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Natural History by ACE Cultural Tours

Faroe Islands

Our Natural History programme looks at birdlife, botany and the contrasting landscapes of the UK, Europe and further afield including the rugged isles of Scotland, wintering birdlife in Norfolk, and the exotic wildlife of Australia.

Our Natural History programme looks at birdlife, botany and the contrasting landscapes of the UK, Europe and further afield including the rugged isles of Scotland, wintering birdlife in Norfolk, and the exotic wildlife of Australia.

Natural History Holidays

4 holidays are available in this programme

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• Discover Mt Field National Park, home to awe-inspiring mountain scenery and alpine plants

• Explore Tasmanian history with visits to Port Arthur, Richmond and Ross

• Balance natural wonders with urban delights in the cities of Hobart and Launceston

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• Explore the truly unique environment of Bialowieza, the greatest primeval deciduous and coniferous forest on the continent, home to wild boar, red deer and wild bison
• Journey up the Narew River – where the reed marshes are known as the ‘Polish Amazonia’ – looking out for corncrakes, little bitterns, black storks and short eared owls

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• Uncover Iceland’s extraordinary natural history through visits to several of the country’s glaciers, waterfalls and steaming vents – including its largest ice cap, Vatnajökull

• History and legend come alive at the Settlement Centre in Borgarnes, and at UNESCO-listed Thingvellir, home to one of the oldest parliaments in the world

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• Discover the wildlife and landscapes of the Alentejo and Algarve regions of Portugal, experiencing spring flowers in bloom and a wealth of birdlife

• Explore flower-strewn cliff tops, mountain peaks, savanna-like holm and cork oak woodlands and coastal estuaries

• Look out for the rich variety of plant and bird species

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