National Geographic Day Tours has released more than 30 new land tour itineraries that guests can enjoy throughout the world.
If you’re looking for a unique way to explore the world, National Geographic Expeditions is a fantastic way to do it. Along with full trip itineraries, National Geographic offers Day Tours, which are one-day and half-day tours that help travelers explore. And now, National Geographic has announced they have added more than 30 new land tours to their now 100-plus tour availability across fourteen countries.
National Geographic Day Tours New Itineraries
National Geographic Day Tours give travelers the chance to explore the world through authentic National Geographic experiences. Operated by TUI, National Geographic Day Tours first launched in 2022 as shoreside excursions booked through cruise lines. Now, Day Tours can be booked directly by travelers by clicking here.
The new itineraries are all available to book beginning today. The options for the new itineraries include:
Barcelona, Spain: Homage to Miró
“Discover the artworks of Miró and their interaction with the spaces created to house them by architect Josep Lluis Sert. Miró’s work – paintings, sculptures, murals, paper and lithographs – was inspired by artists and poets he met in his journeys throughout Europe, including Pablo Picasso. Visit the Fundacio Miró before it opens to the general public and learn from architectural and art restoration specialists with in-depth knowledge to Miró’s work and Sert’s architecture. This tour was inspired by an article in National Geographic Magazine titled, “Homage to Catalonia – and Miró.”
Lisbon, Portugal: A Visit to the Oceanarium
“Gain an in-depth understanding of the ocean through this tour of the Lisbon Oceanarium, led by a marine biologist with specialist knowledge of the importance of our oceans and their biodiversity. Go behind the scenes and learn about the animals, feeding techniques, and engineering behind the aquariums, as well as the Oceanario Foundation’s collaboration projects with National Geographic to raise awareness about the protection of our oceans and the marine species that call them home.”
Naples, Italy: The History of Pasta
“Join a local historian in the green hills of Gragnano, the global epicenter of dried pasta, and visit a reconstructed water mill rarely open to the public. Visit a family-run pasta factory, hear about their family story make fresh pasta by perfecting the knead and roll technique, and enjoy lunch made with ingredients sourced from the factory’s garden. This tour was inspired by the National Geographic Magazine article, “The Twisted History of Pasta,” which points to 13th-century references to pasta dishes, including macaroni, ravioli, and more.”
New York: Hudson Yards, Where Sustainability Meets Urban Design
“Explore the engineering behind this New York neighborhood built above the railway yards in New York City and meet and talk with the design team, including the chief engineer. Visit areas not open to the general public, including a section of the roof with a private observation deck for views of the New York City skyline unique to this location. Inspiration for this tour is from a National Geographic Magazine article, “The New New York City Skyline” in which Hudson Yards is referenced.”
Paris, France: Baguette and Eclair Initiation with a French Master Baker
“Take a hands-on lesson in traditional French baking taught by a French master baker and learn the art of making a superior dough, shaping and baking delectable treats, and learn about the importance of bread and pastries to French cultural heritage. This tour was inspired by the National Geographic Magazine article, “Explore the World Through 9 Different Breads.”