Clarion Collection Hotel Havnekontoret; Hotel Alexandra; Hotel Brosundet and Grand Hotel Oslo
Discover the inspiration behind fairy tales in the enchanting Scandinavian countries of Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Viking museums, royal palaces, rustic inns and stave churches that chronicle their seafaring legacy and natural charms. Travel by coach, ferry, and air through Denmark, Sweden, and Norway. Enjoy included flights from Stockholm to Copenhagen, Copenhagen to Bergen, and Ålesund to Oslo. Cruise through Norway's dramatic fjords and see glaciers up close. Visit a traditional wooden stave church, tour castles and palaces. Have fun at Tivoli Gardens. Discover the capital cities of Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Oslo; see the Danish Crown Jewels, royal Viking ships, well-preserved medieval ports, and the warship Vasa, rescued after more than 300 years on the bottom of Stockholm harbor.
Canadian Maritimes11 daysRoundtrip Halifax | Classic Tour | Meals: 10 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 9 dinners
Hotels: The Prince George Hotel; Delta Hotels Beausejour; Delta Hotel Prince Edward; Keltic Lodge and Liscombe Lodge Resort
Halifax invites reflection with gracious Victorian parks and gardens. Fishing hamlets in Nova Scotia celebrate their rich seafaring heritage. Diverse cultural influences are chronicled in Lunenburg; in Acadian rug making traditions that produced "talking" works of art chronicling the struggles of pioneer families; and at the Gaelic College of Celtic Arts and Crafts. Culinary specialties are on the menu from fresh lobster on Prince Edward Island to a Nova Scotia oyster shucking demonstration to a “Kitchen Party” at the Keltic Lodge. Tauck's New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia tour immerses you in the lure and lore of this down-to-earth, mystical world of mountain lakes, eagles, whales, fishermen, and the sea.