For many, the Swiss Alps offer the ideal mountain holiday, and you will discover some of the most beautiful alpine scenery in the world on
. Based for seven nights in a 5-star hotel in Davos - Europe’s highest city – you will have time to relax in this picturesque resort and stretch your legs on one of the many rewarding hiking trails around town. You will also experience two of the continent’s most thrilling train rides when you step aboard the Bernina Express for the journey south to Tirano, in Italy, travelling across the engineering marvel of the Brusio circular viaduct and climbing the 2254m-high Bernina Pass, and again when you join the Glacier Express, winding its way through the alps to the pretty village of Andermatt. A cruise on Germany’s Lake Constance and a visit to Vaduz, Liechtenstein’s compact little capital, are on the itinerary too.
Neighbouring Italy is our destination for several delightful lake and mountain holidays, including Lake Garda and the Dolomites
, visiting Romeo and Juliet’s home town of Verona, Austrian-influenced Bolzano and the attractive lakeside towns of Sirmione and Malcesine. On Titan’s Scenic Lake Orta
holiday you’ll spend seven nights in the Piedmontese town of Pettenasco, a perfect spot for relaxing and simply enjoying nature, while we have also included an excursion to historic Aosta, with its fascinating Roman ruins, and a trip on the Gornergrat rack railway at the foot of the Matterhorn in Switzerland. Alternatively, you could enjoy seven nights on the shores of lovely Lake Bled on our Scenic Lakes of Slovenia
tour, exploring the wild beauty of the Julian Alps, Triglav National Park, home to brown bears, chamois, lynx and numerous bird species, and Lake Bohinj, Slovenia’s largest glacial lake.
And then there are the wide open spaces and pristine mountain landscapes of North America, where everything is on a larger, grander scale. Join us on our 12-day Canadian Rail Spectacular
, a wonder-filled journey from Niagara Falls to the Rocky Mountains, travelling through the expansive, breathtaking scenery of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta aboard ‘The Canadian,’ one of the world’s classic long-distance trains, before continuing into British Columbia. You’ll see vast prairies and soaring, snow-covered peaks, idyllic lakes and vibrant cities. If you’d like to explore both sides of the border, then our 16-day Best of the Rockies, North and South
tour may be the one for you. Beginning in Colorado, you’ll visit the magnificent Rocky Mountain and Yellowstone National Parks with their diverse scenery and abundant wildlife, and Mount Rushmore, a real icon of the American West. The tour concludes with stunning Banff National Park and the city of Calgary in Canada. Join us on one of these engaging tours and experience a renewed appreciation for the wonders of Nature!