Jim Gold International
Folk Dance Tours 2023-4
Our trips are for folk dancers, non-dancers, and all folks
with a love of travel and culture
- Visit exotic countries with welcoming people
and stunning locations.
- Dance with local folk dance groups and teachers.
- Attend exciting folk festivals, visit unique museums,
and make history!
- Tour with wise, knowledgeable guides and folk dance experts.
- Revel in the thrill of travel and folk dancing in a way you’ve never experienced before!
Below is a list of our upcoming 2023-2024 folk tours
Click on country of your choice for itineraries,
or here to view Youtube videos of our tours
July 24-August 6, 2023
Black Sea Extension August 6-10
August 5-17, 2023
Spain Andalusia Festival Tour
September 14-27, 2023
Greece and the Greek Islands
October 7-20, 2023
Folk Dance Tours 2024
Testimonials and reviews
April 11-23, 2024
Led by Cathie Dunklee-Donnel
with Lee Otterholt and Genc Kastrati
Calgary, Banff, Vancouver
“New Jim Gold Tour: Western Canada”by Kelley O’Neill
published in “Folk Dance Scene”
Albania, Macedonia, Greece, Kosovo
May 22-June 3, Kosovo extension 3-5, 2024
Led by Lee Otterholt
and guided by Kliti Zika
Tirana, Durres, Vlora Festival, Kruja, Gjirokaster, Saranda,
Berat, Lake Prespa, Ochrid
June 18-July 1, 2024 (Waiting list only)
Led by Lee Otterholt
Norway, Sweden, Denmark
Oslo, Gothenburg, Helsingborg, Copenhagen
Montreal, Quebec City, Matane, Tadoussac (Quebec)
Saint John, St. Martin, Magnetic Hill (New Brunswick)
Halifax, Lunenburg, Peggy’s Cove (Nova Scotia)
Charlottetown, Cavendish (Prince Edward Island)
and so many places in between
and the Greek Islands
October 5-18, 2024
Led by Lee Otterholt,
and guided by Maroula Konti
Athens, Nauplia, Sparta,Olympia, Delphi, Meteora, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Greek Island Cruise to Mykonos, Crete, Rhodes, Patmos, Kusadasi (Turkey)
October 21-November 1, 2024
Led by Hilary Almeida
Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Iguassu Falls
And something new in addition to folk dance tours!
Balkan Splendor Tours
On and off-beat adventures in foreign lands
For YouTube folk dance videos: Click here
Jim Gold’s travelers dance with Bulgarians at Koprivshtitsa Folk Festival
Folk dance lesson in Albania. Magical experiences happen on Jim Gold tours.