About Us - The Adventurers

VesicAdventures is a small tour company proud to present unique sacred, historical, and cultural travel experiences. Cultural expert Allysha Lavino and historian Henry Lincoln lead small group tours in the South of France.  Travel to Carcassonne, Rennes-le-Château, and Cathar castles, and discover the treasure of Rennes-le-Château, Mary Magdalene in the South of France, the secrets of the Templars, secret codes in churches, sacred geometry in the landscape, and more.

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Sacred Mystery Tours 


A tiny tour company founded by serious travel enthusiasts.  We recognize the difference between tourism and travel and strive to make real adventure possible for everyone.  Cultural immersion, historical insight, personal discovery, and local experience combine to form uniquely magical tours. We are passionate about seeking the extraordinary and strive to share little-known sites that won't be found on an ordinary tour. We are committed to the best, authentic travel experiences available.

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Allysha Sujati Lavino


Avid traveller and storyteller, Allysha Lavino was born in California to a long line of adventurers, where her family encouraged her passion for history, culture, language, and spirituality. After her own adventures living abroad in France, she founded Sacred Mystery Tours with the dream of sharing deep travel with others. For the past five years, she has been working closely with Henry Lincoln, learning firsthand the stories of his discoveries. Her upcoming debut novel, The Heretic, is based on her work with Lincoln, using his in-depth research to tell the epic story of Rennes-le-Château in a whole new way. 

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Henry Lincoln

The world's foremost expert on the region of France surrounding Rennes-le-Château, and co-author of 1982 best-seller Holy Blood, Holy Grail, Henry Lincoln's research has led him to incredible discoveries. As a writer, film-maker and historian, he specializes in knowledge of ancient myths and mysteries, codes and patterns, and has a passion for areas where the given history does not align with the evidence available.  

He lives near Rennes-le-Château with his family and works to share the truth of his discoveries through the turmoil of controversy surrounding their far-reaching implications. Read more about his current works on Henry Lincoln's Website.

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Mark Atos

Experienced traveller and a skilled problem-solver, Mark Atos is an engineer by trade but moonlights as a professional driver, auto technician, mechanic, brew-master, coffee roaster, and builder. Our chauffeur extraordinaire, he handles tour logistics, whisking us off on a magical journey through beautiful landscapes and unforgettable moments.  

His proficiency in dealing with cultural differences as well as his enthusiasm for intrigue led to his work with VesicAdventures.  When he's not leading groups around the world or walking El Camino de Santiago, he works full-time travelling across Canada as an IT Security Inspector for the federal government.