Small Group Tours

Bespoke itineraries designed for individuals and small groups.
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Alithea believes that group travel is about much more than just moving from one place to another. Any travel company can organize logistics, book reservations, and provide anonymous, global tourism.

All of Alithea’s trips provide experiences not found anywhere else and are designed on the principles of human connection, hospitality, and experiences of beauty and wonder.

From our travelers

Brian A.

I had the most amazing time of my life. This was the most real travel experience I've had to date. Thank you mostly for showing me that human experiences can be the most fulfilling moments. I learned what real hospitality is, and I loved the small group, family-style tour–it felt like a family. Traveling with Alithea has helped me know what I want to do in life.

Nate C.

It's not merely a trip to historic site of the classical world; it's a calling to an embodied experience.

Cindy P.

I can’t recommend Alithea Travel enough.  From the thoughtfully planned itinerary, wonderfully small group size, excellent food and the friendliest, well-located accommodations, it all exceeded my expectations.  But what really set this trip apart from the many other very enjoyable small group tours that I have taken is Jesse Blackwood himself.

Chris R.

Throughout our entire trip, I felt like a local - not like a tourist. The itinerary was filled with unique activities that immersed ourselves in the native culture. Our tour guides were very knowledgeable and it was clear they were passionate about their profession. Furthermore, they felt like relatives I never knew I had by being incredibly friendly and kind. I would 100% recommend anyone who is looking to travel as a local to travel with Alithea.


Sharing meaningful experiences with thoughtful attention to the particular beauty of person and place.

Other  Experiences

Student Tours

Teaching a Classical Education


In the Footsteps of Saint Paul