On the Go Tours says it saw a gap in the market for high-end, small group touring in three European countries – Spain, Italy and Portugal -, so it decided to be the one to fill it in 2018.

The operator will venture into Spain, Italy and Portugal for the first time next year, in a bid to offer travellers more touring choices in the countries.

Although the three destinations are relatively popular among tourists (so-much-so they’ve experienced issued with overcrowding over the past year), according to the brand’s General Manager of Australia, Natalie James, there’s a lack of opportunity for luxury tourists to travel in smaller groups.

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Image: Willian West/Unsplash

“We saw a gap in the market for tours that appeal to travellers who want to be a part of a small group tour which has a mid to high range offering and takes a step off the beaten track.”

Natalie James, On the Go Tours General Manager Australia

“Our Europe offering is now packed with so many options, travellers will have no problem deciding which corner to explore.”

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Image: Mahkeo/Unsplash

In Italy, On the Go Tours offers two itineraries – Italian Expresso and Renaissance & Riveria – taking in must-visit sites over seven and 10 days.

Travellers on the Barcelona to Madrid tour will explore northern Spain’s renowned attractions such as its historic wineries, Michelin-star restaurants and Spanish architecture.

Over in Portugal, On the Go Tours’ guests will spend a week travelling from Pena Palace in the foothills of the Sintra Mountains to the wine country of Porto, while also enjoying a night in a Portuguese pousada.

For more information, check out full itineraries inside On the Go Tours’ Europe brochure.

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