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Short Breaks 2019

Experience the World’s Greatest Destinations


Reykjavik

Amsterdam Antibes Athens Avignon Barcelona Belfast Bergen Berlin Biarritz Bilbao Bologna Bordeaux Bratislava Bruges Brussels Budapest Cadiz Cannes Carcassonne Cologne Copenhagen

• Helsinki

• Bergen

• Tallinn • Oslo Torridon• • Inverness Fort William • • Pitlochry Eriska • Gleneagles • •St Andrews Dunblane• ••Gullane Edinburgh Turnberry • •Belfast

• Stockholm

• Gothenburg

• Riga

• Copenhagen

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Dublin • Cork • • Amsterdam London •

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• Berlin

•Brussels• Cologne • Luxembourg

• Paris Munich •

• Krakow

• Prague

Vienna • • Bratislava • Budapest

• Salzburg • Zurich

Geneva• Lake Como • Ljubljana Lake Maggiore• • Lake Garda Milan • •• •Venice Verona

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Bilbao• • Biarritz Avignon • San Sebastian• Carcassonne • • Porto

• Bologna Monte Nice Carlo • Pisa •Lucca • • • Florence • Cannes•Antibes & Juan-les-Pins • Siena

• Barcelona • Lisbon

• Split Dubrovnik •

• Rome • Sorrento

• Madrid • Valencia

• Palma Athens •

• Córdoba Seville • • Granada Jerez • • Malaga Cadiz • • Gibraltar • Malta

Jokulsarlon, Iceland

• Montenegro

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Short Breaks 2019 Founded back in 1973, Osprey Holidays has over four decades of experience in providing short breaks to some of the world’s greatest destinations. Our specialist team pride themselves on their expertise and knowledge, consistently offering customer service that is second to none. Our tailormade approach offers total flexibility and our can-do attitude means we’ll go out of our way to find your perfect short break. We offer clients complete security and peace of mind. Our membership of both ABTA and ATOL means every booking with Osprey Holidays is financially protected. We also provide access to a dedicated 24 hour emergency helpline, so if you need us when you’re away from home, we’ll be on hand to help.

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BROCHURE PRICING

Please note that the prices shown are guide prices only, based on low season and are subject to availability. ey are based on a two night hotel stay with two adults sharing a room and flights from a London airport including airport taxes. Exceptions are Lille, Avignon, Brussels and Bruges, which are based on Eurostar, and London, which is based on Edinburgh flights. We can offer regional departures and alternative travel options where available. e prices were correct at the time of printing (October 2018).


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Tailor-made Our aim is to create your perfect short break, so we offer a bespoke, tailor-made service, providing complete flexibility with your itinerary - simply contact a member of our team to discuss your requirements. Let us know your preferred dates, destination and departure point and we’ll put together a complete package - including flights, ferry bookings or train tickets - and we can recommend and pre-book excursions, to save you time when you’re there. Alternatively, if you wish to make your own travel arrangements, we can provide an accommodation-only option.

Travelling by air Wherever you are in the UK, we’ll find the most convenient flights for your break. Whether you’re travelling light, need to take extra bags, want your seats pre-booked, or require access to the airport lounge, our Short Breaks Specialists are here to help.

Travelling by rail Eurostar departs from London St Pancras, Ebbsfleet or Ashford to a wide range of destinations in France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Should you wish to travel further afield, or are travelling between cities on a multi-centre holiday, we can also book tickets with continental rail operators. You can tailor-make your journey by upgrading to first class, or, if required, booking an overnight sleeper service.

British Airways Lounge, Gatwick


W Hotel, Barcelona


Le Bristol, Paris


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Osprey Select Using our years of knowledge and experience, we have hand-selected our favourite hotels from across our featured destinations and united them under the Osprey Select banner. î ˘ese hotels have been carefully chosen because they meet Osprey Holidays’ high level of quality assurance and have also generated a wealth of great reviews in feedback from our clients. Osprey Select hotels range from great value 3-star properties to luxurious 5-star retreats, which perfectly reflect our dedication to providing holidays for a wide range of tastes and budgets. Look out for these highlighted hotels throughout the brochure as you plan your trip.

Majestic Hotel, Barcelona

Hilton Imperial, Dubrovnik


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Osprey experiences Osprey Holidays offer a wide range of excursions, tours and once in a lifetime experiences to help make your holiday truly memorable. Whether it’s a relaxing gondola ride in Venice, wine tasting in the French countryside, a day trip to beautiful Lake Bled from Ljubljana or a tasty Nordic food tour in Oslo, we can do it all. We’ll book the best locally guided tours and find your perfect seats at the opera, saving you time when you reach your destination and ensuring you don’t miss a thing.

The Spanish Riding School, Vienna

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Over the last year, our visitors to Andalusia have been admiring the magnificent Alhambra Palace & Generalife Gardens in Granada and soaking up the culture of Flamenco in Seville and Córdoba. City river cruises have been all the rage, with Lisbon, Budapest, Prague and Paris being amongst the favourites. In Reykjavik, our clients have been getting adventurous, exploring the Lava Tunnels and Ice Caves. Krakow continues to attract clients looking for a full itinerary and the Keukenhof Gardens remain as popular as ever during a springtime Amsterdam break.

e Spanish Riding School is a Viennese institution, where tradition, discipline and skill have been on show for over 450 years. ese remarkable displays of horsemanship are performed in the beautiful baroque Winter Riding School at the Hourg Palace. ere are weekly performances, where the talented riders and their magnificent Lipizzaner horses demonstrate haute école dressage movements and gravity defying jumps, all accompanied by classical Viennese music. You can also buy tickets for the daily morning exercise or for guided tours of the school. It’s a truly unique experience in the heart of this historic city.

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Multi-centre options Many of our destinations are perfect for a longer, multi-centre break and because our holidays are truly bespoke, it’s simple for us to create an itinerary that is perfectly tailored to your personal requirements. Why not extend your Lisbon break and visit the coastal city of Porto, these two vibrant and historic Portuguese towns make a perfect holiday combination. Lisbon, Portugal’s capital, offers a winning combination of culture, cafés, great value for money along with a mild Mediterranean climate. Porto boasts an extensive history and variety: enjoy the Riberia district with its narrow cobbled streets lined with numerous cafés and bars then visit Vila Nova de Gaia, the Port wine cellars and a boat cruise down the Douro.

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Here are some examples of popular multi-centre options, but we’re happy to provide itineraries for alternative combinations. Lisbon to Porto

Vienna to Budapest

2 hours 40 minutes by rail

2 hours 40 minutes by rail

Seville to Cordoba

Munich to Salzburg

1 hour by rail

1 hour 45 minutes by rail

Paris to Strasbourg

Brussels to Bruges

2 hours by rail

1 hour by rail

Bordeaux to Biarritz

Tallinn to Helsinki

2 hours by rail

2 hours by ferry

Verona to Venice

Stockholm to Gothenburg

1 hour 10 minutes by rail

3 hours 10 minutes by rail

Milan to Como

Edinburgh to Inverness

1 hour by rail

3 hours 30 minutes by rail

Please note: the timings shown are approximate and may be subject to seasonal variations.


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Experience the Exceptional e Venice Simplon-Orient-Express is the last word in luxury rail travel, evoking the style and service of a bygone era. Relax in your carefully restored 1920s cabin, sip cocktails in the bar or enjoy fine dining in the restaurant car as the world rushes by your window. Take the classic luxurious overnight trip between London and Venice or speak to our Short Break Specialists about the other routes available. Whatever you choose we’ll tailor a personalised itinerary based around this extraordinary travel experience. Classic itinerary example: Day 1 – Depart from London Victoria midmorning, then sit back and enjoy brunch, served with a Bellini on the British Pullman. Aer crossing the Channel you will board the blue and gold carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, where your steward will show you to your private cabin. You will be served a delicious four-course dinner in the restaurant car, aer which you may want to linger in the bar, listening to the pianist playing the baby grand. Your cabin will have been transformed into a cosy bedroom for the remainder of your overnight journey. Please note: cabins are not en suite, however, each has an original washbasin cabinet, with hot and cold water, and WCs are located at both ends of the sleeping cars.

Day 2 - Awake to the magnificent scenery of the Swiss Alps and enjoy breakfast in your cabin. A three-course lunch is served in the restaurant car as you pass through Innsbruck and then relax in your cabin and admire the Italian Dolomites. Savour an aernoon tea in your cabin as you travel through the Brenner Pass before you arrive in Venice’s Santa Lucia Station. You will be transferred to the 5-star Hotel Metropole, with unforgettable views over the lagoon, where you’ll enjoy 2 nights B&B. Day 3 – Aer breakfast, enjoy the day exploring Venice at your leisure. Day 4 – Following breakfast, and depending on the time of your flight, you will have the morning to enjoy the sights of Venice. A private water taxi will transfer you to Marco Polo Airport for your flight home.

Prices from £3396 per person* *Based on 2 people sharing and departing 3 November 2019, subject to availability. Includes the train from London to Venice with meals onboard as above, transfers, 2 nights B&B in a deluxe double room at the 5-star Hotel Metropole and one way BA flight back to London Gatwick. Timings are for guidance only.


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Paris Whether you’re new to Paris or paying a return visit, the city always delights; a city break destination without equal! 13

e Eiffel Tower offers a spectacular panoramic view of the city from which to get your bearings. Across the River Seine, the Arc de Triomphe sits at the hub of the world’s largest roundabout and from here you can wander down the Champs Elysées to the Jardins des Tuileries and on to the Louvre museum. Montmartre, the ‘artists’ district, is an area of contrasts - visit the hilltop basilica of Sacré-Coeur or enjoy an evening at the legendary Moulin Rouge!

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Lunch and Dinner Cruises from £59pp Moulin Rouge Show from £125pp Moulin Rouge Show and Dinner from £199pp

Louvre ‘Skip the Line’ Guided Tour from £65pp Palace of Versailles full day excursion from £76pp Giverny: Monet’s House & Gardens from £95pp

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Hotel Bel Ami

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Le Bristol is set in lush surroundings on the chic Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, oozing luxury and style. It's near to pretty, high-end boutiques and iconic food stores fit for the sophisticated traveller. e grand Parisian decor and warmth allow guests to feel right at home in their spacious bedrooms.

Situated in the wonderfully colourful St Germain area with its great choice of restaurants, bars and jazz clubs, the stylish Hotel Bel Ami offers an excellent city stay. Rooms have been decorated in a modern style, as has the stylish and spacious reception.

Guide price from £1295 per person

Guide price from £637 per person

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Victoria Palace

The Westin

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is elegant hotel has been a landmark on the Le Bank since 1913 and is steeped in fascinating history and tradition. Situated between SaintGermain-des-Prés and Montparnasse, there are 64 spacious and luxurious rooms, with deep marble bathtubs and some beautiful views of Paris.

e Westin is a refined yet relaxing place to stay, overlooking the Jardin des Tuileries. It offers spectacular views, from the Louvre to the Eiffel Tower and is moments away from the Louvre Museum, the Place Vendôme, Place de la Concorde and the elegant boutiques of Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré.

Guide price from £419 per person

Guide price from £619 per person

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New Hotel Roblin

Le Six

e New Hotel Roblin is exceptionally well positioned in the city centre, on Place de la Madeleine, between the big department store Galleries Lafayette (a must see), the Opera House, the Louvre Museum and the Champs Elysées.

is stylish boutique hotel is located on the Le Bank, in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area and a few steps from the Montparnasse district. Occupying a traditional 6 storey Parisian house, the bedrooms are comfortable, spacious and elegant. e Six & Bar provides a warm and contemporary atmosphere in which to kick-off your evening or finish the day in style.

Guide price from £452 per person

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Hotel de Noailles OSPREY SELECT

K&K Hotel Cayré

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On a quiet street in a fashionable and lively area, minutes from the Place de l’Opéra, this hotel enjoys peaceful surroundings in the heart of Paris. Just a five minute walk to the upmarket Galeries Lafayette, the hotel has a unique clean modern style.

Located in the fashionable district of SaintGermain-des-Prés, the K&K Cayré presents a perfect opportunity to explore all things Parisian. is charming hotel, with a tastefully styled interior, is close to the Latin Quarter and just a few minutes’ walk from a Metro station.

Guide price from £420 per person

Guide price from £470 per person

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Melia Paris Tour Eiffel

Crowne Plaza Paris-République

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is elegant hotel boasts an astounding location on a quiet side street between the Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe in the central Champs Elysées district, just a block or so from the Seine. It is the perfect blend of ‘old meets new’, with recently renovated, bright bedrooms within a neoclassical building.

Guide price from £520 per person • Bar • WiFi

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is hotel is in a great location on the Place de la République, close to many bars, shops and restaurants and just a minute away from the nearest Metro station which offers a choice of five lines to take you all over Paris.

Guide price from £495 per person • Bar • Restaurant Fitness room • WiFi • Family rooms

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Mercure Paris Centre Tour Eiffel

Hotel Observatoire Luxembourg

Situated close to one of Paris’ main tourist attractions, the Eiffel Tower, this hotel is in a great position for exploring this beautiful city. e banks of the Seine River and the Champs Elysées are also within walking distance.

Situated on the Le Bank, this boutique hotel is pleasantly located in front of the Jardin de Luxembourg, close to the Saint Germain area and next to the RER Luxembourg station which allows easy access from the airport. e rooms are decorated in a warm individual style.

Guide price from £498 per person

Guide price from £392 per person

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Hotel Berne Opéra

New Hotel Opéra

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is centrally located hotel sits on a quiet street in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, within easy reach of the Champs Elysées, Montmartre, the Opera Garnier and Madeleine Square - making it the ideal base for exploring.

is attractive 3-star hotel is ideally situated between the Garnier Opéra district and the Montmartre district. It is just a few minutes’ walk from arguably the best shopping in Paris on the Boulevard Haussmann.

Guide price from £342 per person

Guide price from £335 per person

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Nice e unofficial capital of the Côte d’Azur, Nice delights visitors with its flower market, stunning coastline, beachfront bars and fabulous shopping. e charming, ancient streets of the Old Town provide a host of fashionable shops, cafés and galleries, and be sure to experience the wonderful colour and scents of the Flower Market. Enjoy an evening stroll along the famous Promenade des Anglais or people-watch at Place Masséna, a picturesque square in the Old Town. A must-see is the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, which is home to a vast collection of French and American art from the 1960s to the present day.

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Art Tour: Chagall, Matisse & Rothschild from £95pp Monaco & Eze Small-Group Tour from £97pp

Monaco Day Trip by Luxury Car from £185pp Scenic Helicopter Tour in Monaco from £350pp

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Hotel La Perouse OSPREY SELECT

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e hotel is a landmark in Nice, enjoying a magnificent location on the Promenade des Anglais. Behind its grand Art Deco façade, the Palais offers far more than most luxury hotels and its facilities include a superb indoor/outdoor pool, a fabulous restaurant, fitness centre, a cosy lounge and a sun terrace with stunning views.

is lovely hotel offers a city location with a resort feel; an oasis of calm close to the Old Town. e hotel has gardens, a terrace with sea views, a seasonal outdoor pool, gym, solarium and sauna. Enjoy dinner on the terrace at Le Patio restaurant (seasonal). e rooms are elegantly decorated and many have a balcony or terrace.

Guide price from £445 per person

Guide price from £408 per person

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Hotel West End

Hotel Splendid

is elegant hotel lies on the Promenade des Anglais, overlooking the sea. ere is a private beach (access payable locally) and an Art Nouveau-style restaurant, Le Siècle, with sea views. You can soak up the Riviera vibe with a leisurely breakfast under the palm trees on the terrace, or evening cocktails at the lounge bar.

is modern, boutique hotel lies in Nice's bustling centre, within 400 metres of the seafront, casino, boutiques and historic Old Town. ere’s an outdoor seasonal pool, a restaurant, a fitness room and a heated Jacuzzi. e 128 air-conditioned, non-smoking guest rooms feature traditional decor and most offer balconies.

Guide price from £323 per person

Guide price from £337 per person

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Mercure Nice Grimaldi

Hotel Régence

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e Mercure Grimaldi is well situated in the heart of Nice, just 300 metres from the famous Promenade des Anglais. Its 84 spacious rooms all have air-conditioning, satellite TV, radio, phone, free WiFi access, a mini-fridge, and tea and coffee making facilities. ere is a hotel bar and guests have access to the 7th floor solarium.

Located in the centre, near the Promenade des Anglais, the Régence is a great base for visiting Nice. e hotel is only minutes from the beach and close to the casino, and there’s a great choice of local restaurants. Rooms are simply furnished and comfortable, with air-conditioning and satellite TV. e staff are particularly helpful.

Guide price from £301 per person

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Cannes With long, warm summers and mild winters, Cannes is a year-round destination that will excite and delight.

InterContinental Carlton

Home to the glamourous Cannes Film Festival in May, the town has a scenic harbour, famous casino, stylish beaches and cool bars and cafés. You’ll find a host of luxury hotels, boutiques and bars on the palm-fringed seafront, Boulevard de la Croisette, while the Old Town, which overlooks the harbour, has narrow streets filled with restaurants and souvenir shops.

is grand hotel’s magnificent façade overlooks the Bay of Cannes and a number of the classically decorated rooms and suites feature a glorious view over the sea. Serving countless stars during the Cannes Film Festival, you too can enjoy cocktails at the elegant Carlton Bar - a wonderful mix of leisure and glamour.

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Guide price from £503 per person

Provence Countryside Tour from £119pp Sunset Catamaran Cruise from £59pp

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Radisson Blu 1835 Hotel & Thalasso

Hotel Barrière Le Gray d'Albion

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is stylish hotel offers great views over the Old Harbour and La Croisette promenade, and all 134 rooms have either a sea or garden view. e rooop restaurant ‘Le 360’ serves Mediterranean specialties while Restaurant Le Bio offers poolside healthy dining options. A large spa includes fitness equipment, thalasso therapy, an indoor/outdoor pool and sauna.

is chic hotel lies between La Croisette and Rue d’Antibes, offering an intimate escape in the heart of Cannes. Guest rooms and suites feature furniture by Philippe Starck and have terraces with views to the gardens, city or sea. e hotel’s private beach is perfect for relaxing with a drink, or taking part in a variety of water sports.

Guide price from £498 per person

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Monte Carlo

Home to the annual F1 Grand Prix, Monte Carlo has long been the glamorous playground of the rich and famous.

Hotel Hermitage

It offers an engaging mix of historic and modern attractions, including the medieval village of Monaco-Ville, the stunning Opera House and the iconic Grand Casino. e tiny principality of Monaco lies on a picturesque stretch of the Côte d’Azur and is best explored on foot. A 2 1 3 mecca for gourmet cuisine, there are many top restaurants and a host of cocktail bars.

is historic hotel offers the height of elegance in the heart of Monte Carlo, just steps from the harbour, and has 278 rooms, each uniquely furnished in a Belle-Époque style. e hotel’s facilities include a Michelin Star restaurant, Le Vistamar, three bars and an extensive spa area.

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Guide price from £634 per person

Monaco & Eze Half-Day Tour from £64pp Monaco by Night Tour from £64pp

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Fairmont Monte Carlo

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Located in the heart of Monaco, the Fairmont lies close to many attractions and offers great views over the city. ere are 602 guest rooms and suites, all with private terraces. e hotel has two restaurants, including a champagne bar that gives guests a 360° view of the city. A spa and fitness centre includes a heated rooop pool.

is boutique hotel oozes urban elegance and sits in a fantastic location on the Grand Prix circuit, just a few steps from exclusive shopping galleries. All rooms have marble bathrooms, a TV and minibar. Enjoy superb cuisine and amazing views of the harbour from the terrace of the 6th floor restaurant, or relax in the exclusive spa.

Guide price from £560 per person

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Antibes Peninsula At only 13 miles from Nice Airport, the historic Antibes peninsula provides the ideal short break location.

Hotel Belles Rives

Juan-les-Pins has been popular since the 1920s, famed for its sandy beaches, bars, cafés, restaurants and trendy boutiques. It has a real buzz and in July hosts a popular jazz festival. Antibes, the quieter neighbour, is an ancient town with Greek origins and magnificent 16th century ramparts. It’s home to a variety of historical 2 sites and museums, including the Musée Picasso.

e prestigious Belles Rives boasts high-end facilities and personal 5-star service. Rooms are excellently designed with Art Deco styles, many with large windows allowing floods of daylight. Good food can be enjoyed in serene outdoor settings at the hotel's Bistrot Terrasse or La Plage which is by the sea.

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Guide price from £431 per person

Bike Rental from £22pp

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Royal Antibes

Hotel Le Pré Catelan

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Located on the seafront, this boutique property has views overlooking the Mediterranean and a private beach club (Apr to Sep). It offers a range of rooms and suites, some with sea views. ere is a sauna, hammam, Jacuzzi, spa and fitness room and the Café Royal restaurant has an excellent seafront terrace.

is charming, family-run hotel has 24 rooms, all individually decorated in a Provençale style. Set in the heart of Juan-les-Pins, Le Pré Catelan is just 200 metres from the beach and a 5 minute drive from Antibes’ Old Town. ere is an outdoor pool (Apr to Oct) and, weather permitting, you can enjoy breakfast in the garden or on the terrace.

Guide price from £336 per person (room only)

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Avignon Set in the heart of Provence, Avignon is a beautiful medieval city, rich in culture and famous for its bridge across the Rhone.

La Mirande

It is a small and compact city, best explored on foot. e Old Town offers lots of interesting boutiques, eateries and cafés and the Place de l’Horloge is bursting with brasserie-style restaurants offering local specialities. If you fancy a sweet treat, then do try ‘Les Papalines d’Avignon’. e historic Palais des Papes looms over the city and its square is home 1 to an annual arts festival.

La Mirande sits in Avignon's Old Town, adjacent to the Palais des Papes. e rooms, adorned with fascinating prints, exquisite panelling and authentic decoration, take guests on a journey back through centuries of French art. e magnificent Renaissance state room serves as a restaurant with a garden for outdoor dining.

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Guide price from £469 per person (room only)

Pont du Gard & Wine Tasting Tour from £76pp Van Gogh in Provence Tour from £80pp

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Hotel de L'Horloge

Kyriad Avignon Palais des Papes

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is hotel is located in a prime location for exploring Avignon's cultural treasures. Start the day with a delightful breakfast prepared with organic, local produce and in the evening, unwind in the neat library and lounge. Each room echoes a gentle elegance, making a stay here one of true relaxation and comfort.

A 3-star hotel ideally situated on the historic Place de l'Horloge, allowing simple excursions in and around the city. Guests staying here will enjoy comfy beds, free WiFi and the upper floors have an impressive view of the beautiful 19th century Avignon Opera and Place de l'Horloge.

Guide price from £326 per person

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Biarritz is elegant seaside town exudes style and charm, and has a more laid back vibe than the resorts of the Cote D’Azur.

Sofitel Le Miramar Thalassa Sea & Spa

Its mild climate makes Biarritz a popular year-round destination. e centre is compact with meandering streets full of shops, cafés and restaurants great for exploring on foot. For the more energetic, it’s also a popular surf centre. 1 Biarritz is proud of its Basque heritage and it’s easy to pop over the Spanish border to 3 the neighbouring Basque town of San Sebastian.

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Set in a chic location close to the city centre, this luxury hotel overlooks the Miramar beaches and offers sapphire sea views from the majority of the bedrooms. e hotel's alassa Sea & Spa specialises in thalassotherapy to help guests rewind and recharge. Enjoy a meal at Le "B" restaurant with the ocean as the backdrop.

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Guide price from £382 per person

Historical Walking Tour from £49pp Basque Cooking Class from £109pp

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Hotel Escale Oceania Biarritz

Gently beating in the heart of Biarritz, the Hotel de Silhouette seamlessly blends into the city's glamorous surroundings with its modern features and 20 bedrooms and suites. e stylish, contemporary rooms are well designed and the chic restaurant serves up regional flavours.

Hotel Escale Oceania is positioned ideally on one of Biarritz's most beautiful avenues, only 300 metres away from the main beach. Guest rooms feature an en suite with rainfall showerhead and modern amenities, such as a TV and free WiFi.

Guide price from £359 per person (room only) • Bar • Restaurant • WiFi • Family rooms

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Bordeaux Crowned ‘European Best Destination 2015’, Bordeaux is known around the globe as the wine capital of the world.

Hotel Burdigala

Many of its grand buildings date back to the 18th century and provided the inspiration for the redevelopment of Paris. Today you can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of this UNESCO World Heritage Site as you wander along pedestrianised boulevards or the reinvigorated waterfront, with its boutiques, 3 1 cafés and museums.

is 5-star hotel, built in the 18th century, is located close to the historic centre of Bordeaux. It has an urban-chic vibe and its guest rooms have free WiFi access and a Nespresso coffee machine. e hotel has a wonderful restaurant called La Table de Burdigala, as well as Le Bacchus Bar, which serves the finest wine and cuisine from the Bordeaux region.

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Guide price from £370 per person

Medoc or St Emilion Wine Tours from £102pp Gourmet Walking Tour with Lunch from £80pp

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Best Western Grand Hotel Français

Set in the district of Meriadeck, this hotel is only a short walk from the historical centre. All 194 rooms are air-conditioned and have a TV and WiFi. ere is also a contemporary bar and restaurant for guests wanting to enjoy a bite to eat or relax with a cold drink. e hotel offers a comfortable base for exploring the city and the surrounding area.

is former 18th century grand townhouse is located in the heart of the historic centre of Bordeaux. e cathedral, pedestrianised streets, museums, Esplanade des Quinconces and the Grand éâtre are all nearby. is charming hotel has 35 well-equipped and comfortable guest rooms and you are assured a pleasant stay.

Guide price from £252 per person

Guide price from £238 per person

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Carcassonne e fortified city of Carcassonne presents a well-preserved medieval town in the heart of a region rich in history.

Hotel de la Cité

e impressive Citadel, perched high atop the New Town, is one of the most visited attractions in France and is said to be the inspiration for Walt Disney’s ‘Sleeping Beauty’. With its many towers, cobbled streets and panoramic 3 views, visitors will enjoy a charming, onceupon-a-time atmosphere in which to shop, dine and sightsee.

A magical retreat right within the ramparts of the citadel, Hotel de la Cité’s neo-gothic elements give it an enchanting, fairytale feel. Lush gardens, sublime views and a long history combine to create somewhere really special. e 60 traditionally-furnished rooms abound with character and offer every comfort.

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Guide price from £424 per person

Winery Tour, Tasting & Lunch from £82pp Medieval Carcassonne Private Tour from £80pp

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Best Western Hotel Le Donjon

Hotel des Trois Couronnes

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is appealing property has 62 elegant rooms over three medieval houses. Situated within the citadel, its memorable location allows immediate access to the cobbled streets. In summer, the hotel adds an al fresco restaurant in its verdant gardens.

Situated just across the river, this modern hotel offers splendid views of the citadel, which can be reached by foot in under 10 minutes. Of the 70 clean and comfortable rooms, 45 have a balcony from which to enjoy the awe-inspiring vista, which can equally be experienced from the panoramic restaurant.

Guide price from £296 per person

Guide price from £217 per person (room only)

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Lille

With its superb shops, attractive architecture and many cafébars, Lille is popular for a short Eurostar break.

L’Hermitage Gantois

Lille also boasts a number of top art galleries and museums, with impressive collections dating back to the 12th century. e main square, Grand Place, is home to many beautiful monuments and buildings, including the Opera House and the Furet du Nord cultural library. For a 2 great free family day out, try the Parc 3 Zoologique, set beneath Lille’s impressive Citadel.

is tranquil, upmarket 5-star hotel dates back to the 15th century. It lies in a quiet area, only 10 minutes’ walk from the Old Town. e rooms are individually designed with historical features. e hotel boasts two restaurants and a bar with live piano music most nights. A real gem in the city.

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Guide price from £360 per person

City Sightseeing Tour from £15pp Villa Cavrois in Croix from £9pp

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Mercure Lille Centre Grand Place

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is charming hotel in the centre of Lille is a short walk from the main square, station and the opera. e rooms are modern and stylish and each is equipped with en suite facilities and other modern amenities. e hotel’s Le Royal bar serves drinks and snacks throughout the day.

A lovely small hotel full of character and tradition located in the pedestrianised heart of Lille, a stone’s throw from the Grand Place. Named aer famous Art Nouveau artists, the 36 spacious rooms are all colourfully and individually decorated. Osprey recommends this hotel for charm, comfort and location.

Guide price from £335 per person

Guide price from £269 per person

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Brussels

Belgium’s capital is grand and elegant, with impressive architecture, great cuisine and a hip café culture.

Hotel Amigo

Displaying a grand passion for life, with an eclectic mix of Flemish and French influences, Brussels offers a fusion of history, art and culture perfect for a short break. e Grand Place, with its impressive gothic Town Hall, is a popular tourist destination. Newer attractions 3 include the European Parliament and the Grand Place n n Parc de 1 distinctive Atomium structure, built for Brussels 2 n Manneken Pis Expo ’58.

If you’re aer 5-star comfort and hospitality in the heart of the city, the elegant Hotel Amigo, just behind the Grand Place, is perfect. Part of the luxurious Rocco Forte Group, the Amigo mixes fresh, modern interiors with original character and charm. e Amigo Bar is wonderfully stylish and the elegant Ristorante Bocconi offers creative cuisine and fine wines. Spoil yourself.

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Guide price from £583 per person

Battlefields of Flanders Tour from £100pp Chocolate Tour & Workshop from £76pp

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Novotel - Off Grand Place

Floris Arlequin Grand Place

e hotel is located in the heart of Brussels, just a short walk from the beautiful Grand Place. e 138 rooms are contemporary in design and well equipped. e hotel’s Foodsquare Bar and Brasserie is bright and open with a modern design offering a warm and friendly atmosphere. Ideal for couples and families alike and provides a great base for exploring the city.

e Floris Arlequin lies in Brussels’ historic centre, a few minutes’ walk from Grand Place. e 92 air-conditioned rooms all have private bath and shower and a TV. Breakfast is served on the top floor - so guests can start the day with a wonderful panoramic view of the city. A variety of restaurants and bars are within easy reach.

Guide price from £440 per person

Guide price from £375 per person

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Bruges As one of Europe’s finest surviving examples of a medieval town, visiting Bruges is like stepping back in time.

Hotel Prinsenhof

Its appeal as a city break destination lies in its warm, welcoming atmosphere and the magnificent backdrop of cobbled streets, meandering canals, ornate townhouses and superb Gothic n architecture. ere are attractions for 2 Choco-Story everyone, from the Flemish artistic n masterpieces on display at the 1 Markt Square Groeningemuseum to the gastronomic treats of the Choco-Story Museum.

Housed in a 20th century Flemish mansion, the Hotel Prinsenhof is located in the heart of historic Bruges, 350 metres from the Grote Markt. e hotel offers charming and peaceful surroundings. Rooms are thoughtfully furnished with antique furniture and paintings, giving an attractive and appealing individuality. Guests can relax over a drink in the characterful lounge area.

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Guide price from £456 per person

Battlefields of Flanders Tour from £83pp The Chocolate Museum from £9pp

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Hotel Navarra

Novotel Brugge Centrum

Set in a listed 17th century monument that retains much of its original charm, the hotel is an elegant home-from-home in the heart of historic Bruges. ere is a small garden where you can sit out in good weather, a bar with live piano music at certain times and a small indoor pool with sauna and fitness room. Bedrooms are contemporary and thoughtfully appointed.

Located in the historic heart of Bruges, the hotel is just a few minutes from the station and close to the Belfry Tower and Notre Dame church. All 126 comfortable and contemporary rooms are well equipped. is family friendly hotel features a garden, terrace and outdoor heated pool (summer only), and there is also a snack bar and restaurant serving international cuisine.

Guide price from £381 per person

Guide price from £366 per person

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Amsterdam Laid back, quirky, historic, charming and lots of fun - Amsterdam is all of these things and so much more.

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It’s a hive of eclectic experiences, with many galleries, religious sites and gardens to explore. e worldfamous Rijksmuseum has masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer and Hals, while the Van Gogh Museum houses many of the painter’s most famous works. Explore the secret annexe at Anne Frank Huis or the majestic 14th century Oude Kerk, or visit the Jordaan district, with its picturesque canals, cosy cafés and speciality shops. A hop-on/hop-off canal boat tour is a great way to see the city.

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Amsterdam City Tour from £25pp Dinner Cruise from £95pp Candlelight Cruise from £42pp

Marken, Volendam & Windmills from £59pp Grand Holland Tour from £86pp Keukenhof Gardens (21 Mar-19 May 2019) from £55pp

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Hotel Pulitzer OSPREY SELECT

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Dating back to 1855, the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky sits on Dam Square, overlooking the Royal Palace. Breakfast is served in the beautiful Winter Gardens, whilst lunch and dinner options include e White Room, led by the 3* Michelin chef Jacob Jan Boerma, and the more laid back Grand Café Krasnapolsky.

Recently renovated, the Hotel Pulitzer sits in a perfect position overlooking the Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht canals. e reception welcomes guests to its original interior which displays a mixture of styles from the Baroque to Art Nouveau. is luxurious hotel has a stylish restaurant and bar and boasts a hidden garden in the heart of the hotel.

Guide price from £561 per person

Guide price from £589 per person

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Hotel Estherea

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is charming and elegant hotel offers lovely surroundings and a relaxed atmosphere. Created from several adjoining houses, the Hotel Ambassade has two sitting rooms furnished with beautiful antiques and paintings, and the classic style is present throughout the hotel. ere is a new Library Bar and Brasserie which offers delicious French/International cuisine.

is lovely boutique hotel sits on the Singel Canal, close to Dam Square and the Leidestraat - ideal for exploring the shops, restaurants and bars. ere is li access to all floors and the 93 rooms and 2 suites are beautifully decorated with canal view rooms available at a supplement. e hotel offers complimentary hot drinks and snacks in the lounge.

Guide price from £536 per person

Guide price from £448 per person

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Albus Design Hotel

Park Hotel

is trendy 4-star design hotel in the centre of Amsterdam provides you with contemporary, comfortable rooms. e hotel's Senses Restaurant prepares creative food made with organic and sustainable ingredients and also serves a healthy breakfast made with local products. is stylish hotel assures you a warm welcome and an enjoyable stay in Amsterdam.

e Park Hotel combines stylish design and firstclass hospitality with contemporary facilities. It has a fabulous city centre location between the famous Leidseplein, the Museumplein and the luxury fashion district. e 189 rooms include state-of-the-art modern bedrooms and stunning suites, all decorated in a pleasant style with hightech fittings.

Guide price from £436 per person

Guide price from £410 per person

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Bilderberg Hotel Jan Luyken

Die Port Van Cleve

Located across three historic mansions in the charming museum district of Amsterdam, this intimate boutique hotel dates back to the 19th century. Rooms are furnished in a contemporary style with en suite facilities. ere is a trendy, stylish bar, which is a great place for a relaxing cocktail and light bites.

Ideally located in the heart of Amsterdam, Die Port Van Cleve is a fantastic base for exploring the city. Each of the 122 rooms is unique, but all are decorated in a similar Del style. e hotel still retains many of its original features, such as the traditional Dutch Bar-Bodega 'De Blauwe Parade’ which offers welcome drinks, lunch and dinner in a cosy atmosphere.

Guide price from £408 per person

Guide price from £398 per person

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Mercure Amsterdam Centre Canal District

Eden Hotel Amsterdam

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is Mercure is a hidden gem of a hotel, set in a quiet street in the heart of the city centre and within walking distance of shops, restaurants and museums. ere are 92 tastefully designed bedrooms with air-conditioning, minibar, cable TV and WiFi access.

A good value 3-star property, the Eden Hotel Amsterdam is situated next to the famous Rembrandt Square on the banks of the River Amstel. e hotel consists of 218 recently refurbished, contemporary rooms and is an excellent base for exploring the city, with plenty of bars and restaurants on your doorstep.

Guide price from £368 per person

Guide price from £375 per person

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Leonardo Hotel City Center HHH

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Situated on a quiet street close to the Leidseplein, the Leonardo Hotel City Center is a relaxed base that is still close to all the main attractions. e 89 rooms are basic but comfortable and all have free tea and coffee making facilities. If you are looking for good value, in a nice location away from the hustle and bustle then this friendly hotel will not disappoint.

e Owl Hotel offers a quiet and peaceful abode for guests and yet the museums, shopping and the entertainment of the city are all within easy reach. Osprey guests receive a warm welcome from this family-run hotel and can relax in the small garden or the lobby bar.

Guide price from £360 per person

Guide price from £333 per person

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Ibis Amsterdam Centre

Hotel Nadia

e Ibis Amsterdam Centre hotel is located only 50 metres from Central Station, within easy walking distance of the flower market and the red light and theatre districts. ere are 363 cosy and comfortable rooms with views over the River IJ or the centre of Amsterdam. Breakfast is available from 4am until noon!

e Hotel Nadia is a friendly, family-run hotel offering excellent service in a central location within 5 minutes’ walk of Dam Square, Anne Frank’s House and Jordaan. e hotel's compact but well-designed 52 rooms all offer tea and coffee making facilities, a safety deposit box and WiFi. Please note: access is via steep stairs so this hotel may not be suitable for all clients.

Guide price from £379 per person

Guide price from £317 per person

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Geneva

Situated on the shore of Lake Geneva, surrounded by mountains, this historic city is perfect to explore on foot.

Hotel Bristol

Along the pedestrianised, cobbled streets of the Old Town there are many highlights, including the Cathédrale St-Pierre, the city square, Place du Bourg-de-Four, and the Rue du Rhone, 2 Geneva’s most upmarket shopping street. Stroll through the city park, Parc des 3 Bastions or take a tour inside the UN European headquarters at the nearby Palais 1 des Nations.

You can find classic, stylish rooms with modern amenities at the Hotel Bristol, the perfect combination for a comfortable stay. e hotel has a bar and a restaurant offering sophisticated cuisine, as well as boasting a spa with a Finnish sauna, Jacuzzi and steam room - all in the name of de-stressing!

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Guide price from £579 per person

City Tour & Boat Cruise from £60pp Chamonix & Mont Blanc Day Trip from £95pp

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Manotel Auteuil

Manotel Edelweiss

is elegant, stylish 4-star hotel is centrally located on the Rue de Lausanne. It boasts a modern, clean design and excellent facilities. ere are 104 spacious and well-equipped rooms, each with air-conditioning, minibar and interactive TV. ere is a fitness room and massage treatments are available on request.

Discover the Alps in the heart of Geneva. e Manotel Edelweiss has all the warmth of an authentic Swiss chalet and is in a great location, just a few steps away from the lake. ere are 42 comfortable rooms, each with air-conditioning, minibar and TV. e Restaurant Edelweiss serves authentic Swiss cuisine to the sounds of live folk music.

Guide price from £492 per person

Guide price from £460 per person

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Zurich Surrounded by mountains and overlooking a beautiful lake, Zurich is one of Europe’s scenic treasures.

The Zurich Marriott

e city has numerous museums, galleries, concert halls and theatres. e Kunsthaus is a world-class gallery, while the 12th century Grossmünster cathedral is one of Zurich’s most recognisable landmarks. e large 1 Botanical Gardens and the modern Zoological Gardens are well worth a visit, or head to the Bahnhofstrasse for the best in world-class shopping. 3

is deluxe Marriott overlooks the River Limmat and is a short walk from all the sights in the Old Town and the main shopping districts. is elegant hotel is a Zurich landmark and features stylishly decorated rooms. It boasts its own bar and restaurant serving Swiss and ai cuisine.

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Guide price from £664 per person

Lucerne Day Trip & Cruise from £83pp Zurich Highlights Tour & Cable Car from £55pp

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Hotel Opera

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Hotel Opera is directly opposite the Opera House and just a few steps from the lake. e famous shopping area Bahnhofstrasse, restaurants and main sights are all within easy walking distance. e award-winning restaurant associated with the hotel, is situated in the Opera’s sister hotel on the other side of the street.

e Hotel Adler is an intimate property in Zurich, offering comfortable guest rooms each designed with a unique wall mural and equipped with modern amenities. e hotel's Swiss Chuchi Restaurant serves up gourmet cheese and other Swiss specialities which can equally be enjoyed outdoors.

Guide price from £474 per person

Guide price from £424 per person

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Berlin

With a uniquely creative and youthful vibe, and so much to see, Berlin is the ideal destination for a fun-packed short break. e Reichstag, home to the German Parliament, is a must visit, as is the Brandenburg Gate. At the Checkpoint Charlie Museum you’ll discover some of the inventive methods used by East Germans trying to flee to the west during the Cold War. Berlin is home to world famous museums and galleries, five of which lie on Museum Island. e Tiergarten is Berlin’s oldest and largest park and home to the famous Berlin Zoo, whilst the Botanischer Garten is one of Europe’s largest botanic gardens.

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Insider Walking Tour from £16pp Potsdam & Sanssouci Palace from £45pp Berlin by Bus & Boat from £33pp

Berlin Bike Tour from £33pp Hop On/Hop Off Bus Tour from £19pp Jewish Heritage Walking Tour from £15pp

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Hotel Adlon Kempinski

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Part of the Rocco Forte collection, this former bank is situated in Bebelplatz Square, in the heart of Berlin. Many of its original features have been incorporated into this luxury hotel, such as the Opera Court, which was once the bank’s lobby area and is now the ideal location for aernoon tea. e hotel has a superb rooop terrace and an exceptional wellness area with a fitness room.

If you are looking for luxury, this is the hotel for you. Next to the Brandenburg Gate, this hotel has 382 luxurious rooms, with beautiful marble bathrooms and every amenity you would expect from a hotel of this standard. e hotel has 5 amazing restaurants, 3 bars and a nightclub. However, if you just want to relax aer a day sightseeing, visit the hotel's spa and pool.

Guide price from £622 per person

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Swissotel Berlin OSPREY SELECT

Melia Berlin

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is elegant and modern hotel is located on Germany's most famous shopping boulevard, the Kurfürstendamm. All 316 rooms are spacious and luxuriously appointed, each benefiting from the latest technology – they even have a Nespresso coffee machine. e stylish restaurant serves innovative cuisine with great views over the Kurfürstendamm.

Located in the heart of Berlin next to the River Spree, this contemporary hotel is just a few minutes’ walk from the Brandenburg Gate, Museum Island and Alexanderplatz. ere are 364 spacious, bright and comfortable rooms. Guests can enjoy panoramic views for breakfast and for lunch or dinner, the Melia Tapas Bar is perfect for Spanish tapas and pintxos.

Guide price from £413 per person

Guide price from £429 per person

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Crowne Plaza Berlin Potsdamer Platz

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Well located, around 1km from the Potsdamer Platz, this hotel offers our clients great service, stylish contemporary rooms and superb on-site amenities. All rooms are air-conditioned and guests can access the fitness room, sauna and steam bath. e hotel's concierge is on hand to help guests make the most out of one of Europe's most exciting cities.

is modern, stylish hotel lies in the vibrant Friedrichshain district, 5 minutes’ walk from the famous East Side Gallery. Behind the traditional façade, the 133 bright, contemporary rooms have modern facilities and look out onto the peaceful inner courtyard. e hotel’s bar is ideal for a light snack or drink aer a day’s sightseeing.

Guide price from £385 per person

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Henri Hotel Berlin Kurfürstendamm

e hotel lies just minutes from the famous Kurfürstendamm and close to two underground stations, allowing you easy access to all Berlin has to offer. e rooms are decorated in a tasteful and modern style - perfect for a city break. e Ivbergs Premium Hotel is close to restaurants and bars if you don’t want to venture far in the evening aer a busy day sightseeing.

is elegant, Art Nouveau-style hotel lies in a quiet street, just off the bustling Kurfürstendamm, near the Zoological Garden. e hotel reflects a grand house and features salons and kitchens dotted within the building for breakfast. Also, a free German dinner can be enjoyed in the housekitchen.

Guide price from £379 per person

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Leonardo Hotel Berlin

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e Leonardo Hotel is centrally located and a great choice for a Berlin city break, with a number of attractions within walking distance and only 50 metres from the metro station. is contemporary hotel features comfortable guest rooms, a dining room where buffet breakfast is served, and the popular lobby bar, Wilma's.

Guide price from £313 per person • Bar • WiFi

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Situated in a peaceful yet central location just a short walk from the famous Friedrichstrasse, this is an ideal base to access all the main sights of Berlin using the nearby underground stations. ere is a bar/lounge in the hotel and a breakfast room which offers a varied buffet breakfast to assure a great start to the day. Guide price from £363 per person • WiFi

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Cologne Cologne is a thriving hotspot for art and culture, with some of Germany’s finest art galleries and museums.

Hyatt Regency

Cologne is a fascinating mix of old and new, where Roman ruins and medieval churches sit beside modern museums and luxury shops. e Rathaus is the oldest city hall in Germany and Cologne Cathedral, which dominates the skyline, is one of the world’s largest. Head to the Schildergasse for some retail 1 therapy on one of Europe’s busiest shopping streets.

is luxury hotel is located in the city centre of Cologne, on the banks of the Rhine. Enjoy panoramic views of Cologne and exquisite cuisine at Glashaus Restaurant or savour an ice-cold, freshly tapped Kölsch at Legends Bar. Rooms are spacious and modern with luxurious bathrooms and most have spectacular views.

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Guide price from £380 per person

Rhine Dinner Cruise from £75pp Hop On/Hop Off Bus & Boat from £25pp

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Maritim Hotel Köln

Hotel am Augustinerplatz

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Located beside the River Rhine, this 4-star hotel is an ideal base for a short break. Guest rooms are classically designed and comfortable with modern facilities. e glass-roofed lobby houses several small boutiques and the hotel has a choice of 4 restaurants and 2 bars, along with a wonderful indoor swimming pool.

Located in the heart of Cologne, the Old Town and other attractions are just a short stroll from the am Augustinerplatz. e hotel features a wonderful breakfast room and aer a hard day’s sightseeing, why not relax in Leon’s lounge, furnished by a renowned design team. Guest rooms are contemporary and have everything you need for a short break.

Guide price from £335 per person

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Munich Munich is a friendly city, home to palaces, theatres, parks, museums and, for beer lovers, Oktoberfest.

Charles Hotel

e impressive Marienplatz is the social and architectural heart of the city. e Englischer Garten is one of Europe’s largest parks, and beautiful gardens also surround the fabulous Nymphenburg Palace. If food’s your thing, visit the Viktualienmarkt, a historic market, or if you prefer to feed the mind, the Deutsches 3 1 Museum is dedicated to science and technology.

Located in the heart of the city, this beautiful hotel offers contemporary interiors and spacious guest rooms with modern facilities. e Charles Hotel boasts the elegant Sophia’s Restaurant & Bar for local cuisine with stunning views over the Lenbachaus and Old Botanical Garden. Dining can be enjoyed indoors or al fresco on the leafy terrace. Its wonderful spa is home to the largest indoor swimming pool in Munich.

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Guide price from £678 per person

Old Town Walking Tour from £16pp Neuschwanstein & Linderhof from £64pp

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K&K am Harras

King’s Hotel Center

is charming hotel provides a comfortable and luxurious base close to the centre of Munich. It lies a few minutes away from numerous restaurants, beer gardens, fascinating shops and the famous Oktoberfest meadow. e stylish bedrooms have air-conditioning, cable TV, a minibar and marble bathrooms. e contemporary bar and bistro serve a selection of dishes in the evening.

e King’s Hotel Center is a traditional 3-star Bavarian hotel in the centre of Munich, making it an ideal choice for those who are looking for value for money in the heart of the city. Rooms are classic in style and have modern facilities. e hotel has a traditional breakfast room and a lobby bar.

Guide price from £424 per person

Guide price from £389 per person

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Salzburg A haven for Mozart and ‘Sound of Music’ fans, Salzburg is a wonderful mix of beauty, style and kitsch.

Hotel Sacher

e Old Town, is a magical area where you’ll find the Getreidegasse, an elegant and historic street with a variety of shops. e Cathedral is a 17th century Baroque masterpiece, overlooked by the majestic Hohensalzburg Fortress 2 from high on the Mönchberg Mountain. 1 e Hellbrunn Palace is famous for its zoo and its water fountains, which play practical jokes.

Set on the banks of the river Salzach, overlooking the old town, this grand hotel combines old world charm with modern amenities. e recently refurbished rooms are individually decorated in an elegant, classic style with state-of-the-art facilities. Enjoy a delicious homemade pastry in the Café Sacher or choose to dine in one of the three restaurants.

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Guide price from £628 per person

Original Sound of Music Tour from £49pp Eagle’s Nest Tour from £63pp

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NH Salzburg City

Altstadthotel Kasererbraeu

e NH Salzburg City is a modern 4-star hotel located in the heart of Salzburg close to the Mirabell Gardens. e hotel has a modern restaurant and a lobby bar to unwind in aer a day’s sightseeing. An ideal hotel for a short break.

is charming hotel is right in the heart of the historic centre of Salzburg and is steeped in tradition. Modern comfort and antique furnishings come together to create a comfortable room for a historic city break.

Guide price from £344 per person

Guide price from £371 per person

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Vienna’s history as the capital of the Austro-Hungarian Empire has ensured a legacy of grand architecture, majestic palaces and a rich culture.

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You should explore the grand palaces and elaborate gardens of Hourg and Schönbrunn, or view the fabulous art collection at the Österreichische Galerie Belvedere. Music lovers will enjoy the Opera House and the statue of Johann Strauss in the beautiful Stadtpark. e Spanish Riding School is a must-see, to watch the world-famous Lipizzaner horses perform dressage. Viennese cafés are integral to the city’s history and are recognised on UNESCO’s “Intangible Cultural Heritage” preservation list.

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The Spanish Riding School prices vary City Tour & Schönbrunn Palace from £55pp

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Hotel Sacher Wien

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Le Meridien

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One of the Grand Luxury Hotels, the centrally located Sacher Wien was founded in 1876 and boasts luxuriously furnished, elegant rooms. e range of dining options include the Restaurant Grüne Bar for international cuisine and the Rote Bar for local specialities. Treat yourself to a unique Time to Chocolate® spa treatment or enjoy the sauna and steam room at the Sacher Spa.

Experience chic, contemporary luxury at this central hotel in the first district of Vienna, close to the Opera House and e Spanish Riding School, diagonally opposite the Burgarten and Hourg Imperial Palace, the hotel occupies a prime location in central Vienna.

Guide price from £734 per person

Guide price from £512 per person

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Hotel am Stephansplatz

Kaiserin Elisabeth

A stone’s throw from St Stephen’s Cathedral, this 4-star design hotel is perfectly situated for your visit to Vienna. e hotel is decorated to a high standard and combines modern design with the charms of nature. ere is an inviting bar on the first floor which is also frequented by locals and offers a great view of St Stephen’s Cathedral, the perfect place to unwind aer a busy day.

is 4-star hotel is only a few steps away from the famous Kärntner Strasse shopping street. e State Opera, Hourg Imperial Palace and many restaurants can be found within a few steps. Stephansplatz Underground Station is only a few yards away. ere are 63 charming rooms which are spread over 4 floors and all decorated with Viennese flair.

Guide price from £523 per person

Guide price from £444 per person

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Hotel Kaiserhof

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is delightful hotel is situated in a quiet area not far from the centre of Vienna, allowing easy visits to the city's historic gems. e guest rooms are filled with charm and classic design. e bar is perfect for winding down with a drink in hand and guests can also enjoy aernoon tea in the charming winter garden.

Situated in a quiet part of the city, the hotel is within a short walking distant of all the main sights, theatres and shopping streets that Vienna has to offer. As always K&K hotels have achieved a good value and high quality 4-star hotel that is perfect for a city break.

Guide price from £424 per person

Guide price from £384 per person

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is hotel successfully combines traditional Viennese style with all the facilities you would expect to find in a hotel of this category. Located in the bohemian quarter of the city just beyond the city’s inner ring, it is five minutes’ walk to the museums and the Hourg Palace.

e Hotel Kärntnerhof dates back to the 1900s and has pleasantly furnished interiors. It is ideally located just a few minutes' walk from the cathedral and set in a quiet side street. Guests can head to the charming rooop terrace and take in stunning cityscape views, a fabulous venue to relax and admire the city.

Guide price from £355 per person

Guide price from £419 per person

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Hotel zur Wiener Staatsoper

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Situated in the heart of Vienna on the main pedestrian shopping precinct, the central location of this hotel makes it a good starting point for a day of shopping and sightseeing! e Staatsoper has a cosy and comfortable atmosphere and offers guests very good value for money.

is hotel is located near to the Prater amusement park, close to an underground station with direct connections to the centre. All 85 rooms are modern, spacious and most face the quiet courtyard. With a sauna, fitness centre and rooop terrace - this truly is a lovely 3-star matched with pleasant facilities.

Guide price from £389 per person

Guide price from £347 per person

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Bratislava

Picturesque Bratislava, on the banks of the River Danube, offers visitors a warm welcome and a relaxed pace of life.

Grand Hotel River Park

Bratislava Castle, perched high above the city, provides an excellent vantage point from which to get your bearings. e pedestrianised Old Town is the best place to soak up the city’s atmosphere and amongst its colourful pastel-painted buildings you’ll find many museums, 3 palaces, shops and pavement cafés and 2 restaurants in which to while away the hours.

Set along the Danube River, the Grand Hotel River Park reflects relaxed luxury, with its modern spacious bedrooms and its polished interior design throughout the hotel. Boasting 231 rooms and suites guaranteeing infinite comfort and elegance for those seeking high-end accommodation in Bratislava.

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Guide price from £375 per person

Bojnice Castle & Slovak Village Tour from £103pp Small Carpathian Hills Wine Tour from £100pp

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Skaritz Hotel & Residence

Hotel Michalska Brana

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Located in the Old Town, the Skaritz Hotel can be dated back to 1528 and has undergone several transformations since. e first two floors retain a traditional style whilst the 3rd floor boasts contemporary decor. e gourmet Slovak-Haus Restaurant serves Prespork cuisine, a unique mix of Central European flavours.

e Michalska Brana is an intimate 3-star hotel very close to the Old Town area, located on a street considered to be the narrowest and most romantic in Bratislava - Bastova Street. Its 14 air-conditioned rooms and apartments all have a large shower or bathtub, a hairdryer and an in-room safe.

Guide price from £195 per person

Guide price from £180 per person

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Budapest Budapest has stunning architecture, treasure-filled museums, excellent cuisine and the majestic River Danube at its heart. Its scenic position, straddling the Danube, gives Budapest a unique character with three distinct areas Buda, Castle Hill and Pest. e oldest area of the city is contained within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Castle Hill, on Buda’s west side of the river; take a funicular to the top to take in the incredible views of the city. Pest, to the east of the river, is popular for its shopping and nightlife. Whatever your passion, a cruise along the River Danube is a wonderful way to experience this unique city.

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Grand City Tour from £24pp City Tour & Danube Cruise from £39pp Budapest by Night from £59pp

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Four Seasons Gresham Palace

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is grand hotel is perfectly located next to the Chain Bridge, overlooking the Danube, and combines tastefully-restored historic features with modern facilities. Sip a martini in the hotel bar, enjoy European cuisine in the Kollazs Brasserie or relax in the hotel spa with its sauna, steam rooms and infinity pool.

Superbly located in the heart of Budapest, the Corinthia Hotel is truly the finest hotel in the city. With a luxury spa, a 15 metre pool and a number of restaurants to choose from you have everything all under one roof. Beautifully transformed, this imposing hotel has retained the splendour of the original interior, fronted by a breathtaking historical façade.

Guide price from £712 per person

Guide price from £489 per person

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Palazzo Zichy

Hotel K&K Opera

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Located in the Palace Quarter, the historic Palazzo Zichy was once the home of an 18th century Hungarian nobleman. Set in the Pest half of the city, it is in an ideal location to explore the sights. Behind the classic façade, guests will find a stylish, contemporary hotel. Daily buffet breakfast is served in the Zichy’s dining room and a cocktail bar is located in the lobby.

e K&K Hotel Opera is conveniently situated close to many sights including the State Opera house, the pedestrian shopping area of Váci Utca and the underground. e hotel belongs to the K&K Group so high levels of service and facilities are assured! e hotel has a bar and restaurant.

Guide price from £364 per person

Guide price from £369 per person

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Residence Baron

Carlton Hotel

Set in the Pest side of the city, near the Danube, the Baron is an ideal base from which to explore historic Budapest. e building dates from the 19th century and features 23 stylish rooms. e Baron's Princessin Restaurant offers lunch and dinner and the hotel also has a sauna, and wellness massages are available.

e modern Carlton Hotel lies near the Danube in the Buda side of the city with Pest only a ten minute walk across the famous chain bridge. e historic castle area is within easy reach either on foot or by cog railway. e hotel’s 95 rooms provide guests with comfortable, pleasant surroundings and the hotel bar gives guests the chance to relax aer a day of sightseeing.

Guide price from £325 per person

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Prague rilling history, glorious architecture, a fascinating medieval Old Town and lively nightlife make Prague one of Europe’s most popular city break destinations. Prague’s centre is a virtual tour through the history of European architecture, with stunning examples from across the centuries. Dusk in the Old Town Square is the perfect time to enjoy this rich visual experience, and don’t miss the famous Astronomical Clock. Across the Charles Bridge stands the imposing Prague Castle, which contains churches, monasteries, museums and galleries, and sits above the beautiful Castle Gardens. To get great views over Prague, take the funicular up Petrin Hill.

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River Cruise with Dinner from £45pp Staropramen Brewery Tour from £90pp

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Housed in a former Baroque palace, this grand and elegant hotel is within walking distance of the centre of Prague and its fascinating Old Town. Classic design combines with contemporary interiors in this unique space. Rooms are individually designed and feature premium bedding and climate control.

e K&K Central is situated by the Powder Tower at the entrance to the Old Town and is housed in a beautiful Art Nouveau building. e rooms are contemporary and comfortable, and the staff friendly, making this the ideal base for your trip to Prague.

Guide price from £556 per person

Guide price from £329 per person

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K&K Hotel Fenix

Hotel Dominican

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e K&K Fenix combines contemporary interior design and the best of traditional hospitality. It is located in a very central position, near Wenceslas Square and close to many of the key sights in the city. ere is a sauna and fitness area for guests to take advantage of and an onsite bistro for a convenient lunch or dinner.

A stone’s throw from Prague’s famous ‘Astronomical Clock’ this hotel is surrounded by many of the city’s historic landmarks. ere is a small courtyard in the centre of the hotel, perfect for a bit of relaxation aer a day of sightseeing, and you can also enjoy some Czech specialities at its U Dominikana restaurant.

Guide price from £325 per person

Guide price from £334 per person

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Best Western City Hotel Moran

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is hotel is located in Prague’s Nove Mesto neighbourhood and is an easy walk to the main tourist attractions of the city. A light, airy reception area welcomes guests and the rooms offer great space.

e Best Western Hotel Pav is ideally situated, just a 10 minute walk away from both Charles Bridge and Old Town Square. Shops, bars and restaurants are nearby and all the main historical sights of Prague are easily accessible. e rooms are spacious and elegantly furnished, the hotel also has a cosy bar in the lobby for you to enjoy some drinks.

Guide price from £317 per person

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Krakow Krakow was Poland’s capital city for five centuries and its enchanting cityscape is peppered with magnificent Gothic and Renaissance buildings.

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Its historic centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and highlights include the 14th century Wawel Royal Castle, the huge medieval Rynek Glowny Square and the Cloth Hall Market, which dates back to the 14th century and is still in use today. e city is home to a wealth of museums and galleries, and a vibrant range of restaurants, pubs and cafés. ere are many excursions to experience, from the extraordinary sculptures of the Wieliczka Salt Mines, to a thought-provoking tour of Auschwitz.

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City Tour from £37pp Auschwitz & Birkenau from £40pp Wieliczka Salt Mines from £40pp

Jewish Culture Route & Schindler’s Factory from £45pp Dunajec River Rafting & Niedzica Castle from £95pp Zakopane & the Tatra Mountains from £80pp

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e hotel occupies a central Krakow location with bus and tram stops right outside for access to the sights - if you’re feeling energetic, bikes are also available to rent! e rooms are modern and breakfast is served in the Solfez restaurant. e Milk & Co restaurant serves fresh seafood whilst Salt & Co is the ideal venue for a cocktail.

e Amadeus is situated just a few steps from the main city square, Rynek Glowny. e comfortable, air-conditioned bedrooms are all well-equipped. e bar and café are on the ground floor, and the elegant restaurant offers Polish and international menus and a good choice of wines. ere is also a fitness club and sauna for guests.

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Hotel Senacki

Hotel Unicus

Located in the heart of the Old Town, this comfortable 4-star hotel is only 300 metres from the main market square, where you’ll find a selection of restaurants and bars. Rooms are individually furnished with quality fabrics and fittings, and offer great views. Breakfast is served in the historic basement restaurant and the friendly staff are on-hand 24 hours.

is modern, boutique-style hotel is situated close to Main Market Square in Krakow’s Old Town. Its contemporary, elegant, air-conditioned rooms feature complimentary WiFi, iPod docking stations and LCD TVs. A breakfast buffet is served in the hotel’s restaurant and you can also enjoy lunch and dinner with Polish and international options.

Guide price from £305 per person

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Columbus Hotel

Atrium Hotel

e 3-star Columbus Hotel is located in the Kazimierz Quarter with its lively restaurants and bars. Completely renovated, this 1930’s property has 24 air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi access, a minibar and complimentary mineral water. e hotel’s private patio is a great place to unwind aer a long day. Expect a warm welcome at this well-positioned hotel.

e hotel lies in the pleasant Kleparz area, just a stone’s throw from the Old Town’s fortified walls and near to all the city’s main attractions. It is a smart, modern hotel and the bedrooms are spacious and well equipped. e buffet breakfast is excellent, with a good selection of fresh breads, fruit, cold meats, cheese and Polish sausages.

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Ljubljana Slovenia’s capital combines the ancient and modern and is crowned by a magical castle and riven by a sparkling river.

Vander Urbani Resort

is intimate, walkable city, reminiscent of a fairytale village, is studded with gems such as the National Museum and Gallery, the Central Market and Tivoli Park. Pedestrianised streets and cafés with riverside terraces make for a relaxing n National Gallery 2 3 stay. e best route to the medieval castle is on the funicular from the Old Town. For day trips or longer, spectacular Lake Bled and the Julian Alps are within tantalising reach.

A member of the Design Hotels collection, the Vander occupies four townhouses in the Old Town, near to the river. e Vander boasts a range of contemporary well-equipped rooms and an intimate rooop pool and bar for magical castle views and a lively atmosphere. In-house cuisine is of high calibre, using the freshest market ingredients.

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Lake Bled & Bled Castle Tour from £75pp Walking Tour & Funicular Ride from £24pp

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Urban Hotel

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e Urban Hotel is set in a perfect central location with many popular sights nearby such as the ree Bridges and the Plecnik market. Varying in size and boasting different city views, rooms are tastefully decorated and fully equipped. A fresh and locally sourced breakfast is served in the stylish Urban's Lounge.

Located in the beating heart of Ljubljana, City Hotel offers guests a prime location for cultural sights, shops and restaurants. ere is an in-house restaurant and a seasonal outdoor terrace overlooking the castle. It is recommended to use their free rental bikes to explore the city on two wheels!

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Vilnius Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital, boasts Europe’s largest medieval Old Town and has a rich history and enchanting architecture.

Relais & Chateaux Stikliai Hotel

It’s a compact city and the cobbled streets of the Old Town contain an array of neoclassical and baroque churches and beautiful parks, and are home to a lively café culture. Gediminas Tower, the remaining part of the Upper Castle, sits on a hill and offers striking views of the redGediminas Tower n Cathedral n roofed buildings below. A visit to the Museum of Genocide Victims provides an City Park n insight into the country’s darker history. 3

e go-to hotel in Vilnius for A-listers, the Stikliai Hotel is set on a quiet street in the Old Town and a short walk from a hive of restaurants and shops. Try the hotel's upmarket Stikliai Restaurant, the traditional Stikliai Tavern or their classy dessert café. ere is also a relaxing spa in which to wind down.

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Guide price from £293 per person

Trakai Castles and Manors from £32pp Small-Group City Tour from £29pp

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Artis Centrum

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e Artagonist Hotel prides itself on its location in the heart of Vilnius and its hallmark of beautiful art. Unique art conquers their walls and other areas of the property. e art concept continues into the Restaurant Amandus, an inspiring eatery serving platefuls of tasty and colourful foods.

Adjacent to the presidential palace, the Artis Centrum is nestled in the Old Town - a perfect base for exploring. It houses over 100 traditionally styled rooms which are well equipped for comfort. Connecting rooms are also available for families. ere are two classic restaurants, a small pool and saunas to relax in.

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Riga

Riga, the largest city in the Baltic, is a fascinating mix of proud Latvian tradition and multicultural influences.

Grand Palace

Riga has some of the best Art Nouveau architecture in Europe, a historic old quarter, vibrant nightlife, trendy hotels and excellent restaurants. It’s worth visiting the Central Market, housed in former zeppelin hangers, the Latvian 3 National Opera and the striking St Peters Church. e Town Hall Square, destroyed in WWII, has been magnificently restored.

One of e Leading Hotels of the World, the Grand Palace lies in the vibrant business and shopping district. is impressive building, once home to the State Bank, is a blend of Old Russian and European influences. Boasting sumptuous surroundings at the Restaurant Orangerie, and colourful cocktails at the classy Pils Bar, guests can discover luxurious dining and drinking under one roof.

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Guide price from £388 per person

Art Nouveau Walking Tour from £33pp Rundale Palace Tour from £82pp

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An excellent hotel housed in an original Art Deco building with a great location opposite the Opera Park and near the Old Town of Riga and Latvian National Opera. ere is a restaurant on the ground floor offering international cuisine, with live music Friday and Saturday evenings.

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Tallinn

Tallinn is an enchanting capital with narrow cobbled streets and a vibrant bar and restaurant scene.

Swissotel Tallinn

e Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and easily navigated by foot. Visit the only surviving Gothic Town Hall in Northern Europe, or head up to Toompea Hill where you will find St Mary’s Cathedral and viewing platforms from which to gaze across the Baltic Sea. 3 KUMU is a spectacular modern building housing Tallinn’s museum of contemporary 2 art.

Luxury hotel with unrivalled views across the Old Town and Baltic Sea and only a short stroll to the town centre. With elegantly furnished rooms, three restaurants and an indoor heated pool and sauna this hotel is perfect for a stylish relaxing break.

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Guide price from £311 per person

Tallinn City Tour from £33pp Paldiski & the Coastal Cliffs from £55pp

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Hestia Hotel Europa

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is charming boutique hotel is located in the heart of the Old Town, occupying neighbouring 14th and 16th century buildings. It has carefully maintained unique details, such as hidden staircases, wooden beamed ceilings and fireplaces, and the rooms are modern but with original features. In the summer you can enjoy drinks in the inviting courtyard and the spa is great for some pampering all year round.

e Hestia Hotel Europa lies in the historical quarter of Rotermann, close to the port of Tallinn, and just a short stroll to the Old Town and city centre. Rooms are spacious and modern. e hotel's restaurant, Restaurant Olive, is a bright venue with tremendous views of the sea, marina and the Old Town, enjoyed from the floor to ceiling windows.

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Helsinki

Helsinki is an ideal city break location or starting point for exploring Finland’s stunning scenery.

Hotel Kamp

e city lies on a peninsula and a group of small islands, which includes the fortress of Suomenlinna, an important heritage site. Landmarks include the Uspenski Cathedral and Temppeliaukio Church and be sure to visit Hakaniemi Market Square where you’ll find fresh produce, souvenirs, art and much more. You could also try Kotiharjun, the last wood burning sauna in Helsinki.

is grand, stylish hotel is one of the city’s finest and ideally located on the esplanade, just five minutes’ walk from the harbour. e 179 rooms are large, luxurious and well appointed. e bar and restaurants are informal and relaxed. Guests can enjoy the spa, which includes a sauna, gym and wellness treatments (payable locally).

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Guide price from £511 per person

Helsinki & Suomenlinna Tour from £152pp Helsinki to Tallinn Round-Trip by Ferry from £35pp

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Helka Hotel

Housed in a 19th century building, this lovely boutique hotel in the heart of the city is thoroughly individual, with rooms inspired by the Finnish poem ‘e Kalevala’. ere are two restaurants to choose from aer a day’s sightseeing, or you can work out in the gym or relax in the hotel’s sauna. ere is even direct access from the hotel to the Kämp Spa.

A good value central hotel, just 10 minutes’ walk to the main shopping district and near the main station. ere are 150 comfortable, stylish rooms with good facilities and Finnish designed furnishings. For relaxation, the hotel has a sauna on the top floor, with wonderful views over the city, and there is a restaurant which serves International cuisine and Finnish specialties.

Guide price from £425 per person

Guide price from £430 per person

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Stockholm Stockholm is a vibrant, modern city, famous for sleek architecture, edgy fashion and world-class nightlife.

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Stockholm is made up of fourteen islands, with around a third of the city made up of waterways and another third green spaces. Take a tour around Gamla Stan, Stockholm’s medieval centre, and see the changing of the guard at the Royal Palace, a tradition dating back to 1523! At sunset, be sure to visit the 155 1 2 metre high Kaknas Tower for stunning views over the city.

e Nobis Hotel is right in the heart of Stockholm, rooms are exclusively designed with sleek styles and luxurious furnishing, they also feature an all marble en suite. Dine at the Restaurant Caina, enjoy cocktails at the glamorous Gold Bar or simply relax in the lobby lounge, located in the spectacular central courtyard.

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Guide price from £553 per person (room only)

Stockholm Food Tour from £120pp The Old Town Tour of Stockholm from £52pp

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Hotel Diplomat

Scandic Hotel Gamla Stan

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e Hotel Diplomat is an elegant hotel offering superb views over Nybroviken Bay. Set in an impressive 1911 Art Nouveau building the location is excellent for exploring the city, close to the Royal Palace and the Old Town. e hotel with it's 130 individually decorated rooms combines classic elegance with contemporary design.

Located in a charming 17th century building, this hotel is situated in Stockholm’s magical Old Town. It is just around the corner from the Cathedral and close to the Swedish Parliament and Royal Palace. e bedrooms are furnished in a cosy and classic style. e hotel also offers a small shop for snacks and a sauna in which to relax.

Guide price from £529 per person

Guide price from £501 per person

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Copenhagen A cosy city full of pretty canals, cobbled squares and a skyline full of spires, Copenhagen is a relaxed destination with a friendly atmosphere. e city is home to a number of notable attractions such as the Rococo mansions of Amalienborg, the Opera house on the island of Holmen and the colourful houses lining the Nyhavn Canal. Take a boat trip to see the Little Mermaid, or visit the famous Tivoli Gardens with its floral displays, restaurants and amusement park. For great shopping visit Strøget, the world’s longest pedestrian street. e city is also renowned for its restaurants serving Nordic cuisine, using locally-sourced, seasonal ingredients.

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Castles of North Sealand from £110 Malmo the Magnificent from £116 6

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71 Nyhavn Hotel

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e Nobis is Copenhagen's only member of the Design Hotels group, a remarkable 5-star occupying a historic building and a host to high levels of service and facilities. e hotel features high spec bedrooms and the onsite Restaurant Niels serves up premium Nordic-French cuisine. Enjoy the spa with saunas and plunge pools.

Located on the waterfront, the 71 Nyhavn Hotel, converted from a 1800's warehouse occupies an enviable spot in the vibrant district. Rooms have a rustic decor, with exposed beams and lovely views of the waterfront. Guests can enjoy a gourmet meal at the restaurant or a cocktail at the bar aer a day of sightseeing.

Guide price from £808 per person

Guide price from £516 per person

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Admiral Hotel

Kong Arthur

Built in 1787, the Admiral Hotel is perfectly located on the waterfront, overlooking Copenhagen harbour, and close to Nyhavn and all of Copenhagen’s key attractions. e hotel features the Conran-designed SALT bar and restaurant, offering Nordic cuisine with a hint of French inspiration. Each of the 366 rooms are unique, all offering a good standard of facilities.

Featuring a beautiful 19th century façade, this sophisticated hotel sits in a quiet spot, just a short walk from Rosenborg Castle and the Tivoli Gardens. e hotel is modern with a hint of medieval - enjoy lit fireplaces, comfy furniture and courtyards filled with flowers and cobbles.

Guide price from £487 per person

Guide price from £461 per person

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Copenhagen Strand Hotel

Best Western Hebron

is cosy hotel is located on the harbour front just a stone's throw away from Nyhavn and Amalienborg Palace. e rooms are classic in style and offer quiet, comfortable accommodation in the heart of the city. e hotel offers a friendly relaxed atmosphere and a good base for exploring Copenhagen.

Featuring 99 rooms spanning across 4 floors, the Best Western Hotel Hebron offers complimentary breakfast and WiFi. e hotel is conveniently located in central Copenhagen, allowing effortless excursions to Oksnehallen, Tivoli Gardens and the City Hall Square - an ideal accommodation for exploring the city.

Guide price from £417 per person

Guide price from £411 per person

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Oslo

Norway’s historic capital is a big city with a small town vibe; a modern city at one with its heritage.

Hotel Continental

e Viking Ship Museum and Norwegian Museum of Cultural History bring Oslo’s past to life, while the city’s art galleries and contemporary Opera House add to the cultural mix. Take a cruise on the Oslo Fjord, which connects Oslo to its numerous islands and don’t miss the Homenkollen Ski Jump and Ski Museum, 1 Norway’s most visited tourist attraction.

e Continental, one of Norway’s finest, has been family-run for over four generations. It overlooks the Royal Palace and Karl Johans gate and is within walking distance of the main shopping area. Each of the 153 individually-designed rooms has their own unique character. ere are five restaurants and bars, which are popular with locals and guests alike.

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Guide price from £663 per person

Oslofjord Cruise from £35pp Nordic Food Walking Tour from £103pp

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Thon Opera Hotel

Park Inn by Radisson

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Located in the heart of Oslo, the hotel offers fabulous views of Oslo Fjord and the new opera house and attractions such as the Royal Palace are within walking distance. e rooms are well equipped and most have ord or city views. e Scala Restaurant offers a buffet lunch mid-week and an à la carte dinner every night, while the Eufemia Bar is ideal for a drink or a quick snack.

is excellent hotel is situated in a quiet street in the heart of Oslo, a short distance from the main attractions. e stylish rooms are well equipped with modern Scandinavian furnishings. Start and finish your day at the trendy RGB bar, where the restaurant serves a morning buffet breakfast and the lounge offers a variety of aernoon and evening drinks in a relaxed atmosphere.

Guide price from £458 per person

Guide price from £415 per person

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Bergen It is hard to separate the picturesque city of Bergen from the natural beauty that surrounds the ‘Gateway to the Fjords’.

Clarion Collection Hotel Havnekontoret

Visitors can enjoy the charming old harbour of Bryggen, with its pastelpainted wooden buildings, a reminder of the area’s maritime history. e buildings have now been put to new uses, housing museums, shops, restaurants and bars, and the entire area has UNESCO 1 World Heritage Site status. For nature 2 lovers, there are plenty of forest walks or you can enjoy a Fjord cruise.

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is recently renovated hotel is in the heart of Bergen, steps away from Bryggen Waterfront and St. Mary's Church. e hotel is equipped with a gym, sauna and offers a complimentary evening meal. All bedrooms are classically decorated with natural tones and an aesthetic touch of purple.

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Guide price from £407 per person

City Walking Tour from £32pp Hardangerfjord Cruise from £110pp

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Radisson Blu Royal

Thon Rosenkrantz

Sleek design details blend with an undeniably cosy atmosphere, bringing a homely comfort and elegance expected from a Radisson Blu. Cultural attractions and public transport are within walking distance, giving both leisure and business travellers premier access to some of the greatest experiences the city has to offer.

on Rosenkrantz is just minutes away from the fish market and Floybanen. e red brick establishment contains 129 stylishly colourful and chic rooms, 4 of which are family rooms. Guests enjoy many complimentary amenities such as access to their fitness room and a daily buffet breakfast served in their lounge.

Guide price from £375 per person

Guide price from £346 per person

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Reykjavik e world’s northern-most capital, Reykjavik is a spellbinding city, famous for its incredible volcanic surroundings and superb geothermic pools.

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With a rich and colourful tradition, the Icelandic people bring warmth and vibrancy to this city of extremes, where long, dark winters give way to 24 hour daylight in summer. ere are a number of museums and art galleries, including the National Museum of Iceland. e splendid Hallgrimskirkja Church serves as a navigational landmark overlooking the city. Venture further afield with an Osprey Experience and you’ll begin to appreciate the wealth of natural wonders Iceland has to offer.

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Northern Lights from £52pp Blue Lagoon from £129pp Golden Circle from £73pp

South Shore Adventure from £106pp Whale Watching from £119pp Lava Tunnels from £105pp

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Radisson Blu 1919

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is delightful hotel is centrally located on the same square as the Parliament building in the heart of Reykjavik. e Borg was built in the 1930s and has an Art Deco style throughout. e rooms are all elegantly appointed with modern amenities. e Jamie’s Italian restaurant offers delicious cuisine served in stylish surroundings.

Conveniently located near many cultural attractions and beautiful natural sights. Rooms are designed around the architecture of the historic building and combine hardwood floors and rich, dark fabrics. e 1919 Restaurant serves fresh, seasonal dishes craed from local ingredients, and the 1919 Bar & Lounge offers a cosy place to have a drink or light meal.

Guide price from £636 per person

Guide price from £559 per person

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Canopy by Hilton

Reykjavik Centrum

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Occupying six connecting houses, the Canopy is a friendly hotel in which bicycles can be hired and freshly prepared Icelandic dishes and brews can be savoured. Bedrooms at the Canopy are exceedingly comfy too, as well as visually pleasing. e hotel is a trendy masterpiece located in the heart of downtown Reykjavik.

Located in the old city centre, on one of the capital’s oldest streets, the hotel gives guests the opportunity to experience a real Reykjavík atmosphere. Shops, restaurants and cafés are within walking distance, as are museums and other cultural sites.

Guide price from £529 per person

Guide price from £541 per person

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Hotel Klettur

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e Hotel Klettur takes its design inspiration from Icelandic nature, especially the rocks which give the hotel its name and which are showcased in the sleek and bright lobby area. It is located just off Reykjavik’s main shopping street, within easy walking distance of the downtown area.

is hotel has a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and is centrally located next to the Old Town of Reykjavik and its attractions. It offers good value accommodation and it is only a few minutes’ walk from a variety of restaurants, the main shopping street and some lively nightspots.

Guide price from £409 per person

Guide price from £442 per person

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Barcelona Barcelona is a feast for the senses; the vibrant and beautiful capital of Catalonia has a distinctly Mediterranean feel with a style and energy that is hard to beat. Barcelona is famous for its architecture, especially the extraordinary work of Antoni Gaudí. His magnificent cathedral, La Sagrada Familía, is a must see and his quirky Park Güell offers great views of the city. Art is key to Barcelona’s vibrant culture and there are museums dedicated to Pablo Picasso and Joán Miró. A stroll down Las Ramblas is essential to see Barcelona life in all its variety, with the narrow, winding streets and alleys of the Barrio Gotico off either side. ere’s even 3 miles of sandy beach!

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Tapas Walking Tour from £76pp Best of Gaudi Tour from £55pp Sagrada Familia Priority Access from £40pp

Picasso Walking Tour from £25pp Half Day Montserrat from £63pp Wine & Cava Route from £85pp

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is top class hotel has a city central location on the Paseo de Gracia, only 5 minutes’ walk from Catalunya Square. e luxurious guest rooms are classic in style. e hotel boasts a gourmet restaurant and cosy bar and there is also an attractive rooop pool, open all year round, and a gym and spa where you can be pampered.

is striking hotel is located on the beachfront along the famous Barceloneta boardwalk. is ultra-modern luxury hotel really does set the scene for an unforgettable stay. e hotel’s impressive rooms all come with fantastic views of the sea or city. Dine at the Michelin-starred Bravo24 restaurant or enjoy the views from the 26th floor hotspot, the Eclipse rooop bar.

Guide price from £532 per person

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Hotel Arts

Grand Hotel Central

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is luxury seafront hotel offers sea or city view rooms of varying categories, all offering a high standard of accommodation. e Hotel Arts offers 6 restaurants and bars, a spa and terraced gardens with pool as well as a hive of characterful bars, cafés and restaurants on its doorstep. A short walk from Barcelona's historic centre - this hotel will not disappoint.

is modern hotel has a great location in the heart of the Gothic Quarter, close to Las Ramblas and Barcelona Cathedral. ere are lots of bars and restaurants in this very popular area. e 147 rooms are decorated in a cool and elegant style and the hotel is fully air-conditioned. A lovely rooop pool is open in summer months and there is also a small indoor fitness room.

Guide price from £619 per person

Guide price from £598 per person

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H10 Cubik

K&K Hotel Picasso

e H10 Cubik is located in the heart of Barcelona near to the cathedral. e façade is futuristic and interior design edgy as rooms feature exclusive patterned walls and smart furniture. Bathrooms are unique with fine details of green tiles and metallic bars. Relax outdoors on one of the Bali beds or sit back in the library.

Set in the fashionable El Born district of Barcelona, the K&K Picasso brings the usual high standards that you would expect from the K&K hotel group. Las Ramblas, the Santa Maria del Mar cathedral, the beach promenades and the port are all just a short walk away and on your doorstep you will find plenty of cafés and bars as well as some of the trendiest shops in Barcelona!

Guide price from £487 per person

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BARCELONA

Gran Hotel Havana

Grupotel Gran Via 678

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is hotel has all the modern comforts of a 4-star hotel behind an impressive 1872 façade. It is centrally located, close to the main shopping street of Paseo de Gracia, and yet provides a peaceful haven for guests. e rooms are all airconditioned, with satellite TV and bathroom decorated in Italian marble. e hotel also boasts a rooop solarium with a small swimming pool.

Grupotel Gran Via 678 is located on one of the main avenues of Barcelona, only 300 metres from Las Ramblas and Plaza Catalunya. e hotel offers the latest trends in decoration. ere is a lounge bar area to relax in and a superb seasonal outdoor pool with terrace. Grupotel Gran Via is ideal for your city break in Barcelona.

Guide price from £389 per person

Guide price from £366 per person

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H10 Universitat

H10 Marina

In a fantastic, central location steps away from Catalunya Square and Las Ramblas, the warm and inviting H10 Universitat is a super chic, modern, boutique 4-star rather than a grand old dame. e hotel is air-conditioned with a lovely bright breakfast room and pre-dinner drinks can be taken in the small bar by reception or in good weather on the roof terrace.

With its location close to the beaches, easy access to the city centre and extensive facilities, this hotel is a popular choice. is modern hotel has 235 comfortable rooms, an outdoor pool and a terrace offering great views of the city. Unwind in the spa or select from over 200 wines at the Dionissos restaurant and La Lum bar.

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Guide price from £335 per person

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H10 Montcada Boutique Hotel

Hotel Lléo

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e Hotel Lléo is only a few minutes’ walk from Plaza de Catalunya. e 92 rooms are modern and welcoming, with air-conditioning, a minibar and WiFi. e bar on the first floor offers snacks for purchase all day. ere is also a rooop pool which is open during the summer months.

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is boutique hotel set in a neoclassical building has 79 simple and elegant rooms offering a high standard of accommodation. e H10 Montcada also boasts an exclusive outdoor terrace with Jacuzzi and bar, and spectacular views over Barcelona. Well situated close to Las Ramblas, Barcelona Cathedral and Catalunya Square. Guide price from £396 per person

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Grupotel Gravina

Meson Castilla Atiram

Although located only a few minutes from Plaza Catalunya, the hotel sits on a quiet side street. It was built behind an impressive 19th century façade which contrasts with the stylish, elegant, modern interior. All rooms are well equipped and have full private facilities. e hotel has a bar where you can enjoy a drink or light snack at any time of the day.

If you are looking for a traditional, Spanish-style hotel in the heart of Barcelona, the charming Hotel Meson Castilla is the place for you! ere are 57 comfortable rooms, some of which feature ornately painted furniture or wall murals. ere are spacious, comfortable seating areas beyond reception and a buffet breakfast is served in the large and traditional-style breakfast room.

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Madrid Madrid delivers an intoxicating mix of impressive architecture, world-class museums and art galleries, delicious cuisine and unbeatable nightlife. At the heart of Madrid’s imperial and political life is the impressive Plaza Mayor. And no stay is complete without a visit to the Palacio Real, the largest royal palace in Western Europe. Madrid is home to an impressive number of art galleries and museums - the most famous being the Museo del Prado. On Sunday visit El Rastro, a flea market great for bargain-hunting and a spot of tapas. e Parque del Buen Retiro is a peaceful oasis during the week and lively meeting place at weekends.

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Prado & Reina Sofia Early Access from £60pp Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza Tour from £29pp Bike Tours from £27pp

Madrid Highlights & Royal Palace from £52pp Toledo & Segovia Tour from £65pp El Escorial & Basilica of the Fallen from £79pp

The Westin Palace OSPREY SELECT

ME Madrid Reina Victoria

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e Westin Palace enjoys a wonderful position, close to the Parliament and Prado Museum. e magnificent interior has been restored in the French Baroque style. Under the wonderful domed ceiling there are two restaurants, a café and an elegant lounge. e hotel is fully airconditioned and the rooms are decorated with antique furnishings and excellent facilities.

is boutique hotel is the latest in chic-urban design in the heart of Madrid. Sleek rooms are equipped with maxi bars, iPod docks and surround sound. Boasting two inviting drinking and dining venues, the Santa Ana restaurant offers a relaxed ambience whilst the Radio ME Rooop Bar offers Med cuisine and expansive views.

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7 Islas Hotel

Hotel Ópera

e 7 Islas has made a breakthrough as a modern 4-star boasting unrivalled designer interiors, attentive service and a quiet location. e trendy property provides an oasis, from the communal lobby all the way to your private bedroom. Rooms are bright and airy with minimal decor of white and earthy tones.

is is a popular choice with Osprey clients and is close to the Madrid Opera House and the shops of the Gran Vía. e fully air-conditioned hotel has spacious bedrooms, all featuring state-of-the-art technology. It is modern and comfortable and has a self-service restaurant off reception and a piano bar, where guests can relax.

Guide price from £399 per person

Guide price from £350 per person

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Petit Palace Tres Cruces

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Located next to the Puerto del Sol and within walking distance of the Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace, the Opera House and Madrid's museums, this 3-star hotel offers stylish rooms. All rooms in the recently-refurbished Regina are airconditioned. With a restaurant and a bar/lounge, this friendly hotel offers a comfortable base for your Madrid break.

A boutique family-friendly hotel set on Gran Via, in a great position near the metro station and the Teatro Real Opera House. Modern rooms are complete with neat amenities, as well as iPads which can be requested (subject to availability). Explore the city on two wheels by renting a free bike from the hotel.

Guide price from £353 per person

Guide price from £351 per person

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Malaga Situated just north of the Costa del Sol, Spain’s tourist capital has superb weather, great beaches and top cultural attractions.

Hotel Molina Lario

e restoration of the city centre and new developments at the port have revitalised Malaga. Among the new attractions is the “Mile of Art” featuring over 30 museums and art galleries, including one dedicated to the city’s most famous son: Pablo Picasso. Historical 3 1 highlights include the Roman eatre, the Baroque Cathedral and the Alcazaba, an 11th century Moorish castle.

Based in the heart of Malaga, Molina Lario is opposite the cathedral, nearby the port and the Picasso Museum. Uniquely combining two 19th century buildings and one brand new structure, it features plush and comfy rooms. Savour a cocktail or two and take in gorgeous views of Malaga from the rooop pool and bar.

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Gourmet City Tour from £82pp Electric Bike Tour from £33pp

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Barceló Malaga Hotel

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Colourful and modern, the Barceló Malaga Hotel oozes unparalleled grown-up fun, with a 6 metre steel slide in the lobby, pops of colour and unique design in every room. e hotel maintains maturity as a highly recognised hotel with features such as the state-of-the-art gym, meeting rooms and a gourmet restaurant.

Positioned ideally in the centre of Malaga, within a short walk of the cathedral, the Picasso Museum and the shopping centre. Beach lovers can conveniently walk 10 minutes to the Malagueta and Alcazaba beaches. e 118 rooms are equipped with modern services and amenities to guarantee ease and comfort.

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Granada

Granada is a picture-perfect city, set dramatically at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.

Hospes Palacio De Los Patos

With more than 1,000 years of recorded history, it is one of Spain’s most important cultural and architectural centres. e world-renowned Alhambra ‘palace city’ is a vast UNESCO World Heritage Site as is the nearby 3 Generalife, a stunning garden. Other highlights include the historic Moorish Albaicín quarter and the magnificent 16th 2 century cathedral. 1

e hotel, a converted 19th century palace, is a combination of two buildings and its minimalist modern decor complements both the old and the new. e hotel offers exclusive accommodation, with the rooms tastefully decorated in a contemporary design.

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Guide price from £322 per person

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Hotel Casa Del Capitel Nazarí

is majestic, opulent hotel resembles an Andalusian palace, with a terracotta façade and white balconies, and is located in the historic centre of Granada. It has a wonderful restaurant with a terrace offering panoramic views of the city below. ere are 108 rooms, all decorated in terracotta and sand colours, with comfortable and elegant furnishings.

Originally a Renaissance palace built in 1503, the hotel has kept original features in rooms to preserve a 16th century ambience -guaranteeing a unique experience. It is conveniently located in the gorgeous area of Albaicin in front of the Alhambra, immersing guests in Granada's culture and history.

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Córdoba Córdoba is a bustling city, with lots of atmosphere, historic sites and small streets full of shops and restaurants.

Balcon de Córdoba

e Mosque-Cathedral of Córdoba lies at the heart of the city, both physically and culturally. Visit the Alcázar of the Christian Monarchs, a former royal castle and now a museum with beautiful walled gardens. Stroll through the 1 narrow streets of La Judería, the old Jewish 2 quarter, or look back at the city from the Roman Bridge, which dates back to the 3 1st century BC.

e Balcon de Córdoba marries the highest quality service and the utmost elegance. ere are several Andalusian patios and a courtyard within the hotel and a superb terrace with a 360º view across the city - great places to unwind and enjoy a drink. ere are only 10 bedrooms, which are individually named and styled, and all have modern facilities and air-conditioning.

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Guide price from £396 per person

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NH Collection Amistad Córdoba

Las Casas de la Juderia Córdoba

e hotel is made up of two Moorish mansions right in the heart of Córdoba. e traditional courtyards and archways have been restored to their 18th century glory, whilst the hotel rooms are decorated in a soothing contemporary style. e rooop plunge pool and sun terrace urge you to relax. e hotel's two open air courtyards are ideal for al fresco dining and drinks.

is charming hotel boasts a privileged setting overlooking the Jewish Quarter and just 200 metres away from the Great Mosque of Cordoba. e hotel comprises of a maze of beautiful patios and covered terraces, and the rooms are spacious and comfortable, decorated in a classic style.

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Cadiz Province With magnificent architecture, beautiful beaches and amazing seafood, Cadiz Province is a must-visit destination.

Hotel Villa Jerez

Embrace the laidback vibe of the walled town of Cadiz. Stroll through the city’s streets, exploring its Roman and Moorish history, the golden-domed cathedral and the 18th century watchtower, before heading to the sandy beach to sip a l Jerez sundowner. Or explore the penas and bodegas of historic Jerez - the palm-lined squares and palaces of the city famed for its sherry, flamenco and Andalusian horses.

Occupying a pretty mansion house, this 5-star is just a short walk from the city centre of Jerez. Rooms are inviting, well equipped and features charming views of the exclusive gardens and pool. Enjoy a spot of lunch or a romantic dinner in the sophisticated surroundings at the hotel restaurant and the garden terrace.

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Guide price from £312 per person

Arcos de la Frontera Tapas Tour from £99pp Andalusian Horse Show in Jerez from £23pp

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is 4-star boasts an impressive façade and interiors styled with cool colours. e outdoor pool and Jacuzzi area enjoys views of the Atlantic and the spa features an indoor pool and offers a range of treatments. Its location is a stone's throw away from the Caleta Beach, a foodie's delight being close to many restaurants.

A short walk from the city centre and just minutes from the beach, Monte Puertaierra's location is one of the best in Cadiz. Interiors are inviting, modern and airy throughout, from the lobby area to the café-bar to the guestrooms. e stylish cafébar has an outdoor seating area which opens in Spring and Summer.

Guide price from £399 per person

Guide price from £292 per person

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Seville

Seville is a city of culture, history, fiestas, superb food and architectural gems - a cocktail of Moorish and European influences set in a stunning natural landscape.

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For spectacular views, and to get your bearings within the city, climb La Giralda, the magnificent tower attached to the equally impressive gothic cathedral. Europe’s oldest royal residence, the Real Alcazár, is a stunning example of Moorish influence on Spanish architecture, with intricately carved stone colonnades, vibrantly tiled walls and superb gardens. For more modern pleasures, excellent shopping can be found along Calle de las Sierpas or simply enjoy a bite to eat in one of the many tapas bars.

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Alcazar de Sevilla from £27pp Guadalquivir River Cruise from £20pp

Flamenco Show from £35pp White Villages Day Tour from £85pp

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A member of e Leading Hotels of the World, this 5-star luxury hotel has long been a favourite in Seville due to its central location and excellent facilities. Enjoy traditional Andalusian cuisine at the exquisite restaurant and head to the rooop for the best panoramic views, there is also a wellness centre with outdoor pool and sun beds.

Guide price from £493 per person

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is 4-star is housed in a romantic Sevillian building which blends seamlessly into the heart of Seville's historic centre. Immerse in the rooop pool and spa and enjoy views overlooking the Giralda from the rooop terrace. Discover Andalusian cuisine in the relaxing setting at the hotel's Azahar Restaurant. Guide price from £420 per person • Bar • Restaurant • Pool • Spa • WiFi

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Hotel Las Casas de la Judería

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e hotel lies in the charming neighbourhood of La Judería, in Seville’s historic heart, a short walk from the city’s most famous attractions. e hotel is spread across 27 houses, linked by courtyards with fountains, and the rooms are decorated in traditional Andalusian style. ere is a piano bar, with live music most evenings, two restaurants and a rooop swimming pool. Guide price from £353 per person

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e Petit Palace Santa Cruz is a wonderful 4-star in the Andalusian capital. Guest rooms are cosy and evoke a home away from home feel. e hotel offers great flexibility for families with a variety of room types that sleep up to four, five or even six people. For entertainment, free iPads are available to borrow and the complimentary bike rental is popular with guests.

Guide price from £347 per person

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Hotel Fernando III

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Fernando III is located in Santa Cruz, the heart of Seville, it's next to the cathedral and buzzing shopping and dining districts. Bedrooms have spacious and comfortable interiors and timeless decor. Guests can unwind on the exclusive rooop terrace, the hotel's haven which features a pool, loungers and a bar for tapas and drinks.

Part of H10’s ‘Boutique’ collection, this 76 room hotel exudes character. A particular feature is the authentic Andalusian patio, tiled with ceramic from the 1929 World’s Fair. Well placed for local restaurants and bars, it is in a peaceful location yet only a short walk to the major sights.

Guide price from £349 per person

Guide price from £303 per person

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Valencia Valencia is Spain’s third city and boasts a colourful Old Town, bustling beaches and futuristic architecture.

Westin Hotel

Beautiful natural spaces such as the Antiguo Cauce del Río Turia park and the Bioparc Valencia contrast with the iconic, futuristic City of Art and Sciences, which includes the Oceanográfico, the largest aquarium and marine park in Europe. Foodies will love Valencia, as the Central Market is a feast for the senses, with 3 deliciously tempting fresh daily produce. 1

Set in luscious gardens, the luxurious Westin is within walking distance of the historic, cultural and shopping heart of Valencia. You can enjoy Mediterranean cuisine at the Rosmarino restaurant or sip champagne at the El Jardi Bar - a great way to unwind aer a day of exploring.

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Guide price from £512 per person

Paella Cooking Class from £60pp Rooftop Wine Tasting & Tapas from £93pp

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Ad Hoc Monumental

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Located in a wonderful part of Valencia, within walking distance of all the major attractions, this modern boutique hotel is a great choice for a sophisticated stay in the heart of the city. Enjoy a good start to the day, dining in the cosy breakfast room and grab a light snack in the café/bar area aer a busy day’s sightseeing.

Located in the heart of Valencia’s Old Town, next to the cathedral and Serranos Towers and on the banks of the river Turia, the Ad Hoc Monumental is the ideal base for exploring the city. is charming hotel has been fully restored to enhance its 19th century brick walls and wooden beams.

Guide price from £338 per person

Guide price from £314 per person

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Palma

Vibrant Palma offers an abundance of shops, restaurants and nightlife and a fascinating Old Town to explore.

Gran Melia Victoria

Home to half of Mallorca’s population, Palma is a bustling city with a diverse mix of historical sights. Bellver Castle enjoys great views over the city to the impressive Gothic Le Seu Cathedral. e Old Town is a charming maze of narrow 2 streets with a range of interesting buildings. 3 Visit the Plaça Major and the Passeig del Born for great shops, restaurants and open1 air cafés.

is luxurious hotel lies at the centre of the bay, overlooking the Marina. e 171 traditionally decorated rooms are well equipped with many offering views of the sea front and cathedral (supplement may apply). ere are 3 restaurants, a lounge bar, a piano bar, an indoor swimming pool and an outdoor pool (May to Oct).

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Guide price from £352 per person

Mallorca Winery & Wine Tasting from £95pp Mountain, Village & Hidden Beach Hike from £125pp

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HM Jaime III

is modern hotel is located in the heart of Palma, close to the cathedral and Plaza Mayor. e rooms have a minimalist decor, offering bright and comfortable accommodation. You can relax in the spa, with its heated pool, or in the hotel's bar and terrace, which also boasts an outdoor pool where you can soak up the sun.

e HM Jaime III is located in downtown Palma, surrounded by shops and bars and close to the Marina. ere is a trendy, urban style throughout and the rooms are spacious, comfortable and well equipped. You can relax in the hotel's spa or enjoy a drink whilst soaking up the Mediterranean atmosphere on the outdoor terrace right on Paseo Mallorca.

Guide price from £265 per person

Guide price from £235 per person

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the Basque Country

Perched on Spain’s North Atlantic coast, the region boasts stunning scenery, great food and a strong cultural identity.

Hotel Maria Cristina

Known as the capital of Basque Country, the port of Bilbao is a cosmopolitan destination and home to the architecturally stunning Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. e picturesque city of San Sebastian is a foodie’s paradise, renowned for its Michelin-starred restaurants and pintxos (tapas). is elegant, energetic city was the European City of Culture in 2016.

is grand 5-star hotel overlooks the Urumea River, echoing the history and culture of San Sebastian. e entire hotel is designed in a perfect juxtaposition of classic and contemporary styles, with cool marble halls and immaculate grand decor inspired by the glamour of the Belle Epoque.

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Guide price from £536 per person

San Sebastian Pintxo Tour from £119pp Bilbao Old Quarter Tour from £64pp

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Sercotel Coliseo Bilbao Hotel

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An elegant hotel decorated in timeless marble, positioned in one of the most exclusive neighbourhoods of the city. Just a short walk away is the beautiful beach of Ondarreta and the Old Town. e 180 airy rooms are decorated in warm neutral tones creating a peaceful atmosphere for ultimate relaxation and comfort.

Guide price from £320 per person

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is hotel offers a versatile range of 97 sleek streamlined bedrooms for single travellers, couples and families. Enjoy complimentary hot drinks at the coffee corner and refreshing beverages in the lounge bar. To promote even more relaxation during your Bilbao break, head towards the hotel's lovely terrace. Guide price from £338 per person • Bar • Restaurant • Fitness room • WiFi • Family rooms

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Gibraltar Gibraltar, or e Rock as it is known, is a British territory on Spain’s southern tip, which is steeped in history.

Rock Hotel

You’ll enjoy a unique holiday experience with sun, sea and a blend of cultures. e Rock of Gibraltar, rising 424 metres above the sea, is famous for its population of Barbary macaques, the only wild monkeys found in Europe. Take a ride up by cable car for stunning views. You 2 can escape the hustle and bustle by visiting 3 the Alameda Botanic Gardens.

e hotel, situated on the foothills of the Rock of Gibraltar, boasts stunning views of the Bay of Gibraltar and Spanish mainland. Decorated in a colonial style, it has 84 comfortable rooms all with sea views and most with balconies. e hotel’s restaurant has panoramic views and serves British cuisine with an African influence. ere’s an open air pool, (April to October), which sits in its own secluded garden.

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Guide price from £425 per person

Gibraltar Rock & WWII Tunnels from £35pp Dolphin Watching from £25pp

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Caleta Hotel

Located in the heart of Gibraltar on the tree-lined Governer’s Parade, the O’Callaghan Eliott enjoys one of the best positions in the city. 2018 saw an extensive programme of refurbishment throughout the hotel, with guest rooms updated in fresh, Mediterranean tones and the addition of high-spec bathrooms. A fabulous new rooop pool and restaurant are due to be completed for the 2019 season.

e hotel is located on the beachfront, to the east side of e Rock, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. It offers panoramic views of e Rock as well as the coastlines of Morocco and Southern Spain. is 4-star property offers comfortable, wellappointed rooms and offers a combination of Mediterranean charm and contemporary design.

Guide price from £399 per person

Guide price from £388 per person

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Lisbon

Museums, castles, open-air markets, funiculars and Fado music - Lisbon is a capital city with so much to offer.

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Lisbon’s rich heritage is tangible at every turn, from the cobbled streets and compact houses inside the old Moorish walls of the Alfama and the ancient St George’s Castle, to the imposing Jéronimos Monastery in the Belém district - there are plenty of historic sites to keep you busy. Go bargain-hunting at the Feria da Ladra, a flea market held beside the impressive Santa Engracia Church. If you want to escape the city, Sintra is worth a visit, with its fairytale palace and extravagant mansions.

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Portuguese Cooking Experience from £76pp Alfama Walking Tour from £15pp

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Sintra & Cascais Day Trip from £82pp Gourmet Food & Wine Tour from £49pp

Hotel Avenida Palace

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Situated in the centre of Lisbon, near to the Bairro Alto and Chiado, the historic Hotel Avenida Palace has been completely restored with elegant, luxurious interiors. e hotel features a cosy English-style bar, perfect for a cocktail aer a day of sightseeing, or you can enjoy a spot of aernoon tea in the graceful lounge, whilst listening to the live pianist.

is beautiful boutique hotel is set in an 18th century townhouse and located in the historic centre of Lisbon. It is an intimate property which offers a friendly, personal service. You can unwind aer a day’s sightseeing in the hotel's fitness room with jet pool or in the lounge bar.

Guide price from £442 per person

Guide price from £421 per person

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Marques de Pombal

Hotel Lisboa Plaza

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e Marques de Pombal is located in the centre of Lisbon on the prestigious Avenida da Liberdade. e 123 rooms are individually decorated in a tasteful manner and offer a high level of comfort. Aer a busy day exploring the sights of the city, you can enjoy a relaxing drink or dinner at the restaurant/bar BLU which overlooks the Avenida da Liberdade.

is is a really charming boutique hotel in a great location on the Avenida da Liberdade in the historic centre of Lisbon. e surroundings are stylish and elegant. ere is a restaurant, offering Portuguese cuisine as its speciality, a cocktail lounge and bar, where guests can order snacks. e rooms are tastefully decorated in a rich and relaxing style.

Guide price from £364 per person

Guide price from £395 per person

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The 7 Hotel

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Housed in a magnificent red building in Lisbon, the 7 Hotel is a welcoming property with an elegant lobby lounge and a trendy breakfast room. e hotel is good value for its central location and guest rooms have a refined design and an en suite. Guests can also try the hotel's popular Frappe 7.

is is a comfortable, modern hotel situated on the Rua Castillho, overlooking Parque Eduardo VII. It is very convenient for visiting the city’s attractions, being only a short walk from Marques de Pompal Square. All 68 rooms are air-conditioned and well equipped. e hotel’s attractive restaurant is not only popular with guests but is also well-appreciated by locals.

Guide price from £361 per person

Guide price from £344 per person

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Porto

Very much a waterside city, colourful Porto rises steeply from the River Douro, which lies at its heart.

InterContinental Porto Palacio das Cardosas

Great for exploring on foot, Porto is an intriguing mix of the traditional and the industrial, with medieval alleyways, cutting-edge architecture, seaside suburbs and nearby fishing villages. A visit would not be complete without a glass of their most famous export, port wine. 1 Whether sampled in a hip bar, fine-dining 3 restaurant or direct from one of the port lodges, it’s a must!

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A hotel evoking a sense of heritage and authenticity in the heart of Porto. Housed in a renovated 18th century palace overlooking the Avenida dos Aliados, the hotel is a brilliant starting point for exploring the city's gems. eir classically gorgeous bar and restaurant are designed for a truly high-end experience.

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Guide price from £353 per person

Douro Valley Wine Tour from £104pp Food & Wine Tasting City Tour from 60pp

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The House Ribeira Hotel

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An urban, modern hotel centrally located in Porto, housing over 50 guest rooms spanning 6 floors. Rooms are stylish and excellently equipped, with the higher grade rooms offering unique views over the houses of Ribeira and the Douro River. e hotel's House Bar boasts a great selection of port wine and Caipi Porto cocktails.

Guide price from £290 per person • Bar • WiFi

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Situated in the heart of Porto this hotel is in a great location for visiting the city on foot. e rooms are contemporary in style and some offer views of the historic city. e hotel's restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere and serves traditional Portuguese cuisine, whilst the bar is the perfect place for you to unwind aer a day’s sightseeing. Guide price from £246 per person • Bar • Restaurant • WiFi

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Montenegro is tiny Balkan nation wows with its UNESCO-protected national parks, charming old towns and stunning coastline.

The Chedi

It’s a vibrant, emerging destination, filled with architectural wonders like the Ostrog Monastery, which is built into a sheer rock face, and churches that lie on secluded islands. But it’s the coastal towns that really delight, with glitzy Tivat, atmospheric Kotor and exuberant Budva the l Kotor pick of the crop. ey’ve been compared to l Lustica Bay Monaco, Dubrovnik and Miami respectively but they each have their own unique charm.

is 5-star property is based in the exclusive town of Lustica Bay, allowing premium access to 6.9 hectares of natural beauty, the promenade and restaurants and bars. Ritzy design details evoke a unique, relaxing ambience throughout. e chic spa makes for a luxurious time-out and guests are spoilt with two upmarket restaurants.

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Guide price from £399 per person

Full Day Montenegro Tour from Kotor from £63pp Centinje Old Royal Capital Tour from £55pp

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Hotel Vardar

Hotel Majestic

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Hotel Vardar is nestled in Kotor, close to the Old Town - a great base for walking to restuarants and historic places of interest. ere is a Turkish bath and sauna as well as a small fitness room to make use of. e charming hotel restaurant serves a variety of European cuisine and is oen frequented by locals.

Set in the centre of Budva, a perfect location next to the sea and old town, the new Hotel Majestic offers pretty marina views. Defining elegance, rooms are designed in a fresh style, with comfort in mind. e bar-restaurant is a stylish local hangout with a leafy terrace, serving up food craed from quality ingredients.

Guide price from £239 per person

Guide price from £212 per person

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Dubrovnik

On Croatia’s Adriatic coast, Dubrovnik is a beautiful and tranquil city with a fascinating history and culture.

Hilton Imperial

Get your bearings in Dubrovnik with a walk around the walls of this ancient city visiting the Fort and the Old Port. e Franciscan Monastery is a beautiful, peaceful sanctuary, while the botanical gardens at Lokrum Island are a short boat ride from the Old Town. ere is a lovely beach at Lapad Bay, just outside the 2 3 city, with an attractive promenade lined with cafés and restaurants.

Boasting impressive views, this hotel is situated just a few minutes' walk from the Old Town. Rooms are airy and bright, decorated in warm, neutral colours. Enjoy seafood fresh from the Adriatic at the Porat Restaurant and relax in the cosy ambience of the bar. ere is also an indoor pool with a glass roof and a spa!

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Guide price from £388 per person

Korcula Island & Wine Tasting from £59pp Mostar & Kravice Waterfalls from £49pp

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Hotel Kompas

Hotel Perla

Set on the stunning seafront overlooking the Lapad beach and the lush waters of the Adriatic, the Hotel Kompas has unrivalled luxe design and outstanding 4-star facilities. Modern opulence is defined in the bedrooms with balcony and there are three bars and restaurants with views as well as an all-white glamorous spa.

e Hotel Perla is located on Lapad Bay, near to shops and a tennis court. Behind the stony façade discover a serene ambience. In rooms expect minimal decor, impeccable cleanliness and comfy beds with plush headboards. e Restaurant Agora serves up local cuisine which can be enjoyed al fresco on the terrace.

Guide price from £268 per person

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Split Home to significant historic sites, a dramatic landscape and a bustling nightlife, Split exudes charm and vibrancy.

Hotel Park

Split dates back to the 4th century BC and Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO site, is evidence of the city’s early Roman history. Climb the Cathedral of Saint Duje bell tower for great views of the city, or visit one of Split’s many museums 2 and galleries. Finish the day on the Riva, where the seafront promenade offers the perfect place to enjoy a taste of local cuisine 3 and nightlife.

Split’s oldest and most sophisticated hotel, the elegant Hotel Park dates from 1921 and retains a classic and refined ambiance throughout its airconditioned rooms and inviting public areas. Dine outside on the palm-lined terrace, and enjoy sweeping views of Bacvice Bay; the beach and the old town are a short stroll away.

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Guide price from £452 per person

Krka Waterfalls & Sibenik from £65pp Plitvice Lakes Day Trip from £88pp

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Marmont Hotel

Luxe Boutique Hotel

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e Marmont Hotel is located in the heart of the historic Old Town so it is perfectly positioned to explore the 1700 year old World Heritage site. Offering a superb blend of the traditional and modern, guests can enjoy the hotel restaurant, lounge bar and terrace, with views over the rooops of the old city.

A modern boutique hotel, close to all that historic Split has to offer, the Luxe Hotel features clean lines and a funky contemporary feel with unique furniture and artwork throughout. is bright and airy hotel uses colour well in its 30 rooms and guests can enjoy the stylish onsite restaurant, lobby bar and cigar lounge.

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Venice Venice is one of the world’s most romantic locations and whether you discover this ancient city by foot or by water, you’ll be in awe of its magical beauty. 6

Rich in history and tradition, Venice has a concentrated collection of museums, churches and architectural gems, spread over 118 small islands. Lose yourself in a bygone era as you explore the city on foot or, in true Venetian style, by gondola or vaporetti (public ‘bus’ ferries). Start your sightseeing at St Mark’s Square and visit the Palazzo Ducale for great views and fine architecture. en move on to the Basilico San Marco with its stunning mosaics, intricate designs and medieval masterpieces.

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Discover Venice Walking Tour from £27pp Grand Canal Boat Tour from £52pp

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Gritti Palace

Luna Baglioni

A meeting place of refined Venetian culture and history - e Gritti Palace. Rooms are elegant and artistically designed, whilst being an intimate and relaxing haven for guests. Indulge in culinary excellence at the hotel's restaurants with scenic views of the Grand Canal from the terraces.

e perfect location – situated near all the main attractions and right in the heart of Venice, facing the San Marco Basin and the island of San Giorgio. As a member of e Leading Hotels of the World, its elegant Venetian decor offers its guests an intimate, welcoming atmosphere combined with flawless service.

Guide price from £786 per person

Guide price from £487 per person

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Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal

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With unforgettable views over the lagoon and just 10 minutes’ walk from the Piazza San Marco, the Metropole is an enchanting 5-star hotel offering lavish accommodation with an exotic ambiance. e hotel boasts the Michelin-starred Met Restaurant and a bar, which serves cocktails, vintage wines, champagnes and snacks.

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A classic Venetian setting right on the Grand Canal, close to St Mark’s Square and with superb views of the Basilica della Salute. Wonderfully refurbished, guests will be impressed by the elegant and sumptuous interior. e Grand Canal restaurant serves delicious local cuisine in a stunning canal-side setting and the lounge bar is a popular area for a relaxing drink. Guide price from £322 per person

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A la Commedia

Hotel Rialto

A rare jewel in the heart of Venice, the A la Commedia is located in one of the most lively, interesting areas of ancient Venice, a few steps from the Rialto Bridge and close to St Mark’s Square. ere is a lovely rooop terrace where guests can unwind aer the day’s sightseeing, or before they explore the bars and restaurants that lie nearby.

You can find 4-star elegance at the Rialto Hotel, filled with character and luxury, a stay here is guaranteed to be wonderful. Bedrooms at the Rialto are opulently furnished and most have views of the colourful canal. ere is an exclusive terrace for beautiful panoramic views and a seasonal bar and restaurant.

Guide price from £318 per person

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Hotel Colombina

Duodo Palace

e Colombina is ideally located in the heart of the city, just a few steps from St Mark’s Square. is former Venetian palace has breathtaking views over the Bridge of Sighs and the San Marco Basilica, and its own private water landing.

e Duodo Palace in Venice enjoys a great location just 5 minutes’ walk from St Mark’s Square. e hotel has retained the charm of the original 17th century building and is decorated in an elegant Venetian style, some rooms have canal views or views over the rooops of Venice. Aer a day seeing the sights, relax in the hotel’s bar or Fireplace Room.

Guide price from £300 per person

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Although only minutes from St Mark’s Square, this elegant 4-star hotel’s situation on a side street allows guests an escape from the bustling streets of Venice. e recently renovated Corner Bar is the perfect place for a coffee or a late night drink. Many guests arrive by water taxi or gondola.

is welcoming hotel features a range of comfortable rooms, decorated in a traditional Venetian style with a modern edge. Just a short walk from St Mark's Square, it’s the perfect base for exploring the city. All rooms have airconditioning, an in-room safe and minibar. e hotel’s La Terrazza restaurant serves excellent Italian food in a romantic setting.

Guide price from £298 per person

Guide price from £312 per person

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Dona Palace

Hotel Firenze

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is refined boutique-style property is in the heart of historic Venice on the edge of St Mark's Square. e hotel offers standard rooms and luxury suites, all decorated in a classic style and featuring air-conditioning, a safe, minibar, fridge and elegant marble bathrooms. Enjoy aernoon tea in the sophisticated lounge or relax in the lush secret garden.

e Hotel Firenze is situated on the edge of St Mark’s Square. Behind its façade of marble and iron, the interior of the hotel provides comfortable surroundings. ere is a rooop terrace with great views of Venice where you can enjoy breakfast in the warmer months.

Guide price from £312 per person

Guide price from £256 per person

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Flora Hotel

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Hotel Flora is a delightful hotel offering charm and character just minutes away from St Mark's Square. e 40 rooms are a mixture of Standard and Superior and all are decorated with original period furniture and offer air-conditioning and free WiFi. e bar and garden are the perfect place to relax and enjoy a drink aer a long day's sightseeing.

is charming little hotel close to St Mark's Square is situated in a quiet and peaceful area overlooking a typical Venetian square. In spring and summer you can enjoy breakfast outside. Each room is unique in size and design, offering something for everyone.

Guide price from £328 per person

Guide price from £252 per person

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Verona Verona is one of Italy’s gems, made famous by its worldrenowned summer opera season, and that play!

Hotel Due Torri

Nestled along the Adige River, Verona is known for its well-preserved historic sights, picturesque squares and romantic atmosphere. It is home to a fine Roman amphitheatre, the Arena di Verona, and a must for Shakespeare fans is 1 the Casa di Guilietta, the alleged setting for the Romeo and Juliet balcony scene. 2 Experience the lively market in the Piazza del Erbe.

A member of e Leading Hotels of the World and one of Verona’s best known hotels, it is situated in a great position close to many places of interest, housed in a lovingly preserved medieval palazzo. e Due Torri Lounge and Restaurant is perfect for guests to sample local specialities and international cuisine.

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Guide price from £445 per person

Verona Arena Tour from £32pp Sirmione & Lake Garda Tour from £75pp

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Hotel Accademia

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Positioned in the centre of Verona, the Hotel Accademia is in the heart of the exclusive shopping area. is historic hotel features over 90 elegant guest rooms, equipped with modern comforts, tea and coffee making facilities and WiFi. Be prepared for a comfortable stay in a relaxing environment.

Guide price from £360 per person • Bar • Fitness room • WiFi

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e Armando boasts an excellent location in a quiet part of the Old Town, just 300 metres from the Arena and a few minutes’ walk from Juliet’s Balcony, Castelvecchio Museum, the university and the eatre Filippini. is hotel is an ideal place to rest and relax aer a busy day of sightseeing, and offers a friendly atmosphere with modern facilities. Guide price from £315 per person • Bar • WiFi

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Lake Garda Surrounded by stunning mountains, Lake Garda is the largest of the Italian lakes and about 25 miles from Verona.

Hotel Olivi Spa

e picturesque fortified town of Sirmione sits on a peninsula and has a variety of historic sites as well as shopping and leisure opportunities. Gardone has a relaxed atmosphere and art lovers will enjoy the local botanic garden, which includes sculptures by Keith Haring and Roy Lichtenstein. In contrast, Desenzano has three beaches and is famed for its nightlife.

Set in a peaceful location, not far from the narrow streets of Sirmione, and surrounded by gardens and olive trees, this is a great place to unwind. Rooms are individually decorated and have modern facilities. ere is an outdoor pool, complete with hot tub, and a spa with a range of treatments (fees apply). ere is a choice of restaurants serving local cuisine, and a bar.

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Guide price from £335 per person

Lake Garda Day Tour from £59pp Dolomite Mountains Tour from £65pp

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Grand Hotel

Admiral Hotel Villa Erme

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Sitting right on the lake front, the luxurious Grand Hotel offers spacious rooms with modern facilities and either a balcony or terrace. ere is an outdoor pool, with sun terrace and pool bar, and the hotel has its own private beach. ere is also a fantastic restaurant serving local cuisine and a terrace with superb views across the lake.

Located only a few steps from the clear blue waters of Lake Garda, this small hotel (32 rooms) offers a pool, complete with a whirlpool and jetstream. ere is also a Jacuzzi on the rooop terrace that offers stunning views of the lake. Guests will enjoy the well-furnished rooms with large balconies.

Guide price from £456 per person

Guide price from £369 per person

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Milan Visit Milan for striking architecture, outstanding local cuisine and probably the best choice of designer shops.

Baglioni Hotel Carlton

A must-see is the Duomo, Milan’s majestic Gothic cathedral with its towering spires. Visit the Castello Sforzesco, an imposing red brick castle housing several museums, and the Pinacoteca di Biera, one of Milan’s best 2 galleries. e city is a shopper’s dream: Quadrilatero d’Oro is the place for designer brands, or visit the Fiera di Sengigallia, the city’s best flea market. 1

is luxury boutique hotel overlooks Via della Spiga, the city’s most famous shopping street. e Baretto al Baglioni restaurant has a distinctive English clubhouse feel, while the Caffè Baglioni is a haven of style. e Spiga 8 SPA is the ideal escape from the bustle, with a sauna, Turkish bath and elegant lounge area.

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Guide price from £706 per person

The Last Supper & Walking Tour from £82pp Duomo Rooftop Tour from £42pp

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Hotel Sanpi

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e Hotel Sanpi is a modern boutique hotel, located in the heart of the city between Piazza Repubblica and Porto Venezia. e lobby overlooks a pretty courtyard garden, where there are some beautiful paintings by the contemporary Italian artist Ercole Pignatelli and classic sculptures. All 79 bedrooms are tastefully decorated and well equipped.

is welcoming 3-star is located in the heart of the city, five minutes on foot from the Piazza del Duomo. It was the first ‘ecological’ hotel in Italy and was designed according to bio-architectural criteria. e hotel boasts modern and inviting spaces, decorated in a minimalist style. ere is an attractive breakfast room and a bar as well as 24 hour room service.

Guide price from £357 per person

Guide price from £329 per person

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Lake Como & Lake Maggiore e two lakes have a Mediterranean-like climate, bringing sub-tropical colour to the many fabulous gardens.

Sheraton Hotel Lake Como

Lake Como has long been the playground of the rich and famous and its shores are dotted with magnificent villas and palaces, with beautiful gardens to delight horticulturalists. Lake Maggiore may not be as high profile but it still possesses magnificent architecture. Take a trip to Isola Bella, a small island with an impressive palace and superb Italianate garden.

Located in lush surroundings, the hotel is just a few kilometres from Como town centre, not far from the lake front. e well-appointed rooms all have modern facilities. ere is a wonderful swimming pool, outdoor Jacuzzi and pool bar. For pampering and relaxation, guests can enjoy access to a local spa (charges apply).

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Guide price from £464 per person

Cooking Class on Lake Como from £99pp Lake Orta from Stresa from £45pp

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Palace Hotel

Hotel Rigoli

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e Palace Hotel overlooks the lakefront and like its name, it is regal and grand and the perfect base for exploring Lake Como. e bedrooms evoke an understated sophistication with modern amenities expected from a hotel of this calibre. e glamorous breakfast room, restaurant and the garden bar are enough to make you swoon!

Set on the lakeside in a beautiful garden where guests can have breakfast, Hotel Rigoli is a fantastic choice for a holiday in Baveno. e hotel has its own small private beach complete with sun loungers and umbrellas. ere is also a restaurant and bar for guests’ convenience. e 31 rooms are decorated in a classic style offering modern facilities.

Guide price from £392 per person

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Florence e jewel of Renaissance Italy, Florence is the historic capital of romantic Tuscany and you’ll be dazzled by the city’s beauty, both inside and out.

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e Uffizi Gallery is arguably the best in Italy and houses the Medici collection, a treasure trove of Renaissance art. Dominating the Florence skyline is Brunelleschi’s Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral, more commonly known as Il Duomo. Climb to the top for an unforgettable panoramic view of the city and surrounding countryside. e Ponte Vecchio is the oldest bridge in Florence and as well as housing a number of charming artisan shops, it’s the best place to view the meandering River Arno.

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e elegant Hotel Savoy is one of Florence’s finest, located directly opposite the Column of Abundance, which marks the centre of the city. e hotel’s restaurant and bar, the Irene, overlooks the piazza and serves the best cocktails in town!

Dreamy and magical, the Hotel Brunelleschi has 96 luxurious rooms and suites, designed in neutral tones with high ceilings and wide windows for bursts of light. It provides a visually beautiful place for relaxation and is within walking distance of the major sights and shops.

Guide price from £588 per person

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Grand Hotel Minerva

Hotel Grand Cavour

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e newly refurbished Grand Hotel Minerva is a first class 4-star located in Florence's city centre. Featuring a scenic rooop terrace with pool (May-Sept), guests can take in stunning views of the city's beautiful monuments. Commit to the ultimate in relaxed luxury at the Bistrot bar and restaurant with its seasonal outdoor terrace.

Located in a building dating back to 1280, this intimate hotel boasts a fabulous location halfway between the cathedral and the Piazza Signoria. It has excellent facilities including a wellness area with well-equipped gym, Turkish bath and massage rooms, and a roof terrace with bar which affords panoramic views of the city.

Guide price from £324 per person

Guide price from £291 per person

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Hotel Rapallo

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e Hotel Rapallo is a wonderful family-run boutique hotel. All 26 guest rooms have undergone a transformation and tastefully designed with light grey and white tones, the bright rooms have ample space and a luxurious marble and chrome en suite. As an added bonus, they also offer a complimentary teatime buffet around 3-8pm.

is 3-star design hotel is housed in an old Renaissance palace, located at number 23 on Plaza Santa Maria Novella. Rooms are designed in minimalist red and grey and provide contemporary comfort. Each of the 42 rooms have a private bathroom and are fully equipped with a minibar, safe and TV.

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Tuscany With their unique history, artistic heritage and superb cuisine, Tuscany’s other cities are sure to delight and inspire.

Hotel Bologna

Beyond Florence’s magnetic charms, Tuscany has a wealth of other inviting cities waiting to beguile you. Pisa’s iconic leaning tower may be its most famous landmark, but there are many more historic treasures in this charming city. A short train ride away, the stunning medieval cities of Lucca and Siena boast a medley of pretty piazzas and cobbled lanes in their unspoilt, historic centres.

e prestigious 4-star Hotel Bologna in Pisa occupies a stylish Tuscan palazzo, within walking distance of the Duomo, the Corso and other attractions. Delicate tones of ochre, peach and green exude a warm elegance and charm. e hotel is an intimate place for immersing yourself in the Italian lifestyle.

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Guide price from £285 per person

Chianti & Dinner Experience (Siena) from £75pp Pasta Making Class (Lucca) from £86pp

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Hotel Ilaria & Residenza dell'Alba

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Stay amidst the city walls of Lucca and appreciate the spectacular architecture of this 4-star hotel, comprising an old stable and a pleasant annexe which can be accessed through the portico. Rooms are equipped with modern amenities and the seasonal terrace with Jacuzzi adds to a lovely peaceful stay. Guide price from £298 per person • WiFi • Family rooms

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Set within the ancient city of Siena, the Athena is ideally located for reaching the Duomo and the medieval Piazza del Campo. Rooms are comfortable and welcoming and offer guests ultimate rest and relaxation. Head to the hotel's terrace for breathtaking views whilst happily enjoying your city break.

Guide price from £281 per person • Bar • Restaurant • WiFi • Family rooms

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Bologna With world-famous cuisine, historic attractions and an authentic Italian charm, Bologna is hard to resist.

Grand Hotel Majestic Già Baglioni

Explore the compact centre on foot and don’t worry if it rains as Bologna is famous for its porticos, with over 25 miles of arcaded streets. e 12th century Due Torri (Two Towers), which dominate the skyline, are a great vantage 2 point from which to get your bearings. Widely regarded as Italy’s food capital, head 1 to the vibrant student quarter for authentic cuisine at reasonable prices.

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Like its name, this upscale hotel is both grand and majestic. With the Due Torri and the San Petronio Basilica close by, the upper floors feature a rare and spectacular view of the city. e classic, stylish rooms emanate royal ambience.

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Guide price from £621 per person

Countryside Cooking Class from £215pp Food & Ferrari Tour from £169pp

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Hotel Internazionale

Porta San Mamolo

e 4-star Hotel Internazionale is located in the heart of Bologna - a great base for exploring attractions and for shopping. e train station is close by which is ideal for quick day trips to Florence. Stylish, upscale rooms are equipped with modern amenities, and marble bathrooms are spacious and luxurious.

is romantic hotel is located in the centre of the city - just a stone's throw away from the Piazza Maggiore and the Two Towers. Refined design and lush gardens of pomegranates and oleanders create an enchanting, tranquil atmosphere and the courtyard of the Veranda is a peaceful venue for breakfast.

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Rome e heart of a once mighty empire, Rome is an enchanting, vibrant city steeped in history and culture and is rightly one of our most popular city break destinations. Its packed with historic sites and boasts many important galleries and museums. e Colosseum is the iconic symbol of the city and it’s well worth booking a guided tour. In the Vatican City you’ll find the Sistine Chapel, home to Michelangelo’s greatest painted frescoes, and the magnificent St Peter’s Basilica. e Spanish Steps are a popular meeting point and the Campo de Fiori is a charming square that by day hosts a market and by night is buzzing with people enjoying dinner and drinks.

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Classic Rome Tour from £40pp Vatican Highlights from £59pp Crypts & Catacombs Tour from £75pp

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is luxury 5-star hotel is located between the Spanish Steps and Piazza del Popolo. e hotel's Secret Garden provides a tranquil oasis amidst the bustle of central Rome where you can dine al fresco at Le Jardin de Russie restaurant. All rooms are designed in a classic yet contemporary style in relaxing pastel colours.

is unique 5-star hotel is located just a few steps away from the Colosseum and Roman Forum and has views over Palatine Hill. It is the only luxury residence in Rome which houses Roman ruins. e exclusive bedrooms are decorated in a contemporary style. Aer a busy day sightseeing, enjoy complimentary snacks on the roof terrace.

Guide price from £879 per person

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Formerly a stately home, this converted townhouse has been fully renovated to create an intimate hotel in the historical centre of Rome. e well-appointed rooms are individually decorated to a high standard, some are slightly larger and located in the annexe building. e Inn at the Spanish Steps offers a privileged location to visit this beautiful city.

e hotel has one of the top locations in Rome, behind Trevi Fountain and within walking distance of the Spanish Steps and Trinitè dei Monti, making it a fantastic base to explore all that Rome has to offer. e hotel’s popular restaurant, Le Grondici, offers a taste of fine Mediterranean cuisine.

Guide price from £490 per person

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Hotel Capo D’Africa

Marcella Royal Hotel

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e Capo D'Africa is a short walk away from the Colosseum and surrounded by restaurants and bars. is chic hotel is modern in decor and offers cosy yet spacious rooms for a city centre hotel. e beautiful rooop terrace and bar offer panoramic views over the surrounding area and give you a perfect place to relax aer a day's sightseeing.

Located in the heart of Rome, the Marcella Royal Hotel is only a 10 minute walk from the Termini Station, a few minutes from the Via Veneto and close to the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. e hotel’s roof garden offers wonderful views of the Rome skyline.

Guide price from £374 per person

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Set on Rome's main street, Via Nazionale, this exclusive hotel offers a warm and inviting atmosphere that will not disappoint. e rooms are decorated in warm earth tones and offer all the modern amenities you will need for a city break. e roof terrace bar offers enchanting views of the Vatican and the spa is an ideal retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city.

e River Palace offers a perfect mix of classic style and modern comfort. Located close to the Villa Borghese gardens, just a few steps from Popolo Square, the hotel is an ideal base for exploring this historical city. e 59 rooms are decorated in a classic style, the rooms are cosy and well equipped.

Guide price from £412 per person

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Hotel Morgana

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is friendly 4-star hotel is located in the historical centre of Rome close to all the major sights. e 121 rooms are comfortable and individually decorated, some in a classic style, whilst the newly renovated rooms are more contemporary. is family-friendly hotel offers a good base for getting around this city.

is hotel is the ideal base for exploring, being within walking distance of the elegant Via Veneto and convenient for public transport. You are assured a friendly welcome in the hotel’s comfortable surroundings. Guests will find a large and elegant sitting area and a bar by reception.

Guide price from £334 per person

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Albergo Santa Chiara

Dharma Luxury Hotel

Steeped in history, the Albergo Santa Chiara has had a place in the political and social life of Rome since last century. It is centrally located behind the Pantheon and between Piazza Navona and the Piazza della Minerva. ere are tastefully decorated rooms and also a cosy bar lounge for relaxing in.

e Dharma is a boutique hotel occupying a 19th century building, near to the bustling Via Nazionale and Monti district, a central location with shops and restaurants. e fresh design of each room guarantees a relaxing stay especially the Junior Suite or Wellness Suite for the in-room Turkish baths or hot tubs!

Guide price from £476 per person

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Hotel Regno

Hotel Camelia

Ideally situated just 5 minutes’ walk from the Trevi Fountain and Pantheon, this basic but comfortable 3-star hotel is a fantastic base for exploring this beautiful city. e hotel is set in a 16th century building with some rooms offering small terraces overlooking the rooops of Rome. e 70 rooms are well furnished, with soundproofed windows and air-conditioning.

Set in a former 19th century mansion house, Hotel Camelia is a wonderful example of old Italian architecture. e hotel has 40 wellequipped rooms and is located in the historic centre of the city. e surrounding area is filled with cafés and inns, and Rome’s premier shopping street, Via Nazionale, is a stone’s throw away.

Guide price from £337 per person

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Sorrento With its extraordinary landscape and exquisite views over the Bay of Naples, Sorrento on the famous Neapolitan Riviera is sure to wow any visitor. Visit the Old Town with its narrow meandering streets, where you will find boutiques and cafés, or the Marina Grande perfect for enjoying the local seafood al fresco by the harbour. As well as being a popular destination in its own right, Sorrento is a great base for boat and car excursions along the coast and peninsula. Nearby attractions such as Pompeii, the islands of Capri and Ischia, Herculaneum and the Amalfi Coast are easily accessible and popular Osprey Experiences.

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Prepare for a romantic escape in the heart of the Amalfi Coast at this award-winning hotel featuring two stylish dining spaces, one with sea views and one by the pool. A modern gym with dedicated personal trainers, a gorgeous white marble swimming pool with Jacuzzi and a lush 5 acre garden are all available for your use. Guide price from £590 per person

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In the historic centre of Sorrento, overlooking the Gulf of Naples, this elegant hotel is a short stroll from the beach and Piazza Tasso. Mediterraneanstyle rooms feature quaint tiles and bursts of sea blue tones. Lush greenery and fragrant citrus trees border the hotel - where tranquility awaits you.

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With a unique position close to the town centre, the prestigious Ambasciatori sits in a luxuriant park on a cliff, with breathtaking views of the Gulf of Naples and Vesuvius. e sophisticated rooms are spacious with excellent facilities. e restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating, and features authentic local and international cuisine. e hotel also boasts an exclusive private beach.

A welcoming, refined hotel in the town centre with enchanting views of the Gulf of Naples and Vesuvius. e roof garden has a magnificent swimming pool with whirlpool and there is a second swimming pool in the luxurious verdant garden for guests to enjoy. e hotel has a wonderful restaurant and a choice of bars. Rooms are spacious and elegant with a balcony.

Guide price from £472 per person

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Hotel Mediterraneo

Antiche Mura Hotel

is charming 4-star is set on a cliffside in Sant’Agnello, along Sorrento's Peninsula, and offers amazing views of the gulf and coastal islands that can be enjoyed throughout the hotel. e Vesuvio Roof Restaurant is a romantic setting for fresh local dining and the Vista Sky Bar is a magical venue for taking in sunsets with a cocktail in hand.

Located on the main square in Sorrento, the Antiche Mura Hotel is right in the heart of the town. It is an elegant villa in a Belle Epoque style built in the 19th century. Offering an excellent location and great facilities, the hotel combines stylish interiors, elegant traditional decor and modern comforts in all the rooms. e hotel has a relaxing pool with a hydromassage area.

Guide price from £486 per person

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Malta

Blessed with a mild climate and set in crystal waters, Malta and Gozo offer a memorable year-round experience.

The Phoenicia

Malta’s capital, Valletta, is a dense network of ancient streets. St John’s CoCathedral is full of artistic treasures including Caravaggio’s remarkable ‘Beheading of St John the Baptist’. Other sites include the ancient walled capital Mdina, famous for its art glass and the Ggantija Temples of Gozo, the world’s oldest freestanding temple.

Malta’s oldest luxury hotel, sitting in 7.5 acres of mature gardens at the entrance to Valletta, has 128 rooms and 8 suites combining contemporary elegance with history and charm. Its restaurants and bars provide a wealth of options, whilst the Bastion Pool deck, located away from the main hotel building, offers a secluded venue with picturesque views to Marsamxett Harbour.

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Guide price from £474 per person

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Hotel Argento

Osborne Hotel

is modern boutique hotel is centrally located in the popular area of St Julian’s, close to the Portomaso Marina and the entertainment area of Paceville. e sandy beach of St George’s Bay is only 500 metres away. e hotel has 74 stylishlydesigned rooms, a rooop swimming pool, fitness room, restaurant and terrace.

Situated on a quiet road inside the city walls, the hotel is within walking distance of all the sights, museums and restaurants of Valletta. Rooms are decorated in a cool, contemporary style and there is a cosy bar and lounge, and an excellent buffet restaurant. In summer, guests can enjoy the rooop pool and sun terrace, with its great views of Valletta and the Marsamxett Harbour.

Guide price from £336 per person

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Athens Athens is a city steeped in centuries of history, boasting world-renowned modern and ancient treasures.

Hotel Grande Bretagne

e iconic Acropolis sits high above the city and offers a glimpse into Athens’ ancient past. Visitors can delve into more history at the Kanellopoulos Museum, housed in an imposing mansion or visit the National Art 1 Gallery, which includes works by El Greco. 3 e Plaka District is a maze of narrow cobbled streets and a treasure trove of architectural delights.

is hotel has breathtaking views, offering an unrivalled perspective on the city’s history. e exquisite interiors pay homage to Greek culture, while the guest rooms either overlook the hotel courtyard or out over the city's landmarks. ere are several dining options and bars, while the roof garden and spa are great places to relax.

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Guide price from £707 per person

City Tour with Acropolis Museum from £89pp Delphi Day Trip from £79pp

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Athens Gate Hotel

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Modern and simple in style, the hotel is located a short distance from the Acropolis and Syntagma Square. It is spread over 7 floors and has a roof garden bar, an à la carte restaurant, a lobby barcafeteria and a cosy area with a fireplace in the lobby. Of the 99 rooms, all the front rooms look out on the Temple of Olympian Zeus and the 7th floor back rooms have a view to the Acropolis.

is excellent hotel sits in a terrific location, just five minutes’ walk from Syntagma Square. ere are 67 elegantly decorated guest rooms, most of which have a view to either e Acropolis, Plaka or Lycabetus Hill. e hotel has a wonderful rooop garden where you can sit back and take in the breathtaking views and, from May to October, enjoy evening drinks and light snacks.

Guide price from £401 per person

Guide price from £349 per person

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Dublin Dublin offers a wealth of history and culture, wonderful shopping, dining and nightlife, and, of course, fantastic characters! It has many cultural attractions, from the magnificent library at Trinity College, to the Kilmainham Gaol telling the fascinating story of Irish independence. Visit Dublin Castle, which dates back to the 13th century, and Christ Church Cathedral, one of Dublin’s top attractions. Graon Street offers retail therapy and of course, no visit to Dublin would be complete without a look around the Guinness Storehouse, where you can explore the history of this iconic stout and visit the rooop Gravity Bar.

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Guinness Storehouse from £28pp Whiskey Tour & Tasting from £16pp Glendalough & Powerscourt Gardens from £30pp

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The Merrion Hotel

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Located in the heart of the city, this awardwinning hotel is one of Dublin’s finest. Its range of guest rooms and luxurious suites mix Georgianstyle decor and first-class modern amenities. ere’s a Michelin-starred restaurant as well as the Cellar Bar, which serves traditional Irish food in the 18th century wine vaults.

e new Alex hotel offers striking bespoke bedrooms and sophistication. It is on the corner of Merrion Square allowing premium access to Dublin's attractions whilst also being the calm retreat away from the city bustle. Formerly the O’Callaghan Alexander, the 2017 renovation sees a new Executive Lounge occupying the 6th floor and a trendy café on the ground floor.

Guide price from £538 per person (room only)

Guide price from £437 per person

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The Morrison

Ashling Hotel

Located in the heart of historic Dublin, the Morrison is a stylish modern hotel in a perfect location for a short break exploring the sights and sounds of this famous Irish city. e Morrison offers guests a contemporary boutique feel with superb amenities. Quay 14 is the hotel’s bar and the Morrison Grill serves fresh local produce in a fine dining setting.

e Ashling is a leisurely 20 minute walk from Dublin's centre, but with the Luas tram stopping nearby, guests can reach the heart of the city in just 5 minutes. e hotel is home to the classy Iveagh Bar and the cosy Chesterfields Restaurant for delicious dining. Very much a famiy friendly hotel, e Ashling offers versatile Family Rooms.

Guide price from £445 per person

Guide price from £358 per person

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O’Callaghan Mont Clare

Cassidys Hotel

e O'Callaghan Mont Clare offers guests a comfortable and welcoming stay in a traditional Irish setting, overlooking Merrion Square and within strolling distance of Graon Street and Trinity College. All rooms are tastefully decorated with good facilities.

e family-owned Cassidys Hotel is in the heart of Dublin, adjacent to the famous Gate eatre with the shopping districts and museums of the city close by. Combining three converted Georgian buildings, Cassidys is a perfect place for your classic Dublin experience - a comfy, warm and intimate stay.

Guide price from £351 per person

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Cork Cork is a short break destination with a youthful vibe and a distinct regional identity.

Hayfield Manor Hotel

e heart of Cork is an island in the River Lee, with narrow 17th century streets where Georgian landmarks sit beside modern shopping centres, restaurants and pubs. Visit Cork City Gaol, for a fascinating insight into 19th century prison life, or the Crawford Art Gallery, 3 whose collection runs to over 2000 2 paintings, prints and sculptures.

e family-run Hayfield Manor estate is located on the cusp of Cork city. e luxurious, spacious rooms all offer excellent facilities. Overlooking beautiful Gardens, Orchids Restaurant is great for fine dining, whilst the 2AA Rosette awarded Perrotts Garden Bistro serves up sumptuous cuisine in the conservatory. e leisure facilities at Hayfield Manor Hotel are ideal for a relaxing retreat.

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Guide price from £626 per person

Ring of Kerry Tour from £45pp Kinsale & West Cork from £45pp

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The Clayton Hotel

Hotel Isaacs Cork

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e Clayton Hotel has an excellent location just a 5 minute walk from Cork’s entertainment and shopping. e 198 bedrooms are well designed and comfortable. Enjoy an aernoon tea in the Atrium Lounge or visit the Red Bean Roastery café for coffee or a spot of lunch. Also, the hotel’s Globe Restaurant offers a fantastic a la carte menu.

Located in the heart of the city, Hotel Isaacs Cork is a landmark Victorian building retaining many of its original features. e 47 rooms and 11 apartments are spacious and comfortable. Greenes Restaurant and Bar is open all day, and you can relax and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere while eating indoors or al fresco by the waterfall, which is floodlit by night.

Guide price from £477 per person

Guide price from £443 per person

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Belfast Belfast has been transformed in recent years and it has grown in popularity as a UK short break destination.

Fitzwilliam Hotel

With fine examples of Victorian and Edwardian architecture, the awardwinning Titanic Experience, a dynamic waterfront infused with shopping, art, live music, and a great bar scene, there’s never been a more exciting time to visit this vibrant, cosmopolitan city. An hour’s drive away is the breathtaking UNESCO Natural 3 Heritage Site of Giant’s Causeway.

is boutique 5-star hotel is a sophisticated haven in the heart of the city. All rooms are elegantly decorated with designer fabrics. Rooms feature state-of-the-art technology and have a luxurious bathroom with a bath, power shower and hairdryer. Enjoy an intimate dinner in the awardwinning restaurant followed by cocktails in the ultra-chic, yet lively bar.

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Guide price from £414 per person

Titanic Belfast from £22pp Giant’s Causeway Day Tour from £29pp

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Europa Hotel

The Ramada Encore

In the heart of the city, this 4-star hotel offers luxurious accommodation, superb facilities and wonderful food. e spacious bedrooms all have TVs, luxury beds and Ralph Lauren fabrics. With fantastic views over Great Victoria Street, the Piano Bar Restaurant offers gourmet cuisine and an impressive range of cocktails. e Causerie and the Lobby Bar offer more informal options.

is comfortable and stylish hotel is the perfect choice for a city break in Belfast. Situated in the lively cathedral quarter, all en suite rooms are bright and spacious. e bathrooms are modern and feature power showers and hairdryers. Enjoy a meal in the SQ Bar and Grill or a cocktail in the Hub Bar.

Guide price from £378 per person

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Experience the Emerald Isle in Style Enjoy the beautiful Irish scenery in style and comfort aboard the luxurious Belmond Grand Hibernian train. e elegant en-suite cabins provide an indulgent repose aer a day’s sightseeing, and the restaurant cars offer a true gastronomic feast. Take the classic two night ‘Taste of Ireland’ trip, uncover 4 night ‘Legends and Loughs’ or indulge yourself in a 6 night ‘Grand Tour of Ireland’. Whatever you choose we can tailor a personalised itinerary for you based around this extraordinary travel experience. SAMPLE ‘TASTE OF IRELAND’ ITINERARY WITH 2 NIGHTS IN DUBLIN

Day 1: Fly from London to Dublin, a private transfer will be waiting to take you to the Hotel Merrion where you can enjoy 2 nights B&B. Day 2: Time to explore and enjoy Dublin at your leisure. Day 3: Aer breakfast you will be taken to Dublin Heuston Station ready for the Grand Hibernian train to depart early aernoon. Sit back and enjoy lunch as the train travels north along the coast. On arrival in Belfast set off on a black taxi city tour then step back in time as you visit the Titanic Experience. Return to the train and enjoy dinner followed by the evening’s entertainment. Day 4: Breakfast is served then you will arrive at the historic Viking port of Waterford where you will disembark to visit Curraghmore House, where you can enjoy an exclusive tour of the magnificent mansion and grounds, then savour the delights of aernoon tea. You will then be

taken to the Bishop’s Palace for a private out of hours tour including a glassmaking presentation. Return to the train where you will then enjoy a sumptuous dinner onboard along with a traditional music performance in the Observation Car.

Your two night stay aboard the Belmond Grand Hibernian luxury train includes: • 24-hour steward service • All meals: full Irish breakfast, two-course lunch and four-course dinner including cheeseboard, coffee, tea and petit fours

Day 5: Enjoy breakfast onboard as you return to Dublin for your onward travel arrangements.

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Guide price from £3734 per person*

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*Based on 2 people sharing and departing 27th April 2019, subject to availability. Includes return flights from London to Dublin with BA, 2 nights B&B at the 5* Hotel Merrion and 2 nights on the Grand Hibernian with afore mentioned meals onboard, excursions and transfers,. All timings and prices are for guidance only.

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Discover Scotland in Understated Luxury Prepare to experience a new level of indulgence, as the magnificent Belmond Royal Scotsman whisks you through the natural wonders of the Scottish landscape. Fine dining using local Scottish produce is always top of the menu in the restaurant car, while your stylish en-suite cabin provides a relaxing retreat aer a day’s sightseeing. ere are a selection of journeys to choose from, but we’ve highlighted the ‘Western Scenic Wonders’ along with a two night stay in Edinburgh. Talk to one of our Short Break Specialists and they can tailor a personalised itinerary that’s just right for you. SAMPLE ‘WESTERN SCENIC WONDERS’ ITINERARY WITH 2 NIGHTS IN EDINBURGH

Day 1: Fly from London to Edinburgh with BA, a private transfer will be waiting to take you to the Balmoral Hotel where you’ll enjoy 2 nights B&B. Day 2: Time to explore Edinburgh at your leisure. Day 3: Aer breakfast, spend the morning in Edinburgh ready for the train to depart from Waverley Station early aernoon. Relax and take in the stunning scenery as the train heads west to Craigendoran, the starting point for the West Highland line. You’ll be served an indulgent aernoon tea, passing by Loch Lomond and climbing up Glen Falloch and arrive at the village of Spean Bridge for the night. Enjoy an informal dinner and entertainment onboard. Day 4: e train continues west passing through Fort William, with views of Ben Nevis. Disembark at Arisaig for a stroll along the Morar Sands with views of Skye’s Cuillin Mountains. Lunch is served as the train heads back to Fort

William. Aer lunch you will be accompanied to the Glenfinnan Monument followed by tea at Inverlochy Castle. Take an optional walk to Steall Waterfall in Glen Nevis. In the evening enjoy a sumptuous dinner followed by a nightcap and entertainment. Day 5: Today’s destination is the Isle of Bute, including a visit to Mount Stuart. A formal dinner is served while on the move from Wemyss Bay to Kilmarnock.

Your three night stay aboard the Belmond Royal Scotsman luxury train includes: • 24-hour steward service • All meals: full Scottish breakfast, three-course lunch and four-course dinner including cheeseboard, coffee, tea and petit fours • All beverages, including alcoholic drinks • Traditional entertainment

Day 6: Enjoy a leisurely breakfast as the train heads back to Edinburgh ready for your transfer back to the airport.

• Excursions and exclusive tours

Guide price from £4999 per person*

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*Based on 2 people sharing and departing 17th April 2019, subject to availability. Includes return flights from London to Edinburgh with BA, 2 nights B&B at the 5-star Balmoral Hotel and 3 nights on the Belmond Royal Scotsman with afore mentioned meals onboard, excursions and transfers. All timings and prices are for guidance only.

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Edinburgh Scotland’s capital is a compact city, rich in history and culture, and offers a wealth of museums and attractions, shopping opportunites and great restaurants. e medieval alleyways and buildings of the Old Town contrasting with the regimented elegance of the Georgian New Town. Walk along the Royal Mile, a bustling thoroughfare that runs from the iconic Edinburgh Castle at the top, to the Palace of Holyroodhouse and the Scottish Parliament at the bottom. If you’re feeling fit, walk up ‘Arthur’s Seat’, an extinct volcano in Holyrood Park, for the best views over the city. And of course, Princes Street and George Street offer excellent shopping.

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Skip-the-Line Castle Walking Tour from £37pp Royal Yacht Britannia from £20pp Edinburgh Military Tattoo (2-24 August 2019) prices vary

Whisky Tours & Tastings from £18pp Local Gin Tours & Tastings from £12pp Rosslyn Chapel, the Borders & Distillery Tour from £46pp

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is Edinburgh landmark defines luxury, with many of its 188 stylish rooms and suites offering views towards the Castle and Old Town. It has a great spa and several bars and restaurants, including the Michelin-starred Number One. Its famous clock is set two minutes fast so travellers don’t miss their train from Waverley Station!

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is 5-star is located on the Royal Mile and offers a luxurious stay in the heart of Edinburgh. Designed in a vibrant style, guests are treated to chic decor with indulgent amenities such as Nespresso machines, iPod docks and a healthy minibar. e hotel's award-winning Italian restaurant Cucina offers a special dining experience. Guide price from £399 per person • Bar • Restaurant • Spa • WiFi

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e Principal Charlotte Square, which occupies seven townhouses overlooking pretty gardens, has undergone a multi-million pound refurbishment. e rooms and interiors are chic and walls are adorned with special artwork. BABA restaurant serves mezze and charcoal grill dishes and e Garden is an indoor space with a glass roof, where you can enjoy your breakfast or a twilight tea. Guide price from £376 per person

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is Macdonald Hotel is located in Holyrood nestled in the city's old town and just a short walk from the Royal Mile. Enjoy a refreshing drink at the bar or a bite to eat at the restaurant, there is also a lovely aernoon tea on offer. e Macdonald Spa and Health Club provides a relaxing retreat in the Scottish capital.

Guide price from £330 per person

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24 Royal Terrace

Holiday Inn Express

is hotel spans a row of Georgian townhouses on a majestic terrace designed by the renowned Scottish architect William Playfair. e hotel retains much of this original character but adds some contemporary flair, including an ever changing art collection that adorns the walls. e popular RT’s Bar is the perfect place to unwind, whilst perhaps sampling something from the superb whisky collection.

Situated opposite the Edinburgh Playhouse eatre, the hotel is perfectly placed to explore the numerous attractions and sights. e bedrooms are comfortable and modern, each with satellite TV, direct dial telephone and tea and coffee making facilities. e continental breakfast offers a wide choice, and there is also a lounge bar next to reception.

Guide price from £399 per person

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Scotland

Scotland should be on everyone’s ‘must-visit’ list: an ancient country of stunning landscapes with a unique culture, rich heritage and fascinating history. Scotland boasts some of the best attractions, visitor experiences and hotels in the world. From its capital Edinburgh - a UNESCO World Heritage site - to the wilds of the Highlands, it never fails to surprise and delight. You can follow Whisky Trails, visit historic country houses and castles and eat incredible seafood and locally sourced produce. Scotland is a relatively small country and has very good transport links. A city break in Edinburgh or Glasgow is a great choice, but exploring beyond the cities is highly recommended and Osprey can arrange train travel or car hire for multi-centre itineraries. A tried and tested guided tour by road is also a great option and this can be tailored to your requirements.

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e picturesque Invelochy Castle in Fort William is nestled at the foot of the magnificent Ben Nevis. It boasts a great location for exploring nearby natural sights, such as the falls of Glen Nevis and Glencoe. Enjoy exquisite British-French dining and take advantage of the many activities on offer at the hotel.

is 5-star hotel is perched on an enchanting private island on the west coast of Scotland and boasts beautiful views of Loch Linnhe and the majestic Morvern Mountains. is 300-acre island is home to Highland cattle and a wealth of wildlife and there’s plenty of activity to keep birdwatchers happy! e hotel offers a variety of accommodation and e Stables Spa is the perfect place in which to relax.

Guide price from £605 per person

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The Torridon

The Kingsmill Hotel

e exclusive, award-winning Torridon resort occupies a secluded spot in the Scottish Highlands, surrounded by beautiful greenery and boasting exceptional views of the loch and Torridon mountains. e rooms are designed with the highest level of attention and the epitome of fine dining can be found in the hotel's 1887 restaurant, which boasts a triple AA rosette rating.

e Kingsmill Hotel makes a fabulous retreat in Inverness, rooms evoke a cosy feel and they are tastefully decorated. e spa is relaxing and provides picture-perfect surroundings of the Scottish Highlands and the two restuarants are also winners with sophisticated interiors and dishes craed with fresh and local ingredients.

Guide price from £559 per person

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Fonab Castle

Cromlix

Fonab Castle is a restored castle hotel in Highland Perthshire, it is home to luxurious facilities and breathtaking views. Rooms are individually styled in an understated chic design. e hotel boasts the three AA Rosette rated Sandeman's for exquisite dining. Escape to the Woodland Spa for the ultimate retreat.

Owned by Scottish tennis star Andy Murray, Cromlix offers luxury accommodation in idyllic Perthshire countryside, close to his hometown of Dunblane. Set in 34 acres of gardens and woodland and with its own loch, it offers many on-site activities including fishing, archery and tennis. e highly regarded Chez Roux restaurant is run by award-winning chef Darin Campbell and his extravagant aernoon teas are a real treat!

Guide price from £457 per person

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A host for prestigious events like the 2014 Ryder Cup, Gleneagles boasts 850-acre grounds located in Auchterarder - an hour's drive from Edinburgh. Guests will leave with unforgettable memories as it is home to a range of fine restaurants, pools, a health club and pre-arranged activities such as shooting, horse-riding and tennis.

Visit the Fairmont St Andrews for a luxury escape, in a beautiful setting with stunning cliop views over St Andrews and the North Sea. In an area famed for its golfing history, the hotel owns two championship courses - e Torrance and e Kittocks. ere are three high-end restaurants and the Atrium Lounge is perfect for aernoon tea. e Fairmont Spa is the ideal place to relax and be pampered aer a day’s golfing or sightseeing.

Guide price from £559 per person

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Greywalls Hotel

Trump Turnberry

Greywalls was designed by the renowned architect Sir Edwin Lutyens and sits beside the world famous Muirfield golf course. It has beautiful gardens and magnificent views over Muirfield’s 9th and 18th greens to the Firth of Forth and Fife beyond. It’s a perfect getaway for golfers, with 10 golf courses in a 5 mile radius, though if you prefer more cullinary courses, you’ll certainly enjoy the award-winning Chez Roux restaurant.

A Luxury Collection Resort, Trump Turnberry is located in Ayrshire, featuring excellent golf courses, a fantastic spa and enchanting coastal surroundings. Rooms exude warmth and relaxed luxury and bathrooms are decorated in timeless marble. e hotel houses a number of chic restaurants for amazing food.

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London With its history, museums, theatres, art, architecture and shopping, London has something for everyone.

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Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London are remnants of London’s medieval past, while landmarks such as St Paul's Cathedral stand as testimony to the city’s resilience in darker times. More recent additions, such as the London Eye, the Gherkin and e Shard are examples of how the capital’s skyline continues to evolve.

e Goring defines intimate luxury in London and the bedrooms offer a warm country house feel. Sit back and relax with a renowned aernoon tea, then head to the fitness room for premium access to the equipment if feeling a little guilty. e Dining Room is best suited to foodies who crave a Michelin-starred meal.

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Set on the South Bank, within walking distance of many iconic attractions, the hotel features 63 sleek suites and penthouses and over 900 studio and superior rooms. Facilities include the invigorating Mandarin Spa, a fitness centre with a 15 metre pool, a brasserie, sushi bar and a patisserie.

Conveniently located adjacent to the National Gallery and a stone’s throw from the West End, the istle Trafalgar Square offers clean and comfortable accommodation. Guest rooms are exceedingly cosy, with an en suite and modern fittings. In addition to the wealth of local eateries, the hotel’s in-house restaurant and bar is great for a pleasant meal or relaxing drink.

Guide price from £476 per person

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Brochure Pricing Please note that the prices shown are guide prices only, based on low season and are subject to availability. ey are based on a two night hotel stay with two adults sharing a room and flights from a London airport including airport taxes. Exceptions are Lille, Avignon, Brussels and Bruges, which are based on Eurostar, and London, which is based on Edinburgh flights. We can offer regional departures and alternative travel options where available. e prices were correct at the time of printing (October 2018).

Booking Conditions and Important Information We are Osprey Holidays Ltd. ("We", "us" and "our") of 21 Logie Mill, Edinburgh EH7 4HG. In these Booking Conditions references to "you" and "your" include the first named person on the booking and all persons on whose behalf a booking is made or any other person to whom a booking is transferred. A ‘package’ and ‘lack of conformity’ have the same meaning as in the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018 and ‘arrangements’ are all the holiday and other arrangements detailed on your confirmation (including any additions or amendments). Please take time to read these Booking Conditions and any booking confirmations and other documentation as they form the basis of your contract with us for the travel arrangements making up your booking. By making a booking, you agree to be bound by it. If you require any clarification, please just call us on 0131 243 8098.

Validity e holidays covered by these booking conditions operate within 1 October 2018 to 31 December 2019. Key Terms e Key Terms of our agreement are: (1) You will enter into a binding contract with us when we issue our confirmation invoice. If you then cancel your arrangements, you will be required to pay cancellation charges. Initially this will be the deposit you paid to secure your arrangements, but aer you’ve paid the balance of the price of your arrangements, these charges could increase up to 100% of the cost of them; (2) You can make changes to your confirmed arrangements in certain circumstances. We will make a charge for processing these changes; (3) We may make changes to and cancel your confirmed arrangements but we will provide suitable alternatives and pay you compensation in certain circumstances if we do so; (4) We are responsible for making sure your confirmed arrangements are not performed negligently but there are some limits on and exceptions to this. Changes to Price, Brochure and Website Details We reserve the right to make changes to and correct errors in advertised prices and other information at any time before your holiday is confirmed. We’ll advise you of any error of which we are aware and then the applicable price at the time of booking. You must therefore check all details of your chosen holiday (including the price) with us at the time of booking. We will not be liable for booking errors which are attributable to you or which are caused by unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances as defined in the clause bearing that title. Deposits For flight inclusive bookings £100 per person and accommodation only £75 per person. Deposit amounts will be higher if we make non-refundable commitments for you at time of booking. Don’t worry, we’ll tell you in good time if this is the case. Payment e balance of your holiday cost must reach us no later than 10 weeks before departure or in the case of bookings made within ten weeks of departure full payment must be made at the time of booking. If we do not receive all payments due in full and on time, we are entitled to treat your booking as cancelled by you and will be entitled to keep all deposits paid at that date. If we do not treat your holiday as cancelled straight away because you have promised to make payment, you must pay the cancellation charges detailed below depending on the date we reasonably treat your booking as cancelled. Any money paid to an authorised agent of ours in respect of a booking including flights is held by that agent on behalf of and for the benefit of the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust at all times, but subject to the agent’s obligation to pay it to us for as long as we do not fail financially. If we do fail financially, any money held at that time by the agent or subsequently accepted from the consumer by the agent, is and continues to be held by that agent on behalf of and for the benefit of the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust without any obligation to pay that money to us. The price you pay We reserve the right to amend the price of unsold holiday arrangements at any time and correct errors in the prices of confirmed holidays e price of your confirmed arrangements is subject to variations which occur solely as a direct consequence of changes in:(a) the price of the carriage of passengers resulting from the cost of fuel or other power sources; or (b) the level of taxes or fees on your confirmed arrangements imposed by third parties not directly involved in the performance of the package, including tourist taxes, landing taxes or embarkation or disembarkation fees at ports and airports. Price variations will be calculated by applying the cost differential we experience as a result of the above factors. Prices may go up or down and we will notify you about any variation by sending you a calculation explaining the variation no less than 20 days before you are due to depart. If your arrangements are a package, and if that means that you have to pay an increase of more than 8% of the price of your arrangements (excluding any insurance premiums, amendment charges and/or additional services), we will offer you the options in ‘amendments and cancellations by us’. In respect of packages we will absorb, and you will not be charged for, any increase equivalent to 2% of the price of your arrangements, which excludes insurance premiums and any amendment charges. If prices go down as a result of the above factors, we will make a reflective refund, but we will also deduct our administrative expenses from what is owed to you and this may extinguish the value of the refund due. Also, note that travel arrangements are not always purchased in local currency and some apparent changes have no impact on price due to contractual protections in place. Your contract A binding contract between us comes into existence when we issue our holiday booking confirmation to the party leader or your travel agent. is contract and all matters arising out of it are governed by Scottish law. If you live in England, Wales or Northern Ireland, proceedings may be brought in the Courts of your home country and in this event, you may choose to have your contract governed by the law of England or Wales/Northern Ireland as applicable. In all cases, any dispute, claim or other matter which arises out of or in connection with this contract or your holiday may be dealt with under the ABTA Arbitration Scheme (see below). Special requests Special requests relating to your arrangements must be advised to us at the time of booking and confirmed to us in writing. We cannot guarantee that they will be fulfilled. Special requests that have been noted on your confirmation or any other documentation do not amount to a promise to meet that request. A failure to meet any special request will not be a breach of contract on our part unless the request has been specifically confirmed. Disabilities and medical problems If you or any member of your party has any medical problem or disability which may affect your chosen arrangements, please provide us with full details before we confirm your booking so that we can try to advise you as to their suitability for you. We will give you information about whether the arrangements you have chosen are generally suitable for persons with reduced mobility but if you or any member of your party has any precise medical problem or disability which may affect your chosen arrangements, please provide us with full details before we issue our confirmation. We will only provide precise information on the suitability of the trip or holiday taking into account your needs if you specifically request us to do so. Acting reasonably, if we are unable to properly accommodate your needs, we will not confirm your booking and/or if you did not give us full details at the time of booking, we will treat it as cancelled by you when we become aware of these details.

Amendments and cancellations by us Where we refer to a ‘price reduction’ in this clause and in the clause headed ‘Our Responsibility’, we mean that we will give you an appropriate reduction in the price you paid for the arrangements affected for any period during which there was lack of conformity, (unless that lack of conformity is attributable to you). Where we refer to ‘compensation’, we will pay you appropriate compensation without undue delay for any damage which you sustain as a result of any lack of conformity subject to the limitations and exclusions in section B of the clause headed ‘Our Responsibility’. We reserve the right to change or cancel your booking (but we will not cancel aer you have paid the balance of the cost of your arrangements unless there are unavoidable or extraordinary circumstances, or where you have failed to pay the final balance when due). Changes and cancellations before departure Most changes will be insignificant and we reserve the right to make them. We will have no other responsibilities to you in respect of any insignificant changes. Examples of “insignificant changes” made before departure include: a change of outward departure time or overall length of your arrangements of twelve hours or less; a change of accommodation to another of the same standard or classification. Occasionally we may have to make a significant change to your confirmed arrangements and we reserve the right to do so. A significant change is one where we significantly alter any essential element of your arrangements (other than the price) owing to circumstances beyond our control. Examples of “significant changes” made before departure include: a change of accommodation area for the whole or a significant part of your time away; a change of accommodation to that of a lower standard or classification for the whole or a significant part of your time away; a change of outward departure time or overall length of your arrangements of twelve hours or more; a significant change to your itinerary, missing out one or more destination entirely; where we or our supplier can no longer fulfil any special requirements that we have accepted and confirmed on our confirmation invoice and this will have a significant impact on your arrangements; where we increase the price of your arrangements by more than 8% of the price of your arrangements (excluding any insurance premiums, amendment charges and/or additional services). If we have to make a significant change or cancel before departure, we will inform you without undue delay and if there is time to do so before departure, we will offer you the choice of the following options: (i) (for significant changes) agreeing to the changed arrangements; (ii) accepting the cancellation or terminating the contract for the arrangements and receiving a refund (without undue delay) of all monies paid; or (iii) accepting an offer of alternative arrangements of comparable standard from us, if available. (In the event that any proposed change or alternative offered results in a reduction or increase in the price you have agreed to pay or an increase or decrease in the quality of arrangements we have agreed to provide, we will also notify you of any price reduction or additional amount due). You must notify us of your choice within 7 days of our offer. If you fail to do so, we will contact you again, re- iterating the above choices and sums payable or refundable and if you again fail to respond within 7 days, we may terminate the contract and refund all payments made by you without undue delay. Subject to the exceptions detailed below and where your arrangements are a package, we will where appropriate, pay you the compensation set out below, subject to the limitations and exclusions in section B of the clause headed ‘Our Responsibility’. Compensation before departure per adult based on the period of notification is as follows: more than 8 weeks = Nil; within 8 weeks = £20; within 6 weeks = £30; within 4 weeks = £40; within 2 weeks = £50. We will not pay you compensation where: (i) we make a significant change or cancel before you have paid the final balance of the cost of your arrangements; (ii) we make a significant change or cancel as a result of unavoidable or extraordinary circumstances as set out in the clause bearing that title; (iii) we cancel your arrangements no later than 20 days before they are due to start because the minimum number of participants to run them has not been reached. We will not make a price reduction or pay you compensation; and the above options will not be available where: (i) we make an insignificant change; (ii) we cancel as a result of any failure by you (including a failure to make payment in accordance with these terms); (iii) where the change(s) or cancellation by us arises out of alterations to the confirmed booking requested by you. Changes and cancellations to package arrangements after departure If we become unable to provide a significant proportion of your package arrangements aer you have departed, we will try to offer you suitable alternative arrangements of, where possible, equivalent or higher quality than those specified in the contract. If the alternative arrangements we make are of a lower quality than those you originally booked, we will make a price reduction. Where our original agreement included return transport we will also provide you with equivalent transport back to your place of departure without undue delay or additional cost. You may reject the proposed alternative arrangements only if they are not comparable to what we originally promised to provide or if the price reduction we offer is inadequate. Where we are unable to make suitable alternative arrangements or you reject the proposed alternative arrangements in accordance with this clause, where appropriate and only where your arrangements are a package, we will pay you compensation subject to section B of the clause headed ‘Our Responsibility’. Where we are unable to ensure your return from a package as agreed because of unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances which directly prevent you from returning to your point of departure, we will bear the cost of necessary accommodation if possible of equivalent category for a period not exceeding (a) 3 nights per traveller (exceptions apply in respect of persons with reduced mobility and people travelling with them, pregnant women and unaccompanied minors, as well as persons in need of specific medical assistance, provided that we have been notified of their particular needs at least 48 hours before the start of the package); or (b) where a diffesrent period is specified in any passenger rights legislation applicable to the relevant means of transport for your return, for the period specified in that legislation. Cancellation by you Should you decide to alter your booking aer our confirmation has been issued we’ll do our best to accommodate you. If your arrangements are a package and if any member of your party is prevented from travelling, that person(s) may transfer their place to someone else (introduced by you and satisfying all the conditions applicable to the arrangements, including an agreement to these booking conditions) providing we are notified in writing not less than seven days before departure and you pay an amendment fee and meet all costs and charges incurred by us and/or incurred or imposed by us or any of our suppliers. Both you and the person to whom you would like to transfer your arrangements shall be jointly and severally liable for the payment of any balance due and for any additional fees, charges or other costs arising from the transfer. If you are unable to find a replacement, cancellation charges as set out below will apply in order to cover our estimated costs. Otherwise, no refunds will be given for passengers not travelling or for unused services. For flight inclusive bookings, you must pay the charges levied by the airline concerned. As most airlines do not permit name changes aer flights have been held for any reason, these charges are likely to be the full cost of the flight. e names on your holiday booking confirmation must bear the same title, first name and surname as your passport. If you alter your arrangements aer you depart from the UK, then you may have to pay additional costs locally. Please also appreciate that the majority of our contracts do not permit refunds for services cancelled or altered without considerable notice so refunds for unused car rental, flight tickets, transfers and other services are rarely possible. If you cancel your booking prior to departure then the following charges will apply: 70 or more days = loss of deposit; from 69 to 43 days = loss of deposit + 35% of total holiday cost; from 42 to 31 days = loss of deposit + 50% of total holiday cost; from 30 to 22 days = loss of deposit + 75% of total holiday cost; from 21 days or less = 100% of total holiday cost. Where the cancellation charge is shown as a percentage, this is calculated on the basis of the total cost payable by the person(s) cancelling excluding any amendment charges. Amendment fees are not refundable in the event of the person(s) to whom they apply

cancelling. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing and will be effective when it is received by us. Clients are strongly recommended to take out travel insurance offering protection against cancellation. Where any cancellation reduces the number of full paying party members below the number on which the price, number of free places and/or any concessions agreed for your booking were based, we’ll recalculate these items and re-invoice you accordingly. You may cancel any package arrangements prior to their commencement (following the process outlined above) in the event that (i) circumstances amounting to unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances (as set out in the clause bearing that title) are occurring at the place where your arrangements are due to be performed or its immediate vicinity; (ii) those circumstances make it impossible to travel safely to the travel destination, and; (iii) if the performance of your arrangements will be significantly affected by those unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances. Note that we will take into consideration any advice from the Foreign Office to avoid or leave a particular country in determining whether or not you may cancel your arrangements under this clause. In this event, you will receive a refund without undue delay of any payments made but this the maximum extent of our liability and we regret we cannot meet any other expenses or losses you may incur as a result.

Complaints and disputes In the unlikely event that you have any reason to complain or experience any problems with your holiday whilst away, you must immediately inform the supplier of the service(s) in question, or Osprey Holidays. You should then follow up any complaint in writing to us within 28 days of your return to the UK. Your rights may be harmed if complaints are not notified entirely in accordance with this clause. We are a Member of ABTA, membership number V3690. We are obliged to maintain a high standard of service to you by ABTA’s Code of Conduct. We can also offer you ABTA’s scheme for the resolution of disputes which is approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute. If we can’t resolve your complaint, go to www.abta.com to use ABTA’s simple procedure. Further information on the Code and ABTA’s assistance in resolving disputes can be found on www.abta.com. You can also access the European Commission Online Dispute Resolution platform at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr/. is ODR platform is a means of registering your complaint with us; it will not determine how your complaint should be resolved. Unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances Except where otherwise expressly stated in these booking conditions we will not be liable or pay you a price reduction or compensation if our contractual obligations to you are affected by unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances beyond the control of the party who seeks to rely on them which we or the supplier(s) of the service(s) in question could not avoid even if all reasonable measures had been taken. ese events can include, but are not limited to war, threat of war, civil strife, terrorist activity and its consequences or the threat of such activity, riot, the act of any government or other national or local authority including port or river authorities, industrial dispute, lock closure, natural or nuclear disaster, fire, chemical or biological disaster and adverse weather, sea, ice and river conditions and all similar events outside our or the supplier(s) concerned’s control. Advice from the Foreign Office to avoid or leave a particular country may constitute unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances. Assistance to those travelling on a package in the event of difficulty or unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances Where you have booked a package, we will provide appropriate assistance without undue delay in the event that you experience difficulty including where you are unable to return to your agreed point of departure because of unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances which directly prevent you from doing so. Such assistance will extend to providing appropriate information on health services, local authorities and consular assistance; and helping you to make distance communications and to find alternative travel arrangements. We will charge a reasonable fee for such assistance if the difficulty is caused by you intentionally or as a result of your act or omission. Our responsibility A. Our responsibilities differ according to what you have booked In relation to bookings of Packages We accept responsibility as an “organiser” under the Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements Regulations 2018. Subject to these booking conditions, if we fail to arrange or perform your package arrangements in accordance with our agreement, we will remedy any resulting lack of conformity. If that is impossible or entails disproportionate costs (taking into account the extent of the lack of conformity and the value of the arrangements affected), we will instead pay you compensation subject to clause B of this clause. In relation to all other bookings In respect of non-package bookings, we have a duty to select the suppliers of the services making up your booking with us using reasonable skill and care. Except as stated otherwise in these terms, we have no liability to you for the actual provision of the services, except in cases where it is proved that we have breached that duty and damage to you has been caused. erefore, providing we have selected the suppliers using reasonable care and skill, we will have no liability to you for anything that happens during the service in question or any acts or omissions of the supplier, its employees or agents. Please note in relation to all bookings: it is your responsibility to show that we or our supplier(s) have been negligent if you wish to make a claim against us, and; it is a condition of our acceptance of the responsibility above that you inform us and the supplier(s) concerned without undue delay of the lack of conformity you perceive; and allow us a reasonable period in which to remedy it. B. Limitations and exclusions of responsibility In these terms and conditions, our responsibilities are limited, and our duty to pay compensation is limited and excluded as follows: We will not be responsible, make a price reduction or pay you compensation for any lack of conformity, injury, illness, death, loss, damage, expense, cost or other claim of any description if it results from: (a) the act(s) and/or omission(s) of the person(s) affected; (b) the act(s) and/or omission(s) of a third party unconnected with the provision of your arrangements and which were unforeseeable or unavoidable; or (c) Unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances as set out in the clause bearing that title. We will not be responsible, make a price reduction or pay compensation: (a) for services or facilities which do not form part of our agreement or where they are not advertised by us. For example any excursion you book while away, or any service or facility which your hotel or any other supplier agrees to provide for you. (b) for any damage, loss or expense or other sum(s) of any description which on the basis of the information given to us by you concerning your arrangements prior to them being confirmed, we could not have foreseen you would suffer or incur if we breached our contract with you; or that relate to any business. Any price reduction or compensation that is payable will be calculated taking into consideration all relevant factors for example (but not limited to): (a) whether or not you have followed the complaints and notifications procedure as described in these conditions. It is a condition of our acceptance of liability under this clause that you notify any claim to ourselves and our supplier(s) strictly in accordance with the complaints procedure set out in these conditions. (b) the extent to which ours or our employees’ or suppliers’ negligence affected the overall enjoyment of your arrangements. (c) deduction that we must make to take account of any money which you have received or are entitled to receive from any transport provider or hotelier for the complaint or claim in question. (Please also note that where any payment is made, the person(s) receiving it (and their parent or guardian if under 18 years) must also assign to ourselves or our insurers any rights they may have to pursue any third party and must provide ourselves and our insurers with all assistance we may reasonably require.) Claims covered by an international convention When arranging transportation for you, we rely on the terms and conditions contained within any applicable International Conventions. e extent of or the conditions under which compensation is to be paid or liability accepted will in all cases be limited as if we were carriers under the appropriate Conventions, which include e Warsaw/Montreal Convention (international travel by air); e Athens Convention (with respect to sea travel); e Berne/Cotif Convention (with respect to rail travel) and e Paris Convention (with respect to hotel arrangements). You can ask us for copies of these Conventions. Any other claims which don’t involve injury, illness, death or damage caused by us or our suppliers intentionally or negligently; or other liability that can’t be limited by law, the maximum amount we will have to pay you in respect of all such claims is three times (twice


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Meet the team At Osprey Holidays, we pride ourselves on our unrivalled level of customer service and product knowledge. Our team has travelled extensively throughout Europe, gathering a wealth of experience that is second to none. We are always happy to help and willing to offer advice on all aspects of your holiday, from travel and accommodation to excursions and unique experiences, all with the aim of delivering your perfect Short Break.

Nathalie

Lawrence

Lisa

Helen

Valerie

PRODUCT MANAGER

RESERVATIONS MANAGER

SENIOR SHORT BREAK SPECIALIST

PRODUCT & SHORT BREAK SPECIALIST

PRODUCT SUPPORT

“I’d love to go to Seville to explore the alleys of the Santa Cruz district and visit the Real Alcázar. In the evening I’d have to squeeze in a Flamenco show and some delicious local tapas and churros!” (see page 74)

“Barcelona is top of my list for 2019. I’d take a stroll down Las Ramblas, wander through the Gothic Quarter and marvel at Gaudí’s Sagrada Familia. Or if I want to relax, I may just head to the beach!” (see page 64)

“I would love to go on an Icelandic adventure this year to Reykjavik. Spending a night hunting for the Northern Lights by Super Jeep and by day getting a relaxing massage in the Blue Lagoon!” (see page 62)

“Researching our new destination, beautiful Montenegro, has made me eager to visit Kotor. I want to explore the winding streets of the UNESCOlisted Old Town and stroll beside the sparkling Adriatic Sea.” (see page 83)

“For 2019, I want to do a two-centre trip, to experience the contrasting styles of Madrid and Barcelona. I especially want to visit the museums and galleries, sample the tapas and explore the shops.” (see pages 64, 68)

Irene

Melissa

Stephanie

Diane

Kimberly

SHORT BREAK SPECIALIST

SHORT BREAK SPECIALIST

SHORT BREAK SPECIALIST

SHORT BREAK SPECIALIST

SHORT BREAK SPECIALIST

“For 2019 I’d love to go back to my favourite city in the world, Paris. Although I’ve been a few times, there’s always something new to experience and a boat cruise on the Seine is top of my list.” (see page 14)

“Budapest is at the top of my list this year. I’d love to wander the streets admiring the beautiful architecture before winding down with a visit to the Szechenyi, one of the city’s many ermal baths.” (see page 46)

“I would love to visit Porto - it’s the city everyone’s asking about and I hate to miss out! I can picture myself sitting in Ribeira Square with a glass of sangria, people-watching the night away - bliss.” (see page 82)

“My top pick for 2019 is Sorrento. As well as having a beautiful Old Town and stunning views, there are also great excursions on offer, such as a boat trip to the Capri or a visit to historic Herculaneum.” (see page 102)

“is year I’d love to visit Rome, with its rich history, architecture and mythology… not forgetting the food! Rome has an endless supply of incredible experiences to sink your teeth into.” (see page 98)

Lisa

Jen

Sarah

Michael

EXCURSIONS SPECIALIST

AGENCY SALES EXECUTIVE

MARKETING MANAGER

MANAGING DIRECTOR

“is year I’d like to get to beautiful Tallinn, to explore the medieval Old Town, sample the café culture and maybe take a day trip to Helsinki. I would love to see it in the snow, so best pack my thermals!” (see page 55)

“is year I’d love to visit Granada to see the Alhambra and the stunning Generalife Gardens. Sitting at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range, its a picture perfect city to explore.” (see page 71)

“I’d love to visit Cannes in the South of France. I could sip cocktails and people-watch in this glamorous coastal hot spot, then wander along La Croisette, where all the designer shops can be found!” (see page 20)

“Believe it or not I haven’t been to Venice yet, so it’s top of my list for 2019, staying at the stylish Hotel Metropole, near the Bridge of Sighs and St Mark’s Square.” (see page 86)

in the case of arrangements which aren’t packages) the price paid by or on behalf of the person(s) affected in total. is maximum amount will only be payable where everything has gone wrong and you or your party has not received any benefit at all from your arrangements.

Insurance Under no circumstances should you travel without comprehensive cover. We are not permitted to recommend a policy, however we can introduce you to a broker - MPI Brokers. e policy offered by MPI Brokers meets our booking conditions on insurance. To obtain a quote by phone please call MPI Brokers on 0845 180 0055 and mention Osprey Holidays who are an introducer of Michael Pettifer Insurance Brokers Limited t/a MPI Brokers, who are authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. Osprey Holidays does not advise on any insurance products. Visas It is the responsibility of all persons in every booking to ensure they have the correct visa for the destination they are travelling to and their nationality. Osprey Holidays cannot be held responsible for any issues which arise from passengers not obtaining the correct visas. Passports British Citizens need a valid full 10 year machine-readable passport. Children must have their own passport. Osprey Holidays cannot be held responsible for any issues which arise from passengers not having the correct passports. Your behaviour If in our opinion or in the opinion of any person in authority, your behaviour is causing or

is likely to cause distress, danger, damage or annoyance to any third party or property, or to cause a delay or diversion to transportation, we reserve the right to terminate your arrangements immediately. In the event of such termination our responsibilities to you will cease and you will be required to leave your accommodation or other service immediately. We will have no further obligations to you and will not meet any expenses, costs or losses incurred as a result. You may also be required to pay for loss and/or damage caused by your actions directly to the applicable supplier prior to departure from the service. If you fail to do so, you will be responsible for meeting any claims and costs subsequently made against us as a result.

Data Protection statement We have measures in place to protect the personal booking information held by us. is information will be passed on to the relevant suppliers of your travel arrangements who may be outside the EEA. e information may also be provided to public authorities such as customs or immigration if required by them, or as required by law. We’ll only pass your information on to persons responsible for your travel arrangements. is applies to any sensitive information that you give to us such as details of any disabilities, or dietary/religious requirements. (If we cannot pass this information to the relevant suppliers, whether in the EEA or not, then we’ll be unable to provide your booking). In making this booking, you consent to this information being passed on to the relevant person. Full details of our data protection policy are available upon request. Your financial protection (1) We provide financial protection for our flight inclusive package holidays, by way of our Air Travel Organiser’s Licence number 0749. When you buy an ATOL protected flight or

flight inclusive holiday from us you will receive an ATOL Certificate. is lists what is financially protected, where you can get information on what this means for you and who to contact if things go wrong. We will provide you with the services listed on the ATOL Certificate (or a suitable alternative). In some cases, where we aren’t able do so for reasons of insolvency, an alternative ATOL holder may provide you with the services you have bought or a suitable alternative (at no extra cost to you). You agree to accept that in those circumstances the alternative ATOL holder will perform those obligations and you agree to pay any money outstanding to be paid by you under your contract to that alternative ATOL holder. However, you also agree that in some cases it will not be possible to appoint an alternative ATOL holder, in which case you will be entitled to make a claim under the ATOL scheme (or your credit card issuer where applicable). If we are unable to provide the services listed (or a suitable alternative, through an alternative ATOL holder or otherwise) for reasons of insolvency, the Trustees of the Air Travel Trust may make a payment to (or confer a benefit on) you under the ATOL scheme. You agree that in return for such a payment or benefit you assign absolutely to those Trustees any claims which you have or may have arising out of or relating to the non-provision of the services, including any claim against us, the travel agent (or your credit card issuer where applicable). You also agree that any such claims may be re-assigned to another body, if that other body has paid sums you have claimed under the ATOL scheme. (2) We provide financial protection for our non-flight inclusive package holidays by way of an ABTA bond held byInternational Insurance Company of Hannover.


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Short Breaks 2019  

This Short Breaks brochure features a widespread selection of inspirational European destinations, hand-picked hotels and unforgettable expe...

Short Breaks 2019  

This Short Breaks brochure features a widespread selection of inspirational European destinations, hand-picked hotels and unforgettable expe...

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