Introducing Portugal

Europe's Best Kept Secret

Irpinia Wine Country

Ancient vines of Greco & Fiano

Basque Country

Bounty of the sea meets the Michelin kitchen


Gourmet mountain huts abound with rustic feasts

Swiss Riviera

Sunlit Vines Kiss Alpine Waters


Truffles & fine food treasures of the Luberon

Culture is food for the traveler’s soul

Leading experts in cultural travel, we design one of a kind private journeys to the most remarkable corners of Europe. Authentic, immersive, and personal to you, each Encounter is artfully shaped by unparalleled insider knowledge, local access, and our dedicated team.

Our Ingredients Are Key

Like great food, experiential travel takes time, passion and local flavor to make something truly special. Each Encounter is meticulously designed to include the finest ingredients, from exceptional boutique accommodations, privately chauffeured transportation, and regionally authentic dining, to knowledgeable experts and engaging cultural activities, all with the goal of bringing you the most enriching travel experience possible.


Our custom Encounters are private touring experiences centered on regional exploration, which highlight robust cultural elements, such as gastronomy, wine, art, design, history, and artisan traditions. Each Encounter is personalized to be a distinct reflection of our travelers’ passions.

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Hear the rhythmic churning of bicycle wheels echoing through Ferrara’s cobblestone streets. Taste the warmth of the Mediterranean in the golden richness of a Catalonian olive oil. Feel a cool mist at your back as you wander along an ancient Ligurian port. Admire the fairytale villages of Lake Thun from aboard an antique paddle steamer. The CountryBred traveler engages in the world around them, one subtle moment at a time.

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