The five Trafalgar tours with irresistible rhythm

Recently updated on August 13th, 2023 at 09:14 pm

To celebrate International Dance Day, these are the best Trafalgar tours that’ll get you moving to a new rhythm. From the traditional folk dances of Ireland to the passionate tango of Argentina, dance is a universal language that can express joy, sorrow, love, and everything in between. On these Trafalgar tours you’ll see these cultural traditions up close, gaining a deeper understanding and appreciation of the countries you visit. Who knows, you may even get to join in and dance to the beat of a different culture yourself.

Tastes and Sounds of the South

Without a doubt, the Tastes and Sounds of the South tour is a music lover’s dream. Get ready for a 10-day journey through some of the most iconic landmarks of US music history. Experience the famous Nashville Sound at RCA’s Studio B, and then enjoy a private performance of Johnny Cash’s music with one of his family members. You’ll also get to see the show that made country music famous at the Grand Ole Opry, and learn about musical history at the National Museum of African American Music. In Memphis, explore the birth of rock and soul music at the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum, before paying homage to the King at Graceland and the famed Sun Studio where Elvis got his start. End your musical adventure with a jazz dinner cruise aboard the City of New Orleans steamboat, featuring live music from the Grammy-nominated “Dukes of Dixieland”.

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Best of Spain

Get ready to immerse yourself in rich culture and stunning landscapes as you unlock the Best of Spain. This 15-day tour will take you on a journey through some of the country’s most iconic regions, each with its own unique flavor and flair. In addition to visiting Madrid, Barcelona, and Valencia, you’ll stop in Seville, the capital of Andalusia and birthplace of flamenco. Feel the rhythm of this passionate dance firsthand with a live performance to finish off your day of exploring. Lots of other Trafalgar tours visit Seville, so you can still unlock the beauty of flamenco if you’re short for time. Take the Spanish Wonder tour for example, an exciting 9-day trip through Spain’s major cities. Flamenco is such a beautiful expression of Spanish culture, and visiting the city where it originated is an unforgettable experience you’ll likely remember forever.

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South America revealed

If Latin rhythms are more your speed, you’ll find plenty of fun in the South America Revealed tour. Taking you through the landscapes and cultures of Brazil, Argentina, Peru and the Galapagos, this tour is not only a feast for the eyes, but also for the ears. While South America is musical in its very soul, with street parties and impromptu events popping up everywhere, there are two standout experiences to be found on this tour.

In Rio de Janeiro, you can visit a Samba school and unlock a unique insight into this iconic Brazilian artform. Not only will you see the dancers in action, but you’ll also have the opportunity to learn about the history and significance of samba in Brazil. Then, you’ll travel to Buenos Aires, where you’ll be introduced to the world-famous dance of Tango and learn about rich history. From the lively streets of Rio to the elegant ballrooms of Buenos Aires, this tour offers a true immersion into the world of dance in South America.

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Best of Ireland

Ireland is a land of tales and myths passed down through poetry and music, so rhythm is ingrained in its culture. On the Best of Ireland tour you’ll journey through the Emerald Isle for 10 days, packed with fantastic experiences that’ll show you how the Irish like to get down. You’ll visit Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, where the locals love to throw Irish evenings complete with traditional dances like broom dancing. You’ll also experience an Irish Ceilidh Evening and a Medieval Castle Banquet, where you can indulge in Irish food, sing along to Irish tunes, and watch plenty of traditional Irish dancing where things get lively. Your Travel Directors love to break out into dance whenever they get a chance, so you never know when you might witness a spontaneous broom dance on tour.

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Best of Greece

Greece is a country that’s steeped in history and culture, so Greece Trafalgar tours are a favorite with fans of ancient history. While that may be true, there’s one particularly unique experience on the Best of Greece tour that we just had to highlight. In a uniquely Olympian Be My Guest experience, you’ll visit the Karambellas family on their olive and wine farm. They’ll welcome you with open arms with Greek hospitality, giving you a guided tour of the farm and olive groves, followed by a dinner featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients. And what’s a Greek dinner without dancing? The Karambellas family will invite you to join in on the fun with traditional Greek dancing – be sure to say opa! This experience offers a unique and authentic way to connect with the local people and culture of Greece while enjoying delicious food and lively dance.

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