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Featured Holidays

Walking and Cruising Dalmatia
An expert-led cultural tour by gulet along the Croatian coas

A walking tour in Croatia with AITO's Tour Operator of the Year

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Walking & Cruising Western Lycia
An expert-led cultural tour along the Lycian Way

A walking tour in Turkey with AITO's Tour Operator of the Year

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Exploring Wales
Discover the archaeological and cultural wonders of Wales

An expert-led tour of Wales with AITO's Tour Operator of the Year

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Exploring Wessex
Expert-led archaeological & cultural tour in England

Archaeological tour of England. Discover Stonehenge and much more

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Exploring Crete
Exploring Crete

A spectacular expert-led tour of the legendary island of Crete

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Exploring Macedonia
Discover the wonders of ancient Macedonia in Greece

Join this expert-led archaeological & cultural tour of Macedonia

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Levada Trails and Peaks of Madei
Madeira Walking Week with KE Adventure Travel

Idyllic island walking on Madeira's glorious mountain trails

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A Gastronomic Gulet Cruise
Join this Gastronomic Gulet Cruise in Turkey!

Explore Turkey's turquoise coast & discover its fantastic cuisine

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A Gastronomic Tour of Sicily
A Gastronomic tour of Sicily. Discover its fabulous cuisine.

Join this fabulous expert-led culinary & cultural tour of Sicily.

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The Brecon Beacons
NEW walking holiday in the Brecon Beacons with Inntravel.

Stay in 3 traditional market towns, go at your own pace.

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The Lake District
NEW walking holiday - the Lake District with Inntravel.

Bag up to three Wainwright fells on this self-guided break.

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Special Offers

Choquequirao to Machu Picchu
Choquequirao to Machu Picchu - Trek - Peru

Perfect for Solo travel - with KE Adventure Travel

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Kempinski Hotel The Dome
Bunkered Live Special Offer

Kempinski Hotel The Dome quote 'Bunkered Live'

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Icefjords and Remote Villages of
Greeland Villages and Icefjords - KE Adventure Travel

11 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 9 dinners included

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Le Home
June Getaway £479pp saving £420pp 7 night

3rd July ☀ Le Home Self Catering Studios, Sleep 2,

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Late Availability Offers
From Šibenik to Zadar
Expert-led gulet cruise in Croatia

Join this tour with award-winning Peter Sommer Travels

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Cruising to Ephesus
Gulet Cruising to Ephesus - Almost Full

An expert-led archaeological and historical adventure in Turkey

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Jordan's Wadi Rum and Petra
Follow in the footsteps of Lawrence of Arabia to Petra

Places still available Autumn departures - KE Adventure Trav

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Patagonia - The Classic Paine Ci
The Patagpnoa Paine Circuit with KE Adventure Travel

Fully supported trekking at the `end of the earth`, Chile

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From Dubrovnik to Split
An expert-led cultural gulet holiday in Croatia

Discover the Dalmatian coast on this gulet cruise in Croatia

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Holiday Reviews

Cruising to Ephesus by JHR, 30 Jun 2022
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It was a 8 day tour on a Turkish gulet, a two mast sailboat, along the south-western coast of Turkey. The goal of the tour ... read more

Cruising the Carian Coast - M2A by Coco, 30 Jun 2022
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The boat was lovely and comfortable, the crew pleasant and polite, the food delicious and at every meal we had an explanation ... read more

The Splendour of Corsica by Mr R P 22, 30 Jun 2022
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Travelled to Corsica by Eurostar, TGV and ferry, via Lyon and Nice. Three hotels in Corsica, at Bastia, Calvi and Ajaccio. read more

Tips for your first trip to Vietnam

Are you thinking of going to Vietnam? If so, here are a few top tips, and FAQ's, answered. How do I get a ...

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FCO Travel Advice to Sri Lanka Updated

The FCO have updated their travel advice to Sri Lanka.

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Have you considered a Naked Vacation?

The 'Nakation' has hit headlines, with many jumping at the chance to judge. Donna of Chalfont Holidays, specia...

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The Vistula District

The Vistula river has beaches, boulevards, and an active nightlife surrounding it.

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Free your mind

Inntravel’s Steve Jack explains how a walking holiday can be good for body, mind, and soul.

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Accessible India: Where there’s magic around every corner and nothing is too much trouble

Lynne Kirby of Enable Holidays shares her experiences of exploring the Golden Triangle of India.

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