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tours, holidays and short breakS Direct from the Channel Islands EDITION 1: 2017

Escorted tours

CANADA, iceland, switzerland & More

Golfer’s delight


Authentically passionate team Join the journey; come and see us! We are a small locally based team who are passionate about travel in general and about our products in particular. Our escorted tours, holidays and short breaks are here to inspire you however we can also tailor-make your holiday helping you turn a dream into the memory of a lifetime. We pride ourselves in knowing what our clients want and offering you excellent customer service. As your one stop shop, you can simply relax and let your journey start from the minute you pick up the phone. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon, be it on one of our fabulous escorted tours, a short break or your own personalised trip. Sarah, Mirela and Justine, the Bontour Team.

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years of holidays & short breaks

Part of CI Travel Group, Bontour is a local company established over 30 years ago. We pride ourselves on personalised service, in-depth knowledge and above all excellent value. We have, for a long time, specialised in short breaks across France, the UK and the Channel Islands and are now spreading our experienced wings further afield across Europe and, for the first time to the Americas.

Look out for direct flights from the Channel Islands

9 £336 RS O N PE PER

Majestic Canada & the Rocky Mountaineer Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper, Kamloops, Vancouver Explore the most amazing sights of Canada, from the top of the Calgary Tower to the stunning Lake Louise. Then sit back, relax and be amazed by the unmatchable majesty of the Rocky Mountains served in style on the Rocky Mountaineer. • Explore the vibrant city of Calgary and its soaring lookout Tower • Rise above the clouds on top of Banff‘s

Sulphur Mountain • Rest and relax in magical Lake Louise • Be ready for the most spectacular journey across the Icefields Parkway • Visit pretty Jasper and its bustling town centre • Travel in style through the mountains aboard the Rocky Mountaineer

• Enjoy the quaint mountain town of Kamloops • Ascend Vancouver Lookout and explore the city with your Hop-On Hop-Off bus pass • Return flights to Canada via Gatwick • 10 nights B&B in carefully selected 3* and 4* hotels, 3 dinners • Single supplement of £739

10 nights fully escorted tour via Gatwick • Sunday 17th to Wednesday 27th September 2017

9 £129 RS O N PE PER

Charms of Majorca

Palma, Sóller Train, Deia, Valldemossa, Salt Fields, Cap Formentor Discover the magical side of Majorca where • Imagine Chopin playing in the Royal Carthusian Monastery in Valldemossa flavours of the past are infused in the walls of ancient villages. Marvel at the dramatic • Explore Palma’s Gothic Cathedral, mountain scenery in the west and let tradition medieval streets and cool patios rhyme with exploration as you visit Palma, the • Enjoy the best local markets and indulge ancient capital of this very charming island. in delicious tapas en route • Ride through the Serra de Tramuntana in the • Marvel at and learn about the incredible authentic wooden vintage train to Sóller Salt Fields at Es Trenc • Stroll through history and poetry in Deia

• Meditate on Majorca’s natural beauty from the Monastery of Lluc • Experience Majorca’s northern wild side at Cap Formentor • Direct flights to Palma de Majorca from Jersey • 7 nights 4* B&B and 5 dinners, including the Son Amar Dinner Show • Single supplement of £540

7 nights fully escorted tour, direct from Jersey • Wednesday 21st to Wednesday 28th June 2017

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For 2017 we are excited to bring you a fantastically varied selection of escorted tours. Our tours depart direct from the Channel Islands whenever possible and we ensure that our pricing is absolutely transparent. A Bontour Tour Manager will always accompany you to look after your

every need and handpicked itineraries have been carefully crafted in tandem with locally based partners ensuring that you discover something special about each country. Join us to put the Tour back in Bontour!



Solos’ Tour to Normandy

St-Malo, Honfleur, Rouen & the Calvados Trail Come and join us on a fantastic tour to Normandy and its prettiest towns and tastiest venues! Enjoy 5 days with new friends through the Norman countryside and take advantage of no single supplement. Travel solo but never alone with Bontour!

tasting in historical Camembert

l’ Univers in St-Malo

• Indulge in Calvados & Norman biscuits in a traditional distillery

• 3 nights B&B at the perfectly located 4* Mercure Rouen Centre

• Explore Rouen brimming with medieval English and Norman tales

• 2 dinners including a welcome dinner served with a complimentary Kir

• Socialise and save with Bontour’s solo traveller’s programme

• Discover Honfleur at your own pace and stroll around its colourful harbour

• Return sailing to St-Malo and transfers in a fully-equipped coach

• Savour local flavours with cheese & cider

• 1 night B&B at the welcoming 3* Hotel

• Bontour Tour Manager throughout

4 nights fully escorted tour • Tuesday 26th to Sunday 30th April 2017 • No single supplement

9 £119 RS O N PE PER

Tenerife & La Gomera: Volcano to ValleY

Puerto de la Cruz, La Laguna, Mount Teide, La Gomera, Costa Adeje The captivating Canaries offer you a warm welcome and islands full of surprises. Discover lunar landscapes, lush valleys, awesome vistas, colonial towns and the island that time forgot in La Gomera. • Direct return flights from Jersey with FlyDirect aboard Volotea A319 • Discover colourful Puerto de la Cruz and the colonial village of La Orotava

• Experience the magnificent Anaga mountain range and the winding roads to white washed Taganana • Explore Tenerife’s former capital San Cristobal de La Laguna, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

and Spain’s highest peak • Relax on the sands of the dazzling Costa Adeje • Twin centre 4* accommodation, 7 nights across 2 beautiful seafront hotels • Includes 7 breakfasts, 7 dinners and one lunch

• Learn about the luscious island of La Gomera • Experienced English speaking guides and and their peculiar Whistle Language air conditioned coach • Tour the lunar landscape surrounding Mount Teide, Tenerife’s dormant volcano

• Single supplement of £220

7 nights fully escorted tour, direct from Jersey • Sunday 5th to Sunday 12th February 2017



4.7 4.7 star rating from our customers on FeeFo, an independent feedback forum

Bontour is proud to have a 4.7 out of 5 star rating based on 922 reviews from our customers. Above all, customer service is at our heart. We consistently receive positive feedback for our knowledge, products and service. We listen to your comments in a constant quest to improve.

8 £111 RS O PE PER


Sicily’s Seductive South

Syracuse, Mount Etna, Taormina, Modica, Capo Passero, MarzamemI Soak up the passion of the seductive scenery • Be captivated by moody Mount Etna and secret sights of southern Sicily. Be amazed and her dizzying views by the fascinating history and centuries of • Enjoy wine tasting in the fertile foothills tradition, from Mount Etna to Taormina; the of Europe’s tallest active volcano majesty and mystery of Sicily awaits you. • Swoon at fashionable Taormina village • Tour around the most southerly clinging to the mountain part of Europe • Taste the famous traditional Aztec • See the beauty of Syracuse and learn Chocolate of pretty Modica town about its Ancient Greek splendours

• Relax in the idyllic fishing villages of Capo Passero and Marzamemi • Return flights to Catania, Sicily via Gatwick • 5 nights B&B at the 4* Royal Maniace Hotel on the historical island of Ortigia • 3 dinners and 2 lunches including wine tasting and ricotta making • Single supplement of £210

5 nights fully escorted tour via Gatwick • Monday 9th to Saturday 14th October 2017


Puy du Fou® Spectacular Theme Park Travel back in time and be ready to relive history from the front row! Enjoy 2 full days in the best theme park in the world and be amazed by the renowned Cinescenie night show. A unique adventure awaits you! • Be amazed by this spectacular historical theme park • A mind-blowing multitude of day shows recreating history in front of your eyes • Amazing new show for their 40th anniversary

• Lose yourself in the Cinescenie: a storytelling journey across time with incredible special effects and 2,000 actors

• Dine in style in a traditional Brasserie in Cholet and in Puy du Fou’s Belle Époque Bistrot

• Be ready for Les Orgues de Feu evening show: • 3 nights B&B at the 4* Mercure hotel a fantastic symphony of fire and water! in pretty Cholet • Park tickets for 2 full days with • Direct fast ferry sailing to St-Malo translation headphones and fully-equipped coach • Be Royalty’s guests at the flamboyant Halle Renaissance dinner show • Single supplement of £160

3 nights fully escorted tour, direct ferry from Guernsey only • Friday 21st to Monday 24th July 2017

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“ A five star service resulting in a first class holiday. Everything was managed perfectly. We were provided with all the information we needed including information about the destination.” Budapest Fairy-tale tour

“ Virtually flawless tour. Good pace, well-chosen visits supported by excellent hotels and charming and helpful guide. Overall it was a memorable holiday and we thoroughly recommend this tour.” Switzerland and the Glacier Express

“ A great first singles tour at 81! It was my first Bontour trip and everything was well planned and the overall cost was very reasonable.” Singles Tour to Brittany

“ Great Holiday, super guides, well-chosen places to visit. On the whole the itinerary was very well planned and the two weeks passed smoothly without any hitches.” Southern Italy Discovery Tour

4 £104 RS O N PE PER

Captivating Catalonia

Girona, Figueres, Besalu, Banyoles, Montserrat, Barcelona Embrace the Catalan culture and be ready for a unique Iberian experience. From the food to the language, nothing can compare to the distinctive authenticity of Catalonia.

• Be ready for a surreal journey into the Dali Theatre-Museum in Figueres

• Stay in colourful Barcelona and be amazed by Gaudi’s monumental Sagrada Familia

• Stroll around Besalu’s cobbled streets and uncover the town’s medieval legacy

• Return flights to Barcelona, outbound direct from Jersey, return via Gatwick

• Discover a different side of Spain and explore this autonomous northern-eastern corner

• Enjoy a relaxing boat trip on Catalonia’s largest natural lake, Banyoles

• 3 nights B&B at the 4* Hotel Carlemany in Girona, including 2 dinners

• Visit the stunning mountain monastery of Montserrat hidden away in the Catalan Pyrenees

• 2 nights B&B at the 4* Hotel H10 in Barcelona including dinner in a local restaurant

• Learn about the typically Catalonian city of Girona, brimming with centuries of tradition

• Single supplement £280 per person

5 nights fully escorted tour direct from Jersey, return via Gatwick • 27th September to 2nd October 2017

£1098 RS O N PE PER

Iceland: Natural Wonders & Northern Lights Reykjavik, The Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon & Northern Lights Tour Explore this magical island bursting with • Stand in awe at the powerful Gullfoss natural energies that will amaze you, from the waterfall cascading 32 metres warm geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon • Learn about the Reykjanes Peninsula to the shy and captivating Northern Lights. and its mystical landscape • Be amazed by the magical Northern • Bathe in the warm natural geothermal Lights dancing across the sky waters of the famous Blue Lagoon • Tour the UNESCO world heritage site • Explore the quaint yet cosmopolitan of Thingvellir National Park city of Reykjavik and its Viking past • Explore the Geysir geothermal areas • Optional Whale Watching tour to see and see the hot springs spout up to 30m whales, dolphins and other marine life

• Return flights to Reykjavik via Gatwick • 4 nights B&B in the 4* Radisson Blu Saga Hotel • Buffet dinner at the Radisson Blu Saga Hotel on one evening • Experienced English speaking guide and fully-equipped coach • Single supplement of £249

4 nights fully escorted tour via Gatwick • Wednesday 18th October to Sunday 22nd October 2017



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Switzerland, Scenic Rail Journeys Escorted tours & Independent itineraries Enjoy the convenience of flying direct from the Channel Islands. Fly to Zurich from Jersey via Guernsey. Return direct to Jersey with onward connection to Guernsey.

£1798 RS O N PE PER

Switzerland & the Glacier Express

Davos, Zermatt, Matterhorn, Lake Thun & Jungfraujoch A land famous for magnificent mountains, lush valleys, serene lakes and alpine villages. Travel the country by train and enjoy some of the most beautiful and untouched landscapes of Europe from the comfort of your seat.

• Scale mountains on the Glacier Express, the slowest express train in the world! • Explore Zermatt and experience the mighty Matterhorn

• Discover the Alpine resort of Davos, including the free use of its cable cars

• Cruise past romantic castles and villages along Lake Thun

• Ride the UNESCO World Heritage Bernina Express Line to Tirano (Italy)

• Enjoy the pretty typical Swiss village of Wengen

• Travel to the highest train station in Europe for the best view of the Jungfrau • Indulge with a panoramic lunch on the ‘James Bond’ Schilthorn mountain • DIRECT Channel Island flights to Zurich, train travel and luggage transfers • 7 nights half board at hand-selected 4* hotels plus 3 lunches • Single supplement of £150

7 nights fully escorted tour, direct from the Channel Islands • Saturday 26th Aug to Saturday 2nd Sept 2017

9 £187 RS O N PE PER

Switzerland Lakes & Mountains

Lugano, Bellinzona Castles, Lucerne, Interlaken, Stanserhorn • Learn to cook your own risotto in a Discover the variety of this breathtakingly lakeside grotto beautiful country. From the Mediterranean Heart of Switzerland in Lugano to Bellinzona’s • Relax over lunch on a paddle steamer on Lake Lucerne fairy-tale castles, Lucerne’s crystal clear lakes, Alpine peaks and to end - a little yodelling. • Discover old Lucerne and the wooden Chapel Bridge • Promenade Lugano with its beautiful lake, gardens and Italian architecture • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bellinzona’s 3 Castles

the breath-taking alpine views • Watch traditional glassblowers then say farewell over a folklore dinner show • DIRECT Channel Island flights to Zurich, train travel and luggage transfers

• 7 nights B&B at 2 beautiful 4* hotels, • Take the lakeside train to Interlaken then onto Harder Kulm for views of the Jungfrau 4 dinners and one lunch • Ride the open air cable car to fully enjoy

• Single supplement of £150

7 nights fully escorted tour, direct from the Channel Islands • Saturday 13th May to Saturday 20th May 2017

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Scenic Rail Adventure

Panoramic Round Trip

Zürich Luzern



Interlaken Montreux


Davos St. Moritz

Gstaad Bellinzona

Geneva Zermatt



Package Information • Weekly Saturday departures: 13th May – 26th Aug 2017 • Direct flights from the Channel Islands to Zurich • 7 nights 3* B&B accommodation • Upgrade to 4* accommodation from £200pp • Rail tickets in 2nd class, upgrade to 1st class from £89pp • Detailed itinerary and documentation • Family packages available on request

INDEPENDENT SWISS Rail Journeys The scenic way of experiencing Switzerland

Free upgrade

to 1st class

rail for travel during May & June

Discover the real Switzerland at your own pace as you explore independently. These Scenic Railway Journeys offer comprehensive itineraries making sure you experience all the best bits of this beautiful country and at the end of each day of adventure, there is always a comfy bed waiting for you. They might be called rail journeys, but you’ll also ride local buses, cable cars and even paddle steamers.


Zermatt – St. Moritz – Lugano – Lucerne

£1299 P P ER


Discover the diverse regions and cultures of Switzerland on this 8-day itinerary. You will travel on the three most famous express trains from Central Switzerland to the Italian-speaking Ticino, taking in some spectacular countryside and staying in some beautiful Swiss towns on the way. Start your holiday in car-free Zermatt before boarding the world famous Glacier Express train to St. Moritz where you can explore. From here relax through beautiful countryside aboard the Bernina Express to Lugano. You will have time to enjoy Ticino where you join the Gotthard Panorama Express with the historic paddle steamer connecting you to historical Lucerne and her lake. It’s a great opportunity to visit the best of Switzerland on some of the most exciting rail routes in Europe.


St. Moritz - Interlaken Montreux

£1349 P ER


This sensational panoramic trip takes you along some of Switzerland’s most scenic routes, the Golden Pass, the Glacier Express and the Bernina Express. On arrival into Zurich you get your first glimpse of the dramatic scenery as you travel to St. Moritz. Your trip on the Bernina Express through to Tirano in Italy and back is an amazing start to your holiday. From St. Moritz you will board the world famous Glacier Express before changing in Brig for Interlaken. From here you board and take your seat in the carriage of the Golden Pass train to Montreux, passing through vineyards and country estates.

INCLUSIONS • Return flights from the Channel Islands to Zurich including 1 piece of hold luggage • Rail travel in 2nd class, incl. half-fare card • 7 nights’ accommodation in selected category • Daily breakfast • Seat reservations on Golden Pass, Glacier Express & Bernina Express • Jungfraujoch Excursion • Souvenir gifts • Travel documentation.

INCLUSIONS • Return flights from the Channel Islands to Zurich including 1 piece of hold luggage • Rail travel in 2nd class, incl. half-fare card • 7 nights’ accommodation in selected category • Daily breakfast • Seat reservation on Gotthard Panorama Express (where applicable), Bernina Express & Glacier Express seat reservations • Souvenir gifts in selected locations • Travel documentation.

Single supplement from £149

Single supplement from £159



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