Jim Gold International Folk Tours
Folk Dance and Tour Videos
- Adventures in fascinating lands
- Meet friendly folks, unforgettable travel and cultural experiences.
- Meet and dance with local folk dance groups, visit beautiful sites
- Enjoy folk dancing, music, museums, festivals, crafts, architecture, and history
- Travel with expert guides and folk dance specialists
- Both folk dancers and non-dancers will enjoy these folk tours
Albania and Kosovo: May 5-17, 2020
Kosovo extension: 17-19, 2020
Led by Lee Otterholt
Tirana, Durres, Vlora Folk Dance Festival!
Kruja, Saranda, Berat, Shkodra, Gjirokastra
Peru, Bolivia, Chile: May 23-June 4, 2020
Led by Martha Travera
Cuzco, Sacred Valley, Machu Picchu, Quechua Village,
Lake Titicaca, Uyuni, La Paz, Atacama Desert
Norway, Denmark, Sweden June 9-22, 2020
Led by Lee Otterholt
Oslo, Gothenburg, Helsingborg, Copenhagen
Poland: June 10-23, 2020
led by Richard Schmidt
Warszawa, Żelazowa Wola, Olsztyn, Malbork, Gdańsk Gdynia, Sopot, Toruń,
Oświęcim, Kraków, Zakopane
Led by: Jim Gold and Lee Otterholt
Sofia, Plovdiv, Bansko, Veliko Turnovo, Koprivshtitsa Folk Festival!
Greece and the Greek Islands
October 10-23, 2020
Santorini Extension: October 23-25
Led by: Jim Gold and/or Lee Otterholt
Athens, Nauplia, Sparta, Olympia, Delphi, Meteora, Mycenae, and Epidaurus
Greek Island Cruise to Mykonos, Crete, Rhodes, Patmos, Kusadasi (Turkey)
Germany, Austria, Lichtenstein, Switzerland
June 16-29, 2021
Folk Dance and Yodeling Tour
Led by: Jim Gold
Munich, Saltzburg, Innsbruck, Swiss Alps, Lucerne, Zurich
Spain: September 16-29,2021
Andalusia Festival Tour
Led by: Lee Otterholt
Malaga, Ronda, Cadiz, Seville, Cordoba, Granada
Israel: October 31-November 11, 2021
Led by Jim Gold, Joe Freedman, and Lee Friedman
Jerusalem, Masada, Tel Aviv, Galilee, Haifa, Tiberias, Safed, and Golan Heights
Video from our Balkan Splendor Tour
Unexpected dance lesson in Albania.
Magical experiences happen all the time on Jim Gold tours.
Folk Dance Classes Folk dancing strengthens body, mind, and spirit! Tensions vanish as you dance to the music of such exotic countries as Greece, Israel, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Turkey, Albania, Japan, Hungary, Romania, Norway, Serbia, Russia, Slovakia, Argentina, Croatia…and more!
Folk dancing promotes cultural understanding , tolerance, and fun cell growth. The high Fun Quotient created on the dance floor releases endorphins of joy, which bring happiness and longevity!
Join us! Start your folk dance adventure toda