Expert Led Tours: Special Small Group Learning Journeys

Georgia Hardy Tours: educational travel and custom tours for schools, organizations, families, and lifelong learners of all ages.

Are you the type of traveller who values museum secrets over mojitos?  Breathtaking wonders over beach volleyball? If so, our expert-led journeys may be for you.

Whether you are a culture vulture, fine art aficionado, opera lover – or connoisseur of modern or ancient history, we have something for you. In-depth, small group learning adventures are what we do best.

Our impressive roster of experts makes our learning tours a notch above the rest. As a traveller with us, you’ll be enriched and enlightened each step of the way by foremost specialists in the fields of history, music, culture – and arts. These talented story tellers take you behind the scenes and make the legendary sites, palaces, worship centres and museums of Europe (and other global destinations) leap to life.

Expert Tours: Royal Ontario Museum

For more than a decade, Georgia Hardy Tours is proud to be a preferred tour operator for the Royal Ontario Museum.

Contact Us to find out about travel with the ROM

Our expert-led tours include:

Expert Tours: Italy Travel, Cultural Tours

Fine Art Tours in Italy

with Prof Ken Bartlett and Dr. Gillian Bartlett, North America’s foremost experts in European history and Renaissance art

Immerse yourself in the magnificent art and museums of Italy, visit charming piazzas of Florence, Rome and Venice and revel at astounding works of DaVinci and Michelangelo, as Prof. Bartlett lends insight and enchantment. Drink in the delicious flavours and stunning vistas of Northern Italy, in a special tour designed for art and history lovers, featuring untravelled pathways, stunning accommodations and delectable cuisine.


Expert Tours: Opera Tours

Opera Tours in Spain, Iceland, Italy… or North America

with Iain Scott, North America’s foremost Opera expert

Delight your ears and transport your spirit on a luxurious opera tour with one of the world’s top experts. Attend renowned opera performances and festivals, dine like royalty, and stay in opulent surroundings on one of our exclusive opera tours to Spain, Italy, Iceland – or another magical locale.


Expert Tours: WW1 Battlefield

Mountain & Wilderness Adventures

with Dieter Van Holder

Dieter Van Holder is an experienced International Mountain Leader specialized in the European Alps, Iceland/Greenland Scotland, Morocco and beyond! With well over a decade of experience and highest standard training, Dieter is a UIMLA International Mountain Leader, UIAA Instructor Mountain Walking & Trekking, Wilderness First Responder and Icelandic Glacier/Mountain Guide.


Expert Tours: WW1 Battlefield

Battlefield Tours in France, Belgium and Britain

with Eric McGeer

Bring the heroism and heartaches of the great wars to life on a moving battlefield tour in Normandy, Belgium and The Netherlands. Our military history expert will lend insights and whisk you off to rare and wonderful places, as you also experience the present-day marvels, picturesque landscapes and delicious regional cuisines of Northern Europe.


“All of our tours have been managed by Georgia Hardy Tours. Because we specialize in luxury travel in small groups, we have exacting standards. George and Kathleen understand the needs of our clients and ensure that the quality of hotels, restaurants and transportation meets those requirements.
We determine every detail through consultation and discussion to deliver the level of experience that our travellers have come to expect.”

Ken (and Gillian) Bartlett
Professor, Victoria College, University of Toronto & Bartlett Cultural Connections


Are you a recognized expert in your field, with a wonderful tour idea?

We would love to chat about bringing your trip to life.

Let’s start exploring!

What type of learning journey can we create for you?