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We currently offer three international tours and are working hard to create new and compelling travel opportunities for 2024. Be the first to learn of new tours by following us on Instagram and Facebook, and subscribing to our newsletter.

Better Read Than Dead, nestled in the heart of Newtown’s lively King Street, is one of Sydney’s most iconic and beloved independent bookshops — and Lonely Planet’s favourite Sydney bookshop. Better Read Than Dead has been an active member of Sydney’s literary community for over two decades, renowned for its enthusiastic support of authors and its keen engagement with wide-ranging literary events. 

 

Better Read Than Dead launched Better Read Tours in 2017. The acquisition of Bookshop Travel has led Better Read Literary Tours to combine Better Read Than Dead’s wealth of bookish knowledge with the expertise of this trusted educational tour company to provide our travellers with a programme of thoughtfully curated, fully escorted tours to the world’s most fascinating literary destinations. 

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COTSWOLDS, UK

23 June - 1 July 2024

Creative Writing in the Cotswolds

with Kate Forsyth

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PARIS, FRANCE

11 - 25 October 2024

Memoir Writing in Paris

with Patti Miller

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CHAMPAGNE, FRANCE

COMING SOON - TBC

 

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ATHENS, HYDRA, CRETE - GREECE

12-21 June 2024

From Ancient Myths to Modern Storytellers: Literary Tour with Kate Forsyth

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VIETNAM

COMING SOON - TBC

The Mindful Writer in Vietnam

with Walter Mason

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PAST TOURS

Russian Classics

with Rosamund Bartlett

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