Transylvania is a rural, Romanian tapestry of verdant vales and cultural treasures. A variety of fascinating castles spiral out from the landscape, baroque buildings line grand squares, and Saxon villages harbour fortified churches.
In Bologna, rose-red palaces glow, lavish churches shine and teetering towers strive for the skies, and hidden amongst the shadows of its porticoes is a veritable treasure trove of ancient delights. Beyond the city, the gloriously verdant countryside of Emilia-Romagna is dotted with proud towns rich with Etruscan history and dynastic legacies.
Klosters, located in the east of Switzerland, is a region known for its dramatic mountain scenery, stylish resort towns and chalet-lined villages. It is also home to spectacular railways which lace through snow-tipped peaks, verdant meadows and rushing rivers.
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Klosters - a picturesque Alpine village
Chur - Switzerland's oldest city
The Albula Railway Museum & Albula Line train journey
With glowing medieval cities such as Toledo, Ávila and Salamanca emerging from the vast Castilian plain, truly enviable collections of art, and a sense of sophistication that has been refined over centuries, central Spain is a feast for the senses. The city of Madrid has an energy and vibrancy like no other, which sits alongside some of the world’s finest art museums, most innovative gastronomic experiences and a wonderful architectural backdrop.
Bed & breakfast accommodation in Madrid & Ávila
Museo del Prado - Spain's iconic national art museum
Reina Sofía - Spain's national contemporary art collection
Toledo - home to a mighty cathedral
Museo del Greco - the work of Toledo's most famous painter
Suffolk is a rural paradise filled with idyllic landscapes and Tudor towns. Much of the scenery remains mostly unchanged since the celebrated landscape painter John Constable lived and painted there. Beyond the charming cottages and scenic waterways, elegant and eclectic houses showcase the historic and cultural treasures of the region.
With its wild Atlantic coastline, stunning beaches, historic towns and varied cultural treasures, Portugal’s Silver Coast makes for the perfect break for your group, and within easy reach is the timeless city of Lisbon.
Manchester's extensive and varied Christmas markets offer a wonderful selection of wares from the UK and Europe. Whether you're looking for hand-crafted gifts or deliciously warming food & drink, soak up the Yuletide atmosphere.
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Feel the festive buzz at Manchester's Christmas Markets
We offer exclusive group charters on which the ships are solely for you and your group. Enjoy the beauty of the Croatian coast on a small ship offering both comfort and luxury; this really is island-hopping in style!
River cruising allows travellers to glide through the heart of a destination at a tranquil pace within a floating hotel, enjoying the scenery and landscapes of the continent from a different perspective.