Travel Past 50 Tours

Top Scandinavia trails and hiking routes
The old road from Sweden to Norway, where we paused for photos and the rock pile delineating the border.

Travel with us on custom-created small-group tours

Travel Past 50 Tours, like the TravelPast50 travel blog, was born out of interest from friends and readers to join us visiting some of the places we love the most. In response, we’ve created tours that blend places we know well with new places we want to explore, and classic sites, local dining, and engaging tours.

Travel Past 50 Tours are sponsored in part by Allianz Travel Insurance.

Current tour on sale

Just announced, our Spain tour to Madrid and Andalucía, April 12-22, 2023. The tour is now on sale. Click the link above to be taken to the tour page to make your deposit.

Here’s what makes our Travel Past 50 Tours unique:

  • Small group tours (maximum 12 guests)
  • Accompanied by Kris and Tom, with benefit of their life-long travel experience
  • Custom-created itineraries combining cultural experiences with local cuisine and active tour options
  • Sufficient unscheduled time
  • Additional local expert guides as appropriate
  • Local secrets not usually on tourist itineraries
  • Comfortable travel, luxury touches, and affordable rates
  • Kris and Tom’s helpful travel tips, shared with the group via personal communications in advance of the trip: getting ready to travel, what to pack, recommended reading, and how to enjoy to the max

Our goal is to introduce our tour guests to new destinations and new insights, offering everyone the opportunity to enjoy independent travel and free time along with the pleasure of meeting new people in our select group. Join us!

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What our guests say about Travel Past 50 Tours

“The combination of a small group and professional guides in each city made it an outstanding experience!”
-Karen M

“Very enjoyable tour of Northern Spain with Tom and Kris. The group was a perfect size. I can recommend traveling with them and would consider a second tour in the future.”
-Christiane M

“Travel Past 50 provides a balance of people, food, wine and sights with enough time to explore a bit on one's own time.”
-Bill T

“Kris and Tom's extensive first hand knowledge of Spain and the language made for a wonderfully interesting trip. I'd recommend any tour of Spain they put together.”
-Janice D

“Tom and Kris were great at showing their love of Spain.”

-Linda M

“We truly enjoyed the itinerary and thought the choice of activities was great. You blended the guide-enhanced experiences with self-directed exploration and discovery. Kudos.”

-Roger and Deb B

Past Tours

November 2022. Northern Spain: Cuisine and Culture Itinerary Barcelona, Zaragoza, Logroño, San Sebastián-Donostia, Madrid. Related post: Spain: Return to Five Cities.

August 2019. Sweden-Norway Itinerary
Stockholm, Östersund, Åre, Trondheim. Related posts: Five Top Day Hikes in Sweden; Many Ways to Visit Trondheim, Norway

Travel Past 50 Tours Terms and Conditions

Here's all the fine print. Please note these terms and conditions may vary depending on the specific tour destinations and timing.

Requirements Traveling with TP50 Tours

We require all our guests to carry travel insurance, to sign a waiver agreeing to the terms and conditions published with each tour itinerary, and to be up to date with vaccinations, including against COVID-19. See more about traveling with us during COVID in this post updated July 2022.

We use Allianz Travel's annual “All Trips” insurance plan, but you can find their single trip insurance plans and get a quick quote here.

Of course passports are required, too. Here's a friendly reminder to make sure your passport is valid through six months following your travel dates, as required by most countries.

Where to?

Let us know where you’d like to travel with Kris and Tom. We’ll consider any place in the world. Let us know, too, what style of travel you are seeking with us. Would you like some hiking or biking? Museums and history? City walking tours? Food and wine? Email tom@travelpast50.com.