Artisans of Leisure founder and CEO Ashley Ganz recently returned from a festive winter visit to Budapest, Vienna and Prague, a perennial favorite combination of cities in Central Europe.
Read more about her trip, which included in-depth touring focused on design and architecture, history, music, family fun, and exceptional food and wine.
Egypt is one of our most in-demand tour destinations for 2020, and many travelers are already planning ahead for 2021 to reserve the top luxury Nile River cruises and exclusive land services.
Artisans of Leisure travel expert Carly Walter just returned from a comprehensive private Artisans of Leisure tour of Egypt with her family. They saw the best of Cairo, including the Pyramids, enjoyed a Nile River cruise and went hot-air ballooning over the Valley of the Kings at sunrise.
View our private Egypt tours and contact one of our Middle East experts to start planning!
Greece is a dream destination for many travelers due to its incredible history, beautiful seaside resorts, charming whitewashed villages, and endless opportunities for culinary and active touring.
Artisans of Leisure travel expert Maria Merrill recently spent her honeymoon in Greece, where she stayed at top resorts (including Amanzoe and Canaves Oia), toured ancient sites such as Delphi and the Acropolis, and experienced the best of Greek culture, food and scenery.
Enjoy these incredible photos of Greece and learn more about Maria's trip in mainland Greece and the Greek islands.
View our private Greece tours to learn more.
Many of our travelers return to Spain again and again because the country offers such diversity, including beautiful Moorish architecture in Andalusia, superlative food and wine in the Basque Country, and fascinating design and culture in Barcelona.
We've updated and expanded all of our private Spain tours for 2020. A few favorites include:
After many years of offering private Croatia, Slovenia and Montenegro tours on a request basis, we're happy to announce that we've launched new tours in these destinations. Developed by our in-house specialists who have traveled extensively throughout the region, the tours feature the best of the area's spectacular natural scenery, fascinating culture, and excellent food and wine.
The tours include wonderful experiences such as traveling by private boat among the islands of the Dalmatian Coast, private wine tastings of Croatian varietals at organic wineries, a cooking lesson with a village family, touring the beautiful walled city of Dubrovnik and walking through the ruins of Diocletian's Palace in Split in Croatia; visiting the ancient port town of Kotor and relaxing at the ultra-luxurious Aman Sveti Stefan resort in Montenegro; and exploring charming Ljubljana and iconic Lake Bled in Slovenia.
View our private tours of Croatia, Slovenia and Montenegro to learn more!
2020 is an exciting year for Japan, with the upcoming Summer Olympics and many new luxury hotels opening throughout the country. Some of our favorite new hotels include the Aman Kyoto, the Park Hyatt Kyoto and The Shinmonzen, a soon-to-open boutique hotel designed by Tadao Ando.
Many of our travelers are contacting us to book return trips to Japan that include off-the-beaten-track destinations such as Naoshima Island (Benesse Art Site), Tohoku and other parts of northern Japan, and remote traditional villages known for natural beauty, hot springs and crafts.
We're renowned for our expertise on Japan and extensive connections throughout the country. Whether you're interested in traditional culture, contemporary art, Japanese cuisine, family activities, gardens, spirituality, local crafts or all of the above, we encourage you to call us to start planning a highly customized, one-of-a-kind Japan tour.
View our luxury Japan tours.
We're incredibly excited to announce the launch of our new website! We made sure to prioritize keeping it very user-friendly and familiar to our loyal travelers who use it on a regular basis.
View our new website—we're sure you'll love the new look!
The trip to Japan
was amazing. As always, Artisans of Leisure plans and creates a first-class trip that left us to do nothing but enjoy our time and not have to worry about anything. We can hardly wait to plan our next adventure.
~ N.R., Greenwich, CT
Thank you for scheduling such an AMAZING trip to London for me, my children and in-laws. It was more than I expected. Your guides were amazing, and the hotel was spectacular. The trip couldn't have been better.
~ B.S., Weston, CT
Morocco was amazing!!! Thanks so much for all you did to make this happen for us.
~ J.K., Miami, FL