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Specialist Journeys

Specialist Journeys

As a group, we are determined to maintain the uniqueness of each of our brands. I tend to think of Specialist Journeys not as a single business, but as a ‘family’ of tour operators. As with all families, each individual member (or company in this case) has it’s own unique oddities, brilliance and quirks. Travelling with Arblaster and Clarke to Champagne, you will have a very different experience to those exploring Monet’s Gardens with Brightwater Holidays, or poking around ancient Paris with Andante Travels.

For all their differences however, every Specialist Journeys company does share ...

As a group, we are determined to maintain the uniqueness of each of our brands. I tend to think of Specialist Journeys not as a single business, but as a ‘family’ of tour operators. As with all families, each individual member (or company in this case) has it’s own unique oddities, brilliance and quirks. Travelling with Arblaster and Clarke to Champagne, you will have a very different experience to those exploring Monet’s Gardens with Brightwater Holidays, or poking around ancient Paris with Andante Travels.

For all their differences however, every Specialist Journeys company does share an ethos – an aspiration – to provide truly unique and magical holidays for our customers. The ‘special’ in Specialist Journeys comes when you lie on the floor of an empty Sistine Chapel – staring up at Michelangelo’s creation. Or when you enjoy a private tour of Prince Charles’ garden at Highgrove. Or when you spot a silver back gorilla, having trekked for hours in the forests of Uganda.

Reviews of Specialist Journeys

Pompeii and Herculaneum by rellac, 5 Dec 2017
Traveller rating:

We recently joined their Pompeii and Herculaneum tour and whilst I have nothing but admiration for the tour manager and ... read more

Specialist Journeys by Painter, 30 Nov 2017
Traveller rating:

Last year couldn't fault . This year not good .they knew we would have a six hour wait but did nothing to make it bearable ... read more

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Reviews Submitted: 10
Reviews Accepted: 10
Reviews Rejected: 0
Pompeii and Herculaneum by rellac, 5 Dec 2017
Traveller rating:

We recently joined their Pompeii and Herculaneum tour and whilst I have nothing but admiration for the tour manager and ... read more

Specialist Journeys by Painter, 30 Nov 2017
Traveller rating:

Last year couldn't fault . This year not good .they knew we would have a six hour wait but did nothing to make it bearable ... read more

Andante Travels

- All inclusive cultural holidays designed and led by experts. - See sites out of reach to most tourists. - Every detail is planned with expertise and care. - Stay ...

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Brightwater Holidays

Brightwater Holidays is the UK’s leading Gardens and Special Interest Tour Operator. Offering inclusive group tours to gardens in the British Isles and around the world; ...

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Travels In...

During our many adventures, we realised that the history of the lands we visit is found in more than just the earth they stand upon, but also in the music, the art, ...

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