Find the truly authentic. We help you in your search for that perfect accommodation far away from the crowded tourist zones.
Mass tourism is not fun. We are here to assist you, the conscious traveller, with insight and unique accommodation away from tourist destinations.
We enable authentic experiences on your holidays.
This in turn can make a financial difference in local areas not commonly boosted by tourist dollars.
You deserve better than ending up in a crowded place, where you are treated as just another tourist.
You have a right to experience the uniqueness of a local community and have an authentic experience on your holiday.
Mass tourism is both devastating and undesirable in so many places.
It has taken over a lot of popular tourist towns and areas and you can feel jaded and disappointed when you visit.
Make a difference by staying and contributing in the smaller communities, where you are most welcome and you don’t just feel like another tourist.
We assist you with local insight and helpful tips and unique accommodation for your holiday, where you will find special and authentic experiences.
We have assisted travellers in finding unique and authentic experiences over the last 15 years.
Our guests are always pleasantly surprised when they are not treated as tourists when they visit their local area. In these areas , they are respected and exciting foreigners.
The locals are happy to show you their local area – they are proud of their towns and eager to share it with those rare travellers who venture away from the tourist areas.
I’m Michael. I founded Autentical – here is why:
Ever since childhood, I have experienced artificial tourist areas. But when I tried to create holidays with authentic experiences myself, I ran into big problems… It was deeply frustrating, I couldn’t make a living from it and I was afraid of losing everything.
I was weak and vulnerable – it was a painful time. But I succeeded in the end – and it is a fantastic feeling to know the secret to having authentic holidays. You can also ensure holidays without tourist crowds – fortunately, there is still hope!Read my full story