Find out what it takes to be an ancient Roman gladiator at the Gladiator School of Rome. During a hands-on lesson with instructors from the Historic Group of Rome, learn how to fight with authentic weapons of the time while wearing a traditional gladiator tunic and belt. Located on the Appian Way, not far from the Colosseum, this class is a unique and interactive way to learn about ancient Roman history, sports, and culture. Select a lesson time when booking.
Take a course on mask making from a master artisan in Venice, and learn about the history of this ancient tradition. You can choose from a production class or a decoration class, or you can even take both. In the production class, learn how to make your own papier-mâché mask, and in the decoration class, you can paint or use materials to decorate your mask. No matter which option you choose, you get to bring home your creation—just in time for Carnival.
Master the art of making an iconic sweet treat during a Danish pastry baking class in Copenhagen. Ideal for food lovers, this experience comes with the knowledge of a professional pastry chef, and gives you the chance to meet other like-minded travelers. Plus, a short duration makes this experience ideal for time-pressed travelers.
Swap the streets of Zurich for the snowy peaks of Mt. Titlis with this day-long trip out of the city. After starting with a tour of Lucerne and a photo stop at Lake Lucerne or the Lion Monument, you'll continue to Engelberg to travel up the mountain by gondola. Then, at the Trübsee middle station, your time is your own to kick back in the snow. Test your nerves on the snow tubing run, or try skiing; rental of the basic equipment and supervision is included. Later, you'll ride the Rotair revolving cable car to soak up alpine views from the summit.
Get hands-on experience with one-to-one guidance during a private glassmaking lesson. Discover the secrets of Murano glassmaking techniques from one of the most renowned craftsmen of Venice. The 90-minute workshop includes all materials—including your own marvelous glass artwork to take home—plus a 10 percent discount on glassworks from the artist.
Learn the art of perfumery in the country that does it best with this perfume-making workshop. A professional perfumer from the famous perfume house Molinard will teach you all about perfume-making, from theory to ingredients, and will be on hand to give you guidance as you create your own fragrance to take home!
When visiting the birthplace of Flamenco, try your hand (and feet) at this traditional, soulful art with a 1-hour dance class. Learn the fundamental steps and basics of hand movements, heel clicking, and body poses from a professional instructor in a fun group setting. After the class, attend an optional flamenco show to see expert dancers and musicians take the stage.
Enjoy your choice of a day’s skiing or snowboarding from Prague without the hassle of organizing your own transport or equipment with this private full-day tour to the Czech Republic’s Klinovec skiing area. Relax into a private vehicle on route to Klinovec in the Krusne Mountains; receive your ski or snowboard gear and ski pass; and enjoy the downhill trails and slopes at leisure. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
Enjoy a quintessential Madrid experience with a live flamenco show in the heart of the city. Head to an authentic ‘tablao,’ or Flamenco venue, and start the night off with a traditional 3-course dinner of regional cuisine. Warm up for the performance with an optional workshop, where you can tap your toes to basic steps or play the castanets. Settle back in your seat as professional dancers and musicians take the stage for a live, passionate performance of the uniquely Spanish art form.
Enjoy a unique and hands-on art experience while in Rome as you take part in a live art class. Channel Italy’s great artists and put your painting skills to the test painting a nude model. As you paint, sip wine and tuck into cheese and charcuterie; pick up tips and techniques from your instructor; and listen to inspiring stories about Rome’s history and art heritage.
While in Paris, visit the atelier of a world-renowned hat maker and personalize your own creation. This 3-hour workshop lets you experience true Parisian craftsmanship and have something unique to take home as a remembrance. Observe traditional handcrafted techniques then choose the color, shape, and accoutrements, all made to measure.
Our experience allows you not only to admire art, but to be able to create it with your own hands. You will learn the history and secrets of a majestic work together with the expert guidance of the sculptor Octavio Palomino.
Who needs an Eiffel Tower keychain or Mona Lisa playing cards, when you can make your very own fashion forward souvenir? Create the custom denim jacket of your dreams during a 3-hour fashion workshop in Paris. All materials, including patches, embroidery, and accessories, are at your disposal. No previous design or sewing experience is necessary, as team members are on hand to assist you and offer advice.
Orcas and Humpback whales are feeding on Herring Fish in Skjervoy from November to January. We pick you up 6:00am outside Scandic Ishavshotel, drive you to Skjervoy, give you warm flotation suits and take you on a once in a life time whale watching experience on our Rib-boats! Then we give you sandwiches, tea and coffee and continue to the Green Gold Villa in the amazing Lyngen Alps. Here you get a nice warm group dinner, short photo workshop, Northern Lights/night photography right outside the Green Gold Villa, and accommodation in one of our six private Crystal Lavvos! Next morning we have breakfast together (back in Tromso 11 am)
This is an experience you will struggle to find anywhere else in Catalonia, let alone Barcelona. With both instructors being trained shoemakers. Their knowledge of what it takes to build an artisan shoe, will not only lead to you crafting a beautiful espadrille. It will also improve your understanding of your future footwear.
Do you want to learn Italian language in a stimulating way? Would you like to visit one of the most beautiful cities in Italy like Rome? Are you looking for a quality course and are you between 16 and 99?You have found the right one for you! The best way to learn Italian is to immerse yourself completely in the language and culture of the country. During your Italian course in Italy with the Leonardo da Vinci School, your goal will be to truly learn Italian. It will be a natural and very rapid learning, because, during the course, you will actually live in Italy.You will be immersed in the culture and will listen, read and speak only Italian throughout the day. In this way you will make rapid progress, both in the classroom and out.
THE PORTUGUESE COUNTRYSIDE IN ÉVORA DISTRICT:We will make a tour through Alentejo’s dry, golden plains and its traditional whitewashed villages. Get in touch with its charismatic people, its rich crafts and taste some of the best cuisine Portugal has to offer in Évora district.One cannot leave Portugal without experiencing its rich and diverse countryside. It’s amazing how a country so small as Portugal can boast many different cultures depending on its region. In this tour, you will travel to the district of Alentejo, a place where the landscapes, the nature and the bucolic life invite you to relax and enjoy a moment of calm and tranquility.
If you’ve never skied before or haven’t mastered the sport yet, this cross country ski lesson for beginners in Tromso is for you. Get picked up from Tromso, and drive about five minutes to the skiing spot. Your guide gets you the equipment you need, and makes sure you feel comfortable in it. Then, you learn the basics of skiing, and start out on flat terrain. If you feel confident, you can gradually hit small hills to challenge yourself, too.
Create your own natural, customized lipstick during this exclusive hands-on workshop. Learn how to blend and mold wax and other edible, natural ingredients, choosing a color that is custom-matched to your skin. All materials and equipment are included and a wide range of available colors, with matte, metallic, and glitter options to choose from.
Schedule your own private photo shoot in London with a professional photographer who makes quality photos of your party at iconic locations. Ideal for couples, families, and friends, your photographer captures your visit in London destinations such as St Paul’s Cathedral, Millennium Bridge, and Tower Bridge. Your photographer edits and uploads 30-40 high-resolution digital photos within 48 hours after your photo shoot.
Create your own customized perfume during this unique sensory experience in Paris. Meet your olfactory guide near the Opéra Garnier to begin your 1.5-hour workshop, where you'll learn the origins of perfume and its development over three millennia. Blend your own scent from notes like orange blossom, musk and gardenia. Take home your own customized bottle of Eau de Cologne, along with a perfumers apron and a Certificate of Participation.
Follow your nose to create the perfect scent during a workshop at the Molinard perfume boutique in Nice. Discover what makes French perfumes so prized, and learn how master mixologists combine different bases, fragrances, and oils to make sweet-smelling concoctions. Then, try your own hand at perfumery by blending ingredients to create your own signature scent to take home in a vial.
Don’t miss out on Portugal’s epic waves — try surfing on this 3-hour lesson in Porto. Learn the basics of catching the best wave from a local Portuguese surfer and hang ten near one of Porto’s famed beaches. Your experienced surf instructor will teach you how to safely paddle out, stand up on your board and ride the Atlantic’s gnarly waves. Take the skills you learn here to other beaches around the world.
Design your own personal perfume, or ‘parfum’ as the French call it, during this workshop in Paris. Learn about the different families of perfumes and tenacities of scents from a perfumer teacher, and then play with a range of scents to create three different perfumes. Take home your parfum of choice in a 50-ml bottle. This artistic experience is limited to eight people, ensuring a more memorable experience.