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The Artisan Travel Company

The Artisan Travel Company

We are a family-owned and operated, proudly independent specialist tour operator with three brands offering our guests the best possible experiences in the destinations we feature.

We pride ourselves on personal service and first-hand product knowledge.

Our brands
www.theaurorazone.com – The Aurora Zone is the UK’s original Northern Lights holiday company, dedicated solely to helping you achieve your goal of seeing the Northern Lights. We offer exceptional holidays across Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Greenland and Canada combining carefully planned nights of Aurora hunting with ...

We are a family-owned and operated, proudly independent specialist tour operator with three brands offering our guests the best possible experiences in the destinations we feature.

We pride ourselves on personal service and first-hand product knowledge.

Our brands
www.theaurorazone.com – The Aurora Zone is the UK’s original Northern Lights holiday company, dedicated solely to helping you achieve your goal of seeing the Northern Lights. We offer exceptional holidays across Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Greenland and Canada combining carefully planned nights of Aurora hunting with unforgettable daytime activities such as dog sledding and snowmobiling.

www.artisantravel.co.uk – Artisan Travel provides enriching and handcrafted itineraries for discerning travellers who want to experience the destination they are visiting. We work with local experts to provide the best possible experiences and pride ourselves on our first-hand product knowledge and personal service. We specialise in a superb range of year-round holidays to Scandinavia, Canada and Alaska as well as the summer delights of the Mediterranean.

www.activitiesabroad.com – at Activities Abroad we specialise in year-round active family holidays taking in Europe, Scandinavia and some spectacular long-haul destinations. Our holidays create lifelong family memories while showing you and your family the hidden gems of our handpicked family destinations. With experiences ranging from dog sledding in Finland to canyoning in Costa Rica, diving in Borneo to kayaking in the Catalan Pyrenees, hunting the Northern Lights in Norway to tubing in Turkey we have something to suit all families. Winner of the Best Small Family Holiday Company and Best Activity Holiday Company at the British Travel Awards 2013 and 2014.

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Search for Autumn Lights, Luosto

The months of October and November can produce Auroras to match any of the deep winter months so we have ...

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A Volcanic Island Short Break

UNESCO may have discovered The Azores but this stunning archipelago still feels untouched. This 4-night break ...

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Saariselkä – Autumn Lights

Saariselkä is nestled amidst the fells and forests of North Eastern Finland, high above the Arctic Circle...

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The Azores: A Three Island Tour

Pass ten nights travelling around the Azores island ‘triangle’ of Faial, São Jorge, and Pico. Guided day ...

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Croatia by Land & Sea

Spend three nights on mainland Croatia and seven on a superb cruising vessel as you explore the islands of ...

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Wildlife and Volcano Exploration

As a nine-island archipelago, the Azores certainly know how to show off island life. Be completely immersed ...

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Activities Abroad

At Activities Abroad we specialise in year-round active family holidays taking in Europe, Scandinavia and some spectacular long-haul destinations. Our holidays create ...

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Artisan Travel

We always ask our suppliers to show us the main sites and attractions but also the places that they frequent in their daily lives. We also ask them what they would see ...

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The Aurora Zone

The Aurora Zone is the UK's only holiday brand solely dedicated to sharing Mother Nature's greatest wonder and importantly, we were the first. Nobody can ever guarantee ...

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