Avanti Destinations

Avanti Destinations, formed in 1981 as an independent tour operator. Avanti has been a premier FIT tour operator for over 21 years. We are members of USTOA, ASTA and CLIA.

What we sell: Avanti Destinations is the leader for independent travel to Europe, Central America, and South America offering a wide range of modular FIT packages. We specialize in providing hand-picked, locally owned hotels in large and small cities, as well as hard-to-find-options for experienced travelers at the best values. Among the specialty programs we offer in Europe are:

  • Cooking programs in Italy, France, Spain and Switzerland
  • Wine-tasting programs in France, Italy, Germany and Switzerland
  • Castle and manor house stays in France, Ireland and Portugal
  • Rail programs connecting major cities in Europe
  • Scenic rail excursion programs in Switzerland
  • Biking programs in Tuscany & Umbria
  • Self-drive programs in Normandy, Provence, Scotland, Ireland and Germany
  • Villas and farmhouses in Italy
  • B&Bs in Great Britain & Ireland


In Latin America, in addition to hotel packages in major cities, we offer:

  • Kayaking and rafting programs in Costa Rica and Belize
  • Galapagos Island, Amazon River and Patagonia cruises
  • Jungle lodge stays in Brazil, Peru and Ecuador
  • Hiking programs to Machu Picchu
  • Wine-tasting programs in Chile and Argentina
  • Beach resorts in Belize, Costa Rica, Panama and Brazil
  • Self-Drive programs in Belize and Costa Rica
  • Soft adventure" programs to visit volcanoes, waterfalls, lakes and glaciers


At Avanti Destinations, our goal is to help you create a memorable vacation!

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