A history-rich tapestry of nations, Europe is teeming with tour options – we have selected some of the very best.
Discover this fascinating off-the-beaten-track destination from the saddle as we ride from buzzing Tirana over mountains, past lakes and quaint villages, through deep gorges to the beautiful Ionian coast and on to three UNESCO sites, including Berat’s Ottoman villas. Pass through the Vjosa Gorge, Lake Ohrid and Gjirokastra and farms still tended with traditional methods. Mountains, forests, coastal roads and fishing villages abound as you make your way down through to Llogara…
Starting in richly historic Sofia and concluding in Bulgaria's spa capital Velingrad, actual tour riding commences in the northern foothills of the Balkans and takes the group on a spectacular ride over mountain passes and though forests, valleys and beautifully preserved towns brimming with relics from the Roman and Ottoman Empires.
Creative maven and portrait artist, Rosalind will introduce you to some of the capital’s most curious and compelling collections. Follow her into private houses which have been turned into galleries and tucked-away museums such as The Cartoon Museum, Sir John Soane’s Museum and The Hunterian for a surprising glimpse of the past and the chance to discover the evolution of portraiture.
Cast your mind back to the glamorous cocktail hours of the Twenties: sparkling conversation, elegant outfits and exquisite drinks. Louis will introduce the best places in town to enjoy a superior tipple. Much as we love an unsullied classic, London’s fresh crop of experimental cocktail bars deserve plenty of attention. Some are doing astonishing things with the most unexpected ingredients.
Weave in and out of Peckham food institutions and new gems, eating your way through the neighborhood’s vibrant food scene and rich cultural history. Gain unique insight into the variety of vegetarian food available in this area. Expand your knowledge of ingredients and fresh produce with the charming and knowledgeable Naomi Knill, discussing how these unique products can be prepared.
If you've ever dreamed of gaining access to some seriously exclusive fashion centres, this is the experience for you. Fashion stylist and creative consultant, Boo Attwood, will open very classy doors for you across London's fashion scene, taking you to some amazing shops and boutiques. Shop the latest and greatest in fashion under a trained eye and find the trendy looks that fit you best.
This tour is a perfect introduction to walking in Corsica. Travelling between hill and coastal villages, explore this beautiful region, the garden of Corsica, from L’Ile Rousse to Calvi on foot. Backed by high mountains that dominate silver sand beaches on the coastline, this region of Corsica bathes in its perfumes, colours and contrasting landscapes — as you will on this tour.
Classic hiking in the heart of the Corsican mountains and coastal walking at Calvi. The holiday starts in Corté with a visit to the historic citadel and the river gorges of this high mountain region. After the mountains, take the train to the coast to discover Calvi, a Mediterranean jewel, with its beautiful beach, surrounding hills and historic citadel.
The GR20 North is a heady trail. Starting in Vizzavona it offers continuous steep ascents and descents, and the ambience is strictly alpine. Part of an exceptional long distance walk reputed to be the best and most challenging in Europe, it offers great hiking and is most suitable for mountain walkers who are fit and out in the hills regularly.