Hello Voyager is a travel company offering curated trips designed to immerse visitors in different textile and crafts cultures around the world. Each tour in its Grand Textile Tour collection is carefully designed to give the traveller inspiration at each stop, whether it is a luxury boutique hotel, exclusive behind-the-scenes visits to galleries or specialty studio visits with local artists.
The next Grand Italian Textile Tour takes place April 16 - 26, 2020. Guests begin their journey in the beautiful Lake District with a visit to Como, the “City of Silk.” Then they will explore the luxurious velvet mills and lace-makers in Venice, Burano and Murano. Finally, guests will travel to glorious Florence, a city known for its art, design and fashion culture.
The Grand Scottish Textile Tour takes place May 25 - June 5, 2020. The tour begins in Glasgow, where guests will meet contemporary textile designers and learn about one of Scotland’s most famous artisans, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Then they will travel to the Highlands to visit local artisans and tour historic wool mills. Finally, the tour will make its way back to the exciting city of Edinburgh.
Explore England on the Grand British Textile Tour, from September 22-30, 2020. Guests immerse themselves in London’s textile and fashion heritage before traveling up to the Lake District. Here they will learn about iconic artists and visit a legendary tweed factory. Finally, the tour will travel to Manchester, once the heart of England’s cotton industry and now a dynamic city where textile design is thriving.
Finally, discover the bold designs and colours of Sweden on The Grand Swedish Textile Tour, October 5-14, 2020. The voyage begins in Gothenburg where guests will discover the history and future of Swedish costume and fashion. The tour will then make its way to the beautiful city of Stockholm where travellers will experience the colourful cacophony of Josef Frank’s textile design and the Swedish minimalist aesthetic that has influenced design worldwide.
Learn more at HelloVoyagerTours.com
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