Europe tailor-made holidays
A hotbed of art, culture and creativity, with mesmerising landscapes and islands and coastlines host to golden beaches and fabulous resorts, a holiday to Europe is hard to beat. Explore the best of the continent with our experts, who'll be on hand to tailor-make your perfect European escape.
With the wealth of world-class cities and experiences here, there's no way to tour our neighbouring continent without being awed by the rich heritage and outstanding landscapes that you'll discover. Of course, the perennial favourites such as France, Italy, Spain and Portugal, continue to dazzle visitors from all corners of the world. But there are also plenty of off-the-beaten track options as well.
Indeed, alternatives to those tried and tested classics include the likes of Croatia, whilst rising stars starting to garner more attention include Montenegro, Iceland and the Scandinavian destinations of Finland, Norway and Sweden.
With landscapes as varied as the Alps, the beaches of the Mediterranean, the fjords of Norway, the Greek islands, Lapland in Scandinavia and the volcanoes of Iceland, there truly is something for everyone.
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Essential experiences in Europe
Ride the rails across Europe on iconic routes trains such as the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and the Golden Eagle to discover stunning landscapes and historic cities. And, it's all paired with the very best onboard service and comfort.
With so many seas and long stretches of coast, Europe inevitably has some brilliant beaches, especially in Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Spain and Turkey. Combine a beach holiday here with a city break or excursion to really get to know a place though.
Renowned for its history and culture, Europe also has a wealth of natural wonders with spectacular landscapes and stunning scenery in alomst every country on the continent.
There are wildlife holiday opportunities all over Europe, with a wide variety of countries including Croatia, France, Iceland, Norway and Sweden home to a large number of different species, just waiting to be discovered.
Europe is full of history and culture and every country has a raft of significant sites to visit or explore. Travel to France, Italy, Spain and more to uncover traditional festivals, customs, spectacular buildings and great art.
Explore Europe on an escorted tour and get to know the archaeological sites, historical centres and thriving contemporary centres within countries like Croatia, France, Italy and Turkey.
Europe has some world-class spa resorts that are ideal for a spa break in this part of the world, whether you are travelling to Croatia, France, Italy or elsewhere.
Europe has a wealth of activity and adventure holidays to choose from. So whether you're off to traditional favourites France, Italy or Spain or are looking for somewhere new to travel, you'll be spoilt for choice.
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The signature route – Alpine vistas and French countryside paired with champagne receptions, multi-course meals and a luxury Venetian stay, reached by private water taxi.
With its mesmerising sculptures and thrilling excursions, a stay at Sweden's original ICEHOTEL is a truly unique experience. This classic short break includes a night in an Ice Room with two nights in warm accommodation.
Showcase the best of Norway's western fjords with stays in Oslo and Bergen bookending the boat trips and rail journeys of the classic Norway in a Nutshell tour.
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With ample time to explore at your own pace, this fly-drive showcases the best of Tuscany, from its headlines to its off-the-beaten-track gems. Indeed, you'll pair the icons of Florence and Pisa with castle stays and visits to medieval hilltop towns.
Book by: 29 May 2023
Beginning with a luxury stay in Paris, a scenic rail journey will bring you down to your indulgent Rhône River cruise, with gourmet dining, drinks and touring included throughout. There’s everything from Avignon’s Papal Palace and Lyon’s Renaissance grandeur to farm feasts and vineyard tastings.
Save up to £800 pp & no single supplement selected dates
Book by: 22 May 2023
Take in northern France’s rural idyll, medieval jewels and chateau icons in all-inclusive luxury on this Uniworld small-ship river cruise.
Summer offer – Save up to £105pp
Book by: 06 May 2023
Hotel Botanico, located in picturesque Puerto de la Cruz in Tenerife, is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World. Expect superb dining, gorgeous rooms and one of Europe's best spas.
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