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Russia’s two greatest cities provide an ideal base from which to explore
the country’s rich and diverse cultural and historical heritage. Moscow is
now the epicentre of the ‘new Russia’, while St...
Created 300 years ago by Peter the Great as his "window on the West" St Petersburg is a city unlike any other in Europe and certainly in Russia. Its grand beauty, its architectural splendour, the...
The Volga is the longest river in Europe and is often seen as the heart of Russia. From its beginnings in the far north of the country to the shores of the Caspian Sea, travelling on the Volga,...
From Red Square and the Kremlin in
Moscow to the imperial palaces of
St Petersburg, join a group of like-minded
solo travellers on a 7-day tour visiting
some of the best attractions that...
Often seen as a pivotal moment in the
German invasion of Russia, the battle
of Stalingrad was one of the bloodiest
campaigns seen in modern-day history.
This 7-day tour combines stays in...
Seen by military historians as the seminal event in the Eastern Front Conflict, the Battle of Kursk which was fought over a twelve day period in 1943, had over a million combatants at it's peak and...
Moscow, the epicentre of the 'new Russia', is where ancient monasteries and churches mix with Soviet-era architecture and skyscrapers. This 4-night break takes in the incredible cultural and artisti...
In the centenary of the 1917 Russian
revolution, travel to Moscow with
expert art historians Andrew Spira or
Monica Bohm-Duchen to explore the
art inspired by the Bolshevik seizure of
As rail tours go, experiencing Persia and the Silk Road on board the Golden Eagle is truly stunning. Combining one of the most important trading routes of ancient civilisation with the remarkable...
Onion-domed churches, medieval
monasteries, traditional crafts and
beautifully unspoilt countryside
characterise the string of ancient
settlements to the north-east of Moscow,
known as the...
Built over 300 years ago by Peter the
Great as his 'window on the west',
St Petersburg is a city unlike any other.
In between the peaceful riverside
walkways and canals the city is packed
St Petersburg has remained unchanged
since the 18th and 19th centuries.
Conceived by Peter the Great as a 'window
to the west', it is home to sumptuous
palaces, impressive cathedrals...
Following one of ancient civilisation's trading routes, this luxury rail journey starts in Russia and finishes in China, taking in the former USSR states. Highlights of the tour include some of the...
Travel across the vast expanse of Russia and
then on through Mongolia to China on this
Often viewed as the ultimate rail journey,
this 16-day itinerary along the Trans-
Siberian Railway aboard the Tsar’s Gold
will take you from the majesty of the Red
Square in Moscow, through the...
Traversing the expanse of Russia, from Moscow to Vladivostok, the Trans-Siberian Express line covers 9,000 kilometres, passing through eight time zones and 80 towns and cities. Highlights of the...
This cruise travels along the scenic
rivers, lakes and canals that connect
Russia’s two greatest cities. Explore
the compellingly beautiful upper Volga
region and see the splendid medieval
This 12 night cruise discovers traditional Russia, visiting places off the beaten track. Combining Russia's beautiful countryside, the famous city's of the Volga River like Volgograd and Kazan with...
Uncover the mysteries of the Bay of
Naples, once one of the greatest centres
of classical Roman civilisation, with
experts Dr Steve Kershaw or Stephen
Nelson. The excavated remains of
Travel to the heart of Emilia-Romagna
with experts Olivia Dobell or Andrew
Spira. Home to the oldest university in
the west and world famous for its cuisine,
Bologna is one the most diverse...
The Mediterranean’s largest island, Sicily,
is as culturally rich as it is beautiful. It
is home to superb Norman architecture,
vibrant Roman floor mosaics, Arabinspired
gardens, and probably th...
From a rich history and long-held
traditions to a remarkable artistic legacy,
picturesque landscapes and superb
cuisine, discover all aspects of this
extraordinary Italian region. Visit...
Uncover the artistic riches of Florence
with experts Siân Walters or Gayna
Pelham. In the 15th century, Florence
was an immensely wealthy and powerful
city state, where the principal...
On this MasterChef Travel holiday, discover stunning views, gastronomic delights and an unrivalled display of Greek and Roman archaeological treasures all in the company of a local guide. Taste the...
Discover the finest architectural masterpieces of Palladio and the charming cities of Padua and Vicenza. Wander through some of Italy's best fresh produce markets and stroll along the winding alleys...
Feed the body and mind on this trip to the timeless landscape of Tuscany, famed for its cuisine and fascinating medieval architecture. Explore the cultural city of Siena and the smaller yet no less...
Feed both the body and mind on this superb tour of Emilia Romagna. Discover the riches of a splendid gastronomic region as you meet with local producers and sample some of the finest food in Italy....
Stay in a beautiful lakeside location on
Lake Como, surrounded by panoramic
vistas and pristine waters. From here
take a boat trip on Lake Como to the
delightful town of Bellagio; travel on
Drive through the southern Italian regions
of Puglia and Basilicata, ending in in the
coastal resort of Sorrento in Campania.
View the renowned trulli houses of
Alberobello, visit the rock...
For centuries, Italy’s scenic Amalfi coast has
drawn visitors for its historical sites, coastal
vistas and small villages and hamlets dotted
around the Gulf of Naples. This 9-day itinerary
Known as ‘the heel of Italy’, the region of
Puglia offers some of the country's most
remote coastline and countryside, dotted
with ancient sites and whitewashed
towns. The neighbouring...
Explore Puglia and Basilicata, situated
upon the heel of Italy, with experts Dr
Colin Bailey or Stephen Nelson. These
provinces encompass a wide stretch
of the beautiful Adriatic coastline...
One of the lesser-known regions of Italy,
Puglia, also known as Apulia, is situated in the
south, or ‘heel’. Exploring a region scattered
with baroque towns, whitewashed trulli huts
Uncover Ravenna's glittering past with
experts Rowena Loverance or Dr Sally
Dormer. In 401AD, the city became the
capital of the western Roman empire
and mosaic-decorated churches were
This tour explores the three main cities of
southern Italy: Rome, Naples and Sorrento,
each of which offer contrasting settings and
attractions. Stay in the capital, Rome, for 3
For over 2,000 years, the obelisks of imperial Egypt, older than Rome itself, have been at the heart of the city's story. Erected by emperors as symbols of their power, they were excavated centuries...
Explore Rome's artistic past with experts
Dr Nigel Spivey or Olivia Dobell. When
the papacy returned to Rome in 1420,
after more than a century in exile,
Pope Martin V found the city in...
Occupying an important position
between Europe and North Africa, Sicily
has interested many great rulers over
the centuries. Their legacies can be
found in the treasures that they left
This self-drive itinerary starts in Palermo
and visits the Valley of the Temples in
Agrigento, the Roman mosaics at Piazza
Armerina, and the coastal towns of Syracuse
Visit Sicily's fine Greek temples,
exuberant Roman floor mosaics, Arabinspired
gardens and superb Norman
architecture with experts Olivia Dobell
or Thomas Abbott. Visit the island’s
Experience the best of the Neapolitan Riviera
with a three-centre stay in Sorrento, the
island of Capri and the tranquil coastal town
of Ravello. From the ruins of Pompeii and
Herculaneum to the...
Picturesque Lake Maggiore, just south of
the Alps, is a relaxing holiday destination
with a temperate climate, pristine
mountain views and splendid villas
dotted around the lake. This...
Starting in the picturesque city of Genoa,
this 8-day self-drive tour travels through
the Italian Riveria visiting the towns of
Rapallo, Santa Margherita Ligure, the
picturesque villages of Le...
The region of Emilia-Romagna has a
fascinating history and is renowned as
the producer of the best Italian cuisine,
from prosciutto, parmesan cheese and
balsamic vinegar to other specialities...
The Bay of Naples was once one
of the greatest centres of Roman
civilisation. The excavated remains of
Pompeii and the well-preserved ruins
of Herculaneum offer an unrivalled
glimpse into the...
The towns of Florence, Lucca and Pisa,
which together formed the cradle of
the Renaissance movement that swept
through Europe between the 14th and 17th
centuries, are home to distinct...
The MasterChef Travel getaway offers a culinary break with a difference. Askham Hall is a 13th-century stately home turned restaurant-with-rooms and the Lake District's newest luxury hideaway. Takin...
Travelling in the footsteps of
St Francis and the painters of the early
Renaissance, explore and study the
glowing frescoes of Italy’s 14th- and
15th-century painters with experts
This tour aims to go behind the scenes
to explore some of Venice’s lesser-known
gems that lie beyond the regular tourist
trail. Much of Venice remains more or
less as it was more than 500 years...
The west of Sicily contains a host of
attractions, including the Valley of the
Temples, the Temples of Selinunte and
Segesta, and the renowned Norman cathedral
at Monreale. This 5-day self-drive...
Turkey has played a major role in the
history of the Mediterranean world.
Due to its strategic location straddling
two continents, it has been a crucial
crossroads and staging post on the
This 7-day private journey offers one of the
best city and beach-break combinations,
dividing time between Istanbul and the
coastal resort of Antalya, and focusing on
the cultural and historical...
Combine Istanbul, one of the world’s most
remarkable cities, full of ancient monuments,
awe-inspiring religious buildings and
intoxicating bazaars, with the Cappadocia
region, a spectacular...
This 7-day private journey combines one of
Turkey’s most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities
with the pretty coastal town of Kusadasi,
while focusing on the cultural and historical
Visiting some of Turkey’s celebrated sights,
this 10-day itinerary stays in Istanbul for 3
nights before travelling to the fabled fairy
chimneys of Cappadocia and the coastal
resort of Bodrum fo...
The culinary and cultural highlights of Istanbul will be revealed on this superb city break. View the priceless treasures of the Topkapi Palace and admire the striking architecture of the Blue...
The culinary and cultural highlights of both European and Asian Istanbul will be revealed on this superb city break with MasterChef Travel. View the priceless treasures of the Topkapi Palace and...
Combining the elegant Andalucían cities of
Cordoba, Seville and Granada using the fast
and efficient AVI rail service, this journey takes
in the region’s Roman, Moorish and Catholic
Uncover the riches of Andalucía with
expert Dr George Manginis. Over the
centuries, Moorish Spain has captured
peoples’ imagination thanks to its
strategic location, fertile land,...
This in-depth tour concentrates on
the history, technical innovations
and influence of the movement of
Catalan modernism and its figurehead
Antoni Gaudí. Travel across the vibrant
Travel to the Basque country to discover
its distinctive art, architecture and
culture, accompanied by experts Thomas
Abbott or Dr Anne Anderson. Explore
the modern city of Bilbao where you...
Situated at the very tip of the Iberian
peninsula and only just separated
from Africa by the Straits of Gibraltar,
Andalucía has witnessed many different
power struggles throughout its...
Visit Madrid and its Golden Triangle
of Art with expert art historians Dr
Richard Stemp or Gayna Pelham. Tour
the world-renowned Museo del Prado,
an extraordinary gallery with...
The towns dotted to the north and east of
Madrid contain a host of cultural and historic
attractions. This 8-day self-drive itinerary
travels to some of most important towns
Combining some of Spain’s greatest
monuments and staying in Parador hotels, this
9-day self-drive tour delves into the heart of
Spain with visits to Granada, Toledo and...
San Sebastián is widely regarded as one of the culinary capitals of the world. After centuries of culinary elaboration the city now claims a total of 16 Michelin stars. A beloved tradition of...
Andalucía is one of Spain’s most scenic
regions, strewn with superb Hispano-
Moorish architecture. As well as
including two of Spain’s greatest sites
– the Alhambra in Granada and the
This delightful train journey travels to some
of the most beautiful cities in Spain: Seville,
Cordoba, Toledo, Avila, León, and Santiago
de Compostela are some of the highlights of
Follow the Way of St James, the
pilgrimage route to the cathedral of
Santiago de Compostela, where the
remains of Saint James the Apostle,
the patron saint of Spain, are said to be
Regarded by wine connoisseurs as one of
the principal regions in the world for wine
production, this 5-day self-drive itinerary
combines visits to some of the finest wineries
with stays in...
This 8-day private journey travels through the Transylvanian and Carpathian regions of Romania, discovering the more remote areas of the country. These include Curtea de Arges, Fagaras and...
Visit Transylvania and Bucovina, two of
the most beautiful areas in Romania,
accompanied by experts John Osborne
or Rowena Loverance. This tour
concentrates on the country’s...
"Ever since I first visited Romania in 1998, I have been doing my utmost to ensure a sustainable future for the Saxon villages of Transylvania and their people. Tourism clearly has a vital role to...
With its wealth of folkloric heritage,
picturesque villages and wonderful
scenery, Romania is fascinating to
explore. This tour discovers the country’s
With an unbeatable mix of magnificent mountain scenery and two of the best road journeys in Europe, this 4-day private journey travels into the heart of Romania. Reopened as a modern highway in 2011...
Often overlooked by travellers to Romania, who tend to concentrate on the central region of Romania, the west of the country has much to offer even the most seasoned traveller. This 7-day itinerary...
Considered the birthplace of western
civilisation, Greece’s influence still
resonates today in the fields of
architecture, science, engineering and
philosophy. Incorporating the classical
Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unravelling the wonders of classical Greece. Each day you will discover a...
The island of Crete was the homeland of
the Minoan civilisation 4,000 years ago.
The Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Venetians
and Ottomans all left behind their legacy
as well. The rich cultural...
Journey to the roots of the Minoan civilization and discover the treasures of Crete on this MasterChef Travel culinary adventure. Explore ancient Knossos and the island capital, Heraklion. Seek out...
Travel through classical Greece with
experts Dr Steve Kershaw or Dr
Konstantine Politis. This tour focuses
on the classical Greek highlights found
in the mainland, including Delphi, once
Discover archaeological treasures, splendid scenery and superb flavours on this MasterChef Travel self-drive adventure. Explore ancient Knossos and the island capital, Heraklion; seek out artisan...
Visiting the best of the Aegean Islands, this 8-day itinerary sails to some of the Cyclades best destinations including Santorini, Paros, Mykonos and the capital of the islands,...
An 8-day itinerary which visits two of the most iconic islands of the Cyclades: Mykonos and Santorini. Mykonos is one of the most beautiful and well-known islands in Greece. Beaches in Mykonos, such...
The Cyclades islands have attracted visitors for centuries due to their picturesque ports, coastal scenery and mountain vistas. This 10-day private journey stays on Mykonos for 3 nights and then...
Highlighting three of the best islands which Greece has to offer, Santorini, Mykonos and Crete, this 11-day private journey staying in 4-star hotels includes all private transfers and free time to...
The largest and most populous of
the Greek islands, Crete was home
to the Minoans, who established one
of Europe’s earliest civilisations. As
a strategic gateway to the eastern
Discover Iceland with the flexibility of travelling with your own vehicle. Circumnavigate the country on the iconic Route 1, completed in 1974 to mark 1,100 years of settlement, leaving the highway...
This tour combines the sights of both
Iceland and Greenland. Starting in
Reykjavik, Iceland's capital, head to
Thingvellir National Park, site of the
world's oldest existing parliament,...
Experience Iceland on a circuit of the island
from the iconic two-lane highway known as
Route 1, completed in 1974 to mark 1,100
years of settlement. This 8-day self-drive
Similar to the Colours of Iceland and Iceland Express tours, the Iceland Grand Circle is a circumnavigation around Iceland on the iconic Route 1. This tour offers the complete experience, giving you...
West and southern Iceland incorporate a host
of natural wonders and stunning scenery to
explore, from the Snaefellsnes peninsula to
the Skaftafell National Park, part of the largest
First settled by the Vikings in 874,
Reykjavik is the world’s most northerly
capital city and one of the smallest,
making it easy to explore on foot. Framed
by the majestic Mount Esja and...
The areas of west and southern Iceland incorporate a host of natural wonders and stunning scenery to explore, all shaped by the country's most powerful natural phenomena, its active volcanoes and...
Since regaining independence in 1991
and joining the EU in 2004, Lithuania,
Latvia and Estonia are flourishing. The
countries’ rich and colourful histories can
be best appreciated in their...
Take in three of Europe's most fascinating capital cities, following the Danube River down from Prague to Vienna and finishing in Bratislava's old town. This private journey visits a region that is...
Take a leisurely 7-night journey along the Danube river. Travel from Vilshofen
in Germany, through Austria and Slovakia to Budapest. Relax on board the boat and, at each destination, enjoy the...
With an Imperial history dating back to the
Holy Roman Emperors and the House of
Habsburg, Vienna and Salzburg offer ornate
baroque palaces, spectacular castles and some
of the finest opera in...
Combine Vienna, the Imperial capital of the Hapsburg Empire and Bratislava, Slovakia's capital and largest city. Vienna is a fascinating blend of the historic and the modern, with a wealth of grand...
Visiting the Imperial capital of the Hapsburg Empire, Vienna and the Bohemian capital of the Czech Republic, this 7-day private journey encompasses two of central Europe's iconic cities, each with...
Discover Poland’s historical and cultural
attractions with Polish expert and art
historian Lydia Bauman. Start in the
capital, Warsaw, with the principal artistic
and historic sites in this...
Situated in the heart of Europe,
Poland has wonderful historical and
cultural attractions as well as beautiful
countryside, dotted with medieval towns,
castles and villages. This tour includes
Set squarely in the centre of the
Mediterranean, both Malta and its
neighbouring island of Gozo are rich in
natural and architectural beauty. Visitors over
the centuries have been attracted to...
This tour discovers Malta’s rich and
varied historic and artistic legacy with
expert Dr Konstantine Politis. Malta has
preserved all traces of its extraordinary
past, from Neolithic temples...
Often overlooked by visitors to Malta, the neighbouring island of Gozo has a wealth of historical attractions and cultural sites. This 9 day private journey offers a comprehensive insight into a...
Staying in the islands finest two hotels, the landmark Phoenicia hotel in Valletta and the boutique Xara Palace in Mdina, this self drive itinerary offers a flexibility to travel and explore the mai...
Staying in the island’s finest two hotels, the
Excelsior Grand Hotel in Valletta and the
boutique Xara Palace in Mdina, this private
journey offers an insight into the main island
of Malta, whic...
Malta is the largest island of the Maltese
archipelago and offers over 7,000 years
of intriguing history. Isolated in the
middle of the Mediterranean Sea, the
islands have been of strategic...
Studding the Adriatic, the islands of Croatia vary from tiny, verdant and unpopulated isles to large, arid outposts supporting ancient towns and villages. The charm of the islands lie in their...
Steeped in history, the Croatian Dalmatian
coast, with the iconic fortified city of
Dubrovnik, a Unesco world heritage site
and beautiful island settlements, is one of
the most picturesque...
The city of Split, the second largest city in
Croatia and home to the ruins of Emperor
Diocletian’s 4th-century palace, is an ideal
starting point from which to visit the many
The Vikings have left a deep and significant cultural imprint in Danish history. This self-drive itinerary explores some of the best museums and attractions in Denmark associated with the...
Travel to Albania and Macedonia with
expert Dr William Taylor to discover
a rich variety of archaeological and
historical sites, along with spectacular
mountain scenery. This tour explores
Known as the ‘Cradle of the Balkans’,
Albania and Macedonia are home to
a wealth of natural and historic sites,
from Lake Ohrid and the well-preserved
Ottoman town of Gjirokastër to...
Discover the historical importance of Portugal while cruising the Douro
river. This 7-night cruise aboard the MS Amavida travels through the heart
of the Douro valley including visits to renowned...
Discover the impressive cultural heritage
of Lisbon and Sintra through Romantic
palaces, azulejo tiles and outstanding
art collections, travelling with expert
art historian Dr Anne Anderson....
Travel the iconic Atlantic Highway that
links the population centres of Molde and
Kristiansund. This dramatic highway zigzags
across low bridges that jut out over the sea
and links together smal...
(Non-exclusive Group Tour)
Combining some of its most beautiful
natural attractions, mountains, fjords
and waterfalls, this tour is a superb...
Begin your 7-day / 6-night fly-drive in the dynamic capital of Norway, Oslo, and wander along the city's most famous street, Karl Johans Gate, known for its shops, bar and cafes including the...
Combining some of the country’s most
beautiful natural attractions, mountains,
fjords and waterfalls, this tour is a superb way
of experiencing Norway. Travel on two of the
Start in the city known as the 'Gateway to the Arctic', Tromso, the starting point for many polar expeditions and the world's northernmost university town, before heading north through a land of...
Begin your tour in the city known as the 'Gateway to the Arctic', Tromso. The starting point for many polar expeditions, the city is the world's northernmost university town and has a vivid cultural...
Begin your 8-day / 7-night fly-drive in the dynamic capital of Norway, Oslo, and wander along the city's most famous street, Karl Johans Gate, known for its shops, bar and cafes, including the...
Begin your 7-day / 6-night fly-drive in the dynamic capital of Norway, Oslo, and wander along the city's most famous street, Karl Johans Gate, known for its shops, bar and cafes, including the...
Burgundy boasts some of the world's finest wines with around 25,000 hectares of sunlit vines and arguably the prettiest canals in France. This 7-day itinerary on the L'Art de Vivre visits some of th...
Explore the paradise discovered by
artists in the south of France at the
beginning of the 20th century with
expert art historians Gerald Deslandes or
Lydia Bauman. Visit Matisse's...
Starting in the capital Copenhagen for 2 nights and then touring a region of Denmark whose history covers over 1000 years, this self-drive private journey visits some of the cultural highlights of...
According to food critics, Denmark is at the cutting edge of cuisine and boasts the best restaurant in the world with Noma. You will visit the best of what this Danish cooking revolution has to offe...
This 8-day self-drive itinerary travels to some of Denmark's most attractive gardens as well as its splendid manor houses and castles. Starting in Copenhagen with the renowned Tivoli gardens and...
Inspector Kurt Wallander of Ystad police is the main protagonist in a series of 10 detective novels by Henning Mankell. His melancholic character has brought ...
This 6-day private journey is the perfect introduction to Denmark. Starting in the former capital of Roskilde and then travelling to the present capital, Copenhagen, this self-drive itinerary allows...
The islands of Sealand, Funen and Aeroe are easily combinable with this 7-day self-drive itinerary. Starting with the capital Copenhagen, travel via the magnificent suspension bridge of Storebaelt t...
(Non-exclusive Group Tour)
This itinerary takes in the wonders of
the four capitals of Scandinavia and
Finland, each with their own...
Explore the spectacular highland
countries of Armenia and Georgia, the
world’s oldest Christian nations, with
expert Dr William Taylor. Both countries
contain a treasure trove of ancient...
As one of the first European countries to embrace Christianity, Georgia has a host of unique churches and monasteries that have survived the rise and fall of numerous empires over the centuries, as...
The Golden Triangle of Georgia refers to the capital, Tbilisi, and the regional towns of Sighnaghi, which is located in the far east of the country, and Kazbegi, the northern border town. Sighnaghi...
The legend of Jason and the Argonauts traces its origins back to Georgia, where Jason is said to have led his troops to steal the Golden Fleece from King Aeetes of the Colchis Empire. Remnants of th...
Georgia is a country of outstanding
landscapes, medieval churches and
rock-hewn cave monasteries. This tour
explores the main attractions, including
the Unesco world heritage sites of
Finnish Lapland begins roughly along the Arctic Circle and expands north. Known as the 'Wild North', the area is the last refuge of Finland's Sámi people, who have traditionally subsisted on reindee...
Rovaniemi is the official home of Santa Claus, visited annually by thousands of tourists wanting to catch a glimpse of him in his log cabin, located on the edge of the Arctic Circle. Rovaniemi is...
The northern lights are a magical natural phenomena that have captivated humanity for thousands of years. The lights occur when highly charged particles from the sun hit gas atoms in the Earth's...
Located in the village of Jukkasjarvi, 200km inside the Arctic Circle, the iconic Ice Hotel is situated along the banks of the frozen Torne river, from which the mammoth blocks of ice used for its...
Discover Bulgaria's historical monuments
and mountain scenery with experts
Rowena Loverance or John Osborne.
Begin in Sofia, visiting the National
Historical Museum and its prehistoric
For centuries, the island of Cyprus has
attracted the major powers of the
Mediterranean, resulting in a colourful
mosaic of cultures and traditions.
Northern Cyprus is a quiet haven of
Among the rugged and mountainous grandeur of the remote and isolated eastern coastline, old traditions and practices live on within the region's tiny population. Many of the area's people are still...
The settlement of Ilulissat in western Greenland lies at the mouth of the Ilulissat ice fjord in Disco Bay, from which the town derives its name. With a population of approximately 4,500 people, it...
Known among Greenlanders as Tunu or Tunua, which translates as 'the Back Side', the wild east coast of the island is a land apart, with differing cultural, linguistic and weather patterns to the res...
Armenia offers visitors a wealth of historical monuments, fine mountain scenery and warm hospitality. This introductory tour includes visits to Zvartnots Cathedral, Echmiadzin, and the spiritual...
Discover the diversity of Switzerland
while travelling in First Class comfort
along some of the most scenic rail
journeys in Europe. From the fashionable
Swiss German city of Zürich in the
Experience one of the most stunning rail
journeys in Europe from Lucerne to...
The first country of the former Yugoslav republic to declare independence in 1992, Slovenia is a tiny pocket-sized country that combines a rich cultural heritage and history with some of the most...
The tiny country of Slovenia, half the size of Switzerland and with a population of less than Manchester, is easily traversed west to east in a few hours by car. Within the compact confines of this...
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In some cases, tours include some departures in one category and some in another: you can see and select the different tour types under ‘tour variations’. For these tours, the itinerary is generally the same and just the standard of accommodation varies. However, if there are any variations in the excursions included, these are shown within the itinerary.
Superior: Most Cox & Kings tours fall under this category and are based in 4- or 5-star accommodation, or the best available.
Luxury: These tours will usually feature 5-star de luxe accommodation throughout.
Standard: Simpler in emphasis, these itineraries typically feature 3- and 4-star accommodation throughout.
Discovery: This type of holiday is best suited to the hardier traveller, as it will typically include some quite basic accommodation, possibly longer and rougher road journeys and, in some cases, more arduous activities, such as trekking.