A land that is home to rugged mountains and a wealth of cultural heritage, what is most immediately striking about Croatia is its coast. Over the border, the deep turquoise waters of Slovenia’s Lake Bled are impossibly picturesque.
The Côte d’Azur, as its name suggests, is defined by its glittering turquoise seas – but is equally associated with the glitz and glamour of wealth and fame, which can be enjoyed from the sparkling resort town of Cannes.
Sicily is an ancient intersection of Mediterranean civilisations, with its strategic position resulting in a wealth of cultural influences: a treasure trove of history and art with layers of diverse architecture just begging to be explored.
Istria, found in Croatia’s far north, slices into the sparkling blue of the Adriatic Sea. Characterised by miles of coastline and a richly rural interior, this region has its own unique identity and is known as the ‘Tuscany of Croatia’.
Peaceful and serene, Lake Maggiore straddles both Italy and Switzerland, and basks elegantly against the snowy backdrop of the Swiss Alps. Surfacing from the crystalline blue waters, the Borromean Islands are the jewels of the lake.
Half board accommodation
Borromean Islands & Borromeo Palace
Lake Maggiore Express - a picturesque train journey
Majestically medieval, Kraków is the cultural capital of Poland and its stunning and compact Old Town is exquisite. The beautiful mountain resort of Zakopane sits snugly amongst stunning natural landscapes.
Stunningly picturesque, the Alpine town of Annecy sparkles at the tip of the glassy waters of Lac d’Annecy. The beautiful mountain scenery can be enjoyed from chic Chamonix, glorious Geneva and majestic Mont Blanc – the pinnacle of the Alps.
There is something utterly enchanting about a city with elegant gondolas gliding down the waterways in place of roads. Venice captures the hearts of travellers with its fascinating history, exceptional architecture and world-class museums.
The Eternal City of Rome is overflowing with historical and archaeological marvels to explore. This thriving city has a dazzling array of museums, statues, galleries and mosaics amongst its iconic monuments.