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February 9, 2023

Special Luxury Trips for Grandparents Traveling with Grandchildren

One of the most popular types of trips we arrange are private, personalized luxury tours for grandparents who want to take their grandchildren on incredible one-of-a-kind trips.

Often, these special family trips take place during the festive season or are in celebration of a birthday, graduation, bar mitzvah, bat mitzvah or another major milestone.

Artisans of Leisure specializes in private tours that allow families to spend time together in amazing locations while staying at wonderful luxury hotels and participating in activities that are customized to each family member’s interests and requirements.

Some favorite recent tours that we have designed for grandparents traveling with their grandchildren include:

  • Trips planned around bucket-list destinations like the Pyramids of Giza and other ancient sites in Egypt; the Colosseum, Roman Forum and other ruins in Rome, Italy; and famous sites in and around London and Paris such as the Tower of London and the Palace of Versailles

  • Exploring family history and meeting with genealogy experts in places like Scotland, Ireland and Sicily
  • Tours that are designed around a grandchild studying abroad in destinations such as Australia and Japan
  • Visiting sites that coincide with what grandchildren are studying in school like the Parthenon in Athens, Greece; D-Day beaches in Normandy, France; the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, the Netherlands; ancient Roman ruins in Italy; and the Great Barrier Reef in Australia
  • Insider shopping tours in Paris and Milan
  • Hands-on lessons such as making apple strudel in Vienna, Austria; watches in Switzerland; pizza and gelato in Rome; and tiles in Lisbon
  • Wildlife tours including luxury safaris in South Africa and Kenya, visiting a koala sanctuary in Australia, and cruising the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador

  • Behind-the-scenes and after-hours tours of museums and palaces in London, Madrid, Florence, Cairo and Paris
  • Family tours that are planned to coincide with cherry blossom season in Japan, the holiday lights and festivities of the Christmas season in London, fireworks during Bastille Day in Paris, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Edinburgh and other unique local events
  • Private boat charters in Greece, Capri and the Amalfi Coast in Italy, Croatia, Australia, Portugal, Spain, France, Argentina and elsewhere

  • Pop-culture tours in South Korea and Japan
  • Planning around major sporting events such as Wimbledon in England; a soccer match in Barcelona, Spain; the Palio in Siena, Italy; and the Olympics, FIFA World Cup and Formula One races
  • Behind-the-scenes tours of a chocolate factory in Switzerland and the Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Austria, and after-hours visits to the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles in France

Our customized private tours for grandparents and grandchildren feature luxury hotels with connecting rooms if needed, private drivers and all transportation, touring with expert local guides who are fun and informative, and assistance with dining, shopping, and recommendations and arrangements for cultural performances.

Contact Artisans of Leisure to begin planning a customized luxury tour—especially for grandparents traveling with grandchildren—based on your family’s interests.

Destinations:  Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, South America, South Pacific

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