The Rudy Maxa Difference

Our small upscale group tours are crafted for ultimate peace of mind. 

When you let The Original Savvy Traveler arrange your trip through Europe, you are guaranteed peace of mind.

Rudy and his professional team of travel experts have curated extraordinary itineraries featuring top destinations from Rudy’s shows. The team provides personal service and assistance from booking throughout your journey.

Discover what upscale travel with Rudy Maxa is about.

WHat’s Included in your maxa tour? 

Welcome package with luggage tags.


A complimentary concierge call to prepare you for your journey.

An exclusive small group experience with a maximum of 16 guests. 

All tours led by a Rudy Maxa’s Certified Tour Director, 

supported by local guides with expert knowledge. 

All excursions and activities included per the program.

Handpicked hotels (3-5*) inspected and approved by Rudy Maxa’s Team.

Full breakfast daily, and many other meals included per the program.

All transportation included per the itinerary.

Airport meet and greet with private transfers for an additional fee.

    hotel choices you can trust

    All Maxa Tours hotels are handpicked and inspected for you. We’ve stayed at them all and many of our hotels are Rudy Maxa’s personal favorites. Here’s a list of fantastic hotels you’ll stay at when you travel with us.

    Grand HOtel Wien 5*

     What tour? European Christmas Market Tour 

    Why Rudy loves it: As Austria’s original “Grand Dame” hotel, it was the first luxe accommodation, and the grandeur endures: It is an exemplary blend of opulence, grace and modernity.


    Hyatt Centric Murano, Venice 4*

    Part of tour: Essential Italy, Switzerland, France

    Why Rudy Loves it: An urban lifestyle retreat along the waters of the Venetian Lagoon, Hyatt Centric Murano Venice offers large and modern accommodations, rarely found in Venice.

    Clarion Hotel The Hub, Oslo 4*

    Part of Essential Scandinavia Tour

    Why Rudy loves it: Clarion Hotel The Hub boasts Oslo’s best location right next to the Central Station. The hotel was completely refurbished and rebranded in 2019.


    zurich marriott hotel 5*

    Part of tour: European Christmas Market 

    Why Rudy loves it: Not your average Marriott – this one is a 5 star with service to match. Excellent Club Lounge – which all Maxa Tours guests get access to.


    Hotel Norge by Scandic,Bergen 4*

    Part of tour: Essential Scandinavia 

    Why Rudy loves it: Opened in 1885 it makes it the oldest hotel in Bergen, but also the newest after being closed for 2 years for complete renovations. Not only is it gorgeous and new, the breakfast was voted #1 by last years Maxa Tours guests.

    Derby Hotel, Grindlewald 3*

    Part of tour: Essential Italy, Switzerland, France

    Why Rudy loves it: A perfect combination of tradition and modern lifestyle. The very walls that greet you as you approach the Hotel Derby Grindelwald are steeped in history.


    Radisson Collection Astorija Hotel, Vilnius 5*

    Part of tour: Best of the Baltics 

    Why Rudy loves it: The 5 star Radisson Collection Astorija Hotel, Vilnius offers rooms and suites with inspiring views of the surrounding towers of the Old Town.


    Hotel Camille Paris Gare de Lyon, Tapestry Collection by Hilton 4*

    Part of tour: Essential Italy, Switzerland, France 

    Why Rudy loves it: Located in the heart of Paris, next to the train station Paris Gare de Lyon, Hotel Camille Tapestry Collection is a newly refurbished boutique hotel with only 56 rooms.

    Sheraton Stockholm 5*

    Part of tour: Essential Scandinavia

    Why Rudy loves it:  Overlooking the Old Town, this Maxa Tours favorite is not your average Sheraton. Fantastic breakfast and views.