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Classic Escorted Tours

Discover and explore the wonders of the world in the company of like-minded travellers in a variety of exciting itineraries including Jordan, Egypt, China, India and Italy. Every escorted tour is designed to provide the opportunity for the traveller to make their own personal discoveries within the group context and to find enjoyment in every experience.

Our range of Classic Tours allow you to explore the highlights of a country and immerse yourself beneath the surface, to experience the people, places and local cultures you will encounter. Our local expert guides take you on a journey to discover classic sights, incredible architecture, stunning landscapes, the Wonders of the World and impressive UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Experience our Classic Tours in the company of like-minded travellers on a variety of exciting itineraries covering destinations across five continents.

Our small group escorted tours aim to inspire travellers and show you more than just the classic, first-time sites, and are designed to provide the opportunity for you to make your own personal discoveries within the group context and to find enjoyment in every experience with us.

Marvel at the Treasury in Petra, gaze at the Taj Mahal, be amazed by the colours at Denderah Temple, or lose yourself in rice fields in Vietnam, whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveller, you’re sure to find a Classic Tour with Jules Verne.


Treasury Landscape, Petra, Jordan

Discover Jordan

From the Dead Sea to the Red Sea, via Mount Nebo and Bethany, Jerash, Amman, and Petra, this is a tour of souks and citadels, biblical landmarks and Bedouin landscapes, history and hospitality

More 9 nights from £2845
Taj Mahal, India

India's Golden Triangle

The most iconic monuments of India from the Taj Mahal, Amber and Agra Fort to palaces and abandoned cities including classic hotels and special Indian experiences

More 9 nights from £1895
Belem Tower, Tagus River, Lisbon, Portugal

Pousadas of Portugal

Staying in hand-picked Pousadas (inns), formerly a monastery, manor house and convent, this tour reveals the sights and psyche of Portugal, from regal splendour to religious heritage, from port-wine cellar to Fado show, from Porto to Coimbra and the capital, Lisbon

More 7 nights from £1625

Classical Tour of Albania

Unspoilt, uncrowded, and unique in its culture, Albania is a treasure chest of ancient cities, mystical mountains, museums, castles and coastline, its feast of Ottoman architecture the jewel in its crown. This tour lifts the lid on its riches, of heritage and of nature

More 7 nights from £1045

Discover Japan

Traversing Japan by Bullet Train, from neon-lit cityscapes to geisha lanes, from Shinto shrines to views of Mount Fuji, from Osaka to Kyoto, Hakone, and Tokyo, this small-group tour reveals the country’s seamless blend of timeless tradition and mesmerising modernity

More 10 nights from £5045

Classic Week on the Nile

Sailing in style on a spacious river cruiser, this is a journey of ancient discovery and exceptional experiences. Focused on the stretch of the Nile from Luxor to Aswan, the tour teams legendary temples with a leisurely tempo and excellent value

More 7 nights from £2495

Turkish Delights

Explore the Christian and Ottoman heritage of Istanbul (formerly Byzantium and Constantinople) including a Bosphorus cruise and visits to palaces, mosques, churches and bazaars, staying in historic hotels

More 4 nights from £1095
Grand Hotel Menaggio, Italy

Grand Hotel on Lake Como

Follow in the footsteps of Flaubert and Tennyson, Julius Caesar and Queen Victoria, to enjoy the timeless elegance of Lake Como, where flower-filled gardens and pastel-painted villages punctuate the shore, set against the stunning backdrop of the Southern Alps

More 7 nights from £1355
Amalfi Coast, Positano, Italy

Discover Sorrento & the Amalfi Coast

A supremely scenic week, with Meta di Sorrento as your base, includes the evocative remains of Pompeii, a drive along ‘the divine coast’ to Amalfi, Positano and Ravello, and Capri by boat

More 7 nights from £1595

Myths & Minoans

Explore the largest of the Greek islands on this tour of Crete, and suspend disbelief to enjoy the myths and legends of the ancient sites, as you visit Roman ruins and Ottoman streets, Byzantine churches and Venetian ports, mountain villages and Minoan Palaces

More 7 nights from £1795

Hemingway's Cuba

Western Cuba’s colourful cities, colonial heritage and natural beauty, reveal the many facets of the island, from cigars to sugarcane, cafés to cabaret and revolution memorials to countryside

More 15 nights from £2995

Classical Tour of Greece

Discover the cities, temples, museums, theatres and ‘marbles’ of classical Greece from Athens to Delphi & Olympia, the rock monasteries of Meteora and the dramatic Peloponnese scenery

More 8 nights from £2345