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Why SWT Tours?

We think we are a unique travel company offering our clients unprecedented personal service. Most trips are escorted by Mary Ann Zimmerman, president of SWT Tours, who is dedicated to delivering a memorable travel experience.

Consider these other attributes of our trips:

No Cookie Cutter Itineraries
Most tours promise to take you beyond the obvious. We deliver. Beyond the obvious activities include a noshing tour in Paris and New York, visits with “in the know” locals, a literary salon in Venice, little known museums in London.

Small Groups
No herding on to buses and long waits for the group to convene. Never more than 10, often less.

Superior 3-Star Hotels
There is a vast difference in quality of 3-star hotels. Since we believe our choice of hotel is the most important element in our tours, we tirelessly seek out the best 3-star with a great location.

Optional Day
All of our tours have an optional day when you have the chance to do just what you want. No schedule to fill. Sleep late or get up early. Gorge on museums, shop till you drop or just sit at a café and watch the world go by.

If you want to do something not included in itinerary, we can help arrange it.

Good Food
As a cookbook author and a wine enthusiast, good food is important to us. We concentrate on finding restaurants that serve regional food and are good value. We’ve never known anyone to complain about the food. Our food choices get raves.

Expert Guides
Over the years we have found and nurtured an extraordinary group of guides. Their knowledge of their cities is encyclopedic and their warm personalities greatly enhance our activities. Among our favorites are Marina in Venice, Pam in Paris and Melina in Greece.