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Ladies, assemble! Everything you need to know about Trafalgar's women's only tours

Call your ladies – Trafalgar is launching women’s only tours in 2022! If you can’t wait for your next girl’s trip, here’s everything you need to know… 

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Will I be travelling with women only?

Yes! Our women’s only tours are made for women and led by women. You will have a female Travel Director and Wellbeing Director with you at all times on your women’s only Trafalgar trip. Some trips will also have a female driver, except for destinations including Jordan, Turkey, and Morocco. 

You’ll also be travelling with up to 50 other like-minded women, so whether you travel with old friends or do it solo, you’re sure to meet some amazing women and form new friendships. 

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Where can I go on Trafalgar’s women’s only tours?

If you can’t decide where to go travelling with your girlfriends, we’ve got you covered. Trafalgar will initially be offering 12 of our most popular trips with select women’s only departures.

Italy

Italy Bellissimo

Northern Italy including Cinque Terre

France

Wonderful France

United Kingdom and Ireland

Best of Devon and Cornwall

Highland Trail inspired by Outlander

Enchanting Emerald Isle

Spain and Portugal

Great Iberian Cities

Scandinavia

Scenic Scandinavia and Its Fjords

Greece

Secrets of Greece including Corfu

Turkey

Highlights of Turkey

Egypt

Best of Egypt

Jordan

Jordan Experience with Dead Sea Extension

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How will Trafalgar’s women’s only tours support local women?

Most of our trips aim to visit and support local women-owned businesses and female artisans. You’ll have the chance to meet these inspiring women and celebrate their achievements. 

Celebrate and support local women from Europe…

On our Italy Bellissimo trip, you’ll meet Marta Cucchia in the historic city of Perugia, where you’ll learn how she’s keeping the ancient tradition of Umbrian weaving alive. You’ll visit Laboratorio Giuditta Brozzetti, a TreadRight and JoinTrafalgar Heritage Initiative project, and see one of the last remaining traditional hand-weaving workshops in Italy

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When you travel on our Wonderful France trip, you’ll meet Poppy Salinger in her beautiful Provencal home for a special Make Travel Matter experience. Poppy will invite you into her historic converted mill on the banks of the Sorgue in France, where you can explore the old artefacts, photographs and artworks. You’ll then feast on delicious Provencal flavours such as mignon of pork, red snapper, and souffle, all washed down with a fine glass of Coteaux d’Aix red or rose wine. As you enjoy your meal, Poppy will regale you with stories of her famous husband, Pierre Salinger, former advisor to John F. Kennedy, and your visit will help preserve the memories of her family for generations to come.

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women exploring European town

… To Africa and the Middle East

When you travel on our Highlights of Turkey trip, you’ll visit the village of Demircidere for a special Be My Guest experience with the local women. You’ll learn how to bake traditional bread with them and hear the story of how they came to be known as the most liberated women in Turkey.

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Our Jordan Experience trip takes you to Iraq-al-Amir in Jordan where you’ll meet the women of the Iraq al-Amir Women’s Association for an amazing Make Travel Matter experience. You’ll learn how they support themselves and the women in their community by making soap from olive oil, greeting cards and notebooks from recycled paper, and more. You’ll even get to try making your own before sitting down to a home-cooked lunch with the women.

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women of Demircidere in Turkey

What are the benefits of travelling on Trafalgar’s women’s only tours?

If you’re a woman who wants to see the world and meet like-minded ladies, Trafalgar’s women’s only tours are perfect for you. 

You’ll get to meet like-minded female travellers

These trips are designed so women can share their experiences with fellow female travellers from all over the world. As you explore the world, you’ll be surrounded by an enriching atmosphere of support and encouragement, which will help you get out of your comfort zone and do things you never thought possible. We find that many women feel more confident and free when travelling on women’s only tours. Girls just also have more fun, so you can be sure there will be plenty of laughs along the way!

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You’ll avoid single supplements

If you’re a solo female traveller in a mixed group tour, you’ve probably forked out extra for a single room. On our women’s only tours, many solo women feel more comfortable sharing a room with a fellow female traveller – so you can avoid more expensive single supplements.

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You’ll travel with ease and comfort

Whether you’re travelling with your girlfriends or you’re going solo, women know they have to take extra safety measures when they travel. When you travel with Trafalgar’s women’s only tours, we’ll take that stress out of your trip. We’ll take the lead in planning all the logistics of your trip, plus our expert team of female Travel Directors and Wellbeing Directors will be there to assist you with all your needs throughout your tour. So all you have to do is kick back and relax as you explore the world, meet inspiring women, and forge special bonds to last a lifetime.

Where will you go first when travelling on Trafalgar’s women’s only tours? Let us know in the comments below!

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