Special Interest Holidays

Special Interest Holidays

Genius Loci Travel does indeed specialise in walking & cycling tours, but we can also offer special interest holidays operated for people with a real interest and passion. Be it wine-tasting, painting, cooking, bird watching, yoga or photography our holidays are run by the experts. Trips may be solely aimed at those with an interest in one subject or a range of subjects, and include gastronomy tours, specialist archaeology itineraries, solar eclipse departures, specialist conservation holidays or trips led in Italian.

Our profound knowledge of Italy, its people and the possibilities it offers for special trips makes us the perfect choice for a special vacation ! Even more than with our regular group tours, the tour leader is key to providing the best experience possible. We have the extensive knowledge and experience to gather together expert leaders in many different fields.

For example, on many tours you learn something about the geology of the area, but this is never like being on a real geology tour. Discover Italy’s intriguing geological history, it’s volcanoes, but also its limestone cliffs, it’s grotto’s and underground rivers.

While most people take photographs when on holiday, not all holidays are specifically designed for photographers. Learn more about it in Italy – the subject is good, you get the technique right and you’ll make professional shots!

Some like to make some sketches during a trip, but is there ever the time to sit down at the best spot and get professional advice on how to make the best of your sketch… Start painting in the world’s most beautiful landscapes, under the supervision of a professional painter!

From many tour leaders you can learn some Italian, but no way to learn it better than go with a group of Italians (with a tour leader who however can explain things to you in English as well…). Check our ‘Walk & Talk‘ tours !

One our tours it’s always possible to  drink good wine, but what about tasting it with the experts and producers ?

You love walking, but adore sailing as well ? Why not try a combination and check out the beauty of Italy’s islands?

Let us know your interests, select your ideal travel dates, and we’ll organise your perfect vacation!  With the largest choice of active holidays in Italy to choose from, it is easier than ever to experience a vacation tailored just to your interests !

Contact us to know more about it

Simply fill in the enquiry form, and state ‘special interest trip request’ in your query and we will call or email you back during office hours.


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