Insight Vacations has been creating magical travel experiences for over 40 years. Travel is not just about going to incredible places, but really connecting with them in an authentic way, like joining Nonna in Italy for some rustic, homemade treats and delicious local wine.

As an Insight traveller, you’ll enjoy an altogether deeper, more enriching experience; not just meeting local people, but joining them for unique opportunities to share their stories, passions, customs and expertise. With a custom collection of more than 70 Insight Experiences, you are offered a richer journey for better value.

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Best of Ireland & Scotland

14-Day Tour

April 9, 2020

From $4,623 CAD per person including all taxes and feesREQUEST A QUOTE

14 Days, 3 Countries, 13 Breakfasts, 1 Afternoon Tea, 7 Dinners and 27 Included Experiences. Despite the many regional variations between Ireland and Scotland, they share a natural affinity, tracing back to their Gaelic roots, together with stunning landscapes, and warm-hearted communities.

Insight Experiences:

  • ✔Ardgowan: Sir Ludovic Shaw-Stewart welcomes you with a tour of his property, set on a 10,000-acre coastal estate, followed by the delightful and elegant tradition of a Scottish high tea.
  • ✔Visit Trinity College and see Book of Kells in Dublin, Irish National Stud and Japanese Gardens in Kildare, Waterford Crystal workshop, Killarney National Park with a Jarvey, Londonderry with a Local Expert.
  • ✔Enjoy whisky tasting at Glen Ord Distillery.
  • ✔Cruise on Loch Ness and visit Blarney Castle.
  • ✔Tour of Edinburgh with a Local Expert.
  • ✔Discover Cliffs of Moher, Giant’s Causeway, Culloden Moor and Cairns of Clava.

Treasures of Spain, Portugal & Morocco

17-Day Tour

June 27, 2020

From $4,635 CAD per person including all taxes and feesREQUEST A QUOTE

17 Days, 3 Countries, 16 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 7 Dinners and 22 Included Experiences. A kaleidoscopic adventure that takes you from some of Europe’s most cosmopolitan cities, to an exotic and vivid land of medinas and minarets.

Insight Experiences:

  • ✔Torremolinos: Hear the stories of local life as you are invited into the home of a local family to join them for a freshly prepared, traditional lunch, with wine.
  • ✔Visit Prado Museum with a local art historian, and discover Alhambra Palace, Jerónimos Monastery, Seville Cathedral, Fes Medina and Bahia Palace.
  • ✔Enjoy Flamenco performance with dinner in Seville.
  • ✔Taste Pastéis de Belém in Lisbon, Olive Oil in Almazara & tajines in Marrakech.
  • ✔Cross the Straits of Gibraltar between Europe and Africa.
  • ✔Enjoy the scenery of south-west Europe and northern Africa as you pass the Estrela Mountains, the Middle Atlas Mountains, the High Atlas Mountains, and continue along Costa del Sol, through the Provence of Malaga, across Sierra Nevada and La Mancha region

Best of Italy – End Rome

11-Day Tour

July 15, 2020

From $4,185 CAD per person including all taxes and feesREQUEST A QUOTE

11 Days, 1 Country, 10 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 5 Dinners and 17 Included Experiences. Roman antiquities, saintly Assisi, Venetian canals, Renaissance Florence and Capri’s brilliant sunlight come together on this superb journey across Italy, with the option to end in Naples or Rome.

Insight Experiences:

  • ✔Sightsee the local way with a leisurely passeggiata through the backstreets, where a friend in Rome will explain how modern life takes place around ancient treasures.
  • ✔Visit Vatican Museums, Bramante Staircase, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica with a Local Expert.
  • ✔Delight a light lunch and wine tasting at Villa Machiavelli in Tuscany.
  • ✔Enjoy a glassblower workshop and gondola crafting in Venice.
  • ✔Cruise to the Isle of Capri, the isle of the dreams. With a local expert, browse exclusive boutiques and ride in an island’s iconic open-top taxi.
  • ✔Ride a gondola, serenaded through the romantic canals of Venice.

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This classic Venice, Florence and Rome family vacation is designed with your family in mind – on which you’ll share the splendors of Italy together! Explore the imperial city of Rome and the legacy of the powerful Roman Empire that ruled the world millennia ago. Look up at the celebrated ceiling of the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, as well as around at other Vatican treasures, on our special after-hours tour of the Vatican Museums, without the crowds! Explore Orvieto’s fascinating medieval tunnels, and discover the amazing art masterpieces of fabled Florence, birthplace of the Renaissance, and make your own pizza. Travel to the Tuscan city of Pisa to visit the Leaning Tower and take a high-speed train to Venice where you’ll stay at an award-winning hotel on a private island, have dinner aboard a pirate ship and discover what makes the city a world favorite.

Experience with Tauck

  • ✔TAUCK EXCLUSIVE – After-hours tour of the Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel, without the lines or crowds, for unhurried viewing
  • ✔Exclusive dinner and evening aboard a pirate ship cruising the waterways of Venice
  • ✔Vintage Fiat 500 ride (with a driver) across the Arno River for a great overview and gorgeous views of Florence
  • ✔Visit to a 17th-century cooking school in Rome to learn to make gelato
  • ✔Pizza-making demonstrations in Florence
  • ✔Tour the Roman catacombs and Orvieto’s tunnels

Italia Bella: Rome to Venice

Depart August 16, 2019

From $6,570 CAD
per person double

Tauck value includes

  • ✔All gratuities to Tauck Director, local guides, and drivers
  • ✔Multiple-night stays in historic hotels in the heart of Rome and Florence
  • ✔Two nights on a private island in the Venetian Lagoon at San Clemente Palace Kempinski Venice, winner of Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 “Top Hotels in Italy/Venice” Reader’s Choice Award
  • ✔Visit to the hilltop town of Orvieto, including a tour of its underground Etruscan caves and honeycombed tunnels
  • ✔Guided tours of Rome’s Colosseum as well as the Uffizi Gallery and Galleria dell’ Accademia in Florence
  • ✔Visit to Pisa and the famed Leaning Tower
  • ✔First class high-speed rail travel from Florence to Venice
  • ✔Hands-on pizza making in Florence
  • ✔Airport transfers on arrival and departure as noted
  • ✔14 meals, service charges, taxes and porterage