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Where stories begin

It’s a wonderful world.

Full of new places to discover, new sights to see, new people to meet, new scents, new tastes, new adventures. All new memories to share. New tales to tell. At Newmarket Holidays we’ve been sharing this wonderful world with happy customers since 1983, inspiring new stories for happy customers in hundreds of destinations across the globe, with travellers’ tales of extraordinary sights, natural wonders, unique experiences and new-found friends.

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In our 38th year, we look forward to helping you create even more exciting stories, as you place yourself in our award-winning hands and let us help make your travel dreams come true. Enjoy fun and laughter, rest and relaxation, and return enriched and rewarded, to share your tales with those back home. The best travel stories – yours – ­begin when you choose Newmarket Holidays.


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SAVE 5% ON ALL AIR-INCLUSIVE HOLIDAYS To celebrate the launch of our 2019-2021 Holiday and Escorted Tours Collection, we’re offering you a 5% discount on our already great-value prices for any airinclusive holiday booked by 24th June 2019. This Early Booking Discount is valid whenever you decide to travel, so whether you’re looking to get away before the end of this year, planning your holiday for 2020, or already thinking about a oncein-a-lifetime holiday in 2021, you can take advantage of this tremendous offer.

Welcome

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I am delighted that one of my first duties as awardwinning Newmarket Holidays’ new Chief Executive is to introduce this, our latest collection of high quality, tremendous value escorted tours and holidays. Crammed with long-term customer favourites and more than a few exciting new itineraries, including some exciting tours in Asia, Africa and colourful Latin America, the following pages contain something for everyone who wants to discover ‘mustsee, must-do’ places across the globe. As we went to press, Britain had yet to go to the polls, but at Newmarket we are, as ever, extremely grateful for the votes cast for us at the prestigious British Travel Awards, and once again we thank you for your support. As we begin our 38th year in business, as ever, our holiday selection represents extraordinary value and the very best in customer care. Wherever you choose to join Newmarket Holidays, you can rest assured that you are booking with one of the UK’s most respected tour operators. Whether, like many, you have been a member of the Newmarket family for a long time, or you are considering joining us for the first time, we look forward to the pleasure of your company.

Niel Alobaidi, CEO Newmarket Holidays

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UNITED KINGDOM & IRELAND Scottish Highland Railways Loch Lomond & the Edinburgh Tattoo The Best of the Scottish Highlands Hebridean Island Adventure Donegal & the Giant’s Causeway Belfast & the Titanic Experience The Ring of Kerry & Wonderful Western Ireland Ireland’s Beautiful South West Galway, Connemara & Ireland’s Stunning West Jersey – The Sun‑Kissed Channel Isle Historic Railways of the Isle of Man

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THE ITALIAN COLLECTION Venice, Verona & the Wonders of Lake Garda Verona, Venice & Florence – Italian Journeys by Train Verona Opera & Vineyards The Best of Italy The Italian Riviera, Monte Carlo & the Cinque Terre  Lake Garda Lake Como, St Moritz & the Bernina Express Lake Como & Alpine Railways Lake Como Lake Maggiore, Piedmont & the Matterhorn Lake Maggiore Little Trains of the Dolomites Food & Wines of Northern Italy – a Gourmet Tour Tuscan Food & Wines – a Gourmet Tour Portofino, Florence & Tuscany Tuscany Ravenna, Umbria & Beautiful Le Marche Capri, Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast Sorrento & the Bay of Naples Calabria – Italy’s Southern Jewel Puglia & the South – Undiscovered Italy Sardinia & Corsica Undiscovered Southern Sardinia & the Little Green Train  Etna, Taormina & Classic Sicily Sicily – Palermo, Agrigento & the Aeolian Islands Sicily

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EUROPE & BEYOND Scandinavia & Iceland The Beautiful Fjords of Western Norway Iceland – Reykjavík & the Northern Lights Tromsø – Northern Lights & Arctic Adventure Break

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Portugal, Spain & France Hidden Portugal Lisbon, Seville & the Glorious Algarve Lisbon & the Beautiful Azores  Pousadas of Portugal

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Tours Collection 2019-2021 Barcelona, Montserrat & the Pyrenees Seville, Granada & Classic Spain Bilbao, San Sebastian & the Vineyards of Rioja Little Trains of the Pyrenees Historic Paradors of Hidden Spain Carcassonne, Avignon & Provence Corsica – Mediterranean Island Idyll Paris, Monet’s Garden & Rouen

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Croatia, Slovenia & Montenegro Croatia’s Istrian Rivera & Lake Bled Dubrovnik, Montenegro & the Dalmatian Coast Dalmatian Coastal Cruise on board MS Mendula Croatian Island Cruise on board MS Mendula Split & Dalmatian Coastal Cruise Dubrovnik & Croatian Island Cruise Montenegro & Albania – Magical ‘Illyria’

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Cyprus, Malta, Israel, Jordan & Greece Greek Islands Cruise – An Ionian Odyssey Cyprus Discovered Hidden Secrets of Northern Cyprus Northern Cyprus Valletta, Mdina & the Wonders of Malta Malta & Sicily Jerusalem, Galilee & The Holy Land Jordan – Petra & the Dead Sea

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Scenic Europe & Beyond Amsterdam & the Dutch Bulbfields Swiss Alpine Glories Steam Railways of Austria The Glorious Austrian Tyrol Prague, Budapest & Vienna The Spirit of Kraków Helsinki, Tallinn & Riga Moscow & St Petersburg Jewels of Albania & Macedonia Georgia – where Europe meets Asia  Bucharest & the Legends of Transylvania Uzbekistan & the Silk Road’s Jewels Istanbul, Ephesus & Troy Ephesus, Pamukkale & Turkey’s Aegean Coast Turkish Gulet Cruising

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OBERAMMERGAU PASSION PLAY 2020 Oberammergau 2020 & Delightful Lake Garda Oberammergau 2020 & the Austrian Tyrol

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THE USA & CANADA The United States of America Elvis Presley’s Memphis, New Orleans & Nashville Deep South Rhythms, New Orleans & Caribbean Cruise Texas, Presley’s Memphis & New Orleans Washington, New York & Niagara Falls East Coast Extravaganza – USA & Canada New England in the Fall Fall Colours of New England & Canada

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Washington, New York & Boston in the Fall Vancouver & America’s Pacific Northwest America’s Golden West Hollywood, Vegas & the Grand Canyon The Wonders of the US National Parks

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Canada Five-Star Alaska Cruise & the Canadian Rockies Canada – Niagara Falls to the Rockies The Canadian Rockies Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer Canada’s Maple Leaf Trail

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INDIA, NEPAL & SRI LANKA India – Tigers & the Taj Mahal India – Tigers, the Taj & Amritsar’s Golden Temple India’s Golden Triangle & Shimla A Journey Through India – Grand Palace & Historic Fort Stays India’s Marigold Hotel Experience Kerala & India’s Beautiful South India & Nepal – Tigers, Taj & Temples Colours of India – From the Ganges to the Taj Classic Rajasthan & India’s Big Cats Darjeeling & Bhutan – The Last Himalayan Kingdom Extend Your Holiday Colours of Sri Lanka

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FURTHER AFIELD China, Japan & South East Asia Follow the Mekong –Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam Classic Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos Halong Bay & Five-Star Vietnam River Cruise Japan – Land of the Rising Sun Classic China & Yangtze River Cruise China – Terracotta Warriors & the Great Wall

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Amazing Africa Riads of Marrakesh & the Colours of Morocco Cairo, Luxor & Nile Cruise Cape Town, the Garden Route & ‘Big Five Safaris’ Classic South Africa Under African Skies – Victoria Falls to Cape Town Kenya Grand Safari – Stay at Treetops

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Central & South America Brazil, Argentina & Chile The Wonders of Chile Argentina – Buenos Aires, Falls & Glaciers  Peru – Lake Titicaca to Machu Picchu Costa Rica – Nature’s Paradise

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Outstanding value for money

Compare our prices and inclusions! When you travel with Newmarket Holidays, you can rest assured you have chosen an award-winning company that never forgets that their customers’ holiday time, and especially their holiday money, are precious. We go out of our way to provide you with unbeatable quality and value.

So much included Take a look at the highlights and inclusions that are featured in every Newmarket holiday, from travel and transfers, to carefully chosen accommodation, to a host of memorable escorted sightseeing tours and experiences.

Everything taken care of for you At the heart of Newmarket Holidays is a team committed to looking after the smallest details – we take care of the organisation and leave the pleasures of holidaymaking to you.

Crafted with care by travel experts The team of industry experts at Newmarket have hundreds of years of collective experience when it comes to arranging exceptional holidays. Rest assured you’re in the best of hands.

It’s a wonderful world – discover it with us In the following pages you’ll find the widest selection of destinations we’ve ever offered, all brought to life by our dedicated band of friendly, experienced tour managers and guides.

Your money is safe with us As you’d expect, Newmarket Holidays offers full financial protection through our membership of ABTA and our ATOL licence, giving you peace of mind when it comes to your hard‑earned holiday money.

The Newmarket Price Promise At Newmarket we back our belief in the unbeatable value of our holidays by standing behind it. We promise that if, at the time of booking, you find the same escorted tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match the price of that holiday and refund the difference!*

Quality and outstanding value since 1983 We’ve come a long, long way – and our customers have travelled many millions of miles – since our first tour, in May 1983, and we’re pleased to be offering the same quality and value to our customers today.

Award-winning, year after year Although the comments from our customers matter more to us than industry accolades, we’re especially pleased to have been recognised at the prestigious British Travel Awards, since these are voted for by the British public. We were delighted to be voted ‘Best Escorted Tour Operator’ for the sixth successive year in 2018, and to have garnered nine other awards, including ‘Best Operator’ status to Ireland, Italy, Central and Northern Europe, Southern Asia and Africa. Our awards tally since 2011 now stands at an astonishing 36!

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Your holiday,Your way On a Newmarket Holiday you can look forward to carefully planned and meticulously organised travel arrangements, overseen by a friendly, professional tour manager. There is also, in addition to the organised arrangements, plenty of free time to enjoy your chosen destinations under your own steam, and many opportunities to plan flexible arrangements to suit your own requirements. Whether it’s the chance to select from optional tours or excursions, to upgrade your room choice, flight arrangements, or to extend your holiday with a post-tour stay, you’ll find a host of ways to make your Newmarket holiday, your holiday.

‘Little Green Train’, Sardinia

Excellent quality hand-picked hotels Whether a ‘bed for a night’, or the base for a longer stay, the accommodation featured on a Newmarket escorted tour or resort-based stay is invariably a highlight of your holiday experience. Each will have been selected for its comfort and convenience and the range of amenities provided at day’s end. Above everything, whether the property is a sleek member of an international chain or a small family-run establishment, you can expect a warm, friendly welcome and a comfortable night’s sleep. More often than not, you’ll be sorry to leave, even if the day ahead promises more exciting sights to see.

Friendly, experienced Tour Managers Adding immeasurably to the pleasure of every Newmarket escorted tour, by not only bringing to life the places visited, providing colour and background to the sights and attractions, but also ensuring that your holiday arrangements operate as smoothly as possible, will be one of a team of dedicated professionals who look forward to sharing their love and knowledge of your chosen destinations with you. Time and again, our customers praise the service they receive from our tour managers, without whom, it wouldn’t be an escorted tour at all.

Exciting included & optional excursions Our 2019-21 Collection features more included excursions than ever before. Fully escorted by our friendly, experienced tour managers – and sometimes accompanied by expert local guides – our included excursions lie at the heart of what makes a Newmarket escorted tour so special. In addition to enjoying all the included tours, you can complete your holiday experience by joining some very special optional excursions.

Extend your holiday Look out for a number of exciting opportunities to add to the pleasure of your escorted tour with a chance, either to rest and relax in a beach location or to journey on to another destination of interest. Some of the tours featuring extensions include the Argentina – Buenos Aires, Falls & Glaciers holiday (page 178), The Wonders of Chile adventure (page 176) and a wide selection of escorted tours to India (see page 144).

Tour-Only – without flights On selected holidays, begin your tour at the destination airport, or in some cases at a designated hotel, choosing to travel earlier and return later, but still enjoying all the excitement of the tour or holiday.

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Every day was a new city, new sights and sounds, from the romance of Verona, gondolas in Venice to the bustling city of Rome. — Fiona, Basingstoke

Helping to look after your world! Paper is now regarded as one of the world’s great sustainable products. It’s biodegradable, recyclable and made from renewable raw materials. In partnership with our print supply chain our brochures are printed using carbon balanced FSC certified materials. “The money that is given to the World Land Trust, in my estimation, has more effect on the wide world than almost anything I can think of.” — Sir David Attenborough, WLT Patron

World Land Trust and the Carbon Balanced Programme Newmarket Holidays is proud to support the World Land Trust, preserved over 55,000sq metres of critically threatened tropical forests and in the process offset over 1000 tonnes of C02 since 2015. Our continued contribution via carbon balancing support Land acquisition, tree planting and assisted natural regeneration whilst reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation. World Land Trust (WLT) is helping conserve Vietnam’s tropical forests in partnership with Viet Nature Conservation Centre (Viet Nature). The protection of 20,000 hectares at Khe Nuoc Trong is supported by the Carbon Balanced Programme, working through WLT’s in-country partner Viet Nature Conservation Centre (Viet Nature).

Saint Peter`s Basilica, Vatican City

To date, WLT has been instrumental in the purchase and protection of more than 540,000 acres of habitat in Africa, Asia, Central and South America and the UK to create reserves, and give permanent protection to habitats and wildlife.

Red-shanked Doucs

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Fitz Roy, Patagonia

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Newmarket Holidays, the Solo Traveller-Friendly Company At Newmarket Holidays, we have over threeand-a-half decades’ experience of sharing our wonderful world with those who join our escorted tours and resort-based stays as solo travellers. Over the years thousands of customers holidaying on their own have enjoyed the warm welcome, high standards of customer care and reassurance that comes with booking with Newmarket Holidays, and remain safe in the knowledge that whilst they might be travelling solo, they’re most definitely not travelling alone. With more of our customers joining us as solos than ever, we’re delighted to announce that for 2020 and beyond, Newmarket Holidays will be offering even more for the single traveller on our existing award-wining tours, with more rooms dedicated for solo use across a vast range of departures, as well as a selection of Exclusively for Solo Travellers holidays to some wonderful places, with a host of exclusive additional benefits and special arrangements.

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You’re in Good Hands

As a solo traveller, you’ll be especially well looked after on your chosen Newmarket holiday, wherever you decide to join us. The pleasures of meeting like-minded folk and sharing the joys of discovery, exploration and holiday relaxation are added to by the fact that your Newmarket tour manager will go out of their way to ensure that you feel part of the group throughout your time with us. On all our existing tours, there are plenty of opportunities to mix with fellow travellers over drinks or dinner, or on the excursions, whilst on the Exclusively for Solo Travellers holidays there are special Welcome Get-togethers, dinners and the like to ensure that you never feel left out.

Travel with Confidence Whether you’re a seasoned solo traveller, or setting out on an adventure for the first time on your own, you can rest assured that your holiday arrangements, as well as your holiday monies, are in the safest of hands. Carefully crafted by a team of experts with hundreds of years’ collective experience of tour operating, your holiday is also protected by our ABTA bond and our Air Travel Organiser’s Licence, issued by the Civil Aviation Authority, which offer full financial protection in the unlikely event of Newmarket Holidays’ failure.

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Existing Award-Winning Newmarket Escorted Tours Across the vast range of Newmarket Holidays’ award-winning tours and breaks shown on the following pages, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to join us as a solo traveller, becoming part of a welcoming group discovering the sights and sounds of our wonderful world. Enjoy the services of our friendly, professional tour managers and guides as they bring to life your chosen destination on included and optional excursions, the company of your fellow guests and the chance to swap stories over dinner or a drink each evening, and at day’s end retire to your own room. In 2020 and beyond, you’ll find an increased choice of twin/double rooms for sole use and single room availability on most departures.

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Introducing our New Exclusively for Solo Travellers Escorted Tours In addition to the opportunities for solo travellers to join our regular tours, for 2020 and beyond we’re offering a selected range of dedicated Exclusively for Solo Travellers holidays, available online or in our new brochure shown below. These holidays will feature a number of additional benefits and special arrangements that will help you make the very most of your time with us. As well as all the usual comfort, quality and value of a Newmarket holiday, you can look forward to some extra touches that will help you feel right at home, such as a Welcome Drink get-together on your first evening, included dinners, at which you can get to know your fellow solo travellers, and a number of activities to add to the pleasure of the tours. Accommodation on the dedicated Solo Traveller holidays is typically in twin/double rooms for sole use, which means that at the end of each day’s touring, you can look forward to the chance to rest and relax in your own comfortable space, before joining fellow guests for drinks or dinner. Please note: At some hotels we are able to offer a discount for a room with a single bed.

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Discover new corners of Italy Whisper it softly, but we’ve five more delightful tours exploring what might be our customers’ favourite European country – you’ve voted us ‘Best Tour Operator to Italy’ at the prestigious British Travel Awards several times!

Tuscan Food & Wines – a Gourmet Tour Combine the tastes of Tuscany with its medieval hill towns and Renaissance jewels on this memorable Small-Group Tour. See page 47

Verona, Venice & Florence – Italian Journeys by Train From an elegant Veronese base, journey by train to discover and explore the contrasting charms of two more Italian cities. See page 32

Ravenna, Umbria & Beautiful Le Marche One of Italy’s less-travelled corners, the blue Adriatic and some of its greatest glories, discovered and explored. See page 51

Calabria – Italy’s Southern Jewel Discover mainland Italy’s fascinating southernmost reaches, exploring the glorious ‘Coast of the Gods’, set between two seas of deepest blue. See page 55

Undiscovered Southern Sardinia & the Little Green Train Combine rest and relaxation on stunning beaches, a rich history and the beautiful, unspoiled mountainous interior of Italy’s secondlargest island. See page 60

Looking East From undiscovered, unspoiled regions of parts of Europe and beyond emerging from behind the Iron Curtain and unveiling their beauty and fascinating cities to the wide-eyed world, to places where the remnants of ancient civilisations shed light on the glories of the past, these new tours are rich in interest and excitement from beginning to end. See these ‘must-see, must-do’ places now, while their raw beauty and warm welcome are still fresh and unscarred by the excesses of mass tourism.

Jordan – Petra & the Dead Sea Gaze wide-eyed at one of the seven new world wonders, drive stunning desert highways, and experience the lowest spot on Earth. See page 98

Sparkling historic gems, some stunning natural wonders and the warmth of the Adriatic, discovered in its once-hidden corner See page 110

Georgia – where Europe meets Asia Amidst spectacular scenery, discover one of Eurasia’s most fascinating countries and some of its most welcoming people. See page 111

Bucharest & the Legends of Transylvania

Peles Castle, Transylvania

Macabre tales of Vlad the Impaler – Count Dracula – some extraordinary, unspoiled medieval glories, and one of Europe’s most fascinating capitals. See page 112

Uzbekistan & the Silk Road’s Jewels Step back in time in one of the world’s ‘mustsee-now’ destinations, discovering millenniaold cradles of civilisation and their legacies. See page 114

Ephesus, Pamukkale & Turkey’s Aegean Coast

Tilya-Kori madrasah, Uzbekistan

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Calabria, South Italy

Jewels of Albania & Macedonia

Combine ancient treasures, natural wonders and all the pleasures of a comfortable stay on the shores of the blue Aegean. See page 118

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Silk Scarfs, Uzbekistan


MS Hera

Island Life

Split & Dalmatian Coastal Cruise

This quintet of new tours features some wonderful, contrasting islands in the sun. From a verdant, volcanic, mid-Atlantic stopping-off point, to some of the Mediterranean’s most popular holiday havens, to beautiful coastal waters or quintessential Grecian idylls rich in legend, discovered on sun-kissed voyages by ‘private yacht’.

Explore glorious Split and its bustling harbour on an idyllic three-day stay before heading along the pristine Dalmation coast. See page 88

Greek Islands Cruise – An Ionian Odyssey Enjoy azure waters, sun-kissed days and starlit nights amongst idyllic isles, aboard your welcoming motor sailing vessel to set the taste buds alight. See page 90

Malta & Sicily

Lisbon & The Beautiful Azores Explore historic, colourful Lisbon and its fashionable neighbours, and discover a verdant mid-Atlantic island idyll, on this two-centre holiday. See page 71

Savour and enjoy a discovery of two of the Mediterranean’s southern island outposts, both brimming with fascination and interest. See page 96

Dalmatian Coastal Cruise on board MS Mendula An idyllic coastline of ancient settlements, sparkling blue waters and delightful offshore isles, explored in relaxed style. See page 86

European Gems

Historic Paradors of Hidden Spain

Following the hugely successful introduction of a holiday staying in Portuguese Pousadas in 2019, we bring you the delights of a tour based in a trio of Spanish Paradors – former royal palaces and country houses rich in history and art… as of course is another tour of the City of Light and beautifully restored Joan of Arc city Rouen.

Stay in three delightful paradors and discover a spectacular backdrop of ocean and mountains in one of Spain’s most fascinating corners. See page 78

Paris, Monet’s Garden & Rouen Savour the charms of the incomparable City of Light and enjoy a taste of France’s glorious northern countryside. See page 81

Across the Atlantic

Vancouver & America’s Pacific Northwest

Ever popular, the western USA and Canada are as rich a vein for today’s adventurers as they were for pioneers of the past. Discover some startling natural wonders and some friendly, welcoming cities on these two exciting, interested-packed new tours.

The Wonders of the US National Parks

Vancouver, Canada

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Experience some of North America’s most exciting cityscapes and the stunning natural wonders beyond. See page 131

Journey to some of America’s greatest vistas and eye-popping natural wonders and capture the ‘spirit of the West’. See page 136

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...new tours created for you! India & South East Asia

Classic Rajasthan & India’s Big Cats

Immerse yourself in the vibrant colours and scents, extraordinary sights and memorable cuisine, and the inescapable rush of excitement that comes from travelling in some truly delightful corners of the world. Perfect ‘grown-up gap-year’ tours!

Classic Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos

Colours of India – From the Ganges to the Taj The days of the Raj uncovered, breathtaking sights, sacred ceremonies, monuments to love, and contrasting visions of India old and glittering new. See page 154

In search of South America These three new tours showcase some of the peerless natural wonders and pulsating, colourful cities of the ‘must-see-now’ continent.

Brazil, Argentina & Chile

The wonders of some of India’s great cities, some extraordinary sights, and three wildlife-spotting opportunities combined. See page 155

Southeast Asia’s most exciting countries brought to life on a mesmerising, tremendous value journey of the senses. See page 160

Halong Bay & Five-Star Vietnam River Cruise Take an extraordinary, languid journey through one of Southeast Asia’s most evocative corners, on an exclusively chartered Pandaw river cruise. See page 162

The Wonders of Chile

Kerala, India

Gaze in awe at natural wonders on the grandest of scales,and visit colourful outposts and thriving, cultured cities. See page 176

Argentina - Buenos Aires, Falls & Glaciers See eye-popping natural wonders, including Iguazú Falls, the high Andean plain, pristine glaciers, and elegant Buenos Aires. See page 178

Experience the man-made and natural wonders of glorious South America, including astonishing Iguazú Falls and the towering Andes. See page 174

Once in a Lifetime Whether it’s an exciting adventure in the frozen Arctic, the natural wonders of Central America’s pristine wonderland, or the unforgettable experience of the once-in-a-decade performance of the famous Passion Play, here are some outof-the-ordinary tours with a difference.

Tromsø – Northern Lights & Arctic Adventure Break Discover pristine, captivating Northern Norway and search for the magical Aurora from one of the best places to witness their glory. See page 67

Oberammergau 2020

Torres del Paine, Chile

Experience the extraordinary wonder of the Passion Play, and enjoy all the pleasure of a stay by Lake Garda or in the Austrian Tyrol. See pages 120 & 121

The Northern Lights

Riads of Marrakesh & the Colours of Morocco Enjoy winter warmth and sunshine, and experience the colour and welcome of this vibrant melting pot. See page 167

Costa Rica – Nature’s Paradise Experience eco-friendly wildlife encounters and some of the world’s most colourful birdlife, on a ‘journey beyond the senses’. See page 181

Oberammergau Passion Play

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Experience our Small-Group Tours Immerse yourself in the cultures and traditions of some of the world’s most fascinating places, on this selection of tours that include highlights and experiences shared with a smaller group of like-minded travellers – holidays that go beyond the well‑known sights and better-trodden paths.

Intimate These hugely enjoyable holidays, where group sizes are restricted to a maximum of 25, but are usually comprised of 16-20 participants, offer the opportunity to travel in smaller vehicles, enjoying experiences and encounters, and sometimes staying in wonderful smaller accommodation, denied to larger groups.

Real Lives Elefantastic, India

Whether it’s meeting a Keralan coconut farmer, South African fisherman or Andean island-dweller, or discovering a corner of the world best explored in a smaller party, such as Kenya’s Maasai Mara, these holidays will lift the veil on some fascinating peoples.

‘Home-Stay’ & Heritage Hotels Led by friendly, professional tour managers and local guides, some tours also feature some very special properties where the owners are happy to share their own experiences and culture with their guests.

Less-travelled Roads

Masked dancers, Bhutan

Explore a corner of the world less travelled, return to a favourite destination and delve behind its monuments and natural wonders, or simply share a special experience with a smaller number of likeminded travellers, on these very special Small-Group Tours.

Small-Group Tours Food & Wines of Northern Italy – a Gourmet Tour Tuscan Food & Wines – a Gourmet Tour Historic Paradors of Hidden Spain Greek Islands Cruise – An Ionian Odyssey A Journey through India – Grand Palaces & Historic Fort stays India’s Marigold Hotel Experience Classic Rajasthan & India’s Big Cats Darjeeling & Bhutan – The Last Himalayan Kingdom Colours of Sri Lanka Riads of Marrakesh & the Colours of Morocco Under African Skies – The Victoria Falls to Cape Town Kenya Grand Safari – Stay at Treetops Peru – Lake Titicaca to Machu Picchu Costa Rica – Nature’s Paradise

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In search of a little Adventure

As well as a vast range of holidays where the emphasis is on sitting back and taking in the sights and sounds of your chosen destinations as they are brought to life by your tour manager, we also operate a number of optional excursions that offer a little more than simply sightseeing. Whether it’s donning your walking shoes for a gentle walk or longer hike, strapping yourself in for a 4x4 adventure over rough terrain – to be rewarded by getting to those places that other tours cannot reach – or other out-of-theordinary experiences, you’ll find a little more to savour and enjoy on these excursions.

Optional Adventures Jersey – The Sun Kissed Channel Isle Hidden Portugal Barcelona, Montserrat & the Pyrenees Cyprus Discovered Swiss Alpine Glories Uzbekistan & the Silk Road’s Jewels

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Travel in

style – Upgrade your flight!

Add even more comfort and style to your Newmarket holiday, by choosing to upgrade to Premium/Business or even First Class!

celebrate with a glass of champagne, enjoy extra legroom or the chance to stretch out on a flat bed on an overnight flight.

On a wide selection of holidays, where indicated on the following pages, we offer the opportunity, for the appropriate supplement, to upgrade your flight. Perhaps you’d like to

Call one of our friendly Customer Services agents to enquire about prices and availability.

Upper Class – Effortless travel, your way • Please speak to one of our travel experts for more information

Stretch out and enjoy premium service from an award winning airline. Whether it’s the extra space and enhanced dining brought to you by Premium or, if you prefer true luxury all the way, the comfort and ease of travel which Upper Class offers, just read on to be tempted.

Premium – Your time, your space • Speed through the airport thanks to special priority check‑in and boarding • Relax pre-flight with a glass of welcome bubbly and a complimentary newspaper • Recline on your wide leather seat with headrest, footrest and 38-inch seat pitch • Enjoy your choice of three delicious main dishes served on a premium table setting with specially designed stainless steel cutlery • Finish your meal with an after-dinner liqueur • Snooze or freshen up on night flights with a complimentary amenity kit • Stay connected with inseat power and on board Wi-Fi* • Help yourself to tempting snacks and soft drinks whenever you like *Available on selected flights for a fee

Singapore Airlines – Premium Economy

With Singapore Airlines - the world’s most awarded airline, expect excellent service in long-haul travel. Flying four times daily from London on the A380 and B777300ER and five times weekly from Manchester on the A350.

• Enjoy the added comforts of a 38” pitch/8” reclining seat, and be entertained on your individual 13.3” touchscreen monitor • Pre-order from the Premium Economy ‘Book the Cook’ menu and enjoy complimentary champagne throughout your flight • Enjoy a generous 35kg baggage allowance, priority check-in and boarding • Experience Premium Economy style aboard the new Airbus A380 ‘giant of the skies’, in a 44-seat, 2-4-2 seat configuration forward on Main Deck

Air Canada – Premium Economy Fly in style on Canada’s national and flag carrier, one of the youngest, most efficient and environmentally friendly airlines in the world. Enjoy award winning service on board in a choice of three cabins, including Premium Economy Class.

• Dedicated cabin with a larger seat than Economy Class, adjustable headrest and a comfortable 38” seat pitch • Priority check-in, boarding and baggage delivery • Premium meals and complimentary bar service • State-of-the-art entertainment system with own personal touch-screen TV • Individual power supply and USB.

Plus, more upgrades are available on a wide selection of other airlines, including...

Fly from an airport near you! Throughout the following pages you’ll find a host of holidays that offer the added convenience of flying from your local airport, in addition to the major international gateways. Fly direct to your destination, on a variety of reputable scheduled airlines, or occasionally on special Newmarket Holidays’ chartered flights or fly from your local airport to connect with your onward flight from the international gateway.

While most long-haul flights depart from London or Manchester, some holidays include international

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flights to and from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, to where we offer convenient return flights from a selection of local airports.

As well as the comfort and convenience of starting your holiday closer to home, other benefits include: • Easy car parking arrangements or public transport links • Smooth check-in procedures • Check through your luggage to your ultimate destination* *Certain restrictions apply

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Flying from 28 UK airports Aberdeen Belfast Belfast City Birmingham Bournemouth Bristol Cardiff Doncaster Teesside East Midlands Edinburgh Exeter Gatwick Glasgow

Heathrow Inverness Humberside Leeds Bradford Liverpool London City Luton Manchester Newcastle Newquay Norwich Southampton Southend Stansted


Your stories & photos

We work with Reevoo so that you receive honest feedback from Newmarket customers on all our holidays. Reevoo are an independent, third-party company who send out questionnaires when our customers return from their holidays – and all the reviews and ratings are unedited and uncensored. You get real feedback direct from genuine travellers to help you decide on your holiday purchase.

Thank you

Lake Garda is a wonderful holiday location; the scenery is breathtaking. We stayed in Torbole which is a great little resort with many nice restaurants and hotels. The town has a beach and you can swim in the lake, cycling and hiking are also popular. We went on all the optional tours, Lake tour, Verona, Venice and the Dolomites tour and really enjoyed them all. I whole-heartedly recommend this holiday.

for sharing your great photos!

— William, Hornchurch, Essex, Lake Garda

Here is just a small selection of the many photographs we’ve received over recent months from happy Newmarket Holidays’ customers.

We chose Newmarket holidays to go to India because we had such lovely holidays in England and could not fault the coach or guides and always such outstanding hotels. We had the best holiday we have ever had, flying with Virgin airlines, the coach driver was 1st class, his helper so helpful and the guide had such knowledge of India no question too small, big or silly he answered everything. — Wendy, Watton at Stone, Hertford, India - Tigers and the Taj Mahal

A Stephanie, Stourbridge Hidden Portugal

Wall to wall breathtaking scenery tour led by a friendly and obliging tour manager who couldn’t do enough for us. Three great days out on the train rides including a trip up the Cairngorms for another fantastic view. This is the second time we have done this holiday.

B Jake, Huntingdon

Thailand, Cambodia & Vietnam

C Jill, Pateley Bridge

Croatian Islands Cruise – Mendula

— Christine, Swindon, Wiltshire, Scottish Highland Railways

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Dubrovnik, Montenegro & the Dalmation Coast

This was truly a wonderful and memorable holiday from start to finish. Our tour manager, Peter, was superb on all the trips with his knowledge of Norway and jovial stories. Balestrand was a beautiful place to be, the hotel is located in a stunning position overlooking the fjord. We would recommend this truly memorable holiday.

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India, Tigers & the Taj Mahal

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Scottish Highland Railways Experience some of the world’s most spectacular scenery as you enjoy journeys on three of Scotland’s most celebrated railways.

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Rail travel from Inverness to Kyle of Lochalsh – one of the ‘Great Railway Journeys of the World’ • Journey on the steam-hauled Strathspey Railway • Cross the famous Glenfinnan Viaduct on the 42-mile journey from Fort William to Mallaig • Visit the famous Highland resort of Aviemore • Four nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and Scottish breakfast accommodation at either the three-star Carrbridge Hotel, Carrbridge or the three-star Highlander Hotel, Newtonmore • Return flights to Scotland • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Apr to Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Belfast £635 • Belfast City £649 • Birmingham £635 • Bristol £619 • Cardiff £619 • Gatwick £595 • Heathrow £675 • London City £619 • Luton £595 • Manchester £699 • Norwich £669 • Southampton £675 • Stansted £579

Tour Only without flights from £470  ravel at your convenience on selected dates T by making your own arrangements to meet at Edinburgh airport, Inverness airport or your hotel.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £116

Scotrail 156 Sprinter Mallaig Line © www.scotphoto.com

Sit back in wonder as you enjoy the breathtaking run from

Inverness – one of Michael Palin’s ‘Great Railway Journeys’ – to Kyle of Lochalsh. The dramatic 42 miles of the famous West Highland line from Fort William to Mallaig, and the nostalgic trip on the steam-hauled Strathspey Railway complete an unforgettably scenic few days in one of Scotland’s most beautiful regions.

Day One – Travel to Scotland Fly to Scotland and upon arrival meet your tour manager and board the coach for the scenic journey to your hotel.  he Carrbridge Hotel is situated on the edge of the village, which offers T some lovely local walks (the hotel staff will be happy to point you in the right direction). The famous packhorse bridge, dating back to 1717 and reputed to be one of the oldest in Scotland, is opposite the hotel.  he Highlander Hotel in Newtonmore is just a short walk from the highly T acclaimed Highland Folk Museum. There are two or three shops and bars at the far end of the village.

Day Two – Included Inverness to Kyle by rail Board the coach for the transfer to Inverness, to board the train for the spectacular 80-mile, two-and-a half-hour journey west to Kyle of Lochalsh, in its idyllic setting opposite the Isle of Skye. From Inverness the line travels along the south side Beauly Firth, with views back across Inverness to the ‘Black Isle’, before turning north Kyle of Loch Carron Carrbridge to the market town of Dingwall. There Lochalsh Loch Ness Aviemore it heads west once again, climbing Newtonmore Kingussie Mallaig slowly through the remote northern Highlands, with glimpses on clear days Fort William Glenfinnan Viaduct of towering Liathach and its Torridon mountain neighbours. Probably the most spectacular part of the journey is when the line descends to the magnificent Edinburgh scenery of Loch Carron, and runs Glasgow

Scotland

Please note: The transfer time from Edinburgh airport to your hotel is approximately three hours and from Inverness airport it is approximately one hour.

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5-day escorted holiday from £579

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Strathspey Steam Train

View of Beinn Eighe and Liathach

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alongside the Loch past Attadale Estate and Plockton, both featured in many a TV series, and onto Kyle.

Your Hotel

 n arrival there will be time to explore and perhaps have a spot of lunch, O before heading back to the hotel by coach, at the end of a wonderful day.

Depending on your departure date, you will stay at one of two carefully chosen hotels where the accent is very much on friendly service and warm Highland hospitality.

Day Three – Included Strathspey steam rail journey and visit to Aviemore Today sees you head to Boat of Garten for a somewhat shorter, but no-less-special journey, on the Strathspey Steam Railway, a reminder of the golden days of steam. The nineand-a half-mile run is largely through unspoilt Highland scenery, taking you past great sweeps of the River Spey, through moorland and forest, and ending in the famous Highland resort of Aviemore.  fter the opportunity to explore the famous resort town, one of A Britain’s most famous outward bound centres, there’s a chance this afternoon to enjoy a visit to Newtonmore’s fascinating Highland Folk Museum. Here, Highland life from the 18th century to the 1950s is vividly depicted, with a number of historic dwellings – some built from scratch on-site and others brought from other locations - and a vast collection of artefacts gathered together in a beautiful setting.  hose not wishing to visit the museum can enjoy an afternoon T at leisure. Day Four – Included West Highland Line rail journey Fort William beckons today, as you enjoy the holiday’s final highlight – the journey on the last stretch of the famous West Highland Line to the tiny fishing village of Mallaig. Voted by readers of Wanderlust Magazine as the world’s best train journey, this is another truly spectacular route.

The Carrbridge Hotel, Carrbridge Half-Board

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Situated in the North West corner of the Cairngorm National Park on the edge of Carrbridge village, the family owned and managed Carrbridge Hotel in Carrbridge dates back to 1803. It has been sympathetically extended and refurbished over the years and now offers over 100 bedrooms. Entertainment is offered five nights a week.

The Highlander Hotel, Newtonmore Half-Board

HHH

Set on the edge of the delightful village of Newtonmore amidst the splendour of the Spey Valley, the modern Highlander Hotel has been offering a warm welcome to Newmarket guests for over 20 years. The bedrooms are situated in two blocks just a short walk from the main hotel reception, restaurant and bar areas.

 s the train pulls out of Fort William, look back and left to see Ben Nevis A towering above the town, before minutes later, the train crosses the Caledonian Canal – look out for ‘Neptune’s staircase’, a succession of eight locks to your right. The train then runs alongside Loch Eil before reaching the spectacular 21-arch Glenfinnan Viaduct, famously featured in the Harry Potter movies. Other highlights of the journey include island-studded Loch Eilt, considered by many to be the prettiest along the route, Arisaig, Britain’s most-westerly railway station, and the white sands of Morar, washed by the Atlantic.  allaig is a delightful, thriving place, with a working port, and is well M worth exploring. You may like to head into the hills above, where you’ll be rewarded with some wonderful views, explore the Heritage Centre or visit the Smokery where you can arrange for kippers to be sent anywhere in the world. Day Five – Return to the airport and head home Bid farewell to the Highlands today and travel to the airport for your flight home.

Kyle of Lochalsh

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Loch Lomond & the Edinburgh Tattoo 4-day escorted holiday from £589

The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo§ Trossachs National Park

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Take your seat on the Castle Esplanade to see the famous Edinburgh Tattoo (upgrade tickets available) • Enjoy a boat trip on shimmering Loch Lomond, Queen of the Scottish Lakes • A tour of the glorious Trossachs National Park • A short guided sightseeing tour of Edinburgh • Spend time exploring lively, cosmopolitan Glasgow • A visit to the Iconic Falkirk Wheel (entrance payable locally) • Three nights’ carefully chosen bed and Scottish breakfast accommodation in the Park Hotel, Kilmarnock, the Fenwick Hotel, Fenwick, the Avonbridge Hotel, Hamilton or the Tontine Hotel, Greenock • Three-course evening meal at the hotel on days one and three • Return flights to Glasgow • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Aug 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Belfast £609 • Belfast City £625 • Birmingham £625 • Bristol £589 • Gatwick £595 • Heathrow £609 • Luton £595 • Manchester £625 • Southampton £675 • Southend £609 • Stansted £595

Tour Only without flights from £470  ravel at your convenience on selected dates by making your own T arrangements to Glasgow airport or your hotel.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £69 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour. Access to the Tattoo: The matchless location of the Tattoo – high above the skyline of the oldest and most popular part of the city may present access difficulties for some. There is a short but steeply inclined walk of 80 metres up Castlehill, the old cobbled approach to the Esplanade. There is then a further 60 metre walk on average, followed by steps up to the spectator stands where generally, the seating is quite steeply tiered. You will have plenty of time however to make your way to and from the Esplanade and will be able to go at your own pace. Wheelchairs can be sited at ground level under the North stand at all performances and disabled toilets are available on the Esplanade. *The Avonbridge Hotel does not have a lift. Ground floor rooms are available but are accessed by three steps.

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This is your chance to witness the excitement of the world-famous

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo for yourself. Enjoy the magical blend of music, colour, dance and pageantry, massed pipes and drums and display teams, and the finale of a lone piper on the battlements. Combine time spent exploring the elegant Scottish capital with a visit to vibrant Glasgow and a tour of the glorious Trossachs, and crown a memorable four days with a cruise on the waters of Loch Lomond and a visit to the remarkable Falkirk Wheel.

Your Hotel

Depending on your departure date you will be staying at one of the four carefully chosen hotels described below. Your hotel will be confirmed at the time of booking.

The Fenwick Hotel, Fenwick Bed & Breakfast and two dinners

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Edinburgh Tattoo§

§ Images © The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Enjoy the best of Scotland in four days! Visit two vibrant cities, watch the spectacular Tattoo and cruise mesmerising Loch Lomond.

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This elegant traditional style hotel, in the historic village of Fenwick, boasts just 28 comfortably furnished rooms and offers high levels of relaxed friendly service. There is a restaurant and bar, and free Wi-Fi throughout.

The Avonbridge Hotel*, Hamilton Bed & Breakfast and two dinners

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This attractive, family-owned hotel is situated on the outskirts of historic Hamilton. The bedrooms are located in the main hotel building as well as in two houses, both a short walk from the main building.

The Park Hotel, Kilmarnock Bed & Breakfast and two dinners

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This attractive and welcoming hotel is a 10-15 minute walk from the town centre and offers an excellent standard of accommodation, complimentary use of the Club’s health suite, free Wi-Fi, a coffee shop, restaurant and bar.

The Tontine Hotel, Greenock Bed & Breakfast and two dinners

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This traditional hotel is situated on a quiet square in the riverside town of Greenock. It has a comfortable lounge/bar and a stylish restaurant. Guest rooms are have free Wi-Fi, TV, and tea/coffee-making facilities.

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The Best of the Scottish Highlands Escape to the Highlands – fly to Inverness and enjoy a land of big skies, rugged mountains, sparkling lochs, romantic castles, culture and history.

8-day 7-day escorted holiday from £859 £735

§ Image © VisitBritain/Joe Cornish

Strathspey Steam Railway

Glenfinnan Monument§

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • A journey on the nostalgic Strathspey Steam Railway • A dolphin spotting cruise on the Moray Firth • Entrance and tour of Brodie Castle (entrance payable locally by non National Trust members) • An unforgettable journey on the ‘Road to the Isles’ from Fort William to Mallaig • A tour of the Black Isle • Time to discover famous Loch Ness and the Caledonian Canal • Visits to Inverness, Aviemore, Dufftown and Elgin • A tour and tasting at the Dalwhinnie whisky distillery (entrance payable locally) • Six nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and Scottish breakfast accommodation at the three-star Carrbridge Hotel, Carrbridge • Return flights to Inverness • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

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From the famous ‘Road to the Isles’ and legendary Loch Ness, to

the mysterious Black Isle, this holiday features a host of highlights. Ride on the Strathspey Steam Railway, visit a 16th-century castle and a distillery, and enjoy a cruise on the Moray Firth, home to around 190 resident bottlenose dolphins and a wealth of birdlife. In the company of our friendly, knowledgeable tour manager, discover the beauty and variety, as well as the warmth of welcome, that this very special part of the world has to offer. From your Highland village base, the first included excursion sees you head to the rose-coloured, turreted Brodie Castle before visiting historic Elgin with its warren of alleys and awe-inspiring cathedral ruins. A morning in thriving Inverness is followed by the dolphin-spotting cruise and a visit to the beautiful Black Isle – actually a peninsular – while another included tour sees you explore Loch Ness, where highlights include Urquhart Castle’s dramatic ruins, the Caledonian Canal Heritage Centre, the Loch Ness Exhibition Centre (entrances payable locally) and an abundance of birdlife, if not a monster. The holiday is completed with a ride on the nostalgic Strathspey Steam Railway through the Cairngorm National Park, and a final breathtaking journey on the ‘Road to the Isles’ from Fort William to Mallaig, passing the iconic Glenfinnan Monument, close to the famous viaduct.

Apr to Jul, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Belfast City £785 • Birmingham £769 • Bristol £755 • Gatwick £735 • Heathrow £839 • Luton £745 • Manchester £769

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Your Hotel

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £168 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour. Brodie Castle is situated over 4 floors and there is limited access for those with mobility impairment. The ground floor is accessible (with ramps) for wheelchair users – and there is a stairclimber (prebookable) to the 1st floor. There is no wheelchair access to the third or fourth floors due to the turnpike stairs and layout. All the pathways in the grounds are suitable for wheelchairs (though some can become muddy).

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Carrbridge Hotel, Carrbridge Half-Board

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Situated in the North West corner of the Cairngorm National Park on the edge of Carrbridge village, the family owned and managed Carrbridge Hotel in Carrbridge dates back to 1803. It has been sympathetically extended and refurbished over the years and now offers over 100 bedrooms. Entertainment is offered five nights a week.

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Hebridean Island Adventure Explore Scotland’s magical Western Isles, an unspoilt, uncrowded and timeless land of stunning scenery, ancient history and a unique culture.

6- or 8-day escorted holiday from £799 £859

Standing Stones of Callanish

Portree, Isle of Skye

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • A tour of the Isle of Skye, including visits to picturesque Portree and historic Dunvegan Castle (entrance payable locally) • Visits to the remarkable standing stones of Callanish, a Blackhouse and the Broch of Carloway (all entrances payable locally) on the Isle of Lewis • A tour of the Isle of Harris • A day exploring North and South Uist • Five or seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and Scottish breakfast accommodation at the Kings Arms Hotel on the Isle of Skye, the Cabarfeidh Hotel, Stornoway, the Highlander Hotel, Newtonmore and The Dark Island Hotel, Benbecula (eight-day itinerary only) • Return flights to Edinburgh • All ferry crossings as detailed • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Apr, May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Belfast £809 • Belfast City  £825 • Birmingham £869 • Bristol £805 • Cardiff £839 • Gatwick £799 • Heathrow £825 • Luton £799 • Manchester £855 • Norwich £905 • Southampton £905 • Stansted £799

Tour Only without flights from £630  ravel at your convenience by making your own T arrangements to your hotel on selected dates.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £110

Please note: The transfer time to your first hotel is approximately five hours. The return transfer is approximately three hours. Disabled access to Dunvegan Castle is limited. There are two shallow steps into the reception area but then about 20 steps up to the main rooms. Thereafter the route is level.

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guardians of a rich culture with its roots in the mists of time, have been continually inhabited for over 6,000 years. Offering huge skies and vast empty beaches, mountains and moorlands rich in flora and fauna, and a pace of life long forgotten on the mainland, a holiday to the Outer Hebrides is a never-to-be-forgotten experience. Highlights include visits to Portree on Skye and magnificent Dunvegan Castle, the standing stones of Callanish, the imposing Broch of Carloway and reconstructed ‘Black House’ at Arnol. You’ll also discover the islands’ rarer a beauty and unique diversity of flora and fauna, as you travel across the little islands of Benbecula, North and South Uist and Berneray.

Your Hotels

Kings Arms Hotel, Isle of Skye Half-Board 

2 nights

Located in Kyleakin village, the Kings Arms has wonderful panoramic views across Kyle of Lochalsh to the mainland. While it has a range of modern comforts, it still retains many traditional features, such as a big open fire, bar and dining room. Rooms offer tea/coffee-making facilities.

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Cabarfeidh Hotel, Stornoway Half-Board 

2 nights

A short walk from Howard Davis Park, the hotel has an indoor pool, bar and lounge, entertainment most evenings, restaurant and free Wi-Fi. Rooms offer private facilities, TV and tea/coffee-making facilities.

Highlander Hotel, Newtonmore Half-Board 

1 night

Centrally located, the hotel’s facilities include an indoor heated pool, sauna, steam-room and mini-gym, restaurant, bar and lounge, and free Wi-Fi. Rooms have a telephone, TV, and tea/coffee-making facilities.

8-Day Itinerary Only The Dark Island Hotel, Benbecula Half-Board

2 nights

Situated on the tiny island of Benbecula, between North and South Uist, this hotel offers comfortable accommodation, a restaurant and popular bar.

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Donegal & the Giant’s Causeway Make your own footsteps on one of nature’s most iconic sites, and explore a wonderful corner of Ireland.

6-day 8-day escorted holiday from £665 £859

Dunluce Castle

Giant’s Causeway

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • A visit to the awe-inspiring Giant’s Causeway with included entrance to the Visitor Centre • Time to explore bustling Donegal town • A visit to beautiful Glenveagh National Park and a guided tour of historic Glenveagh Castle • A scenic coastal drive alongside the Wild Atlantic Way • A tour of the rugged Inishowen Peninsula including a visit to the fascinating Doagh Isle Famine Village • Five nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and Irish breakfast accommodation at the three-star Station House Hotel, Letterkenny • Return flights to Belfast • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Apr to Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £675 • Bristol £745 • East Midlands £705 • Edinburgh £725 • Gatwick £665 • Glasgow £725 • Heathrow £705 • Leeds/Bradford £705 • Liverpool £675 • London City £705 • Luton £665 • Manchester £675 • Newcastle £675 • Southampton £739 • Stansted £665

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Glenveagh National Park

Enjoy a feast of varied sights and stunning coastal and mountain

scenery, as from your base in lively Letterkenny you visit County Antrim’s astonishing UNESCO-listed Giant’s Causeway, take in Donegal Town, the beautiful Glenveagh National Park and its castle, and spend a day on the remote, timeless Inishowen peninsula. One of the most popular towns in Ireland’s north, bustling Letterkenny, a short distance from beautiful Lough Swilly, offers shops, restaurants, bars and cafés, and is a perfect base for the tour. The undoubted highlight will be the visit to the truly breathtaking Causeway, where extraordinary basalt columns act as stepping stones into the Atlantic waters – a simply unforgettable sight. Our visit will include entrance to the Visitor Centre. As well as enjoying the active interpretation area, you’ll be given a free audio guide to take to the stones. Although there is a minibus to take visitors to the causeway from the visitor centre (payable locally), the more energetic will be rewarded by walking across the cliff path, with its breathtaking views and invigorating sea air. Photo opportunities also abound at ruined Dunluce Castle in its cliff-top setting, and this popular break is completed with visits to lively Donegal Town with its Jacobean castle, verdant Glenveagh National Park with its rolling vistas, and unspoiled Inishowen, site of the poignant Doagh Island Famine Village. From here, you’ll travel on through the beautiful, timeless landscape, and through the remote peninsula town of Carndonagh to wild, windswept Malin, from where stupendous views can stretch to the distant west of Scotland.

Your Hotel

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £145

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately two hours.

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Station House Hotel, Letterkenny Half-Board

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The welcoming Station House Hotel is conveniently situated by the banks of the tranquil River Swilly overlooking Oldtown Bridge close to the centre of this lively town, and has its own Depot Café/Bar, serving food and drinks from dawn until dusk. Guest rooms are comfortable and equipped with TV, tea/ coffee-making facilities, a safe, free Wi-Fi, telephone and private facilities with a shower. Room service is available for a charge. A complimentary guided walking tour of Letterkenny is offered by the hotel during your stay.

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Belfast & the Titanic Experience

Titanic Belfast Experience§

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Visit the spectacular Titanic Belfast Experience • Enjoy a fascinating half-day guided tour of Belfast and its major landmarks • Take the opportunity to join an optional tour of the beautiful Antrim Coast and to visit the extraordinary Giant’s Causeway • Three nights’ carefully chosen bed and buffet breakfast accommodation at the three-star Ibis Hotel, Belfast City Centre (upgrade hotels available for a supplement) • Return flights to Belfast • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Enjoy an included visit to what has now become one of Britain’s

‘must-see’ attractions – the glittering, futuristic, £97-million Titanic Belfast Experience – the highlight of this hugely popular three-night break that also includes a guided tour of a city bursting with history and exuding renewed civic pride. Explore the city’s trendy shops, bars and restaurants, and perhaps discover some of the British Isles’ most scenic coastal countryside.

Day One – Fly to Belfast Following your flight to Belfast, meet your tour manager and board the coach for the short transfer into the city and your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, the rest of the day is free for you to get your bearings and to begin to soak up the atmosphere of what is truly a city fast shaking off its past reputation and embracing a new bright future reflected in its youthful outlook and vibrant redevelopments. Your friendly tour manager will be on hand to point you in the right direction throughout your stay.

Available Mar to Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Aberdeen £519 • Birmingham £395 • Bristol £395 • East Midlands £469 • Edinburgh £415 • Exeter £489 • Gatwick £395 • Glasgow £415 • Heathrow £529 • Inverness £519 • Leeds/Bradford £489 • Liverpool £395 • London City £489 • Luton £395 • Manchester £395 • Newcastle £395 • Southampton £489 • Stansted £395

Personalise your holiday • Glens of Antrim & Giant’s Causeway (full day) Day Three – from £32

Tour Only without flights from £290 Travel at your convenience by making your own arrangements to your hotel.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £96 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 45 minutes from Belfast International airport and 20 minutes from Belfast City airport.

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4-day escorted holiday from £395

Day Two – Included Titanic Belfast visit and guided city tour After breakfast you will visit the Titanic Belfast Experience, set on the site where RMS Titanic was constructed a century ago. Developed as much as a tribute to the days of shipbuilding in the city as well as in commemoration of the ill-fated liner that met her untimely Giant’s Causeway end on her Maiden Voyage in 1912, the Titanic Belfast Experience is a dramatic, innovative and exciting presentation of the real story of the famous ship. It’s housed in nine fascinating galleries in one of the most eye-catching buildings Belfast to have been built in the UK for years. Through the use of audio-visual presentation, life-size reconstructions, interactive features and even a ‘Shipyard Ride’, the ship’s conception, construction, tragic sinking and its aftermath, as well as its rediscovery in 1985, are brought vividly to life, and you’ll leave the exhibition with

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§ Photos © Titanic Belfast

Experience the story of the world’s most famous liner as it is unveiled in one of Europe’s fastest-changing, fascination-packed cities.


The United Kingdom & Ireland

Giant’s Causeway

Interior, Titanic Experience§

a real sense of the enormity as well as the human cost of one of the 20th century’s most fateful episodes.

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City Hall, Belfast

Your Hotel Choices

 fter a fascinating morning and the opportunity to enjoy lunch A (payable locally) enjoy this afternoon’s tour of the city of Belfast, with its turbulent past, thriving present and hopes for the future, all brought to life by your guide. Highlights will include the major landmarks such as City Hall, Queen’s and Stormont Castle, seat of the Northern Ireland Assembly, and a stunning sight gradually revealed from the rising approach road. During the tour you’ll also see West Belfast’s celebrated Peace Wall, the political murals of the Shankhill and Falls roads, and the ultra-modern developments of the regenerated docks area, crowned by the glittering, breathtaking Titanic Quarter.  he rest of the day and evening is at leisure, perhaps to soak up the T atmosphere in one of the traditional city centre pubs. Day Three – At leisure, or visit the Giant’s Causeway on an optional excursion Today is free for you to enjoy the delights of Belfast under your own steam, although many will take the opportunity to join the optional excursion to the breathtakingly scenic Antrim Coast, with its fabled Nine Glens leading to the sea, and to the extraordinary Giant’s Causeway.  his astonishing collection of basalt columns, packed closely T together, and acting as stepping-stones into the Atlantic from beneath the wild, windswept cliffs is a remarkable sight. Though in fact formed 60 million years ago by a volcanic explosion, the stories of the giant ‘Finn McCool’ - said variously to have built the causeway as a means to woo a female giant living on a Scottish island, or to have used it as a way of escape from a pursuing enemy – are much more interesting to non-geologists. Although there is a minibus to take visitors to the causeway from the visitor centre (payable locally), the more energetic will be rewarded by walking the mile or so across the cliff path, with its breathtaking views.

Ibis, Belfast City Centre Bed & Breakfast

HHH Price from £395

The Ibis Belfast City Centre offers good value for money and is located close to the heart of the city and its shops, bars and restaurants and City Hall. Guest rooms are simple and modern, offering free Wi-Fi, tea/coffee-making facilities and satellite TV. Hotel amenities include a 24-hour restaurant serving hot and cold snacks and light meals, and a small bar.

Ramada by Wyndham Belfast, HHH Belfast City Centre Bed & Breakfast Price from £458 Located in the city’s cathedral quarter, this comfortable hotel is a few minutes’ walk from many of Belfast’s cultural attractions and welcoming bars. Hotel amenities include the SQ Bar and Grill, a lounge with free Wi‑Fi, 24-hour reception and lifts. Guest rooms are contemporary in style and boast a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee-making facilities and a telephone.

Titanic Hotel, Belfast Bed & Breakfast

HHHH Price from £558

Opened in 2017 in the heart of the Titanic Quarter in the legendary Harland & Wolff headquarters. From the stunning Drawing Bar with its three-storey high barrelvaulted ceiling, to the art deco maritime inspired décor featured throughout and memorabilia dating back to the Golden Age of Ocean Travel, the hotel offers a unique and truly unforgettable experience.

Your journey back to the hotel takes you along the Causeway Coastal Road, past more spectacular views. Highlights of the wonderfully scenic drive will include bustling Ballycastle at the entrance to the two northernmost glens - Glentaisie and Glenshesk, Carnlough with its picturesque harbour and a drive through the colour-washed village of Glenarm and stunning Glenariff – the Queen of the Glens.  he evening is once again free to enjoy Belfast’s lively nightlife and wide T range of restaurants which will appeal to every taste and pocket. Day Four – Fly back to your local airport Depending upon the time of your flight, spend a final few hours in the city before transferring to the airport at the end of a truly wonderful few days.

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The Ring of Kerry & Wonderful Western Ireland Take this opportunity to explore one of the most beautiful corners of the Emerald Isle, including the lakes and mountains of the Ring of Kerry.

6-day escorted holiday from £745

Glengarriff Harbour

Bantry House © Chris Hill Tourism Ireland

Ring of Kerry

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • A tour of the Ring of Kerry, with its stunning seascapes and soaring mountains • A boat trip to Garnish Island and its famous gardens • Discover the delightful city of Cork • Visit Timoleague Abbey • A guided tour of Bantry House and time to explore its beautiful gardens • Explore the colourful and fashionable seaside resort of Kinsale • Visit the fascinating Cobh Heritage Centre (entrance payable locally) • Five nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and Irish breakfast accommodation at the three-star Westlodge Hotel, Bantry • Return flights to Cork • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Apr to Jul, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £829 • Bristol £829 • Gatwick £755 • Glasgow £835 • Heathrow £845 • Luton £745 • Manchester £829 • Stansted £745

Tour Only without flights from £690  ravel at your convenience by making your own arrangements to T Cork airport or your hotel.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £190

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 30 minutes.

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Discover and explore a stunning corner of the Emerald Isle simply

crammed with breathtaking highlights. From your comfortable hotel base, enjoy four unforgettable included excursions in the company of your friendly tour manager, including delightful Bantry House overlooking the eponymous bay, lively southwest gateway Cork and chic foodie mecca Kinsale. You’ll also enjoy a boat trip to the renowned gardens of Garnish Island, and a tour of the spectacular, not-to-be-missed Ring of Kerry. Fly to Cork and transfer to the hotel, set in 26 acres of landscaped gardens, and a perfect base in which to rest and relax at the end of each day’s touring. Head first, via pretty Clonakilty, birthplace of Irish hero Michael Collins, to delightful Timoleague, with its water’-edge abbey ruins, and to Kinsale, with its quayside cafés and celebrated eateries. The awe-inspiring beauty of the fabled Ring of Kerry is next. Sit back and enjoy the scenery of the Iveragh Peninsula and the magnificent Coomakista Pass, catch glimpses of towering Macgillycuddy’s Reeks, the Kenmare River and monastic island outpost Skellig Michael, and enjoy the chance to explore delightful places like Waterville and Cahersveen. A day in cosmopolitan Cork, with its historic maritime gateway Cobh, is full of interest, with the chance to wander the city and the quayside from which the ill-fated Titanic set sail, as well as to visit the fascinating Heritage Centre, which chronicles the story of Irish emigration. The last tour sees you take in beautiful Bantry Bay, where historic Bantry House boasts wonderful gardens, and delightful Glengariff overlooks the waters. A trip across to renowned, Gulf-Stream-bathed, garden isle Garnish completes a wonderful discovery Ireland’s glorious southwest.

Your Hotel

Westlodge Hotel, Bantry Half-Board

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In vast, landscaped gardens on the outskirts of lively Bantry, and set to be renovated for 2020, the Westlodge offers a lounge, bar and restaurant as well as a wide range of amenities, including a wellequipped leisure centre with sauna, Jacuzzi, steam room, indoor pool and gym, tennis court and pitch and putt. Comfortable rooms have TV, tea/coffeemaking facilities, hairdryer and there is free Wi-Fi in public areas.

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Ireland’s Beautiful South West Discover an ever-changing panorama of land and seascapes in this breathtakingly beautiful corner of Ireland.

6-day 8-day escorted holiday from from £699 £859

Traditional Cottage, Adare

Dingle Peninsula

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • A tour of the beautiful Dingle Peninsula and entrance to the Blasket Island Heritage Centre • A horse-drawn jaunting car trip through the Killarney National Park and a cruise on Loch Leane • A visit to Adare, one of Ireland’s loveliest villages • A visit to historic Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, where Irish life a century ago is recreated • A tour round the famous Ring of Kerry with its stunning mountain and seascapes • The chance on an optional excursion to enjoy a show at the Siamsa Tire National Folk Theatre (departures mid May to mid September inclusive) • A tour round the famous Ring of Kerry with its stunning mountain and seascapes • Five nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and Irish breakfast accommodation at the four-star Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee • Return flights to Cork • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Apr to Jul, Sep & Oct 2020

Jaunting Car © Stephen Power

Step back in time as you take a horse-drawn jaunting car ride

and a boat trip on a visit to the spectacular lakeland scenery of the Killarney National Park; enjoy tours of the Dingle Peninsula, once cited as ‘the most beautiful place on earth’ by the National Geographic Society, and the fabled ‘Ring of Kerry’, the lakes and mountains’ paradise of the Iveragh Peninsula, and discover the spectacular medieval castle of Bunratty. Inspiration for such films as Ryan’s Daughter and Far and Away, the Dingle Peninsula offers some of the country’s most outstanding scenery. In addition, the tour includes a host of visits and highlights, including, at Slea Head, Europe’s most westerly point, the Blasket Island Heritage Centre, which provides a fascinating insight into the unique community who inhabited the off-shore islands until 1953. Slow right down on an hour-long ride through the Killarney National Park in a horse-drawn jaunting car (the area’s only permitted transport), before boarding MV Pride of the Lakes for a cruise on beautiful Lough Leane. You’ll also visit Bunratty Castle and Folk Park. Dating from the 15th century, the castle is the most complete and authentic medieval castle in Ireland, restored to its former splendour. A visit to Adare, one of Ireland’s loveliest villages, is another highlight, before enjoying the breathtaking, 100-mile circular tour of the Ring of Kerry, with its stunning seascapes and soaring mountains, on the last included tour.

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £769 • Bristol £769 • Gatwick £765 • Glasgow £779 • Heathrow £779 • Luton £699 • Manchester £769 • Stansted £699

Your Hotel

Personalise your holiday • Siamsa Tire National Folk Theatre – from £27 (May to Sep)

Tour Only without flights from £610  ravel at your convenience by making your own arrangements T to Cork airport or your hotel.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £150 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately two hours and 30 minutes.

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Meadowlands Hotel, Tralee Half-Board

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With it’s own lovely gardens in a quiet residential area of Tralee about a kilometre from the town centre, this family owned and managed four-star hotel offers a warm welcome. Guests can enjoy free use of the pool and gym at the Tralee Leisure Centre, located 700 metres from the hotel. The hotel has a library, an inviting bar and included meals are typically served in the ballroom. Each room has air conditioning, tea/ coffee-making facilities, a hairdryer, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, telephone and ironing facilities.

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Galway, Connemara & Ireland’s Stunning West Discover one of the most beautiful and unspoilt corners of Ireland, renowned for its ancient Gaelic heritage and traditional Irish hospitality.

6-day escorted holiday from £655

Poulnabrone Dolmen, The Burren

Kylemore Abbey

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • A visit to vibrant, colourful Galway City • A drive along part of the Wild Atlantic Way and scenic tour of Connemara • Admission to beautiful Kylemore Abbey • Visits to the towering Cliffs of Moher and the lunar-like landscape of the Burren • Entrance and tour of historic Westport House • Sheep dog experience at Glen Keen Farm • Time to explore the celebrated town of Westport • Five nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and Irish breakfast accommodation at the four-star McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris • Return flights to Knock • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Apr to Jul, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £685 • Bristol £669 • East Midlands £665 • Gatwick £709 • Liverpool £685 • Luton £665 • Manchester £685 • Stansted £655

Tour Only without flights from £570  ravel at your convenience by making your own T arrangements to Knock airport or your hotel.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £130

Please note: The transfer time from Knock airport to your hotel is approximately 40 minutes.

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Sheep dog at Glen Keen Farm

From your delightful base in the four-star McWilliam Park Hotel,

enjoy a full and varied itinerary and make the very most of your time in this lovely part of the Emerald Isle. Highlights include time to explore historic Galway City, a visit to a sheep farm, a scenic tour of Connemara and the Wild Atlantic Way, and visits to the famed Cliffs of Moher and the unique landscape of the Burren. You’ll also visit stunning Kylemore Abbey, a Benedictine Monastery founded in 1920. Learn about its history and the tales of romance and tragedy, explore the six-acre Victorian Walled Gardens and visit the Gothic Chapel. During the day you’ll also discover the remote beauty of Connemara, taking in some of the Wild Atlantic Way, one of the world’s longest defined coastal routes. A guided tour of lively, picturesque Galway City will help you get your bearings before you enjoy the chance to explore this colourful town at leisure. The old centre surrounds ancient Lynch’s Castle and a pedestrianised thoroughfare leads down to the thriving waterfront, from which pleasure cruisers ply their trade. Immerse yourself in centuries of Irish history at Westport House, one of Ireland’s most beautiful historic homes and learn about sheep farming during a fascinating visit to Glen Keen Farm on another wonderful day. The vast lunar-like expanse of the Burren and the majestic Cliffs of Moher – towering some 200 metres above sea level, complete a wonderful few days in this very special corner of the Emerald Isle.

Your Hotel

McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris Half-Board

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The four-star McWilliam Park Hotel offers spacious accommodation, a beauty studio and a leisure centre with an 18-metre swimming pool, steam-room, sauna, Jacuzzi and gym. All the en-suite bedrooms have a TV, telephone, iron, safe, hairdryer and tea/coffee-making facilities. Your included meals are taken in the restaurant, and the Kavanagh Lounge and Bar offers bar food from lunchtime for an extra charge. There is free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel and evening entertainment typically includes social dancing and live music.

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Jersey – The Sun‑Kissed Channel Isle Enjoy rest, relaxation and some fascinating exploration on Britain’s famously sun-kissed southern outpost.

6-day escorted holiday from £569

La Corbière Lighthouse

Mont Orgueil Castle

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • A guided Island Tour introduces Britain’s sunny southern outpost • Learn about the WWII German Occupation in the fascinating War Tunnels • Explore Jersey’s southern coast on-board the Jersey Duchess • Stay in delightful St Helier, Jersey’s charming capital • Dine in or choose from a host of excellent eateries • Five nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Merton Hotel, St Helier (alternative hotels and half-board available for a supplement) • Return flights to Jersey • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Join us for a wonderful relaxing holiday on Jersey, the largest of the

Channel Islands, where you’ll enjoy a choice of excellent hotels, an included tour of the island and its simply stunning coastline and a visit to the fascinating War Tunnels. As well as the chance to rest and relax in your hotel and delightful St Helier, there’ll be time to explore some superb beaches and perhaps enjoy coastal walks under sunny, blue skies. The bustling island capital, with its colourful port and maritime feel, offers everything you could wish for, with cafés, bars and restaurants – where fresh fish is the order of the day – and shopping is a pleasure, thanks in part to Jersey’s ‘tax-free’ status. The included excursions will bring to life Britain’s sunny southern outpost, and there’s the chance, on an optional tour, to visit the world-renowned Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

Your Hotel Choices

Merton Hotel, St Helier Bed & Breakfast or Half-Board

Available Apr to Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £645 • Bristol £715 •  East Midlands £659 • Exeter £615 • Gatwick £569 • Glasgow £629 • Leeds/Bradford £695 • Liverpool £605 • London City £665 • Luton £569 • Manchester £645 • Southampton £605 • Southend £569

Personalise your holiday

HHH Price from £569

A ten-minute stroll to the beach with a pool, tennis courts, fitness centre, sauna, steam room, bars, a choice of restaurants and free Wi-Fi, rooms in this hotel have a TV, telephone and tea/coffee-making facilities.

Norfolk Lodge, St Helier Bed & Breakfast or Half-Board

HHH Price from £569

The hotel has an indoor pool, bar and lounge, entertainment most evenings, restaurant and free Wi-Fi. Rooms offer private facilities, TV and tea/coffeemaking facilities.

• Jersey Zoo – (half day) from £34 • Guided Walk – (half day) from £24

Monterey Hotel, St Helier Bed & Breakfast or Half-Board

Tour Only without flights from £490

Centrally located, the hotel’s facilities include an indoor heated pool, sauna, steam-room and mini-gym, restaurant, bar and lounge, and free Wi-Fi. Rooms have a telephone, TV, and tea/coffee-making facilities.

 ravel at your convenience by making your own T arrangements to your hotel.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £135

Pomme D’Or Hotel, St Helier Bed & Breakfast or Half-Board

HHH Price from £585

HHHH Price from £673

Overlooking Liberation Square and the Marina, boasting several restaurants – including the well-known Harbour Room – and bars. Rooms in this hotel offer TV, free Wi‑Fi, iron, hairdryer, safe, and tea/coffee-making facilities.

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 15 minutes.

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Historic Railways of the Isle of Man

Tour Highlights & Inclusions

Castletown Station§

• Journey on the narrow-gauge Isle of Man Steam Railway • Board the Manx Electric Railway and travel to historic Derby Castle Station • Explore historic Laxey, where Lady Isabella is the world’s largest working waterwheel • Take the Snaefell Mountain Railway • Visit classic resort Port Erin • On a clear day, see ‘Seven Kingdoms’ from the summit station • Discover many of the island’s attractions with your included ‘Go Explore Heritage’ card • Four nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Chesterhouse Hotel, Rutland Hotel, Ascot Hotel, Ellan Vannin Hotel, or the Empress Hotel, Douglas (upgrade hotel available for a supplement on selected departures) • Return flights to Douglas • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Join us for a marvellous short break to a corner of our island

where it seems life is lived at a slower pace – TT races aside – against a background of rolling hills and wonderful beaches blessed by clean air and unpolluted skies. Sit back and enjoy some delightful, relaxed journeys as you discover an island that is full of fascination, with its unique heritage railways offering a fantastic way to discover and explore this very special place.

Day One – Fly to the Isle of Man Upon arrival at Ronaldsway, meet your tour manager and transfer to Douglas and your hotel. Dependent upon your arrival time, get to know your surroundings and the delightful island capital, which is part traditional seaside resort, part working port and part thriving financial centre. Stroll along the promenades that fringe the bay and sandy beach, or take a more leisurely horse-drawn tram when they are operating. There are cafés and pubs in which to rest and relax, the fascinating Manx Museum (free entry) chronicling the island’s history and the Victorian curiosity of the Great Union Camera Obscura to discover during your stay, and traditional entertainment and engaging tours to enjoy at the beautifully restored Gaiety Theatre, which is also home to a resident ghost!

Available Mar to Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Belfast* £765 • Birmingham £619 • Bristol £749 • Edinburgh £759 • Gatwick £579 • Liverpool £569 • Luton £729 • Manchester £595

Enjoy a first dinner in the hotel. Ramsey

Tour Only without flights from £480 Travel at your convenience by making your arrangements to your hotel.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £80 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to the hotel is approximately 30 minutes. In the unlikely event of a steam locomotive breaking down and/or being unavailable, we reserve the right to substitute the engine with a diesel locomotive.

Snaefell Peel

Isle of Man

Laxey Douglas

Port Erin Castletown

*Belfast International or Belfast City depending on departure date. This will be confirmed when booking.

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Day Two – Included journey on the Isle of Man Steam Railway to Castletown and Port Erin The first heritage journey sees you travel south from Douglas’ authentic Victorian station on the famous Steam Railway, formerly part of an extensive network that once connected most of the island, but which is now a 15-and-ahalf-mile narrow-gauge run, via former island capital Castletown, to beautiful Port Erin. Alight at the former to discover impregnable Castle Rushen, one-time home to the Kings and Lords of Mann. The energetic can climb to the battlements for

§ Images © www.visitisleofman.com

Enjoy ‘Life in the Slow Lane’ as you step back in time and discover the ‘Jewel of the Irish Sea’.


Laxey Wheel

Isle of Man Steam Railway§

Snaefell Mountain Railway§

Horse-drawn tram, Douglas§

the spectacular view of the island’s south, and there’s a fascinating guided tour to enjoy. You’ll also visit the Old House of Keys, the restored 19th-century parliament building, with its debating chamber and interactive displays.

Your Hotel

Depending on your departure date, you will stay at one of six carefully chosen hotels where the accent is very much on friendly service and warm hospitality.

 e-board the train to travel on to seaside resort Port Erin, with its R glorious beaches, views out to the offshore ‘Calf of Man’ and its engaging Railway Museum – a ‘must-see’ for enthusiasts. Enjoy free time in these wonderful surroundings, before returning to Douglas by train at your leisure – your included Go Explore Heritage card offers you freedom to travel as you wish.  fter a fascinating and absorbing day, enjoy a second evening in A Douglas and your hotel. Day Three – Included visit to Peel and journey on the Manx Electric Railway Today’s journey sees you head west to ancient fishing port Peel, with its colourful marina, ruined island fortress Peel Castle, its sweeping, sandy beach, fascinating House of Manannan Celtic Heritage museum and tiny Manx Heritage Transport Museum (entrance payable locally), with its model trains, tiny P50 – the world’s smallest legal road car – and unique electric motorbike.  fter the chance to explore this delightful corner of the island, from A where you might also send a gift of Manx kippers to friends across the globe, you’ll board a bus to Ramsey, the island’s second largest town and home to a bustling working harbour. Here you’ll alight the celebrated Manx Electric Railway, at 17 miles the longest in the British Isles, and which still uses original Victorian and Edwardian rolling stock. Journey to historic Derby Castle Station in Douglas through some stunning countryside and coastal scenery. Day Four – Included journey on the Snaefell Mountain Railway to the summit A last day’s exploration sees you climb back aboard the MER for the journey to historic Laxey, where Lady Isabella is the world’s largest working waterwheel and the island’s most photographed attraction. Take in the sight, or perhaps visit the nearby Laxey Woollen Mills, the island’s last remaining working weaver, before climbing aboard the Snaefell Mountain Railway, a Victorian treasure that is the British Isles’ only electric mountain railway. Sit back and take in the scenery as you travel nearly five miles to the 2,000-ft high summit, from where the views on clear days stretch to the ‘Seven Kingdoms’ – of England, Ireland, Wales, Scotland, the Isle of Man… and the kingdoms of heaven and sea!  eturn to Laxey and to Douglas, where the rest of the day is free. R Enjoy a last opportunity to stroll in the town and enjoy dinner in the hotel, perhaps reliving the excitement of the last few days. Day Five – Fly back to your local airport Transfer back to Ronaldsway for the return flight to the mainland, at the end of a hugely enjoyable few days of ‘Manx Magic’.

Chesterhouse Hotel, Douglas Half-Board

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Set on Douglas’ seafront, this traditional hotel offers comfortable rooms with flat-screen TV, tea/coffee-making facilities, hairdryer and telephone. There is free Wi-Fi and a carvery restaurant. Chesterhouse Hotel, Douglas

Rutland Hotel, Douglas Half-Board

HHH

A short walk from the town centre with a view of the bay from its carvery restaurant, this hotel offers free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, hairdryer and tea/coffeemaking facilities.

Ascot Hotel, Douglas Half-Board Rutland Hotel, Douglas

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The warm and friendly Ascot is located 100 metres from the seafront and has a restaurant and inviting lobby bar with complimentary tea and coffee. Rooms offer TV, free Wi-Fi, hairdryer, safe and iron.

Ellan Vannin Hotel, Douglas Half-Board

HHH

A traditional Victorian townhouse with a guest lounge and bar overlooking the seafront. Rooms have a TV, free Wi-Fi and an iron. Ascot Hotel, Douglas

Empress Hotel, Douglas Half-Board

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Situated on Central Promenade overlooking Douglas Bay, the Empress Hotel provides fantastic views of the sea from its large conservatory. The guest rooms are comfortable and modern, and have free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, hairdryers, and tea/ coffee-making facilities. Ellan Vannin Hotel, Douglas

Upgrade your Hotel

Mannin Hotel, Douglas Half-Board

HHHH

Price from £743

Offering well-appointed, modern bedrooms featuring free Wi-Fi, tea/coffee-making facilities, hairdryer, TV, air conditioning, room service, pillow menu, fridge, iron and safe. A stylish bar and restaurant on the ground floor.

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Venice, Verona & the Wonders of Lake Garda Discover and explore an idyllic corner of the world and two of Europe’s most fascinating, enthralling and historic cities.

8-day escorted holiday from £765

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend a week on the sun-kissed shores of glorious Lake Garda • Enjoy a full-day visit to incomparable Venice, La Serenissima • Discover the glories of Roman Verona, city of Romeo and Juliet • Journey through the majestic Dolomite mountains • Enjoy a ‘Grand Circular Tour’ of Lake Garda • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Drago Hotel, Malcesine/ Brenzone (upgrade hotels available for a supplement) • Return flights to Italy • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Rialto Bridge, Venice

From your chosen hotel base on idyllic Lake Garda, enjoy

plenty of time for rest and relaxation in one of Italy’s favourite locations, and join your tour manager for four wonderful guided excursions. Discover the breathtaking beauty of glorious Venice, the world’s most romantic city, Verona’s ancient streets and majestic Roman arena, the craggy heights of the Dolomites, and the delights of Garda’s colourful shores, on a holiday to remember.

Available Apr to Jul, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from

Day One – Fly to Italy Upon arrival, meet your tour manager and board the coach for the journey to Lake Garda and your chosen hotel. Stay on the lake’s eastern shore, close to delightful Malcesine, with its quaint alleyways and narrow streets, or to sun-blessed Torbole with its vibrant café life, shops and stunning views across the lake. Settle into your surroundings, and enjoy a first evening in the hotel.

• Aberdeen £1,109 • Birmingham £949 • Bournemouth £999 • Bristol £859 • East Midlands £935 • Edinburgh £905 • Gatwick £765 • Glasgow £915 • Humberside £1,115 • Inverness £1,145 • Leeds/Bradford £935 • Luton £785 • Manchester £859 • Newquay £999 • Norwich £1,019 • Southampton £1,059 • Stansted £765 • Teesside £1,109

Tour Only without flights from £620  ravel at your convenience by making your own T arrangements to the airport or your hotel on selected dates.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £21

Torbole Milan Malcesine

Day Two – Day at leisure Today is free for you to rest and relax at leisure, either enjoying the facilities of the hotel, or perhaps venturing into the centre of your chosen resort. Favourites with our clients for many years, all the resorts offer plenty of opportunities Dolomites to rest and relax, to stroll the lakeside promenade, watch the world go by Lake from a seat in a pavement café, shop, or Garda perhaps even take to the water – Garda is Venice a mecca for sailors and windsurfers who Verona revel in the breezy conditions offshore.

Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of the year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

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Florence

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Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour from Verona, two hours from Bergamo and three hours from Milan and Venice.

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Day Three – Included Grand Circular Lake Garda Tour After breakfast today, board the coach for a Grand Circular Tour of the beautiful lake, in the company of your tour manager. The fjord-like eastern shores and the northern, mountain backed resorts of sun-blessed Torbole and pastel-painted Riva del Garda give way to the western shoreline of citrus


Juliet's Balcony, Verona

Torbole, Lake Garda

and olive groves. On the southern shore a promontory leads to the spa resort of Sirmione, its healing waters and fairy-tale Rocca Scaligera castle, with its turrets and towers. The tour returns to the hotel via the wine-growing town of Bardolino,and the busy resort of Garda itself.

Your Hotel Choices

Drago Hotel, Malcesine/Brenzone HHH Half-Board Price from £765 This popular, stylish hotel is adjacent to the lake, about three miles south of Malcesine. There is a restaurant and bar, beautiful gardens and outdoor pool. Bedrooms offer satellite TV and a balcony.

Day Four – Included Dolomites scenic tour Today is spent amongst the crags and passes of the majestic Dolomites, which are set to the north of Garda, and provide some of Europe’s most dramatic mountain scenery. There’ll be plenty of stops during the tour at traditional towns and villages, enabling you to soak up the atmosphere and stunning views of this delightful region, which sits between the sun-kissed Italian plain of Emiglia-Romagna, and the Alps of the Austrian Tyrol, above the wine-growing valley of the Alto-Adige.

Hotel Smeraldo, Malcesine/Brenzone HHH Half-Board Price from £776 This family-run, lakeside hotel boasts a large beach and overlooks the lake in Brenzone. The restaurant offers lake views and there is a welcoming bar. Simply furnished rooms with a small balcony offer TV, telephone, and hairdryer.

Day Five – Day at leisure Enjoy a day of rest and relaxation and the chance to enjoy the facilities of your chosen hotel and resort. Day Six – Included Verona excursion Today you’ll visit the thoroughly charming city of Verona, on the banks of the River Adige, its historic centre and monuments fashioned in pink marble drawing visitors from all over the world. Amongst the outstanding sights is the best preserved Roman amphitheatre in Italy, famed the world over for its summertime opera festival. The sweeping Piazza Bra is crowded with folk watching the world go by from a seat in one of the numerous pavement cafés, ancient Piazza delle Erbe bustles with its colourful market, while nearby the maze of 13th-century streets is redolent with a sense of troubled history, chronicled in Shakespeare’s tale of star-crossed lovers, which was set amongst Verona’s brooding alleyways and hidden gardens. After another marvellous day you’ll return to Garda’s shores.

Hotel Rely, Malcesine/Brenzone HHH Half-Board Price from £786 Located four-and-a-half miles south of Malcesine, the hotel has a restaurant, bar, lift, outdoor pool and sun terrace. All the bedrooms have a TV, and a balcony/terrace.

Hotel Angelini, Torbole Half-Board

HHH Price from £801

This family-run hotel is located on the edge of Torbole, close to the lake and a ten-minute walk from the town centre. Facilities include an outdoor pool and sunbathing area. All bedrooms have a balcony.

Day Seven – Included Venice excursion This day will etch itself into the memory like few others, as you board the coach to travel to incomparable Venice, probably the world’s most romantic city. On arrival, in the company of a local guide, you will enjoy a walking tour of this simply breathtakingly beautiful place, where some hundred or so islands are linked by innumerable bridges, and where gondolas and water taxis ply their trades on the beautiful Grand Canal, past the stunning Accademia museum and the Rialto Bridge. The vast expanse of St Mark’s Square, with its sumptuous cathedral, clock tower and the Doge’s Palace – the Palazzo Ducale – is one of the world’s great sights. Close by, joining the palace to the prisons, the famous ‘Bridge of Sighs’ afforded condemned men a last view of the beauty of Venice en route to the gallows. Away from St Marks and the Grand Canal, a labyrinth of narrow streets awaits more exploration, each corner turned revealing another memorable sight of this truly wonderful city. After an unforgettable day you return to Garda in time for a last dinner.

Hotel Continental, Torbole Half-Board*

HHHH Price from £897

In a quiet elevated position close to the village of Nago, with easy access into Torbole, just two miles away. A regular public bus and twice daily free hotel shuttle service operate to the lake. *Complimentary local wine is served with dinner.

Piccolo Mondo, Torbole Half-Board

HHHH Price from £978

Just five minutes' walk from Torbole; the hotel is managed by a family who also own an award-winning restaurant in nearby Trento and the delicious regional specialities served in the hotel are every bit as good as those served there.

Day Eight – Fly back to the UK It’s “Arrivederci, Lago di Garda” today, as you board the coach for the transfer back to the airport and the return flight.

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NEW for 2021

Venice Carnival & Verona 2021 Combine a stay in the city of Romeo and Juliet with the unique experience of La Serennissima at Carnevale time.

5-day escorted holiday from £599

Juliet’s balcony, Verona

Venice

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy four nights in beautiful Verona, in an elegant hotel base • Discover the exquisite city of Romeo and Juliet • Journey by train to glorious Venice, La Serenissima, to soak up the atmosphere of Carnevale • Optional tours offer the chance of a second day in Venice and visits to restored Treviso and foodie mecca Bassano del Grappa • Four nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Leon D’Oro Hotel, Verona • Return standard-class rail travel from Verona to Venice • Return flights to Italy • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Feb 2021

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Bristol £649 • Edinburgh £665 • Gatwick £599 • Luton £609 • Manchester £635

Grand Canal, Venice

From your base in glorious, medieval Verona, of Shakespearian

fame, journey by comfortable train through the Veneto to discover the wonders of incomparable, extraordinary Venice as it celebrates the impending arrival of spring with its colourful parades, masked revellers, street entertainment and general merry-making. With time to savour the charms of Romeo and Juliet’s beguiling trysting-place and an optional tour to walled Treviso and riverside Bassano del Grappa, this is a wonderful winter-warming break. Spend a first, included day in Venice, one of the most beguiling, most intriguing and most romantic settings on the planet, and at Carnevale time, no better place to be. Enjoy a guided walking tour of the city of innumerable bridges, where gondolas and water taxis ply their trades on the beautiful Grand Canal, past the stunning Accademia museum and the Rialto Bridge. In vast St Mark’s Square, carnival-goers gather to show off their elaborate costumes. Soak up the atmosphere, and perhaps stay into the early evening before returning to Verona. Free days bring opportunities to return to Venice under your own steam, to explore Verona, with its pink-hued, marble buildings, its romantic squares and famous Roman amphitheatre overlooking sweeping Piazza Bra, and to join the visits to delightful Treviso and ‘foodie mecca’ Bassano del Grappa, with its ancient ‘Ponte Vecchio’ bridge and fascinating museum tracing the history and production of the eponymous spirit.

Personalise your holiday • Treviso & Bassano del Grappa (full day) Day Four - £53

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £168

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately two hours from Venice and 30 minutes from Verona.

Your Hotel

Hotel Leon D’Oro, Verona Bed & Breakfast

Wonderfully located for Verona’s exquisite heart, and a short – 900-metre – walk from the station, the imposing Leon D’Oro, with it’s striking façade, large, elegant lounges, piano bar and restaurant, is a perfect base for your stay. Large, beautifully appointed rooms offer TV, mini-bar and marbled bathrooms, and there is free Wi-Fi.

Flights from Gatwick and Manchester airports are to Verona, all other flights are to Venice.

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Verona Opera & Vineyards 5-day escorted holiday from £899

Verona

• Enjoy four nights in beautiful Verona, in an elegant hotel • Visit a famous Valpolicella vineyard and olive oil producer to enjoy tastings and lunch • Discover the elegant Riviera del Brenta and restored ancient Padua • Enjoy a guided tour of exquisite Verona • Savour the unique experience of a famous opera performed in Verona’s astonishing Roman amphitheatre • Wander the medieval gem that is Romeo and Juliet’s exquisite city • An un-numbered ‘Gradinata’ ticket on the stone ‘steps’ at the high point of the Arena di Verona (selected upgrade tickets available) • Four nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Leon D’Oro, Verona • A gourmet lunch in Valpolicella • Return flights to Italy • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

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Tour Highlights & Inclusions

Take your seat at the world-renowned Arena di Verona, the almost

perfectly preserved Roman amphitheatre at the heart of the exquisite Romeo and Juliet city of Verona, on a very special break that in addition to a ticket for your selected performance, includes a stay in the city, a day amongst the vineyards of famous Valpolicella, with a memorable lunch, and a tour of the beautiful Brenta Riviera, with a visit to ancient Padua, with its beautiful Venetian-style villas. From your hotel base in beautiful Verona, you’ll enjoy the included tours to the delightful Brenta Riviera with its canals and villas, and to wine-growing Valpolicella. The unforgettable highlight, however, will be the included guided tour of medieval gem Verona. Lose yourself in the maze of streets that formed the backdrop to Shakespeare’s tale of star-crossed lovers, take a seat in a café in sweeping Piazza Bra, or perhaps enjoy an early dinner at your leisure. As the day ends, you’ll take your place in the amphitheatre, soaking up the atmosphere as darkness begins to fall and enjoying the performance of your chosen opera – Verdi’s Aida or Nabucco or Puccini’s Turandot, dependent upon your selected departure date. On a balmy summer night, perhaps with the stars twinkling overhead, or the moon shining brightly, being part of a rapt audience drawn from all four corners of the globe at the Verona Opera Festival is a memorable experience to treasure forever.

Jun, Jul & Sep 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Bristol £1,019 • Edinburgh £1,069 • Gatwick £909 • Stansted £899

Your choice of Opera

Your Hotel

Aida – Departing 22 Jul 2020 Turandot – Departing 24 Jun 2020 Nabucco – Departing 2 Sep 2020

Tour Only without flights from £680  ravel at your convenience by making your own arrangements to T your hotel on selected dates.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £148 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes from Verona and two hours from Venice. Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of the year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

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Verona Opera Image © Photo Ennevi. Courtesy of Fondazione Arena di Verona

Experience a performance in one of the world’s most astonishing open-air venues – a magical night to remember.

Hotel Leon D’Oro, Verona Bed & Breakfast

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Wonderfully located for Verona’s exquisite heart, with a shuttle bus available to and from the Opera for a small charge, payable locally, the imposing Leon D’Oro, with it’s striking façade, large, elegant lounges, piano bar and restaurant, is a perfect base for your stay. Large, beautifully appointed rooms offer TV, mini-bar and marbled bathrooms, and there is free Wi-Fi.

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The Best of Italy Immerse yourself in the wonders of Italy on this extended, hugely popular tour combining rest, relaxation and exploration.

10-day 8-day escorted holiday from from£1,159 £859

Verona

Colosseum, Rome

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Combine four nights on Garda’s shores with five more in a celebrated Tuscan spa • Explore exquisite Verona – fabled city of ‘star-crossed lovers’ – and breathtakingly romantic Mantova, the ‘world’s most romantic city’ • Spend a day in incomparable Venice, La Serenissima • Take in the Renaissance majesty of Florence • Explore timeless Siena and San Gimignano – Tuscan hilltop gems • Discover the wonders of Rome, the Eternal City • Enjoy free days of rest and relaxation • Nine nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Riva del Sole, Moniga del Garda and the four-star Hotel President, Chianciano Terme • Return flights to Italy • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Bristol £1,259 • Gatwick £1,159 • Luton £1,159 • Manchester £1,259 • Stansted £1,159

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £297

San Gimignano

Experience the magic of some of Europe’s finest cities on this

delightful, ten-day, two-centre tour that combines leisurely days and balmy evenings with unforgettable tours of ‘must-see, mustdo’ Italian gems. From Romeo and Juliet’s ‘fair Verona’ to exquisite Mantova, from incomparable Venice to timeless Florence, and from Tuscan gems Siena and San Gimignano to Eternal City Rome, this is Italy at its mesmerising best, full of warmth, charm, fine food and wine – La Dolce Vita indeed. Marvel at romantic, incomparable Venice, where gondolas and water taxis ply their trades on the Grand Canal. The vast expanse of St Mark’s Square and the Doges’ Palace are some of the world’s greatest sights. Visit Romeo and Juliet’s Verona, and journey to Florence, the Renaissance capital of Italy where there is time to explore the splendour of Santa Croce and the medieval Ponte Vecchio bridge. Discover the great city of Siena, one of Europe’s most perfectly preserved medieval cities, before heading to the exquisite hill-top fortress of San Gimignano. Another highlight is a visit to the Eternal City of Rome, where over two thousand years of history come alive on our included guided tour.

Your Hotels

Hotel Riva del Sole, Moniga del Garda HHHH Half-Board nights 1-4 Overlooking the lake and the mountains beyond, and close to Desenzano, this family-run hotel sits in an elevated position 200 metres from the blue waters. A terrace and outdoor pool, breakfast room/restaurant, as well as well-appointed, air-conditioned rooms with TV, safe and hairdryer, ensure a pleasant stay.

Hotel President, Chianciano Terme Half-Board Please note: On arrival the transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 45 minutes from Verona, one hour and 30 minutes from Bergamo and two hours and 30 minutes from Venice. On departure the transfer time from the hotel to Rome is approximately two hours and 30 minutes. Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

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Boasting a roof-top pool and bar, with panoramic views of the Tuscan hills, this hotel is a short distance from the town’s spas, and offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi, a balcony, TV and refrigerator. There is a restaurant serving Tuscan cuisine and buffet breakfast, a garden and games room.

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The Italian Riviera, Monte Carlo & the Cinque Terre Enjoy a taste of the ‘La Dolce Vita’ in some of the most celebrated reaches of the sun-kissed, flower-strewn Mediterranean shores.

8-day escorted holiday from £959

Portofino

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend seven nights on the shores of the blue Mediterranean • Enjoy some relaxed days at leisure at your comfortable hotel • Soak up the sun on the hotel’s beach or stroll the sea-front promenade, with its shops and pretty squares • Discover elegant Santa Margherita Ligure’s stunning bay • Pay a visit to chic Portofino, one of the Mediterranean’s most exclusive locales • Discover glittering Monte Carlo • Explore the beautiful villages and coves of the exquisite Cinque Terre, or ‘five lands’ • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Ai Pozzi Village Spa Resort, Loano • Return flights to Nice • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Cinque Terre

Join us for a holiday that combines rest and relaxation in an ideally

located hotel boasting its own private section of beach, with included excursions that take in some of the northern Mediterranean’s most sparkling jewels. Discover fabled Portofino’s exclusive charms and Monte Carlo’s glitz and glamour, and take in the forested coves and ancient villages and vineyards of the Cinque Terre, five exquisite ‘lands’ that dot the beautiful Ligurian coast. From your comfortable base, the first of the included excursions takes in elegant Santa Margherita Ligure, with its gardens and piazzas, before you board a boat for a trip along the coast to discover ultra‑chic watering-hole Portofino, then finally plush Rapallo, one-time writers’ retreat. The second included tour heads west above the beautiful Riviera of Flowers to Monaco, the Monte Carlo of casino, Formula 1™ and super-yacht fame, and home to the Ranier family’s Palais Princier, while the third unveils the delights of the Cinque Terre, a quintet of ancient villages squeezed into a series of tiny coves, clinging to forested cliffs, and surrounded by vineyards. With plenty of time to enjoy the delights of your Mediterranean home-fromhome, perhaps taking a dip in the pool, taking a stroll along the seafront promenade, heading to the private beach or simply curling up with a good book, this is a perfect way to discover a truly stunning corner of the world.

Available May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £1,019 • Bristol £989 • Edinburgh £1,089 • Gatwick £959 • Leeds/Bradford £1,019 • Liverpool £1,019 • Luton £959 • Manchester £1,019 • Stansted £959

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £266

Your Hotel

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately two hours and 30 minutes. At the beginning and end of the season, certain facilities at the hotel and beach may not be available. Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

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Ai Pozzi Village Spa Resort, Loano Half-Board

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Set a little over half a mile from the Ligurian Sea, the beautifully appointed Ai Pozzi Village offers everything conducive to a relaxed, enjoyable stay, including a private beach with shuttle service, large outdoor pool, tennis court and indoor spa with sauna, steam room and hot tub (treatments payable locally). Two restaurants, coffee bar, bar and snack bar, free Wi-Fi and bright rooms featuring flat-screen TV and balcony add to the pleasures of the stay.

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Lake Garda Offering a taste of the Mediterranean along its sunny shores, idyllic Garda is the perfect ‘lakes and mountains’ holiday choice.

8-day resort-based holiday from £545

Malcesine, Lake Garda

Holiday Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy the choice of four optional excursions to glorious Venice, medieval Verona, a tour of the lake or the Dolomite mountains • Seven nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Geier, Torbole (upgrade hotels available for a supplement) • Return flights to Italy • Airport transfers • An experienced holiday manager in resort

Choose from a wide range of carefully selected hotels in a trio of

hand-picked, highly favoured locations, and enjoy a relaxed stay on the sun-blessed shores of this, Italy’s largest, most spectacular and most popular lake. With clear blue waters fringed by stylish, elegant, colourful resorts, flanked by groves of citrus trees or olives, or backed by the wooded slopes of craggy mountains, this is a perfect picturepostcard scene which has drawn visitors down the years.

Available Apr to Jul, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Aberdeen £899 • Birmingham £719 • Bournemouth £809 • Bristol £639 • Cardiff £845 • East Midlands £705 • Edinburgh £685 • Gatwick £545 • Glasgow £685 • Humberside £845 • Inverness £945 • Leeds/Bradford £705 • Luton £545 • Manchester £639 • Newquay £739 • Norwich £829 • Southampton £819 • Stansted £545 • Teesside £899

Personalise your holiday • Lake Tour (full day) – from £47 • The Dolomites (full day) – from £38 • Verona (half day) – from £30 • Venice (full day) – from £63

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £126

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour from Verona, two hours from Bergamo and three hours from Milan Malpensa and Venice. Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

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Lake Garda An equable microclimate offers a Mediterranean-like feel to holidays spent on Garda’s beautiful shores, with warm days cooled by the famous breezes, and balmy evenings often times under the stars. Throughout the day, the resorts bustle with life, with the shops and cafés, bars and restaurants all vying for business. By early evening, the streets are thronged with locals and visitors alike enjoying the passeggiata, or traditional stroll. Across the lake, the local ferries ply their trade between the resorts, and colourful sailboats and windsurfers hint at more energetic pursuits. Active pursuits Lake Garda’s breezy waters are a mecca for sailors and windsurfers alike, and there are sailing schools offering lessons and craft for hire in each of our chosen resorts. Ashore too, there are plenty of opportunities to leave the sunlounger behind and enjoy some exercise. Walkers, for example, are especially at home on the lake’s eastern shore, with the footpaths and easy trails of Monte Baldo offering stunning views of the lake and the mountains beyond. Cycling too, is a hugely popular pursuit, whether on a leisurely potter in and around the resort, or more seriously for Lycra-clad titans or wannabe Giro d’Italia riders in the hills beyond. Cycles may be hired at a number of places. Rest and Relax C  afé life, delicious ice cream from a host of gelaterie, plentiful shopping for handicrafts or other souvenirs, or just a seat in the sun on a lakeside promenade, or in a shoreside restaurant enjoying a long lunch, are all happy pre-occupations for those for whom rest and relaxation are the order of the day, while the facilities and amenities at some hotels will mean some won’t venture very far at all during their time here. Discovery and exploration Should you wish to explore beyond your chosen resort, some of Italy’s – and indeed Europe’s – finest cities await you, on excursions to incomparable Venice or Romeo and Juliet’s exquisite Verona.

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Your resort choices

Malcesine, Torbole & Riva del Garda

Malcesine Bustling Malcesine (Mal-ches-in-ay), on the lake’s eastern shore, its colourful little port overlooked by a turreted castle, and brimming with small craft and windsurfers has been a long-time favourite of Newmarket clients over many years.

Riva del Garda The most northerly, and the largest of our selected resorts, Riva is a stylish, elegant town, which served as important port and link between north and south for centuries.

Malcesine

Torbole Sun-blessed Torbole, also on Garda’s picturesque mountain-backed north-east shore, offers a vibrant café life, a lakeside promenade and of course splendid views of the activities on the water. Torbole

Your hotel choices Hotel Geier, Torbole Bed & Breakfast

Riva del Garda

Lake Garda HHH

Price from £545

 ocated right in the heart of Torbole, this well run hotel, which has L recently been renovated, enjoys a wonderful lakeside position.

Hotel Angelini, Torbole Half-Board

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Price from £652

 his family-run three-star hotel is located on the edge of Torbole, T very close to the lake.

Shops, bars and a very good selection of restaurants are all within the immediate area. There is a reception area, small bar, lift, breakfast room and restaurant, which is open to both guests of the hotel and to the public. This leads onto a sun terrace with its wonderful lake views.

Rooms

All double rooms have a telephone, hairdryer, safety deposit box and satellite TV. Superior rooms with a front lake view are available for a supplement.

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Set some ten minutes’ walk from the resort centre, the Angelini offers a bar and lounge area, lift, reception, garden and terrace. There is an outdoor swimming pool and sunbathing area with free use of the sun beds and umbrellas. The restaurant serves good, traditional food, which includes a buffet breakfast and waiter served evening meals, with a choice of menu and a full salad buffet bar.

Rooms

The twin bedrooms all have a hairdryer, safe, satellite TV and a balcony.

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Hotel Continental, Torbole Half-Board with drinks included

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Price from £748

 njoying an elevated position, close to the village of Nago, E this hotel offers spectacular countryside views.

Piccolo Mondo, Torbole Half-Board

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Price from £829

 his charming hotel is very well known for its high standard T of cuisine.

Less than two miles from Torbole and the lake, yet with very easy access to the resort. There is an outdoor pool and garden terrace, a heated indoor pool and fitness room. Complimentary tea/coffee and cakes are served each day as are a half-litre of wine and water per room with dinner. There is a reception, piano bar and lounge area, two lifts and two weekly Gala dinners. A public bus service operates to the lake and the hotel offers a free twice-daily shuttle.

The family own an award-winning restaurant in nearby Trento and the delicious regional specialities served in the hotel are every bit as good as those served there. The hotel is situated five minutes’ walk from the centre of Torbole. There is a reception, cocktail bar and lounge area, TV room, excellent restaurant, lift, gym, bicycle hire and outdoor pool. The hotel also has an indoor pool and a health club (beauty treatments payable locally although one free treatment per room is offered).

Rooms

All bedrooms have satellite TV, telephone, tea/coffee-making facilities, safe, hairdryer and mini-bar. Rooms with balcony are available for a supplement.

Rooms

All of the well-equipped air-conditioned rooms have a telephone, mini-bar, satellite TV and a balcony.

Hotel Smeraldo, Malcesine/Brenzone HHH Half-Board Price from £637

Hotel Rely, Malcesine/Brenzone Half-Board

This family run, lakeside hotel boasts a large beach and a warm welcome.

 family-run hotel some four-and-a-half-miles south of Malcesine, A close to Porto di Brenzone.

Overlooking the lake in Brenzone, Malcesine’s smaller resort neighbour, the Smeraldo offers its own beach and gardens with a terrace, and a restaurant with lake views, serving regional specialities and international dishes.

Located just across the road from the lake, and offering spectacular views, the Rely boasts a restaurant, comfortable bar and lounge area, reception, lift and outdoor terrace area.

A welcoming bar, snack bar and pizzeria, as well as free Wi-Fi throughout, complete the offering.

There is an outdoor pool, sunbathing area and pool snack bar. The regular public bus service that conveniently connects the hotel with Malcesine and other lakeside resorts.

Rooms

Rooms

Simply furnished rooms with tiled floors, cooling fan, TV, telephone, radio and hairdryer. There is a supplement for rooms with a balcony and lake view.

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Price from £768

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All bedrooms have a satellite TV, telephone and balcony/terrace. Twin rooms with a lake view are available for a supplement.


Drago Hotel, Malcesine/Brenzone Half-Board

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Price from £616

 hree miles south of the resort, this very popular hotel has T welcomed our guests for many years.

Hotel Malcesine, Malcesine Half-Board

 his popular hotel enjoys a wonderful lakeside position, right in the T heart of this fine resort.

Situated opposite the lake, close to the smaller neighbouring resort of Assenza di Brenzone, the stylish Drago has a fine restaurant and bar, beautiful gardens and an outdoor pool and sun terrace. Regular bus services connect the hotel with the resort centre and other places of interest around the lake.

With shops, bars and a very good selection of restaurants all within the immediate area, the Malcesine is perfect for enjoying all the amenities of the resort. The comfortably furnished lounge/bar area leads outside onto a large sun terrace where the views over the lake are simply spectacular. The hotel also offers its guests a reception area, lift, TV room and a restaurant, where buffet breakfast and three-course evening meals are served.

Rooms

All the air-conditioned bedrooms (mid Jun to mid Sep) are located in two separate buildings and all offer satellite TV, telephone and balcony. Rooms with a lake view are available for a supplement.

Hotel Garda, Riva del Garda Half-Board

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Price from £617

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Price from £890

 art of the family-owned Tonelli group of hotels, this bright, stylish P hotel is set just 200 metres from the lake-shore of Riva.

Rooms

All rooms offer a telephone, hairdryer and satellite TV. Rooms with a side lake view are available for a supplement.

Savoy Palace Hotel, Riva del Garda Half-Board with drinks included

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Price from £991

 his popular hotel is set in a quiet area of modern Riva, some 300 T metres from the lake, and close to shops, bars and restaurants.

This hotel boasts an attractive outdoor pool and sun terrace, a modern, colourful cocktail bar and lounge, and a brand new sky-terrace with sunbeds. The restaurant serves regional and international cuisine. For the energetic, there are bicycles available free-of-charge. Complimentary tea/coffee and cakes are served each day.

Rooms

The stylish rooms are air-conditioned, and offer a safe, hairdryer, balcony, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi.

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This very popular hotel boasts two pools (one heated indoor), terrace, garden, bar, lounge, reception, three lifts and a piano bar. Complimentary tea/coffee and cakes are served each day as well as a half-litre of wine per room with dinner. Breakfast is hot and cold buffet-style and evening meals are waiter-served. There is live music five times per week and two Gala evenings.

Rooms

All 170 air-conditioned (mid Jun to mid Sep) rooms offer satellite TV, telephone, safe, mini-bar, hairdryer and a balcony. Larger superior rooms, with Jacuzzi, are available for a supplement.

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Lake Como, St Moritz & the Bernina Express Savour ‘lakes and mountains’ perfection and take one of the world’s great railway journeys to Switzerland’s most celebrated hideaway.

8-day escorted holiday from £895

Lake Como

Bernina Express © swiss-image.ch St Moritz

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend a week on the shores of Italy’s most romantic lake • Discover idyllic Bellagio, ‘Italy’s most beautiful town’ • Enjoy a cruise on Lake Como and entrance to the gardens of a lakeside villa • Board the Bernina Express to fabled St Moritz, one of the most scenic train journeys in Europe • Enjoy some delightful optional excursions • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Lario, Mezzegra (alternative hotels available for a supplement) • Return flights to Milan • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May to Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Aberdeen £1,279 • Belfast £989 • Birmingham £1,119 • Bournemouth £1,214 • Bristol £989 • Edinburgh £969 • Gatwick £895 • Humberside £1,265 • Inverness £1,295 • Luton £895 • Manchester £969 • Newquay £1,129 • Norwich £1,145 • Southend £1,069 • Stansted £895 • Teesside £1,279

Personalise your holiday • Milan (full day) – from £44 • Lake Lugano & Lugano town (full day) – from £33 • Bergamo (full day) – from £38

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £175

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 30 minutes from Milan Malpensa and two hours from Milan Bergamo. Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

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Enjoy a week on the shores of the most picturesque of the Italian

lakes, with its elegant villas and glorious gardens – a scene which has inspired artists and writers for generations – and combine rest and relaxation with wonderful excursions, including a journey on the scenic Bernina Express Railway to chic St Moritz, and the chance to discover stylish Milan and idyllic Lugano. On the included tours, you’ll first discover stunning Bellagio, celebrated as the prettiest town in Italy, in its setting on the tip of the lake’s central promontory. Wander the streets of the ‘Pearl of the Lake’, and take a seat in a pavement café to watch the world go by. You’ll also take to the lake’s tranquil waters aboard a cruiser, to visit the stunning gardens of Villa Balbianello. Saving perhaps the best till last, you’ll board the Bernina Express to journey across spectacular bridges and through deep tunnels to sparkling St Moritz. You’ll have opportunities to join optional excursions, to the great city of Milan, with its soaring Gothic cathedral and La Scala opera house, to Lugano, one of Switzerland’s most stylish lakeside resorts, and to achingly beautiful, walled Bergamo, making this ‘lakes and mountains’ holidaymaking at its best.

Your Hotel Choices

Hotel Lario, Mezzegra Half-Board 

HHH Price from £895

The hotel is within a few minutes’ walking distance of the lake shore. Amenities include an air-conditioned restaurant, pool, and 39 comfortable, air conditioned rooms offering free Wi-Fi, satellite TV, a hairdryer and a small balcony or garden area.

Hotel Bazzoni, Tremezzo Half-Board

HHH Price from £975

This lakeside hotel offers wonderful views, a stylish bar and lounge area, reception and dining room, where a buffet dinner is served. There is an outdoor pool, sunterraces and rooms have hairdryer, fridge, TV and telephone.

Hotel Britannia Excelsior, Cadenabbia HHH All-Inclusive Price from £1,030 Set right on Como’s shore, with a floating outdoor pool (open seasonally), this hotel has a main buffet restaurant, other bars and restaurants (seasonal) and simply furnished bedrooms with a TV, fridge and hairdryer.

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Lake Como & Alpine Railways Take in Italy’s most romantic lake, some spectacular views, and an unforgettable journey to one of the world’s most famous resorts.

6-day escorted holiday from £675

Lake Como

Bernina Express Railway at Lake Bianco © photo swiss-image.ch

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy the magic of Italy’s romantic lake • Discover lakeside Como Town • Ride on the historic Como-Brunate funicular • Board the Bernina Express for a scenic journey to fabled St Moritz • Five nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Bazzoni, Tremezzo (alternative hotel available for a supplement) • Return flights to Milan or Bergamo • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Feb to Apr, Nov 2020 & Feb to Apr 2021

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £739 • Bristol £719 • Edinburgh £689 • Gatwick £675 • Luton £675 • Manchester £689 • Stansted £675

Personalise your holiday • Lugano (full day) – from £49 • Milan (full day) – from £50

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £128

Enjoy a wonderful wintertime break on Como’s picture-book shores,

including a visit to the lake’s main town and a ride on the funicular that climbs to Brunate, offering breathtaking views. Journey on the scenic Bernina Express to fabled St Moritz, one of the world’s most celebrated Alpine resorts, and as well as the chance to explore Como’s idyllic surroundings, enjoy opportunities, on optional excursions, to visit Switzerland’s beautiful Lugano and elegant, stylish Milan. Explore Como Town, where shore-side Piazza Cavour is surrounded by shops and cafés, and an old town of narrow streets lined with shops and artists’ studios, and crowned by a majestic cathedral. Board the historic funicular to mountain village Brunate, where on clear days spectacular vistas stretch to the snow-capped Alps beyond the lake. The famous Bernina Express climbs through southeast Switzerland, crossing bridges and viaducts – including Brusio’s famous spiral – and the Bernina Pass to St Moritz, with its predictably stylish shops and stores set against the scenic background of some of Switzerland’s finest scenery. With chances to visit Lugano on its eponymous lake, to take a lake cruiser to exquisite Bellagio, one of Italy’s most sparkling jewels, and to explore historic Milan, with its breathtaking Duomo cathedral, this is a wonderful break in one of Europe’s most beautiful corners.

Your Hotel Choices

Hotel Bazzoni, Tremezzo Half-Board 

HHH Price from £675

This lakeside hotel, under new ownership from 2018, offers wonderful views from the newly refurbished public areas, which include a bar and lounge area, reception and dining room. Bedrooms offer a hairdryer, fridge, satellite TV, safe, air conditioning, ceiling fan and a telephone.

Hotel Britannia Excelsior, Cadenabbia HHH All-Inclusive  Price from £713 With 284 rooms, this large three-star hotel is set right on Como’s shore. Offered on an ‘All-inclusive’ basis, with full-board arrangements and many drinks offered free of charge, all air-conditioned rooms offer satellite TV and a ceiling fan. There is a supplement for rooms with lake view.

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 30 minutes from Milan Malpensa and two hours from Bergamo. Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of the year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

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Lake Como Rest and relax on the elegant shores of Italy’s most picturesque body of water.

8-day resort-based holiday from £775

Villa Carlotta Gardens

Lake Como

Holiday Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy the choice of six optional excursions including to Milan, Lugano or walled Bergamo or a trip to Switzerland’s fabled St Moritz on the Bernina Express • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Lario, MezzegraTremezzina (alternative hotels available for a supplement) • Return flights to Milan • Airport transfers • An experienced holiday manager in resort

Available May to Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Aberdeen £1,139 • Belfast £1,009 • Birmingham £999 • Bournemouth £1,089 • Bristol £869 • Cardiff £1,035 • Edinburgh £849 • Gatwick £805 • Humberside £1,125 • Inverness £1,155 • Luton £775 • Manchester £849 • Newquay £1,089 • Norwich £1,109 • Southend £929 • Stansted £775 • Teesside £1,139

Personalise your holiday • Bellagio (half day) – from £24 • Lake Como Cruise & Villa Balbianello Gardens (half day) – from £48 • Milan (full day) – from £44 • Bernina Express* (full day) – from £75 • Lake Lugano & Lugano Town (full day) – from £33 • Bergamo (full day) – from £38

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £175

Discover one of Europe’s most idyllic, charming and stylish corners, as you soak up the atmosphere of the most picturesque of the Italian lakes, in its mountain-backed setting to the north of Milan. Combine leisurely days in your chosen hotel with exploration of the lake’s towns and villages, elegant villas and glorious gardens, and perhaps venture further afield on escorted excursions.

Situated on Como’s western shore, looking out to idyllic Bellagio, Cadenabbia, Tremezzo and Mezzegra-Tremezzina are delightful lakeside resorts. Friendly cafés, bars and restaurants dot lakefront promenades and picture-book streets, while on the water, steamers ply their trade to the lake’s elegant towns and villages. Open-air lidos, shore-side sun terraces, and some of Italy’s finest gardens, including those of celebrated Villa Carlotta, compete for your daytime attention, and when evening comes, an air of elegant tranquillity, except in Menaggio’s lively Piazza Garibaldi, complements the perfect days. Enjoy the amenities of your hotel, join an excursion or enjoy a leisurely lunch. Visit idyllic Bellagio, tree-shaded Varenna, lively Lecco or Como Town, most interconnected by lake steamer or regular bus service. The energetic might stroll along the promenade or hike into the hills, rent bikes or perhaps even swim in the lake, while others, quite understandably, simply sit and take in the beauty of a very special corner of the world.

Your Hotel Choices

Hotel Lario, Mezzegra-Tremezzina HHH Half-Board  Price from £775  ffering an enchanting view of Como’s waters, this O welcoming and comfortable three-star hotel is a short distance from the lake itself.

Hotel Bazzoni, Tremezzo Half-Board 

HHH Price from £855

Beside the lake, with an outdoor pool and a terrace offering spectacular views, this hotel is just 550 metres from famous Villa Carlotta. Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour 30 minutes from Milan Malpensa and two hours from Bergamo.

Hotel Britannia Excelsior, Cadenabbia HHH All-Inclusive  Price from £910

*The Bernina Express optional excursion must be pre-booked prior to departure.

 ight on Como’s shore, with a seasonal outdoor Lido R pool that almost seems part of the lake, this hotel boasts stunning views towards Bellagio.

Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

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Lake Maggiore, Piedmont & the Matterhorn Discover one of Europe’s most scenic corners... blue waters, vibrant gardens, and a very famous mountain.

8-day escorted holiday from £859

Cable car at Monte Mottarone

Isola Bella, Lake Maggiore

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend seven nights on picturesque Lake Maggiore • Tour the exquisite, contrasting offshore Borromean Isles • Visit Verbania’s stunning Villa Taranto gardens • Enjoy a guided tour of Alba, a gastronomic mecca • Taste Italy’s fine red wine at Castello di Barolo • Journey into Switzerland to the foot of the iconic Matterhorn • Discover ‘princely’ Turin, capital of Piedmont on an optional excursion • Seven nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Boston, Stresa (upgrade hotel available for a supplement) • Return flights to Milan • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Lake Maggiore

From your base on the shore of picture-book Lake Maggiore, visit

idyllic offshore isles, sumptuous villas and world-class gardens, and take a journey into Piedmont, where Turin radiates sophistication and Barolo produces world-class wine to match. Head into Switzerland, to famous resort-town Zermatt and one of the world’s most iconic peaks, the towering, triangular Matterhorn. Join your tour manager and cross to the idyllic Borromean Islands – stunning Isola Bella, with its Baroque palace and water gardens and picturesque Isola dei Pescatori, still inhabited by local fishermen. Complete a perfect day with a visit to Verbania’s celebrated Villa Taranto gardens. A second included excursion takes in the UNESCO-protected, vineyardcovered hillsides of Langhe, gastronomic mecca Alba and the wine-producing Castello di Barolo. Perhaps saving the best till last, a third excursion is to Swiss jewel Zermatt, where an optional journey on the famous Gornergrat Railway can crown a wonderful day. Optional excursions, to beautiful Lake Como and stunning Bellagio, and to stately Turin, nestled at the foot of the Alps, complete a wonderful Italian holiday.

Available May to Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Aberdeen £1,219 • Belfast £939 • Birmingham £1,069 • Bournemouth £1,069 • Bristol £939 • Cardiff £1,045 • Edinburgh £949 • Gatwick £859 • Humberside £1,135 • Inverness £1,165 • Luton £889 • Manchester £989 • Newquay £1,069 • Norwich £1,119 • Southend £909 • Stansted £915 • Teesside £1,149

Your Hotel Choices

Personalise your holiday • Lake Como (full day) – from £49 • Turin (full day) – from £45

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £165

Hotel Boston, Stresa Bed & Breakfast

HHH Price from £859

This small, family managed hotel in the delightful resort of Stresa is just 500 metres from the town’s busy jetty. Several restaurants and bars can be found within walking distance. Simply and traditionally furnished, the hotel offers 40 air-conditioned rooms with a breakfast room and café, reading room and TV lounge.

SHG Hotel Villa Carlotta, Belgirate HHHH Half-Board Price from £999 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 15 minutes from Milan Malpensa and two hours from Bergamo. Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

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Set in beautiful gardens overlooking the lake with an outdoor pool (open Jun to Sep), a beachfront for hardier swimmers, a restaurant, bar and free Wi-Fi. Air-conditioned rooms have TV, safe, fridge, telephone and hairdryer. Refurbished Classic bedrooms can be booked for a supplement.

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Lake Maggiore Offshore islets, stunning gardens, delightful shore-side towns and truly delicious ice cream – Bellissimo!

8-day resort-based holiday from £699

Stresa cable car

Lake Maggiore

Holiday Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy the choice of five optional excursions including Turin, Barolo and Switzerland’s Zermatt, beneath the Matterhorn • Seven nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Boston (alternative hotels available for a supplement) • Return flights to Milan • Airport transfers • An experienced holiday manager in resort

Isola Bella

Join us for a memorable holiday in one of Europe’s most romantic

corners, where languid blue waters lap a verdant shoreline fringed by gentle rolling hills, and dotted with some truly elegant and serene resorts. Here rest and relaxation, coupled with gentle exploration, was surely never easier. Your holiday base is in elegant Stresa and nearby Belgirate, which exude an almost sub-tropical air, with exotic vegetation, colourful blossoms and intoxicating scents all adding to the charm. Off shore, the idyllic Borromean Islands share their charms with the day-trippers who cross to them by ferry, while the gentle contours of the hinterland hint at the towering Alps beyond.

Available May to Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Aberdeen £1,059 • Belfast £779 • Birmingham £909 • Bournemouth £909 • Bristol £779 • Cardiff £885 • Edinburgh £789 • Gatwick £699 • Humberside £975 • Inverness £1,005 • Luton £729 • Manchester £829 • Newquay £909 • Norwich £959 • Southend £749 • Stansted £755 • Teesside £989

Personalise your holiday • Borromean Islands & Villa Taranto (full day) – from £44 • Lake Como (full day) – from £49 • Alba & Castle Barolo (full day) – from £73 • Zermatt (full day) – from £60 • Turin (full day) – from £45

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £105

During your stay, there is so much to see and do, from relaxing strolls on the lakeside promenade, to joining an optional excursion.

Your Hotel Choices

Hotel Boston, Stresa Bed & Breakfast 

HHH Price from £699

 his hotel is located close to the lake and Stresa’s amenities, T offering traditional comforts and a warm welcome. Attic rooms with a lake view are available at a supplement.

SHG Hotel Villa Carlotta, Belgirate HHHH Half-Board  Price from £857 Set in beautiful gardens overlooking the lake and boasting an outdoor pool (open Jun to Sep) and a beachfront for hardier swimmers.

Hotel Flora, Stresa Half-Board 

HHH Price from £908

Close to the Monte Mottarone cable car, this hotel has an outdoor pool and garden terrace. Rooms with a side lake view are available for a supplement.

Hotel Milan Speranza Au Lac, Stresa HHHH Bed & Breakfast  Price from £984 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 15 minutes from Milan Malpensa and two hours from Bergamo. Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

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 he hotel has an inviting restaurant with an outdoor T terrace area, two bars and use of an outdoor swimming pool at the nearby Hotel Regina Palace. We also offer the three-star Hotel Royal in Stresa. See our website for information.

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Little Trains of the Dolomites Discover one of Europe’s most special corners, as you journey through a picture-book land of vineyards, orchards and castles.

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend seven nights close to Molveno – ‘Italy’s Most Beautiful Lake’ • Discover medieval Bolzano – wine-producing Dolomites gem • Enjoy the views from the Soprabolzano cable-car • Ride the historic Renon narrow-gauge railway to Collabo • Take the rack railway from San Antonio Mendola to the Mendel Pass • Sample the region’s celebrated wines in Mezzocorona • Journey by rail from Mezzolombardo to Caldes through a landscape of vineyards and castles • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Europa, threestar Hotel Ariston or three-star superior Hotel Des Alpes in Molveno • Return flights to Italy • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May to Jul, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Aberdeen £1,149 • Bournemouth £1,089 • Bristol £899 • East Midlands £945 • Edinburgh £945 • Gatwick £799 • Glasgow £945 • Humberside £1,135 • Inverness £1,305 • Leeds/Bradford £945 • Luton £919 • Manchester £959 • Newquay £1,099 • Norwich £1,089 • Southampton £1,129 • Stansted £799 • Teesside £1,269

8-day escorted holiday from £799

Renon railway © Tiberio Sorvillo - www.visualite.it

Molveno

Enjoy discovering the joys of ‘life in the slow lane’ in the part Italian, part German-speaking, sun-kissed region set beneath the craggy Dolomites. Journey from your hotel base near the shores of ‘Italy’s most beautiful lake’ on an interesting mix of rail and cableways connecting charming towns and villages that exude alpine warmth and a sense of wellbeing engendered by their idyllic surroundings, and enjoy some of Italy’s most delicious food and wine along the way.

Highlights of a wonderful week, in addition to opportunities to rest and relax beside Lake Molveno, in its idyllic setting beneath the beautiful Paganella plateau, will include South Tyrol capital Bolzano with its mix of southern Mediterranean and Northern influences, historic Trento, the principal town of Italian Trentino, in its mountain-backed setting, and some of the Dolomites’ more remote settlements. Enjoyable journeys, on the Renon cable car from Bolzano to Soprabolzano, aboard the Mendola funicular from San Antonio, and on a regional train from historic Mezzolombardo to Caldes, through a landscape watched over by hilltop fortresses, add to the immense pleasure of the holiday.

Your Hotel Choices

Hotel Europa, Molveno Half-Board

HHH Price from £799

A short walk from the lake’s shore, and in a slightly elevated position, this traditional, family-owned hotel sits in mature gardens. The hotel has a bar, restaurant and comfortable lounge, as well as alpine-style rooms with a balcony, TV, free Wi-Fi, hairdryer and safe. There is bike rental for the energetic.

Personalise your holiday • Trento & Levico (full day) –from £44 • Lake Garda (full day) – from £35

Hotel Ariston, Molveno Half-Board

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £126

This family-run hotel has a traditional restaurant, lounge and bar, as well as a library, roof-top terrace solarium and Jacuzzi. Spacious rooms boast a balcony with lake or mountain views, a TV, telephone, hairdryer and safe, and there is bike rental available. Lake view rooms are available for a supplement.

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 45 mins from Verona airport and three hours from Venice and Bergamo airports. Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of the year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

HHH Price from £799

Please note: We also offer the three-star superior Hotel Des Alpes in Molveno. See our website for details.

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Small-Group Tour

Food & Wines of Northern Italy – a Gourmet Tour This very special Small-Group Tour to beautiful Lake Garda is guaranteed to set the taste buds alight.

6-day escorted holiday from £809 £799

Riva del Garda

Celebrity chef Marcello Franceschi Liviero Estate

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy five nights in elegant Riva del Garda • Don an apron, learn culinary secrets and cook alongside a celebrity chef, enjoying a gourmet dinner with paired wines in the surroundings of a traditional restaurant • Visit the famous Liviero Estate Valpolicella vineyard and olive oil producer to enjoy tastings and lunch • Spend a day savouring the delights of Riva and its surroundings • Visit ancient, riverside Borghetto sul Mincio and learn the art of Tortellini-making before sitting down to a special lunch • Cooking demonstrations • Five nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel RivaMia, Riva del Garda • Two special lunches and a gourmet dinner • Return flights to Italy • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Mar to Jun & Sep 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Bristol £809 • Edinburgh £829 • Gatwick £815 • Manchester £879 • Stansted £845

Tour Only without flights from £690  ravel at your convenience by making your own T arrangements to your hotel on selected dates.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £145

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour from Verona, two hours from Bergamo and three hours from Venice.

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Enjoy a holiday with a difference, as you join a small group of like-

minded people in the splendid surroundings of Riva del Garda, on the lake’s mountain-backed northern shores, for a few days of rest and relaxation punctuated by opportunities to indulge in some wonderful food prepared by celebrated and highly skilled chefs, accompanied by some fine regional wines. You’ll also head ‘off the tourist trail’ to some wonderful places on this very special break. From your newly refurbished hotel base, enjoy the chance to cook alongside the chefs in their kitchens, learning some of their culinary secrets, before sitting down to taste their specialities. You’ll meet a ‘celebrity chef’ in the kitchen of a traditional local restaurant, discovering how he combines traditional Trentino cooking with beautifully presented modern dishes, as well as making a regional Carne Salada, a pressing of beef infused with spices. Another day of ‘gourmet exploration’ takes in the vineyards of famous Valpolicella, north of Verona, where you’ll learn about Classico, Ripasso and most famously Amarone wines, as well as high quality olive oils and locally produced jams and honey. After a day free to savour the delights of Riva and nearby Torbole, or perhaps to enjoy a cruise on the lake’s blue waters, a third included excursion visits heart-stoppingly beautiful Borghetto sul Mincio, one of the ‘prettiest villages in Italy’, and famed birthplace of the ‘Love Knot’ tortellini. Learn how to make the iconic pasta shapes from a well-known chef, and sit down to lunch of – of course – tortellini, and local wine – the final culinary highlight of a memorable trip.

Your Hotel

RivaMia Hotel, Riva del Garda Bed & Breakfast

HHH

Recently completely refurbished, this delightful small hotel, in the heart of the old town and just 150 yards from the harbour, offers a traditional restaurant and pizzeria, a bar and simply furnished rooms offering TV, telephone and free Wi-Fi. The hotel is an ideal base for your short stay, especially given its proximity to a number of traditional Trentino–style restaurants and trattorie.

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Small-Group Tour

Tuscan Food & Wines – a Gourmet Tour Combine the tastes of Tuscany with its medieval hill towns and Renaissance jewels on this very special Small-Group Tour.

6-day escorted holiday from £979

San Gimignano

Tuscany

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy five nights in a Chianti-countryside hotel • Learn the secrets of Tuscan cuisine at a Florence cookery school, under the tutelage of a skilled chef • Guided walking tour of magnificent, Renaissance cradle Florence • Full day tour of Tuscan gems Pisa and Lucca, with tastings of regional specialities • Visit stunning hill towns Volterra and San Gimignano • Taste celebrated Tuscan wines and olive oils at Podere la Marronaia estate • Sit down to lunch in an historic Tuscan farmhouse restaurant • Five nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the four‑star Park Hotel Chianti, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa • Two special lunches, food or wine tastings each day • Return flights to Pisa • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Join like-minded people for a memorable break amongst the rolling

Tuscan hills, exploring some of Italy’s most delightful corners, and enjoying the opportunity to sample and to learn about the region’s renowned food and wines. Spend a morning at a very special cookery school in Florence, before discovering the glorious city, take in Pisa and Lucca, enjoying more regional treats, and complete a wonderful stay with a visit to a Tuscan vineyard beneath fabled San Gimignano, and a traditional farmhouse lunch. From your hotel close to the village of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, at the gateway to the rolling, vineyard-dotted Chianti hills, enjoy the included tours, discovering and exploring some of Italy’s most sparkling jewels, and seeing for yourself iconic sights such Florence’s stunning skyline and exquisite Ponte Vecchio bridge, Pisa’s extraordinary ‘Leaning Tower’ and marbled Duomo, Lucca’s own ancient cathedral and San Gimignano’s famous towers. You will also be introduced to some of the techniques and ingredients of Tuscan cuisine, famous for its fresh vegetables, herbs, olive oils, rich sauces and pastas, not only learning how to create some traditional dishes under the watchful eye of expert chefs, but also enjoying tastings of several regional specialities. The holiday is completed with a visit to beautifully preserved, Estruscan Volterra and a typical Tuscan lunch in the heart of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa.

Available Apr & May 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Bristol £999 • Gatwick £979 • Luton £979 • Manchester £999 • Stansted £979

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £152

Your Hotel

Park Hotel Chianti, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa Bed & Breakfast  HHHH Four kilometres from the centre of the hill village, in a rural location, this small, modern family-owned hotel, with its comfortable, air-conditioned rooms offering a telephone, mini-bar, TV, safe and free Wi-Fi, boasts a beautiful garden, outdoor pool and solarium. and tennis court. Breakfast is served at the hotel, and there is a restaurant adjacent to the hotel where dinner may be taken at your leisure.

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 30 minutes.

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Portofino, Florence & Tuscany Discover and explore one of the Mediterranean’s most exclusive corners, the beautiful Tuscan countryside and the stunning ‘Renaissance Cradle’.

Portofino

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy a week’s stay in one of Tuscany’s most celebrated spa resorts • Discover elegant Santa Margherita Ligure’s stunning bay • Pay a visit to chic Portofino, one of the Mediterranean’s most exclusive corners • Enjoy Pisa and Lucca, two Italian gems • Spend a day in breathtaking Florence, the enthralling ‘Cradle of the Renaissance’ • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Belvedere, Montecatini (upgrade hotels available for a supplement) • Return flights to Italy • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May to Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices • Aberdeen £1,149 • Bournemouth £1,079 • Bristol £949 • East Midlands £959 • Gatwick £885 • Glasgow £959 • Humberside £1,135 • Inverness £1,165 • Luton £935 • Manchester £1,025 • Newquay £1,069 • Norwich £1,119 • Stansted £935 • Teesside £1,149

Personalise your holiday • Volterra & San Gimignano (full day) Day Seven – from £55

Room for Sole Use Supplement Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 45 minutes from Pisa and approximately four hours from Bergamo.

Step into places that are the living embodiment of La Dolce Vita,

as from your elegant spa base, you journey to the famous Ligurian coastal resorts of Santa Margherita and ultra-chic Portofino, long-time exclusive hideaway. On a captivating tour exuding Italian charm, colour and warmth, you’ll also take in Florence, the exquisite ‘Cradle of the Renaissance’ and one of Italy’s most stylish cities, as well as Pisa and Lucca, two more Tuscan gems.

Day One – Fly to Italy Upon arrival, meet your tour manager and board the coach for the transfer through the Tuscan countryside to Montecatini. Day Two – At leisure in Montecatini Today is free for you to get to know the hotel and surroundings of this historic spa resort, perhaps paying a first visit to Montecatini Alto for its stunning views, and perhaps enjoying a leisurely lunch.

Day Three – Included excursion to the Ligurian coast and Portofino Join the first of the included excursions to the beautiful Ligurian from coast, where some of Italy’s most famous resorts are dotted along the shoreline, backed by wooded hills. A mecca for visitors from the four corners of the globe, elegant Santa Margherita Ligure overlooks a stunning bay, and lies at the eastern end of the Portofino headland. Spend some time exploring the resort, then board a boat for a trip along the coast to discover its ultra-chic neighbour, the world-renowned ‘jet-set’ watering-hole Santa Margherita Portofino of Portofino itself, which despite the crowds, the glitz and the glamour, remains one of the Montecatini Mediterranean’s most idyllic settings. Lucca Pisa

from £217

Florence Volterra

Italy

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Day Four – Included visits to Pisa and Lucca The second included tour is to two true Italian gems. You’ll first visit the wonderful city of Pisa, where, in the company of our guide, there’ll be an opportunity to explore this mesmerising medieval treasure trove, built on the banks of the River Arno, and


Leaning Tower of Pisa

Florence

where the broad green swathe of the Campo dei Miracoli (Field of Miracles) is home not only to the startling ‘leaning tower’ but also the huge circular Baptistery, the great marbled Duomo and the colonnaded Campo Santo cemetery. Following a fascinating visit, you’ll reboard the coach for the journey to the elegant walled city of Lucca, a simply delightful Renaissance jewel that was the birthplace of the composer Puccini. The city’s most famous son is celebrated with a museum at his home. Elsewhere, the ancient cathedral, the Torre della Ore, and the exquisite Piazza Anfiteatro, built around the Roman amphitheatre, are amongst the ‘must-sees’ in this charming city.

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Day Five – At leisure in Montecatini Enjoy another day of gentle exploration in Montecatini, savouring the atmosphere of the spa town. Day Six – Included visit to Florence Today will be one of the undoubted highlights of the holiday, as you enjoy our included tour of truly stunning Florence, which is for many the country’s most beautiful city. Today there’s a chance to see for yourself the magnificent Florentine skyline, dominated by the dome of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and to explore the splendour of Santa Croce and the medieval Ponte Vecchio bridge, spared by the retreating Nazis because of its timeless beauty. Of course, Florence is the city of both the Accademia, which houses Michelangelo’s fabled statue of David, and the Uffizi, where Botticelli’s famous ‘Birth of Venus’ can be admired, should you choose to visit the galleries (payable locally), and you will no doubt want to rest awhile in one of the city’s countless eateries. Day Seven – At leisure, or optional excursion to Volterra and San Gimignano Relax in the resort, or join today’s optional excursion, which heads into the Tuscan countryside to explore the exquisite hill towns of Volterra, Certaldo and UNESCO-listed medieval gem San Gimignano. Set high above the Cecina and Dell’Era valleys, Etruscan Volterra is beautifully preserved, with its ancient walls surrounding a medieval core, at the heart of which is a stunning Romanesque cathedral and the ornate Piazza del Priori, lined with beautiful palazzi. You’ll also take in the Roman amphitheatre, uncovered in 1951.

Hotel Belvedere, Montecatini  HHH Half-Board Price from £885 Close to the spa-town’s centre, and opposite the famous Tettuccio Spa, this popular standard threestar hotel offers a bar and lounge, reception, lift and spacious restaurant. The simply furnished, airconditioned bedrooms offer satellite TV, a hairdryer and a telephone. Rooms with a small balcony are available for a supplement.

Hotel Adua, Montecatini Half-Board

HHHH Price from £1,027

This family-owned, centrally located hotel, a short walk from the resort’s amenities boasts a bar, lounge, reception, outdoor pool, dining room and lift. A wellness centre offers a full programme of beauty treatments (payable locally). Stylishly furnished rooms have hairdryer, telephone, satellite TV, air conditioning, mini-bar and safe. Balcony rooms are available for a supplement.

Hotel Manzoni, Montecatini HHHH Half-Board Price from £1,027 Close to the baths, this hotel offers comfort in abundance, with outdoor pool, superb wellness centre pools, whirlpool and sauna (some facilities payable locally) and gym. Elegant public rooms, free Wi-Fi, a beautiful restaurant and classically decorated rooms, with air conditioning, TV and safe complete the offering. Balcony rooms are available for a supplement.

 aving the best till last, San Gimignano, with its fairy-tale towers rising S from the hill-top village, is one of the finest sights in all Italy, and a fitting crowning glory to a wonderful holiday. Day Eight – Fly back to the UK Bid farewell to your Tuscan hosts as you journey back to the airport and the return flight, at the end of a marvellous holiday.

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Tuscany Enjoy all the pleasures of rest and relaxation in one of the most famous of all the Tuscan spa towns.

8-day resort-based holiday from £699

Tettuccio Terme, Montecatini

Montecatini Alto

Holiday Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy the choice of four optional excursions to Renaissance cradle Florence, to Pisa and Lucca, beautiful Portofino, and journey through the stunning countryside • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Belvedere, Montecatini (upgrade hotels available for a supplement) • Return flights to Italy • Airport transfers • An experienced holiday manager in resort

Available May to Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Aberdeen £979 • Bournemouth £899 • Bristol £769 • East Midlands £779 • Gatwick £699 • Glasgow £779 • Humberside £965 • Inverness £995 • Luton £755 • Manchester £845 • Newquay £899 • Norwich £949 • Stansted £755 • Teesside £979

Personalise your holiday • Portofino and the Ligurian Coast (full day) – from £58 • Pisa and Lucca (full day) – from £62 • Florence – breathtaking Renaissance jewel (full day) – from £65 • Tuscan hill treasures (full day) – from £55

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £217

Alto Piazza, Montecatini

Celebrated for the healing properties of its thermal waters, which have long drawn visitors from across the globe, Montecatini, a ‘twin-town’ of ancient hill-top settlement and modern spa below, is a perfect choice for a truly relaxing stay in the heart of Tuscany, with a host of activities in which to pass the time, both within the resort and further afield.

As well as the famous spa baths and its many health and beauty practitioners, Montecatini boasts beautiful parks and gardens, stylish shops, countless restaurants, cafés, trattorie and gelaterie. A sightseer’s delight, highlights of the lower town include ornate fountains and grand Viale Verdi, named after the opera composer who was a frequent guest. For the energetic, there are tennis courts, bicycle hire and a fine golf course, and of course you should visit upper Montecatini Alto, reached by one of the world’s oldest funiculars. Doing absolutely nothing other than taking in the Tuscan sunshine is perfectly acceptable, although no stay in Montecatini is complete without a visit to one of the lower town’s elegant, Belle Époque spas. Beyond, hilltop settlements and Renaissance gems Lucca and Florence await discovery.

Your Hotel Choices

Hotel Belvedere, Montecatini Half-Board

HHH Price from £699

 lose to the spa-town’s centre, and opposite the C famous Tettuccio Spa, the Belvedere offers bar, lounge, reception, lift and restaurant, outdoor pool, sauna and sun terrace. Air-conditioned rooms have TV, hairdryer, telephone and balcony.

Hotel Manzoni, Montecatini Half-Board

HHHH Price from £847

Close to the main baths, this completely renovated hotel boasts beautiful restaurant, outdoor pool and loungers, superb wellness centre and gym. Air-conditioned rooms boast TV, telephone, hairdryer and safe. Free Wi-Fi and bike rental is also available

Hotel Adua, Montecatini Half-Board Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 45 minutes from Pisa and four hours from Bergamo. Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

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 his centrally located hotel offers a range of wellness T facilities, bar, piano lounge, restaurant, breakfast room, TV room, pool and garden. Stylish, air-conditioned rooms offer TV, telephone, mini-bar and safe.

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NEW for 2020

Ravenna, Umbria & Beautiful Le Marche One of Italy’s less-travelled corners, the blue Adriatic and some of its greatest glories, discovered and explored.

8-day escorted holiday from from £969 £859

Perugia

San Marino

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy a week in the traditional Adriatic resort of Pesaro • Explore historic hill town Urbino and its famed ducal palace • Journey through the unspoiled countryside of Le Marche • See the famed mosaics in UNESCO-listed Ravenna • Discover tiny San Marino, one of the world’s smallest republics • Wander down Perugia’s famous Corso Vanucci street • Visit exquisite Assisi, with its majestic Basilica • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Rossini, Pesaro • Return flights to Bologna • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May, Jun & Sep 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from

Assisi

This wonderful holiday is based in the traditional Adriatic resort of

Pesaro, a lively, colourful, but low-key seaside town, where café life is centred on the elegant Piazza del Popolo. The beach awaits sunworshippers and the most energetic past time might be strolling the seafront promenade, gelato in hand, or joining the evening passeggiata. Famed as the birthplace of ‘William Tell Overture’ composer Gioachino Rossini, the town pays homage to its famous son with a museum at his birthplace, and a theatre named in his honour. From this delightful base, journey through the unspoiled countryside of Le Marche region, to the exquisite university seat of Urbino and its famed UNESCO-listed Ducal Palace, home to the 15th-century court of Federico de Montefeltro, one of the great Renaissance figures. Take in Ravenna, home to some of the world’s finest Byzantine mosaics, and visit the tiny, hilltop ‘Serene Republic’ of San Marino, the world’s fifth-smallest country, enjoying spectacular views from its ancient Città. The Umbrian cities of Perugia, with its elegant centre and Assisi, with its great Basilica, both surrounded by idyllic countryside, and the chance to visit pilgrimage shrine Loreto, complete the memorable tour.

• Bristol £1,029 • Gatwick £969 • Luton £969 • Manchester £1,029 • Stansted £969

Personalise your holiday • Loreto and the Conero Riviera (full day) – £43

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £224

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The Hotel Rossini, Pesaro Half-Board

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Just yards from the beach, with views of the blue Adriatic from its sun terrace, and a seven-minute stroll from Piazza del Popolo, this traditional hotel exudes Italian elegance and a warm welcome. Comfortable, wood-panelled lounges with ‘Chesterfield’ sofas, a restaurant and a bar, as well as air-conditioned rooms with TV, hairdryer and side sea view add to the pleasure of the stay. There is free Wi-Fi.

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Capri, Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast Discover the charm and warm hospitality of the Neapolitan Riviera, one of the Mediterranean’s most highly favoured corners.

8-day escorted holiday from £909

Capri

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend a week in the blissful surroundings of the Neapolitan Riviera • Visit the extraordinary ruins of Roman city Pompeii • Discover and explore colourful, historic Naples • Journey along the famous Amalfi Drive, one of Europe’s most scenic coastal roads • Enjoy a full day on the enchanting Isle of Capri • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Villa Fernanda, Sant’ Agata (upgrade hotels available for a supplement) • Return flights to Naples • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

From your base in a choice of excellent hotels close to the famous resort of Sorrento, above the blue bay of Naples, enjoy four wonderful guided excursions. Experience historic Naples and discover the ruins of Pompeii, where Roman time stands still; spend a day on the enchanting Isle of Capri, beloved haunt of artists and writers, and sit back in wonderment as you enjoy the breathtaking drive along the fabled Amalfi Coast, overlooking glorious scenes of picture-postcard perfection.

Day One – Fly to Italy Upon arrival, meet your tour manager and board the coach for the scenic journey to the Bay of Naples, and on to your chosen hotel, in or close to Sorrento. Day Two – Explore Sorrento and surroundings at your leisure Today is free for you to rest and relax, either enjoying the facilities of the hotel, or perhaps venturing into the centre of delightful Sorrento. The town, perched upon its cliff-top, seems built between the sky and the sea, and offers everything required for an enjoyable stay. Its colourful, beating heart is the Piazza Tasso, pedestrianised in the evenings, when the bars and cafés that surround it become a perfect place to watch the locals, dressed in their ‘Sunday best’, enjoying the nightly passeggiata.

Available Apr to Jul, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Bristol £1,009 • Edinburgh £969 • Gatwick £909 • Liverpool £945 • Luton £909 • Manchester £945 • Stansted £909

Personalise your holiday • Countryside Tour (three-quarter day) Day Five – from £51

Tour Only without flights from £740  ravel at your convenience by making your own T arrangements to your hotel on selected dates.

Rome

Italy

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £182

Naples Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour.

Capri

Pompeii Sorrento

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 n the shore, two tiny ports are backed O by even tinier beaches and several boardwalks dotted with beach-huts and sun-loungers, while on the water, pleasure-craft of all shapes and sizes, as well as the occasional cruise ship, add to the colourful scene. Day Three – Included visits to Pompeii and Naples Today’s included excursion begins with the truly awe-inspiring ruins of Roman Pompeii, destroyed – yet miraculously ‘preserved’ – by the eruption of nearby Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. Buried and forgotten for hundreds of years, Pompeii was rediscovered in the 18th century, since when excavations have continued to reveal more and more of this ancient, once magnificent city,


Positano

Naples Amphitheatre, Pompeii

Pompeii

with its villas, temples and frescoed houses giving a very vivid insight into Roman life.

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 ou’ll then journey around the bay, passing the brooding hulk Y of the famous volcano to one of Italy’s most colourful cities, the great southern Italian capital Naples. Highlights of a guided tour will include Garibaldi and Plebiscito squares, in the UNESCO-listed heart of the city, with their fine statues, the lively ‘Spaccanapoli’ quarter, San Carlo Opera House – second only in importance to Milan’s famed La Scala – and the Royal Palace. You’ll also take in the medieval, turreted Castel Nuovo, the legendary ‘Egg Castle’ and the spectacular view from Posillipo Hill, which rises up above the city, before you return to Sorrento at the end of a wonderful day. Day Four – Included journey along the Amalfi Drive One of the most scenic coastal roads in Europe forms the backdrop for today’s included excursion, as fantastically shaped rocks plunge vertically into the sea and dizzy bridges span deep gorges, while in contrast, the gently-contoured hillsides are covered in vines, fruit and olive trees. Take in the view above the town of Positano, with its Moorish-style pink and white houses, and enjoy a visit to beautiful Amalfi, a thriving holiday resort with houses rising up the hillsides and a main square dominated by the beautiful cathedral. Your final visit will be to Ravello, with its alleys, stairways and roofed passages clinging to the mountainside, and from which vantage points the views are spectacular. Day Five – At leisure or optional countryside tour through Campania Rest and relax in Sorrento, or join today’s optional excursion, which will journey into the countryside of Campania, and will include a fascinating insight into some of the traditions and cuisine of the region. Begin with a walking tour of Sorrento’s oldest quarters, and visit a local wine cellar, an ancient olive press and a working mozzarella farm, where the famed buffalo ‘cheese’ is still hand-made. There will be opportunities to taste and purchase the regional produce, and your day will also include a scenic drive through some of the Sorrentine peninsula’s smaller towns, where spectacular views of the due golfi – Naples and Salerno – add to the enjoyment of the day. Day Six – Included excursion to Capri Today will prove one of the highlights of the holiday, as you embark on the 20-minute jet foil crossing from Sorrento across the Bay of Naples to the wonderful Isle of Capri, one of the Mediterranean’s treasures and a famous hideaway of poets and artists. On arrival, a mini-bus will take you to the picturesque village of Anacapri on the slopes of Mount Solaro. There will also be time for those who wish to take a chair lift ride to the summit of Solaro (payable locally). You’ll continue to the island’s main town to visit the Augustus Gardens, overlooking the Canzone del Mare, former home to the legendary Gracie Fields. There will also be time for an optional boat trip to the famous ‘Blue Grotto’. Day Seven – Day at leisure Spend a last day enjoying the surroundings of the hotel, Sorrento and all its charms.

Hotel Villa Fernanda, Sant’ Agata HHH Half-Board Price from £909 This family-run hotel is ideally situated close to the centre of Sant’ Agata. There is a regular bus service that operates throughout the day to the centre of Sorrento from close to the hotel. A small selection of shops and bars are close by. There is an outdoor pool, restaurant and bar.

Hotel Girasole, Sorrento/Sant’ Agnello HHH Half-Board Price from £925 This delightful hotel with a stunning garden and pool, a bar, lounge and restaurant, is situated one mile from the centre of Sorrento. Tastefully furnished air-conditioned rooms have a hairdryer, TV, telephone and balcony. Rooms with a garden view are available for a supplement.

Hotel Eliseo Park, Sorrento/Sant’ Agnello HHHH Half-Board Price from £955 This hotel is situated very close to the centre of Sant’ Agnello and only five minutes away from the sea. There are shops and restaurants close by and the centre of Sorrento is a 10-minute walk away. Wellappointed rooms have a hairdryer, air conditioning, Wi-Fi and satellite TV and balcony. There is an outdoor pool, restaurant, lounge and bar.

Hotel Carlton, Sorrento Bed & Breakfast

HHHH Price from £991

The hotel has a colourful garden, a pool, sun terrace, breakfast room, snack bar and a bar. Although the hotel does not serve evening meals, there are cafés and restaurants nearby. Rooms offer air conditioning, TV, telephone and a balcony. Rooms with a sea view are available for a supplement.

Hotel Caravel, Sorrento/Sant’ Agnello HHHH Half-Board Price from £1,107 Set in a charming district of Sorrento, this hotel is approximately one kilometre from the resort centre and close to the lift to Marinella Beach. Amenities include an outdoor pool and sun terrace, piano bar and roof-top terrace. All rooms have air conditioning, satellite TV, mini-bar and a safe. Rooms with a balcony are available for a supplement.

Day Eight – Fly back to the UK It’s “Arrivederci, Italia” today as you transfer to the airport for the return flight, at the end of a marvellous Southern Italian holiday.

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Sorrento & the Bay of Naples ‘Built between the sky and the sea’ and looking out over blue waters, discover one of the Mediterranean’s greatest treasures.

8-day resort-based holiday from £699

Piazza Tasso, Sorrento

Sorrento

Holiday Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy the choice of four optional excursions to colourful Naples, extraordinary Pompeii, the Amalfi Drive, Campania countryside tour and idyllic Capri • Seven nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Tourist, Sorrento (upgrade hotels available for a supplement) • Return flights to Italy • Airport transfers • An experienced holiday manager in resort

Available Apr to Jul, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Bristol £809 • Edinburgh £769 • Gatwick £699 • Liverpool £745 • Luton £709 • Manchester £745 • Stansted £699

Personalise your holiday

Capri

Savour an exquisite corner of Italy, justifiably described as holiday

heaven, and a long-time favourite of Newmarket guests. At the end of the long sweep of the Bay of Naples, past brooding Vesuvius, the ‘Sorrentine peninsula’ overlooks blue waters, the epitome of Mediterranean picturebook perfection. Enjoy warm days and balmy nights, all the pleasures of sea shore, colourful life and fascinating sights, as Sorrento and its neighbours exude southern Italian charm from every pore.  Perched upon its cliff-top, Sorrento offers everything you could wish for in a memorable stay. On the shore, beneath the town’s colourful streets and tree-shaded squares, two tiny ports are backed by even tinier beaches and several boardwalks dotted with sun-loungers. Harbour-side restaurants are perfect places to enjoy long lunches. On the water, pleasure-craft of all shapes and sizes, as well as ritzier launches, island ferries and the occasional cruise ship, add to the colourful scene.

Your Hotel Choices

Hotel Tourist, Sorrento Bed & Breakfast

• Pompeii & Naples (full day) – from £51 • Amalfi Drive (full day) – from £41 • Countryside Tour (full day) – from £56 • Capri (full day) – from £104

HHH Price from £699

This centrally located hotel is ideally located for Sorrento’s many amenities, with rustic garden surrounding pool and terrace, lounge, bar, snack bar and restaurant.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £182

Hotel Villa Fernanda, Sant’ Agata HHH Half-Board  Price from £725 This popular, family-run hotel, in beautiful Sant’ Agata, high above Sorrento, has recently been refurbished. There is a regular bus service to the resort centre.

Hotel Girasole, Sorrento/Sant’ Agnello HHH Half-Board  Price from £740  his delightful hotel is located along the Corso Italia, T approximately 300 metres from Sant’ Agnello and one mile from Sorrento. Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour. Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable. We also offer the Hotel Eliseo Park and Hotel Carlton in Sorrento. Please see our website for information.

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Hotel Caravel, Sorrento/Sant’ Agnello HHHH Half-Board  Price from £922  he Caravel is located in a quiet area of charming Sant’ T Agnello, very close to a selection of shops, cafés and restaurants.

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NEW for 2020

Calabria – Italy’s Southern Jewel Discover mainland Italy’s fascinating southernmost reaches, exploring the glorious ‘Coast of the Gods’, set between two seas of deepest blue.

8-day escorted holiday from £929 £859

Scilla, Calabria

Santa Maria dell’Isola Church, Tropea

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend seven nights on the shores of the blue Tyrrhenian Sea • Discover exquisite, cliff-top Tropea, its dazzling beaches and island church • Wander down to the water’s edge in delightful Chianalea di Scilla • Visit former Ancient Greek settlement Reggio di Calabria, with its views of distant Etna • Explore pretty, fortified Gerace and Locri’s ancient ruins • Visit historic, riverside Cosenza in its mountain setting • Take the chance to cross to the off-shore Aeolian Isles on an optional excursion • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Santa Lucia, Parghelia, Tropea • Return flights to Lamezia Terme • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May, Jun & Sep 2020

Fly direct from. Prices from • Stansted £929

Personalise your holiday • Aeolian Island Tour (full day) – £66

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £203

Based above the blue Tyrrhenian Sea, a stone’s throw from cliff-

top Tropea, this very special holiday includes three wonderful excursions, lifting the veil on Italy’s southernmost region. Step back in time as you explore some truly unspoiled, exquisite towns and shore-side villages, and as well as savouring the chance to swim in warm waters, or cross them on an optional day-trip to the stunning Aeolian Isles. In your comfortable hotel base, enjoy the pleasures of the pool, or take the shuttle bus to the nearby private beach, or to Tropea. Fringed at its foot by golden sands and blue waters, the colourful settlement boasts a delightful old town of narrow streets, a glorious Norman cathedral and a café-lined main thoroughfare leading down to a viewpoint overlooking the azure sea. A rocky outcrop is crowned by the beautiful Santa Maria dell’Isola (Island) church and monastery, while along the idyllic strand dedicated sun-worshippers enjoy their earthly pleasures. Tropea is a perfect place in which to rest and relax, and in the early evening to take part in the traditional passeggiata centred on colourful Piazza Ercole. The guided tours are a perfect introduction to unspoiled Calabria, including the Costa degli Dei, the ‘Coast of the Gods’, ancient Scilla, set beneath imposing Castello Ruffo, and exquisite, tumbledown fishing village Chianalea di Scilla. Discover too provincial capital Reggio di Calabria, with its views across the Straits of Messina to Sicily and distant Etna, former Greek stronghold Gerace and the nearby ruins of Locri Epizefiri, and head inland to fascinating Cosenza, with its grand piazzas and labyrinthine old town. The optional day in the volcanic Aeolian Isles completes a wonderful holiday.

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Hotel Santa Lucia, Parghelia, Tropea Half-board

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Beautifully set above the Tyrrhenian Sea just two miles north of Tropea, and boasting a superb outdoor pool, terrace and tennis courts, as well as a private beach area (payable locally), restaurant and bar, this comfortable hotel also offers a regular shuttle service to the beach and into Tropea. Modern rooms offer patio or balcony, flat-screen TV, safe, hairdryer and telephone, and there is free Wi-Fi in public areas. Rooms with a sea view are available for a supplement.

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Puglia & the South – Undiscovered Italy

Enjoy rest and relaxation on the Adriatic shore and take in the oftenoverlooked delights of Italy’s sun-kissed southern ‘high heel’.

8–day escorted holiday from £999

Trulli Houses, Alberobello

Tour Highlights & Inclusions

Full of included highlights, this hugely enjoyable holiday, based

• Spend seven nights beside the blue Adriatic Sea • Enjoy some relaxed days at leisure at the comfortable hotel • Witness hilltop Ostuni’s white walls gleaming in the Italian sun • See Alberobello’s traditional, conical trulli houses • Explore Baroque treasure-chest Lecce • Discover the UNESCO-listed wonders of Matera’s sassi cave dwellings • Take the chance to visit the fascinating Castellana Caves and historic, circular Locorontodo on an optional excursion • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel del Levante, Torre Canne • Return flights to Bari • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

on the shores of the Adriatic, lifts the veil on a fascinating region of Italy. Discover ancient, whitewashed, stunning hill-town Ostuni, Alberobello and its conical trulli houses, and visit the extraordinary caves at Matera. A visit to Baroque gem Lecce – the ‘Rome of the South’ – and the opportunity, on an optional excursion, to discover Castellana’s famous cave network, wine-producing Locorotondo and elegant Martina Franca complete a wonderful stay.

Day One – Fly to Italy Fly to Bari, meet your tour manager and transfer to the beachside hotel in Torre Canne, settling in to your comfortable surroundings and depending on your flight time, perhaps enjoying a refreshing drink on the terrace before dinner this evening. Day Two – Day at leisure Today is free to rest and relax in the hotel and its surroundings. Make the most of the water’s edge location, perhaps take a dip in the pool, pay a visit to the hotel’s fitness centre or simply curl up with a book on a terrace or in a lounge. The energetic might rent a bicycle from the hotel, or stroll into the nearby fishing port and small resort of Torre Canne, with its tiny harbour and working lighthouse.

Available May to Jul, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Gatwick £999 • Liverpool £999 • Stansted £999

Personalise your holiday • Castellano Grotto & Locorotondo Day Seven – from £61

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £294

Italy Naples

Bari Alberobello Matera

Torre Canne Ostuni Lecce

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Day Three – Included Apulia tour The first of the included excursions is a perfect introduction to the unique region of Apulia, or Puglia, beginning with a visit to the stunning hill-town of Ostuni, one of southern Italy’s most sparkling jewels, with its whitewashed houses and cobbled streets set on three hills. Perfect for wandering, the town’s maze of alleyways opens out over some spectacular views, while the old town’s beautiful squares offer several bars and cafés, from which to watch the world go by. Leaving Ostuni, travel back across a vine and olive-covered landscape, dotted with conical trulli houses, to Alberobello. Here, hundreds of these whitewashed, tapered, grey-roofed buildings cluster together to create one of Italy’s most arresting sights.


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Hotel del Levante

Return to Torre Canne for dinner, at the end of a fascinating day. Day Four – Included Lecce city tour The Baroque treasure-chest of Lecce, with its Roman remains, is one of Southern Italy’s most appealing cities. Today’s included tour will include the opportunity to soak up the atmosphere of this historic trading centre, where elegant buildings, ornate churches and marbled courtyards reflect the town’s past importance. Explore the old town, which surrounds the ruins of a great Roman amphitheatre, before returning to Torre Canne in time for dinner.

Your Hotel

Hotel del Levante, Torre Canne HHHH Half-Board

Day Five – Day at leisure Today is another in which to rest and relax at the hotel, perhaps enjoying a dip in the pool or the sea, or catching some sun in the hotel’s gardens. Day Six – Included Matera cave tour Perhaps saving the best of the included excursions till last, today sees you head into the neighbouring province of Basilicata, to the enthralling town of Matera, a cultured oasis in the sparsely populated landscape, and famed for its extraordinary sassi. This maze of ancient troglodyte cave-dwellings was inhabited as recently as 40 years ago and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Arriving in time for lunch (payable locally), you’ll have the opportunity to discover the history of this fascinating place, with its chiese rupestri – churches hewn from the rocks – and wander through Matera’s ancient streets and colourful piazze. After a fascinating day you’ll head back into Puglia and return to the shores of the blue Adriatic.

Just steps from the blue Adriatic, and with its own beach in addition to pools and ample sun terraces, this hotel is a perfect base to which to return at the end of a day’s touring, with a full range of comforts and amenities. Comfortable, air-conditioned rooms offer free Wi-Fi, TV, telephone and hairdryer, and in addition to the outdoor facilities, there is a restaurant, bar and comfortable lounge. Rooms with balcony and rooms with balcony and sea view are available for a supplement.

Day Seven – At leisure, or optional tour of Castellana, Locorotondo and Martina Franca A final day brings the opportunity to rest and relax at the hotel or in Torre Canne, or to join an optional excursion, which will head back into the Apulian countryside, to first pay a visit to the extraordinary caves at Castellana, an underground network of towering stalagmites and stalactites and vast, cool caverns formed over the centuries. Wrap up warm in the cool temperatures before emerging to enjoy a visit to the majestic, whitewashed, circular hill-town of Locorotondo, with its surrounding vineyards famed for their crisp white wines. A visit is made to a local cellar for the opportunity to taste the local production, as well as some regional specialities, before an enjoyable day is completed with a short call in the historic town of Martina Franca, where an enthralling Baroque heart is hidden behind the modern buildings of the new town. Return to Torre Canne for a last evening at the hotel. Day Eight – Fly back to the UK Bid “Arrivederci” to your Apulian hosts, and re-board the coach for the transfer back to Bari Airport and the return flight to the UK, at the end of a holiday in a truly magical corner of Italy.

Locorotondo

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Sardinia & Corsica Two of the Mediterranean’s most captivating islands, one Italian, one French, both blessed with blue skies, warm waters and natural beauty.

8-day escorted holiday from £1,269

Tour Highlights & Inclusions

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• Spend three nights in Sardinian Olbia • Tour the glitzy ‘playground paradise’ of the sparkling Costa Smeralda • Discover ancient Alghero and its offshore ‘sleeping giant’ Capo Caccia • Cross by ferry from Sardinia to Corsica • Discover Corsica’s exquisite hilltop Bonifacio • Enjoy four nights in Napoleon’s birthplace Ajaccio • A guided tour brings Ajaccio to life • See the amazing rock formations of the Calanches de Piana • Visit idyllic sea-side Porto • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Martini, Olbia, Sardinia and the three-star Castel Vecchio Hotel, Ajaccio, Corsica • Return ferry crossings • Return flights to Olbia • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Join us on a wonderful two-centre holiday that combines a

three-night stay close to Sardinia’s famed Costa Smeralda, one of Europe’s most celebrated watering holes, with four nights in rugged Corsica, birthplace of the Emperor Napoleon and home to one of the Mediterranean’s most fascinating and diverse landscapes. With some delightful included excursions, and plenty of time in which to rest and relax, this is a perfect way to discover two island paradises in one.

Day One – Fly to Olbia Upon arrival in Sardinia’s northeast corner, meet your tour manager and make the short transfer by coach to the hotel. Day Two – Included excursion to the Costa Smeralda After a relaxed breakfast, board the coach for a leisurely introduction to the sun-kissed playground of the Costa Smeralda, a 20-kilometre stretch of reclaimed and tastefully developed coastline that over the last fifty years has grown to become one of the world’s most celebrated holiday playgrounds and haven to the Mediterranean’s sailing and private motor yacht community. Idyllic hidden coves, stunning beaches fringed by azure waters and backed by fragrant, herb-filled scrubland, tiny offshore islets and the ultra-chic ‘capital’ Porto Cervo, whose church and shopping arcade were both designed by the same architect, all contribute to Bonifacio the allure of this unique location. After the tour, Olbia return to the hotel in plenty Alghero of time for dinner. Capo Caccia

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Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel on arrival is approximately 15 minutes. On departure, the transfer time from your hotel to the airport will take approximately five hours including the ferry crossing from Corsica to Sardinia.

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Cagliari

Day Three – Included visit to Alghero Today’s excursion sees you travel to historic Alghero, the principal town of Sardinia’s north, and a thriving fishing port since earliest times. The Old Quarter, with its 16th-century cathedral and


Porto Cervo

Calanches of Piana, Gulf of Porto

Statue of Napoléon Bonaparte in Ajaccio

its narrow, cobbled streets, is surrounded by stout battlements linking seven defensive towers. This being Italy, delicious ice cream can be sampled at any number of gelatarie. The long, sweeping promenade stretches away past magnificent beaches, and looks out across the blue waters to distant Capo Caccia, a rocky promontory that in silhouette looks for all the world like a sleeping giant. After a marvellous day you’ll return to Olbia for a last evening in the hotel.

Your Hotels

Day Four – Ferry to Bonifacio and onward travel to Ajaccio Today sees you bid farewell to your Sardinian hosts, to journey to the port at Santa Teresa di Gallura for the sailing across to Corsica, which looms large on the northern horizon. Corsican landfall is made at the exquisite natural harbour and stunning fortified town of Bonifacio, set high upon wind- and wave-weathered cliffs, and one of the Mediterranean’s most spectacular locations. The tourist train will take you up to the famous haute ville to take in the stunning views. Perhaps enjoy a drink in one of the cafés that line the quayside, then re-board the coach for the onward journey north through some stunning scenery to your hotel in Ajaccio for the next four nights.

Hotel Martini, Olbia, Sardinia Half-Board

HHHH nights 1-3 Close to the centre of historic Olbia, overlooking the waters of the harbour and the shore-side park, this comfortable hotel offers bright, comfortable rooms with a TV balcony or patio and free Wi-Fi. The hotel is minutes away from the stunning Costa Smeralda beaches, and also offers a restaurant, bar/lounge and sun terrace. Dinner at the hotel is a set menu with two choices.

Castel Vecchio, Ajaccio, Corsica Half-Board

Day Five – Included guided tour of Ajaccio A half-day guided excursion introduces island capital Ajaccio, birthplace in 1769 of Napoléon Bonaparte. Set on a stunning, sweeping bay, Ajaccio would be a fascinating place even without its associations with the ‘Little Emperor’, with its ancient old town, its countless restaurants and cafés and its towering citadelle, which surveys the colourful vista. After the tour, spend more time in exploration and discovery, or return to the hotel to enjoy rest and relaxation by the pool Day Six – Included west coast tour and optional cruise A last enjoyable included excursion sees you head to the scenic nature reserve overlooking the blue Gulf of Porto, where the fantastical, UNESCO-listed Calanches are a collection of towering, oddly shaped and eroded, pink granite rock formations, carved by nature over millennia into the shapes of animals and other figures. The road winds through the reserve from sleepy Piana, with its pink houses and spectacular views, then on down to exquisite Porto, a famous resort town with its tiny harbour and pebbly beach overlooked by an ancient watchtower. Spend some time enjoying the surroundings, then re-board the coach for the return journey to Ajaccio, or more likely join the optional 90-minute return boat cruise to Calanques, a beautiful journey that will afford the best views of the towering Calanches from the water.

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Overlooking the blue waters of Ajaccio’s pretty, smaller harbour and set in the heart of the town within walking distance of its shops and attractions, the Castel Vecchio, a comfortable base for your stay, boasts an outdoor pool and terrace, bar and dining room, where you will enjoy a fixed menu dinner each evening. The majority of the air-conditioned rooms offer balcony and harbour view, as well as bath or shower and TV. There is free Wi-Fi in all public areas, and in addition to the hotel’s own, there are many bars in the local area.

Day Seven – Relax in Ajaccio Spend a last free day enjoying all the pleasures of Ajaccio. The energetic might hire a bicycle from the hotel, while others explore more of Ajaccio’s delights. The choices – and the pleasures – are yours. Enjoy a last dinner in the hotel. Day Eight – Flight back to the UK Bid farewell to the hotel, as you make the early scenic transfer back to Bonifacio, take the ferry back to Santa Teresa di Gallura and head back to Olbia for the return flight, at the end of a truly wonderful two-island holiday.

Port de Plaisance of Bonifacio, Corsica

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Undiscovered Southern Sardinia & the Little Green Train Combine rest and relaxation on stunning beaches, a rich history and the beautiful, mountainous interior of Italy’s largest island.

NEW for 2020

8-day escorted holiday from £1,139

Tuerredda Teulada Sardinia

Cagliari, Sardinia

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend a week in Sardinia’s unspoiled southwest corner • Rest and relax in your welcoming hotel • Discover some of Europe’s most stunning beaches • Perhaps see flocks of pink flamingos • Explore historic island capital Cagliari – once a Roman stronghold • Journey on the ‘Little Green Train’ through the mountainous interior • Spend a day on the offshore islands of Sant’ Antioco and San Pietro • Enjoy the chance to sample distinctive Sardinian cuisine and wines with Sardinian shepherds • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the, four-star Hotel Lu’ Hotel, Porto Pino • Return flights to Cagliari • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May, Jun & Sep 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Gatwick £1,169 • Manchester £1,199 • Stansted £1,139

‘Little Green Train’

A world away from the chic and glamour of the northern Costa

Smeralda, Sardinia’s southwest corner is an unspoiled region of mostly deserted beaches fringed by azure waters, watched over by fascinating island capital Cagliari, with its Roman remains and remnants of the prehistoric Nuragic civilisation. The region is also gateway to a rugged, mountainous interior through which the famous ‘Little Green Train’ makes its way. Based in a newly refurbished four-star country hotel in the quiet village of Sant’Anna Arresi, just ten minutes away by regular shuttle bus from the beautiful beach and tiny resort of Porto Pino, the holiday combines plenty of time for rest and relaxation with some fascinating included and optional excursions. Join your tour manager for a guided introduction to elegant Cagliari, a settlement since before Roman times, and which combines a sense of history with a modern charm and an air of relaxation. Explore the fortified Citadel, overlooking the scene, and stroll arcaded Via Roma and bustling Via Sardegna. An undoubted highlight will be the journey on the famous ‘Trenino Verde’ through forests, over ravines and through tunnels, calling at several remote villages, a world away from the beaches, towns and coast. With a last included excursion taking in the two beautiful offshore islands that grace Sardinia’s southwest corner, plenty of time to enjoy the pool, delightful Sant’Anna Arresi and Porto Pino’s beach, this is a wonderful holiday in a beautiful corner of the Mediterranean.

Personalise your holiday • Countryside tour with shepherd’s lunch (full day) – £63

Room for Sole Use Supplement £224

Your Hotel

Hotel Lu’, Porto Pino Half-Board

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Set just ten minutes by shuttle bus from the exquisite beach and tiny resort at Porto Pino, in the typically Sardinian commune of Sant’Anna Arresi, this hotel will be completely refurbished as a four-star establishment for 2020, and promises comfortable, well-appointed rooms, free Wi-Fi, restaurant, bar, terrace and outdoor pool, as well as a regular shuttle bus to the beach and bicycle hire for the energetic. Please note: The transfer time to your hotel will be approximately one hour.

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Etna, Taormina & Classic Sicily Take a two-centre holiday that lifts the veil on Italy’s southern island outpost, its treasures and its stunning natural wonders.

8-day escorted holiday from £999

Santa Flavia

Taormina & Mount Etna

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend three nights in the foothills of Mount Etna • Discover Europe’s most celebrated active volcano • Enjoy hill-top Taormina, one of the Mediterranean’s most sparkling treasures • Visit Syracuse, one of Ancient Greece’s most important cities • Spend a day exploring the beautiful Aeolian Islands • Spend four nights in the coastal town of Santa Flavia • Discover and explore Sicily’s colourful capital Palermo • The monastery at Monreale is one of Italy’s greatest glories • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Orrizonte, Acireale and the four-star Hotel Domina Zagarella, Santa Flavia • Return flights to Catania or Palermo • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Combine a three-night stay beneath the towering cone of snow-

capped Etna, with a four-night beachside stay close to Sicily’s historic capital Palermo. The holiday includes visits to Etna’s lava-strewn slopes and nearby hilltop Taormina, a memorable day amongst the offshore Aeolian isles and the chance to experience colourful Palermo. A visit to Archimedes’ ancient Syracuse and an opportunity, on an optional excursion, to visit Segesta’s remarkable Doric Temple and mountaintop Erice, complete your enjoyment. From your first hotel base in Acireale, explore Taormina’s marbled streets and famous Greco-Roman theatre, where modern day performances compete with views of distant Etna and the sea for audiences’ attention. You’ll also take in the once impregnable city of Syracuse, with its great temples, old town and great cathedral, before heading west towards the capital, pausing to spend a day on the sun-kissed volcanic Aeolian Isles. Your second base, in coastal Santa Flavia, provides opportunities to explore Palermo, visit Segesta on an optional excursion, and the chance to rest and relax by the beach and pool.

Available May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Gatwick £999 • Luton £999 • Manchester £1,019

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• Segesta (full day) – from £35

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £217

Hotel Orrizonte, Acireale Half-Board 

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Set amongst gardens and shaded by tall palms, this hotel, at the foot of Mount Etna, offers views of the volcano and the coastline. All air-conditioned rooms offer Wi-Fi, TV, safe, mini-bar and a hairdryer, and, in addition to an outdoor pool, the hotel boasts a restaurant, a pool bar, lounge and bar.

Hotel Domina Zagarella, Santa Flavia HHHH Half-Board  nights 4-7 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes from Catania and three hours from Palermo. On departure the transfer time is approximately two hours to Catania and 30 minutes to Palermo. Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of the year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

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Some 15 kilometres from Palermo, set high above a blue bay and overlooking typically Sicilian coastal town Santa Flavia, this modern hotel offers outdoor pools and terraces, a tennis court, gym, two restaurants, bars and a private beach. Bright, modern rooms offer a TV, free Wi-Fi, hairdryer and a balcony.

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Sicily – Palermo, Agrigento & the Aeolian Islands Combine the relaxed pleasures of a beach holiday with exploration of Italy’s fascinating, sun-kissed southern island outpost.

8-day escorted holiday from £979

Ruins of Castor and Pollox, Agrigento

Cefalú

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend seven nights in a wonderful beachside resort hotel • Explore historic Palermo’s Quattro Canti • Monreale’s monastery is one of Italy’s greatest glories • Step into the ancient past at Agrigento • Medieval Piazza Armerina sits in wooded hills • Spend a day in the off-shore Aeolian Isles • Enjoy free days of rest and relaxation • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Acacia Resort Hotel, near Cefalù • Return flights to Palermo • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Gatwick £979 • Liverpool £1,009 • Luton £979 • Stansted £1,099

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To holiday in Sicily might be to journey to the sun, to bathe in some

of the Mediterranean’s warmest waters and enjoy some of its best food and wine. Equally, however, it may be to take a passage through time, as you explore a land that was once the centre of the Ancient Greek world, and was temporarily ruled by Roman, Carthaginian, Norman and Spanish conquerors, all of whom have left their marks. On this wonderful escorted tour, in addition to joining some memorable excursions, you’ll have the opportunity to rest and relax in the hotel beside the Tyrrhenian Sea, and chances to venture into nearby Cefalù, the colourful resort town dominated by a mighty cathedral and the craggy outcrop of ‘La Rocca’, and fringed by a long, sandy beach. See the cathedral’s Byzantine mosaics, wander the surrounding maze of medieval cobbled streets, perhaps climb to the Temple of Diana, on the slopes of La Rocca, then reward yourself with lunch or an ice cream in one of Piazza Duomo’s many restaurants and cafés. On the included excursions, you’ll take in vibrant Sicilian capital Palermo, with its four colourful historic quarters (the Quattro Canti), and will explore nearby Monreale’s great Benedictine monastery and Norman cathedral, with its extraordinary mosaics. You’ll also journey further back in time to ancient Agrigento, with its temples, and to Casale’s Roman villa, and will enjoy a memorable day amongst the volcanic Aeolian Isles, cruising across blue waters from Milazzo.

• Madonie Natural Park & Castelbuono (full day) – £27

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £203

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Acacia Resort Hotel, Cefalù Half-Board

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Some ten miles west of Cefalù, this stylish, modern hotel complex boasts beautifully landscaped grounds leading down to a private stretch of beach. The wide range of amenities, including a new roof-top spa and vast outdoor pool, offers you opportunities to rest and relax at your leisure or to join in with activities as you wish. Air-conditioned rooms boast a TV, hairdryer and telephone, as well as a terrace or balcony.

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Sicily Italy’s sun-kissed southern island offers an intoxicating taste of Europe, tinged with Northern African spice.

8-day resort-based holiday from £799

Cefalù

Cefalù

Holiday Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy the choice of a range of four optional excursions to Palermo and Monreale, Agrigento, the Aeolian Isles and the Madonie Natural Park • Seven nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Artemis, Cefalù (alternative hotel available for a supplement) • Return flights to Palermo • Airport transfers • An experienced holiday manager in resort

Available May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Gatwick £799 • Liverpool £839 • Luton £809 • Stansted £999

Personalise your holiday • Palermo & Monreale (half day) – from £42 • Agrigento (full day) – from £48 • Aeolian Islands (full day) – from £76 • Madonie Natural Park (full day) – from £28

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £203

Though separated from the European mainland by the narrowest of

channels – space travellers would be forgiven for thinking that Italy’s stiletto-wearing foot was attached to the flattened football at its toe – Sicily is very different from its nearest neighbour, with a new surprise at every step. Stay in, or close to, the thoroughly Sicilian coastal town of Cefalù, overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea. Set beneath the craggy heights of ‘La Rocca’ and fringed by a sandy beach, Cefalù offers a wealth of history and character to savour and enjoy, a good selection of shops, many offering handcrafted Sicilian wares, and a wide number of restaurants, cafés and trattorie. Dependent upon your hotel choice, days can either be spent exploring delightful Cefalù or enjoying the facilities at the beach hotel, with opportunities to indulge in all the pleasures of a holiday in the sun, and to delve into the island’s rich history on some fascinating optional excursions. In Cefalù, keen walkers will head to ‘La Rocca’, or even hike into the Madonie Hills. At the beach hotel there are tennis courts, mini-golf and the pools, as well as ‘keep-fit’ classes for the energetic to enjoy, while for all, the simple pleasures of a sun lounger, a stroll along the beach front, or a seat in a café are yours to savour, under the reliable warmth of the Sicilian sun. Don’t miss Cefalù’s striking cathedral, with its Byzantine mosaics, overlooking bustling Piazza Duomo, the town’s beating heart and resting place after shopping or sightseeing. Beyond, the colourful island capital Palermo, Monreale’s vast monastery, Agrigento’s stunning ruins, the idyllic Aeolian Isles, and the rugged Madonie Natural Reserve, with its hill towns, can all be explored on optional excursions.

Your Hotel Choices

Hotel Artemis, Cefalù Bed & Breakfast 

HHHH Price from £799

 stone’s throw from the beach and close to the A town centre, this modern hotel with a restaurant and roof‑top sun desk, is housed in a former convent.

Acacia Resort Hotel, Cefalù Half-Board 

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour. Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

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HHHH Price from £840

 ome ten miles west of Cefalù, at the entrance to S the Madonie National park, this is a stylish holiday hideaway, with a host of amenities and attractions.

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The Beautiful Fjords of Western Norway This journey to one of the world’s most delightful destinations is less a holiday and more a treasured souvenir for life.

Kviknes Hotel

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy a stay in a wonderful fjord-side hotel • Be treated as honoured guests by the welcoming villagers • Journey by express boat from your hotel through breathtaking scenery to ‘Fjordland Capital’ Bergen • Take the fascinating ‘Fjord-Life’ tour • Explore further the pristine interior on unforgettable optional excursions • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Kviknes Hotel, Balestrand on Sognefjord • Return flights to Bergen • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Experience a hugely popular holiday that is a marvellous

introduction to one of the world’s most beautiful locations, which for centuries has drawn visitors to its unique landscape of sheer mountainsides plunging into the deep, dark waters. Beyond, its unspoiled hinterland of forests, lakes and pristine glaciers is towered over by soaring peaks, the refuges of sea eagle and reindeer. Few places in the world match the spectacle of this breathtaking corner, which charms and captivates at every step.

Day One – Fly to Norway Upon arrival in Bergen, meet your tour manager and make the memorably scenic transfer by coach to the idyllic village of Balestrand, on the shores of mighty Sognefjord, and to the warm and welcoming Kviknes Hotel.

Available Apr to Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £1,179 • Bristol £1,179 • Cardiff £1,209 • Edinburgh £1,209 • Gatwick* £949 • Glasgow £1,209 • Humberside £1,179 • Inverness £1,209 • Leeds/Bradford £1,209 • London City £1,209 • Luton* £955 • Manchester £1,179 • Newcastle £1,209 • Norwich £1,179 • Teesside £1,179

Personalise your holiday • Jostedal Glacier (half day) Day Four – from £71 • Norway in a Nutshell (full day) Day Five – from £198

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £385

 ettle in to your room and acquaint yourself with your beautiful S surroundings, before enjoying your first evening in the hotel.

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8-day escorted holiday from £949

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Day Two – At leisure in Balestrand Today is free to get to know Balestrand and its welcoming inhabitants, all of whom are keen to act as hosts for your visit, sharing their love of their beautiful location with you. Sognefjord – at 180 kilometres long, one of the world’s largest and, at 1,300 metres, one of the deepest – has been welcoming guests since the late 19th century, since the first British travellers came in search of clear mountain air and stunning scenery. The village, with its few shops, café, bank, historic wooden English church and neat, white-painted cottages and stylish artists’ villas, is surrounded by orchards. In springtime the valleys are be-decked with blossom, while winter still reigns in the mountains. In the autumn, new


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snow adorns the peaks, while summer lingers by the fjord, and the forests beyond the fjord-side are ablaze with vibrant colour. Whenever you visit Balestrand, the beauty of the natural setting will live long in the memory, as will the warmth of the welcome you receive virtually everywhere you go.

Your Hotel

Kviknes Hotel, Balestrand Half-Board

Day Three – Included Bergen cruise excursion The first of the included excursions is an unforgettable day trip, by express boat through the stunning scenery of Western Norway, to historic Bergen, the former Hanseatic trading port that is known as the ‘Gateway to the Fjords’. Join us to explore this city of narrow cobbled streets and medieval houses, with its vibrant harbour area with an open-air Fish Market. Former residence of medieval kings and queens and seat of a university, Bergen was also the birthplace of composer Edvard Grieg, one of Norway’s most famous sons. Don’t miss the chance to stroll through the ancient Bryggen area with its beautifully preserved wooden warehouses, nor the opportunity to view the city from above, by taking the quaint Fløibanen funicular railway to the summit of ‘Mount’ Fløyen. You’ll return to Balestrand in time for dinner. Day Four – At leisure or optional Jostedal Glacier excursion Rest and relax in your idyllic surroundings, or join today’s optional tour, to the breathtaking Jostedal Glacier. This formerly impenetrable east-west barrier – mainland Europe’s largest ice-flow – is a mesmerising natural wonder dominating the northern hinterland of the fjords. A visit here is a must, as much for the sight of the glacier itself as for the informative Norwegian Glacier Museum with its fascinating exhibits.

HHHH The Kviknes Hotel, which once welcomed the Kaiser and his entourage, is a magnificent, fjord-side, Swissstyle, wooden building, with a modern addition, both set against a breathtaking backdrop of snow-capped peaks. The hotel has fine public areas, including a spacious restaurant overlooking the fjord, large and comfortable lounges and a stylish bar – echoes of a bygone era! We offer a choice of three room types at Kviknes Hotel.

Choose the ‘Standard’ Room and you will be allocated a room by the hotelier on the ground floor in the modern building. For a supplement, stay in a room on a ‘Higher Floor’ with a balcony, or in a room with a balcony and truly spectacular ‘Fjord View’, both in the modern bedroom addition, which is connected to the reception area of the main building via a lift. All rooms have satellite TV and telephone.

Day Five – At leisure or optional ‘Norway in a Nutshell’ excursion Enjoy another day in your beautiful surroundings, or take the famous tour, that is one of the world’s most scenic journeys, by coach, boat and train, across the most stunning parts of the region. The day includes the unforgettable experience of the world famous Flåmsbana branch line train ride from Myrdal to Flåm – a truly remarkable 50-minute, 20-kilometre descent of 900 metres down the steep-sided valley – and a two-hour cruise through spectacular Aurlandsfjord and Nærøyfjord to the tiny port of Gudvangen. Day Six – Included ‘Fjord-Life’ excursion Join your guide for a day spent exploring beautiful Sognefjord, including the fascinating Sognefjord Boat Museum at Kaupanger, with its fine collection of fishing and ‘ice’ boats reflecting Norway’s age-old interaction with the sea and the fjords. Day Seven – At leisure in Balestrand A final day in Balestrand is free to make the very most of the village and its surroundings, and no doubt to bid farewell to your friendly hosts, before you enjoy a final dinner in the hotel, at the end of a truly unforgettable week in one of the world’s most beautiful corners. Day Eight – Fly back to the UK Bid goodbye to Balestrand, making the scenic way back to Bergen and the return flight to the UK, armed with a treasure trove of wonderful memories.

‘Norway in a Nutshell’ excursion

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Iceland – Reykjavík & the Northern Lights Discover Europe’s most surprising capital, explore the ‘Land of Fire and Ice’ and search for a celestial phenomenon.

4- or 5-day escorted holiday from £735*

Gullfoss Falls

Northern Lights

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • A guided tour of Reykjavík, Europe’s most northerly capital • Go in search of the Aurora Borealis – the fabled Northern Lights • On the five-day break, there’s the opportunity to join an excursion to view volcanoes and puffins • Three or four nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the Hotel Cabin, Reykjavík (upgrade hotel available for a supplement) • Return flights to Reykjavík (Keflavik) • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec 2020, Feb & Mar 2021

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Belfast £749 • Bristol £749 • Edinburgh £765 • Gatwick £765 • Glasgow £779 • Heathrow £829 • Luton £735 • Manchester £765

Personalise your holiday • Blue Lagoon (half day) – from £135 • Golden Circle Tour (full day) – from £139 • Southern Shore Adventure (full day) (five-day break only) – £138

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £162

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 45 minutes. *Prices based on a four-day tour. We also offer a five-day tour, please see our website for further details. Due to extremely high demand, and in order to avoid disappointment, we strongly recommended that you pre-book your optional excursions in advance. The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and therefore we can not guarantee that you will be able to view them during your visit. The order of the itinerary may change in order to give you the best chance of experiencing the Northern Lights.

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Strokkur Geyser

Enjoy a break with a difference, as you fly to the ‘Land of Fire and

Ice’ to explore one of Europe’s most surprising and welcoming cities, together with its surrounding glaciated landscape of smouldering volcanoes, plunging waterfalls, bubbling thermal pools and spouting geysers. With the chance perhaps to witness the extraordinary Aurora Borealis, a sight that has captivated and bewildered generations, this is a simply irresistible few days away. The break is based in a choice of hotels in colourful, welcoming Reykjavík, set between the mountains and the sea. The city offers a wide range of shopping, excellent restaurants and cafés and a lively nightlife. An included guided city tour takes in views from the extraordinary ‘Pearl’ – a glass-domed conference centre converted from disused water tanks – and landmarks such as the Presidential Residence and the towering Hallgrim’s Church. You’ll also head out of the city in search of the fabled Aurora. Optional excursions include a visit to the famous Blue Lagoon outdoor spa, and a Golden Circle tour, the misty torrents of the Gullfoss waterfall and a visit to the Strokkur waterspout complete a wonderful break.

Your Hotel Choices

Hotel Cabin, Reykjavík Bed & Breakfast 

HH Price from £735

Set on the promenade overlooking scenic Faxafloi Bay, and a 25-minute-walk from the city centre, the Cabin is a modern, well-equipped hotel offering comfortable rooms with satellite TV, and public amenities which include a restaurant serving buffet breakfast and a lobby bar.

Hotel Klettur, Reykjavík Bed & Breakfast 

HHH Price from £819

The centrally located Hotel Klettur is close to Reykjavík’s main shopping street and is also a pleasant walk to the elegant harbour and famous Hallgrímskirkja Church. The hotel offers a bar and lounge area, breakfast room and reception. The bedrooms have satellite TV, telephone, mini-fridge and tea/coffeemaking facilities.

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NEW for 2020

Tromsø – Northern Lights & Arctic Adventure Break Discover pristine, captivating Northern Norway and search for the magical Aurora from one of the best places to witness their glory.

4-day experience break from £839

Husky Safari

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend three nights in the sparkling ‘Gateway to the Arctic’ • Experience the wonders of the Arctic winter • Go in search of the Northern Lights on an included excursion to an ‘Aurora Base Station’ • Visit Tromsø’s Polar Museum, and waterside Polaria complex • The futuristic ‘Arctic Cathedral’, cutting-edge Kunstforening gallery and Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum modern art collection are amongst the city’s best-known attractions • Beer-lovers can visit ‘the world’s northernmost brewery’ • Enjoy Tromsø’s colourful bars, restaurants and cafés • Choose from an exciting range of optional excursions, which include husky dog-sledding, snowmobiling, a coastal Fjord and Wildlife Cruise, and the chance to meet the indigenous, Sami people • Three nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Thon Hotel Polar, Tromsø • Return flights to Tromsø • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Representation in resort

Tromsø

Northern Lights, Tromsø

Journey 200 miles above the Arctic Circle, to northern Norway’s

compact, colourful Tromsø. Crowned by its towering cathedral, and home to welcoming bars and restaurants that warm the winter days, vibrant Tromsø is also gateway to the vast, pristine wilderness that lies beyond. Discover the city and its surroundings, and go in search of the celestial wonder of the Northern Lights, a phenomenon that often completes the delight of a visit to this fascinating corner of Europe. Explore the delights of Tromsø, where the quayside market, famous Polar Museum, paying tribute to Arctic pioneers, stunning ‘Arctic Cathedral’, Nordnorsk art museum, waterside Polaria exhibition and the Ludwig Mack Brewery are amongst the highlights. Join the included excursion to an ‘Aurora Base Station’, for the best chance of glimpsing the extraordinary celestial phenomenon that flickers in the northern skies, and perhaps take the cable car to the summit of Mt Storsteinen for unsurpassed views. A choice of wonderful optional tours, including Husky and Snowmobile safaris and coastal cruises, are available, adding to the excitement and enjoyment of your visit to this remarkable winter wonderland.

Available Feb, Mar 2020, Feb & Mar 2021

Fly direct from • Gatwick £839

Personalise your holiday • Snowmobile Safari (approx 7 hours) – £170 • Husky Sleigh Safari (approx 5 hours) – £165 • Fjord and Wildlife Cruise (approx 3–4 hours) – £98 • Sami Reindeer Experience (approx 4 hours) – £125

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £146

Your Hotel

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes. The above timings include travel to and from the excursion. The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and therefore we can not guarantee that you will be able to view them during your visit. The order of the itinerary may change in order to give you the best chance of experiencing the Northern Lights.

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Thon Hotel Polar, Tromsø Bed & Breakfast

HHH

The 132-room Hotel Polar is ideally situated, very close to the main shopping street, Storgata, and the welcoming bars and restaurants of Tromsø. Breakfast is a highlight of the stay in stylish Scandinavian surroundings, and rooms offer complimentary Wi‑Fi, tea/coffee-making facilities, mini-bar and TV. The adjacent restaurant is a popular choice for dinner, and there is a fitness centre on site.

Visit us online: www.newmarketholidays.co.uk

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Hidden Portugal Discover a delightful corner of Portugal brimming with fascination, exuding the warmest of welcomes and home to famous wines.

8-day escorted holiday from £709

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Discover Portugal’s vibrant second city Porto, in its splendid setting above the River Douro • Pay a visit to a port wine lodge • Journey along the scenic Costa Verde • Explore the Vinho Verde vineyards and discover historic Ponte de Lima’s ancient Roman bridge • Explore the historic fishing towns of Póvoa de Varzim and Vila do Conde • Guided visits to Viana do Castelo and Ponte de Lima in the northern Minho region • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Estalagem Santo André, Póvoa de Varzim (upgrade hotel available for a supplement) • Return flights to Porto • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Porto

Based in a choice of excellent hotels close to the historic Costa

Verde fishing town of Póvoa de Varzim, beautifully set on the glorious Atlantic coast, this hugely popular holiday includes three guided excursions – to Porto, along the coast and into the northern Minho region – as well as opportunities, on further optional tours, to explore the vineyards of the Douro Valley, historic former capital Braga, and Spain’s stunning pilgrimage shrine at Santiago de Compostela.

Day One – Fly to Portugal Upon arrival in Porto, meet your tour manager and board the coach for the short transfer to your chosen hotel.

Available

Day Two – Included Porto tour Our first included excursion, taken in the company of your tour manager, is a full-day visit to Portugal’s second city, Porto. The city that gave its name to the country is ancient, time weathered, and clings haphazardly to the hillsides above the beautiful River Douro. During the day there will also be a visit to one of the city’s many famous port wine lodges, the chance perhaps to enjoy lunch in a riverside restaurant and an optional boat trip on the Douro will also be available (payable locally). You’ll return to Póvoa for dinner.

Apr to Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £725 • Gatwick £709 • Luton £709 • Manchester £725 • Stansted £725

Personalise your holiday • Douro Valley and Régua (full day) Day Three – from £52 • Póvoa walking tour (half day) Day Four – from £15 • Barcelos & Braga (full day) Day Five – from £23 • Santiago de Compostela (full day) Day Six – from £38

Tour Only without flights from £550  ravel at your convenience by making your own T arrangements to your hotel on selected dates.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £140

Santiago de Compostela

Viana do Castelo

Ponte de Lima Barcelos

Vila do Conde Póvoa de Varzim Porto Régua

Portugal

Spain

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes.

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Day Three – Optional Douro River Valley excursion Rest and relax in Póvoa and its surroundings, or join the first of the optional excursions, a guided introduction to the beautiful, wine-producing Douro Valley, taking in the romantic Amarante area and the wonderfully scenic Mesao Frio en route to the small port of Régua, the home of port-wine. There will be a visit to a working quinta, and the opportunity to stroll through the estate’s vineyards as the history of port-wine making is explained.


Porto

Ponte de Lima

Bom Jesus shrine

Day Four – At leisure or optional walking tour of Póvoa Spend another relaxed day in the hotel and its surroundings, or join your tour manager for a leisurely guided stroll along the seafront promenade to enjoy a light hearted guided walking tour of delightful Póvoa de Varzim. Take in the beautiful beach and the Atlantic views, and discover the tiny port, where the local fishermen land their catch in traditional fashion. A selection of shops, bars, cafés and restaurants – most serving freshly caught seafood – as well as the well-known Monumental Casino ensure Póvoa’s reputation as a pleasant holiday resort, brought to life on the tour. Guests staying at the Estalagem Santo André may consider taking the public bus (payable locally) back to the hotel, or making their way back along the promenade.

Your Hotel Choices

Day Five – Optional Barcelos and Braga excursion Today’s fullday optional tour first takes in Barcelos, home to Europe’s largest open-air market – a colourful, bustling hive of activity offering a huge range of locally produced goods. From here you’ll continue to Braga, former catholic capital of Portugal, with its great cathedral, and where the fabled Bom Jesus shrine, standing over 400 metres above sea level, affords marvellous views. Set in the heart of the verdant Minho region in Portugal’s northwest, ancient university seat Braga is one of the country’s oldest settlements and its spiritual capital.

Estalagem Santo André, Póvoa de Varzim Half-Board

HHH Price from £709

The family-run Santo André, which in our opinion is of a superior three-star standard, is situated beside a long, sandy beach. The centre of Póvoa can be reached on foot along a newly opened two-mile seaside path, or by regular public bus service. All bedrooms have been refurbished and have air conditioning, mini-bar and satellite TV. The public rooms include a restaurant offering panoramic views, a reception with free Wi-Fi, bar and lounge area and outdoor swimming pool.

Axis Vermar Beach Hotel, Póvoa de Varzim Half-Board

Day Six – At leisure or optional Santiago de Compostela excursion The last of the optional excursions journeys across the border, to fabled Santiago de Compostela, one of Spain’s most historic and beautiful cities. Marvellously preserved, the Romanesque cathedral lies at the city’s heart, perhaps the firstever tourist destination for the thousands of pilgrims who, in medieval times, followed the route along the Camino to Santiago.

HHHH Price from £751

The well-appointed Axis Vermar Beach Hotel is located next to the beach in the centre of Póvoa de Varzim, and offers an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and table tennis for the energetic, a comfortable bar and lounge areas, a reception and restaurant with glorious sea views. There is also a wellness centre. Air-conditioned rooms offer a hairdryer, a mini-bar and a satellite TV.

Day Seven – Included tour of the Minho region The included tour today takes in the beautiful coastal region of the Minho region, including the typical seaside town of Viana do Castelo, situated on the estuary of the River Lima, and further inland the market town of Ponte de Lima. One of the highlights in Viana do Castelo is the Basilica de Santa Lucia, with wonderful views over the surrounding area. Continue through the Vinho Verde vineyards, to the historic market town of Ponte de Lima, famous for its 18th-century fountain and ancient Roman bridge.

Porto

Day Eight – Fly home to the UK Bid “Adeus” to this delightful region of Portugal, transferring back to the airport and the return flight home, at the end of a hugely enjoyable stay.

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Lisbon, Seville & the Glorious Algarve Explore two great Iberian cities, and enjoy the warm and welcoming Portuguese holiday haven.

8-day escorted holiday from £659 £859

Albufeira

Lisbon

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy a warming stay in Portugal’s sun-kissed holiday haven • Discover and explore the historic Portuguese capital • Visit the stunning ‘City of Flamenco’, breathtaking Seville • Rest and relax in your chosen hotel, and join optional excursions that will bring to life the colour and charm of the Algarve • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Auramar Beach Resort, Albufeira (upgrade hotel available for a supplement) • Return flights to Faro • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Feb to Apr, Nov, Dec 2020, Feb to Apr 2021

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Belfast £755 • Birmingham £765 • Bournemouth £755 • Bristol £699 • East Midlands £765 • Edinburgh £755 • Gatwick £659 • Glasgow £755 • Leeds/Bradford £765 • Liverpool £739 • Luton £689 • Manchester £755 • Newcastle £765 • Southend £659 • Stansted £659

Personalise your holiday • Silves & Caldas de Monchique – from £32 • Lagos, Sagres & Cape St Vincent – from £34 • Olhão, Faro & Tavira – from £35

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £140

Seville

Join us in the heart of Portugal’s celebrated southern coast, a perfect place in which to rest and relax, and in addition to enjoying the warmth and colour of this ever-popular corner of the world, join our friendly tour manager to discover and explore two fascinating cities – one the historic Portuguese capital, and the other the stunning backdrop to Bizet’s Carmen and Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. Some enjoyable optional excursions complete the week-long stay.

Journey north to explore the wonderful Portuguese capital of Lisbon, where highlights include the ornate architecture of the Belém quarter, the Baixa’s grid of wide tree-lined avenues, and the narrow streets of the Alfama district. A second included excursion takes in Seville, the great ‘City of Flamenco’ and one of Spain’s greatest treasures. Stunning buildings, beautiful parks, grand boulevards and atmospheric Old Quarters, a magnificent Cathedral, Spain’s oldest bullring and a Moorish Alcazar leading through to the historic Jewish Quarter all add to the atmosphere of this special place. Optional excursions to the wooded hinterland, to the rugged, windswept western peninsula, and to the colourful coastal towns and villages of the eastern Algarve, complete a marvellous holiday.

Your Hotel Choices

Auramar Beach Resort, Albufeira HHH Half-Board  Price from £659 Set a few metres from its beach of golden sand, the Auramar is a welcoming resort hotel boasting superb sea views from its pools, terraces and gardens, two tennis courts (small charge) and a host of activities and diversions for the energetic. Bright, air-conditioned rooms have a balcony, satellite TV and mini-bar, and the hotel boasts the Panorama restaurant and lobby bar, and there is free Wi-Fi in public areas.

Vila Gale Cerro Alagoa, Albufeira* HHHH Half-Board  Price from £805

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 45 minutes. *Due to the location of the hotel Vila Gale Cerro Alagoa, it may not be suitable for those with walking difficulties.

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Located in the heart of Albufeira, and just a few minutes walk from Fisherman’s Beach, the well appointed Vila Gale Cerro offers a health club, an indoor swimming pool, two outdoor swimming pools, a restaurant, café bar, and British style pub. All of the bedrooms are air-conditioned with a hairdryer, telephone, satellite TV, safe, mini-bar, and Wi-Fi.

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Pousadas of Portugal Savour the very best of Portugal with stays in three historic, charming and unique Pousada hotels along the way.

8-day escorted holiday from from£1,105 £859

Óbidos

Porto

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Stay in three of Portugal’s famed Pousada hotels • Discover historic capital Lisbon • Visit UNESCO-listed Royal Sintra • Enjoy chic Cascais and elegant Estoril • Admire Cabo da Roca, Europe’s westernmost point • Journey to medieval Óbidos and Coimbra – the ‘Oxford of Portugal’ • Taste regional wines, bread and cheeses • See Aveiro’s Venetian-like lagoon and canals • Visit beguiling Porto – historic second city • Discover the Douro Valley of the ‘Golden River’ • Seven nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the Pousada de Queluz, near Lisbon, the Pousada de Viseu, and the Pousada Mosteiro de Amares • Four evening meals • Outbound flight to Lisbon, returning from Porto • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available

Pousada Mosteiro de Amares

Enjoy luxurious accommodation in a trio of fabled Pousada hotels

offering traditional hospitality in remarkable settings, and discover some of Portugal’s most delightful locations as you travel through the heart of the country. Explore colourful capital Lisbon, elegant Estoril and glorious Sintra, head north via hilltop Óbidos and ‘Portuguese Oxford’ Coimbra, and savour wine-producing Viseu, Porto and the ‘Golden River’ Douro as they are all brought to life on this wonderful Portuguese journey of discovery. Begin in Lisbon, where a guided tour evokes a sense of times past, when great explorers set off for the New World, and lifts the veil on the presentday vitality of the ornate Belém quarter, the Baixa’s avenues fringed with cafés and restaurants, and the narrow streets of the Alfama. Set off then on a fascinating tour crammed with colourful highlights, and at each day’s end, enjoy the comforts and unique surroundings of the Pousadas – sheer delight.

Your Hotels

May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Pousada de Queluz, Lisbon 

HHHH nights 1-3

This former headquarters of the Royal Guard is set across from the Royal Palace – ‘Portugal’s Versailles’. It boasts a restaurant housed in the former kitchen, a bar and beautiful public rooms furnished in wood and marble and individually styled, beautifully finished bedrooms.

Fly from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham* £1,329 • Edinburgh £1,289 • Gatwick £1,119 • Leeds/Bradford* £1,329 • Luton £1,105 • Manchester £1,155 • Stansted £1,119 • Teesside* £1,329

Pousada de Viseu, Viseu 

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £210

HHHH nights 4-5

Housed in an old hospital, adapted by a renowned architect, this landmark building, just five minutes from a beautiful park, boasts a superb wellness centre and outdoor pools, the latter with views over the town.

Pousada Mosteiro de Amares, Amares HHHH  nights 6-7

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes on arrival and one hour and 15 minutes on departure.

One of the ‘Small Luxury Hotels of the World’, this truly luxurious Pousada is a converted monastery. Superb amenities include an outdoor pool and tennis court.

*The flights from these airports are indirect. You will be required to change aircraft en-route, where there will be a short wait for your next flight. Your luggage will be thru-checked to your final destination.

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Barcelona, Montserrat & the Pyrenees Revel in the excitement of one of Europe’s ‘must-see’ cities with its Gaudí masterpieces and journey to Catalonia’s spiritual home.

6-day escorted holiday from £629

Montserrat

La Sagrada Familia

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy a guided tour of wonderful Olympic city Barcelona • See Gaudí ’s monumental Sagrada Familia • Journey to the sacred mountain-top shrine at Montserrat • Enjoy a scenic journey through the Catalan Pyrenees • Five nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Caprici Verd Hotel, Santa Susanna • Return flights to Spain • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Apr to Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £759 • Bournemouth £749 • Bristol £835 • Edinburgh £689 • Gatwick £629 • Liverpool £629 • Luton £649 • Manchester £685 • Stansted £649

Soak up the irrepressible magic of the enthralling, stylish Olympic

city of Barcelona, with its vitality and its heart-stopping sights, and climb to the sacred hill-top monastery of Montserrat, Catalonia’s spiritual symbol. A delightful scenic tour of the Catalan Pyrenees, crossing into France, and an opportunity to discover historic walled Girona on an optional excursion, complete a hugely enjoyable holiday in one of Europe’s most colourful corners. In the company of your tour manager you’ll visit the sacred hill-top monastery of Montserrat, Catalonia’s spiritual symbol, which is accessible by winding road, rack railway or cable car. A delightful leisurely escorted drive through the rolling foothills – and some higher passes – of the Catalan Pyrenees is also included. Crossing the border into France you’ll visit famously sunny Font-Romeu-Oreillo, the walled town of Villefranche de Conflent and Perpignan. There’s plenty of time to enjoy the hotel’s amenities and surroundings or take an optional excursion to discover historic walled Girona with an included guided walking tour which introduces this typically Catalan city, before some free time for exploring. Don’t miss the cathedral’s cool cloisters, the wonderfully restored Arab baths or Europe’s best-preserved Jewish quarter.

Personalise your holiday • Coastal walk and boat ride (half day) – from £23 • Girona (half day) – from £28

Room for Sole Use Supplement £110

Your Hotel

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour.  ntrance to La Sagrada Familia is not included within the guided tour E as it can only be booked online in advance. Please note free time in Barcelona city will be between the hours of 13:00hrs and 15:00hrs.

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Caprici Verd Hotel, Santa Susanna Half-Board

HHHH

Situated on the seafront, just 100 metres from the beach and a short stroll from the town centre, this modern hotel has 266 guestrooms, each with air conditioning, satellite TV, hairdryer, heating, safe, minibar, balcony and a telephone. Leisure facilities include a gym, spa pool, sauna and both indoor and outdoor swimming pools. The restaurant serves a varied buffet breakfast.

Visit us online: www.newmarketholidays.co.uk


NEW for 2021

Discover Mallorca & the Orange Blossom Train From your base in historic Palma, discover the beautiful hinterland and some stunning natural wonders of Europe’s most celebrated holiday isle.

6-day 8-day escorted holiday from £859 £765

Palma Cathedral

Port de Soller

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy a stay in Palma, Mallorca’s historic capital • Walking tour of the atmospheric Old Town and the majestic cathedral • Board the Orange Blossom Train for the hour-long journey through the pretty countryside • A vintage tram takes you from hilltop Sóller to the portresort below • Included tour of the island’s mountain-backed northwest coast • Cross the central plain Es Pla to the east coast • Explore the extraordinary caves and spectacular underground lake at Cuevas del Drach • Taste Mallorca’s fine wines and local produce on a ‘foodies’ optional excursion • Five nights' carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star THB Mirador, Palma • Return flights to Palma • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Vintage train Palma to Soller

Enjoy a relaxed, warming break discovering beautiful Mallorca,

a fragrant island paradise of citrus orchards, vineyards and spectacular, pine-covered hills, overlooking a sun-kissed plain and fringed by a stunning coastline, largely free of the high-rise developments of modern packaged tourism. Soak up the atmosphere of historic Palma, one of Europe’s most attractive cities, journey through the scenic countryside by historic train and comfortable coach and uncover the unspoiled ‘other side’ of a true Mediterranean gem. Colourful Palma is a perfect base, with its lively Old Town of tapas bars, cafés and restaurants, sweeping seafront boulevard and elegant shopping streets. Included tours will bring to life the walled city and its monumental cathedral. Undoubted highlights of the holiday will be the wonderful days in the surrounding countryside– the first by historic train and vintage tram into the towering Tramuntana hills, where pretty Sóller and its port, and stunning coastal village Deia await exploration, and the second a journey across the central plain to the beautiful, unspoiled east coast and the extraordinary limestone caverns of the Coves del Drac.

Available Feb to May 2021

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Belfast £889 • Bristol £779 • Gatwick £765 • Luton £765 • Manchester £799

Your Hotel

Personalise your holiday • Wine tour (full day) Day Four – £79

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £180

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel on arrival is approximately 20 minutes.

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THB Mirador, Palma  Bed & Breakfast

HHHH

This casual yet stylish four-star hotel sits in a prime location opposite the city’s ever-colourful harbour, with views across the marina and out to sea, sweeping round to Palma’s spectacular cathedral. The Old Town is a 15-minute walk away. It offers comfortable, airconditioned, soundproofed rooms with TV, free Wi-Fi, safe, refrigerator and hairdryer, as well as a coffeeshop, buffet breakfast room and terrace overlooking the seafront promenade.

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Seville, Granada & Classic Spain Join this exciting exploration of Andalucía, birthplace of Picasso, home of flamenco and cradle of the gypsy life.

6-day escorted holiday from £655

La Alhambra, Granada

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Stay in the heart of the ‘real’ Andalucía, in the hills behind the sun-kissed Costa • Enjoy a full-day visit to Seville, the ‘City of Flamenco’ and setting for Bizet’s Carmen • Journey towards the Sierra Nevada, beneath which the great Moorish city of Granada stands • Visit Granada and enjoy a visit to the world-renowned Alhambra, its exquisite gardens and stunning palaces • Visit the Andalucían city of Ronda • Five nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Las Villas de Antikaria, Antequera (upgrade hotel and board basis available for a supplement) • Return flights to Málaga • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Mar to Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Belfast £719 • Birmingham £719 • Bristol £719 • East Midlands £689 • Gatwick £655 • Leeds/Bradford £749 • Liverpool £689 • Luton £669 • Manchester £689 • Newcastle £719 • Southend £799 • Stansted £669 • Teesside £849

Personalise your holiday • Cordoba (full day) Day Three – from £56

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £150

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour. Since some attractions visited offer free admission to visitors at certain times of the year, we do not include entrance fees. These will be payable locally where applicable.

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From your base in the quintessentially Andalusian town of

Antequera, enjoy full-day visits to Granada – with entrance to the stunning Alhambra gardens – to glorious, historic Seville, the ‘City of Flamenco’ and setting for Bizet’s Carmen and to enchanting, white-washed, hill-top town of Ronda, atop its famous Gorge. There’s also the chance, on a fascinating optional excursion taken in the company of our tour manager, to visit the magnificent Moorish stronghold of Cordoba, with its extraordinary Mezquita.

Day One – Fly to Spain Fly into Málaga, and board the coach for the approximately hour-long transfer into the sun-baked Andalusian hills and your hotel base in Antequera. Dependent on your arrival time, rest and relax in the hotel, and enjoy a first dinner in a wide choice of restaurants, traditional tapas bars and cafés. Day Two – Included Seville excursion The first of the included excursions heads to historic Seville, the great ‘City of Flamenco’, setting for Bizet’s ‘Carmen’ and Mozart’s ‘The Marriage of Figaro’, both of which draw heavily on the city’s heady atmosphere. Seville, where every street is lined with orange trees, has a rich and colourful history, which is reflected in great buildings, beautiful parks, grand boulevards and several atmospheric Old Quarters of narrow streets, which open on to tree-lined squares. Don’t miss the magnificent Cathedral, one of the largest Gothic Cordoba churches in Christendom, with its 300ft Seville high Giralda Tower and much-debated Granada ‘tomb’ of Christopher Columbus, and Antequera perhaps pay a visit to the immense Ronda Málaga Plaza de Toros, Spain’s oldest bullring, where the traditions of the corrida are revered despite the controversy they engender in many. Close by, the cool courtyards of the Moorish Alcazar lead through to the Juderia, or Jewish Quarter. Wander towards sweeping Plaza de Espana which is the city’s

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Plaza Virgen de Los Reyes, Seville

Plaza de Espana, Seville

La Alhambra, Courtyard

Plaza de Toros de Ronda, Ronda Bullring

ornate, fountain-fronted centrepiece. The River Guadalquivir, tidal some fifty miles inland, and up which Columbus once sailed in triumph following his discovery of the New World, still brings great ships to the city’s port, and divides Seville from Triana, the pleasant district on the opposite shore.

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Day Three – Optional Cordoba excursion Today can be spent at leisure, perhaps exploring Antequera, a settlement since prehistoric times, and with its great Moorish fortress known as the ‘heart of Andalucía’, overlooked by the limestone crag of La Peña de Los Enamorados – or ‘Lovers’ Leap’, which is shrouded in local legend. Many however will join today’s optional excursion across the plain to the great city of Cordoba. This fabled, elegant former Moorish and Roman capital of Spain is full of fascination. At its heart is the breathtaking treasure of the Mezquita, the huge Mosque into which the Christian cathedral has been incorporated, but which retains much of its austere grandeur that reflected Cordoba’s position as the greatest Moorish city in Europe. Surrounding the Mezquita, the narrow lanes and corridors of the ancient Juderia evoke a sense that nothing has changed for a thousand years. You’ll have the chance to explore the city under your own steam, following our guided tour of the Mezquita, and return to Antequera later this evening.

Hotel Las Villas de Antikaria, Antequera Bed & Breakfast

HHH

Price from £655

This comfortable hotel is well located within walking distance of the centre of Antequera and all its amenities and attractions, which include a fine selection of bars, restaurants and shops. The hotel has its own restaurant, bar, cafeteria and large sun terrace. Rooms all have private facilities, Wi-Fi, air conditioning, hairdryer and telephone.

Hotel Antequera, Antequera Bed & Breakfast

This elegant four-star hotel enjoys excellent facilities and high standards of accommodation. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, gym, gardens and terraces, piano bar, cafeteria, restaurant, hair salon and souvenir shop. There is also a spa, indoor swimming pool and golf-course (treatments and green fees payable locally). Bedrooms have private facilities, air conditioning, satellite TV, mini-bar, safety deposit box and a hairdryer. Half-Board upgrade is available for a supplement.

Day Four – Included Ronda excursion Today’s included excursion is a scenic wonder, as you travel across the plain, through a countryside dotted with villages of whitewashed houses to the truly stunning town of Ronda, in the heart of the Andalusian hills. Set above the dramatic El Tajo gorge, which cuts a swathe through the sierra, this once Moorish citadel is a delight, with a maze of narrow streets, some fine Renaissance houses, its historic bullring and – across the Puente Nuevo bridge which spans the gorge – the fascinating Roman-style baths. Day Five – Included Granada excursion Board the coach this morning for the day’s unforgettable excursion, journeying north through the foothills of the Alpujarras to the great city of Granada. Set majestically atop three hills, which rise steeply from the Andalusian Plain, this former Moorish capital, with its views to the snow-capped Sierra Nevada, is one of Spain’s greatest treasures. Upon arrival, enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city, culminating with a visit to the awe-inspiring Alhambra, the beautiful park and walled settlement crowned by some of the world’s finest Moorish palaces. Discover the ancient Alcazaba citadel and the Generalife, royal retreat in the heart of the complex, as well as what are some of the world’s most beautiful formal gardens, reflecting the glories of a great empire. This evening you’ll return to Antequera after a thoroughly absorbing day.

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Price from £749

Ronda

Day Six – Fly back to the UK Bid “Adios” to Andalucía today, transferring back to Málaga and the flight home, after a memorable few days in a simply wonderful part of the world.

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Bilbao, San Sebastian & the Vineyards of Rioja Enjoy the delights of one of Europe’s finest corners, and one of its most famous wine-producing regions, uncorked for your pleasure.

8-day escorted holiday from £805

Biarritz

San Sebastian

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend seven nights in Isla on the stunning Cantabrian Coast • Take the included guided tour of San Sebastian’s parks, beaches and sights • Sample San Sebastian’s legendary pintxos tapas • Enjoy a guided tour of great Basque city Bilbao • Entrance to the glittering Guggenheim Museum • Explore La Rioja, Spain’s famed wine-producing region • Visit Haro, with its historic bodegas, and enjoy a wine-tasting • Santo Domingo de la Calzada is on the famed ‘Camino’ pilgrims’ trail • Discover elegant Santander and fashionable Biarritz, on optional excursions • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Isla Bella Spa, Isla (upgrade hotel available for a supplement) • Return flights to Bilbao • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Bristol £839 • Gatwick £855 • Manchester £819 • Southend £805 • Stansted £855

Personalise your holiday • Biarritz (full day) – from £49 • Santander (full day) – from £28

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £210

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 15 minutes.

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From your base in the charming ‘Blue Flag’ resort of Isla, on the

Cantabrian Coast, with its charming collection of pristine beaches – enjoy visits to the city of San Sebastian, with its spectacular beachfront and beguiling old quarter, and thriving Bilbao, with entrance to the famous Guggenheim Museum. Explore La Rioja, home to some of Spain’s most celebrated wines, and, on optional excursions, discover elegant Santander and French playground Biarritz. From your resort base, journey first to exquisite San Sebastian. Explore the labyrinthine Old Town, sample the famous pintxos tapas or locally caught fish, and take in La Concha, one of the world’s finest urban beaches and, across the River Urumea, the Belle-Époque Gros district. A second included excursion is to Basque capital Bilbao, where the ancient combines with the thoroughly modern, the former in the lanes of the Casco Viejo, the elegant old town, and the latter a wonderful riverside stroll away at the titanium-clad Museo Guggenheim. Entrance to the museum, home to one of Spain’s finest collections of modern art, is included. With the third included tour an introduction to the wine-producing Rioja region, and with opportunities to take in exquisite St Jean de Luz and fabled Biarritz, as well as regional capital Santander, and all the delights of Isla to enjoy, this will be a perfect tour of a beautiful corner of Spain.

Your Hotel Choices

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Hotel Isla Bella Spa, Isla Half-Board 

HHH Price from £805

The family run Isla Bella Spa enjoys an enviable location in the centre of Isla with direct access to the beach with wonderful views of the Cantabrian coast. Facilities include Wi-Fi, reception, spa and wellness centre, restaurant and bar and lounge area. The bedrooms have a mini-bar, safe and a TV, and are air-conditioned.

Hotel Olimpo, Isla Half-Board 

HHHH Price from £928

This family-run hotel has magnificent views of the sea and surrounding mountains. A short pleasant walk from the centre of Isla, the Olimpo offers an outdoor pool (mid June to mid September), fitness centre, tennis court, gardens, restaurant, bar and lounge area. Rooms have a mini-bar, safe, TV, and are air-conditioned.

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Little Trains of the Pyrenees Take slow journeys through the beautiful border country between Spain and France, on some wonderful mountain railway trains.

6-day escorted holiday from £769

Núria Rack Railway

Little Yellow Train

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend five nights on the beautiful Costa Brava • Unspoiled Roses, your holiday base, sits on a sweeping bay • Enjoy the views from the Roses Express road train • The historic Little Yellow Train climbs into the French Pyrenees from UNESCO-listed Villefranche-de-Conflent, one of France’s prettiest towns • The Núria Rack Railway offers the only access to the yearround Spanish mountain resort, with tastings of local produce • Discover the stunning Upper Aude Valley on France’s Red Train • Three heritage train journeys and a ticket for the Roses ‘road-train’ • Five nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Prestige Hotel Coral Platja, Roses, or the three-star Hotel Prestige Victoria including a glass of wine at dinner • Return flights to Spain • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

From your unspoiled Costa Brava base beside the blue

Mediterranean, journey into the heart of the stunning Pyrenean countryside aboard some delightful railways. Wind your way upwards on sometimes modern, sometimes historic rolling stock, and across some marvels of railway engineering. Based in the delightful resort of Roses, this holiday includes a ride aboard the quaint, tractor-hauled, ‘tourist’ road train, the Roses Express, which winds its way from the resort into the wooded Cap de Creus National Park. The historic Little Yellow Train, will take you through the sun-kissed French Pyrenees from picture-postcard-perfect, UNESCO-listed, walled Villefranche-de-Conflent, across bridges and viaducts and through stunning scenery to Mont-Louis with its citadel and city walls. A 45-minute journey aboard the two-car Núria Rack Railway – through a steep, forested gorge to remote ski station and pilgrimage shrine Núria, and a last Pyrenean ride aboard the hundred-year-old ‘Red’Train du pays Cathare et du Fenouillèdes, travelling through the spectacular scenery of castle-dotted Cathar Country, complete a wonderful holiday.

Your Hotel

Depending on your departure date you will be staying at one of the two carefully chosen hotels described below. Your hotel will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Available Apr to Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £789 • Bournemouth £769 • Bristol £769 • East Midlands £909 • Edinburgh £829 • Gatwick £769 • Liverpool £855 • Luton £839 • Manchester £999 • Stansted £769

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £125

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 30 minutes from Girona airport, and approximately two hours and 30 minutes from Barcelona airport. Your flight times and arrival airport may vary between Barcelona and Girona and will be advised at the time of booking.

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Prestige Hotel Coral Platja, Roses Half-Board 

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300 metres from the centre of Roses, offering an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi, bar and a buffet restaurant plus air-conditioned rooms with a TV, hairdryer, safe deposit box (extra charge), telephone and mini-fridge. Sea view rooms are available for a supplement.

Hotel Prestige Victoria, Roses Half-Board 

HHH

Beside Santa Margarita Beach, approximately two kilometres from the centre of Roses. It has an outdoor pool, a spa with steam room, sauna, massages and a small indoor pool, Wi-Fi, a bar and a buffet restaurant. Rooms have a balcony, air conditioning, TV, hairdryer, safe deposit box (extra charge), telephone, and mini‑fridge. Most rooms have partial sea views.

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NEW Small-Group Tour

Historic Paradors of Hidden Spain Stay in three delightful paradors and discover a spectacular backdrop of ocean and mountains in one of Spain’s most fascinating corners.

8-day escorted holiday from £1,375

Santillana del Mar, Cantabria

Santiago de Compostela

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Stay in three historic Parador hotels, all with echoes of royalty and nobility • Enjoy the delights of fashionable Santander • Visit Santillana del Mar – one of Spain’s prettiest villages • Catch a glimpse of the towering Picos de Europa mountains • Visit relaxed Gijón and historic Asturian capital Oviedo • Walk in pilgrims’ footsteps in ancient Santiago de Compostela and stunning, riverside León • Discover the fine historic port of A Coruña • Spend a day at leisure in the ducal surroundings of exquisite Lerma • Seven nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Parador de Limpias, the four-star Parador de Vilalba and the four-star Parador de Lerma • Four dinners • Return flights to Bilbao • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Bristol £1,409 • Edinburgh £1,459 • Gatwick £1,425 • Manchester £1,389 • Southend £1,375 • Stansted £1,425

Parador de Lerma

Discover a fascinating region of northern Spain, where dusty plain gives way to spectacular mountains and a verdant coastline fringed by stunning beaches and fashionable resorts, and the provinces of Cantabria and Asturias, Galicia and Castilla y León exude history, culture and charm. Explore ancient cities along the fabled ‘Camino’ pilgrims’ trail, and in addition to the comforts of the ‘Paradores’, enjoy the distinctive cuisines and fine wines of this very special corner of the world.

From your first, 20th-century, riverside base, explore sophisticated beach resort Santander and picture-book Santillana del Mar. From the second beautiful Parador, in verdant, Devon-like Galicia, via Gijon and Oviedo, and, take in ancient Santiago de Compostela, fabled end of the Camino, and historic port A Coruña, before your last stay, in a splendid, 17th-century ducal palace, brings the chance to visit historic Burgos, for centuries the capital of Old Castille and home nearly a thousand years ago to the legendary warrior leader El Cid.

Your Hotels

Parador de Limpias, Limpias Bed & Breakfast plus one dinner 

Set in beautiful parkland, with gardens, tennis court, indoor and outdoor seasonal pools, gym and sauna, this Parador offers comfortable rooms and garden view dining.

Parador de Vilalba, Vilalba Bed & Breakfast plus one dinner 

Personalise your holiday • Burgos (half day) – from £35

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £259

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Tucked away in an old quarter, this Parador boasts tapas bar, café and more formal restaurant, quiet garden area and terrace, as well as traditional, comfortable rooms.

Parador de Lerma, Lerma Half-board 

Please note: On arrival the transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour. On departure the transfer time from your hotel to the airport is approximately two hours and 20 minutes.

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HHHH nights 6-7

This 17th-century palace, with furnishings and atmosphere to match, has a secluded inner courtyard, two restaurants, one serving delicious tapas, and rooms offering comfort and traditional style.

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Carcassonne, Avignon & Provence Journey through the rolling countryside of Provence, as its historic UNESCO-listed crowning glories are thrillingly brought to life.

8-day escorted holiday from £735

Café at The Palais des Papes

Carcassonne

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • A guided walking tour of historic, walled Carcassonne • Included tour of Albi, birthplace of Toulouse-Lautrec • Visit charming, riverside Castres • A full day visit to majestic Avignon and the stunning Roman Pont du Gard • A Canal du Midi cruise • Seven nights’ carefully chosen bed and continental breakfast accommodation at the three-star Ibis Carcassonne Est, Carcassonne (upgrade hotels available for a supplement) • Return flights to France • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Apr to Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly from these airports. Prices from • Edinburgh £785 • Gatwick £735 • Heathrow £829 • Luton £735 • Stansted £735

Pont d’Avignon

On this hugely popular tour to one of France’s most scenic corners, discover walled fortress-citadel Carcassonne – one of France’s greatest medieval glories – and marvel at the stunning papal city of Avignon, with its monumental Palais and fabled bridge. Take in the Roman glories of the Pont du Gard, visit historic Albi and Castres, and cruise on the tree-lined Canal du Midi, all against the background of a land famed for sunshine, food and light rosé wine.

Based in a choice of hotels in mesmerising Carcassonne, the holiday begins with a guided tour of the remarkably preserved, fortified upper Cité, its bastions enclosing its medieval heart, and overlooking the equally charming lower Ville Basse. An included tour takes in two more gems, the astonishing Roman engineering marvel of the Pont du Gard aqueduct, and historic Avignon, where highlights include the sights of the massive papal palace and the Pont d’Avignon. With the scenic canal cruise and a further included excursion to historic Cathar city Albi and wonderful riverside Castres and the chance, on an optional excursion, to explore port-town Collioure and Roman stronghold Narbonne, this is a perfect French escape.

Your Hotel Choices

Personalise your holiday • Collioure (full day) – from £52

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £224

Ibis Carcassonne Est, Carcassonne HHH Bed & Breakfast Price from £735 Located on the outskirts of Carcassonne, a daytime bus connects the hotel to the citadel or alternatively take a 30 minute walk. The hotel has a restaurant and bar. Rooms have satellite TV, private facilities and air conditioning.

Cerise Residence, Carcassonne HHH Bed & Breakfast  Price from £774 The Cerise Residence is within walking distance of the medieval city, restaurants and shops. The hotel has an indoor swimming pool, a lift and reception service. Accommodation is in one-bedroom apartments.

Mercure Carcassonne, Porte de la Cité HHHH Bed & Breakfast  Price from £1,095 Located at the foot of the city the hotel has a restaurant, bar, terrace, gardens and outdoor swimming pool. Rooms have private facilities, air conditioning, a safety deposit box, satellite TV and tea/coffee-making facilities.

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 15 minutes from Carcassonne and approximately one hour and 30 minutes from Toulouse.

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Corsica – Mediterranean Island Idyll Savour the blue waters, white sand beaches and dramatic mountainous interior of a spectacular Mediterranean island in the sun.

8-day escorted holiday from £1,179

Calvi Port

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend seven nights in a welcoming hotel above blue waters, overlooking Calvi • Discover Calvi’s ancient citadel perched on a rocky promontory • Explore historic Bastia’s port and crumbling old town • Enjoy a tasting at wine village Patrimonio • Visit exquisite port St-Florent • Pass the remote, inaccessible Désert des Agriates • Discover Corte, cradle of Corsican patriotism • Visit smart L’Île Rousse and ‘Corsica’s Garden’ Balagne • Enjoy idyllic days by the pool or Calvi’s superb beach • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Saint-Christophe Hotel, Calvi • Return flights to Corsica • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May, Jun & Sep 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from

Bastia Port

From your idyllic hotel base above the sea and overlooking Calvi’s

whitewashed citadel, punctuate lazy days by the pool or on the beach with exploration of one of the most favoured – and unspoiled – corners of the Mediterranean. Discover pretty ports where café-life and indolence are the order of the day, taste wines produced in sunkissed mountain vineyards, and food infused with island herbs, and travel through a spectacular landscape forged over millennia and resonating with tumultuous history. Wander Calvi’s ancient citadel, with its labyrinthine streets and shore-side quai Landry, and join the included excursions to some fascinating places framed against Corsica’s rugged coast and striking, mountainous interior. Visit crumbling Genoese port Bastia, with its two harbours and historic fortress, take in wine village Patrimonio, sampling the local Muscat, and visit exquisite port town St-Florent, set beneath the vine-covered Nebbio hills and close to the inaccessible Désert des Agriates. Another tour takes in hilltop stronghold Corte, seat of Corsican nationalism, and former stronghold of ‘Father of Corsica’ Pascal Paoli, who laid out the streets of chic L’Île Rousse, with its plane-tree-shaded squares and pretty harbour. Stirring sights are matched by memorable tastes, as you enjoy chances to sample Corsican wines, olive oils and other foodstuffs from traditional growers and producers. A wonderful stay is completed by the chance to join an optional excursion to pretty Porto, in the shadow of the extraordinary Calanches rock formations.

• Gatwick £1,225 • Manchester £1,215 • Stansted £1,179

Personalise your holiday • Porto & Calanques (full day) – from £74

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £385

Your Hotel

Saint-Christophe Hotel, Calvi Half-Board

HHH

Set above the rocky shoreline, with panoramic views of Calvi’s whitewashed citadel, and a stone’s throw from the town and one of Corsica’s most beautiful beaches, this welcoming hotel offers a wonderful outdoor pool, a panoramic restaurant and bar/terrace, as well as rooms with satellite TV, hairdryer and safe. Steps lead down to a rocky beach below the hotel. Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 30 minutes.

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NEW for 2020

Paris, Monet’s Garden & Rouen Discover and explore the incomparable French capital, and visit famous Giverny and the beautifully restored ‘Joan of Arc’ city.

4-day 8-day escorted holiday from £465 £859

Eiffel Tower

Monet’s Garden, Giverny

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy three nights close to the glorious French capital • Enjoy a guided introduction to the ‘City of Light’ • Visit artist Claude Monet’s exquisite Normandy gardens at Giverny • Visit beautifully restored Joan of Arc city Rouen, on the Upper Seine • Three nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Sixteen, Montrouge, Paris • Return flights or Eurostar™ travel to Paris • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Apr to Jul, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Aberdeen £589 • Belfast £509 • Birmingham £549 • Edinburgh £489 • Exeter £549 • Gatwick £475 • Luton £465 • Manchester £539 • Newcastle £589 • Southampton £549 • Southend £465 • Stansted £469

Get to know one of the world’s favourite capitals, spending three

nights in the ‘City of Light’. Join your tour manager on a fascinating guided tour of Paris, when the famous monuments and buildings will be brought thrillingly to life, and take the opportunity to sample la vie Parisienne. Journey into beautiful Normandy to Impressionist Claude Monet’s famous house and garden, and historic, Seine-side Rouen, beautifully restored to its medieval glory. Begin in the French capital, one of the world’s best-loved cities, with its grand boulevards, icons like the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, gleaming Sacré Cœur, the Louvre, and the poignant shell of Nôtre-Dame. As well as being a city of sights, Paris is a city of life, with any number of quartiers - the Left Bank in bustling St-Germain, village-like St-Paul, the aristocratic Marais or artists’ haven Montmartre – in which to soak up the atmosphere. After your included tour, let the city, its transport system, or simply your walking shoes, arrange your time for you. Your day in verdant Normandy is a delightful contrast to the city’s bustle, with bucolic scenes in Giverny complemented by the medieval streets and speciality shops of Rouen.

Travel by Eurostar™ direct from • Ebbsfleet International £529 • St Pancras International £529

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £185

Your Hotel

Hotel Sixteen, Montrouge, Paris Bed & Breakfast 

HHH

In the heart of the leafy southern suburb of Montrouge, close to restaurants and cafés and with direct access by bus or Metro into the heart of the city, this new designer hotel offers a blend of comfort and refinement. Free Wi-Fi, a bright, welcoming buffet breakfast room and modern rooms with TV, air conditioning, sound proofing, telephone and hairdryer ensure an enjoyable stay. Please note: The transfer time to your hotel is approximately one hour from the station and one hour and 30 minutes from the airport.

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Croatia’s Istrian Rivera & Lake Bled Enjoy elegance and grandeur on the blue Adriatic, Roman glories, stunning scenery and one of Europe’s most beautiful lakes.

8-day escorted holiday from £989

Amphitheatre, Pula

Tour Highlights & Inclusions

Based in a beautifully appointed shore-side hotel in the genteel,

• Enjoy a week-long stay in elegant Opatija, former Habsburg dynasty retreat • Discover Roman Pula’s stunning amphitheatre • Visit picture-postcard-perfect Rovinj • Visit exquisite Lake Bled, Slovenia’s most charming attraction • See the stunning waterfalls and breathtaking scenery in the Plitvice National Park • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Grand Hotel Opatijska Cvijeta, Opatija • Return flights to Venice or Pula • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

colourful resort of Opatija, former watering hole of the Viennese elite during the Hapsburg Empire, and now one of Croatia’s premier holiday havens, this wonderful holiday includes three marvellous excursions. You’ll enjoy the delights of the Istrian Riviera, journey into beautiful Slovenia to the shores of exquisite Lake Bled and spend a wonderful day in the verdant surroundings of the glorious Plitvice National Park.

Day One – Fly to Croatia or Italy Upon arrival in Venice or Pula, transfer to your hotel, travelling briefly into Slovenia then on into Croatia if transferring from Italy and arriving in Opatija, set on the Kvarner Gulf, in a sun‑kissed corner of the Adriatic Sea.

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Day Two – At leisure in Opatija Today is free to enjoy the facilities of the hotel, or to discover and explore the delights of Opatija, which has welcomed guests to its elegant shores for over 170 years. Exuding an air of grandeur befitting its former status as the Austro-Hungarian counterpart to the Côte d’Azur, and similarly sheltered from the north winds by a backdrop of forested hills, Opatija is one of Croatia’s favourite modern-day watering holes, with a charming marina, shore-side promenade, a wide range of shops, bars and restaurants – especially in the pretty Volosko neighbourhood – and several jetties from which swimmers might take a dip into the inviting water.

Apr to Jul, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Bristol £1,009 • Edinburgh £1,039 • Gatwick £989 • Leeds/Bradford £1,229 • Liverpool £1,039 • Luton £989 • Manchester £1,185 • Stansted £989

Personalise your holiday • Two Islands Boat Cruise (full day) Day Five – from £67 • Postojna Caves & Predjama Castle (full day) Day Seven – from £45

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £119

Italy

Lake Bled

Venice Rovinj Pula

Slovenia Croatia Opatija Plitvice Lakes National Park

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 20 minutes from Pula airport and three hours from Venice airport.

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Day Three – Included Istrian Peninsula excursion The first of the included tours, taken in the company of our friendly tour manager, takes in some of the beauty of the adjacent Istrian peninsular. Highlights will include bustling Pula, the provincial capital famed for its vast Roman amphitheatre, the immense arches of which tower over the city’s port and ancient centre. You’ll also discover the remarkable Lim Fjord, a wooded natural gash in the coastline and legendary one‑time hideaway of the pirate Captain Morgan.


Rovinj

Statue in Opatija

You’ll visit stunning Rovinj, which rises Venice-like out of the water and is topped by a beautiful Baroque church. Climb through the narrow streets, which lead ever upwards, to enjoy the tremendous view, before returning to the harbour front below, perhaps to enjoy a well-deserved ice‑cream!

Lake Bled

Gondolas on Lake Bled

Your Hotel

Grand Hotel Opatijska Cvijeta, Opatija Half-Board

This well-located hotel overlooks a harbour and seafront promenade, which takes you all the way to the centre of Opatija. It boasts a fine spa, offering a wide range of treatments (payable locally), indoor/outdoor pool, sauna and Jacuzzi. All the airconditioned rooms have satellite TV, hairdryer, internet access, fridge, safe and a telephone. Other amenities include pretty gardens, a restaurant and a bar with Wi-Fi. Sea views rooms are available for a supplement.

Day Four – Included Slovenia and Lake Bled excursion Today’s long but memorable excursion journeys north through scenic countryside into Slovenia, past the country’s capital Ljubljana, to beautiful Lake Bled. Ringed by forested hills and looking out across the usually still waters to an off-shore island crowned by its Gothic church, Bled is a wonderfully appointed resort town surrounded by the delights of nature. You’ll have views of Bled Castle, which overlooks the town from a lofty perch on the opposite shore, before spending time enjoying the lakeside resort. Enjoy a pleasant lunch (payable locally), or perhaps take a ‘gondola’ (pletna) across to the island with its Baroque church (payable locally). The energetic can row themselves! You’ll return to Opatija this evening in time for dinner. Day Five – At leisure, or optional Krk and Cres islands excursion Rest and relax in the hotel and its surroundings, or join today’s optional tour by boat to two contrasting islands lying off the beautiful Croatian coast. Board your vessel for the day in Opatija and head across the blue waters first to Krk (pronounced Kirrk), the largest of the Kvarner Gulf island group, where main Krk Town was once a Roman bastion. Across a narrow strait, slightly smaller Cres (‘Tsress’) is less inhabited than its neighbour, with the fishing port and historic town Beli charmingly set on a hilltop overlooking its picturesque harbour. An enjoyable day is added to by the provision by the vessel’s crew of a traditional ‘fish-picnic’.

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Plitvice National Park

Day Six – Included Tour of Plitvice National Park The last of the included excursions heads inland to what is justifiably Croatia’s most celebrated and most visited natural attraction. Sixteen separate bodies of water are backed by breathtaking scenery, and linked by a series of rushing waterfalls and rapids, which tumble down the ancient, time-weathered terraces. Journeying through the beautiful scenery of Croatia’s interior, you’ll spend time exploring the park on foot before returning to Opatija this evening. Day Seven – At leisure, or optional Postojna Caves and Predjama Castle excursion Spend a final day in the hotel or Opatija, or join a final tour, crossing the border once again into Slovenia and the rolling Karst region, which has lent its name to anywhere in the world where underground streams and caves are found. Today you’ll visit the giant chasm at Postojna, travelling by train some two miles underground, then walking with a personal ‘audio-guide’ through a wonderfully illuminated nether world of stalactites and stalagmites, where the strange ‘human fish’ – a tiny amphibian – lives out its sightless life. After a fascinating visit you’ll journey on to historic Predjama Castle, magically built into a sheer cliff face, with its upper floor stairwells carved from the bedrock. You’ll return to enjoy dinner and your last evening in Opatija. Day Eight – Fly back to the UK Transfer to the airport for the return flight to the UK, after a wonderful stay in a delightful corner of the world.

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Dubrovnik, Montenegro & the Dalmatian Coast

On this marvellous two-centre holiday you’ll discover one of Europe’s most idyllic regions, on the shores of the Blue Adriatic.

8-day escorted holiday from £765

Dubrovnik

Tour Highlights & Inclusions

You’ll spend the first three nights of this marvellous holiday on

• Spend three nights on the beautiful Makarska Riviera • Discover and explore Roman Split, Croatia’s stunning second city • Visit walled island-city Trogir, with its Romanesque cathedral • Spend a day in the beautiful Krka National Park • Journey south via historic Mostar, with its famous bridge • Four nights are spent close to walled Dubrovnik • Explore Dubrovnik, the exquisite ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ • Spend a full day discovering idyllic Montenegro, one of ‘new Europe’s’ most sparkling jewels • See the spectacular Bay of Kotor, southern Europe’s largest ‘fjord’ • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Ivando, Drvenik and the three-star Hotel Tirena, Dubrovnik • Return flights to Dubrovnik • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Apr to Jul, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Belfast £909 • Bristol £765 • Gatwick £765 • Leeds/Bradford £855 • Manchester £1,075 • Newcastle £855 • Stansted £765

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £154

the sun-kissed reaches of the sweeping Makarska Riviera, with included visits to vibrant Split and walled, island-city Trogir. You’ll then head south, via historic Mostar and its famous bridge, for four nights close to peerless Dubrovnik, with a day in the walled city and a tour of stunning Montenegro to complete a hugely memorable time.

Day One – Fly to Dubrovnik and travel to Drvenik Upon arrival, meet your tour manager and make the scenic journey north to Drvenik and your hotel. The transfer time from the airport is approximately three hours. On arrival, get to know your surroundings and spend a first evening on the shores of the Adriatic, perhaps enjoying a nightcap under the stars. Day Two – Included Split and Trogir excursion On today’s included tour, you’ll journey first to Croatia’s historic, vibrant second city Split, where highlights include a wondrous, colourful, bustling Old Town and the crumbling ruins of the palace of Roman Emperor Diocletian.

 ou’ll then discover the walled, island-town of Trogir, which with its Y Romanesque cathedral, narrow streets and its own seafront promenade, is one of the most enticing settlements on the whole Croatian coast. Cross to the island via a bridge and through the ‘Land Gate’, and enter a time-warped jumble of palaces, ancient churches and hidden courtyards, today lined with Krka National Park dozens of restaurants, cafés and a variety of shops, but where the sense of times past is never quite Trogir Split overcome. Mostar

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Dubrovnik Mlini Kotor Budva Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is three hours on arrival and 30 minutes on departure.

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Mostar Bridge

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harbour town of Skradin, with its stone-built houses and colourful waterfront. There’ll be the opportunity to see the parks cascades and perhaps to take a stroll through the verdant surrounding forest on prepared wooden walkways. A last dinner will be served at the hotel this evening.

Your Hotels

Hotel Ivando, Drvenik Half-Board

This well appointed family run hotel, in the heart of the Makarska Riviera, is situated in the small village of Drvenik, approximately 60 metres from the crystal clear blue waters and white pebble beach, beautifully shaded by pine trees and looking out over a lovely vista. The hotel comprises three buildings and has two restaurants, a bar area, reception and lift as well as comfortable, air-conditioned rooms offering Wi-Fi, satellite TV, hairdryer, mini-bar, balcony and a side sea view.

Day Four – Travel to Dubrovnik via Mostar Leaving Drvenik after breakfast this morning, you’ll journey south past the River Neretva delta – a wildlife paradise home to several endangered bird species – and on into Bosnia-Herzegovina and historic Mostar, with its lovingly restored bridge across the river its most famous landmark. After the opportunity to explore the colourful town, a UNESCOlisted area boasting one of Europe’s oldest continuously trading markets, you’ll then travel on to your beautifully located second hotel base close to Dubrovnik, where dinner will be served. Day Five – Included Dubrovnik guided tour As a memorable day unfolds, get to know stunning Dubrovnik, the incomparable ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, with its captivating medieval Old Town and ancient city walls, the views from which stretch out over the red-roofed buildings towards the sea beyond. Join the guided tour, which will include the medieval Old Town, its pedestrianised central street Stradun running from the Pile Gate to busy Luza Square, overlooked by the carved stone façade of the impressive Sponza Palace and the graceful Baroque St Blaise’s Church. Other highlights of the walking tour will include the Franciscan Monastery, and the Rector’s Palace, seat of the government in the former Dubrovnik Republic. The energetic can walk the entirety of the walls, while others might enjoy a seat in one of the city’s many pavement cafés, before returning to the hotel.

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Hotel Tirena, Babin Kuk, Dubrovnik Half-Board

Day Six – Included tour of Montenegro, the Bay of Kotor and Budva A last included excursion sees you drive south to the breathtakingly beautiful country of Montenegro, home to some of the Mediterranean’s most stunning beaches, luxuriant pine forests and some enchanting, preserved medieval settlements, all nestled against a backdrop of high mountains crossed by crystal-clear glacial streams. See the spectacular Bay of Kotor, Southern Europe’s largest fjord, and stop to explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kotor itself, with its ancient Old Town. Visit Budva, one of the oldest settlements in the Adriatic, and now a picturesque and thriving holiday resort with beautiful beaches, and perfect picture-postcard surroundings, before returning to your hotel in time for dinner.

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Situated in a quiet area on the Babin Kuk peninsular, only 250 metres from the sea. The old town of Dubrovnik is approximately six kilometres from the hotel, and can easily be reached by public transport. The hotel has an airconditioned restaurant serving buffet meals, a lobby bar, an outdoor swimming pool and sunbathing area, lounge area, lift, reception and a snack bar. The rooms are comfortably furnished, and all offer telephone, satellite TV, safe, Wi-Fi and hairdryer. Balcony rooms available for a supplement.

Day Seven – Day at leisure Enjoy a final day’s rest and relaxation, perhaps returning to Dubrovnik’s enthralling streets once more, or even taking to the blue waters of the Adriatic that lap the shore. Secluded rocky coves and several tiny beaches provide opportunities for swimming, while more energetic pursuits can be enjoyed on the water. This evening, enjoy a farewell dinner at the hotel and a last balmy Croatian evening. Day Eight – Fly back to the UK Bid farewell to Croatia, and make the short transfer to the airport for the return flight, at the end of a wonderful holiday.

Old Town, Dubrovnik

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NEW for 2020

Dalmatian Coastal Cruise on board MS Mendula An idyllic coastline of ancient settlements, sparkling blue waters and delightful offshore isles, explored in relaxed style.

8-day Island Cruise holiday from £1,735

Trogir

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Join MS Mendula in beautiful Rogoznica • Cruise to historic, UNESCO-listed Šibenik, Croatia’s oldest coastal settlement • Visit the picture-book Kornati archipelago • Explore relaxed university seat Zadar • Call at exquisite fishing port Vodice • Enjoy the Captain’s Dinner in idyllic, verdant island Zlarin • Wander through walled Trogir’s beguiling streets • Discover and explore Roman Split, Croatia’s stunning second city • Guided tours of Šibenik, Zadar, Trogir and Split • Enjoy plenty of opportunities to swim and snorkel • Spend idyllic evenings aboard or ashore, under the stars • Seven nights’ accommodation on board MS Mendula in a lower deck cabin, category B (upgrade cabins are available for a supplement) • Breakfast each day, five lunches and two evening meals, including the Captain’s Dinner • Return flights to Split • Return airport transfers

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oin beautiful, twin-masted MS Mendula, your delightful airconditioned ‘private yacht’, on an unforgettable cruise through some of Europe’s bluest waters, with plenty of calls in exquisite, sheltered coves for the chance to swim and snorkel, and with up to just 30 fellow passengers, get to know one of Europe’s most scenic coastlines. Step ashore to explore picture-book, historic towns and cities, including walled Trogir and Roman Split, call at some wonderful off-shore isles, and enjoy all the pleasures of life aboard ever-popular Mendula. Fly to Split, and board Mendula in beautiful Rogoznica, at the most western point of the Croatian mainland. Sail north to ancient Šibenik, Croatia’s oldest settlement, perhaps enjoying a first dip in the crystal-clear Adriatic. Explore medieval Šibenik, with its haphazard heart watched over by UNESCO-listed St James’s Cathedral, then take in the stunning, sun-kissed Telaščica national park, historic Zadar, former Dalmatian capital, colourful hideaway Vodice and blissful green island Zlarin. Opportunities to explore medieval, walled island gem Trogir and Roman Split, with its wondrous UNESCO-listed Old Town and palace of Emperor Diocletian, complete a wonderful cruise of warm days and balmy evenings under hopefully starlit skies.

Your Cabin Choices

Available May to Jul 2020

MS Mendula

• Birmingham £1,819 • Bristol £1,805 • Gatwick £1,815 • Glasgow £1,795 • Luton £1,735 • Stansted £1,789

The price of your holiday includes accommodation in a lower deck cabin. These cabins have a double bed, with a porthole in both the cabin and bathroom.

Cabin for Sole Use Supplement Single cabin

prices are as per the Cat A cabin prices as single cabins do not carry a supplement.*

Your Upgrade Cabin Choices Category A Main Deck Cabin Category B

*The Category A single cabin is 6.5m2 which is much smaller than the twin cabins and is located on Main Deck.

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Price from £1,889

These cabins have two single beds/double bed, a window in the cabin and a porthole in the bathroom.

Category A+ Upper Deck Cabin

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to the quayside to board MS Mendula is approximately 30 minutes. At the captain’s discretion it may be necessary to alter the order of the itinerary of your holiday.

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This beautiful air-conditioned yacht offers 16 comfortable cabins, arranged in three categories. All cabins are furnished with a dresser, chair, safe, hairdryer and closet.

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MS Mendula

Price from £2,043

These cabins have two single beds, a window in the cabin and a porthole in the bathroom. Category A

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Four-star Ship

Croatian Island Cruise on board MS Mendula Enjoy a glorious week of blue waters, hidden coves and delightful ports of call, discovered from the comforts of your ‘private yacht’.

8-day Island Cruise holiday from £1,379

Korcula

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Join MS Mendula close to Dubrovnik • Cruise through the idyllic Elaphiti Isles, calling at stunning Mljet • Visit picture-book Scedro and famously chic Hvar • Discover and explore stunning Roman Split, Croatia’s wonderful second city • Entrance fees to Mljet National Park, Split’s Diocletian Palace, and the cathedral • Enjoy the Captain’s Dinner in glorious Brač • Visit Korcula where, legend has it, Marco Polo was born • Discover and explore walled Dubrovnik, ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ • Guided tours of Hvar, Split, Korcula and Dubrovnik • Lots of opportunities for swimming and snorkelling • Seven nights’ accommodation on board MS Mendula in a lower deck cabin, category B (upgrade cabins are available for a supplement) • Breakfast each day, five lunches and two evening meals, including the Captain’s Dinner • Return flights to Dubrovnik • Return airport transfers

Available

MS Mendula

Cruise through the warm, blue waters of the Adriatic Sea, gently

island-hopping on board beautiful, twin-masted MS Mendula, your delightful air-conditioned ‘private yacht’. With up to just 31 passengers, Mendula is small enough to get into some of Croatia’s most picturesque harbours and idyllic ‘hidden coves’, and is a perfect floating ‘home-from-home’ in which to visit Croatia’s ancient cities, and idyllic off-shore isles. Sail blue waters, past the tantalising Elaphiti, or ‘Deer Islands’, visit Mljet, legendary hiding place of Odysseus and Calypso, and call at tiny islet Scedro and Hvar, the most celebrated of Croatia’s offshore archipelago. Included tours of Split with its wondrous UNESCO-listed Old Town and Roman palace and ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, Dubrovnik, with its red-roofed buildings and encircling fortifications are unforgettable highlights. You’ll also call at Brač, with its stunning beaches, clear waters and sleepy main town Supetar and Korcula, island birthplace, legend has it, of explorer Marco Polo.

Your Cabin Choices

MS Mendula

Aug to Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Belfast £1,465 • Birmingham £1,439 • Edinburgh £1,439 • Gatwick £1,379 • Luton £1,379 • Manchester £1,439 • Southend £1,395 • Stansted £1,379

The price of your holiday includes accommodation in a lower deck cabin. These cabins have a double bed, with a porthole in both the cabin and bathroom.

Tour Only without flights from £1,100

Your Upgrade Cabin Choices Category A Main Deck Cabin

 ravel at your convenience by making your own T arrangements to the ship on selected dates.

Cabin for Sole Use Supplement Single cabin prices are as per the Cat A cabin prices as single cabins do not carry a supplement.*

Category B

*The Category A single cabin is 6.5m2 which is much smaller than the twin cabins and is located on Main Deck.

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Price from £1,533

These cabins have two single beds/double bed, a window in the cabin and a porthole in the bathroom.

Category A+ Upper Deck Cabin

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to the quayside to board MS Mendula is approximately 45 minutes. At the captain’s discretion it may be necessary to alter the order of the itinerary of your holiday.

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This beautiful air-conditioned yacht offers 16 comfortable cabins, arranged in three categories. All cabins are furnished with a dresser, chair, safe, hairdryer and closet.

Price from £1,687

These cabins have two single beds, a window in the cabin and a porthole in the bathroom. Category A

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NEW Cruise & Stay

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy three nights in Split • Explore the glorious harbour city of Split during your free time • Three night’s carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel President, Split • Board MS Mendula for a week’s memorable cruising. See page 88 for full details of the cruise • Return flights to Split • All ship and airport transfers in Croatia

Available May to Jul 2020

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11-day Island Cruise & Stay holiday from £2,115

Split

Split & Dalmatian Coastal Cruise

Spend three nights in Croatia’s colourful, vibrant second city, enjoying all the comforts

of your delightful city-centre hotel before heading to the quayside to board MS Mendula for your cruise to the walled cities and off–shore islands of the beautiful Dalmatian Coast. Swim or snorkel in warm, blue waters each day, step ashore to explore, and each evening, as the stars twinkle overhead, dine on the quayside and enjoy a nightcap back aboard Mendula, before retiring to your cabin in anticipation of doing it all again tomorrow.

Your Hotel & Ship

• Bristol £2,219 • Gatwick £2,169 • Luton £2,115 • Stansted £2,239

Cabin for Sole Use Supplement from £284

Hotel President, Split HHHH Half-Board nights 1-3

Your Yacht MS Mendula

This four-star hotel, centrally located in Split, is sumptuously decorated throughout and has a restaurant and bar.

For full details of this beautiful four-star yacht, including information about cabin categories and amenities please see page 86.

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Cruise & Stay

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy three nights close to Dubrovnik • Explore the Pearl of the Adriatic during your free time • Three nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Tirena, Babin Kuk, Dubrovnik • Board MS Mendula for a week’s memorable cruising. See page 89 for full details of the cruise • Return flights to Dubrovnik • All ship and airport transfers in Croatia

Available Aug to Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Gatwick £1,835 • Manchester £1,909 • Stansted £1,835

Cabin for Sole Use Supplement from £284

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Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik & Croatian Island Cruise

Enjoy a three-night stay close to Croatia’s stunning walled gem, resting and relaxing in the

verdant surroundings of Babin Kuk before joining beautiful MS Mendula to cruise through the warm, blue waters of the Adriatic Sea, gently island-hopping. Enjoy all the delights of a cruise aboard your private yacht as you call into some of Croatia’s most picturesque harbours and some idyllic ‘hidden coves’, taking the opportunity each day to swim or snorkel in blue waters. Visit some stunning off-shore isles and some ancient cities, including Split and Dubrovnik, stepping ashore each day to explore, and to dine under the stars.

Your Hotel & Ship

Hotel Tirena, Babin Kuk, Dubrovnik HHH Half-Board nights 1-3 Set on the coast just three miles from Dubrovnik, this hotel offers a restaurant, bar and pool.

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Your Yacht MS Mendula

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NEW for 2021

Lake Bled & Beautiful Slovenia Some of Europe’s most picture-postcard-perfect lakes and mountains scenery and one of its most attractive cities, discovered and explored.

6-day 8-day escorted holiday from £795 £859

Ljubljana

Lake Bled

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend five nights in Lake Bled’s idyllic surroundings • Enjoy a boat trip on the lake and a chance to ring the wishing bell at Bled Island church • A guided tour introduces Slovenian capital Ljubljana, one of Europe’s greenest cities • Discover the extraordinary caves at Postojna • Predjama’s castle is built into a cliff face • Discover stunning alpine Kranjska Gora on an optional excursion • Five nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Kompas, Lake Bled • Return flights to Ljubljana or Venice • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Jan to Mar 2021

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Bristol £825 • Edinburgh £809 • Gatwick £795 • Heathrow £825 • Luton £795 • Manchester £809 • Stansted £795

Personalise your holiday

Predjama Castle

Based close to the shores of one of Europe’s most beautiful and

most celebrated lakes, this great value break, in addition to a guided introduction to Bled, includes a visit to riverside Ljubljana, one of Europe’s most delightful capitals, and a day amongst the rolling hills of the Karst region, with its caves and cliff-side castle. There’s also a chance to join a fascinating optional excursion to celebrated alpine retreat Kranjska Gora and the beautiful Triglav National Park. Set at the foot of the soaring Julian Alps, exquisite Lake Bled, surrounded by forested slopes and with its idyllic offshore island crowned by an exquisite Baroque church, is a treasure waiting to be discovered and explored. An included guided tour introduces the lake and the colourful resort that draws visitors to its shores. A second tour visits the beautiful Slovene capital, a Baroque gem straddling the River Ljubljanica, with its riverside walkways, elegant Triple Bridge and enchanting Old Town. A last included excursion crosses the verdant countryside, and visits one of the world’s most famous caves, the giant chasm at Postojna. Travel by train some two miles underground into a wonderfully illuminated nether world, and take in historic Predjama Castle, magically built into a sheer cliff face. As well as plenty of time to explore Bled’s delightful surroundings, there’s the chance to join an optional tour to the beautiful Triglav National Park and colourful resort town Kranjska Gora, one of Slovenia’s favourite watering holes, perhaps taking a cable car to the heights above for views of the surrounding Alps.

• Kranjska Gora (full day) from £29

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £280

Your Hotel

Hotel Kompas, Lake Bled  Half-Board 

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In an elevated position in the centre of Bled, with wonderful views over the lake and to the Alps beyond, this hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with hairdryer, flat-screen TV, telephone, mini-bar and free Wi-Fi. Gardens, a sun terrace, an indoor pool and wellequipped fitness centre add to pleasure of your stay.

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel on arrival is approximately 40 minutes from Ljubljana and three hours from Venice.

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NEW Small-Group Tour

Greek Islands Cruise – An Ionian Odyssey

Enjoy azure waters, sun-kissed days and starlit nights amongst idyllic isles, aboard your welcoming motor sailing vessel.

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend a week aboard traditional MS Hemera • Cruise to six idyllic islands in the sun • Anchor in tiny coves and perfect bays for swimming and snorkelling • Discover unspoiled beaches • Cruise past the final island resting place of Aristotle Onassis • Visit Ithaca, setting for the tales of Odysseus and Penelope • Explore Kefalonia, setting for Captain Corelli’s Mandolin • Enjoy dining ashore at your leisure in quayside tavernas • The top deck bar, under the stars, is open each night • Seven nights’ accommodation in a shared twin/double cabin aboard MS Hemera • Enjoy seven breakfasts, six freshly prepared lunches and one celebration Captain’s Dinner • Return flights to Kefalonia • Return airport transfers • The services of the Captain and crew

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Step aboard traditional, gulet-style MS Hemera to spend a simple, yet delightful week of relaxed cruising through the beautiful waters of the sun-kissed Ionian Islands, an archipelago rich in legend and raw beauty. Discover still-unspoilt coves, swim or snorkel in blue waters, and enjoy the company of your fellow passengers – just 18 in total - whether lazing aboard as you gently motor on, or ashore as you tie up in pretty harbours, perhaps to dine under twinkling lights or stars.

Day One – Fly to Kefalonia and transfer to board MS Hemera Upon arrival, meet your host and transfer across to the east side of the island to the port of Sami. Stow your luggage aboard Hemera, then spend some time wandering in this delightful port and perhaps stopping at a nearby taverna for your first holiday lunch*. This afternoon, relax on board or continue exploring your surroundings. Come the evening you’ll be free to dine in one of Sami’s many quayside taverna’s and after maybe take an evening stroll under the stars before returning to Hemera. Why not enjoy a nightcap at the top-deck bar before retiring to your cosy, air‑conditioned cabin?

May to Jul, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Belfast £1,689• Birmingham £1,519 • Bristol £1,305 • Gatwick £1,299 • Glasgow £1,519 • Manchester £1,569 • Stansted £1,585

Greece Lefkada Nydri Meganisi Ithaca Kalamos Fiskardo Kastos Atokos Sami Kefalonia

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8-day Island Cruise holiday from £1,299

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Day Two – Kefalonia – overnight in Fiskardo Enjoy breakfast aboard, and perhaps take an early morning stroll before Hemera putters along the coast to Antisamos. One of the locations used in the film version of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, Antisamos is arguably one of Kefalonia’s best beaches. Take a dip, and enjoy lunch on board before you cruise north to your overnight port, picture-book Fiskardo. Once there, spend an evening exploring its pretty streets lined with Venetian houses, waterfront tavernas and colourful little bars. Day Three – Cruise to Lefkada and Nydri Relax as Hemera cruises away from Fiskardo towards your second Ionian idyll – Lefkada (or Lefkas as


Fiskardo Harbour, Kefalonia

Vasiliki, Lefkada

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it’s sometimes known). This ‘island’ is in fact connected to the Greek mainland by a short causeway at its northern point. Take a dip in Sivota Bay, a popular anchorage, and enjoy lunch on board before you head to your overnight port, Nydri. This bustling resort town offers some attractive beaches and plenty of choices for an evening meal.

Antisamos Bay

Your Cruise

Day Four – Cruise to Kalamos and Kastos On a day largely removed from shoreside bustle, you’ll head across to the twin islets of Kalamos and Kastos. Each of these pretty islands is covered in dense vegetation, and each has its share of exquisite bays perfect for swimming and snorkelling. As you cruise across to Kalamos, you’ll also pass (at a respectable distance) around the island of Skorpios – once owned by Aristotle Onassis, the resting place of the shipping magnate and his children and now the (very) private retreat of a Russian oligarch.

MS Hemera A well presented twin-masted, 28-metre schooner, MS Hemera offers accommodation for 18 passengers in a combination of cosy, air-conditioned twin and double cabins, each with private facilities, and all, like the rest of the below decks quarters, finished in teak. With her classic lines and a top deck, that offers a sunbathing area, dining area and bar, Hemera provides idyllic motor crusing.

Day Five – Cruise to Meganisi Spend a lazy day relaxing as Hemera heads west towards idyllic Meganisi. Enjoy lunch and the pleasures of life aboard, and perhaps stop for a swim in beautiful Spartochori Bay, before Hemera moors in tiny Varthy on the verdant islet of Meganisi. Here several excellent tavernas line the exquisite quayside, offering the possibility of another wonderful evening ashore. Day Six – Cruise to Atokos and Ithaca After breakfast, spend the morning cruising south towards Ithaca. Along the way, you’ll visit the vast, mysterious sea cave where the submarine Papanikolis was said to have hidden between attacks on Italian shipping during the Second World War, and pause off the remote, uninhabited islet of Atokos, before making Ithacan landfall at the island’s exquisite main town, Vathy, where you’ll spend the night. Take the opportunity to head ashore and discover what is – for many – one of the Ionian isles’ most picturesque ports, with its quayside tavernas and bars. Day Seven – Included Legend of Odysseus tour This morning, take in some of the sights associated with the legend of Odysseus and his loyal wife Penelope, who waited 20 years for his return from the Trojan War and resisted the constant attentions of the 108 suitors who competed for her hand in marriage. Highlights might include the Spring of Arethusa, the Cave of the Nymphs and the acropolis at Alalkomenae, the so-called Castle of Odysseus. After a wonderful morning, you’ll return to Hemera and cruise back to Sami. Spend an unhurried afternoon relaxing, then crown a memorable week’s cruising with this evening’s Captain’s Dinner, served on board, and perhaps with a last nightcap under the stars. Day Eight – Disembark and return to UK Bid farewell to the captain and crew of Hemera, and return to the airport to catch your flight home. Please note: The MS Hemera offers simple cruising and passengers should be aware that the emphasis aboard is on enjoying stunning surroundings in the company of a few like-minded, new found friends. Do not expect a full range of modern comforts, but instead enjoy the chance to be ‘Wi-Fi-free’ while aboard. At the captain’s discretion it may be necessary to alter the order of the itinerary on your holiday. Passages will always be made under motor engine. *Your flight arrival time will determine what time of day you will arrive on board Hemera.

Kefalonia

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Montenegro & Albania – Magical ‘Illyria’ Bathe in blue waters, soak up the sun and explore two of the Balkans’ ‘must-see, must-do’ countries.

8-day escorted holiday from from £999 £859

Krujë’s Ottoman Bazaar Sveti-Stefan

Bay of Kotor

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend seven nights on pristine Adriatic shores • Explore thriving Budva and island-resort Sveti-Stefan • Discover the spectacular Bay of Kotor, a breathtaking inland fjord • Wander the streets of UNESCO-listed Kotor city • Mythical, picture-book Skadar Lake is the Balkans’ largest body of fresh water • Enjoy a guided tour of Albania’s medieval Krujë, with its ancient Ottoman bazaar • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Princess, Bar, Montenegro • Return flights to Dubrovnik • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Join us in a very special corner of the Mediterranean, to enjoy rest,

relaxation and exciting exploration in two countries – one already fêted as an idyllic, sought-after holiday retreat, and the other rapidly emerging from decades hidden from the world and now keen to share its reborn vibrancy and historic past with curious visitors. Delightful Montenegro and beautiful Albania – part of Twelfth Night’s magical, mystical Kingdom of Illyria – wait to welcome you. From your comfortable hotel base, you’ll join some wonderful included excursions, heading first to Budva, one of the Adriatic’s oldest settlements, with its beaches and picture-postcard-perfect Old Town. You’ll also take in impossibly beautiful island village Sveti-Stefan, the ruins of ancient Stari Bar, the spectacular Bay of Kotor and UNESCO-listed Kotor town. Another tour journeys inland to beautiful Lake Skadar, straddling the border between Montenegro and Albania, and home to an abundance of protected birds and wildlife. Perhaps saving the very best till last, a final excursion sees you cross into Albania, for decades hidden behind the Iron Curtain, but today welcoming curious visitors to its spectacularly beautiful landscape and places like hillside Krujë, with its ancient Ottoman bazaar selling hand-crafted curios.

Available May, Jun & Sep 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £1,129 • Edinburgh £1,099 • Gatwick £999 • Manchester £1,449 • Southend £1,015 • Stansted £1,015

With plenty of time, hopefully to soak up the sunshine on the nearby pebble beach, to make the most of the hotel and its amenities, or to enjoy a leisurely lunch by the shore, this is a wonderful Mediterranean holiday with a difference.

Personalise your holiday • Boat Trip & Lunch – from £34

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £185

Your Hotel

Hotel Princess, Bar, Montenegro Half-Board

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Two minutes from the beach, and just a mile from Bar’s bustling centre and marina, this friendly and welcoming hotel boasts a well-equipped wellness centre with indoor and outdoor pools, a restaurant, lounges and bars, including a pool bar. Comfortable, air-conditioned rooms overlook the beach or park, and offer free Wi-Fi, TV, hairdryer, safe and balcony. Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately three hours including the Border Crossing.

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Cyprus Discovered Discover and explore the delights of Aphrodite’s Isle on this escorted holiday to one of the Mediterranean’s most favoured corners.

8-day escorted holiday from £595

Paphos

Aphrodite’s Rock

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend a week soaking up some winter sun • Discover Pano Paphos • Enjoy a tour of the snow-capped Troödos Mountains • Visit Petra tou Romiou – Aphrodite’s Rock – birthplace, legend has it, of the goddess • Discover bustling Limassol, with its old port and castle • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Veronica, Paphos (upgrade hotels available for a supplement) • Return flights to Paphos • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Loukoumi

From your base in the coastal resort of Paphos, with its UNESCO-

listed old town, enjoy three wonderful excursions in the company of your tour manager. Discover Paphos’ fascinating history, explore the snow-capped Troödos Mountains, journey to Aphrodite’s birthplace and take in bustling Limassol. With plenty of time for relaxation, and the chance to join two other optional excursions, this is a perfect way to get to know delightful Cyprus and its charms. Blessed with an equable climate, the warmest of welcomes for British visitors, and a laid-back atmosphere in its homely tavernas, bars, cafés and restaurants, Cyprus is the perfect holiday choice. In addition to enjoying the delights of Paphos, journey inland into the island’s spiritual heart, and contrast the colourful modern bustle of the towns and cities with legends of gods and goddesses.

Available Mar to May, Oct & Nov 2020 & Mar to May 2021

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Belfast £939 • Birmingham £675 • Bristol £675 • East Midlands £939 • Edinburgh £939 • Gatwick £595 • Leeds/Bradford £675 • Liverpool £675• Luton £595 • Manchester £675 • Newcastle £939 • Stansted £595

Your Hotel Choices

Hotel Veronica, Paphos Half-Board

HHH Price from £595

This small and friendly hotel is situated very close to Paphos. Facilities include a pool, bar and lounge area. The rooms are simply furnished but comfortable. Each has a TV, air conditioning and a balcony.

Personalise your holiday • Nicosia (full day) – from £63 • A taste of authentic Cyprus (full day) – from £65

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £126

Hotel Dionysos, Paphos Half-Board

HHH Price from £726

Close to the beach in the centre of Paphos, this popular hotel offers a pool, bar and restaurant, à la carte Italian restaurant, reception, café and a lift. Air-conditioned rooms offer TV, tea/coffee-making facilities and a balcony.

Leonardo Plaza Cypria Maris, Paphos HHHH Half-Board Price from £830 This beachside hotel lies four kilometres from Paphos’ centre. Facilities include outdoor and indoor pools, an extensive spa, four restaurants, bars, free Wi-Fi and lifts. Air-conditioned rooms offer satellite TV, fridge, safe and balcony.

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes.

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Hidden Secrets of Northern Cyprus Savour rest and relaxation, and step back in time, as you unveil the beautiful, unspoiled north of Aphrodite’s Isle.

8-day escorted holiday from £759

Kyrenia Harbour Bellapais Abbey

Kyrenia Harbour

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy seven nights in exquisite Kyrenia • Explore Kyrenia’s harbour and monumental castle • Visit idyllic Bellapais, beneath its Gothic abbey, and which was home to writer Lawrence Durrell • See St Hilarion’s ‘fairy-tale’ fortress, said to be inspiration for Walt Disney’s Snow White’s castle • Visit fascinating, divided Nicosia and walled Famagusta • See ‘ghost city’ Varosha, a poignant reminder of the recent past • Tour the Salamis Roman ruins - a sight to behold • Journey to the remote Karpaz peninsula, unspoiled Northern Cyprus at its best • Discover Güzelyurt – literally ‘beautiful place’ – and ancient Soli on an optional excursion • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Altinkaya Hotel, Kyrenia (upgrade hotel available for a supplement) • Return flights to Cyprus • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Feb to Jun, Sep to Dec 2020 & Jan to Mar 2021

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £955 • Bristol £859 • Doncaster £1,049 • East Midlands £919 • Edinburgh £890 • Gatwick £759 • Glasgow £919 • Heathrow £819 • Leeds/Bradford £989 • Liverpool £795 • Luton £859 • Manchester £885 • Newcastle £989 • Stansted £875

Personalise your holiday • Güzelyurt & Soli Ancient City (full day) – from £32 Room

for Sole Use Supplement from £100

Please note: The transfer time from Larnaca airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 30 minutes and approximately two hours 40 minutes from Paphos airport.

Delightful Kyrenia, one of the Mediterranean’s most alluring

locations and a perfect base for your holiday, is set against a backdrop of rugged hills and fringed by deep blue waters. Lift the veil on an historic region, inhabited since earliest times, and dotted with the relics of the various civilisations that have graced this idyllic island in the sun. With accommodation in a choice of hotels close to popular port town Kyrenia, the holiday first introduces the town’s natural, horseshoe-shaped harbour, flanked by shops and cafés, all watched over by an imposing medieval castle, with its fascinating shipwreck museum and ‘tombs-finds gallery’. You’ll also discover nearby mountain-top St Hilarion Castle and idyllic Bellapais, former home to celebrated writer Lawrence Durrell, while further afield, you’ll explore divided Nicosia, island capital for more than 12 centuries. An included tour of the island’s unspoiled east coast offers ancient St Barnabas monastery, Salamis’ extraordinary Roman ruins and Famagusta’s ruined churches and deserted ‘Ghost City’ Varosha amongst the highlights. A last scenic day is spent on the unspoiled Karpaz peninsula, with its beautiful beaches, and an optional excursion to the green, citrus-grove surrounded town of Güzelyurt, excavated city Soli and ‘Green Line’ border town Lefke.

Your Hotel Choices

Altinkaya Hotel, Kyrenia Half-Board 

Nestled amongst olive groves with two outdoor pools, a terrace restaurant, pool-side barbeque and bar, this family-owned hotel offers a warm welcome, free Wi-Fi and a seasonal shuttle bus. Air-conditioned rooms (main hotel and garden rooms) have a balcony/terrace, TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee-making facilities.

Pia Bella Hotel, Kyrenia Half-Board 

Call us on: 0330 160 7922

HHHH Price from £779

This welcoming hotel, set in gardens only 1.5km from Kyrenia’s harbour, boasts two outdoor pools, bars, restaurants, free public area Wi-Fi, and rooms offering air conditioning, tea/coffee-making facilities, TV, hairdryer, mini-bar and safe (small charge). Local shops, bars and restaurants are within walking distance.

Some hotel facilities operate on a seasonal basis.

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HHH Price from £759

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Northern Cyprus Enjoy rest and relaxation, and some gentle exploration in an unspoiled corner of Aphrodite’s idyllic isle.

8-day resort-based holiday from £649

The Ship Inn, Kyrenia

Kyrenia Harbour and Castle

Holiday Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy the choice of six optional excursions including to divided city Nicosia, fascinating Famagusta or the stunning Karpaz peninsula • Seven nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Ship Inn, Kyrenia (upgrade hotels available for a supplement) • Return flights to Cyprus • Airport transfers • An experienced holiday manager in resort

Available Apr to Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £745 • Bristol £725 • Doncaster £839 • East Midlands £809 • Edinburgh £809 • Gatwick £735 • Glasgow £809 • Leeds/Bradford £889 • Luton £649 • Manchester £779 • Newcastle £725 • Stansted £679

Bellapais Abbey

Savour all the pleasures of a blissful stay in Kyrenia, on Northern

Cyprus’ sun-kissed coast. With its exquisite, horseshoe-shaped harbour ringing blue waters and overlooked by the turrets of its monumental castle, and with its narrow, charming lanes giving way both east and west to a beautiful coastline, all backed by the craggy heights of the Five Finger Mountains. When you’re not enjoying the comforts of your chosen hotel, or exploring the surroundings under your own steam or on an organised excursion, the pristine waters that fringe the shore provide plenty of opportunities for pleasure cruises, fishing expeditions, swimming and snorkelling. Keen walkers might head into the flower-strewn hills or to Lawrence Durrell’s beloved beautiful Bellapais, with its ruined abbey. With a rich history and a colourful past, Northern Cyprus provides many opportunities for fascinating excursions, whether to its historic cities Nicosia and Famagusta, to the relics of its past at Salamis or Soloi, or into the remote, beautiful Karpaz peninsula.

Your Hotel Choices

Personalise your holiday • Kyrenia Harbour & Castle (half day) – from £26 • Salamais & Famagusta (full day) – from £32 • Nicosia (full day) – from £24 • Güzelyurt & Soli ancient city (full day) – from £32 • St Hilarion Castle & Bellapais Abbey (half day) – from £27 • Karpaz Peninsula (full day) – from £29

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £105

Ship Inn B&B or Half-Board 

HHH Price from £649

The Ship Inn is a wonderful home from home with pool, gym, bar and restaurant.

Altinkaya Hotel Half-Board 

HHH Price from £725

Amongst olive groves, with pools, restaurant, lounge, BBQ, bar, air-conditioned rooms with balcony, safe, telephone, TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee-making facilities. Free Wi-Fi and shuttle bus.

Pia Bella Hotel Half-Board 

HHHH Price from £759

This popular hotel has gardens, pools, bar and restaurant, free Wi-Fi, and air-conditioned rooms with tea/coffeemaking facilities, TV, telephone, hairdryer, mini-bar and safe.

Acapulco Half-Board 

HHHH Price from £885

The Acapulco is a resort-style hotel, set right on the shore, with a wide range of leisure amenities.

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 30 minutes from Larnaca and two hours 40 minutes from Paphos.

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We also offer the Arkin Colony Hotel in Kyrenia. See our website for information.

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Valletta, Mdina & the Wonders of Malta Discover one of the Mediterranean’s most historic and welcoming islands, together with its exquisite greener sister-isle Gozo.

8-day escorted holiday from £769

Luzzu Boats, Marsaxlokk

Valletta

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy a week of rest, relaxation, exploration and Maltese hospitality • Get to know Malta’s historic capital, Valletta, one of the world’s greatest natural anchorages • Spend a day on fascinating sister island Gozo • Explore the island’s interior, including historic Mosta and ‘silent city’ Mdina • Valletta’s ‘Three Cities’ were home to the Knights of St John • Enjoy an evening in a traditional restaurant • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Santana, Qawra (upgrade hotel available for a supplement) • Return flights to Malta • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available

Valletta

Take off to this famous Mediterranean isle, blessed year-round

with an agreeable climate and boasting one of the world’s most spectacular natural harbours. Delightful Malta – strategically important throughout the centuries – exudes fascination and interest, as well as a relaxed air and a genuinely warm welcome for British visitors. Our escorted tours offer you the best of the island with the chance to enjoy the charms of a highly favoured holiday haven. You’ll stay in Qawra, on the quieter side of St Paul’s Bay, and boasting fine sea-front bars and cafés and a sandy beach fringing the bay. Your first included tour explores island capital Valletta, visiting the awardwinning Malta Experience, and taking in the major sites including the Auberge de Castille and the Upper Barracca Gardens. Cross to green sister island Gozo to visit fortified capital Victoria, the ‘Inland Sea’ at Dwerja, and sandy Ramla Bay. The chance to discover Mdina, the ancient, fortified former capital with its spectacular views and its narrow streets, and a final tour to explore the area across from Valletta’s Grand Harbour, are also included.

Mar to May & Oct to Dec 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Belfast £999 • East Midlands £829 • Exeter £829 • Gatwick £769 • Liverpool £999 • Luton £769 • Manchester £805 • Newcastle £819 • Southend £949 • Stansted £769

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £97

Your Hotel Choices

Hotel Santana, Qawra Half-Board 

150 metres from Qawra’s seafront and offering panoramic views, the Santana is a comfortable base with an indoor pool and spa. Guest rooms have a balcony. A drinks package with dinner and superior rooms are available for a supplement.

Dolmen Resort Hotel, Qawra Half-Board* 

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes.

Call us on: 0330 160 7922

HHHH Price from £911

This recently renovated hotel has a spa/leisure centre (treatments payable locally), pools, restaurants, bar, lift, coffee shop and casino. Air-conditioned rooms have a TV, safe, hairdryer, mini-bar and balcony. Sea view rooms are available for a supplement.

*Local beer, wine and soft drinks are complimentary with dinner.

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HHHH Price from £769

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Malta & Sicily Savour and enjoy two of the Mediterranean’s southern island outposts, both brimming with fascination and interest.

10-day escorted holiday from £1,099

Taormina, Sicily

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend four nights in warm and welcoming Malta • Soak up the colour and atmosphere of historic capital Valletta • Discover ‘Silent City’ Mdina and St Paul’s ‘grotto’ at Rabat • Take the fast catamaran between Valletta and Pozzallo, Sicily • Discover ancient Syracuse • Enjoy five nights in exquisite Giardini Naxos • Visit fabled Etna, Europe’s most famous volcano • Wander the streets of beautiful Taormina, flower-decked hill town • Head inland to iconic ‘The Godfather’ film locations • Nine nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Santana at Qawra, Malta and the four-star Grand Hotel Arathena Rocks, Giardini Naxos, Sicily* • Outbound flight to Malta, returning from Catania • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

L eave behind the grey and gloom and head south to warmer climes,

to discover two contrasting places set in a blue sea between Europe and Africa. Together, Malta, its colourful present-day capital atop its spectacular natural harbour, with its predecessor keeping timeless, silent sentinel inland, and Sicily, with its ancient cities, hill towns and smouldering volcano, provide the perfect backdrop for a fascinating tour. With very good standard accommodation throughout, this is a perfect winter getaway. Fly first to Malta, and from your base in delightful Qawra, enjoy included tours of fascinating Maltese capital Valletta with its impregnable Grand Harbour, and former capital Mdina, the beautiful ‘Silent City’. An optional excursion takes in Malta’s smaller sister isle Gozo, the perfect way to complete the stay. Cross by fast catamaran to Sicily and journey to ancient city Syracuse, once home to Archimedes, then on to your Sicilian base in Giardini Naxos, beneath fabled hill town Taormina, and looking out over the Ionian Sea. Included tours take in fabled Mount Etna and Taormina, and places made famous by Hollywood’s Godfather trilogy. The chance to visit Agrigento, boasting some of the world’s finest and best preserved Ancient Greek relics, crowns a wonderful Mediterranean holiday.

Your Hotels

Available Mar, Apr, Oct & Nov 2020

Valletta, Malta

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Gatwick £1,099 • Luton £1,099 • Manchester £1,129

Personalise your holiday • Gozo (full day) – £47 • Agrigento (full day) – £49

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £194

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel in Malta is approximately 30 minutes, and the transfer from your hotel to the airport in Sicily is approximately 45 minutes. *It may be necessary to substitute this hotel with an equivalent hotel of the same standard and location. If this is necessary, you will be advised prior to departure.

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Hotel Santana, Qawra Half-Board 

HHHH nights 1-4

Set just 150 metres from Qawra’s seafront and offering panoramic views, the Santana is a more-thancomfortable base. An indoor pool, hydro massage facility, fitness room and spa (treatments payable locally), two restaurants and a coffee shop add to the pleasure of the stay, while air-conditioned rooms offer a balcony, satellite TV, safe, fridge and hairdryer.

Grand Hotel Arathena Rocks, Giardini Naxos*HHHH Half-Board  nights 5-9 Overlooking the Ionian Sea, with its seawater pool built amongst the rocks, this fine hotel, with its gardens, lounges, sea-facing restaurant and American Bar, exudes charm. Comfortable rooms are finished with Sicilian ceramics and artworks, and offer a TV and a well-appointed bathroom. There is free Wi-Fi in public areas.

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NEW for 2020

Jordan – Petra & the Dead Sea Gaze wide-eyed at one of the seven new world wonders, drive stunning desert highways, and experience the lowest spot on Earth.

7-day escorted holiday from £1,469

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Friendly Jordanian capital Amman is a mix of ancient and ultra-modern • Amman highlights include the hill-top Citadel and preserved Roman theatre • Taste delicious street food during a guided tour • Roman city Jerash is a window on the Roman past • Drive the Desert Highway south to breathtaking Wadi Rum • Enjoy a 4x4 adventure through the Wadi’s dunes and dry river beds • Walk into the past as you explore incredible Petra • Visit ‘Little Petra’ • The Byzantine mosaics in Madaba are amongst the world’s best preserved • Take in astonishing views from Mt Nebo, supposed resting place of Moses • Spend two nights beside the shores of the mysterious Dead Sea • Float in the health-giving, mineral-laden waters • Six nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Amman International Hotel, Amman, the four-star Mövenpick Nabatean Castle Hotel, Wadi Musa and the five-star Mövenpick Hotel Dead Sea, Dead Sea • Return flights to Amman • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager Dead Se a

Available Feb, Mar, May, Nov 2020, Feb, Mar & May 2021

Fly direct. Prices from

Israel

Room for Sole Use Supplement

Kingdom of Jordan. Discover Amman’s mix of ancient and ultra-modern, and enjoy a roll call of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, from awe-inspiring sights, including Jerash’s Roman remains and astonishing, breathtaking Petra, to wonders of nature amongst a pristine desert landscape. Take the fabled King’s Highway and crown an unforgettable holiday with a stay on the shores of the mysterious Dead Sea, where health-giving waters add to the enjoyment.

Day One – Fly to Jordan Arrive in Amman, built amongst desert hills and mixing every modern amenity with the occasional remnant of the past. Settle into your hotel and enjoy a first evening in this friendly city where, dependent upon your arrival time, there are plenty of places to enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail or perhaps to take a stroll. Dinner is served in the hotel. Day Two – Included Jerash and Amman city tours Board the coach this morning to head north to the remarkably well preserved Roman city of Jerash, its great Hippodrome, theatres, plazas, streets and baths recovered from the sand over the last 80 years. Known as the ‘Pompeii of the East’, the former Decapolis was once one of the Middle East’s most important Roman strongholds. Amman

Jerash Madaba

Jordan

from £357

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 45 minutes on arrival and one hour and 30 minutes on departure.

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Join this remarkable escorted tour to the friendly, welcoming

Wadi Musa Petra

• Heathrow £1,469

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Petra

Wadi Rum

 his afternoon, return to Amman to enjoy a guided tour, T taking in the ancient Citadel, atop the highest point in the city and famed for its preserved Roman, Byzantine and Islamic Umayyad remnants, the striking city centre Roman amphitheatre and two of the city’s most fascinating collections, at the Archaeological and Folklore museums. Don’t miss the opportunity to taste some of the city’s famed street food – including falafel and sweet kunafeh, as you wander in the company of your guide. Return to the hotel for dinner at the end of a wonderful day. Day Three – Included Wadi Rum 4x4 tour Following breakfast, board the coach for the two-hour drive south, heading into the desert to the extraordinary rose-red

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Floating in the Dead Sea

mountain outcrop of Wadi Rum, set amongst the endless, inhospitable sands. Board a rugged 4x4 all-terrain vehicle for a two-hour drive into this unearthly landscape, where highlights will include the chance to walk to hillside Lawrence spring, and a gentle hike through a desert canyon to visit a Bedouin camp, where you will be greeted with mint tea and Arab bread.

Amman Citadel

Your Hotels

 t the end of the tour, make the short journey to your four-star A hotel close to the extraordinary desert city of Petra. Rest and relax and enjoy dinner in your wonderful surroundings, perhaps taking in a first desert sunset. Day Four – Included Petra city tour An unforgettable day awaits you, as early this morning, after breakfast, you make the truly breathtaking journey, perhaps on foot or by horse-drawn carriage, through the narrow, 80-metre-high red-rock gorge of the ‘Siq’, which widens to reveal first the great Treasury, then the rest of the buildings and tombs carved into the rock over 2,000 years ago by the Nabataean people who settled here. Exhibiting a remarkable engineering prowess, Petra – which extends across hundreds of acres into the sands of Wadi Rum, and which exceeds all visitors’ expectations, such is its magnificence – is one of the seven new wonders of the world, and the memories of your visit will be long-cherished.  t the end of a wonderful day, return to the comfortable A surroundings of your desert haven. Day Five – Included coach tour to Little Petra, Madaba and Mount Nebo Bidding farewell to the hotel after breakfast, you’ll first travel the short distance to the excavations at the Al Beidha Siq, known as ‘Little Petra’ and a contrast to the glories of the much larger Rose-Red city.  ead north, along the famed King’s Highway, before turning H east to ancient Madaba, where the 19th-century Greek Orthodox Church of St George is built over the extraordinary 6th-century mosaic map of the region, which has drawn visitors for centuries. Later this afternoon, you’ll head for Mount Nebo, the supposed resting place of Moses, whose ‘Promised Land’, including the rooftops of Bethlehem and Jerusalem, might be viewed through the haze across the expanse of the Great Rift Valley and the River Jordan below.

Amman International Hotel, Amman Half-Board

HHHH nights 1-2

In a quiet location close to Amman’s university, this comfortable hotel, which is a perfect base for your stay in the city, offers well appointed, air-conditioned rooms with a TV as well as a lounge, bar and four restaurants, including one overlooking the hotel’s outdoor pool. There is free Wi-Fi in public areas.

Mövenpick Nabatean Castle Hotel, Wadi Musa HHHH Half-Board nights 3-4 Overlooking the Great Rift Valley, and boasting a terrace from which the desert sunsets can be sensational, this Arabian fortress-style hotel has a restaurant, courtyard lobby and heated indoor pool. Air-conditioned rooms offer free Wi-Fi, tea/ coffee-making facilities and a balcony or terrace.

Mövenpick Hotel Dead Sea, Dead Sea Half-Board

HHHHH nights 5-6

This excellent resort, built on terraces above the mysterious waters, boasts outdoor relaxation areas, pools, including an infinity pool overlooking the sea, a full service spa (treatments payable locally), well-equipped fitness centre, restaurant and bar. All air-conditioned rooms offer TV, free Wi-Fi and a view over the sea or the sumptuous grounds.

 ou’ll then head down onto the valley floor, where, on the northern shores Y of one of the world’s most mysterious bodies of water, the mineral-laden Dead Sea, another sumptuous resort hotel waits to welcome you for two nights. Day Six – Relax by the Dead Sea Enjoy all the delights of your hotel today, including the chance to float in the waters of the Dead Sea itself – one of the strangest sensations on earth. Take advantage of the hotel pool, laze on the private beach, perhaps treat yourself to a spa treatment using natural Dead Sea products, or engage in more energetic pursuits in the well-equipped gym. A last dinner is served this evening. Day Seven – Fly back to the UK Board the coach for the return journey up from the Dead Sea shore, transferring back to Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport for the return flight home, at the end of a truly fascinating and unforgettable few days.

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Jerusalem, Galilee & The Holy Land Discover one of the World’s most extraordinary, timeless – and time‑weathered – corners, a sacred land forged over centuries.

8-day escorted holiday from from £1,779 £859

Tel Aviv Church of the Annunciation, Nazareth

Jerusalem

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Discover modern Tel Aviv and nearby restored Jaffa • Roman Caesarea was King Herod’s most important port‑city • Visit Haifa and take in Mount Carmel’s spectacular view • Crusader fortress-city Acre is wonderfully preserved • Spend two nights on the shores of Lake Galilee • Discover the places once trodden by Jesus • Journey past ancient Jericho • Take the cable car to legendary Masada • Enjoy the unique sensation of ‘floating’ in the Dead Sea • A four-night stay in Jerusalem brings the chance to discover and explore one of the world’s most fascinating places • View the city from the Mount of Olives • Walk the ‘Way of the Cross’ and visit poignant Gethsemane • See the Western ‘Wailing’ Wall and sacred Dome of the Rock • Visit Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity • Spend time at Jerusalem’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and see the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Shrine of the Book • Enjoy a free day for personal sightseeing in Jerusalem • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the excellent quality Hotel Metropolitan, Tel Aviv, the Sea of Galilee Hotel, Migdal and the Grand Court Hotel, Jerusalem • Return flights to Tel Aviv • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Feb to May, Sep to Nov 2020 & Feb to May 2021

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Gatwick £1,799 • Luton £1,779 • Manchester £1,839

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £784 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes on arrival and one hour on departure. *Hotel star-ratings are based on Newmarket’s experience as there are no official ratings.

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Begin in Mediterranean resort-city Tel Aviv then take in Roman

Caesarea and port-city Haifa, before moving inland to Crusader fortress Acre, then on to the shores of Galilee. A tour of places associated with Christ’s life and ministry is followed by a journey, via the mysterious Dead Sea and haunting Masada, up to Jerusalem, one of the most absorbing cities on Earth. A final highlight of this remarkable tour is a visit to Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity. Discover the modern face of Israel in glitzy, shore-side resorts, before enjoying an exploration of places that bore witness to momentous events that have shaped the course of history far beyond this ancient land. Whether it’s the Biblical echoes of the Syrian Sea, the epic tale of resistance at Masada, the strange sensation of floating in the Dead Sea’s mineral-laden waters, or the heady scents and irresistible cacophony of Jerusalem, this is a truly unforgettable tour through the enthralling past and intoxicating present.

Your Hotels

Hotel Metropolitan, Tel Aviv Half-Board 

HHHH* night 1

Located in the heart of the city, the Metropolitan will provide a comfortable night’s first stay. Rooms offer telephone, complimentary Wi-Fi, tea/coffee-making facilities, TV and safe, and the hotel also boasts a lobby bar, and café restaurant.

Sea of Galilee Hotel, Migdal Half-Board 

HHHH* nights 2-3

Overlooking the Sea of Galilee, this beachfront hotel is a relaxing touring base. Boasting a pool, terrace, as well as views over the waters of the ‘Syrian Sea’, the hotel, some five miles from Tiberias, offers a restaurant and bar and air-conditioned rooms with a TV and free Wi-Fi.

Grand Court Hotel, Jerusalem Half-Board 

HHHH* nights 4-7

The four-star Grand Court, a ten-minute stroll from the Old City, boasts a roof-top pool overlooking the city. Airconditioned rooms offer free Wi-Fi, a TV, hairdryer, and safe. Other hotel facilities include restaurants, a lobby lounge, dining room and more informal Garden Court.

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Amsterdam & the Dutch Bulbfields Enjoy the best of Springtime Holland’s colours and scents on this tremendous value break.

4-day 8-day escorted holiday from £565 £859

Amsterdam

Keukenhof

Keukenhof

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Explore colourful Amsterdam on a canal cruise • Spend a day at Keukenhof, perhaps the world’s most famous flower garden • Explore the Zuider Zee fishing villages of Volendam and Zaanse Schans • Taste original Edam cheese • Enjoy an early evening visit to Amsterdam • Visit medieval gem Utrecht, with its Gothic cathedral • Three nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Ibis Hotel, Tilburg • A three-course dinner • Return flights to Amsterdam • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available

Apr 2020 & Apr 2021

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Aberdeen £725 • Birmingham £625 • Bristol £625 • Cardiff £659 • Edinburgh £705 • Gatwick £569 • Glasgow £725 • Heathrow £645 • Humberside £675 • Leeds/Bradford £675 • Luton £565 • Manchester £625 • Southampton £659 • Southend £565 • Teesside £659

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £111

Enjoy an unforgettable day in perhaps the world’s most famous

flower garden – magnificent Keukenhof. This wonderful springtime break also includes the chance to spend time in the delightful Dutch capital Amsterdam, with its canals and cobblestones, its museums, bars and cafés, and visits to the delightful villages of the reclaimed Zuider Zee and medieval gem Utrecht. This is the perfect break to introduce yourself to a delightful country that’s right on our doorstep. From your welcoming hotel base in Tilburg, you’ll enjoy two visits to flowerdecked Amsterdam, with plenty of time to discover and explore the exciting city. An included canal cruise – one of the best ways to see the sights – will be a highlight of the first afternoon’s visit, while the second offers a late afternoon visit to enjoy dinner at your leisure before returning to your hotel late that evening. An undoubted highlight of the break is the day spent at world-renowned Keukenhof, where some seven million flowers carpet the ground in a breathtaking horticultural display that attracts visitors from around the world, and there’s a chance to wander the pathways that meander through the floral paradise, or to take a canal boat ride (payable locally). Complete the fun-filled few days with visits to the delightful villages of the windmill dotted landscape surrounding the reclaimed Zuider Zee, including fishing port Volendam and Zaanse Schans, with its traditional clog makers, and finally take in historic Utrecht, famed for its Gothic cathedral and Dom Tower.

Your Hotel

Ibis Hotel, Tilburg Bed & Breakfast with one dinner

HHH

The modern, friendly Ibis is an ideal base for this break, offering comfortable accommodation close to the town centre and its attractions, and being well placed for your touring programme. As well as comfortable, simply furnished rooms with a TV and free Wi-Fi, there is a restaurant on site, where you’ll enjoy an included dinner and where breakfast is served, as well as a bar and a garden terrace.

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 30 minutes. The city of Tilburg operates a tourist tax of approximately €3 per person per night which must be paid locally direct to the hotel.

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Swiss Alpine Glories

Immerse yourself in the natural glories and historic towns and cities of the world’s most beautiful Alpine paradise.

8-day escorted holiday from £825 £859

Chapel Bridge, Lucerne

Lake Lucerne

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend a week in the celebrated resort of Chateau d’Oex • Rest and relax in the idyllic surroundings of the Pays d’Enhaut (High Country) • Take to the hills on foot or by cable car • Visit the fascinating Hot Air Balloon and Cheese museums • Discover picture-book Swiss capital Bern and the beautiful Bernese Oberland on included excursions • Visit medieval gem and cheese-making village Gruyères • Seven nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Roc et Neige Hotel, Chateau d’Oex • Five dinners • Return flights to Geneva • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Apr to Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from

Join this wonderful – and wonderful value – holiday to the beautiful, breathtaking land of lakes and mountains scenery, clean air and enchanting settlements that is Switzerland. Based in a welcoming, internationally celebrated resort in an idyllic setting between Lake Geneva and the glorious Bernese Oberland, and with a host of marvellous included and optional excursions to savour and enjoy, this is a picture-postcard-perfect introduction to a place that is on almost everybody’s ‘must-do, must-see’ list of destinations.

From your base in exquisite Chateau d’Oex, a favourite of Newmarket guests for over 30 years, and which offers a host of diversions including an outdoor pool (mid-May to early September), tennis courts, miles of walking trails marked with the famous yellow signposts, as well as a trio of fascinating museums, you’ll get to know this very special country. Included excursions take in the beautiful Bernese Oberland, including scenic Lake Thun, famous resort town Interlaken, overlooked by the snow-capped Jungfrau range, and spectacular Grindelwald, at the foot of the mighty Eiger, historic, picture book Bern, the delightful Swiss capital, and medieval gem and cheese-making village Gruyères. Optional tours to Central Switzerland, the country’s historic heartland, and exquisite Lucerne, with its Chapel Bridge, and to fashionable Montreux, on the sun-kissed shores of Lake Geneva, complete the Alpine idyll.

• Bristol £835 • Edinburgh £855 • Gatwick £825 • Heathrow £869 • Luton £825 • Manchester £835

Personalise your holiday • Guided Walk (half day) – from £20 • Central Switzerland & Lucerne (full day) – from £49 • Lake Geneva & Montreux (full day) – from £45

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £175

Your Hotel

The Roc et Neige, Chateau d’Oex Bed & Breakfast & five dinners

HHH

In the heart of the mountain village, the traditional and welcoming Roc et Neige hotel is close to all the local amenities. There is a comfortable lounge area, and a restaurant serving food made from local produce. There is also a large terrace with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. A small gym, sauna and solarium are available. Cosy bedrooms all have a TV and hairdryer, and complimentary Wi-Fi is available. Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately two hours.

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NEW for 2021

Swiss Alps Wintertime Adventure Enjoy all the comforts and amenities of a celebrated resort, including lighted-hearted fun in the snow on this wonderful wintertime break.

6-day 8-day escorted holiday from £799 £859

Dog-sledding Montreux waterfront, Switzerland

The Swiss Alps

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Five nights in celebrated resort Chateau d’Oex, in the winter-wonderland surroundings of the Pays d’Enhaut (High Country) • Enjoy a guided nature walk with the chance to try snow-shoeing • An exciting dog-sledding experience with a warming fondue lunch • Introduction to cross-country skiing on an optional excursion • Visit the village’s fascinating Hot Air Balloon and Cheese museums • Join an atmospheric torch-lit walk, followed by a vin chaud • Discover lakeside Montreux on an optional excursion • Five nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation in the three-star Roc et Neige Hotel, Chateau d’Oex • Return flights to Geneva • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Head to beautiful, breathtaking Switzerland for a few winter-

warming days in idyllic Chateau d’Oex, a welcoming, internationally celebrated resort set in a wide valley between Lake Geneva and the glorious Bernese Oberland. In addition to the chance to enjoy the village’s range of amenities and attractions, enjoy some marvellous wintertime activities, including snowshoe walking, dogsledding and even cross-country skiing. With the chance to visit chic lakeside Montreux on an optional excursion, this is picturepostcard perfection. Famed for its annual hot air balloon festival, Chateau d’Oex is a perfect base for your stay. Rest and relax in idyllic surroundings, enjoy the resort’s wide range of amenities, which include a trio of fascinating museums, and join your guide for a ‘winter-wildlife’ walk through the beautiful valley. A second included excursion, to beautiful nearby Les Diablerets, brings the exhilarating experience of a dog-sled ride, joining the musher and the team of Alaskan huskies on a snowy adventure, while opportunities to join an optional excursion to lakeside Montreux, and to enjoy a taste of crosscountry skiing complete a wonderful wintertime adventure.

Available Jan to Apr 2021

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £829 • Bournemouth £829 • Edinburgh £829 • Gatwick £799 • Liverpool £829 • Luton £799 • Manchester £829 • Newcastle £829 • Southend £799 • Stansted £799

Personalise your holiday • Lake Geneva and Montreux (full day) Day Four – from £45 • Taster of Cross Country Skiing Day Five - from £99

Your Hotel

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £130

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately two hours.

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The Roc et Neige, Chateau d’Oex Half Board

HHH

In the heart of the mountain village, the traditional and welcoming Roc et Neige hotel is close to all the local amenities. There is a comfortable lounge area, and a restaurant serving food made from local produce. There is also a large terrace with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. A small gym, sauna and solarium are available. Cosy bedrooms all have a TV, hairdryer and complimentary Wi-Fi is available.

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NEW for 2021

Austrian Winter Wonderland Adventure

Picture-postcard perfection and wintertime fun in the snow, combined with a visit to the elegant ‘Sound of Music’ city.

6-day 8-day escorted holiday from £865 £859

Salzburg Cathedral

St Wolfgang

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Five nights in beautiful St Wolfgang, in the heart of the Salzkammergut winter-wonderland • Enjoy a guided half-day nature walk • Full-day excursion in Baroque gem Salzburg, with a guided introduction to Mozart’s birthplace • Try snowshoeing through the snow on an included activity • Delight in an optional horse-drawn carriage ride through scenic St Wolfgang • Discover heart-stopping Hallstatt on an optional excursion • Five nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Forsterhof, St Wolfgang • Return flights to Austria or Germany • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Hallstatt

Join us for a marvellous holiday in the heart of Austria’s stunning

Salzkammergut, a land of snow-capped peaks and crystal-clear lakes, close to the Sound of Music city of Salzburg. From your base in idyllic St Wolfgang, on the shores of lovely Wolfgangsee, enjoy some exciting included excursions and wintertime activities, and take the opportunity, on optional excursions, to discover more of the winterwarming wonders of this beautiful corner of the world. Rest and relax in St Wolfgang, and as a delightful introduction to your surroundings, join your tour manager for a guided walk through the scenic countryside, hopefully cloaked in its winter raiment, and return to a warming hot chocolate and cake. On a second included excursion, journey into nearby Salzburg, birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and a Baroque treasure trove beneath the imposing Hohensalzburg Castle, brought to life on a guided introduction and walking tour, after which you can explore at your own pace. Enjoy the opportunity, on a last included excursion, to try the hugely enjoyable sport of ‘snowshoeing’, and perhaps join an optional horse-drawn carriage ride and torch-lit walk.

Available Jan to Mar 2021

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Edinburgh £949 • Gatwick £895 • Luton £915 • Manchester £949 • Stansted £865

Spend a last day soaking up the atmosphere of St Wolfgang or crown your visit to the Salzkammergut by joining the optional excursion to iconic, muchphotographed Hallstatt, in its peerless lakeside setting.

Personalise your holiday • Horse Drawn Carriage and torch-light walk (half day) – £33 • Hallstatt & Bad Ischl (full day) – £54

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £185

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour from Salzburg and two hours 30 minutes from Munich Winter activities are of course weather and snow-dependant. We reserve the right to provide substitute activities/transfers to alternate venues should weather conditions necessitate this.

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Your Hotel

Hotel Forsterhof, St Wolfgang Half-Board 

HHHH

Located in a quiet position on the outskirts of St Wolfgang, Hotel Forsterhof is ideally positioned, being only 500 metres to the lake and a 10-minute walk into the town centre. This attractive hotel is friendly and welcoming and provides an excellent base from which to enjoy your Austrian adventure. Boasting free Wi-Fi throughout, all rooms offer an Austrian twin bed and have a TV, mini-bar, and hairdryer.

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The Glorious Austrian Tyrol Revel in the picture-postcard-perfect surroundings and fresh air of one of Europe’s most celebrated Alpine paradises.

8-day escorted holiday from £789 £859

Vaduz Castle

Austrian Alps

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Stay in a delightful hotel in a Tyrolean village • Visit the pretty ski resort of St Anton • Explore idyllic Lake Constance and island-town Lindau • Discover Tyrolean capital Innsbruck • See ‘Mad’ Ludwig’s fairy-tale Neuschwanstein Castle • Unwind in stunning Alpine surroundings • Rest and relax, hike or cycle at your leisure • Seven nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the three-star Hotel Basur, Flirsch am Arlberg • Return flights to Zurich • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Savour the delights of a holiday in the wonderful surroundings

of the Tyrolean Alps, enjoying the pristine air, green pastures and snow-capped peaks of a very special corner of the world. Rest and relax in a picture-book village, where you’ll enjoy traditional, warm Tyrolean hospitality, and journey out to take in some of the region’s most sparkling jewels. Head first to nearby St Anton, with its flower-decked streets, where you’ll have time to enjoy a coffee should you wish. You’ll then journey on to beautiful Lake Constance, bordering Austria, Switzerland and Germany, and where the beautiful island town of Lindau is the gateway to Bavaria. Another day sees you take in Imperial Innsbruck, the elegant Tyrolean capital, with its old town and famous Maria-Theresien-Strasse framed against its mountain backdrop, and where a stop for coffee and cake in one of countless Konditoreien is a must. A last hugely enjoyable included tour heads into Bavaria to view the extraordinary turrets and towers of ‘Mad’ King Ludwig’s famous castle at Neuschwanstein (entrance payable locally).

Available Jun, Aug & Sep 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £915 • Edinburgh £915 • Gatwick £809 • Heathrow £839 • London City £915 • Luton £789 • Manchester £949

With plenty of time to enjoy the delights of Flirsch and neighbouring St Anton, and opportunities to join optional tours to the Principality of Liechtenstein, medieval Feldkirch, and to idyllic Seefeld, this is a picture‑book-perfect Alpine holiday.

Personalise your holiday • Alpine Mountains Panorama (full day) – from £49 • Liechtenstein & Medieval Feldkirch (full day) – from £39 • Seefeld (full day) – from £39

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £98

Your Hotel

Hotel Basur, Flirsch am Arlberg Half-Board

HHH

In the heart of the delightful village, next to the pretty church, this family-run hotel exudes Tyrolean charm. A cosy bar and beautiful restaurant will delight each evening, while the well-equipped spa offers a sauna, steam bath and plunge pool. Traditionally furnished rooms have a TV, hairdryer, telephone and free Wi-Fi. A local bus to neighbouring resorts such as Landeck and St Anton stops right outside the hotel.

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately two and a half hours. A room tax of approx. €3 per person per night is payable directly to the hotel on check-out.

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Prague, Budapest & Vienna Explore a trio of Europe’s most vibrant and colourful cities, their scenic surroundings and the glorious ‘Blue’ Danube.

8-day escorted holiday from £839

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy an included tour of historic Prague • See Charles’ Bridge’s blackened statues and Old Town Square’s fascinating astronomical clock • Journey through beautiful, forested Bohemia • A guided tour brings to life Imperial Vienna • See the Ringstrasse buildings and the Hofburg Palace – home to the Spanish Riding School of Vienna • Pay a visit to cosmopolitan Bratislava, en route to Hungary • Explore twin city Budapest, with its style and traditional thermal baths, on a guided tour • Enjoy a Danube river cruise in Budapest, with stunning views of the vast Gothic Parliament • Seven nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Aureli Hotel Gloria, Prague, the Novum Hotel Prinz Eugen, Vienna and the Hotel Hungaria City Center, Budapest • Outbound flight to Prague, returning from Budapest • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Apr to Nov 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £919 • Bristol £919 • Edinburgh £975 • Gatwick £839 • Luton £919 • Manchester £975 • Stansted £879

Personalise your holiday • Evening Prague River Cruise Day Two – from £35 • Dresden (full day) Day Three – from £21 • Schönbrunn Palace (half day) Day Five – from £24 • Folklore Evening Budapest Day Seven – from £35

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £273 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 40 minutes.

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Dresden Prague

Czech Republic Vienna

Austria

Tyn Cathedral & Clock Tower, Prague

Begin in the breathtaking Bohemian capital of the Czech

Republic, and enjoy this hugely popular journey through the heart of Bohemia. Take in magnificent Vienna, home to stunning palaces, a vibrant cultural life, and the very best coffee and cake, the cosmopolitan Slovakian capital Bratislava, and majestic ‘twincity’ Budapest, which sits astride the mighty River Danube. An opportunity, on an optional excursion, to discover Baroque gem Dresden, completes the wonderful tour.

Day One – Fly to Prague Upon arrival, meet your tour manager and transfer to the hotel. Dependent upon your arrival time, there may be the opportunity of a first exploration of the Czech capital. A delightful ‘walkabout’ city, Prague is crammed with bars and restaurants. Day Two – Included walking tour of Prague Get to know this, one of Europe’s most beautiful capitals, which has miraculously survived the turbulent centuries unscathed. Join our guide for a walking tour which will introduce you to the exquisite Old Town, or Staré Mesto, the city’s heart since the 13th-century, then cross the River Vlatva by the famous cobbled Charles Bridge, with its blackened statues, into the steeply sloping left bank and the Hradčany district, dominated by the imposing mass of Prague’s ancient castle. Beneath this magnificent building, home to great St Vitus’ Cathedral and the historic Royal Palace, are the narrow, sloping cobbled streets of Malá Strana, or Little Quarter.  ollowing the tour, the rest of the day is free for you F to explore at your leisure. This evening, why not join our optional river cruise with buffet dinner?

Slovakia Bratislava Budapest

Hungary

Day Three – Prague exploration or optional tour of Dresden Explore the fascinating city at your leisure today, or join the optional excursion to the former Eastern Germany’s Baroque gem Dresden, with its restored glories, including the stupendous Frauenkirche, which lay in ruins from 1945 until its rebuilding following reunification, the surrounding Altstadt, Baroque Theaterplatz, the

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Belvedere Palace, Vienna

Budapest

Residenzschloss – seat of Saxon kings and home to a priceless jewel collection – and the pavilions and courtyards of the Zwinger buildings, all south of the River Elbe. On the northern bank, Neustadt and its neighbouring Aussere Neustadt quarter brim with life, and are also home to several fascinating museums. Don’t miss the view of the Altstadt from Neustadt’s riverside meadows.

Your Hotels

After a fascinating day, return to spend a last evening in Prague. Day Four – Travel through Bohemia to Vienna Take your leave of Prague to head south into Bohemia, a rolling, romantic region of dense forests, medieval towns and hill‑top castles. By early afternoon you will have crossed into Austria, and will arrive in the great Imperial city of Vienna. Enjoy a guided introduction to the magnificent seat of the Hapsburg Empire, with its imposing Baroque palaces and cathedral. The world famous Hofburg Palace is home to the Spanish Riding School, the Vienna Boys’ Choir, several museums and the Austrian President, and the Old Town, or Innere Stadt, is a labyrinth of streets humming with the buzz of shops and cafés. Vienna is famous as the home of the Kaffeehaus, and no doubt during your visit there’ll be time to sit and enjoy coffee and cake in one of several celebrated Viennese meeting places. Day Five – Optional visit to the Schonbrunn Palace This morning, explore the city once again, or join the optional excursion to the Schönbrunn Palace, Imperial summer home and one of Austria’s greatest treasures, a magnificent building that once echoed with the music of the young Mozart. Enjoy a second evening in Vienna. Day Six – Continue to Budapest via Bratislava Bid farewell to the Austrian capital and cross into picturesque Slovakia and its wonderful capital, Bratislava, delightfully set on the River Danube close to the point where Austria and Hungary converge. A cosmopolitan mix of Central European influences, Bratislava boasts glorious Baroque palaces and some stunning churches. After a fascinating few hours in the city, re-board the coach to make the onward journey into Hungary and its glorious, Danube-side ‘twin’ capital Budapest, for a last two‑night stay.

Aureli Hotel Gloria, Prague Bed & Breakfast

HHHH nights 1-3

In the quiet Zitkov district close to the Castle, which can be reached on foot, and just over half a mile from the city centre, with good public transport links including a tram stop just 350 yards away, this traditional hotel offers a warm welcome, reception and lobby lounge, buffet breakfast room and simply furnished, clean rooms with TV, mini-bar and safe.

Novum Hotel Prinz Eugen, Vienna Bed & Breakfast

HHHH nights 4-5

In a leafy diplomatic quarter of the city, close to sumptuous Belvedere Palace and within easy reach of the city centre, this traditionally furnished hotel, housed in a building formally owned by a prince, offers a lobby bar, free Wi-Fi and comfortable rooms with TV and hairdryer. As well as good public transport links, there are shops and restaurants within the immediate vicinity.

Hotel Hungaria City Center, Budapest HHHH Bed & Breakfast nights 6-7 On the bustling, Pest, side of the Danube, within walking distance of the Old Town and the cathedral, this, Hungary’s largest hotel, offers restaurant, bar, sumptuously appointed lounges, a terrace, a wellness centre with whirlpool and sauna, as well as wellappointed, air-conditioned rooms with TV, mini-bar and sound proofing. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the entire hotel. Please note: On certain dates you will be accommodated in different hotels of a similar standard.

Day Seven – Included Budapest tour and Danube cruise Enjoy this morning’s introductory tour of the ‘twin’ city, set astride the river. On one ‘half’ sits Buda, an elegant hillside of opulent buildings, while opposite Pest is a bustling hive of museums, galleries, thermal baths, restaurants and bars. Discover the former’s castle district, with its delightful medieval houses and the fascinating Matyas Church with its medieval frescoes, and take a look at the spectacular vista from Fishermen’s Bastion. In Pest, the vast Gothic Parliament lining the river and the grandiose Heroes’ Square, with its imposing columns and statues, are just two of the highlights. Later this afternoon, enjoy an included river cruise, while this evening, you have the chance to join an optional folklore evening of traditional Hungarian music and food. Day Eight – Fly back to the UK Transfer to Budapest airport for your return flight.

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The Spirit of Kraków Savour the preserved medieval glories of Poland’s former Royal capital unveiled, and pay a moving visit to poignant Auschwitz.

5-day escorted holiday from £535

Auschwitz

Wawel Castle

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy a guided tour of Poland’s stunning former Royal Capital • Discover the great medieval square of Rynek Glówny • Wander the market stalls and galleries of the vast Sukkennice Cloth Hall • Don’t miss the stunning Mariacki church • Take in Wawel Castle and its stunning riverside views • Visit the Kazimierz district, the former centre of Jewish culture • Enjoy Kraków’s vibrant café culture • Visit poignant, sobering Auschwitz-Birkenau • Four nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation for the three-star Q Hotel, Kraków* (upgrade hotels available at a supplement) • Return flights to Kraków • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Mar to Nov 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £665 • Bristol £549 • East Midlands £569 • Edinburgh £629 • Gatwick £535 • Leeds/Bradford £589 • Liverpool £605 • Luton £549 • Manchester £605 • Newcastle £645 • Stansted £549

to have survived the centuries unscathed. Enjoy a walking tour in the company of our guide, discovering and exploring a vibrant, bustling city centred on Stare Miasto, Kraków’s mesmerising medieval heart. Here, the great square of Rynek Glówny, medieval Europe’s largest such space, is surrounded by buildings of breathtaking beauty, churches with towers and intricate spires, and crowned by the vast Sukiennice or Cloth Hall. The break also includes a respectful visit to the preserved remains of infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau, a thought-provoking pilgrimage that will provide a very real insight into the events of recent history, and the chance, on an optional excursion, to visit the astonishing, UNESCO-listed salt mine at Wieliczka

Your Hotel Choices

Q Hotel, Kraków Bed & Breakfast

HHH Price from £535

Situated in the Bronowice district away from the city centre, with easy access by bus, or a 45-60 minute walk to Wawel Castle and Rynek Glówny (the main square). Facilities include a restaurant and a lounge bar. Ultramodern style rooms offer air conditioning, satellite TV, with tea/coffee-making facilities and Wi-Fi.

HHH Price from £568

This welcoming city centre hotel, set in a quiet location yet within less than ten minutes’ walk to famous Rynek Glówny square, boasts a traditional cellar restaurant where buffet breakfast is served, a popular bar and an inner garden courtyard terrace. Traditionally furnished bedrooms offer flat-screen TV, mini-bar, telephone and free Wi-Fi.

Personalise your holiday Room for Sole Use Supplement from £168

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 45 minutes. *In the event of higher than anticipated demand, we reserve the right to use alternative hotels of a similar standard and location.

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Discover Krakow, one of a handful of major Central European cities

Hotel Logos, Kraków Bed & Breakfast

• Wieliczka Salt Mine – from £36

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Mariacki Church, Kraków

Q Plus Hotel, Kraków Bed & Breakfast

HHHH Price from £604

Set close to the Vistula River and across the Grunwaldski Bridge from the historic Kazimierz quarter and Wawel Castle, this four-star hotel boasts comfortable lounge areas, a fine restaurant, a lobby bar and a fitness centre. Smartly decorated, air-conditioned rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flatscreen TV, safe, hairdryer and tea/coffee-making facilities.

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Helsinki, Tallinn & Riga Experience the clear air, designer cool, vibrant café cultures and picture‑book charms of three Baltic gems and their scenic surroundings.

8-day escorted holiday from £869

Helsinki © Julia Kivelä

Tour Highlights & Inclusions

Tallinn

• Two nights in Finland’s delightful capital • Discover vibrant Helsinki on a guided tour and soak up the atmosphere and designer cool of the Finnish gem • Cross the Baltic Sea to Estonia’s picture-book Tallinn for a two-night stay • Enjoy a guided tour of Tallinn’s restored Old Town • Relax and enjoy the Estonian capital’s vibrant café life • Journey via Baltic resort Parnü to Riga, for a guided tour • Seven nights’ carefully chosen four-star bed and breakfast accommodation at the Scandic Grand Marina Hotel, Helsinki, Hotel L’Ermitage, Tallinn and the Radi un Draugi, Riga • Outbound flight to Helsinki, returning from Riga • Ferry crossing from Helsinki to Tallinn • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available

Join us in a trio of glorious Baltic capitals, each contrasting

effervescent modernity with wonderfully preserved history, and each offering the delights of outdoor living, some of Europe’s cutting-edge cuisine and some memorable sights. Wander through compact, maritime Helsinki and after an enjoyable crossing to Estonia, discover Tallinn’s engaging charms, before heading south along the pristine coast, to complete a wonderful Baltic journey in Latvia’s colourful, cosmopolitan capital Riga. In each exciting capital, you’ll enjoy fascinating guided tours conducted by experts, who will bring to life this fascinating corner of the world, including Helsinki’s neo-classical buildings and trendy Kallio district, Tallinn’s Toompea Castle and onion-domed cathedral, and Riga’s UNESCO-listed ‘Quiet Zone’ and ultra-modern developments.

Your Hotels

Apr to Oct 2020

Fly from these airports. Prices from • Aberdeen* £1,139 • Birmingham* £995 • Bristol* £995 • Cardiff* £1,029 • Edinburgh* £1,059 • Gatwick £869 • Glasgow* £1,059 • Heathrow* £1,059 • Humberside* £1,029 • Leeds/Bradford* £995 • Manchester £929 • Teesside* £1,029

Personalise your holiday • Porvoo (half day) – from £39 • Maarjamäe Palace (half day) – from £41 • Ethnographic Open-Air Museum (half day) – from £23

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £252

Scandic Grand Marina Hotel, Helsinki Bed & Breakfast 

Set on the waterfront, opposite the famous Market Hall and within walking distance of the city’s attractions, this stylish hotel, built in an old warehouse, offers a chic lobby area with a restaurant and trendy bar, a small shop, sauna, bikes for loan, and modern air-conditioned rooms with Wi-Fi, hairdryer, TV and safe.

Hotel L’Ermitage, Tallinn Bed & Breakfast 

Flights from Gatwick and Manchester are direct. *All other flights are via Amsterdam. Y  ou will be required to change aircraft en-route, where there will be a short wait for your next flight. Your luggage will be thru-checked to your final destination.

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HHHH nights 3-4

This striking, modern hotel is in the heart of the beautiful city, a few hundred yards from the foot of Toompea Hill, and close to a host of lively cafés and bars. It offers a café, restaurant, lobby bar and lounge, and sauna and whirlpool, as well as Wi-Fi. Bright, modern rooms offer TV, mini-bar and hairdryer.

Radi un Draugi, Riga Bed & Breakfast  Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes.

HHHH nights 1-2

HHHH nights 5-7

With a name translated as ‘family and friends’, this welcoming city centre hotel, where the profits are donated to charity, is close to the heart of the Latvian capital. As well as a restaurant and elegant lounge, the hotel boasts bright, modern, air-conditioned rooms with TV, tea/coffee-making facilities, safe and Wi-Fi.

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Moscow & St Petersburg Discover two of the Northern Hemisphere’s most extraordinary, intriguing and exciting cities on this thoroughly absorbing, unforgettable tour.

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy a fascinating guided tour of the Russian capital • Take in the Kremlin, onion-domed St Basil’s and the famous Bolshoi Theatre • Spend three nights in St Petersburg and three nights in Moscow • Enjoy a fascinating introductory tour of the exquisite ‘Venice of the North’ • Visit the world-renowned Hermitage Museum • Daytime train journey from Moscow to St Petersburg • Six nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Holiday Inn Sokolniki, Moscow and the four-star Original Sokos Olympia Garden Hotel, St Petersburg • Outbound flight to Moscow, returning from St Petersburg • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Feb to Dec 2020 & Feb to Apr 2021

Fly from these airports. Prices from • Aberdeen £1,045 • Birmingham £1,029 • Bristol £1,029 • Cardiff £1,079 • Edinburgh £1,029 • Glasgow £1,029 • Heathrow £999 • Humberside £1,045 • Inverness £1,045 • Leeds/Bradford £1,045 • Manchester £1,029 • Newcastle £1,029 • Norwich £1,029 • Teesside £1,029

Personalise your holiday • Kremlin & Red Square (half day) Day Two – from £48 • Highlights of Moscow (full day) Day Three – from £88 • Tsars’ Grand Palaces (full day) Day Six – from £83 • Cossack Folklore & Dinner (evening) Day Six – from £140 • Peter & Paul Fortress (half day) Day Seven – from £61

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £199 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour. Optional excursions must be booked prior to departure.

Finland

Red Square, Moscow

Combining three nights in Moscow, the beating heart of Mother Russia, and three in elegant St Petersburg, with its great squares and opulent palaces, its parks and network of canals, this hugely enjoyable seven-day holiday includes fascinating guided tours and opportunities to join optional excursions in both cities. With a daytime train journey between the cities, this is a richly contrasting Russian adventure of irresistible attraction, and one from which you’ll return immeasurably rewarded.

Day One – Fly to Moscow Upon arrival meet your tour manager and transfer by coach to your hotel base for the next three nights. Rest and relax after the journey, and enjoy your first evening in the city. Day Two – Included Moscow city tour This morning’s three-hour included guided coach tour will introduce you to this extraordinary place, and serve to orientate you. The tour will include the fabled Kremlin and adjacent Red Square, where multi-coloured, onion-domed St Basil’s Cathedral, Lenin’s eerie Mausoleum and the former GUM State Department Store, now a glittering shopping mall, look out over the vast space. Other highlights of the tour might include Revolution Square, the newly rebuilt Cathedral of Christ the Saviour (one of the city’s most striking landmarks), the Bolshoi Theatre and the infamous Lubyanka, former KGB headquarters. This afternoon, an optional guided walking tour will reveal some of the secrets of the Kremlin, as you pass through the turreted walls and enter a truly fascinating enclave of imposing buildings like the Senate House and the Presidium, St Petersburg the vast State Kremlin Palace concert hall, beautiful squares and breathtaking churches and palaces. Sobornaya Square is home to the trio of cathedrals and the magnificent Ivan the Great Belltower, the Kremlin’s tallest structure. This evening you can choose to round off a wonderful day by enjoying Moscow dinner in the city.

Russia

Visas are required by British Citizens travelling to Russia. Please see page 190.

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7–day escorted holiday from £999

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Grand Cascade in Peterhof

Chapel of St George, Victory Park, Moscow

Interior of the Church of the Saviour

Day Three – At leisure, or optional ‘Highlights of Moscow’ tour A further day to enjoy the city. Some will head off to explore under their own steam; many, however, will enjoy a full-day optional ‘Highlights of Moscow’ tour, taking in Victory Park, where the Museum of the Great Patriotic War commemorates the Soviet Union’s incalculable sacrifices in World War Two. Enjoy a visit to one of Moscow’s landmark Metro stations and to the Kremlin’s Armoury Palace. Enjoy free time for shopping, and the chance of dinner and a final evening in Moscow.

Your Hotels

Holiday Inn Sokolniki, Moscow Bed & Breakfast

This welcoming hotel is located in the northeast of Moscow and close to Sokolniki metro station, which allows easy access to and from the city centre. The hotel houses a bar, a restaurant, a café, a spa with an indoor heated pool, a fully equipped gym and a sauna. All rooms have air conditioning, a safe, telephone, TV, Wi‑Fi, and 24-hour room service.

Day Four – Take the train to St Petersburg Transfer to Leningrad Station, bid “do svidánya” to your Moscow guide and board the train to St Petersburg, arriving later today. On arrival at St Petersburg’s Station, meet your tour manager and transfer to your hotel for three nights. Enjoy dinner, perhaps in the hotel or a restaurant in the city. Day Five – Included St Petersburg tour After breakfast enjoy a fascinating orientation and introductory tour of the ‘Venice of the North’, which in fact, but for its canals and innumerable bridges, is more Paris or Madrid, given the grand sweep of its squares and the opulence of its great palaces and civic buildings. Founded by Peter the Great as a westward-looking bastion, and grown under the stewardship of his daughter Elizabeth and legendary empress Catherine the Great, St Petersburg is a match for the finest of all European cities. Palace Square, towered over by the Alexander Column, is also home to the fabled Winter Palace of the Tsars, a Baroque masterpiece that houses part of the extraordinary Hermitage Museum. The exquisite Admiralty building is crowned by a gilded spire and topped in turn by a weather vane in the shape of a frigate, the city’s most enduring symbol. Close by, majestic St Isaac’s Cathedral dominates the skyline, while elsewhere, other highlights might include the Mariinsky Palace – home of the Kirov Ballet, the onion-domed Church of Our Saviour on Spilled Blood, and wondrous Smolny Cathedral. Across the Neva River lies the Peter and Paul Fortress, where the city began, and Peter and Paul Cathedral, burial place of the Romanov Tsars.

HHHH nights 1-3

Original Sokos Olympia Garden Hotel, St Petersburg HHHH Bed & Breakfast nights 4-6 Close to the Tekhnologicheskiy Metro and with good transport links to Nevsky Prospekt, the Hermitage and St Isaac’s Cathedral, this comfortable hotel has a bar, a restaurant, a lift and free Wi-Fi. All the guest rooms have air conditioning, hairdryer and a safe.

 his afternoon, you’ll step inside the gilded portals of the fabled Hermitage T museum, to enjoy a guided tour of some of its phenomenal collection. (Entrance fees to the buildings are not included in the morning. Entrance to the Hermitage museum is included in the afternoon). Day Six – At leisure, or optional Pushkin Palace and Peterhof Gardens excursion Join today’s optional excursion to the Imperial Palace at Pushkin and stunning gardens at Peterhof, both lovingly reconstructed since World War Two, and reflecting the grandeur of Imperial Court life, under Catherine the Great and the Romanovs. Entrance is included to the palace, and a visit is made to Peterhof’s garden. This evening join the optional evening dinner excursion to the famous folklore show at the historic Nikolaevskiy Palace, to immerse yourself in the traditions of Cossack dancing and folk-songs. Day Seven – At leisure, or optional Peter and Paul Fortress visit A last optional excursion includes entrances to, and a guided tour of, the Peter and Paul Fortress, and a visit to the sumptuous, intimate Yusupov Palace, perhaps the city’s finest Imperial residence, scene of the murder of legendary ‘monk’ Rasputin. This afternoon, transfer to the airport for the return flight to the UK.

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The Winter Palace, St Petersburg

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NEW for 2020

Jewels of Albania & North Macedonia Sparkling historic gems, some stunning natural wonders and the warmth of the Adriatic, discovered in its once-hidden corner. Church of St. John at Kaneo, Ohrid

8-day escorted holiday from £899

Bazaar street in Krujë, Albania

Adriatic Sea, Vlorë coast, Albania

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Explore vibrant capital Tirana on a guided tour • Discover medieval Krujë, with its ancient Ottoman bazaar • Spend two nights in enchanting Ohrid, North Macedonia, on the shores of stunning Lake Ohrid • See Ohrid’s much-photographed cliff-top Church of St John at Kaneo • Stroll the lakeside boardwalk, with its lively cafés • Enjoy a three-night stay in port-resort Vlorë • Visit the ruins of ancient Apollonia and discover UNESCOlisted Berati’s stunning Citadel • Cruise blue waters where the Adriatic meets the Ionian Sea, on an optional boat trip • Seven nights’ carefully chosen four-star dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the Hotel Diplomat & Spa, Tirana, the Hotel Belvedere, Ohrid, North Macedonia and the Hotel Partner, Vlorë • Return flights to Tirana • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May, Jun & Sep 2020

Fly from these airports. Prices from • Gatwick £899 • Luton £935

Personalise your holiday

This wonderful tour, featuring four-star accommodation throughout,

lifts the veil on a part of Europe until relatively recently closed to all but a privileged few, but now opening its arms to curious, enthralled visitors. From vibrant Tirana and historic Krujë, to sublime Lake Ohrid, shared with neighbouring North Macedonia, to the port resort of Vlorë, gateway to Apollonia’s ruins and breathtaking Berati, this is a holiday full of fascination and interest at every turn. Begin in the lively, colourful Albanian capital, where the revolution in lifestyles in recent years has been every bit as complete as the political one, and cafés and restaurants sit alongside reminders of the turbulent past. Journey then into North Macedonia and Ohrid’s sublime shores, for a stay in the ‘Balkan Jerusalem’, with its churches and monasteries and exquisite Old Town. Returning west through scenic countryside, complete the tour in Vlorë, with its distinctly Southern Mediterranean feel and beachfront bars and restaurants and beaches fringing the warm, blue Adriatic waters.

Your Hotels

Hotel Diplomat & Spa, Tirana, Albania  HHHH Half-Board nights 1-2 In a central location, close to the city centre, this small hotel offers a restaurant, bar, lounges, reading room and lift. Air-conditioned rooms offer TV, safe, bathrobe and slippers. There is free Wi-Fi.

Hotel Belvedere, Ohrid, North Macedonia  HHHH Half-Board nights 3-4

• St Naum Monastery (half day) – £18 • Boat Trip with lunch (full day) – £32

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £154

Overlooking the lake, and just four miles from the town centre, this tastefully furnished hotel offers lounges, terrace, restaurant and bar, and air-conditioned rooms with Wi-Fi, TV, hairdryer, mini-bar and balcony.

Hotel Partner, Vlorë, Albania  Half-Board

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes.

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HHHH nights 5-7

This modern, central hotel, a short distance from the seafront, offers restaurant, bar and buffet breakfast, Wi-Fi and lift. Rooms feature climate control, TV, hairdryer, minibar and safe.

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NEW for 2020

Georgia – where Europe meets Asia Amidst spectacular scenery, discover one of Eurasia’s most fascinating countries and some of its most welcoming people. Tbilisi

8-day escorted holiday from from £1,335 £859

Gergeti Church

Traditional clay oven bread-maker

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Discover and explore Tbilisi – Georgia’s ancient, welcoming capital – on a guided tour • Enjoy guided tours of Gori – Stalin’s birthplace – and Uplistsikhe’s astonishing cave town • Drive to the Bodbe Monastery, burial place of St Nino, Georgia’s Patron Saint • Take in the views from pretty Sighnaghi • Learn about and taste Georgian wines – the world’s oldest – in Kakheti • Travel north, via UNESCO-listed Mtskheta’s cathedral, Jvari’s monastery and Ananuri’s castle to Kazbegi, now Stepantsminda, in the shadow of the Caucasus • Take a 4x4 vehicle to Gergeti church, on its lofty perch • Take the opportunity, weather permitting, to go on a walk in the foothills • Meet with friendly locals and families for lunch in their homes • Six nights carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Europe, Tbilisi and the four-star Hotel SNO, Stepantsminda, plus one night on the aircraft • Early check-in on arrival at your hotel in Tbilisi • Three lunches and three dinners, all accompanied by wine • Return flights to Tbilisi • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

At the crossroads of two vast continents, on the route of the great Silk Road, and with an ancient, fascinating history that includes some of the oldest known beginnings of wine making, Georgia, in the shadow of the Caucasus Mountains, is one of the world’s most beautiful countries. With legendary hospitality from people who believe guests are blessings, and with a burgeoning tourism infrastructure bringing 21st-century comforts to its spectacular setting, Georgia is truly one of the world’s foremost ‘must-see-now’-destinations.

Discover compact Tbilisi, the country’s capital for over 1,500 years, set beneath an imposing fortress. A colourful, cosmopolitan Old Town boasts a delightful maze of narrow streets lined with shops, stores, bars, cafés and restaurants. You’ll also visit Gori, birthplace of Soviet leader Josef Stalin, and take in ancient cave town Uplistsikhe, the picture book Alazani Valley and wine-producing Kakheti. Two nights in the foothills of the Caucasus, where you’ll discover former capital Mtskheta, the country’s cultural and spiritual home, and head by four-wheel-drive vehicle to the hilltop Gergeti Church, beneath the towering flanks of Mount Kazbek, crown a marvellous visit to this fascinating country.

Your Hotels

Available Apr, Jun, Sep 2020, Apr to Jun, Sep & Oct 2021

Fly from these airports. Prices from

Hotel Europe, Tbilisi  HHHH Bed & Breakfast and one dinner nights 2,3,4,7 In the heart of the Vera district of Tbilisi, close to Vera Park and the Tbilisi Concert Hall, Hotel Europe is well located, modern and comfortable, with an inviting restaurant and bar. Bedrooms have a flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi, telephone, hairdryer, mini-bar and safe.

Hotel SNO, Stepantsminda Half-Board 

• Birmingham* £1,725 • Edinburgh* £1,725 • Gatwick £1,335 • Heathrow* £1,655 • Manchester* £1,725

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £378 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 35 minutes.

HHHH nights 5 & 6

Dominating the small village of Sno, some five miles from the main resort of Stepantsminda, this striking modern hotel, furnished in tradtional style, offers a vast atrium lobby, a restaurant, air-conditioned rooms with TV, free Wi-Fi, and in addition an indoor pool with views to the slopes.

Flights from Gatwick are direct. *All other flights are via Istanbul.

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Bucharest & the Legends of Transylvania Macabre tales of Vlad the Impaler – Count Dracula – some extraordinary, unspoiled medieval glories, and one of Europe’s most fascinating capitals.

NEW for 2020

7-day escorted holiday from £899

Brasov Old Town

Peleş Castle, Transylvania

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Stay four nights in Saxon stronghold Braşov, gateway to the Carpathian Mountains • Explore the idyllic town on a fascinating walking tour • Visit ‘Dracula’s Castle’ in ancient Bran • Evening dinner in the Castle Tea House, in the grounds of Bran Castle • Discover the UNESCO-listed medieval fortress at Sighişoara and ‘Count Dracula’s’ birthplace • Visit Viscri, where the Prince of Wales takes holidays • Explore ancient Sibiu’s churches and painted houses • Visit fairy-tale Peleş Castle • Enjoy two nights in Bucharest • Enjoy included tours of Romania’s colourful, chaotic capital • Visit the immense Palace of the Parliament • Six nights’ carefully chosen bed and continental breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Kronwell, Braşov and the four-star Mercure City Centre, Bucharest • Return flights to Bucharest • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May to Oct 2020

Fly from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham* £1,119 • Glasgow £959 • Heathrow* £1,119 • Luton £899 • Manchester* £1,119 • Stansted £989

Personalise your holiday • Folklore Dinner Day Five – from £36

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £270 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your first hotel is approximately 2 hrs 30 minutes. The transfer time from your final hotel to the airport is 45 minutes. In the event of higher than anticipated demand, we reserve the right to use alternative hotels of a similar standard and location.

Bran Castle, Bran

Since the 1989 revolution that brought an end to Communist-era

rule, beautiful Romania has emerged from its shell, opening its doors to visitors enthralled by the ancient towns and villages that dot the forested Carpathian mountains, and the fast-changing vitality of Bucharest. Discover and explore this extraordinary corner of Europe, where the old, with its wild Gypsy traditions and ancient, dark legends, mixes with the new, in Bucharest’s cafés and smart coffee houses. Discover first Baroque, Transylvanian Brasov, all pastel-painted buildings, Gothic towers and spires, and – legend has it – where the Pied Piper emerged from a tunnel with the children of Hamelin. Just as colourful are the tales surrounding Dracula’s castle at Bran, deep in the Transylvanian forest. Explore beautiful Sighişoara, birthplace of ‘Vlad the Impaler’, or ‘Count Dracula’, and visit delightful Viscri, where HRH The Prince of Wales has a guesthouse. Visits to Saxon gem Sibiu, with its delightful Old Town, and fairy-tale Peleş Castle, home to the late Romanian King Michael, are followed by two nights in capital Bucharest, with its Parisian-style boulevards chic cafés and echoes of communist excess.

Your Hotels

Hotel Kronwell, Braşov  Bed & Breakfast

The strikingly modern Kronwell Hotel, opposite Braşov’s main railway station and a 30-minute walk from Council Square, in the ‘Old Town’, offers every comfort, including a state-of-the-art spa (treatments payable locally) with indoor pool and gym, two restaurants and chic bar. Similarly ultramodern rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV, bathrobe and top quality beds.

Mercure City Centre, Bucharest HHHH Bed & Breakfast nights 5-6 Centrally located in the heart of the city, close to the monumental Palace of the Parliament and within walking distance of many cafés and restaurants, this modern hotel offers a smart bar, and its own restaurant, free Wi-Fi and modern, air-conditioned rooms with TV and tea/coffee-making facilities. It is an ideal base for your short stay in the city.

*Flights from Birmingham, Heathrow and Manchester are indirect.

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HHHH nights 1-4

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NEW for 2020

Uzbekistan & the Silk Road’s Jewels Step back in time in one of the world’s ‘must-see-now’ destinations, discovering millennia-old cradles of civilisation and their legacies.

11-day 8-day escorted holiday from from £1,795 £859

Itchan Kala ancient town, Khiva

Registan Square, Samarkand

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Fly to Uzbek capital Tashkent and discover ancient and modern wonders • Discover mud-walled, blue-tiled Khiva, at the crossroads of the Silk Road • Cross the ‘Red Desert’ from Khiva to holy Bukhara • Savour three thousand years of history in Bukhara’s ancient streets • Learn the secrets of the national dish, Plov, at a special cookery demonstration • See the mausoleum of Muslim Saint Baha-un-Din Naqshband • Drive to Samarkand via ancient, UNESCO-listed Shakhrisabz, birthplace of warrior Tamerlane • Explore the wonders of Tamerlane’s Silk Road jewel Samarkand, a great city and seat of learning • See carpet weavers and silk paper-makers at work • Journey from Samarkand to Tashkent by high-speed train • Nine nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Five dinners • Return flights to Tashkent and internal flight from Tashkent to Urgench • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Journey to a part of the world that was part of the ancient Silk Road

that carried riches to Europe, where great cities of culture, learning and trade rivalled any in history, and across which nomadic peoples, caravans and the armies of warrior Tamerlane once roamed. Conjuring romantic visions of Arabian Nights, Uzbekistan’s desert landscapes and other scenic wonders more than match the cities’ eye-popping glories. Begin in modern capital Tashkent, where 21st century meets ancient Silk Road, and cafés and designer stores sit within reach of Tamerlane’s equestrian statue. Travel on to mesmerising Khiva, with its walls and domes, and cross the ‘Red Desert’ to Bukhara, Central Asia’s most fascinating city. Journey on to Samarkand and majestic Registan Square, before an express train returns you to Tashkent to complete a wonderful adventure.

Your Hotels

Available May, Sep, Oct 2020 & May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2021

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £2,249 • Gatwick £2,175 • Heathrow £1,795 • Manchester £2,249

Personalise your holiday • Chimgan Mountains (half day) Day Three – from £75 • Folklore Show (evening) Day Seven – from £20 • Folklore Show with Dinner (evening) Day Seven – from £39 • Mountain Pass to Samarkand by 4x4 Day Eight – from £50

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £300 Call us on: 0330 160 7922

City Palace Hotel,Tashkent HHHH Bed & Breakfast and one dinner nights 2, 3 & 10 Close to Amir Temur Square and a small park, City Palace Hotel has a restaurant and two bars. Rooms have a safe, hairdryer, air conditioning and satellite TV.

Malika Khiva Hotel, Khiva Bed & Breakfast and one dinner

HHH night 4

This traditionally furnished hotel offers a spacious lobby, with Wi-Fi, and a restaurant, as well as air-conditioned, simply furnished rooms with private facilities and satellite TV.

Rangrez Hotel, Bukhara Bed & Breakfast and two dinners

HHH nights 5-7

Set at the entrance to the Old City, and blending Oriental and European styles, this hotel offers marbled lobby lounge, terrace, restaurant, coffee house and bar. Rooms are decorated in traditional style.

Hotel Registon, Samarkand Bed & Breakfast and one dinner

HHH nights 8-9

In the modern city centre, this three-star hotel is a 20-minute stroll to the ancient quarter, and offers a bar and restaurant, free Wi-Fi in public areas and a seasonal outdoor pool. Air-conditioned rooms have Wi-Fi.

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Istanbul, Ephesus & Troy Explore one of the world’s most exciting cities, and uncover the treasures of ancient Turkey on a truly fascinating tour.

8-day escorted holiday from £979

Celsus Library, Ephesus

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Discover colourful Istanbul, straddling two continents • See the Blue Mosque and the famed Topkapi Palace • Journey south via poignant ANZAC Cove • Step back in time in ancient Troy and Pergamon • Enjoy three nights in shore-side Kuşadasi • Be amazed at the ruins of Ephesus • Discover amazing Pamukkale on an optional excursion • Seven nights’ carefully chosen four-star accommodation at the Hotel Yigitalp, Istanbul on a bed and breakfast basis, and at the Akol Hotel, Çanakkale and the Sentido Marina Suites, Kuşadasi on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis • Flights to Istanbul, returning from Izmir (via Istanbul) • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Soak up the colour and excitement of one of the world’s most

exciting, mystical, enthralling cities – the great former Imperial capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman empire – and step back in time as you wander through some of its finest Classical sites. With the chance to visit one of the Mediterranean’s most remarkable natural phenomena, and the sun-kissed warmth and welcome of Aegean shores, this is a delightful tour-and-stay holiday to savour and enjoy.

Day One – Fly to Istanbul Meet your tour manager and transfer to the hotel for a three-night stay. Dependent upon your time of arrival, acquaint yourself with your surroundings, and enjoy your first evening in an extraordinary city that bridges the divide between Europe and Asia, marked by the narrow strait of the Bosphorus, and which brims with reminders of its illustrious past and exudes an intoxicating present vitality.

Available Apr to Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Day Two – Istanbul included tour Enjoy today’s first fascinating included tour, introducing the city that was once Byzantium, then Constantinople. Explore the ‘Historic Peninsula’, including the extraordinary Topkapi Palace, with its priceless treasures, the Blue Mosque with its minarets and cobalt tiles that give the building its name, and the great Byzantine church of Aya Sofya, once the world’s largest enclosed space. Today’s tour includes entrance to the Topkapi, with its outer courtyard and gateways into its labyrinthine inner quarters. You’ll also take in the colourful Spice market, with its trays of Turkish Delight.

Fly from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £1,069 • Edinburgh £1,089 • Gatwick £995 • Heathrow £1,039 • Manchester £1,069 • Stansted £979

Personalise your holiday • Kumkapi Fish Dinner (evening) Day Two – from £35 • Bosphorus River Cruise (half day) Day Three – from £19 • Pamukkale (full day) Day Six – from £73

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £245 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 45 minutes upon arrival, and one hour on the return. Visas are required by British Citizens travelling to Turkey. Please see page 190.

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Istanbul ANZAC Cove Çanakkale Trojan Ruins

Kuşadasi

Turkey Ephesus

Pamukkale

 ater, perhaps cross the Golden Horn for a glimpse L of modern Istanbul and, time permitting, to enjoy the sweeping views of the Bosphorus Strait.  his evening, there’s the chance to join hte optional T excursions and enjoy a traditional fish dinner in the popular Kumkapi district, with its colourful restaurants teeming with visitors and locals alike. Day Three – Second included city tour Another unforgettable day sees you return to the ‘Historic Peninsula’ to explore the contrasting wonders of the fabled Blue Mosque and the monumental Aya Sofya church. Your day

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Blue Mosque, Istanbul

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Pamukkale’s mineral cascades

Bazaar

will include a guided stroll through the ancient Roman Hippodrome and a visit to the world’s largest covered bazaar, the vast Kapali Çarsi.

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 he rest of the afternoon is free. Why not take an optional cruise on T the Bosphorus? Spend your last evening in this fascinating, glorious city, perhaps enjoying dinner al fresco. Day Four – Visit ANZAC Cove to Canakkale Leaving Istanbul this morning, you’ll travel by coach around the Sea of Marmara, then inland and south onto the stunningly beautiful, but poignant Gallipoli Peninsula, where in 1915, the Allied forces suffered catastrophic losses, including some 10,000 members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps – the famous ANZACs – at the hands of the defenders of the Ottoman Empire led by legendary Turkish leader and founder of modern Turkey Atatürk. The beauty of ANZAC Cove and its surroundings is in marked contrast to the sobering memorials and cemeteries. Later this afternoon, you’ll cross the narrow strait of the Dardanelles to sea‑front Çanakkale. Day Five – Included visit to Troy Enjoy a first day amongst the wonders of Classical Greece, as you explore the nearby ruins of Troy, guarded by a replica giant wooden horse recalling the first Trojan War, when Helen was pursued to the city by her deserted husband Menelaus and wrested back from Paris’ grasp. You’ll also visit the ruins of Pergamon, including an acropolis, temples, two-storey Library, Altar of Zeus and a spectacular theatre. After a fascinating day, you’ll arrive this evening in Kuşadasi for a three-night stay. Enjoy dinner on the shores of the Aegean Sea. Day Six – At leisure in Kuşadasi, or optional tour of Pamukkale Spend today at leisure, enjoying the many facilities of the resort or beach, strolling along the harbour promenade, discovering the medieval Kale district, or visiting tiny Pigeon Island.

Hotel Yigitalp, Istanbul Bed & Breakfast

HHHH nights 1-3

In the heart of the city, just 15 minutes from the Grand Bazaar and close to a tram stop, this modern, well equipped hotel, in addition to its excellent location, offers a restaurant and bar, as well as a health club and wellness centre, with free Wi-Fi throughout. Air-conditioned rooms boast a TV, safe, hairdryer and mini-bar.

Akol Hotel, Çanakkale Half-Board

HHHH night 4

On the seafront overlooking a tiny harbour and the straits of the Dardanelles, and conveniently set close to a range of amenities in the heart of Çanakkale, this hotel boasts three restaurants, roof-top and lobby bars and an outdoor pool and sun terrace. Bright, modern, air-conditioned rooms offer a TV, safe, mini-bar, hairdryer and free Wi-Fi.

Paloma Marina Suites, Kuşada Half-Board

HHHH nights 5-7

In the heart of Kuşadasi and only a short walk from the beach and the harbour, this stylish hotel offers many amenities including an outdoor pool, fitness centre, restaurant and bar. All rooms are modern and have air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi, TV and mini-bar.

 lternatively, join the optional excursion to Pamukkale, where white A calcium deposits, some 100 metres high, shape a slow moving, everchanging cascade, with hundreds of terraces and pools filled by an ancient mineral-laden spring, explaining the name Pamukkale, or ‘Cotton Castle’. Ruins of a once great city surround the thermal baths.  n route to Pammukale you’ll stop at the ‘red water’ springs of E Karahayit, famed for their curative powers, while afterwards, there’s a chance to enjoy the pleasures of a spa as you enjoy an included lunch and afternoon visit to the luxurious Pam Thermal Hotel, a five-star establishment that takes its 35°C waters from the spring below. Day Seven – Included visit to Ephesus The final included excursion takes in ruined Ephesus, one of the most important Roman, then Byzantine, cities, and of course witness, in the 1st Century AD, to the preaching of the Apostle Paul. The ruins – which include churches, bath-houses, fountains and temples, gymnasia, the great Roman Amphitheatre, the façade of the fabled Library of Celsus and the colonnade of the Arcadian Way – serve to reflect this greatness.

Extend Your Holiday Three-night Kuşadasi extension from £115  xtend your stay at the four-star E Paloma Marina Suites in popular Kuşadasi. Relax on the nearby beach, explore the local area or simply unwind and relax after your unforgettable tour of this colourful corner of the world.

You’ll return to Kuşadasi this evening to enjoy a last dinner at the hotel. Day Eight – Fly back to the UK Transfer to the airport for the return flight.

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Small-Group Tour

Turkish Gulet Cruising Step aboard to enjoy the simple life – of sunshine, turquoise seas, Turkish hospitality and balmy nights under the stars.

8-day Island Cruise holiday from £1,009

Marmaris Bodrum Town

Almira

Tour Highlights & Inclusions

Cruise the Aegean’s pristine, blue waters aboard a welcoming

• Join your stylish Gulet – a simply appointed, traditional Turkish vessel – in vibrant Bodrum • Sail into the beautiful, unspoiled Gökova Gulf • Enjoy idyllic days at sea, with plenty of opportunities for swimming and snorkelling off the boat, and calls at a variety of coves and exquisite ports • Cruise to Alakisla Inlet and see the nearby Byzantine ruins • Overnight in fishing village Cökertme • Discover Tuzla Bay and famous English Harbour • Beautiful Sedir Island was – legend has it – visited by Anthony and Cleopatra • Overnight in Löngöz’s forested bay • Swim in Orak Island’s sparkling waters • Return via Pabuc Burnu for a last night in Bodrum • Seven nights’ full-board accommodation, including breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, on board a traditional Gulet equipped with modern conveniences in a shared twin cabin • Return flights to Bodrum • Return airport transfers

Turkish Gulet – a classic vessel built to traditional designs, and a perfect floating home for the most carefree, back-to-nature type of holidays. Stretch out on the sun deck, dine under awnings or in the saloon, swim and snorkel till your heart’s content, and when days of hidden coves or delightful ports of call are done, enjoy a convivial drink with new found friends under skies awash with stars, before retiring to your cabin to dream of doing it all again tomorrow. Begin the cruise in Bodrum, with its whitewashed houses and famously lively nightlife, and spend a week cruising the beautiful Gökova Gulf, where highlights will include idyllic Alakisla Inlet, picturesque fishing village Cökertme, sparkling Tuzla Bay and tiny English Harbour. A day in Karacasögüt brings opportunities to experience the local port and, at your leisure, explore Marmaris or Dalyan or maybe visit Sedir Island, where legend has it Mark Anthony wooed Cleopatra, exquisite Ballisu Cove and beautiful Löngöz, before a last evening is spent back in Bodrum. With al fresco breakfasts, light lunches and dinners aboard, sometimes at anchor with the sun setting over the horizon, at other times in port, when there’s a chance to explore ashore, this is the perfect way to discover an idyllic corner of the world.

Your Gulet Cruise

Available

Board Basis: Full-Board

May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Edinburgh £1,245 • Gatwick £1,009 • Luton £1,009 • Manchester £1,295 • Stansted £1,009

Extend Your Holiday Three-night four-star All-Inclusive Salmakis Resort, Bodrum extension from £230

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your Gulet is approximately 45 minutes. At the captain’s discretion it may be necessary to alter the order of the itinerary of your holiday.

Your traditional, twin-masted wooden Gulet, Almira, is powered by an onboard 440-horsepower engine and offers clean but simply furnished accommodation for a maximum of just 16 passengers, in eight cosy cabins. In addition to a forward sunbathing area and aft dining quarter, which is perfect for al fresco breakfasts, the air-conditioned saloon offers TV, music system, refrigerator and ice-maker, as well as another dining area and the ship’s well-stocked bar. The ship’s cosy cabins have private facilities, hot and cold water, and 220v electricity points. Your vessel will carry snorkelling and fishing equipment. Please note: The beauty of a Turkish Gulet is it’s simplicity. Do not expect a full range of modern comforts, but do enjoy the chance to be Wi-Fi free. Passages are always made using the omboard motor engines.

Visas are required by British Citizens travelling to Turkey. Please see page 190.

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NEW for 2020

Oman – A Desert Adventure A genteel, friendly city fringed by blue waters, sweeping desert sands and rugged peaks under star-filled skies – the perfumed wonders of Arabia.

8-day escorted holiday from from £1,599 £859

Dune drive, Oman

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Discover and explore Muscat, Oman’s low-rise, lowkey capital • Visit the extraordinary Grand Mosque, one of Arabia’s most priceless jewels • See the Royal Opera House and wander the colourful souks • The fascinating Bait Al Zubair Museum • Visit the famed Amouage perfumery • Enjoy lunch with an Omani family • Explore former capital Nizwa and Bahla’s UNESCOlisted fort • Experience the beauty and green waters of Wadi Bani Khalid • Stay overnight under desert skies at a desert camp hotel • Enjoy an exciting 4x4 desert dunes adventure • Maritime Sur was an important trading port • Go in search of nesting turtles at night • Drive the scenic coast, with its wadis and sinkholes • Spend a day at leisure in Muscat • Seven night’s carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation • One dinner and one lunch • Return scheduled flights to Muscat • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Muscat, Oman

Bookended by stays in welcoming, white-painted Muscat, this

fascinating tour also heads into the desert landscape beyond, to experience startling natural wonders and Bedouin traditions. Visit one of the world’s most prestigious perfume factories, discover former capital Nizwa, spend a night in a desert camp and enjoy an exhilarating drive through the towering dunes before returning to Muscat for a final day of rest and relaxation. Get to know the Omani capital on a guided introductory tour before journeying inland to former capital Nizwa, nearby Jabreen Castle and UNESCO-listed Bahla Fort. The desert adventure also includes beautiful oasis Wadi Bani Khalid and an exhilarating 4x4 drive through the dunes. Head back to ancient boat-building city Sur, before a last scenic drive along the unspoiled coast brings you back to the capital.

Your Hotels

Al Falaj Hotel, Muscat

Al Falaj Hotel

Available

Al Diyar Hotel, Nizwa

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from

Arabian Oryx Camp

• Heathrow £1,599 Arabian Oryx Camp

Three-nights in fragarant Salalah from £599

Sur Plaza Hotel

night 4

Located right in the heart of desert dunes, you will stay in either an individually built room or a tent. All come with terrace, private facilities, tea/coffee-making facilities and mini-bar. Enjoy the desert sunset from the restaurant!

Sur Plaza Hotel, Sur

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £360 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour.

night 3

This simple yet comfortable hotel offers a restaurant and two outdoor pools. Rooms are air-conditioned with TV, safe and a mini-bar.

Nov 2020, Jan to Mar, May, Sep to Nov 2021 & Jan to May 2022

Extend Your Holiday

nights 1-2 & 6-7

Centrally located close to all of Muscat’s attractions and shopping areas this fine hotel has a restaurant, pub and café, a health and fitness centre, tennis and squash courts, a large swimming pool and hairdressing salon. Air-conditioned rooms have tea/coffee-making facilities, safe and hairdryer.

night 5

Comfortable with a hint of traditional Oman, this hotel has spacious public areas and a lovely restaurant with some outdoor seating by the pool. There is also a gym and rooms have TV, mini-bar and safe.

Visas are required for British Citizens travelling to Oman. Please see page 194 of the brochure for further information.

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André Rieu – Vrijthof Concert, Maastricht

This special series of summer concerts are sure to be a wonderful not‑to‑be-missed experience!

3- or 5-day air-inclusive break from £525

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • A seated ticket to see André Rieu & The Johann Strauss Orchestra live in concert on the Vrijthof Square in Maastricht (ticket upgrades available – see opposite for details) • A visit to Maastricht • Visits to Amsterdam and Antwerp (five-day break only) • Two or four nights’ bed and continental breakfast accommodation at a four-star standard hotel in the Eindhoven area in The Netherlands (the name and location of your hotel will be confirmed at the time of your booking and on your reservation confirmation) • Return flights to Amsterdam • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Each year André Rieu, the ‘Waltz King of Europe’ performs

a series of concerts in his hometown of Maastricht in the Netherlands. Fly from an airport near you to enjoy one of these spectacular, specially-themed concerts, including delightful melodies from opera, musicals, film and the world of classical music, plus a few catchy waltzes!

Three-Day Break Day One Your holiday begins with a direct flight to Amsterdam. Upon arrival, meet your tour manager and transfer to your hotel in the Eindhoven area, where two nights’ accommodation has been arranged. You have the evening free to relax.

Available 2, 4, 9 & 11 Jul 2020 (three-day break) 1, 3, 8 & 10 Jul 2020 (five-day break)

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Aberdeen £699 • Belfast (three-day break only) £625 • Birmingham £595 • Bristol £595 • Cardiff £625 • Edinburgh £625 • Gatwick £565 • Glasgow £665 • Heathrow £595 • Humberside £625 • Inverness £665 • Leeds/Bradford £595 • Liverpool £565 • London City (three-day break only) £595 • Luton £529 • Manchester £555 • Newcastle £595 • Norwich £595 • Southampton £625 • Southend £525 • Stansted £555 • Teesside £595

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Day Two After a late breakfast and the morning free, you travel by coach to Maastricht arriving mid-afternoon. You are then free to shop and sightsee at leisure in this beautiful, pedestrianised town including the opportunity to visit the cobbled streets around Vrijthof Square which are full of attractive cafés, bars and shops. In the evening take your seat on the Vrijthof Square for the highlight of your break – André Rieu & The Johann Strauss Orchestra, Choir, Soloists and Special Guests in concert. The coach will return you to the hotel after the performance, arriving at about 2am. Day Three Transfer back to the airport for your flight home, having seen one of the world’s most popular live acts!

• Maastricht Summertime Cruise Day Two (three-day break) and Day Three (five-day break) – £19 • Amsterdam Cheese & Wine Cruise Day Two (five-day break only) – £45

Five-Day Break

Travel by Eurostar™ from £519*

Day Two After breakfast, we’ll head to Amsterdam where you will be free to explore this wonderful city including famous sights, such as the Royal Palace, the renowned Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum and maybe take an optional canal boat trip.

 ravel by Eurostar™ from London St Pancras International or T Ebbsfleet International. Please call us for more information.

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £78 *Dates and itineraries vary if travelling by Eurostar™. Please see our website for full details. Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 90 minutes. The transfer time between Eindhoven and Maastricht is approximately 75 minutes.

Day One Begin with a direct flight to Amsterdam where you’ll meet your tour manager and transfer to your four-star hotel in the attractive Eindhoven area. You have the evening free to relax.

Day Three After a late breakfast and the morning free, you travel by coach to Maastricht arriving mid-afternoon. Once in town, you are free to shop and sightsee at leisure in one of the most beautiful and historic cities in Holland with its spectacular shops and cafés. In the evening take

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your seat on the Vrijthof Square for the highlight of your break – André Rieu & The Johann Strauss Orchestra, Choir, Soloists and Special Guests in concert. The coach will return you to the hotel after the performance, arriving at about 2am.

Eindhoven area hotel Bed & Breakfast

Day Four After a late breakfast, and the morning free, we travel to Antwerp, the ‘Diamond Capital of the World’, with its market square, pretty cobbled streets, the Rubens’ House Museum and fine Gothic churches including its beautiful cathedral. Day Five Transfer back to the airport for your flight home, taking back a host of memories from this special break to André Rieu’s hometown concert.

Eurostar™-Inclusive Breaks

HHHH You will stay in a good quality fourstar standard hotel in the Eindhoven area in the Netherlands. All bedrooms have private facilities, a trouser press and hairdryer. All the hotels have good bars and restaurants and as a guest of Newmarket you are assured of a warm welcome. Please note: Some of the hotels we use have not been officially star rated, but have been assessed by us as the equivalent of a four-star standard hotel.

As an alternative to flying to Amsterdam, ‘let the train take the strain’. Travel aboard the superfast Eurostar service from London St Pancras International or Ebbsfleet International to Brussels, before transferring by coach to a comfortable, four-star standard hotel in Brussels, Leuven or surrounding areas (three-day break) or the Eindhoven area (five-day break), to enjoy the itineraries and the André Rieu and The Johann Strauss Orchestra concert in Maastricht as described above. At the end of the break a coach will transfer you back to Brussels Midi station for your return journey.

Your concert ticket + upgrades All Air & Eurostar™ Inclusive breaks include a Category 5 €65.00 seated ticket . You can upgrade your seat(s) to Categories 4, 3, 2, 1 or Premium for the following supplements. Prices are per person and include a booking fee.

Vrijthof Concert Seating Plan Stage

Ticket Upgrade Supplements • Category 4 (€75.00) ticket – £15 • Category 3 (€85.00) ticket – £32 • Category 2 (€95.00) ticket – £53 • Category 1 (€115.00) ticket – £75 • Premium (€140.00) ticket – £120 Please note this is an outdoor concert with no tiered seating. You will be required to walk between your coach transfer drop‑off /pick-up points and the venue. The concert will commence at approximately 9pm and will finish at about 11:45pm.

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Premium CAT 1 CAT 2 CAT 3 CAT 4 CAT 5

Please note: We are unable to guarantee in which block you will be seated.

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NEW for 2020

Oberammergau 2020 & Delightful Lake Garda Experience the extraordinary wonder of the Passion Play, and all the pleasures of a delightful ‘lakes and mountains’ holiday.

10-day escorted holiday from £1,909

Salzburg Castle

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Category 2 ticket for the Oberammergau 2020 Passion Play • Souvenir Passion Play textbook • Spend two nights in the idyllic Austrian Tyrol • Discover Sound of Music city Salzburg • Explore glorious Innsbruck, Imperial Tyrolean capital • Cross the scenic Brenner Pass into Italy to a Dolomite village • Guided tour of Lake Garda • Half-day guided visit to Verona • Two nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at the four-star Hotel Moserhof, Breitenwang, Reutte, Tyrol • One night’s bed and breakfast accommodation at a three/ four-star guest house in Oberammergau or the surrounds • Six nights’ carefully chosen dinner, bed and breakfast accommodation at a four-star hotel on the shores of Lake Garda • Evening meal during the play interval • Outbound flights to Germany, returning from Italy • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Oberammergau Passion Play

Once every ten years, in accordance with a solemn oath sworn

by their forefathers, some 1,500 residents of the Bavarian village of Oberammergau re-enact the last week of the Life of Christ. This, the world-renowned ‘Passion Play’, takes place on a vast open-air stage in front of some 5,000 spectators, a true once-in-a-lifetime experience. Combine a visit to Oberammergau with stays in the idyllic Austrian Tyrol and on Garda’s shores, Italy’s largest lake. Begin with a stay in a traditional Tyrolean hotel close to bustling Reutte, enjoying a warm welcome and a day in Sound of Music city Salzburg, before you journey to famous Oberammergau and the once-in-a-lifetime experience of the Passion Play. After a night in a local guesthouse, head south across the Brenner Pass, calling in elegant Innsbruck and a Dolomite village en route to Lake Garda. Rest and relax by blue waters, savour the Mediterranean-like atmosphere, and discover medieval gem Verona on the included tour, and complete a memorable holiday by joining an optional excursion to incomparable Venice, probably the world’s most romantic city.

Your Hotels

Available May to Oct 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £1,949 • Dublin £1,969 • Edinburgh £1,909 • Gatwick £1,909 • Luton £1,909 • Manchester £1,909 • Stansted £1,909

Personalise your holiday • Venice (full day) – from £58

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Hotel Moserhof

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HHHH nights 1-2

This delightful hotel, just half a mile from the bustling town of Reutte, offers a traditional welcome, excellent accommodation and amenities that include a wellness centre with plunge pool, sauna and steam room, a terrace, lounge and restaurant serving regional specialities. Well-appointed rooms have a flat screen TV and there is free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

Guest House, Oberammergau Bed & Breakfast

Various, Lake Garda Half-Board 

Please note: You will fly into Munich and the transfer time to your hotel is approximately two hours. Your return flight will depart from Verona, Venice or Bergamo Airports and transfer times are one hour for Verona, two hours for Bergamo and approximately three hours for Venice Airport.

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Hotel Moserhof, Breitenwang Half-Board 

night 3

You will stay in a local three- or four-star guest house allocated by the Passion Play organisers.

Oberammergau 2020 & the Austrian Tyrol – 8 days from £1,699pp

Passion Play Seating: You will be allocated a Category 2 ticket for the Oberammergau 2020 Passion Play. We are unable to confirm the exact seat numbers in advance. Please see our website for the seating plan.

Oberammergau Passion Play

Hotel Moserhof

HHHH nights 4-9

You will enjoy six nights in a four-star hotel in one of a selection of wonderful shore-side locations, depending upon your departure date. Details will be confirmed prior to your departure.

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NEW for 2020

The Oberammergau Experience A short break that includes the once-in-a-lifetime chance to see the Bavarian villagers’ world-famous Passion Play.

4-day escorted holiday from £779

Lake Achensee

Oberammergau Passion Play

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend two nights in the idyllic Austrian Tyrol • Discover picture-postcard perfect Rattenberg, the Tyrol’s smallest town • Visit to beautiful Lake Achensee • Category 2 ticket for the Oberammergau 2020 Passion Play • Evening meal during the play interval • Souvenir Passion Play textbook • Two nights’ half-board accommodation in the four-star Sporthotel Sonnenuhr in Kramsach, Inn Valley, Tyrol • One night’s bed and breakfast accommodation in a three/ four-star hotel/guest house in the Oberammergau area • Return flights to Munich • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May to Jul & Sep 2020

Fly direct from these airports. Prices from • Birmingham £825 • Edinburgh £899 • Gatwick £799 • Heathrow £785 • Luton £899 • Manchester £815 • Newcastle £839 • Stansted £779

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £123

Oberammergau Passion Play

This tremendous value short break has as its highlight the once-

in-a-lifetime experience of the performance of the world-renowned Passion Play at Oberammergau. It features accommodation in a delightful four-star hotel in Austria’s sun-kissed Inn Valley, as well as in an Oberammergau guesthouse, and a day’s included touring to a delightful Alpine village and to idyllic Lake Achensee. An included full-day sightseeing tour sees you travel to picture-postcardperfect Rattenberg, known as the Tyrol’s smallest town, beautifully set beneath the ruins of its castle, and famed for its glass-blowing and crystal work, before completing a wonderful day with a visit to Lake Achensee, a popular spot for bathing from one of the beaches that fringe its wooded shores, or for taking a cruise along the beautiful lake front (payable locally).   The day in Oberammergau brings the chance to explore the colourful, historic village and to visit the fascinating museum, before you take your seat in the auditorium as the story of Christ’s Passion unfolds on the vast stage. At the end of this uniquely memorable experience, you’ll spend the last night in a local guest house or hotel, allocated by the Passion Play organisers, before journeying home.

Your Hotels

Sporthotel Sonnenuhr

Sporthotel Sonnenuhr, Kramsach Half-Board 

HHHH nights 1-2

The family run, flower-decked Sonnenuhr has everything needed for a comfortable stay in idyllic surroundings, including a seasonal outdoor pool, a wellness centre with sauna, a terrace and garden, a tennis court, and bike hire for the energetic. A restaurant serving Tyrolean fare and a bar, as well as comfortable well-equipped rooms add to the pleasure. There is free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

Guest House, Oberammergau Bed & Breakfast 

night 3

You will stay in a local three- or four-star hotel/guest house allocated by the Passion Play organisers.

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately two hours. Passion Play Seating: You will be allocated a Category 2 ticket for the Oberammergau 2020 Passion Play. We are unable to confirm the exact seat numbers in advance. Please see our website for the seating plan.

Sporthotel Sonnenuhr

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Elvis Presley’s Memphis, New Orleans & Nashville Journey through America’s musical heartland, from the birthplace of Jazz and the cradle of Rock ‘n’ Roll, to the undisputed capital of Country Music.

Tour Highlights & Inclusions

Elvis Presley’s Graceland

• Stay in Montgomery, the resting place of country legend Hank Williams • Journey through the sleepy countryside of Alabama • Spend two nights in New Orleans, the irrepressible, colourfully exuberant and laid-back ‘Big Easy’ and birthplace of jazz • Take in the atmosphere of the fabled ‘French Quarter’ • Visit Tupelo, Mississippi – Elvis’ birthplace • Spend two nights in Memphis at the Guest HouseTM at Graceland, right next to Elvis’ famous mansion • Discover Nashville, world capital of Country Music • Seven nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Return flights to Atlanta • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Feb to Jun, Aug to Nov 2020, Jan to Jun & Aug to Dec 2021

Fly direct (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £1,565 • Manchester £1,499

Personalise your holiday

Room for Sole Use Supplement

Infused with the magic and mystique, the sights and

especially the sounds of the South, this wonderful holiday begins in Georgia and sweeps through the world of WC Handy, Robert Johnson, ‘Fats’ Domino, Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton and, of course, Elvis Presley. Crammed full of highlights, it takes in New Orleans, the laid-back ‘Big Easy’, Tupelo, the ‘King’s’ birthplace and Memphis, where he made his home, and finally heads to guitar-pickin’, banjo-playin’ songwriters’ Mecca Nashville, Tennessee.

Day One – Fly to the USA Upon arrival, meet your tour manager to transfer to your overnight hotel in the Alabama state capital, Montgomery, resting place of troubled country superstar Hank Williams. Rest and relax after the journey, and enjoy your first evening in the warm and welcoming musical south. Day Two – Travel to New Orleans Today you’ll head south across Alabama, into Louisiana and along the Gulf Coast to the great city of New Orleans, the fabled ‘Big Easy’, for a two-night stay. Waste no time in soaking up the atmosphere of one of the most exuberant places on the face of the planet, perhaps joining the optional Steamboat Dinner Jazz Cruise. Nashville

TN Canada

USA

from £529

Mississippi R iver

• Steamboat Dinner Jazz Cruise – from £73 • New Orleans City Tour (half day) – from £21 • Bayou & Alligators Tour (half day) – from £25 • Memphis: Graceland & Sounds of the South (full day) – from £67 • Studio B & the Country Music Hall of Fame (half day) – from £43

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Mexico New Orleans Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately three hours.

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Day Three – At leisure or optional New Orleans tour and Manchac Swamp excursion This morning’s optional guided tour is the perfect introduction to New Orleans, and will include the fabled French Quarter of time-warped, iron-balconied buildings centred on Jackson Square, and the neighbouring colourful Tremé district. This afternoon, take the optional Louisiana Swampland excursion for a glimpse of the surrounding countryside and a taste of Creole life. Head back to the ‘Quarter’


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tonight, to immerse yourself in the incomparable atmosphere of the place which gave the world Jazz Music a century ago, and where the legacies of Louis Armstrong and ‘King’ Oliver live on in innumerable bars and clubs. Day Four – From New Orleans to Tupelo and Memphis Bidding farewell to New Orleans, you’ll travel north into Mississippi, cradle of the Delta blues and home to the likes of Robert Johnson and Sonny Boy Williamson, journeying to Tupelo, home of the tiny house into which Elvis Aaron Presley was born in January 1935 (entrance payable). You’ll then continue on to Elvis’ beloved hometown Memphis, the bustling city on the bank of the ‘Big Muddy’, which as well being forever linked with ‘The King’, boasts a musical heritage to match any city in the world. This evening, soak up the atmosphere of colourful Beale Street with its endless choice of restaurants and bars, many of which offer live music. Day Five – At leisure, or optional Sun Studio and Graceland excursion Don’t miss the optional full day Memphis Sounds excursion, which will include the legendary Sun Studio, where in 1951 ‘rock & roll’ was born with the recording of ‘Rocket 88’, and history changed forever three years later with Elvis’ rendition and ‘live’ recording of Arthur Crudup’s ‘That’s Alright, Mama’. You’ll then make your way to Elvis Presley Boulevard to pay a visit to Graceland, the King’s home, last recording studio and final resting place. After a fascinating day, enjoy another evening in Memphis, perhaps sampling pork ribs – the city is known as the ‘Barbecue Capital of America’. Day Six – From Memphis, Tennessee to Nashville Enjoy today’s change of musical genres, as you journey east to Nashville – capital of country music, for a two night stay. Home to the legendary Ryman Auditorium and Grand Ole Opry, and to scores of hugely accomplished guitar-pickers and songwriters, Nashville is every inch one of America’s foremost music cities. Tonight, perhaps catch some live music.

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Your Hotels

Drury Inn & Suites, Montgomery

night 1

This modern hotel has spacious, well appointed rooms with a coffee maker, microwave and fridge. Other facilities include and indoor/outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre.

Hampton Inn, New Orleans Drury Inn & Suites

nights 2-3

Set in a beautifully converted warehouse, within a 15-minute walk from the French Quarter and a large shopping mall, this hotel offers a breakfast room and small outdoor pool. Please note: On selected dates you will stay at the Wyndham New Orleans.

The Guest HouseTM at Graceland, Memphis

nights 4-5

Clarion Hotel Stadium, Nashville

nights 6-7

See below for information.

This hotel boasts a bar, restaurant and indoor pool. Rooms have a fridge and microwave. Hampton Inn

A special place to stay Enjoy your stay at The Guest HouseTM...

When Elvis Aaron Presley first set eyes on Graceland, he didn’t just see a house, he saw the beginnings of a dream. That dream has become a destination – The Guest HouseTM at Graceland welcomes you. We’re very happy to be working with this hotel which is a few steps from the gates of Graceland. From the southern colonial exterior to the guest rooms, every aspect of The Guest HouseTM reflects Elvis’ personal style and the unique character of Graceland.

Day Seven – At leisure, or optional Country Music Hall of Fame and Studio B excursion An optional excursion will introduce you to the legendary Studio B – home to countless country hits and a galaxy of Elvis’ RCA recordings and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring the musical delights of Nashville.

This full-service hotel has a restaurant, sports bar, theatre, a gift shop and a grocery store plus a seasonal outdoor pool and bar. The comfortable, contemporary rooms are all well equipped with a TV, fridge and tea/coffee-making facilities. The hotel offers a reasonably priced shuttle service to Beale Street.

Day Eight – From Nashville to Chattanooga and Atlanta for return flight Journey south on a scenic drive to Chattanooga of Choo-Choo fame, a quintessential southern trading town, before heading to Atlanta airport for your return overnight flight. Day Nine – Arrive back in the UK Arrive home this morning, after a wonderful journey through America’s musical heritage.

Special Departures Carnival in New Orleans – 9 Feb 2021 from £1,675 See the city pre-Mardi Gras, when the floats are readied for the annual celebration and the atmosphere turns truly electric.

Christmas Lights in Memphis – 24 Nov 2020, 23 & 27 Nov 2021 from £1,645 See Graceland lit and decorated for Christmas, ‘Elvis style’, inside and outside the mansion. Kick off the holiday season in style and perhaps do a spot of Christmas shopping Stateside too!

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Deep South Rhythms, New Orleans & Caribbean Cruise Combine the journey through America’s musical heartland with a sun-kissed voyage through blue waters.

16-day escorted holiday from £2,549

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Beale Street

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Visit Chattanooga and the famous ‘Choo-Choo’ • Discover Nashville, world capital of Country Music • Visit Memphis, Tennessee, home to the ‘King’ • Visit Tupelo, Mississippi – Elvis’ birthplace • Spend two nights in New Orleans, the ‘Big Easy’ • Take in the atmosphere of the fabled ‘French Quarter’ • Cruise includes three port calls with full days in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Grand Cayman and Cozumel in Mexico • Spend the last night in Montgomery, Alabama • Seven nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Seven-night full-board cruise aboard Carnival Glory, sharing a twin inside stateroom. Gratuities are included (upgrade cabins available) • Return flights to Atlanta • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager (NB: the ship’s crew will take care of you on the cruise)

Available May, Oct 2020, Feb, Apr, May & Sep 2021

Enjoy a hugely popular journey through America’s musical South,

and follow a wonderful tour with rest and relaxation aboard a wellappointed ship as she sails to the blue skies and blue waters of the sun-kissed Caribbean. Savour the musical delights of Country capital Nashville, Rock ‘n’ Roll cradle Memphis and ‘Big Easy’ New Orleans, birthplace of Jazz – with a visit to Elvis’ Tupelo birthplace along the way – then step aboard your Carnival ship to cruise towards the sun‑kissed resorts of Mexico! Crammed with unforgettable highlights, the holiday begins in ‘guitar-pickers’ Mecca’ Nashville, home to the legendary Ryman Auditorium of Grand Ole Opry fame, to the Country Music Hall of Fame and to the legendary Studio B, which you can discover on an optional excursion. A two-night stay at The Guest HouseTM at Graceland, steps from Elvis’ beloved Memphis home, follows, with the chance to visit the mansion and Sun Studios during your stay. This popular optional excursion takes you inside the King’s home, his last recording studio and final resting place. Pay homage to Elvis’ birthplace at Tupelo and enjoy two nights in ‘Big Easy’ New Orleans, soaking up the atmosphere of the historic French Quarter. You’ll then board Carnival Glory for a seven-night cruise that has as its highlights calls in Jamaica’s sparkling Montego Bay, sun-kissed Grand Cayman where you can relax on the glimmering white sands at Seven Mile Beach or explore in George Town, and Mexican island resort Cozumel. A last night in the Alabama state capital, Montgomery completes this wonderful holiday.

Fly (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £2,549 (UK connecting flights available – call us for details)

Personalise your holiday • Studio B & the Country Music Hall of Fame (half day) – from £43 • Memphis: Graceland & Sounds of the South (full day) – from £67 • New Orleans City Tour (half day) – from £21 • Bayou & Alligators Tour (half day) –from £25 • Steamboat Dinner Jazz Cruise – from £73

Upgrade your Stateroom Outside Stateroom from £62 (call us for details)

Room for Sole Use Supplement Available on request Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately three hours.

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Your Hotels & Cruise Wyndham French Quarter

Hampton Inn & Suites

The holiday includes carefully selected three and four star hotels and a seven-night cruise.

Holiday Inn & Suites Downtown, Chattanooga (night 1) Clarion Hotel Stadium, Nashville (night 2) The Guest HouseTM at Graceland, Memphis (nights 3-4)

Various, New Orleans (nights 5-6) Carnival Glory (nights 7-13) Hampton Inn & Suites, Montgomery (night 14)

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Texas, Presley’s Memphis & New Orleans Take an extraordinary journey through the southern states, crammed with fascinating musical highlights and interest.

14-day escorted holiday from £2,299

San Antonio River Walk Bourbon Street, French Quarter, New Orleans

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend two nights in New Orleans, the laid-back ‘Big Easy’ • Take in the atmosphere of the fabled ‘French Quarter’ • Visit Muscle Shoals and its world famous recording studios • Discover Nashville, world capital of Country Music • Spend two nights in Memphis, Tennessee, home to Elvis Presley • Entrance to Sun Studios and Elvis’ beloved Graceland • Enjoy the atmosphere on Memphis’ famous Beale Street • Enjoy two nights in ‘cowboy town’ Fort Worth • Catch a ‘cattle drive’ at the Stockyards • Explore historic Dallas and visit to the Sixth Floor Museum • San Antonio is capital of ‘Tex-Mex’ culture • Relive the heroics of Davy Crockett at ‘The Alamo’ • Visit Houston, home to the NASA Space Center • 12 nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Return flights to Houston • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Combine the magic and musical wonders of the ‘Southland’ with

the ‘Big Country’ sights and sounds of Lone Star State Texas, on this wonderful escorted tour, where each day brings a host of new delights. Take in jazz city New Orleans, Space City Houston and Tex-Mex capital San Antonio, visit colourful, Bohemian Austin, ‘cattle-town’ Forth Worth and oil-rich Dallas, and experience two of America’s greatest music cities, Elvis’ beloved Memphis and Country Music capital Nashville. Begin with an overnight stay in ultra-modern Houston, home to thrilling modern history at the fascinating NASA Johnson Space Center, before heading to New Orleans, the fabled ‘Big Easy’. Enjoy optional excursions that include a Steamboat Dinner Jazz Cruise and a guided tour of the French Quarter. Journey north through Mississippi to stay in Muscle Shoals, and visit Rick Hall’s Fame Studio, before moving on to Nashville – country music cradle Studio B and the Country Music Hall of Fame. The musical journey continues in Memphis, home to legendary Sun Studio and Elvis’ beloved Graceland. Stays in Little Rock, Arkansas, home to the Clinton Presidential Library, cattle town Fort Worth, glittering Dallas and lastly San Antonio’s famous River Walk and The Alamo complete your Texan odyssey.

Your Hotels

Available May, Sep to Nov 2020, May & Sep to Nov 2021

Fly direct (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £2,299 • Manchester £2,299

Your accommodation includes carefully selected three and four-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your holiday.

Hyatt Regency, Houston Galleria (night 1) Wyndham French Quarter, New Orleans

Personalise your holiday • Steamboat Dinner Jazz Cruise – from £73 • New Orleans City Tour (half day) – from £21 • Bayou & Alligator Tour – (half day) from £25 • Studio B & Country Music Hall of Fame (half day) – from £43

(nights 2-3) Hyatt Regency

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £999

Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa, Florence (night 4) Clarion Hotel Stadium, Nashville (night 5) The Guest HouseTM at Graceland, Memphis (nights 6-7)

Holiday Inn Conference Centre, Little Rock (night 8)

Hyatt Place Historic Stockyards, Fort Worth Wyndham French Quarter Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is 30 minutes.

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Crockett Hotel, San Antonio (nights 11-12)

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Washington, New York & Niagara Falls Discover a trio of historic, enthralling American cities, and gaze in awe at one of the world’s greatest natural wonders.

10-day escorted holiday from £1,549

Niagara Falls

White House, Washington DC

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Bookend the tour with stays close to extraordinary Niagara Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world • Travel south from Canada to historic Gettysburg • Visit the Gettysburg National Military Park • Spend a day in all-powerful Washington DC, home to the White House and Capitol Hill • Discover Philadelphia, historic ‘Freedom City’ where American Independence was declared • Explore New York, one of the most exciting cities on Earth, with its famous skyline • Journey through beautiful, forested, up-state New York • Enjoy a brief visit to glittering waterfront Toronto • Eight nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Return scheduled flights to Toronto • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

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Times Square, New York

Fly to Toronto to catch your breath at the sight of majestic Niagara,

before heading south into the heart of historic America. You’ll visit the Gettysburg battlefield site and discover and explore the original capital Philadelphia, enjoy an optional guided tour of the modern seat of US power, Washington DC, and visit breathless Manhattan, before returning once more to Niagara’s plunging waters. Beginning next to Niagara’s ceaseless torrent, you then cross into the US and journey to Gettysburg, famous Civil War battleground and site of Abraham Lincoln’s seminal address. Spend a day in all-powerful Washington, with its iconic landmarks, perhaps joining an optional excursion that will bring to life the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, Capitol Hill and of course the White House itself. The historic streets of Philadelphia, ‘City of Brotherly Love’, and where Independence was declared, are visited en route to New Jersey, from where, across the Hudson River, New York City, in all its breathless, non-stop glory, awaits excited exploration. Take in the glories of the Big Apple on a fascinating New York city tour, and soak up the atmosphere of ‘the city that never sleeps’ before journeying back across the rolling hills of New York State to Niagara, and another chance to take in one of the great wonders of the world.

May, Jun, Sep, Oct 2020, May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2021

Fly direct (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Gatwick £1,589 • Manchester £1,549

Personalise your holiday • Washington City Tour (half day) – from £29 • Manhattan City Tour & Top of the Rock (half day) – from £49 • Niagara Falls Lunch – from £26 • Helicopter over Niagara Falls – from £85

Your Hotels

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £495

Your accommodation includes carefully selected three and four-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your holiday.

Sheraton on the Falls, Niagara Falls Sheraton on the Falls

There is a $6 US charge to cross the border from Canada to the USA. This is payable in cash at the border crossing and is not included in the tour price. *On selected dates you will stay at the Courtyard by Marriott Tysons Corner on nights 3-4 and the Courtyard Secaucus Meadowlands on nights 5-6.

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(nights 1, 7 & 8)

Wyndham Hotel, Gettysburg (night 2) Doubletree by Hilton, Tysons Corner* (nights 3-4) Holiday Inn, Hasbrouck Heights* (nights 5-6)

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 30 minutes.

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East Coast Extravaganza – USA & Canada Join us as some of North America’s greatest cities, glorious countryside and one of nature’s greatest wonders are brought thrillingly to life.

14-day escorted holiday from £2,145

Capitol Building, Washington DC Québec City

New York City

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Explore elegant, historic Boston • Stay in stylish and sophisticated Montréal • Enjoy a day in beautiful, walled Québec City • Overnight in Canada’s leafy capital Ottawa • Visit cosmopolitan Toronto, on the Ontario lake shore • Gaze in awe at tumultuous Niagara Falls • Discover mesmerising, pulsating New York City • Pay a short visit to Philadelphia – ‘City of Brotherly Love’ • Spend a day in all-powerful Washington DC • 12 nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Flights to Boston, returning from Washington DC • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May, Jun, Sep, Oct 2020, May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2021

Absorb the sights and sounds of some truly fascinating and

engaging cities, a glimpse of New England’s rolling, verdant countryside and the eye-popping wonder of the mighty Niagara Falls. This tremendous value holiday is crammed from start to finish with wonderful highlights, as you journey from blue-blood Boston, to stylish Montréal and Québec City, then back via Ottawa and Toronto to breathtaking New York, historic Philadelphia and Washington’s seat of power. Along the way, as each fascinating city and the scenic surrounding countryside are brought to life, there’ll be opportunities to discover and explore, either under your own steam or on some delightful optional excursions. Join guided city tours in Boston, where there’s the chance to wander the famous Freedom Trail of historic sites, in Québec City, where the UNESCO-listed centre overlooks the mighty St Lawrence River, and glittering Toronto, with its waterfront and sky-piercing CN Tower. Get a birds-eye view of Niagara’s tumult on a helicopter flight, or simply enjoy lunch overlooking the scene, while in New York and Washington, optional excursions add to the enjoyment of your time in the exciting Big Apple or the American seat of power.

Fly direct (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £2,145 (UK connecting flights available – call us for details)

Personalise your holiday • Boston City Tour (half day) – from £25 • Québec City Guided Tour – from £19 • Toronto Guided City Tour (half day) – from £28 • Niagara Falls Lunch – from £26 • Helicopter Flight over Niagara Falls – from £85 • Manhattan City Tour & Top of the Rock (half day) – from £49 • Washington City Tour (half day) – from £29

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £839

Your Hotels Doubletree by Hilton, North Shore

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour. There is a $6 US charge to cross the border from Canada to the USA. This is payable in cash at the border crossing and is not included in the tour price. *On selected departures you will stay at the Courtyard Secaucus Meadowlands on nights 9-10.

Your accommodation includes carefully selected three and four-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your holiday.

Doubletree by Hilton, North Shore (nights 1-2) Sheraton Centre, Montréal (nights 3-4) Sheraton Hotel, Ottawa (night 5) Chelsea Hotel, Toronto (night 6) Sheraton on the Falls, Niagara Falls (nights 7-8) Holiday Inn, Hasbrouck Heights* (nights 9-10) DoubleTree by Hilton, Tysons Corner (nights 11-12)

Sheraton on the Falls

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New England in the Fall Catch your breath at one of nature’s greatest sights, journey through some stunning countryside, and visit two wonderful cities.

9-day escorted holiday from £1,499

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Explore glittering New York – the world’s most exciting city, with its famous skyline • Visit the Yankee Candle Factory, where it’s Christmas every day • A spectacular full-day Fall Foliage tour includes idyllic Woodstock, Quechee Gorge and a drive on the glorious Kancamagus Highway • Visit North Conway, in the heart of the scenic White Mountains • Discover the delights of coastal Maine, including maritime Portland and Bush Family retreat Kennebunkport • Visit elegant Boston, America’s most European city, with its Freedom Trail and gold‑domed State House • Discover historic Plymouth and fashionable Newport, Rhode Island • Seven nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Return flights to New York • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

There are few more memorable sights in the world than when

the millions of trees that carpet the northeast corner of the United States signal the end of the summer and the imminent arrival of ‘Fall’ each year with a blaze of red, purple, brown and golden hues. Experience one of America’s greatest glories, discover pulsating, mesmerising New York and elegant, blue-blood Boston, and savour all the delights of this enchanting region.

Day One – Fly to New York Upon arrival meet your tour manager and board the coach for the transfer to your overnight hotel in New Jersey. Day Two – Discover Manhattan Make the short transfer across the Hudson River into the heart of New York – Midtown Manhattan – for a marvellous, memorable day in the incomparable Big Apple. Explore this breathtaking city under your own steam, or join the optional guided city tour. Marvel at the famous sights – the Empire State and bustling Times Square, the green acres of Central Park, the southern tip of Wall Street and the waterfront district, before ending your tour with a ride to the top of the Rockefeller Center. This afternoon, perhaps take in Macy’s or Saks, two of the world’s most celebrated shopping meccas. Return to New Jersey at the end of the day.

Available Sep, Oct 2020, Sep & Oct 2021

Fly direct (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £1,499 (UK connecting flights available – call us for details) • Manchester £1,599 Flight upgrades available on request

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Day Three – Journey through New England Board the coach for the journey north into the scenic highways and by-ways of Up-State New York. Break the journey at the large Yankee Candle flagship store in Deerfield, where a huge range of candles, Christmas and Halloween novelties make for a fascinating diversion. You’ll then journey into the scenic Berkshire Hills for an overnight stay in Mount Snow in Vermont.


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USS Constitution, Boston

Day Four – Included Vermont and New Hampshire countryside tour Enjoy a full-day’s tour through the stunning scenery of New England at its very finest, as you soak up the beauty of this region of rolling, forested hills and picture-book villages and towns like idyllic Woodstock. Travel through the spectacular Quechee Gorge and along the Kancamagus Highway, enjoying the startling Fall Foliage displays, and pay a short visit to resort-town North Conway, in the heart of New Hampshire, where several renowned outlet malls vie for your custom, before heading into Maine for a two-night stay in the beautiful mountain village of Bethel, nestled at the foot of appropriately named Paradise Hill. Day Five – At leisure, or optional Mount Washington tour Today brings opportunities to rest and relax and to enjoy the delights of Bethel, although many will wish to join the optional excursion to famed Mount Washington, journeying aboard the historic Cog Railway – the only one east of the Rockies – to the summit of New England’s highest peak, at the heart of the scenic White Mountains region. The summit station can be one of the worlds windiest places – hang on to your hat! Having returned to Bethel enjoy an evening guided drive in search of moose. Day Six – Coastal Maine to Nantasket Beach Journey south to the prosperous seafaring city of Portland, with its waterfront wharves and fine seafood restaurants. Continue via the exclusive Bush Family retreat of Kennebunkport towards Boston, America’s most European city, and the resort of Nantasket Beach, south of Boston across Quincy Bay, for the last two nights of your tour.

Your Hotels

Holiday Inn, Hasbrouck Heights

nights 1-2

Across the Hudson River from New York’s Manhattan, this popular hotel features a bar and restaurant. There’s an outdoor pool, open seasonally, and comfortable rooms boast excellent facilities. Please note: On selected dates you will stay at the Courtyard Secaucus Meadowlands.

Grand Summit, Mount Snow

night 3

A lovely mountain-side hotel surrounded by lush foliage. There’s a restaurant and pub as well as a deli with a well-stocked gift shop. The hotel has an outdoor pool, whirlpool and gym.

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Jordan Grand Hotel, Bethel

nights 4-5

Nantasket Beach Resort Hotel & Spa, Hull

nights 6-7

This impressive hotel combines quality and service, with an unequalled mountainside location near the Maine village of Bethel. In addition to well-equipped guest rooms, this comfortable hotel also has restaurant, mini-market and pool area. Jordan Grand Hotel Nantasket Beach Resort

Located just under an hour’s drive from downtown Boston, on the seafront promenade with many restaurants, bars and a handful of local shops, this hotel has a restaurant and bar as well as an indoor pool.

Day Seven – Enjoy a day in Boston Enjoy a memorable day in delightful Boston, one of America’s most ‘walkabout’ cities. Upon arrival, there’s an opportunity to enjoy a fascinating optional guided tour that will bring to life this ‘Cradle of the American Revolution’, as you explore the famous ‘Freedom Trail’ through the heart of the compact city. Take in the green acres of Boston Common, the golddomed State House, then perhaps visit colourful Quincy Market with its speciality stalls. The rejuvenated Harbourfront area is also home to the wonderful New England Aquarium, and is close to the infamous ‘Tea Party’ ship. Stroll around the Harborside parks and gardens, check out Newbury Street’s stylish boutiques or perhaps visit one of the city’s many ‘brew-houses’ – Boston is one of North America’s craft beer capitals – and enjoy lunch in a vast choice of eateries. Perhaps cross the Charles River to famous Cambridge, home to Harvard University, before returning to Nantasket at the end of the day, perhaps to dine on traditional clam chowder or New England lobster – a final holiday treat. Day Eight – Included Plymouth and Rhode Island tour A final day sees you head, via the Pilgrim city of Plymouth, where the historic streets of ‘America’s Hometown’ were once trodden by the first settlers, and fashionable Newport, Rhode Island, with its ‘weekenders’ cottages – as the opulent mansions are known – to New York’s ‘JFK’ Airport, and the return overnight flight. Day Nine – Land back in the UK Arrive back in the UK at the end of a wonderful holiday. Boston

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Fall Colours of New England & Canada Marvel at Mother Nature’s dazzling display, one of her greatest wonders and enjoy some of North America’s most exciting, enthralling cities.

15-day escorted holiday from £2,229

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend time in mesmerising New York City • Spend two nights in the shadow of Niagara Falls • Enjoy a short stay in sparkling, waterfront Toronto • Visit historic, pretty Niagara-on-the-Lake • Visit capital city Ottawa and stay in stylish Montréal • Discover historic Québec City, overlooking the mighty St Lawrence River • Enjoy a breathtaking ‘Fall Foliage’ drive through the stunning New England countryside • Discover coastal Maine’s Portland and Kennebunkport • Explore historic, elegant Boston • Spend three nights in the seafront resort of Hull • Follow the Pilgrim’s footsteps at Plimoth Plantation and visit Cape Cod • Complete the holiday with a visit to Newport • 13 nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Return flights to New York • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

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This wonderful holiday showcases the sensational autumn colours

of one of the world’s most beautiful corners, the sights and sounds of some of North America’s greatest cities, and in the plunging torrents of Niagara Falls, one of its most breathtaking natural wonders. From Manhattan, to the scenic ‘Maple Leaf Trail’ from Toronto to Québec City, via Ottawa and Montréal, and from stunning Vermont and coastal Maine to elegant, ‘blue-blood’ Boston, this tour has it all. Begin in mesmerizing, non-stop New York, discovering the delights of the ‘Big Apple’ from your New Jersey base before heading through beautiful upper New York State, be-decked in glorious colour, to wondrous Niagara and the world-famous falls. Take an optional helicopter trip for a close-up view of the tumult, then head to sparkling Toronto, one of North America’s most cosmopolitan cities. Journey on the ‘Maple Leaf Trail’ to romantic Ottawa and French Canadian Québec, taking in stylish Montréal and historic Québec City, North America’s only walled settlement, before you head back into the US, via mountain resort Jay Peak, and a ‘Fall Foliage’ tour that takes in New Hampshire’s White Mountains, and towering Mount Washington. Kennebunkport, Boston, America’s most European city, historic Plymouth, and elegant Newport, Rhode Island complete this wonderful tour’s highlights.

Available Sep, Oct 2020, Sep & Oct 2021

Fly direct (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £2,229 (UK connecting flights available – call us for details) • Manchester £2,359

Personalise your holiday • Manhattan City Tour & Top of the Rock (half day) – from £49 • Niagara Falls Lunch – from £26 • Helicopter Flight over Niagara Falls – from £85 • Toronto City Tour (half day) – from £28 • Québec City Guided Tour – from £19 • Mount Washington Cog Railway & Scenic Byways (full day) – from £54 • Boston City Tour (half day) – from £25

Your Hotels Your accommodation includes carefully selected three and four-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your holiday.

DoubleTree Fallsview

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £854 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour. There is a $6 US charge to cross the border from Canada to the USA. This is payable in cash at the border crossing and is not included in the holiday price. *On selected dates you will stay at the Courtyard Secaucus Meadowlands on nights 1-2.

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Grand Summit Resort

Holiday Inn, Hasbrouck Heights* (nights 1-2) DoubleTree Fallsview Resort & Spa by Hilton, Niagara Falls (nights 3-4) Chelsea Hotel, Toronto (night 5) Sheraton Centre, Montréal (nights 6-7) Stateside Hotel at Jay Peak (night 8) Grand Summit Resort, Bethel (nights 9-10) Nantasket Beach Resort Hotel & Spa, Hull (nights 11-13)

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Washington, New York & Boston in the Fall Against the striking background of Fall’s russet red and golden hues, discover and explore a trio of great cities and some stunning countryside.

Blue Ridge Mountains

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Visit all-powerful Washington DC, home to the White House and Capitol Hill • Drive through Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Park to the historic, magnolia-lined streets of Charlottesville • Explore glittering New York – the world’s most exciting city, with its famous skyline • Visit Newport, Rhode Island, with its beautiful seafront mansions • Discover elegant Boston, where the Freedom Trail takes in places associated with the American Revolution • Seven nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Flights to Washington, returning from Boston • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Sep, Oct 2020, Sep & Oct 2021

Fly direct (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £1,445 (UK connecting flights available – call us for details)

Personalise your holiday • Historic Jamestowne & Colonial Williamsburg (full day) – from £65 • Washington City Tour (half day) – from £29 • Manhattan City Tour & Top of the Rock (half day) – from £51 • Cape Cod & Plimoth Plantation (full day) – from £35 • Boston City Tour (half day) – from £25

9-day escorted holiday from £1,445

The Capitol Building, Washington DC

Begin with a two-night stay in historic, colonial Williamsburg,

gateway to all-powerful Washington and Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, then take in the dazzling wonders of the ‘Big Apple’ – New York – and the blue-blood streets of elegant Boston, the most European of all American cities. Charlottesville’s historic streets, forested New England ablaze with colour, Newport’s studied grandeur and the opportunity, on an optional excursion, to visit Cape Cod and Plymouth, complete a wonderful autumn adventure. Begin in colonial Williamsburg, perhaps joining an optional excursion to Jamestowne, then travel into Virginia and pretty Charlottesville, before enjoying a scenic drive through the Shenandoah National Park. A day in all-powerful Washington DC offers an optional introduction to the US capital, before you journey on to New Jersey, crossing the Hudson River to explore non-stop, pulsating New York – the incomparable ‘Big Apple’. Join our optional guided tour bringing to life the world’s most exciting metropolis. Another scenic journey leads to Newport, refuge of America’s ‘first families’, and to beautiful Cape Cod, home to the Kennedys’ Hyannisport. Visit historic Plymouth, where the ‘Pilgrim Fathers’ landed, on an optional tour to the fascinating Plimoth Plantation living museum. The wonderful tour is completed with a day in Boston, America’s most ‘European’ city, where a last optional tour includes the gold-domed State House and Boston Common.

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Room for Sole Use Supplement from £399 Comfort Inn Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately three hours. Since the tour covers a large distance, south to north, from Virginia to Massachusetts, fall foliage colours will, of course, vary dependent upon your date of travel. On early departures, leaves are more likely to have turned in the northern areas covered, whereas on later dates, it is the more southern areas that will be most notable for their colourful foliage

Your accommodation includes carefully selected three-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your holiday.

Comfort Inn Williamsburg Historic Centre (nights 1-2)

Courtyard by Marriott, Tysons Corner* (night 3) Holiday Inn, Hasbrouck Heights* (nights 4-5) Nantasket Beach Resort Hotel & Spa, Hull (nights 6-7) Holiday Inn

*On selected dates you will stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Tysons Corner on night 3, and at the Courtyard Secaucus Meadowlands on nights 4-5.

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America’s Golden West Enjoy a classic introduction to the USA, taking in California, Las Vegas and the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon.

14-day escorted holiday from £2,145

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Discover and explore San Francisco, the ‘City by the Bay’ • Call at Steinbeck’s Monterey and exquisite Carmel-by-the-Sea • Journey south along the Pacific Coast Highway • Spend three nights in glittering Los Angeles • Full day tour to sun-kissed San Diego • Enjoy three nights in non-stop, 24-hour Las Vegas, the world’s most extraordinary desert ‘oasis’ • A full-day visit to the Grand Canyon, one of the most breathtaking, eye-popping sights on Earth • Visit Hollywood – movie capital of the world • 12 nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Outbound flight to San Francisco, returning from Los Angeles • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

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Combine the magic of beautiful San Francisco, the ‘City by the

Bay’, sparkling LA and glittering Hollywood, with the glamour of Las Vegas, the awesome beauty of the Grand Canyon – carved over millennia – and a scenic journey along California’s wild and beautiful Pacific coast. With the sun-kissed towns and cities of California, including laid-back southern gem San Diego, this is an irresistible holiday full of unforgettable, ‘must-see, must-do’ highlights, especially for those visiting the ‘West Coast’ for the first time.

Day One – Fly to the USA Upon arrival at San Francisco, transfer to your hotel for the next three nights.

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Personalise your holiday • San Francisco, Sausalito & the Golden Gate Bridge (half day) Day Two – from £31 • Palm Springs & Aerial Tramway (full day) Day Six – from £43 • Helicopter Flight over the Grand Canyon Day Nine – from £208 • The Rat Pack is Back and Dinner Day 11 – from £75 • Vegas Nights Helicopter Flight Day 12 – from £106

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Day Two – At leisure, or optional San Francisco city tour Take this morning’s optional guided tour of the city’s major landmarks, including Union Square and stylish Nob Hill, before crossing the famously photogenic Golden Gate Bridge to beautiful bayside artists’ town Sausalito. Take the Bay Ferry back to the city, with wonderful views of infamous prison island Alcatraz en route. This evening, why not head for colourful Chinatown, or to the bustle of Fisherman’s Wharf, with its shops, bars and restaurants?

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Day Three – Day at leisure Perhaps head for colourful Chinatown, or take the ‘little cable car’ down to the bustle of Union Square, with its shops, and restaurants. Day Four – Travel down the Californian Coast Journey south today, towards the fishing town of Monterey and exquisite Carmel-by-the-Sea, linked by the stunning 17-Mile Drive. Enjoy more of the Pacific coast, as you overnight in Pismo Beach, a classic central Californian coastal resort.


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Day Five – Travel via Santa Barbara to Los Angeles Continue through breathtaking coastal scenery making a stop in well-heeled Santa Barbara before heading towards glittering Los Angeles and coastal Santa Monica, with its boardwalk and promenade. Spend three nights in Los Angeles’ suburb Buena Park.

Your Hotels

Holiday Inn Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco

Day Six – At leisure or optional Palm Springs tour Rest and relax, or join a tour to millionaires’ playground Palm Springs, home of the late Bob Hope and a host of Hollywood stars. Journey to the heights above on the world’s longest revolving cable-car, and enjoy shopping in the desert-city’s shops and boutiques. Day Seven – Included San Diego tour Enjoy today’s full day excursion to sun-kissed San Diego, a laid-back, southern Californian gem. Highlights include the historic Santa Fe Railroad Depot and the Gaslamp District. Across the Bay Bridge, Coronado Island is home to the Hotel del Coronado, where ‘Edward’ first met ‘Mrs Simpson’, and Marilyn Monroe filmed Some Like it Hot. Return back to Los Angeles for a final night.

Please note: On selected departures you will stay at the Holiday Inn Golden Gateway. Holiday Inn, Buena Park

Day 10 – Travel to Las Vegas Today’s journey takes you to Las Vegas for a three night stay in the ‘World’s Capital of Entertainment’, with its spectacular hotels, glittering casinos and sparkling show-lounges – home to some of the biggest names in the business. Enjoy your first experience of this extraordinary man-made entertainment mecca, in which perhaps more than anywhere else, night and day are treated as one.

Spyglass Inn, Pismo Beach

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With a spectacular oceanfront setting overlooking the waters of the Pacific, this attractive hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool, a spa and a restaurant which boasts ocean views. All rooms come equipped with air conditioning and a coffee-maker.

Holiday Inn, Buena Park

Day Eight – From Los Angeles to Laughlin Cross the desert and travel to Laughlin, for a two-night stay in the resort-town set on the banks of the Colorado River. Known as ‘Vegas in Miniature’ the resort offers a boardwalk, casinos, restaurants and bars. Day Nine – Included Grand Canyon day trip and optional helicopter ride One of the tour’s most unforgettable days awaits you. Travel into the desert and journey to the edge of the abyss that is the Grand Canyon, perhaps nature’s most startling wonder. Visit the South Rim, the most scenic point from which to view the chasm, formed over millennia by the Colorado River, which still flows a mile below. Take an optional helicopter flight for even more stupendous views, before returning for a second night in Laughlin.

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This contemporary hotel is very well positioned close to the iconic Fisherman’s Wharf waterfront. The cable car line, for connections throughout the city, is five minutes walk away. The hotel has a restaurant and a gym.

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Well-located for sightseeing in the LA area and close to Knott’s Berry Farm theme park, this hotel has a restaurant, bar and outdoor pool. Rooms are wellequipped with tea/coffee-making facilities.

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Spyglass Inn

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On the Colorado River boardwalk, with an outdoor pool, several restaurants and bars and casino floor, the hotel also boasts spacious, well-appointed rooms.

Golden Nugget, Las Vegas

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Stay in a Downtown Las Vegas landmark, with an award-winning casino, a host of restaurants and bars including a buffet, a show room, a spa and a stunning outdoor pool complex.

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Day 11 – At leisure, with optional Las Vegas dinner show Today is free to explore. Check out the famously gargantuan ‘mega-resorts’ of the Strip and Downtown, with their gaming rooms, vast shopping malls, diverse entertainments and endless dining opportunities. Tonight enjoy an optional dinner and entertainment from the stars of the nostalgic The Rat Pack is Back show. There’s simply so much to see and do in this truly amazing place!

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Day 12 – At leisure, with optional night time helicopter ride Relax by the pool, arrange to be pampered in a spa, or simply shop till you drop. This evening, don’t miss the optional ‘Vegas Nights’ helicopter flight over the ‘Strip’, and perhaps complete your stay by taking in a show in one of the famous lounges. Day 13 – Included Hollywood tour before return flight Head back to ‘LA’ and the star-studded streets of Hollywood, where important landmarks include Mann’s Chinese Theatre and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Continue to Los Angeles Airport for your return overnight flight. Day 14 – Land in the UK Morning arrival home.

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Hollywood, Vegas & the Grand Canyon Discover two of America’s most famous cities and experience the awe-inspiring chasm that is perhaps nature’s greatest wonder.

10-day escorted holiday from £1,449

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• Spend three nights close to glittering Los Angeles, California’s star-spangled Pacific Coast city • Visit Hollywood – movie capital of the world • Full day tour to sun-kissed San Diego • Explore chic Santa Monica, with its beautiful wide sand beach • The awesome Grand Canyon is one of the most breathtaking sights on Earth – we stay for the night to catch sunrise • A four-night stay in extraordinary Las Vegas – the most spectacular desert ‘oasis’ on Earth – brings opportunities to make the most of this entertainment Mecca, to relax in the hotel, and to enjoy some unforgettable optional excursions • Eight nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Return flights to Los Angeles • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

This hugely popular, fun-packed itinerary begins in sparkling Los Angeles, home to the star-studded streets of Hollywood, before you journey to the majestic, awe-inspiring chasm of the Grand Canyon, where you can experience the sunrise. Four nights of fun in glittering, glamorous Las Vegas, and some fascinating optional excursions, complete a fun and interest‑packed tour that is a great introduction to the USA.

Day One – Fly to Los Angeles Upon arrival, meet your tour manager and make the short transfer to your hotel in Southern ‘LA’ for three nights. Rest and relax after the journey, and enjoy a first evening in the ‘City of Angels’. Day Two – Included visit to San Diego Join today’s excursion to the sunkissed, laid-back city of San Diego, the epitome of Southern California living, and where highlights of a guided tour will include the restored Downtown area, the historic Santa Fe Railroad Depot, paying tribute to the ‘Iron Horse’, and the Gaslamp District with its wonderful collection of arts and crafts and speciality stores and eateries. Return to LA to spend a second evening in the warmth and excitement of the city.

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Day Four – Travel to the Grand Canyon Journey east into the Nevada Desert, heading for the Grand Canyon, close to which you’ll spend the night. Day Five – Watch the sunrise over the Grand Canyon and travel to Las Vegas This morning wake early to enjoy the breathtaking sight as the sun rises over the abyss – one of nature’s most eye‑popping sights. Later, perhaps take an optional helicopter flight over the chasm and marvel at the almost incomprehensible vastness of it all. You’ll then continue on through the awe-inspiring desert landscape, arriving this evening in the neon-lit world of fabled Las Vegas, your base for the next four nights. Waste no time in familiarising yourself with your glittering surroundings, which are every bit as surreal as the Canyon’s glories.

Your Hotels

Holiday Inn, Buena Park

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Canyon Plaza Resort, Grand Canyon

Days Six to Eight – At leisure in Las Vegas Spend the next three days discovering and exploring stunning, glittering, glorious Las Vegas and some of the extraordinary places that lie on its Nevada Desert doorstep.  othing prepares you for the glitz, glamour and sheer scale of this N monument to man’s capacity for fun and imagination that seems to rise out of the desert floor, its towering hotels, and gargantuan casinos reaching skywards, its streets – including the famous ‘Strip’ – lined with colourful entertainment centres, stores and themed bars, and show lounges that over the years have been home to some of the most famous names in the business.

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Conveniently located for the Grand Canyon National Park, this hotel offers deluxe guest rooms beautifully decorated in traditional, southwestern-style, and the hotel boasts an on-site restaurant. On selected departures, tours will be staying at the Best Western Squire Inn. Canyon Plaza

Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas nights 5-8

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Well-located for sightseeing in the LA area and close to Knott’s Berry Farm theme park, this hotel has a restaurant, bar and outdoor pool area, complete with a gazebo. Modern rooms are wellequipped and have coffee-making facilities.

Stay in a Downtown Las Vegas landmark, with an award-winning casino, a host of restaurants serving cuisine from around the world including Italian, Asian and Mexican. A choice of bars, a spa and a stunning outdoor pool complex including a ‘shark tank’ complete the facilities of this stylish hotel. Golden Nugget

Day Nine – Fly home from Los Angeles Journey back to Los Angeles airport for your overnight flight back to the UK. Day 10 – Arrive home Return home, at the end of an exciting tour of some astounding man-made and natural wonders.

Gaslamp Quater, San Diego

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The Wonders of the US National Parks Experience some of America’s greatest vistas and natural wonders, and capture the ‘spirit of the West’.

17-day escorted holiday from £2,799

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Fly to ‘Mile High City’ Denver, Colorado • Cross classic ‘cowboy country’ to Cheyenne • Gaze in awe at Mount Rushmore’s famous carvings • See the Crazy Horse Monument – the world’s most extraordinary ‘work in progress’ • Discover historic Deadwood and the Little Bighorn battlefield site • Visit historic Cody, home to ‘Buffalo Bill’ • Spend two days in spectacular Yellowstone • Drive through the majestic Grand Teton National Park • Enjoy stays in Jackson and Salt Lake City • Spend two nights in other-worldly Bryce Canyon and stunning Zion National Park • Visit Monument Valley, backdrop for a thousand western movies • Discover the awesome majesty of the Grand Canyon • Complete the holiday with two nights in glittering Las Vegas • 15 nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Five breakfasts • Outbound flight to Denver, returning from Los Angeles • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Bryce Canyon

On this epic journey you’ll take in eye-popping wonders of

nature, including the startling landscapes of Yellowstone, mesmerising Zion and the majestic Grand Canyon, and follow in the tracks of the pioneers and cattle herders. Take in some of America’s most extraordinary sights on a tour suffused throughout with the history, the vast sweep, and the sheer majesty of the West, and complete the unforgettable adventure with a stay in glittering desert oasis Las Vegas.

Day One – Fly to Denver Meet your tour manager at the gateway to the Rockies and the vast Great Plains of the American West, and journey north into Wyoming, to overnight in state capital Cheyenne. Day Two – Journey into South Dakota Taking in historic Fort Laramie, an Oregon Trail landmark, and head into South Dakota, where the Black Hills formed the background to one of North America’s most famous gold rushes. Spend two nights in the quintessentially western Rapid City.

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Custer’s famous ‘Last Stand’ then head on to ‘Buffalo Bill’s’ hometown Cody, Wyoming, where the wooden boardwalks and swing doors of the saloons are reminders of the colourful past.

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Little America Hotel, Cheyenne

Day Six* – Included visit to Yellowstone National Park See Mother Nature in all her glory as you journey into majestic Yellowstone with its lakes and canyons and its bubbling cauldrons. Take in the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River, which roars through the ancient plateau, and visit the park headquarters at Mammoth Hot Springs. Day Seven – Journey through the Grand Teton National Park Journey south through Yellowstone, hopefully witnessing an eruption of the famous Old Faithful geyser, and through the equally breathtaking Grand Teton National Park and head to Jackson, in its forested setting, for a two-night stay.

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Set in pretty gardens, this traditional hotel has a restaurant that offers al fresco dining.

Howard Johnson by Wyndham, Rapid City nights 2-3

Little America Hotel

Within strolling distance of downtown Rapid City, the hotel has an indoor pool. Rooms have tea/coffeemaking facilities and a mini-fridge.

Holiday Inn Sheridan

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Surrounded by the Big Horn mountain range, this warm and welcoming hotel offers an indoor swimming pool, two restaurants and a bar.

Day Eight – Rest and relax in Jackson Enjoy the quintessential western town, with its boardwalks, shops and stores.

Holiday Inn Cody at Buffalo Bill Village

Day Nine – Journey to Salt Lake City Continue south into Utah and the ‘hometown’ of the Mormon Church, whose multi-spired Temple and adjacent Tabernacle lies at its heart. Overnight in this friendly, easy-going place.

Within easy walking distance to Cody’s historic downtown area, this hotel is close to Yellowstone National Park.

Day 10 – Travel to Bryce Canyon Drive further south across stunning Utah, passing from desert scrubland into wooded hills to Bryce Canyon with its hundreds of towering red, yellow and orange pinnacles pointing skywards. Spend two nights in these spectacular surroundings.

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Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites, Salt Lake City Elk Country Inn

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Well located in downtown Salt Lake City, just one mile from Historic Temple Square and a choice of restaurants, bars and a shopping mall.

Ruby’s Inn, Bryce Canyon

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Established in 1916 and very close to the park in a scenic setting, the theme at this hotel is ‘Western’ and there’s a great restaurant.

Hampton Inn of Monument Valley night 12 This hotel is located 30 minutes from Monument Valley. Facilities include a restaurant and pool. Ruby’s Inn

Canyon Plaza Resort, Grand Canyon

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This hotel offers a restaurant and deluxe guest rooms, decorated in traditional, Southwestern-style.

Day 15 – At A leisure with an optional helicopter flight or Las Vegas dinner show Rest and relax at the hotel today and later, perhaps take to the skies on a ‘Vegas Nights’ helicopter flight or take in The Rat Pack is Back dinner show.

Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas

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A downtown Las Vegas landmark, with a wide choice of restaurants. A stunning outdoor pool complex including a ‘shark tank’ complete the facilities of this stylish hotel.

Day 16 – Overnight return flight to the UK Transfer to Los Angeles airport for the overnight return flight. Day 17 – Arrive in the UK Early morning arrival home. *Please note: In the event of road closures in Yellowstone National Park due to snow fall, the itinerary may need to be amended.

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This central rustic inn boasts an indoor swimming pool, a hot tub and spacious rooms. A short walk from Jackson’s Town Square and near the entrance to Grand Teton National Park, this rustic inn has a hot tub and a large picnic area.

Day 13 – Included tour of Monument Valley Take in the beauty of Monument Valley and learn about the lives of the Navajo people. Later, head west into Arizona, to the edge of the abyss that is the Grand Canyon. Day 14 – Optional helicopter flight over the Grand Canyon This morning, perhaps take an unforgettable flight over the canyon, before the last cross-country journey, to glittering Las Vegas, for a final two-night stay.

Kelly Inn, West Yellowstone Elk Country Inn, Jackson

Day 11 – Included visit to Zion National Park A fascinating day begins in other worldly Bryce, before the afternoon is spent in beautiful Zion National Park, where the forests and plunging waterfalls are a lush contrast to Bryce. Day 12 – Journey past Lake Powell to Monument Valley Head through yet more spectacular scenery to fabled Monument Valley, where the towering red sandstone mesas rising from the desert floor are amongst the most iconic of all American images. Overnight in nearby Kayenta.

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Five-Star Alaska Cruise & the Canadian Rockies

Enjoy an unforgettable tour and cruise showcasing some of North America’s – and indeed the world’s – most breathtaking natural wonders.

16-day escorted holiday from £2,949

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Tour Highlights & Inclusions • A seven-night cruise with Holland America Line exploring UNESCO-listed Glacier Bay and the scenic Inside Passage and visits to Juneau, remote Skagway and colourful Ketchikan • Explore Banff, the stunning capital of the Rockies • Scenic touring through the Rockies via sparkling Lake Louise on the Icefields Parkway stopping overnight in Jasper • Discover Vancouver, often voted ‘best place in the world to live’ • Seven nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel 60˚N accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Seven nights’ sharing a twin/double inside stateroom on board a five-star Holland America Line cruise ship on a full‑board basis (upgrade staterooms available) • Outbound flight to Calgary, returning from Vancouver • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Totem Poles

The undoubted highlight of this extraordinary holiday will be

a seven-night cruise on board a superbly appointed, five-star cruise ship of Holland America Line. Board the ship in Vancouver after a journey through the Rocky Mountains, sailing through the fabled ‘Inside Passage’ to wild, remote Alaska, calling at Glacier Bay, a UNESCO-World Heritage gateway to one of North America’s last
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Head on to stunning Lake Louise, where turquoise waters are set against the backdrop of the Victoria Glacier, then along the renowned Icefields Parkway to historic railroad town Jasper, at the gateway to its national park, for an overnight stay in one of Canada’s most ‘western’ townships.

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Breathtaking, UNESCO-listed Glacier Bay brings the chance to view the towering edge of the retreating Grand Pacific Glacier up close, and perhaps to witness a teeming display of wildlife on land and sea, as black and brown bears and native moose vie with


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Elk and Avenue Hotel, Banff 

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The last of the Alaskan ports of call is historic Ketchikan, with its wooden buildings, boardwalks and arts and craft stores, and the chance to take an optional float-plane excursion to the remote Misty Fjords National Park.

Surrounded by mountain scenery in the heart of downtown on Banff Avenue.

A last day at sea sees you sail back through the Inside Passage to Vancouver, where you bid farewell to the ship and take the opportunity to explore the glittering, waterfront city often voted ‘the best place in the world to live’. An optional guided tour will include restored Gastown, hectic, colourful Chinatown, and the glass and steel wonders of the Burrard Inlet waterfront, while a second optional day heads to beautiful Vancouver Island and the unashamedly British provincial capital, Victoria, with its vast Parliament Buildings and grand old Fairmont Empress Hotel. This hugely enjoyable day also includes a visit to the world famous, 50-acre Butchart Gardens, after which you’ll return to spend a last evening in beautiful Vancouver.

Set in an enviable position, on the main street of this charming mountain township.

A for some last-minute shopping, and a return overnight flight, completes a wonderful discovery of one of the world’s most beautiful corners.

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Whistler’s Inn, Jasper

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Sun Peaks Lodge, Sun Peaks

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A cosy mountain retreat in the heart of Sun Peaks, within strolling distances of a choice of bars and restaurants.

Rosedale on Robson Suite Hotel, Vancouver

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In a central location, just ten minutes walk from Robson Street and 20 minutes from Canada Place.

Five-Star Alaska Cruise  on board MS Volendam

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Luxuriously appointed, with spacious teak decks affording panoramic views of the ever‑changing scenery, and with crew‑to‑passenger ratios of nearly one-to-two. In addition to the scenic wonders, you can look forward to fine dining, first class entertainment and a host of on-board amenities.

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Five-Star Alaska Cruise & the Rocky Mountaineer

NEW for 2021

16-day escorted holiday from £4,199

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Seven nights sharing a twin/double inside stateroom onboard a five-star Holland America Line cruise ship (upgrade staterooms available) • Seven nights carefully chosen roomonly hotel accommodation • SilverLeaf Service travel on board Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper to Vancouver • Flights to Calgary, returning from Vancouver • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May & Sep 2021

Fly direct (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £4,199 (UK connecting flights available, call us for details)

Upgrade to GoldLeaf Service

SilverLeaf Service

Rocky Mountaineer

This very special tour combines the Five-Star Alaska Cruise & the Canadian Rockies

tour (see page 142) with the added thrill of a journey from railroad town Jasper to glittering Vancouver aboard the famous Rocky Mountaineer train. It’s the perfect choice for those who want to add the pleasures of one of the world’s great rail journeys to a holiday already brimming with unforgettable sights and experiences.

Your Ship & Rail Journey Alaska Cruise  HHHHH MS Noordam nights 8-14

Boasting beautiful public areas, a wide choice of stylish restaurants and bars, firstclass entertainment, leisure facilities including swimming pools and a spa, MS Noordam offers a firstclass base to explore the natural wonders of Alaska.

from £469 (Please call us for details)

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Rocky Mountaineer

The holiday price includes a twoday daylight journey travelling in SilverLeaf Service from Jasper to Vancouver, overnighting in a comfortable hotel in Kamloops. SilverLeaf Service includes assigned seating in a single level dome coach with oversized windows. Hot gourmet breakfast and lunch are served seat-side, along with complimentary snacks and beverages including beer and wine.

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Canada’s Rocky Mountaineer

Experience some of the world’s most spectacular scenery, by road and famous rail, and discover the best of glorious British Columbia and Alberta.

11-day escorted holiday from £3,185

Vancouver

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy two nights in the mountain town of Banff • Journey to ‘Gem of the Rockies’ Jasper, via turquoise Lake Louise, on the Icefields Parkway • Discover Jasper National Park and Maligne Lake on an optional excursion • Board the famous Rocky Mountaineer train for the scenic journey from Jasper, via Kamloops, to Vancouver • Spend two nights in glittering Vancouver • Cross to Vancouver Island for two nights in provincial capital Victoria • Nine nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • SilverLeaf Service travel on board Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper to Vancouver (upgrade to GoldLeaf Service for a supplement) • Breakfast and lunch on board Rocky Mountaineer • Flights to Calgary, returning from Vancouver • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Apr to Jun, Sep, Oct 2020, Apr to Jun, Sep & Oct 2021

Fly direct (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £3,185 (UK connecting flights available – call us for details)

Personalise your holiday • Banff & Sulphur Mountain Gondola (half day) – from £49 • Banff Helicopter Ride – from £180 • Jasper Skytram & Sightseeing (half day) – from £39 • Jasper Harley Davidson Sidecar Tour – from £119 • Vancouver & Capilano Suspension Bridge (full day) – from £84 • Butchart Gardens – from £35 • Victoria Whale Watching (half day) – from £81

Upgrade to GoldLeaf Service from £469 (call us for details)

Rocky Mountaineer

This journey through Western Canada begins with the wild beauty

of Banff, before heading via Lake Louise’s turquoise waters to historic railroad town Jasper, at the gateway to its National Park. After the chance to explore, board the famous Rocky Mountaineer to head through yet more wonderful scenery to sparkling Vancouver, to discover one of the world’s most beautifully located cities. Complete the adventure in more-British-than-Britain provincial capital Victoria, on Vancouver Island. After flying to Calgary, enjoy Banff’s beautiful surroundings, perhaps joining optional excursions that include a cable car ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain and an unforgettable helicopter ride. Travel along the renowned Icefields Parkway, via Lake Louise and its turquoise waters, to Jasper, for an opportunity to relax or to join the optional excursion to Canada’s longest cable car and spectacular Maligne Lake. Climb aboard Rocky Mountaineer for the unforgettable two-day scenic journey west on the Yellowhead Route, past towering Mount Robson, plunging Pyramid Falls, and through the Monashee and Caribou mountains. Enjoy breakfast and lunch on board and overnight in a comfortable hotel, and continue down through the coastal ranges to Vancouver. A chance to discover a city often voted ‘best place in the world to live’ is followed by a final two days on Vancouver Island, exploring unashamedly ‘British’ provincial capital Victoria, and perhaps crowning your wonderful tour with a visit to world-famous Butchart Gardens.

Your Hotels Elk and Avenue Hotel

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £639

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Your accommodation includes carefully selected three and four-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your holiday.

Elk and Avenue Hotel, Banff* (nights 1-2) Whistler’s Inn, Jasper (nights 3-4) Various, Kamloops (night 5) Rosedale on Robson Suite, Vancouver* (nights 6-7)

Please note: The transfer time from Calgary airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 30 minutes, and four hours on your return to Vancouver. *On selected departures you will stay at the Rundlestone Lodge or Irwin’s Mountain Inn on nights 1-2, the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Vancouver Downtown on nights 6-7 and the Coast Victoria or Delta Victoria on nights 8-9.

SilverLeaf Service

The Embassy Inn, Victoria* (nights 8-9) Whistler’s Inn

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The Canadian Rockies

Make one of the world’s ‘must-do’ journeys through breathtaking scenery to Vancouver and Victoria, ‘B.C.’s’ glittering jewels.

11-day escorted holiday from £1,945

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Enjoy two nights in Banff, the majestic Rockies’ capital • Journey to ‘Gem of the Rockies’ Jasper, via turquoise Lake Louise, on the Icefields Parkway • Discover Jasper National Park and Maligne Lake on an optional excursion • Overnight in mountain resort Sun Peaks • June and September departures include a ‘Grizzly Bear Valley’ river cruise • Spend two nights in glittering Vancouver – often voted ‘best place in the world to live’ • Cross to pretty Vancouver Island to spend two last nights in provincial capital Victoria • Nine nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Outbound flight to Calgary, returning from Vancouver • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Apr to Jun, Sep, Oct 2020, Apr to Jun, Sep & Oct 2021

Fly direct (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £1,945 (UK connecting flights available – call us for details)

Personalise your holiday • Banff & Sulpur Mountain Gondola (half day) – from £49 • Banff Helicopter Ride – from £180 • Jasper Skytram & Sightseeing (half day) – from £39 • Jasper Harley Davidson Sidecar Tour – from £119 • Vancouver & Capilano Suspension Bridge (full day) – from £84 • Butchart Gardens (half day) – from £35 • Victoria Whale Watching (half day) – from £81

Jasper National Park

Enjoy the glories of Western Canada as you journey from ‘Stampede Town’ Calgary, via majestic Banff and its scenic heights, past sparkling Lake Louise to historic Jasper and its National Park. A stay in beautiful resort Sun Peaks – and perhaps a scenic river cruise – is followed by the journey down to glittering Vancouver and its wonders, before the holiday is completed with a stay in unashamedly ‘British’ Victoria, B.C’s charming capital, on delightful Vancouver Island.

After flying directly to Calgary, you’ll meet your tour manager and journey up into the mountains to spend two nights in delightful, bustling Rockies’ capital Banff, perhaps taking the opportunity to join a choice of memorable excursions to explore the majestic surroundings, before you head along the renowned Icefields Parkway, past Lake Louise’s turquoise waters and the awesome Victoria Glacier to Jasper. Rest and relax in the famous railroad town, perhaps joining an excursion to Canada’s longest cable car and spectacular Maligne Lake, and hopefully catch a glimpse of the Milky Way on a clear night – Jasper is famously a ‘dark-sky preserve’. The scenic feast continues with majestic Mount Robson, and a drive along the Yellowhead Highway to Alpine village Sun Peaks. Head through the coastal ranges on the famous Trans-Canada Highway to waterfront Vancouver, for a two-night stay. Discover and explore a city often voted ‘best place in the world to live’, before you cross the Georgia Strait to Vancouver Island, and two final nights in delightful Victoria — the final highlight of a wonderful holiday.

Your Hotels

Special Departure Calgary Stampede – 26 Jun 2020 & 30 Jun 2021 from £3,145

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £599

Elk and Avenue Hotel

Please note: The transfer time from Calgary airport to your hotel is one hour and 30 minutes, and four hours on your return to Vancouver. *On certain departures you will stay at the Rundlestone Lodge or Irwin’s Mountain Inn on nights 1-2, the Hearthstone Lodge on night 5, the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Vancouver Downtown on nights 6-7 and the Coast Victoria or Delta Victoria on nights 8-9.

Your accommodation includes carefully selected three and four-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your holiday.

Elk and Avenue Hotel, Banff* (nights 1-2) Whistler’s Inn, Jasper (nights 3-4) Sun Peaks Lodge, Sun Peaks* (night 5) Rosedale on Robson Suite, Vancouver* (nights 6-7)

The Embassy Inn, Victoria* (nights 8-9) Rosedale on Robson

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Canada – Niagara Falls to the Rockies Journey from Niagara’s tumult and the Eastern cities, to the majestic Rockies and sparkling Vancouver – this is glorious Canada-in-one!

14-day escorted holiday from £2,499

Niagara Falls

Lake Louise

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Free time to enjoy waterfront gem Toronto • A visit to tumultuous Niagara Falls • Enjoy an en-route visit to Ottawa, Canada’s elegant capital • Discover Québec City, North America’s only walled city • Spend two nights in Montréal, the French Canadian centre of style • Explore Rockies’ capital Banff • Journey via sparkling Lake Louise on the Icefields Parkway to Jasper • Stay at Rockies resort Sun Peaks • Stay in glittering Vancouver, often voted ‘best place in the world to live’ • 12 nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Outbound flight to Toronto, returning from Vancouver, and an internal flight from Montréal to Calgary • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May, Jun, Sep, Oct 2020, May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2021

Fly direct (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £2,499 (UK connecting flights available – call us for details)

Personalise your holiday • Toronto City Tour (half day) – from £28 • Helicopter Flight over Niagara Falls – from £85 • Niagara Falls Lunch – from £26 • Québec City Guided Tour – from £19 • Rockies Helicopter Ride – from £180 • Banff & Sulpur Mountain Gondola (half day) – from £49 • Vancouver & Capliano Suspension Bridge (full day) – from £84 • Vancouver Island Victoria & Butchart Gardens (full day) –  from £128

Experience the very best of this vast, beautiful country, on an

escorted tour that begins in lakeshore Toronto, takes in the plunging Falls at Niagara, then heads through picture-book Ontario via grand capital Ottawa to the contrasting French Canadian jewels of Montréal and historic, walled Québec City. You’ll then fly west, to journey through the awe-inspiring Rockies to discover and explore delightful British Columbia and Vancouver, at the edge of the Pacific Ocean. A first three-night stay in cosmopolitan Toronto brings chances to discover the city’s glittering waterfront and sky-piercing CN Tower, explore colourful, contrasting historic neighbourhoods, wander the ultra-modern shopping malls, enjoy a vast choice of dining opportunities, and perhaps take in a show, before an unforgettable day at wondrous Niagara. Journey on the ‘Maple Leaf Trail’ along Lake Ontario’s northern shoreline, past handsome Kingston, and north to romantic Ottawa, then on to stylish Montréal, before a day in Québec City, North America’s only walled settlement, includes the chance to discover endlessly enthralling VieuxQuébec, before flying from Montréal to Calgary. The onward scenic journey by coach takes in exquisite Rockies’ capital Banff, sparkling Lake Louise and the Victoria Glacier, the spectacular Icefields Parkway and historic railroad town Jasper, and heads past majestic Mount Robson to mountain resort Sun Peaks. A final stay in truly beautiful Vancouver offers chances to explore the city and, on a final optional excursion, to cross the Georgia Strait to Vancouver Island and charming Victoria, with a visit to world-famous Butchart Gardens.

Your Hotels Chelsea Hotel

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £887 Please note: The transfer time from Toronto airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes and from Vancouver airport approximately 45 minutes.

Capliano Suspension Bridge

Whistler’s Inn

Your accommodation includes carefully selected three and four-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your holiday.

Chelsea Hotel, Toronto (nights 1-3) Sheraton Centre, Montréal (nights 4-5) Elk and Avenue Hotel, Banff* (nights 6-7) Whistler’s Inn, Jasper* (night 8) Sun Peaks Lodge, Sun Peaks (night 9) Century Plaza, Vancouver* (nights 10-12)

*On certain departures you will stay at the High Country Inn or Rundlestone Lodge on nights 6-7, the Tonquin Inn on night 8 and the Rosedale on Robson Suite on nights 10-12.

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Canada’s Maple Leaf Trail Catch your breath on a visit to Niagara, and marvel at some of Canada’s eastern cities and surrounding countryside.

10–day escorted holiday from £1,595

Toronto

Niagara Falls

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Leisurely stays in Niagara Falls, Toronto and Montréal, in excellent hotels with plenty of time to explore • Gaze in awe at tumultuous Niagara Falls, one of the natural wonders of the world • Discover waterfront Toronto with its sky-piercing CN Tower • Travel the ‘Maple Leaf Trail’ through stunning scenery • Explore Victorian Ottawa, the elegant Canadian capital set beneath the Gatineau Hills • Journey into the French Canadian province of Québec • Stay in stylish, sophisticated Montréal • Charming, UNESCO-listed Québec City overlooks the mighty St Lawrence River • Eight nights’ carefully chosen room-only hotel accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Return flights to Toronto • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available May, Jun, Sep, Oct 2020, May, Jun, Sep & Oct 2021

Fly direct (flight upgrades available). Prices from

Château Frontenac, Québec City

One of the world’s greatest natural wonders, some memorable

scenic journeys and a quartet of stunning, contrasting cities guarantee the enduring appeal of this fully escorted tour. Beginning with Niagara’s tumult, you then take in warm and welcoming waterfront Toronto with its sky-piercing CN Tower, Canada’s historic walkabout capital Ottawa, glorious Montréal, French Canada’s capital of style, and finally picturesque Québec City, North America’s only walled settlement, where the New World still resembles the Old. Beginning with two nights overlooking the ceaseless tumult of Niagara, where there’s the chance to view the Falls on an optional helicopter flight or to get close-up on a boat trip, the tour then heads, via charming Niagaraon-the-Lake, to Toronto, with its historic ‘neighbourhood’ districts, interconnected shopping malls and glittering shoreline watched over by the sky-piercing CN Tower. One of North America’s most cosmopolitan cities, Toronto is also one of its friendliest and welcoming. The ’Maple Leaf Trail’ then heads to Canada’s elegant administrative capital Ottawa, with its Victorian buildings and Rideau Canal set against the forested Gatineau Hills, then on to stylish Montréal, the world’s second-largest Frenchspeaking metropolis, and finally to Québec City, North America’s only walled settlement, overlooking the mighty St Lawrence. Along the way, the contrasting charms of each engaging city, as well as the scenic countryside surroundings will be brought to life, with opportunities to join some enjoyable optional excursions in addition to the included tours.

• Gatwick £1,629 • Manchester £1,595

Personalise your holiday • Niagara Falls Lunch – from £26 • Helicopter Flight over Niagara Falls – from £85 • Toronto Guided City Tour (half day) – from £28 • Montréal City Tour (half day) – from £22 • Maple Delights & Dinner in Old Montréal – from £34 • Québec City Guided Tour – from £19

Your Hotels

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £629 Sheraton on the Falls

Your accommodation includes carefully selected three and four-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your holiday.

Sheraton on the Falls, Niagara Falls (nights 1-2) Chelsea Hotel, Toronto (nights 3-4) Sheraton Ottawa, Ottawa (night 5) Sheraton Centre, Montréal (nights 6-8)

Sheraton Centre Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 30 minutes.

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Small-Group Tour

Costa Rica – Nature’s Paradise Experience eco-friendly wildlife encounters and some of the world’s most colourful birdlife, on a ‘journey beyond the senses’.

9-day escorted holiday from £2,295

Selvatura hanging bridges

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Fly to cosmopolitan San José, the Costa Rican capital • Journey through rainforest by boat to Tortuguero National Park • Encounter Tortuguero’s wildlife from Mawamba Lodge • Late-summer visitors might see Green Turtles nesting • Enjoy dinner on a floating restaurant • Journey back through the jungle to La Fortuna, close to Arenal’s ‘perfect’ volcano • Visit Eco Termales hot springs • Enjoy a Rainforest Chocolate tour • Journey along the ‘Highway to Heaven’ to Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve • Seven nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation, plus one night on the aircraft • Four lunches and three dinners including the floating restaurant dinner in Tortuguero • Return scheduled flights to San José • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Mar, Sep, Nov 2020, Jan, Mar, Sep, Nov 2021, Jan & Mar 2022

Fly direct (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Gatwick £2,295

Personalise your holiday • Tortuguero Canal Boat Tour – from £37 • Forest Canopy Zipline – from £69

Extend Your Holiday Four-night Manuel Antonio beach extension from £986 Seven-night Manuel Antonio beach extension from £1,491

Discover and explore one of the world’s most breathtaking natural

treasure-troves, in its setting between the Caribbean Sea and Pacific Ocean. Encounter spectacular birdlife, including the vibrant quetzal, as well as three-toed sloths, monkeys and caimans, and in addition to a stay in the heart of a national park, take in the famous Arenal volcano and explore the canopy of the majestic Cloud Forest, on what is less a tour, and more a truly unforgettable experience. Begin with an overnight stay in San Jose, Costa Rica’s friendly capital, before heading east by coach and canal boat, for a two-night stay in the fiercely protected, exotic paradise of the Tortuguero National Park. Encounter land turtles, monkeys and languid manatees, sloths, caimans and crocodiles, countless bird species, trees and plants, before journeying back through the rainforest and across the lowlands to La Fortuna, in the shadow of picturebook Arenal’s cone. Enjoy the chance of hot springs bathing, learn about the secrets of chocolate production on a Rainforest Chocolate tour, and take a gentle hike to the spectacular El Silencio look-out point, before driving on the ‘Highway to Heaven’, for two nights in idyllic Monteverde, set in the forest home of the exotically coloured resplendent quetzal. An unforgettable, life-changing journey is completed with included excursions to the lush canopies of the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve and Selvatura, with its trails and bridges, hummingbird and butterfly gardens.

Your Hotels

Special Departure Experience Turtle Hatching Time – 12 Sep 2020 and 11 Sep 2021 from £2,389

Magic Mountain Hotel

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £440 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes. The baggage allowance whilst in Tortugero is 25lb (approximately 11kg) per person. For this portion of the trip (Days two and three), you will need to take an overnight bag only, and the rest of your luggage will be brought to you on Day four in La Fortuna.

Your accommodation includes carefully selected three and four-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your holiday.

Holiday Inn Aurola, San José (night 1) Mawamba Lodge, Tortuguero (nights 2-3) Magic Mountain Hotel, La Fortuna* (nights 4-5) El Establo Mountain Hotel, Monteverde (nights 6-7)

El Establo Mountain Hotel

*On selected departures you will stay at the Volcano Lodge on nights 4-5.

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NEW for 2020

Classic Mexico – Mayan & Aztec Wonders Explore the ancient civilisations, colonial legacies and modern vitality of one of the Americas’ most enthralling and colourful countries.

15-day escorted holiday from £2,539

Puebla

The Temple of the Inscriptions

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Explore vibrant Mexico City on an included tour • Gaze in awe at Teotihuacán’s pyramid complex and Oaxaca’s ancient ruins • See the astonishing, 2,000-year-old ‘Tule Tree’ and discover Mitla’s ‘place of the dead’ • Meet indigenous Mixtec and Zapotec Indians in Tehauntepec • Enjoy a boat ride through stunning Sumidero – Mexico’s ‘grand canyon’ • Highland town San Cristóbal and Palenque’s Mayan ruins • Campeche, baroque coastal gem and colonial Mérida • Breathtaking Chichen Itza – one of the Seven New World Wonders • 12 nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation, plus two nights on the aircraft • Four lunches and a welcome and farewell dinner • Outbound flight to Mexico City, returning from Cancun via Mexico City • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Traditional Mexican Dancer

Beginning in Mexico City, with its remnants of Spanish rule and its

world-class museums, this wonderful tour journeys south to Pacific shores then north and east to the Gulf’s blue waters. Gaze in awe at relics spanning three millennia, discover startling natural wonders, and meet the indigenous peoples that have shaped one of the world’s most enthralling nations. Flavoured with the spices of Mexican cuisine, with a dash of hot sauce thrown in, it’s “Viva, México” all the way! A first included tour lifts the veil on the Mexican capital, where the ancient and ultra-modern sit happily side by side. You’ll also visit the Aztec floating gardens on Lake Texcoco, before heading to the eye-popping complex at Teotihuacán, then into the Mexican heartland and into the sierra, past Monte Albán, to Oaxaca. Immerse yourself in the world of Mexico’s indigenous peoples, and journey to friendly, quintessentially Mexican Tehauatepec, overlooking the Pacific. Enjoy a boat trip through fjord-like Sumidero Canyon, rest and relax in colourful market town San Cristóbal, and head through the jungle to Palenque, gateway to some of Mexico’s most memorable ruins. Walled port city Campeche, Uxmal, with its Mayan ruins, and New World Wonder Chichen Itza, complete the colourful Mexican adventure. .

Available Oct 2020, Feb, Apr & Oct 2021, Feb, Apr & May 2022

Fly direct (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £2,539 (UK connecting flights available – call us for details)

Your Hotels

Extend Your Holiday Three-night Riviera Maya extension from £460

Special Departure

Casa Conzatti

Day of the Dead Celebrations – 28 Oct 2021 from £2,799

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £460

Your accommodation includes carefully selected three and four-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your touring holiday.

Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton, Mexico City (nights 2-4) Colonial de Puebla, Puebla (night 5) Casa Conzatti, Oaxaca (nights 6-7) Hotel Calli, Tehuantepec (night 8) Hotel Mansion del Valle, San Cristóbal

(nights 9-10)

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour.

Ciudad Real Palenque

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Ciudad Real Palenque, Palenque (night 11) Plaza Campeche, Campeche (night 12) Holiday Inn Express, Mérida (night 13)

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Brazil, Argentina & Chile Discover the man-made and natural wonders of glorious South America, including astonishing Iguazú Falls and the towering Andes.

15-day escorted holiday from £3,699

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Fly via São Paulo to unforgettable Rio de Janeiro for a three-night stay • See the ‘World Wonder’ statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado • End a tour of Rio with a visit to Sugar Loaf mountain • Fly to majestic, magnificent Iguazú Falls – see the Brazilian and Argentine sides • Spend three nights in gloriously elegant Buenos Aires • Explore the Argentine capital • Fly to famous wine-producing Mendoza and visit two wineries • Enjoy an unforgettable day as you cross the Andes to Chilean capital Santiago • Experience ‘Santiago as a Native’ on a fascinating tour • Spend a day on the Pacific Ocean shores, discovering UNESCO-listed Valparaiso and ‘Garden City’ Viña del Mar • 12 nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast hotel accommodation, plus two nights on the aircraft • Three lunches • Return flights via São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro, returning from Santiago via São Paulo, and internal flights as described in the itinerary • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Christ the Redeemer, Rio de Janeiro

Discover a trio of remarkable, contrasting cities on included

tours, gaze in awe at Iguazú’s plunging waters, savour some of the continent’s finest wines, taste fine food and experience jawdropping Andean scenery on this perfect introduction to South America. On a journey that takes in both South Atlantic and Pacific shores, fill each day with astonishing new sights, thrilling, unforgettable wonders and the verve and vibrancy of some of the world’s most colourful nations.

Day One – Overnight to Rio de Janeiro Fly via São Paulo to Rio. Day Two – Rest and relax Upon arrival, meet your tour manager and transfer to your hotel. Rest and relax, perhaps dining in this evening. Day Three – Included Rio sightseeing tour Begin your South American adventure with an excursion to ‘Wonder of the World’ Christ the Redeemer statue atop Corcovado Mountain. Drive through lush suburbs to the Cosmo Velho cog-railway station and journey up to the giant figure, with its outstretched arms, then take the lift or escalator – or make the stiff walk – to the viewpoint. Return to ‘Rio’ via the famous beach districts of Copacabana, Ipanema and Leblon.

Available

Day Four – Included Rio sightseeing and Sugar Loaf Mountain Enjoy another included tour that, as well as introducing downtown Rio includes the spectacular 360º views from ‘Sugar Loaf’ Mountain. This evening, perhaps take in an effervescent Samba show.

Mar, Sep, Oct 2020, Mar, Sep, Oct 2021 & Mar 2022

Fly from (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £3,699

Brazil

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £890 Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour.

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Iguazú Falls

Personalise your holiday

Argentina

• Estancia Ranch Tour – (full day) Day Eight – from £181 • Tango Show with Dinner – Day Eight – from £103

Rio de Janeiro

Atacama Desert

Mendoza Valparaiso Santiago

Chile

Buenos Aires

Day Five – Fly to Iguazu Falls Transfer early to the airport for the flight to the world famous cascades at the meeting point of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. Travel by coach through the lush foliage, and enjoy a night at your resort hotel on the Argentinian side of the falls. Day Six – Included tour of Iguazu Waterfalls National Park and fly to Buenos Aires Discover the Argentine-side, protected wildlife refuge. Enjoy a fascinating guided walk and train ride to the Devil’s Throat falls, before transferring to the

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Iguazú Falls

Valparaiso, Chile

La Boca, Buenos Aires

airport for the short flight to Buenos Aires. Upon arrival, meet your Argentinian tour manager and transfer to your hotel.

Your Hotels

Windsor Excelsior Hotel, Rio de Janeiro

Day Seven – Included Buenos Aires sightseeing Enjoy a guided introduction to ‘B A’, taking in Plaza de Mayo’s parliament buildings, the ‘Tango’ district of San Telmo, the famously colourful La Boca district, the chic Puerto Madero riverside area and La Recoleta, the capital’s most elegant neighbourhood. Return to the hotel at the end of a wonderful day. Day Eight – Free day, or optional Gaucho Culture excursion Discover more of enthralling ‘B A’, or take the exciting optional excursion into the pampas grassland, to a typical estancia ranch, learning about the gaucho culture and enjoying a traditional barbecue.

nights 2-4

Boasting an enviable setting overlooking the iconic Copacabana Beach, this modern hotel boasts a range of facilities including a stunning roof-top swimming pool. Dining options include a restaurant, two bars including a pool bar.

Amerian Portal del Iguazú, Iguazú Falls Amerian Portal del Iguazú

This evening, crown your ‘B A’ stay by taking the optional experience of an authentic Tango Show at famous La Ventana.

night 5

Set in stunning surroundings in the midst of the national park, overlooking the Iguazú River, this hotel offers an array of amenities including indoor and outdoor pools and tennis courts. Dining options include an outdoor barbecue restaurant.

Kenton Palace, Buenos Aires

nights 6-8

Day Nine – Fly to Mendoza Stunning Mendoza is one of South America’s most beautiful cities, at the heart of Argentina’s celebrated wine-producing region. Transfer to your hotel for two nights.

A short walk to the Plaza de Mayo with a wide choice of restaurants and cafés close by. The hotel’s interior has a classic yet sophisticated décor. Amenities include an indoor swimming pool, a spa and a restaurant.

Day 10 – Included vineyard visit Get to know Mendoza’s elegant plazas and wide boulevards, and on an included tour to the surrounding vineyards, visit two of the region’s most famous wineries. Enjoy tasting – and perhaps buying – some samples to bring home, and enjoy some regional food.

NH Mendoza Cordillera, Mendoza

nights 9-10

Pullman El Bosque Hotel, Santiago

nights 11-13

Kenton Palace

Day 11 – Across the Andes to Santiago, Chile On one of the tour’s most extraordinary and unforgettable days, make a very early start, boarding the coach for the journey from Mendoza, across the high Andes, crossing over the border to Chile, before descending past the famous, natural Inca Bridge to Chilean capital Santiago, for a final three-night stay. Settle into your hotel after the amazing journey. Day 12 – Included Santiago sightseeing Enjoy a very special introductory tour of this cosmopolitan city ‘as a native’, taking Atton El Bosque the metro in the company of your guide to the Barrio Centro, a walkabout grid of shopping streets, grand neo-classical architecture, bars and cafés. Enjoy lunch with locals in a restaurant at the Central Market, and explore Bohemian Barrio Torres del Paine National Park Bellavista with its pubs and restaurants. End a memorable tour by taking the funicular to Cerro San Cristobal, with its spectacular views. Day 13 – Included tour to Casablanca and Valparaiso Re-board the coach to make the short journey to the Pacific shores, enjoying en-route wine-tasting in pretty Casablanca. Explore picturesque, UNESCO-listed Valparaiso, where colourful houses are built upon the steep hillsides, many parts reached by a series of funiculars, and take in ‘Garden City’ Viña del Mar, with its beautiful beaches, before returning to Santiago for a last evening. Day 14 – Begin your journey home Transfer to the airport to begin the overnight return journey, via São Paulo. Day 15 – Arrive back in the UK Early morning arrival.

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This modern hotel is located in the city’s historic centre just a short walk from Independence Square. The hotel benefits from a restaurant, bar and a small outdoor pool.

This stylish hotel is located in the El Golf district with a wide range of restaurants, the metro and a shopping mall close by. The indoor pool offers spectacular views of the city’s skyline and there is also a bar, restaurant and café.

Extend Your Holiday Three-night Atacama Desert extension from £1,050  itness the Atacama Salt Flats, sweeping sand W dunes, pink flamingos and some incredible geysers which make up one of the world’s most unique landscapes.

Three-night Patagonia extension from £1,489 See soaring mountain ranges, unique wildlife including guanacos, blue shimmering lakes and the stunning Grey glacier in UNESCO-listed Torres del Paine National Park. A cruise visiting Balmaceda and Serrano glaciers, where you will witness their majestic rock formations, completes your Patagonia adventure.

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NEW for 2020

Argentina – Buenos Aires, Falls & Glaciers Experience eye-popping natural wonders, including Iguazú Falls, the high Andean plain, pristine glaciers, and elegant Buenos Aires.

13-day escorted holiday from £3,695

Salinas Grandes

Iguazu Falls

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Fly to majestic, magnificent Iguazú Falls • Fly to cultured, colourful Salta, gateway to Argentina’s Andean northwest • Shield your eyes from the brightness of the incredible Salinas Grandes salt flats • Visit Purmamarca’s adobe village, beneath Seven Colours Mountain • Drive the high plain Quebrada de Humahuaca road • Fly to El Calafate, gateway to the wonders of Patagonia • Journey to view the extraordinary Perito Moreno Glacier • Spend two nights in gloriously elegant Buenos Aires • Explore the Argentine capital on an included tour • Enjoy dinner and a traditional, sultry, Tango show at La Ventana • 10 nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation, plus two nights on the aircraft • Return flights to Iguazú Falls, returning from Buenos Aires, with internal flights from Iguazú Falls to Salta, Salta to El Calafate and El Calafate to Buenos Aires • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Sep 2020, Feb, Apr & Sep 2021, Feb & May 2022

Fly from (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Gatwick £3,695

This wonderful tour is the perfect introduction to one of South

America’s most exciting, most colourful and most enthralling countries. Catch your breath as you take in some startling works of nature, including jaw-dropping waterfalls, sunbaked deserts, towering peaks and stunning, pristine glaciers, and enjoy discovery and exploration of one of the world’s most vibrant, intoxicating cities. This is magnificent Argentina, showcased in all its magical glory, and brought spectacularly to life on an extraordinary South American adventure. Begin with a visit to majestic Iguazú Falls, to view the plunging cascades from both Argentinian and Brazilian sides, before flying on to Argentina’s northwest corner, where high plains meet Andean desert, and the red-rock landscape is dotted with ancient towns and villages. Enjoy an astonishingly scenic drive to the Quebrada de Humahuaca valley, and stay in colourful Purmamarca, beneath multi-hued ‘Seven Colours Hill’. Drive the sensational Cuesta de Lipán road, see the dazzling Salinas Grandes salt flats, and discover colourful, colonial Salta. Fly south, to richly contrasting – and somewhat cooler - Patagonia, where highlights include UNESCO-listed Los Glaciares National Park and majestic Perito Moreno Glacier. The tour is completed in sparkling Buenos Aires, where a guided introduction takes in the historic, elegant city with its colourful barrios and connections with Eva Perón, and a farewell evening features an authentic Tango Show and dinner – the perfect conclusion to your Argentinian adventure.

Your Hotels

Extend Your Holiday Three-night Rio de Janeiro extension from £1,249

Special Departure

National Congress building, Buenos Aires

Design Suites Hotel

Rio Carnival – 4 Feb 2021 from £5,499

Your accommodation includes carefully selected three and four-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your touring holiday.

Amerian Portal del Iguazú Hotel, Iguazú Falls (nights 2-4)

Design Suites Hotel, Salta (nights 5 & 7) Hotel Manantial del Silencio, Purmamarca

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £699

(nights 6) Hotel Manantial del Silencio

Hotel Imago, El Calafate (nights 8-9) Kenton Palace, Buenos Aires (nights 10-11)

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes.

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NEW for 2020

The Wonders of Chile See and experience natural wonders on the grandest of scales, and visit colourful outposts and thriving, cultured cities.

14-day escorted holiday from £4,695

Valparaiso

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Spend two nights in UNESCO-listed Valparaiso • Visit ‘Garden City’ Viña del Mar and the wine-producing Casablanca Valley • Fly to Punta Arenas, at South America’s southern tip • Cruise to the majestic Balmaceda and Serrano Glaciers • Discover the Milodón Cave and the breathtaking Torres del Paine National Park • Explore Puerto Montt, in the shadow of a snow-capped volcano • Spend two nights in Lake District gateway Puerto Varas • Discover the Petrohué River Falls, beneath conical Orsorno • Spend a day on magical Chiloé Island, with its wooden churches and seafaring legends • Fly north to San Pedro de Atacama, in Chile’s ‘perfect desert’ • Experience El Tatio’s fumaroles and spouting geysers, and the other-worldly Valley of the Moon • Spend a last night in colourful Chilean capital Santiago • Experience the colourful city on an included tour • 11 nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation, plus two nights on the aircraft • Four lunches and two dinners • Return flights Santiago and internal flights from Santiago to Punta Arenas, Punta Arenas to Puerto Montt, Puerto Montt to Santiago, Santiago to Calama and Calama to Santiago • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour managers

Santiago

Fascinating, intoxicating, awe-inspiring Chile has it all. From frozen glacial fields at the southern edge of the world, to its driest desert, from pristine, azure lakes to towering Andean peaks – home to soaring condors and llama-like guanacos – and from verdant, fertile valleys covered in ripening vineyards, to exciting, colourful cities teeming with exuberant life. This very special tour is the perfect introduction to the fascinating, ribbon-thin country that stretches half the length of South America.

Beginning with an overnight flight to capital Santiago, you’ll first explore colourful Valparaiso, ‘Garden City’ Viña del Mar and the wine-producing Casablanca Valley, before flying to Southern Patagonia’s ‘edge of the world’ outpost Punta Arenas. A stay in fjord-side Puerto Natales heralds breathtaking glaciers and rugged seascapes, before you cross the Patagonian steppe to the Torres del Paine National Park, where jagged peaks frame glaciers, rivers and pristine lakes, and herds of wild llamas roam. Take in the extraordinary Milodón Cave, and fly over the Icefield to the Northern Lakes Region, where yet more wonders include Petrohué Falls and sea-faring island Chiloé. Fly then to the sun-baked Atacama Desert, an otherworldly landscape of salt flats, red-rock canyons and thermal lakes, beneath the high Andean plateau. Return to Santiago to spend the last two days in the colourful, vibrant city in the shadow of the spectacular Andes – the perfect end to a wonderful South American adventure.

Your Hotels

Available Sep 2020, Feb, Apr, Sep 2021, Feb & Apr 2022

Valley of the Moon

Fly from (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £4,695 (UK connecting flights available – call us for details)

Park Inn

Extend Your Holiday Four-night Easter Island extension from £1,549

Your accommodation includes carefully selected three and four-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your touring holiday.

Hotel Diego de Almagro, Valparaiso (nights 2-3) Martin Gusinde, Puerto Natales (nights 4-6) Park Inn, Puerto Varas (nights 7-8) La Casa de Don Tomas, San Pedro de Atacama (nights 9-11)

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £599

Hotel Providencia, Santiago (nights 12) Hotel Providencia

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour and 30 minutes.

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Peru – Machu Picchu & Cusco to Titicaca by Train South America’s most fascinating, colourful and cosmopolitan country, and the treasures of the Incas – discovered and explored.

Small-Group Tour

14-day escorted holiday from £2,495

Colca Canyon

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Uncover the secrets of one of the world’s most colourful countries • Tour Lima, the ‘City of Kings’ Fly to Cusco and the fabled Sacred Valley • Narrow gauge Vistadome train ride, to Machu Picchu – the lost city of the Incas • Visit Cusco – the remarkable Inca citadel • Journey through the Peruvian Andes on the 1920’s-style PeruRail Titicaca train to lakeside Puno • Enjoy a Titicaca cruise to the Uros Islands and Taquile • Journey through the snow-capped altiplano Andean highlands • Discover awe-inspiring Colca Canyon • Search the skies for the fabled condor • Visit the extraordinary Monasterio Santa Catalina in Arequipa • Spend a last night back in Lima • Breakfast each day and three lunches • 11 nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation, plus two nights on the aircraft • Three lunches • Return scheduled flights to Lima and internal flights from Lima to Cusco and from Arequipa to Lima • Coach travel and transfers throughout • Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager

Available Apr, May, Sep*, Oct 2020, Mar, May, Sep, Oct 2021, Feb & Mar 2022

Fly from (flight upgrades available). Prices from

Machu Picchu

This exciting small group tour begins in Lima, Peru’s cultural,

culinary and colourfully modern capital, before flying to Cusco, gateway to the Sacred Valley of Inca ruins and fabled ‘lost city’ Machu Picchu. After discovering Cusco’s colonial remnants and ancient wonders, board the 1920s-style PeruRail Titicaca train for an unforgettable journey to Titicaca’s shores and offshore islands, and finish the tour in the majestic, high Andean Plains. A guided sightseeing tour brings to life the Peruvian capital, including UNESCO-listed Spanish gems and the stunning Baroque cathedral, before you fly to Inca stronghold Cusco and the fabled Sacred Valley. Explore this ancient area, including tiny Ccaccaccollo, Pisac, with its ruins and colourful market, and Ollantaytambo, site of a monumental fortress, before you journey to Machu Picchu, to marvel at one of the modern ‘Seven Wonders of the World’. Stay two nights in Cusco, South America’s ‘archaeological capital’, with its palaces and temples, before taking the train to fabled Titicaca. The high altiplano, with their canyons and volcanoes, condors and alpacas, and dazzling ‘white city’ Arequipa, complete the wonderful Peruvian adventure, before you fly back from Lima.

Your Hotels

• Heathrow £2,495

Extend Your Holiday Three-night Amazon extension from £850

Peruvian Weaver

Hotel Hacienda del Valle

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £390

Your accommodation includes carefully selected three and four-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your holiday.

Wyndham Costa Del Sol, Lima City (nights 2-3 & 12)

Hotel Hacienda del Valle, Sacred Valley (nights 4-5)

Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour. * Departures up until Sep 2020 operate a different itinerary. Please see our website or call us for further details.

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La Casa de Mamayacchi

Casa Andina, Cusco Plaza (nights 6-7) Xima, Puno (nights 8-9) La Casa de Mamayacchi, Colca (night 10) Hotel el Conquistador, Arequipa (night 11)

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NEW Small-Group Tour

Peru, Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands An eye-popping World Wonder, Inca treasures, the world’s highest capital and some of Earth’s most unusual creatures, explored and encountered

17-day escorted holiday from £3,959

Machu Picchu

Tour Highlights & Inclusions • Fly to Cusco and Peru’s fabled Sacred Valley • Gaze in awe at ‘Lost City’ Machu Picchu • Explore stunning Inca capital Cusco on a guided tour • Tour Peruvian capital Lima, the ‘City of Kings’ • Fly to Quito, the world’s highest capital, for a guided tour • Hop back and forth across the equator line at the ‘Middle of the World’ • Enjoy Otavalo’s colourful market – South America’s largest • Spend five days in the wondrous Galápagos Islands • Entrances and Galápagos National Park fees included • Close-up encounters with extraordinary, fearless creatures • Visit the fascinating Charles Darwin Research Centre • Bay cruise with opportunities for swimming and snorkelling • Experience an Inter-island ferry cruise • 14 nights’ carefully chosen bed and breakfast accommodation with four lunches and one dinner, plus two nights on the aircraft • Return scheduled flights to Cuzco, via Bogotá, returning from Quito via Bogotá and internal flights from Cusco to Lima, Lima to Quito, Quito to San Cristobal and Baltra to Quito • Coach travel and transfers throughout • The services of a tour manager and local guides

Available Oct 2020, Feb, Oct 2021, Feb & Apr 2022

Fly from (flight upgrades available). Prices from • Heathrow £3,959 (UK connecting flights available – call us for details)

Giant tortoise

Beginning in the fabled Sacred Valley of the Inca civilisation and

magical ‘Lost City’ Machu Picchu, this wonderful Small-Group Tour also unveils colourful colonial gem Cusco and Peru’s cosmopolitan capital Lima. You’ll then fly to lofty Quito, to explore the Ecuadorian capital in its spectacular Andean setting. Four nights in the remote Galápagos Islands, where encounters with fearless, extraordinary creatures will provide indelible memories, will ensure a wonder-filled conclusion to a very special tour. Discover first the traditions of the Peruvian Andes, before journeying to Machu Picchu. Take in Cusco’s colonial remnants then fly to Pacific-side Lima, a foodie mecca. Fly back into the high Andes, and Ecuadorian capital Quito, where highlights include historic sights, street-vendors and the delicious aromas of street food. Discover too highland market town Otavalo, before flying out to the extraordinary wildlife paradise of the Galápagos. Close up encounters with sea lions, turtles, marine iguanas, giant tortoises and unique bird species, and the chance to swim and snorkel in pristine waters, complete the wonderful South American adventure.

Your Hotels

Personalise your holiday • Sunrise Machu Picchu visit – £120

Hotel Agustos,

Room for Sole Use Supplement from £500

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Hotel Agustos, Sacred Valley (nights 2-3) Casa Andina Machu Picchu, Aguas Calientes (night 4)

Hotel Fiesta Please note: The transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately one hour.

Your accommodation includes carefully selected three and four-star hotels that will add to the enjoyment of your touring holiday.

Costa del Sol Ramada, Cusco (nights 5-6) Jose Antonio, Lima (nights 7-8) Swissotel Quito, Quito (nights 9-11) Blue Marlin Hotel, San Cristóbal (nights 12-13) Hotel Fiesta, Santa Cruz (nights 14-15)

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Your Holidays & tours Collection 2020-2022  

Air-Inclusive Escorted Tours throughout Europe and further afield

Your Holidays & tours Collection 2020-2022  

Air-Inclusive Escorted Tours throughout Europe and further afield