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If you are planning a summer holiday or short break, we hope that you will be tempted by our newest special offers highlighted below. All our featured hotels include that vital element for every successful summer holiday – a stylish swimming pool with a sublime, oasis-like atmosphere. As well as choosing some excellent countryside and coastal properties – including some with beaches, we have also selected a number of comfortable hotels located in the heart of the great classical cities of Europe.There is no better way to relax after a morning’s sightseeing than to enjoy an afternoon by the pool whilst planning which restaurant to select for a delicious alfresco dinner – the Kirker Concierge can help you to book a table – or perhaps a ticket to the wonderful Verona Opera Festival. As ever, we offer complete flexibility to fly from your local airport.We can also tailor-make your itinerary to combine a few nights in a city with a stay in a countryside or lakeside hotel with private transfers, rail tickets or car hire if you prefer. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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Prices include flights, private transfers or hire car, accommodation with breakfast, Kirker City Guide Notes to restaurants, museums and sightseeing, and the services of the Kirker Concierge.

Crete

Florence

Villa Medici ***** Deluxe

This patrician 18th Century palace is located three minutes from the River Arno and about 15 minutes’ walk from the Cathedral. Furnishings are an attractive mix of classical Florentine and contemporary style. The 100 Bedrooms have all been renovated; some overlook the hotel’s private garden and small summer swimming pool. Uffizi gallery tickets included.

A luxurious resort in a wonderful position overlooking a sandy cove, close to Aghios Nikolaos. Private beach with watersports, two large swimming pools and a spa with indoor pool. A great option for a relaxing holiday before the peak summer dates. Our prices include sea view.

SPECIAL OFFER from 11 July to 2 September: 3 nights for the price of 2, saving £150. 3 night price from £679.

Mykonos Mykonos Grace ****

St. Nicolas Bay ***** Deluxe

SPECIAL OFFER until 18 July: 7 nights for the price of 6, saving £145. 7 night price from £1,298.

Madeira

Tuscany L’Andana ***** Deluxe

L’Andana is located in the Maremma region of southern Tuscany near the beaches of Castiglione della Pescaia, one and a half hours from Pisa airport. Once a 16th Century hunting lodge, it is set in 1,200 acres of vineyards and fruit orchards. It has an Alain Ducasse restaurant, spa, swimming pool, tennis court and pitch and putt golf course. Managed by our good friend, Mauro Zanotti. SPECIAL OFFER in June, September & October (excluding Friday arrivals): 3 nights for the price of 2 and a complimentary room upgrade, saving £275. 3 night price from £948.

Umbria

Choupana Hills ****

This intimate, boutique hotel is located above the sandy beaches of Agios Stefanos overlooking a coastline peppered with sugarcube houses and windmills. It has just 31 bedrooms, decorated in brilliant white and accented with contemporary materials, fabrics and design.There is an outdoor swimming pool and sun deck.

This stylish, contemporary hotel is located near the centre of Funchal, on a tranquil hillside, with views over the Atlantic. There are 63 bedrooms located in the subtropical gardens; each with a large balcony and spectacular views.There is a spa, indoor and heated outdoor swimming pool and an outstanding restaurant.

SPECIAL OFFER to 21 July: 7 nights for the price of 6 saving £280. 7 nights price from £998.

SPECIAL OFFER all year: 4 nights for the price of 3, saving £160. 4 night price from £786.

Palazzo Terranova (a luxurious country house hotel) Palazzo Terranova is set on a hillside overlooking a stunning Umbrian valley and is one of Europe’s most exquisite hideaways. Its unique setting and harmonious surroundings offer complete tranquillity in a wonderfully hospitable environment. It has just eight beautifully decorated bedrooms, an infinity swimming pool, a spa and superb food. Kirker clients receive a complimentary welcome dinner. There are two private cottages in the grounds – further details on request. SPECIAL OFFER from June to September: 3 nights for the price of 2, saving £205. 3 night price from £826.

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Fa mily Holiday Recommendations We have a wide range of destinations that are perfect for family summer holidays. Here are eight recommendations; however please do call us for alternative suggestions - we are experts at finding the right hotel to suit your requirements. All prices shown are guideline costs for a family of four. Prices include flights, private transfers or hire car, accommodation with breakfast and the services of the Kirker Concierge.

Costa Blanca Parador Javea ****

Madeira Jardins do Lago *****

Javea is a pretty coastal town, half way between Valencia and Alicante, a little over an hour from each. This is a modern, white-washed parador which has a great location right on the beach, a short drive around the bay from the old town.The 70 bedrooms are well furnished in a simple, modern style and all have balconies with great sea views. There is a large garden that leads to the water’s edge and has lush vegetation, palm trees and bougainvillea surrounding the swimming pool; this is a great place to relax and unwind. Price for a family of 4 to include flights to Valencia, car hire and 7 nights’ half board in a junior suite with sofa bed for children: £6,598. Price valid July and August.

This charming Madeiran country house was built in the 18th Century and overlooks Funchal, just one mile from the city centre. It stands in beautiful botanical gardens and is a great place for a relaxing family holiday. It is decorated with great style and has 40 bedrooms all facing south over the gardens and the sea.There are two restaurants, a semicovered heated swimming pool, tennis court, gym, sauna, jacuzzi and Turkish bath. Price for a family of 4 to include flights to Funchal, return car transfers and 7 nights’ b&b in a premier suite: £5,062. Price valid July and August.

Mallorca

Cascais

Cala Fornells **** Superior

Senhora da Guia *****

This characterful, privately owned hotel has a very relaxed atmosphere and is located on a small bay with a sandy beach where guests can relax on complimentary sun loungers. There are good restaurants nearby and a free shuttle bus to the nearby town of Paguera. Facilities include a summer rooftop pool as well as a tennis court, sauna, fitness room, restaurant with terrace, and a bar with live music in the evening. Cycling, golf and walking are all popular activities in the area. Price for a family of 4 to include flights, return transfers and 7 nights half board in 2 interconnecting rooms with sea view from £4,480. Price valid July and August.

Pallanza, Lake Maggiore

This elegant retreat is located close to the magnificent beach at Guincho and just two miles from Cascais. The wonderful sea views can be enjoyed whether you are lounging by the salt water swimming pool, relaxing in the landscaped gardens or sampling the cuisine in the hotel’s panoramic restaurant. There are plenty of activities in the vicinity ranging from golf, tennis, horse riding, sailing, cycling and walking. Price for a family of 4 to include flights, transfers and 7 nights’ b&b in two interconnecting rooms: £4,690. Price valid July and August.

Tuscany

Grand Hotel Majestic **** Deluxe

Borgo Scopeto Relais **** Superior

With its formal gardens and fine old villas, Pallanza is the most beautiful town on Lake Maggiore. This delightful, privately owned hotel has a majestic setting on the shores of the lake with wonderful views of the mountains and the picturesque island of San Giovanni. Recently completely renovated, it has an indoor swimming pool, a tennis court and a small private beach. The town is a short walk away and from there you can explore the famous Borromeo Islands by ferry. Price for a family of 4 to include flights to Milan, return car transfers and 7 nights’ b&b in two interconnecting rooms: £4,330. Price valid July and August.

Affordable, family-run properties in the exclusive Chianti countryside between Siena and Florence are hard to find and so we were delighted to offer this charming hotel. Set against a dramatic backdrop of rolling countryside, Scopeto Relais offers great value for money and is perfectly situated for discovering many important Tuscan towns. The excellent facilities include two swimming pools, tennis courts and a wellness centre. Price for a family of 4 to include flights to Funchal, car hire and 7 nights’ b&b in a suite: £5,247. Price valid July and August.

Trapani, Sicily

Umbria

Kempinski Hotel Giardino di Costanza *****

Set in expansive parkland and surrounded by olive groves and vineyards, this is one of the island’s most luxurious resorts. It is located on the west coast, just one hour from Palermo and there is much to explore in the area - the surrounding region of Trapani is rich in cultural and historical sites and is blessed with picturesque countryside and a dramatic coastline. There are two outdoor swimming pools, two tennis courts as well as a heated indoor swimming pool and an extensive spa. Price for a family of 4 to include flights to Palermo, return car transfers and 7 nights’ b&b in two interconnecting rooms: £6,580. Price valid July and August.

Villa Milani (a historical private residence)

Owned and run by our good friend Luigi, this beautiful villa dates from 1880 and has been restored to its original splendour. It has just 11 bedrooms and is one of our favourite rural retreats. It stands in attractive gardens in a prominent position above the historic Umbrian town of Spoleto and is furnished throughout with beautiful antiques. The Villa Milani provides a unique and highly civilised base in the heart of Umbria. Price for a family of 4 to include flights to Rome, car hire and 7 nights’ b&b in two connecting rooms: £4,878. Price valid July and August.

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Fa mily Holiday Recommendations We have a wide range of destinations that are perfect for family summer holidays. Here are eight recommendations; however please do call us for alternative suggestions - we are experts at finding the right hotel to suit your requirements. All prices shown are guideline costs for a family of four. Prices include flights, private transfers or hire car, accommodation with breakfast and the services of the Kirker Concierge.

Andalucia

Gozo

La Bobadilla ***** Deluxe

Kempinski Hotel San Lawrenz ***** Superior

Located in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, 50 kms from Granada and two hours from Seville, this fabulous hotel is set in a magnificent, private 1,700 acre estate. Built in the style of a typical Andalucian pueblo blanco it has superb facilities for both adults and children including tennis courts, archery, bicycles, horse riding and a magnificent summer swimming pool. In addition, there is a spa with an indoor pool, 70 bedrooms and two excellent restaurants. Price for a family of 4 to include flights to Malaga, car hire and 7 nights’ b&b in a junior suite connecting with a twin room: £4,642. Price valid July and August.

The island of Gozo is a tranquil destination with a rural landscape dotted with old stone farmhouses, Baroque churches, as well as prehistoric temples. The Kempinski is on the edge of a pretty village and has extensive gardens and great facilities for a family summer break including swimming pools, an extensive spa, tennis and squash, a kids club and a scuba diving centre. All rooms have balconies with views of the valley or gardens. Price for a family of 4 to include flights, transfers and 7 nights b&b in a junior suite with 2 extra beds from £3,198 (July) £3,488 (August).

Sardinia

Crete

Don Diego **** Superior

St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas ***** Deluxe

This beautiful island has some of the Mediterranean’s most breathtaking coastal scenery and plenty to explore including Roman and Carthaginian ruins, fortresses and churches. The charming, family-owned hotel Don Diego is our favourite on the island and has an idyllic seaside location just eight miles south of Olbia airport. It sits in flower-filled gardens that lead down to a private sandy beach and has a tennis court, a lovely seawater swimming pool and a great restaurant with views of the nearby islands of Molara and Tavolara. Price for a family of 4 to include flights to Olbia, return transfers and 7 nights b&b in a 4-bedded room from £4,160 (price not valid 6 – 26 Aug)

This is one of Crete’s most stylish luxury hotels. Overlooking a sparkling sandy cove close to the picturesque town of Aghios Nikolaos and 70 kms from Heraklion airport, it is an ideal destination for a luxurious family holiday in the most beautiful of settings. The hotel has its own private beach with a water sports centre, two large seawater swimming pools as well as a children’s pool – there is also a kids club. The spa has an indoor pool. Price for a family of 4 to include flights to Heraklion, return car transfers and 7 nights’ b&b in two interconnecting sea view rooms: £6,885. Price valid July and August.

Cadaques, Catalunya

Halkidiki

Rocamar *** Superior

The north of the province of Catalunya is home to some of Spain’s most beautiful and unspoilt scenery. It is well worth exploring not only for the flora and fauna but also for its rich cultural history. Cadaques, with its attractive whitewashed houses, is one of our favourite towns on the Costa Brava and has a delightful seaside setting, wonderful galleries and seafood restaurants. The Rocamar is situated in a tranquil position within a large park that leads to two beaches and has indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Price for a family of 4 to include flights to Girona, car hire and 7 nights’ b&b in a family suite: £5,228. Price valid July and August.

Algarve Martinhal Beach Resort *****

This luxury resort is located on the western coast of the Algarve in its own parkland near the fishing port of Sagres and is highly recommended for family holidays. It consists of clusters of self-contained two, three and four bedroom houses with kitchenettes (if you prefer not to self cater there is a restaurant or meals can be delivered). The resort offers five swimming pools, tennis, watersports, scuba diving, horse riding and cycling. There is an excellent kids club and crèche. Price for a family of 4 to include flights to Faro, return transfers and 7 nights b&b in a 2-bedroom villa from £3,995. Price valid in July and August.

Eagles Palace *****

Halkidiki in Northern Greece is a region of outstanding natural beauty with pine and olive forests and enchanting coves and bays. Located close to the village of Ouranoupolis, 90 minutes drive from Thessaloniki, Eagles Palace shares a prong of the peninsula with the private monastic community of Mount Athos. This is a family-owned resort set in extensive gardens that lead to a wonderful, gently-shelving sandy beach, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, an Elemis spa, water sports and a kids club. Price for a family of 4 to include flights to Thessaloniki, return transfers and 7 nights b&b in a family suite from £4,320 (valid throughout July & August).

Cape Town & Kruger Safari Fly to Cape Town for 4 nights b&b at the luxurious Orient Express Mount Nelson ***** Deluxe in the heart of this vibrant city and then fly on to the Kruger National Park and experience game viewing at its most captivating whilst staying for 3 nights at the Jock Safari Lodge ***** (all meals and two daily game drives are included). Fly home from Kruger via Johannesburg. Price for a family of 4 to include flights, transfers and accommodation (interconnecting rooms in Cape Town and a family suite at Kruger): £10,475. Valid June – September, price based on 2 adults & 2 children under 12.

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Cit y Hotels With Swimming Pools Prices include flights, private transfers or hire car, accommodation with breakfast, Kirker Guide Notes and the services of the Kirker Concierge.

Monte carlo

Nice

Venice

Fairmont ***** Superior

Le Meridien **** Superior

San Clemente Palace ***** Superior

The distinctive honeycomb architecture of this property has formed an integral part of the principality’s skyline for decades. It has been extensively renovated in a contemporary, Mediterranean style.This is a large hotel and has some great facilities including a spa, an outdoor heated swimming pool and two restaurants. SPECIAL OFFER 15 July to 27 August: 7 nights for the price of 6, saving £142. 7 night price from £1,297.

Seville

Located on the Promenade des Anglais, this stylish hotel has 318 rooms decorated in a contemporary style, a health club and a rooftop swimming pool. The private beach is just across the Promenade, and the picturesque old town is a short walk away. The restaurant with its summer rooftop terrace has stunning sea views. SPECIAL OFFER 27 June to 27 August: 7 nights for the price of 6, saving £178. 7 night price from £1,397.

A former monastery with a rich and varied history, the San Clemente Palace is located on its own island in the Venetian lagoon with wonderful views of the city. The beautiful tree filled park has a large summer swimming pool, two tennis courts, a three hole golf course and plenty of space to relax and unwind. The island is 15 minutes from St. Mark’s Square from where the hotel operates a complimentary shuttle service. Price includes Doge’s Palace tickets and private water taxi transfers. SPECIAL OFFER: 4 nights for the price of 3 - price from £1,244, saving £240 (until 2 July) - price from £1,079, saving £186 (3 July - 31 August).

Cannes

Las Casas del Rey de Baeza **** Superior

Located in the centre of town this is an appealing and highly individual hotel dating from the 18th Century. Bedrooms lead off open corridors and galleries surrounding three courtyards, giving it a Spanish Colonial atmosphere. Rooftop summer swimming pool. SPECIAL OFFER 1 July to 28 August: 4 nights for the price of 3 for arrivals on a Sunday or Monday, saving £72. 3 night price from £598.

Barcelona Grand Hotel Havana **** Superior

Canberra **** Deluxe

The Canberra is located on the main shopping street, the Rue d’Antibes and is just 100 metres from La Croisette and the beach. It reopened recently and has been transformed into a stylish contemporary property. 35 spacious bedrooms and a large terrace with a heated summer swimming pool. SPECIAL OFFER to 8 July: 4 nights for the price of 3, saving £108. 4 night price from £726.

Well located on the Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, close to the Placa de Catalunya, this fine hotel offers Modernista elegance behind an original 1872 façade. The hotel has an excellent restaurant, an attractive lounge plus an open-air, rooftop summer swimming pool and terrace. Barcelona is perfect for a summer short break the city’s seaside promenades and beaches can be reached in 20 minutes by metro. SPECIAL OFFER from 11 July to 2 September: 4 nights for the price of 3, saving £79. 4 night price from £598.

Rel axing Summer Break s Prices include flights, private transfers or hire car, accommodation with breakfast and the services of the Kirker Concierge.

Carcassonne

De La Cite ***** Deluxe

Carcassonne is the largest mediaeval fortified city in the world and has a spectacular position overlooking the Languedoc landscape. Owned by Orient-Express, this fine hotel is highly recommended for those looking for a relaxing stay in a unique and picturesque location. Set in formal gardens and beautifully renovated, the original stained glass windows, wood panelling and floral tapestries have been retained. SPECIAL OFFER all year: 6 nights for the price of 5, saving £178 6 night price from £1,096.

Lake Orta

Villa Crespi **** Deluxe

Just eight miles long and two miles wide, Orta is among the most picturesque of the Italian Lakes. Built in 1879, this is a unique villa in Moorish style with elaborate stonework, frescoed ceilings, 14 bedrooms and an acclaimed restaurant with two Michelin stars. The attractive gardens lead to the lake shore.Villa Crespi is just 45 minutes drive from Milan Malpensa airport and five minutes from the pretty lakeside town of Orta San Giulio. SPECIAL OFFER for all departures: 4 nights for the price of 3, saving £190. 4 night price from £879.

Basilicata

La Locanda delle Donne Monache **** Superior

Few visitors venture to the unspoilt region of Basilicata but those who do are rewarded with a stunning landscape and beautiful coastline. The pretty town of Maratea is three hours from Naples and is defined by steep, narrow streets and has over forty churches. This restored 18th Century convent is located in the heart of town and is framed by the terracotta roofs of the old Mediaeval village. It has a restaurant and swimming pool and a shuttle operating to a lovely beach where the sea water is crystal clear. SPECIAL OFFER 1 – 31 July: 7 nights for the price of 6, saving £85 7 night price from £978.

Lake Iseo

L’Albereta ***** Deluxe

Iseo is a lovely small lake between Como and Garda and 50 miles from Verona. L’Albereta is a 15 minute drive from the lake into the Franciacorta wine growing region. It’s the former country residence of a noble family and is set in delightful gardens. The main draw is the wonderful restaurant of celebrated chef Gualtiero Marchesi. Indoor swimming pool, a spa and tennis court. Kirker clients receive a complimentary wine tasting tour and a one day spa pass. SPECIAL OFFER until 29 August: 3 nights for the price of 2, saving £190. 3 night price from £779.

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Rel axing Summer Break s Prices include flights, private transfers or hire car, accommodation with breakfast and the services of the Kirker Concierge.

Morocco

L’Heure Bleue, Essaouira *****

The Luberon Couvent des Minimes

A magnificently restored building, L’Heure Bleue is a luxurious riad set in the heart of the medina and a short walk from the port. Without doubt, this is the most elegant hotel in town and is furnished throughout with taste and restraint. There are 35 bedrooms, all superbly decorated in a contemporary, yet distinctly Moroccan style. One of the few places in Essaouira to have a solarium and heated swimming pool on its terrace, as well as a billiard room. It also offers a varied menu which combines French and Moroccan cuisine. Price includes a complimentary hammam treatment. SPECIAL OFFER until 31 October: 4 nights for the price of 2, saving £298, 4 night price from £764.

**** Deluxe A member of Relais & Chateaux, this beautifully restored 17th Century convent nestles on a hillside amongst lavender fields and orchards in the heart of the peaceful Luberon region of south west France. Superb restaurant, a small but delightful L’Occitaine spa, terraced gardens with summer swimming pool in the terraced gardens, an indoor pool and a tennis court and plenty of activities can be arranged including mountain biking, horse riding and golf. SPECIAL OFFER for July & August: 4 nights for the price of 3 or 7 nights for the price of 5, saving up to £340. 4 night price from £925. 7 night price from £1,316.

Sorrento

Aix-En-Provence

Grand Hotel Cocumella *****

Originally a 16th Century monastery, this fine hotel is located on the cliff edge overlooking the Bay of Naples. It is just one km from Sorrento – the hotel operates a shuttle bus to and from the town centre. A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, it is fully renovated and has just 53 bedrooms, beautiful gardens, a tennis court and a lovely swimming pool. A private lift operates to sea level where there is a sun deck and bathing platform. SPECIAL OFFER all year (excluding 5 – 20 August): 7 nights for the price of 6, saving £160. 7 night price from £1,358.

Tuscany

Le Pigonnet **** Superior

A classical Provençal city, with elegant 17th and 18th Century architecture, Aix has broad avenues, tempting cafés and wonderful markets. It was the home and inspiration of Paul Cézanne and is the perfect base to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Luberon. A delightful family-owned hotel, Le Pigonnet is an 18th century country house surrounded by tranquil gardens yet is just 800 metres from the centre of the city. Summer swimming pool, excellent restaurant with terrace and a champagne bar. SPECIAL OFFER for June, August & September: 4 nights for the price of 3, saving £114. 4 night price from £728.

Verona

Relais La Suvera ‘Dimora Storica’

Located on a hillside 18 miles west of Siena and close to the towns of Volterra and San Gimignano, La Suvera is a beautiful relais dating back to the Middle Ages. It is decorated with an extraordinary collection of antiques including ancient manuscripts, tapestries and paintings by Ingres. The heated swimming pool and tennis court are set in beautiful landscaped grounds with statues, fountains and cypress trees. There are two restaurants and a health centre. SPECIAL OFFER all year: 5 nights for the price of 4, saving £198 5 night price from £1,248.

Veneto Villa Abbazia **** Deluxe

This is a meticulously restored 17th Century villa in a wonderful location – in the centre of the historic hillside town of Follina, facing the famous abbey. Family-owned and a member of Relais & Châteaux, it has an intimate atmosphere and one of the best restaurants in the region. Follina is surrounded by prosecco vineyards and the lush green of the foothills of the Veneto Alps, an area of outstanding beauty that has inspired numerous artists and writers. SPECIAL OFFER all year: 7 nights for the price of 6, saving £122 7 night price from £1,098.

Villa Del Quar **** Deluxe

This lovely 16th Century villa is located seven kilometres from the centre of Verona and sits in seven hectares of land including a large private garden with a magnificent summer swimming pool, and the hotel’s own vineyards. It is a typical patrician house with 21 bedrooms and a Michelin-starred restaurant.The Verona Opera Festival takes place in the city’s magnificent Roman arena from 17 June to 3 September – tickets (and transfers) available from the Kirker Concierge. SPECIAL OFFER all year (only for Sunday arrivals during opera season): 5 nights for the price of 4, saving £265. 5 night price from £1,398.

Andalucian Countryside Hacienda De San Rafael (a Deluxe Country Inn)

Set among sunflower and cotton fields between Jerez and Seville, this is one of our favourite hotels.The Reid family have converted their elegant former farmhouse into a luxurious boutique hotel. Great food, attractive gardens with summer swimming pools, rustic furnishings and a great base from which to explore Southern Andalucia. Prices include dinner with wine each evening, one complimentary lunch or picnic and car hire SPECIAL OFFER from 1 August to 30 September: 5 nights for the price of 4, saving £120. 5 night price from £1,248.

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Escorted Music Holidays September 2011 We have four escorted holidays operating during September. A key feature of all our itineraries is that you will be travelling with like-minded people and in the company of an expert tour leader. Don’t forget that our expert team of cultural tours consultants would be pleased to provide more detailed information about any of the itineraries, or if you prefer, we can create a tailor-made holiday for your own private group, or quote for an independent short break including opera tickets. If you would like a copy of the 2011 Cultural Tours & Music Holidays brochure, please contact your local travel agent.

Carcassonne & Albi a six night holiday | 24 - 30 September Staying at the 5* Hotel de la Cite in the medieval citadel of Carcassonne in the heart of south west France we will explore this historic region with its associations with the Cathars and the Albigensian Crusades when in the 11th Century the local population rose up to protest at the tyranny of the Pope. Majestic abbeys and mountainous strongholds come alive in the company of our tour leader Delia Gray Durant, an expert on this region. Price from £1,885 based on two people sharing a double room including three dinners.

Villas & Gardens around Rome a five night holiday | 30 September - 5 October We stay for five nights in the charming small town of Frascati surrounded by vineyards and yet only 20 km from the centre of Rome. We will discover a number of wonderful gardens including La Landriana considered by many to be the most beautiful and romantic in Europe, Ninfa, the Villa Lante, a private town garden in the heart of Rome and the Villa d’Este. Price from £1,498 per person based on two people sharing a double room including three dinners and one lunch.

Gardens & Galleries of the Cote d’Azur

A Journey Through Armenia & Georgia

a seven night holiday | 6-13 September Even today, the very mention of a holiday on the Cote’ d’Azur creates a frisson, so well-known is the reputation of this glorious stretch of coastline.We stay in a hotel just 300 metres from the fabled Promenade des Anglais and from here explore the rest of the coast each day in search of the best gardens and art galleries in the region. St Jean Cap Ferrat, the gardens of La Mortola just across the border into Italy, Monte Carlo,Vence and two days in Nice are all included. Price from £1,495 per person based on two people sharing a double room including four dinners.

an eleven night holiday | 13 - 24 September Our escorted tour to these two contrasting countries makes for a splendid introduction to a little known but richly historic region. Both countries boast breathtaking mountainous scenery and proudly maintain their separate cultural identities through a strong link with their past. Visits include Zvartnots Cathedral and Geghard Monastery in Armenia and Tblisi and Gori in Georgia where we will visit the Josef Stalin museum. Price £2,346 per person based on two people sharing a double room including all meals, visas and visits.

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