Just a short flight away and you're in Europe – beautiful beach destinations, the mountain peaks of the Alps and cities rich in history and culture.
Austria . Canary Islands . Croatia . Cyprus . France . Germany . Greece . Iceland . Italy . Portugal . Spain . Switzerland . Turkey
Europe has holidays for all occasions, from romantic honeymoons to fun-filled family breaks. The possibilities are endless – stay in a glamorous boutique hotel in Mykonos, play golf at a world-class course on the Algarve, have fun with the family in an all-inclusive in Turkey or explore the elegant lakes of Italy.
Enjoy a romantic evening in a cave on the island of La Gomera! The unique hotel space has a bed, dining table and spectacular views over the sea and mountains. For complete privacy even your food and drinks are delivered to you on a zip wire!
If you are a Game of Thrones fan head to Dubrovnik in Croatia, which was the filming location for King's Landing in the series.
Hike between the 5 picturesque villages of the Cinque Terre in Italy for spectacular views along the coast. If you get tired in sun, just hop back on to the train which links the villages, and don't miss the mouth-watering Focaccia bread with freshly made pesto!
Visit the Praia de Falesia's golden sands on the Algarve. The giant cliffs have stopped any direct developments on the sands so you can experience some truly unspoilt and natural beaches.
Travel on the iconic Venice-Simplon Orient Express - a magical overnight experience showcasing fine dining and excellent service. Board in London before passing through Switzerland's stunning scenery, Austria's countryside and the beautiful riverside city of Verona, arriving in Venice to finish.
Take a sunrise hot air balloon ride over the spectacular sandstone formations in Cappadocia, Turkey.
BEST TIME TO VISIT:
This will all depend on where you want to visit and what type of holiday you are looking for. The Mediterranean gets very hot and busy during the summer months, especially in July and August. May, June and September can be a great time to visit to avoid the crowds and still enjoy the warmer weather. Ski season tends to run from December through to as late as April, and European cities can be great to visit all year-round.
With an invitingly warm climate all year round, these islands just off the coast of Africa are perfect for winter sun. They are home to breathtaking scenery, volcanic landscapes and some great beaches. Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Fuerteventura are the popular ones, but there is also a quieter side to the Canaries with the sleepy islands of La Gomera and La Palma.
This country is perfect if you are looking for unspoiled beaches, crystal-clear waters and towns packed with historical treasures. The endless sea vistas and stunning coastal scenery make it the perfect place for island-hopping adventures. Don’t miss Dubrovnik - sitting right on the waterfront with medieval walls, cobbled streets and orange-topped houses.
An idyllic island famed for its glorious sunshine, arcing golden beaches, rich history and hospitality. Explore inland for lush landscapes of cedar forest and citrus trees, and follow the winding roads of the Troodos Mountains for some spectacular views and rocky peaks. With its pretty harbour and intriguing mythical heritage, the coastal town of Paphos is a great place to visit.
Just a short flight away, this country is famed for its food, fashion and arts. Visit the French Riviera for the glitz and glamour of the Cote D’Azur, the romantic city of Paris for sophistication and splendour, or drive through the beautiful countryside and the lush vineyards of Burgundy. You can also head to the French Alps to some of the best skiing in the world!
From sleepy harbour villages to stylish cosmopolitan hotels, there’s somewhere in Greece for everyone. The Greek islands are filled with pretty villages - white-washed houses clinging to the cliffs, bright bursts of bougainvillea, blue-domed churches, waterside tavernas and magical sunsets. The country is also brimming with history and amazing food!
One of our favourite destinations - fascinating cities, lush countryside, shimmering lakes, snow-peaked mountains and beautiful coastlines. Drive through rolling hills of Tuscany, hike between the picture-postcard cliffside villages in the Cinque Terre, sail around Capri on a luxury yacht, explore the ancient ruins in Rome or wonder along the quaint cobblestone promenades of Italy’s lake villages.
Discover the beautiful coastlines and the charming cities of Portugal. The Algarve is home to sun-drenched beaches, sheltered bays and rugged coves, as well as world-class golf courses that offer spectacular views from the cliff tops. Visit the island of Madiera and its bustling capital of Funchal, or ride on the trams in the city of Lisbon.
Glittering beaches, quaint villages, history, culture, beautiful landscapes and amazing food – Spain has it all! Party the night away at the infamous Ibiza nightclubs, explore the pine-fringed coves and sweeping bays in Mallorca, relax on the sun-soaked Costa del Sol, or explore the awe-inspiring Alhambra Palace in Granada.
With an East-meets-West vibe, this colourful country has an intoxicating mix of culture and scenery. Climb mountains, explore ancient ruins, relax on a beach or test your bartering skills at a Turkish bazaar. Spectacular sights include the sandstone formations of Cappadocia, the blue lagoon of Olu Deniz, and the hot thermal springs of Pamukkale.