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Finland Northern Lights vacation, Wilderness Auroras

Finland Northern Lights vacation, Wilderness Auroras

Winter activities & Aurora hunting in the Finnish wilderness
From £1,495 5 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2018: 4 Mar, 18 Mar
Northern Lights photography vacation in Iceland, coast & ice

Northern Lights photography vacation in Iceland, coast & ice

Photographic trip in the stunning west and southeast Iceland
From £2,950 to £3,150 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 16 Mar, 30 Sep, 26 Oct
2019: 1 Feb, 15 Feb, 3 Mar
Romania vacation, the Beauty of Yesterday

Romania vacation, the Beauty of Yesterday

Small group tour to rediscover enchanting rural Romania
From £1,195 to £1,229 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 11 Jun, 17 Sep
Turkey small group tour

Turkey small group tour

Discover the wonders of Turkey on this 10 day tour
From £899 to £999 10 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 10 Mar, 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov, 1 Dec, 8 Dec, 15 Dec, 22 Dec, 29 Dec
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Yoga vacation in Portugal

Yoga vacation in Portugal

A stunning Yoga retreat in the Portuguese mountains.
From €800 to €1,200 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr, 8 Apr, 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 1 Jul, 22 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct, 21 Oct
Altiplano de Granada activity vacation, Spain

Altiplano de Granada activity vacation, Spain

Multi-activity cultural holiday in fabulous rural Andalucia
From €207 to €270 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Croatia self drive vacation

Croatia self drive vacation

A self drive discovery tour of beautiful Croatia
From £995 to £1,475 15 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailormade throughout the year and can be adapted to suit your interests, budget and requirements as necessary
Archaeology vacation in Greece

Archaeology vacation in Greece

A small-group archaeology tour of Greece
From €1,150 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 2 Jun, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct
Northern lights short break, Finland

Northern lights short break, Finland

Leisurely stay in Finnish Lapland & an Aurora alert system
From £1,265 to £1,315 5 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2018: 26 Feb, 5 Mar, 12 Mar, 19 Mar, 26 Mar
Sintra Natural Park accommodation in Portugal

Sintra Natural Park accommodation in Portugal

Eco-friendly B&B, in Sintra Natural Park near lovely beaches
From €80 to €110 per room per night
Accommodation
Sintra Natural Park, Unesco Site, inspires with its beauty. Paradise for walkers/cyclists , refresh body, mind, soul!! guesthouse, off beaten track, tailor made walking itinerary, free bus pass March special stay 7 nights pay 6 vegan/vegetarian
French Alps self guided walking holiday

French Alps self guided walking holiday

Chalet based, self guided walking holiday in the French Alps
From £515 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep
Activity vacation in Montenegro

Activity vacation in Montenegro

An active villa holiday at stunning Lake Skadar, Montenegro
From £545 to £645 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 15 Apr, 22 Apr, 29 Apr, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 Jun, 10 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 22 Jul, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 2 Sep, 9 Sep, 16 Sep, 23 Sep, 30 Sep, 7 Oct, 14 Oct
Book for w/c April 29th, May 6th, May 27th, June 3rd, June 17th, July 1st, July 8th and get a £100pp discount!
Cycling holiday in Catalonia, Spain

Cycling holiday in Catalonia, Spain

Discover pretty medieval villages and coastal paths
From €745 to €850 5 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made. Available April until 7 November
€50 discount pp plus a bottle of local artisan organic olive oil.
Guided walking vacations in the French Alps

Guided walking vacations in the French Alps

Guided walking from a historic chalet base
From £695 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 7 Jul, 11 Aug
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Catalonia self guided cycling vacation, Spain

Catalonia self guided cycling vacation, Spain

Self guided cycling holiday
From €749 to €839 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Available all year round on any day to suit and can be tailor-made and adapted to your requirements
Croatia activity vacation for families with teenagers

Croatia activity vacation for families with teenagers

Teenager Departures. Family multi activity week in Croatia
From £895 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug
Self guided biking tour in Croatia

Self guided biking tour in Croatia

Explore the amazing island's coasts, medieval town on bike
From €440 to €755 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Departures can be arranged at any time to suit you between April and October
Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain

Catalonia self guided walking vacations, Spain

Self-guided walking holidays in Catalonia
From €715 to €799 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Available all year round on any day to suit and can be tailor-made and adapted to your requirements
Mont Saint Michel self guided cycling tours in Normandy & Brittany

Mont Saint Michel self guided cycling tours in Normandy & Brittany

Cycling journey through Brittany to Mont Saint Michel
From €695 to €970 6 days ex flights
Tailor made: This tour starts any Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, or Friday from April through October
Family activity holiday in Turkey

Family activity holiday in Turkey

Exciting, active and varied family holiday in Turkey.
From £475 to £510 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: This trip can be tailor made at a time to suit you between April and October for a minimum of four people
Catalan Pyrenees family activity vacation

Catalan Pyrenees family activity vacation

Adrenalin-filled family adventure in the Catalan Pyrenees
From £945 to £1,165 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2018: 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug
Sea kayaking vacation in Croatia

Sea kayaking vacation in Croatia

Kayaking holiday on stunning Elaphite Islands near Dubrovnik
From €750 to €785 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 12 May, 19 May, 26 May, 3 Jun, 17 Jun, 24 Jun, 1 Jul, 8 Jul, 15 Jul, 21 Jul, 29 Jul, 5 Aug, 12 Aug, 19 Aug, 26 Aug, 31 Aug, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep
Croatia vacation, activity week

Croatia vacation, activity week

A 'Relaxingly Active' holiday with flexible activities
From €990 to €1,130 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 26 May, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep
Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy

Amalfi Coast walking vacation, Italy

Walk in lemon groves and hillside villages
From US $1,435 to US $1,625 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 3 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 19 May, 26 May, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 23 Jun, 30 Jun, 7 Jul, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep, 29 Sep, 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 22 Dec, 29 Dec
Late availability on these dates: 03 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 07 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 05 May, 19 May, 26 May
Husky safari in Finland

Husky safari in Finland

Sled with huskies through spectacular Finnish scenery
From £1,995 to £2,325 8 days inc UK flights
Small group travel: 2018: 4 Mar, 11 Mar, 18 Mar, 25 Mar, 1 Apr
Painting vacation in Andalucia, Spain

Painting vacation in Andalucia, Spain

Explore your painting creativity in delightful Andalucia.
From £950 to £1,150 8 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 1 Jun, 12 Jun, 22 Jun, 7 Sep, 9 Oct
Painting holiday in sunny Andalucia, Spain. 1-8 June 2018. 50Gbp off! Solo travelers welcome. No single supplement! A fun and friendly holiday learning new techniques with a great art tutor & like minded people. Visit wonderful locations each day.
Provence biking tour, France

Provence biking tour, France

Cycling tour of Provence for avid riders.
From €1,095 to €1,470 8 days ex flights
Tailor made: Starts any day from April 1st through October 25th
Cyclades hiking vacation, Greece

Cyclades hiking vacation, Greece

Walk ancient paths and enjoy stunning Cycladic sceneries
From £592 to £640 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 17 Mar, 24 Mar, 31 Mar, 7 Apr, 14 Apr, 21 Apr, 28 Apr, 5 May, 19 May, 26 May, 15 Sep, 22 Sep
100€ off, departures from 24 March till 24 April
Croatia family activity week

Croatia family activity week

A 'relaxingly active' holiday on the Croatian island of Vis
From €990 to €1,130 7 days ex flights
Small group travel: 2018: 26 May, 9 Jun, 16 Jun, 30 Jun, 14 Jul, 21 Jul, 28 Jul, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 Aug, 1 Sep, 8 Sep, 15 Sep, 22 Sep
Mercantour Park self catering gite, France

Mercantour Park self catering gite, France

Beautifully located accommodation in the Mercantour, France
From £420 per week (sleeps 2)
Accommodation
Cast off those January blues - book before the end of February and enjoy current 2017 prices for holidays taken in 2018 - save c £50 per person!
Northern Lights sailing cruise in Norway
From
NKr10,900
excluding flights
Excellent food and excellent company. Charles really knew his stuff. (more)Kevin Sheil
The scenery was breath taking. Sun rises and moon-sets which I have never seen before. The sunlight, being at 69 or 70N was special and almost spectral and the colours were incomparable. (more)Catherine Morrow
The spectacular scenery. The peacefulness once moored up for the night. In the morning going up on deck and seeing clear blue skies, beautiful colours of the sunrise across the still waters. (more)Barbarat Mallia
Carpathian Mountains conservation & culture vacation
From
US $1,395
excluding flights
Walking in the Carpathian Mountains was stunning. Watching bear and wild boar at close quarters and visiting the bear sanctuary was definitely one of the highlights. Gaining an insight into the history of Romania by visiting castles, fortified churches and local towns was also fascinating. (more)Alison Mitchell
The most memorable were the painted monasteries and the village of Viscri and Transylvania generally. (more)Mauveen Jones
The most memorable part of my vacation was watching the brown bears from the bear hide. While we were there we saw around 10 different bears including a mother with her two cubs. (more)Stella Jales
Balkan adventure vacation
From
US $1,170
excluding flights
The train ride from Sarajevo to Mostar was the most memorable part. (more)Kwan Lee
I loved the whole vacation but the people on the vacation were so great that they will remain in my memory for a long time. Sarajevo was perhaps the place I liked best for many reasons. Budva was beautiful. (more)Katie Coates
The most memorable was the Montenegrin coastline (more)Navinder Shergill
Polar bear watching cruise in Svalbard, Norway
From
£4,495
excluding flights
What we saw defied description. A privilege to be there (more)Roy Joffe
The whole thing was amazing, being able to go out to parts of Svalbard that other ships can't get to was fantastic, and the wildlife that we saw there was the overall highlight. (more)Renny Gye
Trans-Siberian and Mongolia tour, westbound
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US $3,595
excluding flights
Memorable parts? The Mongolian ger camp was wonderful. ...the local guides Tuya and Nimo were terrific and made the Mongolian stop off great. Lake Baikal was also amazing...great fun with the sauna and jumping in the freezing river..standing on the frozen lake...beautiful and memorable. The entire train journey was special and being escorted by a brilliant guide was just the best way to feel safe yet given every opportunity to meet and interact with travelers from everywhere, learn new... (more)Rachel Guinee
Gozo family activity vacation in Malta
From
£1,505
including UK flights
Memorable parts? So many highlights! Our youngest loved the rock climbing, which was expertly supervised and our eldest loved the snorkelling and lazy boat day best. As for us, it's hard to choose, the Eco Day was much more than we anticipated and we really felt privileged to share their Gozo culture. We love sea kayaking and the shores of Gozo provided some excellent fun. The superb staff at the dive centre gave us an excellent introduction to diving and an unforgettable day. It's the... (more)Diana Lloyd
Northern Lights photography vacation in Iceland, coast & ice
From
£2,950
excluding flights
It was one of the best vacations that I've ever experienced. The itinerary was well structured and organised. The tutor and tour leader were humorous which added so much fun in the entire trip. (more)Vivien Zheng
The most memorable moment was seeing the Aurora Borealis and getting up close to a glacier! Seeing the Aurora Borealis and getting up close to a glacier! (more)Stephanie Robinson
As it was a photographic vacation, the valuable tuition and the amazing places we were taken more than met expectations. The care taken by the leaders was very impressive. (more)Erith French
Pyrenees activity vacation
From
US $895
excluding flights
The white water rafting was the most memorable. 9 out of 10. Overall excellent experience. (more)Marylyn McQuaide
The rafting in Sort and learning to off road bike down a mountain! Fantastic! great group of folks. Nick and Nuria were warm and welcoming. Stuart was a great guide. food was excellent. (more)Joni Gould
Log cabin holiday in Finland, with activities
From
£995
including UK flights
Memorable parts? I have been to 16 countries and Nellim has become my favorite place so far. The overall experience was amazing. The hotel, the food and the people were the best. I had a lot of fun during every single activities. The guides were very knowledgeable and so helpful. I was so lucky to see the most beautiful northern lights. Nellim is a very beautiful place to visit and I will never forget how happy I was during the trip. Tips? Nothing, because everything is perfect.... (more)Chenlan Wang
Winter tailor-made vacation in Finland
From
£915
including UK flights
Staying in a beautiful and peaceful location and definitely the husky sled ride was such a fantastic experience. Superb, best experience ever! Excellent food, warm and comfortable accommodation and plenty to do. Beautiful area and will be going again. (more)Denise Ghalebi
Excellent. It is a long way from Australia and expensive, but worth it all for such a wonderful experience. (more)Jodie Douglas
All activities of the trip were such memorable and exciting. (more)Fred Wong
Luxury small ship cruise in Croatia
From
£1,149
excluding flights
We loved the swim stops in the crystal clear, warm yet refreshing water. Food was amazing, guides were excellent. Overall the cruise far exceeded our expectations. Five stars! By far one of our best vacations ever. (more)Lisa Graham
The local Croatian people (crew, guides, restaurant/shop staff, etc.) were fantastic - so friendly, helpful and spoke such good English. To mark one crew member out, Tomy was a great hit with everyone, funny and with just the right level of familiarity. (more)David Hemming
Fantastic - would recommend it to anyone looking for a relaxing but interesting vacation. (more)Alison Justice
Husky safari in Finland
From
£1,995
including UK flights
The stunning views whilst sledding in such silence. The dogs get so excited before you set off and its incredibly noisy but as soon as they go it's silence. (more)Jennifer Atkinson
The most memorable was working with my dog team on a daily basis and sitting around the dinner table with everyone in the evening. (more)John Maurice Bell
Husky sleighing through the stunning winter wonderland . The dogs are incredible - pure respect! Our guide Petra was superb. The scenery was out of this world. Falling off a few too many times just added to the fun! Wow, Wow, Wow ... (more)Toni Sanders
Winter cottage holiday in Finnish Lapland
From
£1,845
including UK flights
The most memorable part of the vacation was arriving in Kitilla to a temperature of -29 degrees and the very strange feeling of the water in your nose freezing! However this did not deter us from dipping into the frozen lake several times during our stay which I definitely recommend. The snowmobile safari was our favourite activity. (more)Caroline Dawson
Seeing northern light above us as soon as we got there. Husky sledding. And everything else. Amazing. Once in a life time trip so good that I'm going back next year. (more)Daniel Lewis
All of it! It was wonderful. We all loved different activities. I enjoyed the reindeer sleigh ride and the husky sledding while my 8 year old preferred the thrill of the snowmobile ride!... However, the scenery for every activity was stunning and definitely the star. (more)Susannah Stewart
Finland Northern Lights vacation, Wilderness Auroras
From
£1,495
including UK flights
The scenery was outstanding and the friendliness and knowledge of the staff was superb. We really enjoyed the husky safari, but all of the activities (i.e. reindeer safari, snowshoe walks, Kota dinner and snowmobile trips) we excellent. (more)Martin Mathias
Fabulous....The spectacular wilderness of Lapland, exciting activities which involved seeing more of that wilderness and interacting with some of the animals. The friendliness and helpfulness of the staff at Northern Lights village, (more)Rosaleen Kirby
So many amazing sifts and experiences. We did everything and more than expected. Northern lights were amazing but so were the night time bonfires under the stars, dog sledding, skidooing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing photos on the bridge by the Russian border... (more)Fiona Kempton
Sweden activity vacation, Stockholm countryside
From
SKr8,595
excluding flights
Jumping in the lake for a cool off after a long day canoeing was the best. Had a great vacation. After busy days there was always a great place to stay and good food to eat. It was well planned and thought through and Carmen smoothed it all along nicely. (more)Andrea Austin
The day canoeing and camping it really felt like a wilderness adventure even though you are really not far from Stockholm.. We were lucky with the weather. (more)David Davies
The week of touring Sweden's countryside on our own with some support was amazing, breath-taking and so enjoyable! (more)Ingrid Sloan
Sweden hiking vacation, self guided
From
SKr10,170
excluding flights
Traveling through the Archipelago was one of the most memorable parts of the vacation. (more)Felicity Bond
There were endless memorable moments: tramping along the Soderlandsleden very well-waymarked trail, through the woods; exploring the islands at Stendorren and Savo; seeing creatures we hadn't see before, such as a slow worm, an otter, a white-tailed sea eagle... (more)Bronwen Davies
We were impressed with the beauty of Sweden and how easy it was to travel around. (more)Sharon Reardon
Amalfi Coast self guided walking vacation
From
£870
excluding flights
All of the hiking was wonderful and the beauty of the area was inspiring. (more)Sarah Hannay
Our visits to Paestum and Cetara was the highlight. (more)Richard Butchart
The walks (Amalfi coast and Capri) in a landscape as rocky as green (with flowers).We stayed two nigts in Capri (which is really preferable in comparison with a normal day tour to Capri - it gives you the freedom of some walks outside the mainstreams). (more)Walter Kagi
Portugal yoga & massage vacation
From
€800
excluding flights
Don't hesitate! I had never done any yoga before but if you are a beginner, don't be put off as everyone is so welcoming and encouraging. (more)Rosy Scott
It was a very magical place where you could relax and have complete rest with a wonderful team of people looking after you. I would highly recommend and would make a return visit again. (more)Kwok Chan
Excellent! This is a vacation for people who want or need to offer time to themselves, stepping out of their daily life for a week and literally cleansing their body on every level, whether physically, mentally or spiritually. (more)georgina porro
Spanish course & hiking vacation, Picos de Europa, Spain
From
€400
excluding flights
Just book it! (more)Annie Glasspool
It was great to combine language learning and outdoor adventures. The language school and the tour operator for the outdoor activities were very professional and dedicated to provide the best experience for their guests. (more)Selina Monn
Lots of laughs learning a new language in the morning, stunning scenery for walking, and the challenge of staying upright while canoeing in the afternoon. (more)Laurence Impey
Learn Spanish & hike the Camino de Santiago, Spain
From
€400
excluding flights
Spanish Lessons and some wonderful walks in the Picos de Europa was very memorable. (more)Ann Almeida
Learning and practising speaking spanish in the village was the highlight. (more)Anne Kavanagh
The walk and talk team, the other students as well as the beauty of the area and the good. Our accommodation was great. (more)Jayne Quinn
Montenegro mountain biking vacations, self guided
From
€650
excluding flights
The views were just breathtaking. Loved it. Wish i was still on it. The guys who organised were so helpful and nice. (more)John Osullivan
The most memorable was mountain biking in the area around Lake Skadar and in remote mountain areas. Wildlife was really amazing there. Great experience and very well organised! (more)Gunnar Link
A most scenic, rewarding and relaxing vacation. The 7 day self guided tour really gave us an insight to Montenegro past and present. Our bikes were well maintained and suited to the terrain, the routes were well explained (maps provided) and our guides were great (more)Abby Noyce
Umbria cooking vacation, Italy
From
€1,290
excluding flights
We enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere of the cooking classes, delicious meals, the excellent tours of nearby villages and towns, the spacious and comfortable rooms and the beautiful rural setting in Umbria. Podere le Olle is a truly memorable experience. (more)Susan White
The place as a relaxed elegance about it and many of the visitors had been there before. The meals were beautiful and the cooking lessons had the right balance of watching and participating. The visits to the local towns were relaxed and each place chosen was memorable. (more)Jennifer Young
Turn up and enjoy a very relaxed and interesting week. (more)Adrian Norman
Yoga vacation in Portugal
From
€800
excluding flights
Beautiful location in the mountains with lots of uber tasty delicious nourishing food. (more)Joyce Stack
For me it was the real sense of retreating in a beautiful and remote valley. Waking up to the sound of birdsong , great classes, superb colourful food. and a lovely genuine team that helped create a gentle, kind and caring atmosphere. (more)Alison Fraser
All of it was memorable, the environment, food, classes, people etc. 10/10 - Superb! (more)Marta Redd
Catalonia family activity holiday, Spain
From
€720
excluding flights
Really enjoyed the Via Ferrata. The vacation was terrific. The weather was unseasonably hot but having a pool really helped. There were some local short bike rides (6-10 miles) as well as much longer tours for the more ambitious. (more)Caroline Vibert
The boys loved the Canyoning which we did with two other families and the location was chosen for the age of participants. The others would say the water pArk or the horse riding was the best part. (more)Rebecca Fleming
Varied local activities. Varied cycle routes and swimming in the crystal clear lake. First class. Fiona and Gareth and their team were the perfect hosts and nothing was too much trouble. Hope to go back again soon. (more)Russell Parsonage
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