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2020

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Italy & Slovenia Coast & Country Escorted Holidays by Rail or Air

Scenic Journeys

From £50pp deposit

Included Excursions

Nov 2019


Riviera of Flowers, Monaco & Portofino by Rail or Air Quote: RF

Free Drinks

Portofino

1 Jun, 18 Sept & 8 Oct 2020

8 Days from £999pp Deposit from £50pp*

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his super holiday, taking in the French and Italian Rivieras, starts at St Pancras and Ebbsfleet where we board the Eurostar to Lille or Paris. From here we continue by TGV train to Nice for an overnight stay. Alternatively fly to Nice from UK airports. After time at leisure to enjoy this famous seaside town we travel by coach to the Italian Riviera. On the Riviera enjoy free drinks every night and visits to Monaco, Portofino and Dolceacqua.

to Nice OR return

near Nice ● 6 nights at the 3-star

Day 5: Diano Marina Day 6: Monaco

Piccolo Hotel, Diano

Day 7: Dolceacqua

Marina with buffet

Day 8: Diano Marina to UK

breakfasts & dinners

3-star - Piccolo Hotel , Diano Marina Set in a quiet location within walking distance of the sea and centre of Diano Marina, the hotel has a panoramic terrace and restaurant and a comfortable bar. All bedrooms have en-suite facilities, telephone, and satellite TV. The restaurant offers a full buffet breakfast and dinner served at your table. There’s free drinks between 6pm and 11pm each night including local brands of beer, wine and spirits. Overnight in nice: 2/3-star hotel

Puglia, Matera & Trulli House Experience by Rail or Air

20 May, 11 Jun & 9 Sept 2020

and free drinks 6pm to 11pm every night local brands of beer, wine & spirits ● Excursions as stated ● Escorted by a Tour Manager

8 to 10 Days from £1199pp Deposit from £50pp*

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Trulli Houses

ome with us to Puglia, in the ‘heel’ of Italy, for a super 2-centre holiday staying in a traditional Trulli house in Alberobello, and a super 4 star hotel in Otranto on the sun-bleached south coast. Included excursions take-in the beautiful cities of Ostuni and Lecce – known as the Florence of the south, and breath-taking Matera in neighbouring Basilicata. The coast is blessed with Caribbean like beaches, crystal clear blue waters and lovely towns including Trani and Gallipoli, and lesser known Santa Ceasarea Terme taken in on a panoramic coast road drive to Santa Maria di Leuca on the southern most tip of Italy’s heel.

Matera

Day 1: UK to Turin or Milan (Rail only) Day 2: To Alberobello (Air Day 1) Day 3: Alberobello Day 4: Matera Day 5: Trani Day 6: Ostuni, Lecce & Otranto Day 7: Coastal Highlights of Heel of Italy Day 8 : Otranto Day 9: Alberobello to UK (Air) or Turin/Milan (Rail) Day 10: Turin/Milan to UK (Rail only)

Otranto

Pancras or Ebbsfleet

● 1 night hotel B&B in or

Day 4: Portofino

Quote: PG

travel from London St

apply) and transfers

Day 3: Diano Marina

TGV on the coast

● Escorted return rail

flights (supp’t may

Day 1: UK to nice Day 2: nice to Diano Marina

Monaco

InCLUDeD:

Trulli Houses - 3-star - Alberobello: In the heart of Alberobello the ‘Trulli Holiday’ houses allow you to experience these historic buildings in complete comfort as they have been carefully refurbished and furnished, including en-suite shower room. Hotel Vittoria - 4-star -Otranto: Situated in the heart of Otranto, just a short walk from the beach and old quarter, the hotel has a spa, a luxury wellness centre, gym, a summer outdoor swimming pool, and a bar. All rooms are en-suite with air-conditioning, telephone, TV , hairdryer, safe and minibar.

InCLUDeD: ● Escorted return rail travel from London St Pancras or Ebbsfleet OR return flights (supp’t may apply) and transfers ● 1 night hotel B&B in Turin or Milan outbound & return if travelling by rail ● 4 nights B&B in a private Trulli House in Alberobello ● 1 dinner in a local restaurant in Alberobello ● 3 nights half board stay at the 4-star Hotel Vittoria, Otranto ● Excursions as stated ● Escorted by a Tour Manager


Elba, Portofino & Treasures of Tuscany by Rail or Air Quote: eL

Free Drinks

Portoferraio

Vernazza, Cinque Terre Fabricia hotel pool, elba

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holiday of highlights with two nights on the Island of Elba, a national park and home to Napoleon for his year of exile; 5 nights in the stunning Tuscan seaside town of Pietrasanta with included excursions to the world famous Cinque Terre, the beautiful Tuscany towns of Pisa and Lucca and a full day visit to the jewel in the Tuscan crown, Florence. With free drinks every night in Pietrasanta and all excursions included, a carefree holiday awaits. Day 1: UK to Turin (Rail only) Day 2: To Portoferraio, elba (Air Day 1) Day 3: elba Island Tour Day 4: elba to Pietrasanta Day 5: Cinque Terre Day 6: Pisa & Lucca Day 7: Portofino Day 8 : Florence Day 9: Pietrasanta to UK (Air) or Turin (Rail) Day 10: Turin to UK (Rail only)

6 June & 20 Sept 2020

InCLUDeD: ● Escorted return rail travel from London St Pancras or Ebbsfleet OR return flights (supp’t may apply) and transfers ● 1 night hotel B&B in Turin outbound & return if travelling by rail ● 2 nights half board stay at the 4-star Hotel Fabricia, Portoferraio, Elba

Hotel Fabricia -4-star - Portoferraio, elba The Hotel Fabricia is surrounded by an old olive grove in a stunning seafront location facing across the bay from Portoferraio harbour. All the bedrooms are en-suite, air conditioned and come with modern furniture. The hotel also has a outdoor pool and jacuzzi. Hotels nuova Sabrina/Hotel Milton - 3-star -Marina di Pietrasanta Situated in the heart of Pietrasanta di Marina, just a short walk from the beach and a quick taxi ride to the old town of Pietrasanta more inland, the hotel has a rooftop swimming pool and jacuzzi (open from June to September). All rooms are en-suite with airconditioning, telephone, TV , hairdryer, safe and minibar.

Lake Bled, Slovenia & Austria Rail & Sail Explorer by Rail or Air Quote: SL

9 May & 8 to 10 Days from £1249pp Deposit from £50pp* 21 Sept 2020

● 5 nights at the 3-star Hotel Nuova Sabrina or Milton, Marina di Pietrasanta with with buffet breakfasts & dinners and free drinks 6pm to 10pm every night - local brands of beer, wine & spirits ● Excursions as stated ● Escorted by a Tour Manager

8 to 10 Days from £1199pp Deposit from £50pp*

by Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia, Slovenia has a Bordered little of each in its character and landscapes. Join us and enjoy a

InCLUDeD:

wine tasting at Bled castle, high on a rocky cragg overlooking

● Escorted return rail

beautiful Lake Bled, experience the delights of the capital, Ljubljana, serene lake Bohinj, a coastal cruise to the pretty seaside town of Piran and a ride on the Bohinj Railway, one of the great European railway journeys. We also visit Klagenfurt and majestic

travel from London St Pancras or Ebbsfleet OR return flights

Lake Worthersee in Austria. Lake Bled & Castle

Day 1: UK to Stuttgart (Rail only) Day 2: To Bled, Slovenia (Air Day 1) Day 3: Bled & Lake Bohinj Day 4: Klagenfurt and Lake Worthersee, Austria Day 5: Ljubljana Day 6: Piran Day 7: Bohinj Railway & Julian Alps Day 8: Bled Day 9: Bled to UK (Air) or to Stuttgart (Rail) Day 10: Stuttgart to UK (Rail only)

Piran

Bled Rose Hotel

Bled Rose Hotel - 4 star - Lake Bled Set within a spa park by Lake Bled in Bled‘s Old Town, the newly refurbished Bled Rose Hotel (formerly the Hotel Jelovica) is close to the town centre and the lake side. The restaurant has a terrace and bar. The air-conditioned rooms and suites have free wi-fi, balcony, flat-screen TV and safe. The en-suite bathrooms have a shower. The wellness facilities include an indoor swimming pool and health studio.

(supp’t may apply) and transfers ● 1 night hotel B&B in Stuttgart outbound & return if travelling by rail ● 7 nights half board stay at the 4-star Bled Rose Hotel, Lake Bled ● Excursions as stated ● Escorted by a Tour Manager


Lake Bled’s Lights on the Lake by Air

16 July 2020

6 Days from £899pp

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led is one of Europe’s best kept secrets – surrounded by a soaring vista of Alpine peaks, with a dramatic cliff top castle and romantic island at its centre, the emerald green lake is a joy to explore. The ‘Bled Days and Bled Night’ festival includes craft fairs and concerts with the highlight being Bled Night when the lake glows with floating candles. We also have a journey on the stunning Bohinj railway, and a visit to Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana. Flying from a choice of UK airports to Ljubljana or Venice and staying in a hotel situated near the lake this is a holiday not to be missed.

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Lake Bled

InCLUDeD: ● Return flights (supp’t may apply to some routes/options) and transfers ● 5 nights stay at the 4-

Day 1: UK to Lake Bled

star Bled Rose Hotel,

Day 2: Lake Bohinj & Bled

Lake Bled

Day 3: Bohinj Railway & Julian Alps ● 5 breakfasts & 5

Day 4: Bled

dinners

Day 5: Ljubljana Day 6: Bled to UK

Bohinj Valley

Bled Rose Hotel pool

● Train Bohinj Railway

Bled Rose Hotel - 4 star - Lake Bled Set within a spa park by Lake Bled in Bled‘s Old Town, the newly refurbished Bled Rose Hotel (formerly the Hotel Jelovica) is close to the town centre and the lake side. The restaurant has a terrace and bar. The air-conditioned rooms and suites have free wi-fi, balcony, flat-screen TV and safe. The en-suite bathrooms have a shower. The wellness facilities include an indoor swimming pool and health studio.

from Bled to Nova Gorica ● Excursions as stated ● Escorted by a Tour Manager

All prices shown are per person and based on 2 persons sharing a twin/double room. Single supplement may apply. *£50 deposit applies to travel by rail bookings

What Our Customers Say “Loved the Trulli....madly, deeply!! Simply Divine!!! Our Tour Manager was brilliant. Food at hotel was superb, especially the seafood. Great company of people” Mrs J Walker, Puglia “All travel arrangements were good and the hotel was excellent. the Tour Manager was excellent and very helpful, the resort was lovely” Mrs A Clarke, Rivera of Flowers “We enjoyed the opportunity to see lakes and mountain scenery and variety of travel. The steam train and boat trip were particularly enjoyable. Slovenia turned out to be above expectations. Trips were well organised” Mr R Parker, Slovenia “Staying in the Trulli Houses was a wonderful experience. Otranto was a wonderful place to stay” Mrs Farrell, Puglia

Tel: 01895 83 33 33 9am to 5.50pm weekdays, 9.30am to 12.30pm Saturdays

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